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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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CSMS hosts career day

Posted  November 27, 2013

Photo by Gabrielle Kuholski Lt. Col. Maricela Alvarado, G3/5/7, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, interacts with students during Colonel Smith Middle School’s Career Day Friday. Before Alvarado talked about her own career and the Army, she had students introduce themselves and talk about their interests. Colonel Smith Middle School, or CSMS, students, faculty and…

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Two weeks left for Army employees to switch health plans

Posted  November 27, 2013

WASHINGTON — Army civilians have until Dec. 9 to decide whether or not to continue their Federal Employees Health Benefits plan or switch providers. Every year, the so-called open-season enrollment period is from the second Monday in November to the second Monday in December, according to Peg Schultz, director, Army Benefits Center – Civilian. It…

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Resale chiefs emphasize value of Exchange benefits

Posted  November 27, 2013

WASHINGTON — When looking for savings in light of budget cuts and sequestration, don’t take arbitrary chunks out of the military exchange services that provide important morale and quality-of-life benefits to service members and their Families, the executives who oversee them urged Congress this week. “At the very time of our community’s greatest need, these…

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FH Jewish community begins Chanukah celebration

Posted  November 27, 2013

Ruth Keene-Burgess, Fort Huachuca Jewish lay leader, blesses the challah, a yeast-risen egg bread at the post’s Chanukah celebration Friday. The blessing performed is called “Ha-Motzi.” Mike Burgess, Fort Huachuca Jewish community member prepares turkey for the installation’s Chanukah celebration Friday. Turkey was included in the meal this year due to the holiday also falling…

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Fort celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Posted  November 27, 2013

Members of the Fort Huachuca community joined representatives of the Navajo, Seminole/Creek and Tohono O’ odham Nations, in celebration of a spiritual and cultural observance Friday.

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Civilian of the month – October 2013

Posted  November 27, 2013

Civilian of the Month: Greg Carlson Agency: U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, or USAISEC Position and duties: Electronics engineer for satellite communications How long at current assignment: Just over 10 years How long in government service: About 10 years Residence: Sierra Vista Hobbies: Scuba diving, NFL football and the American Legion Accomplishments: “I took a…

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News Briefs – November 27, 2013

Posted  November 27, 2013

Keep vehicles locked A Sierra Vista man was arrested and charged with multiple burglaries and credit card theft Friday when he was caught rummaging through a vehicle near where police were investigating a vehicle burglary. Sierra Vista Police Department officers remind residents to lock their cars and hide valuables after noticing that all of the…

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FMWR Briefs – November 27, 2013

Posted  November 27, 2013

SFA schedules 5K Thanksgiving Day Sports, Fitness and Aquatics will present the Turkey Trot 5K non-competitive run/walk starting at 8 a.m. Thursday at Lakeside Park. The event is open to all authorized FMWR patrons and is free to all. Strollers and leashed animals are permitted. Participation forms must be completed, either at Barnes Field House…

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Myer School hosts ‘Turkey Trot’ running competition

Posted  November 27, 2013

Soldiers, Family members, faculty, staff and students took time out of their schedules Thursday for some Thanksgiving fun as General Myer held its annual Turkey Trot on the school running track.

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Turkey Bowl pits Signal, Intel Soldiers in gridiron action

Posted  November 27, 2013

When the scuffle ended and raindrops had cleared the dust from the air, Soldiers in Signal orange defeated those in Military Intelligence blue by a narrow margin, winning Friday’s flag football game 14-13.

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