Fort McCoy News May 12, 2017

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Military appreciation

Kaylan Smith and Eliza Smith with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) hand out drink cups and plates to military members during the DFMWR Military Appreciation Luncheon May 4 at McCoy's Community Center. Dozens of military and retired military members participated in the luncheon.

Photo by Jobi Spolum

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Student formation

Students at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy walk in formation on May 3 at Fort McCoy. The academy teaches the Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course and the Basic Leader Course. The academy was activated at Fort McCoy in 1988. It was dedicated and named after Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell, an Army Reserve Soldier from Menomonee Falls, Wis., who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2004.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Spring snow

Soldiers at Fort McCoy for training walk along the track at the Physical Fitness Training Site while snow falls April 27 at Fort McCoy, Wis. About 2 inches of snow stuck to the ground during the unusual spring snowfall. The snow, however, was gone by the next day.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Remembering a trooper

Law-enforcement officers from throughout Wisconsin, including Fort McCoy, participate in the funeral for former Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Anthony Borostowski on April 17 in Sparta, Wis. Eight police officers from the Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department were among the participants. Borostowski trained at Fort McCoy at the Wisconsin State Patrol Academy in 2014.

Photo courtesy Wisconsin State Patrol Academy

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Cookies for troops

Service members pick out cookies after leaving the building 50 dining facility April 28 at Fort McCoy.

Girl Scouts with the Houston/Rushford Root River Valley, Minn., troop collected enough donations to buy 800 boxes of cookies for service members.

The Girl Scouts then brought the cookies to Fort McCoy to distribute to troops.

Photo by Aimee Malone