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Soldiers: Speak up to select new Improved Physical Fitness Uniform

Posted October 11, 2012 by Shayna Brouker

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — It’s o-dark-thirty on the day of an Army physical fitness test. The barely lit field is crowded with Soldiers getting ready to break a sweat and the last thing any of them want is a ‘uniform malfunction’ — shorts riding up, sweat-soaked uniforms hindering movement — or worse, chafing. More than…

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JITC senior enlisted leaders change responsibility, one retires

Posted October 11, 2012 by Ray Ragan

From left, Sgt. Maj. Cary Marshall, the out-going senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command stands with Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Manley, the senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency and Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, the in-coming senior enlisted leader for JITC after the change of responsibility ceremony here on Oct….

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Fort Huachuca installs first trunked Land Mobile Radio system

Posted October 11, 2012 by Amy Sunseri

The Network Enterprise Center here recently installed the installation’s first trunked Land Mobile Radio system to better prepare Fort Huachuca for any type of disaster. The efforts were part of a two-year process during which the NEC worked with the Project Development for Land Mobile Radio systems, or PDLMR, the Electronic Proving Grounds and Motorola…

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Thunderbird cooks turn judge for food contest

Posted October 11, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Cooks from the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade Thunderbird Dining Facility served as judges during the United States Army Information Systems Engineering Command cook-off Oct. 3 at the Technology Integration Center and CMET 1 buildings here. It was by no accident that these Thunderbird DFAC cooks were picked as judges for the taste testing contests….

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Don’t turn your back on domestic violence

Posted October 11, 2012 by Allitra Williams

The month of October is observed as Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness Month across the nation. Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, or IPV, is an issue that continues to affect lives across the country and in our military. IPV is not a pleasant subject to discuss but vitally important to bring awareness…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: October 11, 2012

Posted October 11, 2012 by

U.S. Army’s first MI Museum opens at Fort Huachuca Oct. 10, 1974 On Oct. 10, 1974, the U.S. Army’s Intelligence Museum opened at Fort Huachuca with a ribbon cutting by Maj. Gen. Harold Aaron, the assistant chief of staff for Intelligence. The Sphinx was moved from Fort Holabird, Md., to Fort Huachuca and took up…

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Suicide prevention is key in Army

Posted October 4, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

More then 6,000 Soldiers and Fort Huachuca personnel attended presentations on Sept. 27 to learn about suicide and prevention as part of the Army’s Suicide Stand-Down Day. On Fort Huachuca, three presentations took place simultaneously at three locations three times that day. As part of the Army’s September’s National Suicide Prevention month, Fort Huachuca’s Army…

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Columbus Day Safety Message

Posted October 4, 2012 by Gregg Potter

Preparing for a long holiday weekend is essential to the safety of our Soldiers and their Families. Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of our continent and has been a celebrated Federal Holiday since 1937. I encourage everyone to take some much deserved time off to enjoy and celebrate this time off with Family and friends….

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New transition assistance program set for November launch

Posted October 4, 2012 by Gary Sheftick

WASHINGTON — Parts of a new transition assistance program were tested this summer and the revamped TAP will be ready to support departing service members in November, officials told lawmakers here Sept. 20. Leaders of an interagency team testified to the House Veterans Affairs Committee’s subcommittee on Economic Opportunity about the revamped TAP, which includes…

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Commissary Rewards Card now available to save customers cash

Posted October 4, 2012 by

The Defense Commissary Agency has launched a new electronic coupon system. The Commissary Rewards Card allows customers to access and redeem digital coupons at all of its stores; however traditional paper coupons will continue to be available to customers. “It’s a really good additional money savings on the commissary savings,” said Judy Mendez, store director,…

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