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  • Yellow Means Stop

    Feb 7, 2013

    How many times have you approached a traffic light just as it turned yellow and said to yourself, "I can make it"? As you punch the gas and fly through the intersection, you look up and see the light change to red. With a devious grin, you praise your great driving skills. I'll be the first to admit that I've done this countless times with no thought of the danger I might avoid if I would have just slowed down and stopped. However, an accident I wasn't even involved in forever changed my thinking.

  • Texting fail - Perils of distracted walking

    Feb 6, 2013

    Thanks to smartphones and the Internet, videos of people walking and texting their way into an embarrassing adventure aren't difficult to find.

  • 2013 African American Black History Month

    Feb 5, 2013

    from the Secretary of the Army; Chief of Staff, Army; and Sergeant Major of the Army, Subject: African American/Black History Month -- "At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington" dated February 2013.

  • CPAC CENTRIFUGE Feb 2013

    Feb 5, 2013

    Welcome to The CPAC Centrifuge. The intent of this newsletter is to provide you with short articles of interest in the Human Resources arena to alert you to changes and interesting facts. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) would like to encourage all of Dugway to read our newsletter and provide comments or ideas for upcoming issues.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductee focuses on leading Soldiers instead of selection

    Feb 5, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Samuel Gilpin, senior instructor 7th Battalion, 95th Regiment, was inducted into the United States Army Reserve Command chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, during a ceremony hosted by the 80th Training Command in Richmond, Va., Feb. 1, 2013. The Sierra Leone native, who recently became a United States citizen, referred to his induction into the SAMC as a life changing experience.

  • SecArmy orders 'Ready and Resilient Campaign'

    Feb 5, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh Feb. 4, 2013, directed that programs from resilience training to suicide prevention be part of a wide-ranging "Ready and Resilient Campaign" plan, which will launch later this month.

  • Gray Eagle takes flight: 1st ID unmanned aircraft system company begins Afghanistan deployment

    Feb 4, 2013

    A company of 1st Infantry Division Soldiers responsible for operating and maintaining one of the Army's newest unmanned aircraft systems, departed Fort Riley, Kan., Jan. 29, 2013, destined for Afghanistan.

  • Ending the Direct Ground Combat Exclusion Rule for Female Soldiers tri-signed letter

    Feb 1, 2013

    Ending the Direct Ground Combat Exclusion Rule for Female Soldiers tri-signed letter

  • From the Director of Army Safety - Measuring Up

    Feb 1, 2013

    One of the perennial questions in safety is, "How do we measure what we're doing?" Too often, the only metric we have available is how many Soldiers died in accidents during any particular period. We've gotten into the habit of looking at those numbers and attributing our safety programs' success or failure to them. This isn't necessarily a bad thing; we obviously want the arrow pointing downward on accidental deaths. But, I don't believe it's enough to quantify what we do every day with only a single figure - safety is much bigger and more complex than that.

  • Installations remain Army Strong despite hiring freeze

    Jan 31, 2013

    Army installations will continue to hire the critical career fields, from firefighters to child care workers, in accordance with guidance regarding a Army-wide hiring freeze and release of term and temporary civilian personnel.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 7 February 1967

    Jan 31, 2013

    1LT George Sisler Killed in Vietnam, awarded Medal of Honor.

  • Tax Assistance Center officer goes above, beyond, earns service member $100K tax refund

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A captain stationed here and 2012 officer-in-charge, or OIC, of the Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, received a medal this week for gaining a service member a large sum of money from the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS.

  • ACS volunteer named FH Military Spouse of Year

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - For the past seven years, Jennifer Rickert has been volunteering with Army Community Service across the Army.

  • FH Tax Assistance Center opens its doors

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, grand opening took place at Building 22324, Christy Avenue on Monday.

  • Cyber security -- more important than ever before

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - It was long after the hour of darkness and everyone had left the building for the day. Ever so slowly, the door leading onto the main hall swung open, and, after glancing furtively up and down the corridor, a man dressed in janitor cleaning attire slid out.

  • Raiders enter 'the wild blue' with UAV training

    Jan 28, 2013

    Unmanned aerial vehicles soared through the sky under the control of 16 "Raider" Brigade Soldiers during QR-11 Raven training on Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 7-18, 2013.

  • Owners bringing pets into Germany will pay new fee starting Feb. 1

    Jan 28, 2013

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Members of the U.S. forces community who bring their pets along when they arrive in Germany for assignment will be charged a fee by German authorities beginning Feb. 1.

  • With National Spotlight on Internet Romance-Type Scams, Army CID Makes Additional Attempts to Warn U

    Jan 28, 2013

    In light of recent national news coverage, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is again pleading with internet users worldwide to not fall prey to the ongoing online "Romance Scams" that the Army has been combating since 2009. Army CID is hopeful that the recent coverage can potentially help warn victims of the cyber-crime that ends in both undue heartache and financial hardship.

  • Corps' top leaders address combat exclusion policy termination

    Jan 28, 2013

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta officially announced the end of the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule excluding women from assignment to units and positions whose primary mission is to engage in direct ground combat, Jan. 24.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 30 January 1945

    Jan 25, 2013

    Alamo Scouts participate in POW Camp Raid, Liberating 511 Allied Prisoners

  • General relinquishes command, bids 'adieu' to Fort Huachuca

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, said his goodbyes to the Soldiers, Families, friends and supporters from Fort Huachuca and the surrounding communities, during the formal relinquishment of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field Thursday.

  • Old Soldiers Never Die …

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Col. Rich Rivera, Network Enterprise Technology Command, assistant chief of staff, G-1 and Sgt. Maj. Aurora Patterson, NETCOM assistant chief of staff, g-1, sergeant major presided over the Quarterly Installation Retirement ceremony and awarded six retirees with 144 years of combined military service with awards for their service to the United States.

  • Military Intelligence heritage celebrated at monument dedication

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - When the commanding general and command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence uncovered the Military Intelligence Crest Monument in front of Fort Huachuca's Alvarado Hall on Wednesday, they concluded the final event in a year-long commemoration of the gold and silver anniversaries of the MI Branch and Corps. The monument itself is a bronze cast replica of the MI Branch and MI Corps crests, with a description of the symbolism and history of each mounted on the stone pedestal below. The bronze crests were designed to complement the MI Sphinx, also located in front of the Intelligence Center headquarters.

  • Uncasing ceremony officially welcomes unit 'home'

    Jan 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 11th Signal Brigade Colors Uncasing Ceremony, officially welcoming deployed members of the brigade back to Fort Huachuca, was held Jan. 17 on historic Brown Parade Field. The unit is led by Col. Patrick Dedham, commander, 11th Signal Brigade and Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Allen. Unit command sergeant major.

  • Maj. Gen. Potter relinquishes command of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence

    Jan 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Maj. Gen. Potter relinquishes command of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence in a ceremony today. Yesterday, units rehearsed on Brown Parade Field. Soldiers' commands echo across Old Post.

  • Operations Security on Internet is vital for everyone

    Jan 24, 2013

    In today's world of Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites it is vital that Soldiers, Family members and government employees are aware of the personal and professional information they put on these sites. Information about upcoming missions, training exercises and even personal information like when a Family will be on vacation should be left off social media sites.

  • SHARP helps victims, aids in prevention

    Jan 24, 2013

    Victims of sexual assaults sometimes find it difficult to find their voice and seek help, but the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program offers those who have been victims of sex crimes a way to find that voice.

  • Army Under Secretary pays tribute to Korean War hero

    Jan 23, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal meets General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup, the Korean Army's first four star general, 17 Jan. 2013, Seoul, Republic of South Korea (ROK). During his remarkable career, General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup served as commander of the First Field Army, the Army Chief of Staff, and the Chairman for the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff until his retirement in May 1960. Following his military career, General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup served as Korea's Ambassador to the Republic of China on Taiwan, France, and Canada. He also served as Minister of Transportation and is credited with the development of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Moreover, General (Ret.) Paik Yun Sup is the author of "From Pusan to Panmunjom: Wartime Memoirs of the Republic of Korea's First Four-Star General, Paik Sun Yup". Under Secretary Westphal's visit to Korea underscores the strength of the ROK-U.S. Alliance and the U.S. Army's commitment to sustain land power in the Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Army Under Secretary discusses the future of the Army with Soldiers in Korea

    Jan 23, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal discusses the future of the Army with Soldiers stationed at Camp Humphreys, 17 Jan. 2013, Republic of South Korea (ROK). Westphal met with the Soldiers to recognize their contributions to the longstanding ROK-U.S. Alliance, and discuss their critical role as the Army rebalances to the Asia Pacific region. Westphal visited Camp Humphreys during his Pacific AOR tour of Army units in Hawaii, Korea and Alaska. Under Secretary Westphal's visit to Korea underscores the strength of the ROK-U.S. Alliance and the U.S. Army's commitment to sustain land power in the Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Testing for radon recommended for healthy living

    Jan 23, 2013

    Learn how to protect your family from high radon levels during National Radon Action Month.

  • GPS data collection underway at Fort Huachuca, Army cemeteries

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Work is underway at the Fort Huachuca cemetery to update the Army's accountability for all fallen service members. The process involves both government representatives and contractors to assist in the collection, data refinement and GPS data collection of all cemetery-related features. The on-site field collection started Jan. 10.

  • Take care of self, family during flu season

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The flu season is here and there has been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with Influenza, especially on the East Coast of the United States. Locally, the majority of the patients who have presented to Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, or RWBAHC, are younger children and adults who have not received their vaccines.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., remembered, honored

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center with a guest speaker, musical entertainment and traditional food sampling.

  • Fort Huachuca represents Army in 12K Cross Country Championships

    Jan 22, 2013

    Capt. Ken Foster, Company A, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, was selected to participate in the 2013 Cross Country Championships in St. Louis, Feb. 2, 2013.

  • Instructors honored during luncheon designed specifically to recognize them

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence's Staff and Faculty Development Division, or SFDD, hosted an Instructor Recognition Luncheon on Jan. 10 to celebrate the achievements of its best instructors during the past year. This was a revival, as it has been many years since the last one was held.

  • QSPd Soldiers must take action now to not lose ability to transfer Post 9/11-GI Bill benefits

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers who were considered by fiscal [year] 2013 Sergeant First Class and Sergeant Major/Command Sergeant Major boards and who could be involuntarily separated from active duty through the Qualitative Service Program, or QSP; need to transfer their Post 9/11-GI Bill education benefits to their dependents (if desired) prior to Jan. 31. If a Soldier is QSPd when the official list comes out Jan. 31, by law there is no way they will later be able to transfer these benefits to an eligible dependent

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 23 January 1968

    Jan 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The USS Pueblo, initially an Army general purpose supply vessel, was built in 1944. Although retired in 1954, it came back into service in 1966 under Operation Clickbeetle, a joint Naval Intelligence and National Security Agency (NSA) effort. The operation involved converting cargo ships to spy vessels outfitted with state-of-the art equipment to intercept signals communications. The repairs involved creating a metal room known as the Sod Hut, where technicians operated the surveillance gear to intercept and gather sonar, radar and other types of signals communications. Clickbeetle was actually inspired by Soviet surveillance operations dating back to the late 1950s.

  • New Army network gets final check-out on way to field

    Jan 22, 2013

    As Soldiers prepare to deploy with the Army's new tactical communications network later this year, Army engineers are stretching the equipment to its limits to ensure it can support complex, on-the-move operations and extend the range of communications to the farthest edges of the battlefield.

  • Top Army environment official visits Fort Huachuca, tours net-zero school

    Jan 18, 2013

    Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013, to gather information regarding the SunZia power lines that will span across Fort Huachuca, Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • CECOM commander visits Information Systems Engineering Command

    Jan 18, 2013

    The commanding general of the Communications-Electronics Command paid a visit to Fort Huachuca January 9 through 11 to get a close look at what the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, a subordinate command of CECOM, does in support of the Warfighter and to meet with the command's workforce

  • Foreign Language Labs Build Partnership Capacity

    Jan 18, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot: Highly skilled Tobyhanna Army Depot specialists trek through some of the globe's most extreme environments to provide the means for allied forces to learn the English language. Enduring challenging working conditions in places like Burundi, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, these expeditionary volunteers install labs that overcome the language barrier so foreign military can work effectively with U.S. forces abroad.

  • Time running out to register for Small Arms Championships

    Jan 14, 2013

    Only 50 slots remain open for the 2013 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships to be held from Jan. 28 to Feb. 8, 2013.

  • Chief of staff champions Army's role in Asia Pacific shift

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army chief of staff said American Soldiers will play a major role in the U.S. military's shift to the Pacific, during a visit to the region, Jan. 10-11, 2013.

  • Busy flu season is on the way

    Jan 14, 2013

    U.S. sees one of the worst flu seasons in history, Europe not far behind

  • The secret to losing weight is avoiding fads

    Jan 14, 2013

    Diet pills and fad diets can cause more harm than good.

  • Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School makes its mark on Key West

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School is well-known throughout the military community. However, when tourists and residents flew over Key West, Fla., and saw the school's 50-foot free ascent dive tower on a Naval base, many thought it belonged to the U.S. Navy. That changed on Dec. 7, 2012 when the school hosted a ceremony unveiling the tower's new ink which reads "U.S. ARMY SPECIAL FORCES" on the roof and displays the Army's Special Operations Combat Diver Badge and Green Beret around the sides of the building, making their presence known.

  • Fatal Army accidents down in first quarter of 2013

    Jan 14, 2013

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center recently released accident statistics for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, and the data show a continued overall decline in both on- and off-duty accidental deaths.

  • Army lays out Network path ahead at industry day

    Jan 11, 2013

    Facing both new missions and fiscal constraints, the Army will use the Network Integration Evaluations to respond to emerging requirements, make smarter acquisition decisions and keep pace with technological change, Army senior leaders told industry partners this week.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit expands to include Wounded Warriors

    Jan 10, 2013

    The Army recently announced the expansion of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit to include 24 Wounded Warriors as members of its new Paralympic and Instructor sections.

  • LEAP award winners lauded at Pentagon ceremony

    Jan 10, 2013

    For the fifth year now, practitioners of Lean Six Sigma were recognized, Jan. 10, 2013, for streamlining Army business processes that help save the Army money.

  • TRADOC sees role of Army aviation growing while force downsizes

    Jan 10, 2013

    With a smaller, leaner force in the future, aviation will play a bigger and more significant role than it has over the last decade, said the Army's Training and Doctrine commander.

  • Single Interface to Field upgrades improve support to training, deploying Soldiers

    Jan 10, 2013

    A new version of the Army's Single Interface to the Field virtual portal was recently released, giving Soldiers greater flexibility and easier access to mission-essential logistics, training and fielding information.

  • Obama announces nominees for next Defense Secretary, CIA Director

    Jan 9, 2013

    President Barack Obama announced his nominations to serve as the next leaders of the Defense Department and Central Intelligence Agency, Jan. 7, 2013, in Washington.

  • GHS to bring changes to labeling, classification of hazardous chemicals

    Jan 9, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians who handle hazardous chemicals as part of their job will soon begin training for changes coming to the labeling and classification of chemicals in the workplace.

  • Army Under Secretary promotes former Military Assistant

    Jan 9, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal promotes Lt. Col. H. Clay Lyle, former Military Assistant (Operations) to the Under Secretary of the Army, 8 Jan. 2013, Washington, D.C. Lyle currently serves as the Executive Officer for the Director, Force Development, Deputy Chief of Staff, Army G-8. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Nanosatellites use ground sensors to protect troops on the ground

    Jan 9, 2013

    Satellites, sensors used to protect troops

  • Increase in Social Security withholding will little affect Soldier pay

    Jan 9, 2013

    This year, Soldiers and most civilians will see an increase in the amount of their pay withheld for Social Security. The withholding has increased from 4.2 percent to 6.2 percent.

  • Higher Ground

    Jan 8, 2013

    Members of the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th MI Brigade, contribute to the fight in support of Operation Enduring Freedom by aiding the scouts and sentries as the eyes of the battlefield.

  • Intelligence center develops Biometrically Enabled Intelligence to support warfighter

    Jan 8, 2013

    With high-tech gadgets that scan a person's iris and take fingerprints, the National Ground Intelligence Center uses forensic science, known as Biometrically Enabled Intelligence, to support the warfighter.

  • New range system passes test

    Jan 8, 2013

    A new Location of Miss and Hit (LOMAH) electronic shot detection and location system recently passed its Government Acceptance Test (GAT).

  • Computer detectives hunt hackers, deliver digital justice

    Jan 8, 2013

    The U.S. Army CID's Computer Crimes Investigative Unit is turning the tables on would-be predators online to where the hunters now have become the hunted.

  • eCYBERMISSION program registers a strong year in STEM outreach

    Jan 7, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION program reported a record year in 2012 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach, officials announced.

  • Thankful for Motorcycle Safety Training

    Jan 7, 2013

    After several months of pleading and negotiating, I finally convinced my wife to let me purchase the motorcycle of my dreams. We had just become debt free - and she wanted to stay that way - so there were two promises I made in order for her to feel comfortable with our decision. First, I had to purchase the motorcycle outright so we weren't saddled with a monthly payment. Second, I had to attend a motorcycle safety training course.

  • Army issues Sources Sought Notice to support NIE 14.1

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Army announced that it is seeking interested industry and government sources with mature solutions to enhance existing network systems capabilities to participate in the Network Integration Evaluation 14.1 event, scheduled to take place in October/November 2013, at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Army Safety - How Did We Do? Fiscal 2012 End-Of-Year Review

    Jan 7, 2013

    As an Army, we're getting better all the time at safety. I feel confident making that statement given final numbers from fiscal 2012: With 162 accidental fatalities, it was our third-safest year on record and our best since combat operations began more than 11 years ago.

  • Motorcycle Personal Protective Equipment Lessons Severity of Accident

    Jan 7, 2013

    I began riding motorcycles at 8 years old when my father bought me a little Honda dirt bike. More than 35 years later, I still love the freedom and thrill of riding. I have always considered myself a skilled rider; but before I could register my bike on post, I had to complete the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Basic RiderCourse. While I didn't think the course would teach me much or improve my riding skills, I went into it with an open mind. To my surprise, I actually learned something, especially regarding personal protective equipment. That training likely lessened the severity of the accident I thought would never happen to me.

  • Ergonomics That Work

    Jan 7, 2013

    Ergonomics is the applied science of equipment design in the workplace to reduce fatigue and discomfort and increase productivity. Cumulative trauma disorders, repetitive stress injuries and work-related musculoskeletal disorders are synonymous terms. All relate to musculoskeletal and nervous system injuries caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, compression (pressing against hard surfaces) and/or sustained awkward positions.

  • The Army's "Face to the World"

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Foreign Military Sales program is the U.S. government's program for transferring defense articles, services and training to other sovereign nations and international organizations.

  • Community leaders learn how Army takes care of families

    Jan 5, 2013

    Army garrison leaders from multiple installations reached out to dozens of educators, business executives and community leaders from across the country during U.S. Army All-American Bowl week activities to show how the Army creates a home for Soldiers and their families.

  • Fort Report New Dining Facility Opens

    Jan 4, 2013

    In this Fort Report, a new dining facility is opened on Fort Huachuca, Arizona that improves service to Servicemembers and will save the U.S. Army money.

  • Microstructures fold under a beam of light to make useful 3-D devices

    Jan 3, 2013

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory electrical engineer and a visiting research student from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland were interested in forming useful three dimensional structures similar to origami art. It led them to a scientific method to control folding pathways and enable sequential folding on a millimeter scale that works using a low-intensity laser beam.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 7 January 1991

    Jan 3, 2013

    Kuwaiti Civilians Trained in Basic Combat Skills in Operation DESERT OWL 7 January 1991

  • The secret to losing weight

    Jan 2, 2013

  • 'Everyone has to leave the Army some time': ACAP helps

    Jan 2, 2013

    Just as a young Soldier goes through boot camp to acclimate to military life, it would seem to make sense that, in some way, the process be done in reverse for optimal reacclimation into civilian life. But until recently, Soldiers were only required to take one class to process out of the Army -- even though the Army Career and Alumni Program already offered a multitude of beneficial services and information to make transitioning easier. Tami Culbreath, ACAP transition services manager at Fort Polk, said many Soldiers didn't take advantage of what ACAP had to offer. "They opted out of the services because they didn't understand what ACAP was or what the program could do for them," said Culbreath.

  • Folic acid--essential for a healthy baby

    Jan 2, 2013

  • 'The Admiral' oversees Army All-American Bowl West team practice

    Jan 1, 2013

    NBA All-Star Hall of Fame player David "The Admiral" Robinson stopped by to watch U.S. Army All-American players practice in San Antonio.

  • USAAA - 2012's Best Places to Work

    Dec 31, 2012

    USAAA ranked among the best places to work in the federal government for the past three consecutive years.

  • IMCOM strives to better prepare Soldiers, families

    Dec 31, 2012

    In response to the president's and U.S. Army's emphasis on a career-ready military, U.S. Army Installation Management Command is highlighting job fairs, expanding its transition services and keenly focusing on identifying employment opportunities within the command, as well as business and industry.

  • Disabled veterans prove to be more than just able employees

    Dec 31, 2012

    An operations and intelligence noncommissioned officer, Sgt. 1st Class Scott Barkalow, was part of a mounted patrol in Eastern Afghanistan in February 2003 when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl week kicks off with Player Welcome Dinner

    Dec 30, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Henry L. Huntley, deputy commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, speaks at the Player Welcome Dinner in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Injured contractor receives medal

    Dec 29, 2012

    The last thing any service member or civilian sets out to do in a combat zone is receive battle related injuries. Unfortunately though, injuries do occur for service members and civilians alike. In lieu of the Purple Heart Medal, civilian contractor Jeffrey Creaser was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 28.

  • Troops prepare to support presidential inauguration events

    Dec 28, 2012

    The Joint Task Force -- National Capital Region announced military participation for the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade following President-elect Barack Obama's second swearing-in ceremony and inaugural address, scheduled for Jan. 21, 2013.

  • AER scholarships available for families of Soldiers

    Dec 28, 2012

    Army Emergency Relief scholarships for the academic year 2013-2014 will be available starting, Jan. 2, 2013, for spouses and children of Soldiers, retired Soldiers and reserve-component Soldiers on Title 10 orders. The application deadline is May 1, 2013.

  • Casey: 'We are still a country at war'

    Dec 27, 2012

    Retired Gen. George W. Casey, the 36th chief of staff of the Army, was the guest speaker for the start of the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade's winter Family Readiness Group Leadership Training, Dec. 12, 2012, at Fort Meade, Md.

  • Parents cautioned about children swallowing coin-sized batteries

    Dec 26, 2012

    More than 5,000 children in the United States annually swallow or insert button cell batteries into their nose or ears.

  • Soldiers redeploy to Fort Huachuca in time for holidays

    Dec 21, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The doors to Hangar 3 at Libby Army Airfield lay open allowing the large, American flag hanging from the ceiling to wave freely in the breeze. Soldiers and community figures alike wait patiently while staring off into the horizon. They catch a glimpse of a plane getting closer as it nears the staging area and know that the time has finally come for their colleagues, loved ones and friends to return home.

  • Corps to recycle Christmas trees for fish cover

    Dec 21, 2012

    Christmas trees don't have to go to the trash after Christmas. In fact, all those trees on display in homes and businesses across the area can be put to good use. After the holidays, complete your gift giving by donating your tree to the fish in Greers Ferry Lake.

  • "Sounds of Season" bring holiday cheer

    Dec 21, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The United States Military Intelligence Corps Band brought "Sounds of the Season" to life during a performance at Buena High School on Dec. 12.

  • Army applies NIE lessons to integrating network equipment

    Dec 20, 2012

    The Army is applying integration lessons learned from completed Network Integration Evaluations as it continues production of networked vehicles to support fielding efforts to 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • Deployment, redeployment top 2012 activities for 470th MI Brigade

    Dec 20, 2012

    The 470th Military Intelligence Brigade opened 2012 with one of its battalions already deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and another battalion preparing for a similar mission.

  • IMCOM strives to better prepare Soldiers, families

    Dec 18, 2012

    Programs look to connect transitioning Soldiers and families with employers.

  • Army NCO of Year champions higher education

    Dec 18, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Matthew Senna, the U.S. Army's Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for 2012, attributes higher education to his success within the Army.

  • Ask the Dietitian: December 2012

    Dec 18, 2012

    It's common this time of year to be concerned about staying on track with your health and fitness goals. During the holiday season, more than ever, we tend to be surrounded by the temptation to eat more and exercise less, which, as we all know, is the textbook recipe for weight gain.

  • Preparation key to preventing basketball injuries

    Dec 17, 2012

    Winter means more than the arrival of cold weather; it's also the height of basketball fans' favorite time of year.

  • WRF-based Weather Running Estimate -- Nowcast Tool for Army Applications

    Dec 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, Atmospheric Modeling Applications Branch located at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., is developing a Weather Running Estimate-Nowcast (WRE-N) tool.

  • SDDC teleconference fills void in DOD shipper training, education

    Dec 17, 2012

    When the SDDC Training Symposium and Traffic Management Workshop were cancelled this year, a vital link between the command and its customers was severed.

  • Americans honor veterans at Arlington National Cemetery

    Dec 16, 2012

    An estimated 27,000 people converged on Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Dec. 15, 2012, to lay some 110,000 wreaths on gravesites of veterans and their spouses, according to cemetery officials.

  • Updated Army Strong Stories shares Soldier stories on-the-go

    Dec 14, 2012

    To remain at the forefront of readership trends and the ever-changing news landscape, the U.S. Army launched mobile-optimized site enhancements, topic pages and iOS app capabilities as part of its award-winning Army Strong Stories blogging and story-telling platform.

  • National Guard celebrates 376th birthday

    Dec 13, 2012

    The military organization known today as the National Guard came into existence with a direct declaration on Dec. 13, 1636.

  • NOEL event brings out community

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - More than 4,000 community members turned out for the Night of Extraordinary Lights event Friday and Saturday night at the Mountain View Golf Course. Fort Huachuca's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation put on the NOEL event for the third year in a row. It was free and open to the public.

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