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  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III visits Fort Huachuca

    Aug 21, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III speaks to Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Soldiers about battle buddy safety during a town hall meeting held at Cochise Theater, Aug. 20.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army talks Fort Huachuca's leadership, success in Army's future

    Aug 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As force reduction kicks into gear, Soldiers can't help but begin to question what the future of the Army will hold -- and those assigned to Fort Huachuca are no different.

  • Unmanned Aircraft Displayed For Inspector General

    Aug 18, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- All unmanned aircraft systems were a go -- although simulated -- for Lt. Gen. Peter Vangjel when he visited the Joint Integration Systems Laboratory during his time at Redstone Arsenal on Aug. 5.

  • Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

    Aug 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizizona - Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the Main Post Chapel on Fort Huachuca for Ollie James Shears, who passed away June 8.

  • Steelhead Triathlon turns 20, Event organizer reminisces -- his background led to creation of FH eve

    Aug 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, chief of Sports, Fitness and Aquatics -- the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House -- sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

  • Flooding still underway this year -- avoid water runoff problems

    Aug 15, 2014

  • TRADOC accreditation team to visit USAICoE

    Aug 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's Quality Assurance Office, or QAO, has the mission to prepare the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, USAICoE, for the Training and Doctrine Command's accreditation visit. A failed accreditation can affect the ability to train Soldiers and negatively impact the military training institution.

  • Army civilians maintain key mobile satellite terminal

    Aug 14, 2014

    Dan Vadella, an electronic integrated systems mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, checks for loose wires on the rubidium tray of a Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminal (SMART-T).

  • 66th MI Soldiers muck, ruck through Tough Mudder

    Aug 12, 2014

    Soldiers from 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, 24th MI Battalion, A and B Companies took part in the Rhein-Main Tough Mudder in Hirzenhain, Germany August 10.

  • New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback

    Aug 11, 2014

    A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.

  • FH Army Substance Abuse Program encourages mental health readiness

    Aug 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Being ready -- whether for a mission, a job, or family responsibilities, requires a person to be mentally and physically healthy.

  • Be prepared: Tuition Assistance changes coming soon

    Aug 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Over the past few months important changes have been taking place for those who receive or are hoping to receive tuition assistance, or TA, from the Army.

  • TRADOC names NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Aug 11, 2014

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- After a week of challenging competition, the command responsible for training the Army chose its best Soldiers during the 2014 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year ceremony here, Aug. 8.

  • Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army's participation in Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlighted increased on-the-move intelligence capabilities using the Tactical Intelligence Ground Station, an element of the Distributed Common Ground System -- Army, or DCGS-A.

  • Fort Huachuca Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army began awarding Army Instructor Badges this summer to bolster the standing of the NCO instructors who teach the courses in the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, according to Liston Bailey, chief of the Institute for Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Learning Innovations and Initiatives Division, in the May 6 edition of the NCO Journal.

  • Seven Army retirees honored in Installation Retirement Ceremony

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Seven Army retirees honored in Installation Retirement Ceremony

  • Skin cancer: education, prevention and protection

    Aug 8, 2014

    Through education, prevention and protection, you can reduce the risk of developing skin cancer.

  • Main Post Chapel celebrates 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Main Post Chapel hosted the 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary Aug. 1 with a ceremony in the sanctuary, a tour through the building and lunch in the activity room. Around 70 Soldiers, Civilians and Family members attended the fellowship event to learn more about the history and roles of Army chaplains and chaplain assistants.

  • Army researcher fighting Ebola on front lines

    Aug 6, 2014

    Army researchers are working on developing vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus, as well as combating the spread of the virus and caring for those who are infected. The virus has recently killed more than 800 in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

  • Army general killed in Afghanistan

    Aug 6, 2014

    An American general was killed Aug. 5, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan, by an individual wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Security Forces.

  • Combat Lifesaver Course trains Soldiers to save lives on, off battlefield

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In the event of an emergency, Army combat medics play a critical role by applying first aid and trauma care to wounded Soldiers, but in some situations the first person to assist isn't always a certified medic.

  • Online tool provides 'voice' for installation customers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - When it comes to providing feedback on services provided by various organizations throughout the Department of Defense, the Interactive Customer Evaluation, or ICE, system allows customers to voice their feedback.

  • Families earn free admission to Blue Star Museums

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Families have until Sept. 1 to explore more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums for free this year. The program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Department of Defense and participating museums.

  • Deployable Cadre Program seeking more volunteers

    Jul 31, 2014

    As the Army Contracting Command's expeditionary mission increases, the ACC Deputy Chief of Staff, Human Capital G-1, says the need for deployable civilians is increasing.

  • Family Life Chaplains, Part I: The creation of the Family Life program

    Jul 30, 2014

    Exploring the history and impact of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps' Family Life program within our Army over a two part series.

  • Army investigators warn public about romance scams

    Jul 30, 2014

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are once again warning internet users worldwide about cyber criminals involved in an online crime that CID has dubbed "the Romance Scam."

  • Protect yourself from new-to-U.S. virus carried by mosquitoes

    Jul 29, 2014

    A virus called "chikungunya" carried by mosquitoes that are common in the continental United States is likely to appear in locations where Soldiers, Army civilians and their families work and live.

  • NETCOM commanding general to pin on second star

    Jul 25, 2014

    Brig. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr., NETCOM commanding general, will be promoted to major general.

  • CECOM Office of Small Business Holding Outreach Event

    Jul 24, 2014

    "The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Office of Small Business Programs will hold a small business outreach event, Tuesday, July 29th, at Building 6008 (Mallette Training Facility) on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • U.S. Army, General Motors and Raytheon announcing new training initiative for transitioning Soldiers

    Jul 24, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29, Deputy Chief of Staff G-1 Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg joined by Lynn A. Dugle, Raytheon Company Vice President, and Steve Hill, General Motors Vice President, will kick-off the "Shifting Gears" Automotive Technician Training Program during a proclamation signing beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Pentagon Courtyard.

  • Public Health Command tracks new mosquito-borne disease

    Jul 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command is responding rapidly to an emerging viral infection that is threatening the United States.

  • CECOM Commanding General promoted to major general

    Jul 22, 2014

    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford, Commanding General, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and APG Senior Mission Commander, was promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony July 21 at the Myer Auditorium here.

  • Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR

    Jul 21, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusetts, are developing a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units operating in challenging ground environments.

  • Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

    Jul 18, 2014

    Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.

  • Eyes in the Sky

    Jul 15, 2014

    The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or drone, is considered to be one of the most technically advanced assets the Army has at its disposal and has been used to support combat, security and stability operations throughout Afghanistan. From 2001 to 2008 alone the amount of UAVs in the military increased 25-fold, putting the total UAV assets at more than 5,000. With such a large increase in the use of UAVs, the importance of Sgt. 1st Class Lee Priest's job cannot be overemphasized.

  • Researchers improve smokes, obscurants technology

    Jul 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 11, 2014) -- During a recent event to study the performance of smoke and obscurants, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate set out to improve the process of measuring transmissivity.

  • 311th SC(T) welcomes Curry as command's new CSM

    Jul 11, 2014

    The 311th Signal Command (Theater) held a change of responsibility ceremony, Tuesday, with Command Sgt. Major Darris Curry accepting the symbolic Noncommissioned Officer's Sword from Command Sgt. Maj. Allen Braswell.

  • Army tests putting NERO electronic warfare jammer on UAVs

    Jul 10, 2014

    Last month within the mountainous terrain of The Great Salt Lake Desert at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, the U.S. Army conducted flight testing of an unmanned airborne electronic attack capability known as NERO, or the Networked Electronic Warfare Remotely Operated.

  • Colonel Charles Young: Buffalo Soldier and Intelligence Officer

    Jul 9, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Arizona - More than 10,000 black men served in the regiments honorably called the Buffalo Soldiers. Some of these men, such as Henry O. Flipper and Benjamin O. Davis, are historically prominent and fairly well-known to students of American history. However, a great number remain unknown or their accomplishments buried as footnotes to history. One such man with a significant link to Fort Huachuca and military intelligence is Colonel Charles D. Young.

  • Reinvigorating the Army's deployment readiness

    Jul 8, 2014

    The Army Power Projection Program Rapid Expeditionary Deployment Initiative will improve expeditionary deployment readiness and help the Army provide forces to meet global combatant commander requirements on short notice.

  • Scientists break new ground with 3-D printing composites

    Jul 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 7, 2014) -- When Army research and development investments in additive manufacturing pay off, future warriors who need hard-to-get devices, such as unmanned aerial vehicles or medical devices, may be able to print them on the spot.

  • LTG Alva R. Fitch Creates MI Branch

    Jul 7, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Alva R. Fitch graduated from the US Military Academy in 1930. The United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, still recovering from the loss of life and innocence that came from their participation in World War I. At the tender age of 23, the young 2nd Lieutenant couldn't have imagined that another war on a global scale was brewing overseas.

  • New STEM program launches on APG

    Jul 7, 2014

    "Someday you are going to make a difference." A group of Harford County high school students heard these encouraging words during the opening ceremony of a new Army STEM program at the APG Recreation Center ballroom Monday.

  • Independence Day 2014 tri-signed letter

    Jul 3, 2014

    Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner and the Soldiers, families and civilians who uphold its Honor and Dignity

  • 111 MI Bde. changes leaders during ceremony with unusual touches

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade began its change of command ceremony on Chaffee Parade Field with two special events to bid farewell to its outgoing Commander Col. Richard "Mike" Monnard, and to welcome incoming Commander Col. Kevin Wilkinson, June 27.

  • 'Number one Intel captain' receives Weinstein Award

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As part of the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction two-day event, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, along with members of the Weinstein Family, took a moment to recognize a Soldier who excels in the Military Intelligence field. They presented him with the Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, June 27.

  • Mission completed for FH MI soldier, Olympic Medal Received

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Representing both the U.S. Army and the United States, Capt. Chris Fogt, an officer currently attending the Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course here, won a Bronze medal during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • New HT-JCOE award recognizes Army honor graduates

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Human Intelligence Training -- Joint Center of Excellence has begun recognizing the Army honor graduates of its Source Operations Course and the Defense Advanced Tradecraft Course with the Col. KB Reid Human Intelligence Award.

  • 1st Signal Brigade welcomes new CSM at change of responsibility ceremony

    Jul 2, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade held its Change of Responsibility Ceremony at USAG Yongsan's Knight Field June 25.

  • Under Secretary Carson poses 10 questions to Army

    Jul 1, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson posed 10 questions to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at their monthly breakfast, June 26, 2014, dealing with the size and composition of the Army, modernization and readiness.

  • CECOM hosts global communications exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Jul 1, 2014

    "Effective Cyber operations in a Joint Information Environment" was the focus of this year's Joint User Interoperability Communications Exercise (JUICE) hosted by U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., during the month of June.

  • 309th MI Bn. gains new leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In a well-attended ceremony by both Soldiers and Civilians, Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion outgoing commander, passed the guidon to Lt. Col. Erich Spragg, incoming commander, June 20 on Fort Huachuca's Chaffee Parade Field.

  • OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • NETCOM welcomes new senior enlisted leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, NETCOM, held an assumption of responsibility ceremony for the command sergeant major position June 20, in the command's auditorium in Greely Hall.

  • Family Child Care Program here offers unique employment opportunity

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As Suzette Gray's family started to grow, her Family time was decreasing.

  • CECOM CG and Senior Mission Commander of APG Nominated and Confirmed for Second Star

    Jun 30, 2014

    Brig. Gen. (P) Bruce T. Crawford, commanding general of U.S. Communications-Electronics Command was confirmed for promotion to major general on June 25 by the U.S. Senate.

  • Army invites public to comment on environmental impacts of possible force reductions

    Jun 26, 2014

    The Department of the Army has completed a Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for Army 2020 force structure realignment and is making a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) available for public comment. All interested members of the public, federally-recognized Indian or Alaska Native tribes, Native Hawaiian groups, federal, state, and local agencies are invited to review and provide comments. Comments will be accepted until August 25.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground Celebrates 154th Anniversary of the Signal Corps

    Jun 24, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, commanding general of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, took the opportunity during a celebration of the Signal Corps' 154th anniversary to recognize the regiment's past contributions while addressing its relevancy for the future strategic environment.

  • 41st Signal Battalion welcomes new commander

    Jun 23, 2014

    The 41st Signal Battalion hosted a change of command ceremony June 16 to mark the change of Battalion leadership of the "First Brigade's Best" at the soccer field across from Burke Towers.

  • 20th CBRNE Command hones capabilities during exercise

    Jun 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army's sole formation dedicated to combating the full range of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive threats facing our nation is honing its mission command capabilities during a nation-wide training exercise this week, in Maryland, Texas, and California.

  • Change of Command starts anew with one, says farewell to another

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Lt. Col. Jaren Price, outgoing commander, passed the guidon to Col. Richard Monnard, brigade commander, 111th MI Brigade., who then passed it to Lt. Col. Candice Frost, incoming commander, during the event, representing a symbolic transfer of leadership.

  • 309th MI Bn. welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Holding onto their belongings, Soldiers, Families and members from surrounding communities welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Roman as the newest member of the 309th MI Bn. team and bid farewell to outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Julie Guerra.

  • NETCOM G5 retires, next step -- teaching math

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - A combined retirement and retreat ceremony was held in front of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command headquarters, Greely Hall, June 10, as the Army said farewell to a Soldier with 30 years of service to the Army and the nation.

  • William Harryman, presents Male Survivors of Sexual Assault to Fort Huachuca Unit Victims

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - William Harryman, MSC, NCC, MS presents Male Survivors of Sexual Assault to Fort Huachuca Unit Victim Advocates.

  • NETCOM Soldiers vie for top spots

    Jun 19, 2014

    Soldiers from Signal commands and brigades from around the globe pushed themselves and each other through grueling events here June 9-13, during the 2014 Network Enterprise Technology Command Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Special Forces - A Smaller Footprint

    Jun 18, 2014

    Experts at a conference on special operations forces in Tampa make the case for special forces operators, globally networked across nations as a cost-effective solution to threats, like terrorism, extremism and hostile neighbors. Features soundbites from Vice-Admiral Sean Pybus, Commander, NATO Special Forces Headquarters and Stu Bradin, CEO Global SOF Foundation and footage from a multi-national live exercise in Tampa, Florida. Also available in high definition.

  • APG JUICE Active Shooter Simulation Training Event

    Jun 18, 2014

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground Police Department together with Team Command, Control Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) conducted an active shooter training simulation in conjunction with the Joint Users Interoperability Training Exercise (JUICE) on June 10, 2014 at APG.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID: '1-844-ARMY- CID' released

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, continues its campaign to combat crime in the Army by adding a new toll-free telephone number, 1-844-ARMY-CID (844-276-9243), designed to be easy to remember allowing Soldiers, civilians and family members to report a crime 24/7.

  • Commission seeks service members' compensation preferences

    Jun 16, 2014

    The commission tasked by President Barack Obama and Congress to modernize military compensation and benefits programs is seeking input from service members on their preferences.

  • Network forensics makes an impact at the Army's NIE

    Jun 16, 2014

    A potent mix of software and methodologies borrowed from civilian industry makes a tremendous impact for the Army's large-scale technology evaluation

  • Improved service is rooted in customer feedback

    Jun 16, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (June 9, 2014) -- The Installation Management Command staff at every garrison, region, and the headquarters remains focused on customer service and providing the most efficient and effective services to all customers. However, we depend on those who use IMCOM services to inform our staff of ideas for improvement or to provide feedback on the services received. The best tool for this purpose is the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) system.

  • Expert: Army must adapt to globalization

    Jun 13, 2014

    Students in the Maneuver Captains Career Course got a look into the workings of a globalized world June 5, 2014, during the latest installment of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Happy 239th Birthday, U.S. Army!

    Jun 13, 2014

    Two hundred thirty-nine years ago, our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. On June 14, we celebrate 239 Years of Our Profession.

  • Mama Bear, two cubs rescued on fort with peaceful ending

    Jun 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As bystanders called for assistance, the cubs ran up a tree just off Christy Avenue and the mother bear ran up another tree about 100 feet away. When emergency responders and wildlife officials arrived, they blocked off the area and devised a plan to capture the bears.

  • Dry weather triggers increased fire restrictions on fort

    Jun 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, the fire condition in the Coronado National Forest and Fort Huachuca was changed to "VERY HIGH" as of June 5.

  • Get into summer swim with safety in mind

    Jun 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - It's enjoyable to spend an afternoon at the lake or poolside, especially in the desert heat. According to the Red Cross, swimming is the most popular summer activity. Safely enjoy the pool, tubing down the river, boating on the lake or other water activity.

  • Transitioning: Benefits to starting ACAP early

    Jun 13, 2014

    Congress has given the authority for transitioning Soldiers who have served a minimum of 180 days on active duty to begin using Army Career and Alumni Program services 18 months prior to their expiration term of service and two years prior to their retirement date.

  • Shadow UAV a highlight of distinguished visitor day at Saber Strike

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Michigan National Guard Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was one of the highlights of the Saber Strike distinguished visitor day at Adazi Military Base in Latvia on June 12, 2014.

  • Army develops first-of-its kind phase-coherent fiber laser array system

    Jun 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Science Directorate's Intelligent Optics Team, along with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Labs, Optonicus and various academic partners, recently developed, engineered, demonstrated and delivered the world's first known working Adaptive Phase Coherent Fiber Laser Array system, which will better enable Soldiers' directed energy weapons and laser communication systems on the battlefield.

  • INSCOM welcomes new commanding general

    Jun 11, 2014

    U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command welcomes incoming commanding general Maj. Gen. George J. Franz III and bids farewell to outgoing commander Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir, May 30.

  • Mindfulness study explores way for Soldiers to manage stress

    Jun 10, 2014

    Dr. Valerie Rice with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory has been looking at virtual worlds and peaceful real-life retreats for the last three years on behalf of the Army Study Program to explore whether mindfulness could be helpful to reduce stress for Soldiers or veterans facing post-traumatic stress disorder, or other psychological issues.

  • President Obama pays respects, remembers heroes at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

    Jun 6, 2014

    President Barack Obama and French President Fran├žois Hollande spoke to more than 10,000 attendees at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2014, commemorating the memory of the Soldiers who gave their lives 70 years ago fighting to end the Nazi reign over Europe.

  • William F. Friedman -- Master Code-Breaker

    Jun 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In 1933, an American businessman paid $100,000 for the North American rights to a German-made cipher machine invented in 1924. The machine was touted by its inventor as absolutely indecipherable. The businessman submitted an encoded 200-word messaged to the Army's newly created Signals Intelligence Service, or SIS, as a challenge. William Friedman, head of SIS, accepted the challenge, thinking it would be a useful training exercise for his small team of young cryptanalysts

  • 111th MI Brigade announces AIT Platoon Sergeant of Year

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -After more than two days of intense physical and mental challenges, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade announced Sgt. 1st Class Charles Sheffield, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, as the 2014 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year on Wednesday.

  • Are you walking the talk?

    Jun 5, 2014

    While it is disheartening to hear stories of junior enlisted Soldiers making poor decisions and paying for them with their lives, it is demoralizing to hear stories of Army leaders who do the same. Odds are the behaviors demonstrated by these Soldiers -- even the leaders -- were not first-time occurrences, and someone else probably had the opportunity to observe the behaviors in action. What do leaders convey to their Soldiers when they act irresponsibly? Perhaps some of the young Soldiers' poor decisions were a result of messages received from their leaders' actions.

  • Spouses appreciated, recognized through career development assistance programs

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Being an Army spouse is more than just a way of life. As one of the toughest jobs in the military, some may consider it a full-time job, but for others the job extends outside of their home.

  • Post promotes summer safety with fair, comedy show

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In accordance with the Army's 101 Critical Day of Summer safety campaign, Fort Huachuca held its annual Summer Safety Expo at Barnes Field House May 29 -- 30.

  • Army Cyber Command, Army Guard sign memorandum to integrate cyber protection team

    Jun 5, 2014

    Army Cyber Command, or ARCYBER, and Second Army and the Army National Guard, or ARNG, signed a memorandum of understanding June 5 that provides for an ARNG cyber protection team to align with Army Cyber Command and Second Army.

  • Unit representatives learn about suicide intervention

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -Suicide Prevention Program Trainer Ben Bauman facilitates the Ask, Care, Escort -- Suicide Intervention training at Murr Community Center May 28. The purpose of ACE-SI training is to "train-the-trainer" so they can go back to their organizations or units and teach the suicide intervention course to small groups in order to give them the benefit of the training.

  • Arizona Army Guard adds new elements to suicide prevention training

    Jun 5, 2014

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soldiers are trained to never leave a fellow Soldier behind with suicidal thoughts just as they are trained to never leave a Soldier behind on the battlefield.

  • Veterinary Corps celebrates 98 years of service

    Jun 4, 2014

    U.S. Army Medical Command and the Office of the Surgeon General wish the Army Veterinary Corps a happy anniversary as they celebrate 98 years of faithful service on June 3.

  • Colonel Ethan Allen Hitchcock Forms Mexican Spy Company, 5 June 1847

    Jun 4, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - This Week in M.I. HistoryColonel Ethan Allen Hitchcock Forms Mexican Spy Company.

  • How much fluid do I really need during my race or workout? Q's and A's

    Jun 4, 2014

    How much fluid do I really need to drink during my race or workout? This first response is now outdated, I'll share it anyway: Prior to 2007, guidelines from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Academy of Sports Medicine recommended the following:

  • Shadow UAS platoon has 15th successful launch in Latvia

    Jun 3, 2014

    An unmanned aerial surveillance platoon from the Michigan National Guard launched their 15th RQ-7B Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System into the Latvian skies at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, May 31, 2014.

  • A program for our emerging leaders

    Jun 3, 2014

    Army acquisition career education and training update.

  • Natick studies how fatigue affects Soldiers

    Jun 2, 2014

    A new collaborative study at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center looks at biomechanics and cognitive responses simultaneously to help determine how fatigue affects both the mind and body of Soldiers.

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

    Jun 2, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -Bill Niemyer and Nick Gilmore teach Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training to a select group Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention Victim Advocates at Fort Huachuca, Az. The ASIST workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

  • B Troop hosts Riding School graduation

    May 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - B Troop -- 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) graduated three new riders May 22 on Brown Parade Field. Around 60 Soldiers, Family members and friends witnessed them complete an open-field pistol charge down the field with the rest of the horsemen and receive their graduation spurs and certificates.

  • AAFES team member 'Mama B' retires after 31 years

    May 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - For Barbara Slaughter, or 'Mama B' as her coworkers often called her, it was a bittersweet day as she put in her final hours on the clock with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service May 23, retiring after 31 years.

  • Moments matter, seconds count

    May 30, 2014

    You never know what Mother Nature has in store: After what seemed like an endless winter, it appears we've skipped over spring and plunged straight into summer! I'm sure it's a welcome change for our Soldiers, but the short seasonal transition has put many of us leaders at a disadvantage.

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