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Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted September 26, 2014 by Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Roberts

Space-A travel saves flexible travelers money Space Available travel is a service offered by the Department of Defense which provides unused seats on military flights to current and retired service members and their Families looking to travel at little to no cost. However, Families of reservists, including Gray Area Soldiers, are prevented from flying Space-A…

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Fort Huachuca celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted September 26, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

Fort Huachuca celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with special activities at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Sept. 17.

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Town Hall held to recognize USAG members

Posted September 26, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Tony Boone held a Town Hall Tuesday at Cochise Theater for all U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, members, to acknowledge their hard work on Fort Huachuca.

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Air Force: Phased rollout to improve enlisted evaluation system

Posted September 26, 2014 by Senior Airman Alexander Riedel

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force chief of enlisted force policy outlined the implementation of the new enlisted evaluation and promotion systems at the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 17. Developed in 1968, and implemented two years later, the existing Weighted Airman Promotion System has been in…

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Marines: Students train resupply techniques with pack animals

Posted September 26, 2014 by Lance Cpl. Seth Starr

Marines from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, recently conducted training aboard Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Aug. 18 to Sept. 17. The month-long exercise trained Marines in many facets all centered on mountaineering skills and high-altitude warfare. Assault climbing, rappelling, horse and mule packing, and small unit…

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News Briefs September 26, 2014

Posted September 26, 2014 by

Leave donations sought The following Department of the Army Civilians are in need of leave donations due to medical emergencies: Melinda McIntire, Francisco Ramirez, Michele Standley and Gerhard Petterson. Employees interested in donating leave should complete OPM Form 630-A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to a Recipient under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program. A copy…

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POWs/MIAs honored through walk, remembrance ceremonies

Posted September 26, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

A walk in honor of Prisoners of War and personnel Missing in Action was held Sept. 19 at Warrior-Sentinel Field on Fort Huachuca, followed by a remembrance at Murr Community Center.

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WPC celebrates Passport Day Saturday

Posted September 26, 2014 by Western Passport Center

The Western Passport Center, WPC, in Tucson is hosting its WPC Passport Day on Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 7373 E. Rosewood St., Tucson, to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. On this day only, no appointments are needed for applicants at the Western Passport Center. For…

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FMWR Briefs – September 26, 2014

Posted September 26, 2014 by

Don’t miss Mutt March A popular Fun Festival event will be the 5-kilometer Mutt March to be held Saturday starting at 7:30 a.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista. Bring your pet and participate. Cost is $10 for pet and human. Refreshments, a T-shirt and a bandana are included. Sponsors and vendors will award prizes…

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Army marksman wins Double Trap Gold in Spain

Posted September 26, 2014 by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Piper

U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldier Staff Sgt. Josh Richmond nails a target at the Men’s Double Trap final during the 2014 International Shooting Sport Federation World Championship, in Granada, Spain. Richmond shot perfectly in the semi-final and final round to win the top spot and earn an Olympic slot for the U.S. National Team. GRANADA,…

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