Monday Afternoon One-liners

DoDLiveThe U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., brings new meaning to the phrase “Army Green” with the installation of solar panels that will move the school towards the Net Zero energy sustainability goal set by officials.

Staff members at Camp Pendleton’s Transition Assistance Management Program are helping service members get a jump start on their future with the new Transition Readiness Seminar that helps troops plan for lifestyle and career changes one year before their transition begins.

The USS Enterprise, the Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was decommissioned after 51-years of service. The Chief of Naval Operations, the Commander of United States Fleet Forces, nine of twenty-three prior commanding officers, many decorated war heroes, and nearly 12,000 of the 100,000 crewmembers who served aboard the Enterprise turned out to pay their respects.

North American Aerospace Defense Command is gearing up for the 2012 holiday season. They’ve launched their website, “NORAD Tracks Santa,” along with several apps, so people around the world can track Santa’s travels throughout the month. Happy Holidays!

Firefighters. Friends. Airmen. These three words describe one HH-60 Pave Hawk crew assigned to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. All of them are airmen assigned to the 101st Rescue Squadron, New York National Guard. Ironically, they’re also all New York City firefighters when not protecting the nation. Talk about a dedication to service!

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