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Army makes significant strides in energy programs

The Army has made significant strides in its energy programs, despite challenges with budgets and manpower, according to a top Army official.

Dr. Randal Schoepp Health & Safety

Dempsey says combating Ebola a national security priority

In a video message to the force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called the fight against Ebola in West Africa a U.S. national security priority and said the health and safety of American Service members deployed to the region will be safeguarded.

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Six retirees honored Oct. 17 during ceremony on Brown Parade Field

Five Soldiers and one Department of the Army Civilian with a total of 155 years of combined time in service retired from the military or federal government on Oct. 17 during the Quarterly installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

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Marines: Passing of Corps; Dunford becomes 36th commandant

Gen. James Amos, the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, relinquished command of the Marine Corps to Gen. Joseph Dunford, Jr., Oct. 17, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

Natick studies link between body armor fit, performance

Body armor has saved countless lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, but an Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that doesn’t fit properly can actually hinder a Soldier’s performance in combat.


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Marines: Co. I gets first fitting for dress uniforms

Posted  March 7, 2014

The Marine Corps is known for its professionalism and when it comes to professionalism, Marines are held to high expectations.

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NETCOM names top Civilian for 2013

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gordon Van Vleet The 2013 Civilian of the Month winners pose for a photo in front of the ceremony cake prior to the ceremony. From left are: Susan Boudreaux, for January; Stuart Wells, for February; Shannon Sisco, for March; Rhonda Martinez, for July; Derrick Jones, who filled in for Nancee Horn, for June; Suzanne Clabourne,…

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Military Intelligence – A moment in history

Posted  March 7, 2014

Woman of character, courage and commitment celebrated Photo property of the U.S. Army Special Agent Major Ann Bray is considered the First Lady of Counterintelligence. 1905 – 1976 The theme for the 2014 National Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment” which recognizes and honors the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination…

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IMCOM announces FH, other public affairs competition winners

Posted  March 7, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced results of the IMCOM-level Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition. The winners were chosen from more than 250 submissions in print, community relations and broadcast categories from garrisons around the world. The annual awards program recognizes military and Civilian employees for journalistic excellence…

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Fort Huachuca kicks off AER campaign

Posted  March 7, 2014

Fort Huachuca kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief campaign, which runs through May 15, to raise awareness and prepare the unit coordinators, on Tuesday at Army Community Service, or ACS. This year’s theme is “AER: A Soldier’s First Choice.” Since 1942, the AER program has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unforeseen…

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Holocaust survivor tells her story at FH middle school

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Guest speaker Wanda Wolosky, Holocaust survivor, engages with Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students, sharing her story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Classes gathered in the school student union area Feb. 27 to hear the personal account. Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students received a first-hand…

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Presidential Proclamation — Women’s History Month, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Throughout our Nation’s history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor, from the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the deserts of Iraq…

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309th MI Bn. remembers fallen Soldiers, names FOBs in their honor

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From Left, Spc. Jacob Oest and Sgt. 1st Class Christian Estores, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, unveil the plaque honoring Sgt. Faith Hinkley as Staff Sgt. Darren Crowe, Company E, and Pfc. Mattias Olsson, Company B, 309th MI Bn., wait to unveil the plaque honoring Cpl. Bernard Corpuz Feb. 28, during a…

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Community Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

VFW Ladies Auxiliary to hold Dinner Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with an Irish-style dinner featuring corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rye bread and dessert tonight, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Cost is $9 per member, guests and active duty service members.  For…

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MI Corps Band presents joint concert with CSMS, encourages music education

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Military Intelligence Corps Band, or MI Corps Band, became more involved in students’ music education this year holding their first joint performance at Colonel Smith Middle School’s “Spring Concert” March 5 at school.

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