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Stephanie Caffall 
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Soldiers awarded at Tax Center closing ceremony

Stephanie CaffallStaff Writer At right, Col. Thomas A. Boone, garrison commander, presents Sgt. 1st Class David Talamantes, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Tax Center, the Army Achievement Medal award at the Tax Center’s closing ceremony. Col. Joseph Keeler, staff judge advocate, recognized the Fort Huachuca Tax Center Soldier volunteers at a closing ceremony Friday….

Natalie Lakosil
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304th MI Battalion participates in National Denim Day

Natalie LakosilStaff Writer More than 1,000 Soldiers and Cadre participated in the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion Denim Day. They were asked to wear jeans and red or white shirts in support of the event. Denim Day was started in Los Angeles in 1999. More than 1,000 Soldiers from the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion participated in…

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Astronaut Mark Kelly Skypes students at CSMS

Natalie Lakosil Caleb Larson, 12, asks Capt. Mark Kelly what the most important thing he had to do to prepare for the twin study mission while skyping Kelly with his classmates on Monday. The sixth grade students at Colonel Smith Middle School could barely sit still as they eagerly waited for astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly…

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Paintball exercise teaches real life training

Natalie Lakosil Pvt. Tyler Beggett, 305th MI Bn., sets up post in a window in “the village” while trying to overtake his instructors during a battle drill exercise. Students in the 35 Golf course, Alpha Company, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion practiced hands on training April 24 as the final part of their course on Fort…

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CSMS hosts STEAM Night with experiments, art

Colonel Smith Middle School partnered with Colonel Johnston Elementary School, hosting the second Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, or STEAM, Night 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday in the CSMS student union and gymnasium.


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Address laundering is latest local scam

Posted  November 29, 2012

The Sierra Vista Police Department has recently taken several reports regarding a new scam. Innocent citizens looking to supplement their incomes have answered ads on Craigslist for “Package Sorter, Regional Courier, and Logistics.” How the scam works is criminals illegally obtain credit card numbers and start making purchases online. The criminal places an ad online…

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Retiree Council shares news and notes Council now has website, Facebook page

Posted  November 29, 2012

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Jackie Moore.) Thanks to the efforts of the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council Secretary, Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Roberts, the Council has a Web page and a link to its own Facebook page. A viable communications conduit…

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Internet romance scams use Soldiers’ identities

Posted  November 29, 2012

WASHINGTON — Special agents from the Army Criminal Investigation Command are once again warning Internet users worldwide to be extra vigilant and not to fall prey to Internet scams or impersonation fraud — especially scams promising true love, but only end up breaking hearts and bank accounts. Criminal Investigation Command, known as CID, continues to…

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Military OneSource connects troops, Families to resources

Posted  November 29, 2012

WASHINGTON — As the Information Age continues to shape modern communication, the Defense Department has revitalized and consolidated the Military OneSource website to better serve military members and their families, a Pentagon official said in a recent interview. Zona Lewis, military community outreach online and resource operations manager, told the Pentagon Channel and American Forces…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

525th MI Group deploys to Vietnam Forty-seven years ago this week, the 525th Military Intelligence Group arrived in South Vietnam to support the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, or MACV. Earlier, in the summer of 1965, Maj. Gen. Joseph McChristian, the MACV’s J-2, had asked for an MI group to manage and control the wide range…

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Decisive Action Training Environment: Future training grounded in today’s intelligence

Posted  November 29, 2012

To ensure Soldiers are trained and ready for any mission, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Directorate of Intelligence created the Decisive Action Training Environment, a program that uses current intelligence to create intense, authentic training environments for Soldiers, leaders and units.

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FH DFACs celebrates Thanksgiving with special meals

Posted  November 29, 2012

Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca garrison commander, serves up lobster with a smile while Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Daigle, garrison command sergeant major, watches. It is a tradition for Fort Huachuca senior leaders in dress uniform to serve the Thanksgiving meal.   Judging by the expressions on their faces, Soldiers enjoyed the Thunderbird Dining Facility’s…

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News Briefs – November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

B Troop cavalry unit recruiting now For those who want to ride with the cavalry, B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) is holding a cavalry riding school Jan. 26 – May 8 for those with the dash and discipline to ride with the troop. The school is open to active duty, retired, reserve and…

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FMWR Briefs – November 28, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

Military Family Appreciation Night set Army Community Service will present Military Family Appreciation Night tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The event is free and open to all FMWR patrons, including active duty, Reserves, retirees and Family members. Various activities for children and adults, including 3D Game Box, a DJ…

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Mt. Lemmon provides fall, winter feel

Posted  November 29, 2012

While Arizona is known for its beautiful weather and longer summers, autumn brings the desire of the smell of brisk air and and color of leaves changing in the trees. Taking a one-day jaunt to Mt. Lemmon satisfied that craving.

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