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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…

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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

Eight Vietnam veterans to receive Medals of Honor

Posted  March 14, 2014

WASHINGTON — Eight Vietnam-era Soldiers will be awarded the Medal of Honor at a Tuesday White House ceremony. The Medal of Honor is the nation’s highest military award for gallantry and valorous actions. Three Medals of Honor will be awarded to living veterans and five to the Families of deceased Soldiers who served in Vietnam….

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Events

News Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

FH Exchange ‘Buddies’ exclusive offers The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier for Fort Huachuca shoppers to exercise their Exchange benefit via the Internet. The Fort Huachuca Exchange’s Buddy List enables military shoppers to be among the first to find out about exclusive savings, promotions, events and special offers at the…

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FMWR Briefs – March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

Coaches’ meetings set for golf, softball The coaches’ meeting for the 2014 Commander’s Cup Golf Program is set for Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Mountain View Golf Course. All Letters of Intent are due at that time, and team rosters are due by April 1. The program begins April 7, 3 p.m., at MVGC. The coaches’…

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MI Corps Band presents joint concert with CSMS, encourages music education

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Military Intelligence Corps Band, or MI Corps Band, became more involved in students’ music education this year holding their first joint performance at Colonel Smith Middle School’s “Spring Concert” March 5 at school.

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Community Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

VFW Ladies Auxiliary to hold Dinner Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with an Irish-style dinner featuring corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rye bread and dessert tonight, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Cost is $9 per member, guests and active duty service members.  For…

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Gabrielle Kuholski
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309th MI Bn. remembers fallen Soldiers, names FOBs in their honor

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From Left, Spc. Jacob Oest and Sgt. 1st Class Christian Estores, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, unveil the plaque honoring Sgt. Faith Hinkley as Staff Sgt. Darren Crowe, Company E, and Pfc. Mattias Olsson, Company B, 309th MI Bn., wait to unveil the plaque honoring Cpl. Bernard Corpuz Feb. 28, during a…

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Presidential Proclamation — Women’s History Month, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Throughout our Nation’s history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor, from the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the deserts of Iraq…

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Local

Holocaust survivor tells her story at FH middle school

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Guest speaker Wanda Wolosky, Holocaust survivor, engages with Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students, sharing her story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Classes gathered in the school student union area Feb. 27 to hear the personal account. Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students received a first-hand…

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Fort Huachuca kicks off AER campaign

Posted  March 7, 2014

Fort Huachuca kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief campaign, which runs through May 15, to raise awareness and prepare the unit coordinators, on Tuesday at Army Community Service, or ACS. This year’s theme is “AER: A Soldier’s First Choice.” Since 1942, the AER program has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unforeseen…

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IMCOM announces FH, other public affairs competition winners

Posted  March 7, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced results of the IMCOM-level Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition. The winners were chosen from more than 250 submissions in print, community relations and broadcast categories from garrisons around the world. The annual awards program recognizes military and Civilian employees for journalistic excellence…

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