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First major Arizona wildfire of 2014 burns in Huachuca Mountains

Clay and Laura Murray This photo of the Brown Fire was taken on Monday evening from Mott Circle on Fort Huachuca. As of Fort Huachuca Scout press time Thursday, firefighters were still working to contain it. A wildfire, the Brown Fire, was sparked Sunday on Fort Huachuca in a remote location in the Huachuca Mountains…

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Post celebrates Days of Remembrance with observance ceremony, discussion panels

Gabrielle Kuholski William Heidner, museum curator for the Museum Activity and Heritage Center of the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, Ariz., receives a Buffalo Soldier statuette from Col. Jeffrey Jennings, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence chief of staff, as a token of appreciation for his Days of Remembrance guest speaker role. The ceremony…

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AAFES making small changes for customer satisfaction

Maranda Flynn L&A Southern Style Bar-B-Q, currently located inside Armed Forces Bank, will be relocating to the food court inside the Fort Huachuca Exchange in the next few months. It will replace Manchu Wok, which is closing today. Over the past few months, the Fort Huachuca Army & Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES, staff…

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Son of Army retirees is top of his league

Courtesy of Glenn Gaskins Najee Gaskins, 16, participates in the Arizona Junior Fall Classic, a baseball showcase held last October in Peoria, Ariz. Playing second base position, he ranks number four in the state and 60th in the nation. When it comes to inheriting traits from military parents, 16-year-old Najee Gaskins takes a Soldier’s resilience…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Field Station Augsburg established in 1970 U.S. Army The enormous AN/FLR-9 “Elephant Cage” antenna array was erected at Field Station Augsburg in Germany. April 14, 1970 In 1970, the nation’s attention was focused on Vietnam. Few took note of the day that a new field station was established just north of Augsburg, Germany, near the…


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Community Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Headling this week's events, the National Danish Performance Team will visit Fort Huachuca as one stop on their world tour, presenting a performance of their new show “ZOOM,” Feb. 6, at Barnes Field House. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the performance begins at 7 p.m.

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New DFAC opens doors, offers specialty items to Soldiers

Posted  January 11, 2013

Fort Huachuca’s new and modern Weinstein Village Dining Facility, or DFAC, opened its doors for the grand opening on Jan. 3, replacing the older Yardley and Miss Virginia Hall DFACs. The building was completed in 2011 after 1.5 years of construction. Due to cost restraints, the 32,000 square-foot facility has been unused, until now. There…

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Intelligence center develops Biometrically Enabled Intelligence to support warfighter

Posted  January 11, 2013

Paul Moruza By scanning a person’s iris and taking fingerprints, deployed Soldiers are able to identify whether or not an individual is recorded as having participated in insurgent activities. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — It has been said that eyes are the windows to a person’s soul. Additionally though, they are also the gateway to a person’s…

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Increase in Social Security withholding will little affect Soldier pay

Posted  January 11, 2013

C. Todd Lopez This year, Soldiers and most civilians will see an increase in the amount of their pay withheld for Social Security. The withholding has increased from 4.2 percent to 6.2 percent. But for Soldiers, the change in Social Security withholding may not have a noticeable effect on their take-home pay. WASHINGTON — This…

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Take these 10 steps to avoid fraud

Posted  January 11, 2013

International scam artists use clever schemes to defraud millions of people across the globe each year, threatening financial security and generating substantial profits for criminal organizations and common crooks. They use phone, email, postal mail, and the Internet to cross geographic boundaries and trick victims into sending money or giving out personal information. While con…

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ACS offers special classes during 2013

Posted  January 11, 2013

Army Community Service will offer a parenting support group on Thursdays beginning on Jan. 24 until Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. – noon. Classes will focus on discipline and communication skill-building for parents with children of all ages. Learn new parenting strategies that work. Mindfulness Group will be held at noon on Wednesdays for 45…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: January 11, 2012

Posted  January 11, 2013

Kuwaiti civilians trained in basic combat skills in Operation Desert Owl USAICoE History Office archives Kuwaiti volunteers learn how to become soldiers in January 1991. Jan. 7, 1991 With the outbreak of the first Gulf War, the Army realized it had a shortage of U.S. Soldiers proficient in Arabic. The Kuwaiti government, therefore, agreed to…

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Self-treat bunions, plantar fasciitis at home

Posted  January 11, 2013

During the course of their lives, many people suffer from common foot injuries. Sufferers include military personnel, athletes or those who are on their feet regularly. Two common injuries are bunions and plantar fasciitis.

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New resource helps troops, families plan deployments

Posted  January 11, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department has launched a new resource to help troops and their Families plan for the “before, during and after” of deploying. Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s office for family policy, explained “Plan My Deployment” during a recent interview. “This is a new, interactive, online tool that supports service members and their…

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