Fort McCoy News Nov. 25, 2016


WISCONSIN CYBER 2016 EXERCISE
HELD AT FORT McCOY

The Wisconsin Cyber 2016 exercise was held at the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy Nov. 14-16. Attendees included nearly 60 representatives of state, local, territorial, and tribal agencies; National Guard and Air National Guard service members; and private-sector companies. (Story, photos.)

Representatives with Wisconsin state, local, territorial, and tribal organizations; Air National Guard and National Guard service members; and private-sector personnel participate in the state’s Cyber 2016 exercise Nov. 15 at the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy.


RETIRED CHAPLAIN SHARES
STORIES ON FAITH, SERVICE

Faith and sacrifice were the themes at the Veterans Day Prayer Luncheon Nov. 10 at McCoy's Community Center. (Story, photos.)

Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. presents a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin to retired Chaplain (Col.) John K. Stake during the Veterans Day Prayer Luncheon Nov. 10 at McCoy’s Community Center.


GOVERNOR THANKS VETERANS
AT POST OBSERVANCE

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker thanked veterans for their service to the country, both during and after their military careers, as part of the Veterans Day Prayer Luncheon Nov. 10 at McCoy's Community Center. (Story, photo.)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to a crowd during the Fort McCoy


MILITARY FAMILY MONTH
HONORS ALL WHO SERVE

November is Military Family Month. The observance was established in 1996 by the Armed Services YMCA, with the U.S. government recognizing the occasion every year since. (Story, photo.)

Family members work on crafts during the “Military Families: Stronger Together” workshop Nov. 5 at Fort McCoy. Army Community Service coordinated the event.


ONEIDA HISTORIAN SHARES
STORIES OF TRIBE'S CONTRIBUTIONS

An Oneida tribal historian shared her tribe's contributions to the United States as part of the National American Indian Heritage Month/Native American Heritage Month observance Nov. 15 at McCoy's Community Center. (Story, photos.)

Loretta Metoxen, tribal historian for the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, gives her presentation during the Fort McCoy observance of National American Indian Heritage Month/Native American Heritage Month Nov. 15 at McCoy’s Community Center.