Fort McCoy News July 25, 2014

About Post: Photos from around the installation

Photo of ditch improvements

Ditch improvements

Workers with the Directorate of Public Works improve the ditches along a road inside Fort McCoy's cantonment area July 7.

The work improves water flow, helps prevent soil erosion and flooding.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Photo of family day

Family Fun Day

Children line up to see a duck from Grandpa Nick's Petting Farm of Warrens, Wis., during Family Fun Day July 12 at Pine View Campground. Dozens of people — from military Families to the general public — attended the free event that included inflatable games, a dunk tank, face painting, carnival games, a Family hula hoop contest and more.

Photo by Jobi Spolum

Photo of archery competition

3D archery

A competitor shoots at a target during the 3D archery competition at the Sportsman's Range July 12.

The competition included a course with 29 new targets. Competitions like this are open to the public, and all skill levels are welcome.

The next competition is Aug. 2. Sportsman's Range is located near Fort McCoy off Highway 21. Follow signs to Pine View Campground/Sportsman's Range.

Photo by Jobi Spolum

Photo of 5K

Patriotic 5K run

Runners move along during the Patriotic 5K race July 5 at Pine View Campground. The run, held during Independence Day weekend, had 67 participants. Evan Weber and Preston Guttenberg took first and second place respectively in the male category. Amy Ninneman took first in the female category, while Mary Ninneman took second. Drew Fortney took first in the child category.

Photo by Julie Pressler

Photo of Wounded Warrior honor

Honoring wounded warriors

Staff Sgts. John Roloson and Roy Burkhalter, Sgt. 1st Class Alberto Lopez, and Sgt. John McCollam, all from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Fort McCoy, serve in a color guard while supporting the Wounded Warrior Project Golf Tournament July 14 at the La Crosse Country Club in La Crosse, Wis.

Contributed photo

Photo of CBRN training

Equipment training

Phillipe Kubreau (top), an instructor from U.S. Army North, teaches Soldiers from the 388th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Company of Junction City, Wis., the proper operation of a radiological detector July 8 in building 2707 at Fort McCoy.

Soldiers with the 388th CBRN Company (bottom) practice adjusting the settings on a radiological detector during the training.

Photos by Scott T. Sturkol

Photo of CBRN training