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U.S. Army – 238 years old, still going strong

Posted June 14, 2013 by U.S. Army Center of Military History

U.S. Army photo Today marks the Army’s 238th birthday, a time for Soldiers to celebrate their proud history of 238 years of service to the nation. On Monday morning, Secretary of the Army John McHugh (right) and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III laid a wreath at Mount Vernon, the home of George…

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Consumer awareness – don’t get taken

Posted June 7, 2013 by Legal Assistance Office

Each year, Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Division, or FHLAD, personnel see hundreds of people who experience problems when they buy goods or services. Many result from a lack of consumer awareness or impulsiveness such as jumping into contracts and purchasing agreements without thinking. Before agreeing to buy anything, ask yourself at least two questions: Can…

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CSA shares thoughts on sexual assault and sexual harassment

Posted May 31, 2013 by Gen. Raymond Odierno

Over the last twelve years of war, our Army has demonstrated exceptional competence, courage, and resiliency in adapting to the demands of war and accomplishing the mission. Today, however, the Army is failing in its efforts to combat sexual assault and sexual harassment. It is time we take on the fight against sexual assault and…

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Message from the Commanding General United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca

Posted May 24, 2013 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our Nation. Throughout our Nation’s history, our service men and women have selflessly defended our Nation’s freedom. Those who serve today stand ready to continue to guard the freedoms and values that…

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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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Message to all Department of Defense personnel from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on civilian furloughs

Posted May 17, 2013 by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

“As you are fully aware, the Department of Defense is facing a historic shortfall in our budget for the current fiscal year. This is the result of current law that went into effect March 1. It imposes deep across-the-board cuts on DoD and other federal agencies. Combined with higher than expected wartime operating costs, we…

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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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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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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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