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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…

Command History Office photos Army

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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  March 8, 2012

General Myer Elementary School The General Myer Library recently finished their annual Spring Book Fair. Ms. Hamric and Mrs. Ferris hosted a Book Fair Luau Family Night Event on Feb. 23, and the school staff gives a special ‘thank you’ to the choir and band for performing. The staff thanks all students and parents for…

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Read Across America Day at General Myer Elementary School
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Students hear stories, more on Friday

Posted  March 8, 2012

Friday was Dr. Seuss’ birthday. It was also the National Education Association’s “Read Across America Day,” a day when thousands of guest readers go into schools across the United States and read to students, mainly from Dr. Suess’s books. Many scholars consider Suess’s cadence and rhymes…

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Civil War comes to Southwest this weekend

Posted  March 8, 2012

B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will stop representing the Indian Wars in 1885 and will instead represent part of the Union cavalry that battled the Confederacy for control of the southwest in 1861. The annual Civil War in the Southwest event, hosted by the Picacho Peak State Park…

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Posted  March 8, 2012

TMAC will host bridal show Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will host the 2012 Bridal Show Saturday, 1 ““ 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to see the hottest ideas, vendors and more. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature fashion shows from Dillard’s and Judy’s Western Wares. Free finger foods and…

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News Briefs

Posted  March 8, 2012

Election year guidance tools offered Members of the military and Department of Defense civilians must adhere to certain rules involving political elections. Both are available online. View a video, “Election 2012 – Know the Facts,” an episode of “60 Second Army Now,” at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwkgjvZElKI&feature=g-all-u&context=G2ea7f57F. View “DOs and Dont’s” at: http://armylive.dodlive.mil/index.php/2012/01/know-the-facts-election-2012/.   Fire prevention training online…

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ACS offers special programs, more

Posted  March 8, 2012

Spouses to tour Fort Huachuca Army Community Service is sponsoring a military spouse van tour of Fort Huachuca to familiarize spouses with what is available on the installation. Breakfast will be at ACS on Mar. 29, at 8:30 a.m., and the van tour will take place at 9:30 a.m. ACS is providing child care…

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At The Movies March 22-25, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Showing at the Cochise Theater for the next week are:   Thursday ““ Closed   Friday ““ 7 p.m. The Mysterious Island (PG)   Saturday ““ 7 p.m.  Safe House (R)   Sunday ““ 2 p.m. The Mysterious Island (PG)

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Community Briefs March 22, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Hike Fort Bowie Fort Bowie commemorates its 150th Anniversary in 2012 and in observation of this historic occasion, they offer guided hikes that will focus on the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the Fort, to include the Bascom Affair and the Battle of Apache Pass. The walking distance is approximately 3…

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Chalk Talk March 22, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

General Myer School Mrs. Johnston’s third grade class is tackling two- and three- digit division and multiplication and doing an awesome job!! In science they are learning about technology and how it helps scientists. The class won a pizza party for bringing in the most phone books (as part of a city-wide schools contest for…

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Wounded warrior receives new home

Posted  March 22, 2012

STATESBORO, Ga. “” An escort fit for a hero, conducted by a motorcade of police vehicles with blaring sirens and flashing lights and flag-bearing motorcycles, escorted Georgia National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Scott Millican, and the specially adapted truck he was driving, to the front of his new home. Retired…

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