|The 2011 Fort McCoy Armed Forces Day Open House will
feature several new activities along with perennial favorites.
The May 21 event is free and open to the public. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3
p.m., rain or shine.
New this year is the traveling Holocaust educational exhibit “One
Soul: When Humanity Fails.”
Some favorites returning this year are the one-hour guided installation
bus tours, the smoke house, customized ID tags, camouflage
face-painting, equipment displays, environmental displays and an
Fort McCoy’s History Center and the Commemorative Area building displays
will be open all day. The displays have been changed in the last year,
so there always is something new to see and experience.
In addition, the Equipment Park and Veterans Memorial Plaza are
available for guests to walk around and reflect on their own personal
Food and refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the day.
Open House visitors must use Gate 15 (Tomah Gate) to access the Open
House grounds from off post.
Adult visitors must be prepared to show photo identification upon
For more information, call the Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office at