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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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Traumatic Brain Injury awareness month highlights resources

Posted March 6, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Joseph Hill, NCOIC

U.S. Army graphic The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately 2.5 million emergency room visits, hospitalizations or deaths were associated with a singular traumatic brain injury, or TBI, a combination of a TBI and additional sources of injury. ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Throughout the year, we designate specific months to remind…

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2015 Army Emergency Relief Annual Campaign

Posted February 27, 2015 by

Since its founding during World War ll, Army Emergency Relief (AER) has provided $1.7 billion in interest-free loans and grants to 3.6 million Soldiers in the active component, the Army National Guard, the Army Reserve and among the ranks of the retired. AER financial assistance provides timely care and support to Wounded Warriors, Surviving Spouses…

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Presidential Proclamation – National African American History Month, 2015 NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Posted February 20, 2015 by BARACK OBAMA

A PROCLAMATION For generations, the story of American progress has been shaped by the inextinguishable beliefs that change is always possible and a brighter future lies ahead. With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors — some of whom were brought to this land in chains — have woven their resilient dignity into the fabric…

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Message from the Commanding General United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca PRESIDENTS DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted February 13, 2015 by Major General ROBERT P. ASHLEY

Originally, two days in February were set aside to recognize the birthdays of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Their birthdays were celebrated on Feb. 22 and 12, respectively. Eventually, the holidays were consolidated and we now recognize all presidents, past and present. Our presidents have provided the nation with leadership and vision for over…

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Brush, floss, repeat daily for good dental health!

Posted February 6, 2015 by Capt. Benjamin Werner

Each February, the American Dental Association, or ADA, sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Regular dental visits should happen every…

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