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Army Community Service – 50 years of service

Posted July 10, 2015 by timchisham

ACS celebrates 50 years Join Army Community Service in celebrating its 50th birthday with a pool party 1:45-4 p.m. July 24 at Irwin Pool. This event is open to all ACS-authorized patrons. Opening remarks will begin at 1:45 p.m. followed by a cake cutting ceremony. Food will be available while supplies last and a free,…

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Spc. Joe Dees
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Dailey to bring Soldiers to Washington to ‘own’ SHARP problem, solution

Posted June 12, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

Spc. Joe Dees Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey will soon kick off a new program, “Not in My Squad, Not in Our Army,” that will offer Soldiers an opportunity to take ownership of both the problem of sexual assault in the ranks, as well as the solution. WASHINGTON — Since the Army first…

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National Safety Month – June 2015

Posted June 12, 2015 by

During the past 10 years fatal Army accidents have declined significantly, both on and off duty. That trend has persisted through years of combat operations and continues now as we remain committed on multiple continents in support of National Defense objectives. Army leaders, Soldiers and Army Civilians have worked hard to make this possible. Thank…

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Salutes & Awards

Happy 240th Army Birthday!

Posted June 12, 2015 by

Stand To! Two hundred forty years ago, our nation’s leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic landpower of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. This year, we celebrate 240 years of selfless service to the nation. Selfless service is at the core of what…

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Natalie Lakosil
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40th ESB bids farewell to one commander, welcomes another

Posted June 12, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil From left, incoming Commander Lt. Col. Cora Henry, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade Commander Col. James Park, and outgoing Commander Lt. Col. David Thomas, 40th ESB, inspect the troops on Brown Parade Field as part of the change of command ceremony Wednesday. Outgoing Commander Lt. Col. David Thomas relinquished command of…

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Health & Safety

OPM to notify employees of cybersecurity incident

Posted June 12, 2015 by Office of Personnel Management

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management, OPM, has identified a cybersecurity incident potentially affecting personnel data for current and former federal employees, including personally identifiable information, or PII. Within the last year, the OPM has undertaken an aggressive effort to update its cybersecurity posture, adding numerous tools and capabilities to its networks. As a result,…

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Army Community Service shares news, notes

Posted June 12, 2015 by

Employment Readiness Program update The Federal Resume class will be held July 14, Aug. 11, and Sept. 18. Space is limited and registration is required. If a spouse qualifies for a federal position, he or she may be eligible for non-competitive placement authority if certain requirements are met. Accompanying spouses who have any questions regarding…

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Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available July 1

Posted June 5, 2015 by U.S. Army News Release

U.S. Army Graphic The Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select military clothing sales stores beginning, July 1. WASHINGTON — The Army announced Monday the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. The Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select military clothing sales stores beginning, July 1….

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Natalie Lakosil
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Language lab dedicated in honor of former NCOA commandant

Posted June 5, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil Friends and Family applaud after Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Jackie Moore’s plaque is unveiled during a language lab dedication ceremony May 29. The lab, Room 162 in Ice Hall, was dedicated to Moore who spent more than 30 years in the U.S. Army and continued to serve Soldiers well into retirement. A former…

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Presidential Proclamation LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Posted June 5, 2015 by BARACK OBAMA

A PROCLAMATION From the moment our Nation first came together to declare the fundamental truth that all men are created equal, courageous and dedicated patriots have fought to refine our founding promise and broaden democracy’s reach. Over the course of more than two centuries of striving and sacrifice, our country has expanded civil rights and…

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