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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Fort Huachuca represents Army in 12K Cross Country Championships

Posted  January 19, 2013

Capt. Ken Foster, Company A 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, was selected to participate in the 2013 Cross Country Championships in St. Louis, Mo., on Feb. 2.

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Chalk Talk – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Chelsea Bovara Students learn through listening  Chelsea Bovara’s 4th grade class is currently learning about different important people in history. People in the community and other teachers and Myer School staff volunteer to come in and read to the class. Here, Maria Andruszka, teacher’s aide, reads to the students about Paul Revere. General Myer Elementary…

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Community Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Headling this week's events, the National Danish Performance Team will visit Fort Huachuca as one stop on their world tour, presenting a performance of their new show “ZOOM,” Feb. 6, at Barnes Field House. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the performance begins at 7 p.m.

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New DFAC opens doors, offers specialty items to Soldiers

Posted  January 11, 2013

Fort Huachuca’s new and modern Weinstein Village Dining Facility, or DFAC, opened its doors for the grand opening on Jan. 3, replacing the older Yardley and Miss Virginia Hall DFACs. The building was completed in 2011 after 1.5 years of construction. Due to cost restraints, the 32,000 square-foot facility has been unused, until now. There…

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Intelligence center develops Biometrically Enabled Intelligence to support warfighter

Posted  January 11, 2013

Paul Moruza By scanning a person’s iris and taking fingerprints, deployed Soldiers are able to identify whether or not an individual is recorded as having participated in insurgent activities. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — It has been said that eyes are the windows to a person’s soul. Additionally though, they are also the gateway to a person’s…

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Increase in Social Security withholding will little affect Soldier pay

Posted  January 11, 2013

C. Todd Lopez This year, Soldiers and most civilians will see an increase in the amount of their pay withheld for Social Security. The withholding has increased from 4.2 percent to 6.2 percent. But for Soldiers, the change in Social Security withholding may not have a noticeable effect on their take-home pay. WASHINGTON — This…

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Take these 10 steps to avoid fraud

Posted  January 11, 2013

International scam artists use clever schemes to defraud millions of people across the globe each year, threatening financial security and generating substantial profits for criminal organizations and common crooks. They use phone, email, postal mail, and the Internet to cross geographic boundaries and trick victims into sending money or giving out personal information. While con…

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ACS offers special classes during 2013

Posted  January 11, 2013

Army Community Service will offer a parenting support group on Thursdays beginning on Jan. 24 until Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. – noon. Classes will focus on discipline and communication skill-building for parents with children of all ages. Learn new parenting strategies that work. Mindfulness Group will be held at noon on Wednesdays for 45…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: January 11, 2012

Posted  January 11, 2013

Kuwaiti civilians trained in basic combat skills in Operation Desert Owl USAICoE History Office archives Kuwaiti volunteers learn how to become soldiers in January 1991. Jan. 7, 1991 With the outbreak of the first Gulf War, the Army realized it had a shortage of U.S. Soldiers proficient in Arabic. The Kuwaiti government, therefore, agreed to…

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