Fort McCoy News Nov. 11, 2016

Observances: Halloween activities

Fort McCoy community members, dressed in Halloween costumes, participate in the "No Treats, Just Tricks" walk/relay run Oct. 31 near Rumpel Fitness Center at Fort McCoy.

Exercise in disguise...

Fort McCoy community members, dressed in Halloween costumes, participate in the "No Treats, Just Tricks" walk/relay run Oct. 31 near Rumpel Fitness Center at Fort McCoy. Most participants wore costumes and were members of three-person teams. Members of the fastest relay and walking teams as well as those who had the best costumes earned prizes.

Photo by Jobi Spolum

Family members participate in a crafting activity at the South Post Community Center Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween.

Crafting fun

Family members participate in a crafting activity at the South Post Community Center Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween. Dozens of people participated in activities throughout the South Post Housing area.

Photo by Carrie Olson

Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. visits with Sparky the Fire Dog, McGruff the Crime Dog, and a Keystone Cop — all played by members of the Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) Fire and Police Departments — during Halloween activities Oct. 31 at the Fort McCoy South Post Housing area.

Among friends

Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. visits with Sparky the Fire Dog, McGruff the Crime Dog, and a Keystone Cop — all played by members of the Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) Fire and Police Departments — during Halloween activities Oct. 31 at the Fort McCoy South Post Housing area. DES personnel were on hand to promote safety and fun during Halloween.

Contributed photo

Safety Specialist Tim Cumberworth, dressed as Spider-Man, delivers treat bags for children Oct. 27 in the South Post Housing area at Fort McCoy.

Halloween safety

Safety Specialist Tim Cumberworth, dressed as Spider-Man, delivers treat bags for children Oct. 27 in the South Post Housing area at Fort McCoy. The bags were filled with child-friendly items that promote personal and home safety. The Installation Safety Office conducts the Halloween safety event every year.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol