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Landscapers ‘give back’ to vets, fallen at Arlington National Cemetery

Posted July 12, 2012 by Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Marshall Jr.

Kelly Wilson, a horticulturist at Arlington National Cemetery, explains the purpose of planting milkweed, the only species of plant Monarch butterfly larvae will eat, to children during...

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HT-JCOE auditorium named for MI general

Posted July 5, 2012 by Photos by Staff Sgt. Kristine Smedley

Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, event host; 1st Lt. William Fastenau, son of Brig. Gen. Richard Ellis for whom the auditorium was memorialized…

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VA announces mental health hiring initiative

Posted June 28, 2012 by Department of Veterans Affairs

Tucson — The Department of Veterans Affairs has developed an aggressive national mental health hiring initiative to improve recruitment and hiring, marketing, education and training programs, and retention efforts for mental health professionals. To speed the national hiring process, VA developed the Mental Health Hiring Initiative, a multi-faceted, sustained national marketing and outreach campaign that…

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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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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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Women vets — share your story

Posted May 31, 2012 by

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras.)  Author seeks notable women veterans Dr. G.L.A. Harris, an associate professor and researcher at Oregon’s Portland State University, is researching the lives of former military women (all ranks and services) for a book she is…

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Nisei were key part of Military Intelligence Service

Posted May 31, 2012 by Command History Office

During World War II, 120,000 Americans of Japanese heritage were moved to internment camps throughout the United States. At the same time, 18,000 Nisei, second generation Japanese-Americans...

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Attend conference, update paperwork

Posted April 26, 2012 by anradmin

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras.)  Support Arizona’s women veterans The Arizona Department of Veteran Services hosts its Fourth Annual Arizona Military Women’s Conference on June 16 at the El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium, 552 N. 40th Street, Phoenix. Free for women…

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Veterans finally recognized, laid to rest

Posted April 26, 2012 by Story and photos by Natalie Lakosil

The feelings in the air were mixed — it was a day to celebrate, 15 veterans and a spouse were finally being laid to rest — but it was also a day of sadness knowing these veterans had not received their final roll call sooner. The remains of 16 cremated bodies laid to rest Friday…

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VA makes progress on pledge to end veteran homelessness

Posted April 5, 2012 by By Donna Miles

WASHINGTON “” The Veterans Affairs Department is making progress on its pledge to end homelessness among veterans, with a focus on getting all homeless veterans off the streets by 2015, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki told American Forces Press Service. Shinseki joined President Barack Obama in announcing the plan in November 2009, proclaiming that no veteran…

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