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Charles Chibitty — Comanche code-talker

Posted November 1, 2012 by Ruth Quinn

In June 1944, when Comanche Indian Cpl. Charles Chibitty landed on Utah Beach in Normandy, his first radio message was to another Comanche on an incoming boat. He transmitted it in his native tongue. In English, the message was: “Five miles to the right of the designated area and five miles inland, the fighting is…

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Six retirees, Family members honored for military service Friday

Posted October 25, 2012 by Scout reports

Six Army and Air Force retirees were formally honored for 132 years of combined military service during the quarterly installation retirement ceremony on Fort Huachuca’s Brown Parade Field on Friday.

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FH employee takes SECDEF top honor for helping disabled

Posted September 20, 2012 by Amy Sunseri

Anyone can become disabled at any time. An accident or illness can suddenly change a person’s healthy, normal lifestyle forever. That’s why David Miller, paralegal, Administrative Law Division, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, believes that work is a celebration of health for everyone. “I celebrate that I’m healthy [enough] to do well at work,…

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Fallen Soldiers remembered during MI HOF events

Posted September 20, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

As part of Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Hall of Fame celebration, the fort held a ceremony to recognize those MI Soldiers who lost their lives this past year. During the Fallen MI Heroes Memorial Ceremony on Friday afternoon, Sgt. Christopher Muniz, who died Dec. 11, 2011, Staff Sgt. Michael Hosey, who passed Sept. 17, 2011,…

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Photos by Monty McDaniel, retired master sergeant and Buena High School Senior Army Instructor.
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Leadership Bowl win leads JROTC to D.C.

Posted August 2, 2012 by Story by Natalie Lakosil

For the first time ever, four cadets from Buena High School in Sierra Vista not only tested for the Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Leadership Bowl but qualified to go to the championship in...

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Civilian of the month – June 2012

Posted August 2, 2012 by

“Vicente is one of those guys who quietly gets the job done; he never seeks recognition. He is always out there working as hard as he can, and whenever you need something done, he’s always there to take care of it. Vicente is very responsible...

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FH employees receive nomination for Department of Defense

Posted July 26, 2012 by By Natalie Lakosil

Five Fort Huachuca employees have been nominated for Department of Defense awards over the past few months. The first nomination comes after a group of four firefighters from the Fort Huachuca Fire Department were awarded the Firefighter Heroism Award, Team Award, by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, on May 21. The other nomination for…

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Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award

Posted July 19, 2012 by Deputy Secretary of Defense

In 2009, the President established the Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award to seek cost-cutting ideas directly from federal employees. Over the past three years federal employees have submitted more than 75,000 ideas, and those ideas are having an impact. Already, agencies are saving hundreds of millions of dollars, rooting out redundancy and waste, and…

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Fort Huachuca spouse receives Warriors® Courageous Caregiver Award

Posted July 12, 2012 by By Natalie Campbell

Noemy Hall first noticed a change in her husband Sgt. Richard Hall’s behavior in early 2008. It started with irregular speech patterns...

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Two 717th MI Battalion Soldiers grab top grad honors

Posted July 12, 2012 by By Gregory Ripps

Two 717th Military Intelligence Battalion Soldiers led the way by garnering top academic honors in the Noncommissioned Officers Academy Warrior Leader Course. Sgt. James Kirscht, a signals intelligence analyst/reporter, was the Distinguished Honor Graduate and Spc. Scott Bilich, a technical leader/signals intelligence analyst, was the Honor Graduate for WLC Class 09-12, a 26-day course that…

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