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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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MG Keith L. Ware IMCOM level competition results in – FH stands strong!

Posted  March 15, 2013

photos by Maranda Flynn Ken Robinson, command information chief, records a radio spot to advertise the arrival of the 2013 Fort Huachuca phone books. It aired on Fort Huachuca and surrounding area’s radio stations. Robinson took a first-place at the Installation Management Command-level competition. The 2012 U. S. Army Major General Keith L. Ware Public…

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Armed forces appeals judge visits SJA members here

Posted  March 15, 2013

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate Judge Scott Stucky (left), with the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, presents a picture of the courthouse, signed by the judges of that court, to Col. Timothy Cody, Fort Huachuca staff judge advocate, at Alvarado Hall during his visit to the installation on Feb. 27….

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Purgatory – No longer just a place

Posted  March 15, 2013

On April 20, 2012, Purgatory Vodka, an alcoholic beverage containing hemp byproducts, became available for purchase throughout the United States, including at retailers on select military installations — until recently. Brewed by Alaska Distillery Brewery, this vodka is distilled from a mix of 20 percent of denatured hemp seed from British Columbia, Canada, and 80…

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Sequestration to impact recruiting

Posted  March 15, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Army projects a decrease in 10,000 to 14,000 recruits across the services this fiscal year as military entrance processing stations shut down one day per week. Beginning next month, civilian military entrance processing stations, or MEPS, employees will be furloughed, said the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg….

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Orange — the Color of Hope

Posted  March 15, 2013

Nearly four years ago, I woke up one morning with the entire right side of my face numb. I didn’t know at the time that this triggered a series of events that included an MRI of my brain, a spinal tap and two hospital stays within six months receiving steroid treatments. I was eventually diagnosed…

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The United States Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign

Posted  March 15, 2013

Our Army demonstrates exceptional skill, adaptability and courage as we continue to fight our Nation’s wars, respond to domestic and international disasters and deter would-be aggressors. We are exceedingly proud of the accomplishments of our Soldiers, civilians and their Family members, which are a direct result of their professionalism, patriotism and dedication. We also know…

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Army’s ‘Ready and Resilient Campaign’ kicks off

Posted  March 15, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. The new site includes sections for medical readiness, personal readiness and Soldier…

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DA launches campaign to enhance unit readiness, Soldier resilience

Posted  March 15, 2013

U.S. Army graphic The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched on Tuesday. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. WASHINTON — Tuesday, Secretary of the Army…

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Community Briefs – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

Have Dinner with Men Who Cook Twenty local celebrity chefs or men known for their culinary skills will prepare dinner for members of the Sierra Vista community on April 6, 6.–8 p.m., at the Windemere Hotel on State Route 92, across from the Mall. The cost is $40 per person and includes appetizers, soup, salad…

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Equestrian services offered locally on Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 22, 2013

With the whinny of a horse, the smell of nature in the air, or the slight rumble of the barn cat purring in one’s lap, the Fort Huachuca Buffalo Corral Riding Stables provide the feel of a back-home farm without leaving the comfort of Fort Huachuca.

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