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Transition Assistance Program is for spouses, too

Posted October 17, 2014 by Rebecca Alwine, Counselor

Spouses of transitioning and retiring service members are eligible for all Transition Assistance Program services. This means everything available to the transitioning service member is also available to his or her spouse. This includes: Small Group Seminars — learn more about interview techniques, preparing for a job fair, or tips and tricks on how to…

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Sergeant cooks up a win at Culinary Arts of Quarter board

Posted January 16, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold After hearing a grader yell “hands up,” Sgt. Kory Bender, Alpha Company, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade, throws his hands up and steps away from his dishes. During the Culinary Arts NCO of the Year board at Fort Hood, Texas, on Jan. 8 – 9, Soldiers needed to have…

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Comments sought, PTSD claimants may get discharge upgrade

Posted March 27, 2015 by Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Raney

Army invites survivors to comment on services The Office of the Secretary of Defense selected the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness to evaluate services provided to Army survivors to ensure that existing programs and services meets the highest standards possible and fulfill the Army’s commitment to survivors that they remain a part of the Army…

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More than 4,000 Army Families receive funding for college

Posted June 19, 2015 by Lora Strum

WASHINGTON — $33,000. That is how much The Wall Street Journal reports the average 2014 college graduate owes in student debt. As the cost of secondary education continues to rise, the Army Emergency Relief program has awarded 4,285 Army children and spouses with more than $9.3 million in college scholarships. Since 1976, the Army Emergency…

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Army upgrading Unmanned Aerial Systems

Posted April 12, 2012 by By Kris Osborn

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The U.S. Army is moving along with a series of upgrades and technological improvements to its unmanned aerial system platforms, or UAS, Program Office officials said April 3. The UAS improvements are part of a broader effort to bring increased sensing and surveillance…

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Army’s top enlisted Soldier makes first-time visit to FH

Posted June 21, 2012 by Story and photo by Natalie Lakosil

The Army’s most senior non-commissioned officer made his first visit to Fort Huachuca this week. The 14th Sergeant Major of the Army...

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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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Decisive Action Training Environment: Future training grounded in today’s intelligence

Posted November 29, 2012 by Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater

To ensure Soldiers are trained and ready for any mission, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Directorate of Intelligence created the Decisive Action Training Environment, a program that uses current intelligence to create intense, authentic training environments for Soldiers, leaders and units.

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Cone talks budget cuts, impacts to TRADOC mission, workforce

Posted February 15, 2013 by Anthony Obryant

Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Bridgwater Gen. Robert Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, hosted a town hall forum to share information directly with the TRADOC civilian workforce Feb. 7, at Jacob’s Theater on Fort Eustis, Va. Cone told the standing-room only crowd of civilians and supervisors who work in the command’s…

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CSLA training center uses adapter, saves money, time, lives

Posted April 12, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

In 2012, Don Meyer, an instructor with the Communications Security Logistics Activity, or CSLA, New Equipment Training team here, created a solution that simplified their In-Line Network Encryptor, or INE, KG-175D training course with a short-term savings to the Army of more than $25,000. Previous to his solution, each student in the course was required…

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