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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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National American Indian Heritage Month: November 2013

Posted  November 15, 2013

Each November the Army celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month by recognizing the accomplishments of this country’s original inhabitants, explorers and settlers. Throughout our Army’s 238-year history, American Indians have served valiantly and with distinction in times of peace and war, while also fighting for the right to be an equal part of our Nation….

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Salutes & Awards

MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

Posted  November 15, 2013

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence seeks nominations for the 2014 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, or MI. Applications will be accepted through March 3, 2014. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence officer of the rank of captain in the active Army, Army Reserve…

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Events

Annual Chanukah celebration planned on Fort Huachuca

Posted  November 15, 2013

On Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m. the Fort Huachuca Jewish Community will meet in the Activity Room of the Main Post Chapel to celebrate Chanukah. The festive gathering is on the Friday evening before the first day of Chanukah. This year, Chanukah actually starts at sundown on Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving. The Jewish calendar is…

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Health & Safety

Red Cross accepting inquiries about loved one in Philippines

Posted  November 15, 2013

TUCSON — The American Red Cross is accepting inquiries about tracing loved ones missing in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haiyan. Call the office at 1.520.318.6740 and press 1, or email Elissa.Maish@redcross.org. Those looking for a U.S. citizen, however, must call the U.S. Department of State, 1.888.407.4747. Red Cross personnel are accepting financial donations to…

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Visit Ed Center during American Education Week

Posted  November 15, 2013

The Army Continuing Education System, or ACES, will observe American Education Week Monday through Nov. 22. This year’s Army’s theme, “Army Continuing Education — Strength and Resiliency through Education” supports the National Education Association’s theme, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” Visit the Education Center next week to learn about the programs…

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Army Community Service

Posted  November 15, 2013

Upcoming SHARP training schedule announced The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program, or SHARP, reinforces the Army’s commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and accountability. Army policy promotes sensitive care and confidential reporting for victims of sexual…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  November 15, 2013

Native Americans had been used as scouts as far back as white men had been settling the American continent. After the Civil War, Indians from more than a dozen tribes were enlisted to assist the Army during the Indian Campaigns of the Great Plains and Southwest regions. By 1866, the Army had been engaged in…

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Events

Community, service members celebrate Veterans Day together

Posted  November 15, 2013

Col. Lisa Price, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, served as guest speaker at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday at Veterans’ Memorial Park. Price’s speech highlighted not only the history of the holiday but the importance active duty Soldiers and veterans have in the present and future.   Cochise County Girl Scout Troops walk with…

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2-13th Avn. Regt., 305th MI Bn. participate in first-ever joint exercise together

Posted  November 15, 2013

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment — the Army’s unmanned aircraft training center — and Company A, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, demonstrated a collaborative effort Nov. 4 – 8 in a first-ever joint culminating training exercise, or CTX.

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Legal Office here helps untangle Arizona separation, divorce process

Posted  November 15, 2013

When couples tie the knot and say “I do,” most believe they will be together forever. However, life happens. Sometimes couples realize their union was not meant to be and choose to separate or divorce. Those with questions about legal separation or divorce can contact the Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Office, or Legal Assistance. The…

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