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New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback

Posted August 15, 2014 by David Vergun

U.S. Army photo Capt. Leala McCollum poses in the Army Physical Fitness Uniform running jacket and pants. WASHINGTON — A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year. Its design is based on Soldier feedback, said Col. Robert Mortlock, program manager, Soldier Protection and Individual Equipment, Fort Belvoir, Virginia….

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How Office of Soldiers’ Counsel can assist with disability proceedings

Posted August 15, 2014 by Brian Payton

The Office of Soldiers’ Counsel, OSC, is an organization of judge advocates and Civilian attorneys/paralegals spread out over 30 locations worldwide, with roughly 200 attorneys and paralegals. The organization has representatives ready to assist Soldiers throughout their disability process, with specific counsel for the Medical Evaluation Board, MEB, stage of their case, and other counsel…

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Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

Posted August 15, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Andrew and Lisa Shears carry the remains of Ollie James Shears, the recently retired chief of police with Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Emergency Services, into the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Aug. 8, for a Celebration of Life Ceremony. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the…

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ACS discusses AER, employment, SHARP, more

Posted August 15, 2014 by Audrey Peterson-Hosto

AER has two types of available loans Army Emergency Relief, AER, is a non-profit organization housed by the Army. AER extends no-interest, emergency loans to active duty, dependents, retirees, National Guard and Army Reserves on active duty for more than 30 consecutive days and on USC Title 10 orders. Orders that read USC Title 32…

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

Posted August 8, 2014 by Amaani Lyle

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…

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Salutes & Awards

NETCOM commander receives second star

Posted August 8, 2014 by Eric Hortin

Staff Sgt. Tim Chatlos Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general of U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, administers the Oath of Allegiance during the promotion ceremony of Maj. Gen. John Morrison Jr., commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. The commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command was promoted to major general…

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Three things to know during Anti-terrorism Awareness Month

Posted August 8, 2014 by TRADOC

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Each year, the Army sets aside August to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to protect Soldiers and their Families, Department of the Army Civilians and contractors from terrorist threats. Here are a few things to always keep in mind: The threat is real According to a recent article by the…

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FH Army Substance Abuse Program encourages mental health readiness

Posted August 8, 2014 by Rosa Peralta

Being ready — whether for a mission, a job, or family responsibilities, requires a person to be mentally and physically healthy. Most people have a good idea of how physically fit they may be, but what about their mental health? Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Prevention Program personnel encourage participation in the Rally for Readiness,…

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Be prepared: Tuition Assistance changes coming soon

Posted August 8, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Over the past few months important changes have been taking place for those who receive or are hoping to receive tuition assistance, or TA, from the Army. According to ALARACT 317/13 — FY14 Tuition Assistance Policy, as of Jan. 1, Soldiers eligible for TA must have successfully completed one year of service following graduation from…

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FH Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

Posted August 8, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

U.S. Army photo Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, congratulates Sgt. 1st Class Jacqueline Sauve, with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, on receiving one of the first Army Instructor Badges during a ceremony July 17, in Alexandria, Virginia. The Army began awarding Army Instructor Badges this summer to bolster the…

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