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Women’s history showcased during special event Wednesday

Stephanie Caffall Fort Huachuca’s Thunder Mountain Activity Centre was the site of an event titled, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” Wednesday in celebration for National Women’s History Month. After the reading of the presidential proclamation declaring March Women’s History Month, volunteers gave a performance. In the presentation, female Soldiers dressed in timely apparel of…

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Convoy exercise helps ready 111th MI Bde. for emergencies

Natalie Lakosil Soldiers from the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade take a short rest in lower Garden Canyon before returning to the motor pool as part of a convoy training exercise Wednesday. The exercise helps the brigade stay prepared in case of emergencies. The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted a convoy exercise Wednesday morning to help…

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111th MI Bde. NCO, Soldier, Platoon Sgt. of Quarter winners selected

Natalie Lakosil Sgt. Jason Grider, Alpha Company, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, inspects uniforms during the in-ranks inspection portion of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter competition. The winners of the second quarter Soldier, Platoon Sergeant and Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter for the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade were selected last week….

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Bataan Death March Memorial hits home with Fort Huachuca Soldiers

Courtesy photo From left, Staff Sgt. Kenneth Johnson and Sgt. 1st Class Nolan Nagaue, both assigned to the Non-commissioned Officers Academy on post, cross the finish line at the Bataan Death March Memorial Sunday at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. A number of Soldiers from various units on Fort Huachuca took part in the event….

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Students enjoy military band performance during Music in Schools Month

Students from General Myer Elementary School gathered in the school cafeteria March 20 for a concert featuring Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Corps Band in celebration for March’s Music in Schools Month.


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McHugh: America’s Army facing sequestration ‘enemy’ at home

Posted  March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — Not only does the U.S. Army face rapid, unpredictable changes in the geopolitical landscape, but also the uncertainty of an adversary — sequestration — here at home, Army Secretary John McHugh said here today. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee, McHugh, joined by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, discussed…

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NCOA CSM relinquishes responsibility for academy

Posted  March 13, 2015

Natalie Lakosil From left, color bearer Sgt. 1st Class Sulejman, commander of troops, holds his flag at the Non-commissioned Officer Academy Monday. Sgt. Maj. Robyn Collier, deputy commandant, passes the NCO sword to Command Sgt. Maj. Bret Wiegmann, so he can relinquish responsibility for the Academy. Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Fairley, United States Army Intelligence…

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Firefighters busy this week with prescribed burn, wildfire

Posted  March 13, 2015

The Sierra Vista Ranger District in partnership with Fort Huachuca successfully conducted a prescribed burn in the grasslands below the Huachuca Mountains on the T3, Papa and Uniform North training areas on Monday. The burn was scheduled to take place Monday and Tuesday but thanks to favorable weather, the entire areas were burned on Monday…

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Cooks compete for top chef honors

Posted  March 13, 2015

T. Anthony Bell Pfc. Carey Lee of the Fort Huachuca, Ariz., culinary team prepares a vegetable dish during practice Monday at Fort Lee, Virginia. Carey is one of six members of Fort Huachuca’s team that has not had an entry in the Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event since 1998. The competition ends today, and…

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Pentagon recognizes Army Environmental Program successes

Posted  March 13, 2015

Todd Mozes, Chugach Industries, Inc., Picatinny Photo Dept. Pictured are Jason Huggan and Historian Dr. Patrick Owens as they give a tour of the Walton Burial Ground in celebration of Earth Day. Arsenal History Tours are coordinated during the year for the Picatinny Arsenal, Picatinny, New Jersey workforce, new employees, members of the public and…

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Measles, other illnesses — how facilities on post have taken precautions

Posted  March 13, 2015

Recent reports of measles cases popping up in California and other surrounding states have many concerned, especially for their children. With that in mind, Fort Huachuca’s Child, Youth and School Services (CYS) Programs have continued with their proactive approach to reduce the spread of communicable diseases, including measles, as much as possible. “The staff are…

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Faces of SHARP on Fort Huachuca revealed

Posted  March 13, 2015

Bob Spalding is the sexual assault response coordinator (SARC)/Victim Advocate Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, SHARP, specialist for Information Systems Engineering Command. He has been a SHARP representative for three years. The most interesting aspect of being a SARC: “Realizing every day how much the SHARP program is needed, and the impact it can have…

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Bike and Walk to School Day a healthy alternative

Posted  March 13, 2015

Natalie Lakosil From left, Timothy, 6, attends Colonel Johnston Elementary School, parents Missi and Maj. Brian Hayes, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion walk behind him as he pedals quickly to school. Timothy is usually a bus rider but participated in Walk and Bike to School Day. Students and employees all over Fort Huachuca set out a…

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RQ-4B soars past 10,000 flying hours

Posted  March 13, 2015

Airmen from an RQ-4B Global Hawk aircraft maintenance unit welcome an RQ-4B after a flight Sunday in Southwest Asia, in which the aircraft surpassed 10,000 flying hours. The RQ-4B aircraft 2019, or A2019, was the first block 20 and first RQ-4B model to arrive here Oct. 16, 2010. During its service, the aircraft has been…

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Marines observe 70th anniversary of Battle of Iwo Jima

Posted  March 13, 2015

Members of the Marine Corps Historical Company present an Iwo Jima Flag Raising Tableau during the Iwo Jima Commemorative Banquet for the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Saturday. The evening included a sunset memorial, 21-gun salute, banquet and a video message for veterans from Commandant…

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