April 17, 2003, 16:40 EST

Ground broken on Civil Support Team facility

On April 15 ground was officially broken for the 34th Civil Support Team facility at Fort Pickett. From left to right Lt. Col. Gil Hanzlik, Facility Management Officer; CWO2 Rick Thibeault, Contracting Officer; Sherman Vaughan, District Representative, Nottoway County Board of Supervisors; Wayne Tomiak, Executive Vice President of Tesoro Corp, contractor for the facility; Clarence Simpson, District Representative, Nottoway County Board of Supervisors; Ronnie Roark, County Administrator, Nottoway County; and Col. Jeff Allen, United States Property and Fiscal Officer for Virginia look on as Lt. Col Mary Chipper, Commander of the 34th Civil Support Team and Maj. Gen. Claude Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia turn the first shovel of dirt in constructing the new facility. (Photo courtesy of the Virginia National Guard Public Affairs Office)

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