The Fort Hood Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 51, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 21, 1992 Page: 1 of 36
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VOL. 51 NO. 41
INSIDE THE SENTINEL
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Education Bulletins .......................
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NEWS THIS WEEK
Fort Hood cemetery visits
Sunday has been set for Memorial Day
visits to cemeteries on Fort Hood.'
Families may visit cemeteries located in-
side the live-fire area 6 a.m. 8 p.m.
Range Control will provide guides and
monitor visits to ensure safety and that all
visitors are clear of the live-fire area on
om and assignments
One general officer and two promotable
colonels received reassignment orders with-
in III Corps and Fort Hood.
rigadier Gen. W illiam A. West chief of
staff III Corps and Fort Hood will be the
assistant division commander of Headquar-
ters 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) at
Colonel obert S. Coffey will b£ reas-
signed from jfche 5th Inf Div (Mech) Fort
Polk La. to chief of staff III Corps and Fort
Colonel te Schoom waker is being
reassigned a the assistant division com-
mander 1st Cavalry Division Fort Hood.
His last assignment was with the Combat
Applications Group (Airborne) Fort Bragg
Fort Hood Family Day will be June 5.
Families can enjoy an afternoon of fun food
games exhibits magic and entertainment
beginning at noon at Hood Stadium. V/:l
Bring your own picnic items* and lawn
chairs if you want to take advantage of the
areas that will be set up for Texas-style
barbecueing and family games. Family type
activities will include such games as vol-
leyball ‘horseshoe pitching and others aside
from plain old relaxation.
SERVING THE PHANTOM ARMORED CORPS
By Dawn McGlynn
13th COSCOM Public Affairs
Duty assignments to places like
Germany Korea and Turkey are
common in the military. Soldiers
have been to Egypt Italy and
Saudi Arabia as well. But how
often does a soldier deploy to
By Larry R. Butterfas
4th Public Affairs Team
Maj. Gen. John H. Tilelli Jr. (L) 1st
Cavalry Division commander and Lt.
Gen- H.G. Taylor III Corps and Fort Hood
commander unveil the Victory Corner
marker during a ceremony held Monday
at the corner of U.S. 190 and Base Road.
The decision is made and the call goes out at
6 a.m. May 10.
COMPANY D 2nd Battalion 5th Cavalry
Regiment 1st Cavalry Division is put on alert.
Sometime in the next 96 hours they will
deploy to Cuba to assist with Haitian refugees
at Guantanamo Bay.
“We had a recall formation early Sunday
morning and got 100 percent accountability”
said Capt. William Craun Co commander.
“We just came back in from the field May
8” Craun said. “All of our Bradleys were still
sitting in the motor pool dirty. We also needed
to check our TA-50 to make sure everything
was accounted for.”
The company will deploy from Fort Hood to
Guantanamo Bay. They will conduct a security
mission related to the Haitian refugees for
about 90 days.
SOLDIERS IN Craun’s command are en-
thusiastic about this mission.
“I have some soldiers who ETS in ap-
proximately 90 days. They have canceled their
terminal leave for the chance to go on this
“I was excited when I found out we were
going” said Pvt. 2 Micheal J. Nelson scout.
“I’ve never been out of the country before so
this is a great opportunity” said Nelson a
Denver Colo. native.
about the trip.
soldiers aren’t as excited
“I was in Saudi Arabia for my first an-
niversary last year and now I am going to be
in Cuba for my second anniversary” said Spc.
FOR GARZA times might be even more
difficult his wife is expecting their first child
in mid-October. The unit could be gone for up
to six months meaning he may miss the birth
of his child.
“My wife and I stayed up late last night and
had a ‘heart-to-heart’ talk. She isn’t real happy
about my going but she knows this is my job
and this is what I have to do” Garza said.
Thursday May 21 1992
ABOUT 274 soldiers from the
13th COSCOM will be among the
few who have gone when they
begin deploying Friday to spend
the next three months in Cuba.
They will be replacing soldiers
from I Corps Fort Lewis Wash.
First Team takes GTMO mission
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Hood soldiers deploy to Cuba
COSCOM soldiers will be sta-
tioned in Guantanamo Bay assist-
ing the Haitian refugees as part of
a joint service operation.
“For the most part everyone is
looking forward to this assign-
ment” said Capt. Warren Cason
commander Headquarters and
Headquarters Company Special
The marker is one of the rallying points
where thousands of patriotic citizens
gathered to welcome more than 36000
isoldiers returning from Southwest Asia
during Operations Desert Shield/Desert
Pfc. Anthony Zimmerman gives up som blood as
the members of Co 2-5 prepare for overseas
movement to Guantanamo Bay Cuba.
“...I have some soldiers who ETS in
approximately 90 days. They have
cancelled their terminal leave for
the chance to go on this mission...”
Jesse Seigal/m Corps
Larry R. Butterfas/4th PAT
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“I’m all for it” said Sgt. Hector
Montague 602nd Maintenance
Company 169th Maintenance Bat-
For many soldiers the lure of
the assignment is that they’ll be
(See GTMO A2)
III Corps release
The key to success in the
21st Century is education. And
the key to funding tomorrow’s
education is to begin saving
FO MANY years U.S.
Savings Bonds have helped
parents save for education
through the payroll savings
plan. Now the earnings are
free of federal tax when the
bonds are used for the tuition
and fees of higher education.
Beginning with bonds pur-
chased in 1990 the interest
earned on Series EE savings
bonds can be excluded from
federal income tax if you pay
tuition and fees at colleges
universities and qualified tech-
nical schools during the same
year the bonds are cashed. The
exclusion applies to the educa-
tional expenses for you your
spouse and your dependent
The education tax exclusion
has some restrictions. For de-
tailed tax information on the
education tax exclusion in-
cluding record-keeping require-
ments ask for IRS publication
550 Investment Income and
Whatever your income level
savings bonds can help you
save for a college education
while reducing your taxes. The
key is to start saving today
and the way to save is with the
Great American Investment
United States Savings Bonds.
Every vote counts
in township state
Army Families release
Many federal state and local
officers are up for election this
year including the U.S. Presi-
dency but you can’t vote un-
less you register.
By voting you have a say on
issues that affect you your
family your hometown the na-
tion and the world. By voting
you make your opinion heard
on issues that affect the wel-
fare and morale of Army fami-
Rules for voting absentee are
contained in Department of the
Army Pamphlet 360-503 Fed-
eral Voting Assistance Guide
1992-93. Your unit voting as-
sistance counselor can help you
find the rules for your state
territory or commonwealth.
Soldiers and family members
with questions about absentee
voting that can not be an-
swered by your counselor or
legal assistance office may
write to irector ederal
oting A ssistance rogram
Office of the Secretary of
Defense Room 1B457 en
ta W a in to DC
20301 or you may call the toll-
free voter assistance line 1-
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