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Army’s Hispanic outreach not limited to Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted October 3, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

WASHINGTON – Hispanic Americans have made incredible contributions to the nation, and the Army is giving them special recognition during National Hispanic Heritage Month, an Army spokeswoman said. “The Army is committed to building a strong, long-lasting relationship with the Hispanic community,” said Mari Monserrate, Hispanic outreach liaison for the Army’s Office of the Chief…

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FH Soldiers train future generation

Posted October 3, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

Spc. Tyler Karrin, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade, second from right, and Spc. Robert Brown, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, train Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students from Tombstone High School at the Honor Guard building on Fort Huachuca Monday. The students learned Honor Guard standard drilling techniques they can use during their JROTC ceremonies.

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101st HQ deploying to Liberia in response to Ebola epidemic

Posted October 3, 2014 by David Vergun

The headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will deploy to Monrovia, Liberia, as the Joint Force Command for Operation United Assistance.

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted October 3, 2014 by Lori Tagg,

Australian War Memorial Operation Jaywick was one of several paintings commissioned by the Australian War Memorial to commemorate the successful commando mission. Operation JAYWICK – one of WW II’s most successful commando raids Sept. 26, 1943 In early September 1943, the Krait, a former Japanese fishing vessel, left the U.S. Naval Base at Exmouth in…

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‘Start Strong:’ Every Army career starts with TRADOC

Posted September 26, 2014 by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Through U.S. Army Recruiting Command, U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training and U.S. Army Cadet Command, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command serves as the foundation for the “Start Strong” phase of every Soldier’s career. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, known as TRADOC, transforms civilians into Soldiers and provides…

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New NCOER expected to more accurately assess Soldiers’ performance

Posted September 26, 2014 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — On Aug. 1, the secretary of the Army approved the new Non-Commissioned Officer Evaluation Report. Implementation will be in September 2015. “The new NCOER will come out in five phases: inform, educate, train, roll-out and after-action review. Human Resources Command is beginning to build the NCOER into the Evaluation System now,” said Command…

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ISEC gains new senior enlisted leader

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Timothy Toms Command Sgt. Maj. Ulysses Rayford, (center) U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, accepts the sword of responsibility from Col. Patrick Kerr, ISEC commander (left), and Master Sgt. Christopher Paluzzi, ISEC senior signal operations noncommissioned officer, in the Greely Hall Auditorium Sept. 16 on Fort Huachuca. Rayford accepted the senior enlisted leadership role at…

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Allow time to prepare a pet for a PCS move

Posted September 26, 2014 by Scout reports

Your Family is on orders, preparing to leave Fort Huachuca to go overseas, and it’s time to think about shipping your dog or cat. Since aircraft pet space is very limited, contact the Fort Huachuca transportation office as early as possible to book. Department of Defense regulations limit pet shipment to two pets to Families…

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Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos

Posted September 19, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

Lisa Ferdinando 1st Sgt. Aki Paylor won’t have any trouble recalling the Warrior Ethos. “For me, the Warrior Ethos — that’s who I am.” Since all of Paylor’s tattoos were done a number of years ago, he’s grandfathered in. WASHINGTON — The Army published revisions to Army Regulation 670-1, its policy for “Wear and Appearance…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted September 19, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Col. Harvey Cook: one of “Boys of Pointe du Hoc” Courtesy photo Harvey Cook was Rudder’s confidant and the 2nd Ranger Battalion’s intelligence and operations officer, 1943-1945. When President Ronald Reagan stood beside the monument to the 2nd Ranger Battalion on the 40th anniversary of D-Day, he said, “One by one, the Rangers pulled themselves…

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