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Memorial Day ceremonies honor those who lost their lives for our country

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Command Sgt. Major Jeffery Fairley, USAICoE command sergeant major, salute the first wreath laid for Memorial Day at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery. More than 700 military and civilians gathered at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery Monday morning to…

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USAG welcomed its new command sergeant major Wednesday

Natalie Lakosil Col. Thomas A. Boone, U.S. Army Garrison commander, right, passes the noncommissioned officers’ sword symbolizing the change of responsibility for USAG to the incoming USAG command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Carmelo Cruz, during the change of responsibility ceremony Wednesday in Fitch auditorium, Alvarado Hall. The passing of the sword signified Cruz accepting…

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JITC gains new senior enlisted leader, one retires

Courtesy Photo From left, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, outgoing senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command, stands with Sgt. Maj. Antonio Vizcarrondo, U.S. Marine Corps, senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency, and Sgt. Maj. Monekia Denkins, incoming senior enlisted leader for JITC, after the change of responsibility ceremony at Greely…

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Dempsey emphasizes trust at West Point graduation

D. Myles Cullen, DOD Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Saturday. WEST POINT, N.Y. — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reversed the first-salute tradition for new officers during the Class of 2015’s U.S. Military Academy…

Staff Sgt. Jake Barreiro, USAF Commentary

Emerging from the fog: A story of loss, healing, new beginnings

On the way to the hospital, after nine months of anticipation, Luke and JoAnne Lokowich were getting ready for what’s typically the most important moment of a married couple’s life.


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Carr House offers cool escape, free programs

Posted  June 13, 2014

Nestled near the base of the Huachuca Mountains in picturesque Carr Canyon lies a small stone building.

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Community Briefs June 13, 2014

Posted  June 13, 2014

Huachuca Astronomy Club to meet The Huachuca Astronomy Club will meet today, 7 p.m., in the Community Room, Student Union Building, Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave., Sierra Vista. The guest speaker, Wayne Johnson, will speak on “Supernova Hunting for Fun, not Profit.” He will discuss what causes a star to explode and become a…

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Post promotes summer safety with fair, comedy show

Posted  June 6, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Soldiers and Civilians from 18 different units and organizations visit the Summer Safety Awareness Expo May 29 in Barnes Field House. The two-day event promoted the 101 Critical Day of Summer Safety campaign. In accordance with the 101 Critical Day of Summer safety campaign, Fort Huachuca held its annual Summer Safety Expo at…

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June 6, 1944: Today marks 70th anniversary of D-Day Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s message sent just prior to invasion:

Posted  June 6, 2014

Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers in…

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Spouses appreciated, recognized through career development assistance programs

Posted  June 6, 2014

Maranda Flynn Stacy Jones, director, Army Community Service, left, presents an arrangement flowers to Bethel Francis, Financial Readiness Program manager, Army Community Service, May 29, in honor of being selected as the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Military Spouse of the Day for May 28 at Army Community Service, Fort Huachuca. Being an Army spouse is…

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TRADOC recognizes Army’s best instructors

Posted  June 6, 2014

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the best instructors in the Army during a ceremony in the Morelli Auditorium here, May 30. During the ceremony, Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, known as TRADOC, emphasized that the instructor position is a critical job in…

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Civilian of the Month

Posted  June 6, 2014

Civilian of the Month: Doug Jefferson Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Operational test officer, responsible for the planning and coordination of test events that are operationally realistic How long at current assignment: Since November 2004 How long in government service: 11 years active duty, 20 years in service Residence: Hereford…

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Unit representatives learn about suicide intervention

Posted  June 6, 2014

Suicide Prevention Program Trainer Ben Bauman facilitates the Ask, Care, Escort — Suicide Intervention training at Murr Community Center May 28. The purpose of ACE-SI training is to “train-the-trainer” so they can go back to their organizations or units and teach the suicide intervention course to small groups in order to give them the benefit…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  June 6, 2014

Col. Ethan Allen Hitchcock forms Mexican Spy Company June 5, 1847 The young West Point cadet raised his right hand on July 17, 1817, and swore this oath: “I, Ethan Allen Hitchcock, appointed a Third Lieutenant of Artillery in the Army of the United States, do solemnly swear, or affirm, that I will bear true…

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Marines: VMGR-252 aerial refuels HMX-1 during trans-Atlantic flight

Posted  June 6, 2014

Three KC-130J Super Hercules from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 left Cherry Point May 27 for a week-long deployment in support of Marine Helicopter Squadron 1 as the helicopter squadron completed its first trans-Atlantic flight in the squadron’s MV-22B Ospreys.

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