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CSA makes first visit here, highlights unique capabilities

Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with 111th Military Intelligence Brigade leadership during his visit to Fort Huachuca, AZ, Dec. 9, 2014. Fort Huachuca leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post Monday and…

City of Sierra Vista Local

Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

City of Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, city officials, senior leaders from Fort Huachuca and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart stand before the sign designating Sierra Vista a Purple Heart City. The project was initiated by the Sierra Vista Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sierra…

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Fort Huachuca Soldiers, Families receive free trees

Maci Hidalgo The Blair Family searches for the perfect tree during Trees for Troops® at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Dec. 5. The earlier each Family showed up at the event, the more trees they were able to choose from. Soldiers and Family members of Fort Huachuca lined up to receive their free Christmas tree…

Ray Ragan Local

Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

Ray Ragan A tester with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) runs a Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (MNVR) through a bench test before moving the radio for an open-air developmental test at Fort Huachuca on Sept. 23. MNVR is a next-generation radio system designed to bridge both data and voice communications from brigade and…

Ordnance-2 Health & Safety

Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, safely detonated a World War II-era 81mm mortar on Tuesday at 10:43 a.m. in Area H, Slaughterhouse Wash, at the end of the Libby Army Airfield runway. A rider on horseback reported a sighting of the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel on Monday. If…


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Antiterrorism, Force Protection Full-Scale Exercise to take place on FH in August

Posted  August 16, 2013

Natalie Lakosil During Apache Warrior 2012, last year’s annual force protection exercise, Sierra Vista paramedics and Airevac workers move an injured man into a helicopter to transport him to the nearest hospital for treatment. Periodic antiterrorism and force protection full-scale exercises help ensure installation readiness in the event of a real emergency. Natural disasters, wildfires,…

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ACAP holds grand reopening celebration on post

Posted  August 16, 2013

Courtesy Photo Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca garrison commander, delivers a congratulatory speech during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Army Career and Alumni Program’s renovated building Wednesday. The 10-month renovation includes technology-equipped classrooms, new office areas and a new air-conditioning system. The Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony, cake…

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CSA sends: Leaders must check leaders

Posted  August 16, 2013

Nationally, deaths in private motor vehicle accidents peak during August, a trend our Army generally follows. While Army accidental fatalities are down 17 percent from this time last year, we’ve lost 14 Soldiers to motorcycle accidents since the beginning of June. That number represents half of all motorcycle fatalities for fiscal year 2013, occurring within…

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Lewis-McChord Soldier to be awarded Medal of Honor

Posted  August 16, 2013

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter will receive the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, for his courageous actions while deployed to the Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, in October 2009. He was a cavalry scout assigned to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, out of Fort…

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Global Leadership Summit draws attendees from post

Posted  August 16, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski Global Leadership Summit attendees watch retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. secretary of state, give a speech on his leadership strategies. Powell also shared stories about his days in the Reagan Administration. Members of the Fort Huachuca community seek the opportunity to attend the annual, Christian-based Global Leadership Summit, or GLS,…

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Fort begins consultation process for Mountain View Officers’ Club’s future

Posted  August 16, 2013

Fort Huachuca is initiating the formal consultation process with the Arizona State Historical Preservation Office, or SHPO, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation concerning the future disposition of the Mountain View Officers’ Club, Building 66050. After careful consideration of the difficult fiscal realities facing the Army, a management decision has been made that no…

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Huachuca Canyon remains closed

Posted  August 16, 2013

A bear attempts to break into a vehicle on post recently in search of food. Due to bear activity and related health and safety issues, Huachuca Canyon remains closed to all pedestrians and bikers until further notice due to a high level of bear activity there. The gate is currently locked to vehicle access. Environmental…

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MI Soldiers sought for special operations, team to brief here next week

Posted  August 16, 2013

The United States Army Special Operations Command, or USASOC, seeks qualified military intelligence Soldiers to fill various intelligence positions within the command. USASOC Soldiers serve in the seven Special Forces Groups, 75th Ranger Regiment; 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, or SOAR; 95th Civil Affairs Brigade; and the Military Information Support Operations command, or MISOC. A…

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Salutes & Awards

Army career chapter ends, civilian chapter now begins

Posted  August 16, 2013

Col. William Zeller, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command assistant chief of staff G-4, salutes his retirement flag, presented by his son-in-law, Sgt. Evan Lim, during Zeller’s retirement ceremony Aug. 9, in the Greely Hall Auditorium. Zeller is retiring from active duty after 30 years of service.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  August 16, 2013

Operation Starlight is Signals Intelligence success story: Aug. 15, 1965 Property of U.S. Army A member of the 3rd RRU looks over the shoulder of a Vietnamese Army direction-finding specialist, symbolic of ASA’s advisory role in the war prior to 1965. Airborne radio direction finding, or ARDF, proved its value to U.S. combatant commanders with…

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