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    Wilson pins star at Citadel

    The chief of Army Ordnance was promoted to brigadier general April 13 at The Citadel in South Carolina. Brig. Gen. David Wilson returned to his alma mater to celebrate the achievement of becoming the first African-American active duty alumnus to reach the general officer ranks.

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    Rice assumes Regimental CSM post

    Command Sgt. Maj. Sean J. Rice became the 13th Regimental CSM of the Quartermaster Corps during a change of responsibility ceremony here April 14. He replaced Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmy J. Sellers who will serve as the next commandant of the Army Sergeants Major Academy.

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    Ord. trainees take SHARP pledge

    To commemorate the annual Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month campaign, Soldiers from Echo Company, 16th Ordnance Battalion, took a pledge to do their part to prevent all forms of sexual harassment and sexual assault during an April 7 company formation.

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    Campaign pushes anti-tobacco message

    Kick Butts Day, observed in March, is a national day of activism that empowers young people to take a stand and speak out about the impact of tobacco use among children. It was originally organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in 1996.

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    Crucible tests Soldiers mettle

    Roughly 200 troops put their physical and mental capabilities to the test during the 59th Ordnance Brigade Power Crucible April 15. During the competition, 20 teams comprised of 10 Soldiers each competed in seven different events including tire flips and water can races.

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America's PrepareAthon

An installation-wide fire drill is set for April 26, 9 a.m., in conjunction with the America’s PrepareAthon readiness campaign activities this month. The exercise will begin with an emergency alert test announcement sent out via post-wide email, the At-Hoc message system and the “big voice” outdoor speaker system. When this occurs, individuals across post should respond as if it is an actual building fire situation, which includes evacuating outdoors, assembling at designated safety locations and conducting accountability to ensure all individuals are present.

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