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Jolene Cooper, MVC Local

Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

Gary Sheftick U.S.

Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…

Command History Office photos Army

Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

European Theater Intelligence School opened in Obermmergau Command History Office photos A German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items. Sometimes, however, those items come with little background and many questions. This article covers one of those history…

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Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

Kevin O’Brien, DOD Veterans

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

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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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 10, 2013

Ever since 1759, Fort Ticonderoga, on the western shore of Lake Champlain, N.Y., had been in British hands. Up until May 10, 1775, that is.

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Safety Fair spreads awareness on summer precautions, health, wellness

Posted  May 10, 2013

Fort Huachuca personnel and residents had the opportunity to learn a variety of safety, health and wellness tips on Tuesday at the Safety Fair held at Barnes Field House.

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News Briefs – May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Range closures announced Today: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Tuesday: A, B, C, D, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Wednesday: A, B, C,…

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FMWR Briefs – May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Jazz/wine fest returns tomorrow Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd annual “An Evening on the Green” Jazz and Wine Festival tomorrow, 4 – 9 p.m., at Brown Parade Field. Admission is free and includes wine and beer tasting. Purchase bottles of wine and beer or food from the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Arts and…

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Group brings fresh, low-cost produce to local community

Posted  May 10, 2013

On the first and third Saturday of the month, Market on the Move, or MoM, brings 36,000 pounds of produce to the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Pavilion for distribution to the public.

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Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Montessori School accepting enrollments The Community Montessori School of Bisbee is accepting enrollment applications for 3-year-olds for the current and Fall 2013 semester. The Montessori School culture is devoted to helping each child grow toward independence by building confidence, competence, self-esteem and respect for others. The Community Montessori preschool is located at 1900 Naco Hwy.,…

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Wildcats to visit SV on road tour

Posted  May 10, 2013

TUCSON – Arizona Athletics will visit Phoenix, Yuma, Sierra Vista and Pinetop in May as part of the 2013 Arizona Road Tour. The mission is to spark interest in Arizona’s 20 intercollegiate teams and discuss the department’s long-term goals for success. The team will visit Fort Huachuca’s Murr Community Center on May 17, 6-8 p.m….

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Gravesite accountability mission to record, automate Army post cemeteries

Posted  May 3, 2013

Tonya Townsell, Presidio of Monterey Public Affairs Michael Bello, Presidio of Monterey Directorate of Public Works, enters grave marker information into a smart phone under the tutelage of Installation Management Command team member Roger Gragg. The project supports the Army’s efforts to bring graves record keeping into the 21st century SAN ANTONIO – The U.S….

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Gold Star Families now remember with ease

Posted  May 3, 2013

Courtesy photo Pictured here, the Gold Star lapel pin sits to the left, with the Next of Kin lapel pin on the right. Beginning March 14, the U.S. Army Installation Management Command implemented a program that provides easier access for Gold Star Family members of fallen Soldiers, to military installations. Previously, many survivors of these…

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Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony thanks, honors retirees

Posted  May 3, 2013

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski The Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony on April 25 paid tribute to 21 retirees with a combined 475 years of federal service. Family and friends braved the high winds sweeping across Brown Parade Field to honor retirees at the Installation Retirement Ceremony. The quarterly event paid tribute to 21 retirees April 25….

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