New Mexico will lose its only active duty Army unit
By Adriana Salas
Missile Ranger Staff Writer
White Sands Missile Range and New Mexico will soon lose their only active duty Army unit when the 2nd Engineer Battalion begins to reorganize this summer.
The reassignment is part of an Army Core Structure Change that went into effect in October 2013. The different companies in the battalion are scheduled to be reorganized within other units on different installations. The Battalion Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Forward Support Company will be reassigned to Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division. When this move takes place ... Continue Reading
Ceremony held to recognize July 4 occurance
By Drew Hamilton
White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs
A soldier with the 2nd Engineer Battalion at White Sands Missile Range received a unique token of his career Jan. 17 when he was presented with the armored plate that stopped a bullet and saved his life during his last deployment to Afghanistan.
In a small ceremony with the 595th Sapper Company, members of the Army’s Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier presented Sgt. Thomas Dacey with the armored plate he was wearing during a battle July 4, 2013.
While conducting an operation to clear a known enemy ... Continue Reading
The Village at Northrise is having an OPEN HOUSE to HONOR VETERANS!
Saturday, April 26th from 1 to 4pm.
Come enjoy a "Walk Down Memory Lane". Fabulous music, food and tours for across the campus. Question, call Judy at 556-6102
Mesilla Valley Preservation Inc.
301 S. CHURCH ST., SUITE H • 575-521-4794 • WWW.MVPRES.ORG Preserving our history
Nonprofit looks at restoring area buildings
Las Cruces is the fastest growing city in New Mexico, and throughout the decades, it has gained many different additions, such as new homes, schools and businesses.
The signs of economic development and growth can easily be seen through the expansion of land usage for different structures throughout the city. Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley have been part of many different historical events such as the trial of the infamous Billy the Kid and the signing of the Treaty of ... Continue Reading
• 210 S. NEVAREZ ST.
By Rachel Christiansen
Think about a typical workday for many people. What would it be like without the ability to instantly check email, voice mails, text messages or news online?
Definitely not the 21st century we’ve come to know and expect.
Or what the weekend would be like without cable television or gaming systems to babysit the kids? Disastrous.
For Justin Pelayo, President and CEO of AmeriCom Automation Services Inc., what powers these modern-day conveniences is what keeps him wired.
New Mexico was the original home to both Pelayo and ... Continue Reading