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EPG celebrates 60 years, new small arc structure dedicated

Maranda Flynn From left, Rob Reiner, former Electronic Proving Ground technical director, Eddie Flores, EPG’s youngest employee, and Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, cut the cake during the EPG 60th Anniversary ceremony on Tuesday at the Intelligence Systems Integration Laboratory. More than 200 people gathered to celebrate the…

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IMCOM welcomes new commander

USAF Photo by Joel Martinez Army Lt. Gen. David Halverson, left, accepts the colors from Army Gen. John Campbell, center, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, and assumes duties as commanding general of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management as outgoing IMCOM commander Lt. Gen. Mike…

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DoD salutes children during Military Child Month

Tanja Linton Two and 1/2 year old Avie views the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market from the arms of her dad, Capt. Jeremy Larson of Company A, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, at Veterans’ Memorial Park April 3. This month, the Month of the Military Child, helps remind people of the sacrifices military children have to make…

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Electronic books playing bigger role in SVPL

Librarians are asked all the time whether they think print books will go away, and they always answer with a resounding, ‘No!’ The media loves to portray extremes, but the reality of the situation is that outliers always exist. In this case, there are people out there who only read books electronically, and a far…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history April 11, 2014

Following the end of the conflict in Vietnam, the Army Intelligence field was facing a difficult time of introspection and dwindling resources, compounded by harsh criticism from a review panel ordered by the chief of staff.


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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 3, 2013

Benavidez becomes an MI hero Photo courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Library President Ronald Reagan presented the Congressional Medal of Honor to Sgt. Roy Benavidez at a ceremony Feb. 24, 1981, at the Pentagon. 2 May 1968 When President Ronald Reagan hung the Medal of Honor around Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez’ neck on Feb….

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Congress uses Intel Center’s UCMJ mobile app

Posted  May 3, 2013

A mobile application developed by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence at Fort Huachuca is having a far-reaching impact – recently debuting at the nation’s Capitol. The Manual for Courts-Martial mobile edition or “MCM-Mobile” application was referenced and put into action March 13 during a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing. During the…

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Health & Safety

Flush Out Cancer

Posted  May 3, 2013

May 22 marks the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society and their battle to conquer cancer. Some of Fort Huachuca’s senior leaders are showing their support by participating in the latest cancer awareness campaign, “Flush Out Cancer,” by moving purple toilets from yard to yard. Col. Jeff Jennings, deputy commandant of training, U.S. Army…

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Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony thanks, honors retirees

Posted  May 3, 2013

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski The Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony on April 25 paid tribute to 21 retirees with a combined 475 years of federal service. Family and friends braved the high winds sweeping across Brown Parade Field to honor retirees at the Installation Retirement Ceremony. The quarterly event paid tribute to 21 retirees April 25….

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Gold Star Families now remember with ease

Posted  May 3, 2013

Courtesy photo Pictured here, the Gold Star lapel pin sits to the left, with the Next of Kin lapel pin on the right. Beginning March 14, the U.S. Army Installation Management Command implemented a program that provides easier access for Gold Star Family members of fallen Soldiers, to military installations. Previously, many survivors of these…

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Gravesite accountability mission to record, automate Army post cemeteries

Posted  May 3, 2013

Tonya Townsell, Presidio of Monterey Public Affairs Michael Bello, Presidio of Monterey Directorate of Public Works, enters grave marker information into a smart phone under the tutelage of Installation Management Command team member Roger Gragg. The project supports the Army’s efforts to bring graves record keeping into the 21st century SAN ANTONIO – The U.S….

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Wildcats to visit SV on road tour

Posted  May 10, 2013

TUCSON – Arizona Athletics will visit Phoenix, Yuma, Sierra Vista and Pinetop in May as part of the 2013 Arizona Road Tour. The mission is to spark interest in Arizona’s 20 intercollegiate teams and discuss the department’s long-term goals for success. The team will visit Fort Huachuca’s Murr Community Center on May 17, 6-8 p.m….

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Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Montessori School accepting enrollments The Community Montessori School of Bisbee is accepting enrollment applications for 3-year-olds for the current and Fall 2013 semester. The Montessori School culture is devoted to helping each child grow toward independence by building confidence, competence, self-esteem and respect for others. The Community Montessori preschool is located at 1900 Naco Hwy.,…

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Group brings fresh, low-cost produce to local community

Posted  May 10, 2013

On the first and third Saturday of the month, Market on the Move, or MoM, brings 36,000 pounds of produce to the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Pavilion for distribution to the public.

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FMWR Briefs – May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Jazz/wine fest returns tomorrow Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd annual “An Evening on the Green” Jazz and Wine Festival tomorrow, 4 – 9 p.m., at Brown Parade Field. Admission is free and includes wine and beer tasting. Purchase bottles of wine and beer or food from the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Arts and…

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