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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 – May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Range closures announced Today: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Tuesday: A, B, C, D, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Wednesday: A, B, C,…

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Safety Fair spreads awareness on summer precautions, health, wellness

Posted  May 10, 2013

Fort Huachuca personnel and residents had the opportunity to learn a variety of safety, health and wellness tips on Tuesday at the Safety Fair held at Barnes Field House.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 10, 2013

Ever since 1759, Fort Ticonderoga, on the western shore of Lake Champlain, N.Y., had been in British hands. Up until May 10, 1775, that is.

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109th MI Bn. wins best in Army award

Posted  May 10, 2013

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCORD, – The 109th Military Intelligence Battalion, “Task Force Disruptor,” of the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, learned, April 15, that it had earned top honors as the best military intelligence unit in the Army. The 109th MI Bn. rose above nominees from across the Army to earn the prestigious Director’s…

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MilUniversity adds to Army online learning opportunities

Posted  May 10, 2013

A new learning portal provides enhanced training and access to Department of Defense professional networking tools.

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Resilience training and Resilient Spouse Academy planned

Posted  May 10, 2013

Among the services provided by Army Community Service, or ACS, resilience training is available to Department of the Army civilians and military spouses at Fort Huachuca. Soldiers can attend this training if instruction is not available through the Military Master Resilience Trainers assigned to the unit. Resilience training focuses on specific skills to develop abilities…

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Gear up for summer reading programs at library

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy of the City of Sierra Vista Reading programs at the Sierra Vista Public Library are designed to help books come alive through special interactive programs to enhance the reading experience. This year, youth from kindergarten through grade 12 are invited to participate in the Sierra Vista Public Library’s Summer Reading Program which takes place…

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Fort Huachuca appreciates, celebrates spouses

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy Photo Soldiers and spouses gather at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on May 3 to celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation. The Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate hosted the event. May is the Month of the Military Family. To kick off the celebration on the first Friday of the month, May 3,…

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TRICARE eases prime authorization rules for West Region beneficiaries

Posted  May 10, 2013

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE West Region Prime enrollees referred for specialty care from April 1 up to May 18 do not need authorization before seeking care. The authorization requirement has been temporarily waived due to delays by UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans in processing referrals. TRICARE Management Activity, or TMA, leadership acted to waive the…

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SVRHC joins RegionalCare Hospital Partners

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy photo This rendition of the planned hospital facility shows the design for the new Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. Sierra Vista – Officials from Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, or SVRHC, and RegionalCare Hospital Partners announced May 1 they have completed the transaction for a long-term hospital lease and the construction of a new…

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