Fort McCoy News May 24, 2013

About Post: Photos from around the installation

PHOTO for Earth Day


Earth Day project

Children pick up litter in the South Post Family Housing Area. The youth helped to spruce up the South Post Family Housing Area playground, Community Center and other common areas as part of an Earth Day project for the Meadowview School in Sparta.

Contributed photo

Washrack photo


Clean machine


Army Reserve personnel participating in Warrior Exercise 2013 (78th Training Division) clean their vehicles at the Central Wash facility after exercise completion and before turning them in.

Photo by Rob Schuette

PHOTO of RIA Open House


RIA Open House

The RIA Federal Credit Union at Fort McCoy hosted personnel from the installation community and members of the Tomah Chamber of Commerce during an Open House event. A ribbon cutting, door prizes, and food were featured. The credit union moved into its newly renovated facility, building 1501, in March.

Photo by Geneve N. Mankel

Centershot photo


Centershot program


Youth and parents in the Fort McCoy community participate in the Centershot Archery Ministry program, which uses archery, Bible study and potluck dinners to learn about archery and life skills while helping to develop self-esteem, character and closer-knit Families. The program began May 1 and continues to June 19. Another program will be offered this fall. For more information, call the Religious Support Office at 608-388-3528.

Contributed photo

Spouse appreciation photo


Spouse Appreciation Day


Command Sgt. Maj. Neil Heupel of the 86th Training Division and his wife, Denise Heupel, a member of the 86th Family Readiness Group, enjoy lunch May 10 at the Installation Dining Facility during Spouse Appreciation Day.

Photo by Rob Schuette

Sand volleyball photo


Sand Volleyball


Members of the 420th Military Police Company of Salt Lake City enjoy a game of Sand Volleyball at the Community Activity Center courts after they wrapped up their participation in Warrior Exercise 2013. The Community Activity Center is open to authorized patrons and also offers other outdoor activities, such as grilling and a deck to support unit parties.

Photo by Rob Schuette

Weapons qualification photo


Weapons qualification


A Soldier from Headquarters and Headquarters Company U.S. Army Garrison at Fort McCoy qualifies with a M4 rifle on an installation training range. The weapons firing is required training for Soldiers.

Photo by Rob Schuette

Billiards photo


Pool skills

Community Activity Center patrons enjoy a game of billiards during their off-duty time. In addition to billiards, the Community Activity Center has shuffleboard, a table basketball game, pingpong, electronic games and a computer center. A number of items, including DVDs, laptop computer air cards, etc., also can be rented from the facility. For more information, call 608-388-3213.

Photo by Rob Schuette