Rough terrain, 90 ton crane formerly used for construction to be auctioned off this week
Through www.govliquidation.com, the Department of Defense will be auctioning off the crane, used exclusively by MCLB-Albany for on and off base construction projects. It is no longer needed by the military but considered far from unusable in the private sector.
Col. Shawn A. Harris was promoted to his present rank with the Michigan Army National Guard in September.
GUEST COMMENTARY: I came to teach and was taught; I came to show and was shown
MCLB Albany volunteers were there to lead Boys Scouts aboard the base for their camporee. The vigor and a can-do attitude displayed was contagious. Marines were there to teach them about Marine Corps Leadership Traits and Principles, while the Scouts were there to show theirs. Life really is a two-way street where service to others practiced by all is always returned in kind.
Prime Tech International employees sent home while contract dispute is resolved
Under Federal Acquisition Law, when an awarded contract is disputed a stay, or work stoppage, has to be placed on the contract work until the matter is resolved by the Government Accountability Office.
The familiar white collection boxes will soon begin popping up around Albany
Marines, Salvation Army begin 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. The 2013 effort collected nearly 15,000 donated toys and brought a happier Christmas to 3,400 Southwest Georgia children.
Albany Marine base kicking off month long domestic violence awareness campaign
The MCLB Domestic Violence Awareness Proclamation and Motorcycle Ride was held Tuesday. The riders started their ride from the parking lot adjacent to the installation’s main gate and went onto Fleming Road and Mock Road before arriving at the base chapel for a program meant to begin a month of educational activities at MCLB-Albany to observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic formally introduced
The almost 6,000 veterans in the region now have on-base access to care from VA providers. This takes place alongside the existing care from Navy providers to the approximately 1,300 active duty military and their families, and 2,800 civilians at the installation.
Annual recognition breakfast held to acknowledge former prisoners of war and those missing in action
As of Sept. 9, the Defense Prisoner of War Missing Personnel Office had a total of 83,189 personnel listed as unaccounted for from World War II onward. More than 73,000 were from World War II, 7,880 were from the Koren War, 126 were from the Cold War, 1,641 were from the Vietnam War and six were from Iraq and other conflicts.
MCLB-Albany Commanding Officer Col. Don Davis urged the crowd to remember the fallen of that day and the ones who have fallen since, so their deaths will not have been in vain.
MCLB-Albany holds ceremony commemorating the 9/11 terrorists attacks
Recruitment event set Saturday at Career Center
The company is recruiting electronic maintenance technicians, heavy mobile equipment mechanics, and auto painters.
American Legion presents Albany 9/11 ceremony
An Albany veterans’ group presents a special ceremony to honor Georgia’s fallen warriors.
Volunteers south to assist local veterans
The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is looking for volunteer drivers to assist veterans in the Albany area with getting to their appointments at the Albany VA clinic.
The final day of the exhibit in Ashburn is today
The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall is a replica of the monument in Washington, D.C. It has been on exhibit in Ashburn since Thursday, with a final day today before it is taken to its next stop.
MCLB-Albany hopes to join partnership on green energy initiative
The Albany-Dougherty Payroll Development Authority approves a resolution needed to bring a $230 million biomass plant to Procter & Gamble’s Albany campus.
Felix Childs received new rank earlier this year
The lieutenant colonel was promoted to his current rank in the 98th Training Division of the Army Reserve. In this capacity, he serves as the deputy chief of staff, chief information officer stationed at Fort Benning in Columbus.
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