Fort McCoy Celebrates Army Birthday, Founder's Day

By Fort McCoy Public AffairsJune 23, 2009

A child waves a U.S. flag during the Child, Youth and School Services Army Birthday Parade June 11 at Fort McCoy.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A child waves a U.S. flag during the Child, Youth and School Services Army Birthday Parade June 11 at Fort McCoy. (Photo Credit: Jobi Spolum) VIEW ORIGINAL
Youth from the Fort McCoy Child, Youth and School Services program make an Army Birthday cake out of sand and insert 234 straws to represent candles for the 234th birthday of the U.S. Army. After the youth finished that work, they sang "Happy Birthday" to the Army.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Youth from the Fort McCoy Child, Youth and School Services program make an Army Birthday cake out of sand and insert 234 straws to represent candles for the 234th birthday of the U.S. Army. After the youth finished that work, they sang "Happy Birthday" to the Army. (Photo Credit: Chelsey Smith) VIEW ORIGINAL
Personnel attending Fort McCoy's Founder's Day activities June 12 at Constitution Park enjoy a picnic-style meal that was coordinated through the Fort McCoy Morale, Welfare and Recreation program. The event, which was part of the Fort McCoy celebration of its centennial and Army Birthday, also featured a number of events for members of the installation's military and federal civilian work force.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Personnel attending Fort McCoy's Founder's Day activities June 12 at Constitution Park enjoy a picnic-style meal that was coordinated through the Fort McCoy Morale, Welfare and Recreation program. The event, which was part of the Fort McCoy celebration of its centennial and Army Birthday, also featured a number of events for members of the installation's military and federal civilian work force. (Photo Credit: Allan Harding) VIEW ORIGINAL
Personnel from the Fort McCoy military and federal civilian work force participate in a Tug of War activity during the Founder's Day event, which was held June 12 to celebrate the centennial of the installation and the Army Birthday.
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Personnel from the Fort McCoy military and federal civilian work force participate in a Tug of War activity during the Founder's Day event, which was held June 12 to celebrate the centennial of the installation and the Army Birthday. (Photo Credit: Allan Harding) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Col. Annie Jackson, Fort McCoy deputy garrison commander, reads the book "Sam the Army Dog" to youth in the Fort McCoy Child, Youth and School Services program as part of Army Birthday activities at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Youths in the Discovery Room used hand puppets to depict the story to Explorer Room children.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Annie Jackson, Fort McCoy deputy garrison commander, reads the book "Sam the Army Dog" to youth in the Fort McCoy Child, Youth and School Services program as part of Army Birthday activities at Fort McCoy, Wis. Youths in the Discovery Room used hand puppets to depict the story to Explorer Room children. (Photo Credit: Norma Conant) VIEW ORIGINAL
Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) program students participate in the CYSS Army Birthday Parade at Fort McCoy, Wis., June 11. The event helped kick off Fort McCoy\'s tributes to the Army Birthday and Flag Day, which are celebrated June 14.
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) program students participate in the CYSS Army Birthday Parade at Fort McCoy, Wis., June 11. The event helped kick off Fort McCoy\'s tributes to the Army Birthday and Flag Day, which are celebrated June 14. (Photo Credit: Jobi Spolum) VIEW ORIGINAL