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Mountain Post hosts community leaders during 2019 JCOC

Story by SFC Leah Kilpatrick on 07/03/2019 The everyday happenings of U.S. servicemembers is often a mystery to the American public. Some civilians even struggle with differentiating Soldiers from Airmen from Sailors from Marines, and with military activities occurring behind access-controlled gates and fences adorned with concertina wire, it's no
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JBLE tries-out for Army Ten-Miler

Story by SrA Delaney Gonzales on 07/01/2019 More than 25 service members tried-out for the 2019 Army Ten-Miler competition June 28 in front of Anderson Field House at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The Army Ten-Miler was established in 1985 and will be celebrating its 35th anniversary during this year's competitio
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AFMES Joint MWD Lab ensures DoD kennels are meeting the standard

Story by SSgt Nicole Leidholm on 06/28/2019 DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. Deter. To prevent or put a stop to. This is the role of a military working dog. In the narcotics world, these dogs are trained to detect drugs and alert their handlers to deter anyone from bringing illegal
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Big Red One Soldiers seize air assault objective during Saber Guardian 2019

Story by SGT Thomas Mort on 06/27/2019 BORDUSANI, Romania -- A platoon of three squads from the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, conducted an air assault mission as part of the wet gap crossing during Saber Guardian 2019, on June 20, 2019.
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Oregon National Guard host Defense Support of Civil Authorities training

Story by MSgt John Hughel on 06/24/2019 CLATSOP COUNTY, Oregon - The U.S. Navy launched two Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) hovercrafts from the U.S.S. Anchorage as part of ongoing Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) readiness training conducted at Sunset Beach State Recreation Site, south of Warrenton, Oregon, near
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COL Kathleen Spangler assumes command of SHAPE Healthcare Facility, Brussels Army Health Clinic

Story by Jessica Ryan on 06/21/2019 CHIVRES, Belgium -- Army Col. Kathleen G. Spangler assumed command of the SHAPE Healthcare Facility and Brussels Army Health Clinic during a ceremony, June 19, on SHAPE, Belgium. Spangler replaced Army Col. Yolonda "YR" Summons who took command in June 2017. Summons was the
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Beale Airman earns Bronze Star

Story by SrA Tristan Viglianco on 06/20/2019 Master Sgt. John Brahm, 69th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Det. 1 section chief, network operations, was presented a Bronze Star Medal June 19, 2019 for his meritorious achievement while deployed to Forward Operating Base O-Cobb, Kabul, Afghanistan. During his deployment, Brahm served as the
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457th Airlift Squadron inactivates, celebrates history

Story by A1C Chad Gorecki on 06/17/2019 As members both past and present watched the 457th Airlift Squadron's guidon be rolled up and stored away at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland as part of an inactivation ceremony on June 14, they knew a proud and storied history went with it. "Getting
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U.S., Royal Thai Navy Conduct Joint Submarine Training During CARAT Thailand 2019

The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) conducted joint submarine knowledge exchanges and simulations at Sattahip Naval Base during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2019 from May 28 to June 8. Training events included subject matter expert exchanges focusing on submarine operation procedures and tactics, along with simulated,
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Army's Vaccine Distribution Team Earns Innovation Award for Novel Supply Chain Management Project

Story by Ellen Crown on 06/12/2019 The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency's Distribution Operations Center, which distributes vaccines for the Department of Defense, received a FedHealthIT Innovation Award at the National Press Club in Washington, DC., June 11. The event, which brought together more than 300 federal health leaders from
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Cardwell, Palarchie win Soldier, NCOof Year

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 06/07/2019 From a pool of 13 competitors, one NCO and one junior enlisted Soldier have emerged to become the installation champions. They are Sgt. Elvis Palarchie and Spc. Joshua Cardwell, both of Headquarters, Medical Company, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital. Second-place winners are Staff Sgt. Jame
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