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Trials for TBI blood test underway

Posted June 14, 2012 by Story and photo by Rob McIlvaine

The Army is now running trials on a blood test, similar to one used to test blood sugar, that can be used by medics on the battlefield to determine if a Soldier has sustained damaged brain cells, especially...

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Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

Posted August 16, 2012 by By David Vergun

WASHINGTON — All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, in a recent statement. “[This behavior] undermines our values, tarnishes our profession and erodes the trust that bonds us,” Dempsey said. A recent letter…

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Army strengthens ties with Native American tribes

Posted November 29, 2012 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — As Soldiers and all Americans wrap up celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Army has consulted with leaders of federally recognized tribes to provide new policy for Army-tribal relations. Secretary of the Army John McHugh signed a new policy for the Army, setting that work into motion. The “American Indian and Alaska…

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SecArmy orders ‘Ready and Resilient Campaign’

Posted February 8, 2013 by Gary Sheftick

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Army John McHugh Monday directed that programs from resilience training to suicide prevention be part of a wide-ranging “Ready and Resilient Campaign” plan, which will launch later this month. During a press conference at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., McHugh said he’s looked at 47 recommendations from an Army-wide Behavioral Health…

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News Briefs March 29, 2013

Posted March 29, 2013 by

AER campaign going strong As of March 22, 391 people have contributed to the Army Emergency Relief program, and Soldiers are helping Soldiers. The campaign has reached $50,816.01. Arizona retirees continue to generously donate. Retiree contributions have reached $18,619. There is still time to donate – the campaign runs through May 15, and donations can…

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Army promotes National Safety Month

Posted June 7, 2013 by Michael Negard

FORT RUCKER, Ala. – June is National Safety Month, and senior Army leaders are asking Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and their Family members to educate one another on risk and influence behaviors surrounding the leading causes of preventable injury and death. National Safety Month coincides with the beginning of summer, historically the deadliest…

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FH blood donations top the rest

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Sgt. 1st Class Dexter Marquez Maj. John Burke, right, officer in charge of the Fort Bliss, Texas, Blood Donor Center, presents Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Fairley, command sergeant major, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, with the official plaque recognizing Fort Huachuca as the installation with the highest blood collection for 2012. The fort collected…

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Good intel plays major role during job search

Posted September 20, 2013 by George Matthews

Whether it’s tracking down bad guys, understanding the enemy’s strategy and tactics, or ferreting out those trying to bring us to our knees via cyber warfare, good intel is a critical component of today’s strategy for keeping America safe.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted November 27, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Alamo Scouts established, safely gather intel during WWII Photo property of the U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Fred Osborn, director of Morale Services Division, War Department, talks to Alamo Scout candidates following a demonstration of jumping and swimming in the water fully equipped during the general’s visit to Alamo Scout School, Fergusson Island, New Guinea, on…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted February 7, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Black History Month: MI showcases Revolutionary War spy public domain Painting of James Armistead Lafayette February is Black History Month. It is the legacy of historian Carter Woodson who was born to former slaves in Virginia in 1875. Early in life, Woodson’s story included farm worker, manual laborer, garbage truck driver and coal miner. After…

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