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America’s enduring obligation: Honoring Soldiers for Life

Posted November 15, 2012 by Joseph Westphal

WASHINGTON — As we celebrate Veterans Day on the anniversary of the Armistice ending World War I, we remember the fallen, and show our solemn pride for the heroism, strength, and dedication of those still among us — the veterans we know as our friends, neighbors, and relatives. This is a tradition that underscores what…

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Secretary of Defense memorandum on integrity of military justice process

Posted August 23, 2013 by

This memorandum reiterates my expectations and those of the President regarding the integrity of the military justice process. Every military officer and enlisted member of the Department of Defense is to be made aware of its contents. Military justice is an essential element of good order and discipline, the indispensible ingredient that allows our Armed…

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“Speak Up! A Voice Unheard is an Army Defeated”

Posted April 4, 2014 by

In April, the Army and the Nation it serves, observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Under this year’s theme, “Speak up! A voice unheard is an Army defeated,” we reinforce our determination to take the offensive in the fight against sexual assault. We stress the critical role of every member of the Army Family to prevent…

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month “Expect. Employ. Empower.”

Posted October 3, 2014 by

October 2014 The Army’s observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month remains important to our communities as we recognize the countless contributions Americans with disabilities make to our Army on a daily basis. To this end, it is our responsibility to acknowledge and honor these individuals by continuing to implement effective policies and practices that…

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Asian/Pacific Heritage Month: “Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote Equality and Inclusion” May 1 – 31, 2015

Posted May 8, 2015 by

During the month of May we honor Asian and Pacific Americans for their military service and contributions to the success of our Nation. Despite historic obstacles, Asian and Pacific Americans have persevered and contributed to every aspect of American life. This month, we pay tribute to the tenacity, hope and resolve of Asian and Pacific…

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Army Career and Alumni Program: Preparing for after-Army success

Posted April 26, 2012 by By Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter

SAN ANTONIO — Soldiers deliver for the Army and for the nation — I’ve seen it throughout my career, never more so than during my time in Iraq. So when you decide it’s time to move on to the next stage of your life, it’s only right that we should have a plan, prepare together,…

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Medal of Honor has distinguished history

Posted March 29, 2013 by Scout Reports

Monday marked the 150th year the Medal of Honor has been presented to service members. On March 25, 1863, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton presented Medals of Honor to six of the surviving members of Andrew’s Raiders. They were the first medals ever presented. March 25 was declared National Medal of Honor Day by the…

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Marines: 30th anniversary of Beirut bombing – survivor shares his story

Posted October 25, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Lisette Leyva as told by Brian Kirkpatrick

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, marked the 30th anniversary of the Beirut Bombing. Two-hundred-forty-one American and 58 French service members were killed when two trucks filled with explosives crashed into the two barracks buildings.

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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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Know rules for smoking, nicotine use on Fort Huachuca

Posted January 9, 2015 by Anastasia Dean

Do you use tobacco products or vapor devices? Nicotine delivery devices, such as e-cigs, vaping devices, or the like are considered the same as tobacco and are only authorized in designated smoking areas. The only places you may smoke, “vape,” or chew tobacco, in accordance with Army Regulation 600-63, are designated by paragraph 7-3. Policy…

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