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  • CECOM Commanding General promoted to major general

    Jul 22, 2014

    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford, Commanding General, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and APG Senior Mission Commander, was promoted to major general during a promotion ceremony July 21 at the Myer Auditorium here.

  • Army researchers develop Cargo Pocket ISR

    Jul 21, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusetts, are developing a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units operating in challenging ground environments.

  • Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

    Jul 18, 2014

    Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.

  • Eyes in the Sky

    Jul 15, 2014

    The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or drone, is considered to be one of the most technically advanced assets the Army has at its disposal and has been used to support combat, security and stability operations throughout Afghanistan. From 2001 to 2008 alone the amount of UAVs in the military increased 25-fold, putting the total UAV assets at more than 5,000. With such a large increase in the use of UAVs, the importance of Sgt. 1st Class Lee Priest's job cannot be overemphasized.

  • Researchers improve smokes, obscurants technology

    Jul 11, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 11, 2014) -- During a recent event to study the performance of smoke and obscurants, researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate set out to improve the process of measuring transmissivity.

  • 311th SC(T) welcomes Curry as command's new CSM

    Jul 11, 2014

    The 311th Signal Command (Theater) held a change of responsibility ceremony, Tuesday, with Command Sgt. Major Darris Curry accepting the symbolic Noncommissioned Officer's Sword from Command Sgt. Maj. Allen Braswell.

  • Army tests putting NERO electronic warfare jammer on UAVs

    Jul 10, 2014

    Last month within the mountainous terrain of The Great Salt Lake Desert at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, the U.S. Army conducted flight testing of an unmanned airborne electronic attack capability known as NERO, or the Networked Electronic Warfare Remotely Operated.

  • Colonel Charles Young: Buffalo Soldier and Intelligence Officer

    Jul 9, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Arizona - More than 10,000 black men served in the regiments honorably called the Buffalo Soldiers. Some of these men, such as Henry O. Flipper and Benjamin O. Davis, are historically prominent and fairly well-known to students of American history. However, a great number remain unknown or their accomplishments buried as footnotes to history. One such man with a significant link to Fort Huachuca and military intelligence is Colonel Charles D. Young.

  • Reinvigorating the Army's deployment readiness

    Jul 8, 2014

    The Army Power Projection Program Rapid Expeditionary Deployment Initiative will improve expeditionary deployment readiness and help the Army provide forces to meet global combatant commander requirements on short notice.

  • Scientists break new ground with 3-D printing composites

    Jul 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (July 7, 2014) -- When Army research and development investments in additive manufacturing pay off, future warriors who need hard-to-get devices, such as unmanned aerial vehicles or medical devices, may be able to print them on the spot.

  • LTG Alva R. Fitch Creates MI Branch

    Jul 7, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Alva R. Fitch graduated from the US Military Academy in 1930. The United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, still recovering from the loss of life and innocence that came from their participation in World War I. At the tender age of 23, the young 2nd Lieutenant couldn't have imagined that another war on a global scale was brewing overseas.

  • New STEM program launches on APG

    Jul 7, 2014

    "Someday you are going to make a difference." A group of Harford County high school students heard these encouraging words during the opening ceremony of a new Army STEM program at the APG Recreation Center ballroom Monday.

  • Independence Day 2014 tri-signed letter

    Jul 3, 2014

    Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner and the Soldiers, families and civilians who uphold its Honor and Dignity

  • 111 MI Bde. changes leaders during ceremony with unusual touches

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade began its change of command ceremony on Chaffee Parade Field with two special events to bid farewell to its outgoing Commander Col. Richard "Mike" Monnard, and to welcome incoming Commander Col. Kevin Wilkinson, June 27.

  • 'Number one Intel captain' receives Weinstein Award

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As part of the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction two-day event, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, along with members of the Weinstein Family, took a moment to recognize a Soldier who excels in the Military Intelligence field. They presented him with the Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, June 27.

  • Mission completed for FH MI soldier, Olympic Medal Received

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Representing both the U.S. Army and the United States, Capt. Chris Fogt, an officer currently attending the Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course here, won a Bronze medal during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • New HT-JCOE award recognizes Army honor graduates

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Human Intelligence Training -- Joint Center of Excellence has begun recognizing the Army honor graduates of its Source Operations Course and the Defense Advanced Tradecraft Course with the Col. KB Reid Human Intelligence Award.

  • 1st Signal Brigade welcomes new CSM at change of responsibility ceremony

    Jul 2, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade held its Change of Responsibility Ceremony at USAG Yongsan's Knight Field June 25.

  • Under Secretary Carson poses 10 questions to Army

    Jul 1, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson posed 10 questions to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at their monthly breakfast, June 26, 2014, dealing with the size and composition of the Army, modernization and readiness.

  • CECOM hosts global communications exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Jul 1, 2014

    "Effective Cyber operations in a Joint Information Environment" was the focus of this year's Joint User Interoperability Communications Exercise (JUICE) hosted by U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., during the month of June.

  • 309th MI Bn. gains new leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In a well-attended ceremony by both Soldiers and Civilians, Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion outgoing commander, passed the guidon to Lt. Col. Erich Spragg, incoming commander, June 20 on Fort Huachuca's Chaffee Parade Field.

  • OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • NETCOM welcomes new senior enlisted leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, NETCOM, held an assumption of responsibility ceremony for the command sergeant major position June 20, in the command's auditorium in Greely Hall.

  • Family Child Care Program here offers unique employment opportunity

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As Suzette Gray's family started to grow, her Family time was decreasing.

  • CECOM CG and Senior Mission Commander of APG Nominated and Confirmed for Second Star

    Jun 30, 2014

    Brig. Gen. (P) Bruce T. Crawford, commanding general of U.S. Communications-Electronics Command was confirmed for promotion to major general on June 25 by the U.S. Senate.

  • Army invites public to comment on environmental impacts of possible force reductions

    Jun 26, 2014

    The Department of the Army has completed a Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for Army 2020 force structure realignment and is making a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) available for public comment. All interested members of the public, federally-recognized Indian or Alaska Native tribes, Native Hawaiian groups, federal, state, and local agencies are invited to review and provide comments. Comments will be accepted until August 25.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground Celebrates 154th Anniversary of the Signal Corps

    Jun 24, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, commanding general of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, took the opportunity during a celebration of the Signal Corps' 154th anniversary to recognize the regiment's past contributions while addressing its relevancy for the future strategic environment.

  • 41st Signal Battalion welcomes new commander

    Jun 23, 2014

    The 41st Signal Battalion hosted a change of command ceremony June 16 to mark the change of Battalion leadership of the "First Brigade's Best" at the soccer field across from Burke Towers.

  • 20th CBRNE Command hones capabilities during exercise

    Jun 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army's sole formation dedicated to combating the full range of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive threats facing our nation is honing its mission command capabilities during a nation-wide training exercise this week, in Maryland, Texas, and California.

  • Change of Command starts anew with one, says farewell to another

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Lt. Col. Jaren Price, outgoing commander, passed the guidon to Col. Richard Monnard, brigade commander, 111th MI Brigade., who then passed it to Lt. Col. Candice Frost, incoming commander, during the event, representing a symbolic transfer of leadership.

  • 309th MI Bn. welcomes new command sergeant major

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Holding onto their belongings, Soldiers, Families and members from surrounding communities welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Roman as the newest member of the 309th MI Bn. team and bid farewell to outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Julie Guerra.

  • NETCOM G5 retires, next step -- teaching math

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - A combined retirement and retreat ceremony was held in front of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command headquarters, Greely Hall, June 10, as the Army said farewell to a Soldier with 30 years of service to the Army and the nation.

  • William Harryman, presents Male Survivors of Sexual Assault to Fort Huachuca Unit Victims

    Jun 20, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - William Harryman, MSC, NCC, MS presents Male Survivors of Sexual Assault to Fort Huachuca Unit Victim Advocates.

  • NETCOM Soldiers vie for top spots

    Jun 19, 2014

    Soldiers from Signal commands and brigades from around the globe pushed themselves and each other through grueling events here June 9-13, during the 2014 Network Enterprise Technology Command Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Special Forces - A Smaller Footprint

    Jun 18, 2014

    Experts at a conference on special operations forces in Tampa make the case for special forces operators, globally networked across nations as a cost-effective solution to threats, like terrorism, extremism and hostile neighbors. Features soundbites from Vice-Admiral Sean Pybus, Commander, NATO Special Forces Headquarters and Stu Bradin, CEO Global SOF Foundation and footage from a multi-national live exercise in Tampa, Florida. Also available in high definition.

  • APG JUICE Active Shooter Simulation Training Event

    Jun 18, 2014

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground Police Department together with Team Command, Control Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) conducted an active shooter training simulation in conjunction with the Joint Users Interoperability Training Exercise (JUICE) on June 10, 2014 at APG.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID: '1-844-ARMY- CID' released

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, continues its campaign to combat crime in the Army by adding a new toll-free telephone number, 1-844-ARMY-CID (844-276-9243), designed to be easy to remember allowing Soldiers, civilians and family members to report a crime 24/7.

  • Commission seeks service members' compensation preferences

    Jun 16, 2014

    The commission tasked by President Barack Obama and Congress to modernize military compensation and benefits programs is seeking input from service members on their preferences.

  • Network forensics makes an impact at the Army's NIE

    Jun 16, 2014

    A potent mix of software and methodologies borrowed from civilian industry makes a tremendous impact for the Army's large-scale technology evaluation

  • Improved service is rooted in customer feedback

    Jun 16, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (June 9, 2014) -- The Installation Management Command staff at every garrison, region, and the headquarters remains focused on customer service and providing the most efficient and effective services to all customers. However, we depend on those who use IMCOM services to inform our staff of ideas for improvement or to provide feedback on the services received. The best tool for this purpose is the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) system.

  • Expert: Army must adapt to globalization

    Jun 13, 2014

    Students in the Maneuver Captains Career Course got a look into the workings of a globalized world June 5, 2014, during the latest installment of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Happy 239th Birthday, U.S. Army!

    Jun 13, 2014

    Two hundred thirty-nine years ago, our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. On June 14, we celebrate 239 Years of Our Profession.

  • Mama Bear, two cubs rescued on fort with peaceful ending

    Jun 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As bystanders called for assistance, the cubs ran up a tree just off Christy Avenue and the mother bear ran up another tree about 100 feet away. When emergency responders and wildlife officials arrived, they blocked off the area and devised a plan to capture the bears.

  • Dry weather triggers increased fire restrictions on fort

    Jun 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, the fire condition in the Coronado National Forest and Fort Huachuca was changed to "VERY HIGH" as of June 5.

  • Get into summer swim with safety in mind

    Jun 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - It's enjoyable to spend an afternoon at the lake or poolside, especially in the desert heat. According to the Red Cross, swimming is the most popular summer activity. Safely enjoy the pool, tubing down the river, boating on the lake or other water activity.

  • Transitioning: Benefits to starting ACAP early

    Jun 13, 2014

    Congress has given the authority for transitioning Soldiers who have served a minimum of 180 days on active duty to begin using Army Career and Alumni Program services 18 months prior to their expiration term of service and two years prior to their retirement date.

  • Shadow UAV a highlight of distinguished visitor day at Saber Strike

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Michigan National Guard Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle was one of the highlights of the Saber Strike distinguished visitor day at Adazi Military Base in Latvia on June 12, 2014.

  • Army develops first-of-its kind phase-coherent fiber laser array system

    Jun 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Science Directorate's Intelligent Optics Team, along with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Labs, Optonicus and various academic partners, recently developed, engineered, demonstrated and delivered the world's first known working Adaptive Phase Coherent Fiber Laser Array system, which will better enable Soldiers' directed energy weapons and laser communication systems on the battlefield.

  • INSCOM welcomes new commanding general

    Jun 11, 2014

    U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command welcomes incoming commanding general Maj. Gen. George J. Franz III and bids farewell to outgoing commander Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir, May 30.

  • Mindfulness study explores way for Soldiers to manage stress

    Jun 10, 2014

    Dr. Valerie Rice with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory has been looking at virtual worlds and peaceful real-life retreats for the last three years on behalf of the Army Study Program to explore whether mindfulness could be helpful to reduce stress for Soldiers or veterans facing post-traumatic stress disorder, or other psychological issues.

  • President Obama pays respects, remembers heroes at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

    Jun 6, 2014

    President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande spoke to more than 10,000 attendees at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2014, commemorating the memory of the Soldiers who gave their lives 70 years ago fighting to end the Nazi reign over Europe.

  • William F. Friedman -- Master Code-Breaker

    Jun 6, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In 1933, an American businessman paid $100,000 for the North American rights to a German-made cipher machine invented in 1924. The machine was touted by its inventor as absolutely indecipherable. The businessman submitted an encoded 200-word messaged to the Army's newly created Signals Intelligence Service, or SIS, as a challenge. William Friedman, head of SIS, accepted the challenge, thinking it would be a useful training exercise for his small team of young cryptanalysts

  • 111th MI Brigade announces AIT Platoon Sergeant of Year

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -After more than two days of intense physical and mental challenges, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade announced Sgt. 1st Class Charles Sheffield, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, as the 2014 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year on Wednesday.

  • Are you walking the talk?

    Jun 5, 2014

    While it is disheartening to hear stories of junior enlisted Soldiers making poor decisions and paying for them with their lives, it is demoralizing to hear stories of Army leaders who do the same. Odds are the behaviors demonstrated by these Soldiers -- even the leaders -- were not first-time occurrences, and someone else probably had the opportunity to observe the behaviors in action. What do leaders convey to their Soldiers when they act irresponsibly? Perhaps some of the young Soldiers' poor decisions were a result of messages received from their leaders' actions.

  • Spouses appreciated, recognized through career development assistance programs

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Being an Army spouse is more than just a way of life. As one of the toughest jobs in the military, some may consider it a full-time job, but for others the job extends outside of their home.

  • Post promotes summer safety with fair, comedy show

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In accordance with the Army's 101 Critical Day of Summer safety campaign, Fort Huachuca held its annual Summer Safety Expo at Barnes Field House May 29 -- 30.

  • Army Cyber Command, Army Guard sign memorandum to integrate cyber protection team

    Jun 5, 2014

    Army Cyber Command, or ARCYBER, and Second Army and the Army National Guard, or ARNG, signed a memorandum of understanding June 5 that provides for an ARNG cyber protection team to align with Army Cyber Command and Second Army.

  • Unit representatives learn about suicide intervention

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -Suicide Prevention Program Trainer Ben Bauman facilitates the Ask, Care, Escort -- Suicide Intervention training at Murr Community Center May 28. The purpose of ACE-SI training is to "train-the-trainer" so they can go back to their organizations or units and teach the suicide intervention course to small groups in order to give them the benefit of the training.

  • Arizona Army Guard adds new elements to suicide prevention training

    Jun 5, 2014

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Soldiers are trained to never leave a fellow Soldier behind with suicidal thoughts just as they are trained to never leave a Soldier behind on the battlefield.

  • Veterinary Corps celebrates 98 years of service

    Jun 4, 2014

    U.S. Army Medical Command and the Office of the Surgeon General wish the Army Veterinary Corps a happy anniversary as they celebrate 98 years of faithful service on June 3.

  • Colonel Ethan Allen Hitchcock Forms Mexican Spy Company, 5 June 1847

    Jun 4, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - This Week in M.I. HistoryColonel Ethan Allen Hitchcock Forms Mexican Spy Company.

  • How much fluid do I really need during my race or workout? Q's and A's

    Jun 4, 2014

    How much fluid do I really need to drink during my race or workout? This first response is now outdated, I'll share it anyway: Prior to 2007, guidelines from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Academy of Sports Medicine recommended the following:

  • Shadow UAS platoon has 15th successful launch in Latvia

    Jun 3, 2014

    An unmanned aerial surveillance platoon from the Michigan National Guard launched their 15th RQ-7B Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System into the Latvian skies at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, May 31, 2014.

  • A program for our emerging leaders

    Jun 3, 2014

    Army acquisition career education and training update.

  • Natick studies how fatigue affects Soldiers

    Jun 2, 2014

    A new collaborative study at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center looks at biomechanics and cognitive responses simultaneously to help determine how fatigue affects both the mind and body of Soldiers.

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

    Jun 2, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -Bill Niemyer and Nick Gilmore teach Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training to a select group Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention Victim Advocates at Fort Huachuca, Az. The ASIST workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

  • B Troop hosts Riding School graduation

    May 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - B Troop -- 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) graduated three new riders May 22 on Brown Parade Field. Around 60 Soldiers, Family members and friends witnessed them complete an open-field pistol charge down the field with the rest of the horsemen and receive their graduation spurs and certificates.

  • AAFES team member 'Mama B' retires after 31 years

    May 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - For Barbara Slaughter, or 'Mama B' as her coworkers often called her, it was a bittersweet day as she put in her final hours on the clock with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service May 23, retiring after 31 years.

  • Moments matter, seconds count

    May 30, 2014

    You never know what Mother Nature has in store: After what seemed like an endless winter, it appears we've skipped over spring and plunged straight into summer! I'm sure it's a welcome change for our Soldiers, but the short seasonal transition has put many of us leaders at a disadvantage.

  • 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign begins, safety in mind

    May 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign begins, keep safety in mind.

  • TRADOC recognizes Army's best instructors

    May 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the best instructors in the Army during a ceremony at the Morelli Auditorium on Fort Eustis, Va., May 30, 2014.

  • Medication Reconciliation Awareness Month educates benefiaries about prescription process

    May 29, 2014

    Kenner wants to ensure that your medication reconciliation process is completed to ensure safe care is provided to the patients the clinic serves. Medication cards are available at our pharmacy to assist you in this process. Questions about your medications can be answered by a pharmacist in our pharmacy department and for more in-depth questions and review we have a clinical pharmacist that can be seen by appointment. With your involvement in this process the health care team can improve the safe use of the medications you are taking.

  • Post, off-post community observes Memorial Day

    May 29, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In honor of our nation's fallen military service members, U.S. Army Garrison and partner organizations hosted a Memorial Day Observance at the Post Cemetery Monday. More than 100 attendees were projected to attend the event which not only recognized the service of those who died, but ensured they would never be forgotten.

  • Fort Huachuca honors local Soldier as TRADOC NCO Instructor of Year

    May 29, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Fort Huachuca has a new claim-to-fame to add to its list as it is now home of the 2013 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Noncommissioned Officer Instructor of the Year, Staff Sgt. Sony Merus.

  • Team Army wins gold at Special Olympic games

    May 28, 2014

    Military and federal employees from around the National Capital Region provided volunteer support during Military Day at the annual Special Olympic summer games hosted by Special Olympics D.C., at the Catholic University in Washington D.C., May 21, 2014.

  • Signal Soldiers Compete for Best Warrior

    May 28, 2014

    Commitment to excellence, desire to succeed, and an unquenchable thirst to improve. Six Soldiers and NCOs of the 311th Signal Command (SC) said these were the motivations that drove them to be recognized and selected to compete in this year's annual Best Warrior Competition (BWC), May 9-13, 2014.

  • Army tests network capabilities at NIE 14.2

    May 27, 2014

    With an unprecedented level of Joint and international involvement, Network Integration Evaluation 14.2, the seventh in a series of semi-annual field evaluations which focused on improvement and simplification of the Army's networked capabilities, came to a close May 22, 2014, at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • B Troop 'changes reins' during ceremony on FH

    May 27, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - B Troop -- 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) held its change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field May 16.

  • General Myer School principal retires after 53 years in education

    May 27, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - As the academic school year ended for students May 22, Connie Johnson, General Myer Elementary principal, walked through school hallways one last time as she retired after 53 years as an educator. "Mrs. Johnson has had a monumental impact on students, our staff and me over the years," said Jan Camps, General Myer School counselor. "I have worked with her for 25 years and no one compares to her in terms of dedicating their life to children and education."

  • Post policy, New database helps pet owners comply

    May 27, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The Fort Huachuca Veterinary Treatment Facility, or VTF, reminds all pet owners of the importance of registering and micro-chipping their beloved four-legged friends and keeping vaccinations up-to-date.

  • Post provides Safe Ride Program to prevent drunk driving

    May 27, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The Fort Huachuca Army Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES, in coordination with the Community Health Promotion Council's Installation Prevention Team offers Soldiers, Families and Civilians a way to prevent drunk driving with the Safe Ride Program.

  • Harriet Tubman: Nurse, Spy, Scout

    May 27, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Major General David Hunter, Union commander of the Department of the South, issued the valuable military pass in 1861. It read: "Give her free passage at all times, on all government transports. Harriet… is a valuable woman. She has permission, as a servant of the government, to purchase such provisions from the Commissary as she may need."

  • Army to observe National Safety Month in June

    May 27, 2014

    The Army will begin its annual observance of National Safety Month June 1, and senior leaders are encouraging Soldiers, civilian employees and their Family members to use the time to focus on mitigating summertime risks.

  • Marines, Army compete, demonstrate teamwork, build morale

    May 27, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Marines, Army compete, demonstrate teamwork, build morale.

  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrated with ethnic dance, food

    May 27, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office and the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, hosted an Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Observance at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 20 to recognize the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in American history.

  • U.S. Army Intelligence School at Fort Devens closes, leads to construction boom at Fort Huachuca

    May 27, 2014

    In May 1990, the Army announced that $129 million of planned construction would take place at Fort Huachuca, most of that being new buildings to accommodate the students, instructors and administrative personnel projected to transfer from Fort Devens, Mass., in connection with the Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, Act of 1988. This was the culmination of a two-decade-long effort to consolidate all military intelligence, or MI, training at Fort Huachuca.

  • Tens of thousands draw attention to POWs, MIAs as part of Rolling Thunder XXVII

    May 26, 2014

    As part of the Rolling Thunder XXVII motorcycle rally, tens of thousands of veterans and their supports gathered on their motorcycles this Memorial Day weekend in the nation's capital to draw attention to service members who may still be prisoners of war, or who are still missing in action.

  • World War II Veteran awarded Bronze Star, fourth Purple Heart

    May 21, 2014

    SCOTT AFB, Illinois, May. 21, 2014 -- World War II Veteran, former U.S. Army Technical Sergeant Donald L. Cook, was awarded the Bronze Star and a fourth Purple Heart for his actions in combat during the Battle of Luzon in a ceremony at his home in Lesterville, Missouri Sunday.

  • Researchers develop hands-free, eyes-free navigation for Soldiers

    May 15, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to develop and evaluate methods for navigation and communication that are "hands-free, eyes-free and mind-free" to aid Soldiers in the field.

  • Post recognizes 'other halves' on Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    May 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In accordance with Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Fort Huachuca recognized the important role spouses play in today's Army by hosting an evening out at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 9.

  • Mountain Vista Communities celebrates 5th year, hosts luau

    May 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Mountain Vista Communities celebrates 5th year, hosts luau

  • Motorcycle deaths on the rise, riders stay aware, keep training updated

    May 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month kicked off nationally May 1, but Army leaders are encouraging riders to be aware of motorcycle safety every day, year-round.

  • LRC provides support to deploying Soldiers

    May 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - As Soldiers of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deployed May 1 and 4, they not only received emotional support from loved ones and friends, but also earlier logistical support from the divisions of the Logistics Readiness Center.

  • White becomes 10th Soldier to receive Medal of Honor since 9/11

    May 14, 2014

    Former Sgt. Kyle Jerome White was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony May 13, 2014, making him the sixth living Army recipient, and the 14th service member overall, to earn the medal in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Faces of the Force: Daniel Woolley

    May 14, 2014

    Software engineer turned chief architect hardwires the Army of 2020

  • Smartphone app aids victims of sexual assault

    May 13, 2014

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently developed a "We Care" app that can be used by victims of sexual assault, those who witness sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help.

  • Arlington National Cemetery to celebrate 150 years

    May 12, 2014

    "Arlington at 150" is the theme for Arlington National Cemetery's sesquicentennial celebrations, slated to run from May 13 to June 16, 2014.

  • Networking the Future Warrior

    May 12, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 12, 2014) -- Today, the Army has a tactical network that provides commanders and Soldiers with information down to the lowest echelons of the battlefield -- but that is held together with the digital equivalent of duct tape and chewing gum.

  • New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

    May 12, 2014

    Brad R. Carson was sworn in as the Under Secretary of the Army during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 9, 2014.

  • Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told

    May 12, 2014

    Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable enhanced readiness, senior leaders told lawmakers.