NCOs support test of improvements that simplify Army’s mobile network

A 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82 Airborne Division Non-Commissioned Officer boards a Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 Soldier Network Extension (SNE) during the WIN-T Increment 2 Developmental Test 2 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. in June 2014. The SNE provides network communication and extension capabilities at the company level and for other non-traditional users. (U.S. Army photo by Amy Walker, PEO C3T)

By Amy Walker, PEO C3T staff writer   Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and other Soldiers in network-equipped vehicles conducted real-world mission threads in harsh desert terrain covering over 1,250 accumulated miles a day to evaluate recent improvements to the Army’s high capacity, mobile tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2. Soldier feedback from […]

McAfee Clinic recognized for quality assurance

White Sands Missile Range’s McAfee U.S. Army Health Clinic was recently recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home, based off of a Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 program. McAfee was recognized for using evidence-based and patient-centered processes that focus primarily on long-term participative relationships and high quality […]

Community Health Promotion Council

Subject matter experts within the mental and physical health realm and representatives within each WSMR organization were brought together to make up WSMR’s first Community Health Promotion Council. The council will serve as the Senior Commander’s board of directors and will meet quarterly and discusses topics like Soldier and civilian resiliency. The first official meeting […]

JAG office welcomes Lt. Col. Tran

Lt. Col. Peter Tran took over as the new Staff Judge Advocate for WSMR. Tran is a University of Washington School of Law graduate and has 18 years of experience in law.

  The WSMR Judge Advocate General’s Office recently welcomed Lt. Col. Peter Tran as the new Staff Judge Advocate last month.  “It’s great. It’s a beautiful place. I love the mountains,” Tran said. Tran comes from north Virginia where he worked for two years for the U.S. Army Legal Services Agency. Tran, a University of […]

ATEC employee of the quarter

Mark Horst, Chief of the Test Services Branch in Applied Environmental Effects Division at WSMR.

  By Laura Almaraz Staff Writer A White Sands Missile Range employee has been recognized by the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command as Employee of the Quarter for his work during the second quarter of the year. Mark Horst, Chief of the Test Services Branch in Applied Environmental Effects Division at WSMR, stood out […]

WSMR youth programs offer unique camps

Photo by Laura Almaraz
Mason Marino, 3, plays at the WSMR Volunteer Park playground in full super her gear that he and his mom made thmeselves during a free Super Hero Adventure Day hosted by the Child Youth and School Services July 15. Severl free parent-child activities are currently being offered for children of all ages.

Photo by Laura Almaraz Mason Marino, 3, plays at the WSMR Volunteer Park playground in full super her gear that he and his mom made thmeselves during a free Super Hero Adventure Day hosted by the Child Youth and School Services July 15. Severl free parent-child activities are currently being offered for children of all […]

573rd Clearance Co. welcomes new commander

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  Photo by Laura Almaraz Incoming company commander Capt. Erik R. Carroll addressed the crowd at a Change of Command Ceremony at Parade Field July 11.  Carroll assumed command of the 573rd Clearance Company from outgoing company commander Capt. Michael L. Mitchell By Adriana Salas Staff Writer The 573rd Clearance Co. said farewell to Capt. […]

New leader takes command of McAfee

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  Photo By Laura Almaraz The official party, outgoing McAfee U.S. Army Health Clinic Commander Lt. Col. Jordan V. Henderson III (left), William Beaumont Army Medical Center Commander Col. Michael S. Heimall (center), and incoming McAfee Health Clinic Commander Elba M. Villacorta, stands before a crowd gathered at a change of command ceremony July 11 […]

Employee Spotlight: Voting Assistance Program Officer Dennis Wayman

Dennis Wayman is the new Voting Assistance Program Officer at White Sands Missile Range.

  Photo by Laura Almaraz Dennis Wayman is the new Voting Assistance Program Officer at White Sands Missile Range.   By Laura Almaraz Staff Writer The Federal Voting Assistance Program at White Sands Missile Range has a new installation voting assistance officer. Dennis Wayman will assist all service members, retirees, and civilians who have access […]

Happy 69th Birthday, WSMR!

Photo by Drew Hamilton

A group of WSMR employees from different organizations throughout WSMR pose for a photo in front of the Missile Park. WSMR was initially established under the name White Sands Proving Ground on July 9, 1945. It currently serves as one of the nation's premier testing facility and the largest overland testing facility within the United States.

Photo by Drew Hamilton A group of WSMR employees from different organizations throughout WSMR pose for a photo in front of the Missile Park. WSMR was initially established under the name White Sands Proving Ground on July 9, 1945. It currently serves as one of the nation’s premier testing facility and the largest overland testing […]