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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…

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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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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Wrestlers entertain in squared circle

Posted  June 14, 2012

Wrestler Val Venis (left) applies a submission hold to Bob Holly during the main event of International Championship Wrestling at Eifler Fitness Center, Saturday. Holly rebounded to the delight of the crowd and pinned Venis 1-2-3 in the center of the ring after hitting his finishing move, the Alabama Slammer. The free event was sponsored…

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Salutes & Awards

Noncommissioned officers, top dogs honored in ceremony

Posted  June 7, 2012

Marking the transition of a Soldier to the Noncommissioned Officer Corps is a time-honored Army tradition. A ceremony at Fort Huachuca’s Cochise Theater May 31 had a modern twist. In addition to seven...

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America’s Army – not growing old; growing STRONG!

Posted  June 7, 2012

Two hundred and thirty-seven years ago, the United States Army was established to defend our fledgling Nation and secure our independence. Since then, our Soldiers have valiantly fought at home and abroad, renewing the indomitable spirit of America’s Army, as it safeguards freedom for both our…

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Army

Army scientists energize battery research

Posted  June 7, 2012

ADELPHI, Md. — Army scientists are squeezing more power from batteries by developing new methods and materials with incredible results. “Our battery group has recently developed some new materials that could potentially increase…

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Soldiers, families reunited after year-long absence

Posted  June 7, 2012

A small unit of the 2nd-13th Aviation Regiment, based out of Fort Huachuca’s Black Tower, returned to their families on Friday following a year-long deployment. Members of the Quick Reaction Capability...

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Army

Military Intelligence — this week in history, June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

“Few events in world history can rival in magnitude the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Within 25 days after the initial assault on June 6, one million men and more than 560, 000 tons of supply were...

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Museum installs new visitor exhibit

Posted  June 7, 2012

Exhibit Specialist Martin Matin ensures process measurements are taken and panels are properly leveled for the Fort Huachuca Museum’s new displays. The exhibits will focus on the history of Southeast Arizona leading to the founding of Fort Huachuca. Renovation of the museum’s main gallery began on May 7…

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DoD

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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Health & Safety

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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