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Jolene Cooper, MVC Local

Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

Gary Sheftick U.S.

Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…

Command History Office photos Army

Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

European Theater Intelligence School opened in Obermmergau Command History Office photos A German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items. Sometimes, however, those items come with little background and many questions. This article covers one of those history…

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Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

Kevin O’Brien, DOD Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.


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NETCOM celebrates Army Birthday

Posted  June 20, 2014

The Network Enterprise Technology Command celebrates the Army’s 239th Birthday with a cake cutting in the command auditorium June 13. Cutting the cake were, from left, NETCOM Commanding General, Brig. Gen. John Morrison Jr.; Sierra Vista Mayor, Honorable Rick Mueller; NETCOM Senior Technical Director, Daniel Bradford; NETCOM’s youngest Soldier, Pfc. Christopher Collins, 19; NETCOM’s oldest…

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Salutes & Awards

309th MI Bn. welcomes new command sergeant major

Posted  June 20, 2014

As gusts of wind blew up to 44 mph, the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion hosted a change of responsibility ceremony June 13 on Chaffee Field here to mark the change of senior enlisted leadership at the command. Holding onto their belongings, Soldiers, Families and members from surrounding communities welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Roman as…

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Moments matter: In safety, seconds count

Posted  June 20, 2014

You never know what Mother Nature has in store. After what seemed like an endless winter, it appears we’ve skipped over spring and plunged straight into summer! I’m sure it’s a welcome change for our Soldiers, but the short seasonal transition has put many of us leaders at a disadvantage. Since we haven’t had the…

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Health & Safety

Official explains options for changing health care providers

Posted  June 20, 2014

WASHINGTON — Making a permanent-change-of-station move can be stressful, but changing health care providers during that time is easy, the director of the TRICARE health plan said here June 12. In a Department of Defense News interview, Mary Kaye Justis said she wants service members and their Families to know there are several easy options…

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EPG’s network forensics makes impact at Army’s NIE

Posted  June 20, 2014

Amy Walker, U.S. Army PEO C3T The Army Network Integration Evaluation, NIE, is a large-scale, semi-annual field evaluation of network and non-network capabilities. The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, traditionally provides test and evaluation support and instrumentation to NIEs. However, with NIE 14.2, the latest evaluation, USAEPG provided the additional support of a network…

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Events

Community Briefs June 27, 2014

Posted  June 27, 2014

Carr House program features black bears Friends of the Huachuca Mountains continue their season of free educational programs Sunday, 1:30 p.m. at Carr House, with “A Fat Bear is a Healthy Bear.” Judy Phillips, environmental educator, will present a hands-on Family oriented presentation which will familiarize participants with the habitat and basic needs of the…

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United through sport: World Cup Soccer brings diverse nationalities together at 304th MI Bn.

Posted  June 27, 2014

From left, Capt. Carlos Luna, El Salvador; 1st Lt. Igor Vladusic, Croatia; Capt. Adam Maneen, Company A, 304th MI Bn commander; 1st Lt. Lars Woletz, Germany; and Capt. Tosin Fagoyinbo, Nigeria, discuss soccer June 20 in Nicholson Hall during the first week of the World Cup Soccer championship in Brazil. Five officers representing five different…

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FMWR Briefs – June 27, 2014

Posted  June 27, 2014

TMAC closed first week in July Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, including the lunch buffet, will be closed from Tuesday – July 7. The lunch buffet will re-open July 8. For more information, call 520.533.3802 or 520.533.7322. Diner/Desert Lanes open July 4 holiday Jeannie’s Diner and Desert Lanes will be open July 4 from 11 a.m….

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News Briefs June 27, 2014

Posted  June 27, 2014

FH AAFES ‘buddies’ receive exclusive offers Facebook, Twitter and even your inbox — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier for Fort Huachuca shoppers to exercise their Exchange benefit via the Internet. The Fort Huachuca Exchange’s Buddy List enables military shoppers to be among the first to find out about exclusive…

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Salutes & Awards

OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

Posted  June 27, 2014

Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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