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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Military Intelligence — this week in history: April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

The business of solving codes and ciphers had been an active field in the U.S. government since World War I when Ralph Van Deman realized he needed a cipher bureau as part of his newly organized Military Intelligence Division.

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NCO Academy gets new PT field, modern fitness equipment

Posted  April 5, 2013

Construction on a new Physical Readiness Training field located on the north side of the Noncommissioned Officers Academy, or NCOA, parking area is in full swing and will give noncommissioned officers a fitness field incorporating the latest in Army training.

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Female Soldiers set sights on special operations

Posted  April 5, 2013

One might hear a casual debate at their workplace or favorite restaurant about women’s capabilities to perform outside the security of an operating base. While the discussion is popular, it seems unlikely one would hear it debated around members of a U.S. Army Cultural Support Team.

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News Briefs – April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

RWBAHC seeks LPNs Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center currently has openings for LPNs in its primary care clinics. Salary range 39K – 47K. Benefits include 10 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, cost-shared health, dental & vision plans, life insurance, the Federal Employed Retirement Program and the Thrift Savings Plan. Requirements include completion…

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FMWR Briefs – April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

‘Month of the Military Child’ celebration set Everyone is invited to celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There will be activities for the entire family, including games, jumping castles, paintball, giveaways, information booths, free lunch, popcorn, Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting…

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Adopt a pet, save a life, swell a heart

Posted  April 5, 2013

Bringing home a new furry friend can be the beginning of a wonderful and rewarding relationship, and adopting from a local animal shelter should be the place to begin the search.

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Community Briefs April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

Cheap produce available Market on the Move will offer up to 60 pounds of produce for $10 on Saturday and April 20, May 4 and 18, 7 – 10 a.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre pavilion. Everyone is invited to participate. For more information, contact marketonthemovesv@gmail.com. See vintage baseball tournament The Friends of the…

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FMWR barbershop opens doors inside Desert Lanes

Posted  April 5, 2013

In January, the Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation re-opened The Corner Barbershop II, located inside Desert Lanes bowling alley, Building 52010, with new management and staff.

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Fort Huachuca remembers, honors fallen Soldier

Posted  March 29, 2013

photos by Maranda Flynn From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Col. Roger Sangvic, commander, USAICoE, salute the flag after they placed the wreath in honor of Capt. Christopher Seifert on Friday. Seifert was the first Military Intelligence Corps member and commissioned officer to die…

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Medal of Honor has distinguished history

Posted  March 29, 2013

Monday marked the 150th year the Medal of Honor has been presented to service members. On March 25, 1863, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton presented Medals of Honor to six of the surviving members of Andrew’s Raiders. They were the first medals ever presented. March 25 was declared National Medal of Honor Day by the…

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