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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.

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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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Rental agreements — SCRA protects Soldiers

Posted  June 7, 2012

Soldiers often find they have to move out of rental property sooner than expected due to reassignment, deployment, or other military-related relocation events. This can be a strain on the wallet because most leases include extra fees for early termination. However, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act…

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Heal effectively following separation-related emotional loss

Posted  June 7, 2012

A Soldier comes up on orders. He or she is going to deploy. This leads to emotional changes. When we first leave our loved ones, we have a heart-wrenching experience. As we focus on our mission and life at home during deployment, those pains begin to fade. We haven’t forgotten, nor has our love been…

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35T MI systems maintainer/ integrators train on FH

Posted  June 7, 2012

When Pfc. Corey Waterman enlisted in the Army as a 35T student, he didn’t want anything to do with military intelligence, especially anything computer related. Waterman says he was not good with computers and didn’t know anything about them or military intelligence. Yet on June 14, Waterman is set to graduate from the 35T Military…

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Biden book shares family’s deployment experience

Posted  June 7, 2012

WASHINGTON – Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, has turned her family’s own experience with military deployment into a picture book for children she hopes will add to the general public’s understanding and support of service members and their families. “As I traveled around, and I’ve…

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MetLife begins TRICARE Dental Program partnership

Posted  June 7, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Inc. is now the new TRICARE Dental Program contractor, providing dental benefits for more than two million TRICARE beneficiaries worldwide. Beneficiaries purchasing TDP are seeing expanded dental benefits with lower monthly premium rates than last year. More details about premiums costs can be found on the MetLife…

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MI to celebrate anniversaries later this month

Posted  June 7, 2012

On July 1, 2012, the Military Intelligence Branch will celebrate its 50-year anniversary, and the MI Corps will celebrate 25 years of existence. These were two critical developments in the evolution of Army...

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News Briefs June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

Public notice Anyone with debts owed to or by the estate of Spc. Henry Stanley III must contact Chief Warrant Officer 4 Lindsey Coleman, the Summary Court officer for the Soldier who passed away on May 13. Contact Coleman, 538.2226 or Lindsey.M.Coleman@us.army.mil.   Women veterans license plate available The new Arizona women veterans special license…

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FMWR June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

Get set for wrestling action! International Championship Wrestling will return to Fort Huachuca Saturday starting at 7 p.m. at Eifler Fitness Center. There is no charge, and the public is invited. The card will feature seven matches, including a ladies’ match and a tag team match. For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254.   Save…

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Country artist, fiddle tour comes to town

Posted  June 7, 2012

Get the family ready to jam out next weekend at the “Laughter, Love & Fiddle Tour,” June 16. The tour features Natalie Stovall, an award-winning country artist, singer, songwriter and fiddle player. Comedian Paul Varghese will also perform. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation…

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Barkley visits wounded warriors

Posted  June 7, 2012

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas — A group of wounded warriors put Charles Barkley’s basketball knowledge to the test today during a visit to the Center for the Intrepid here. “What up guys!” Barkley called...

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