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A local take on America’s PrepareAthon!

Over the month of April events have been taking place nationwide to help ensure America’s preparedness in the event of an emergency. America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots movement that highlights the importance of preparedness for reacting to any sort of emergency situation. “The U.S. Army has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or…

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Second ‘Take Back Night’ hosted at Cochise College

Stephanie Caffall Rick Mueller, mayor, City of Sierra Vista, spoke at the Take Back the Night event and encouraged the community to put an end to sexual assault and harassment. Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community joined together in hosting the second Take Back the Night event 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cochise College…

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Installation Retirement Ceremony honors retirees

Stephanie Caffall Fourteen Soldiers, one Department of Army Civilian and their guests await the formal recognition portion of the Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca honored 14 Soldiers and one Department of Army Civilian for their dedication to duty in its third quarter Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field….

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance reminds crowd of valuable lessons

Natalie Lakosil Lily Brull, Holocaust survivor, receives a poem, flowers and homemade Challah bread from Malachi, 4, and Kayalynn Fiddes, 8, after speaking about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Lily Brull was only 10 years old when her family had to leave everything they knew behind them to escape the German soldiers in Antwerp,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

U.S., Britain agree to share communications intelligence U.S. Army photo Maj. Melvin C. Helfers evaluated ULTRA, or Special Intelligence, and presented it to Gen. George Patton. The BRUSA Agreement severely restricted access to ULTRA to only the most highly placed officers via Special Branch liaison officers. The importance of Communications Intelligence, or COMINT, in the…


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Black History Month program packs TMAC

Posted  February 28, 2014

From left, Sgt. 1st Class Andre Clovis as Malcolm X; Staff Sgt. Ken Coffey as Abraham Lincoln; Staff Sgt. Michelle Taitt portraying a slave; Staff Sgt. William Condon as President John F. Kennedy; and Sgt. Maj. Lavander Wilkerson as James Brown stand before the audience after their presentations in a skit depicting highlights in the…

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Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted  February 28, 2014

In accordance with Army Regulation 600-8-7, the objectives of the Retiree Council Program are to provide the Army’s top leaders with insight into vital issues and concerns of retired Soldiers. The program also gives the Army retired community an opportunity to: Communicate with the Active Army; receive advice on, analyze and provide input on decisions,…

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This Week in History: USAICS flies three OV-1D Mohawks to South Korea

Posted  February 28, 2014

Photos property of U.S. Army Three OV-1Cs fly in formation over the mountains in Oregon. February 1977 In late February 1977, three aviators from the Maintenance Aviation Division, U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, left Fort Huachuca on a mission to fly three OV-1D Mohawks to Kadena Air Force Base, South Korea. From their first…

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MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

Posted  February 28, 2014

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence seeks nominations for the 2014 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, or MI. Applications will be accepted through March 17. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence officer of the rank of captain in the active Army, Army Reserve or…

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Air Force: Joint airdrop in Greece: Combined efforts key to success

Posted  February 28, 2014

In true Greek fashion, a few select service members from the Kaiserslautern military community area have undertaken a momentous task.

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Marines: 1st MLG Marines practice loading, unloading Navy ships

Posted  February 28, 2014

Fresh 7-ton tire tracks in the sand and the hum of engines in the distance mark the conclusion of exercise Brilliant Scepter 2014 aboard Coronado Island, Calif., Feb. 13 – 19.

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News Briefs February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website Tips submitted through the Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website led to a shoplifter’s recent arrest. Investigators were unable to identify the shoplifter, caught on videotape, and requested residents’ help in identifying him through their new website at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/CrimeSolvers. The site features crimes about which investigators have gathered enough evidence in…

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Installation Awards Banquet sets best apart from rest

Posted  February 28, 2014

All who attended Fort Huachuca’s annual Installation Awards Banquet to recognize the 2013 “best of the best,” Feb. 21, at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre experienced an evening to remember.

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FMWR Briefs – February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

College rodeo here tomorrow, Sunday FMWR, the Sierra Vista Riding Club and Cochise College will host the Cochise College Rodeo at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena Saturday and Sunday. Gates open at noon, and the rodeo starts at 1 p.m. both days. Sunday, cowboy church will start at 10 a.m., and Exceptional Rodeo will start at…

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Racers give their all during 2nd Sentinel Pursuit

Posted  February 28, 2014

Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, shakes Dalton Little’s hand after presenting him with the first-place ribbon in the 50 – 59 male category. Little, a frequent Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate volunteer with the Sports Division, has a friendly rivalry with Ashley concerning racing…

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