U.S. Army/Staff Sgt. Rob Strain - Command Sgt. Maj. Arthur L. Coleman, III Corps senior noncommissioned officer, places the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club medallion around the neck of Staff Sgt. Mario Curtis, a shop foreman with the 1st Maintenance Company, 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, during an induction ceremony April 16 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. Four noncommissioned officers from 15th Sustainment were inducted into the club during the ceremony.
BELTON — Belton’s Lena Armstrong Public Library will soon offer virtual books. The library received a $5,000 J. Frank Dobie Library Trust Award, which is given each spring to chosen applicants. Kim Kroll, the library’s director, said all the money will be spent only on e-books.
The Defense Department on Tuesday released a report documenting the damaging cuts to military forces, modernization and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held at sequester-levels in the years beyond fiscal 2015.