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    January 27, 2015

    The Top Performer Coach of the Month is Cody Buford of the Raytown boy’s basketball team. Staff Sgt. Deleon presented the award to Coach Burford for a job well done. The award is based on demons…

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    January 27, 2015

    The Army Reserve 325th Field Hospital is recruiting for Medical Laboratory Specialists (68K). The Army Reserve will train qualified applicants for these openings. The medical laboratory specialist con…

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    January 27, 2015

    The respiratory specialist is primarily responsible for helping with the management of a respiratory unit by administering respiratory therapy and performing pulmonary function tests under the supervi…

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    January 27, 2015

    The operating room specialist assists the nursing staff in preparing the patient and the operating room environment for surgery and for providing assistance to the medical staff during surgical proced…

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    January 27, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (Jan. 23, 2014) -- The 30th Medical Brigade conducted an exercise Jan. 12-15 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area to provide Soldiers from the 30th Medical Brigade Headquarters, 21…

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    January 26, 2015

    The Advanced Culinary Skills Training Course (ACSTC) was developed with the intent to train select food service personnel in advanced culinary techniques employing the train-the-trainer concept. This …

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    January 26, 2015

    The food service specialist is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations. Job Duties Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and …

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    January 26, 2015

    NATICK, Mass. (Jan. 21, 2015) -- What kinds of rations might the military be using to feed its warfighters 15 years from now? Seeking to provide a window into the future of combat feeding, the Consu…

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    January 22, 2015

    The US Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program partners with a cross section of private industry, academia, businesses and state and local public institutes. Our PaYS partners sign an agreem…

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    January 22, 2015

    WASHINGTON (Jan. 21, 2015) -- A new program is training Soldiers to drive commercial trucks when they transition out of the Army. A Pentagon ceremony recognized a partnership between the Industrial …

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    January 21, 2015

    The Army Extreme Truck will visit Maize South High this week and attend the Monster Jam event in Wichita on Saturday. Hoooaaah! Contact Staff Sgt . Price at 816-674-3438 for event details.…

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    January 21, 2015

    EAST COAST OR WEST COAST, RANGERS ARE THERE. Day-to-day life in the 75th Ranger Regiment is much faster paced than most Army units. Due to the unique mission set of the Regiment and the pace of ope…

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    January 21, 2015

    FORT BENNING, Ga., (Jan. 21, 2015) -- The Rangers of 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, came together beginning Jan. 11 for two weeks of multilateral training during which time a variety of exercise…

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    January 20, 2015

    First female commandant of the Drill Sergeant School On Sept. 22, 2009, Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King became the first female commandant of the Drill Sergeant School at Fort Jackson, S.C. The Clin…

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    January 20, 2015

    For more than two hundred years, African-Americans have participated in every conflict in United States history. They have not only fought bravely the common enemies of the United States but have also…

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CAPTAIN KEVIN GORMLEY - PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

Building Leadership Skills

My name is Captain Kevin Gormley and I am the new Commander of the 98th Combat Stress Control Detachment within the 62nd Medical Brigade at Fort Lewis, Washington.

The team approach that I saw when I came in, made me think, "There's something special here and I want to be a part of this."

I can't find any other program out there that has compared to the program we have within the Army Nurse Corps and it continues to get better.

I never knew that the United States Army was so far advanced in the research of many of the different areas that we practice in. To be a part of that groundbreaking research before it hits the rest of the world, is amazing. I would never have experienced this in a civilian nursing job.

The Army's focus is on the family and the Soldier. And they get it. They understand that the family is an extension of the Soldier.

I am a commander of a combat stress detachment now. Five or six years ago, it was unheard of for nurses to be commanders.

The Army makes it possible to step into any leadership position and be successful.

There is no organization in my opinion, that is any better than the Army Nurse Corps in mentoring and nurturing nurses and soldiers to be the best. The opportunities are there. The experiences are second to none and it's turned out to be something much greater than I ever anticipated.