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Raider' Brigade takes on NTC

Story by CPT terez little on 02/13/2018 FORT IRWIN, Calif. A chilly Mojave Desert greeted more than 4,000 Soldiers as they prepared to aggressively face a world-class opposing force during a grueling month long exercise at the National Training Center (NTC). Soldiers with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th
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SD National Guard promotes, welcomes its first woman into Chaplain Corps

Story by CPT Chad Carlson on 02/13/2018 The South Dakota Army National Guard held a historic ceremony welcoming its first woman to serve in its Chaplain Corps at the Huron armory, Jan. 6. Chaplain (Capt.) Kelley Thury, of Mitchell, was promoted and named the new chaplain for the 153rd Engineer
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S.C. National Guard Air defense unit stresses importance of validation process

Story by MAJ Karla Frey on 02/13/2018 The South Carolina Army National Guard's 263rd Army Air Missile Defense Command has routinely deployed Soldiers to defend the skies over the homeland and overseas. For these missions, the unit always stresses the importance of the validation process, where commanders test their unit'
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Checking in with Team Shaw's Vet Clinic

Story by Amn BrieAnna Stillman on 02/13/2018 Team Shaw not only takes care of people, but also their furry and scaly friends. The veterinary clinic at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina cares for many base animals, from military working dogs, personal pets and hamsters at the child development center.
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Soldiers from 541st Combat Support Sustainment Battalion demonstrate readiness during general's visit

Story by SFC Victor Gardner on 02/13/2018 A sustainment unit provides support needed to front-line troops. The equipment, and all forms of sustenance, comes from a warehouse all the way to those troops by way of units like the 541st CSSB. Warrant Officer Shirita Long, 541st CSSB accountable officer, guided
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Photo Essay: Cold-Weather Operations Course students participate in snowshoe training at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 02/13/2018 Students in the Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 18-04 participated in snowshoe training Feb. 7, 2018, at a training space on the cantonment area at Fort McCoy, Wis. The students were Marines with units with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing of Marine Corps Air Statio
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Patient increase generates joint operations at WBAMC

Story by Marcy Sanchez on 02/09/2018 As numbers for this year's influenza infections reach new heights, William Beaumont Army Medical Center has prepared for increased Emergency Department (ED) admissions by debuting temporary urgent care and after-hours clinics at WBAMC. Hospital operations have also been reinforced with the addition of 15
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Army Medicine's Central Region names Best Warriors

Story by Gloria Montgomery on 02/07/2018 After four days of grueling physical and mental challenges testing the grit and soul of the warrior ethos, the Army Regional Medical Command-Central (RMC-C) has named its top Soldiers in the annual Best Warrior competition, held April 10-14 at Fort Hood, Texas. Earning Non-Commissioned
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Spanky Roberts: W.Va.'s First African-American Aviation Legend

Story by A1C Caleb Vance on 02/02/2018 If you search West Virginia military heritage on the internet, a long list of heroic names come up. Individuals such as Chuck Yeager, Woody Williams, and Jessica Lynch usually are the first to pop up, but one name you really have to dig
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Civilian training alive and well in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Story by Dr. Michael Izard-Carroll on 01/31/2018 While the general public may be able to name a few military installations where military training is held for any or all of the five branches, fewer individuals could probably name a base or post that hosts a civilian training center. The Army
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Perspective, focus, and tenacitythe making of a successful military career

Story by SSG Tina Villalobos on 01/24/2018 CAMP ARIFJAN, KuwaitMaj. Kimberly Scott, logistical planner and acquisition and cross-service agreement manager, 35th Infantry Division, is the consummate trailblazershe sees her world as an opportunity yet to be accomplished, rather than a path fraught with obstacles. Hers is the hand that will
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