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This week in MI History

Posted November 22, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Goddard a pioneer in aerial, night reconnaissance Photo property of the U.S. Army Brig. Gen. George Goddard, U.S. Air Force, is pictured, circa 1953. Nov. 20, 1925 As America was getting ready to join the fighting in World War I, a young artist from Chicago, George Goddard, decided to apply for a commission in the…

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Large scale radio technology demonstrated at Army’s EPG

Posted February 7, 2014 by Ray Ragan

U.S. Army photos Testers from the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground move out for a day of demonstrating the wideband networking waveform part of the Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio, or MNVR, system. The test involves more than 80 radio nodes throughout Fort Huachuca and the surrounding area. USAEPG is the Army’s designated test center for…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted April 18, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Field Station Augsburg established in 1970 U.S. Army The enormous AN/FLR-9 “Elephant Cage” antenna array was erected at Field Station Augsburg in Germany. April 14, 1970 In 1970, the nation’s attention was focused on Vietnam. Few took note of the day that a new field station was established just north of Augsburg, Germany, near the…

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Officials offer advice for peak moving season

Posted June 27, 2014 by Mitch Chandran

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Help is available for service members, Civilians and their Families making a permanent-change-of-station move this summer, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command officials here said. SDDC, a component of U.S. Transportation Command, provides global deployment and distribution services to meet the nation’s objectives and deploys or sustains about 90…

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Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp Civilian career management

Posted August 22, 2014 by Audra Calloway

ARLINGTON, Va. — During a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, approximately 30 members of the Senior Executive Service, or SES, gathered to discuss how to improve Civilian career development. Army Under Secretary Brad Carson hosted the event, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops and…

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Army investing more money, training into SHARP

Posted April 19, 2012 by Rob McIlvaine

WASHINGTON — Since 2007, the Army’s budget to combat sexual assault has increased fivefold, said the director of Human Resources, Army G-1. Brig. Gen. Barrye Price has oversight of the Army’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program, and explained that a…

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Program puts claims just one click away

Posted July 5, 2012 by Legal Assistance Office, JAG

Personnel claims allow Soldiers and Army civilian employees to be compensated for property loss and damage sustained during a move.

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National Preparedness Month – September 2012

Posted September 13, 2012 by John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army; Raymond I. Odierno, General, United States Army Chief of Staff; Raymond F. Chandler III, Sargeant Major of the Army

Every September, the Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies. An all-hazard event — either natural or man-made — can occur at any time, and we must be prepared to react accordingly. Planning and…

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Army works to ease stress, VOW Act smooths transitional process

Posted December 13, 2012 by Maranda Flynn

Transitioning out of the Army can be a daunting process but the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, is working to ensure that it is a smooth and effective movement. On Nov. 21, the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act took effect requiring that every Soldier of all ranks attend the pre-separation process before leaving…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: March 1,2013

Posted March 1, 2013 by Lori Tagg, Command Historian

Corps of Intelligence Police School opened Feb. 24, 1941 The Corps of Intelligence Police, or CIP, had been in existence since 1917, and CIP agents served both with the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during World War I as well as in the United States. But after that war ended, a military drawdown ensued, and…

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