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Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Posted November 21, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.

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TRICARE, DFAS addressed in this month’s column

Posted January 25, 2013 by Michael Roberts

Retiree Appreciation Day On behalf of the Retiree Council and all retirees who attended the Retiree Appreciation Day on Jan. 12, thank you to Rosalie Monge, Tina Moody and the entire Retirement Services Office staff that made the event a huge success. The entire team, to include the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre staff, is to…

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Barkley visits wounded warriors

Posted June 7, 2012 by By Maria Gallegos

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas — A group of wounded warriors put Charles Barkley’s basketball knowledge to the test today during a visit to the Center for the Intrepid here. “What up guys!” Barkley called...

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AKO changes coming soon — prepare now

Posted October 25, 2013 by

Army plans to close retiree AKO accounts by March 31, 2014 On Sept. 20, the Army published its plan to modernize Army Knowledge Online, or AKO. The plan transitions business users to a suite of more secure, interoperable Department of Defense, or DoD, services. The improved security requires users to have Common Access Cards, or…

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Career Technical Training Track — what’s in it for you

Posted June 13, 2014 by Margaret Evangelesta

Beginning a new career as a Civilian employee when leaving the military can be filled with exciting opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. In order to succeed, one must be ready to take the time required to manage all aspects of a new career. As part of the enhanced Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success)…

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MIAP brings final resting place for veterans

Posted September 20, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

The Missing in America Project laid to rest 18 more veterans Sept. 12 at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista. Along with the 18 homeless or indigent veterans, one spouse was also buried. The remains were those of service members who served in the U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy during World…

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Marines: Remembering Greeley — Marine who carried his flag to Iwo Jima

Posted November 26, 2014 by Sgt. Reece Lodder

Few events in Marine Corps history are storied as the iconic flag raising on Mt. Suribachi during World War II’s Battle of Iwo Jima.

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Hall of Fame inducts women Vietnam vets

Posted March 23, 2012 by C. Todd Lopez

WASHINGTON “” Hundreds of women gathered on Capitol Hill, March 13, to induct into the Army Women’s Hall of Fame all those who served in Vietnam. The afternoon event was hosted by the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation, and followed a morning event, the 4th Annual Army Women in Transition…

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Support programs available to retirees, Family members

Posted February 22, 2013 by Michael Roberts

Many retirees may be unaware of a number of services that remain available to them, even after leaving active duty. Regardless of their branch of service, retirees and their Family members may use the following support activities: Army Community Service The Army Community Service, or ACS, mission is to facilitate the commander’s ability to provide…

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Enjoy local changes, specials this summer

Posted June 28, 2012 by

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras)

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