Monday, August 10, 2015 - 8:56am
Lights, camera, ACTION!
For several weeks, the Oak Grove team has been taking the strides in creating the first installment of a news podcast for the ASVAB Career Exploration Program. The idea of a podcast was sparked after some creative brainstorming when website evaluations showed that the information provided in traditional PDF newsletters were not being viewed as frequently as we had hoped.
The format of this podcast is a news broadcast focused on experiences of young adults who take a year off between high school graduation and...
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 3:40pm
It’s ok, believe what you've heard. Our training is legit! Need proof?
Oak Grove received high praise from the North Carolina Highway Patrol Rapid Response Team (RRT) after recent training session at the Oak Grove Training Center.
Master Trooper and Defensive Tactics/Firearms Instructor, D.C. Pate, shared the following feedback he received from his team as well as his personal perspective. The overall consensus?
“The training was outstanding. The facilities are outstanding. That is by far the most complex shoot house that I have ever seen. The variety of rooms,...
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
For the second year in a row, Oak Grove exhibited at the North Carolina Federal Advanced Technologies Review at NC State’s McKimmon Conference & Training Center.
The event brings together some of the best tech companies in the state and is co-hosted by Senator Richard Burr, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), UNC System, Institute for Defense and Business and the NC Military Foundation, all focused on NC companies developing,...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 3:18pm
Jill Marsh receives an award of commendation from VP of Defense & Special Ops, Wade Owens.
Ms. Jill Marsh, Oak Grove Exercise Support Cell Logistics and Supply Technician for Camp Mackall Support Company, Support Battalion, 1ST Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne), USAJFKSWCS, Fort Bragg, NC received significant praise and commendation from the government agency she supports for her role in managing a complex and difficult transition/closeout action for a major procurement activity/program.
The procurement activity/program was a linchpin in providing support and services to...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 3:00pm
Several employees enjoyed rodeo, food, vendors and of course, good ol’ fashioned fun at the 3rd Annual Raeford Rodeo presented by Mountain Mule Packers and our good friend, Mike Toberer.
Paraclete skydiving team enter the arena at the opening ceremony.
Friday night at the Mountain Mule Packer Ranch in Raeford, NC began with Paraclete Parachute Team jumping in as the color guard of a local high school presented the American flag during the singing of the National Anthem. This was followed by events including, roping, team...
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 12:50pm
The North Carolina Tactical Officers Association (NCTOA) braved the cold February weather on the range and in the shoot house at the Oak Grove Training Center.
25 operators from 12 different North Carolina police and sheriff departments spent the chilly day practicing live firearms skills and scenario-based drills. The training consisted of the basic methodology and thought processes of close quarter battle, and included a hostage rescue scenario.
Oak Grove instructors personally ...
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 9:51am
Oak Grove employees were out in abundance to show their support at Military Appreciation Night as the NC State Wolfpack took on the Oklahoma State University Cowboys. The evening not only produced a close dual, but also an opportunity to commemorate our nation's military personnel. Special guests included: Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, and two members of the 75th Ranger Regiment: Jason Conde and Raymond Castillo. Current UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and UFC middleweight fighter Luke Rockhold also made guest appearances.
Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer (...
Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 2:27pm
St. Patrick’s Day might be over, but at Oak Grove, we still celebrate the Irish; the Washington Irish Men's Rugby Football Club, that is! The team competes in the Division II Mid-Atlantic Rugby Football Union of USA Rugby. Founded in 1980, the Irish are based in the Washington, DC, metro area and are gearing up to begin their Spring 2015 season in just a few weeks.
Washington Irish Men's Rugby Football Club sporting the Oak Grove logo.
Marketing Director, Kate McLean, won the scrum at Casino Night.
The club hosted their annual Black Tie Casino Night at The Gryphon in...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 3:20pm
The Oak Grove Training Center had some great company during the last week of January 2015; elements of Special Forces used both the Village and Range Complexes for training.
Two Special Forces teams practiced a number of drills on our 50m x 50m small arms range. Upon arrival, the teams confirmed zero on their weapons systems and practiced transition drills that were all timed and included shooting while moving, multiple target indexing, and shooting and moving from behind barriers;...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 2:40pm
The sound of guns firing is music to our ears at the Oak Grove Training Center.
Last month, December 9-12, PNW Arms leased the the range complex at the Oak Grove Training Center for use in testing out a few of their products (guns and ammunition); they even invited approximately 50 guests from the military and other personnel to do the testing themselves. PNW Arms puts much research and skill into their products design and development, and has seemingly coined the term "weapons science" to mean innovations in weapons technology...