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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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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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Health & Safety

Ebola facts, websites provide information about this communicable disease

Posted  November 7, 2014

The health and safety of Western Regional Medical Command Soldiers and beneficiaries is the command’s priority. For that reason, Army Medicine is providing important information regarding communicable diseases, particularly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), that individuals should find helpful toward safeguarding their health. Many communicable diseases may be present at this time of year including, but…

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Nominees requested for FHAS School Governing Board

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools (FHAS) Governing Board is seeking applicants for a recently vacated position. Members of the FHAS Governing Board are appointed rather than elected. Applicants should submit a one-page paper stating how they meet the requirements to serve on the board, length of time they would be able to serve and an…

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TRADOC command sergeant major picked to be next SMA

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — The senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has been selected to be the next sergeant major of the Army. Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno announced Monday that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dailey will be the 15th sergeant major…

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Salutes & Awards

NETCOM employee receives exceptional service citation

Posted  November 7, 2014

Courtesy photo Stu Carter, left, who works for the Network Enterprise Technology Command’s Strategic Initiatives Group, Fort Huachuca, receives a citation for exceptional service from Association of the United States Army Region Seven President, Retired Col. Sam Thiessen. Carter was recognized as AUSA’s Region Seven Department of the Army Civilian of the Year for 2014….

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Fort Huachuca’s Army Band changes command on historic parade field

Posted  November 7, 2014

Tanja Linton In an age-old Army tradition, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Tanner passed the unit’s guidon to outgoing commander Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tom Bauer, who passed it to garrison commander Col. Thomas A. Boone who then passed it to Warrant Officer Jonathan Crane. Having formally accepted command of the band, Crane returns the guidon…

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