403rd Army Field Support Brigade Personality Spotlight: Dexter Higgs, Logistics Readiness Center-Daegu | Article


Dexter Higgs, Logistics Readiness Center-Daegu
(Photo Credit: Ilhyun (Mike) Han)



Augusta, Georgia

How long have you been working for the U.S. Army:

I have been working for 14 years as a Department of the Army Civilian, and I also retired from the Active Duty Army with 21 years of service.

What other positions have you held with the U.S. Military:

I worked as an Equipment Specialist Supervisor for Installation Management Command, Materiel Support Command-Korea, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Navy. I have also worked as a Wage Grade Supervisor (5823/5803) Mechanic supervisor for the Tank-Automotive

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The Best Bike Repair Stand of 2022


Our pick

Feedback Sports Sport Mechanic Work Stand

This tripod stand has everything you need: It’s lightweight, strong, easy to use, and easy to put away.

Buying Options

*At the time of publishing, the price was $220.

The anodized aluminum Feedback Sports Sport Mechanic Work Stand is our favorite option for most people because it’s so frustration-free. It’s more compact, lightweight, and foldable than other options, making it easy to move and store. The clamp design is simple and intuitive, and also incorporates a crank that you can flip to open quickly, so securing a bike doesn’t turn into

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Bike Maintenance 101: How to Patch an Inner Tube


The bicycle is one of the greatest tools of self-reliance. 

Without any need for electricity or gas, it can carry you far distances. 

But bikes only work towards your self-sufficiency if you know how to maintain them. They may have fewer complications than an automobile, but they’re still machines that can break down and need to be repaired.  

Several years ago Kate and I bought some bikes for ourselves (our kids already had them) so we could take family rides on Tulsa’s many pleasant bike paths. But I realized that I didn’t know beans about how to maintain our new

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‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ & ‘Easy Rider’


In a recent article published on National Book Lovers Day, we put forward eight classic novels that ought to be made into movies. One of our selections was Robert M. Pirsig’s excellent road novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

The reason we chose Pirsig’s novel was that it was felt that the finished product could end up looking like a wholesome, philosophical version of Dennis Hopper’s 1969 counterculture classic Easy Rider. In fact, Pirsig had been keen to make a film adaptation of his book, though it never came to fruition as he had been adamant

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4 motorcycle maintenance tips for beginners


There are numerous modes of transportation, thanks to the advent of technology, but motorcycles are getting more popular these days. Many people have discovered and realized how easy motorcycle riders can manoeuvre and escape traffic, which means they can arrive at their destinations faster. If you’re one of those who are thinking of switching to a motorcycle as your daily transport system, it pays to know more about this two-wheeled vehicle.  

Maintaining your vehicle is essential to keep your bike in the best working condition. After all, this also directly impacts your safety when riding it. Even if you’ve just

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‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’


“The Buddha, the Godhead,” he writes, “resides quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower.”

“A study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself.”

“Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a 30,000 page menu and no food.”

“The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.” — Robert Pirsig

When I was 20-years-old and an

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