Fort McCoy News April 13, 2018

About Post: Photos from around the installation

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Snowy Cold Steel prep


Soldiers at Fort McCoy for training in Operation Cold Steel II prepare for a training session April 3 during a spring snow storm. Cold Steel II's Task Force Triad, hosted by the 416th Theater Engineer Command, is conducting training at Fort McCoy through May 31. See more about Operation Cold Steel II on page 5.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Easter Eggstravaganza

Fort McCoy community members, including parents and their children, participate in the egg hunt March 24 at Constitution Park at Fort McCoy for Easter Eggstravaganza activities. The event, coordinated by the Fort McCoy Exchange and Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, included a breakfast, crafting activities, a parade, and the egg hunt. Dozens of people participated.

Photo contributed by Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreatio

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April snow showers

An equipment operator with the Fort McCoy snow removal contractor, Kaiyuh Services LLC of Anchorage, Alaska, clears snow April 3 at Fort McCoy. The installation received several inches of snow during an early April storm.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Recognized for excellence

Members of the Fort McCoy workforce were recognized with the Commander's Certificate for Civilian Service in March. The certificate was awarded by Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. for "superior performance" while serving as a Fort McCoy Army Community of Excellence (ACOE) team member from Feb. 1 to Aug. 26, 2017. The team's work was instrumental in Fort McCoy's recognition as the Department of the Army 2018 ACOE Silver Award winner. Pictured are, front row (left to right): Jobi Spolum, Plans, Analysis, and Integration Office (PAIO); Judy Standifer, PAIO; Pinter; Laurie Hertzfeldt, Resource Management Office (RMO); Mary Fries, PAIO; and Jamie Gular, RMO. Back row, left to right): Ken Musselwhite, PAIO; Dave Thurston, Directorate of Emergency Services; John Ott, Directorate of Human Resources; Josh May, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security (DPTMS); Dee Ann Hunter, Internal Review and Audit Compliant Office; Melissa Dubois, DPTMS; and Janeen Folgers, Directorate of Public Works. Not pictured is Jeff Winkler with PAIO.

Photo by Greg Mason/Multimedia/Visual Information Branch