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Five 7th MSC officers graduate Army War College

Story by SFC Joy Dulen on 08/01/2019 When military officers graduate from the Army War College, they don't just receive congratulations and an overwhelming sense of accomplishment, they also receive a Master's degree in Strategic Studies. Five U.S. Army Reserve officers from the 7th Mission Support Command based out of
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Airmen learn leadership lessons at historic battlefield

Story by MSgt Christine Wood on 07/31/2019 GETTYSBURG, PA--Twenty-four 109th Airlift Wing Airmen took part in the wing's annual professional development course at the Army's Carlisle Barracks and the historic Gettysburg National Military Park, July 8-11. Targeted at senior non-commissioned officers and company grade officers, the course used the history
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Fort Drum community welcomes Col. Jeffery Lucas as new garrison commander

Story by Michael Strasser on 07/26/2019 FORT DRUM, N.Y. (July 26, 2019) -- Col. Jeffery P. Lucas assumed command of the Fort Drum garrison from Col. Kenneth D. Harrison during a ceremony July 26 at Sexton Field. Lucas previously served as assistant chief of staff (G1) for 1st Special Force
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Kansas City District holds change of command ceremony

Story by James Lowe on 07/19/2019 In historic military tradition, command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District transferred today from Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen to Col. William C. Hannan, Jr. In a ceremony at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., Hannan received the
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Avichal becomes 66th commander of Nashville District

Story by Leon Roberts on 06/28/2019 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2019) Lt. Col. Sonny B. Avichal took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District today during a change of command ceremony at the Tennessee National Guard Armory. He becomes the 66th commander of the "twin rivers" district,
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Exchange and Warner Bros. Pictures to offer free advance screenings of the epic action adventure "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" for military communities

Story by SFC Tim Meyer on 05/16/2019 Reel Time Theaters will hold screenings at 18 locations on military installations across the country. DALLAS Service members, military families and retirees can get a free sneak peak of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' "Godzilla: King of the Monsters," starring Kyle Chandler,
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Leadership program helps hone briefing skills

Story by Debra Valine on 03/15/2019 NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. -- It's never easy getting in front of people for the first time to present a briefing, as employees participating in the Security Assistance Command's New Cumberland location's Mentorship Program have learned. Eleven employees mentees briefed leadership Feb. 19 and 25
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9th MSC honors two senior leaders in retirement ceremony

Story by MAJ Linda Gerron on 02/21/2019 PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - The 9th Mission Support Command celebrated the service of Col. Wolfgang E. Junge and Sgt. Maj. Forrest L. Wacker during a joint retirement ceremony here Feb. 10 aboard the battleship USS Missouri. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen.
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Never Forgotten: Brig. Gen. William Forney

Retired Brig. Gen. William A. Forney served honorably as the commanding general of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing from 1992 to 1994. On Dec. 25, 2018, he passed away at the age of 76 in Panama City, Florida. "I think every commander and every commanding general - no matter what branch
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Perna to USAWC graduates: Our task, purpose is in support of warfighters

Story by Curtis Keester on 06/08/2018 CARLISLE, Pa. (June 8, 2018) Families, friends, faculty members, and the commanding general of Army Materiel Command honored today the achievements of a group of nearly 400 future strategic leaders graduating from the United States Army War College. Gen. Gustave Perna, Commander of the
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New commander takes helm at Fort McCoy Garrison

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/22/2018 Col. Hui Chae Kim became Fort McCoy's newest garrison commander at a change-of-command ceremony May 19 at the installation's Rumpel Fitness Center. Kim assumed command from Col. David J. Pinter Sr., who held the position since March 11, 2016. Installation Management Command (IMCOM)-Readiness Director
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