Rock Island CCDC CBC Employees Expand Horizons in Mentor Program

Story by Richard M Arndt on 08/09/2019 Seventeen U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center employees at Rock Island Arsenal recently completed a three-month journey of self-assessment and leadership skills as they graduated from the first Mentoring Program held at the Center's Illinois site. The program pair
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NY National Guard rotor Soldiers are part of Rhode Island's Leapfest competition

Story by SGT Andrew Valenza on 08/09/2019 SOUTH KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND Military paratroopers competing in the Rhode Island National Guard's annual "Leapfest" competition got to the 1,500 foot starting altitude of their jump thanks to 10 Soldiers and two CH-47s from the New York Army National Guard. The team from
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Photo Essay: Grasshopper sparrow at Fort McCoy's Badger Drop Zone

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 A grasshopper sparrow is shown atop a plant in a prairie and grassland area at Badger Drop Zone on July 26, 2019, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The drop zone is a natural habitat for many rare butterflies and grassland species of birds such a
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Photo Essay: Summer 2019 Wildflowers at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Flowers at prairie and grassland areas at are shown at Fort McCoy, Wis., in July 2019. Many areas of the installation offer a natural habitat for many rare butterflies and grassland species of birds and wildflowers. Wildlife management and prairie land management at Fort
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Photo Essay: Wild birds at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Wild birds are shown in various areas at Fort McCoy in July 2019. The installation is home to dozens of species of birds. Wildlife management at Fort McCoy is coordinated by the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch. Located in the
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Corps of Engineers awards contracts for Maumee Bay and Maumee River dredging

Story by Shaina Souder on 08/02/2019 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $2.122 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, and a $787,000 contract for the Maumee River dredging to occur during 2019, located along Lake Erie in Toledo
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