U.S. Army McAfee Health Clinic is a tobacco-free zone

Photo by Adriana Salas De Santiago
A look at the signs that will soon be going up at the U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range McAfee Health Clinic. McAfee is a tobacco-free zone.

The U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range McAfee Health Clinic is now a Tobacco-Free campus. Both patients and employees are no longer allowed to smoke within the clinic’s perimeter, including the exterior. The Tobacco Free Living Campaign began earlier this year with the goal of having tobacco free medical campuses by April of 2016. McAfee […]

American Indian Heritage Month: history in art lesson

Photo by Jose Salazar
Clayton Small Sr., Ph.D, right, was the guest speaker at the National American Indian Heritage Month observance at White Sands Missile Range Nov. 19. Small taught the audience American Indian words before beginning his talk.

White Sands Missile Range community members learned about the history of American Indians through art during a National American Indian Heritage Month luncheon Nov. 19 at the Interim Frontier Club. Clayton Small Sr., Ph.D, a Northern Cheyenne whose programs offer leadership and hope for American Indian, Alaska Native, and First Nations people, was the guest […]

Outstanding volunteer

Adrienne Price is a volunteer at Army Community Service.

Name of volunteer:    Adrienne Price                                                      Name and grade of spouse: Staff Sgt. Nicholas Price Name and age of child: Lillie Price, 5. Where do you volunteer (agency, organization, etc.) and what are some of things you do at the agency (ies)? Army Community Service – Administrative Assistant. Assist the staff at ACS. Greet and welcome […]

Expect Exceptional Service at McAfee

Photo by Adriana Salas De Santiago
White Sands Missile Range U.S. Army McAfee Health Clinic Commander Lt. Col. Elba Villacorta, left, poses for a photo with McAfee Detachment Sergeant Staff Sgt. Anthony Merino, after signing the You deserve Excellent Service pledge. The pledge serves to provide better customer care to patients.

White Sands Missile Range McAfee Health Clinic recently took on a pledge that will provide patients with a better experience beginning with their first point of contact when entering the clinic. The clinic began the You deserve Exceptional Service initiative also known as YES, established by the William Beaumont Army Medical Center to provide a […]

WSMR Fire Department answers the call of duty

By Anne O’Brien WSMR Fire Department While others run away from burning buildings, firefighters run towards them to save life and property. A firefighter’s call of duty is not just in emergency situations, but whenever the community needs assistance. The White Sands Missile Range International Association of Firefighters Local F-294 was able to answer that […]

Cook safely on Thanksgiving

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires on Thanksgiving Day. A cooking fire is three times more likely on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. “Most fires on Thanksgiving occur between noon and 4:00 p.m. – the peak cooking hours,” says Dusty Warden, […]

Drunk Driving Prevention

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December is annually designated as National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, often referred to as 3D Month. Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. The holiday season is a time for family and friends to get together, celebrate and be thankful for […]