ATEC Commander tours White Sands Missile Range

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ATEC Commander Maj. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler, left, listens to White Sands Missile Range Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin, right, as he describes testing facilities at WSMR Sept. 29 during Karbler's visit to WSMR. WSMR Aide-de-Camp Capt. Austin Baker is pictured in the back.

Editor’s Note: Erin Dorrance, White Sands Missile Range Chief of Public Affairs, interviewed Maj. Gen. Daniel Karbler, Army Test and Evaluation Command commander, Oct. 1 at the Frontier Club during his first visit to WSMR as the ATEC commander. It was unknown up until the night before if PAO would be able to conduct the […]

Developmental programs can help bring you to the front

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WSMR Executive Director Paul Mann, second from the right, and Mariette Mealor, far right, Reaching New Height and Executive Development Program director, pose for a photo with the 2015 graduates of the Executive Development Program. Back row from left to right, Abbott Chacon, Rhonna Hall, Thomas Maxwell, Rudy Pacheco, and James Thompson. Front row from left to right, Tim Worley, Mari Galaz, Jason Shankle, Nora Paz, Paul Mann, and Mariette Mealor. Also graduating but not pictured: Nigel Raynor and Joseph Trujillo.

Developmental programs at White Sands Missile Range can help give employees a leg up when applying for promotions. In a graduation ceremony for the Reaching New Height and the Executive Development Program Sept. 23 led by Mariette Mealor, program director, WSMR Center for Counter Measures Director Rodney Rogers spoke about how the program helped set […]

Professional Reading List

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Colin R. O’Hanlon Sr. Post Librarian Professional Reading List and Resources for the Joint Forces and D.A. Civilians of White Sands Missile Range The U.S. Army Chief of Staff’s Professional Reading List The White Sands Post Library has recently updated and designated a specific section of the library solely for the U.S. Army Chief of […]

Spanish classes to begin

Children at White Sands Missile Range will soon be speaking more than one language with the start of the Child, Youth & School Services SKIESUnlimited “Como Se Dice?” Preschool Bilingual Spanish Program for ages 3 to 5. The once a week program, headed by Maria Pangborn, a Child and Youth Program Assistant at the Child […]

All aboard the car pool

Mass Transportation Benefit Program All aboard! In 1953, the Army provided bus services from residences in Las Cruces, El Paso, Alamogordo, and other local communities from and to the installation. Today we still use city-operated buses; however, vanpools are the most popular means of transportation. They are practically a form of social media. The Army […]

Fire Prevention Week activities to kick off at WSMR Oct. 5

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Emergency response vehicles are lined up in front of the main White Sands Missile Range Fire Department during their daily routine morning inspections Sept. 22.

“Hear the Beep Where You Sleep” is the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week set for Oct. 5 to 9 and the White Sands Missile Range Fire Department will host several events throughout the week in celebration. “We want to educate the public on safe fire prevention measures to take with you to work, […]

Gold Star Mothers and Families of the Fallen honored

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Felecia Hale lit a candle during a Gold Star Mothers and Families moment of silence in rememberance of her daughter Donella R. Mackmiller Sept. 22 at Memorial Park.

Gold Star Mothers and Families of the Fallen were honored during a candle light vigil Sept. 22 hosted by Army Community Service at White Sands Missile Range. Over fifty guests were treated to refreshments at ACS followed by a candle light vigil at Memorial Park. “These types of events help me to remember her and […]