A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Interior Secretary and Chief of U.S. Army Reserve to Sign Agreement Increasing Job and Recreation Opportunities
Office of the Secretary
WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, August 1, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Army Reserve Chief Lieutenant General Jeffrey Talley will sign a memorandum of agreement to bolster veteran and reservist employment opportunities in America's Great Outdoors and facilitate re-integration of returning warriors and their families into our communities.
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Lieutenant General Jeffrey Talley, Chief of the U.S. Army Reserve
Signing of Memorandum of Agreement to Increase Veteran and Reservist Job and Recreation Opportunities
Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. EDT
Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.