July 08, 2011
Soldiers in a Vehicle Recovery course offered by Regional Training Site-Maintenance train on the correct procedures to extricate a 977 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck from the wet conditions at the Vehicle Recovery site at Fort McCoy.
Photo by Rob Schuette
|NASCAR Night activities set for July 14 at McCoy’s [ back to top ]|
|NASCAR Night is Thursday, July 14 at 6 p.m. at
McCoy’s, building 1571.
The event will feature a tire-changing contest, tricycle races, and car and driver displays. Grill-your-own steak and beverage specials also will be offered.
Food and beverage specials, contests and race car displays will be featured. Authorized patrons also can enter to win a La Crosse Speedway Family package. No federal endorsement is implied.
For more information, call 608-388-2065.
|Softball tournament set for July 16 at Constitution Park [ back to top ]|
tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 16 at 10 a.m. at Constitution
Park Softball Field.
|July 23 car show at Pine View open to the public [ back to top ]|
The Fort McCoy
Morale, Welfare and Recreation Car Show is Saturday, July 23 from 1-4
p.m. at Pine View Campground. The free event is open to the public.
|Tournaments to be held throughout July at CAC [ back to top ]|
|A variety of tournaments will be held at the
Community Activity Center (CAC), building 2000, in July.
Ping-pong, bean-bag, horseshoe, sand-volleyball and shuffleboard tournaments are scheduled. For dates, times and details visit the website www.mccoymwr.com or call the CAC at 608-388-3213.
Poker League games also will be played each Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
All tournaments are open to authorized patrons of the CAC; anyone younger than 18 requires adult supervision. Participants must register at the CAC front desk. Prizes may be awarded.
|Dueling Pianos performance July 29 at McCoy’s [ back to top ]|
|Dueling Pianos will perform at McCoy’s, building
1571 Friday, July 29 at 8:30 p.m.
The all-request, sing- and clap-along, rock ‘n’ roll, comedy show will feature high-energy piano-playing entertainers who make the audience part of the show.
The show is free and open to the entire Fort McCoy community.
For more information, call 608-388-7400.
|Relationship Skills workshop set for Aug. 2 at ACS [ back to top ]|
The Army Family Team Building program is offering Relationship
Enhancement Skills workshop Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the
Army Community Service Center, building 2111.
|Patriot Warrior Riders hold monthly meeting, ride [ back to top ]|
|The Fort McCoy Motorcycle Mentorship Program,
Patriot Warrior Riders, meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
at McCoy’s, building 1571. The group will ride to the Ground Round in Tomah,
where dinner and a meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Mentorship activities and
initiatives will be discussed.
Everyone in the Fort McCoy community interested in safe motorcycling is encouraged to attend. There is no membership fee to participate.
For more information, call Patriot Warrior Riders President Command Sgt. Maj. William Bissonette at 608-388-3605 or Vice President Lt. Col. Stuart Graham at 608-388-0663.
|Sponsorship training to be held at ACS Aug. 9 [ back to top ]|
|Sponsorship training will be held Tuesday, Aug.
9 from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Army Community Service (ACS) Center, building
2111 at Fort McCoy.
Sponsorship is a commander’s program that assists Soldiers, civilian employees and Families during the reassignment process, assists Families who are geographically separated from their sponsor for duty requirements, and, improves unit or organizational cohesion and readiness.
Training topics include regulations and forms, program entitlements, types of sponsorship, sponsor responsibilities, commander responsibilities and e-sponsorship.
For more information or to register, call ACS at 608-388-3505.
Register no later than one week prior to the training.
|Nominations for Diversity Award accepted through Aug. 12 [ back to top ]|
Nominations for the 2011 Excellence in Diversity Award are due Friday,
|AFAP issues, volunteer nominations due by Aug. 12 [ back to top ]|
Fort McCoy fiscal year 2012 Army Family
Action Plan (AFAP) Conference will be accepted through Friday, Aug. 12.
|SKIESUnlimited offers summer classes for youth [ back to top ]|
|Summer classes for youth are being offered
through the Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills
Class categories include dance, music, fitness and sports, and life skills. For a full listing of classes and descriptions visit the SKIES section at www.mccoymwr.com.
For more information or to enroll, call or visit Parent Central Services, building 1668 at 608-388-8956 or go to the website https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/mccoycyms.html.
|Petraeus confirmed as CIA director [ back to top ]|
|WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate June 30 confirmed
Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, currently the commander of U.S. and NATO forces
in Afghanistan, as the next director of the CIA.
Petraeus will retire from the Army Aug. 31 and assume his new duties as central intelligence director Sept. 6.
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