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THANKSGIVING SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted November 27, 2013 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

Our Nation will celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday, a day set aside to pause, reflect and give thanks for the gifts of peace, freedom and the opportunities we share as Americans. Historically, holiday weekends are periods of increased risk. The additional time off provides a well-earned respite from the duties and rigors of training and an…

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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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September is Suicide Prevention Month

Posted September 7, 2012 by By Lt. Col. John Via

Use resources to help prevent a needless death The longest war in America’s history has stressed and strained service members like perhaps no other conflict.  The psychological toll, and especially the soaring suicide rate, have caught the attention of the media, the public and leaders at the highest levels. Any suicide is one too many….

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Hagel calls on vets to partner in reshaping military

Posted July 26, 2013 by Donna Miles

WASHINGTON – Opening his address Monday to the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention with a tribute to Korean War veterans, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called on the nation’s 22 million veterans to become partners in helping the Defense Department work through “historic transition and change.” Every major conflict in U.S. history has been followed…

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Presidential Proclamation — Women’s History Month, 2014

Posted March 7, 2014 by BARACK OBAMA

Throughout our Nation’s history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor, from the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the deserts of Iraq…

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National Suicide Prevention Week, World Suicide Prevention Day and Army Suicide Awareness Month, 2014 Enhancing Resiliency — Strengthening Our Professionals

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Our Soldiers, Civilians and Families remain our strength, demonstrating unparalleled skill and professionalism as they support our great Army and defend our Nation. While our commitment to them extends year-round, we call special attention to our ongoing efforts to build individual resiliency skills during the Army’s observance of Suicide Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Enhancing…

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Like Soldiers, spouses live Army Values

Posted March 29, 2012 by Jennifer Lindquest

We are beginning to pack up our first home as we get ready to travel to Georgia for school and then Korea for two years. As we started sorting piles for Georgia, Korea, storage and donation, it struck me that most civilian couples can go years without delving into the deep abyss that is the…

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National Prayer Breakfast helps reaffirm faith

Posted February 15, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Traditions are something most people treasure. Some of them help keep Americans grounded and in touch with the ideals upon which the United States was formed. With the nation currently dealing with various crises at home and abroad, following traditions and a higher spiritual awareness seem more important to many people. Not even inclement weather…

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day, volunteer for habitat restoration project

Posted September 27, 2013 by Heidi Schewel

The Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista Ranger District, will celebrate National Public Lands Day and the 40th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act on Saturday.

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Nurses Leading the Way: Celebrate National Nurses Week

Posted May 2, 2014 by Maj. Holly Shenefiel, Chief, Preventive Medicine

Gabrielle Kuholski Nydia Honore-Roach, licensed practical nurse, Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, checks the lungs of Celeste Sotomayor, 3. Honore-Roach works in Family Care Clinic B. People remember the wonderful care nurses provide but often do not realize they are also leaders in improving the quality of care provided. Each year over 4 million…

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