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Contestants sought for Rotary Student Speech Contest — deadline approaching

Posted February 21, 2014 by Rotary International District 5500

SIERRA VISTA — Rotary International District 5500 is sponsoring a student speech contest, open to all high school students, grades 9 – 12, with preference to those who have successfully completed the Rotary Youth Leadership Program. The purpose of the Four-Way Test Speech Contest is to foster ethics in everyday life, as well as in…

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Post policy New database helps pet owners comply

Posted May 23, 2014 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholsk From left, Sgt. Lesley Ogle, Veterinary Treatment Facility noncommissioned officer in charge, prepares Kane for a heartworm test during a check-up as he is held by his owner, Staff Sgt. Marcus Summerour, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence. No later than July 31, all pet owners must register or…

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Civilian mentor program shapes Army installation management’s future

Posted July 25, 2014 by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez

U.S. Army IMCOM photo by Amanda S. Rodriguez U.S. Army Installation Management Command mentors and mentees work on teambuilding skills, building a block tower in total silience, during the IMCOM Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program three day orientation, which started July 15. SAN ANTONIO – U.S. Army Installation Management Command walks the talk, increasing its investment…

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Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos

Posted September 19, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

Lisa Ferdinando 1st Sgt. Aki Paylor won’t have any trouble recalling the Warrior Ethos. “For me, the Warrior Ethos — that’s who I am.” Since all of Paylor’s tattoos were done a number of years ago, he’s grandfathered in. WASHINGTON — The Army published revisions to Army Regulation 670-1, its policy for “Wear and Appearance…

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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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Army investing more money, training into SHARP

Posted April 19, 2012 by Rob McIlvaine

WASHINGTON — Since 2007, the Army’s budget to combat sexual assault has increased fivefold, said the director of Human Resources, Army G-1. Brig. Gen. Barrye Price has oversight of the Army’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program, and explained that a…

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Program puts claims just one click away

Posted July 5, 2012 by Legal Assistance Office, JAG

Personnel claims allow Soldiers and Army civilian employees to be compensated for property loss and damage sustained during a move.

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National Preparedness Month – September 2012

Posted September 13, 2012 by John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army; Raymond I. Odierno, General, United States Army Chief of Staff; Raymond F. Chandler III, Sargeant Major of the Army

Every September, the Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies. An all-hazard event — either natural or man-made — can occur at any time, and we must be prepared to react accordingly. Planning and…

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Army works to ease stress, VOW Act smooths transitional process

Posted December 13, 2012 by Maranda Flynn

Transitioning out of the Army can be a daunting process but the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, is working to ensure that it is a smooth and effective movement. On Nov. 21, the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act took effect requiring that every Soldier of all ranks attend the pre-separation process before leaving…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: March 1,2013

Posted March 1, 2013 by Lori Tagg, Command Historian

Corps of Intelligence Police School opened Feb. 24, 1941 The Corps of Intelligence Police, or CIP, had been in existence since 1917, and CIP agents served both with the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during World War I as well as in the United States. But after that war ended, a military drawdown ensued, and…

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