IMCOM leader visits WSMR

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Lt. Gen. David Halverson, Commanding General U.S. Army Installation Management Command, took some time to speak to WSMR school-age children during his visit to the Middle School and Teen Center Jan. 27. Halverson and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Hartless, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, toured several facilities on post and met with key leaders to […]

WSMR clears skies for Super Bowl XLIX

Airspace over White Sands Missile Range, the largest restricted airspace in the U.S. controlled by the Department of Defense, will partially open up in support of Super Bowl XLIX. At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration or FAA, WSMR will release part of its airspace to the FAA to accommodate an expected increase of […]

Players to Troops: ‘You’re the Real Heroes’

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Kam Chancellor, a defensive back for the National Football League’s defending champion Seattle Seahawks, talks to members of the media during Super Bowl Week in Glendale, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2015. Chancellor gave a shoutout to U.S. troops serving abroad who will be watching the NFL’s championship game.

  By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. DoD News, Defense Media Activity GLENDALE, Arizona – With the National Football League’s all-star game in the rear-view mirror, anticipation for the league’s championship — the final pro football game of the year — begins. The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, the teams preparing […]

SHARP FY15 training to begin on Jan. 28

FY15 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) face-to-face training will begin Jan. 28. Training must be completed by Aug. 27. Classes will take place at ACS, Building 250, in the Community Room, and are scheduled for Wednesday 1:30-2:30 p.m. and Thursday 9-10 a.m. To review the class dates, times and to register for a class, go […]

I-25/Missouri Bridege project to begin first week of February

The I-25/Missouri Bridge project is scheduled to start the first week of February 2015, which will consist of bridge reconstruction, and roadway realignments for Missouri Ave, Triviz Drive and Don Roser Drive. The cost of this project is $15.6 million and is expected to be completed by late March of 2016. The New Mexico Department […]

Snow Day at White Sands Missile Range

Photo by Jose Salazar
The Directorate of Emergency Services building sits covered in snow Jan. 22 during a snow day at WSMR.

The recent snow storm proved the AtHoc notification system a success as many WSMR employees received their notifications on the base closure due to inclement weather in a timely and consistent manner. AtHoc, a mass notification system, is available to employees on their office desktop computers.  Employees receive notifications via several methods of communication, including […]

Trinity Site opens its doors on 70th anniversary

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the historic landmark where the first detonation of the atomic bomb took place. Like in years past, White Sands Missile Range will host an Open House April 4. Tourists can visit the area where the atomic bomb was first tested and take a bus to the Ranch House […]

Commentary: Significant events in the African American/Black history timeline

By Sgt. 1st Class Reginald L. Douglass It could just be me, but have you ever noticed that there is no “good” history or “bad” history section when you go to look things up? By definition history is just a continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period or […]

Dona Ana Arts Council presents Cirque Zuma Zuma

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The Doña Ana Arts Council proudly continues its 2014/2015 Performance Series with a celebration of Black History Month, as Cirque Zuma Zuma brings all the mysticism, magic and excitement of the African continent to Las Cruces for a stellar night of astonishing physicality. Boasting sell-out seasons in Europe and an extended run in Australia, Cirque […]

Employees can do their part to help with inspection

Employees can do their part and take simple steps to ensure their facility meets the standards during the Initial Command Inspection scheduled for Feb. 3-5. U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command will inspect 90 areas of the installation during the inspection, which takes place every time a new commander takes command of White Sands Missile […]