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Garrison commander addresses workforce about possible furlough

Posted February 22, 2013 by Col. Dan McFarland

To Our Dedicated Civilian Workforce: “On Wednesday morning, the Secretary of Defense notified Congress that all DoD civilian employees will receive notification of a possible furlough. This includes the civilian workforce at Fort Huachuca. “This is a procedural step at this point. If the budget situation is not resolved by March 1, and a furlough…

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CFC director encourages employee, leader involvement

Posted October 4, 2013 by Elaine Kaplan

As we prepare for the 2013 Combined Federal Campaign solicitation period, which [began] Sept. 1, I want to express my appreciation for the support you and your employees have shown for this charitable program. Last year almost one million Federal employees pledged $258.3 million to participating local, national and international charities. This is just one…

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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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WARRIOR CARE MONTH 2014 — Show of Strength

Posted November 14, 2014 by

Each November, the military Services commemorate our sacred obligation and enduring commitment to wounded, ill and injured Service members and their Families and caregivers. These men and women have personally contributed to the strength of the force and the strength of our Nation. Their determination and resilience in recovery inspires us all. The theme for…

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‘Life is Valuable’ — help prevent a suicide

Posted May 31, 2012 by By Leta Myers, Suicide Prevention Program Manager

Between April 2011 and April 2012 on Fort Huachuca, there have been six Soldier deaths reported to the Army Substance Abuse Program Office by the Casualty Office. One death resulted when a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle. The other five deaths were reported as self-inflicted deaths or suicide. Those reading this article are…

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President proclaims May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2013

Posted May 17, 2013 by The President of the United States of America

A Proclamation Over the past three years, communities all across America have joined First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, which aims to help parents make healthy choices and give our children a strong start. Today, families have more of the tools and know-how they need to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Kids and adults are…

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HOLIDAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted December 20, 2013 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

As we celebrate this holiday season and approach the New Year, I hope you will all take time to reflect on the many accomplishments we’ve made and the challenges we’ve overcome as an installation and an Army. You’ve all contributed greatly to enhancing America’s fighting force and I want to thank you for your hard…

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CSA sends message on motorcycle safety

Posted July 11, 2014 by Raymond T. Odierno

Leaders, I know you all take safety very seriously. However, as of June 27, we have had a substantial rise in fatal motorcycle accidents over the preceding 90 days. Both the VCSA and leadership at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center have released messages within the past month highlighting the issue, yet losses continue to…

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Redress — what it means, what IG staff can do

Posted October 18, 2012 by By Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Richardson

It is important to know the meaning of the word “redress” since it could possibly apply to you. “Redress” means to remedy or set right. Inspectors General are very limited in what they can do when it comes to providing assistance if an issue or complaint has an established form of redress. Many times, Soldiers…

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel message on reducing civilian furloughs

Posted August 9, 2013 by

When I announced my decision on May 14 to impose furloughs of up to 11 days on civilian employees to help close the budget gap caused by sequestration, I also said we would do everything possible to find the money to reduce furlough days for our people. With the end of the fiscal year next…

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