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The Virginia Arts Festival Spring 2012
The Virginia Arts Festival Spring 2012

| 02/21/2012

Perhaps more than any other season in the 16 year history of the Virginia Arts Festival, spring 2012 performances represent the heart of the Festival’s mission: to bring the world’s best performing artists to the coastal cities of Virginia. Over seven sensational weeks, beginning April 16, you can experience the Festival debut of the legendary American Ballet Theatre, dancing the beloved classic Giselle; the iconic film star Al Pacino, sharing backstage stories from a lifetime in the world of theater and film, clips of his films, answers to questions you always wanted to ask and a reading from one of his favorite Broadway roles. Th... Read More...

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Grayson County Style

| 02/21/2012

If you enjoy cool mountain air and friendly people, Grayson County is the perfect place to relax and recreate. Chain hotels and restaurants, no way! Grayson County style is unique, distinct and classic. With over 35 vacation cabins or B&Bs scattered throughout the county, you are sure to find the perfect spot to rest and relax. Read More...

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The Best of the Shenandoah Valley — Harrisonburg
The Best of the Shenandoah Valley — Harrisonburg

| 02/21/2012

Some towns nestled in the scenic Shenandoah Valley are quaint and sleepy: not Harrisonburg. Trendy, locally-owned restaurants, museums, and art galleries connect historic downtown to James Madison University, creating one of Virginia’s first designated Arts & Cultural Districts. This 10-block walk passes the Virginia Quilt Museum, Explore More Discovery Museum, Harrisonburg Farmers’ Market, Oasis Art Gallery, Valley Turnpike Museum, and parts of two National Historic Districts. Harrisonburg is recognized as a Bronze Biking Friendly Community (BFC), a designated Tree City by the Arbor Day Foundation, as well as Main Street Community. Get ... Read More...

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Jefferson County — ‘Best Recreational Activities in the Area’
Jefferson County — ‘Best Recreational Activities in the Area’

| 02/21/2012

Jefferson County WV offers a kind of similar physical activities that military personnel can now share with their families. Those activities, particularly around Harpers Ferry, include rock climbing on Maryland Heights, hiking, bicycling, water related activities and now soaring along the Potomac River shoreline at 55 feet high on the area’s only major zipline adventure. Read More...

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Harlingen, Great Vacation for Any Budget
Harlingen, Great Vacation for Any Budget

By Harlingen Convention and Visitors Bureau | 02/21/2012

Then and Now Harlingen, Texas was destined to become a crossroads from the moment Lon C. Hill placed his frontier town next to the St. Louis, Brownsville, and Mexico Railway track in 1904. Railroad crews had nicknamed the rugged settlement Six Shooter Junction before the train even arrived. At the center of fertile farmland laced with irrigation canals, Harlingen weathered bandit raids and floods to become an unrivaled agriculture shipping center by the 1920’s. World War II brought an aerial gunnery school followed in 1952 by Harlingen Air Force Base — whose property has since been redeveloped into Texas State Technical College, Univers... Read More...

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Bryan-College Station — History and Traditions
Bryan-College Station — History and Traditions

| 02/21/2012

Bryan-College Station is best known for its history and traditions. It is a unique place to visit because it has all the amenities of a big city, yet the atmosphere of a small town. With two cities offering some of the best attractions in Texas, there is so much for visitors to explore, experience, and enjoy. The Military History at Texas A&M University As a serviceman, you will be greeted with a friendly “Howdy!” all over the Texas A&M University campus. The rich military history at A&M includes more than 250 graduates who have earned the rank of general or admiral, and more Aggies commissioned or having served in World War II... Read More...

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Nuggets to keep you informed
Solder’s Gold Mine

| 02/21/2012

  Equal Opportunity Nugget We are committed to recognizing our US Army 108th Training Command (IET) military and civilian personnel for the contributions and efforts they make to the Army, our Soldiers and their Families. The Department of the Army (DA) Equal Opportunity (EO) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) award programs encourage recognition for excellence in the performance of duties and significant achievements in furthering equal opportunity and diversity goals as we accomplish our mission. Read More...

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Do You Want to Be a Unit Public Affairs Representative?
Do You Want to Be a Unit Public Affairs Representative?

| 02/21/2012

As the 108th Training Command (IET) continues to grow, it will be difficult for the Public Affairs Staff to visit each brigade, battalion and company to cover news events. Public Affairs is the responsibility of commanders and Soldiers alike. The PAO is kicking off the Unit Public Affairs Program (UPAR), which will allow any Soldier to be the additional eyes and ears for your unit and the PAO. By volunteering you will assume the duties of UPAR as an additional duty. Read More...

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