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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…

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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

Posted  March 15, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Army projects a decrease in 10,000 to 14,000 recruits across the services this fiscal year as military entrance processing stations shut down one day per week. Beginning next month, civilian military entrance processing stations, or MEPS, employees will be furloughed, said the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg….

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Purgatory – No longer just a place

Posted  March 15, 2013

On April 20, 2012, Purgatory Vodka, an alcoholic beverage containing hemp byproducts, became available for purchase throughout the United States, including at retailers on select military installations — until recently. Brewed by Alaska Distillery Brewery, this vodka is distilled from a mix of 20 percent of denatured hemp seed from British Columbia, Canada, and 80…

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Armed forces appeals judge visits SJA members here

Posted  March 15, 2013

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate Judge Scott Stucky (left), with the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, presents a picture of the courthouse, signed by the judges of that court, to Col. Timothy Cody, Fort Huachuca staff judge advocate, at Alvarado Hall during his visit to the installation on Feb. 27….

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MG Keith L. Ware IMCOM level competition results in – FH stands strong!

Posted  March 15, 2013

photos by Maranda Flynn Ken Robinson, command information chief, records a radio spot to advertise the arrival of the 2013 Fort Huachuca phone books. It aired on Fort Huachuca and surrounding area’s radio stations. Robinson took a first-place at the Installation Management Command-level competition. The 2012 U. S. Army Major General Keith L. Ware Public…

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Moments in MI History

Posted  March 15, 2013

Matlack played significant role in military intelligence field USAICoE Command History Office Archives Matlack Hall, home of the Human Intelligence Training, Joint Center of Excellence, on Fort Huachuca, was dedicated in honor of Dorothe Matlack in 2010. Dorothe Kerans Matlack (1906 – 1991) started her government career at 42 as a GS-2 data entry clerk….

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Wear PPE, reflective clothing correctly with military uniform

Posted  March 15, 2013

As spring approaches, it invariably brings out more motorcycle, moped and all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, enthusiasts. The Inspector General Office staff reminds everyone that the wearing of personal protective equipment and reflective clothing is mandated for all Department of Defense, or DoD, service members while operating their vehicles on post as well as off post….

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Salutes & Awards

TCIM IS military deputy, operations chief retires after 33 years of service

Posted  March 15, 2013

Family, friends and colleagues gathered to honor Col. Michael Arinello’s accomplishments last week. His most recent — retirement. A ceremony was held March 8 in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall, to thank Arinello for his 33 years of military service.

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Fight Night — Fort Huachuca hosts 2013 All Army Boxing Championships

Posted  March 15, 2013

Soldiers, supporters and boxing fanatics gathered in the Barnes Field House gym here March 7 and Saturday for the 2013 All Army Boxing Championships. Soldier athletes competed for the opportunity to advance to the USA Boxing National Championships.

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News Briefs – March 15, 2013

Posted  March 15, 2013

2013 FH phone books available The 2013 Fort Huachuca telephone directories are now available at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, 3015 Carnahan St., Building 21115, across from the gazebo on Brown Parade Field. Organizations which need 12 books or more should call 533.1283 in advance to arrange for pickup. ADOT seeks public comment on…

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FMWR Briefs – March 15, 2013

Posted  March 15, 2013

RAN scheduled at MVGC The next Right Arm Night is set for March 22, 4 p.m. at Mountain View Golf Course. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Organizers will hold special activities, including a putting contest. Participate and win prizes. RAN is free and open to everyone, including Soldiers, civilians,…

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