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Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

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Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

European Theater Intelligence School opened in Obermmergau Command History Office photos A German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items. Sometimes, however, those items come with little background and many questions. This article covers one of those history…

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Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

Kevin O’Brien, DOD Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.


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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  June 28, 2013

The move of the U. S. Army Intelligence Center and School, or USAICS, from Fort Holabird, Md., to Fort Huachuca in 1971 was an important step in the professionalization of the Military Intelligence, or MI Branch, which was only nine years old by that time.

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Army force structure, stationing decision will result in minor decrease in FH personnel

Posted  June 28, 2013

The force reductions announced by the Department of the Army Tuesday will result in a minor decrease of approximately 31 permanent party personnel spaces by 2017 at Fort Huachuca. This number takes into account the relocation of the 11th Tactical Theater Signal Brigade Headquarters. Fort officials do not have exact numbers at this time, but…

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News Briefs – June 28, 2013

Posted  June 28, 2013

Fires cause hazardous air quality Air quality in portions of Cochise County may currently be hazardous because of the potential for heavy smoke from three fires burning near Cananea, Mexico. Excessive, persistent air pollution is a health threat, especially to children, the elderly and those with pre-existing health problems. During periods of heavy smoke, stay…

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FMWR Briefs – June 28, 2013

Posted  June 28, 2013

MCT performance sent for Saturday The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate” will be presented Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Johnston Elementary School Cafeteria. More than 50 local students will perform in the production, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 533.4823. Outdoor pool now open Irwin…

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Community Briefs June 28, 2013

Posted  June 28, 2013

Every dog has its day — some came to work June 21   Maranda Flynn, “Fort Huachuca Scout” reporter, watches her Great Dane Lucy relax. Her dog seems quite at home and seems to feel that June 21 was a special day in celebration of dogs.   Several lucky dogs got a break from their…

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MEDDAC holds change of command, award ceremony for outgoing commander

Posted  June 21, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Col. William Moran, outgoing Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center commander; Maj. Gen. Thomas Richard Thomas, commanding general, Western Regional Medical Command; and Col. Lance Raney, incoming RWBAHC commander, salute during the change of command ceremony Wednesday on Brown Parade Field. Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center started off its change…

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More resources now available for MI instructors on FH

Posted  June 21, 2013

Maranda Flynn Col. Lisa Price, deputy commander for training, presents a Certificate of Achievement to Stephanie Fulton, library technician, CW2 Christopher G. Nason Military Intelligence Library, at the Instructor Resource Center opening ceremony on Wednesday in O’Neil Hall. After three years of planning, the Fort Huachuca Military Intelligence Staff and Faculty Development Division held a…

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Chaplain honored for FH, Iraq service

Posted  June 21, 2013

Sgt. 1st Class Dexter Marquez Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, left, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence command sergeant major, congratulates outgoing Post Chaplain (Col.) Kenneth Revell for receiving the Legion of Merit for his two years as Fort Huachuca chaplain and his service in Baghdad from August 2012 until early this month. Maj. Gen….

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DPTMS works on integrating bugle calls with emergency alert system

Posted  June 21, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski Outdoor loud speakers, like the one pictured behind the historic row of homes off Brown Parade Field, will have an integrated system of bugle calls and emergency alerts. Also known as the mass notification system, it contains nine pre-set alerts and can play public announcements. Members of the Fort Huachuca community have noticed…

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Sgt. Audie Murphy Club honors newest inductees

Posted  June 21, 2013

Courtesy Photo Keynote speaker and retired Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Richardson, right, offers congratulatory advice to Sgt. Audie Murphy Club’s newest members after their induction ceremony June 14 at Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall. The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Chapter of the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club, or SAMC, celebrated the 238th…

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