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Veterans

ACAP services available to retirees

Posted September 27, 2013 by Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Roberts

Last month I attended the Fort Huachuca Army Career and Alumni Program Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The facility has been completely remodeled and has some terrific services available. I was reminded at that time that ACAP services are available for retired service members. Many normally consider ACAP to be a service for only for those service…

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Veterans

Veteran designation introduced for driver licenses

Posted September 27, 2013 by ADOT Release

PHOENIX — Two new services will be offered to military veterans by the Arizona Department of Transportation, effective Sept. 16. Veterans will have the option to have a designation on their Arizona-issued driver license, commercial driver license, identification card or instruction permit denoting their military service. In addition, veterans applying for an Arizona commercial driver…

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U.S.

Military Intelligence – this week in history September 27

Posted September 27, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Purple is much more than color for signals intelligence Courtesy Photo The SIS used this analog of the Japanese Purple machine to decipher Japanese diplomatic messages in 1940. Sept. 25, 1940 By the spring of 1939, William Friedman’s teams of cryptologists had already achieved partial success with the Italian and German code-systems and the Japanese…

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DoD

POW/MIA Recognition Day honors service members

Posted September 20, 2013 by DoD News Service

Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Each year the president issues a proclamation asking Americans to observe the day as a remembrance of the nation’s service members who were held prisoner or are still missing, and their families. Today’s events include a Pentagon commemoration ceremony hosting former prisoners of war, family members, military service members…

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Salutes & Awards

Patriots remembered, honored during Fort’s 9/11 ceremony

Posted September 20, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Photo by Tanja Linton Wreath holder Sgt. 1st Class Michael Dawley (center), 309th MI Battalion, salutes as the National Colors are brought down during retreat on Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca hosted a Patriots Day ceremony Sept. 11 to remember and honor the victims, their loved ones, and the heroes who dedicated their lives during…

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Commentary

Commentary: mastering the art of email

Posted September 20, 2013 by Mr. Patrick Buffett

FORT LEE, Va. — Its reelly frustraiting when you receeve one of them emails which didn’t get proofred or spelcheked. They not only fale to comunicate the massage but it don’t reflect very well on you’re orginization either. While small misteaks … er, mistakes … in our written messages are inevitable and usually forgivable, that…

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Local

NETCOM quilters display art at Arizona Hall of Fame

Posted September 20, 2013 by Angela Camara

Photo by Deb Scott Arizona Valor, the 2009 Arizona State Quilt to benefit the Quilts of Valor Program, received the Arizona Quilters Hall of Fame Award in February and was presented to Korean War veteran and Deb Scott’s father, Joe Yox, a U.S. Navy airman who served from 1951 to 1955. Two civilian employees of…

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Army

ERMC notifies beneficiaries affected by prostate-specific antigen screening error

Posted September 20, 2013 by ERMC Public Affairs Office

SEMBACH, Germany – Europe Regional Medical Command is notifying beneficiaries who received an incorrect prostate cancer screening blood test between August 2009 and May of 2012 at military medical treatment facilities in Germany, Italy, Belgium, Kosovo and U.S. Central Command that are supported by the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center laboratory. Approximately 3,280 patients have been…

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Local

Buena High School JROTC retires U.S. flags with dignity

Posted September 20, 2013 by JROTC Capt. Pamela Gil

Photos by JROTC Capt. Pamela Gil Cadet Battalion Executive Officer BreAnna Teeters is escorted by her parents, 1st Sgt. Anthony Teeters, and his wife, Tamira, as she prepares to retire a flag. The Sept. 11 ceremony at Buena High School consisted of posting of the colors, a guest speaker and songs by the Colt Battalion…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted September 20, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Allied Translator and Interpreter Section activated Photo property of the U.S. Army Sidney Mashbir was the commander of Allied Translator and Interpreter Service, SWPA G2. Sept. 19, 1942 After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7 1941, President Roosevelt declared war on Japan the next day. Three days later, Hitler declared war on the…

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