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Texas' First Battalion Deploys to Africa

Story by MSG Michael Leslie on 05/23/2018 SAN ANTONIO, Texas "This is a historic unit," said Brig. Gen. Patrick Hamilton, Assistant Division Commander Operations of the 36th Infantry Division, "Task Force Alamo is aptly named. It traces its lineage back to when Texas was still just a Republic, fighting for
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Central New York Mobilizes Troops at NYS Fairgrounds in WWI

Story by COL Richard Goldenberg on 05/22/2018 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. New York's State Fairgrounds, some four miles outside of Syracuse, are 3,587 miles away from the trenches that cut across France during World War I, but in 1917 and 1918, the grounds were part of America's war on the Germa
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FEMA Region II Homeland Response Force validates skills in April exercise

Story by CPT Jean Marie Kratzer on 04/17/2018 STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh, N.Y.-- 580 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from New York and New Jersey spent four days honing their emergency response skills during and exercise that took place in three locations in New York and Connecticut April
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Museum staff, 4-H Club team up for special Month of the Military Child event at Fort Drum

Story by Michael Strasser on 04/12/2018 FORT DRUM, N.Y. (April 12, 2018) -- The 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum Museum staff teamed up with the Jefferson County 4-H to present a fun-filled afternoon for community children April 7 in celebration of Month of the Military Child. More tha
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Students in season's last CWOC classes say training helped build cold-weather skills

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/11/2018 From experiencing snowshoeing for the first time to taking the plunge during cold-water immersion training, dozens of students who attended Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course Classes 18-05 and 18-06 in March say the training was challenging and an excellent skills builder. "I gained a
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CWOC training for 2017-18 stated a phenomenal' success at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/11/2018 From December through March, Bill Hamilton and his team of instructors with the Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course held six, 12-day sessions of the course in which hundreds of students were trained. More than 230 students graduated from the course during the 2017-18 CWOC
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Women's History Month 2018: Many women among students in grueling Cold-Weather Operations Course at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/16/2018 Completing Fort McCoy's Cold-Weather Operations Course is no easy feat, whether you're a man or a woman. The course includes miles of ruck marching in the cold, building shelters and bivouacking in snow and freezing temperatures, and jumping into freezing lakes for cold-water immersio
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Business executives observe training, equipment

Story by 2LT Caitlin Carrington on 03/14/2018 Sixteen members of the Business Executives for National Security (BENS) visited with troops, observed training and got an up-close look at Stryker fighting vehicles and various helicopters during an Oct. 24, 2017, visit to Fort Carson. BENS is a nonprofit organization with more
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Business executives observe training, equipment

Story by 2LT Caitlin Carrington on 03/14/2018 Sixteen members of the Business Executives for National Security (BENS) visited with troops, observed training and got an up-close look at Stryker fighting vehicles and various helicopters during an Oct. 24, 2017, visit to Fort Carson. BENS is a nonprofit organization with more
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Cold-weather ops training includes mastering shelter building at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/14/2018 During nearly two weeks of training in each session of the Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) at Fort McCoy, students learn many skills. Among the most important of those skills is being able to create shelter in a cold-weather environment. CWOC students learn about two
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Cold-weather ops training includes mastering shelter building at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/14/2018 During nearly two weeks of training in each session of the Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) at Fort McCoy, students learn many skills. Among the most important of those skills is being able to create shelter in a cold-weather environment. CWOC students learn about two
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