Fort McCoy News May 27, 2016


ARMED FORCES DAY OPEN HOUSE
DELIGHTS THOUSANDS

Thousands of people congregated for the installation's 2016 Armed Forces Day Open House at Fort McCoy May 21. (Story, photos.)

Open house attendees visit the display set up by the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch in building 905 May 21.


TROOP PROJECTS PROVIDE
VALUE-ADDED TRAINING

More than a dozen troop projects are planned for 2016, and more are likely to be added as the year progresses. (Story, photo.)

Soldiers work on a shower facility in June 2015.


HO-CHUNK NATION HARVESTS
TAMARACK TREES ON SOUTH POST

Members of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin harvested approximately 90 tamarack trees May 9 as part of a partnership with Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)

A member of the Ho-Chunk Nation loads a tamarack tree on a trailer during a tree harvest by the nation at Fort McCoy in early May.


U.K. ARMY AIR CORPS TEAM
VISITS, PLAYS GOODWILL GAME

The United Kingdom Army Air Corps basketball team visited Fort McCoy May 9 to take on a U.S. Army team as part of a goodwill visit and basketball game at Rumpel Fitness Center. (Story, photos.)


WELLNESS FAIR PROMOTES
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE OPTIONS

The 2016 Wellness Fair held at Rumpel Fitness Center May 18 presented hundreds of Fort McCoy community members with a wide variety of activities and options promoting a healthy lifestyle. (Story, photos.)

Fort McCoy community members visit with vendors and exhibitors at the fair inside the fitness center gymnasium.