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Celebrating the Strength of the Nation: the Army’s 237th Birthday

Posted June 14, 2012 by anradmin

“Blessed to live in the land of the free, you could have opted for an easier path. But you know that freedom is not free. And so you volunteered and you stepped forward, and you raised your hand and you took an oath — to protect and defend; to serve a cause greater than yourself,…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted May 24, 2013 by By Arthur Komori

Courtesy of Rosamaria Anzai, Komori’s daughter In honor of Asian American/Pacific Islander observances this month, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Command History Office staff submits the following extract from a letter written by Army Chief Warrant Officer Arthur Komori in 1949 to the commanding general of the Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) Center, Camp…

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To our Community,

Posted January 17, 2014 by Col. Dan McFarland

I very much appreciate everyone’s feedback on the horses at the Buffalo Corral. Since my last message, Horse’n Around Rescue Ranch and Foundation, Inc. briefed me and our veterinarian on the technology they employ to treat aging and injured animals. Horse’n Around uses Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation, or VOM, and lasers to treat progressive and acute…

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Army has ally in Natick lab

Posted July 18, 2014 by Ash McCall

Courtesy Photo Secretary of the Army John McHugh, left, learns about the hypobaric chamber at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine during a March 15, 2012, visit to Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massachusetts. Not far outside Boston lies one of the most important facilities in the U.S. Army, the Natick Soldier Systems…

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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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What do you fear?

Posted November 1, 2012 by Chaplain (Maj.) David Schlichter

As we approach Halloween, I cannot escape noticing symbols of fear portrayed in a fun way. Walk through a housing area and notice the zombies, ghosts, witches and spiders. I recently saw a t-shirt I need to get for my daughter that read, “There is nothing to fear but fear itself … and spiders.” This…

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Lewis-McChord Soldier to be awarded Medal of Honor

Posted August 16, 2013 by Staff Sgt. David Chapman

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter will receive the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, for his courageous actions while deployed to the Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, in October 2009. He was a cavalry scout assigned to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, out of Fort…

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Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss: What Soldiers, Civilians should know

Posted March 28, 2014 by Gabrielle Kuholski

When Army property is lost or damaged, financial responsibility can fall upon the Soldier or Civilian to whom the property was issued.

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Remember Gold Star Mothers, Families

Posted September 26, 2014 by Department of the Army

The term Gold Star Family is a modern reference that comes from the Service Flag. These flags/banners were first flown by Families during World War I. The flag included a blue star for every immediate Family member serving in the armed forces of the United States, during any period of war or hostilities in which…

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“Army Civilians – Key to Mission Success”

Posted May 1, 2015 by

For nearly 240 years, Army Civilian employees have been an integral part of enhancing and sustaining the readiness of America’s Army in times of war and peace. The Army team appreciates our civilian workforce for their daily support to Soldiers, their Families and our Nation. Our civilian employees provide mission-essential capabilities, stability, continuity and leadership,…

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