PhilNews 2015

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Yearbook August 25

August 25, 2015 Issue 12

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10 August 14
  • A truly universal experience: Ring Place
  • Last(ing) impressions
  • Always prepared: Philmont’s Fire Department
  • Leaving a legacy: Rich Cabins
  • Trekking with the family
  • Searching for Seally Canyon
  • Expect the unexpected: Rayado

August 14, 2015 Issue 11

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9 August 7
  • Coding the digital ranch: Jaime López
  • A Million Miracles signing at Philmont
  • Philmont’s backbone: The Infirmary
  • Homesteading at Crooked Creek
  • Don’t trade your trek for a cheeseburger: Urraca Mesa
  • Every crew leaves happy: a visit to Black Mountain
  • Keeping the ranch connected: The Mailroom

August 7, 2015 Issue 9

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8 July 30
  • Philmont’s Western legacy: The Ranch Department
  • Making memories at the Philmont Training Center
  • Behind the scenes: Administration
  • Roving Outdoor Conservation ROCS
  • The spice of life: Cooking with variety in the backcountry
  • Learning proper gun safety at Harlan
  • Philmont staffer to serve aboard Nautilus exploration vessel

July 30, 2015 Issue 9

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7 July 24
  • The flood of ‘15: Philmont comes together
  • Living the motto of the Boy Scouts: Be prepared
  • Dream team at Dean Cow
  • Why all this rain?
  • Making history at Metcalf Station
  • Rising to challenges at Dan Beard
  • Richly Blessed

July 24, 2015 Issue 7

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6 July 17
  • Unit 41 to base: Gene Schnell
  • B93rd Annual Maverick Club Rodeo
  • Stomping around at Cyphers Mine
  • The high-powered rifles of Sawmill
  • Keeping Philmont fed: The Commissary
  • Looking back at Philmont: 50 years
  • Chaplain’s Corner

July 17, 2015 Issue 6

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5 July 10
  • Internal frames versus external frames
  • Professional development at Philmont
  • Leave no trace master educators
  • STEM
  • Keeping Scouts prepared: Logistics
  • Chaplain’s Corner

July 10, 2015 Issue 5

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4 July 3
  • Trekking back through the years
  • Making it to Baldy Town
  • The inspiring team of the South Ponil Log Dogs
  • A lifetime of experience: Nancy Klein
  • If it can’t be grown, it has to be mined: French Henry
  • Rendezvous at Miranda
  • Chaplain’s Corner

July 3, 2015 Issue 4

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3 June 26
  • Ronnie’s Bed and Breakfast
  • 100 years of cheerful service
  • Becoming a family at Abreu
  • OATC 20th Anniversary
  • Climbing over challenges at Crater Lake
  • Refugee troop to visit Philmont Scout Ranch
  • Saving lives at Carson Meadows

June 26, 2015 Issue 3

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2 June 19
  • Cimarroncita: a diamond in the rough
  • Robert Gates visits the PTC
  • The hardy constitution of the Conservation Department
  • Bears of the Southwest – A gait through history
  • Disc Golf in Base Camp
  • The unsung heroes of the ranch: the Maintenance Department
  • Arriving Crews

June 19, 2015 Issue 2

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1 June 12
  • The passing of the guard
  • Learning how to C.O.P.E.
  • Just the bear facts
  • Out of Eden and into God’s Country
  • New at the Tooth of Time Traders
  • Ten essentials: rain gear
  • New restrooms come to PTC

June 12, 2015 Issue 1

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0 May 29
  • Lifetime memories
  • Our great occasion
  • Filling up buckets
  • Walking with intention
  • A group that cares
  • An amazing summer
  • Welcome HOmE Philmont staff

May 29, 2006 Banquet Issue

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2015 PhilNews Team

NPS Manager
Bryan Hayek

Assistant NPS Manager/Photography Manager
Cassidy Johnson

Editor-in-Chief
Patrick McNeill

PhilNews Writers
Kate Johnson
Caleb Wong
Marie Reynolds

Photographers
Erin Irwin
Doyle Maurer
Josh Galemore
Tyler Sanders
Sean McElligott
Justin Gilliland
Leanora Benkato

Photo Lab Lead
Jaime López

Photo Lab Techs
Neal Simmons
David Kellogg

Lead Marketing Specialist
Dominic Baima

Marketing Media Staff
Taylor Hill
Marcos Palacios

Lead Videographer
Kreable Young

Videographer
Mitchell Thomas