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  1. 'Miracle' mom sees baby's first birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The United States Army

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- When a terminally ill Army wife gave birth to a healthy boy here, doctors called it a modern-day medical miracle. A year later, Yesenia Ruiz-Rojo is still alive and sharing quality time with her son, Luke, and doctors are hard-pressed to come up with another description.

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  2. Army Corps of Engineers improves VA, Army medical facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The United States Army

    When it comes to waterway and storm mitigation projects, the United States turns to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or USACE, for assistance. Perhaps less visible has been the Corps' involvement in a number of other construction activities, including expansion and modernization of hospitals and clinics operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, or VA, and the Army.

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  3. Drawdown impacting communities significantlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The United States Army

    The drawdown is and will continue to impact many communities across America and in turn, communities have an impact on the drawdown as well, according to a recent report. The 147-page report, released in October 2014, goes by the lengthy title: "Finding of no significant impact: Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment," or SPEA/FNSI.

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  4. Army Medicine prepared for Ebola threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The United States Army

    Army Medical Command personnel are trained and prepared to treat any potential Ebola patient arriving at an Army treatment facility. All healthcare providers working in MEDCOM treatment facilities have received new training protocols ensuring continuation of daily operations, while practicing aggressive, rigorous, and consistent methods to screen, identify, isolate, and treat a potential patient from arrival to admission and ensuing care.

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  5. MICC battalion deploying to AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The United States Army

    U.S. Africa Command, through U.S. Army Africa, provides coordination of logistics, training and engineering support to the U.S. Agency for International Development in West Africa to assist in the overall U.S. government foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts to contain the spread of Ebola. JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Members of the 922nd Contingency Contracting Battalion at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, are preparing to depart in the coming weeks in support of the government's response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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  6. Installation mailrooms cutting down on junk mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The United States Army

    Some Army posts are like small cities with their own zip codes and thousands of Soldiers living and working there. A lot of mail comes through the installation mail room, some of it important and much of it unsolicited.

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  7. Wheelchair racer all about hard work as she competes against men at Warrior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The United States Army

    First Lt. Kelly Elmlinger, with the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, a member of the Army team, celebrates after finishing the woman's 100 open event for the 2014 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Oct. 2, 2014.

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  8. New opportunities for Army Civilian development announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The United States Army

    A program designed to set up GS-13 or equivalent employees for career success should begin in fiscal 2016, a Department of the Army human resources specialist told a group of U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees Sept. 24, at the Fort Sam Houston Theater here.

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  9. Program enables surgeons to save sawed-off thumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The United States Army

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Homer Mora had the afternoon off, so decided he'd check a "honey do" item off his list. Rodents had been getting into the trash on his ranch, so his plan was to build a trash can bin they couldn't breach.

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  10. Wounded, ill, injured Army athletes join U.S. team at inaugural Invictus Games in LondonRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | The United States Army

    Twenty-two wounded, ill and injured Army Soldiers and Veterans will join representatives from all branches of the United States military as part of the 100-member US Team at the inaugural Invictus Games in London, Sept. 10-14, 2014.

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  11. SMA Chandler visits Brooke Army Medical Center, presents Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | The United States Army

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The sergeant major of the Army presented a Purple Heart to a wounded Soldier for his combat-related injuries during a Purple Heart ceremony hosted by Brooke Army Medical Center at the Warrior and Family Support Center Aug. 19. Sgt.

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  12. 20th CBRNE Soldiers head south for PanamaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The United States Army

    Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command , are supporting Panamax, a U.S Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise taking place in the United States and Central America.

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