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Soldier with heart for young people coaches wrestling teams

Sgt. 1st Class John Rivera Jr., an operations and administrative non-commissioned officer with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, works on wrestling holds with Buena High School students Cahan Sasica (left) and Jordan Ritchie at Buena High School. Rivera is also president of the Team Chute Boxe Wrestling Club where he coaches children, 4 and…

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IMCOM human capital plan shapes 2025 workforce, builds legacy

Amanda Kraus Rodriguez Dana Davis, a financial management specialist at U.S. Army Installation Management Command Europe Region headquarters and member of the SHCP working group, prepares draft copies of the Strategic Human Capital Plan for IMCOM headquarters staffing. SAN ANTONIO – The newly developed U.S. Army Installation Management Command Strategic Human Capital Plan lays groundwork…

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Carter took office Tuesday as 25th defense secretary

Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz Incoming Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives at the Pentagon to assume duties as the newly appointed Secretary of Defense, Tuesday. WASHINGTON — Ash Carter became the 25th secretary of defense Tuesday after having served previously as deputy defense secretary, defense acquisition chief and assistant secretary for global strategic…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Intelligence played role in Philippine Insurrection, 1899 – 1902 Photos from the National Archives U.S. Infantry are shown entrenched against the Filipinos, ca. 1899 – 1900. On April 23, 1898, the United States declared war against Spain in response to unrest in Cuba and the sinking of the American battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor….

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Diving platform at Barnes Field House helps with Soldier training

Barnes Field House has a training aid, one that will help Soldiers with their water safety.


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NETCOM builds resilience, improves leadership skills

Posted  April 19, 2013

More than 30 senior staff members from the Network Enterprise Technology Command participated in several activities April 12, led by master resilience trainers brought in from Fort Gordon, Ga.

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Hagel eliminates ‘Distinguished Warfare Medal’

Posted  April 19, 2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has eliminated the Distinguished Warfare Medal, DoD officials announced, April 15.

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Good parents think, act like good NCOs

Posted  April 19, 2013

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The first line of defense against child abuse certainly lies with parents – those who are most often the abusers. Let me make a disclaimer right at the start: I am not an expert on child rearing. But I am a dad. And with the parenting thing almost at…

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Holocaust observance draws big crowd

Posted  April 19, 2013

Several attended Fort Huachuca’s 2013 Days of Remembrance Observance on Tuesday hosted by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Team at Fitch Auditorium in Alvarado Hall.

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ISEC quick-react support resolves communication problems at SATCOM facility

Posted  April 19, 2013

In a span of just four days, U.S. Army Information System Engineering Command engineers provided quick reaction support and resolution of communication issues this winter that occurred at the Camp Roberts Enterprise Satellite Communications facility in California.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  April 19, 2013

When the United States entered WW1 in April 1917, the Army had only 15 airplanes and 131 pilots and observers. The first American reconnaissance flight over enemy territory was made a year later on April 15, 1918

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IG recommends getting ‘back to basics,’ values

Posted  April 19, 2013

Similar to the restructuring in early the 1990s, our Army is transforming from one in conflict to a peacetime force. This is not an easy transition and requires patience, understanding and dedication to the Army’s Values. As funding, available personnel and resources contract, we will all be tempted to cut corners and find the easiest…

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Navy officer assumes command of B Troop

Posted  April 19, 2013

Honoring Fort Huachuca’s Old West cavalry heritage, Navy Commander Troy Wilcox assumed command of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) April 12 on Brown Parade Field.

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Select Honor Guard delivers with demanding presence

Posted  April 19, 2013

We see them at funerals and at ceremonies on post, but behind the perfectly pressed blue and dark green uniforms, the Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard keeps busy.

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Don’t get sidelined by sports injuries

Posted  April 19, 2013

Injuries are the biggest health problem in the United States Army and are the leading cause of non-battle injuries and medical evacuations. About 60 percent of Soldiers are injured each year, resulting in a little over 1 million medical visits annually due to musculoskeletal injuries. Roughly half of the Soldiers experiencing an injury were injured…

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