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Inns, B & Bs offer free Veterans Day stays

Posted September 27, 2012 by

Charleston, S.C. — Inns and Bed and Breakfasts throughout the U.S. will honor men and women who’ve served in the armed forces by offering complimentary stays on Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Inns and B&Bs across the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate in the 4th Annual B&Bs for Vets program…

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Property accountability is every Soldier’s responsibility

Posted September 20, 2012 by Sgt. 1st Class Dexter Robinson

Many Soldiers and leaders believe they have no responsibility or culpability for Army property unless they have accepted it on a hand receipt, but property accountability is the core of military equipment stewardship. The Army standard for maintaining and tracking supplies is for Soldiers to treat the property as if it was their own. The…

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National Preparedness Month – September 2012

Posted September 13, 2012 by John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army; Raymond I. Odierno, General, United States Army Chief of Staff; Raymond F. Chandler III, Sargeant Major of the Army

Every September, the Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies. An all-hazard event — either natural or man-made — can occur at any time, and we must be prepared to react accordingly. Planning and…

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Soldiers stay course, navigate obstacles

Posted September 13, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Clouds missing from the sky expose the hot, unrelenting morning sun. The Soldier’s heart begins to beat faster as the anticipatory moment approaches. Sweat starts to trickle down his forehead, and his palms start to get clammy. On the command, “Go!” the moment of truth arrives. Putting all doubts and nervousness aside, the run begins,…

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Lt. Col. John L. Donaldson, 11th Theater Tactical Brigade rear provisional commander, shakes Spc. David Wallen’s hand after he was announced as the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 11th TTSB, Sept. 5 at the brigade headquarters. Wallen is from Company C, 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion.
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11th TTSB Soldier and NCO of the Year Competition held

Posted September 13, 2012 by Sgt. Jacob Mahaffey

Photos by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold Soldiers from the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade competed in the 11th TTSB Soldier and Noncommissioned-Officer of the Year Competition Sept. 5 at the 11th TTSB headquarters on Fort Huachuca. “I am an American Soldier. I am a warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people…

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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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Different countries, same training goal

Posted September 7, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

If a person looks around carefully when using the Post Exchange, Commissary and other facilities on Fort Huachuca, they will note service members wearing a wider mix of uniforms than just those worn by members of the U.S. military. That is because Fort Huachuca hosts military personnel from a variety of countries around the world…

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Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Roach, G-1
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Future system to streamline Army HR and Soldier pay

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story by Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Roach

An Army Human Resources system is currently under development and targeted to improve the way the force manages Soldiers’ information and Soldier pay...

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New program aims to better help troops transition to civilian life

Posted August 23, 2012 by By Terri Moon Cronk

The Defense Department is conducting pilot classes of a new program designed to better prepare service members transitioning out of the military to civilian life....

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Inputs into Army exercises increase command awareness of cyber threat

Posted August 23, 2012 by By C. Todd Lopez

Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez, commander of ARCYBER, spoke Aug. 16, 2012, at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association TechNet Land Forces East conference in Baltimore. BALTIMORE — An increased focus on training and leader development can help commanders at all levels better understand the threat to America posed by adversaries in the cyber domain,…

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