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Happy 40th, TRADOC!

Posted June 28, 2013 by Bethani Edwards

Photos left and right – Zach Morgan, Fort Polk Guardian staff writer and the U.S. Army Army drill sergeants, then and now, still mentor and train Soldiers how to be Soldiers. On Monday, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command will celebrate its 40th year of developing, educating and adapting Soldiers and leaders into the force…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted June 28, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

The move of the U. S. Army Intelligence Center and School, or USAICS, from Fort Holabird, Md., to Fort Huachuca in 1971 was an important step in the professionalization of the Military Intelligence, or MI Branch, which was only nine years old by that time.

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Army force structure, stationing decision will result in minor decrease in FH personnel

Posted June 28, 2013 by Tanja Linton

The force reductions announced by the Department of the Army Tuesday will result in a minor decrease of approximately 31 permanent party personnel spaces by 2017 at Fort Huachuca. This number takes into account the relocation of the 11th Tactical Theater Signal Brigade Headquarters. Fort officials do not have exact numbers at this time, but…

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News Briefs – June 28, 2013

Posted June 28, 2013 by

Fires cause hazardous air quality Air quality in portions of Cochise County may currently be hazardous because of the potential for heavy smoke from three fires burning near Cananea, Mexico. Excessive, persistent air pollution is a health threat, especially to children, the elderly and those with pre-existing health problems. During periods of heavy smoke, stay…

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FMWR Briefs – June 28, 2013

Posted June 28, 2013 by

MCT performance sent for Saturday The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate” will be presented Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Johnston Elementary School Cafeteria. More than 50 local students will perform in the production, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 533.4823. Outdoor pool now open Irwin…

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Community Briefs June 28, 2013

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Every dog has its day — some came to work June 21   Maranda Flynn, “Fort Huachuca Scout” reporter, watches her Great Dane Lucy relax. Her dog seems quite at home and seems to feel that June 21 was a special day in celebration of dogs.   Several lucky dogs got a break from their…

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FH celebrates Army Birthday with run, DFAC special meal, cake cutting ceremonies

Posted June 21, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

On June 14, Fort Huachuca began its 238th Army Birthday celebration bright and early. Starting at 6 a.m., Soldiers gathered at Warrior-Sentinel Field for the annual Army Birthday Run.

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Every dog must have its special day

Posted June 21, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Angela Camara Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, shows his dog, Bambi, a 12-year-old miniature dachshund, popularly referred to as a ‘wiener dog,’ what it’s really like to be the top dog on Fort Huachuca. In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, our four-legged…

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Considering getting a pet? ‘Paws,’ reflect on regs, safety

Posted June 21, 2013 by By Maranda Flynn Staff Writer

Are you a pet owner on Fort Huachuca? If so, it is important to make sure that you and your furry family member are staying safe and following installation regulations. Most domestic animals are permitted in post housing; however, Fort Huachuca does have strict guidelines. According to Installation Pet Policy 061, animals that are banned…

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Canine companions – more than just man’s best friend, some dogs have military mission

Posted June 21, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

In the United States, the use of dogs for military purposes extends further into history than many may think. During the Civil War and World War I, canines were used to protect, to communicate messages, and as advertisement, propaganda and recruiting mascots.

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