Local training center has closing ceremony

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Posted: September 13, 2013

The Winchester Star

Keith Frye, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deployment Center manager since July 2009, speaks at Thursday’s closing ceremony. Frye said the center couldn’t have succeeded without the efforts of its civilian employees over the years. The facility’s official last day is Sept. 30. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Maj. Gen. Kendall P. Cox, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commanding general for military and international operations, speaks at the USACE Deployment Center closing ceremony held at the USACE Middle East District offices on Thursday. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Karen Durham-Aguilera, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers director of Contingency Operations and Office of Homeland Security, speaks at the USACE Deployment Center closing ceremony on Thursday at the USACE Middle East District offices. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — The creation of a local training center for military personnel and volunteers headed overseas was called a “game-changer” during a closing ceremony Thursday afternoon.

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