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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 March 22, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Arts & Crafts offers special workshop day To celebrate March as National Craft Month, the Arts & Crafts Center has planned a “workshop extravaganza” for Saturday, 9 a.m. ““ 5 p.m. They are offering crafts for all ages, plus giveaways and refreshments. The Arts & Crafts Center is located in Building 52008, Arizona Street. For…

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News Briefs March 22, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Public Notice: To any individual, or place of business, that may have a claim against or have possessions belonging to the estate of Jacob M. Honeycutt. Contact the executor of Honeycutt’s estate at 1829 A Field Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the summary court martial officer, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Shelley Rodunardt, 520.678.7612.   Windy…

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Coffee House brings a sense of home for Soldiers

Posted  March 22, 2012

For a few hours, once a month, Eifler Fitness Center provides a sense of ‘home’ where students can enjoy a home-cooked meal and a sense of fellowship while they are here, training. “I always come here and it brings a sense of home “” it really does,” Pfc. Tee-Marie Chenevert, Company F, 309th Military…

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Army reinforces need for vehicle safety training

Posted  March 22, 2012

Soldiers are killed or injured across the Army on a daily basis in privately-owned vehicle and motorcycle accidents. That is why the Army is strengthening its Army Traffic Safety Training Program for all Army personnel. “The training is established to reinforce a positive attitude toward driving, individual…

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Range Control does more than just schedule range use

Posted  March 22, 2012

There is an organization on post responsible for assuring ranges are not simultaneously scheduled for use by more than one unit, supporting various forms of training and assuring ranges are not over-used. “Range Control is here to facilitate training, and we are here to ensure we have sustainable ranges and…

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Military Intelligence “” this week in history March 22, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Fort Huachuca becomes Home of Military Intelligence March 23, 1971 Fort Huachuca was formally declared the Home…

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Army focuses on traumatic brain injuries

Posted  March 23, 2012

FORT SILL, Okla. “” March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have exposed U.S and coalition forces to countless explosions from many sources, often resulting in traumatic brain injury, or TBI. The Defense Department has identified the leading causes of TBI in the…

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Salutes & Awards

Broadcaster wins DA, others win IMCOM KLW awards

Posted  March 23, 2012

A broadcaster from the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office was a third-place winner in the 2011 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Journalism Awards Competition at the Department of the Army level. Thom Williams’ broadcast, “Fort Report “” Soldier Fueling Initiative,” took third place in the ‘television newsbreak…

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FH requests upcoming survey participation

Posted  March 23, 2012

The Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the Directorate of Public Works has engaged Science Applications International Corporation to conduct a demographic survey as part of the Programmatic Biological Assessment currently underway at Fort Huachuca. The survey is critical to provide the necessary information to determine an accurate number of Fort personnel and their economic…

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Hall of Fame inducts women Vietnam vets

Posted  March 23, 2012

WASHINGTON “” Hundreds of women gathered on Capitol Hill, March 13, to induct into the Army Women’s Hall of Fame all those who served in Vietnam. The afternoon event was hosted by the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation, and followed a morning event, the 4th Annual Army Women in Transition…

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