Fort McCoy News June 14, 2013

Fort McCoy participates in community observances

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Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. Steven W. Nott (top photo) and Fort McCoy Garrison Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Allen Raub lay a flower wreath on Perch Lake near Sparta Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2112 during a Memorial Day observance May 27 in Sparta.

Nott (with microphone) was the principal speaker at the Blyton Veterans Park ceremonies. Raub gave a benediction prayer at the park and at the lake programs. The event also included the Sparta Veterans Color Guard, the American Legion and a Veterans of Foreign Wars unit carrying the U.S. flag and auxiliary flags through downtown Sparta.

A bugler played taps and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post firing squad fired a three-volley rifle salute at the Perch Lake wreath-laying ceremony.

Photos by Tom Michele


 

Photo of Col. Nott