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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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IMCOM mentorship offers employees perspective, growth opportunity

Posted January 30, 2015 by Amanda Kraus Rodriguez

(Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-article series on the distinct phases of the IMCOM Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program. The first article is available online at http://www.army.mil/article/130378/) SAN ANTONIO — Life changing, enlightening and powerful are just a few words used by two participants in the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Headquarters Centralized…

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Combat, maintenance instructors do it for love of shooting

Posted January 30, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Erin Babis

If you were to ask Staff Sgt. Alan Daly to explain the role combat arms training and maintenance instructors play in the success of the 48th Fighter Wing mission, he would say that the base is a “forward, ready, now” base.

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Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others

Posted January 23, 2015 by Elaine Sanchez

Robert Shields Army 1st Lt. John Arroyo works on strengthening his right hand while his occupational therapist, Katie Korp, looks on at the Center for the Intrepid in Brooke Army Medical Center’s rehabilitation center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Jan. 16. Arroyo, severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, last year,…

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted January 16, 2015 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

On Monday January 19th America commemorates the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. We must honor his memory by striving to end discrimination and hatred wherever it resides. The U.S. Military has always been a leader for social change in America. In 1948 President Harry Truman ended segregation in the military with Executive Order 9981….

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