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Intelligence Senior Leader Conference maps out ‘way ahead’

Tanja Linton U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Commander Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley opened the Intelligence Senior Leaders Conference at the Intelligence System Integration Laboratory Dec. 10. Senior intelligence leaders from across the Army attended. Military professionals from across the Army gathered on Fort Huachuca Dec. 10-11 for the Intelligence Senior Leader Conference to map…

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Looking for career progression? Join Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

Sgt. Jarred Woods, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) Department of the Army Civilians inspect a base expeditionary targeting surveillance systems-combined tower before transferring it over to the Afghan National Army near Kabul, Afghanistan April 12. SAN ANTONIO — With critical installation management vacancies in deployed locations open now, U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees have additional…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

At 1 a.m. on Dec. 20, 1989, roughly 13,000 American troops under the operational command of the XVIII Airborne Corps airlifted into Panama to join the 13,000 Soldiers and Marines already stationed there.

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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…

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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’s Army Band changes command on historic parade field

Posted  November 7, 2014

Tanja Linton In an age-old Army tradition, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Tanner passed the unit’s guidon to outgoing commander Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tom Bauer, who passed it to garrison commander Col. Thomas A. Boone who then passed it to Warrant Officer Jonathan Crane. Having formally accepted command of the band, Crane returns the guidon…

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Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

Posted  November 7, 2014

Sierra Vista became the second official Purple Heart City in Arizona on Oct. 23, when City Council passed a resolution and Mayor Frederick Mueller made an official proclamation recognizing the personal sacrifice and valor Purple Heart recipients have made for our nation. “We’re pleased to be a Purple Heart City,” Mueller says. “The City of…

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Sierra Vista Public Library Discovery Packs take learning outdoors

Posted  November 7, 2014

Explorers looking to make discoveries in the community can now check out the new “Discovery Packs” offered by the Sierra Vista Public Library. These packs allow for fabulous fun for explorers of all ages and can be checked out for seven days. All that’s needed is a library card. For those who love to view…

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Fort Huachuca students celebrate Red Ribbon Week on post

Posted  November 7, 2014

Maci Hidalgo General Myer Elementary School Counselor Jan Camps helps fourth grade students Sophia Rodriguez, 9, and Emily Wright, 9, push red plastic cups into the fence to create their Red Ribbon Week “message” for everyone to see. Red Ribbon Week was designed to focus awareness on the problems of drug use in all communities….

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service sets Veterans Day holiday hours

Posted  November 7, 2014

Launderette Always Open   Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday: 10 a.m….

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DOD: Defense Department celebrates Military Family Month in November

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — November in America traditionally is a month of thankfulness, and the Defense Department chose this month to recognize those who support the nation’s armed forces but who don’t wear the uniform: military Families. Barbara Thompson directs the department’s Office of Family Policy, Children and Youth, and Special Needs. She recently spoke with DOD…

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Navy: Sailors’ artwork showcases Naval service

Posted  November 7, 2014

Navy Aerographer’s Mate 3rd Class Kristena Huck, from Deming, Wash., left, and Machinist’s Mate Fireman Elizabeth Bowmer, from Astoria, Ore., pose beside a mural they painted on the aft mess decks of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The George Washington and its embarked carrier air wing, Carrier Air Wing 5, provide a combat-ready…

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Health & Safety

Service members, Civilians train to defend against infectious diseases

Posted  November 7, 2014

TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official website states that this year’s Ebola epidemic marks the largest number of confirmed cases of Ebola in history. In order to efficiently respond to an outbreak, Soldiers here trained to ensure they have the skill sets to properly don and doff…

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Dempsey, Battaglia explain rationale for post-Africa deployment Ebola Virus Disease monitoring

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — The 21-day controlled monitoring program for U.S. Service members returning from West Africa is a conservative and prudent approach, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his senior enlisted advisor said Oct. 30. Gen. Martin Dempsey and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia said they see the reintegration program troops will…

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Army scientists striving to develop Ebola vaccine

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — No vaccines or drugs are available yet to protect people worldwide against Ebola Virus Disease, but two potential vaccines are in human safety testing, and scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases were a critical part of their development. During an interview late October, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute…

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