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A local take on America’s PrepareAthon!

Posted April 24, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Over the month of April events have been taking place nationwide to help ensure America’s preparedness in the event of an emergency. America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots movement that highlights the importance of preparedness for reacting to any sort of emergency situation. “The U.S. Army has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or…

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Mountain Vista Communities announces changes to resident renter’s insurance

Posted April 24, 2015 by Jolene Cooper

The Department of Defense recently adjusted the 2015 Basic Allowance for Housing, or BAH, program by eliminating renters insurance in an effort to slow the growth of certain military pay and benefits in a fair, responsible and sustainable way. Until 2015, renters insurance was always funded as a component of a service member’s BAH. The…

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305th MI Bn. hosts Resiliency Rodeo for busy Soldiers

Posted April 17, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil In front of his Soldiers, Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Baptiste, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, helps demonstrate Bronco’s military woroking dog capabilities with the help of handler Pfc. Gabby Giffiths, 18th Military Police Detachment. Bronco is trained in explosives and is working on becoming certified for patrol in May. The 305th Military Intelligence Battalion…

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NCO Week recognizes professionalism, dedication of Soldiers

Posted April 17, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Fifty-two Soldiers were inducted into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps on April 8 at Cochise College during NCO Week here. Fort Huachuca celebrated its first Noncommissioned Officer Week which featured several events including a NCO run, a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention leadership forum, a question and answer panel…

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Military children past, present share stories

Posted April 17, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca stands with his fathers flag, Staff Sgt. Robert Paul Ashley, United States Air Force. Ashley was motivated by his father’s career in the Air Force to pursue his own career in the Army. April is Month of the Military…

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SDDC offers advice for summer moves

Posted April 10, 2015 by Sarah R. Garner

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois – Preparation for the upcoming peak moving season for service members has begun and officials in charge of the Department of Defense’s household goods moving program, the Defense Personal Property Program, want to remind everyone that the summer months can be a challenging time for moving. The Military Surface Deployment…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted April 10, 2015 by Lori S. Tagg

On Jan. 8, 1967, the U.S. Army and Army of the Republic of Vietnam, or ARVN, launched Operation Cedar Falls in the Iron Triangle just 13 miles north of Saigon.

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Mobilization to start reconstruction of Garden Canyon

Posted April 3, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Christina Hansen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers A section of the road in Garden Canyon was completely washed away during the last monsoon season. As of Monday, all of Garden Canyon to now include Lower Garden Canyon is closed to the public for construction to restore the road. Mobilization began Monday, for the general contractor…

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Women’s history showcased during special event Wednesday

Posted March 27, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie Caffall Fort Huachuca’s Thunder Mountain Activity Centre was the site of an event titled, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” Wednesday in celebration for National Women’s History Month. After the reading of the presidential proclamation declaring March Women’s History Month, volunteers gave a performance. In the presentation, female Soldiers dressed in timely apparel of…

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Convoy exercise helps ready 111th MI Bde. for emergencies

Posted March 27, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil Soldiers from the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade take a short rest in lower Garden Canyon before returning to the motor pool as part of a convoy training exercise Wednesday. The exercise helps the brigade stay prepared in case of emergencies. The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted a convoy exercise Wednesday morning to help…

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