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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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Sergeant cooks up a win at Culinary Arts of Quarter board

Posted  January 16, 2015

Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold After hearing a grader yell “hands up,” Sgt. Kory Bender, Alpha Company, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade, throws his hands up and steps away from his dishes. During the Culinary Arts NCO of the Year board at Fort Hood, Texas, on Jan. 8 – 9, Soldiers needed to have…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets Martin Luther King Birthday hours

Posted  January 16, 2015

Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop, L&A Southern Style BBQ, Cox, Love/Hate/Kustoms Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Laundry/Dry Cleaners/Alterations – Military Clothing Sales, Main Store Beauty Shop, Main Gate…

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Air Force: EOD keeps Airmen, community safe

Posted  January 16, 2015

SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) — The motto, “initial success or total failure,” requires Airmen of the explosive ordnance disposal, EOD, flight here to think outside the box and accept nothing less than perfection when performing their duties. The EOD mission is to locate, identify and neutralize explosive devices. They are tasked with clearing explosive hazards and…

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DOD: Women in service review rollout due in 2016

Posted  January 16, 2015

WASHINGTON — Following the 2013 repeal of the Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, the secretary of defense will announce final decisions to integrate remaining closed occupations and any approved exceptions to policy on or about Jan. 1, 2016, a Pentagon official reported. Juliet Beyler, the Defense Department’s director of officer and enlisted personnel…

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New updated training facility ready for units

Posted  January 16, 2015

Fort Huachuca recently renovated an old warehouse into a new training facility for units, where they are provided a variety of different training aids and classes. The Training Support Center, TSC, provides training aids, devices, simulators and Simulations, TADSS, for Soldiers to use and learn skills they need before deployment.

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FHFD shares wildfire safety tips for upcoming fire season

Posted  January 16, 2015

It’s time to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season. Remembering last year’s Brown Fire, there’s a high probability for fire related incidents and events again this year. Evacuations can come with little notice and no time to prepare. Initial wildfire preparedness by having a plan and an evacuation kit is much more important as this…

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News Briefs January 16, 2015

Posted  January 16, 2015

Chaplains available after duty hours Individuals in need of chaplain assistance outside normal duty hours should contact the on-call duty chaplain at 520.508.8042 or the installation operations center at 520.533.2291. Program available to Families of deployed spouses In November, Mountain Vista Communities launched a Deployed Spouses Program in an effort to better assist Families while…

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FMWR Briefs – January 16, 2015

Posted  January 16, 2015

Sign up for intramural soccer The coaches’ meeting for the 2015 Intramural Soccer program is set for Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Barnes Field House. All letters of intent are due at that time. Rosters are due Jan. 28, and the program will begin Feb. 9, 6 p.m., also at Barnes Field House. For more information,…

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Do something different this year — join B Troop

Posted  January 16, 2015

One of the most unique and rewarding experiences a person can have at Fort Huachuca is to join the post’s mounted ceremonial unit, B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial).

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Community Briefs January 16, 2014

Posted  January 16, 2015

City offers free Christmas tree recycling Recycle your Christmas tree free of charge by dropping it off at the City of Sierra Vista’s compost facility on Highway 90. Those who have opted for a live, potted tree this year can donate it to the city for use in future landscaping projects. City refuse customers can…

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