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Cash advance loans — worth the quick fix?

Posted September 7, 2012 by Legal Assistance Office

A Soldier is short on cash and needs money known as a “deferred presentment service” to obtain that “quick fix”. What people may not realize is that this “quick fix” comes at a high cost. Someone pays for the convenience of having money on hand when they don’t have any money in their bank account….

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Army opens new intelligence MOS

Posted December 6, 2012 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — A new military occupational specialty: cryptologic network warfare specialist, or 35Q, opened last month. “About 500 to 600 Soldiers are needed initially,” said Lt. Col. Kurt Connell, Military Intelligence Enlisted Branch chief, “but as we fully develop the career path, we’ll probably identify additional authorizations, none of which involve force structure changes.” Soldiers…

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Message to the Department from Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on preparations for potential sequestration on March 1 and furlough notifications

Posted February 22, 2013 by

To All Department of Defense Personnel: “For more than a year and a half, the president, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and I have repeatedly voiced our deep concerns over the half a trillion dollars in automatic across-the-board cuts that would be imposed under sequestration and the severe damage that would do both to this…

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August Selective Early Retirement Board could affect 1,200 field grade officers

Posted April 12, 2013 by C. Todd Lopez

Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez In August, the Army will convene a Selective Early Retirement Board for lieutenant colonels and colonels. The move is just one part of a larger Army effort to meet its congressionally mandated end strength reduction. WASHINGTON — In August, the Army will convene a Selective Early Retirement Board for lieutenant…

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McHugh creates greater oversight, screening of those who aid victims

Posted June 14, 2013 by Office of the Chief of Public Affairs

Secretary of the Army John McHugh Tuesday detailed a new directive that will make the Army the first military branch to require behavioral health screenings for those who counsel sexual assault victims.

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MI Soldiers sought for special operations, team to brief here next week

Posted August 16, 2013 by U.S. Army Special Operations Command

The United States Army Special Operations Command, or USASOC, seeks qualified military intelligence Soldiers to fill various intelligence positions within the command. USASOC Soldiers serve in the seven Special Forces Groups, 75th Ranger Regiment; 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, or SOAR; 95th Civil Affairs Brigade; and the Military Information Support Operations command, or MISOC. A…

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201st MI Battalion returns from Afghanistan

Posted October 4, 2013 by Gregory Ripps

U.S. Army photo by Gregory Ripps Col. Timothy Chafos (center), 470th Military Intelligence Brigade commander, shakes hands with Lt. Col. Joe Barber, 201st MI Battalion commander, as he disembarks from an aircraft on Kelly Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Sept. 21. Barber and more than 100 Soldiers of the battalion returned…

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USAICoE employees first to graduate UA South certificate program

Posted December 13, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Tanja Linton William Glessner, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, explains his Instructional Design Master’s Certificate Capstone Project to James Shockey, dean, The University of Arizona South, and other faculty members, during an open house at Alvarado Hall, Dec. 6. During an open house at Alvarado Hall, Dec. 6, four U. S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence…

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Army: CID warns scam website similar to legitimate benefits website

Posted February 14, 2014 by By CID Public Affairs

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command wants to clarify a press release that was issued Feb. 6, to help avoid any possible confusion regarding a false website and the official U.S. Army benefits website for former and current service members. In the announcement, CID accurately released that a website claiming to be an official U.S….

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LRC provides support to deploying Soldiers

Posted May 16, 2014 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski Spc. Annette Alvarado, Company A, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, takes apart her improved outer tactical vest, or IOTV, to show she could do this correctly. Each Soldier receiving an IOTV for deployment had to demonstrate they could pull apart, put together and wear the IOTV properly during a special training session. As Soldiers…

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