Congratulations Major Kyle Goodridge!
Major Kyle accomplished New Certification
The Army’s 98th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) Echo
Details of the Recognition
The U.S. Army has teamed with a North Carolina county to help developing countries improve their solid waste management operations.
The Army’s 98th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) Echo and Fox companies worked with the Union County Public Works (UCPW) operations to help prepare eight Civil Affairs Teams (CATs) for a coming deployment, according to a news release. The teams will work with foreign governments, security forces and populations to assess and help address key needs, such as basic infrastructure.
UCPW has a multifaceted solid waste management facility, so the Army asked the county to share logistics, environmental impact and challenges of solid waste management with the CATs prior to their deployment. The CATs aim to improve national stability by better connecting foreign populations with their legitimate governments.
“This training is extremely useful for our teams that are preparing to do their missions overseas,” said Major Kyle Goodridge. “It helps them unders