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Sergeant cooks up a win at Culinary Arts of Quarter board

Posted January 16, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold After hearing a grader yell “hands up,” Sgt. Kory Bender, Alpha Company, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade, throws his hands up and steps away from his dishes. During the Culinary Arts NCO of the Year board at Fort Hood, Texas, on Jan. 8 – 9, Soldiers needed to have…

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RWBAHC to adopt new tobacco free campus policy March 1

Posted January 9, 2015 by Joan Vasey

U.S. Army photo In an effort to promote a more healthful work and customer service environment, effective March 1, the entire Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center campus will become a nicotine-free zone and cigarette and other use of nicotine-containing products (with the exception of those related to kicking the nicotine habit) will no longer…

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AER now accepting scholarship applications

Posted January 9, 2015 by Army Emergency Relief

Army Emergency Relief Army Emergency Relief has begun accepting applications for next year’s scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1. ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Army Emergency Relief, or AER, began accepting applications for next year’s scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1. Last year, AER awarded 3,637 scholarships,…

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Official reports progress in awareness of human trafficking

Posted January 9, 2015 by Terri Moon Cronk

WASHINGTON — Defense Department awareness of slavery and human trafficking issues is paying off significantly because of mandatory employee training, the program manager for DOD’s Combating Trafficking in Persons program has reported. As DOD observes National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in January, Sam Yousef noted how annual training for DOD’s military, Civilian, and…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted January 9, 2015 by Lori Tagg,

On Jan. 14, 1991, the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (now referred to as JSTARS, but at that time stressed as the “Joint” STARS) had its first operational mission as part of Operation Desert Shield in the Persian Gulf.

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Lightweight antenna increases Army agility

Posted January 9, 2015 by Amy Walker

Inflatable ground satellite antennas are aiding in the expeditionary nature of U.S. and coalition forces, enabling them to achieve high-bandwidth network connectivity anywhere in the world from small deployable packages.

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Intelligence Senior Leader Conference maps out ‘way ahead’

Posted December 19, 2014 by Tanja Linton

Tanja Linton U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Commander Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley opened the Intelligence Senior Leaders Conference at the Intelligence System Integration Laboratory Dec. 10. Senior intelligence leaders from across the Army attended. Military professionals from across the Army gathered on Fort Huachuca Dec. 10-11 for the Intelligence Senior Leader Conference to map…

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Army toughens rules on enlisted fraternization

Posted December 19, 2014 by Capt. Robert Rosen Chief, Administrative Law Division

Office romance provides interesting water-cooler gossip in the civilian world and an endless source of material for television sitcoms. However, in the military it can potentially compromise good order and discipline. Consequently, the Army has decided to toughen the rules on fraternization once again. While intimate or romantic relationships have been prohibited between enlisted and…

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CWFC designed to improve employee morale

Posted December 19, 2014 by Annette Gear

There’s an organization on post designed to enhance the quality of life for Fort Huachuca federal Civilian employees during and outside of duty hours. The Civilian Welfare Fund Council, or CWFC, Fort Huachuca, is a Category IV Non-appropriated Fund Instrumentality with proceeds from concessionaire commissions. Its purpose is to manage the Civilian Welfare Funds, or…

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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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