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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…

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Soldiers, civilians to see results of Army Profession Campaign

Posted  November 1, 2012

WASHINGTON — Soldiers and Army civilians will start to see the implementation of the Army Profession Campaign beginning in January, senior Army leaders said, Oct. 22. “It’s important that all Soldiers master their profession, whatever it might be,” said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno. “We depend on you to understand what…

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Veterans Day Safety Message

Posted  November 1, 2012

Throughout our nation’s history, patriotic men and women have answered the call to military service on behalf of their fellow countrymen. Today, hundreds of thousands of patriots like you are carrying on this noble tradition, and this Nov. 11 we will pause to honor the sacrifices made by every veteran, past and present. Thank you…

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Strict changes made to Installation Pet Policy

Posted  November 1, 2012

A friendly pet, Copper, is one of the many canine species permitted in Fort Huachuca housing. Like other installations, Fort Huachuca no longer permits certain breeds of dogs often bred for hostile purposes, or exotic and farmland animals, to live in installation housing. Due to the aggressive behavior commonly seen in particular animal breeds and…

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What do you fear?

Posted  November 1, 2012

As we approach Halloween, I cannot escape noticing symbols of fear portrayed in a fun way. Walk through a housing area and notice the zombies, ghosts, witches and spiders. I recently saw a t-shirt I need to get for my daughter that read, “There is nothing to fear but fear itself … and spiders.” This…

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Community Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

Cove closed for maintenance The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center, The Cove, is closed for maintenance to Nov. 26. Annually, The Cove closes for two weeks for general maintenance. This year, more extensive maintenance is necessary. Maintenance includes: refurbishing the support beams and re-concreting portions of the deck; replacing the observation deck railings; and refurbishing the…

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“Arsenic, Old Lace” is good romp for entire family

Posted  November 8, 2012

Premiering on Broadway in 1941 and staged countless times, “Arsenic and Old Lace” is one of those plays that bring back a little black humor and a great time.

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FMWR Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

Vets Day weekend specials offered FMWR will observe Veterans Day with weekend specials of free services to active duty, Family members and retired military at the following facilities: Friday – Family and MWR Rents (533.6707) will offer half-price rentals. Saturday – the Arts and Crafts Center (533.2015/ 533.5550.) will offer free do-it-yourself time. Sunday –…

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News Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

App helps military families chart ‘life path’ The National Military Family Association launched a new app to answer questions and help military families find support as they navigate deployments, education, retirement and other major life events. The app, free and available for iPhone and Android, is called MyMilitaryLife. So far, only three “life paths” are…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: November 1, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

USAICoE Historical Document Collection This is one of the many training products developed for use at the CIC Training School, Chicago, in the early 1940s. CIC School established in Chicago Nov. 10, 1941 The Military Intelligence Division of the US Army established its first substantive school for counterintelligence at the Army War College, Fort McNair,…

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Company honoring military in several ways

Posted  November 8, 2012

Shutterfly REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, recently announced the launch of its Thank the Troops campaign to honor service men and woman who serve our nation. Through the Shutterfly Thank the Troops Facebook app, Americans can create a free Shutterfly card of thanks for military…

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