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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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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets MLK Birthday holiday hours

Posted  January 19, 2013

Admin Office, Main Store Beauty Shop, Sprint Phone Center, Main Gate Baker’s Flor, JITC Baker Flor, Mini Mall Baker’s Flor, Main Branch Laundry/Dry Cleaners, Laundry/Dry Cleaners/Alterations–Military Clothing Sales, Enterprise Car Rental, Wired Coffee/RWBAHC/Greely Hall, Barber Shop Greely Hall, MCSS, Greely Hall Café, Mobils, Cochise Theater Monday: Closed Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m….

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Retirees feted, honored during their own special day

Posted  January 19, 2013

Local area retirees await the opening remarks at the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Saturday. More than 250 retirees attended Saturday’s event.             From left, Col. Iluminada Chinneth, deputy commander of Health Services, Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center; Cindy Berry, Community Health…

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Take care of self, family during flu season

Posted  January 19, 2013

The flu season is here and there has been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with Influenza, especially on the East Coast of the United States. Locally, the majority of the patients who have presented to Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, or RWBAHC, are younger children and adults who have not received…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: January 18, 2012

Posted  January 19, 2013

While sources disagree on the exact date, when young Lothar Witzke crossed the international border into Nogales, Ariz., on January 18, 1918 carrying a Russian passport, he was already well-known to the Military Intelligence Division, or MID.

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DISA CSM retires, shares experience, advice

Posted  January 19, 2013

Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr. and others bid farewell to Army Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Manley, former DISA senior enlisted advisor, or SEA, after 35 years of service to the nation.

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Fort achieves new record for water savings in 2012

Posted  January 19, 2013

Calendar year 2012 water pumpage (986 acre-feet) is a new record for water savings on Fort Huachuca and is the lowest water usage year beating the previous low water use record set in 2011. The water pumpage for December 2012 was 26,471,000 gallons, or 81 acre-feet, and is equivalent to 0.869 million gallons per day….

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How are those resolutions coming?

Posted  January 19, 2013

Have you checked everything — or anything off that ‘to do’ list of home maintenance and repair projects? Do you have everything ready to plant your spring garden? ¿Cómo van esas lecciones de Espanola? Having trouble finding a good book to read each week? If those New Year’s resolutions have stalled, the Sierra Vista Public…

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Martin Luther King, Jr., remembered, honored

Posted  January 19, 2013

The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center with a guest speaker, musical entertainment and traditional food sampling.

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Community Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Scout delivery date has changed “The Fort Huachuca Scout” newspaper delivery date has changed from Thursday to Friday, and readers are now receiving their weekly paper one day later. A reader benefit – the Scout staff will better be able to cover important weekday events and bring post-event articles to readers in a more timely…

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FMWR Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

FAP schedules new classes The Family Advocacy Program at Army Community Service will offer several new classes, on these dates and topics: Tuesdays from 1 – 2 p.m., join them for a one-hour discussion on healthy alternatives for domestic violence; Wednesdays at noon they will hold a 45-minute “mindfulness” session, designed to increase attention and…

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