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Memorial Day ceremonies honor those who lost their lives for our country

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Command Sgt. Major Jeffery Fairley, USAICoE command sergeant major, salute the first wreath laid for Memorial Day at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery. More than 700 military and civilians gathered at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery Monday morning to…

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USAG welcomed its new command sergeant major Wednesday

Natalie Lakosil Col. Thomas A. Boone, U.S. Army Garrison commander, right, passes the noncommissioned officers’ sword symbolizing the change of responsibility for USAG to the incoming USAG command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Carmelo Cruz, during the change of responsibility ceremony Wednesday in Fitch auditorium, Alvarado Hall. The passing of the sword signified Cruz accepting…

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JITC gains new senior enlisted leader, one retires

Courtesy Photo From left, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, outgoing senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command, stands with Sgt. Maj. Antonio Vizcarrondo, U.S. Marine Corps, senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency, and Sgt. Maj. Monekia Denkins, incoming senior enlisted leader for JITC, after the change of responsibility ceremony at Greely…

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Dempsey emphasizes trust at West Point graduation

D. Myles Cullen, DOD Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Saturday. WEST POINT, N.Y. — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reversed the first-salute tradition for new officers during the Class of 2015’s U.S. Military Academy…

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Emerging from the fog: A story of loss, healing, new beginnings

On the way to the hospital, after nine months of anticipation, Luke and JoAnne Lokowich were getting ready for what’s typically the most important moment of a married couple’s life.


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Chalk Talk, December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Colonel Johnston Elementary School   Students organize event to help animals Staff Sgt. Kristine Smedley After learning that many animals were left homeless by the recent Hurricane Sandy, Donna Beck’s first-grade students at Colonel Johnston Elementary School organized a can-and-cash drive to raise money to send to the “American Humane Association Red Star Emergency Services,”…

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Army works to ease stress, VOW Act smooths transitional process

Posted  December 13, 2012

Transitioning out of the Army can be a daunting process but the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, is working to ensure that it is a smooth and effective movement. On Nov. 21, the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act took effect requiring that every Soldier of all ranks attend the pre-separation process before leaving…

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Message from the Commanding General: Holiday Safety Message

Posted  December 13, 2012

As the holidays draw near and the year comes to a close, I hope you will all take the time to reflect on our many accomplishments and remember the great strides we’ve made as an installation and an Army. It has been a momentous year, both for Fort Huachuca and for our nation. I want…

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USAICoE drives learning to tactical edge TRADOC looks to harmonize intelligence requirements

Posted  December 13, 2012

A collaborative effort to fundamentally redesign institutional training is underway, and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, Fort Huachuca, is playing a critical role. The commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Va., is giving USAICoE his nod of approval for its implementation of the Army Learning…

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SJA offers volunteer tax preparer opportunity

Posted  December 13, 2012

Each fall, The Staff Judge Advocate Office, or SJA, staff canvasses Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community to find individuals who might be interested in serving as volunteer tax preparers in Fort Huachuca’s Tax Assistance Center, or TAC. While prior experience in preparing taxes is helpful, it is not a requirement to work in…

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Cost of DUIs runs high

Posted  December 13, 2012

With the holiday season come the holiday parties. As with most social gatherings, alcohol is part of the festivities. Most people partake in moderation, or think they do. Studies show the average person will have a blood alcohol level above the .08 legal limit by consuming just two beers or two mixed drinks in an…

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IOTQ winner moving on up — IOTY

Posted  December 13, 2012

The 2012 United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence Instructor of the Year Award will be presented to Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Kroviak, Company D, 2-13th Aviation Brigade, common core instructor, on Friday at Fort Rucker, Ala. Kroviak has been an instructor/writer here at Fort Huachuca for two years, with 14 years total in the…

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Common courtesy invests in future of Army

Posted  December 13, 2012

Consideration of others must be a common practice for every Soldier. Common courtesy is an issue that needs to be addressed in today’s Army. Sensitivity and kindness go a long way to building strong relationships. For a leader, that means building relationships with Soldiers, others in your organization, other units and fellow leaders. A leader…

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Final 2012 Scout publishes Dec. 20, holiday photos sought

Posted  December 13, 2012

The last Scout for 2012 will be published on Dec. 20 and will suspend publication during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day. The staff plans to run a special holiday photo section in the year’s final issue and seeks photo submissions from the Fort Huachuca community with a deadline of noon, Monday, Dec….

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: December 13, 2012

Posted  December 13, 2012

National Archives From the beginning, Counterintelligence Corps agents played an important role in the search for documents that could be exploited for order-of-battle information and the identification of spies. Corps of Intelligence Police becomes CIC Dec. 13, 1941 The Corps of Intelligence Police, or CIP, was established in 1917 to provide counterespionage support to the…

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