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  • 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?

  • Westphal: Maintaining connection with American public critical to future of Army

    Oct 25, 2012

    "Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army are critical in connecting our Army with the American public, " said Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal while discussing the future of the Army with 36 Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army during the 2012 CASA Fall Conference.

  • Buena High School Marching Colts Band Hero award given to two Fort Huachuca workers

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Two Fort Huachuca employees were honored Friday night at Buena High School after being selected as heroes to represent Sierra Vista along with the Buena High School Marching Colts Band at the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl in San Diego, Dec. 27.

  • CFC kicks off with higher 2012 goal

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign kicked off with a breakfast last week, with guest speaker Brian Kish explaining the CFC focus and how it helps people all over the world. The campaign will run until Dec. 17.

  • Fort Huachuca supports all in education

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Fort Huachuca's Army Education Center, located across from Barnes Field House, offers many programs and services to assist Soldiers, their Families and civilian personnel in their educational and career development, with Soldiers getting priority.

  • Red Ribbon Week celebrated on FH this week

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Red Ribbon week is taking place across the nation this week with the theme of "The Best Me is Drug Free."

  • October is National Depression Awareness Month

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - October is National Depression Awareness Month for the Army, and the 2012 theme is "Redefining Strength -- Get Screened, Seek Care." Oct. 11 was "National Depression Screening Day" and was recognized across the United States. Education was spread on the signs and symptoms of depression. Free behavioral health screenings were available as well.

  • Thunderbirds compete for best chef

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers from the 11th Tactical Theatre Signal Brigade participated in the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Battalion Chef of the Year Competition Oct. 16-17 on Fort Huachuca. The Chef of the Year event measures a Soldier's technical and tactical skill at his trade and as a Soldier. Not only do Army cooks need to know how to efficiently and effectively provide much-needed food to Soldiers, but they must be proficient in their warrior tasks and drills.

  • Halloween Scares

    Oct 24, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's 4th annual haunted house and hayride drew about 5,200 scare-a-holics according to Barbi Barnett, Non-appropriated Fund Support Division chief.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh speaks with Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army (CASA)

    Oct 24, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh speaks with Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) during the 2012 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., Oct. 22, 2012. CASAs provide individual advice to the Secretary of the Army, the Army Chief of Staff and commanders at all levels on public sentiments toward the Army. Additionally, they work closely with key influencers within their area of responsibility to disseminate information about the Army's objectives, roles, requirements and major programs to the public. (Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez)

  • DoD support for 2013 Inauguration explained to Congressional Staff Members

    Oct 23, 2012

    Various congressional staff members received updates on Department of Defense plans to support civil authorities during the 2013 Presidential Inauguration, at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Oct. 16, 2012.

  • 14th MI Battalion returns from Afghanistan

    Oct 23, 2012

    The 14th Military Intelligence Battalion returned to Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in the early morning of Oct. 21, 2012, after deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom one year ago.

  • Secretary McHugh, Gen. Odierno Speak During the 2012 AUSA Press Conference

    Oct 23, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speak during the 2012 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition press conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 22, 2012. (Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez)

  • JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Oct 22, 2012

    Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal visits the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La. to underscore the extensive capabilities and interdependence of combined operations between Army Conventional and Special Operations Forces as well as to highlight the vital role of the JRTC as the Army trains Soldiers for current missions and prepares for future requirements. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2012 tri-signed letter

    Oct 19, 2012

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 27 October 1983

    Oct 19, 2012

    Twenty-nine years ago this week, twenty-three technical intelligence (TECHINT) analysts from the 513th Military Intelligence Group deployed to the Caribbean Island of Grenada in support of Operation URGENT FURY.

  • Westphal: Roles of the Army Reserve and National Guard critical to the Army of the future

    Oct 18, 2012

    Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal discusses the future of the Army with the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee's fall session at the Pentagon, 17 October, 2012, Washington, DC. The Committee is chaired by Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, Commanding General of the Militia of the District of Columbia National Guard, and meets quarterly to advise the Secretary of the Army on key issues regarding the roles of the Army Reserve and National Guard. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition APFT

    Oct 17, 2012

    Day two of the 2012 Best Warrior Competition started with a 5 a.m. Army Physical Fitness Test at Williams Stadium, Fort Lee, Va. Thousands of AIT students cheered for the 24 competitors as they completed the pushup, sit-up and 2-mile run events.

  • Marines 'invade' Libby Army Airfield

    Oct 17, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Early Friday evening before the sun set, planes and helicopters approached Libby Army Airfield from the north and could be seen on the radar console inside the airport's control room. Planes on final approach to Tucson International Airport populated the outer rim of the display as several 130-Hercules aircraft slowly approached the Army airfield.

  • Disability Awareness Fair brings resources to FH community

    Oct 17, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - National Disability Awareness Month was in full swing as Army Community Service, or ACS, on Fort Huachuca held their 2nd annual Disability Awareness Fair on Friday at Murr Community Center.

  • Frequency management now administered by Network Enterprise Center

    Oct 17, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Network Enterprise Center, or NEC, on Fort Huachuca is now responsible for the management of the electromagnetic spectrum on the installation. This electromagnetic spectrum is the full range of all frequencies that make up electromagnetic radiation in the environment. For example, each time a person uses a cell phone, unlocks a vehicle with a remote device, opens a garage door remotely, accesses wireless Internet or microwaves a meal, the person is using electromagnetic spectrum.

  • Don't slip and trip your way into fall

    Oct 15, 2012

    Each year, numerous people are injured and killed from dangers lurking in the places they least expect - at home and at work. The culprit is slips, trips and falls.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 15 October 1946

    Oct 15, 2012

    After World War I, the Army's cryptographic elements were transferred to the Signal Corps at Fort Monmouth. On October 5, 1942, the Cryptographic Division transferred from Fort Monmouth to Vint Hill Farms Station, Virginia and became known as the Signal Corps Cryptographic School.

  • Depot sustains military's electro optics/night vision equipment

    Oct 11, 2012

    Well-trained and skilled Tobyhanna Army Depot employees maintain and support the military's vast array of electro-optics/night vision for all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as foreign military service customers.

  • Westphal: No cuts to SOF, intel, cyber

    Oct 11, 2012

    Even as the Army faces a period of budget constraint, it will protect or increase funding for special operations, intelligence and reconnaissance programs, along with space and cyberspace capabilities, said Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal.

  • JITC senior enlisted leaders change responsibility, one retires

    Oct 10, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - With a snap of the noncommissioned officer's sword back into its scabbard, the senior enlisted leader of the Joint Interoperability Test Command symbolically cut his ties to JITC and passed responsibility to a new senior enlisted leader during a change of responsibility ceremony here on Oct. 4.

  • 15E unmanned aircraft systems repairers study UAS maintenance support on FH

    Oct 10, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Unmanned aircraft systems, or UASs, are often called "eyes in the sky." That is because UASs can film videos of potentially hostile locations and transmit the imagery over many miles while not putting Soldiers in harm's way. The aircraft systems are controlled remotely by a pilot on the ground. Specially trained 15E unmanned aircraft systems repairers provide maintenance support for the Shadow 200, Hunter and Gray Eagle, enabling these UASs to execute their missions.

  • Fort Huachuca installs first trunked Land Mobile Radio system

    Oct 10, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Network Enterprise Center here recently installed the installation's first trunked Land Mobile Radio system to better prepare Fort Huachuca for any type of disaster. The efforts were part of a two-year process during which the NEC worked with the Project Development for Land Mobile Radio systems, or PDLMR, the Electronic Proving Grounds and Motorola Solutions.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 10 October 1974

    Oct 9, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ - The US Army's Intelligence Museum opened at Fort Huachuca with a ribbon cutting by MG Harold Aaron, the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence. The Sphinx was moved from Fort Holabird to Fort Huachuca and took up position in front of the museum.

  • Soldiers: Speak up to select new Improved Physical Fitness Uniform

    Oct 8, 2012

    The Program Executive Officer Soldier is offering an online survey to ask troops to choose from the which of the six proposed redesigned uniforms -- which include 32 improvements -- they like best. The survey opened Oct. 9 and will remain online until Oct. 29.

  • Suicide prevention is key in Army

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As part of the Army's September's National Suicide Prevention month, Fort Huachuca's Army Substance Abuse Program held a installation wide event, Stand Down Day for Suicide Prevention on Sept. 27. The discussions were mandatory and were held at three different locations and times throughout the day, giving the more than 6,000 attendees a chance to participate. The lectures were held at Cochise Theater, Murr Community Center and Eifler Fitness Center.

  • New field grade, senior officer housing area opens

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ - Fort Huachuca's Garrison Commander, Col. Dan McFarland, along with Michael's Military Housing and R.L. Workman Homes joined Col. and Mrs. Kenneth McCreary (center) in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of their new residence signifying the opening of Fort Huachuca's Signal Vil-lage Tuesday morning. This field grade and senior officer housing area has 44 homes with oversized two-car garages, granite counter tops and views of the Huachuca Mountains.

  • Missouri Air National Guard uses Fort Huachuca

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Air Force personnel at the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, or AATTC, at Fort Huachuca may not be your average installation patrons; they come to Fort Huachuca one week out of the month to train.

  • B Troop ribbons at nationals

    Oct 4, 2012

    Rod Preuss, B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial), rides Sabre through the pistol course while firing at a balloon during the National Cavalry Competition at Fort Riley, Kan. Sept. 19 -- 22. About 70 people, including five military cavalry units and re-enactors, participated in what has become a major military cavalry competition which focuses on horsemanship and weapons skills attracting serious competitors whose main focus is on winning, according to Christopher Zimmerman, B Troop coordinator.

  • Military Intelligence -- this week in history

    Sep 28, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - An Intelligence Organization and Stationing Study, ratified by the Army leadership in 1975, paved the way for the eventual consolidation of MI Training at the US Army Intelligence Center and School (USAICS), which had been located at Fort Huachuca since 1971.

  • Westphal recognizes contributions of veterans, outlines future of Army

    Sep 26, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal was in Minnesota to show the Army's appreciation for National Guard Soldiers at Camp Ripley, and discuss the future of the Army with heroes from a different era.

  • Retired NFL player speaks about seeking help for mental illness

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Retired national football league player and mixed martial arts fighter, Herschel Walker, visited Fort Huachuca Sept. 20 to discuss the importance of seeking help for mental illness.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at TMAC Tuesday

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity team hosted the Hispanic American Heritage Month observance Tuesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • Army's best AIT platoon sergeants to compete for top honors

    Sep 26, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- The Army's top nine advanced individual training, or AIT, platoon sergeants are competing for the title of 2012 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year during a competition at Fort Eustis, Va., this week. Among them is Fort Huachuca Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Baca, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade's Platoon Sergeant of the Year for 2012.

  • Still Missing, Not Forgotten: POW/MIA Walkathon keeps memory alive

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers lined Fort Huachuca's Warrior/Sentinel Field before dawn on Friday to honor and pay tribute to our nation's prisoners of war and service members missing in action.

  • Fees set to change for CYS

    Sep 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Effective Monday, a change in fees will be implemented by the Department of Defense for Child, Youth and School Services.

  • Team IMCOM is force multiplier in battle against suicide

    Sep 25, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- Today we will observe a "Stand Up for Life Day" as we take time to discuss ways to build resiliency among our workforce, emphasize positive health and wellness habits, and learn more about behaviors that may help us deal more effectively with stress - all leading to a more balanced approach to living that recognizes the importance of life.

  • Grandson visits barracks named after his ancestor, one of the most famous of Apache Scouts

    Sep 20, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - It was a clear morning on Fort Huachuca as Harold DeClay, the great, great, great, great grandson of Sgt. William Alchesay stood before the dedication plaque in front of Alchesay Hall on Sept. 14. He was joined by his brother Harrisen DeClay, his grandmother Nettie DeClay and his grandfather Hansen DeClay, Sr. One of the most famous of Apache Scouts and Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Willam Alchesay was posthumously inducted in to the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame the same day. The large, historic barracks building was named in his honor, and the family got to see it during their visit here.

  • Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27

    Sep 18, 2012

    In two days the Army will conduct a suicide prevention stand down worldwide to focus on promoting good health, teammate involvement, risk reduction and resilience training.

  • Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees Sept. 29

    Sep 18, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29, 2012.

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