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EPG celebrates 60 years, new small arc structure dedicated

Maranda Flynn From left, Rob Reiner, former Electronic Proving Ground technical director, Eddie Flores, EPG’s youngest employee, and Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, cut the cake during the EPG 60th Anniversary ceremony on Tuesday at the Intelligence Systems Integration Laboratory. More than 200 people gathered to celebrate the…

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IMCOM welcomes new commander

USAF Photo by Joel Martinez Army Lt. Gen. David Halverson, left, accepts the colors from Army Gen. John Campbell, center, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, and assumes duties as commanding general of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management as outgoing IMCOM commander Lt. Gen. Mike…

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DoD salutes children during Military Child Month

Tanja Linton Two and 1/2 year old Avie views the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market from the arms of her dad, Capt. Jeremy Larson of Company A, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, at Veterans’ Memorial Park April 3. This month, the Month of the Military Child, helps remind people of the sacrifices military children have to make…

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Electronic books playing bigger role in SVPL

Librarians are asked all the time whether they think print books will go away, and they always answer with a resounding, ‘No!’ The media loves to portray extremes, but the reality of the situation is that outliers always exist. In this case, there are people out there who only read books electronically, and a far…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history April 11, 2014

Following the end of the conflict in Vietnam, the Army Intelligence field was facing a difficult time of introspection and dwindling resources, compounded by harsh criticism from a review panel ordered by the chief of staff.


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Still Missing, Not Forgotten: POW/MIA Walkathon keeps memory alive

Posted  September 27, 2012

Soldiers lined Fort Huachuca’s Warrior/Sentinel Field before dawn on Friday to honor and pay tribute to our nation’s prisoners of war and service members missing in action.

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News Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Vote absentee this week Absentee Voting Week runs today through Oct 4. Please return your voted ballot immediately upon receiving it or submit the back-up Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot. For assistance in completing an FWAB see your unit voting assistance officer or go to the installation voter assistance office located in Whitside Hall. Ditch bank…

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Wounded warriors escape to Arizona ‘Portal’

Posted  September 27, 2012

War stories abounded over the weekend of Sept. 14 – 16.....

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FMWR Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Don’t miss Fun Festival this weekend The 2012 Fun Festival is set for tomorrow – Sunday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. The City of Fun Carnival will have rides for all ages and thrill levels. The Festival will also offer food, craft and novelty vendors, and free, live entertainment all three days….

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Free entry into Chiricahua National Monument, public lands on National Public Lands Day

Posted  September 27, 2012

Chiricahua National Monument will waive entrance fees on Saturday in recognition of National Public Lands Day. National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced that all 397 national park sites will offer free entry in an effort to encourage individuals, families and communities to reconnect with nature and explore America’s great outdoors. National Public Lands Day…

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Inns, B & Bs offer free Veterans Day stays

Posted  September 27, 2012

Charleston, S.C. — Inns and Bed and Breakfasts throughout the U.S. will honor men and women who’ve served in the armed forces by offering complimentary stays on Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Inns and B&Bs across the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate in the 4th Annual B&Bs for Vets program…

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Chalk Talk – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

General Myer Elementary School General Myer School students will learn about the Six Pillars of Character this year. The Pillars of Character associated with colors are: Trustworthiness (Blue), Respect (Gold), Responsibility (Green), Fairness (Orange), Caring (Red) and Citizenship (Purple). To help students remember these core ethical values, the school staff uses the acronym TRRFCC, so…

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Community Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Cochise County Fair begins today The 88th Annual Cochise County Fair begins today with exhibits, displays, contests, 4-H competition, auction, booths, carnival and more at the Douglas Fairgrounds, 3677 N. Leslie Canyon Rd., Douglas. Gates open 10 a.m., and parking is free. See displays of livestock, plants vegetables and more in an old-fashioned fairground setting….

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Got gas? Safety tips can prevent leaks

Posted  September 20, 2012

In late August, Fort Huachuca Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a building where a child was ill. What made the youth sick was a natural gas leak from a stove in a facility on Fort Huachuca. This leak was ongoing for some time and had been previously reported but not to the proper personnel…

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DIA director stresses importance of intel

Posted  September 20, 2012

Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, spoke at last week’s Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference where he stressed the importance of military intelligence and discussed his vision for the years to come. Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, stressed the importance of military intelligence and discussed his vision…

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