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National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army’ network upgrades

Posted January 23, 2015 by Amy Walker,

The Army National Guard’s C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it’s also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.

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Mobilization to start reconstruction of Garden Canyon

Posted April 3, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Christina Hansen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers A section of the road in Garden Canyon was completely washed away during the last monsoon season. As of Monday, all of Garden Canyon to now include Lower Garden Canyon is closed to the public for construction to restore the road. Mobilization began Monday, for the general contractor…

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USAEPG responds to Army radio test needs

Posted June 26, 2015 by Capt. Ray Ragan

The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, recently completed a vendor qualification event for a new Army radio system.

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Marines find home at Fort Huachuca

Posted April 19, 2012 by Story and photo by Natalie Lakosil

Marines stationed on an Army installation? Yes. A few good men and women temporarily call Fort Huachuca “home.” Most of them are students here, attending training before they move on to permanent duty stations. “It is an excellent opportunity for Marines being here at an...

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Military Intelligence Corps activates

Posted June 28, 2012 by USAICoE Command History Office

On July 1, 1987, the Military Intelligence Corps was activated under the U.S. Army Regimental System. This was the culmination of a four-year process, intended to offer Soldier stabilization and affiliation.

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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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