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    Fighting drownings like a firefighter

    It is a common misperception that firefighters merely fight fires. Actual firefighting takes up only a small percentage of the time firefighters spend on duty. Another important part of their time is spent educating others about fire prevention and fire safety. This concept rings true for the park rangers and natural resource specialists at lakes areas across the Omaha District who include outreach and water safety education among their regular responsibilities.
  • Fort Carson patients roll into world class rooms

    A newly-renovated Inpatient Family Care Ward opened May 21 on the fourth floor of Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, Colo. The ward design is patient-centric, providing accommodations that rival top civilian hospitals and hotels.

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