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Army’s ‘Ready and Resilient Campaign’ kicks off

Posted March 15, 2013 by C. Todd Lopez

WASHINGTON — The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign. 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. The new site includes sections for medical readiness, personal readiness and Soldier…

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Sequestration to impact recruiting

Posted March 15, 2013 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — The Army projects a decrease in 10,000 to 14,000 recruits across the services this fiscal year as military entrance processing stations shut down one day per week. Beginning next month, civilian military entrance processing stations, or MEPS, employees will be furloughed, said the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg….

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Armed forces appeals judge visits SJA members here

Posted March 15, 2013 by

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate Judge Scott Stucky (left), with the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, presents a picture of the courthouse, signed by the judges of that court, to Col. Timothy Cody, Fort Huachuca staff judge advocate, at Alvarado Hall during his visit to the installation on Feb. 27….

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Moments in MI History

Posted March 15, 2013 by USAICoE Command History Office

Matlack played significant role in military intelligence field USAICoE Command History Office Archives Matlack Hall, home of the Human Intelligence Training, Joint Center of Excellence, on Fort Huachuca, was dedicated in honor of Dorothe Matlack in 2010. Dorothe Kerans Matlack (1906 – 1991) started her government career at 42 as a GS-2 data entry clerk….

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Annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign underway

Posted March 8, 2013 by Joan Vasey

Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold, 11th Signal Bde. As with challenges posed during Army physical training, emergencies which crop up in day-to-day life can create obstacles for Soldiers when unexpected events such as car repairs create a financial hardship. Through Army Community Service, Soldiers can obtain Army Emergency Relief grants or loans to help them through…

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To the Soldiers, Civilians and Leaders of the U.S. Army

Posted March 8, 2013 by

As you are aware, sequestration went into effect on Friday, March 1st. Over the past several years, we have faced a lack of predictability and flexibility in our budget cycle and a series of cuts. This fiscal year alone, we face the potential of at least an $18 billion dollar shortfall in our Operations and…

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Army Emergency Relief Annual Campaign

Posted March 8, 2013 by

March 1, 2013 Since 1942 Army Emergency Relief has been an integral part of Army life, providing no-interest loans and grants to Soldiers and their Families for many different categories of financial assistance, including emergency needs, children and spouse scholarships, and grants to widows and Wounded Warriors. This year’s campaign theme, “Supporting Soldiers and their…

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Transcom chief: Sequester won’t affect Afghan drawdown

Posted March 8, 2013 by Nick Simeone

WASHINGTON — The chief of U.S Transportation Command told Congress Tuesday that cuts in defense spending triggered by the budget sequester should not have an impact on the withdrawal of U.S. troops and materiel from Afghanistan, but may have other “unintended” consequences. Air Force Gen. William Fraser III told members of the House Armed Services…

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GED test to revamp in 2014

Posted March 8, 2013 by Liz Manring

In January 2014, the current GED test will be replaced in Arizona, meaning students who started their testing under the current series of tests will need to pass all five parts before the end of this fall, or start completely over in 2014. The General Education Development tests offer those who did not finish high…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: March 8, 2013

Posted March 8, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

American military aviation takes off with 1st Aero Squadron Courtesy Photo Men and machines of the 1st Aero Squadron on duty in Mexico during the 1916 Punitive Expedition. On March 9, 1916, Mexican Revolutionary Francisco “Pancho” Villa and his followers known as “Villistas,” raided the town of Columbus, N.M., triggering a chain of events that…

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