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July 27, 2012

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PHOTO: The Grandpa Nick’s Petting Farm was among the attractions at Family Fun Day at Fort McCoy’s Pine View Campground. Contributed photo Family Fun Day

The Grandpa Nick’s Petting Farm was among the attractions at Family Fun Day at Fort McCoy’s Pine View Campground. Other attractions at the July 14 event were ladder golf, a bean-bag toss, inflatable games, a Fort McCoy Fire Department display, mini golf, disc golf and shuffle board.

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PHOTO: A participant in the tire-changing contest at the NASCAR event. Photo by Mark Siple
NASCAR night

Members of the Fort McCoy community test their skills during the tire-changing contest at the NASCAR event. The July 12 event at McCoy’s also included tricycle races and drivers with their cars on display.


Photo by Mark Siple
PHOTO: Visitors at the July 21 Pine View Campground Car Show observe vehicles on display. Contributed photo

Car show

Visitors at the July 21 Pine View Campground Car Show observe vehicles on display. The third-annual event featured classic or interesting cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. Prizes were awarded to the best entries in each category.

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PHOTO: Members of the former 205th Light Fighter Academy tour the Fort McCoy History Center. Photo by Theresa Fitzgerald Light Fighter Academy tour

Members of the former 205th Light Fighter Academy toured the Fort McCoy History Center, Commemorative Area and World War II Buildings during a reunion to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the organization’s inception at Fort McCoy. The unit was inactivated in September 1994 at Fort Snelling, Minn. Several of the unit’s members served subsequent tours of duty in other units at Fort McCoy, including the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy and the U.S. Army Garrison.

Photo by Theresa Fitzgerald

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