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Tech Escort: 'Not your typical CBRN course'

 
Story and photos by Dawn Arden
Managing editor
dawn.m.arden.civ@mail.mil

During the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School’s Technical Escort Course students learn about chemical-related topics such as the detection and identification of chemicals and the hazards associated with such. However,  for the first week of training, service members are learning anything but.

“In this first week of the course everything is confined space,” said Sgt. 1st Class Jason Roberts,…     Read More...

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Don’t think ‘somewhere else’ is always better

 
By Senior Airman Melissa Baugher
Special to GUIDON

A friend recently made a statement that stuck in my mind. He said, “The two best bases I’ve ever been to are the base I just came from and the one I’m going to…     Read More...

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Former FLW Soldier will compete in 2018 Olympics

 
By Joe Lacdan
Army News Service

Whether she’d posted a personal-best time, or suffered a collision on the track, Emily Sweeney would flash her trademark smile to fans, media, or anyone who watched her compete. Even when sliding during frigid winter storms in challenging conditions, the New York National Guard Soldier kept smiling.

But for six months during the winter and spring of 2014, that bright-eyed grin couldn’t hide bitter disappointment.Read More...

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