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OPM announces steps to protect federal workers, others from cyber threats

Posted July 17, 2015 by OPM release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced July 15 the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those impacted. Throughout this investigation, OPM has been committed to providing information in a timely, transparent and accurate…

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Johnson takes command of Joint Interoperability Test Command

Posted July 17, 2015 by Joint Interoperability Test Command Public Affairs

Courtesy Photo From left, .L Douglas Orsi, outgoing commander; Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn, DISA vice director; and Navy Capt. Eric Johnson, incoming commander, pause for a photograph during the change of command ceremony held July 10. Navy Capt. Eric Johnson accepted command of the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) from Army Col. Douglas Orsi at…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted July 17, 2015 by Lori S. Tagg

Maj. Gen. Ralph Van Deman – Namesake of the East Gate U.S. Army photo Maj. Gen. Paul Menoher, commander of the US Army Intelligence Center, and Command Sgt. Maj. Art Johnson unveil the memorialization plaque at the Van Deman Gate on Jul. 2, 1992. Beginning Aug. 3, the East Gate will be known forever more…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange celebrates 120 years with host of savings

Posted July 17, 2015 by AAFES release

In 1895, the War Department issued General Order 46 directing commanders to establish an exchange at every post. Since then, exchanges have faithfully served alongside Service members wherever they are called to serve. Today, whether at Kuwait or Keesler, troops and their families know the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is there. On July…

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Army announces force structure and stationing decisions

Posted July 10, 2015 by Department of Defense news release

The Department of the Army announced Thursday force structure decisions and stationing plans for the reduction of the regular Army from 490,000 to 450,000 soldiers. The reduction of force structure will occur in fiscal years 2016 and 2017; the reduction of 40,000 end strength will be completed by the end of fiscal year 2018, and…

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Fort Huachuca Soldier saves family from burning home

Posted July 10, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Olson, Charlie Company, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, received an Army Achievement Medal for informing an unaware family of five their house was on fire, helping them to safety recently. Driving down Highway 90 on May 29, Olson noticed something out of the ordinary: flames coming out of the front of a home….

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Monsoon season arrives, brings needed moisture to desert

Posted July 10, 2015 by Special to The Scout

The monsoon is here! It’s that time of the year again when our region gets much needed rain. We all look forward to the moisture and some relief from the hot weather we’ve been experiencing recently. But what is the monsoon? Most people say it’s the time of year when we get ‘a lot’ of…

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ISEC welcomes Rivers as new commander

Posted July 10, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie Caffall Guests gather after the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command (ISEC) change of command ceremony to welcome Col. Wendy L. Rivers. Fort Huachuca’s U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command (ISEC) hosted a change of command ceremony July 2 in Greely Hall welcoming Col. Wendy L. Rivers as its new commander. Col. Patrick L….

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Fort Huachuca hosts U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Change of Command Ceremony

Posted July 10, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie Caffall Incoming commander, Col. Donald “Brent” Wilhide, accepts the colors from Maj. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, and officially takes command of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground at the change of command ceremony Wednesday at Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca’s U.S….

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Ruck for Freedom nets 2,000 pounds food for Food Locker

Posted July 10, 2015 by Angee Calvert

Photos courtesy of Chap. (Capt.) Andrew Calvert Ruck for Freedom’s 162 participants carried their food donations over a 10-kilometer course on July 2 to be “Good Samaritans” for the Chaplains’ Food Locker. The Fort Huachuca Chaplains’ Food Locker was replenished with approximately 2,000 pounds of food after 162 participants completed the Ruck for Freedom July…

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