Centennial Commemoration Ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday,
June 13 to honor Fort McCoy’s service to the nation and its 100th
anniversary. The event is open to the public.
are encouraged to arrive on the grounds by 12:45 p.m. to allow time to
park and be seated.
can visit the Fort McCoy History Center, building 902, and the
Commemorative Area Buildings in the 800 block from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The
Equipment Park will be open throughout the day.
scheduled for the Centennial Commemoration Ceremony "Honoring
Fort McCoy’s Service to Our Nation," will include Sen. Russ
Feingold of Wisconsin and retired Air Force Col. Douglas McCoy.
number of local, state and federal dignitaries also are scheduled to
be on hand, including past commanders and command sergeant majors of
cake-cutting ceremony will follow from 2:30-3 p.m.
484th Army Band of Milwaukee will perform musical selections before
and during the ceremony.
event will be held rain or shine. Building 905 will be the inclement
must enter through the Main Gate. Adults will need to show a photo
identification to get access to the installation.
more information about the event, call the Fort McCoy Public Affairs
Office at 608-388-2407.