Fort McCoy News Nov. 24, 2017

About Post: Photos from around the installation

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Health Benefits Fair

Members of the installation workforce meet with representatives of health insurance companies Nov. 13 in building 2187 during a Health Benefits Fair at Fort McCoy.

Workforce members were able to see numerous health insurance options.

The 2017 Federal Employees Health Benefits Program open season continues through Dec. 11.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Thanksgiving meal

Senior leaders with installation units as well as representatives with the Wisconsin USO serve an early Thanksgiving meal for troops in dining facility 1362 on Nov. 15 at Fort McCoy. The meal included turkey, numerous side dishes, and dessert options. Hundreds of troops took part. The Logistics Readiness Center Food Service Program coordinated the meal.

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'Ready ... pull!'

Students with the Sparta (Wis.) Innovations Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy visit with instructors at Regional Training Site-Maintenance on Nov. 7 at Fort McCoy. Dozens of students visited the facility to learn about what Regional Training Site-Maintenance does to train Soldiers and how science, technology, engineering, and math are applied to that training. The academy is a sixth- through eighth-grade school that focuses on real-world problem solving and experiences.

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Training time

Soldiers drive military vehicles in a convoy on Highway 21 on Nov. 3 en route to Fort McCoy for battle-drill training. Thousands of troops trained at the installation in November for battle-drill, institutional, and exercise training events.

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Fowl 5k finishers

A pair of finishers in the Fort McCoy Fowl 5k Run/Walk celebrate at the end of the race Nov. 15 near Rumpel Fitness Center. T-shirts were provided to the first 25 registrants, and prizes were awarded to the fastest male and female participants. The event was coordinated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

Photo by Lt. Col. Mark Woommavovah