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BLUE BORDER MESSAGE / SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE COMPLETED

Posted April 24, 2015 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

At a court martial on 25 March 2015, a Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, was tried for committing sexual acts on multiple occasions by causing bodily harm. The 2LT pled not guilty, but was found guilty to the charge of sexual assault. On 27 March 2015, the 2LT was sentenced to a dismissal. The sexual assault…

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Army Earth Day 2015: Sustain mission, secure future

Posted April 24, 2015 by

STAND-TO! Celebrated each year on April 22, Earth Day started in 1970 as a grassroots effort to create an awareness of the Earth’s fragile environment, encourage environmental stewardship, and ultimately, develop environmental awareness in American society. The U.S. Army first participated in the Earth Day campaign in 1971 and commemorates the event, which evolved into…

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Army Volunteer Corps shares philosophy on volunteerism

Posted April 17, 2015 by

Special to The Scout Volunteering is a defining part of the American experience. From the Minutemen at Lexington to today’s all volunteer force, the Army relies on the fundamental connection between volunteerism and citizenship. The strength of the Army lies in its Soldiers, and the strength of Army communities lies in the talents and contributions…

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APRIL IS ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH 2015 Fort Huachuca Safe and Sober

Posted April 10, 2015 by THOMAS A. BOONE

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States. Alcohol is a primary factor in the four leading causes of death for young people 10 – 21. More than seven million children live in a household where at least one parent is dependent on or has abused alcohol. Alcohol was involved in…

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Month of Military Child recognizes young family members for service

Posted April 3, 2015 by Amaani Lyle

WASHINGTON – To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Defense Department observes April as the Month of the Military Child, a Pentagon official told DOD News. Established by then-Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986, the month recognizes some 1.9 million U.S. military children ranging in age from…

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April 2015 Month of the Military Child Proclamation

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Whereas, since 1986, Army installations around the world recognize the sacrifices and applaud the courage of military children by celebrating the Month of the Military Child throughout the month of April; and Whereas, each day, military children undergo unique challenges, which they face with resilience and dignity beyond their years, and Whereas, it is essential…

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Presidential Proclamation — Women’s History Month WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Posted March 20, 2015 by BARACK OBAMA

A PROCLAMATION Throughout history, extraordinary women have fought tirelessly to broaden our democracy’s reach and help perfect our Union. Through protest and activism, generations of women have appealed to the values at the heart of our Nation and fought to give meaning to the idea that we are all created equal. As today’s women and…

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Getting, keeping good credit important in financial life

Posted March 20, 2015 by Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program

Good credit plays an important part in a person’s financial life. Not only is it essential for obvious things like qualifying for a loan or getting a credit card, but also for less obvious things like getting cellular phone service, renting a car and perhaps even getting a job. A strong credit history, reflected in…

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McHugh: America’s Army facing sequestration ‘enemy’ at home

Posted March 13, 2015 by Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Marshall Jr.

WASHINGTON — Not only does the U.S. Army face rapid, unpredictable changes in the geopolitical landscape, but also the uncertainty of an adversary — sequestration — here at home, Army Secretary John McHugh said here today. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee, McHugh, joined by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, discussed…

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TBI can occur in battle, garrison — awareness important

Posted March 6, 2015 by RWBAHC TBI Program Personnel

Traumatic brain injury, TBI, has been called the “signature wound” of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Injuries the Service members receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, IEDs, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents and equipment failure. Many military personnel have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating into multiple…

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