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!

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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 […]

WSMR welcomes 33rd Commanding General

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Brig. Gen. Timothy R. Coffin assumed command of White Sands Missile Range from WSMR Executive Director Paul Mann during an Assumption of Command Ceremony July 2.  Coffin is the 33rd commander of WSMR.

By Adriana Salas Staff Writer White Sands Missile Range welcomed its 33rd Commanding General during an Assumption of Command Ceremony conducted behind the Frontier Club, July 2. Brig. Gen. Timothy R. Coffin assumed responsibility from former WSMR Director Paul Mann. Army Test and Evaluation Command Commander Maj. Gen. Peter Utley was the host for the […]

WSMR’s New DGC: Kate McNeely

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By Adriana Salas Staff Writer Note: Kate McNeely was recently chosen as the White Sands Missile Range Deputy to the Garrison Commander (DGC). “The process to hire the DGC was extremely competitive.” said Garrison Commander Col. Brian Michelson. CPAC assisted the garrison team in narrowing more than 100 candidates to a referral list of 30. […]

Playgroups offer support for new parents

By Laura Almaraz Being a new parent and moving to a new installation can be two of the most life-changing events a person can experience. Sara Park experienced just that when she moved to White Sands Missile Range about two years ago. “We didn’t know anybody. As soon as I moved here I looked for […]

What is the Special Needs Accommodation Process/Inclusion Action Team and what can it do for me?

By Anna Maria Vestal Army Community Services The Special Needs Accommodation Process/Inclusion Action Team (SNAP/IAT) is a multi-disciplinary team established to ensure the most appropriate placement of children with special needs. The team meets to review any new applications for Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) programs that indicate any possible special needs, review the […]