WSMR Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin presents Laura Almaraz with the Volunteer of the Year award during a ceremony April 22 at Army Community Service. Almaraz volunteered at the Public Affairs Office.
Junior Leadership program students representing all the Las Cruces high schools rappell at White Sands Missile Range with the support of rappel masters, Ed Taitano and Ed Stahl from PAIO , as part of the Military Day portion of the program where they learn about team work and building character while having fun.
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A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 503,660 visitors to White Sands National Monument in 2014 spent $25,565,300 in communities near the park. That spending supported 386 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $29,051,300. “White Sands National Monument welcomes visitors from across the country […]
New Mexico State Police held EOD training in the old McAfee building at White Sands Missile Range April 24 using hydrojet gun technology, center, to open a package and separate the components of a possible mock bomb without detonating it. The robot in the right corner was used to record the event and later to […]
By Luis Carlos Lopez El Paso Times Harry Edward Steen Sr., one of El Paso’s last remaining survivors of the Bataan Death March in World War II, was remembered April 21 for his tenacity and his attitude to keep going, no matter what the circumstances. Steen, who spent more than three years in Japanese prison […]
By Luciano Vera Missile Ranger Staff Writer WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, April 30, 2015 – White Sands Missile Range personnel participated in the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, SHARP, Got Your Back training at the Post Theater Apr. 22 and 23. The training was designed differently than your standard PowerPoint presentation. “We don’t want to […]