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LandWarNet modernization one key to Army future

Posted July 5, 2013 by J.D. Leipold

WASHINGTON – Even as forces draw down in Afghanistan and budgets are reduced, modernization of the Army network will not stagnate, said the service’s chief information officer. “We ensure Soldiers have the best capability available to them, everything over IP; highdefinition, full-motion video; unlimited bandwidth, whatever request they’ve needed we’ve been able to get that technology to them very quickly,” said Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence, the…

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Force changes bring opportunities, Hagel tells troops

Posted July 5, 2013 by Karen Parrish

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Soldiers of the nation’s reorganizing Army today that now is the time for creative adaptation.  Hagel spoke to an audience of Soldiers and civilian employees at Fort Carson, Colo., home of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division. Hagel noted that one of the Army brigade combat teams to be eliminated is based at Fort…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted July 5, 2013 by Lori Tagg,

During World War II, more than 19,000 Army Soldiers trained at the Military Intelligence Training Center, Camp Ritchie, Md., which was run by the War Department’s Military Intelligence Service.

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USAICoE gains new CSM, former top NCO retires

Posted June 28, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, outgoing U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence command sergeant major; Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, USAICoE and Fort Huachuca commander; and incoming USAICoE Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Fairley salute during the change of responsibility ceremony on Brown Parade Field June 21. Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, U.S….

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Proper counseling, NCO evaluation procedures ease NCOER process

Posted June 28, 2013 by Sgt. 1st Class Dexter Robinson

Over the last few months, Inspector General’s Office personnel have seen an increase of issues dealing with noncommissioned officer evaluation reports, or NCOERs. Some of the issues were noncommissioned officers, or NCOs, not being counseled; incorrect counseling dates; issues happening outside the rating period; and individuals who were not the rater completing the NCOER. The…

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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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MEDDAC holds change of command, award ceremony for outgoing commander

Posted June 21, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Col. William Moran, outgoing Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center commander; Maj. Gen. Thomas Richard Thomas, commanding general, Western Regional Medical Command; and Col. Lance Raney, incoming RWBAHC commander, salute during the change of command ceremony Wednesday on Brown Parade Field. Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center started off its change…

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More resources now available for MI instructors on FH

Posted June 21, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Col. Lisa Price, deputy commander for training, presents a Certificate of Achievement to Stephanie Fulton, library technician, CW2 Christopher G. Nason Military Intelligence Library, at the Instructor Resource Center opening ceremony on Wednesday in O’Neil Hall. After three years of planning, the Fort Huachuca Military Intelligence Staff and Faculty Development Division held a…

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DPTMS works on integrating bugle calls with emergency alert system

Posted June 21, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski Outdoor loud speakers, like the one pictured behind the historic row of homes off Brown Parade Field, will have an integrated system of bugle calls and emergency alerts. Also known as the mass notification system, it contains nine pre-set alerts and can play public announcements. Members of the Fort Huachuca community have noticed…

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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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