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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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Fort holds tree lighting ceremony in spirit of holiday season

Posted  December 12, 2014

Despite the chilly weather, Families and children formed a long line outside of the heated tent where Santa sat to visit with them and have their photos taken on Brown Parade Field Dec. 4.   Family and community members were able to warm up in the heated food and beverage tent before and after the…

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Community Briefs December 12, 2014

Posted  December 12, 2014

Students share their creative side Nancy Murphy Students at General Myer Elementary School participate in an Art Adventures Club activity at the school Dec. 2. The new club meets weekly and gives students extra time for collaboration and creativity. In addition to working on art projects, the club also donated two trees to this year’s…

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Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

Posted  December 5, 2014

Ray Ragan A tester with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) runs a Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (MNVR) through a bench test before moving the radio for an open-air developmental test at Fort Huachuca on Sept. 23. MNVR is a next-generation radio system designed to bridge both data and voice communications from brigade and…

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Aviation refines doctrine to meet emerging threats

Posted  December 5, 2014

FORT RUCKER, Ala. — In a climate of ever-changing operational environments and emerging threats, Army Aviation must transform to meet the demands required to defeat the enemy. It all begins with doctrine. The Army’s Doctrine 2015 initiative aims to restructure and develop doctrine that is current and relevant, according to Lt. Col. Fernando Guadalupe Jr.,…

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Career Skills Program affords ETSing Soldiers employment potential

Posted  December 5, 2014

The Veteran’s Opportunity to Work, VOW Act of 2011, made significant changes to transition procedures for separating Service members. The Army’s Soldier Life Cycle is the last portion of the VOW Act to be implemented. Beginning in fiscal year 15, the Soldier Life Cycle (Start Strong-Serve Strong-Remain Strong-Reintegrate Strong) begins. As part of the Reintegrate…

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Army listens to community concerns about potential force reductions

Posted  December 5, 2014

Before a packed audience in Cochise Theater Tuesday, a senior Army Civilian listened to community leaders and members as they voiced their concerns about impacts on Fort Huachuca if additional cuts to the force were needed if the Army is required to make cuts beyond the end-strength announced in last year’s Programmatic Environmental Assessment. During…

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Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

Posted  December 5, 2014

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, safely detonated a World War II-era 81mm mortar on Tuesday at 10:43 a.m. in Area H, Slaughterhouse Wash, at the end of the Libby Army Airfield runway. A rider on horseback reported a sighting of the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel on Monday. If…

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CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

Posted  December 5, 2014

Colby Hauser, USACIDC CID special agents are responsible for investigating felony-level crime worldwide and where there is an Army nexus. Serving a population of more than one million Soldiers, Civilians, contractors and Family members — both at home and deployed — CID provides an invaluable resource to the Army and commanders at posts, camps and…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  December 5, 2014

“Father of Green Berets” plays significant roles in military, Intelligence Library of Congress photo Washington D.C. National Guard members patrolled the streets during the height of the anti-Vietnam War protests. William Yarborough, who served as assistant chief of staff, Intelligence, from December 1966 to July 1968, was born in 1912 in Seattle, Washington, the son…

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Air Force: Band performs new holiday flash mob

Posted  December 5, 2014

‘Tis the season where friends and family come together over a bountiful spread of food and drink — the time of year where gifts are exchanged and memories and traditions are made. But it is also the time of year when the U.S. Air Force Band surprises the world with another musical flash mob.

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