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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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News Briefs – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Upper Garden Canyon road closed to vehicle traffic Due to heavy monsoon rains, the Upper Garden Canyon road is washed out and impassable. The gate to Upper Garden Canyon has been closed, and there is no vehicle traffic allowed until further notice. Pedestrian traffic is permitted during daylight hours only. Lower and Middle Garden Canyon…

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FMWR – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Get ‘in the sing’ at Murr CC Murr Community Center will host a karaoke party starting at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Patrons 18 and older are welcome. A pay-as-you-go bar will be available. For more information, call 533.2404.   U of A Football returns to Fort Huachuca The University of Arizona Wildcat Football Team will…

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Soldiers to bring ‘Army Strong’ to Sierra Vista this month

Posted  August 2, 2012

Active-duty Soldiers bring the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and family pillars of military life to the stage in “Army Strong,” the 2012...

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Community Briefs – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Attend harvesting classes At the Bisbee Farmers Market Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2. p.m., join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture to learn how to harvest, process and store mesquite pods in preparation for the community mesquite millings this fall. Local experts will be on hand to answer questions people may have. Also sample mesquite baked goods,…

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Vacation Bible School ends with finale

Posted  August 2, 2012

Sing-and-play leader, Christine Henry, presents a skit for the audience during the finale of Vacation Bible School at the Main Post Chapel on Friday.

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Commissary parking lot construction plans revised after customer concerns

Posted  July 26, 2012

Since construction of the commissary parking lot began on May 7, complaints and concerns about the project have flooded the inboxes...

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New JITC Commander assumes command during period of transition

Posted  July 26, 2012

With the words, "I assume command," the Fort Huachuca-headquartered, Joint Interoperability Test Command greeted its new commander...

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Panetta urges work, sacrifice to honor Aurora victims

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — In a message issued Monday night, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta paid tribute to the military victims of the July 20 shooting spree in Aurora, Colo., and urged Defense Department personnel to honor the victims’ memory through hard work and sacrifice. Here is the text of the message:   To all Department of Defense…

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Panetta: Program will help transitioning troops get jobs

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — A redesigned program for service members separating from the military will help veterans better apply the experience they’ve gained in uniform, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. President Barack Obama announced the revamped program, called “Transition GPS,” in a speech Monday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Reno, Nev. “I applaud…

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FH employees receive nomination for Department of Defense

Posted  July 26, 2012

Five Fort Huachuca employees have been nominated for Department of Defense awards over the past few months. The first nomination comes after a group of four firefighters from the Fort Huachuca Fire Department were awarded the Firefighter Heroism Award, Team Award, by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, on May 21. The other nomination for…

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