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Fort begins consultation process for Mountain View Officers’ Club’s future

Posted August 16, 2013 by Tanja Linton

Fort Huachuca is initiating the formal consultation process with the Arizona State Historical Preservation Office, or SHPO, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation concerning the future disposition of the Mountain View Officers’ Club, Building 66050. After careful consideration of the difficult fiscal realities facing the Army, a management decision has been made that no…

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Huachuca Canyon remains closed

Posted August 16, 2013 by Fort Huachuca Wildlife Office

A bear attempts to break into a vehicle on post recently in search of food. Due to bear activity and related health and safety issues, Huachuca Canyon remains closed to all pedestrians and bikers until further notice due to a high level of bear activity there. The gate is currently locked to vehicle access. Environmental…

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MI Soldiers sought for special operations, team to brief here next week

Posted August 16, 2013 by U.S. Army Special Operations Command

The United States Army Special Operations Command, or USASOC, seeks qualified military intelligence Soldiers to fill various intelligence positions within the command. USASOC Soldiers serve in the seven Special Forces Groups, 75th Ranger Regiment; 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, or SOAR; 95th Civil Affairs Brigade; and the Military Information Support Operations command, or MISOC. A…

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Army career chapter ends, civilian chapter now begins

Posted August 16, 2013 by Eric Hortin

Col. William Zeller, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command assistant chief of staff G-4, salutes his retirement flag, presented by his son-in-law, Sgt. Evan Lim, during Zeller’s retirement ceremony Aug. 9, in the Greely Hall Auditorium. Zeller is retiring from active duty after 30 years of service.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted August 16, 2013 by Ruth Quinn

Operation Starlight is Signals Intelligence success story: Aug. 15, 1965 Property of U.S. Army A member of the 3rd RRU looks over the shoulder of a Vietnamese Army direction-finding specialist, symbolic of ASA’s advisory role in the war prior to 1965. Airborne radio direction finding, or ARDF, proved its value to U.S. combatant commanders with…

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Fort’s net-zero middle school wins design, energy conservation awards at state, national, international levels

Posted August 9, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski The exterior and landscape features of Colonel Smith Middle School received critics’ praise in several award categories. Its wind turbines were cited as energy-saving demonstration elements during the 2012 Sustainability and Innovation Awards. When it comes to receiving architectural and design awards, corporate headquarters buildings, hotels and homes come to mind, and not…

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel message on reducing civilian furloughs

Posted August 9, 2013 by

When I announced my decision on May 14 to impose furloughs of up to 11 days on civilian employees to help close the budget gap caused by sequestration, I also said we would do everything possible to find the money to reduce furlough days for our people. With the end of the fiscal year next…

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TRADOC selects NCO, Soldier of Year using same high standards, newer techniques

Posted August 9, 2013 by Tony O’Bryant

Courtesy Photo Sgt. Curtis Bittner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s 2013 Soldier of the Year, meets a selection board via video teleconference. TRADOC cut costs by conducting some events at the competitors’ locations and other events virtually, using technology such as video teleconferencing U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command 2013 Noncommissioned Officer of the…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange Service rewards good grades

Posted August 9, 2013 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Hard-working students deserve recognition, so the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is rewarding military students in grades 1 – 12 who maintain a “B” or better average with the “You Made the Grade” program. “We love it when military students excel,” said the Fort Huachuca Exchange General Manager Jeff Willis, “so it’s natural to…

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NETCOM’s senior enlisted Soldier retires

Posted August 9, 2013 by Gordon Van Vleet

Gordon Van Vleet Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn, Network Enterprise Technology Command commanding general, pins the Legion of Merit on Command Sgt. Major Gerald Williams, former NETCOM command sergeant major, during a retirement ceremony in Greely Hall auditorium, Aug. 1. Williams is retiring after 28 years of Army service. “I would not have become the Soldier…

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