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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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Health & Safety

Avoid tickborne diseases in Arizona

Posted  July 5, 2012

Tick season in Arizona is almost year-round due to the warm climate. Due to a mild winter and warmer-than-usual spring, this year’s tick population will likely be higher than usual.

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Courageous Ritchie Boys had role in MI history

Posted  May 3, 2012

As the Army Intelligence community celebrates 236 years of contributions to America’s military during its 2012 anniversaries, it is appropriate to acknowledge the 70th Anniversary of the Military...

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Military Intelligence — this week in history, June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

“Few events in world history can rival in magnitude the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Within 25 days after the initial assault on June 6, one million men and more than 560, 000 tons of supply were...

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Noncommissioned officers, top dogs honored in ceremony

Posted  June 7, 2012

Marking the transition of a Soldier to the Noncommissioned Officer Corps is a time-honored Army tradition. A ceremony at Fort Huachuca’s Cochise Theater May 31 had a modern twist. In addition to seven...

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Health & Safety

WNV symptoms, FH precautionary measures explained

Posted  August 23, 2012

West Nile Virus is a disease that is transmitted to humans through the bite of a female mosquito. Nationwide WNV has been confirmed in 43 states, and there are 693 confirmed cases for this calendar year so far. To date, there have been seven confirmed cases in Arizona and one death. Cochise County currently does…

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News Briefs – September 7, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Debt collection notice This is a debt collection notice for Pvt. Christopher J. Perez. All services under Perez’s name should be put on hold. All those with debts to be collected under the name of Perez or for information regarding collection, call 1st Lt. Wylie Bullock Jr., 533.5862. SVPD traffic enforcement campaign This month, the…

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Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducts three Sierra Vista residents

Posted  November 1, 2012

Salaverria Three Sierra Vista residents were inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Friday in Phoenix. Luis Salaverria, Bennett “Tom” Dingwall and Robert Strain all received their HOF medallions which “is the highest honor awarded by the governor to an honorably discharged military veteran of the state for achievements outside of their military service…

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Wear PPE, reflective clothing correctly with military uniform

Posted  March 15, 2013

As spring approaches, it invariably brings out more motorcycle, moped and all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, enthusiasts. The Inspector General Office staff reminds everyone that the wearing of personal protective equipment and reflective clothing is mandated for all Department of Defense, or DoD, service members while operating their vehicles on post as well as off post….

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Thunderbird Soldiers complete Bataan Memorial Death March to honor WWII survivors, fallen POWs

Posted  March 22, 2013

Most people would never consider paying money to go for a walk, let alone a march. Soldiers from the 11th Signal Brigade and others did exactly that at this year’s Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range

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Community Briefs

Posted  March 8, 2012

Hike Fort Bowie Fort Bowie commemorates its 150th Anniversary in 2012 and in observation of this historic occasion, they offer guided hikes that will focus on the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the Fort, to include the Bascom Affair and the Battle of Apache Pass. The walking distance is approximately 3…

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