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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted December 19, 2014 by Lori Tagg

At 1 a.m. on Dec. 20, 1989, roughly 13,000 American troops under the operational command of the XVIII Airborne Corps airlifted into Panama to join the 13,000 Soldiers and Marines already stationed there.

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ACS offers scholarships, resiliency training

Posted December 12, 2014 by Audrey Peterson-Hosto

AER provides scholarships Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs — the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Scholarship applications will be accepted from Jan. 2 to May 1 each year for…

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FH Exchange shoppers save with price matching

Posted December 12, 2014 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Whether shopping in stores or online, Soldiers, retirees and their Families get the lowest price at the Fort Huachuca Exchange. In fact, shoppers who price matched at Army & Air Force Exchange Service locations worldwide saved $6.4 million in 2013. At brick-and-mortar locations, price differences of $10 or less are matched on the spot —…

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Report shows Army making progress in SHARP efforts

Posted December 12, 2014 by Army News Service

WASHINGTON — Army efforts to change command climate and increase training have resulted in a decrease in sexual assaults as well as an increase in reporting of these crimes, a recently released report shows. “The Army still has the prevention of sexual assault as its number-one priority,” said Dr. Christine Altendorf, director of the Army…

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Career Skills Program affords ETSing Soldiers employment potential

Posted December 5, 2014 by Sharon Lewis Chief

The Veteran’s Opportunity to Work, VOW Act of 2011, made significant changes to transition procedures for separating Service members. The Army’s Soldier Life Cycle is the last portion of the VOW Act to be implemented. Beginning in fiscal year 15, the Soldier Life Cycle (Start Strong-Serve Strong-Remain Strong-Reintegrate Strong) begins. As part of the Reintegrate…

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CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

Posted December 5, 2014 by CID Public Affairs

Colby Hauser, USACIDC CID special agents are responsible for investigating felony-level crime worldwide and where there is an Army nexus. Serving a population of more than one million Soldiers, Civilians, contractors and Family members — both at home and deployed — CID provides an invaluable resource to the Army and commanders at posts, camps and…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted December 5, 2014 by Lori Tagg

“Father of Green Berets” plays significant roles in military, Intelligence Library of Congress photo Washington D.C. National Guard members patrolled the streets during the height of the anti-Vietnam War protests. William Yarborough, who served as assistant chief of staff, Intelligence, from December 1966 to July 1968, was born in 1912 in Seattle, Washington, the son…

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Army researchers develop pocket-sized aerial surveillance device

Posted November 26, 2014 by Jeffrey Sisto

Courtesy photo by United Kingdom Ministry of Defense A British Soldier holds a Prox Dynamics’ PD-100 Black Hornet, a palm-sized miniature helicopter weighing only 16 grams. Researchers with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are testing the Black Hornet to provide squad-sized small units with organic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability….

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Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions

Posted November 26, 2014 by Abigail Reid

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Active duty members of the Army, Air Force or Navy making dollar-amount Roth contributions to a Thrift Savings Plan account should know that these deductions will stop on Jan. 31, unless action is taken. “The Roth [Thrift Savings Plan] contributions are going from a dollar figure to a percentage of pay,” said…

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IMCOM unveils plan for 2025 and beyond

Posted November 21, 2014 by Jade Fulce

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Army Installation Management Command released “IMCOM 2025 and Beyond,” a new campaign plan operationalizing the commanding general’s vision for the organization. This plan provides a roadmap for IMCOM’s future and serves as a change management document that focuses the command’s collective efforts, prioritizes resources and continues the exchange of information,…

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