|Ranchers Visit WSMR for Annual Appreciation Day||Ranchers-Visit-WSMR-for-Annual-Appreciation-Day|
Ranchers Visit WSMR for Annual Appreciation Day
|On-Post Residents Invited to Garrison Town Hall on Lead Based Paint Sept. 13||On-Post-Residents-Invited-to-Garrison-Town-Hall-on-Lead-Based-Paint-Sept--13|
On-Post Residents Invited to Garrison Town Hall on Lead Based Paint Sept. 13
|Sister Returns to Lay Wreath in Honor of Heroic Brother||Sister-Returns-to-Lay-Wreath-in-Honor-of-Heroic-Brother|
Sister Returns to Lay Wreath in Honor of Heroic Brother
|Brady Assumes Command at White Sands Missile Range||Brady-Assumes-Command-at-White-Sands-Missile-Range|
Brady Assumes Command at White Sands Missile Range
|Sanchez Looks Back At His Time In the Army||Sanchez-Looks-Back-At-His-Time-In-the-Army|
Sanchez Looks Back At His Time In the Army
|Test Detachment Paves Way for Future Air & Missile Defense||Test-Detachment-Paves-Way-for-Future-Air--Missile-Defense|
Test Detachment Paves Way for Future Air & Missile Defense
|Toftoy Room Honors Space Pioneer||Toftoy-Room-Honors-Space-Pioneer-|
Toftoy Room Honors Space Pioneer
|Engineers, Grad Students Work On Lost Bandwidth Solution||Engineer-Determine-Solution-for-Lost-Bandwidth-|
Engineers, Grad Students Work On Lost Bandwidth Solution
|WSMR Internship Helps Guide Engineer's Future||WSMR Internship Helps Guide Engineer's Future|
WSMR Internship Helps Guide Engineer's Future
|WSMR Fire Extinguished Through Team Effort||WSMR-Fire-Extinguished-Through-Team-Effort|
WSMR Fire Extinguished Through Team Effort
|Org Day A Success for WSMR personnel and families||Org-Day-A-Success-for-WSMR-personnel-and-families|
A messy pie eating contest and a dunk tank, where employees could try to dunk their supervisors, were some of the new activities available at this year's Organization Day, June 14.
|White Sands Veterans Share Memorial Day Thoughts & Memories||White-Sands-Veterans-Share-Memorial-Day-Thoughts--Memories|
White Sands Veterans Share Memorial Day Thoughts & Memories
|Standing Down to Raise Safety||Standing-Down-to-Raise-Safety-|
Standing Down to Raise Safety
|WSMR Program Recognized by State Historical Preservation Office||WSMR-Program-Recognized-by-State-Historical-Preservation-Office|
WSMR Program Recognized by State Historical Preservation Office
|Secretary of the Army Recognizes WSMR Employees||Secretary-of-the-Army-tours-WSMR|
Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper recognized three White Sands Missile Range employees during a visit to the installation
|Moving Mountains to Make it Happen||Moving-Mountains-to-Make-it-Happen|
Moving Mountains to Make it Happen
|Last Bataan 2018 Marcher Came Back to Conquer March||Last-Bataan-2018-Marcher-Came-Back-to-Conquer-March|
Last Bataan 2018 Marcher Came Back to Conquer March
|Over 8,400 participate in Bataan Memorial Death March||Over-8,400-participate-in-Bataan-Memorial-Death-March|
Over 8,400 participate in Bataan Memorial Death March
|White Sands Flight Safety Officials Play Role in Space Milestone||White-Sands-Flight-Safety-Officials-Play-Role-in-Space-Milestone|
White Sands Flight Safety Officials Play Role in Space Milestone
|Stinger On Stryker Demonstration||Stinger-On-Stryker|
A demonstration of the Stinger on Stryker short range air defense system
|Preparing for Bataan: Medical and Marching Tips||Preparing-for-Bataan-Medical-and-Marching-Tips|
Preparing for Bataan
Optics Branch Engineer Demonstrates WSMR's High Speed Camera
|Three new fueling facilities coming to WSMR||Three-new-fueling-facilities-coming-to-WSMR|
Three new fueling facilities coming to WSMR
|WSMR Will Shine Brighter With LED Light Install||WSMR-Will-Shine-Brighter-With-LED-Light-Install--|
WSMR Will Shine Brighter With LED Light Install
|66-Year-Old Recalls 1958 Special Delivery Valentine’s Day Card||66-Year-Old-Recalls-1958-Special-Delivery-Valentine’s-Day-Card|
66-Year-Old Recalls 1958 Special Delivery Valentine’s Day Card
|Veteran opens business through military assistance program||Veteran-opens-business-through-military-assistance-program-|
Veteran opens business through military assistance program
|WSMR Hosts Successful Miniature-Hit-to-Kill Flight Test||WSMR-Hosts-Successful-Miniature-Hit-to-Kill-Flight-Test|
WSMR Hosts Successful Miniature-Hit-to-Kill Flight Test
|ATV Course Now Open at WSMR ||ATV Course Now Open at WSMR|
ATV Course Now Open at WSMR
|WSMR Needs YOU to Help Us Meet Recycling Goals||WSMR-Needs-YOU-to-Help-Us-Meet-Recycling-Goals|
WSMR Needs YOU to Help Us Meet Recycling Goals
|Edwards Promotes Pathway to Success for At-Risk Teens||Edwards-Promotes-Pathway-to-Success-for-At-Risk-Teens|
|M SHORAD Demonstration General Dynamics Boeing System||M-SHORAD-Demonstration|
Team WSMR recently hosted demonstrations of several Maneuver - Short Range Air Defense Systems (M-SHORAD).
|WSMR Command Sgt. Maj. William Wofford hopes to reinvigorate the #TeamWSMR concept||WSMR-Command-Sgt--Maj--William-Wofford-hopes-to-reinvigorate-the-TeamWSMR-concept|
WSMR Command Sgt. Maj. William Wofford hopes to reinvigorate the #TeamWSMR concept
|WSMR to build state of the art Information Systems Facility||WSMR-to-build-state-of-the-art-Information-Systems-Facility|
WSMR to build state of the art Information Systems Facility
|Rockets, Missiles and Lasers Give WSMR Nearly 5,500 Missions in 2017||Rockets,-Missiles-and-Lasers-Give-WSMR-Nearly-5,500-Missions-in-2017|
By the time the ball drops in Times Square, WSMR’s White Sands Test Center will have racked up 5,489 missions for the year ending Dec. 31.
|Sign up for Bataan now; Registration fees increase Jan. 1||Sign-up-|
Sign up for Bataan now; Registration fees increase Jan. 1
|STEM internship proves fruitful to students and WSMR||STEM-internship-proves-fruitful-to-students-and-WSMR|
STEM internship fruitful to students and WSMR
|White Sands welcomes Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent McCormick||White-Sands-welcomes-Garrison-Command-Sgt--Maj--Vincent-McCormick-|
Garrison Command Sgt. Maj.
|Hall of Fame nominations due March 31||Hall-of-Fame-nominations-due-March-31|
Hall of Fame
|WSMR Scrap Metal Yard a Busy Operation||WSMR-Scrap-Metal-Yard-a-Busy-Operation|
WSMR Scrap Metal Yard a Busy Operation
|Bell Gym keeps WSMR employee motivated to stay healthy||Bell-Gym-keeps-WSMR-employee-motivated-to-stay-healthy|
Bell Gym keeps WSMR employee motivated
|Reaching New Heights program graduates Class of 2017||Reaching-New-Heights-program-graduates-Class-of-2017|
Reaching New Heights
|WSMR Joins Tribute at Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade||WSMR-Joins-Tribute-at-Las-Cruces-Veterans-Day-Parade|
WSMR Joins Tribute at Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade
|M-Shorad Target Vehicles||M-Shorad-Target-Vehicles|
What it takes to convert a HMMWV (Humvee) into an unmanned target vehicle
|Early Bataan Memorial Death March Registrations Exceed 2016 Levels||Early-Bataan-Memorial-Death-March-Registrations-Exceed-2016-Levels|
Early Bataan Memorial Death March Registrations Exceed 2016 Levels
|Vigilant Shield takes fight to New Mexico mountains||Vigilant-Shield-takes-fight-to-New-Mexico-Mountains|
|Infrastructure Protection Exercise starts Oct. 31 at White Sands Missile Range||Infrastructure-Protection-Exercise-starts-Oct--31-at-White-Sands-Missile-Range|
Infrastructure Protection Exercise
|In testing, details matter||In-testing,-details-matter|
Details matter in testing
|NMSU Celebration of Traditions||NMSU-Celebration-of-Traditions|
NMSU Celebration of Traditions
|Rhodes Canyon Journey||Rhodes-Canyon-Journey|
Rhodes Canyon Journey
|Leadership Las Cruces leaps onto WSMR||Leadership-Las-Cruces-leaps-onto-WSMR|
Leadership Las Cruces
|Ammunition and Explosives Amnesty Day Oct. 31||Ammunition-and-Explosives-Amnesty-Day-Oct--31|
Ammunition and Explosives Amnesty Day Oct. 31
|False Alarm Emergency Reported During Planned Exercise||False-Alarm-Emergency-Reported-During-Planned-Exercise|
False Alarm Emergency Reported During Planned Exercise
|White Sands Missile Range has issued an ALL CLEAR||White-Sands-Missile-Range-has-issued-an-ALL-CLEAR|
|White Sands Missile Range is on Lockdown||White-Sands-Missile-Range-is-on-Lockdown|
WSMR on Lockdown
|Full Scale Exercise coming Oct. 18||Ful-Scale-Exercise-coming-Oct--18|
Full Scale Exercise coming Oct. 18
|Thousands Visit Trinity Site Open House at White Sands Missile Range||Thousands-Visit-Trinity-Site-Open-House-at-White-Sands-Missile-Range|
Thousands visit Trinity Site Open House
|WSMR Recycle Program Only 1 percent Away from Goal||WSMR-Recycle-Program-Only-1-percent-Away-from-Goal|
WSMR Recycle Program
|Lockdown Drill coming Oct. 4||Lockdown-Drill-coming-Oct--4|
Lockdown Drill coming Oct. 4
|WSMR staff stands ready to continue hurricane relief||WSMR-staff-stands-ready-to-continue-hurricane-relief|
Volunteers from White Sands Missile Range found themselves up to their waists in water assisting victims of Hurricane Harvey.
|Trinity Site Open House set for Oct. 7||Trinity-Site-Open-House-set-for-Oct--7|
White Sands Missile Range will open Trinity Site to the public for the second of two annual open houses, Saturday, Oct. 7.
|Time will never diminish the significance of 9/11||Time-will-never-diminish-the-significance-of-911|
Time will never diminish the significante of 9/11
|Army Research Lab interns contribute to renewable energy study||Army-Research-Lab-interns-contribute-to-renewable-energy-project|
Army Research Lab interns contribute to renewable energy study.
|White Sands Missile Range's Mission Statement||White-Sands-Mission-Statement|
White Sands Missile Range Mission Statement
|Post Theater will show films starting Aug. 19||Post-Theater-will-show-films-starting-Aug--19|
Post Theater will show films starting Aug. 19
|Summer Reading Program||Summer-Reading-Program|
White Sands Missile Range's Post Library Summer Reading Program kicked off June 17 but there's still time to sign up.
|High School students launch rockets at WSMR||High-School-students-launch-rockets-at-WSMR|
White Sands Missile Range hosted a group of five Texas area high schools for a final test of their rockets as part of the SystemsGo program the week of July 26 to 30.
|Col. Alvin Drew Space Camp visits WSMR||Col--Alvin-Drew-Space-Camp-visits-WSMR|
Students from the Col. Alvin Drew Space Camp visited White Sands Missile Range June 26.
|WSMR Army Officer Competes in World Championship||WSMR-Army-Officer-Competes-in-World-Championship|
WSMR Army Officer Competes in World Championship
|Two students receive state recognition for historical documentary||Two-students-receive-state-recognition-for-historical-documentary-|
Two students receive state recognition for historical documentary
|Post Theater will open its doors again||Post-Theater-will-open-its-doors-again|
Post Theater will open its doors again
|WSMR saves over $135,000 through volunteer efforts||WSMR-saves-over-$135,000-through-volunteer-efforts|
WSMR saves over $135,000 through volunteer efforts
|White Sands Middle School students headed to world competition||White-Sands-Middle-School-students-headed-to-world-competition|
White Sands Middle School students headed to world competition
|Preserving the Force||Preserving-the-Force|
A memorandum from the Secretary of Defense
|TRAX International LLC continues 19 year tradition||TRAX-International-LLC-continues-19-year-tradition|
TRAX International LLC continues 19 year tradition
|Over 4,600 visit historical site||Over-4,600-visit-historical-site|
White Sands Missile Range hosted over 4,600 visitors to its first of two 2017 open houses of Trinity Site, the area where the first atomic bomb was detonated
|Technical Support Building opens at WSMR’s LC-38||LC38ribboncutting|
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at White Sands Missile Range’s Launch Complex 38, March 16.
|Over 7,000 participate in Bataan Memorial Death March||Over-7,000-participate-in-Bataan-Memorial-Death-March|
A total of 7,200 marchers participated in the 28th annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 19, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the actual Bataan Death March
|Memorial Death March will commemorate 75th anniversary||Memorial-Death-March-will-commemorate-75th-anniversary|
The 2017 Bataan Memorial Death March has reached record registration at record speed this year.
|Nesting season at White Sands Missile Range||Nesting-season-at-White-Sands-Missile-Range|
If you live or work at White Sands Missile Range, you have probably noticed that birds are becoming more conspicuous this time of year
|Annual calibration ensures Test Center's accuracy||Annual-calibration-ensures-Test-Center's-accuracy|
Before kicking off another busy year for the White Sands Missile Range Test Center, the organization took advantage of its slow period to test their data equipment's accuracy
|Last UH-1 Huey, a 42 year military veteran retires||Last-UH-1-Huey,-a-42-year-military-veteran-retires|
The last UH-1 Huey, tail number 74-22478, made its final flight as a U. S. Army operated aircraft Dec. 15, 2016
|Army Test and Evaluation Commander visits WSMR||Army-Test-and-Evaluation-Commander-visits-WSMR|
Army Test and Evaluation Command Commander Maj. Gen. John Charlton visited White Sands Missile Range Jan. 17 to 19. Charlton, who assumed command in December, visited several of WSMR's key facilities
|Tween library room opens at Post Library||Tween-library-room-opens-at-Post-Library|
The White Sands Missile Range Library now has a Tween center where children between middle and high-school age can gather to do homework, work on projects or just hang out
|WSMR conducts over 500 missions in 2016||WSMR-conducts-over-500-missions-in-2016|
White Sands Missile Range conducted more tests than there are days in the year. In 2016 there were 256 hot tests conducted and 283 tests with lasers for a grand total of 539 tests, according to Chief of Range Scheduling Mike Parsons
|Staying happy and healthy for the holidays||Staying-happy-and-healthy-for-the-holidays|
Eating right and exercising consecutively is easier said than done on a regular basis, throwing the holidays into the mix can make it almost impossible.
|Army Community Service spreading holiday cheer||Army-Community-Service-spreading-holiday-cheer|
White Sands Missile Range's Army Community Service is the one-stop shop for military and civilian families in need during the holiday season.
|WSMR recognizes Vietnam veterans during luncheon||WSMR-recognizes-Vietnam-veterans-during-luncheon|
Vietnam veterans were honored during the 2016 Vietnam War Commemoration luncheon held at the Frontier Club, November 15
|WSMR Golf Course closing its doors after 54 years||WSMR-Golf-Course-closing-its-doors-after-54-years|
On Nov. 15, the doors to the White Sands Missile Range Golf Course, a facility that has been running for 54 years, officially closed its doors
|WSMR steps to the challenge||WSMR-steps-to-the-challenge|
Team White Sands Missile Range received first place recognition in a 12-week Installation Management Command Walking Challenge for 100 percent participation.
|WSMR Community must render honors to the flag||WSMR-Community-must-render-honors-to-the-flag|
The WSMR Garrison Command Team wants to remind the community that proper customs and courtesies are required and expected during reveille and retreat.
|WSMR area attracts a variety of bird species||WSMRAttactsVarietyOfBirds|
WSMR Golf Course provides the perfect environment for migratory birds who call WSMR their seasonal home
|Full-Scale Exercise to test WSMR's response during emergencies||WSMREmergencyResponseTest|
White Sands Missile Range will conduct a full-scale antiterrorism exercise Oct. 17 and 18, which will affect the Las Cruces and El Paso gates, the WSMR mail room and the Oro Grande gate on both days
|Full-Scale Exercise prepares WSMR for real-world emergencies||WSMRPreparesForRealWorldEmergencies|
A two-day full-scale antiterrorism exercise took place at White Sands Missile Range Oct. 17 and 18
|WSMR Firefighters dominate in competition||WSMRFirefighterDominateInCompetition|
White Sands Missile Range Firefighters dominated in a firefighter competition held in El Paso, Texas, where they competed against 19 other fire departments Oct. 15 at the Kip Hall Memorial Combat Challenge
|White Sands School receives an "A" grade, again||WhiteSandsSchoolReceivesAGrade|
The New Mexico Public Education Department tested White Sands Elementary and Middle School on its overall performance and it passed with flying colors for the second year in a row
|Trinity Site Open House set for Oct. 1||TrinitySiteOpenHousesetforOct1|
WSMR will open Trinity Site to the public for another open house Oct. 1. Trinity Site is where the world's first atomic bomb was tested at 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain War Time July 16, 1945
|Trinity Site ranch house restorations underway||TrinitySiteranchhouserestorationsunderway|
The upcoming Oct. 1 Trinity Site Open House will feature the beginning of renovations to the McDonald/Schmidt Ranch House exterior and new informational displays in the interior.
|WSMR vies for IMCOM walking challenge title||WSMRviesforIMCOMwalkingchallengetitle|
WSMR community members are competing against other installations to see who can "step" to the walking challenge. The "Just Do It, Again," Installation Management Command challenge, which began July 31 and will run through October 22, 2016
|Volunteer program is vital to WSMR community||WSMRVolunteerProgram|
The White Sands Missile Range's Volunteer Program provides the WSMR community and military spouses an opportunity to gain workforce experience and first hand knowledge
|Community welcomes incoming WSMR Commander||IncomingCommander|
Outgoing White Sands Missile Range Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy R. Coffin relinquished command of WSMR to incoming WSMR Commander Brig. Gen. Eric L. Sanchez
|White Sands Missile Range 2046 Strategic Plan||WhiteSandsMissileRange2046StrategicPlan|
The White Sands Missile Range 2046 Strategic Plan, now available to the public, delivers tomorrow's readiness with a vignette of how the range will function by 2046
|WSMR STEM interns save time and money||WSMRSTEMinternssavetimeandmoney|
White Sands Missile Range TRAX International, LLC hosted 11 local-college interns for their annual OSD-TRMC STEM internship program. The interns participated in a 10-week program.
|White Sands School students ready to welcome a new school year||WhiteSandsSchoolstudentsreadytowelcomeanewschoolyear|
White Sands School students have less than a week to soak up the sun and summer fun before gearing up for another school year
|TRAX provides safe power for WSMR customers||TRAXprovidessafepowerforWSMRcustomers|
White Sands Missile Range will soon be home to 18 Mobile Electrical Equipment Rack power distribution points.
|U.S. and Dutch soldiers deploy to White Sands for exercise||USandDutchsoldiersdeploytoWhiteSandsforexercise|
Sand blew and engines roared as a Patriot missile battery deployed to White Sands Missile Range as part of an emergency readiness deployment exercise June 19. The exercise made use of the range's Space Harbor.
|Greens manager cares for 70-acre course||Greensmanagercaresfor70-acrecourse|
White Sands Missile Range Golf Course Superintended Bill Ticho starts his work day looking out into the Organ Mountains from the 70-acre golf course every morning.
|Defense Switched Network saves money on phone calls||DefenseSwitchedNetworksavesmoneyonphonecalls|
The Defense Switched Network, or DSN, a secured phone line that in 1982 was developed and designated as the provider of long-distance communications services for the Department of Defense.
|High stakes for high speed drivers on military post||Highstakesforhighspeeddriversonmilitarypost|
Speeding in a government-owned vehicle has been on the rise at White Sands Missile Range and can result in severe consequences, sometimes your life.
|Government vehicle misuse has consequences||Governmentvehiclemisusehasconsequences|
Misuse or negligence of a government-owned vehicle can lead to no less than a one-month suspension without pay, according to Army Regulation 58-1.
|WSMR test chambers can reach 65 below zero||WSMRtestchamberscanreach65belowzero|
Icing during cold-weather operations can be detrimental to a mission, so, recently the U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman and Mandall BarrierWorks requested a test, known as the "Ice Test," at White Sands Missile Range to help combat icing issues.
|Incoming Garrison Commander welcomed||IncomingGarrisonCommanderwelcomed|
The White Sands Missile Range community said farewell to outgoing Garrison Commander Col. Brian Michelson and welcomed incoming Garrison Commander Col. Dave Brown during a United States Army Garrison Change of Command ceremony.
|WSMR employee rides to honor military heroes||WSMRemployeeridestohonormilitaryheroes|
A White Sands Missile Range employee decided to celebrate his 2016 Memorial Day right by participating in the annual 'Run for the Wall' motorcycle ride where he traveled through eight different states before arriving in Washington D.C.
|Working at a 9,000 foot-high peak||Workingata9,000foot-highpeak|
Salinas Peak, the highest point in the San Andreas Mountain and the highest point on White Sands Missile Range.
|White Sands Missile Range youth is West Point bound||WhiteSandsMissileRangeyouthisWestPointbound|
A White Sands Missile Range teenager, who was recommended by Congressman Steve Pearce (R-N.M.), will be attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in June.
|White Sands spouse finds resiliency in roller derby||WhiteSandsspousefindsresiliencyinrollerderby|
Nalani Fosher, a White Sands Missile Range spouse and mother, is also a rough-and-tumble roller derby lady on the side. Fosher is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association with the local Spitfire Sallys team.
|Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visits WSMR||SecAFvisitsWSMR|
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James holds a remnant of a mortar shell which WSMR Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin explains how it was destroyed by a laser during a tour at the High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility May 18.
|Secretary of the Army tours White Sands Missile Range||SecretaryoftheArmytoursWhiteSandsMissileRange|
Acting Secretary of the Army and Under Secretary of the Army Honorable Patrick J. Murphy learned how to operate an Optical Tracking Mount during his visit to WSMR's Cox Range Control Center May 9.
|ATEC Commander tours White Sands Missile Range||ATEC-CommandertoursWhiteSandsMissileRange|
ATEC Commander Maj. Gen. Daniel Karbler visited an Air Force Air Launch Cruise missile that was used to assess hazards of electromagnetic radiation on ordnance at the Electromagnetic Radiation Effects site, during his tour to WSMR May 3rd.
|WSMR wins top DoD Cultural Resources Management award||WSMRwinstopDoDCulturalResourcesManagementaward|
White Sands Missile Range was selected as a winner of the 2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award when it was named as the top performer for Cultural Resources Management achievements in fiscal years 2013 to 2015 April 21
|Frontier Club debuts new look and taste at reopening||FrontierClubdebutsnewlookandtasteatreopening|
The White Sands Missile Range’s Frontier Club, which is open to the general public, will introduce a new look and a new menu during their grand reopening April 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
|Habitat welcomes pollinators just in time for Earth Day||HabitatwelcomespollinatorsjustintimeforEarthDay|
Just in time for Earth Day April 22 the birds and the bees will be flying and buzzing around the Environmental Services Building 163 at WSMR thanks to a Pollinator Habitat Garden that was planted by
|Army testing air defense system integration at WSMR||ArmytestingairdefensesystemintegrationatWSMR|
A series of tests at White Sands Missile Range is demonstrating the capabilities of a new air defense system in development by the U.S. Army
|Manhattan project spouse fulfills wish to visit Trinity Site||ManhattanprojectspousefulfillswishtovisitTrinitySite|
An 89-year-old Manhattan Project spouse was granted a "wish of a lifetime" to visit Trinity Site at White Sands Missile Range with her daughters during the semi-annual open house April 2.
|WSMR recognized for preservation of the past||WSMRrecognizedforpreservationofthepast|
Although it is the birthplace of America’s missile and space activity, and one of the nation’s most important Cold War era facilities, the historical magnitude of White Sands Missile Range may not be widely known.
|Amputee uses inspiration to complete Bataan March||AmputeeusesinspirationtocompleteBataanMarch|
The first person to step over the start line at the 27th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March was the last person to finish.
|White Sands Missile Range to increase troops||WhiteSandsMissileRangetoincreasetroops|
The 3-6 Air Defense Artillery Test Detachment at White Sands Missile Range will be increasing its troop strength from 35 to 143 active duty Soldiers in October of 2018.
|Marchers trek in honor of Soldiers at Bataan Memorial Death March||MarcherstrekinhonorofSoldiersatBataanMemorialDeathMarch|
Over 6,600 marchers participated in the March 20 Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, honoring those who endured the Bataan Death March.
|Security increase for Bataan memorial march||SecurityincreaseforBataanmemorialmarch|
White Sands Missile Range Directorate of Emergency Services will change the way it will keep over 6,500 participants, friends and family and the WSMR community safe during the 27th annual Bataan Memorial Death March, March 20
|WSMR Gears Up for Bataan 2016||WSMRGearsUp|
There are currently a little over 6,000 marchers signed up to participate in the grueling marathon length march known as the Bataan Memorial Death March held at White Sands Missile Range, March 20.
|WSMR TRAX shop fabricates 100s of miles of cable||WSMRTRAXshopfabricates100sofmilesofcable|
Every mission that comes out of White Sands Missile Range requires specific cables used to read and produce important data that is vital in determining mission results.
|"The Voice" contender to sing at Bataan Memorial Death March||TheVoicecontendertosingatBataanMemorialDeathMarch|
Local radio personality will be singing the national anthem at the Bataan Memorial Death March for the second time in a row March 20
|CHESS-2 Studying birthplace of stars and planets||CHESS-2Studyingbirthplaceofstarsandplanets|
The Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph or CHESS-2 was successfully launched Feb. 21 on a NASA Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket from White Sands Missile Range capturing images of nearby stars
|WSMR tests cruise missile for extended service||WSMRtestscruisemissileforextendedservice|
An unusual test of a cruise missile system on White Sands Missile Range is
expected to see the missile's continued use for years to come.
|High-visibility seat belt covers mandated||High-visibilityseatbeltcoversmandated|
Bright, visible colors will soon replace the dark color of seat belts on the driver side of government vehicles throughout the installation.
|Bataan 2016: Who will you march for?||Bataan2016Whowillyoumarchfor|
The 27th annual Bataan Memorial Death March is gearing up to step into another record-breaking year March 20 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
|Recreation assistant comes full circle with Wellness Program||RecreationassistantcomesfullcirclewithWellnessProgram|
Dem Lager, a recreation assistant at White Sands Missile Range's Bell Gym, who played a key role in the WSMR Wellness Program that strives to keep installation employees fit, has come full circle since her arrival as an intern
|Army Family Action Plan issue fixes lights problem||ArmyFamilyActionPlanissuefixeslightsproblem|
An Army Family Action Plan issue that was brought up in December 2015 that involved lighting at the Sgt. Brian Pedro Field on White Sands Missile Range has been resolved in less than a month and will save the installation nearly $1,300 a year.
|White Sands School earns an "A" grade||WhiteSandsSchoolearnsanAgrade|
White Sands School has a reason to celebrate after receiving a final “A” grade in their School Grade Report Card from the New Mexico Public Education Department for the 2014-2015 school year
|500K Static Test Stand was the premier testing facility at WSMR||500KStaticTestStandwasthepremiertestingfacilityatWSMR|
What was once deemed to be the premiere testing facility for liquid rocket motors was quickly abandoned within a decade due to a change in warfare tactics back in the 1950s but still sits atop White Sands Missile Range's mountainside.
|White Sands Missile Range Solar Array saving dollars||WhiteSandsMissileRangeSolarArraysavingdollars|
The White Sands Missile Range Solar Array and solar carport have been running for three years and have already saved the installation over $2 million in energy costs.
|Real ID Non-Compliant||RealIDNon-Compliant|
White Sands Missile Range visitors who were accustomed to showing their New Mexico driver’s license to get into the installation will now need to bring an additional form of identification in order to enter the installation.
|Rocket Talks Inclement Weather||RocketTalksInclementWeather|
In the RocketTalks video series WSMR Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin, looks forward to discussing issues/concerns with the public. In this 2015 video Coffin covers the decision process and procedures during inclement weather.
|Taking care of business at WSMR||TakingcareofbusinessatWSMR|
Taking care of bat, coyote, rat, and rattlesnake infestations while working as an advocate for the wildlife and the vegetation surrounding the installation is all in a day's work.
|WSMR team tests upgraded Patriot missile||WSMRteamtestsupgradedPatriotmissile|
A Patriot Advanced Capability Three Missile Segment Enhancement missile fired from White Sands Missile Range in the early morning Dec. 10 intercepted a Juno target fired from Fort Wingate, New Mexico, outside of Gallup, New Mexico.
|Indigenous tribe harvests stalks at WSMR||IndigenoustribeharvestsstalksatWSMR|
White Sands Missile Range opened its gates to invite tribe members from Los Indigenes de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, an indigenous tribe of Tortugas, New Mexico, to harvest sotol stalks Dec. 7.
|2016 Bataan Memorial Death March||2016BataanMemorialDeathMarch|
Get ready for the 2016 Bataan Memorial Death March! Click on the photo to watch the latest short video and help us spread the word. Let us know who you are marching for on March 20, 2016! #Bataan2016 #FMWR #USArmy
|Army Community Service spreading holiday cheer||ArmyCommunityServicespreadingholidaycheer|
White Sands Missile Range's Army Community Service is known to many local families as the one-stop shop for military and civilian families in need during the holiday season.
|Expect Exceptional Service at McAfee||ExpectExceptionalServiceatMcAfee|
White Sands Missile Range McAfee Health Clinic recently took on a pledge that will provide patients with a better experience beginning with their first point of contact when entering the clinic.
|Asteroid mining for rocket fuel and water test a success||Asteroidminingforrocketfuelandwatertestasuccess|
A new method of mining asteroids for rocket fuel and water was successfully tested at White Sands Missile Range Nov. 13
|Dahl promoted, takes command of U.S. Army IMCOM||Dahlpromoted,takescommandofUSArmyIMCOM|
Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl took command of U.S. Army Installation Management Command Nov. 3, from Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, during a change-of-command ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston Theater
|White Sands Missile Range part of international test||WhiteSandsMissileRangepartofinternationaltest|
The Maritime Theater Missile Defense Forum wrapped up its At Sea
Demonstration 2015 event Oct. 27 after carrying out the first live intercept of a ballistic missile target in Europe.
|Drones support advanced laser testing at WSMR||DronessupportadvancedlasertestingatWSMR|
A commercially available hobby-drone is flying on White Sands Missile Range
in support of advanced laser testing
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 interview due to a looming government shutdown
which did not happen
|Over 500 Soldiers seize Space Harbor for NIE 16.1||Over600SoldiersseizeSpaceHarborforNIE161|
Over 500 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, jumped from airplanes during a simulated airborne air assault at WSMR
|WSMR declared White Sands Air Force Base for a day||WSMRdeclaredWhiteSandsAirForceBaseforaday|
U.S. Air Force 68th Birthday Celebration hosted at the White Sands Missile Range Cox Range Control Center
|Local teen named Southwest Region Military Youth of the Year||LocalteennamedSouthwestRegionMilitaryYouthoftheYear|
Kathryn Combs was recently named the Boys and Girls Club Southwest Region Military Youth of the Year
Sept. 11, 2001, has been forever engrained in American's minds. White Sands Missile Range employees who found themselves near the area or in critical roles at that time have shared their stories
|Community celebrates Women's Equality Day at WSMR||CommunitycelebratesWomen'sEqualityDayatWSMR|
The first female enlisted Soldier to lead in a brigade command was the guest speaker at White Sands Missile Range's Women's Equality Day luncheon
|Bataan Memorial March volunteer registration to open||BataanMemorialMarchvolunteerregistrationtoopen|
The Bataan Memorial Death March Volunteer registration is scheduled to open in November
|Amnesty Day set for Oct. 28||AmnestyDaysetforOct28|
It's time again to prepare for the Annual Team White Sands Ammunition and Explosives Amnesty Day
|New timing system to be used at 2016 Bataan||Newtimingsystemtobeusedat2016Bataan|
A new timing system will allow marchers and their family members to receive
accurate times throughout the course of the Bataan Memorial Death March
|Local Students attend Math and Science camp||LocalstudentsattendmathandsciencecampsatWSMR|
Students from schools surrounding White Sands
Missile Range area received an opportunity of a lifetime
|Day of Rocket Tests Improved Launch Vehicle||DayofRocketsTestsImprovedLaunchVehicle|
Over 100 artillery rockets were launched June 16 at White Sands Missile Range
|Volunteers keep White Sands Missile Range history alive||VolunteerskeepWhiteSandsMissileRangehistoryalive|
Physical elements of White Sands Missile Range's historical past are being preserved by a group of volunteer's love and dedication to the range.
|WSMR reduces footprint||WSMRreducesfootprint|
Relocating offices and workspaces to other, sometimes smaller, accommodations can be frustrating and seem irrational
|Help Desk working to solve workforce issues||HelpDeskworkingtosolveworkforceissues|
WSMR’s Help Desk always works diligently to solve the workforce’s inevitable computer issues
|Student Rocket Launch||StudentRocketLaunch|
Students from five Texas area high schools had an opportunity to experience the life of a rocket scientist
A June 4 Office of Personnel Management incident that affected over 4,000 employees personnel data has led to OPM discovering vulnerabilities in the E-QIP system used for conducting background investigations and security clearances
|ACS enhances military lives for 50 years||ACSenhancesmilitarylivesfor50years|
Hester Ruth Francis was living with her parents in a dilapidated, three-room cabin in rural Kentucky while her husband, Pvt. Sterling R. Francis, was stationed in South Korea
|Chaplain West retires after serving for 24 years||ChaplainWestretiresafterservingfor24years|
|SHARP Got Your Back Training Comes to WSMR||SHARPGotYourBackTrainingComestoWSMR|
|Trinity Site Open House||Trinity Site Open House|
|Trinity Site Open House||TrinityOpenHouse|
|NASA Rocket Launches Research Lab Experiment||rc|
By Adriana Salas De Santiago
Missile Ranger Staff Writer
|Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles||LAFA|
|Report shows Army making progress in SHARP efforts||SHARPefforts|
|NASA’s New Orion Spacecraft Completes First Spaceflight Test||NASA’sNewOrionSpacecraftCompletesFirstSpaceflightTest|
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 20, 2014) -- Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh signed a directive authorizing more opportunities for women to serve in a wider range of roles within the Army.
|Vice chief on leadership: Latch on to mentors||VicechiefonleadershipLatchontomentors|
ARLINGTON, Va. (Army News Service, June 5, 2014) -- An important aspect of leader development not learned in a classroom setting is the need to seek out good mentors, said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell.
|3D electronic printing holds promise of various applications for Soldiers||3DelectronicprintingholdspromiseofvariousapplicationsforSoldiers|
|Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targets||Armytestsvehicle-mountedlaseragainstmultipletargets|
|Army Chief of Staff to Host Virtual Town Hall via Facebook||ArmyChiefofStafftoHostVirtualTownHallviaFacebook|
|Patriot Day Message||PatriotDayMessage|
|September is Army Suicide Prevention Month||SeptemberisArmySuicidePreventionMonth|
|August is Army's 4th Annual Antiterrorism Awareness Month||AugustisArmy's4thAnnualAntiterrorismAwarenessMonth|
|Empty shells resurrected, find new life as flares||Emptyshellsresurrected,findnewlifeasflares|
|SLAD: The Next Generation||SLADTheNextGeneration|
|'Hire a Veteran' campaign seeks to debunk myths||'HireaVeteran'campaignseekstodebunkmyths|
|WSMR Voter Assistance||WSMRVoterAssistance|
|Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27||SuicidepreventionstanddownsetforSept27|
|Patriot Day And National Day Of Service And Remembrance||PatriotDayAndNationalDayOfServiceAndRemembrance|
|WSMR Ready Army & Emergency Preparedness||WSMRReadyArmyEmergencyPreparedness|
|Road Hazards along Range Road 7||RoadHazardsalongRangeRoad7|
|Unmanned Aircraft System operators save lives in combat||UnmannedAircraftSystemoperatorssavelivesincombat|
|U.S. Army, Taiwanese officials discuss science, technology collaboration||USArmy,Taiwaneseofficialsdiscussscience,technologycollaboration|
|237th Army Birthday||237thArmyBirthday|
|U.S. Army Social Media Handbook||USArmySocialMediaHandbook|
The U.S. Army Social Media Handbook
|June is National Safety Month||Juneis|
|236th Army Birthday||236thArmyBirthday|
|El Paso Electric plans for possible rolling blackouts||ElPasoElectricplansforpossiblerollingblackouts|
|Always Drive with caution||Drivewithcaution|
The U.S. Army remembers June 6, 1944: D-Day in Normandy, France.
|WSMR at FPCON Bravo||WSMRatFPCONBravo|
|WSMR Evacuation Contingency Plan||AbramsFire|
WSMR Information on the Abrams Fire
|Bataan Death March 2011||BataanDeathMarch2011|
|Burning of the Colors||BurningoftheColors|
|Soldiers Welcomed Home||Soldierswelcomedhome|
|Changing of the guard||Changingoftheguard|
|Expert Sapper Competition||ExpertSapperCompetition|
|Community Honors Memory of Fallen Soldier||CommunityHonorsMemoryofFallenSoldier|
|Fredericksburg High School launched the RB 12 Rocket||FredericksburgHighSchoollaunchedtheRB12Rocket|
|Teenager donates $1,000 to Soldiers and Families||Teenagerdonates$1,000toSoldiersandFamilies|
|McAfee welcomes new chief of Occupational Health||McAfeewelcomesnewchiefofOccupationalHealth|
|Housing energy savings program||Armyimplementshousingenergysavingsprogram|
|Wounded WSMR Soldier doing well||WoundedWSMRSoldierdoingwell|
|Community joins to give Soldiers care packages||CommunityjoinstogiveSoldierscarepackages|
|Medal of Honor Recipient Inducted Into Hall Of Heroes||MedalofHonorRecipientInductedIntoHallOfHeroes|
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