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2-13th Avn. Regiment dedicates building to memory of UAS warrant officer

Video captures by Thom Williams Members of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli’s family and other guests watch as Army officials unveil the plaque on Balli Hall during Tuesday’s memorialization ceremony. The building was named in the honor of the first unmanned aircraft system warrant officer lost to direct enemy action in Afghanistan. The 2-13th…

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Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others

Robert Shields Army 1st Lt. John Arroyo works on strengthening his right hand while his occupational therapist, Katie Korp, looks on at the Center for the Intrepid in Brooke Army Medical Center’s rehabilitation center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Jan. 16. Arroyo, severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, last year,…

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New home opens for predator drones at Libby Airfield

Maci Hidalgo Brig. Gen. Edward Maxwell speaks to the attendees during the 214th Reconnaissance Group, 162d Wing, Air National Guard ribbon cutting ceremony at Libby Air Field on Fort Huachuca. Maxwell said the new facility will enhance the Air Guard’s ability to defend the state and the nation. The Arizona Air National Guard 214th Aviation…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Army Intelligence played significant role in Vietnam Courtesy Photo U.S. Soldiers are shown on foot patrol in South Vietnam. The Vietnam War was complex in its origins and followed France’s unsuccessful attempts to restore its colonial dominion over Indochina after World War II. The Viet Minh, a Communist-dominated revolutionary movement led by Ho Chi Minh,…

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National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army’ network upgrades

The Army National Guard’s C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it’s also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.


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Army AT Awareness Month features TARP-AT Training

Posted  July 26, 2013

For the second year, the 902nd Military Intelligence Detachment and the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, or DPTMS, will host the Threat Awareness and Reporting Program, or TARP, and antiterrorism training at Murr Community Center, Aug. 15, with presentations at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. “We have reserved multiple times throughout…

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Hagel calls on vets to partner in reshaping military

Posted  July 26, 2013

WASHINGTON – Opening his address Monday to the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention with a tribute to Korean War veterans, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called on the nation’s 22 million veterans to become partners in helping the Defense Department work through “historic transition and change.” Every major conflict in U.S. history has been followed…

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Monsoon arrives, local fire restrictions eased

Posted  July 26, 2013

Due to the arrival of sufficient monsoon rains, Fort Huachuca joins the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and the Arizona State Forestry Division in lifting all fire…

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Enlisted, WO students train together, first time in FH history

Posted  July 26, 2013

Maranda Flynn From left, 2-13th Aviation Regiment Soldiers Staff Sgt. Corey Deister, Spc. Christopher Brown and Staff Sgt. Kelly Poor disconnect cables from the data link interface box due to inclement weather during the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Culminating Training Exercise at Black Tower on Fort Huachuca, July 15 – 17. Students from the 2-13th Aviation…

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FMWR Briefs – July 26, 2013

Posted  July 26, 2013

Cool off at Right Arm Night Tonight’s Right Arm Night will start at 4 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre and is designed to help people “beat the heat.” Free finger foods, ice cream sundae bar, fruit cones, summer punch and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available. Enter contests. Win prizes. Right Arm Night is…

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News Briefs – July 26, 2013

Posted  July 26, 2013

For referral needs, contact RWBAHC Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center patients whose providers issued referrals for civilian specialists prior to July 1 and who have not received their authorization letters in the mail should contact the RWBAHC Referral Management Department for assistance. Call 533.4492. Safety improvements planned for SR 90 The Arizona Department of…

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FH schools share info for coming school year

Posted  July 26, 2013

July 29, 2013 Welcome to the Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District. We are excited for the school year and all of the learning opportunities that await the students and staff. Our schools are separated into grade spans: Colonel Johnston Elementary Kindergarten – Second Grade General Myer Elementary Third – Fifth Grade Colonel Smith Middle School…

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Fort Huachuca students to begin school Aug. 7

Posted  July 26, 2013

  Fifth grade teacher Amy Wolfe walks with her students on their first day of classes at General Myer School on Aug. 8, 2012. Most students seem to eagerly await the beginning of a new school year where they could visit with friends they have not seen all summer.     Joey McClosky, 13, eighth…

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Civilian of the month – June, 2013

Posted  July 26, 2013

Rhonda Martinez Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command, assistant chief of staff, G-1 Position and duties: Lead human resource specialist for the staffing team within G-1 How long at current assignment: Since March How long in government service: More than 8 years Residence: Tombstone Family: Three children: Devon, 22, a sergeant in the Marine Corps; Blake,…

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News Briefs – August 2, 2013

Posted  August 1, 2013

Huachuca Canyon temporarily closed Huachuca Canyon is closed to all personnel until further notice for safety reasons because of increased bear activity in the area. The gate at the mouth of the canyon is currently locked to prevent vehicle access, but this closure also applies to hikers, bikers and runners. The canyon is being monitored…

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