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WSMR celebrates Women's Equality Day and gains insights into the suffrage movement

Story by Vanessa Flores on 09/17/2019 WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. - Celebrating Women's Right to Vote was the theme for Women's Equality Day at White Sands Missile Range on Aug. 29. Attendees learned about the struggles of the 70-year long journey for women's right to vote. A short film
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In case of an emergency, learn to be "Prepared, Not Scared" this September

Story by Vanessa Flores on 09/17/2019 WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. - Preparing families and communities for disasters and emergency planning is critical for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sponsored National Preparedness Month. Annually in September, the agency campaigns to get emergency action information to the public. The theme
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WSMR honors the first responders and those lost on Sept. 11

Story by Vanessa Flores on 09/17/2019 WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. On Sept. 11, 2001, the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field in Pennsylvania faced devastating terrorist attacks. That morning Americans across the country knew their lives would never be the same.
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U.S. Navy Sailors Test New Advanced Navigation Team Shipboard Simulation System

Story by George Bieber on 09/17/2019 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. "Red ship spotted on starboard side. Relative bearing is 090. Range is 500 yards and closing." "I have a Red ship moving from starboard to port." "Change course to 320." "Rudder is left standard. Coming to course 320." Commands such a
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Fusion splice repair passes field tests

Story by Ronald Bradshaw on 09/17/2019 HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah-- The Air Force Sustainment Center and Air Force Research Laboratory worked with the 309th Aircraft Battle Damage Repair and Expeditionary Depot Maintenance team at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, from Sept. 9-12 to test the feasibility of a new
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Acting SecAF Donovan highlights progress in achieving Air Force We Need' in speech at Air Space Cyber Conference

Story by Charles Pope on 09/16/2019 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AFNS) Highlighting a series of small but important achievements, Acting Air Force Secretary Matthew P. Donovan told an influential audience at the Air, Space & Cyber Conference Sep. 16 that the service is more ready and more capable than ever before
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Former Dogface Soldier returns to command DIVARTY

Story by SPC Noelle Wiehe on 09/16/2019 FORT STEWART, Ga. Col. Alric Francis assumed command of the 3rd Infantry Division Artillery from Col. Robert Marshall during a change of command ceremony at Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart, Georgia, July 25. Francis, a former Marne Soldier, replaced Marshall for the second
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Memorial to Monument Run connects Fort Drum community to its neighbors

Story by Michael Strasser on 09/16/2019 FORT DRUM, N.Y. (Sept. 16, 2019) -- As the old Army cadence goes, "One mile, no sweat. Two miles, better yet. Three miles, gotta run. Four miles, just for fun." But what about 11 miles? More than 500 community members went that distance Sept.
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Greywolf Brigade conducts complex combined breach training with ROK Army partners

Story by CPT Scott Kuhn on 09/16/2019 RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, Republic of Korea The Soldiers of Task Force Charger consisting of elements from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment; 2nd Battalion, 7th Cav. Regt.; and 3rd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division; the 11th Engineer Battalion,
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After 15 years, Miami soldier returns for new Iraq mission

Story by MAJ Keith Grant on 09/15/2019 The last time Maynor Reyes had set foot in Iraq, Lebron James was a high school hoops star, "The Apprentice" had yet to debut on television, and Saddam Hussein was still in power in Baghdad the destination of the rapidly advancing U.S. force
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MOH recipient tours post, reunites with unit members

Story by Robert Timmons on 09/06/2019 Former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, the only living Iraqi War Medal of Honor recipient, toured Fort Jackson Aug. 28 with Gen. Paul E. Funk II, head of the Training and Doctrine Command. His purpose on the installation was to visit and talk to
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