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July 3, 2014

Military Intelligence Hall of Fame Week culminates with two event-filled days

Maranda Flynn
Staff Writer

MI Hall of Fame inducts eight

The 2013 and 2014 Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held at Fort Huachuca June 27 in Alvarado Hall, at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence.
The eight inductees, or their representative, are: from left, Rusty Bharucha-Reid, representing retired Col. Kurush Bharucha-Reid; retired Col. Thomas Fergusson; retired Maj. Gen. Barbara Fast, representing Col. Maxie McFarland; retired Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Roberts; Rebecca Tait, representing retired Col. William “Jerry” Tait; and retired Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Saunders. Inductees not pictured are Brevet Brig. Gen. George Sharpe and Mr. Robert Winchester.

In honor of the eight new inductees into the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, hosted a two-day, activity-filled event with various activities available to the inductees and their guests June 26 – 27, on Fort Huachuca.

On the first day, guests participated in a golf tournament held at Mountain View Golf Course, learned about the fort’s history during a tour of Old Post, saddled up and rode the trails at Buffalo Corral, and attended the Commanding General’s Inductee Reception later that evening.

The following day began with the 111th MI Brigade Change of Command Ceremony, which took place on Chaffee Parade Field. The outgoing Commander, Col. Richard Monnard passed the reins of the 111th MI Bde. to incoming Commander Col. Kevin Wilkinson.

Later that morning, the MI Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place at Alvarado Hall, at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence. A luncheon was held afterwards at Libby Army Airfield in which the Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence was presented to Capt. Chad Lorenz.

The two-day celebration concluded with a dinner and dance at Lakeside Terraces.

Although all events occurred on June 26 and 27, the entire week is celebrated as MI Corps Hall of Fame Week.

The inductees for 2014 are: Col. Kurush Bharucha-Reid, Col. Thomas Fergusson, Col. Maxie McFarland, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Roberts, Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Saunders, Brevet Brig. Gen. George Sharpe, Col. William “Jerry” Tait and Mr. Robert Winchester.

MI Hall of Fame offers historical tour
 
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During the two-day Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame event on Fort Huachuca, June 26 – 27, inductees and guests had the opportunity to participate in a guided historical tour of Fort Huachuca. At their fourth stop, the Fort Huachuca Cemetery, tour participants pose for a picture in front of the entrance.
 
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Davis Ford, an Army veteran and friend of a Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame inductee, takes a moment to read the plaque at the entrance of Heritage Park on Fort Huachuca, June 26. His visit to Heritage Park was one of the Post Historical Tour stops, which took place during the 2014 Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame two-day event.
 
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Tanja Linton, Fort Huachuca media relations officer, left, provides historical information about the post cemetery to event participants during the Post Historical Tour June 26. The tour was one of the activities held as part of the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame celebration on Fort Huachuca, June 26 – 27.

MI HOF golf tourney attracts 112

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Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, gives opening remarks at the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame’s 2014 Four-Man Scramble Golf Tournament at the Mountain View Golf Course, June 26. The golf tournament, hosted by the Military Intelligence Corps Association, MICA, is an annual fund-raising event and the proceeds benefit the MICA scholarship fund and other charitable disbursements. This year’s event attracted 112 golfers.




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