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Esper confirmed as Secretary of Army

 

23rd secretary lists four priorities 

Army News Service
 
Dr. Mark Esper was confirmed by a vote in the Senate, 89-6, to become the 23rd secretary of the Army shortly after noon Nov. 8.

President Donald Trump nominated Esper in July to become secretary of the Army.

In testimony before the U.S. Senate Nov. 2, Esper laid out for lawmakers his priorities if confirmed as secretary.

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Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving

 
By Maj. Gen. Kent Savre and  Command Sgt. Maj. Jon Stanley
Special to GUIDON

The first shared autumn harvest feast between Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag American Indians occurred nearly four centuries ago.

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed this yearly tradition…     Read More...

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Post champions:

554th Engr. Bn., 14th MP Bde. claim top sports awards

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com
 
Fort Leonard Wood presented its highest sports honors Nov. 14, as the 554th Engineer Battalion claimed the overall Commander’s Cup Trophy, and the 14th Military Police Brigade claimed the post’s Intramural Trophy for the 2017 fiscal year during a special ceremony held at Pershing Community Center.

“If you play every event,…     Read More...

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