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2014 Antiterrorism Awareness Message

Posted August 15, 2014 by

What are the dangers which menace us? If any exist they ought to be ascertained and guarded against. ~ James Monroe, 1st Inaugural Address, March 4, 1817 August marks the Army’s fifth annual observance of Antiterrorism Awareness Month. Each year, we improve our defenses through increased threat awareness and organizational and individual protection measures. Throughout…

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Three things to know during Anti-terrorism Awareness Month

Posted August 8, 2014 by TRADOC

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Each year, the Army sets aside August to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to protect Soldiers and their Families, Department of the Army Civilians and contractors from terrorist threats. Here are a few things to always keep in mind: The threat is real According to a recent article by the…

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Army signs ‘Shifting Gears’ training partnership with GM, Raytheon

Posted August 1, 2014 by J.D. Leipold

J.D. Leipold The Shifting Gears Automotive Technician Training Program proclamation is displayed after being signed by representatives from the Army, General Motors and Raytheon at a Pentagon ceremony, Tuesday. From left, the signatories are: Lynn Dugal, president of Raytheon intelligence, information and services; Steve Hill, GM North American vice president of U.S. sales and service…

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Odierno: Information, instability travel at similar speeds

Posted July 25, 2014 by Claudette Roulo

ASPEN, Colo. – As the world has become more interconnected and information travels faster than ever before, it also has become more unpredictable and dangerous, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said here last night. “People now understand more about what other people might have, what they might want, how much control they want…

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Allied Soldiers influenced the creation of Berlin’s popular street food snack

Posted July 25, 2014 by Tanja Linton

It is a street food so iconic it has its own flavor of potato chips, a song, Google doodle and a museum.

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Army has ally in Natick lab

Posted July 18, 2014 by Ash McCall

Courtesy Photo Secretary of the Army John McHugh, left, learns about the hypobaric chamber at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine during a March 15, 2012, visit to Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massachusetts. Not far outside Boston lies one of the most important facilities in the U.S. Army, the Natick Soldier Systems…

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CSA sends message on motorcycle safety

Posted July 11, 2014 by Raymond T. Odierno

Leaders, I know you all take safety very seriously. However, as of June 27, we have had a substantial rise in fatal motorcycle accidents over the preceding 90 days. Both the VCSA and leadership at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center have released messages within the past month highlighting the issue, yet losses continue to…

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July is National Hot Dog Month No matter what their origin, who named them, hot dogs are fun

Posted July 11, 2014 by Joan Vasey

Hot dogs are among America’s favorite foods.

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July 4th holiday weekend Prevent party from being over before it starts

Posted June 27, 2014 by Kevin Mills

Enjoying time with Family and friends, grilling with the neighbors, relaxing by the pool and fireworks are all part of the 4th of July holiday weekend. Often, alcohol is a part of the holidays, and, when used responsibly, can add to its relaxed atmosphere. However, sometimes the party is over before it starts when people…

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Moments matter: In safety, seconds count

Posted June 20, 2014 by Leeford C. Cain, Command Sergeant Major

You never know what Mother Nature has in store. After what seemed like an endless winter, it appears we’ve skipped over spring and plunged straight into summer! I’m sure it’s a welcome change for our Soldiers, but the short seasonal transition has put many of us leaders at a disadvantage. Since we haven’t had the…

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