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  • Guard, Soldiers fly manned, unmanned aircraft, train together

    Mar 25, 2014

    Initial entry training Soldiers assigned to the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and Army National Guard members assigned to the 1-285th Armed Reconnaissance Battalion, from Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana, Ariz., have recently combined their training efforts using a concept known as manned/unmanned teaming operations.

  • TBI: RWBAHC personnel offer mild-case treatment program

    Mar 25, 2014

    Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, has been called the "signature wound" of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Injuries the Soldiers receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents and equipment failure. Many military personnel have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating into multiple exposures to potential TBI events.

  • Fort Photographer takes second in Army contest

    Mar 25, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Fort Huachuca Army spouse Michelle Young, won second place worldwide in the civilian division of the 2013 U.S. Army Digital Photography Contest, people category, for her photo, "Hide & Seek," pictured here. Dennis Maruska, director of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, presented her with a check for $200 from the U.S. Army Family & MWR, a certificate and trophy On March 14 at the Fort Huachuca Arts & Crafts Center.

  • IMCOM leader offers insight, mentoring during Women's History Month

    Mar 25, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Mar. 20, 2014) -- Demonstrate your true value by focusing on improvement and doing the hard jobs well, Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, deputy commanding general and chief of staff, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, said during a panel discussion on women's roles in the U.S. Army -- a mentoring opportunity coinciding with National Women's History Month.

  • Army outlines network modernization priorities

    Mar 24, 2014

    Army chief information officer/G-6 outlined priorities for network modernization as the Army plans for Force 2025, at the Army IT Day hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association in Vienna, Va..

  • LTG Phillip Davidson presides over first MI Officer Advanced Course Graduation at USAICS

    Mar 24, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ- When (then) Major General Phillip Davidson gave the graduation address to the first MI Officer Advanced Course in 1973, he told his attentive audience, "You are among the first military intelligence officers to start out in this field. You're not retreads from other specialties. You will be moving in programs your predecessors only dreamed of."

  • Warrior Citizen tackles competition, saves lives

    Mar 21, 2014

    Knowing how to save a fellow Soldier's life in combat is one thing Sgt. Aaron Cooper is trained to do, and he uses these Army skills daily to save the lives of strangers in Wisconsin.

  • USAMU Soldiers finish one-two in Texas, shoot their way to world championships

    Mar 19, 2014

    Three Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) earned a trip to the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Championships at the Spring Selection match this past weekend in Kerrville, Texas. Trap shooters Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Hadden, Spc. Seth Inman and Pvt. Austin Odom shot their way onto the USA Shooting Shotgun Team after four days of intense competition March 13-16.

  • Army celebrates 2 million hours of unmanned aircraft flight

    Mar 19, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Program Executive Office for Aviation with its Project Office for Unmanned Aircraft Systems celebrated a major milestone of surpassing two million hours of flight with the Army�'s fleet of unmanned aircraft systems during a ceremony March 18.

  • TRADOC welcomes new commanding general

    Mar 18, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins assumed command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Gen. Robert Cone, during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., March 14, 2014.

  • MISS VIRGINIA HALL

    Mar 17, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Continuing with the theme for 2014's Women's History Month--Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment--this week we honor the courage of Miss Virginia Hall, an American civilian who served with the US Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II. Miss Hall played a significant role in the Allied victory in France while serving in extended perilous undercover activities.

  • Sisters, Brothers in Arms Program to build resiliency

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az- Soldiers and Civilians of all ranks and both genders joined Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca's commanding general, at Murr Community Center March 7, for the first session for Sisters in Arms, a part of the new Sisters and Brothers in Arms Mentorship Program.

  • MVC initial project development complete, Fort's new MVC Community Center opens

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Az. - Soldiers, project leaders, community leaders and Fort Huachuca tenants gathered Tuesday in celebration of the completion of Mountain Vista Communities�' Initial Project Development and the new MVC Community Center�'s grand opening.

  • Installation observes National Prayer Breakfast

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az.- Nearly 400 people filled Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Tuesday to observe the installation's National Prayer Breakfast.

  • EFMP receives exceptional ACS accreditation score

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, recently received a perfect score on their portion of the Department of Defense Army Community Service Accreditation, for meeting all Category I standards and receiving full points for all Category II standards.

  • FH foreign liaison officers visit ISEC, meet senior leaders

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - During a visit to the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, or ISEC, four foreign liaison officers, FLOs from Germany, France and Korea and assigned to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, took a tour of the facilities and enjoyed lunch with Col. Patrick Kerr, ISEC commander, Command Sgt. Maj. Brenda Kadet, ISEC command sergeant major, and their staff, Feb. 26.

  • Team Huachuca exhibits synergy in Lean Six Sigma Class

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort huachuca, AZ. - Team Huachuca delivered on the team concept to students from many organizations on Fort Huachuca, who recently started the Army Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground.

  • Soldiers help promote literacy

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Soldiers help promote literacy.

  • NETCOM selects 2013 Civilian of the Year

    Mar 14, 2014

    The Network Enterprise Technology Command's Civilian of the Year for 2013 was announced here March 4, during a ceremony in the Greely Hall Auditorium.

  • Tobyhanna lands Gray Eagle Ground Control Station repairs

    Mar 12, 2014

    The Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy have named Tobyhanna the Depot Source of Repair for the Gray Eagle, or MQ-1C, Unmanned Aircraft System Ground Control Stations.

  • Soldier Show cast, crew prepare to 'Stand Strong'

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command has selected 19 cast and 2 crew to deliver the "Stand Strong" theme to garrisons, starting April 11, 2014.

  • 2014 Women's History Month Tri-signed Letter

    Mar 11, 2014

  • 'Armed with Science' pilot episode features defense breakthroughs

    Mar 10, 2014

    The Pentagon Channel's pilot episode of Armed with Science is airing at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. (EST), March 10, 2014, and will delve into Army Research Laboratory and Naval Research Laboratory science that shapes the future of defense.

  • Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems

    Feb 28, 2014

    Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems.

  • Tech savvy CSMS students, mentors awarded for winning big

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huacuca, AZ. - Two groups of Colonel Smith Middle School students received recognition for their Science, Technology, Education and Math-based accomplishments during a ceremony Monday in the school gym.

  • Black History Month program packs TMAC

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Black History Month program packs TMAC

  • Racers give their all during 2nd Sentinel Pursuit

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Racers give their all during 2nd Sentinel Pursuit.

  • Installation Awards Banquet sets best apart from rest

    Feb 28, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - All who attended Fort Huachuca�'s annual Installation Awards Banquet to recognize the 2013 �"best of the best," Feb. 21, at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre experienced an evening to remember.

  • One million hours in the sky

    Feb 26, 2014

    Members of Division C of the Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. and the Program Executive Office, Intelligence Electronic Warfare and Sensors, celebrated a milestone - one million flight hours with the Persistent Threat Detection System in support of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Sexual assault victims have 2 reporting options

    Feb 26, 2014

  • Army researchers focus on partnerships

    Feb 25, 2014

    Army researchers, scientists and engineers are collaborating and sharing to leverage limited resources and discover leap-ahead technologies.

  • Cone shares Army focus for Force 2025

    Feb 24, 2014

    The commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command mapped out the Army's path forward for attendees of the Association of the United States Army's 2014 Winter Symposium in Huntsville, Ala., as he spoke on Force 2025, Feb. 20, 2014.

  • USAICS flew three OV-1D Mohawks to South Korea, February 1977

    Feb 24, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In late February 1977, three aviators from the Maintenance Aviation Division, USAICS, left Fort Huachuca on a mission to fly three OV-1D Mohawks to Kadena Air Force Base, South Korea. From their first stop at the Grumman Plant at Stewart, Florida, to their final destination in South Korea, they spent approximately three weeks flying half-way around the world through more than 16 countries, plus crossing the Atlantic Ocean. While this trip was a first for the US Army, the OV-1 Mohawk had been a workhorse in the Army inventory for years.

  • Army.mil team builds 'Valor 24' Medal of Honor microsite

    Feb 21, 2014

    In January 2013, under a "close-hold" mandate, the crew responsible for developing the Army.mil website was told that President Barack Obama planned to award Medals of Honor to 24 Soldiers, living and deceased, who had served in World War II, Korea or Vietnam.

  • Housing construction still underway, residents use caution

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, reaches the end of the initial five-year development plan on Fort Huachuca, they are finishing up the last part of construction around post, in the next few months.

  • Smith Middle School technology students win �'Best in State�' title

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Buena High School students enrolled in language courses attended a 30-minute cryptologic linguist presentation Feb. 12 taught by Soldiers with a foreign language military occupational specialty, or MOS.

  • Spartan Race makes Soldiers stronger

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - A group of Soldiers from U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, NETCOM, participated in a grueling obstacle course on Feb. 9, at the Fort McDowell Rodeo Grounds at Fort McDowell, four hours north of Fort Huachuca.

  • Army Band in demand

    Feb 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Military Intelligence Corps Band, or MI Corps Band, is the only active duty band in Arizona, and they are highly requested for military ceremonies and community events.

  • Soldiers, civilians train together, commit to protecting each other's backs

    Feb 20, 2014

    In Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention training courses, there is one overall message that should reach participants -- that sexual assault and sexual harassment are wrong and will not be tolerated.

  • Kuwaitis recount liberation, work with U.S. Military

    Feb 20, 2014

    Matthew H. Tueller, the U.S. ambassador to Kuwait, welcomes attendees of to an event on Feb. 18 in Kuwait City, Kuwait commemorating the 1991 liberation of Kuwait. The event was held for Kuwaiti students enrolled in the English Access Microscholarship Program, a two-year English language program, which is designed for Kuwaiti school children between 13 and 15 years old. (Photo by Sgt. Adam C. Keith, U.S. Army Central)

  • Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

    Feb 19, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Olympians Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and Sgt. Matt Mortensen attribute their readiness and resilience in the sport of luge to characteristics of teamwork and trust derived from military training.

  • Technology demonstrations highlight synergy

    Feb 19, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 19, 2014) -- Over the past 10 years, the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has been striving to strengthen partnerships and collaborations to develop cutting edge technology for Soldiers.

  • About 2,850 Guard members assist during Winter Storm Pax

    Feb 18, 2014

    About 2,850 Soldiers and Airmen were on duty in nine states and the District of Columbia, assisting stranded motorists, pulling semi-trailers out of ditches with heavy-duty wreckers, transporting law enforcement and firefighting personnel, in the wake of Winter Storm Pax.

  • Former Soldier wins Olympic bobsled bronze

    Feb 18, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb and Team USA civilian brakeman Steve Langton became the first U.S. athletes in 62 years to win a two-man bobsled Olympic medal by taking the bronze at Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014.

  • Army launches eight-week SHARP pilot training program

    Feb 18, 2014

    The Army has launched a new Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention pilot program to enhance training for sexual assault response coordinators (SARCs), victim advocates (VAs) and instructors.

  • Army Corps promotes STEM careers for National Engineers Week

    Feb 18, 2014

    Why should American students care about pursuing engineering careers? Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are communicating the answer to students throughout the year-and especially during National Engineers Week, which runs this year from Feb. 16 through Feb. 22.

  • Soldier presents Active Shooter Response, Mitigation Training

    Feb 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Sgt. 1st Class Craig Hannum, detachment sergeant, 18th Military Police Detachment, likes to give a disclaimer during Active Shooter Response and Mitigation training -- he is not here to create world peace or to solve terrorism, stop the drug problem or rewrite well-established safety regulations. It's comments like these that have kept training participants engaged and the presentation going since September 2009.

  • Senior NCO relinquishes responsibility one day, assumes it again next

    Feb 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Command Sgt. Maj. James Ramsey, outgoing 111th Military Intelligence Brigade command sergeant major, relinquished responsibility in a ceremony at Chaffee Parade Field Monday and assumed responsibility again Tuesday as the incoming Fort Huachuca Garrison command sergeant major.

  • IMCOM Presidents' Day Message 2014

    Feb 14, 2014

  • CDC earns national NAEYC accreditation for programs

    Feb 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Child Development Programs, the New Beginnings and Expanding Horizons Child Development Center and the Part Day Strong Beginnings Program located in the School Age Center, received notification that they earned the National Association for the Education of Young Children, or NAEYC, accreditation Jan. 24.

  • Smith Middle School technology students win 'Best in State' title

    Feb 14, 2014

    Colonel Smith Middle School put its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM curriculum to the test to enter Verizon's second annual Innovative App Challenge.

  • Take charge of heart health today, this month

    Feb 14, 2014

    Fort Huachucca, Az. - Today is Valentine's Day, when many people give chocolates in heart shaped containers to those they care about. A lesser-known event associated with a certain type of diet and the heart is National Heart Month which we celebrate each February.

  • Remembering the early years of counterintelligence, 22 February 1918

    Feb 14, 2014

    When Major (later Major General) Ralph Van Deman finally succeeded in setting up the Military Intelligence Division, or MID, in 1917, he was particularly concerned about the country's weakness in counterintelligence.

  • Georgia Army, Air Guardsmen help Augusta residents in wake of Winter Storm Pax

    Feb 13, 2014

    Georgia Army and Air National Guardsmen joined forces in Augusta to assist local responders during Winter Storm Pax. More than 80 Georgia Air National Guardsmen from Savannah's 165th Air Support Operations Squadron joined Army National Guardsmen of the 878th Engineering Battalion in a cooperative effort.

  • Army recognizes innovative environmental practices, partnerships

    Feb 10, 2014

    One ammunition plant, three installations, and three environmental teams recognized for their outstanding environmental and sustainability program achievements with Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards for fiscal year 2013. The Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards represent the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army.

  • Wounded Warriors set sights on Sochi gold

    Feb 10, 2014

    Three wounded warriors who recovered at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, are aiming to glide to gold in Sochi, Russia, next month.

  • Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony

    Feb 9, 2014

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and Army National Guard witnessed a dazzling exhibition of Russian history during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

  • Col. George H. Sharpe appointed Army of the Potomac's intelligence chief, Feb. 11, 1863

    Feb 7, 2014

    During the first two bloody days of fighting in the decisive battle of Gettysburg, General Robert E. Lee's Confederate forces battered General George G. Meade's Army of the Potomac. Shortly after nightfall on the second day, General Meade assembled a Council of War. The primary question was whether the Army of the Potomac should remain at Gettysburg or fall back to a position closer to its supply base. After little debate, Meade and his Corps commanders unanimously agreed to stay and fight a defensive action the third day. The result was both a tactical victory, as an exhausted Confederate army retreated from Union territory and a strategic victory as it renewed northern support for continuing the war.

  • CSMS CyberPatriots take third place in national semifinal competition

    Feb 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Colonel Smith Middle School CyberPatriots, a seven-student cyber security team, competed in the Air Force Association�'s CyberPatriot Middle School Cyber Education Program and finished third in the National Semifinals, which were held at Cochise College, Jan. 17.

  • National Drug Fact Week. Police, students, parents talk, share facts

    Feb 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - When it comes to minors abusing drugs and alcohol, not only do parents weigh in, but so do the police.

  • Red Cross office opens on post

    Feb 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Fort Huachuca�'s Army Community Services building, Jan. 31, to celebrate the grand opening of the new American Red Cross Southern Arizona Chapter office, specializing in military assistance.

  • NCOA unveils Soldier portrait

    Feb 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Wilson Barracks, Building 62718 in Weinstein Village, gained a new addition to its main hallway Jan. 31. Soldiers and Civilians gathered briefly to witness the unveiling of the portrait of Master Sgt. John Wilson, the Soldier after whom the barracks is named.

  • FH BOLC graduate represents Army in cross country championship race

    Feb 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Former Fort Huachuca military intelligence officer, 2nd Lt. Margaret Smith, was selected to run as part of the All Army Cross Country team in the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship race, Feb. 15, in Boulder, Colo.

  • Increased TRICARE Beneficiary Use of Online and Phone Customer Service Leads to End of Walk-in Servi

    Feb 5, 2014

    Keeping up with the rapidly increasing number of TRICARE beneficiaries who most often turn to a laptop or cell phone when they have questions, walk in service at the Tripler Army Medical Center TRICARE Service Center (TSC) will no longer be available as of April 1, 2014. Find out more at www.tricare.mil/TSC.

  • African American/Black History Month: "Civil Rights in America"

    Feb 4, 2014

    This year, the "Civil Rights in America" is being celebrated and the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which was a result of the historic march on Washington in 1963, is being marked.

  • Number of suicides in Army drops in 2013

    Feb 3, 2014

    The number of suicides in the Army dropped last year, compared to 2012, according to the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1.

  • FBI trains FH community on child cyber safety, security

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Fort Huachuca's Community Health Promotion Council, in partnership with the FBI, presented two sessions of Cyber Safety & Security Training for adults, to provide expert advice on keeping themselves and their children safe on the Internet, at Murr Community Center on Tuesday.

  • Fort receives recognition for blood donations, holds blood drive

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In keeping with January being National Blood Donor Month, the Armed Services Blood Program, or ASBP, recognized Fort Huachuca as the number-one contributing blood donor to the Blood Donor Center at Fort Bliss, Texas, in 2013. On Tuesday in Eifler Fitness Center, ASBP announced 697 pints of blood -- more than 87 gallons -- were collected on post last year. This is the second year in a row Fort Huachuca came in as the top donor.

  • Six honored at first quarterly IRC of year

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Fort Huachuca opens Tax Center's doors

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - As W-2s, 1099s, and other documents begin to arrive in the mail, Fort Huachuca kicked off the 2013 tax season with the grand opening of the Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, Monday, located in Building 22324 on Christy Ave.

  • National Childrens Dental Health Month begins Saturday

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - February is National Children's Dental Health Month, an annual event sponsored by the American Dental Association. The purpose is to educate the public about the importance of children's dental health.

  • BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - This year the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, was introduced to a new sport. The 2013/14 school year is the first time JROTC has an archery team. It is open to all Buena High School students interested in joining. The group practices on Tuesday and Thursday after school on the BHS football field.

  • James Armistead Lafayette, (1760-1832)

    Jan 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - February is Black History Month. It is the legacy of historian Carter G. Woodson who was born to former slaves in Virginia in 1875. Early in life, Woodson�'s story included farm worker, manual laborer, garbage truck driver, and coal miner. After he graduated from college, Woodson taught black youth in West Virginia, served the War Department in the Philippines from 1903 to 1907, and traveled the world, teaching at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. He eventually earned a Master�'s degree in History, Romance languages, and Literature from the University of Chicago and a doctorate in history from Harvard University. Woodson co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and committed his life�'s work to the early black history movement.

  • Large scale radio technology demonstration at the Army's Electronic Proving Ground

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Army's Electronic Proving Ground (EPG) recently conducted a large scale technology demonstration of a new radio waveform at Fort Huachuca.

  • Learning effective communications

    Jan 28, 2014

    For deployed service members the mission will always come first, while dealing with the media will not be so important.

  • Soldier's pursuit to master death

    Jan 27, 2014

    Military Intelligence Soldier preps for competition in international obstacle course challenge

  • Afghan National Army; picking up the intelligence signal

    Jan 27, 2014

    201st Afghan National Army Corps soldiers receive training on the Wolfhound signal scanning system during Afghanistan's first Wolfhound fielding and training class at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Jan. 25, 2014. The Wolfhound will allow the 201st ANA Corps to hear and locate the enemy's radio transmissions.

  • Nine Soldiers named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

    Jan 27, 2014

    Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete or coach at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7-24, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The United States Olympic Committee officially announced the team Jan. 27, 2014.

  • 112th MI Brigade Inactivated, 29 January 1993

    Jan 24, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Massachusetts in January is generally pretty bleak and on this day in history the mood was somber as well. The troops formed on Rogers Field and the color guard encased the colors of the 112th Military Intelligence Brigade. It was the end of an era… or was it? Units have long and storied histories which are often interrupted by a "down time." It has to do with mission requirements, or national budgets, or downsizing, or a combination of the above. In the case of the 112th, it wasn't the first time the unit had been inactivated, and it wouldn't be the last.

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.

  • Army announces 33K positions now open to women

    Jan 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Jan. 24, 2014)--One year ago this week, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the end of the direct ground combat exclusion policy, which restricted female service members from serving in unit-level positions below the brigade level with the primary mission of direct ground combat engagement. Now a year later, the Army announces its recent notification to Congress, through the DoD, to open 33K positions as part of its Soldier 2020 initiative. The Army's Soldier 2020 initiative sets the conditions for senior leaders to balance and transition the force in a way that makes the Army stronger, by having the best-qualified Soldiers for each job within the Army profession. Prior to the DoD rescinding the direct ground combat exclusion policy, the Army had already begun 'leaning forward' with a scientific approach to re-validate performance standards for each Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).

  • Fort's 'Best Warrior Competition' completed, winners announced next month

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Az. - Finding the "best of the best" was the name of the game as eight Fort Huachuca enlisted Soldiers competed in the 2013 Best Warrior Competition last week, participating in seven different events over three days.

  • FH volunteer recognized for service

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ.- Jennifer Rickert receives the Margaret C. Corbin award for exceptional volunteer service during the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club induction ceremony Jan. 14 in Fitch Auditorium, Alvarado Hall. Rickert has amassed thousands of volunteer hours for her work at several venues on Fort Huachuca, and has won several volunteer awards in recognition of her service. She received the latest award for "demonstrating dedicated, exemplary volunteerism as an outstanding committed military spouse, working tirelessly to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families."

  • Commander's Week boosts ISEC leadership, personal development

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, or ISEC, hosted their semi-annual Commander's Week Jan. 13 -- 16 in the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The main focus of this event was strategic leadership and professional development for ISEC's senior leaders.

  • MI NCOs inducted into elite organization

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - MI NCOs inducted into elite organization

  • Fort Huachuca ASAP to present programs at local schools

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - From Monday through Feb. 2, personnel from Fort Huachuca's Army Substance Abuse Program and local schools will join forces with other teens, parents, and scientists across the nation in a week-long effort to shatter the myths on drugs during National Drug Facts Week 2014, or NDFA. The week-long health observance is organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

  • Set realistic weight goals, eat sensibly, attain success

    Jan 23, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - If you made a New Year's Resolution to lose weight, you are not alone. Losing weight ranks Number One on New Year's Resolution lists.

  • Reserve Soldiers use ammunition classification system to sort ammo, save Army money

    Jan 23, 2014

    Soldiers from the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), arrived at the Ammunition Supply Point at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and discovered a backlog of more than a million rounds of unsorted small arms ammunition.

  • Army plans baseline assessment for Network Integration Evaluation 15.1

    Jan 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army will evaluate its tactical network baseline during the Network Integration Evaluation 15.1 in fall 2014 in order to set conditions for future network development and refine focus areas for industry innovation.

  • Contracting professionals from around the world gather for OCSJX-14

    Jan 22, 2014

    More than 500 Operational Contract Support professionals from 40 different government agencies and coalition partners are gathered at Fort Bliss, Texas, for Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise 2014.

  • Smarter robots likely in Army's future, planners say

    Jan 22, 2014

    Unmanned robots already have proven their worth on the battlefield, neutralizing improvised explosive devices, and more capable ones are coming in the future, according to the commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • U.S. airlift Rwandans to Central African Republic

    Jan 21, 2014

    Two U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft operating at the request of the French government and African Union authorities continued airlifting a Rwandan mechanized battalion Jan. 19. The joint operation with personnel from the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force is in support of an African Union effort to confront destabilizing forces and violence within Central African Republic.

  • A Look Back at the National Security Agency

    Jan 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The history of cryptology is a twisting one that has many of its roots in Army Intelligence. Conducted primarily by a handful of men and women -- led by the likes of Herbert Yardley and the Black Chamber in World War I, and William Friedman and his brilliant crew in the Signals Intelligence Service in World War II -- cryptology was a burgeoning field in the Twentieth Century.

  • Military training equals skills in STEM Ed

    Jan 16, 2014

    Today about 3 million positions are vacant because companies can't find workers with basic technical skills in science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM. That's why 93 students from the Grafenwoehr Elementary school in Germany, took a field trip on Jan. 14 to the Joint Multinational Training Command.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated during FH observance

    Jan 16, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office, or MEO, and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a day early as Soldiers and Civilians gathered in the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Tuesday. The observance coincided with Martin Luther King Day, or MLK Day, this Monday.

  • SV Elks select 18th MP Det. Soldier as LEO of Year

    Jan 16, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - For Sgt. 1st Class Craig Hannum, a Soldier's job extends beyond the duties of the camouflage uniform. As the detachment sergeant for the 18th Military Police Detachment on Fort Huachuca, he strives to take commitment above and beyond, and it is that care and dedication that earned him the Sierra Vista Elks Lodge 2013 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award.

  • Exchange resolves to promote healthier living

    Jan 16, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ.- According to "Sourcewire," nearly a quarter of Americans vow to get fit for the New Year. The Fort Huachuca Army & Air Force Exchange Service is doing its part to make it easier for Soldiers, and their Families, to watch their "bottom lines" when making dining choices on and off duty.

  • MI Soldiers connect with community, help judge BHS academic tournament

    Jan 16, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Twenty-two Soldiers of the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion went back to high school last weekend, not as students, but to help judge an academic competition. The volunteer Soldiers, along with school employees, church members, parents, service organization representatives, defense contractors, Department of the Army civilians and former students went through a brief training session to judge the Academic Decathlon hosted by Buena High School Jan. 10 through Saturday.

  • Blood donors supply gift of life for many reasons

    Jan 16, 2014

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- When the Armed Services Blood Program, or ASBP, from Fort Bliss, Texas, held monthly blood drives on Fort Huachuca, Whitney Cordero was one of several individuals who served as volunteer coordinators. Their role was to organize and schedule the many volunteers who worked at nearly a dozen annual events.

  • 'Ohana Heroes Project' studies deployment's impact on families

    Jan 15, 2014

    A Department of Defense-funded research project is investigating the effects of military deployment on families.

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