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Good parents think, act like good NCOs

Posted April 19, 2013 by David W. Kuhns Sr.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The first line of defense against child abuse certainly lies with parents – those who are most often the abusers. Let me make a disclaimer right at the start: I am not an expert on child rearing. But I am a dad. And with the parenting thing almost at…

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IG recommends getting ‘back to basics,’ values

Posted April 19, 2013 by Sgt. 1st Class John Phillips

Similar to the restructuring in early the 1990s, our Army is transforming from one in conflict to a peacetime force. This is not an easy transition and requires patience, understanding and dedication to the Army’s Values. As funding, available personnel and resources contract, we will all be tempted to cut corners and find the easiest…

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Paying tribute to our Military Children

Posted April 12, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

For decades, the armed forces have called on people to serve this great nation, and throughout that time, their children have served right alongside them. In honor of their courage and support, then-Defense Secretary Casper Weinberger designated each April as the Month of the Military Child in 1986. Before Weinberger’s proclamation however, it was assumed…

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Message to the Department of Defense from Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Posted April 5, 2013 by Secretary Chuck Hagel

To all Department of Defense Personnel: This month, the Department of Defense observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with the theme “We own it…we’ll solve it…together.” Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is an opportunity for the entire DoD community — service members, civilians, members of our families and leaders at every level —…

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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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Keeping age out of the ring – Soldier perseveres as female boxer

Posted March 29, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski Spc. April Moreland steps into the ring with Staff Sgt. Quentin McCoy, coach. Moreland practices hitting the mitts McCoy is wearing. Spc. April Moreland is not your average athlete. Not only does she compete in the male predominant sport of boxing, but she began training almost two years ago, at 29….

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Army Career and Alumni program continues to serve transitioning Soldiers

Posted March 22, 2013 by Mitchell Lee

If you aren’t a Soldier leaving the military or a veteran seeking a career change, please find one and tell him or her my story. The Army Career and Alumni Program works, and I am proof. ACAP opened the door to my second career. I retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years in September…

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The United States Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign

Posted March 15, 2013 by

Our Army demonstrates exceptional skill, adaptability and courage as we continue to fight our Nation’s wars, respond to domestic and international disasters and deter would-be aggressors. We are exceedingly proud of the accomplishments of our Soldiers, civilians and their Family members, which are a direct result of their professionalism, patriotism and dedication. We also know…

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Message to the Department of Defense from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Posted March 1, 2013 by

DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley New Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses Pentagon employees and service members during an all-hands call on Hagel’s first day at the Pentagon, Wednesday. Hagel earlier took the oath of office to serve as the 24th secretary. He also issued a written message to…

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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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