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September 5, 2013

Mean machines – NCOA volunteers help keep ‘em clean

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Staff Sgt. David Crosby, 12th Platoon, Advanced Leadership Course, Noncommissioned Officers Academy, dries the top a water tender. According to Dave Rhodes, Fort Huachuca Fire Department, Station 2 captain, the Soldiers’ volunteer project to wash the fire vehicles was a huge time saver; normally the fire department personnel can only find time to wash about one vehicle a day.

 
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Soldiers from the 12th Platoon, Advanced Leadership Course, Noncommissioned Officers Academy, assist the Fort Huachuca Fire Department in washing vehicles from Stations 1 and 2 on Fort Huachuca on Saturday. The Soldiers used the opportunity as their class’ volunteer community service project.

 
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Staff Sgt. Alexie Marrero, right, assists Sgt. Monica Kindig with scrubbing the top of a fire truck at Fort Huachuca Station 2 on Saturday. Classes attending the Noncommissioned Officers Academy here usually select and complete one project as a group to both provide a community service and promote espirit de corps.

 
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From left, Soldiers from the 12th Platoon, Advanced Leadership Course, Noncommissioned Officers Academy, learn about wildland firefighting equipment from Dave Rhodes,, captain, Fort Huachuca Fire Department, Station 2. Before Soldiers washed station vehicles, they received a tour and briefing about selected fire gear on Saturday.




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