Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
WSMR Home Banner U.S. Army U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command WSMR IMCOM Banner WSMR RCC Banner

Previous Articles

WSMR Public > Featured News > Previous Articles
Page Image
66-Year-Old Recalls 1958 Special Delivery Valentine’s Day Card66-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 programVeteran-opens-business-through-military-assistance-program-
Veteran opens business through military assistance program
WSMR Hosts Successful Miniature-Hit-to-Kill Flight TestWSMR-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 GoalsWSMR-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 TeensEdwards-Promotes-Pathway-to-Success-for-At-Risk-Teens
M SHORAD Demonstration General Dynamics Boeing SystemM-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 conceptWSMR-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 FacilityWSMR-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 2017Rockets,-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. 1Sign-up-
Sign up for Bataan now; Registration fees increase Jan. 1
STEM internship proves fruitful to students and WSMRSTEM-internship-proves-fruitful-to-students-and-WSMR
STEM internship fruitful to students and WSMR
White Sands welcomes Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent McCormickWhite-Sands-welcomes-Garrison-Command-Sgt--Maj--Vincent-McCormick-
Garrison Command Sgt. Maj.
Hall of Fame nominations due March 31Hall-of-Fame-nominations-due-March-31
Hall of Fame
WSMR Scrap Metal Yard a Busy OperationWSMR-Scrap-Metal-Yard-a-Busy-Operation
WSMR Scrap Metal Yard a Busy Operation
Bell Gym keeps WSMR employee motivated to stay healthyBell-Gym-keeps-WSMR-employee-motivated-to-stay-healthy
Bell Gym keeps WSMR employee motivated
Reaching New Heights program graduates Class of 2017Reaching-New-Heights-program-graduates-Class-of-2017
Reaching New Heights
WSMR Joins Tribute at Las Cruces Veterans Day ParadeWSMR-Joins-Tribute-at-Las-Cruces-Veterans-Day-Parade
WSMR Joins Tribute at Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade
M-Shorad Target VehiclesM-Shorad-Target-Vehicles
What it takes to convert a HMMWV (Humvee) into an unmanned target vehicle
Early Bataan Memorial Death March Registrations Exceed 2016 LevelsEarly-Bataan-Memorial-Death-March-Registrations-Exceed-2016-Levels
Early Bataan Memorial Death March Registrations Exceed 2016 Levels
Vigilant Shield takes fight to New Mexico mountainsVigilant-Shield-takes-fight-to-New-Mexico-Mountains
Vigilant Shield
Infrastructure Protection Exercise starts Oct. 31 at White Sands Missile RangeInfrastructure-Protection-Exercise-starts-Oct--31-at-White-Sands-Missile-Range
Infrastructure Protection Exercise
In testing, details matterIn-testing,-details-matter
Details matter in testing
NMSU Celebration of TraditionsNMSU-Celebration-of-Traditions
NMSU Celebration of Traditions
Rhodes Canyon JourneyRhodes-Canyon-Journey
Rhodes Canyon Journey
Leadership Las Cruces leaps onto WSMRLeadership-Las-Cruces-leaps-onto-WSMR
Leadership Las Cruces
Ammunition and Explosives Amnesty Day Oct. 31Ammunition-and-Explosives-Amnesty-Day-Oct--31
Ammunition and Explosives Amnesty Day Oct. 31
False Alarm Emergency Reported During Planned ExerciseFalse-Alarm-Emergency-Reported-During-Planned-Exercise
False Alarm Emergency Reported During Planned Exercise
White Sands Missile Range has issued an ALL CLEARWhite-Sands-Missile-Range-has-issued-an-ALL-CLEAR
White Sands Missile Range is on LockdownWhite-Sands-Missile-Range-is-on-Lockdown
WSMR on Lockdown
Full Scale Exercise coming Oct. 18Ful-Scale-Exercise-coming-Oct--18
Full Scale Exercise coming Oct. 18
Thousands Visit Trinity Site Open House at White Sands Missile RangeThousands-Visit-Trinity-Site-Open-House-at-White-Sands-Missile-Range
Thousands visit Trinity Site Open House
WSMR Recycle Program Only 1 percent Away from GoalWSMR-Recycle-Program-Only-1-percent-Away-from-Goal
WSMR Recycle Program
Lockdown Drill coming Oct. 4Lockdown-Drill-coming-Oct--4
Lockdown Drill coming Oct. 4
WSMR staff stands ready to continue hurricane reliefWSMR-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. 7Trinity-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 9/11Time-will-never-diminish-the-significance-of-911
Time will never diminish the significante of 9/11
Army Research Lab interns contribute to renewable energy studyArmy-Research-Lab-interns-contribute-to-renewable-energy-project
Army Research Lab interns contribute to renewable energy study.
White Sands Missile Range's Mission StatementWhite-Sands-Mission-Statement
White Sands Missile Range Mission Statement
Post Theater will show films starting Aug. 19Post-Theater-will-show-films-starting-Aug--19
Post Theater will show films starting Aug. 19
Summer Reading ProgramSummer-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 WSMRHigh-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 WSMRCol--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 ChampionshipWSMR-Army-Officer-Competes-in-World-Championship
WSMR Army Officer Competes in World Championship
Two students receive state recognition for historical documentaryTwo-students-receive-state-recognition-for-historical-documentary-
Two students receive state recognition for historical documentary
Post Theater will open its doors againPost-Theater-will-open-its-doors-again
Post Theater will open its doors again
WSMR saves over $135,000 through volunteer effortsWSMR-saves-over-$135,000-through-volunteer-efforts
WSMR saves over $135,000 through volunteer efforts
White Sands Middle School students headed to world competitionWhite-Sands-Middle-School-students-headed-to-world-competition
White Sands Middle School students headed to world competition
Preserving the ForcePreserving-the-Force
A memorandum from the Secretary of Defense
TRAX International LLC continues 19 year traditionTRAX-International-LLC-continues-19-year-tradition
TRAX International LLC continues 19 year tradition
Over 4,600 visit historical siteOver-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-38LC38ribboncutting
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 MarchOver-7,000-participate-in-Bataan-Memorial-Death-March
A member of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command parachute team the Black Daggers lands on the field.
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 anniversaryMemorial-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 RangeNesting-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 accuracyAnnual-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 retiresLast-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 WSMRArmy-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 LibraryTween-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 2016WSMR-conducts-over-500-missions-in-2016
White Sands Missile Range conducted a total of 539 tests during the 2016 calendar year.
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 holidaysStaying-happy-and-healthy-for-the-holidays
The holidays offer up several food temptations. There are tips you can follow to help curb your temptations.
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 cheerArmy-Community-Service-spreading-holiday-cheer
There are still plenty of angel tags hanging on the Angel Tree at the Post Exchange.
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 luncheonWSMR-recognizes-Vietnam-veterans-during-luncheon
WSMR Garrison Commander Col. Dave Brown, left, and Garrison CSM William Wofford present a plaque to guest speaker Jack Swickard
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 yearsWSMR-Golf-Course-closing-its-doors-after-54-years
The WSMR Golf Course officially closed its doors Nov. 15 after 54 years of service.
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 challengeWSMR-steps-to-the-challenge
WSMR McAfee Commander Col. Brian Weisgram, Yvonne Mann, Linda Henry, Dave Knapp and Sgt. First Class Angel Hernandez
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 flagWSMR-Community-must-render-honors-to-the-flag
Soldiers from the 2nd Engineer Battalion help to lower the flag during a 2014 Flag Day ceremony held at Building 100.
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 speciesWSMRAttactsVarietyOfBirds
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 emergenciesWSMREmergencyResponseTest
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 emergenciesWSMRPreparesForRealWorldEmergencies
A two-day full-scale antiterrorism exercise took place at White Sands Missile Range Oct. 17 and 18
WSMR Firefighters dominate in competitionWSMRFirefighterDominateInCompetition
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, againWhiteSandsSchoolReceivesAGrade
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. 1TrinitySiteOpenHousesetforOct1
A visitor reads the engraving on the obelisk placed at the exact location the atomic bomb was tested.
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 underwayTrinitySiteranchhouserestorationsunderway
WSMR Archaeologist Bill Godby talks to ranchers, who were visiting the McDonald/Schmidt Ranch House during a Rancher's Day event
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 titleWSMRviesforIMCOMwalkingchallengetitle
WSMR community members walk with their son and dogs during the April 1, 2016 Color Run held at WSMR.
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 communityWSMRVolunteerProgram
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 CommanderIncomingCommander
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 PlanWhiteSandsMissileRange2046StrategicPlan
U.S. Army graphic The White Sands Missile Range 2046 Strategic Plan is now available on the range's website.
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 moneyWSMRSTEMinternssavetimeandmoney
2016 TRAX STEM interns pose for a photo with their mentors, TRAX LLC leadership, and WSMR Executive Director Paul Mann.
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 yearWhiteSandsSchoolstudentsreadytowelcomeanewschoolyear
WSMR Students Ready For New School Year
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 customersTRAXprovidessafepowerforWSMRcustomers
A look at the newly installed MEER at the same location of the old power site.
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 exerciseUSandDutchsoldiersdeploytoWhiteSandsforexercise
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 courseGreensmanagercaresfor70-acrecourse
WSMR Golf Course Superintendent Bill Ticho has worked at the golf course for the past 24 years maintaining the 70-acre course.
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 callsDefenseSwitchedNetworksavesmoneyonphonecalls
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 postHighstakesforhighspeeddriversonmilitarypost
Speeding in a government vehicle can lead to fines, points against your driver's license or possibly suspended driving privilege
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 consequencesGovernmentvehiclemisusehasconsequences
There has recently been an increase of misuse of government vehicle reports at WSMR. The most common offense is taking the GOV t
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 zeroWSMRtestchamberscanreach65belowzero
One-inch thick ice formed throughout a large vehicle during an "Ice Test" where customers develop a de-icing agent.
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 welcomedIncomingGarrisonCommanderwelcomed
Installation Management Central Region Director Joe C. Capps, right, passes the garrison guidon to incoming WSMR Garrison Cmdr
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 heroesWSMRemployeeridestohonormilitaryheroes
Over 1,000 riders made the journey to Washington D.C. for the Memorial Day weekend. The riders stopped to visit military monumen
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 peakWorkingata9,000foot-highpeak
Salinas Peak, the highest point in the San Andreas Mountain and the highest point on White Sands Missile Range
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 boundWhiteSandsMissileRangeyouthisWestPointbound
Gavin Lambert will be starting school at the prestigious United States Military Academy, at West Point, this coming June.
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 derbyWhiteSandsspousefindsresiliencyinrollerderby
WSMR spouse and roller derby lady Nalani Fosher poses for a photo with her husband, Capt. Joshua Fosher
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 WSMRSecAFvisitsWSMR
SecAF and WSMR Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin
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 RangeSecretaryoftheArmytoursWhiteSandsMissileRange
WSMR Commander BG Timothy Coffin and Acting Secretary of the Army and Under Secretary of the Army Honorable Patrick J. Murphy
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 RangeATEC-CommandertoursWhiteSandsMissileRange
ATEC Commander Maj. Gen. Daniel Karbler, center, points at an Air Force Air Launch Cruise missile.
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 awardWSMRwinstopDoDCulturalResourcesManagementaward
Apache Rock Art: Apache rock art containing both animal and human mythical horned figures.  Note characteristic horse and rider
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 reopeningFrontierClubdebutsnewlookandtasteatreopening
A sample of a sandwich and salad that will be available at the Frontier Club. Customers will be able to enjoy this soon.
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 DayHabitatwelcomespollinatorsjustintimeforEarthDay
U.S. Army photo by Luciano Vera Trish Cutler, right, a wildlife biologist with the Environmental Stewardship Branch at WSMR
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 WSMRArmytestingairdefensesystemintegrationatWSMR
The IFPC Inc 2-I Multi Mission Launcher launches a Longbow Hellfire missile against a UAS representative target on WSMR
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 SiteManhattanprojectspousefulfillswishtovisitTrinitySite
Allorah "Jo" Byrnes poses for a photo in front of the Trinity Site obelisk.
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 pastWSMRrecognizedforpreservationofthepast
Los Indigenes de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe tribe member Cipriano “Sunny” Salcido carries a bushel of sotol stalks down a hill.
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 MarchAmputeeusesinspirationtocompleteBataanMarch
Kirk Bauer, right, poses with retired Army Sgt. Ian Parkinson during the 27th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March.
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 troopsWhiteSandsMissileRangetoincreasetroops
3-6 Air Defense Artillery Detachment at White Sands Missile Range during their activation ceremony Dec. 8, 2014.
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 MarchMarcherstrekinhonorofSoldiersatBataanMemorialDeathMarch
A Bataan Memorial Death March participant marches with the U.S. flag
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 marchSecurityincreaseforBataanmemorialmarch
Owen Road during the 2015 Bataan Memorial Death March.
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 2016WSMRGearsUp
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 cableWSMRTRAXshopfabricates100sofmilesofcable
Saul Gonzalez, WSMR TRAX technical services supervisor, holds the LC-Connectors from a fiber cable reel.
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 MarchTheVoicecontendertosingatBataanMemorialDeathMarch
Patty Campos, an El Paso, Texas, radio personality will be singing the national anthem for the Bataan Memorial Death March
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 planetsCHESS-2Studyingbirthplaceofstarsandplanets
Part of the launch team posed with the Terrier Black Brant rocket on the launcher at Launch Complex 36.
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 serviceWSMRtestscruisemissileforextendedservice
Engineers from SVAD lower an Air Launched Cruise Missile following a test at the EMP facility.
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 mandatedHigh-visibilityseatbeltcoversmandated
High-visibility seat belt covers now required for all Government vehicles by ATEC OPORD.
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
Bataan survivors shook hands with participants at the start and finish line.
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 ProgramRecreationassistantcomesfullcirclewithWellnessProgram
WSMR Bell Gym Recreation Assistant Demi Lager
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 problemArmyFamilyActionPlanissuefixeslightsproblem
New light switch and sign that allows for WSMR community members to turn on the Sgt. Brian Pedro track lights
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" gradeWhiteSandsSchoolearnsanAgrade
Group of WSS teachers outside the school as the school celebrates their "A" grade in the School Grade Report Card from NM.
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 WSMR500KStaticTestStandwasthepremiertestingfacilityatWSMR
The 500K site was only functional for about a decade in the 1950s when technology quickly deemed the site ineffective.
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 dollarsWhiteSandsMissileRangeSolarArraysavingdollars
A bird's eye view of the 42-acre solar array located at WSMR that helped save over $2 million dollars in energy costs.
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-CompliantRealIDNon-Compliant
WSMR gate guard checks identifications at the WSMR Las Cruces gate.
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 WeatherRocketTalksInclementWeather
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 WSMRTakingcareofbusinessatWSMR
A raccoon peers out from a cage after having been caught rolling sod from the WSMR Golf Course in order to get to the bugs below
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 missileWSMRteamtestsupgradedPatriotmissile
The Juno launch from Fort Wingate, N.M., Dec. 10 left a corkscrew-shaped contrail in the sky that was visible from Los Angeles.
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 WSMRIndigenoustribeharvestsstalksatWSMR
Los Indigenes de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe tribe member Cipriano “Sunny” Salcido carries a bushel of sotol stalks at WSMR.
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 March2016BataanMemorialDeathMarch
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 cheerArmyCommunityServicespreadingholidaycheer
A look at some of the gifts that were donated to the Angel Tree program.
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 McAfeeExpectExceptionalServiceatMcAfee
WSMR McAfee Health Clinic Commander Lt. Col. Elba Villacorta, left, poses Sergeant Staff Sgt. Anthony Merino
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 successAsteroidminingforrocketfuelandwatertestasuccess
Dr. Joel Sercel, founder and chief technical officer of TransAstra, holds up an artificial asteroid used in the optical mining.
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 IMCOMDahlpromoted,takescommandofUSArmyIMCOM
Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl receives the unit flag from Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley
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 testWhiteSandsMissileRangepartofinternationaltest
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans, DDG 68, fires a Standard Missile 2 during a live-fire test.
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 WSMRDronessupportadvancedlasertestingatWSMR
An off-the-shelf drone hovers while the JHPSSL laser system targets it.
A commercially available hobby-drone is flying on White Sands Missile Range
in support of advanced laser testing
ATEC Commander Maj. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler, left, listens to White Sands Missile Range Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin
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 16.1Over600SoldiersseizeSpaceHarborforNIE161
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Soldiers jumped in to White Sands Missile Range Space Harbor
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 dayWSMRdeclaredWhiteSandsAirForceBaseforaday
White Sands Missile Range Air Force birthday cake
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 YearLocalteennamedSouthwestRegionMilitaryYouthoftheYear
U.S. Army Photo by Adriana Salas De Santiago Kathryn Combs
Kathryn Combs was recently named the Boys and Girls Club Southwest Region Military Youth of the Year
9/11 RememberedLookingbackatatragicdayinhistory14yearslater
U.S. Army photo by Adriana Salas De Santiago WSMR Safety and Nuclear Surety Director Randy Grunow.
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 WSMRCommunitycelebratesWomen'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 openBataanMemorialMarchvolunteerregistrationtoopen
The Bataan Memorial Death March Volunteer registration is scheduled to open in November
Amnesty Day set for Oct. 28AmnestyDaysetforOct28
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 BataanNewtimingsystemtobeusedat2016Bataan
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 campLocalstudentsattendmathandsciencecampsatWSMR
Students from schools surrounding White Sands
Missile Range area received an opportunity of a lifetime
Day of Rocket Tests Improved Launch VehicleDayofRocketsTestsImprovedLaunchVehicle
Over 100 artillery rockets were launched June 16 at White Sands Missile Range
Volunteers keep White Sands Missile Range history aliveVolunteerskeepWhiteSandsMissileRangehistoryalive
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 footprintWSMRreducesfootprint
U.S. Army photo by Miriam U. Rodriguez
Relocating offices and workspaces to other, sometimes smaller, accommodations can be frustrating and seem irrational
Help Desk working to solve workforce issuesHelpDeskworkingtosolveworkforceissues
WSMR Help Desk Analysts Pat Cedillos and Dennis Vigil are the first line of communication for WSMR personnel.
WSMR’s Help Desk always works diligently to solve the workforce’s inevitable computer issues
Student Rocket LaunchStudentRocketLaunch
MFRocketTweak, U.S. Army photo by Luciano Vera
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 yearsACSenhancesmilitarylivesfor50years
Hester R. Francis' Cabin Home
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 yearsChaplainWestretiresafterservingfor24years
WSMR Commander Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin passes USAAC guidon to incoming WSMR Test Center CDR Frank Chavez.
The Multimission Launcher demonstrator used in the tests at WSMR was a simplified version mounted on a medium tactical truck.
SHARP Got Your Back Training Comes to WSMRSHARPGotYourBackTrainingComestoWSMR
Trinity Site Open HouseTrinity Site Open House
Trinity Site Open HouseTrinityOpenHouse
Trinity Open House
NASA Rocket Launches Research Lab Experimentrc
NASA terrier black-brant research rocket
Image of antenna and an explosion in the background.
15th SMA Daniel A. Dailey
lightweight 81mm system
An image of a social media account settings.
By Adriana Salas De Santiago
Missile Ranger Staff Writer
DoD Emblem
Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehiclesLAFA
Report shows Army making progress in SHARP effortsSHARPefforts
NASA’s New Orion Spacecraft Completes First Spaceflight TestNASA’sNewOrionSpacecraftCompletesFirstSpaceflightTest
Sounding RocketNASAFundedSoundingRocket
Moving DataArmy,AirForcemovedataoversamenetworkforfirsttimeatJointBaseSanAntonio
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 mentorsVicechiefonleadershipLatchontomentors
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 Soldiers3DelectronicprintingholdspromiseofvariousapplicationsforSoldiers
Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targetsArmytestsvehicle-mountedlaseragainstmultipletargets
Army Chief of Staff to Host Virtual Town Hall via FacebookArmyChiefofStafftoHostVirtualTownHallviaFacebook
Patriot Day MessagePatriotDayMessage
September is Army Suicide Prevention MonthSeptemberisArmySuicidePreventionMonth
August is Army's 4th Annual Antiterrorism Awareness MonthAugustisArmy's4thAnnualAntiterrorismAwarenessMonth
Empty shells resurrected, find new life as flaresEmptyshellsresurrected,findnewlifeasflares
SLAD: The Next GenerationSLADTheNextGeneration
'Hire a Veteran' campaign seeks to debunk myths'HireaVeteran'campaignseekstodebunkmyths
WSMR Voter AssistanceWSMRVoterAssistance
Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27SuicidepreventionstanddownsetforSept27
Patriot Day And National Day Of Service And RemembrancePatriotDayAndNationalDayOfServiceAndRemembrance
WSMR Ready Army & Emergency PreparednessWSMRReadyArmyEmergencyPreparedness
Road Hazards along Range Road 7RoadHazardsalongRangeRoad7
Unmanned Aircraft System operators save lives in combatUnmannedAircraftSystemoperatorssavelivesincombat
U.S. Army, Taiwanese officials discuss science, technology collaborationUSArmy,Taiwaneseofficialsdiscussscience,technologycollaboration
237th Army Birthday237thArmyBirthday
NIE BeginsNIEBegins
U.S. Army Social Media HandbookUSArmySocialMediaHandbook
U.S. Army Social Media Handbook
The U.S. Army Social Media Handbook
June is National Safety MonthJuneis
236th Army Birthday236thArmyBirthday
El Paso Electric plans for possible rolling blackoutsElPasoElectricplansforpossiblerollingblackouts
Always Drive with cautionDrivewithcaution
The U.S. Army remembers June 6, 1944: D-Day in Normandy, France.
WSMR Evacuation Contingency PlanAbramsFire
WSMR Information on the Abrams Fire
Bataan Death March 2011BataanDeathMarch2011
Bataan Death March
Bataan 2011
Reading ProgramReadingProgram
Pay FreezePayFreeze
Burning of the ColorsBurningoftheColors
Soldiers Welcomed HomeSoldierswelcomedhome
Changing of the guardChangingoftheguard
Expert Sapper CompetitionExpertSapperCompetition
Community Honors Memory of Fallen SoldierCommunityHonorsMemoryofFallenSoldier
Fredericksburg High School launched the RB 12 RocketFredericksburgHighSchoollaunchedtheRB12Rocket
Teenager donates $1,000 to Soldiers and FamiliesTeenagerdonates$1,000toSoldiersandFamilies
McAfee welcomes new chief of Occupational HealthMcAfeewelcomesnewchiefofOccupationalHealth
Housing energy savings programArmyimplementshousingenergysavingsprogram
Wounded WSMR Soldier doing wellWoundedWSMRSoldierdoingwell
Community joins to give Soldiers care packagesCommunityjoinstogiveSoldierscarepackages
Medal of Honor Recipient Inducted Into Hall Of HeroesMedalofHonorRecipientInductedIntoHallOfHeroes
Featured News ArticlesNewsArticles
All Featured News Articles
Previous ArticlesPreviousArticles
This page was last updated on 9/14/2017 10:47 AM