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CSA makes first visit here, highlights unique capabilities

Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with 111th Military Intelligence Brigade leadership during his visit to Fort Huachuca, AZ, Dec. 9, 2014. Fort Huachuca leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post Monday and…

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Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

City of Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, city officials, senior leaders from Fort Huachuca and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart stand before the sign designating Sierra Vista a Purple Heart City. The project was initiated by the Sierra Vista Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sierra…

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Fort Huachuca Soldiers, Families receive free trees

Maci Hidalgo The Blair Family searches for the perfect tree during Trees for Troops® at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Dec. 5. The earlier each Family showed up at the event, the more trees they were able to choose from. Soldiers and Family members of Fort Huachuca lined up to receive their free Christmas tree…

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Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

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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Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

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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Community Briefs June 13, 2014

Posted  June 13, 2014

Huachuca Astronomy Club to meet The Huachuca Astronomy Club will meet today, 7 p.m., in the Community Room, Student Union Building, Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave., Sierra Vista. The guest speaker, Wayne Johnson, will speak on “Supernova Hunting for Fun, not Profit.” He will discuss what causes a star to explode and become a…

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Post promotes summer safety with fair, comedy show

Posted  June 6, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Soldiers and Civilians from 18 different units and organizations visit the Summer Safety Awareness Expo May 29 in Barnes Field House. The two-day event promoted the 101 Critical Day of Summer Safety campaign. In accordance with the 101 Critical Day of Summer safety campaign, Fort Huachuca held its annual Summer Safety Expo at…

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June 6, 1944: Today marks 70th anniversary of D-Day Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s message sent just prior to invasion:

Posted  June 6, 2014

Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers in…

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Spouses appreciated, recognized through career development assistance programs

Posted  June 6, 2014

Maranda Flynn Stacy Jones, director, Army Community Service, left, presents an arrangement flowers to Bethel Francis, Financial Readiness Program manager, Army Community Service, May 29, in honor of being selected as the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Military Spouse of the Day for May 28 at Army Community Service, Fort Huachuca. Being an Army spouse is…

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TRADOC recognizes Army’s best instructors

Posted  June 6, 2014

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the best instructors in the Army during a ceremony in the Morelli Auditorium here, May 30. During the ceremony, Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, known as TRADOC, emphasized that the instructor position is a critical job in…

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the Month

Posted  June 6, 2014

Civilian of the Month: Doug Jefferson Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Operational test officer, responsible for the planning and coordination of test events that are operationally realistic How long at current assignment: Since November 2004 How long in government service: 11 years active duty, 20 years in service Residence: Hereford…

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Unit representatives learn about suicide intervention

Posted  June 6, 2014

Suicide Prevention Program Trainer Ben Bauman facilitates the Ask, Care, Escort — Suicide Intervention training at Murr Community Center May 28. The purpose of ACE-SI training is to “train-the-trainer” so they can go back to their organizations or units and teach the suicide intervention course to small groups in order to give them the benefit…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  June 6, 2014

Col. Ethan Allen Hitchcock forms Mexican Spy Company June 5, 1847 The young West Point cadet raised his right hand on July 17, 1817, and swore this oath: “I, Ethan Allen Hitchcock, appointed a Third Lieutenant of Artillery in the Army of the United States, do solemnly swear, or affirm, that I will bear true…

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Marines: VMGR-252 aerial refuels HMX-1 during trans-Atlantic flight

Posted  June 6, 2014

Three KC-130J Super Hercules from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 left Cherry Point May 27 for a week-long deployment in support of Marine Helicopter Squadron 1 as the helicopter squadron completed its first trans-Atlantic flight in the squadron’s MV-22B Ospreys.

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111th MI Brigade announces AIT Platoon Sergeant of Year

Posted  June 6, 2014

After more than two days of intense physical and mental challenges, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade announced Sgt. 1st Class Charles Sheffield, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, as the 2014 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year on Wednesday.

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