Fort McCoy News July 12, 2013

About Post: Photos from around the installation

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Roof work

Employees from Superior Construction & Restoration, Inc., of Lodi, Wis., do roof replacement work at the Garrison Headquarters, building 100. The work was part of regularly scheduled maintenance.

Photo by Rob Schuette

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Right Arm Night

Lt. Col. Daniel Andresen participates in a Right Arm Night "Best Warrior" mystery event at Fort McCoy. The "mystery event" required participants to play a bean-bag toss while blindfolded. The June 25 event at McCoy's let attendees test their skills in events similar to those top Army Reserve noncommissioned officers (NCO) and younger enlisted Soldiers were going through at Fort McCoy to determine the Army Reserve NCO and Soldier of the Year.

Photo by Jobi Spolum

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Pine View playground

Youth enjoy the Boundless Playground equipment at Pine View Campground. Pine View offers a number of summer recreational activities that are open to the public, including a swimming beach and swimming, paddle boats, game areas, mini-golf, etc. For more information, call 608-388-3517 or visit the website

Photo by Rob Schuette

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Site preparations

Site work, including installing water and sewer lines, is being done at Fort McCoy's Battle Simulation Area located in the 200 block of the installation. The work is in preparation for the expansion of the area to accommodate the construction of four new simulation facilities — a Call For Fire Trainer, a Reconfigurable Tactical Operation Center, an Engagement Skills Trainer (Individual) and an Engagement Skills Trainer (Collective). The general contractor for this portion of the project is Fowler and Hammer Inc., of La Crosse, Wis.

Photo by Geneve N. Mankel