Groundbreaking at Antilles Elementary School at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico
Shovels hit the ground, signifying the beginning of construction for a state-of-the art elementary school at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. The school is one of the first Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools that will incorporate 21st century school design elements. Pictured (l to r): Michael Gould, DoDEA school superintendent; Maj. Gen. Antonio J. Vicens, Adjuntant General of the Puerto Rico National Guard; Dr. Elizabeth Middlemiss, DoDEA headquarters; Col. Susan Heard , Fort Buchanan commander; Lydia Blazquez, Antilles Elementary School principal; Capt. J.C. Cordon, deputy district engineer for the Antilles; Yamil Castillo, chief, Antilles Construction Office; and William Gilbane III, Gilbane Company.