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2-13th Avn. Regiment dedicates building to memory of UAS warrant officer

Video captures by Thom Williams Members of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli’s family and other guests watch as Army officials unveil the plaque on Balli Hall during Tuesday’s memorialization ceremony. The building was named in the honor of the first unmanned aircraft system warrant officer lost to direct enemy action in Afghanistan. The 2-13th…

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Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others

Robert Shields Army 1st Lt. John Arroyo works on strengthening his right hand while his occupational therapist, Katie Korp, looks on at the Center for the Intrepid in Brooke Army Medical Center’s rehabilitation center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Jan. 16. Arroyo, severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, last year,…

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New home opens for predator drones at Libby Airfield

Maci Hidalgo Brig. Gen. Edward Maxwell speaks to the attendees during the 214th Reconnaissance Group, 162d Wing, Air National Guard ribbon cutting ceremony at Libby Air Field on Fort Huachuca. Maxwell said the new facility will enhance the Air Guard’s ability to defend the state and the nation. The Arizona Air National Guard 214th Aviation…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Army Intelligence played significant role in Vietnam Courtesy Photo U.S. Soldiers are shown on foot patrol in South Vietnam. The Vietnam War was complex in its origins and followed France’s unsuccessful attempts to restore its colonial dominion over Indochina after World War II. The Viet Minh, a Communist-dominated revolutionary movement led by Ho Chi Minh,…

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National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army’ network upgrades

The Army National Guard’s C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it’s also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.


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AER now accepting scholarship applications

Posted  January 9, 2015

Army Emergency Relief Army Emergency Relief has begun accepting applications for next year’s scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1. ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Army Emergency Relief, or AER, began accepting applications for next year’s scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1. Last year, AER awarded 3,637 scholarships,…

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Official reports progress in awareness of human trafficking

Posted  January 9, 2015

WASHINGTON — Defense Department awareness of slavery and human trafficking issues is paying off significantly because of mandatory employee training, the program manager for DOD’s Combating Trafficking in Persons program has reported. As DOD observes National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in January, Sam Yousef noted how annual training for DOD’s military, Civilian, and…

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Commissary scholarships available for military children

Posted  January 9, 2015

FORT LEE, Va. – As the Scholarships for Military Children Program enters its 15th year, more than 8,000 students have shared nearly $13 million in scholarships. Applications for the 2015-2016 school-year awards are now available at the Fort Huachuca Commissary or on the Internet at http://www.militaryscholar.org. As one of last year’s recipients said, the scholarship…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  January 9, 2015

On Jan. 14, 1991, the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (now referred to as JSTARS, but at that time stressed as the “Joint” STARS) had its first operational mission as part of Operation Desert Shield in the Persian Gulf.

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DOD: Services continue strong recruiting through November 2014

Posted  January 9, 2015

WASHINGTON — All four active services met or exceeded their numerical accession goals for fiscal year 2015 through November 2014, Defense Department officials announced Tuesday. Here are the active-component recruiting numbers for fiscal year 2015 through November 2014: — Army: 10,036 accessions, 101.6 percent of its goal of 9,880; — Navy: 5,079 accessions, 100 percent…

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Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions

Posted  January 9, 2015

Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions by Jan. 31 or risk losing their deductions. GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Active duty members of the Army, Air Force or Navy making dollar-amount Roth contributions to a Thrift Savings Plan account should know that these deductions will stop on Jan. 31, unless action is taken. “The…

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Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning during colder weather

Posted  January 9, 2015

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is an odorless, colorless and toxic gas. Because one cannot see it or smell it, it can kill people before they are even aware of its presence. Carbon monoxide is one of the leading causes of accidental poisoning deaths in America. Carbon monoxide is a product of incomplete combustion. Therefore, anything…

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2015 might be good time to quit nicotine use

Posted  January 9, 2015

With tobacco use accounting for at least 30 percent of all cancer deaths, causing 87 percent of lung cancer deaths in men, and 70 percent of lung cancer deaths in women, it’s no wonder that many people may wish to quit smoking and may have made it their New Year’s Resolution. Studies show that a…

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Two committees help FH community make wise choices

Posted  January 9, 2015

The Healthy Community Wellness Committee and Healthy Workforce Wellness Committees are two groups that have been set-up to work on policies and initiatives that nest under the Community Health Promotion Council. The Healthy Community Wellness Committee sets priorities and implements environmental changes and social supports that facilitate healthy living and promotes resiliency in Families, retirees,…

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Lightweight antenna increases Army agility

Posted  January 9, 2015

Inflatable ground satellite antennas are aiding in the expeditionary nature of U.S. and coalition forces, enabling them to achieve high-bandwidth network connectivity anywhere in the world from small deployable packages.

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