Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, February 14, 2003
Aguilar named Employee of the Month
Silvia Aguilar has been named Employee of the Month at the Reeves
County Civic Center for the month of February.
She is a 1980 graduate of Pecos High School and the proud mother of
two sons, Felipe and Daniel.
Counselor Aguilar began her employment with the Reeves County
Detention Center in 1998. She was promoted to Counselor on May 29, 2001 and has
played a key role in the success of the facility.
Aguilar has assisted Unit Management during the most difficult of
times without hesitation.
Her duties include assisting inmates to locate missing property and
money transfers from other facilities, maintaining sanitation in her unit, Inmate
Counseling Programs, Inmate Financial Responsibility programs, and other pertinent
In addition, she assists the Correctional Supervisors in relieving staff,
standing Main Line during Mess Hall and providing guidance and supervision to
new staff, according to RCDC Warden Rudy Franco.
"Aguilar excelled in the performance of these duties and set an excellent
example for new staff," said Franco.
The Reeves County Detention Center is proud to have Silvia Aguilar as
"We extend our congratulations to her and her family on this
well-deserved award," said Franco. "I am confident she will continue to exert her best efforts
on behalf of this institution," he said.
"We take pride in recognizing Ms. Aguilar as Employee of the Month
for February 2003.
Garcia Assaigned to assault ship
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jesus Garcia, son of Hilario
Garcia of Pecos, is currently on his fifth month of deployment
while assigned to the amphibious assault ships USS Nassau,
based in Norfolk, Va.
Garcia is one of more than 4,000 Atlantic Fleet Sailors and
Marines deployed aboard the ships of the USS Nassau Amphibious
During this deployment, Garcia's ship supported the
24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and participated in
training, humanitarian assistance and peace support operations in
Spain, Italy, Kosovo, Kenya and Djibouti, Africa before patrolling the seas
and skies in the U.S. Forces Central Command area of responsibility.
USS Nassau supports amphibious operations using Landing Craft Air
Cushions (LCACs), which are specially-designed Hovercraft that
deliver vehicles and equipment to the beach. The ship also
has conventional landing craft and helicopters embarked, and
is equipped with medical facilities staffed by Navy doctors,
dentists, nurses and corpsmen.
Garcia is a 1999 graduate of Madison County High School
of Madison, Fla. and joined the Navy in March 2000.
Pecos students get degrees from OC
Several students from Pecos graduated from Odessa College
Graduates from Pecos include: Richardo Evaro, Robert
Gerbert, Eloy Herrera, Miguel Machuca, Mark Marquez, Sylvia
Mendoza, Juan Muniz, Crystal Valenzuela and Elsa Velasquez.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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