Fort McCoy News May 22, 2015

People: Photos of installation people in action

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First-aid, CPR training

Police Sgt. Alex Rivera-Torres of the Fort McCoy Police Department teaches a CPR and first-aid class to members of the installation workforce May 20 in building 1681.

The class covered the basics of performing CPR, using a defibrillator, and other first-aid techniques.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Blood drive

Wisconsin Challenge Academy cadets and other members of the Fort McCoy community donate blood during the American Red Cross blood drive June 3 at the Challenge Academy. Dozens of people supported the drive.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Latino parent workshop

Staff Sgt. Marcos R. Miller (center) from Regional Training Site-Maintenance at Fort McCoy participates in the Latino Parent College Workshop at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's Cleary Center in May. Miller provided examples of his experiences as a parent and answered questions from workshop attendees.

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Color Guard supports
Tomah VA ceremony

(Left to right) Master Sgt. Matthew Fitzgibbons, U.S. Army Garrison Fort McCoy, and Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Burden, Staff Sgt. Ronald Andries, and Sgt. 1st Class Elena Arratia of the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy serve as the color guard during the Memorial Day ceremony at the Tomah VA Medical Center May 22.

The color guard performed the presentation and retirement of the colors at the ceremony.

Photo by Laura Bishop