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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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Military Intelligence — this week in history: January 11, 2012

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Kuwaiti civilians trained in basic combat skills in Operation Desert Owl USAICoE History Office archives Kuwaiti volunteers learn how to become soldiers in January 1991. Jan. 7, 1991 With the outbreak of the first Gulf War, the Army realized it had a shortage of U.S. Soldiers proficient in Arabic. The Kuwaiti government, therefore, agreed to…

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DA launches campaign to enhance unit readiness, Soldier resilience

Posted March 15, 2013 by Army News Service

U.S. Army graphic The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched on Tuesday. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. WASHINTON — Tuesday, Secretary of the Army…

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TRICARE eases prime authorization rules for West Region beneficiaries

Posted May 10, 2013 by TRICARE Management Activity

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE West Region Prime enrollees referred for specialty care from April 1 up to May 18 do not need authorization before seeking care. The authorization requirement has been temporarily waived due to delays by UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans in processing referrals. TRICARE Management Activity, or TMA, leadership acted to waive the…

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Thunderbirds land at Fort Hood, Texas, begin new chapter there

Posted July 5, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Signal Brigade, held their inaugural uncasing ceremony June 26 on Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field. Brig. Gen. Clark LeMasters, Jr., commander, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), presided over last week’s ceremony.

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Metal detecting may lead to penalties, injuries

Posted September 6, 2013 by Marty Tagg

Although metal detecting or treasure hunting is a fun hobby, and hunting for lost items in public use areas is considered relatively harmless, metal detector use on Fort Huachuca is strictly prohibited. Over the past summer, Environmental and Natural Resource Division, or ENRD, personnel have encountered people using metal detectors at picnic areas and found…

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Fiscal year 2013 was Army’s safest year

Posted October 25, 2013 by Julie Shelley

FORT RUCKER, Ala. — Fiscal year 2013 was the Army’s safest year to date, according to end-of-year data recently released by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center. Accidental fatalities declined nine percent between fiscal years 2012 and 2013, falling to an all-time low of 137 losses. The previous benchmark was set in fiscal year 1997,…

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Navy: Navy Cash/Marine Cash® cardholders protected from Target® data breach

Posted January 10, 2014 by Navy News Service

U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class William Goodwin Disbursing Officer, Lt. j.g. Elizabeth Williams, left, and Disbursing Clerk 1st Class Michael Brett, display their Navy Cash Cards in front of a K80 terminal aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70). The system, which began March 23, 2004, eliminates cash and…

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Fort photographer takes second in Army contest

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Michelle Young Fort Huachuca Army spouse Michelle Young, won second place worldwide in the civilian division of the 2013 U.S. Army Digital Photography Contest, people category, for her photo, “Hide & Seek,” pictured here. Dennis Maruska, director of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, presented her with a check for $200 from the U.S. Army…

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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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