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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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News Briefs February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website Tips submitted through the Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website led to a shoplifter’s recent arrest. Investigators were unable to identify the shoplifter, caught on videotape, and requested residents’ help in identifying him through their new website at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/CrimeSolvers. The site features crimes about which investigators have gathered enough evidence in…

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Installation Awards Banquet sets best apart from rest

Posted  February 28, 2014

All who attended Fort Huachuca’s annual Installation Awards Banquet to recognize the 2013 “best of the best,” Feb. 21, at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre experienced an evening to remember.

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FMWR Briefs – February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

College rodeo here tomorrow, Sunday FMWR, the Sierra Vista Riding Club and Cochise College will host the Cochise College Rodeo at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena Saturday and Sunday. Gates open at noon, and the rodeo starts at 1 p.m. both days. Sunday, cowboy church will start at 10 a.m., and Exceptional Rodeo will start at…

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Racers give their all during 2nd Sentinel Pursuit

Posted  February 28, 2014

Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, shakes Dalton Little’s hand after presenting him with the first-place ribbon in the 50 – 59 male category. Little, a frequent Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate volunteer with the Sports Division, has a friendly rivalry with Ashley concerning racing…

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Community Briefs February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

Cochise College offers scholarship The Cochise College 50th Anniversary Scholars program recognizes Cochise County high school graduating seniors with a 3.0 or higher grade point average who submit an essay about what the Cochise College mission means to them. Each selected scholar will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2014 –15 school year. Apply online…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  February 28, 2014

General Myer Elementary School All General Myer Elementary School students participated in the Black Inventors Exhibit. Amy Wolfe’s fifth grade class has studied Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights and Malcolm X. In Amy Wolfe’s reading groups, students are preparing for the Movie Trailer Red Carpet Premier for the literature circles. Students were broken…

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AUSA panel discussion addresses partnerships

Posted  February 21, 2014

Courtesy Photo Business leaders joined government officials Feb. 19, 2014, for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and Beyond, at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition at Huntsville, Ala. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Business leaders joined government officials Wednesday for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and…

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Local attorneys to provide free legal advice to veterans

Posted  February 21, 2014

PHOENIX — As many as 300 Arizona attorneys are volunteering their time to provide free legal advice to U.S. veterans and their spouses. Many of these attorneys will participate in a free legal clinic at the University of Arizona Recreation Building, March 8, 9 a.m – 4 p.m., at The University of Arizona Recreation Building,…

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Scout Speaks

Posted  February 21, 2014

This year as we celebrate “Civil Rights in America” during African American/Black History Month, we also mark the 50th Anniversary of the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which was a result of the historic march on Washington in 1963. These events are forever linked in American history. People from every creed, color and…

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Housing construction still underway, residents use caution

Posted  February 21, 2014

Maranda Flynn The handicap accessible playground that used to be located across from Burger King on Fort Huachuca is being relocated to the new Mountain Vista Community Center, 802 Rucker, off the traffic circle by the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center. The center will be open to Mountain Vista Communities residents March 11. As…

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