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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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Chalk Talk

Posted  March 7, 2014

Boy really knows his history Michelle Orsi Joshua Orsi, 14, holds the “National History Bee 2014 Middle School Champion” plaque he won during the Phoenix Regional Finals on Feb. 26 where he competed against 39 other students for the top honor. The homeschooled eighth grader will compete against other middle school students from around the…

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Hagel Talks with troops about 2015 Defense Budget request

Posted  February 28, 2014

Glenn Fawcett, DoDDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel chats with two Army drill sergeants during his visit to Fort Eustis, Va., Tuesday. Hagel, who also visited nearby Langley Air Force Base, is on a three-day trip during which he will participate in NATO meetings for defense ministers in Brussels. ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT — In spotless aircraft…

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Tech savvy CSMS students, mentors awarded for winning big

Posted  February 28, 2014

Photo by Gabrielle Kuholski Sean Paul, Colonel Smith Middle School, or CSMS, CyberPatriots technical mentor, stands to be recognized Monday by students, faculty, staff; Soldiers and Civilians in the CSMS gym. Students and supporting faculty and staff of the CyberPatriots team received certificates from Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of…

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The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation offers scholarships

Posted  February 28, 2014

Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, officials remind Fort Huachuca housing community residents that applications for The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation, or TMOEF, scholarship are now being accepted for the 2014 – 2015 school year. In its 24th year, TMOEF invites all high school seniors and graduates who reside in on-post Mountain Vista Communities-managed housing to…

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Black History Month program packs TMAC

Posted  February 28, 2014

From left, Sgt. 1st Class Andre Clovis as Malcolm X; Staff Sgt. Ken Coffey as Abraham Lincoln; Staff Sgt. Michelle Taitt portraying a slave; Staff Sgt. William Condon as President John F. Kennedy; and Sgt. Maj. Lavander Wilkerson as James Brown stand before the audience after their presentations in a skit depicting highlights in the…

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Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted  February 28, 2014

In accordance with Army Regulation 600-8-7, the objectives of the Retiree Council Program are to provide the Army’s top leaders with insight into vital issues and concerns of retired Soldiers. The program also gives the Army retired community an opportunity to: Communicate with the Active Army; receive advice on, analyze and provide input on decisions,…

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This Week in History: USAICS flies three OV-1D Mohawks to South Korea

Posted  February 28, 2014

Photos property of U.S. Army Three OV-1Cs fly in formation over the mountains in Oregon. February 1977 In late February 1977, three aviators from the Maintenance Aviation Division, U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, left Fort Huachuca on a mission to fly three OV-1D Mohawks to Kadena Air Force Base, South Korea. From their first…

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MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

Posted  February 28, 2014

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence seeks nominations for the 2014 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, or MI. Applications will be accepted through March 17. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence officer of the rank of captain in the active Army, Army Reserve or…

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Air Force: Joint airdrop in Greece: Combined efforts key to success

Posted  February 28, 2014

In true Greek fashion, a few select service members from the Kaiserslautern military community area have undertaken a momentous task.

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Marines: 1st MLG Marines practice loading, unloading Navy ships

Posted  February 28, 2014

Fresh 7-ton tire tracks in the sand and the hum of engines in the distance mark the conclusion of exercise Brilliant Scepter 2014 aboard Coronado Island, Calif., Feb. 13 – 19.

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