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Presidential executive orders to help service members with student loans

Posted June 13, 2014 by David DuBois, Deputy Director Office of Servicemember Affairs

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday that will automatically apply a six percent interest rate cap to eligible federal student loan borrowers under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, SCRA, without the need for additional paperwork. In October 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published The Next Front, a report that identified troubling trends…

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Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

Posted August 8, 2014 by By Maranda Flynn and Jess Smith

A technology demonstration which focused on intelligence capabilities and increased interoperability took place here July 16 – 30.

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101st HQ deploying to Liberia in response to Ebola epidemic

Posted October 3, 2014 by David Vergun

The headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will deploy to Monrovia, Liberia, as the Joint Force Command for Operation United Assistance.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history May 10, 2012

Posted May 10, 2012 by anradmin

American Black Chamber closed May 1929 After World War I, Herbert Yardley and General Marlborough Churchill argued for the retention of MI-8, the code and cipher section of the Military Intelligence Division, as a permanent peacetime cryptologic department. They were successful, and in 1919, the Cipher...

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US Army establishes Military Intelligence Branch 50 years ago

Posted July 26, 2012 by USAICoE History Office

Military Intelligence has been a part of every American conflict since the American Revolution, but it was not until just 50 years ago, on July 1...

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TRADOC schools train joint, interagency, multinational students

Posted October 18, 2012 by By Tony O’Bryant

By the end of fiscal 2012, more than 500,000 Soldiers will have completed courses taught by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, instructors.

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75-day leave carryover extended

Posted February 1, 2013 by Army News Service

WASHINGTON — The policy allowing service members to carryover up to 75 days of leave from one training year to another has been extended until Sept. 30, 2015. The leave carryover policy was set to revert back to only 60 days on Sept. 30. But the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act passed this month extends…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted March 29, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Maj. Arthur Nicholson, Jr. becomes last Cold War casualty March 24,1985 Courtesy Photo Portrait of Maj. Arthur “Nick” Nicholson When Maj. “Nick” Nicholson and his driver, Staff Sgt. Jessie Schatz headed out to patrol an area in Ludwigslust, East Germany, on the morning of March 24, 1985, there was nothing unusual about their mission. They…

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Soldiers to see fewer PCS moves in future

Posted June 7, 2013 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON – The Army would like its enlisted Soldiers to remain on station for at least 36 months, and career managers are aiming to see that they will, said a director from Human Resource Command. In late 2012, senior Army leaders “asked us to look for ways to increase unit readiness, stability and predictability for…

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Intelligence sharing through tactical glasses highlighted at Enterprise Challenge 2013

Posted August 2, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Courtesy Photo Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, and Fort Huachuca (center) and fellow senior leaders listen to Maj. Shermoan Daiyaan, product manager, Distributed Common Ground System – Army, or DCGS – A, explain how the DCGS – A has the ability to collect intelligence while on…

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