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Memorial Day ceremonies honor those who lost their lives for our country

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Command Sgt. Major Jeffery Fairley, USAICoE command sergeant major, salute the first wreath laid for Memorial Day at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery. More than 700 military and civilians gathered at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery Monday morning to…

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USAG welcomed its new command sergeant major Wednesday

Natalie Lakosil Col. Thomas A. Boone, U.S. Army Garrison commander, right, passes the noncommissioned officers’ sword symbolizing the change of responsibility for USAG to the incoming USAG command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Carmelo Cruz, during the change of responsibility ceremony Wednesday in Fitch auditorium, Alvarado Hall. The passing of the sword signified Cruz accepting…

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JITC gains new senior enlisted leader, one retires

Courtesy Photo From left, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, outgoing senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command, stands with Sgt. Maj. Antonio Vizcarrondo, U.S. Marine Corps, senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency, and Sgt. Maj. Monekia Denkins, incoming senior enlisted leader for JITC, after the change of responsibility ceremony at Greely…

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Dempsey emphasizes trust at West Point graduation

D. Myles Cullen, DOD Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Saturday. WEST POINT, N.Y. — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reversed the first-salute tradition for new officers during the Class of 2015’s U.S. Military Academy…

Staff Sgt. Jake Barreiro, USAF Commentary

Emerging from the fog: A story of loss, healing, new beginnings

On the way to the hospital, after nine months of anticipation, Luke and JoAnne Lokowich were getting ready for what’s typically the most important moment of a married couple’s life.


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Air Force: Academy civilian saves Air Force $33,000 through Airmen Powered by Innovation program

Posted  November 14, 2014

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The purpose of the Airmen Powered by Innovation program, launched in April, is to make every dollar count and allow Airmen to share innovative ideas to improve the Air Force. One human resources assistant here did just that, saving the Academy time and $33,000 annually. In May, Luana Kennedy,…

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Events

News Briefs November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

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. Weinstein Award nominees sought Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence In Military Intelligence through March 4….

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FH Civilian employee shares passion for space exploration through collection

Posted  November 14, 2014

Scott Schneeweis has a hobby unique enough to have a self-coined name found on Wikipedia — “Spaceaholic.” The word refers to the Network Enterprise Technology Command cyberspace operations analyst’s collection of more than 1,000 artifacts from America’s Space Program and his advocacy for space exploration.

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FMWR Briefs – November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

Right Arm Night follows Turkey Bowl today Don’t miss Right Arm Night following the Turkey Bowl today starting at approximately 4:30 p.m. at Bujalski Field. Enjoy sponsor goodies and prizes, free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar. RAN is free and open to all, including Soldiers, Civilians, retirees and Family members. For more information, call…

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Spouses Club holds crafts fair this weekend

Posted  November 14, 2014

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club is once again offering a holiday shopping opportunity this weekend.

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Free entrance, reserve campground at Chiricahua National Monument

Posted  November 14, 2014

WILLCOX, Ariz. — Superintendent H. Lane Baker announced Nov. 5 that park entrance fees for Chiricahua National Monument (NM) have been eliminated and all visitors are now able to enter the park for free. “We are continually analyzing our operations to ensure these national treasures are fully protected and that we are also following best…

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Community Briefs November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

See raptors at Desert Museum Now through April, bring cameras to see the Raptor Free Flight demonstration at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. This presentation puts visitors in the flight path as native birds-of-prey swoop and soar right above their heads. The action takes place in the open desert to showcase the birds in their natural habitat….

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Veterans

Veterans honored at recognition luncheon on post

Posted  November 7, 2014

Maci Hidalgo United States Army Veteran Ray Perger slices through the cake during the Veterans luncheon at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center on Fort Huachuca Nov. 5. Perger, 92, was one of the oldest veterans who attended the luncheon and was given the sword to cut the cake in honor of his service. Members of…

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Special survey designed to improve Soldiers’ quality of life

Posted  November 7, 2014

Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Installation Services, Soldier and Family Readiness Division. The Army and the RAND Corporation are working together to conduct a Soldier needs assessment survey from September to December at 45 Army installations. Today’s Soldier Survey is available online to randomly selected active duty Soldiers, who will…

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VETERANS DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted  November 7, 2014

Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918 Allied negotiators met with German officials in a railway carriage near Compiègne Forest in France, and signed an armistice that put an end to the First World War. Over time, as the war…

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