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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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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 17, 2013

Lewis, Clark begin recon mission Library of Congress Lewis and Clark at the mouth of the Columbia River, 1805, by Frederic Remington May 14, 1804 After President Thomas Jefferson negotiated the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803, he chartered a “Corps of Discovery” exploration and mapping expedition of this vast unknown land,…

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Civilian of the month

Posted  May 17, 2013

Steven Brown Agency: Directorate of Emergency Services Position and duties: Firefighter. Duties include responding to emergencies involving fire, emergency medical services and hazardous material as well as other protection of life and property. How long at current assignment: 3 years How long in government service: Since 1997, 16 years to include active duty Residence: Sierra…

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Motorcycle safety and mentorship – keep informed

Posted  May 17, 2013

The Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Garrison, or HHC USAG, Fort Huachuca, hosted a Motorcycle Mentorship Program group ride and safety training event, May 9, to promote safe and fun riding.

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Physical fitness and nutrition – key elements of good health

Posted  May 17, 2013

Since 1984, May has been recognized Army-wide as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and Fort Huachuca plays an active role in promoting and participating in the many events held to raise awareness of the benefits of exercising and eating better.

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President proclaims May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

A Proclamation Over the past three years, communities all across America have joined First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, which aims to help parents make healthy choices and give our children a strong start. Today, families have more of the tools and know-how they need to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Kids and adults are…

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News Briefs – May 17, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

NETCOM CG receives new assignment The chief of staff, Army announced Monday the following officer assignment. Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn, commanding general, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, Fort Huachuca, to vice director, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Md. His reporting date will be announced at a later time. Range closures announced…

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FMWR Briefs – May 17, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

Come to today’s Right Arm Night Right Arm Night is set for today starting at 4 p.m. at Murr Community Center. This RAN will feature the University of Arizona Wildcats Coaches’ Road Tour. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Contests and prizes are planned. RAN is free and open to…

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Soldier Show entertains here Monday, Tuesday

Posted  May 17, 2013

Get set to be entertained by “Ready and Resilient,” the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show, currently performing at selected military installations during its four-month tour.

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Powerlifters win big in Tucson

Posted  May 17, 2013

Four months of training at Eifler Gym paid off for three Fort Huachuca powerlifters May 4.

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Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

Square dance night away The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are holding a Mainstream Square Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. tonight at Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista. Cost is $4 for members, $5 for non-members. For more information, contact 378.6719 or svtmt@cox.net. Market on the Move at TMAC Enjoy a farmers’ market atmosphere at…

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