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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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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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TRADOC commander sends Memorial Day, summer message

Posted May 24, 2012 by anradmin

Memorial Day commemorates those who have died serving this great Nation and traditionally marks the beginning of the summer season. Holiday celebrations often center around family members, outdoor activities and the use of alcohol. Let’s celebrate responsibly and use risk management to mitigate potential hazards. As we approach the summer months, I want to focus…

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It’s our job to keep terrorists guessing

Posted April 26, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Julie Weckerlein, USAF

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy – Sitting one row behind me next to the window, she blended in with the other travelers, casually dressed in jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt layered under a pink short-sleeved shirt. We, and about 150 other airline passengers, were leaving Detroit for a long fight to Amsterdam Aug. 20. She…

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Garrison commander addresses animal adoption concerns

Posted December 6, 2013 by Dan McFarland

To our community, Over the last several months, the U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, published our intent to adopt-out five horses and a donkey from the Buffalo Corral Riding Stables. For various health reasons, if not adopted, these animals may be euthanized. In October of this year, one of the post veterinarians examined each animal….

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