Fort McCoy News Oct. 14, 2016

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Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col David J. Pinter Sr. (left) greets volunteers and community members at the Warrens (Wis.) Cranberry Festival Sept. 25 before the parade starts.

Community interaction

Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col David J. Pinter Sr. (left) greets volunteers and community members at the Warrens (Wis.) Cranberry Festival Sept. 25 before the parade starts.

The Warrens Cranberry Festival, also known as CranFest, is one of the largest annual community events in Wisconsin's Monroe County.

Many Fort McCoy community members either attended or volunteered to support the event that is held every September.

Photo by Tonya K. Townsell

Family Advocacy Program Manager Carrie Olson wraps purple lights around a fence outside McCoy's Community Center Sept. 30 are part of preparations for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Domestic violence awareness

Family Advocacy Program Manager Carrie Olson wraps purple lights around a fence outside McCoy's Community Center Sept. 30 as part of preparations for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The October observance mourns those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrates those who have survived, and connects people working to end such violence. The Family Advocacy Program helps prevent, intervene in, treat, and educate people about Family violence, among other services. Call the Family Advocacy Program at 608-388-2412.

Photo by Aimee Malone

A competitor takes aim for a shot with a rifle during the Top Sportsman competition Sept. 24 at Fort McCoy Sportsman's Range.

Top sportsman

A competitor takes aim for a shot with a rifle during the Top Sportsman competition Sept. 24 at Fort McCoy Sportsman's Range. The competition had shooters competing in shotgun, rifle, pistol, and 3-D archery events. Adam Kodra earned the "Top Sportsman" title with a top score of 57 points.

Photo by Matthew Winchell