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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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Chalk Talk May 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 2012

General Myer Elementary School Ms. Akers’ 4th grade class went on a field trip to the National Parks Service’s Coronado National Memorial in Hereford. They relived the meeting between Spanish conquistador Francisco Vásquez de Coronado and the Zuni Tribe. During the meeting, they dressed up as explorers and Zuni tribesmen and got to experience what…

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Commissary parking lot construction underway

Posted  May 10, 2012

Demolition of the first half of the commissary parking lot construction project began Monday. The project is estimated to be completed by September. The Commissary is getting a new parking lot which will not only better help serve store patrons, but will also be environmentally...

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted  May 10, 2012

This May, our Army will observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s national campaign to keep riders safe on our nation’s highways. The increasing number of registered motorcycles on Army installations shows more and more Soldiers are discovering the freedom and excitement of riding. This hobby comes with…

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New resource for Army civilian training, leader development

Posted  May 10, 2012

To improve access to information and increase participation in Army Civilian training and leader development opportunities, the Army G-3/5/7 Training Directorate’s Civilian Training and Leader Development Division launched a one-stop website consolidating information about career program occupational and functional training, competitive professional development and leader development opportunities, as well as application procedures and course registration…

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Salutes & Awards

Security exam proves knowledge of Fort’s security personnel

Posted  May 10, 2012

More than 20 personnel on Fort Huachuca were notified of their passing Security Fundamentals Professional Certification scores recently. “The Security Fundamentals Professional Certification serves as a valid and reliable indicator of a security practitioner’s understanding of facts, concepts and principles the Department of Defense security community deems critical to successfully perform functions, implement programs and…

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B Troop graduates three

Posted  May 10, 2012

Recent B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Calvary Memorial graduates, Lt. Commander Troy Wilcox, Clara Venditto and Anastasia Virden are congratulated after the ceremony. More than 40 community members came out to see the graduation Friday on Brown Parade Field.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history May 10, 2012

Posted  May 10, 2012

American Black Chamber closed May 1929 After World War I, Herbert Yardley and General Marlborough Churchill argued for the retention of MI-8, the code and cipher section of the Military Intelligence Division, as a permanent peacetime cryptologic department. They were successful, and in 1919, the Cipher...

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ACS shares news, events

Posted  May 10, 2012

Army Community Service Volunteers receive thanks for service Army Volunteer Corps Coordinator Tracey Clark extends a big ‘thank you’ to all volunteers and their supporters for attending the Volunteer Ceremony on April 18 to recognize the efforts and dedication that resulted in the thousands of hours submitted for 2011. There are currently 615 active volunteers in…

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Celebrate Arizona’s birthday through summer reading program

Posted  May 10, 2012

Help the Sierra Vista Public Library celebrate Arizona’s 100th birthday by signing up for the Summer Reading Program. The library’s annual Summer Reading Program, for children entering 1st through 12th grades this fall, will be held throughout the months of June and July.

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09L interpreter/translators learn their trade on Fort Huachuca

Posted  May 10, 2012

Two newly acquainted Soldiers in Afghanistan were making their way through a small village when an Afghan citizen approached them. He asked the pair a question in his own language. When one Soldier answered the man in Farsi, the other was surprised. Later, the Soldier who had been conversing with the Middle...

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