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Army honors widow who helps families turn grief into hope

Posted October 18, 2012 by Story and photo by David Vergun

After losing her husband in 1992, Bonnie Carroll channeled her grief into a support organization that provides hope and comfort to the surviving Families of service members.

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National Prayer Breakfast recognizes nation’s rich religious heritage

Posted January 25, 2013 by Chaplain (Lt. Col. [P]) Ken Godfrey

Our nation has a rich religious heritage. A large number of the early settlers of North America fled religious persecution in Europe to seek religious freedom. Many Founding Fathers had strong religious beliefs, primarily from a Judeo-Christian background, and founded our nation on religious principles. Their religious beliefs were inclusive of the person’s right to…

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Sequestration to impact recruiting

Posted March 15, 2013 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — The Army projects a decrease in 10,000 to 14,000 recruits across the services this fiscal year as military entrance processing stations shut down one day per week. Beginning next month, civilian military entrance processing stations, or MEPS, employees will be furloughed, said the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg….

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109th MI Bn. wins best in Army award

Posted May 10, 2013 by Marci Miller,

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCORD, – The 109th Military Intelligence Battalion, “Task Force Disruptor,” of the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, learned, April 15, that it had earned top honors as the best military intelligence unit in the Army. The 109th MI Bn. rose above nominees from across the Army to earn the prestigious Director’s…

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TRADOC leads review of MOS standards, gender integration

Posted July 12, 2013 by Amy Robinson

As the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command continues to design the force of the future, it will also review the standards for all Soldiers – men and women alike – to support the future force.

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CECOM ISEC provides technical support for 82nd Airborne Division’s new Joint Operations Center at Fort Bragg

Posted September 6, 2013 by Marissa Anderson

Fort Bragg, N.C. — The U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Command’s Information Systems Engineering Command, or USAISEC, is providing technical assistance in support of audio and visual information systems at the 82nd Airborne Division’s new headquarters facility at Fort Bragg, N.C. “ISEC is responsible for the engineer, furnish, install and test of audio and visual information systems…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted November 1, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Japanese Language School opened at Presidio of San Francisco Photo property of the U.S. Army This image shows the original classroom of the Fourth Army Intelligence School at the Presidio of San Francisco and is the only known image of the first class of students in class, which at the time was a military secret….

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Price study validates commissary’s 30-percent savings

Posted January 17, 2014 by Kevin Robinson

FORT LEE, Va. – Commissary savings are now being measured against a wider range of retailers that sell groceries, and the comparison confirms the value of the benefit, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s 2013 price comparison study. For the first time, the expanded comparison survey allowed the Defense Commissary Agency, or DeCA, to look…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted March 21, 2014 by Lori Tagg, Command Historian

Miss Virginia Hall plays significant role in Allied victory in France Courtesy of CIA Museum Gen. William Donovan presents Miss Virginia Hall with the Distinguished Service Cross in September 1945. President Harry Truman wanted to make the presentation, but Hall opted for a private ceremony in Donovan’s office to preserve her cover as a secret…

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Army wants two additional base realignment and closure rounds

Posted March 27, 2012 by anradmin

The Army wants another two rounds of base realignment and closure to optimize facility usage across the service. While speaking March 21 before the Senate Armed Services Committee subcommittee on readiness and management support, Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, environment and energy told senators of the need for another two…

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