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Obama to award Medal of Honor to former Soldier

Posted June 27, 2014 by American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor on July 21 to former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts for conspicuous gallantry in Afghanistan, White House officials announced June 23. Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor at the White House for his courageous actions while serving as a forward observer with 2nd…

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OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

Posted June 27, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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309th MI Bn. welcomes new command sergeant major

Posted June 20, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

As gusts of wind blew up to 44 mph, the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion hosted a change of responsibility ceremony June 13 on Chaffee Field here to mark the change of senior enlisted leadership at the command. Holding onto their belongings, Soldiers, Families and members from surrounding communities welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Roman as…

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NETCOM G5 retires, next step — teaching math

Posted June 20, 2014 by Gordon Van Vleet

Gordon Van Vleet Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper, retired, former commanding general, Network Enterprise Technology Command, affixes an Army retirement pin on Col. Daniel Matchette, NETCOM G5, during a combined retirement/retreat ceremony, in front of Greely Hall, June 10. A combined retirement and retreat ceremony was held in front of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology…

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Change of Command starts anew with one, says farewell to another

Posted June 20, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Lt. Col. Jaren Price, outgoing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Richard Monnard, brigade commander, 111th MI Brigade, during the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion Change of Command ceremony June 13 on Brown Parade Field, Fort Huachuca. Even though it was “Friday the 13th”, there was no apparent bad luck as one commander said…

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Civilian of the Month

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Civilian of the Month: Doug Jefferson Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Operational test officer, responsible for the planning and coordination of test events that are operationally realistic How long at current assignment: Since November 2004 How long in government service: 11 years active duty, 20 years in service Residence: Hereford…

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Fort Huachuca honors local Soldier as TRADOC NCO Instructor of Year

Posted May 30, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Sony Merus Staff Sgt. Sony Merus is pictured in his official Department of the Army photo taken on Nov. 11, 2013. Fort Huachuca has a new claim-to-fame to add to its list as it is now home of the 2013 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Noncommissioned Officer Instructor of…

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B Troop ‘changes reins’ during ceremony on FH

Posted May 23, 2014 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Hengst, B Troop – 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) incoming commander, gives his welcome remarks at the change of command ceremony May 16 on Brown Parade Field. The California native is a University of Arizona graduate and holds his current assignment on post as Joint Interoperability Test Command test action…

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White House announces Marine Medal of Honor recipient

Posted May 23, 2014 by Lance Cpl. Eric Keenan

The White House announced May 19 that Marine veteran Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter will receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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Fort lays to rest two military working dogs, honors their service

Posted May 16, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn A memorial ceremony was held to pay respect and bury the ashes of Military Working Dogs Beast and Dag on Monday behind the kennels where they served. Fort Huachuca’s law enforcement community gathered Monday to lay to rest and pay respect to the service of Military Working Dogs Beast and Dag. “These dogs…

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