Fort McCoy News May 27, 2016

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Logger-rescue training

Firefighters and emergency-medical technicians with the Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Department participate in training in a wooded area near the fire department May 17 at Fort McCoy. The training, called the Logger Rescue Course, prepares firefighters, emergency-medical personnel, foresters, and loggers to take action to reduce injury severity and increase survival chances after a logging-related accident.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Sit, sip, paint

Artist Linda Oldenburg (right) leads participants in the 'Sit, Sip, Paint' canvas-painting party May 13 at McCoy's Community Center at Fort McCoy. Party-goers each painted a 16-by-20-inch canvas. The event was coordinated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation.

Photo by Karla Rynes

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DES tour

Children, parents, and teachers associated with the St. Paul Lutheran School of Tomah, Wis., are shown a patrol car at the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department May 13 at Fort McCoy. The school group toured the police department, fire department, and Commemorative Area. They also spent time bowling at McCoy's Community Center.

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Parking area upgrade

Employees with Mathy Construction of Onalaska, Wis., pave a parking area near Range 2 on Fort McCoy's North Post May 12. The contract work, coordinated by the Directorate of Public Works, is part of several paving projects being completed at Fort McCoy in May.

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Clothing donation

A Soldier with the 11th, 100th Military Intelligence Battalion, a tenant organization at Fort McCoy, delivers a box of clothing to the YWCA in La Crosse, Wis. The unit donated approximately 50 articles of clothing May 17. The 11th, 100th is a unit made up of Army Reserve instructors and support staff. The instructors train Soldiers to be intelligence analysts.

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