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Women’s history showcased during special event Wednesday

Stephanie Caffall Fort Huachuca’s Thunder Mountain Activity Centre was the site of an event titled, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” Wednesday in celebration for National Women’s History Month. After the reading of the presidential proclamation declaring March Women’s History Month, volunteers gave a performance. In the presentation, female Soldiers dressed in timely apparel of…

Natalie Lakosil Army

Convoy exercise helps ready 111th MI Bde. for emergencies

Natalie Lakosil Soldiers from the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade take a short rest in lower Garden Canyon before returning to the motor pool as part of a convoy training exercise Wednesday. The exercise helps the brigade stay prepared in case of emergencies. The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted a convoy exercise Wednesday morning to help…

Natalie Lakosil Salutes & Awards

111th MI Bde. NCO, Soldier, Platoon Sgt. of Quarter winners selected

Natalie Lakosil Sgt. Jason Grider, Alpha Company, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, inspects uniforms during the in-ranks inspection portion of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter competition. The winners of the second quarter Soldier, Platoon Sergeant and Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter for the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade were selected last week….

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Bataan Death March Memorial hits home with Fort Huachuca Soldiers

Courtesy photo From left, Staff Sgt. Kenneth Johnson and Sgt. 1st Class Nolan Nagaue, both assigned to the Non-commissioned Officers Academy on post, cross the finish line at the Bataan Death March Memorial Sunday at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. A number of Soldiers from various units on Fort Huachuca took part in the event….

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Students enjoy military band performance during Music in Schools Month

Students from General Myer Elementary School gathered in the school cafeteria March 20 for a concert featuring Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Corps Band in celebration for March’s Music in Schools Month.


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Budget cuts made at FH Barnes Field House

Posted  February 20, 2015

Classes taught by instructors at Barnes Field House Fitness Center are no longer free due to a 23 – 25 percent annual operating budget cut implemented in January. “We’re a fully funded [facility] at the beginning of the year,” said Les Woods, chief of Sports, Fitness and Aquatics, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and…

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Presidential Proclamation – National African American History Month, 2015 NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Posted  February 20, 2015

A PROCLAMATION For generations, the story of American progress has been shaped by the inextinguishable beliefs that change is always possible and a brighter future lies ahead. With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors — some of whom were brought to this land in chains — have woven their resilient dignity into the fabric…

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Carter took office Tuesday as 25th defense secretary

Posted  February 20, 2015

Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz Incoming Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives at the Pentagon to assume duties as the newly appointed Secretary of Defense, Tuesday. WASHINGTON — Ash Carter became the 25th secretary of defense Tuesday after having served previously as deputy defense secretary, defense acquisition chief and assistant secretary for global strategic…

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New Career Skills Program holds first successful class

Posted  February 20, 2015

The Fort Huachuca Education Center in cooperation with the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program, SFL-TAP, and Cochise College began offering the Career Skills Program, or CSP, under the category of Education and Job Training for transitioning Soldiers. The program is designed to assist in the transition from Soldier to civilian, while giving the Soldier the…

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Civilian of the Month

Posted  February 20, 2015

Annette Gear Agency: Communications Security Logistics Activity Position and duties: Cryptographic key manager for multi-service communications security accounts. Duties include cryptographic keying material management for military services How long at current assignment: 10 years How long in government service: 31 years Residence: Hereford Family: Recently became engaged. Has one son Thomas and one grandson Austin,…

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Find ways to save, even on tight budget

Posted  February 20, 2015

Military Saves Week is Monday – Feb. 28 as designated by Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In an effort to encourage participation by Service members, Kathryn Ojerio, accredited financial counselor with the Fort Huachuca Transition Assistance Program offers the following advice on saving. To find small savings that add up…

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DISA to conduct command cyber readiness inspection

Posted  February 20, 2015

The Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, will conduct a command cyber readiness inspection at Fort Huachuca Monday through Feb. 27. The inspection is mandated by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction CJCSI 6211.02D and targets areas on Fort Huachuca with Secure Internet Protocol Router (SIPRNET) Points of Presence (PoP). Those susceptible…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  February 20, 2015

Intelligence played role in Philippine Insurrection, 1899 – 1902 Photos from the National Archives U.S. Infantry are shown entrenched against the Filipinos, ca. 1899 – 1900. On April 23, 1898, the United States declared war against Spain in response to unrest in Cuba and the sinking of the American battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor….

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Military Intelligence – Intelligence played role in Philippine Insurrection, 1899 – 1902

Posted  February 20, 2015

On April 23, 1898, the United States declared war against Spain in response to unrest in Cuba and the sinking of the American battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor. In its efforts to pressure Spain to grant the island independence, the United States used the Philippine Islands as a bargaining chip.

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Marines: Experience survival, spiders, cobras in Thailand

Posted  February 20, 2015

BAN CHAN KREM, Thailand — My journey begins on a small island, Okinawa, south of mainland Japan. I’ve been stationed there as a Marine for close to nine months now and, finally, got the chance to deploy. I received orders to support exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand — a country I’ve always wanted to visit….

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