Fort McCoy News March 10, 2017

About Post: Photos from around the installation

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Read Across America

Sgt. Robert Clark (center) with the 88th Regional Support Command at Fort McCoy reads to a group of first-grade students at the Lawrence-Lawson Elementary School in Sparta, Wis., on March 2 during the annual Read Across America Day. Staff Sgt. Nicholas Gimson (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Arianna Joe (right) also participated in the Read Across America event.

Photo by Zachary Mott

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Wooden pen workshop

Fort McCoy community members participate in the workshop to make wooden pens at the Army Community Service woodshop Feb. 25 at Fort McCoy. Numerous people participated in the free event. For more information about similar future ACS events, call 608-388-3505 or stop by building 2111.

Photo by Kevin Herman

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In like a lion?

An equipment operator with the Fort McCoy snow removal contractor, Kaiyuh Services LLC of Anchorage, Alaska, clears snow March 1 at Fort McCoy. Kaiyuh became the Fort McCoy grounds and snow removal contractor in September 2016. The snow storm left about 5 inches of snow to start the month of March at the installation.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. (right) meets with a Monroe County business leader during the 2017 Monroe County Economic Conference on Feb. 23 in Warrens, Wis. Several representatives from Fort McCoy attended the conference to further community outreach efforts by the installation.

Economic conference

 

Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. (right) meets with a Monroe County business leader during the 2017 Monroe County Economic Conference on Feb. 23 in Warrens, Wis. Several representatives from Fort McCoy attended the conference to further community outreach efforts by the installation.

Photo by Theresa Fitzgerald

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AER campaign kickoff

Army Community Service (ACS) Financial Readiness Program Manager Blonza Graves talks to attendees at the Army Emergency Relief (AER) Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast at McCoy's Community Center on March 1 at Fort McCoy.

The AER campaign began March 1 and runs through May 15. The breakfast, organized by ACS with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, promoted the importance of AER.

At Fort McCoy, AER is located in ACS at building 2111. For more information about AER or to find out how to donate to the campaign, visit www.aerhq.org, stop by ACS, or call Graves at 608-388-3540.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol