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A local take on America’s PrepareAthon!

Over the month of April events have been taking place nationwide to help ensure America’s preparedness in the event of an emergency. America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots movement that highlights the importance of preparedness for reacting to any sort of emergency situation. “The U.S. Army has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or…

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Second ‘Take Back Night’ hosted at Cochise College

Stephanie Caffall Rick Mueller, mayor, City of Sierra Vista, spoke at the Take Back the Night event and encouraged the community to put an end to sexual assault and harassment. Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community joined together in hosting the second Take Back the Night event 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cochise College…

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Installation Retirement Ceremony honors retirees

Stephanie Caffall Fourteen Soldiers, one Department of Army Civilian and their guests await the formal recognition portion of the Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca honored 14 Soldiers and one Department of Army Civilian for their dedication to duty in its third quarter Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field….

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance reminds crowd of valuable lessons

Natalie Lakosil Lily Brull, Holocaust survivor, receives a poem, flowers and homemade Challah bread from Malachi, 4, and Kayalynn Fiddes, 8, after speaking about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Lily Brull was only 10 years old when her family had to leave everything they knew behind them to escape the German soldiers in Antwerp,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

U.S., Britain agree to share communications intelligence U.S. Army photo Maj. Melvin C. Helfers evaluated ULTRA, or Special Intelligence, and presented it to Gen. George Patton. The BRUSA Agreement severely restricted access to ULTRA to only the most highly placed officers via Special Branch liaison officers. The importance of Communications Intelligence, or COMINT, in the…


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Army National Guard celebrates 377 years of service

Posted  December 20, 2013

Soldiers and civilians with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence celebrated the Army National Guard’s 377th birthday Dec. 13 on Fort Huachuca.

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Army Air Force Exchange Service sets holiday hours

Posted  December 20, 2013

Launderette Open 24/7 All AAFES facilities Wednesday: Closed Main Store Tuesday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday – Dec. 30: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dec. 31: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan. 1: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/ODL Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday – Dec. 30: 10…

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Military separation rules increase, access OMPF easily

Posted  December 20, 2013

Army transition — shifting the paradigm Army Career and Alumni Program U. S. Army Human Resources Command veterans are some of the Army’s most valuable resources and need your support. Those who transitioned from the Army within the last 21 years likely started their separation process at the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP….

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  December 20, 2013

CIC Detachment organized for Manhattan Project Property of the U.S. Army Col. John Lansdale, Jr., was a civilian lawyer and Army reservist who requested a call to active duty with the War Department’s Military Intelligence Division. He served as the director of Intelligence and Security for the Manhattan Project from 1941 – 1946. Dec. 18,…

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Weinstein Village DFAC awarded for Thanksgiving dinner

Posted  December 20, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, presents Sgt. 1st Class Donald Stewart, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, with the runner-up award for the Commanding General’s Best Decorated Dining Facility Dec. 12 at the Thunderbird Dining Facility. The dining hall held a competition…

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Fort Huachuca pays respect to fallen K-9 Unit Soldier

Posted  December 20, 2013

Maranda Flynn Kerina Mariana pets Benny, the working dog assigned to her husband, Staff Sgt. John Mariana, K-9 Unit dog handler, prior to his recent passing on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. Benny was given to Kerina, who is a prior military working dog handler, following her husband’s memorial service Dec. 12. Hundreds of local Soldiers,…

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HOLIDAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted  December 20, 2013

As we celebrate this holiday season and approach the New Year, I hope you will all take time to reflect on the many accomplishments we’ve made and the challenges we’ve overcome as an installation and an Army. You’ve all contributed greatly to enhancing America’s fighting force and I want to thank you for your hard…

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DOD Announces 2013 DOD Chief Information Officer Award winners

Posted  December 20, 2013

Department of Defense announces the recipients of this year’s DoD Chief Information Officer Awards at a Pentagon ceremony Dec. 6. This year marked the 13th anniversary of the DoD CIO Award and is the highest honor recognized by the department for achievement in Information Management, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Information Assurance. More than 100 nominations…

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New access control program vets civilian personnel entering post

Posted  December 20, 2013

Courtesy of the Physical Security Office Non-CAC card holders were introduced to a scanner like the one in this picture as part of the Rapid Gate program which began Dec. 1. The scanners are used to validate drivers’ licenses and other forms of identification and can bring up background information on the card-holder. Personnel entering…

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News Briefs January 10, 2014

Posted  January 10, 2014

FH Blood Drive planned The Armed Services Blood Program will host a blood drive Jan. 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Eifler Fitness Center. Appointments are limited to the first 175 donors. To schedule, go to www.militaryblood.dod.mil. For more information, call the Fort Bliss, Texas, Blood Donor Center, 1.915.742.6365. CDC parking lot construction…

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