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  • Buffalo Soldier Gate holiday closures

    Nov 24, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - The Buffalo Soldier Gate will be closed for the following Federal holidays and training days: Thanksgiving Nov. 26-27, Christmas Dec. 24-25, and New Year's Dec. 31 -Jan. 1.

  • MI Reserve unit changes command

    Nov 24, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- Headquarters, 1st Brigade, Military Intelligence, 100th Training Division, part of the U.S. Army Reserve, changed command Nov. 13 on Fort Huachuca's historic Brown Parade Field.

  • Fort recognizes Native American heritage, impact on future generations

    Nov 24, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca welcomed a special guest speaker representing the Apache, Pueblo and Yaqui People to share his message of growing leaders and enhancing future generations during Fort Huachuca's National American Indian Heritage Month Observance at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre (TMAC) Nov. 12.

  • CSMS students get glimpse of possible future careers

    Nov 24, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- Thirty-two people from 22 different career fields visited Colonel Smith Middle School on Nov. 5 to share information about their jobs and possibly help students choose a future career path.

  • 504th MI Brigade fields new equipment to assist Army's intelligence mission

    Nov 23, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers of the 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, recently fielded the Prophet Enhanced System mounted on modular vehicle kits, in a move directly impacting modernization among the Army's intelligence equipment. The Prophet Enhanced system is a dedicated, all-weather tactical ground-based signals intelligence (SIGINT) system. The Soldiers used the Prophet Enhanced system, which is mounted on Mine Resistant, Ambush-Protected All-Terrain Vehicles, or M-ATVs, during a Field Training Exercise at Fort Hood, Nov. 10. The Military Intelligence Soldiers using the Prophet hold maintain a 35-series Military Occupational Specialty, and play a direct role in supporting the Army's maneuver forces and high value targeting efforts.

  • Nominate candidates for CSM Doug Russell Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence

    Nov 20, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Russell Award through March 4, 2016.

  • Military veterans honored during special annual luncheon

    Nov 20, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- Members of the local business community honored Cochise County veterans for their service during the Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce's annual Military Affairs Committee 'Bring a Vet to Lunch Day" appreciation event held at Fort Huachuca's Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Nov. 4.

  • IMCOM's personnel program gives employees application option

    Nov 19, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO--The Installation Management Command's Voluntary Placement Program gives first consideration to internal employees wishing to move overseas or return to the continental U.S. from an overseas position

  • B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) to change command

    Nov 18, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Arizona - B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) hosts a Change of Command Ceremony 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, on historic Brown Parade Field here. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Hengst will relinquish command to Army Capt. Andrew Uthlaut.

  • Silent Warriors: Intel Soldiers' impact on military might

    Nov 18, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- According to the Creed of the Military Intelligence Corps, the core task of a military intelligence Soldier is finding, knowing, and never losing the enemy. The phrase is hardly clichéd, and for the Soldiers of the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, exemplifying that creed takes on a sense of urgency and duty, especially in light of emerging global threats. Terrorism and dangers posed by state actors like Russia and North Korea, and non-state actors like the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, continue to grow and threaten the United States' national security. Luckily, the nation is watchful against those who wish to do it harm. The men and women of the United States Army are the best in the world. To ensure the Army can complete its mission decisively, a small percentage of Soldiers provide intelligence collection and analysis required to shape the strategic environment and aid unit commanders' ability to make battlefield decisions.

  • Registration opens for the 2016 All-Army Small Arms Championship

    Nov 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU), in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence, will host the 2016 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship (All Army) March 13-19, at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • Second grade hosts Veterans Day celebration at FH school

    Nov 17, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Nearly 330 students at Fort Huachuca's Colonel Johnston Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day Nov. 10 with the six second-grade classes hosting two special programs in the school cafeteria.

  • Arizona Diamondbacks bring STEM fun to FH school

    Nov 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Arizona Diamondbacks proved learning can be fun Nov. 2 when they brought their travelling roadshow to Fort Huachuca's General Myer Elementary School showcasing mini lessons in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as concepts applied to the sport of baseball.

  • Military Intelligence: "Always Out Front" in Vietnam War

    Nov 16, 2015

    Fort huachuca, Arizona - This article highlights a few individuals whose actions also merit attention. Currently, it is unknown how many Army Intelligence personnel served in the conflict in Southeast Asia. However, Retired Lt. Col. Mike Bigelow, the Intelligence and Security Command historian, has begun an effort to identify those who lost their lives during the war. So far, he has compiled a list of 234 killed between 1961 and 1972. The youngest was 18, the oldest 47.

  • Fort leaders encourage Soldiers, Family members to register, vote

    Nov 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's voting awareness campaign held Nov. 2-6 featured unit and organizational events to inform Soldiers and Families about the importance of voting. The majority of Fort Huachuca's voting awareness programs took place Nov. 4.

  • ACS Financial Readiness Program offers financial education classes

    Nov 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Want to learn how to better manage your money? Want to know how to save more as a consumer and how to protect yourself from identity theft? Then come to Army Community Service for financial education classes. Money Management 101 is offered 9-11:30 a.m. Nov. 16, Dec. 2 and Jan. 6, 2016.

  • Nomination period open for Weinstein Award for excellence in Military Intelligence

    Nov 16, 2015

  • Obama stresses country's debt to veterans

    Nov 12, 2015

    Americans must do more than simply recognize what veterans mean to the country one day a year, President Barack Obama said here today.

  • EFMP Networking Support Group meets Nov. 18, Dec. 16

    Nov 12, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Fort Huachuca Army Community Service (ACS) Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is offering family support trainings by Raising Special Kids (RSK), our Arizona Parent Training Center, at our monthly EFMP Networking Support Group Meeting noon-1 p.m. Nov. 18 and Dec. 16.

  • Soldiers wanted by Army Criminal Investigation Command

    Nov 12, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - "Wanted." The word placed in bold letters across a poster with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command badge incites fear in criminals around the world.

  • African partners explore opportunities at US Army Africa Training Center

    Nov 9, 2015

    African partners from Senegal and Uganda explored opportunities for increased capabilities and capacities during the 2015 U.S. Army Africa Training Center Capabilities Seminar, held Nov. 2-5 at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, Grafenwoehr, and the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany. The seminar served as an opportunity for all parties to discuss effective methods to train, develop and enhance rapid deployment of peacekeeping forces, and share lessons learned in order to strengthen existing defense institutes within African partner nations.

  • CG reassures Civilian teammates regarding workforce cuts

    Nov 9, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Yesterday, the Department of the Army met with congressional staffers to share the methodology and process by which the Army is reducing Civilian manpower.

  • 80th Training Command names officer, enlisted instructors of the year

    Nov 8, 2015

    Maj. David Porter and Staff Sgt. Jadrian Whitfield won the 80th Training Command Instructor of the Year competition in the officer and enlisted categories, respectively, at Fort Knox, Ky., Nov. 7, 2015.

  • Military profession trumps sexual assault, theme of DoD SAPRO director discussion at Eustis

    Nov 5, 2015

    Director, Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, provided an update on the DoD's sexual assault program to a packed Wylie Theater largely made up of Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program and SAPR professionals at Fort Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 30, 2015. During the update, Nichols stated that her discussion is not about sexual assault, but about our profession, imploring the gathered SHARP and SAPR professionals to help her change the profession for the better.

  • Practice food safety during the holidays

    Nov 3, 2015

    Nothing draws us closer together than enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal with the ones we love, but things can take a turn for the worse if food safety is not kept in mind. Approximately 48 million people get sick from foodborne illness each year.

  • CID warns of extortion, blackmail scams

    Nov 3, 2015

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the Army community to be aware of Internet extortion and blackmail scams and report any instance, where a Soldier, Army dependent, or Army civilian is or has been faced with threats involving the payment of money or other valuables.

  • Army to recruit up to 70 researchers for California laboratory

    Nov 3, 2015

    As part of an initiative to spur scientific breakthroughs, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory plans to recruit up to 70 researchers to be based at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies in Playa Vista, California.

  • Dahl promoted, takes command of U.S. Army Installation Management Command

    Nov 3, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl took command of U.S. Army Installation Management Command from Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson during a change-of-command ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston Theater in San Antonio, Nov. 3.

  • How the Department of Transportation supports the DOD

    Nov 2, 2015

    The Department of Transportation is a critical enabler of civilian transportation for the Department of Defense during peacetime and contingency operations.

  • Week-long recognition event teaches youth to say 'no' to drugs

    Oct 28, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -The community saw "red" on Oct. 26 as students from all three Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools converged on the playing field next to Colonel Smith Middle School to kick off the annual Red Ribbon Week drug prevention campaign.

  • Fort Huachuca to kick off voting season Nov. 4

    Oct 28, 2015

  • Fort agencies share trick-or-treat guidelines

    Oct 27, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - All Hallows Eve is nearly here, and soon ghosts and goblins will take to the streets of Fort Huachuca to scare up as many treats as possible. On-post trick or treating hours are 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31 for children under 12. Those 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Chapel-sponsored programs offer opportunity to give back during upcoming holidays

    Oct 23, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are coming and the Fort Huachuca Chapel staff sponsors annual activities to help those in the community "give back" to Soldiers in need through the Chaplain's Food Locker, Thanksgiving Voucher and Giving Tree programs.

  • Service members officially bid farewell to military during retirement ceremony here

    Oct 22, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- Eleven Service members along with Family, friends and community members shared a day of celebration honoring their collective 249 years of military service during their official retirement ceremony on Brown Parade Field Oct. 16.

  • FH sponsors STOMP workshop to train parents of special-needs children

    Oct 22, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Military parents with special-needs children are invited to STOMP their way to greater knowledge about laws, regulations and resources available to them through a special, two-day workshop coming to Fort Huachuca Oct. 29-30.

  • Army to Field New Portable Oxygen Generator

    Oct 21, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency will soon begin fielding a new 12-pound portable oxygen generator that will drastically reduce logistical issues related to oxygen supply for patient care in the field.

  • SHARP summit: Discussing the emotional truth

    Oct 19, 2015

    Most Soldiers in today's Army have had some form of sexual assault prevention training. In theory, they are empowered to make a difference. Truth is, sexual assault is still happening within the ranks of the Army, according to a 2014 RAND Corporation study.

  • Planting the seed: Natick tests hydroponic farming

    Oct 16, 2015

    Inside a repurposed former refrigerated shipping container tucked behind the Combat Feeding Directorate at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, lettuce has been growing since August in a climate-controlled, 40-by-8-foot "hydroponic farm."

  • Domestic violence prevention starts with respect

    Oct 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- Fort Huachuca is offering a special workshop and month-long displays to showcase October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month according to Allitra Williams, victim advocate, Army Community Service (ACS).

  • Veterans, community come together for Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemoration

    Oct 9, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- Local veterans and members of the Fort Huachuca and area communities came together for a Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration at Cochise Theater Oct. 2, to honor and remember those who served, including prisoners of war and those missing in action.

  • Families walk, bike to work or school for fitness, fun

    Oct 9, 2015

    Fort Huachuca -- Hundreds of people from Fort Huachuca and the local area participated in the installation's second Walk and Bike Your Child to School Day Oct. 7 to encourage a more healthy community and work force.

  • Walk or bike -- physical activity offers positive health benefits

    Oct 7, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca will host its second Walk & Bike to School event 7 a.m.-9 a.m. today to encourage a more healthy community and work force.

  • Fort celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 7, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's Military Equal Opportunity team welcomed members of the fort and local communities to a celebration of Hispanic heritage and culture at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Sept. 30 to enhance knowledge and awareness of Hispanic culture.

  • Perkins provides senior NCOs clarity on future Army

    Oct 5, 2015

    In an age of uncertainty, Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, spent the morning of Sept. 30 providing clarity on the Army's operating concept and the role of the senior noncommissioned officer in mission command.

  • Opening ceremonies at Military World Games stress peace

    Oct 3, 2015

    The 7,000 service members from 103 nations, who marched into the stadium for opening ceremonies of the Military World Games here Friday, included some who have recently been near conflict with each other.

  • CID warns of Internet romance scams

    Oct 1, 2015

    Quantico, Virginia - "He loves me, he loves me not. The phrase has been repeated by many looking for love. In today's world of online dating and social media sites, however, the phrase may have changed from the plucking of petals to a stroke of the keys with, "he is real, he is not." With millions of Americans turning to the internet for love and companionship, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command warns of romance scams and impersonation fraud that drains one both emotionally and financially.

  • Resilience key to overcoming depression

    Oct 1, 2015

    Soldiers who demonstrate resilience during times of hardship find the tools to resolve challenging situations.

  • Linguists serve vital purpose to Army's worldwide mission

    Sep 30, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas (Sept. 30, 2015) -- In collaboration with the Army's global mission, Army linguists hone their skills by translating, interpreting and speaking some of the world's most diverse languages to support battlefield commanders worldwide. Cryptologic linguists maintain the Military Occupational Specialty, 35P; their role in identifying and analyzing foreign communications is crucial as the nation's security depends largely on information that originates in foreign languages. An excerpt from the 2009 Army Culture and Foreign Language Strategy validates the importance of foreign language and cultural awareness to Soldiers, saying, "Battlefield lessons learned have demonstrated that language proficiency and understanding of foreign culture are vital enablers for full spectrum operations. Today's full spectrum operations require adaptable foreign language and cultural capabilities to be fully successful."

  • Army increases intel operability, decreases learning curve

    Sep 29, 2015

    U.S. Army researchers joined other Defense Department agencies, Army contractors and coalition partners to further develop, integrate and test architectures and technologies for intelligence systems throughout July at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. The Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or ICoE, hosted its annual Enterprise Challenge, or EC-15, to address how Soldiers can collect intelligence information and get it to the tactical edge.

  • ATEC team gathers for virtual town hall

    Sep 28, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (September 18, 2015) -- The Commanding General of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC), Maj. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler, conducted a command-wide virtual town hall meeting Sept. 15 at ATEC headquarters, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • APG/CECOM Co-Sponsors Collaborative Education Event

    Sep 28, 2015

    Aberdeen Proving Ground collaborated with its surrounding community education partners and co-sponsored an Education Event here on Saturday, Sept. 26.

  • Life Lessons on building resilience

    Sep 21, 2015

    Resilience is not a trait that people either have or do not have. It involves behaviors, thoughts and actions that can be learned and developed in anyone. But, it always helps to have a counselor, or a religious leader, close for guidance and advice.

  • Cyclist here selected for CISM Military World Games

    Sep 17, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - A military intelligence Soldier here was among those selected to represent the United States Armed Forces in the 2015 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games (MWG) in Mungyeong City, South Korea, Oct. 2-11.

  • Army Criminal Investigation Command seeks Soldiers

    Sep 16, 2015

    The latest "Wanted" poster released by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is seeking applications from qualified Solders to train and serve as sworn federal law enforcement agents.

  • Free online military spouse wellness summit Oct. 19-23

    Sep 15, 2015

    FORT RILEY, Kansas -- InDependent and The Army Wife Network launch registration sign-ups for the first ever online Military Spouse Wellness Summit: Invest in Yourself 2015 sponsored by The USAA Educational Foundation.

  • National Preparedness Month

    Sep 15, 2015

  • TRADOC creates pilot program to better develop supervisors

    Sep 15, 2015

    Developing leadership and management competencies is at the heart of a new Training and Doctrine Command pilot supervisory program. The Supervisor's Development Course-Supplemental, which was created by TRADOC's G1/4, took place Aug. 31-Sept 3 at the Maritime Training Campus, on Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • USPS saves Soldiers money

    Sep 14, 2015

    There is a way to ship items back home that saves Soldiers money and is becoming one of the more preferred methods for doing so.

  • National Prescription Take Back Day returns to Army Garrisons.

    Sep 11, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - On September 26th the Army garrisons will once again participate in a national campaign and collect unwanted, unused prescription drugs.

  • STOMP comes to Fort Huachuca Families

    Sep 11, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Did you know that military Families with special needs face a higher likelihood of being in crisis situations with fewer supports to help alleviate stressors? Not only do we know our military Families face unique challenges, but our special need families experience difficulty navigating complex educational and medical systems.

  • Accident teaches life lessons-first aid a must

    Sep 11, 2015

    Fort Knox Community Relations Officer John Campbell and his family, were on the way home from a baby shower in Louisville when the family came upon a deadly accident. They were the first vehicle on the scene. The retired Army first sergeant and cavalry scout rushed to aid victims trapped in one vehicle while his wife, a certified medical assistant, worked on the other. Call it "paying it forward" or call it "looking out for your fellow person" but John said if the situation was ever reversed he prays that someone wouldn't just drive past him or his family but would stop to do all they could to save them.

  • U.S. Army Europe extends benefits to Same-Sex Spouses in Germany

    Sep 9, 2015

    Effective Sept. 9, U.S. Army Europe is authorized to issue Status of Forces Agreement credentials and command sponsorship authorizations to eligible same-sex spouses assigned to or on orders to Germany.

  • Army expands planning for cyber future

    Sep 8, 2015

    The U.S. Army requirements, acquisition, and research and development cyber community met here to collaborate on various cyber initiatives, Aug. 5-7.

  • Cadre say new training method has merit

    Sep 8, 2015

    199th Infantry Brigade cadre worked with Asymmetric Warfare Group experts to learn the principles of Adaptive Soldier Leader Training Education, how it fits with the Army learning methodology and how it fits with adaptability. They held a pilot of the training with lieutenants of the Armor Basic Officer Leader Course Sept. 3.

  • CFC kicks off Sept. 1, campaign now underway

    Sep 1, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kicked off with a breakfast at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Sept. 1 and runs through Dec. 15.

  • Fort celebrates women's equality with look at suffrage movement

    Aug 31, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office team recognized Women's Equality Day Aug. 26 by hosting an observance in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall.

  • B Troop adds four members to its ranks during graduation ceremony

    Aug 31, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca U. S. Army Garrison hosted the B Troop, 4th Cavalry (Memorial) Riding School Graduation Ceremony Aug. 28 on Brown Parade Field to honor the newest graduates. During the event, each new trooper was awarded a set of brass riding spurs of the old Army cavalry and formally took his or her place in the organization.

  • Noncombatant evacuation exercise tests Allies during Swift Response 15

    Aug 30, 2015

    The training event was led by the German-led Task Force Cerebrus and focused on quickly and safely evacuating embassy diplomats and other critical civilians.

  • Brain trauma experts talk impact, emerging care options

    Aug 28, 2015

    The health and longevity of the human brain took center stage at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium during a media roundtable event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Aug. 19, featuring several of the country's premier experts on traumatic brain injury.

  • Guardsman to get Soldiers Medal for subduing gunman on train

    Aug 26, 2015

    Spc. Aleksander R. Skarlatos, one of three Americans who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train, will be awarded the Soldiers Medal - the United States Army's highest award for acts of heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.

  • SAMC adds three new members to its ranks

    Aug 25, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) added three new members to its prestigious ranks during an afternoon ceremony Aug. 21 in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall.

  • Second Division, War Department general staff created Aug. 15, 1903

    Aug 25, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - By an Act of Congress effective Aug. 15, 1903, the War Department created a general staff system. This act abolished the Office of the Commanding General of the Army and replaced it with the Army Chief of Staff who would oversee the work of the general staff.

  • Army Medical Command clarifies who has access to minors' medical information

    Aug 21, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Command wants to ensure the correct individuals have access to minors' medical records and information.

  • Sawyer takes reins of medium altitude UAS

    Aug 21, 2015

    The Medium Altitude/Endurance Product Office within the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office said farewell to Lt. Col. Tony Davila and welcomed a new leader as it conducted a change of charter and retirement ceremony Thursday at Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Not In My Squad -- America's Army: Our profession

    Aug 20, 2015

    "We are Trusted Professionals," reminds our Army team that wherever we are, we represent the American people.

  • OPM allows Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance open season

    Aug 20, 2015

    For the first time in 11 years, the Office of Personnel Management is allowing open season and announced new 2016 premiums rates for the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, or FEGLI, Program.

  • Researchers try to find light in the darkest of moonless nights

    Aug 19, 2015

    Benét Laboratories, which is located on the Army's Watervliet Arsenal in upstate New York, brought together about 20 of the nation's experts in a field of research, which involves a relatively new material called black silicon. If application follows research, black silicon should provide a better life for mankind and for Soldiers.

  • 94 men, two women complete Swamp Phase, earn Ranger Tab

    Aug 18, 2015

    The U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence announced today that 94 men and two women met the standards of the Swamp Phase and will graduate the Ranger Course, Aug. 21.

  • NORAD Announces Launch of Second JLENS Aerostat

    Aug 18, 2015

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), announce the launch of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense System (JLENS) second and final aerostat.

  • Fort Huachuca opens family housing to single Soldiers

    Aug 14, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Mountain Vista Communities now has on-post home leasing opportunities for single Soldiers.

  • Antiterrorism, force protection full-scale exercise to take place on post today

    Aug 13, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca is not immune from the possibility of natural disasters such as wildfires, explosions, terrorist attacks or hostage situations and will hold a force protection full-scale exercise (FSE) today on post to hone its response skills in the event an incident occurs.

  • Partnerships key in homeland defense says NORTHCOM commander

    Aug 12, 2015

    One of the nation's top military leaders spoke on the importance of U.S. missile defense capabilities during the 18th annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center here, Aug. 11.

  • Military police use partnerships to enhance training

    Aug 12, 2015

    The rumbling tires of a black armored truck come to an abrupt halt on a dirt road as Soldiers dressed in combat gear dismount the vehicle and tactically enter a small rectangular building to perform a felony warrant arrest.

  • Special Forces Soldier dies in Afghanistan

    Aug 10, 2015

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (USASOC News Service, Aug. 10, 2015) - An Army Special Forces Soldier died Aug. 7 in Kabul, Afghanistan, during a complex attack on a coalition facility.

  • Individual Mobilizaton Augmentees play critical support roles across the Army

    Aug 10, 2015

    Highly skilled and experienced Soldiers across the Army are discovering the opportunity to extend their career and service through the Individual Mobilization Augmentee program, which comprises 73 active component Army agencies worldwide. With enlisted positions starting at E-5 thru E-9 and officer slots starting at O-3 thru O-6, the IMA program targets seasoned Soldiers with the training and experience to contribute to a unit's success.

  • Fort Huachuca youth now back in school

    Aug 7, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Laughter, conversation and other happy sounds provided background noise Aug. 5 as Fort Huachuca students officially ended summer vacation and headed back to the classroom to begin the 2015/16 school year.

  • Hand-held camera program provides timely intelligence to tactical commanders in Vietnam

    Aug 7, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In mid-December 1966, a U.S. Air Force (USAF) forward air controller, or FAC, approached the personnel of B Detachment, 1st Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Reconnaissance Support), MIBARS, located at Da Nang in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN). He was concerned about activity he observed in a nearby hamlet while patrolling for the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron.

  • Bats in buildings: Do not handle

    Aug 7, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - With summer's arrival, more bats are present at night in Arizona due to the end of hibernation and birth of offspring during May through July.

  • New commander takes charge of Fort Huachuca during July 31 ceremony

    Aug 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Two major generals assumed new roles during a change of command ceremony on Fort Huachuca's historic Brown Parade Field July 31, 2015, before a crowd of hundreds of people.

  • Natick researchers: Vacuum microwave drying is key to new, improved rations

    Aug 5, 2015

    Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center scientists are looking to vacuum microwave drying, or VMD, technology to create new, quality items for rations that may also reduce the warfighter's carrying load.

  • Army Evaluation Center welcomes new director

    Aug 4, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (August 3, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's (ATEC) Army Evaluation Center (AEC), welcomed its new Director, James C. Cooke, during a change of responsibility ceremony July 30 at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Doctor finds military career immensely rewarding

    Aug 4, 2015

    Col. (Dr.) Michael Alperin is a family practice physician in the U.S. Army Reserve and serves as Clinical Director, Primary Care Division, Department of Veterans Affairs. He feels his career in the military gives him a unique perspective for his position in the VA.

  • Army wins National Trophy Team Rifle Match

    Aug 4, 2015

    The Army's Service Rifle Team won the National Trophy Team (NTT) Rifle Match July 20 for the ninth consecutive year with a total score of 2938-100X during the 2015 Civilian Marksmanship Program National Trophy Rifle Matches July 17-22 at Camp Perry, Ohio.

  • Yuma Proving Ground: Enabling pilots to "see" through clouds of dust

    Aug 3, 2015

    The Army's chief acquisition executive, Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, spent a full day at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in late June to learn about technologies being developed and tested that allow helicopter pilots to "see" through otherwise obscure clouds of blinding desert dust. Shyu received detailed briefings from senior program officials, but the highlight was flying downrange to view that technology in action in a real-world setting.

  • Fort Huachuca Junior Wins $500 Prize After Eight Years of Making the Grade

    Aug 3, 2015

    DALLAS -- For high school junior Anya Forma, eight years of patience and straight A's have paid off on more than just her report cards

  • Darlington replaces Wills as top noncommissioned officer of 80th Training Command

    Aug 2, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jim Wills handed the senior noncommissioned officer duties of the 80th Training Command (TASS), headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, over to Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington during a change of responsibility ceremony here, Aug. 2, 2015.

  • Scout newspaper prints final edition after more than 61 years

    Jul 28, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Ariz. - Times are changing. Gone are the days when a kid stood on the corner waving the newspaper and crying out the latest headline. Gone are the days when news could wait until the presses had finished rolling.

  • Army athletes, coaches bolster Team USA performance at Pan Am Games

    Jul 28, 2015

    Soldier-athletes from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, won two gold, one silver and five bronze medals as members of Team USA at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.

  • OPM announces steps to protect workers from cyber threats

    Jul 13, 2015

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has announced the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those impacted.

  • Command works to keep Soldiers in boots after active-duty service

    Jul 13, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command is paving the way for Soldiers to move from active duty to the Army Reserve and National Guard in a deliberate, sensible transition that works for the individual service member while retaining skilled personnel and racking up significant savings for the Army.