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Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others

Posted January 23, 2015 by Elaine Sanchez

Robert Shields Army 1st Lt. John Arroyo works on strengthening his right hand while his occupational therapist, Katie Korp, looks on at the Center for the Intrepid in Brooke Army Medical Center’s rehabilitation center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Jan. 16. Arroyo, severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, last year,…

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted January 16, 2015 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

On Monday January 19th America commemorates the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. We must honor his memory by striving to end discrimination and hatred wherever it resides. The U.S. Military has always been a leader for social change in America. In 1948 President Harry Truman ended segregation in the military with Executive Order 9981….

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Know rules for smoking, nicotine use on Fort Huachuca

Posted January 9, 2015 by Anastasia Dean

Do you use tobacco products or vapor devices? Nicotine delivery devices, such as e-cigs, vaping devices, or the like are considered the same as tobacco and are only authorized in designated smoking areas. The only places you may smoke, “vape,” or chew tobacco, in accordance with Army Regulation 600-63, are designated by paragraph 7-3. Policy…

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Aviation refines doctrine to meet emerging threats

Posted December 5, 2014 by Capt. Matthew Brown

FORT RUCKER, Ala. — In a climate of ever-changing operational environments and emerging threats, Army Aviation must transform to meet the demands required to defeat the enemy. It all begins with doctrine. The Army’s Doctrine 2015 initiative aims to restructure and develop doctrine that is current and relevant, according to Lt. Col. Fernando Guadalupe Jr.,…

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Presidential Proclamation — National Native American Heritage Month, 2014

Posted November 21, 2014 by

NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Every year, our Nation pauses to reflect on the profound ways the First Americans have shaped our country’s character and culture. The first stewards of our environment, early voices for the values that define our Nation, and models…

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Let’s talk turkey: Prepare a perfect bird during Thanksgiving holiday

Posted November 21, 2014 by Joan Vasey

Courtesy photos When preparing the turkey, ensure the bird is completely thawed and all utensils are clean. To avoid the spread of bacteria during the preparation process, use clean utensils and wash hands frequently. Whether having a big group over to share the Thanksgiving festivities or it’s just you and the Family, the centerpiece of…

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WARRIOR CARE MONTH 2014 — Show of Strength

Posted November 14, 2014 by

Each November, the military Services commemorate our sacred obligation and enduring commitment to wounded, ill and injured Service members and their Families and caregivers. These men and women have personally contributed to the strength of the force and the strength of our Nation. Their determination and resilience in recovery inspires us all. The theme for…

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VETERANS DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted November 7, 2014 by Major General ROBERT P. ASHLEY

Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918 Allied negotiators met with German officials in a railway carriage near Compiègne Forest in France, and signed an armistice that put an end to the First World War. Over time, as the war…

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Red Ribbon Week held this week on Fort Huachuca

Posted October 31, 2014 by Scout reports

Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Although the start end dates can vary slightly depending on the organization and source, Red Ribbon Week generally takes place the last full week in October, with the weekends before and following the last full week included as appropriate celebration dates….

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Giving ‘gift of groceries?’ Think commissary gift cards

Posted October 24, 2014 by

No matter the occasion, commissary gift cards are always available to help family members, friends and organizations give the gift of groceries. The cards, which come in dominations of $25 and $50, can be purchased by anyone at any commissary worldwide or online. However, only an authorized patron can redeem them. The cards are available…

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