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Operation Rising Star — Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

Active-duty service men and women still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 “Rising Star.”

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Army makes significant strides in energy programs

The Army has made significant strides in its energy programs, despite challenges with budgets and manpower, according to a top Army official.

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Dempsey says combating Ebola a national security priority

In a video message to the force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called the fight against Ebola in West Africa a U.S. national security priority and said the health and safety of American Service members deployed to the region will be safeguarded.

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Six retirees honored Oct. 17 during ceremony on Brown Parade Field

Five Soldiers and one Department of the Army Civilian with a total of 155 years of combined time in service retired from the military or federal government on Oct. 17 during the Quarterly installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

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Marines: Passing of Corps; Dunford becomes 36th commandant

Gen. James Amos, the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, relinquished command of the Marine Corps to Gen. Joseph Dunford, Jr., Oct. 17, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.


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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 3, 2013

Benavidez becomes an MI hero Photo courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Library President Ronald Reagan presented the Congressional Medal of Honor to Sgt. Roy Benavidez at a ceremony Feb. 24, 1981, at the Pentagon. 2 May 1968 When President Ronald Reagan hung the Medal of Honor around Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez’ neck on Feb….

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Company A, 2-13th Aviation Regiment volunteers, reaches out to community

Posted  May 3, 2013

Chances are, Soldiers from Company A, 2-13th Aviation Regiment already have plans for the weekend. The unit has a passion for volunteer work and is looking for more.

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Nurses deliver quality, innovation in patient care

Posted  May 3, 2013

Army Medicine asks that we recognize the dedication, contributions and selfless service of the more than 40,000 Army nurses who commit themselves to the care of our wounded, ill and injured and their Families.

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RWBAHC celebrates National Nurses Week

Posted  May 3, 2013

Nursing is a profession that combines both the art and science of healing. Each year over 4 million American nurses work to affect the lives of those around them. They are the untold heroes in the healthcare system. During the second week of May, America celebrates nurses and the work they do, caring for those…

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Osan opens memorial hall to honor Task Force Smith

Posted  May 3, 2013

The South Korean city of Osan opened a memorial hall April 23, to honor the first American Soldiers to fight in the Korean War.

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News Briefs – May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

Range closures announced Today: F, U, W1, V, Z Saturday: F, M, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Tuesday: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Wednesday: F, N, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Thursday: F, U1, W1,…

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FMWR Briefs – May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

Tryouts set for Army 10-Miler The qualifying races for the 2013 Army 10-Miler, to be held Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C., will be conducted at 7 a.m. tomorrow and June 15 on Brainard Road. Active Duty personnel who will be assigned to Fort Huachuca as of Oct. 20, 2013 are eligible to try out. Entry…

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Mystery of Gen. Pershing’s visit to Tumacácori lives on

Posted  May 3, 2013

Photo from the cover of Time Magazine,November 15, 1943 Gen. John J. Pershing The story of Gen. John J. Pershing having written his name on the sacristy wall in the Francliscan church at Tumacácori and having slept there a couple of nights has long been told by interpretive rangers at Tumacácori National Historical Park. Following…

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Community Briefs May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

Have a community brief? If you have a community brief for The Scout, our submission process has changed. Please send your information to Angela Camara, public affairs officer, at angela.l.camara.civ@mail.mil. VFW hosts catfish fry The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 will host a Catfish Fry 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at the VFW Hall, 549 Veterans…

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Chalk Talk – May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

 NCOA teaches flag protocol   Soldiers from the Noncommissioned Officers Academy present Col. Smith Middle School with a new flag. Eighth graders and faculty watch the old flag come down and the new flag go up while they learn about flag ceremony protocol and how to properly dispose of an older, worn out flag.

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