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Unit News Secretary of the Army John McHugh, AUSA’s keynote speaker at Monday’s opening ceremony of the Association of the United States Army annual meeting and exposition, addresses the way ahead in fiscally-constrained and uncertain times, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America’s Army – active duty, National Guard, Army Reserve, retirees, Department of the Army civilians, wounded warriors, veterans and family members. Photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller, Army News Service.

US is go-to nation: SecArmy opens AUSA with call for budget resolve »

By David Vergun, Army News Service: WASHINGTON – “We are the greatest land power the world has ever seen. We are the indispensable Army of the indispensable nation,” said Secretary of…

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A caisson team departs the stables at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall to head to Arlington National Cemetery for the first military full honors funeral of the day, Oct. 2. Photos by Lisa Ferdinando, Army News Service.

Caisson Platoon: Solemn duty of honor, respect »

By Lisa Ferdinando, Army News Service: JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL, Va. – Before the sun peeks over the horizon, the Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment “The Old Guard,” are…

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Sgt. 1st Class John Ebbs, battalion motorcycle safety mentor, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, discusses the importance of motorcycle safety during the battalion’s safety stand-down day held at the unit’s motor pool on West Fort Bliss Sept. 26. More than 400 Soldiers were trained on the importance of safety for the upcoming cold weather. Photos by Spc. Pedro Vazquez-Viveros, 1st Bn., 43rd ADA.

Air defenders of 1-43 ADA get safety tips »

By Capt. William J. Heaton, 1st Bn., 43rd ADA: The 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery, “Cobra Strike,” 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, conducted a battalion-wide safety day Sept. 26, at…

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A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force airman prepares the Patriot PAC-3 launcher for an evaluated demonstration during the JASDF Annual Service Practice at McGregor Range, N.M., Oct. 3. For more on this story, see page 12A. Photos by Amabilia Payen, Mobilization and Deployment Public Affairs.

Japanese live-fire exercise: JASDF celebrate 50 years of partnership with U.S. Army »

Story  by Amabilia Payen, Mobilization and Deployment Public Affairs: The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force celebrated 50 years of annual service practice with the U.S. Army by inviting local military leaders to…

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Social media antics postings can ruin career, misrepresent military »

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By Amy Perry, Fort Lee Public Affairs: FORT LEE, Va. – Social media is very pervasive these days. As a new…

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Syrian chemical weapons To be destroyed by Army specialist team »

Frank Kendall, under secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, spoke outside the MV Cape Ray, in Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 2, to discuss the ship’s upcoming mission to destroy chemical weapons. Photo by C. Todd Lopez, Army News Service.

By C. Todd Lopez, Army News Service: Portsmouth, Va. – Some 64 specialists from the Army’s Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are…

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Barbecue bash: Bliss Brews and Que event upholds ‘American way of life’ »

Danny Gonzalez, left, and his brother Mario, right, serve up brisket during the Fort Bliss Brews and Que event at Freedom Crossing Saturday. Photos by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: Leon Taylor could not help but notice members of the backyard barbecue team Smokin’ Eatz BBQ were applying just the right amount of sauce to a batch of chicken thighs. “That looks delicious,” he remarked to his wife Emmalee…

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Cub Scouts to sell popcorn at Fort Bliss to raise funds »

Lesley Harrington, left, a retired Soldier, buys popcorn from Cub Scout Pack 58 Bear Cub Julien Winston, 8, at the Walmart at 1850 N. Zaragoza Saturday. Photo by Wendy Brown,  Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: While some children might be hesitant to stand in front of a Walmart and ask exiting customers to buy popcorn, the Bear Cubs with Cub Scout Pack 58 are not among them. Julien Winston, 8, said he enjoyed selling…

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Webster University celebrates 100 years at graduation »

Webster University graduates stand at their graduation ceremony at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center Friday. The school, headquartered in St. Louis, will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2015. Photo by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: More than 140 students graduated from Webster University’s Fort Bliss campus Friday, and they completed their degrees at a special moment in time, the university’s president said. “You are part of the final, worldwide graduating class of Webster University’s…

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Fort Bliss family named AUSA volunteer family of the year »

From left, retired Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, president of Association of the U.S. Army; Virginia Hindbaugh; Pfc. Celia Hindbaugh, 23; Chali Hindbaugh, 22; Pfc. Acea Hindbaugh, 20; Charles Hindbaugh III, 16; Elijah Hindbaugh, 13; Levi Hindbaugh, 12; Sgt. 1st Class Charles Hindbaugh, special agent and detachment sergeant with Fort Bliss Criminal Investigations Command, 76th Military Police Detachment; and retired Lt. Gen. Roger Thompson, AUSA vice president, membership and meetings, stand on the Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting stage in Washington, D.C., as the Hindbaugh family receives the organization’s annual Volunteer Family of the Year Award Monday. Photo only Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff.

By Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff: A Fort Bliss family received the Association of the U.S. Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award at the organization’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Monday. Sgt. 1st Class Charles Hindbaugh, special agent and detachment sergeant with Fort Bliss…

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Life in wheelchair doesn’t stop WBAMC employee »

William Beaumont Army Medical Center employee Martin Wagner will be honored by the Department of Defense for being an outstanding employee with a disability during a ceremony held Oct. 30 at the Pentagon.Photo by  Benny Ontiveros,  WBAMC Public Affairs.

By Julia Yubeta, WBAMC Public Affairs: A disabled employee at William Beaumont Army Medical Center has been named as the top Army civilian employee with a disability. Martin Wagner, chief of the Military Expense Reporting System, Resource Management Division at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, will…

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Garrison Commander.

Munsey’s Update…

By Col. Thomas E. Munsey, Garrison Commander: Summer is swiftly coming to a close and with it the biggest transition season for the Army’s Soldiers and families. On Fort Bliss alone, hundreds of Soldiers will be transitioning…

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Col. Thomas E. Munsey,
Garrison Commander.

Munsey’s Update…

By Col. Thomas E. Munsey, Garrison Commander: I hope all of you are enjoying your summer and getting some much needed family time while the children are on break from school. While the children may not be…

Jul 9 2014 / Read More »
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Missed appointments degrades your buddy’s readiness, affects his family

By Primary Care & Soldier Readiness Command staff, WBAMC: The baby on her lap was screaming with fever, and she could barely hear the scheduler on the phone.  The bus was coming in five minutes, it was…

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Spc. Alfonso Gonzalez, a health specialist at Mendoza Soldier Family Center, demonstrates proper technique for inserting a nasal-pharyngeal to maintain an open airway to high school students in the Phoenix, Arizona, recruiting area. Gonzalez was part of a Total Involvement in Recruiting mission in the Phoenix area Aug. 25-30. Phoenix Recruiting Battalion Courtesy Photos.

Beaumont Soldiers support Army recruiting

By Julia Yubeta, WBAMC Public Affairs: Army recruiters have a tough job.  It is hard to sell joining the Army when most young people only know Soldiers from the movies. Total Army Involvement in Recruiting program takes…

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Sports Runners of the first wave take off during the Army Ten-Miler celebrating the race’s 30th anniversary at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Sunday. Photos by Staff Sgt. Jennifer C. Johnson, JFHQ-NCR/MDW Public Affairs .

Army 10-Miler takes off: Tens of thousands celebrate Army run’s 30th anniversary

By Staff Sgt. Jennifer C. Johnson, JFHQ-NCR/MDW Public Affairs: WASHINGTON – A total of 35,000 runners and 720 teams from around the globe came to the nation’s capital to participate in the annual Army Ten-Miler, celebrating the…

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey raises the 2014 Warrior Games Commanders Cup with Adm. Harry B. Harris, commander of the Pacific Fleet, right, during a presentation for Warrior Games athletes on the Air Force Academy football field at halftime during the Navy-Air Force football game in Colorado Springs, Colo., Saturday. Photos by EJ Hersom,  Army News Service.

WARRIOR CHAMPS! Army wins Chairman’s Cup at Warrior Games

By Army News Service WASHINGTON – Winning a total of 71 medals, the Army team took home the prestigious Chairman’s Cup Saturday, from the fifth annual Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Chairman’s Cup is…

Oct 8 2014 / Read More »
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