Army

August 9, 2012

Military Intelligence — this week in history August 9, 2012

USAICoE History Office

This is an aerial view of the former Bad Aibling Station.

MI group assumes control of Bad Aibling Station

August 1994

In August 1994, the 718th Military Intelligence Group (Provisional) assumed control of Bad Aibling Station in Germany. The field station was located 35 miles southeast of Munich, close to the Bavarian Alps.

In 1952, the site first became an Army Security Agency monitoring station. In 1966, it was designated as the 18th ASA Field Station with the motto of “Sentinels of Freedom.” In June 1972, as part of ASA’s drawdown in Europe, the station was discontinued and its mission absorbed by Field Station Augsburg.

Ironically, when Field Station Augsburg closed in 1993, Bad Aibling re-opened. Over the next decade, the station supported U.S. peacemaking and peace-keeping operations in the Balkans. Bad Aibling Station finally closed for good in September 2004.

“This Week in History” is a feature on the Command History Office website.

Those with Army Knowledge Online access can go to their site, https://ikn.army.mil/apps/mi_history/.

To learn more about the 2012 MI Branch and Corps Commemoration, go to the public website, https://www.ikn.army.mil/apps/mi_comm/.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Scout-1954

FINAL ISSUE: Scout newspaper prints final edition after more than 61 years

Times are changing. Gone are the days when a kid stood on the corner waving the newspaper and crying out the latest headline. Gone are the days when news could wait until the presses had finished rolling. Today news is instanta...
 
 
Jennifer-Caprioli

Scout on the Street

Joan Vasey Managing Editor As managing editor of The Fort Huachuca Scout for the last eight years, I’ve seen a lot of transitions as military and civilian personnel have come and gone, including Scout reporters. Threaded thro...
 

 

Plan now for gate changes beginning Aug. 3

Significant changes to installation access at Fort Huachuca will begin Aug. 3 including a return to the original gate names and background checks for all individuals 18 years and older without an approved form of DOD identification. What is now known as the Main Gate, will return to its historical name, Buffalo Soldier Gate, and...
 
 
Julianne E. Cochran

Help wanted: Enlisted aides in valued roles for Army leaders

Julianne E. Cochran An Enlisted Aide Training Course instructor shows a student the specifics of setting up a general officer’s uniform during a practical exercise. WASHINGTON – Enlisted aides are considered an elite group ...
 
 
Stephanie Caffall

Vacation Bible School attracts 130 attendees this year

Stephanie Caffall From left, Trey Roberts, 10, John Pecic, 9, and Kyla gross, 7, hold Bible point signs during snack time. The Bible point on July 16 was God has the power to forgive. Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel hosted i...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>