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Civilian retirees encouraged to obtain new Civil Service Retiree ID Cards

Posted November 14, 2014 by Tanja Linton

Those whose Civil Service Retiree ID Card, DA Form 1608, looks like the top and need to make an appointment with the Fort Huachuca DEERS/RAPIDS ID Card Section to receive a new Civil Service Retiree Card which now looks like the bottom: Changes in security procedures require visitors to have an ID card which can…

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Special survey designed to improve Soldiers’ quality of life

Posted November 7, 2014 by Joseph Trebling

Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Installation Services, Soldier and Family Readiness Division. The Army and the RAND Corporation are working together to conduct a Soldier needs assessment survey from September to December at 45 Army installations. Today’s Soldier Survey is available online to randomly selected active duty Soldiers, who will…

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TRADOC command sergeant major picked to be next SMA

Posted November 7, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

WASHINGTON — The senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has been selected to be the next sergeant major of the Army. Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno announced Monday that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dailey will be the 15th sergeant major…

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Army scientists striving to develop Ebola vaccine

Posted November 7, 2014 by Cheryl Pellerin,

WASHINGTON — No vaccines or drugs are available yet to protect people worldwide against Ebola Virus Disease, but two potential vaccines are in human safety testing, and scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases were a critical part of their development. During an interview late October, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute…

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IMCOM revises overseas tour policy to enhance development opportunities

Posted October 31, 2014 by Amanda Rodriguez

SAN ANTONIO — A new U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) policy, published Tuesday, will open development doors to its general schedule employees in grades nine and above by reducing a backlog of employees past their five-year overseas tour rotations and placing them in stateside positions to create a leadership development cycle. The IMCOM Enhanced…

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Army Ten Miler Team returns triumphant from race in D.C.

Posted October 31, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

Maci Hidalgo U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Tony Boone and Command Sergeant Major James Ramsey congratulate the Fort Huachuca Army Ten Miler Team for their success at the 30th annual race in Washington D.C. inside the garrison commander’s office on Oct. 22. Boone and Ramsey gave the team a plaque and presented each of the…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted October 31, 2014 by Lori Tagg

Counter Intelligence Corps agents hunt for Adolf Hitler USAICoE Historical Document Collection CIC agents, like these two in Berlin, interviewed countless informants and followed hundreds of leads to determine the fate of Adolf Hitler after the surrender of Germany. October is a time of year when stories of ghosts and goblins run rampant. The ghost…

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Army makes significant strides in energy programs

Posted October 24, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

The Army has made significant strides in its energy programs, despite challenges with budgets and manpower, according to a top Army official.

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Natick studies link between body armor fit, performance

Posted October 17, 2014 by Bob Reinert

Body armor has saved countless lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, but an Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that doesn’t fit properly can actually hinder a Soldier’s performance in combat.

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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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