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  • Thunderbird Dining Facility getting new facelift

    Jan 27, 2016

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- The Thunderbird Dining Facility here is currently closed, but when it reopens in February, it will sport a fresh, new look.

  • Tax Assistance Center now open

    Jan 27, 2016

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center (TAC) officially opened for business during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility Jan. 25.

  • Army to go universal with UAS operator training

    Jan 27, 2016

    The Army is working toward a universal control interface for unmanned aircraft systems that will help operators pilot more than one type of UAS.

  • IMCOM employee helps young women realize potential

    Jan 26, 2016

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS (January 12, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command's highest-ranking civilian employee recently met with young women from San Antonio's Gateway to Pearls Debutante Program and Ball to teach them about what it means to serve as a Department of the Army Civilian.

  • Green to Gold; Earn a Degree while Becoming an Officer

    Jan 24, 2016

    Each year, the US Army awards deserving Soldiers the opportunity to transition from the enlisted ranks into the officer corps while earning a bachelor's degree thorough the Green to Gold Program

  • It's tax time, Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center plans grand opening

    Jan 22, 2016

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center (TAC) grand opening is scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 25. The TAC is located in Building 22324 on Christy Avenue and will operate 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays on an appointment basis only. On Wednesdays, the TAC will have extended hours, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

  • Cervical cancer widely preventable

    Jan 21, 2016

    January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and the medical home team at Kenner Army Health Clinic wants to raise awareness of the changes to recommended cervical cancer screening. Cervical cancer is highly preventable because screening tests for cervical cancer and vaccines to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the main cause of cervical cancer, are available. When cervical cancer is found early, it is highly treatable and associated with long survival and good quality of life.

  • Failure to report erratic, unstable employee behavior could lead to tragedy

    Jan 21, 2016

    Often, when tragedy strikes such as in the case of an active shooter event, co-workers, friends, or family members will come forward and say, "We saw some signs, some strange behavior, but didn't think anything of it."

  • SMA Dailey's Senior Enlisted Council focuses on personnel

    Jan 21, 2016

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey sat down with senior sergeants major from around the U.S. Army to discuss issues that affect his biggest concern - the welfare of Soldiers - during a Senior Enlisted Council at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command on Fort Knox, Kentucky, Jan. 19-21.

  • Voting: A right to be heard

    Jan 19, 2016

    Remember to register and ask for absentee ballots early

  • Army prepares to test enhanced network operation tools at NIE 16.2

    Jan 19, 2016

    To make it easier for Soldiers to manage the vast tactical communications network, the Army plans to operationally evaluate newly enhanced and simplified network operations tools during Network Integration Evaluation 16.2 this spring.

  • Anti-terrorism and community awareness survey

    Jan 19, 2016

    The Office of Provost Marshal General (OPMG) Antiterrorism Branch would like your participation with a brief, anonymous, voluntary survey on antiterrorism awareness and suspicious activity reporting across the Army. The survey should take less than two minutes and is open for all personnel within the Army community (Soldiers, Families, retirees and contractors).

  • Malicious coders will lose anonymity as identity-finding research matures

    Jan 15, 2016

    A team of university students tested a tool kit that may one day help analysts to identify malware authors more quickly.

  • CCAD Commander Recalls King's Enduring Fight for Freedom, Equality, & Dignity for All

    Jan 15, 2016

    CCAD Commander, Colonel Billingsley Garner Pogue III recalls King's enduring fight for Freedom, Equality, & Dignity for all in his CCAD Safety Message to the workforce ahead of a three-day weekend that honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18, 2016.

  • Carter: Lasting defeat of ISIL depends on coalition strength

    Jan 14, 2016

    Delivering a lasting defeat to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant must be a global effort, and coalition partners and others must step up their contributions to the escalating fight, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

  • Commissary stores set record for paper, plastic, cardboard recycling

    Jan 11, 2016

    The numbers are in: military commissaries surpassed their fiscal 2015 environmental goals for recycling and diverting waste from landfills.

  • Army Emergency Relief now accepting scholarship applications

    Jan 11, 2016

    Army Emergency Relief has announced the opening of its scholarship application period. Applications will be accepted until May 1.

  • NETCOM deputy commanding general promoted

    Jan 8, 2016

    Brig. Gen. Todd Isaacson, deputy commanding general, pinned on his one-star rank January 7.

  • 10 things to know around the DoD for 2016

    Jan 7, 2016

    2016 will be a busy year throughout the Department of Defense. Staff writer Julia LeDoux shows us by providing this list of 10 things to know around the Defense Department in the New Year.

  • Climate Change

    Jan 6, 2016

    From the Pope to the President to Paris, there is a growing national and international discussion about the causes of climate change and what actions, if any, should be taken by policymakers. The U.S. Army, however, does not have the luxury of engaging in this debate -- instead, we must respond to the effects of climate change that are already affecting our mission.

  • New residential treatment program opens in San Antonio

    Jan 5, 2016

    Overcoming addictions is the mission of the new program on San Antonio Military Medical Center's 7W. Called the Substance Use Disorder Residential Treatment Program, the chief of the unit, Army Maj. Sandra Shelmerdine, explained the rigorous six-week program designed to help patients overcome their addictions to alcohol or illicit drug use.

  • What makes a good leader?

    Jan 4, 2016

    Army leaders should make a daily commitment to do the right things, develop the right foundational leadership traits, and understand today's complex, expeditionary environment.

  • Soldiers test robotics on 'battlefield'

    Jan 4, 2016

    Picture a hot summer day in Afghanistan, and a company of 25th Infantry Division Soldiers preparing to move to a new area of operation. Instead of using their legs and backs, these Soldiers are fortunate enough to have a small robot to help them on the battlefield.

  • New Mexico National Guard transports citizens during blizzard

    Dec 30, 2015

    One of the missions currently being performed by members of the New Mexico National Guard is the transportation of Roswell, New Mexico, citizens in need of dialysis treatments.

  • Operation HOMECOMING: Repatriation of American prisoners of war in Vietnam described

    Dec 30, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Throughout the Vietnam War, the Army was concerned with the expeditious return of prisoners-of-war (POWs) and an accounting of those missing-in-action (MIA). The U.S. knew that many of its personnel were being held in dangerous and unhealthy conditions, but North Vietnam released little information about American Servicemen in its POW camps. When Richard Nixon won the U.S. presidency in 1968, he and his secretary of defense announced a diminishing role for the U.S. military in Vietnam.

  • Innovative designs, smart manufacturing deliver Soldier readiness

    Dec 28, 2015

    Army production and logistics is teaming with Army research and development to better streamline the rapid design and fielding of cutting-edge technologies to the Soldier.

  • 2015 marks enormous advances for women

    Dec 28, 2015

    Women's strides made big news throughout 2015, with graduating from Ranger School, to the appointment of the first African-American female Army surgeon general to Defense Secretary Ash Carter opening up all military occupational specialties to women.

  • iReport smartphone application now available for free download

    Dec 22, 2015

    The U.S. Army Europe counterintelligence division has officially released a new smartphone application to facilitate the "if you see something, say something" reporting process for service members, civilians, contractors and Family members in Europe.

  • 2015 DoD Health Related Behaviors Survey Launches Worldwide

    Dec 22, 2015

    Active Duty service members will be randomly selected to represent their Service branch and complete an anonymous Health Related Behaviors Survey (HRBS). The survey, accessed online, takes about 40 minutes to complete.

  • Army technology team helps field robot

    Dec 18, 2015

    U.S. Army science and technology advisors have initiated a project to field a robot capable of assessing chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosives threats from a safe distance.

  • National Guard celebrates birthday

    Dec 18, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- More than 200 National Guard cadre and students on Fort Huachuca celebrated the organization's 379th birthday in a classroom in the 305th Military Intelligence Battalion Headquarters building Dec. 11.

  • CSLA takes CoM honors again this month

    Dec 18, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- A communications security (COMSEC) specialist with the Communications Security Logistics Activity (CSLA) is Fort Huachuca's Civilian of the Month for December.

  • 2015 HOLIDAY SAFETY MESSAGE

    Dec 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - On the night of 25 December, 1776, General George Washington led his troops across the ice-swollen and storm-swept Delaware River near Trenton, New Jersey, to attack the British Army and its Hessian allies. After fierce fighting and the loss of their commander, the Hessians surrendered resulting in a major turning point in the American Revolution.

  • DeCA scholarships soon available for military children, FH Commissary offers opportunity locally

    Dec 16, 2015

    Fort Lee, Virginia -- Now entering its 16th year, the Scholarships for Military Children Program will be accepting applications from eligible students beginning Dec. 15 at commissaries worldwide, including Fort Huachuca, or on the Internet at www.militaryscholar.org.

  • Suicide prevention is everyone's responsibility

    Dec 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- In the same manner as it takes a community to raise a child, it's up to the Fort Huachuca community to ensure that no person is left behind when it comes to suicide prevention.

  • Army Family Team Building

    Dec 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules that cover topics such as basic information about the Army, personal growth skills and leadership skills and is open to all soldiers and family members.

  • Living wax museum brings history to life at school

    Dec 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- In the tradition of the world renown Madame Tussauds' Wax Museums in London and in the United States, seventh grade students at Colonel Smith Middle School brought history to life during a living wax museum presentation on Dec. 10.

  • Program offers enlisted Soldiers the opportunity to become doctors

    Dec 15, 2015

    A Department of Defense program is helping five U.S. Army noncommissioned officers pursue their dreams to study medicine while continuing to serve on active duty.

  • Task Force Longhorn already successful in first 60 days of Afghanistan intel mission

    Dec 14, 2015

    EASTERN AFGHANISTAN (Dec. 14, 2015) -- For the silent warriors of the 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, who deployed in September and currently provide critical intelligence collection and analysis in Afghanistan, their deployment thus far has been rewarding for Soldiers and valued by commanders.

  • Army Basic Instructor Course makes teachers out of trainers

    Dec 11, 2015

    Soldiers who attend the Army Basic Instructor Course are usually experienced trainers, but many have difficulty translating their training skills to the classroom.

  • Updated Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report rating forms available online

    Dec 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command announced Monday the availability of the DA Form 2166-9 series, the revised Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report, and its activation in the web-based Evaluation Entry System.

  • Army fields streamlined network initialization tool to Korea

    Dec 9, 2015

    Before the Army's mission command and networked tools can be put to work, these advanced capabilities must first be able to communicate with each other.

  • Keeping troops connected: Manpack Radio and MUOS waveform provide on-the-move comms

    Dec 9, 2015

    In today's cellular world, communicating coast to coast is a given. But for Soldiers deployed around the world, many in austere locations with no established commercial network, it isn't so routine. So when Soldiers on the west coast recently communicated with their peers who were nearly 3,000 miles away on the east coast using the Army's Manpack Radio and the Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) waveform, the mission to keep troops connected took a significant step forward.

  • Dog tags get first update in 40 years

    Dec 8, 2015

    After more than four decades, the identification tags issued to all Soldiers, commonly called "dog tags," are getting an update.

  • Criminal Investigation Command warns of posting holiday travel plans

    Dec 7, 2015

    As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

  • Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart Medal after 47 years

    Dec 7, 2015

    The Army provided a long-awaited presentation, Dec. 3, when a Southeast Arizona veteran received the Purple Heart Medal for a head wound sustained 47 years earlier when the former Soldier, then a specialist 4, was assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion (Mechanized) 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam.

  • Pentagon honors unmanned aircraft systems civilian

    Dec 7, 2015

    Donna Hightower never expected any of the surprises she recently received from the Army and the Department of Defense. First was the presentation of the DoD Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the highest award given to a DoD civilian, during a ceremony Oct. 8 in the Pentagon. Brig. Gen. Bob Marion, program executive officer for aviation, first broke the news of the award to Hightower during a PEO Aviation Town Hall Sept. 1. On Nov. 20 Heidi Shyu, the Army's assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, praised Hightower's accomplishments and lauded her leadership among acquisition peers during a brown bag lunch at PEO Aviation.

  • Enjoy hunting sport on Fort Huachuca -- changes to program underway

    Dec 4, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -- In order to maintain a wildlife balance in the state, the Arizona Game and Fish Department issues a limited number of tags each year so those who enjoy the sport have the opportunity to legally harvest game in areas potentially threatened by species overcrowding.

  • Submission window for dozen Army fellowship programs closes Dec. 30

    Dec 4, 2015

    Dec. 30 submission deadlines are fast approaching for a dozen Army fellowship opportunities managed by the U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

  • From STEM to employment

    Dec 3, 2015

    The Army Operating Concept dictates that "future forces conduct operations consistent with the tenet of adaptability, anticipating dangers and opportunities and adjusting operations to seize, retain, and exploit the initiative."

  • CID expands eligibility to become sworn federal law enforcement officers

    Dec 1, 2015

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, also known as CID, has announced new initiatives that expand the eligibility pool of special agent warrant officer candidates to select commissioned officers, warrant officers from other technical fields and military police investigators.

  • 483rd MP Detachment hosts memorial ceremony for military working dog

    Dec 1, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - The 483rd Military Police Detachment hosts a memorial ceremony to military working dog Linda, 10 a.m., Wednesday at the Main Post Chapel here.

  • New virtual storefront helps secure Army systems

    Dec 1, 2015

    Think of it as iTunes for Army communications. But instead of purchasing music, Army units can order cryptographic keys and download them securely over-the-network.

  • SMA Dailey hosts a town hall at Cochise Theater

    Nov 30, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - SMA Dailey hosts a town hall at Cochise Theater today at 1 PM. He'll respond to some questions submitted in advance via social media. Message us on Facebook, U.S. Army Fort Huachuca. ‪#‎15thSMA

  • Buffalo Soldier Gate holiday closures

    Nov 24, 2015

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

  • MI Reserve unit changes command

    Nov 24, 2015

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

  • Fort recognizes Native American heritage, impact on future generations

    Nov 24, 2015

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

  • CSMS students get glimpse of possible future careers

    Nov 24, 2015

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

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

    Nov 23, 2015

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

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

    Nov 20, 2015

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

  • Military veterans honored during special annual luncheon

    Nov 20, 2015

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

  • IMCOM's personnel program gives employees application option

    Nov 19, 2015

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

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

    Nov 18, 2015

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

  • Silent Warriors: Intel Soldiers' impact on military might

    Nov 18, 2015

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

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

    Nov 17, 2015

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

  • Second grade hosts Veterans Day celebration at FH school

    Nov 17, 2015

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

  • Arizona Diamondbacks bring STEM fun to FH school

    Nov 16, 2015

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

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

    Nov 16, 2015

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

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

    Nov 16, 2015

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

  • ACS Financial Readiness Program offers financial education classes

    Nov 16, 2015

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

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

    Nov 16, 2015

  • Obama stresses country's debt to veterans

    Nov 12, 2015

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

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

    Nov 12, 2015

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

  • Soldiers wanted by Army Criminal Investigation Command

    Nov 12, 2015

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

  • African partners explore opportunities at US Army Africa Training Center

    Nov 9, 2015

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

  • CG reassures Civilian teammates regarding workforce cuts

    Nov 9, 2015

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

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

    Nov 8, 2015

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

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

    Nov 5, 2015

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

  • Counter-unmanned aircraft systems prove their worth at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Nov 5, 2015

    As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) proliferate, America's adversaries could potentially use them to target this nation's troops, necessitating a robust counter-UAS defense system for use anywhere American forces may be deployed. U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground recently proved its mettle in this important and growing test mission area by hosting a large scale exercise in conjunction with the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force that put counter-UAS systems under development through a series of rigorous scenarios.

  • Practice food safety during the holidays

    Nov 3, 2015

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

  • CID warns of extortion, blackmail scams

    Nov 3, 2015

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

  • Army to recruit up to 70 researchers for California laboratory

    Nov 3, 2015

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

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

    Nov 3, 2015

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

  • How the Department of Transportation supports the DOD

    Nov 2, 2015

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

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

    Oct 28, 2015

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

  • Fort Huachuca to kick off voting season Nov. 4

    Oct 28, 2015

  • Fort agencies share trick-or-treat guidelines

    Oct 27, 2015

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

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

    Oct 23, 2015

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

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

    Oct 22, 2015

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

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

    Oct 22, 2015

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

  • Army to Field New Portable Oxygen Generator

    Oct 21, 2015

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

  • SHARP summit: Discussing the emotional truth

    Oct 19, 2015

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

  • Planting the seed: Natick tests hydroponic farming

    Oct 16, 2015

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

  • Domestic violence prevention starts with respect

    Oct 16, 2015

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

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

    Oct 9, 2015

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

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

    Oct 9, 2015

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

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

    Oct 7, 2015

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

  • Fort celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 7, 2015

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

  • Perkins provides senior NCOs clarity on future Army

    Oct 5, 2015

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

  • Opening ceremonies at Military World Games stress peace

    Oct 3, 2015

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