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Obama: U.S. to keep nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan in 2015

Posted May 30, 2014 by Nick Simeone

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced Tuesday the United States plans to keep nearly 10,000 American troops in Afghanistan next year — a level largely in line with what U.S. commanders had requested — and that nearly all U.S. forces will leave the country by the end of 2016, bringing to an end a U.S….

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Afghanistan

Posted May 30, 2014 by

I strongly support the president’s decision to maintain a limited U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan after our combat mission ends there later this year. This presence, which is contingent on a signed bilateral security agreement, will help ensure that al Qaeda cannot reconstitute itself in Afghanistan, and it will help us sustain the significant progress…

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USAICoE & FH commanding general shares Memorial Day Safety Message

Posted May 23, 2014 by

Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our Nation. Throughout our Nation’s history, service men and women have selflessly defended our Nation’s freedom. Those who serve today continue to guard the freedoms and values that others have fought and…

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Flag etiquette – Raise, lower American flag properly on Memorial Day

Posted May 23, 2014 by Jesse Bustamante

I have always felt that summer is, above all else, a patriotic season. In my mind, summer barbeques and pool parties are as purely American as “baseball and apple pie.” Within these coming months, Americans will honor Memorial Day, celebrate Independence Day, and remember the 70th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944) and the 151st…

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From the commander: Fort Huachuca’s 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety Stand Down May 29 – 30

Posted May 16, 2014 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

The 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign is intended to remind us of the hazards specific to summer weather, longer daylight hours and increased leisure activity from Memorial Day through Labor Day. To ensure we have the information needed to protect our most valuable resource, our personnel, the Fort Huachuca Safety Office, in partnership…

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Public Service Recognition Week “Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession May 4 – 10, 2014

Posted May 9, 2014 by

Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation’s government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During…

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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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2014 Army Emergency Relief Annual Campaign

Posted April 25, 2014 by

Since 9/11, Army Emergency Relief has distributed almost $775 million to 729,000 active and retired Soldiers and their Families. By providing interest-free loans and grants for many different categories of assistance to include emergency needs, children and spouse scholarships, care for Families of Fallen Soldiers and support to Widows and Wounded Warriors, Army Emergency Relief…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history April 11, 2014

Posted April 25, 2014 by Ruth Quinn,

Generations of Americans have considered Paul Revere an icon of Revolutionary War history. However, Paul Revere was not the only rider. (There were two others.)

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2014 Army Earth Day message

Posted April 18, 2014 by

On April 22, the United States Army joins the Nation in celebrating Earth Day. Army Earth Day provides us an opportunity to renew our commitment to stewardship of the environment and the lands where our Soldiers, Families and Civilians train, live and work. Army Earth Day aims to inspire awareness and appreciation of the environment….

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