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  • Culture Summit brings nations together, promotes understanding

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Representatives of various nations from around the world came together this week in Sierra Vista to expose others to and promote their cultures and to better understand those of others. The fifth annual Culture Summit wraps up today at the Windemere Hotel and Conference Center in Sierra Vista. The three-day event which began on Monday is hosted by the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Training and Doctrine Command Culture Center on Fort Huachuca.

  • African-Americans honored during February

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Close to 250 Soldiers, civilians and community members gathered at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Fort Huachuca, Feb. 23, to celebrate African-American/Black History Month. In 1976, the month of February was officially named Black History month. February was chosen as the month to celebrate because it contains birthdays of some of the biggest supporters of Black history, stated Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, Military Intelligence Corps command sergeant major, in his opening remarks.

  • Best of the Best' honored at 2010 Installation Award Banquet

    Mar 7, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Each year the Fort Huachuca community honors individuals working on post who have consistently performed beyond the call of duty. The installation awards banquet was held Friday evening at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Approximately 250 people attrended, ranging from Soldiers and their families, Department of Defense civilians, friends and local and state dignitaries.

  • Soldiers, NCOs compete to be "Best Warrior"

    Feb 25, 2011

  • Three Fort Huachuca swimmers make nationals

    Feb 23, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Three swimmers affiliated with Fort Huachuca recently made a big splash when their times qualified them for nationals. 2nd Lt. Kenneth Cummings, Company C; 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, Anna DeLozier, Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Grounds (C4ISR) and Carmen DeLeon, lifeguard, Barnes Field House will compete against swimmers from across the nation in the U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship in April.

  • With program in flux, pride, veteran leadership key to boxing success

    Feb 23, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - For the 2011 All-Army boxing team, this year's All-Armed Forces Boxing competition is one of the most important in recent history for more reasons than one. Once again, the Army's undefeated streak is on the line, as it stands the Army hasn't lost for 19-years and counting.

  • Fort Huachuca boy among worldwide contest finalists

    Feb 23, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS- Operation Homefront announced the 100 semi-finalists - 20 representing each service - for the 2011 Military Child of the Year® Award. For the first time in 2011, the award will be given to an outstanding military child from each service - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. A Fort Huachuca Boy, Gavin Moran, 13, is one of the Army contenders.

  • New training class added to FH resiliency programs

    Feb 23, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Late last year, "The Fort Huachuca Scout" ran an article in which Lt. Gen Rick Lynch, commander, Installation Management Command, stressed the importance of resiliency; the ability to realize personal growth and development in the face of challenging situations. Lynch supervises all Army installations through his command employing some 120,000 people. "We hear it often nowadays, resiliency. From the highest levels of leadership on down, as we talk about how we are addressing the effects of nine years of conflict," wrote Lynch in a column that appeared in the Nov. 24 "Fort Huachuca Scout."

  • Famed boxing coach announces retirement at Huachuca

    Feb 17, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Current All-Army head coach Basheer Abdullah hasn't put forward a losing team in his 14-year career, a remarkable feat considering the unpredictable nature of the combat sport. Abdullah will shoot for a 15th team title and his last, at the Armed Forces championship at Lackland, Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. After 20 years as both a top-tier Army boxer and coach, Abdullah recently announced his retirement during the All-Army camp, here.

  • Fort Huachuca Emergency Closure Friday, 4 FEB 11

    Feb 3, 2011

  • Olympic hopeful fights for something bigger than self

    Feb 3, 2011

    Those who observe this year's All-Army camp, held here, will notice gender is not a factor. The boxers are simply athletes, with both men and women training and boxing each other indiscriminately as one cohesive team.

  • All-Army boxer hopes to win, follow destiny

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Spc. Jeffery Spencer is headed to the 2012 Olympic trials, and he is going to win because it is his destiny. The pundits certainly agree, the five-time All-Army boxing standout and current national champion is ranked number one in his weight class by USA boxing. Every other 178 pound boxer in the Army seems to agree; Spencer will be unopposed in his weight class at this year's All-Army tournament. His coaches also agree. When "The Fort Huachuca Scout" asked to interview a boxer who could make it to London in 2012, they instinctively pointed to him.

  • Programs now available through ACS to assist new military parents

    Jan 28, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- New programs are available on Fort Huachuca to assist new parents and parents to be. Army Community Services now offers the New Parent Support Program and Baby Boot Camp. The programs are free to all active duty personnel and their families.

  • Fort Huachuca is at the forefront of managing storm water through Low Impact Development

    Jan 28, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Managing storm water through Low Impact Development projects is a relatively new concept. It's a concept that the Army has fully embraced. A draft statement is currently in place to make LID projects an Army wide policy.

  • All-Army Boxing hopeful fights for redemption

    Jan 28, 2011

    Sgt. Toribio Ramirez remembers the finals of last year's All-Army boxing competition, here. Midway through the first round of the gold medal contest, the underdog floored his opponent, Spc. Connor Johnson, a dominant, defending World-Class Army athlete with a jarring straight right to the chin.

  • Army civilian training available at no cost to office

    Jan 28, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--The Army's chief of Civilian Training and Leader Development Division spoke to about 300 government civilian employees at a special training session for the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army), Jan. 19, in the command's auditorium. Vicki Brown, from the Department of the Army G-37, provided an update on the Army's current civilian training and leadership development programs.

  • DFACS to change menu fare, move to healthful items

    Jan 20, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- When Soldiers enter Yardley, Virginia Hall and the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Battalion Dining Facilities on Feb. 1, they will notice a big change in the menus. Gone will be fried entrees, burgers, sodas and cake, pie and cookies and other high-calorie, low nutrition items.

  • Fort continues energy reduction effort: Turbines may power installation in future

    Jan 18, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soon, those driving near or on Fort Huachuca will have a visual reminder that Fort Huachuca continuously strives to reduce its environmental footprint. The installation of a giant wind turbine on the south range near the aerostat is the beginning of the fortAca,!a,,cs effort to produce much or all of its own power. Construction is underway on the massive project. But, before changes can happen here or at any other military installation, the turbine needs to undergo extensive testing

  • Soldiers receive awards for helping save accident victim

    Jan 18, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Two Soldiers who happened to be at the right place at the right time received an award for coming to the aid of an accident victim last fall. Company B, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, presented Army Achievement Medals to Pvt. Stephen Jackson and Pvt. Christopher Morris, Jan. 6, for assisting an accident victim at the Intersection of State Route 90 and State Route 80. The single-vehicle accident, which occurred Oct. 16, 2010, left both the car and driver stranded 100 feet up a mountain.

  • Fort makes significant contributions to recover endangered species

    Jan 14, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Due to the efforts of Fort Huachuca's Environmental and Natural Resources Division, a rare plant, the Huachuca water umbel, can now be found in three more sites along the San Pedro River. The plant, which looks like grass, is an herbaceous, semi-aquatic perennial with bright green leaves that are hollow and grow straight up from creeping roots. The leaves are often one to two inches high, but may reach up to eight inches in favorable conditions. In the late 90s, it was listed as "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act. Since then, the ENRD has been working to recover the plant.

  • Smokeless tobacco not permitted in workplace

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- As an assistant inspector general, one holds the duty of correcting any violation of regulation, policy, or law. Most violations can be corrected with a "Teach and Train" also known as "an on the spot correction."

  • BUENA STUDENTS TOUR TIC

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Twenty students from Buena High School toured the facilities of the Technology Integration Center (TIC) Nov. 30, 2010, at Fort Huachuca to gain a better understanding of the electronic components the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC) tests and fields for the Army and other Government agencies.

  • One general says farewell, another takes over: FH honors both in change-of-command ceremony

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- After 36 years of duty and dedication to the Army, Maj. Gen. John Custer bid a final farewell Dec. 8 to the Fort Huachuca community during a change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

  • Amputee inspires Soldier, causes attitude shift after accident

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- I never saw it coming. It happened so fast, there wasn't even time to think. I remember the deafening sound of glass breaking and the concerned looks on the faces of my friends. To be honest, my first instinct was to laugh, I mean it's not every day that one falls through a sliding glass door. One glance at my leg and I knew ... this cannot be good.

  • Fitness program helps civilian resiliency

    Dec 6, 2010

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. -- Last week the Fort Huachuca Scout ran an article in which Lt. Gen Rick Lynch, commander, Installation Management Command, stressed the importance of resiliency; the ability to realize personal growth and development in the face of challenging situations. IMCOM civilians are now encouraged to take advantage of a free tool that develops resiliency; the President's Challenge, and even earn a presidential award for doing so. The President's Challenge is part of the newly launched Civilian Wellness Program, and supports IMCOM's Command Policy #17, the Civilian Wellness Policy.

  • Dignitary visits, tours energy projects, meets with Soldiers

    Nov 29, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Huachuca Friday for a personal look at the installation, energy and water initiatives here supporting Army sustainability and net-zero goals.

  • Gold Star Mothers honored, their children's sacrifices not forgotten

    Nov 8, 2010

    For the past five years Gilbert Munoz of Tucson and his wife Mary have been trying to cope with the death of their son, Capt. Gilbert Anthony Munoz. Munoz died Feb. 9, 2005 just two days after his first wedding anniversary.

  • U.S. Army launches Army Learning Concept 2015

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The U.S. Army is preparing to meet the challenge of training the 21st Century Soldier with its recent implementation of the U.S. Army Learning Concept for 2015. Leanne Rutherford, director of the Learning Technology Office for the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, stated Gen. Martin Dempsey, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is mandating all TRADOC centers and schools move forward with the implementation of ALC 2015.

  • Tough Mudder challenges Soldiers, encourages them to help wounded comrades

    Oct 15, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- A group of eight Soldiers from Fort Huachuca participated in the Tough Mudder event held in Bear Valley Mountain Ski Resort, Calif. on Sunday. The group, along with other participants, had to climb the steep, rugged Black Diamond Mountains as part of the challenge. Warning signs are posted for people not to run up or down these mountains.

  • SOS support coordinator assists families, helps provide closure

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Since 2003, Natale Salvatore Cataudella of Tucson has been looking for closure. His son, Sgt. Sean Cataudella, died August 30, 2003 in Balad, Iraq when the up-armored humvee he was driving hit an embankment and rolled into a canal. Cataudella was able to save the gunner, but drowned as a result of the accident. He posthumously received the Bronze Star for his actions, but Cataudella said no medal would ever replace his son. When Sgt. Cataudella returned to the United States he was not viewable, so his family never received any closure, until now.

  • Military launches domestic violence awareness campaign

    Oct 7, 2010

    The Defense Department is observing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month by reminding the military community about resources and programs to help in preventing or stopping domestic violence. President Barack Obama issued a National Domestic Violence Awareness Month proclamation Oct. 1, emphasizing the U.S. government's commitment to reducing its prevalence, supporting victims and bringing offenders to justice.

  • 'Rudy' inspires MP Soldiers to follow their dreams

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- "What you need is a dream and then you must find out what to do with it," explained Daniel Eugene "Rudy" Ruettiger, Saturday morning, as he spoke to about 60 Soldiers from the 18th Military Police detachment, during a professional development session at Murr Community Center on Fort Huachuca.

  • First class of UAS maintainers to graduate

    Sep 23, 2010

    The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Battalion graduates its first class of 15E UAS maintainers tomorrow, adding a new military occupational specialty to the Army. Fort Huachuca is now home to the MOS 15E. Soldiers in the new MOS maintain UASs, such as the Shadow, Grey Eagle (EMRP), and Hunter (MQ-5B).

  • NETCOM/9SC(A) CHANGE OF COMMAND

    Sep 22, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Maj. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) to Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper in a ceremony Sept. 22 here at Barnes Field House. The weather may have moved the ceremony away from Brown Parade Field, but it did not dampen the spirits of the approximately 300 people in attendance.

  • Device helps Soldiers communicate with Afghan citizens

    Sep 16, 2010

    The TransTac device, which will be fielded for the first time to the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) to Afghanistan before the end of the calendar year, will be used by Soldiers to translate English to Dari or English to Pashto, and vice-versa.

  • Army wife gets a new lease on life

    Sep 16, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- It's been almost two years since Stacey Turner registered to receive a kidney transplant, a process she was told could take up to five years. Last December she received her kidney, and a new outlook on life. When Turner was 17 she was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease. Until four years ago, the 41 year-old never thought the disease would affect her life, until one day she had to make a decision that would ultimately depend on someone else's life.

  • Fort Huachuca installation retention teams gear up for new fiscal year

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- As the current fiscal year ends and fiscal year 2011 approaches, it is a time for Soldiers to consider their futures and how the Army can benefit them and their families. During a budget briefing at the Pentagon, Lt. Gen. Edgar Stanton III, the Army's military deputy for budget, detailed the overall rationale behind items in the Army's portion of the Department of Defense's FY11 budget requests.

  • Range control surpasses normal mission:Program receives Tier III SRP for FY 2008/2009

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca's range control personnel are always working toward the future. They continue to look for new, innovative approaches to ensure the range is sustainable down the road. That's one reason why the division was recently awarded the Tier III Sustainable Range Program award for fiscal year 2008/2009.

  • Writer learns about Fort Huachuca security first-hand

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- (Editor's note: August is Anti-terrorism Awareness Month. Since this event actually happened to a summer hire student who is a NETCOM stringer for "The Fort Huachuca Scout", she wanted to share her experience as the possibility of terrorism on a military installation is very real.) Click. Click. Click. My sweaty, quivering hands nervously tap the end of the pen, and I shuffle my feet with the urge to run as the imposing figure steps into the doorway. My heart pounds ferociously; the little hairs on my arm have a pulse of their own.

  • It's legal to terminate leases when deploying

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Many people are unaware they may terminate cell phone contracts if deploying or permanently changing station' Under Section 535a of the Service Members Civil Relief Act, servicemembers may be able to terminate or suspend cell phone contracts if deploying overseas or PCS to another continental U.S. location.

  • Plaque discovered by metal scrap dealer ends up in rightful home

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- A few years ago, while poring through scrap metal at A & T Metals Recycling Center in Sierra Vista, an employee discovered a large brass plaque in the scrap yard. It appeared to have a connection to the U.S. Army. Suspecting the plaque may have been stolen, the business owner contacted the Cochise County Sheriff's office in Bisbee to report the find. Sgt. Gene Wheeler got the case and determined there was no report of the item having been stolen.

  • Eagle Scout revamps Fort Huachuca's dog park

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- For the past two months Leon Ross has been working hard to revamp the Williams Field dog park on Fort Huachuca. Ross took on the project because he needed an Eagle Scout project and at the same time says Fort Huachuca needed a dog park.

  • FH Soldiers help Fort Hood signal unit train on new equipment as they prepare to deploy

    Sep 7, 2010

    Fort Huachuca, Ariz. -- About 40 Soldiers from Fort Huachuca's 11th Signal Brigade helped prepare for a historic moment for Soldiers of the 62nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion Aug. 13-21 at Fort Hood, Texas as they tested new equipment in a field environment in preparation for their upcoming deployment.

  • Army implementing standard child-care fees

    Sep 7, 2010

    Beginning Oct. 1, most Army families will see an increase in their child care fees, while others will see a reduction and some will see no change in fees for School Year 2010-2011. This is a result of a new Department of Defense policy.

  • Commissary eggs unaffected by recall

    Aug 27, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va.- As of Aug. 20, military commissaries are not affected by the massive Wright County Egg voluntary recall, Defense Commissary Agency food safety officials reported.

  • DCG bids farewell; DCO takes charge

    Aug 27, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- "As was once written ... How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." Words of thanks from Brig. Gen. LaWarren Patterson, departing deputy commanding general, would resonate throughout his closing remarks during his departure ceremony Friday in front of Greely Hall. Patterson, who served as the second-in-command for the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) since October 2008, left to take command of the 7th Signal Command (Theater) at Fort Gordon, Ga.

  • MI Game v3 replaces lectures, slide shows with interactive learning

    Aug 27, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soldiers on Fort Huachuca now have the opportunity to train with cutting-edge technology. The Learning Technology Directorate's Game Team recently released Military Intelligence Game, Version 3. The computerized game replaces hours of PowerPoint and slide shows with hands-on interactive learning.

  • Fort Huachuca DES personnel launch iWATCH program

    Jul 29, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- If you see something suspicious on post, the Directorate of Emergency Services personnel want you to call Fort Huachuca's iWATCH hotline. The iWATCH program, which will be activated Army-wide Sunday, is a community program designed to help neighborhoods stay safe from potential terrorist activities.

  • 304th guest speaker series discusses Middle East

    Jul 29, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- What if the coin was turned and the United States was not the No. 1 military force' What if soldiers from the Middle East came and knocked on Americans' doors and searched their homes for weapons' Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, Dr. John Duke Anthony, spoke about the Middle East, Monday, at Murr Community Center on Fort Huachuca. It was part of the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion's Officer Professional Development guest speaker series.

  • There's a new chaplain in town

    Jul 26, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- He describes himself as an introvert, "but I'll let you think I'm an extrovert," says Chaplain (LT. Col.-P) Kenneth Revell, new chaplain for Fort Huachuca's garrison, meaning he works well with one-on-one counseling, but can perform in an extrovert fashion.

  • National Guard to deploy troops to Mexican border

    Jul 26, 2010

    WASHINGTON - The National Guard is sending 1,200 troops to the Southwest border states to provide temporary support for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, officials announced Monday.

  • Soldiers called to train for Air National Guard mission

    Jul 26, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Two active duty Soldiers from Fort Huachuca have been requested to assist the Air National Guard with annual combat lifesaver training. In May, Chief Master Sgt. Julie Eddings, health systems specialist for the Oregon Air National Guard, contacted her sister, Spc. Jean Stivers, a medic with Company A, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, and asked her if the battalion could spare any of their three combat medics to assist with training for an upcoming Patriot 10 mission. Approval, which consisted of a verbal agreement between the 309th MI Battalion and the Oregon Air National Guard, was granted the middle of June.

  • Water resources management at Fort Huachuca continues 15 years later

    Jul 26, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Since 1994, Fort Huachuca's personnel have been reducing, reusing and recharging the fort's water supply by implementing numerous projects and educating the work force and community about water and its importance to the installation.

  • BBB warns car shoppers about online dealer scam

    Jul 19, 2010

    Sierra Vista, AZ -- Personnel from the Better Business Bureau are warning car shoppers to beware of Web sites offering too-good-to-be-true deals on repossessed cars. BBB has heard from people across the country who thought they were buying from a reputable dealer online but were actually sending money to scammers posing as legitimate, already-established community dealerships.

  • BBB warns car shoppers about online dealer scam

    Jul 19, 2010

    Sierra Vista, AZ -- Personnel from the Better Business Bureau are warning car shoppers to beware of Web sites offering too-good-to-be-true deals on repossessed cars. BBB has heard from people across the country who thought they were buying from a reputable dealer online but were actually sending money to scammers posing as legitimate, already-established community dealerships.

  • AAFES goes above and beyond, receives Sierra VistAbility award

    Jul 19, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca's Army & Air Force Exchange is recognized by the city of Sierra Vista for going above and beyond. Last Thursday AAFES was awarded the Sierra VistAbility Award from the Sierra Vista Commission on Disabilities Issues.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program is available to assist Soldiers families with special needs

    Jul 19, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Army Families deal with unique challenges associated with military life, especially when it comes to relocation. Not only do they have to find a new place to call home, they also have to find new health care and child care providers, enroll children in new schools and activities and build new networks of friends and support. These challenges are not easy for any Army Family, but for families with special needs, they are magnified.

  • Installation Retirement ceremony scheduled

    Jul 12, 2010

    Military and civilian retirees honored for their dedicated service.

  • Fort's IT support changes, effective now

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca initial support is now migrated to the Army Enterprise Service Desk. The AESD will provide a single point of contact for Information Technology service requests, incidents, problems and changes in support of the Army Global Network Enterprise Construct, throughout the continental United States.

  • Motorists, pedestrians should be mindful of crosswalks, speed limits

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca's Directorate of Emergency Services personnel ask motorists who are driving on post to be more observant of their surroundings: Soldiers, pedestrians and speed limit signs.

  • HEAT system trains Soldiers, saves lives

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soldiers on Fort Huachuca now have a critical training tool to familiarize them with proper response in the event of High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle rollovers. It is the Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer. The HEAT is a Humvee designed to roll 180 degrees, and is used to simulate a rollover in theater. Fort Huachuca received the HEAT trainer a few years back, but before use a building had to be constructed around the device. After that, personnel had to be hired and then certified to operate the system.

  • When pets stray, call SAF night or day

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- A new program is underway on Fort Huachuca to handle strays, aggressive dogs, cats, and other domestic animals, and get the animals back to their owners. Fort Huachuca's 18th Military Police Detachment is now in charge of the Stray Animal Facility, Building 30015. The MP's new section took over the program in the beginning of April. Prior to that, stray or aggressive animals were picked up by the MP's customs section, but the program was not run 24 hours, 7 days a week as it is now.

  • 9th Signal Command selects the best of the best

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) named its Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year for 2010 during a ceremony Friday, in Greely Hall auditorium. Earning the title of 'NCO of the Year for 2010' was Staff Sgt. James Becker, representing the 1st Signal Brigade, Korea; and earning the title of 'Soldier of the Year for 2010' was Spc. Brian Williams, representing the 21st Signal Brigade, Fort Detrick, Md.

  • New commander takes JITC helm

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Col. Ronald Stephens relinquished command of the Joint Interoperability Test Command to Col. Joseph Puett in a ceremony, June 17, at the JITC main entrance, Building 57305. The purpose of a change of command ceremony is to pass the command, control, and authority of the unit from the old commander to the new.

  • Fort Huachuca hosts collaborative law enforcement training

    Jun 25, 2010

    Personnel from various law enforcement agencies came together to participate in a unique training scenario, at Fort Huachuca's Smith Middle School, June 17.

  • 717th MI Battalion volunteers tackle housing project

    Jun 15, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Tx. -- Volunteers from the 717th Military Intelligence Battalion at Lackland Air Force Base have begun putting aside their uniforms one day a month to engage in a different kind of warfare. It's part of a long, ongoing campaign to provide new houses for people who might not otherwise afford them.

  • Army directs global inspection of armor plates

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army recently issued a message for all troops and units to inspect their body armor in search of a specific model that was not made according to contract requirements.

  • Fort Huachuca celebrates the Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca received a double-dose of history today, when fort personnel and community members celebrated the Army's 235th birthday, as well as the post Museum's 50th anniversary.

  • 305th prepares for post-wide field training excercise

    Jun 11, 2010

    Soldiers from Company B, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion prepare for a 2-week field training excercise.

  • Mother of four copes with deployment

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz., -- The thought of her deployed husband is something Jennifer Walker can't let keep her down. After all, there are play dates for two sets of twins, soccer games, school and homework to do, not to mention housework. She can't forget the doctors' appointments, the birthdays and the holidays. So instead of worrying, she holds her head high, puts on a face that gives her children confidence and soldiers on as a proud Army wife.

  • 309th MI Bn. command sergeants' major responsibilities change

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The 309th Military Intelligence Battalion has a new leader. Command Sgt. Maj. Bernardo Serna took over responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Richardson, June 3, on Krueger Field, Fort Huachuca.

  • 309th MI Battalion gains new commander

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- As the 309th Military Intelligence guidon exchanged hands on Brown Parade Field, June 3, two military officers assumed new roles.

  • Goodbye - for now: 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Soldiers deploy

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Approximately 400 soldiers from Fort Huachuca are on their way to Iraq for a 12-month deployment.

  • Fort Huachuca wired for tunes, information via Web

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. -- The Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office now has another tool to get information out to the post. Huachuca Wired went live a few weeks ago. The radio station is available all the time via the internet, on- and off- government access computers. The concept is a spinoff of 'back to the old days, Soldier's Radio,' according to Ken Robinson, Command Information chief, Fort Huachuca. Robinson, who spearheaded the station, says, "We've modernized it and taken it to the Internet.

  • Military spouses appreciated at annual event

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca's military spouses were recognized May 26 for their devotion and dedication to their Soldiers. Army Community Services held Military Spouse Appreciation Night at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The event is held annually each May across Army installations to say "thank you" to spouses who unconditionally support their Soldiers.

  • New command sergeant major assumes responsibility of USAICoE and Fort Huachuca

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday accepted the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence's noncommissioned officers' sword from Maj. Gen. John Custer, commanding general, USAICoE and Fort Huachuca, during a change of responsibility ceremony, today, on Fort Huachuca's Brown Parade Field.

  • Change of Responsibility at the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence

    Jun 2, 2010

  • Olympic-hopeful runner finds inspiration in many facets of life

    May 28, 2010

    Capt. Kelly Calway doesn't don a cape, fight crime on a daily basis or possess any sort of superhuman powers. The 2008 Army Female Athlete of the Year is more of a modern-day superheroine, who is defending her country, raising a family, and preparing to enter the World Class Athlete Program.

  • Uniforms do not substitute as ID cards

    May 28, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Although it may not always be convenient, servicemembers, their spouses and dependents are required to always have their government identification card in possession. AR 600-8-14 reads: "ID card holders are required to carry their ID cards at all times."

  • UASTB largest UAS training center, 'pilots' unique mission

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca is home to the largest Unmanned Aircraft System training center in the world, with more than 350,000 square feet of training space, including runways, four hangars, and 24-hour operational capacity, training more than 1,400 students annually.

  • ASB program draws blood, saves lives

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- When Pfc. Joe Struck got a needle at the Eifler Fitness Center last year, he wasn't getting a life-saving injection. Instead, the shot he received had the potential to save the life of someone else.

  • Fort Huachuca personnel, community participate in unique training

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- On May 5-7, military, Department of the Army civilian and Arizona police officers came together to partake in a standardized field sobriety class.

  • Soldier's MOS leads him in the right direction

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- For someone who joined the Army to "get out of Ohio" and was somewhat uneducated about his chosen military occupational specialty when he signed up for the Army, Sgt. Shaun Manhollan believes he has still been able to find his niche within the Army.

  • Fort Huachuca WTU Soldiers learn about jobs first-hand during special program

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Five Soldiers in the Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Huachuca, were guests of the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine, Friday, and got an up-close view of aircraft used to detect drug and human smuggling

  • Fort Huachuca hosts annual Safety Day event

    May 14, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.-- About 5,000 people attended more than 60 exhibits during Fort Huachuca's Safety Day, Thursday, in Barnes Field House. The event is designed to teach the public about various safety aspects such as how to use a fire extinguisher and different community programs. Attendees were also welcome to have their vision checked and given the opportunity to drive a golf cart while wearing goggles that gave the illusion of what it's like to drive while under the influence of alcohol.

  • Early Morning at Fort Huachuca

    May 14, 2010

    Laura Clawson, A volunteer with the Hummingbird Monitoring Network changes one of the many feeders on Fort Huachuca.

  • Soldier was in right place at right time

    May 13, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- About a month ago Staff Sgt. Daniel Arizmandi, a drummer for the 36th Army Band, was heading to his mailbox with his dog, Vato, at his side, when he heard yelling. "As I'm closing the mailbox, I hear a lady screaming hysterically," he explained. "At first it sounded like someone was just playing around, but then it started sounding serious." As the young sergeant turned his head, he saw a woman running toward him holding a baby. The baby, 1-year-old Blanca Amill, was choking.

  • Second contingent of 14th MI Battalion returns from Iraq

    May 12, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The wait by eager family members and sleepy-eyed children was finally rewarded after 43 Soldiers marched into the Army Community Service building here late May 4.

  • ACS describes Exceptional Family Member Program

    May 12, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, ARIZ. -- Fort Huachuca's Army Community Services is currently emphasizing the "Exceptional Family Member Program" which provides information and assistance to connecting exceptional family members with military and community support services that meet their needs.

  • Fort Huachuca employee named TRADOC's 2009 top civilian instructor

    May 12, 2010

    An instructor with the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion has been selected as the Training and Doctrine Command 2009 Instructor of the Year in the Department of the Army Civilian Category.

  • ACAP helps Soldiers and Family members transition to civilian life

    May 12, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Changing careers is a stressful undertaking, perhaps even more so for those leaving military service after many years, but the Army has a plan to help ease the stress and show a way through the transition - the Army Career and Alumni Program.

  • Former Buffalo Soldier revisits Fort Huachuca, shares memories

    May 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- A former commander of "H" Company, 368th Infantry Regiment (Colored), 93rd Infantry Division visited here April 27. He is one of the few remaining men who were part of a Buffalo Soldier unit assigned here. Retired Col. Lee James, 96, came to Fort Huachuca for two reasons. One was to visit his granddaughter before she and her military husband moved to another assignment. The second was to see an exhibit at the Fort Huachuca Museum which displayed the 30-caliber, M1 carbine he carried in Burma, China and India in 1945.

  • Web page is the new face of Fort Huachuca

    May 5, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Last month, Fort Huachuca, in an effort to combine all multimedia products in one easily-accessible location, unveiled the new installation Web page.

  • Holocaust survivor shares story after five decades of silence:Speaks at USAICoE's Days of Remem

    May 5, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- 110362. To many it's just a number, but to one man, for many years, it was his identity. Albert Rosa was 15 years-old when he and nearly 70 family members were taken from their home country of Greece and relocated to Auschwitz, Germany.

  • 470th MI Brigade biometrics team demonstrates device for Colombia

    May 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas. -- Culminating a four-month initiative on March 25, a biometrics team from the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade was in Colombia to demonstrate a device that could help the Colombian military improve force protection.

  • Huachuca 'keeps promise' to Army Families with new Child Development Center

    Apr 23, 2010

  • 'Shining Stars' honored during National Volunteer Month

    Apr 23, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- April is National Volunteer Month, and last week was Fort Huachuca Volunteer Week. In keeping with the tradition of recognizing those who donate their time in service to others, three Volunteers of the Year for 2009 were honored April 15, along with other "Shining Stars" during a luncheon at Fort Huachuca's Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • Weinstein Village starts, ends 'green'

    Apr 23, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca is striving to go greener. Weinstein Village which is being built near the East Gate is all about going green; from the construction to the final project. Crews are building four, three story barracks with attached standard design medium company operations facilities to support the Advanced Initivuial Training mission. Each barracks building will hold 300 people.

  • Military spouse preference explained, outlined

    Apr 16, 2010

    Fort Huachuca, Ariz. -- Whether it's an economic choice, an outlet for "getting out of the house," or a chance to be employed alongside their significant other, today's military spouse works. On September 11, 2009, Executive Order 13473, titled, "Noncompetitive Appointing Authority for Certain Military Spouses" was put into action.

  • Military spouse preference explained, outlined

    Apr 16, 2010

    Fort Huachuca, Ariz. -- Whether it's an economic choice, an outlet for "getting out of the house," or a chance to be employed alongside their significant other, today's military spouse works. On September 11, 2009, Executive Order 13473, titled, "Noncompetitive Appointing Authority for Certain Military Spouses" was put into action.

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