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First Army female rabbi speaks at luncheon

Posted December 13, 2013 by Eric Hortin

Chaplain (Col.) Bonnie Koppell, command chaplain, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), speaks to members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command during a luncheon Tuesday, at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Koppell was the Army’s first female rabbi, joining the service in 1978. She talked about the historical significance of Hanukkah, its link to military history,…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted December 13, 2013 by USAICoE Command History Office

Operation Red Dawn nets Saddam Hussein Courtesy of Mark Terrell The Ace in the Hole, Saddam Hussein, is found hiding in a small hole in the ground on Dec. 13, 2003. Dec 13, 2003 Ten years ago this week, the U.S. Army captured Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein alive. The story of how he was located…

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Fort makes changes to child supervision policy

Posted December 6, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Army spouse Karen Fulk walks her son, Jonathan, 11, to General Myer Elementary School on Fort Huachuca, Nov. 22. Fulk agrees with the changes recently made to Policy 14-048, Fort Huachuca Child Supervision Guidelines, because she has witnessed smaller children walking alone who did not pay attention to oncoming traffic. Due to parental…

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ATEC commanding general visits EPG, tours facility

Posted December 6, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn From left, Col. Raymond Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground; Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command; and Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, are briefed on Electronic Proving Ground’s test missions during Utley’s tour, Nov. 25, at…

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Garrison commander addresses animal adoption concerns

Posted December 6, 2013 by Dan McFarland

To our community, Over the last several months, the U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, published our intent to adopt-out five horses and a donkey from the Buffalo Corral Riding Stables. For various health reasons, if not adopted, these animals may be euthanized. In October of this year, one of the post veterinarians examined each animal….

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Traffic safety cameras final installation underway

Posted December 6, 2013 by City of Sierra Vista

Workers at two busy Sierra Vista intersections are installing the last two remaining red light cameras planned for Sierra Vista. They will become fully operational next year. New cameras are being installed at the intersection of State Route 92 and Foothills Drive and will be the first to go online, starting with a 30-day warning…

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Civilian of the month

Posted December 6, 2013 by

Civilian of the Month: Jeff Grumm Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Senior test officer; which involves planning, execution and reporting on test activities. How long at current assignment: Five years in February How long in government service: About 9 years: From 1983 – 1987 Grumm was a Soldier assigned to…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted December 6, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Third Army G2 predicts Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge) Photo property of the U.S. Army Col. Oscar Koch was the G2 for Gen. George Patton during World War II. Dec. 9, 1944 By December of 1944, it appeared that Hitler had been all but defeated. In fact, from the Allied perspective, Germany’s continuation of…

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Community Friends Program seeks sponsors to host international students

Posted November 27, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Photos courtesy of Fikretta Grant International military officers who train at U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, met for an International Military and Sponsor Luncheon at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, Sept. 26. The International Military Student Office is actively seeking sponsors for the Community Friends Program — a hospitality program intended to…

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THANKSGIVING SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted November 27, 2013 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

Our Nation will celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday, a day set aside to pause, reflect and give thanks for the gifts of peace, freedom and the opportunities we share as Americans. Historically, holiday weekends are periods of increased risk. The additional time off provides a well-earned respite from the duties and rigors of training and an…

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