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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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Eight Vietnam veterans to receive Medals of Honor

Posted  March 14, 2014

WASHINGTON — Eight Vietnam-era Soldiers will be awarded the Medal of Honor at a Tuesday White House ceremony. The Medal of Honor is the nation’s highest military award for gallantry and valorous actions. Three Medals of Honor will be awarded to living veterans and five to the Families of deceased Soldiers who served in Vietnam….

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News Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

FH Exchange ‘Buddies’ exclusive offers The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier for Fort Huachuca shoppers to exercise their Exchange benefit via the Internet. The Fort Huachuca Exchange’s Buddy List enables military shoppers to be among the first to find out about exclusive savings, promotions, events and special offers at the…

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FMWR Briefs – March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

Coaches’ meetings set for golf, softball The coaches’ meeting for the 2014 Commander’s Cup Golf Program is set for Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Mountain View Golf Course. All Letters of Intent are due at that time, and team rosters are due by April 1. The program begins April 7, 3 p.m., at MVGC. The coaches’…

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MI Corps Band presents joint concert with CSMS, encourages music education

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Military Intelligence Corps Band, or MI Corps Band, became more involved in students’ music education this year holding their first joint performance at Colonel Smith Middle School’s “Spring Concert” March 5 at school.

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Community Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

VFW Ladies Auxiliary to hold Dinner Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with an Irish-style dinner featuring corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rye bread and dessert tonight, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Cost is $9 per member, guests and active duty service members.  For…

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309th MI Bn. remembers fallen Soldiers, names FOBs in their honor

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From Left, Spc. Jacob Oest and Sgt. 1st Class Christian Estores, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, unveil the plaque honoring Sgt. Faith Hinkley as Staff Sgt. Darren Crowe, Company E, and Pfc. Mattias Olsson, Company B, 309th MI Bn., wait to unveil the plaque honoring Cpl. Bernard Corpuz Feb. 28, during a…

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Presidential Proclamation — Women’s History Month, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Throughout our Nation’s history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor, from the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the deserts of Iraq…

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Holocaust survivor tells her story at FH middle school

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Guest speaker Wanda Wolosky, Holocaust survivor, engages with Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students, sharing her story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Classes gathered in the school student union area Feb. 27 to hear the personal account. Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students received a first-hand…

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Fort Huachuca kicks off AER campaign

Posted  March 7, 2014

Fort Huachuca kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief campaign, which runs through May 15, to raise awareness and prepare the unit coordinators, on Tuesday at Army Community Service, or ACS. This year’s theme is “AER: A Soldier’s First Choice.” Since 1942, the AER program has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unforeseen…

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IMCOM announces FH, other public affairs competition winners

Posted  March 7, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced results of the IMCOM-level Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition. The winners were chosen from more than 250 submissions in print, community relations and broadcast categories from garrisons around the world. The annual awards program recognizes military and Civilian employees for journalistic excellence…

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