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Marines: Remembering Greeley — Marine who carried his flag to Iwo Jima

Few events in Marine Corps history are storied as the iconic flag raising on Mt. Suribachi during World War II’s Battle of Iwo Jima.

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CDCs offer numerous options for full, part-time educational childcare

For Fort Huachuca Soldiers and Civilians with children ages 6 weeks to pre-kindergarten, a variety of programs are offered at the New Beginnings and Expanding Horizons Child Development Centers, or CDCs, on post.

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Fit for Life: Army Performance Triad is like three-legged stool

The title of this article involves the parable of the three-legged stool. Such an item is very sturdy, and capable of supporting great loads, but take just one leg away and it becomes precarious.

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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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Teen driving safety, awareness program offered

Posted  October 18, 2012

The Southeastern Arizona DUI (driving under the influence) Task Force in conjunction with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Department of Defense Police, Arizona Rangers and Mothers Against Drunk Drivers announce the development of the Teen Driving Safety and Awareness Program. The program was designed to save lives and make highways safer…

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DOD helps military Families maintain financial readiness

Posted  October 18, 2012

WASHINGTON — As service members prepare for any and all possible military operations, the Defense Department is reaching out to ensure that there are no contingencies back home to distract them from the mission, namely their personal finances. Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth, is leading the information campaign with…

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Army honors widow who helps families turn grief into hope

Posted  October 18, 2012

After losing her husband in 1992, Bonnie Carroll channeled her grief into a support organization that provides hope and comfort to the surviving Families of service members.

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Redress — what it means, what IG staff can do

Posted  October 18, 2012

It is important to know the meaning of the word “redress” since it could possibly apply to you. “Redress” means to remedy or set right. Inspectors General are very limited in what they can do when it comes to providing assistance if an issue or complaint has an established form of redress. Many times, Soldiers…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: October 18, 2012

Posted  October 18, 2012

Cryptographic School at Vint Hill Farms renamed ASA School Oct. 15, 1946 After World War I, the Army’s cryptographic elements were transferred to the Signal Corps at Fort Monmouth, N.J. On Oct. 5, 1942, the Cryptographic Division transferred from Fort Monmouth to Vint Hill Farms Station, Va., and became known as the Signal Corps Cryptographic…

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Army tightens fitness standards for students entering professional military education

Posted  October 18, 2012

Pre-war height, weight and physical fitness standards are coming back for Soldiers entering professional military education courses on or after Nov. 1.

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Disability Awareness Fair brings resources to FH community

Posted  October 18, 2012

National Disability Awareness Month was in full swing as Army Community Service, or ACS, on Fort Huachuca held their 2nd annual Disability Awareness Fair on Friday at Murr Community Center.

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DOD official praises vet employment program

Posted  October 18, 2012

WASHINGTON – A senior defense official took part Monday in the announcement in New York of a new hiring program that aims to train and place 100,000 veterans in advanced manufacturing and related jobs by 2015. John Campbell, deputy assistant secretary of defense for warrior care and transition policy, joined officials from General Electric, Alcoa,…

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TRADOC schools train joint, interagency, multinational students

Posted  October 18, 2012

By the end of fiscal 2012, more than 500,000 Soldiers will have completed courses taught by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, instructors.

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News Briefs – October 18, 2012

Posted  October 18, 2012

Fungus not affecting RWBAHC medications Recently, there have been cases of injectable medication being contaminated with fungus from a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts. The Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center has never purchased any medication from the pharmacy involved. Officials are in the process of inquiring about patients who have been referred out to pain…

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