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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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Community Briefs August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

Waves of Honor: Military Salute Program SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment® is honoring the men and women of the U.S. armed services through its Waves of Honor® military salute program. The program permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to any of the following…

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

Posted  August 8, 2014

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…

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NETCOM commander receives second star

Posted  August 8, 2014

Staff Sgt. Tim Chatlos Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general of U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, administers the Oath of Allegiance during the promotion ceremony of Maj. Gen. John Morrison Jr., commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. The commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command was promoted to major general…

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Three things to know during Anti-terrorism Awareness Month

Posted  August 8, 2014

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Each year, the Army sets aside August to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to protect Soldiers and their Families, Department of the Army Civilians and contractors from terrorist threats. Here are a few things to always keep in mind: The threat is real According to a recent article by the…

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FH Army Substance Abuse Program encourages mental health readiness

Posted  August 8, 2014

Being ready — whether for a mission, a job, or family responsibilities, requires a person to be mentally and physically healthy. Most people have a good idea of how physically fit they may be, but what about their mental health? Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Prevention Program personnel encourage participation in the Rally for Readiness,…

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Be prepared: Tuition Assistance changes coming soon

Posted  August 8, 2014

Over the past few months important changes have been taking place for those who receive or are hoping to receive tuition assistance, or TA, from the Army. According to ALARACT 317/13 — FY14 Tuition Assistance Policy, as of Jan. 1, Soldiers eligible for TA must have successfully completed one year of service following graduation from…

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FH Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

Posted  August 8, 2014

U.S. Army photo Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, congratulates Sgt. 1st Class Jacqueline Sauve, with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, on receiving one of the first Army Instructor Badges during a ceremony July 17, in Alexandria, Virginia. The Army began awarding Army Instructor Badges this summer to bolster the…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  August 8, 2014

“V” in Vieler stands for Valor; career has unusual twists As the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence historians prepare to launch a new Military Intelligence Hall of Fame website and modernize the Hall of Fame display in Alvarado Hall, it is our hope that we can reintroduce to the MI Corps some of the…

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Seven Army retirees honored during Installation Retirement Ceremony

Posted  August 8, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Army retirees, their spouses and other distinguished guests stand for the national anthem played during the Installation Retirement Ceremony July 31 on Brown Parade Field. The quarterly event honored seven Soldiers for their years of military service. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered during the Installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field July…

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Main Post Chapel celebrates 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary

Posted  August 8, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Greg Grue, director of Internal Review, Network Enterprise Technology Command, visits a display at the Main Post Chapel’s walk-through tour Aug. 1. The planned activity was part of the 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary. The Main Post Chapel hosted the 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary Aug. 1 with a ceremony in the sanctuary, a tour…

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