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Determine eligibility for special education and comparable services

Posted July 12, 2013 by

Army Community Service The time for summer permanent change of station moves is upon us. Although each state and the Department of Defense, or DoD, schools have different implementing rules for special education, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, requires that a student’s individualized education program, or IEP, be honored upon relocation whether…

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TRADOC leads review of MOS standards, gender integration

Posted July 12, 2013 by Amy Robinson

As the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command continues to design the force of the future, it will also review the standards for all Soldiers – men and women alike – to support the future force.

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ACU – Alternate uniform offers more fit options

Posted July 12, 2013 by Spc. Danielle Gregory

A new Army Combat Uniform with special consideration to the female form is now at Fort Sill, and it is being issued to new Soldiers going through Basic Combat Training.

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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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FH Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted July 5, 2013 by retired Lt. Col Mark Overberg,

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by retired Lt. Col Mark Overberg, deputy chief, Army Retirement Services.) AKO transition will affect retirees On April 26, Army Secretary John McHugh signed a memo outlining the Army’s transition from Army Knowledge Online™, or AKO, to the…

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LandWarNet modernization one key to Army future

Posted July 5, 2013 by J.D. Leipold

WASHINGTON – Even as forces draw down in Afghanistan and budgets are reduced, modernization of the Army network will not stagnate, said the service’s chief information officer. “We ensure Soldiers have the best capability available to them, everything over IP; highdefinition, full-motion video; unlimited bandwidth, whatever request they’ve needed we’ve been able to get that technology to them very quickly,” said Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence, the…

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Force changes bring opportunities, Hagel tells troops

Posted July 5, 2013 by Karen Parrish

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Soldiers of the nation’s reorganizing Army today that now is the time for creative adaptation.  Hagel spoke to an audience of Soldiers and civilian employees at Fort Carson, Colo., home of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division. Hagel noted that one of the Army brigade combat teams to be eliminated is based at Fort…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted July 5, 2013 by Lori Tagg,

During World War II, more than 19,000 Army Soldiers trained at the Military Intelligence Training Center, Camp Ritchie, Md., which was run by the War Department’s Military Intelligence Service.

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USAICoE gains new CSM, former top NCO retires

Posted June 28, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, outgoing U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence command sergeant major; Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, USAICoE and Fort Huachuca commander; and incoming USAICoE Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Fairley salute during the change of responsibility ceremony on Brown Parade Field June 21. Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, U.S….

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Proper counseling, NCO evaluation procedures ease NCOER process

Posted June 28, 2013 by Sgt. 1st Class Dexter Robinson

Over the last few months, Inspector General’s Office personnel have seen an increase of issues dealing with noncommissioned officer evaluation reports, or NCOERs. Some of the issues were noncommissioned officers, or NCOs, not being counseled; incorrect counseling dates; issues happening outside the rating period; and individuals who were not the rater completing the NCOER. The…

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