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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted August 9, 2013 by By Ruth Quinn,

On Aug. 2, 1990, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein ordered three of his heavy divisions of Iraqi Republican Guards to invade Kuwait, gambling that the United States and the United Nations would not try to stop him.

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OCS Board application deadline looms

Posted October 4, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Vine Sgt. Aaron Starr Byron, a potential candidate for OCS and a human intelligence collector with Company B, Task Force Dragon, USF-I analysis and production directorate, answers questions from board members during an officer candidate school board May 25, Camp Victory Iraq. The members of the board will make the…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted December 6, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Third Army G2 predicts Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge) Photo property of the U.S. Army Col. Oscar Koch was the G2 for Gen. George Patton during World War II. Dec. 9, 1944 By December of 1944, it appeared that Hitler had been all but defeated. In fact, from the Allied perspective, Germany’s continuation of…

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Army Community Service shares resource information

Posted February 14, 2014 by Audrey Peterson-Hosto

Need guidance and information about resources to prepare for and locate employment? Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program, or ERP, can help. It offers information about local and federal employment opportunities, the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, interviewing skills, resume critiquing, career planning resources and more. Want to build work experience? Ask ERP personnel how to…

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Communications security community meets, networks on post

Posted May 9, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn From right, Dennis Teefy, product director for key management, Monte Hill, director of Communications Security Logistics Activity, and Stan Niemiec, director of Product Director Network Enablers, have a side conversation during the first session of the Global Integrated Partnership for Communication Securities User Information Process and Technology Meeting Tuesday at Greely Hall, Fort…

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Army moving education content to cloud for better access

Posted July 11, 2014 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — Eighteen months ago, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command began migrating education content to the dotcom cloud, a commercially operated bank of servers. This is a significant step for several reasons. The Army is currently a Common Access Card-enabled, Windows-based devices operating environment. That means Soldiers can’t access much of the training…

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Retiree Council shares news, notes Did you forget to care for your Family?

Posted August 28, 2014 by retired Sgt. Maj. Bill Hursh

No one forgets to care for his or her Family on purpose. It just happens – more often than one might think when it comes to the military Survivor Benefit Plan, or SBP. Most often, retired Soldiers don’t know the federal law and the time limits it imposes on maintaining their SBP elections. If a…

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Army Production premieres ‘iSoldier’ newscast targeting younger Soldiers

Posted November 14, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

Army Broadcasting Soldiers at Defense Media Activity-Army Broadcasting premiered the new iSoldier newscast, a new multi-media program aimed at younger Soldiers, Nov. 7. The newscast from Army Broadcasting at Fort Meade, Maryland, is a weekly two-minute Internet-based program showcasing the most current Army information from around the world. The program can be found at http://www.youtube.com/TheSoldiersMag….

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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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Plan now for gate changes beginning Aug. 3

Posted May 1, 2015 by DES release

Significant changes to installation access at Fort Huachuca will begin Aug. 3 including a return to the original gate names and background checks for all individuals 18 years and older without an approved form of DOD identification. What is now known as the Main Gate, will return to its historical name, Buffalo Soldier Gate, and…

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