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Fort Huachuca remembers, honors fallen Soldier

Posted March 29, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

photos by Maranda Flynn From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Col. Roger Sangvic, commander, USAICoE, salute the flag after they placed the wreath in honor of Capt. Christopher Seifert on Friday. Seifert was the first Military Intelligence Corps member and commissioned officer to die…

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RWBAHC consistent with IDES success

Posted March 29, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

In August 2011, Fort Huachuca began implementing the Integrated Disability Evaluation System, or IDES, to create a simpler and time-efficient disability evaluation process. The IDES is used to determine if service members who have been wounded or injured, either physically or mentally, are still able to serve in combat. If they are determined unable to…

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Resources available for employees impacted by furlough

Posted March 29, 2013 by ASA M&RA

WASHINGTON – Senior Army leaders recognize that members of the civilian workforce may face financial hardship in the event of a furlough. This financial resource article provides links to useful information that may assist in dealing with the financial situation resulting from a furlough. One of the first documents to review is your current Earnings…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted March 29, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Maj. Arthur Nicholson, Jr. becomes last Cold War casualty March 24,1985 Courtesy Photo Portrait of Maj. Arthur “Nick” Nicholson When Maj. “Nick” Nicholson and his driver, Staff Sgt. Jessie Schatz headed out to patrol an area in Ludwigslust, East Germany, on the morning of March 24, 1985, there was nothing unusual about their mission. They…

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Thunderbird cooks compete for Connelly Field Competition honors

Posted March 29, 2013 by Sgt. Jacob Mahaffey

Soldiers from the 11th Signal Brigade construct the flooring for a wash stand in the field for the Connelly Field Competition Monday at Site Boston on Fort Huachuca. The competition tests cooks on their abilities to prepare meals in the field or in a deployed environment. The team of cooks has a chance to represent…

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News Briefs March 29, 2013

Posted March 29, 2013 by

AER campaign going strong As of March 22, 391 people have contributed to the Army Emergency Relief program, and Soldiers are helping Soldiers. The campaign has reached $50,816.01. Arizona retirees continue to generously donate. Retiree contributions have reached $18,619. There is still time to donate – the campaign runs through May 15, and donations can…

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Sequester furloughs — what it means to IMCOM workforce

Posted March 22, 2013 by Robert Dozier

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas — Army civilian personnel are bracing for the impact of furloughs and changing financial priorities on their organizations. Approximately 251,000 Department of the Army civilians have been or will be notified soon if they will be furloughed up to 22 days starting in April. In order to meet national security responsibilities,…

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Practice exercises help installation prepare for disaster

Posted March 22, 2013 by Joan Vasey

Fire! The wail of sirens sounds out as Fort Huachuca firefighters respond to the call. Winds fan the flames of a fast-moving wildfire as smoke fills the air. A fire is racing toward Fort Huachuca’s cantonment area and building evacuation gets underway. Everyone knows what to do, and Fort Huachuca and community emergency personnel respond…

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Moments in MI History

Posted March 22, 2013 by Lori Tagg, Command Historian

SIGINT — WAC’s springboard into military intelligence Personnel at Arlington Hall Station study IBM runs to determine traffic characteristics. World War II served as the springboard for women’s entry into the intelligence field, especially Signals Intelligence, or SIGINT. Beginning in mid-1943, Women’s Army Corps, or WAC, personnel served in the Signal Security Agency, or SSA,…

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DA launches campaign to enhance unit readiness, Soldier resilience

Posted March 15, 2013 by Army News Service

U.S. Army graphic The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched on Tuesday. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. WASHINTON — Tuesday, Secretary of the Army…

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