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‘Start Strong:’ Every Army career starts with TRADOC

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Through U.S. Army Recruiting Command, U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training and U.S. Army Cadet Command, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command serves as the foundation for the “Start Strong” phase of every Soldier’s career. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, known as TRADOC, transforms civilians into Soldiers and provides…

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Water, water everywhere

Photos by Scott Vasey The remnants of Hurricane Odile brought significant rainfall to Fort Huachuca last week as shown in photos of Huachuca Creek Sept. 18. The storm made landfall as the strongest storm on record to hit Mexico’s southern Baja California peninsula late Sept. 14. While only remnants of the hurricane reached Arizona, enough…

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ISEC gains new senior enlisted leader

Timothy Toms Command Sgt. Maj. Ulysses Rayford, (center) U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, accepts the sword of responsibility from Col. Patrick Kerr, ISEC commander (left), and Master Sgt. Christopher Paluzzi, ISEC senior signal operations noncommissioned officer, in the Greely Hall Auditorium Sept. 16 on Fort Huachuca. Rayford accepted the senior enlisted leadership role at…

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Fort Huachuca celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Fort Huachuca celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with special activities at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Sept. 17.

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Town Hall held to recognize USAG members

Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Tony Boone held a Town Hall Tuesday at Cochise Theater for all U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, members, to acknowledge their hard work on Fort Huachuca.


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News Briefs June 6, 2014

Posted  June 6, 2014

Museums offering free admission to military More than 2,000 museums nationwide are offering free admission to military personnel through Labor Day, Sept. 1. Military service members, including National Guard and Reserve, and their Families are eligible. This is the fifth year for the Blue Star Museums Program created by the National Endowment for the Arts…

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111th MI Brigade announces AIT Platoon Sergeant of Year

Posted  June 6, 2014

After more than two days of intense physical and mental challenges, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade announced Sgt. 1st Class Charles Sheffield, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, as the 2014 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year on Wednesday.

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Marines: VMGR-252 aerial refuels HMX-1 during trans-Atlantic flight

Posted  June 6, 2014

Three KC-130J Super Hercules from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 left Cherry Point May 27 for a week-long deployment in support of Marine Helicopter Squadron 1 as the helicopter squadron completed its first trans-Atlantic flight in the squadron’s MV-22B Ospreys.

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  June 6, 2014

Col. Ethan Allen Hitchcock forms Mexican Spy Company June 5, 1847 The young West Point cadet raised his right hand on July 17, 1817, and swore this oath: “I, Ethan Allen Hitchcock, appointed a Third Lieutenant of Artillery in the Army of the United States, do solemnly swear, or affirm, that I will bear true…

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Health & Safety

Unit representatives learn about suicide intervention

Posted  June 6, 2014

Suicide Prevention Program Trainer Ben Bauman facilitates the Ask, Care, Escort — Suicide Intervention training at Murr Community Center May 28. The purpose of ACE-SI training is to “train-the-trainer” so they can go back to their organizations or units and teach the suicide intervention course to small groups in order to give them the benefit…

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the Month

Posted  June 6, 2014

Civilian of the Month: Doug Jefferson Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Operational test officer, responsible for the planning and coordination of test events that are operationally realistic How long at current assignment: Since November 2004 How long in government service: 11 years active duty, 20 years in service Residence: Hereford…

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TRADOC recognizes Army’s best instructors

Posted  June 6, 2014

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the best instructors in the Army during a ceremony in the Morelli Auditorium here, May 30. During the ceremony, Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, known as TRADOC, emphasized that the instructor position is a critical job in…

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Spouses appreciated, recognized through career development assistance programs

Posted  June 6, 2014

Maranda Flynn Stacy Jones, director, Army Community Service, left, presents an arrangement flowers to Bethel Francis, Financial Readiness Program manager, Army Community Service, May 29, in honor of being selected as the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Military Spouse of the Day for May 28 at Army Community Service, Fort Huachuca. Being an Army spouse is…

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June 6, 1944: Today marks 70th anniversary of D-Day Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s message sent just prior to invasion:

Posted  June 6, 2014

Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers in…

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Health & Safety

Post promotes summer safety with fair, comedy show

Posted  June 6, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Soldiers and Civilians from 18 different units and organizations visit the Summer Safety Awareness Expo May 29 in Barnes Field House. The two-day event promoted the 101 Critical Day of Summer Safety campaign. In accordance with the 101 Critical Day of Summer safety campaign, Fort Huachuca held its annual Summer Safety Expo at…

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