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  • Purgatory -- No longer just a place

    Mar 16, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - On April 20, 2012, Purgatory Vodka, an alcoholic beverage containing hemp byproducts, became available for purchase throughout the United States, including at retailers on select military installations -- until recently.

  • Spurs share spotlight with two 470th MI Brigade battalions

    Mar 15, 2013

    The 14th Military Intelligence Battalion and the 201st MI Battalion receive recognition before and during the San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail Blazers NBA basketball game at San Antonio's AT&T Center, March 8, as part of Military Appreciation Night.

  • TCIM IS military deputy, operations chief retires after 33 years of service

    Mar 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Family, friends and colleagues gathered to honor Col. Michael Arinello's accomplishments last week. His most recent -- retirement. A ceremony was held March 8 in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall, to thank Arinello for his 33 years of military service.

  • Intelligence training gets off to fast start

    Mar 14, 2013

    Military intelligence Soldiers who arrived at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, expecting a few days of classroom review before diving into their training are sorely disappointed. Personnel from the 470th MI Brigade, who run the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) Detention Training Facility (IDTF), immediately "put them to work" in their training scenarios.

  • Program returns barracks management to NCOs

    Mar 14, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- Since the summer of 2012, personnel from Army installations around the world have worked to change the way barracks are managed across the Army. The First Sergeants Barracks Program 2020 puts the responsibility of providing barracks management and ensuring good order and discipline back in hands of the Army units.

  • MG Keith L. Ware IMCOM level competition results in -- FH stands strong!

    Mar 14, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 2012 U. S. Army Major General Keith L. Ware Public Affairs competition results from the Headquarters Installation Management Command level are in, and the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office is home to three of the winners, all within the Broadcast section of the competition.

  • Army's 'Ready and Resilient Campaign' kicks off

    Mar 13, 2013

    The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched, March 12, 2013.

  • Future plans: New transition center helps Soldiers achieve post-military goals

    Mar 13, 2013

    Helping Soldiers plan for their lives after the military is the aim of Army Career and Alumni Program staff at the garrison's new center. The center's resources can help Soldiers transition out from federal service to become a productive member of the workforce.

  • MI deactivates Afghan element

    Mar 13, 2013

    The 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade, held a deactivation ceremony for its strategic debriefing element (SDE) at Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Jan. 24.

  • MIs re-sign support to local school, students

    Mar 13, 2013

    The 500th Military Intelligence Brigade renewed its partnership with Waialua Intermediate and High School at a signing ceremony held at the school's library, Waialua, Hawaii, Feb. 14.

  • All Army Boxing Video News release

    Mar 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Finals of All Army Boxing 2013

  • Ready and Resilient tri-signed letter

    Mar 12, 2013

    Ready and Resilient tri-signed letter

  • Seductive nutrition class entices soldiers to eat healthier

    Mar 12, 2013

    In preparation for National Nutrition Month in March, food specialists from the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade were the first on Joint Base Lewis-McChord to take the Seductive Nutrition class taught by chefs from Unilever Food Solutions

  • 'Guardian' rises at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Mar 12, 2013

    Soldiers from the 1-229th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., became the first in the Army to field the latest version of the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter, Feb. 21, 2013.

  • Fort Huachuca hosts 2013 All-Army Boxing Championships

    Mar 12, 2013

    Soldiers, supporters and boxing fanatics gathered in the Barnes Field House gym at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Mar. 7-9, for the 2013 All-Army Boxing Championships. Soldier athletes competed for the opportunity to advance to the USA Boxing National Championships.

  • Preserve Your Sight To Fight

    Mar 11, 2013

    Today's Soldiers understand the importance of mission readiness. We prepare our equipment and we train to ensure we are ready to go. But what about your eyes? Are they ready to go? You know you need protection from dust, wind and ultraviolet and bright sunlight, but how about a 0.15-caliber steel fragment coming at you at 660 feet per second?

  • All Army Boxing 2013

    Mar 11, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A preview of All Army Boxing 2013

  • All Army Boxing 2013

    Mar 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - For a complete look at boxing be sure to check out the Fort Huachuca flicker page @ www.flickr.com/photos/us_army_fort_huachuca/ and the latest video is available at www.youtu.be/9ynhSv89c3U.

  • Film festival closes with African movie, food, fashion

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The fifth annual "Cinema Africa" film festival celebrated its Village of Nations Culture Celebration Tuesday not just to the beat of an African drum, but to the aromas of North African dishes, Ethiopian coffee and the sights of an African Fashion Show and short film.

  • Couple finds fighting helps keep marriage alive

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Almost any marriage counselor, when consulted by couples who argue or fight on a regular basis, will share tips to help them end their battling in order to help stabilize their marriage.

  • Annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign underway

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign on Fort Huachuca began Friday at Army Community Service with a unit coordinator kick-off meeting, and continues through May 15.

  • NETCOM announces their Civilian of the Year

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In a ceremony held in the Greely Hall Auditorium Feb. 27, Network Enterprise Technology Command officials announced their 2012 Civilian of the Year.

  • Family Advocacy Program aims to prevent, treat spousal, child abuse

    Mar 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - He raised his hand in anger as she cringed in the corner, wondering what she had done to provoke him. However, he paused for a moment as he had learned to do during a recent anger management class he'd attended, and then he lowered his arm.

  • Office of Personnel Management Dismissal Procedures

    Mar 6, 2013

    Office of Personnel Management Dismissal Procedures

  • Choosing a healthy diet has many benefits

    Mar 6, 2013

    March is National Nutrition Month. Experts encourage community members to 'Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day'

  • Commentary: How the Army Needs to Lead Transformation in the Operational Energy Campaign

    Mar 6, 2013

    As the military has become more reliant on energy resources, the Army faces an an urgent need to formulate an effective and viable path for its tactical fuel and energy future. Because our national energy requirement is increasing, developing a strategy that incorporates alternative energy sources has become a priority for the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Army.

  • Check Your Weather

    Mar 6, 2013

    On my most recent deployment, I was assigned to Task Force ODIN to operate and eventually provide instruction on the MQ-1B Warrior Alpha unmanned aircraft system. Shortly after reporting to Fort Hood, Texas, each UAS operator was assigned to a small 10- to 12-Soldier element as they attended their airframe qualification course. They were then deployed to their theater of operation. All of these events would occur within a six- to eight-month period, so, for the majority of the personnel assigned, this was quite a unique experience.

  • Intelligence Support to Sustainment Operations: Lessons Learned from the Iraq Drawdown

    Mar 6, 2013

    The 1st Theater Sustainment Command relied on daily intelligence sharing across the joint operating area to conduct safe and secure retrograde operations during Operation New Dawn.

  • This Week in History, Dorothe K. Matlack, A Pioneer and Champion of Army HUMINT

    Mar 6, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Dorothe Kerans Matlack started her government career at the age of 42 as a GS-2 Data Entry Clerk. As a military widow, she was only receiving a small stipend of $48 per month, so she entered Government Service at the bottom of the ladder. She eventually retired after a distinguished 27-year career in Military Intelligence which culminated in her assignment as Special Assistant to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence (ACSI), Department of the Army.

  • Sequestration to affect DOD schools, commissaries

    Mar 5, 2013

    Civilian personnel at Department of Defense Education Activity schools and the Defense Commissary Agency will be affected by sequestration, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said in Washington, D.C., March 4, 2013.

  • Sequestration tri-signed letter

    Mar 5, 2013

    Our current fiscal situation is challenging, but we must approach this as an opportunity to demonstrate, once again, our commitment to selfless service and our profession.

  • CID warns of email scam, criminals posing as police

    Mar 5, 2013

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning both the Army community and the public about a new Internet phishing scam where criminals are attempting to pose as Army CID officials.

  • Virtual training puts the 'real' in realistic environment

    Mar 4, 2013

    The Dismounted Soldier Training System and Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 are two virtual training tools that are quickly becoming the norm for Soldiers of the 157th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East, in training deploying units at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind.

  • Army Medical Enlisted Corps Celebrates 126 Years of Faithful Service

    Mar 4, 2013

    The Army Medical Enlisted Corps celebrates 126 years of faithful service to the Army and our nation on March 1. Today, there are more than 36,000 enlisted medical Soldiers serving proudly in 17 different Military Occupational Specialties (MOS's) at home and abroad.

  • Dental Corps Celebrates 102nd Anniversary

    Mar 4, 2013

    On March 3, 2013, the Army Dental Corps celebrates 102 years of tradition and service to our Army. The theme for this year's anniversary - "Go First Class"- reinforces the Army's emphasis of strength to our nation, and the need to maintain the organizational stamina, individually and collectively.

  • Unmanned aerial system Soldiers in Kuwait train to keep 'eye in the sky'

    Mar 2, 2013

    Unmanned aerial system operators and maintainers with Company A, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, train constantly to keep Shadow UAVs in the skies over Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

  • Fort Huachuca recognizes the "best of the best"

    Mar 1, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - TheThunder Mountain Activity Centre hosted a memorable evening dedicated to the outstanding performance given by the 2012 "best of the best" during the Annual Installation Awards Banquet on Jan. 22.

  • Fort Huachuca fire Instructor recognized by IMCOM

    Mar 1, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Installation Management Command, or IMCOM, -- Central Region, awarded the Annual Department of Defense Civilian Fire Instructor of the Year award to Joshua Jimenez, assistant fire chief for operations, Fort Huachuca Fire and Emergency Services, on Monday in honor of his extensive knowledge and dedication to training.

  • Workshop brings 11th Signal Brigade leadership together

    Mar 1, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 11th Signal Brigade faces a unique challenge because its Soldiers and leaders are located at three different geographical locations within the United States. While they may deal with each other on a regular basis, they do not often have the chance to meet with each other face-to-face.

  • American Military Aviation Takes Off with First Aero Squadron. This Week in History: 9 March 1916.

    Mar 1, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - American Military Aviation Takes Off with First Aero Squadron

  • 2013 Celebrating Women's History Month -- tri-signed letter

    Feb 28, 2013

    2013 Celebrating Women's History Month -- tri-signed letter

  • You Don't Have to Leave the Hooah Behind

    Feb 27, 2013

    The Army Reserve's Individual Mobilization Augumentee Program lets Soldiers transitioning from the active component or traditional Army Reserve units to continuing serving without the traditional "one weekend a month, two weeks a year". The IMA program lets Soldiers earn pay and credit towards retirement, receive benefits and entitlements, all while maintaining the flexibility to pursue your career and family aspirations without a "drilling reservist" schedule.

  • 401st MI Co. volunteers take work to higher level

    Feb 26, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians of the 401st Military Intelligence Company went out on their own time Feb. 21 to help Habitat for Humanity volunteers work on houses in a westside San Antonio neighborhood.

  • Fort Huachuca facilities, equipment support 'Be Fit' goals

    Feb 25, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Whether in the military or not, everyone should embrace a lifestyle which strongly incorporates physical fitness to keep the body healthy, fit and prevent possible injuries or illnesses that can be costly or possibly impact individuals for the rest of their lives.

  • IMCOM encourages Army families to take Military Saves Pledge

    Feb 25, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO -- Clink, clink, clink is the sound heard around U.S. Army Installation Management Command during Military Saves Week, Feb. 25 -- Mar. 2, as service members start filling piggy banks. Across military communities worldwide, service members will take The Saver Pledge and help themselves, their families and their country by saving money and reducing debt.

  • Black history celebrated on FH in spite of inclement weather

    Feb 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Snow and inclement weather did not prevent Fort Huachuca from recognizing African Americans or their place in U.S. History this month. As planned, the Black History Month celebration was held on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The theme for this year's observance was, "At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington."

  • FH-trained tracker Airmen protect Bagram

    Feb 22, 2013

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- A group of Airmen from the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron is combining the old-school skills of tracking with modern technology to bring a new capability to the fight.

  • SIPRNet migration to take place on FH

    Feb 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Secure Internet Protocol Router Network, or SIPRNet, locally managed exchange email accounts will be migrated to a centrally managed Department of Defense Enterprise Email, or DEE, on Thursday. This is an effort to move DoD assets to "the cloud" to consolidate resources and reduce costs, according to Ken Forner, chief, Server Management Branch, Fort Huachuca Network Enterprise System.

  • SecDef on Sequestration and Furlough

    Feb 21, 2013

    Message to the Department from Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on the Preparations for Potential Sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications.

  • Joint Intelligence training, a smart affair

    Feb 21, 2013

    Soldiers assigned and attached to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, Combined Task Force Raider, along with the intelligence section of the 2nd Kandak, 205th Corps, Afghanistan National Army, as well as Romanian intelligence officers attended a multinational intelligence training event hosted by the ANA and facilitated by British contractors here, Feb. 11.

  • Feb. 13, 2013 -- CSA Testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee

    Feb 21, 2013

    Feb. 13, 2013 -- CSA Testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee

  • Carter describes 'crisis of readiness' during Senate testimony

    Feb 20, 2013

    Looming spending cuts and the lack of a budget for the fiscal year present a readiness crisis for the Defense Department, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter told the Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 2013.

  • To Our Dedicated Civilian Workforce:

    Feb 20, 2013

  • Health officials urge dip users to plan ahead for this week's Great American Spit Out

    Feb 19, 2013

    Health officials urge dip users to plan ahead for next week's Great American Spit Out

  • Utah Guard Soldiers, mountains help prep 704th MI for Afghanistan

    Feb 19, 2013

    In preparation for an upcoming deployment, Soldiers of Alpha Company, 742nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, traveled to Camp Williams for several weeks of training in the mountains of Utah.

  • National Guard Bureau chief: Sequestration devastating to Guard, DOD

    Feb 15, 2013

    Sequestration and a year-long continuing resolution would significantly hinder the National Guard's ability to protect and defend the homeland, Gen. Frank Grass told the Senate Armed Services Committee, Feb. 12, 2013.

  • Save the date, save your money: Military Saves campaign encourages financial responsibility, stabil

    Feb 15, 2013

    Urging military personnel and Family members to save for the future and budget their finances is the goal of Military Saves Week on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Feb. 25-March 2. The theme of the 2013 campaign is "Set a Goal, Make a Plan, Save Automatically."

  • FTX keeps 40th ESB in 'communications ready' mode

    Feb 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers from the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade, conducted a field training exercise, or FTX, in several Fort Huachuca training areas, Feb. 4. -- Wednesday.

  • PTSD support available outside VA clinic

    Feb 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Honorable Allen Clark, founder of the Combat Faith organization and a Vietnam veteran, held a faith-based post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, workshop at the Fort Huachuca Main Post Chapel on Tuesday, where he explained his roller coaster experience with PTSD and how he has learned to cope and assist others who struggle with it.

  • National Prayer Breakfast helps reaffirm faith

    Feb 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In spite of snowfall on Monday and early Tuesday morning which delayed the beginning of the work day on Tuesday, the annual National Prayer Breakfast was held a few hours later than originally scheduled at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center here. The theme of this year's event was "The Healing Power of God."

  • March is National Nutrition Month: "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day"

    Feb 15, 2013

    Every year in March dietitians work to raise awareness of what it means to eat a healthy diet. Each year the focus is different. This year the theme is, "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day." The intent is to focus on the fact that there is not a one-size fits all approach to healthy eating. We are all individuals, and each one of us has different eating patterns based on the foods we prefer, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions, and health concerns. This March during National Nutrition Month, dietitians throughout the United States, and the world, are highlighting "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day" in recognition of the diversity in our eating habits.

  • Inspector General inspections help units adhere to standards

    Feb 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Inspections are one way to determine if organizations and units are adhering with standards. One role the Inspector General, or IG, has is to provide their directing authority, normally the commanding general, or CG, a means of unit and organizational oversight, and IG inspections are normally the method used to provide it.

  • This Week in History: 16 February 1973

    Feb 15, 2013

    Army Security Agency Flies Last ARDF Mission in Vietnam

  • 470th MI Brigade program accentuates language proficiency

    Feb 15, 2013

    Cryptologic linguists must know a foreign language before becoming part of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, but they must maintain and improve their language proficiency while they are assigned to it. And the brigade's Command Language Program helps to ensure that.

  • Fort Report 2013 All Army Boxing Camp Opens

    Feb 15, 2013

    In this Fort Report, U.S. Army athletes are at Fort Huachuca, Arizona to compete for a spot on the 2013 All Army Boxing Team.

  • Revised disability evaluation system improves process for transitioning Soldiers

    Feb 15, 2013

    A commission created to ensure of the proper care and processing of the nation's wounded warriors led to the analysis and revamping of veteran's healthcare system and included a closer look and integration between the Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs to create the Integrated Disability Evaluation System.

  • Goniometry, Enciphering, Deciphering and the Father of Cryptology

    Feb 15, 2013

    In the 1886 annual report by Chief Signal Officer Benjamin F. Fisher, he envisioned the Signal Corps not only providing communications, but also acting as the military intelligence bureau. This exact scenario never played out, but intelligence and cryptanalysis were significant parts of CECOM's organizational heritage, especially during the WW I.

  • Waypoint #1: Follow up to CSA's Marching Orders

    Feb 14, 2013

    CSA Marching Orders: Waypoint #1

  • Mouth device in clinical trials as possible treatment for TBI

    Feb 14, 2013

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and NeuroHabilitation Corporation have created an electrode-covered oral device called a PoNS" to help treat patients with neural control issues.

  • Ten Steps to a Federal Résumé

    Feb 14, 2013

    In today's ever changing and competitive workforce it is important to be prepared when applying for a new job. A strong résumé is the foundation to that application process, especially when applying for a federal position.

  • February is American Heart Month

    Feb 14, 2013

    Dugway Proving Ground - February is American Heart Month, and unfortunately, most of us know someone who has had heart disease or stroke. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal to 2,200 deaths per day. These conditions are also leading causes of disability preventing people from working and enjoying family activities.

  • Straight from the expert -- improve your run (and your health!)

    Feb 13, 2013

    There's more to running than you think. Running comfortably and successfully, that is. "Cheek to pocket" -- can you explain that phrase? If not, read on. You'll probably learn something.

  • The Whys and Hows of Accident Reporting

    Feb 13, 2013

    While serving as a first sergeant years ago, I was frustrated when an accident report submitted to the U.S. Army Safety Center was returned to me for additional information. Unfortunately, because the accident occurred off duty and my Soldier had been rendered unconscious, I couldn't provide any additional information.

  • Sequestration could mean training reduction for 80 percent of ground forces

    Feb 13, 2013

    The Army's chief of staff told lawmakers in very clear terms what budget reductions under sequestration would do to Soldiers and Army readiness, on Capitol Hill, Feb. 13, 2013.

  • Same-sex couples can claim new benefits by October

    Feb 12, 2013

    Military members and retirees with same-sex partners will qualify for up to 24 new benefits under policy changes Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced Feb. 11, 2013.

  • SEC's Cloud.Mil solution for DoD

    Feb 12, 2013

    In its present form, the DoD data center "foot print" far exceeds both current and projected needs, making it unnecessarily expensive to operate and manage.

  • National Guard troops in New England respond to massive blizzard

    Feb 11, 2013

    Citizen-Soldiers in the Northeast were assisting state authorities Feb. 9, 2013, in the aftermath of Nemo, the giant snowstorm that killed at least five people, left 650,000 without power and resulted in the cancellation of about 5,300 flights.

  • Cone talks budget cuts, impacts to TRADOC mission, workforce

    Feb 11, 2013

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, hosted a town hall forum to share information directly with the TRADOC civilian workforce, Feb. 7, 2013, at Jacob's Theater on Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Danes invade desert with good will as objective

    Feb 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - They came. They saw. They conquered.

  • Former Buffalo Soldier shares story of his service

    Feb 8, 2013

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- When Albert Curley was a noncommissioned officer in the Army, he taught his Soldiers to take advantage of opportunities to better themselves. "Nothing is given to you," said Curley, a retired first sergeant. "You've got to earn it." Curley remembers the days of segregation when the Officers' Club was all white simply because there were no African American officers.

  • 470th MI Brigade Soldier wins Army linguist competition

    Feb 7, 2013

    For the second year in a row, the U.S. Army has recognized a Soldier of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade as its Language Professional of the Year.

  • This Week in History: February 15th

    Feb 7, 2013

    Army Launches Experimental Kite Aerial Photography

  • Yellow Means Stop

    Feb 7, 2013

    How many times have you approached a traffic light just as it turned yellow and said to yourself, "I can make it"? As you punch the gas and fly through the intersection, you look up and see the light change to red. With a devious grin, you praise your great driving skills. I'll be the first to admit that I've done this countless times with no thought of the danger I might avoid if I would have just slowed down and stopped. However, an accident I wasn't even involved in forever changed my thinking.

  • Texting fail - Perils of distracted walking

    Feb 6, 2013

    Thanks to smartphones and the Internet, videos of people walking and texting their way into an embarrassing adventure aren't difficult to find.

  • 2013 African American Black History Month

    Feb 5, 2013

    from the Secretary of the Army; Chief of Staff, Army; and Sergeant Major of the Army, Subject: African American/Black History Month -- "At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington" dated February 2013.

  • CPAC CENTRIFUGE Feb 2013

    Feb 5, 2013

    Welcome to The CPAC Centrifuge. The intent of this newsletter is to provide you with short articles of interest in the Human Resources arena to alert you to changes and interesting facts. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) would like to encourage all of Dugway to read our newsletter and provide comments or ideas for upcoming issues.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductee focuses on leading Soldiers instead of selection

    Feb 5, 2013

    Sgt. 1st Class Samuel Gilpin, senior instructor 7th Battalion, 95th Regiment, was inducted into the United States Army Reserve Command chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, during a ceremony hosted by the 80th Training Command in Richmond, Va., Feb. 1, 2013. The Sierra Leone native, who recently became a United States citizen, referred to his induction into the SAMC as a life changing experience.

  • SecArmy orders 'Ready and Resilient Campaign'

    Feb 5, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh Feb. 4, 2013, directed that programs from resilience training to suicide prevention be part of a wide-ranging "Ready and Resilient Campaign" plan, which will launch later this month.

  • Gray Eagle takes flight: 1st ID unmanned aircraft system company begins Afghanistan deployment

    Feb 4, 2013

    A company of 1st Infantry Division Soldiers responsible for operating and maintaining one of the Army's newest unmanned aircraft systems, departed Fort Riley, Kan., Jan. 29, 2013, destined for Afghanistan.

  • Ending the Direct Ground Combat Exclusion Rule for Female Soldiers tri-signed letter

    Feb 1, 2013

    Ending the Direct Ground Combat Exclusion Rule for Female Soldiers tri-signed letter

  • From the Director of Army Safety - Measuring Up

    Feb 1, 2013

    One of the perennial questions in safety is, "How do we measure what we're doing?" Too often, the only metric we have available is how many Soldiers died in accidents during any particular period. We've gotten into the habit of looking at those numbers and attributing our safety programs' success or failure to them. This isn't necessarily a bad thing; we obviously want the arrow pointing downward on accidental deaths. But, I don't believe it's enough to quantify what we do every day with only a single figure - safety is much bigger and more complex than that.

  • Installations remain Army Strong despite hiring freeze

    Jan 31, 2013

    Army installations will continue to hire the critical career fields, from firefighters to child care workers, in accordance with guidance regarding a Army-wide hiring freeze and release of term and temporary civilian personnel.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 7 February 1967

    Jan 31, 2013

    1LT George Sisler Killed in Vietnam, awarded Medal of Honor.

  • Tax Assistance Center officer goes above, beyond, earns service member $100K tax refund

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A captain stationed here and 2012 officer-in-charge, or OIC, of the Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, received a medal this week for gaining a service member a large sum of money from the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS.

  • ACS volunteer named FH Military Spouse of Year

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - For the past seven years, Jennifer Rickert has been volunteering with Army Community Service across the Army.

  • FH Tax Assistance Center opens its doors

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, grand opening took place at Building 22324, Christy Avenue on Monday.

  • Cyber security -- more important than ever before

    Jan 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - It was long after the hour of darkness and everyone had left the building for the day. Ever so slowly, the door leading onto the main hall swung open, and, after glancing furtively up and down the corridor, a man dressed in janitor cleaning attire slid out.

  • Raiders enter 'the wild blue' with UAV training

    Jan 28, 2013

    Unmanned aerial vehicles soared through the sky under the control of 16 "Raider" Brigade Soldiers during QR-11 Raven training on Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 7-18, 2013.

  • Owners bringing pets into Germany will pay new fee starting Feb. 1

    Jan 28, 2013

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Members of the U.S. forces community who bring their pets along when they arrive in Germany for assignment will be charged a fee by German authorities beginning Feb. 1.

  • With National Spotlight on Internet Romance-Type Scams, Army CID Makes Additional Attempts to Warn U

    Jan 28, 2013

    In light of recent national news coverage, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is again pleading with internet users worldwide to not fall prey to the ongoing online "Romance Scams" that the Army has been combating since 2009. Army CID is hopeful that the recent coverage can potentially help warn victims of the cyber-crime that ends in both undue heartache and financial hardship.

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