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8th MP BDE Change of Responsibility

Story by SFC John Brown on 01/12/2018 When a Brigade Command Sgt. Major passes the duties of Senior Enlisted Advisor to a successor, the command is met with mixed emotions; there is the sadness of losing a precious member of the team and the excitement of welcoming new mentorship and
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A warfighter's logistician' takes charge of DLA Troop Support

Story by Michael Tuttle on 01/08/2018 Soon after Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton took command in July 2015, he said that taking care of the workforce at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support was his number one priority. During his first remarks as the former DLA Troop Support commander, Hamilto
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N.Y. Army National Guard Soldier dies while rescuing residents from massive New York City apartment fire

NEW YORK -- A New York Army National Guard Soldier who died in a massive apartment house fire in the Bronx on Dec. 28, is being credited with saving four lives, rescuing people three times before he returned to the building and did not come out. Detectives assigned to the
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Marne Community Spouses' Club closes record fundraising year with awards reception

Story by Kevin Larson on 12/28/2017 The Marne Community Spouses' Club capped its record-breaking fundraising year with an awards reception Thursday at Fort Stewart's 3rd Infantry Division Museum. Club President Leigh Payne said the club raised $31,074, all of which is given back locally to deserving students and organizations. The
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Marines say Fort McCoy an ideal place to hold cold-weather training, course is challenging'

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/20/2017 Going into the Cold-Weather Operations Course 18-01, many of the 49 students had never experienced any type of cold-weather training. Some students all of whom are Marines even said they never experienced extreme cold weather. But after 12 days of training in early to
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Marines bolster cold-weather operating skills during course at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/20/2017 For many of the 49 Marines who attended Fort McCoy's Cold-Weather Operations Course 18-01, it was their first time learning how to survive and operate in cold-weather conditions and how to operate the equipment that allows them to do so. They hiked dozens of
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EOD, Bomb Squads Wrap Up Raven's Challenge Exercise

Story by Shannon Collins on 12/07/2017 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Aug. 4, 2017 After a week of live-fire training in realistic scenarios, explosive ordnance technicians from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and the Belgian army, along with federal, state and local public safety bomb squads wrapped up the final iteratio
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Raven's Challenge Exercise Promotes Interoperability

Story by Shannon Collins on 12/07/2017 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 "Help, I've got a bomb strapped to me!" the hostage yelled to the explosive ordnance disposal technician as he gingerly stepped over a booby-trapped victim to approach the hostage on the stairs. This is just one of the
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Military, Public Service Bomb Techs Participate in Raven's Challenge Exercise

Story by Shannon Collins on 12/07/2017 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 About 225 Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Belgian military explosive ordnance disposal technicians, along with bomb squads from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, are exchanging tactics, techniques and procedures during a Raven's Challenge XI exercise
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Fort McCoy's Central Issue Facility supports cold-weather training with equipment-issue capability

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/05/2017 As more than 300 students train through the Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) during the winter of 2017-18, one of the first stops for many students who are Army Reserve Soldiers will be the Fort McCoy Central Issue Facility (CIF) to get their cold-weather gear.
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New cold-weather operations training season begins in December at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 11/21/2017 Cold-weather operations training returns to Fort McCoy in December with new instructors and hundreds of students planning to attend from the Marine Corps, Navy, and Army. Fort McCoy will hold the first of six, 12-day sessions of the Cold-Weather Operations Course, or CWOC, o
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