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USAEPG responds to Army radio test needs

The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, recently completed a vendor qualification event for a new Army radio system.

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HT-JCOE commanders change during June 19 ceremony

More than 75 people were in attendance as outgoing Commander Col. John Boucher, Human Intelligence Training Joint Center of Excellence, passed the command responsibility on to incoming Commander Col. Travis Phillips, during their change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field June 19.

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Sponsors sought for international military officers

The 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, International Military Student Office is actively seeking sponsors for the Community Friends Program — a hospitality program intended to provide international military officers the opportunity to become acquainted with the American lifestyle.

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111th MI Bde. Soldier, Platoon Sergeant of Year selected, will continue on to TRADOC competition

After four rigorous days of nonstop competition, the 111TH Military Intelligence Brigade and U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Soldier and Platoon Sergeant of the Year have been selected.

Tanja Linton Events

Flyover, fireworks highlight Fourth of July festivities

Those staying in town for the Fourth of July holiday can look forward to a smorgasbord of local activities, including the annual fireworks show and the return of an F-16 flyover.


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USAEPG responds to Army radio test needs

Posted  June 26, 2015

The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, recently completed a vendor qualification event for a new Army radio system.

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Army puts Gray Eagle, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

Posted  June 26, 2015

U.S. Army photo The MQ-1C Gray Eagle, the Army’s largest unmanned aircraft system in the inventory, recently underwent follow-on test and evaluation, which culminated June 14 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.   REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. — The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C…

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HT-JCOE commanders change during June 19 ceremony

Posted  June 26, 2015

More than 75 people were in attendance as outgoing Commander Col. John Boucher, Human Intelligence Training Joint Center of Excellence, passed the command responsibility on to incoming Commander Col. Travis Phillips, during their change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field June 19.

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BLM Jackson Hotshots hosted at Fort Huachuca for portion of 2015 fire season

Posted  June 26, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. — The only Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hotshot firefighting crew east of the Mississippi River will be based in southern Arizona for a portion of the 2015 fire season. The 20-member Jackson Hotshot crew from Jackson, Miss. will be housed in the Sierra Vista community thanks to a partnership between BLM and…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange partners with Sears for savings

Posted  June 26, 2015

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with Sears to offer military shoppers special savings on cleaning, home improvement and repair services. Fort Huachuca Exchange shoppers can now receive special offers on cleaning services including: carpets, upholstery, protector and deodorizer for carpet and upholstery, title and grout, air ducts, dryer vents and…

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Monsoon season is here — use caution when going outdoors

Posted  June 26, 2015

Mike Williams Water races across the road near the Bonnie Blink housing area on post during a monsoon storm last summer. Before crossing, be sure your vehicle has the clearance to make it through a wash if it has water in it. Each year, a variety of weather-related dangers affect the desert southwest during a…

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Fort Huachuca Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted  June 26, 2015

The June edition of Army Echoes always communicates the highlights of the annual Chief of Staff, Army Retired Soldier Council meeting held each April in the Pentagon. This event is always very important as we support the Chief of Staff, Army and his 14-member council. As the chief of Army Retirement Services, I periodically ask…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets Independence Day hours

Posted  June 26, 2015

Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/Outdoor Living Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop, Cox, Mobile Center, Love/Hate/Kustoms Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. L&A Southern Style BBQ Friday – Monday: 11…

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Sponsors sought for international military officers

Posted  June 26, 2015

The 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, International Military Student Office is actively seeking sponsors for the Community Friends Program — a hospitality program intended to provide international military officers the opportunity to become acquainted with the American lifestyle.

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Air Force: AFRL bio-signature research may save firefighters’ lives

Posted  June 26, 2015

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Imagine facing down a raging fire, up close, with little or no time to save lives and protect property, hauling 75-pound hoses up multiple flights of stairs; carrying victims out and repeatedly putting your life on the line. Then imagine doing it nearly every day. It’s an extreme job…

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