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Jolene Cooper, MVC Local

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…

Gary Sheftick U.S.

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Community Briefs – June 28, 2012

Posted  June 28, 2012

Prescott museum joins Blue Star Museums  Sharlot Hall Museum has joined the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. The program is a partnership involving the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums…

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Army’s top enlisted Soldier makes first-time visit to FH

Posted  June 21, 2012

The Army’s most senior non-commissioned officer made his first visit to Fort Huachuca this week. The 14th Sergeant Major of the Army...

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Honoring our Nation’s legacy — it’s our duty

Posted  June 21, 2012

Recently we marked the 235th year since the establishment of our country’s great symbol of freedom and unity; our national flag.

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Unmanned Aircraft System operators save lives in combat

Posted  June 21, 2012

Sgt. Christopher Harris was conducting a routine reconnaissance mission in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, in 2009, when the Puma unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, he was operating showed...

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Command sergeants major ‘get the signal’

Posted  June 21, 2012

Steve Gregory, museum technician at the Fort Huachuca Museum, dressed in an 1880s cavalry uniform with pith helmet, gives a heliograph demonstration to a group of Signal Corps command sergeants major during Signal Week, which was celebrated on Fort Huachuca June 11 through Friday.

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Understanding Inspector General inspections

Posted  June 21, 2012

The Inspector General Office has a duty to provide its commanding general information concerning how units are functioning in regards to assorted responsibilities. IG inspections are usually conducted to provide this key officer a means of insight of how his units are performing with a…

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Hot days, dry winds mean ‘fire season’ is here

Posted  June 21, 2012

With the memory of last year’s Monument Fire fresh in people’s minds and a high probability for fire-related weather and events again this year, now is the time to prepare for “fire season.”

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Military Intelligence — this week in history June 21, 2012

Posted  June 21, 2012

The Military Intelligence Training Center at Camp Ritchie began operations on June 19, 1942. It was the closest thing to a centralized school for intelligence the Army had up to that point.

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Army Birthday celebrates Soldiers

Posted  June 21, 2012

Running, inspirational speeches and slices of cake helped Soldiers, civilians and Family members celebrate the Army’s 237th birthday on Friday at 6 a.m. during the Army Birthday Celebration on...

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Salutes & Awards

NETCOM selects top NCO, Soldier of Year

Posted  June 21, 2012

Representing five different Signal commands across the globe, five junior enlisted Soldiers and five noncommissioned officers competed for the chance to be the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology...

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