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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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FMWR – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 2012

Tournament coming up at Desert Lanes Desert Lanes Bowling Center will host a “king of the hill” tournament beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. The tournament is open to all United States Bowling Congress members, and the cost is $45 per person. For more information or to sign up, call 533.2849. Go tubing on the Salt…

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U.S. Army Soldier Show comes to town

Posted  August 23, 2012

The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show visited Sierra Vista this week, performing three times before a crowded auditorium....

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Community Briefs – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 2012

Homework help for students Students in grades K-12 as well as college students can visit www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/svlibrary to get on-demand, free homework help from qualified tutors. Help is available in math, science, social studies and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available to help students in math and science. For more information, call the Sierra Vista Public…

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FH part of 90-country Global Leadership Summit

Posted  August 16, 2012

When an audience gathered at Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel on Aug. 9 and 10, they temporarily became a small part of a large collective, sharing a common goal...

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NETCOM general passes reins, new commander takes charge

Posted  August 16, 2012

On a field made green by the summer monsoons, under a blue Southern Arizona sky and in front of our nation’s flag flying in the early morning breeze, Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command to Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn in a ceremony Aug. 9 here at Brown Parade Field...

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Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

Posted  August 16, 2012

WASHINGTON — All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, in a recent statement. “[This behavior] undermines our values, tarnishes our profession and erodes the trust that bonds us,” Dempsey said. A recent letter…

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Army CID wants more Soldiers as special agents

Posted  August 16, 2012

QUANTICO, Va. — The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is looking for qualified applicants to become highly-trained criminal investigators. Special agents within Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are responsible for investigating numerous types of felony-level crimes, conducting protective-service operations, and working with other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies…

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Effective NCOs are responsible, earn trust, know their Soldiers

Posted  August 16, 2012

During Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler’s recent visit to Fort Huachuca, several issues surfaced. The foremost issue is the Army’s lack of noncommissioned officers embodying discipline, leadership and holding Soldiers accountable for their actions. Since combat operations began in 2001, leadership started to suffer. Current leaders say they are focused on preparing for…

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Fire safety: FH Training Centers not different from college dorms

Posted  August 16, 2012

Training groups who come to Fort Huachuca to learn, live in the same type of atmosphere as at other college campuses across the country. The same kind of fire safety rules apply for students living on Fort Huachuca as those living on other campuses. Each year college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds…

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Fort job training program helps high school students invest in their future

Posted  August 16, 2012

Standing behind the register at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre lunch buffet, she swiftly runs the stack of bills through her fingers, counting silently...

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