Fort McCoy News March 25, 2016


PINTER ASSUMES COMMAND
OF FORT McCOY GARRISON

Col. David J. Pinter Sr. became Fort McCoy's newest garrison commander at a change-of-command ceremony here March 11. (Story, photos.)

Photo: Installation Management Command Executive Director to the Commanding General Joe C. Capps passes the Fort McCoy Garrison flag to Col. David J. Pinter Sr. during a change-of-command ceremony March 11 at Rumpel Fitness Center.


NATURAL RESOURCES BRANCH
EARNS ARMY-LEVEL AWARD

The Natural Resources Branch team at the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division was selected as the Army's "Best Natural Resources Conservation Team" during the fiscal year 2015 Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards. (Story, photos.)

Photo: Wildlife Biologist Tim Wilder of the Directorate of Public Works Natural Resources Branch places a microchip in a 4-foot bull snake in April 2015 while volunteer John Polk holds the snake.


DLA FIELD OFFICE FINDS
NEW HOMES FOR SURPLUS PROPERTY

For more than 50 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Field Office (Sparta) has been administering the reuse, transfer, donation, sale, and disposal of surplus Department of Defense property. (Story, photos.)

Photo: Materiel Examiner and Identifier Brandon Roderick looks at serial numbers on a Humvee slated for turn-in.


WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH SPEAKER
STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF DIVERSITY

The United States benefits greatly from including women and diversity in the workforce, said Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson, guest speaker at the March 17 Women's History Month observance at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)

Photo: Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson gives her presentation as guest speaker for the Fort McCoy observance of Women’s History Month March 17 at McCoy’s Community Center.


HUNDREDS ATTEND
EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Hundreds of people participated in the 2016 Easter Eggstravaganza coordinated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Constitution Park at Fort McCoy. (Story, photos.)

Photo: Children run to find Easter eggs hidden throughout Constitution Park as part of the March 19 Easter Eggstravaganza event. The plastic eggs were filled with treats.