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USAEPG responds to Army radio test needs

The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, recently completed a vendor qualification event for a new Army radio system.

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HT-JCOE commanders change during June 19 ceremony

More than 75 people were in attendance as outgoing Commander Col. John Boucher, Human Intelligence Training Joint Center of Excellence, passed the command responsibility on to incoming Commander Col. Travis Phillips, during their change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field June 19.

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Sponsors sought for international military officers

The 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, International Military Student Office is actively seeking sponsors for the Community Friends Program — a hospitality program intended to provide international military officers the opportunity to become acquainted with the American lifestyle.

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111th MI Bde. Soldier, Platoon Sergeant of Year selected, will continue on to TRADOC competition

After four rigorous days of nonstop competition, the 111TH Military Intelligence Brigade and U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Soldier and Platoon Sergeant of the Year have been selected.

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Flyover, fireworks highlight Fourth of July festivities

Those staying in town for the Fourth of July holiday can look forward to a smorgasbord of local activities, including the annual fireworks show and the return of an F-16 flyover.


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Hero son receives award for saving father

Posted  June 19, 2015

Jacob Staggs, left, shows off his Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service with his father, Lt. Col. Robert Staggs following a brief ceremony at the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center May 21. Jacob acted as first responder when his father suffered a heart attack during a hike, helping him get down the trail…

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Avoid cooking fires at home

Posted  June 19, 2015

FEMA photo When cooking at home, never leave the stove unattended. Make the kitchen a no-children and pet-free zone. Cooking is often a relaxing and fun task that brings family and friends together. It can be a great way to showcase a person’s creativity and love of good food. But cooking is also the number-one…

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Marines: VMM-261 Marines, Dutch Navy perform first MV-22 Osprey carrier landing

Posted  June 19, 2015

Spirits ran high aboard the Karel Doorman, a warship with the Royal Netherlands Navy, as U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 made the first MV-22 Osprey landing aboard a Dutch ship during an interoperability test conducted near Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, June 12.

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Air Force: Career Intermission Program application window opens July 1

Posted  June 19, 2015

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — The Air Force Career Intermission Program application window opens July 1 for eligible Airmen interested in taking one to three years off active duty for personal or professional needs. Applications must reach the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Aug. 31, with the total force selection panel…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  June 19, 2015

Early on June 25, 1950, the North Korean People’s Army crossed the 38th parallel and invaded the Republic of Korea, ROK. By June 28, the capital Seoul fell and ROK troops fled southward in retreat. The North Koreans nearly overwhelmed the peninsula before U.S. forces, under United Nations auspices, could land and establish a toehold at Pusan.

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Army celebrates 240th birthday on Fort Huachuca

Posted  June 19, 2015

The U.S. Army celebrated its 240th birthday on Sunday but Fort Huachuca celebrated a few days early with the Army birthday meal on June 11 and the Army birthday run on June 12.

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First Soldier Appreciation Expo showcases resources for military

Posted  June 19, 2015

Fort Huachuca’s CW2 Christopher G. Nason Military Intelligence Library hosted its first Soldier Appreciation Expo last week to introduce Soldiers to the many resources available to them on post.

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News Briefs – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Range closures announced Today: E, F, L, P, Q, U, U1, W, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: E, F, L, P, Q, U, U1, W, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: E, F, L, P, Q, S, U, U1, W, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, H,…

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FMWR Briefs – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Release your creative side The MWR Arts & Crafts Center is offering “Sip & Create” for adults from 7 – 9 p.m. June 26, July 24 and Aug. 28 at the 19th Hole Lounge at Mountain View Golf Course. Cost for Sip & Create is $35 per week, per person and includes the canvas, paint,…

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Bear this in mind — avoid feeding wildlife on post

Posted  June 19, 2015

Arizona is black bear country although their fur can be a variety of colors, and bears can be found in many locations statewide. Those who enjoy the outdoors and regularly hike the mountain trails, should remember that bears, like people, need the essentials to live — food, water and shelter. Being omnivores, they will eat…

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