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Military Intelligence – Intelligence played role in Philippine Insurrection, 1899 – 1902

Posted February 20, 2015 by Lori Tagg

On April 23, 1898, the United States declared war against Spain in response to unrest in Cuba and the sinking of the American battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor. In its efforts to pressure Spain to grant the island independence, the United States used the Philippine Islands as a bargaining chip.

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Marines: Experience survival, spiders, cobras in Thailand

Posted February 20, 2015 by Cpl. Isaac Ibarra

BAN CHAN KREM, Thailand — My journey begins on a small island, Okinawa, south of mainland Japan. I’ve been stationed there as a Marine for close to nine months now and, finally, got the chance to deploy. I received orders to support exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand — a country I’ve always wanted to visit….

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Diving platform at Barnes Field House helps with Soldier training

Posted February 20, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Barnes Field House has a training aid, one that will help Soldiers with their water safety.

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Air Force: 25th AF training breakthrough seen as ‘game’ changer

Posted February 20, 2015 by Wayne Amann

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – LACKLAND, Texas — Visionaries at 25th Air Force are merging advances in technology with innovation and creative thinking to revolutionize how Airmen are educated, trained and developed in the intelligence community. Their competency and proficiency based approach does not involve sleight of hand, but it is MAGIC. The eyebrow-raising acronym…

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News Briefs – February 20, 2015

Posted February 20, 2015 by

DPW schedules water outage Saturday The Directorate of Public Works will have a water outage Saturday, 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Areas affected are the Main Gate, Thrift Shop, Widow Support Center, Disabled American Veterans, 19th Hole, Mountain View Golf Course and the gas station at the Main Gate. The 19th Hole will be closed…

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FMWR Briefs – February 20, 2015

Posted February 20, 2015 by

Sportsman’s Center offers beginners’ classes The Sportsman’s Center offers the following specials during February: First Time Lady Shooters Class, Saturdays, 3 – 4 p.m. Class includes shotgun-trap instruction, gun rental, 25 shells and 25 targets. Cost is $10 per person and class size is limited to six. No repeat shooters, please; Archery Instruction, Sundays, 11…

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Soldiers dominate Armed Forces Cross Country

Posted February 20, 2015 by Tim Hipps

The All-Army men swept the top six spots and the women claimed four of their top six positions as the black and gold dominated the 2015 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships at Flatirons Golf Course, Feb. 7.

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2015 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships at Flatirons Golf Course, Boulder, Colorado

Posted February 20, 2015 by

Women’s team standings: 1. Army 15; 2. Air Force 37; 3. Navy 46; 4. Marine Corps 55. Women’s medalists: Gold — Army Spc. Caroline Jepleting, Landstuhl, Germany; Silver — Navy Lt. Amanda Rice, Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan; Bronze — Army Pfc. Susan Tanui, Fort Riley, Kansas. Men’s team standings: 1. Army 15; 2. *Air…

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Community Briefs February 20, 2014

Posted February 20, 2015 by

Explore Arizona, New Mexico at luncheon Beth Krueger, Cochise College’s dean of Math, Sciences and Health Sciences, will offer a free lunch lecture, “Exploring Arizona and New Mexico,” Wednesday, 12:10 – 1 p.m., in Room 702 on the Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave. Krueger will take attendees on a photo tour of various…

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Chalk Talk

Posted February 20, 2015 by

Colonel Johnston Elementary School History will come to life in Amy Sullins’ second grade classroom on March 3. Students are researching a famous person from the American Revolution or Westward Expansion. They are writing a short biography and memorizing a speech in the first person. They will come to school dressed as their person and…

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