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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…

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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…

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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Health & Safety

Flush Out Cancer

Posted  May 3, 2013

May 22 marks the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society and their battle to conquer cancer. Some of Fort Huachuca’s senior leaders are showing their support by participating in the latest cancer awareness campaign, “Flush Out Cancer,” by moving purple toilets from yard to yard. Col. Jeff Jennings, deputy commandant of training, U.S. Army…

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Congress uses Intel Center’s UCMJ mobile app

Posted  May 3, 2013

A mobile application developed by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence at Fort Huachuca is having a far-reaching impact – recently debuting at the nation’s Capitol. The Manual for Courts-Martial mobile edition or “MCM-Mobile” application was referenced and put into action March 13 during a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing. During the…

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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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Salutes & Awards

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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Salutes & Awards

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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Events

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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