Fort McCoy News April 28, 2017

About Post: Photos from around the installation

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Easter Eggstravaganza

Fort McCoy youth take off at the start of the Easter egg hunt at Constitution Park as part of the Fort McCoy Easter Eggstravaganza held April 8 on post. The egg hunt was just one of several activities held during the event that also included face painting, egg decorating, photo-frame decorating, and an egg toss. The Eggstravaganza is put on jointly by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Fort McCoy Exchange.

Photo by Sarah Wiedenfeld

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Japanese tour

Public Affairs Specialist Theresa Fitzgerald (right) with the Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office gives a tour of the History Center to Japanese visitors Shinji Ichiyanagi (left) and his nephew Takashi Minda on April 11. Ichiyanagi's father and Minda's grandfather was a Japanese prisoner of war held at Camp McCoy during World War II. Ichiyanagi talked about how his father returned to Japan from the war with many good memories about his time at Camp McCoy.

Photo by Aimee Malone

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Taste of art, wine

Attendees to the Taste of Art and Wine event look over wine selections at the event April 7 at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area at Fort McCoy. In addition to wine, local artists also exhibited a variety of work to the dozens of people who attended.

Photo by Karl Bugman

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Fort McCoy fox

A red fox is shown April 10 on the Fort McCoy cantonment area.

The fox is one of many types of animal species on the installation.

Wildlife management at the post is completed by the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Self-defense class

Fort McCoy community members participate in a self-defense class on April 19 at Rumpel Fitness Center. The free class was taught by Robert Bird of Choka U Gym and was organized by Army Community Service.

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