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Survey shows decline in military sexual assaults

Posted May 8, 2015 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON — An independent survey confirms the prevalence of sexual assault in the military has dropped, Defense Department officials recently said. Statistics in the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study show the percentage of active-duty women who experienced unwanted sexual contact during the past year declined from 6.1 percent in 2012 to an estimated 4.3 percent…

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Civilian of the Month

Posted May 8, 2015 by

Civilian of the Month: Larry Detar Agency: Mission Engineering Directorate, U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command Position and duties: Subject matter expert for Application Security. Develops software to validate network security and answers questions of security of the applications in the field. How long at current assignment: 5 years How long in government service: 22…

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Travel, tourism industry officially recognized this week

Posted May 8, 2015 by City of Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista — Governor Doug Ducey, along with the Arizona Office of Tourism, AOT, proclaimed May 2 — 10 as Arizona Travel and Tourism Week, coinciding with the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week, giving recognition to Arizona’s top revenue generator and a major employment sector. “I’ve always said that Arizona is a…

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FH Retiree Council shares health care, commissary news

Posted May 8, 2015 by Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Raney

A blue-ribbon panel on military compensation and retirement recommended overhauling the decades-old retirement system for troops and the existing health care program for military families. The long-awaited proposals, unveiled after a nearly two-year study, include offering troops 401(k)-like retirement plans before they reach 20 years of service and replacing the existing TRICARE program with a…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted May 8, 2015 by Lori Tagg

Army Intelligence showcases Medal of Honor recipients U.S. Air Force photo Retired Master Sgt. Roy Benavidez receives his Medal of Honor in 1981 for actions in Vietnam in 1968. The Medal of Honor, the highest award for valor in action against the enemy, was established by Congress in 1861. Originally for enlisted members of the…

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Plan now for gate changes beginning Aug. 3

Posted May 1, 2015 by DES release

Significant changes to installation access at Fort Huachuca will begin Aug. 3 including a return to the original gate names and background checks for all individuals 18 years and older without an approved form of DOD identification. What is now known as the Main Gate, will return to its historical name, Buffalo Soldier Gate, and…

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“Army Civilians – Key to Mission Success”

Posted May 1, 2015 by

For nearly 240 years, Army Civilian employees have been an integral part of enhancing and sustaining the readiness of America’s Army in times of war and peace. The Army team appreciates our civilian workforce for their daily support to Soldiers, their Families and our Nation. Our civilian employees provide mission-essential capabilities, stability, continuity and leadership,…

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Stephanie Caffall 
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Soldiers awarded at Tax Center closing ceremony

Posted May 1, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie CaffallStaff Writer At right, Col. Thomas A. Boone, garrison commander, presents Sgt. 1st Class David Talamantes, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Tax Center, the Army Achievement Medal award at the Tax Center’s closing ceremony. Col. Joseph Keeler, staff judge advocate, recognized the Fort Huachuca Tax Center Soldier volunteers at a closing ceremony Friday….

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Natalie Lakosil
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304th MI Battalion participates in National Denim Day

Posted May 1, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie LakosilStaff Writer More than 1,000 Soldiers and Cadre participated in the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion Denim Day. They were asked to wear jeans and red or white shirts in support of the event. Denim Day was started in Los Angeles in 1999. More than 1,000 Soldiers from the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion participated in…

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Army Community Service

Posted May 1, 2015 by

Join Friday parent, child play group Join us Fridays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Murr Community Center for a weekly parent/child play group offered by the Army Community Service New Parent Support Program. The program focuses on increasing parent/child interaction during a 90-minute group, facilitated by Tandie Myles, a licensed clinical social worker specializing…

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