Meet the First Black Woman to Lead a Disaster Response Task Force Based at Fort Eustis

U.S. Army Col. Tanya McGonegal sits for a portrait in her office on Fort Eustis

Army Col. Tanya McGonegal was 25 when she experienced the first “only” in her military career. She was the sole woman in the June 1999 graduating class at Virginia State Officer Candidate School. The graduation set the tone for McGonegal’s 25-year career with the Army National Guard, where she continues paving the way for future […]

Alleged Shooter Who Killed 2 at Music Festival Is Army Ranger Based at JBLM

Members of the 62nd Civil Engineer Squadron after installing the new Joint Base Lewis-McChord sign

An Army Ranger based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state was being held in jail Wednesday for allegedly shooting into a crowd and killing two people at an electronic music festival over the weekend. James Kelly, 26, a joint fire support specialist assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment, was booked into the Grant County […]