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Suicide survivor asks Presidio service members and civilians to 'be here tomorrow'

Story by Marcus Fichtl on 09/12/2019 Suicide survivor asks Presidio service members and civilians to be here tomorrow' By Marcus Fichtl Presidio of Monterey PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Nineteen years ago Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge hoping to end his life. On Sept. 6 he asked thousand
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Marine wins talent competition with high-flying dance routine

Story by Marcus Fichtl on 09/12/2019 PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Service members played guitar, twirled rifles, and even commanded floating sticks. But it was a Marine whose gymnastic-infused contemporary dance routine flipped him to a first place finish and a $250 check at the annual Presidio has Mad Talent competition,
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This month in Fort McCoy history: September 2019

Story by Theresa R Fitzgerald on 09/11/2019 Fort McCoy, Wis., was established in 1909. Here is a look back at some installation history from September 2019 and back. 73 Years Ago Sept. 20, 1946 From uniforms to "civvies" now from "civvies" to uniforms. Camp McCoy, the one-time big separation center,
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Every Marine a rifleman at the Presidio of Monterey

Story by Marcus Fichtl on 09/04/2019 PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Marines rucked, applied face paint, and trained on infantry skills during their annual battle skills training at the Presidio of Monterey, Aug. 30. "Battle skills training provides the skill set any Marine should possess at any time," said Staff
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NSWC Dahlgren Division Commanding Officer Promoted to Captain at Ceremony

DAHLGREN, Va. Capt. Casey Plew, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) commanding officer was officially promoted to Captain, Aug. 30. A promotion ceremony to commemorate his achievement was held at the parade field outside NSWCDD headquarters, where Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage, Naval Surface and Undersea Warfare Centers commander,
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New program sets employees up for success

Story by Tim Hanson on 08/27/2019 NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. - The importance of onboarding led the United States Army Security Assistance Command to launch a New Employee Orientation Program. Spearheaded by the USASAC New Cumberland office, the two-day course ensures new hires receive an understanding of the Department of Defense
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