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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

Posted March 21, 2014 by

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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Military Intelligence “” this week in history March 22, 2012

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Fort Huachuca becomes Home of Military Intelligence March 23, 1971 Fort Huachuca was formally declared the Home…

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Army is 237 today and growing stronger

Posted June 14, 2012 by Compiled by Robert Anderson

“America’s Army: The Strength of the Nation” — Army Strong goes beyond physical endurance and mental preparedness. It encompasses an indomitable spirit and high ethical and moral values. These are not only desirable traits in a person but in a Nation that wishes to live up to the...

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Military Intelligence — this week in history August 9, 2012

Posted August 9, 2012 by USAICoE History Office

In August 1994, the 718th Military Intelligence Group (Provisional) assumed control of Bad Aibling Station in Germany. The field station was located 35 miles southeast of Munich, close to the Bavarian Alps.

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Army Materiel Command welcomes Directorates of Logistics

Posted November 15, 2012 by Gen. Dennis Via

On Oct. 1, after 24 months of detailed planning and coordination with the Department of the Army, and in strong partnership with Installation Management Command, Army Materiel Command assumed management of Directorates of Logistics, or DOL, Army-wide. I want to take this opportunity to personally welcome every member of the 73 DOL locations — 49…

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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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