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2-13th Avn. Regiment dedicates building to memory of UAS warrant officer

Video captures by Thom Williams Members of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli’s family and other guests watch as Army officials unveil the plaque on Balli Hall during Tuesday’s memorialization ceremony. The building was named in the honor of the first unmanned aircraft system warrant officer lost to direct enemy action in Afghanistan. The 2-13th…

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Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others

Robert Shields Army 1st Lt. John Arroyo works on strengthening his right hand while his occupational therapist, Katie Korp, looks on at the Center for the Intrepid in Brooke Army Medical Center’s rehabilitation center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Jan. 16. Arroyo, severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, last year,…

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New home opens for predator drones at Libby Airfield

Maci Hidalgo Brig. Gen. Edward Maxwell speaks to the attendees during the 214th Reconnaissance Group, 162d Wing, Air National Guard ribbon cutting ceremony at Libby Air Field on Fort Huachuca. Maxwell said the new facility will enhance the Air Guard’s ability to defend the state and the nation. The Arizona Air National Guard 214th Aviation…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Army Intelligence played significant role in Vietnam Courtesy Photo U.S. Soldiers are shown on foot patrol in South Vietnam. The Vietnam War was complex in its origins and followed France’s unsuccessful attempts to restore its colonial dominion over Indochina after World War II. The Viet Minh, a Communist-dominated revolutionary movement led by Ho Chi Minh,…

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National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army’ network upgrades

The Army National Guard’s C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it’s also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.


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Events

FMWR Briefs – May 16, 2014

Posted  May 16, 2014

Jazz, wine festival returns Saturday Everyone is invited to attend the 4th annual “An Evening on the Green” Jazz and Wine Festival Saturday, 4 – 9 p.m. at Brown Parade Field. Admission is free, and includes wine and beer tasting. Bottles of wine and beer will be available to purchase, and Thunder Mountain Activity Centre…

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Mountain Vista Communities celebrates 5th year, hosts luau

Posted  May 16, 2014

Nicole Past, Mountain Vista Communities staff member, opens the bouncy castle for children attending the luau Saturday at the MVC Community Center. The youth-friendly event also included a free hot dog or cheeseburger lunch, snow cones and face painting to celebrate MVC’s 5th year anniversary as Fort Huachuca’s Family housing management company.   Billy Messenger,…

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Community Briefs May 16, 2014

Posted  May 16, 2014

Kid’s W.O.R.L.D. summer rec program Sierra Vista’s Leisure Services is accepting enrollment in the Kid’s W.O.R.L.D. summer recreation program for those entering grades 1 – 7 this fall. The program runs May 28 – July 25, Monday – Friday, 6:40 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. Cost is $85 per child, per week (plus a $10 non…

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40th ESB Soldiers deploy, Families, friends provide support

Posted  May 9, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Soldiers of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion prepare to leave Fort Huachuca as they board their plane for deployment Sunday at Libby Army Airfield. Their missions will last nine months. Two groups of Soldiers from the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion left Fort Huachuca and headed to the Middle East and southeast Asia during…

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Public Service Recognition Week “Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession May 4 – 10, 2014

Posted  May 9, 2014

Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation’s government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During…

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Health & Safety

Sexual Assault Awareness Month ends, Soldiers continue to ‘Speak Up!’

Posted  May 9, 2014

Maranda Flynn From left, 1st Sgt. Tiffany Moore and Master Sgt. Maricella Derrick, Installation Sexual Assault Response coordinators, and Sgt. 1st Class James Budden and Sgt. 1st Class Sheri Sullivan, installation victim advocates, pose for a picture following the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention Luncheon held May 2 at the Thunder Mountain Activity…

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Communications security community meets, networks on post

Posted  May 9, 2014

Maranda Flynn From right, Dennis Teefy, product director for key management, Monte Hill, director of Communications Security Logistics Activity, and Stan Niemiec, director of Product Director Network Enablers, have a side conversation during the first session of the Global Integrated Partnership for Communication Securities User Information Process and Technology Meeting Tuesday at Greely Hall, Fort…

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Prescription refill or prescription renewal?

Posted  May 9, 2014

A continuing issue for pharmacy patients at the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, or RWBAHC, is the difference between a prescription refill and a renewal. A patient visits a provider at RWBAHC, and the provider determines the patient needs medication. When a provider orders a prescription, he or she may also authorize a certain…

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the Month

Posted  May 9, 2014

Jose Cocoa Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command, G-1 Position and duties: Human resource development specialist. Responsible for managing Civilian Education System quotas for all of NETCOM, managing the training budget for headquarters and processing all SF-182s. Serves as the lead for the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship and Academic Degree Training Programs for…

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ACS offers classes, programs, services

Posted  May 9, 2014

Volunteers needed Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation have reestablished the Army Family Action Plan & Army Family Team Building, or AFAP/AFTB, program at Fort Huachuca Army Community Service. The AFAP program provides a mechanism for all individuals who compose of the Army’s force – Soldiers, retirees, Department of the Army Civilians and their Family…

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