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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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

Posted  January 31, 2014

Nanette Filleman From left, Preston Daw, Kenneth Kase, Tim Hakes, Kenneth Holmes and Makalee Borum, all 11, participate in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math , or STEM, experiment during a presentation by student teachers from The University of Arizona South at Colonel Smith Middle School. The student teachers set up a variety of hands-on…

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Community Briefs January 31, 2014

Posted  January 31, 2014

  Cochise College scholarships The Cochise College Foundation will award 50 $1,000 scholarships to Cochise County high school graduating seniors or home schooled students enrolling full-time at Cochise College this fall. Eligible students should go online to complete the foundation’s STARS scholarship application, which is now open for all future and current Cochise College students…

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BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

Posted  January 31, 2014

This year the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, was introduced to a new sport. The 2013/14 school year is the first time JROTC has an archery team. It is open to all Buena High School students interested in joining. The group practices on Tuesday and Thursday after school on the BHS football field.

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News Briefs – January 31, 2014

Posted  January 31, 2014

USAREC requests recruiters return Former detailed recruiters can earn a $4,000 bonus if they reclassify to military occupational specialty 79R, recruiter, and return to U.S. Army Recruiting Command. Noncommissioned officers must be a staff sergeant or sergeant, have less than 12 years time in service, and currently be in an over-strength or balanced MOS. Time…

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FMWR Briefs – January 31, 2014

Posted  January 31, 2014

FMWR hosts evening out for women Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Gina Savage, military dependent enjoys a martini while she gets her nails painted by Aleea Peterson, event volunteer at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s “Martini & Massage Night” Jan. 25 at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Patrons could choose from four different versions…

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Fort receives recognition for blood donations, holds blood drive

Posted  January 31, 2014

In keeping with January being National Blood Donor Month, the Armed Services Blood Program, or ASBP, recognized Fort Huachuca as the number-one contributing blood donor to the Blood Donor Center

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Marines: Registration changes affect marathon events

Posted  January 31, 2014

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — Thirty thousand runners will have an opportunity to run through the nation’s capital on Oct. 26 during the 39th annual Marine Corps Marathon, or MCM, but along with four other events, the 26.2-mile race faces some registration changes that are scheduled to occur in February. Along with the marathon,…

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Air Force: Force shaping board to convene in July

Posted  January 31, 2014

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force will convene a fiscal 2014 Force Shaping Board here July 14 to consider eligible officers within competitive categories for continued retention, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Monday. Categories include line of the Air Force, LAF-judge advocate, biomedical sciences corps, dental corps, medical service corps and…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  January 31, 2014

112th MI Brigade inactivated at Fort Devens, Mass. Photos property of the U.S. Army Pictured is the entrance to the 112th MI Brigade (Training) at Fort Devens, Mass. The brigade’s crest is on the bottom left of the sign. Other insignia shown are (clockwise): the MI Corps, Training and Doctrine Command, the U.S. Army Intelligence…

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Dempsey: No plans to close military commissaries

Posted  January 31, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski It’s business as usual at the Fort Huachuca Commissary. Contrary to some news reports, there are no plans to close it and other military commissaries. However, in an effort to save money, officials did ask the Defense Commissary Agency for a range of options, including how the system would operate with reduced or…

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