Fort McCoy News Oct. 13, 2017

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Hydrant flushing

Firefighters Ryan Liss and Duane Becker with the Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Department flush a hydrant on the cantonment area Oct. 4 at Fort McCoy. The hydrant flushing is completed annually by fire department personnel to ensure all hydrants are working properly and to check pressure within the system. Liss and Becker were two of several firefighters who were completing the work.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Ash trees displayed bright colors in September along the roadway near the Fort McCoy Garrison Headquarters building.

Fall colors

Ash trees displayed bright colors in September along the roadway near the Fort McCoy Garrison Headquarters building.

Ash trees along this roadway are among the first to change color every fall.

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Building upgrade

Contractors work on building 1678, home of the Installation Safety Office, in September at Fort McCoy. The work is part of a complete renovation of the building to permanentize the facility and was coordinated by the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works.

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Road crew


A contractor completes some street maintenance near an intersection in September at Fort McCoy. The work is part of continuing maintenance to streets and roadways at the post and was coordinated by the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works.

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Healthy cooking demonstration

Paula Przywojski, registered and certified dietitian with Clinical Dietetics, contracted through Mayo Clinic Health System, talks to Fort McCoy employees during a cooking demonstration Sept. 19 at Fort McCoy. The event was organized by the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center Wellness Committee, which promotes and encourages healthy lifestyles through events like runs/walks, wellness challenges, and more.

Photo by Aimee Malone