and federal civilian personnel in the Fort McCoy work force are
welcome to attend the Fort McCoy Founder’s Day event from 11:30
a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, June 12 at Constitution Park to celebrate Fort
McCoy’s 100th anniversary.
except those deemed key and essential for mission support, and
military personnel, consistent with their ongoing mission support
requirements that day, will be dismissed to attend the event.
Personnel may choose not to attend the event, but must remain at their
assigned duty/work station until the end of their work day.
event is intended to be an organizational day type event, which means
that family members, contractor employees, guests and members of the
public are not invited to attend.
event will begin with a serving line open from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.,
consisting of picnic-style food items, desserts and beverages. All
food and beverages will be provided free with the cost paid for
through the Fort McCoy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) commercial
jockey "Nightlife" will play a variety of country and
classic rock music from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
activities will run from 1:30-4 p.m. Organized group competitions will
include a tug-of-war, three-legged race and obstacle course. Other
events will include bingo, ladder golf, beanbag games and card games.
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program will sell bottled
water and sodas from 2-4 p.m.
facilities will be included on site, such as tents in case of
inclement weather. The event will be held as scheduled rain or shine.
about the event will be included in flyers that will be distributed in
early June. For more information in the Fort McCoy community, call the
MWR Events Line at 608-388-7400 or 877-864-4969.