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  • NOEL event brings out community

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - More than 4,000 community members turned out for the Night of Extraordinary Lights event Friday and Saturday night at the Mountain View Golf Course. Fort Huachuca's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation put on the NOEL event for the third year in a row. It was free and open to the public.

  • IOTQ winner moving on up -- IOTY

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 2012 United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence Instructor of the Year Award will be presented to Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Kroviak, Company D, 2-13th Aviation, common core instructor, on Friday at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • USAICoE drives learning to tactical edge

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A collaborative effort to fundamentally redesign institutional training is underway, and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, Fort Huachuca, is playing a critical role.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 13 December 1941

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Corps of Intelligence Police, or CIP, was established in 1917 to provide counterespionage support to the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. The first 50 agents who reported to France performed security and counter-espionage work, as well as investigative work for the Criminal Investigative Division.

  • Young cancer survivor, amputee joins World Class Athlete Program ranks for day

    Dec 13, 2012

    Before Monday morning's roll call, Soldiers with the World Class Athlete Program fell into formation. Among them, propped up on crutches and dressed in his own Army Combat Uniform, stood 10-year-old Benjamin Smith.

  • Project Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Priorities

    Dec 13, 2012

    The Army's project manager for its unmanned aircraft system fleet provides insight for his priorities.

  • CECOM SEC Director Departs for Signal Center

    Dec 12, 2012

    Mr. Nelson "Ned" Keeler, director of the U.S. Army Communication-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center, moving on to a new assignment as the Deputy to the Command General of the U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon, Ga., after nearly five years with the command

  • Golden Knights teams take gold, silver at World Parachuting Championships

    Dec 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army Golden Knights Formation Flying 8-Way Team won the Gold Medal, and the All-Female Golden Knights 4-Way Team brought home the Silver Medal, at the 2012 World Parachuting Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • Tips to enjoy a healthier holiday season

    Dec 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 12, 2012) -- As we head into the holiday celebration season, many of us fear unwanted weight gain and a lapse in our otherwise healthy habits.

  • National Guard hosts rehearsal for Presidential Inauguration

    Dec 12, 2012

    The District of Columbia National Guard joined hundreds of active-duty and Army Reserve military members, local and federal officials during a two-day inauguration rehearsal at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory this week.

  • West Point team developing algorithm to help shape operations against terrorist organizations

    Dec 12, 2012

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point Network Science Center hosted a briefing Dec. 5, 2012, about an algorithm which could help shape future operations against terrorist organizations.

  • Army invites public to review range modernization planning documents

    Dec 11, 2012

    The Army announces the availability of the Programmatic Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for Modernizing and Operating Training Ranges on Previous or Existing Range Sites on Army Training Areas and invites the public to provide comments until Jan. 11, 2013.

  • Season's greetings from U.S. Army Installation Management Command

    Dec 11, 2012

    It's been immortalized in carols as "the most wonderful time of the year," and it is for the Army's home. It's a wonderful time to be part of U.S. Army Installation Management Command. We have an incredible workforce and mission.

  • 14th MI Battalion uncases colors

    Dec 11, 2012

    The 14th Military Intelligence Battalion uncased its colors during a brief ceremony Dec. 3, 2012. The uncasing symbolizes resumption of the 470th MI Brigade's subordinate battalion's mission on Fort Sam Houston following its redeployment from Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Army G4 visits 'Home of Sustainment', views training

    Dec 11, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, hosted a visit by Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, U.S. Army deputy chief of staff, G-4 (Logistics), to view training Dec. 7.

  • New, longer Warrior Leader Course to launch with shorter days, land nav returns

    Dec 11, 2012

    When implemented Army-wide in January, the Warrior Leader Course will be a little bit longer and a little bit better, said the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Commandant Command Sgt. Maj. Rory L. Malloy.

  • Soldiers getting enhanced transition assistance

    Dec 10, 2012

    One of the biggest challenges Soldiers face is transitioning to civilian life. That transition got a boost Nov. 21, 2012, when the Veterans Opportunity to Work, or VOW, to Hire Heroes Act went into effect.

  • Celebrate sensibly, not senselessly this holiday season

    Dec 10, 2012

    Typically, the holiday season is synonymous with celebration, but Army leaders want Soldiers, Civilians and Family members to make safety part of their plans.

  • Drive Responsibly: December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

    Dec 7, 2012

    Follow a few simple tips for celebrating and driving safely this holiday season.

  • December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

    Dec 7, 2012

    Keep children safe this holiday season with simple guidelines during National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

  • 717th MI Battalion develops, executes first NSA-Texas language competition

    Dec 7, 2012

    The 717th Military Intelligence Battalion and the National Security Agency (NSA)-Texas partnered to hold a site-wide language competition involving all five services.

  • Army officials assess depot capabilities

    Dec 6, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, Army Materiel Command's (AMC) deputy commanding general, and more than 60 team members from AMC and subordinate commands conducted a Depot Assessment Visit here Dec. 4-5.

  • Comprehensive fitness program promotes unit wellness

    Dec 5, 2012

    Physical fitness is one of the most important attributes of a Soldier. Physical training is conducted every morning and standardized tests are carried out every six months to assess each soldier's level of cardiorespiratory and muscular endurance. What one may not realize, however, is the importance of a Soldier's level of emotional and spiritual fitness as well.

  • Military Family Appreciation Night a success

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Army Community Service presented their Military Family Appreciation Night on the evening of Nov. 29 at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • Holiday season is here -- use credit cards wisely

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Too much of a good thing can be bad for you. The same adage applies to credit cards. With the arrival of holiday season, it's easy to over use a credit card. One swipe, one signature, and it's out the door with gifts in hand.

  • Free Trees

    Dec 5, 2012

  • DFMWR lifeguard completes first Ironman

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Sarah Tifft, 24, head lifeguard at Barnes Field House and a Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation employee, competed in her first Ironman competition on Nov. 18.

  • Christmas parade attracts thousands at dusk

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Christmas parade attracts thousands at dusk.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 6 December 1941

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Message intercepted indicating breakdown of negotiations between Japan and US Dec. 6, 1941

  • Special needs programs offered, with extra dose of care

    Dec 5, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Colonel Johnston Elementary School, located here at Fort Huachuca, offers a special needs program for those children, 5 -- 9, who require extra assistance outside of the basic classes taught.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 13 Dec 1941

    Dec 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Corps of Intelligence Police (CIP) was established in 1917 to provide Counter espionage support to the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I.

  • Army under secretary optimistic about Army's future role

    Dec 4, 2012

    Building a strong partnership between the Army's conventional and special operations forces is one of the service's key areas of focus as it transitions from operations in Afghanistan and looks toward the future, said Army Under Secretary Dr. Joseph W. Westphal, during his visit to Fort Bragg, Dec. 4.

  • Drive Responsibly--National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

    Dec 3, 2012

    The holiday season is the time of the year when drunk and impaired driving accidents are most prevalent. Drug and alcohol use impair judgment, delay reaction times, and can result in deadly consequences when driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drugs (for example, marijuana and cocaine) are involved in about 18 percent of motor vehicle driver deaths. Drunk driving accidents account for 31 percent of all motor vehicle accidents, and thousands of drivers and passengers lose their lives each year because of drunk and drugged driving.

  • Don't Toy with Safety

    Nov 30, 2012

    This Christmas, choose toys that will make the holidays safe and memorable for your children. Toys should be a source of fun and learning. Too often, however, children are injured -- or even killed -- by toys that are not age appropriate, poorly designed or in disrepair. When choosing a toy, make sure to match it to the child's abilities. A toy that is too advanced or too simple for a child may be misused, which can lead to injury.

  • How I Didn't Shoot Myself

    Nov 30, 2012

    After reading the article "How Do You Shoot Yourself?" in the May 2012 issue of this magazine, I thought my weapons- handling experiences might also be useful to the safety community. If that seems a little narrow-minded and opinionated, it probably is -- but that's OK. I'm a former installation range officer, so weapons safety was my job.

  • Employees ready boxes for 201st MI Battalion

    Nov 30, 2012

    Some 150 deployed Soldiers of the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion will receive extra gifts during the Holiday Season, thanks to employees of HNTB Corporation.

  • Strap in and Survive

    Nov 30, 2012

    Do you think seat belts, like leather upholstery, are optional in your vehicle? I can tell you from a personal experience they're not optional -- they're essential.

  • Simulation teaches collection asset management, situational order of battle, symbology analysis

    Nov 29, 2012

    As the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence continues its campaign to build a more effective and efficient future force, its Learning Innovation Office, or LIO, is responding to the call to action by developing adaptable interactive multimedia instruction.

  • 2-13th Aviation Regiment QRC departs for OEF

    Nov 29, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Seventeen members of the 1st Aviation Brigade, 2-13th Aviation Regiment said goodbye to families and friends on Tuesday morning before departing for Fort Campbell, Ky., from Libby Army Airfield.

  • MI captain award nominations sought

    Nov 29, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Weinstein Award through March 15, 2013. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence captain in the active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard. He or she must have performed actions which positively promote, impact, advance and bring honor to the MI profession during Jan. 1 -- Dec. 31, 2012.

  • Army opens new intelligence MOS

    Nov 29, 2012

    A new military occupational specialty, Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (35Q) opened last month.

  • Decisive Action Training Environment: Future training grounded in today's intelligence

    Nov 27, 2012

    To ensure Soldiers are trained and ready for any mission, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Directorate of Intelligence created the Decisive Action Training Environment, a program that uses current intelligence to create intense, authentic training environments for Soldiers, leaders and units.

  • Change to TDR process routes money back to military units

    Nov 27, 2012

    According to Army transportation experts assigned to Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, U.S. military units with equipment that is lost, damaged or destroyed during transport have another good reason to complete a Transportation Discrepancy Report, also known as a TDR.

  • U.S. Army CID Pleads with Public, Warns Against Romance Scams, Female victims being cyber-robbed dai

    Nov 26, 2012

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command are once again warning internet users worldwide, to be extra vigilant and not to fall prey to internet scams or impersonation fraud - especially scams promising true love, but only end up breaking hearts and bank accounts.

  • Army launches winter safety campaign

    Nov 26, 2012

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center officially launched the Army Safe Winter campaign today, providing leaders, Soldiers and safety professionals valuable information to augment their seasonal safety programs.

  • Local Lifeguard completes Ironman

    Nov 24, 2012

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 25 Nov 1925

    Nov 21, 2012

    The 525th MI Group Deployed to Vietnam

  • Westphal, Austin visit Afghanistan

    Nov 21, 2012

    Joseph W. Westphal, under secretary of the U.S. Army, and Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, visit Combined Joint Task force - 1 Soldiers at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2012. The pair are meeting with leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians throughout the country to gain situational awareness and express senior Army leader appreciation for the service and sacrifice of deployed personnel, and their families, during the Thanksgiving holidays.

  • Army wins Warrior Care Month sitting volleyball tournament

    Nov 21, 2012

    The Army team took the top slot, beating out the Veterans Affairs team in the final round of the Department of Defense Warrior Care Month sitting volleyball competition, Nov. 20, 2012, at the Pentagon Athletic Center.

  • Army launches "Hire a Veteran" campaign to debunk myths

    Nov 21, 2012

    With more than 80,000 disabled Veterans expected to enter the workforce over the next five years, the U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command launched a national education campaign to address employers concerns that currently impede the hiring of wounded, injured, and ill Veterans.

  • Mailing deadlines

    Nov 21, 2012

    Deadlines for mailing overseas have been established.

  • Leaders wish community Happy Thanksgiving

    Nov 20, 2012

    IMCOM's commander, command sergeant major encourage everyone to look after each other this holiday season.

  • Thanksgiving Holiday Message from MG Gregg C. Potter

    Nov 20, 2012

  • Speeding issues continue, enforcement will be tightened

    Nov 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - An increase in speeding violations is causing greater concern for the safety of the pedestrians and children on Fort Huachuca. The principle problem areas are in and around the housing areas, bus stops and school zones.

  • Local military spouse featured on Oprah

    Nov 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Her living room was full of chatter and gasps as Erin Whitehead, along with her family and friends, watched "Oprah's Favorite Things 2012" Sunday night.

  • Code Talkers -- heroes of both World Wars

    Nov 20, 2012

    In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence History Office hosted a presentation on the Native American Code Talkers of World Wars I and II, Nov. 14, in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall, at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

  • Native American culture, history -- observed, honored

    Nov 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Fort Huachuca celebrated Native American Heritage Month at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Nov. 14 with poetry readings, a cultural dance demonstration and a Native American Code Talker presentation.

  • Fort Huachuca chooses 'the best'

    Nov 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Last week, 11 of Fort Huachuca's top Soldiers competed for the title of Fort Huachuca's 'Best Warriors' of 2012.

  • Cochise Theater airs last movie on Nov. 30

    Nov 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - It's the final curtain call for Fort Huachuca's Cochise Theater. The staff will project its last movie on the big screen Nov. 30. The building, located in front of the Post Exchange and next to the bowling alley, is closing doors to movie patrons due to financial anguish.

  • MI smacks Signal during Turkey Bowl showdown

    Nov 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - With an overcast and rain threatened sky, 111th MI Brigade and 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade lined up in a face-off on Warrior/Sentinel Field Friday for a gridiron rivalry match that has become a yearly competition for bragging rights. The field was divided with Signal Soldiers lining the north and MI Soldiers lining the south with non-stop shouting and cheering for support of their teams as Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, approached the 50-yard line for the coin toss that would begin the game.

  • Good locks, neighbors can deter burglars

    Nov 19, 2012

    Experts recommend several tips for keeping homes and property secure this winter season.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 20 Nov 1925

    Nov 16, 2012

    Lt. George Goddard Took World's First Night Aerial Photograph 20 November 1925.

  • Syringes, needles will no longer be accepted at RWBAHC

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center will no longer accept used syringes, needles or lancets, also known as household sharps, from patients after Nov. 30. Household sharps are typically used in the home for insulin injection. They are also used for administering medications to treat other medical conditions, including the prevention of blood clots, and may become contaminated with blood-borne diseases including Hepatitis B and C, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

  • RWBAHC Behavioral Health Services opens in new location

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - With the snip of a ribbon on Nov. 8, Behavioral Health Services, or BHS, at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Clinic, RWBAHC, officially opened their new $2.5 M, 9,350 square-foot location on the second floor of the building.

  • Grease Collection Drive -- recycling event scheduled for Black Friday

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Fort Huachuca will hold the second annual Day After Thanksgiving Grease Recycling event on Nov. 23, located in the Main Exchange parking lot.

  • MP ridealong program up and running

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Military Police Ride-along Program, which was reinstated Oct. 28, gives the public the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a military police officer.

  • ADA-compliant changes implemented on FH

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Additional Americans with Disabilities Act-related changes have been made on Fort Huachuca over the past month.

  • Veterans, others honored during special annual MAC luncheon

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Greater Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee Luncheon attendees honored area veterans Nov. 7 during the annual "Take a Vet to Lunch" event held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The oldest veteran present, Jim Burnett, 94, joined the youngest service members present, Pvt. Ryan Schluter, 18, and Pvt. Jacoby Kellog, 18, in cutting the cake in honor of the attending veteran guests.

  • SKIESUnlimited now offering new programs

    Nov 14, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - SKIESUnlimited, an Army Child, Youth and School Services Program on Fort Huachuca, is now offering dance, gymnastics and writing classes. The name "SKIESUnlimited" combines the acronym for "Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills" with the word "Unlimited" for the unlimited learning possibilities the program offers to military children and youth.

  • Travel planning matters

    Nov 13, 2012

    If you're driving slowly past the big rigs parked alongside the interstate because of snow and ice, you know you're in a situation.

  • 717th MI Battalion helps school kids appreciate veterans

    Nov 13, 2012

    Volunteers from the 717th Military Intelligence Battalion went to Columbia Heights Elementary School in San Antonio's Harlandale Independent School District Nov. 8, 2012, as a lead-in to Veterans Day to give children a sample of what it means to be a Soldier.

  • As Army delivers new network, leaders credit Soldier feedback at NIE

    Nov 12, 2012

    As Soldiers ready for deployment with the Army's new tactical communications network, the Network Integration Evaluations that shaped that capability are now aiming to take it to the next level.

  • Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducts 3 Sierra Vista residents

    Nov 9, 2012

    Three Sierra Vista, Ariz., residents were inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame, Oct. 26, 2012, in Phoenix.

  • History of Veterans Day

    Nov 9, 2012

    World War I happened nearly a century ago in Europe. Frank Buckles, the last living American World War I Veteran, died last year at the age of 110. It was the sacrifice of he and of his fellow service members that inspired the holiday we are about to observe: Veterans Day.

  • Veterans Day 2012: Soldier for Life

    Nov 9, 2012

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. Nov 1921

    Nov 8, 2012

    Concerned about large-scale ship-building programs in the US, Great Britain, and Japan following World War I, US President Warren G. Harding organized the Washington Naval Conference in late 1921. The conference was held in Washington DC and nine nations attended. Harding's goal was to establish limits on the number and tonnage of warships of each nation. In addition to concerns of a naval arms race, Harding and other nations were concerned about Japanese expansion in the Pacific.

  • Army North supports disaster response efforts following Super Storm Sandy

    Nov 7, 2012

    In one of the costliest and most devastating storms to strike the United States, Super Storm Sandy pummeled the country's Eastern seaboard Oct. 29, 2012, leaving behind it a swath of destruction, widespread power outages, flooding and gas shortages in her wake. As the scope of the storm's devastation began to unfold, U.S. Army North, based in San Antonio, prepositioned coordinating elements in the most devastated areas to help support local, state and federal response efforts.

  • Fort's new school liaison officer has solid plan to support students

    Nov 7, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - With the enthusiasm of a teacher entering the classroom for the first time, Erin Schnitger presented her plan on Tuesday. Schnitger was hired one month ago to be the new Fort Huachuca school liaison officer, or SLO. She gave her initial quarterly Student Transition Response Team briefing at Expanding Horizons Child Development Center to educators, key garrison staff and parents of school-age children.

  • Recycling partnership between Fort Huachuca, Sierra Vista continues strong

    Nov 7, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Mountain Vista Communities has completed its first year of the Fort Huachuca Solid Waste partnership with the City of Sierra Vista Department of Public Works, on July 18.

  • Manual for Courts-Martial goes mobile

    Nov 7, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The rapid proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers is far-reaching into all facets of the U.S. Army. As technology forges ahead, Soldiers in the battlefield, students in classrooms and now attorneys in military courtrooms are using mobile technologies to support their daily operations.

  • Night of the driving dead

    Nov 6, 2012

    Do you have drooping eyelids, persistent yawning or wandering thoughts, or feeling irritable, restless or impatient behind the wheel? Are you having trouble staying in your lane and can't remember the last few miles you drove? How about driving at abnormal speeds, tailgating and ignoring traffic signs?

  • New online game trains kids against cyber attacks

    Nov 5, 2012

    The National Science Center is now training kids to stay safe from cyber attack malware. A new online game called Cyber Swarm Defenders is targeted to 6th-8th grade students.

  • Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! IMCOM seeks to hire, retain former soldiers in the Army civilian workforce

    Nov 5, 2012

    Army civilians serve alongside soldiers every day, in every theater. From state-side garrisons to forward operating bases in Afghanistan, Army civilians write contracts, deliver goods, manage networks, operate ranges, manage business operations and provide support functions that would otherwise present distractions to training and wartime operations. From the sound of reveille to when a soldier turns out the lights at the end the day, soldiers are supported by their civilian counterparts.

  • National Guard relieves suffering after Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 4, 2012

    About 7,000 Guard members are helping people who are living without power while facing low temperatures, and people whose water-ruined possessions are piled at the curb, all while local transportation infrastructure crippled and simply pumping gas can be a day-long chore, in communities worst-hit by Hurricane Sandy.

  • Army dominates top spots in Marine Corps Marathon

    Nov 2, 2012

    Many personal races were completed at the 37th annual Marine Corps Marathon finish line.

  • Army Emphasizes Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship during Warrior Care Month

    Nov 2, 2012

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- In November the military services observe Warrior Care Month, commemorating the sacred obligation and enduring mission to care for the Nation's most wounded, ill and injured Service Members and to support them as they transition back to the Force or leave military service.

  • AUSA 2012 offers attendees an 'NIE history lesson'

    Nov 2, 2012

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Attendees of the recent 2012 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Conference and Expo were given a unique opportunity to learn about the origins of the Army's Network Integration Evaluations -- the series of semiannual, Soldier-led evaluations designed to rapidly progress the Army's tactical network -- from someone who has been involved from the very beginning.

  • IMCOM community: Get out and vote

    Nov 1, 2012

    Election Day comes in less than a week. As American citizens, the Department of the Army encourages federal employees and Soldiers to vote -- particularly as defenders of that right. But there are 3 things Soldiers and Civilians need to keep in mind when heading to the polls Nov. 6.

  • Army Releases Sustainability Report 2012

    Oct 31, 2012

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment released the Army Sustainability Report 2012, which describes the Army's sustainability efforts and progress during years 2010 and 2011.

  • Strict changes made to Installation Pet Policy

    Oct 31, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Due to the aggressive behavior commonly seen in particular animal breeds and the increase in pet abandonment by military Families, Fort Huachuca officials issued a pet policy and are preparing to tighten enforcement.

  • Charles Chibitty: Comanche Code-Talker

    Oct 31, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In June 1944, when Comanche Indian Cpl. Charles Chibitty landed on Utah Beach in Normandy, his first radio message was to another Comanche on an incoming boat. He transmitted it in his native tongue. In English, the message was: "Five miles to the right of the designated area and five miles inland, the fighting is fierce, and we need help." At 23, he was already a veteran code-talker. There were a total of 14 Comanche who hit the beach that day. Two were wounded, but they all survived.

  • How to prevent, care for soft tissue injuries at home

    Oct 31, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Whether active duty, retired or military dependent, many have dealt with a soft tissue injury at one time in their lives. "Shin splints" and "IT-Band Syndrome" are commonly referred to as "myofacial pain." Although these injuries are common among athletes, even recreational athletes or "weekend warriors" can be prone to these injuries. For example, think of someone in their 30s or 40s training for a first marathon who has never been a runner and is now training five days a week, running 5-10 miles per training session.

  • Evaluating mobile technology for warfighter use challenging

    Oct 31, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Mobile technology, or mobility as it is referred to by the military, is for the first time, taking a prominent role in defense. Defense Information Systems Agency Director U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, Jr. announced mobility would be one of his eight initial efforts for his agency, which has raised the next question -- "how to test and evaluate these technologies before our nation's warfighters use them?"

  • Golf course making many changes, specialty rates included

    Oct 31, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Since 2009, the Mountain View Golf Course has made many changes to improve the golfing experience for the Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista community. These changes are focused on providing a more "desert-like" feel while still presenting all that a traditional golf course should offer.

  • Two new educational opportunities for Soldiers, civilian employees

    Oct 31, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence announces two cooperative efforts with local higher education institutions to offer Soldiers and civilians educational opportunities that benefit both the participants and USAICoE. Qualified Department of the Army civilians, or DACs, can earn a master's certificate in Instructional Design from the University of Arizona, and any instructor can earn an associate of Applied Science in Education, or AAS-ED, degree through Cochise Community College.

  • More than 7,400 National Guard members respond to Hurricane Sandy

    Oct 30, 2012

    More than 7,400 citizen-Soldiers and citizen-Airmen were mobilized in 11 states to respond to Hurricane Sandy by 4:30 a.m., Oct. 30, 2012, and more were on the way.

  • National Guard responds to Hurricane Sandy, monitors tsunami

    Oct 28, 2012

    As more governors declared states of emergency in advance of Hurricane Sandy, the National Guard stood ready to respond to the aftermath of the storm.

  • CSA: Trust is bedrock of Army Profession

    Oct 26, 2012

    "Our profession is built on the bedrock of trust," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. "Trust is earned. It is not given. It is not rank-oriented. It is deeds, not words."

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 1 Nov 1941

    Oct 26, 2012

    Japanese Language School opened at Presidio of San Francisco 1 November 1941.

  • Native American Heritage Month Special Opportunity

    Oct 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Most people have heard of the Navajo Code Talkers who worked with the Marines in World War II. There have been many books, articles, and even a few films dedicated to their service. But did you know that the Army also recruited and benefited from the talents of native peoples, before the Marines? And that Code Talkers served in World War I as well? Did you know that not only did they speak in their native tongues to confuse the enemy, but that they created codes as Signal Soldiers?

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