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Highlights of SMDC's 2018

Story by Carrie Campbell on 12/17/2018 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama Throughout a year of change within the Department of Defense, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command remained focused on providing space, missile defense and high altitude capabilities so combatant commanders can fight and win today. The
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Weather only deterred riders, not donations for Veterans

Story by Jennifer Scales on 12/16/2018 For the safety of the bikers across the country who would have supported the Annual Vets Christmas Charity Ride to the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, the event was cancelled for the first time in 18 years. The arrival of treacherous winter
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Associates, teams honored during DLA 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards

Story by Dana Thornbury on 12/14/2018 The Defense Logistics Agency announced the winners of the DLA 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program Dec. 13 in the auditorium of the Andrew T. McNamara Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Columbus secured top honors in seven categories, recognizing six associates and two team
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First DOD mitigation banking instrument for Maryland unveiled

Story by Sarah Lazo on 12/13/2018 The U.S. Air Force at Joint Base Andrews (JBA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), GreenTrust Alliance and GreenVest LLC announced the completion of the first Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument (UMBI) for the Department of Defense in Maryland during
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U.S. Ambassador Hagerty visits Yama Sakura 75

Story by SGT Erica Earl on 12/12/2018 CAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan-- The U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Ambassador William Hagerty, met with officials and toured Camp Higashi-Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, during Yama Sakura 75, Dec. 12, 2018. Hagerty joined U.S. Army Pacific Commanding General, Gen. Robert Brown, America's First Corps Commanding General, Lt.
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A Grace-Perfected Day

Story by SSG Nicholas Farina on 12/10/2018 JOINT BASE MYER HENDERSON-HALL, V.A. A group of 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Soldiers and leaders came together here on Whipple field to watch the Presidential Salute Battery render a 50-Gun Salute; a final honor to close out the state funeral
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Six NY National Guard Soldiers will be part of National Army Museum

Story by Eric Durr on 12/07/2018 BROOKLYN--When the National Museum of the United States Army opens to the public outside Washington, D.C. in 2020, six New York Army National Guard Soldiers will be a permanent part of it. The six men who serve at the New York National Guard Headquarter
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Fort Polk's 46th Engineers provide relief to Tyndall AFB

Story by Chuck Cannon on 12/07/2018 FORT POLK, La. When Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida panhandle near Mexico Beach and Tyndall Air Force Base on Oct. 10, it left a path of destruction that claimed at least 45 lives in the United States and resulted in staggering economic losse
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Fallen Special Tactics operator remembered during hometown memorial

Story by SrA Joseph Pick on 12/06/2018 Hundreds of Special Tactics Airmen, family and friends gathered to commemorate a fallen teammate, son, fianc, and warrior during a memorial service, Dec. 6, 2018, in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The memorial honored the life and legacy of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dyla
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JBA personnel bid a final farewell to George H.W. Bush

Story by A1C Michael Murphy on 12/06/2018 The remains of George H.W. Bush arrived at JBA aboard Air Force One here Dec. 3. Roughly 48 hours later, the distinguished aircraft carried its distinguished cargo once again -- this time back to Texas, Bush's permanent resting place. The 11th Wing, along
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192nd Fighter Wing welcomes new wing command chief

Story by SrA Bryan Myhr on 12/06/2018 JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- The 192nd Fighter Wing welcomes a new wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Christopher L. Amburn, June 23, 2018, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Bouley, 192nd FW command chief, welcomed Amburn with hi
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