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  • ATEC commanding general visits EPG, tours facility

    Dec 6, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The U.S Army Test and Evaluation Command commanding general, Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, met with Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Col. Raymond Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, for an overview and tour of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground here at Fort Huachuca, Nov. 25.

  • Garrison commander addresses animal adoption concerns

    Dec 6, 2013

    To our community, Over the last several months, the U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, published our intent to adopt-out five horses and a donkey from the Buffalo Corral Riding Stables. For various health reasons, if not adopted, these animals may be euthanized.

  • 62nd Army Band to present holiday concert

    Dec 6, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 62nd Army Band is ready to rock and roll and will spread the holiday spirit next week. The band will host its annual holiday concert Wednesday at Buena Performing Arts Center, Buena High School, at 7 p.m. The concert's theme is "Holiday Music through the Ages." Staff Sgt. Ron Hinkle, 62nd Army Band, explained the music will be performed chronologically from World War II up through present day.

  • Lessons Learned team provides support through observations, insights, lessons

    Dec 6, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Within the Army, one organization focuses on 'change' at its primary mission, whether it's a military intelligence professional or the operation of a unit -- the Center for Army Lessons Learned, or CALL. While CALL is located at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, fields a Lessons Learned, or LL Team to serve as the Military Intelligence proponent supporting CALL's efforts. The USAICoE Team is a USAICoE, not a CALL, asset.

  • Fort makes changes to child supervision policy

    Dec 6, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Due to parental concerns about supervision of youth on post, Fort Huachuca officials released changes to Policy 14-048, Supervision of Minor Children on Fort Huachuca, Oct. 30, to ensure protection and safety of the children.

  • Fort Huachuca community members share meals of thanks

    Dec 6, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - In the spirit of the holiday, the Fort Huachuca Thunderbird Dining Facility provided the annual Thanksgiving meal to the post Soldiers and civilians the day before Thanksgiving, Nov. 27.

  • "Dogs on Deployment" provides network for service members

    Dec 5, 2013

    Dogs on Deployment is an online service that connects active-duty military pet owners with volunteers who board pets while their owners are deployed or unable to care for them due to circumstances related to their military service.

  • CID Offers Holiday Safety Tips

    Dec 5, 2013

    Across the nation, shoppers will be out in force searching for big bargains in the stores and on the World Wide Web, but criminals will be out too.

  • Tips for managing pre-diabetes

    Dec 3, 2013

    November is National Diabetes Month and health care professionals and educators are encouraging discussions about this disease as the first step to combating its damaging effects.

  • 2013 IMCOM Holiday Message

    Dec 3, 2013

    U.S. Army Installation Management Command senior noncommissioned Soldiers wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.

  • Beat the holiday blues

    Dec 3, 2013

    There are many ways to beat the holiday blues.

  • Army Heritage, Education Center receives trove of military medals including Medal of Honor

    Dec 2, 2013

    Maybe Edward A. Allworth wanted to preserve his father's legacy that included a Medal of Honor for future generations when he decided to send his dad's military items to the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center at Carlisle Barracks, Pa.

  • 3D electronic printing holds promise of various applications for Soldiers

    Dec 2, 2013

    As researchers at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., explore the potential of 3-dimensional printing, they envision the potential to embed a radio antenna on the side of a Soldier's helmet, or print sensors directly onto a weapon or even an article of clothing.

  • Alamo Scouts Established, 28 November 1943

    Nov 27, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Lieutenant General Walter Krueger assumed command of the newly activated Sixth Army in early 1943 and then established an operational Task Force, nicknamed Alamo Force, also under his command.

  • Westphal: Thanksgiving… a time to recognize deployed Soldiers, entire Army family

    Nov 27, 2013

    "Our nation appreciates the service and sacrifices that Soldiers, family members and Army Civilians make every single day. We must remember the thousands of deployed Soldiers and Army Civilians throughout Afghanistan, and around the world, who are spending Thanksgiving away from their families and friends. Our Army is thankful for their incredible commitment and selfless service in defense of our nation." --Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal

  • Third Army G2 Predicts Battle of the Bulge, 9 December 1944

    Nov 27, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - By December of 1944, it appeared that Hitler had been all but defeated. In fact, from the Allied perspective, Germany's continuation of the war at that point made no sense at all. The Third Army had crossed into Germany and had its sights on Frankfurt. An Allied offensive was planned for late December, right before Christmas. Allied commanders and their intelligence staffs were optimistic, if not downright confident, that the end of World War II was within reach.

  • Community Friends Program seeks sponsors to host international students

    Nov 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The International Military Student Office is actively seeking sponsors for the Community Friends Program -- a hospitality program intended to provide international students the opportunity to become acquainted with the American lifestyle.

  • Soldiers collect gifts to brighten others' holiday

    Nov 26, 2013

    Company C, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, collected and donated 13 bikes and more than 200 other gifts for the Fort Huachuca Chapel's giving tree, an effort spearheaded by 1st Sgt. Charles Warner II through the Chapel's Outreach Ministries Program. The Soldiers are attending the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Leader's Course, where lieutenants are trained on Military Intelligence fundamentals before they report to their first unit. The gifts will be distributed to military Families in time for Christmas giving.

  • Turkey Bowl pits Signal, Intel Soldiers in gridiron action

    Nov 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - When the scuffle ended and raindrops had cleared the dust from the air, Soldiers in Signal orange defeated those in Military Intelligence blue by a narrow margin, winning Friday's flag football game 14-13.

  • FH school district art teacher wins state-level art education award

    Nov 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Arizona Art Education Association, or AAEA, awarded Nancy Murphy, General Myer and Colonel Johnston Elementary Schools visual arts instructor, with the 2013 Middle Level Art Educator of the Year Award at their annual state conference in Sedona Friday. For Murphy, winning the award has been a part of her artistic journey which she described as coming "full circle."

  • FH Jewish community begins Chanukah celebration

    Nov 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Jewish community begins Chanukah celebration.

  • General Myer hosts 'Turkey Trot' running competition

    Nov 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers, Family members, faculty, staff and students took time out of their schedules Thursday for Thanksgiving fun as General Myer Elementary School held its annual Turkey Trot on the school running track.

  • Fort celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Members of the Fort Huachuca community joined representatives of the Navajo, Seminole/Creek and Tohono O' odham Nations, in celebration of a spiritual and cultural observance Friday. The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office hosted the Native American Heritage Month ceremony at Fitch Auditorium, in Alvarado Hall.

  • Students explore various professions during CSMS Career Day

    Nov 26, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Colonel Smith Middle School, or CSMS, students, faculty and staff abandoned their normal class routine Friday to make room for an entire day devoted to future careers. All sixth through eighth graders attended five classes promoting a different occupation. The middle school youth filled out surveys ahead of time which paired them with their top five areas of interest.

  • Remain healthy by addressing risk factors for diabetes

    Nov 25, 2013

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month and doctors throughout Europe Regional Medical Command are encouraging Servicemembers, Families and Civilians to be aware of how health choices can lead to this debilitating illness.

  • Army Surgeon General's Thanksgiving Safety Message

    Nov 25, 2013

    For many of us, Thanksgiving means turkey, pumpkin pie, and an endless day of football, but more importantly, it means gathering together with family, friends, and loved ones while giving thanks for what we have in our lives. In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday, make time to focus on holiday travel plans and manage the many associated risks especially when traveling by privately owned vehicle.

  • 2 weeks left for Army employees to switch health plans

    Nov 25, 2013

    Army civilians have until Dec. 9, 2013, to decide whether or not to continue their health care plan and provider or switch.

  • Be a quitter during the Great American Smoke Out!

    Nov 22, 2013

    Every year the American Cancer Society sets the third Thursday of November aside to encourage tobacco users to quit smoking, or to make a plan to quit smoking.

  • Fort becomes home to newly activated Company E, 160th SOAR (A)

    Nov 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), or 160th SOAR (A), at Fort Campbell, Ky., began a new chapter in the unit's history with the activation of Company E here at Fort Huachuca, on Tuesday at Libby Army Airfield.

  • Fort welcomes deployed K9 team home

    Nov 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Staff Sgt. Jamie Decker, 18th Military Police Detachment, K9 Unit, and his military working dog Goliat, a German shepherd, returned from their deployment to Afghanistan on Nov. 10.

  • JROTC students showcase skills in locally held drill meet

    Nov 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Members of the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, planned, conducted and participated in the 3rd annual Huachuca Challenge Drill Meet at Buena High School on Saturday.

  • Holidays bring many BOSS opportunities, events

    Nov 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, is a program originally created in 1989 to support the overall well being of single and unaccompanied Soldiers, who make up 37 percent of the Army.

  • FHCSC Annual Holiday Bazaar brings Christmas market to FH

    Nov 22, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Shoppers received a head-start to holiday season shopping Saturday and Sunday at the 5th annual Fort Huachuca Community Spouses Club, or FHCSC, Holiday Bazaar held inside Barnes Field House. This year, 96 vendors filled the facility's gym with handmade items, artwork, clothing and jewelry and featured home-based businesses.

  • Thanksgiving holiday message from IMCOM's commanding general

    Nov 22, 2013

    Thanksgiving holiday message from IMCOM's commanding general

  • Signal Support for Joint Disaster Training Exercise

    Nov 22, 2013

    Six Soldiers from the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 516th Signal Brigade, 311th Signal Command (Theater) provided top notch communications support for the fourth iteration of Operation Pacific Response, a joint collaboration of more than 200 military and civilian personnel from across the globe and from all branches of the service, both Active and Reserve Components.

  • SHARP: Enhanced Investigation, Prosecution and Legal Support

    Nov 20, 2013

    SHARP: Enhanced Investigation, Prosecution and Legal Support What is it? The U.S. Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program is a key component of efforts to make the force ready and resilient. Army SHARP, the Office of the Judge Advocate General and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, known as CID, are dedicated to providing high quality investigation, prosecution and legal support to victims of sexual assault.

  • Army chief of staff sees 'bright future' for Natick

    Nov 18, 2013

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited Natick Soldier Systems Center, Nov. 15, 2013, to tour its facilities and learn more about the research and development done to keep Soldiers safe and provide them with a better quality of life during deployments.

  • Army space personnel recognized by at Pikes Peak MOAA community heroes night

    Nov 18, 2013

  • MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

    Nov 15, 2013

  • DES officials remind FH community of FH weapons registration policy

    Nov 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Throughout the past year, there have been several incidents wherein Soldiers, Family members or civilians have been apprehended on Fort Huachuca for possessing unregistered, concealed, loaded or prohibited weapons in their vehicle, quarters or in their physical possession.

  • Chapel holiday programs benefit through community's 'giving' spirit

    Nov 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Members of the Fort Huachuca and local communities are invited to share the "giving" spirit through special programs designed to help Families of service members who can use holiday help this year.

  • 2-13th Avn. Regt., 305th MI Bn. participate in first-ever joint exercise together

    Nov 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment -- the Army's unmanned aircraft training center -- and Company A, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, demonstrated a collaborative effort Nov. 4 -- 8 in a first-ever joint culminating training exercise, or CTX. The initiative incorporated both units' missions to develop cooperative training combining the 305th's imagery analysts and the 2-13th's unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, operators in a simulated tactical environment.

  • Commit to be fit, join Great American Smokeout

    Nov 15, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO - Come join us in celebrating the American Cancer Society 37th observance of the Great American Smokeout. Over the years, this event has dramatically changed American's attitudes about smoking and has sparked community programs and smoke-free laws that are saving lives. Believe it or not, quitting for even one day is an important step towards a healthier life.

  • Commissaries to start scanning IDs

    Nov 14, 2013

    Commissaries will soon begin scanning customers' Department of Defense ID cards during checkout, as the Defense Commissary Agency continues its pursuit to deliver a 21st century benefit.

  • One suicide is one too many

    Nov 14, 2013

    The Army wants to make sure all Soldiers know they have a responsibility to prevent suicide within their ranks.

  • George Goddard Lights up the Night, November 20, 1925

    Nov 14, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As America was getting ready to join the fighting in World War I, a young artist from Chicago named George Goddard decided to apply for a commission in the US Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Accidents Don't Take Holidays

    Nov 14, 2013

    It's that time of year where many of us are caught up in holiday routines and tend to take seasonal hazards for granted. Doing so, however, can mean the difference between a happy holiday and tragedy. Statistics show that mishaps occur more frequently during the holiday period. A little common sense, combined with some advanced planning, can help accident-proof your holidays, making them safer for you, your family members and visitors

  • Sierra Vista, Fort Huachuca celebrate Veterans Day

    Nov 14, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Sierra Vista, Fort Huachuca celebrate Veterans Day

  • ROTC students use electronic, interactive textbooks

    Nov 14, 2013

    Cadet Command and TRADOC Capability Manager for The Army Distributed Learning Program (TCM TADLP) worked together on the project to replace ROTC textbooks with E-books. The program saves money, updates books more quickly and benefits Cadets' education. The material is available to download on to any reader or capable device.

  • Results from Army, university tests could improve auto, aviation industry standards

    Nov 13, 2013

    Results from a recent study that looked at how battlefield-born vibrations, like those from blasts and heavy armored vehicles, for example, are leading research scientists to rethink military vehicle testing and evaluation methods that could also, eventually, improve automotive and aviation industry standards.

  • Is the weapon clear?

    Nov 13, 2013

    Whether Soldiers are handling a military or privately owned weapon, safety should always be a top concern.

  • Rapid Equipping Force launches website for innovations

    Nov 13, 2013

    The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force recently launched ArmyCoCreate.com, a website for Soldiers to identify tactical challenges and collaborate for solutions.

  • Odierno: Sequestration would make even 1 major operation difficult

    Nov 12, 2013

    Unless Congress acts to counter the effects of sequestration, the Army will be hard-pressed to complete its mission, said the service's senior officer, during testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Nov. 7, 2013.

  • Team Huachuca: Learns, works, thrives together

    Nov 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Defense Information System Agency's Joint Interoperability Test Command, or JITC, here recently orchestrated two activities as part of the collaborative partnership known as "Team Huachuca."

  • Retired veteran receives medal for heroism, 46 years after the act

    Nov 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Retired Staff Sgt. Alejandro Gonzales was presented with a long overdue Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device by Congressman Ron Barber, Arizona District 2, Nov. 6, at Alvarado Hall. Gonzales received the medal for an act of heroism in the Republic of Vietnam, during the Vietnam War.

  • Newest B Troop Riding School graduates receive their spurs

    Nov 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Newest B Troop Riding School graduates receive their spurs.

  • 5 things to know about Soldier 2020

    Nov 8, 2013

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is currently leading two efforts within Soldier 2020, the Army's plan to integrate women into previously closed military occupational specialties.

  • Veterans Day, Colonel Johnston School students forget none

    Nov 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Veterans Day, Colonel Johnston School students forget none.

  • Buena HS JROTC active in October

    Nov 8, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Buena HS JROTC active in October.

  • Native American Scouts

    Nov 7, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Native Americans had been utilized as Scouts as far back as white men had been settling the American continent. After the Civil War, Indians from more than a dozen tribes were enlisted to assist the Army during the Indian Campaigns of the Great Plains and Southwest regions. By 1866, the Army had been engaged in the Indian Wars for twenty years. The borderlands, however, posed particular challenges.

  • MP dog handlers receive unique military occupational speciality

    Nov 7, 2013

    To the world they are dog handlers -- but to each other they are Family. Now U.S. Army Military Police dog handlers have a new Military Occupational Speciality to call their very own -- 31K Military Working Dog Handler.

  • 2013 Veterans Day Tri-signed Letter

    Nov 7, 2013

    2013 Veterans Day Tri-signed Letter

  • New IMCOM workforce development pilot program focuses on world class customer service

    Nov 6, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 31, 2013) -- Twenty-nine new employees of U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters participated in the inauguration of a program designed to welcome new staff to IMCOM, orient them to the organization and streamline mandatory training with emphasis on the importance of providing world class customer service.

  • National observance to honor America's Veterans

    Nov 6, 2013

    The annual National Veterans Day Observance is scheduled for Monday, November 11, at Arlington National Cemetery to honor all veterans who served and continue to serve in the military.

  • Proclamation by President Obama for Veterans Day 2013

    Nov 6, 2013

    I call on all Americans, including civic and fraternal organizations, places of worship, schools, and communities to support this day with commemorative expressions and programs.

  • IMCOM welcomes new deputy commanding general

    Nov 6, 2013

    U.S. Army Installation Management Command welcomed Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols to the team as the new Deputy Commanding General for Operations and Chief of Staff in a ceremony at Fort Sam Houston Theater.

  • Preserving out-of-this-world food

    Nov 5, 2013

    Getting enough vitamins in one's diet is tough enough on this planet. Consider the health of astronauts in extended spaceflight.

  • Chief of Army Reserve opens floor, answers Soldiers' questions

    Nov 5, 2013

    Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley visited the Parkhurst U.S. Army Reserve Center in Darien, Ill., Nov. 1, 2013, to receive an operational brief from the 416th Theater Engineer Command, and to hold a town hall meeting.

  • Lab improving combat capability by developing more energy-efficient systems

    Nov 5, 2013

    Technologies are being developed and tested that enable Soldiers to focus more on mission and less on logistics and resupply, said Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment.

  • Furlough has lingering effects on TSP

    Nov 4, 2013

    Employees have until mid-Nov. to adjust TSP contributions

  • US Embassy in Iran Seized, 4 November 1979

    Nov 4, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Soldiers and Civilians regularly attend briefings in the Holland Room in Fort Huachuca's Riley Barracks, or at the very least, pass by the portrait of Colonel Leland Holland every day on their way to their offices.

  • ACAP offers salary negotiation tips

    Oct 31, 2013

    Many times job seekers are so eager to have an offer that they forget to take advantage of the leverage they have at this critical moment. Your negotiating strength is never stronger than at the moment when the company invites you to join their team.

  • FH, City pair up, bring special needs information to area

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca and the City of Sierra Vista teamed up for the first time for the fifth annual Sierra Vistability Day Saturday with the shared goal of informing the community about services available to those with special needs.

  • Two-day Haunted Hayride requires lengthy planning process

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - While the spookiness of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate's Haunted Hayride is described as "not for the faint at heart," few FMWR patrons realize the entire production is not for the "undedicated and unmotivated." This year's Haunted Hayride took place Oct. 25 and Saturday at Wren Arena, but few attendees might know that two nights of Halloween fun require over a month's worth of planning.

  • Marine assigned here wins Army IoQ award

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A Marine Corps instructor with Company D, 2-13th Aviation Regiment on Fort Huachuca, was the first person in his branch of service to garner an Army Instructor of the Quarter award both here at the 2-13th Army Avn. Regt. and at brigade level, 1st Army Aviation Brigade, Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Area residents dispose of 60 pounds of medication here safely

    Oct 31, 2013

    Fort huachuca, AZ. - Area residents dispose of 60 pounds of medication here safely.

  • Army Research Laboratory prototype hardware helps NASA recover images that would be lost at sea

    Oct 30, 2013

    New hardware built by research engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is helping NASA retrieve experimental images otherwise lost at sea.

  • Adding more tools to counter-improvised explosive device toolbox

    Oct 30, 2013

    Combat engineers scour Afghanistan every day looking for improvised explosive devices, not just to ensure safe travel for military convoys, but also to protect the Afghan citizens who use the roads as well.

  • 2d Regional Cyber Center opens

    Oct 30, 2013

    The CONUS Theater Network Operations and Security Center and the CONUS and South Regional Computer Emergency Response Teams were officially merged Oct. 29, to become the 7th Signal Command (Theater), 2d Regional Cyber Center.

  • Signal Soldiers tour USS Minnesota

    Oct 30, 2013

    Submarine personnel are customers of the companies

  • Army looks to blend cyber, electronic warfare capabilities on battlefield

    Oct 29, 2013

    U.S. Army scientists and engineers continue to define next-generation protocols and system architectures to help develop technology capabilities to combat these threats in an integrated and expedited fashion.

  • Army Surgeon General delivers prescription for health

    Oct 28, 2013

    Attendees of the 2013 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition Military Family Forum II received special health care, and it came with no deductible or copay.

  • Army keeps commanders, Soldiers in-the-know with IDES Dashboard

    Oct 28, 2013

    WASHINGTON (Oct. 28, 2013)--Army officials continue fielding a web-based technology that enhances transparency of the Individual Disability Evaluation System (IDES) process for Soldiers and commanders, while also providing system administrators an enhanced capability for identifying challenges and potential obstacles. "We want to make sure the Soldier is taken care of all the way through the system, they understand the system, and they're getting the care they need," said Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1.

  • Japanese Language School Opened at Presidio of San Francisco, 1 November 1941

    Oct 25, 2013

    On November 1, 1941, the U.S. Fourth Army began a secret program to teach the Japanese language to military students. The first class met in an abandoned hangar on Crissy Field, at the Presidio of San Francisco. But before the students could move into the haphazard building that would become their home and classroom, they had to chase away the rats.

  • Hunting tips to stay on target

    Oct 24, 2013

    While the rules and seasons for hunting vary from state to state, safety is one common factor that should always be consistent.

  • Breast cancer awareness may save life of person you know, love

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - According to the Centers for Disease Control, one out of eight women is at risk for developing breast cancer sometime during her life. In the United States this year, more than 230,000 women were diagnosed. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and offers an opportunity to learn more about the disease.

  • Installation retirement ceremony honors nine retirees

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - There comes a time at the end of every military member's career when he or she hangs up the uniform and starts a new chapter in life. For nine individuals, that transition started with the quarterly installation retirement ceremony on Brown Parade Field Friday.

  • CFC campaign resumes activity suspended during furlough

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ - With the end of the recent government furlough, the Department of Defense, or DoD, may now resume Combined Federal Campaign activities suspended while the furlough was in place.

  • Jeannie's Diner management gains Army-wide recognition

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Jeannie's Diner patrons have a new reason to grab a bite to eat in the facility. Sandra Perry, Jeannie's Diner business manager, is the recipient of the James A. Carroll Award for most improved business operation Army-wide in fiscal year 2012.

  • Students see red -- Red Ribbon Week celebration underway

    Oct 24, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Students within the Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District wore red this week participating in the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the nation, Red Ribbon Week. Each school, in partnership with the Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, raised student awareness on taking a stand against drug abuse.

  • Army leaders: Network, NIEs critical to future force

    Oct 23, 2013

    After putting the tactical communications network "under pressure" in a realistic operational environment in order to quickly deliver a "digital guardian angel" to troops in Afghanistan, Army leaders said the Network Integration Evaluation process is adapting to drive continued innovation.

  • SecArmy at Army Ten Miler

    Oct 21, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno watch runners race from the starting line at the 29th Army Ten-Miler, held at the Pentagon, Oct. 20, 2013. The Army Ten-Miler is America's largest ten-mile race, held every October in Washington, D.C., and sponsored by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington. The race events include a youth run, a youth activity fair, and a pre-race pasta dinner held the night before the race. The race attracts a large number of civilian and military running teams.

  • ATVs: not to be underestimated

    Oct 21, 2013

  • PFC Parker Dunn Awarded Medal of Honor, 23 October 1918

    Oct 21, 2013

    In October 1918, in the Argonne Forest of France, the 78th Infantry Division came under heavy German machine gun and artillery fire, forcing American troops to jump into a nearby river for cover. Private Dunn and the Intelligence Section were tasked to build a bridge in order to gain better access to the village.

  • Simplification is key goal at Army network tech day

    Oct 17, 2013

    Army engineers are joining forces with industry to simplify the service's tactical communications network by uniting fragmented capabilities and taking a holistic approach to network advancement.

  • MSG Wilson Became First CIC Casualty of Korean War, 13 October 1950

    Oct 16, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - John R. Wilson joined the Army in 1942 and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, reaching the rank of Major before being discharged in 1947. Shortly thereafter, he reenlisted as a Master Sergeant. When the Korean War began, MSG Wilson was assigned to the 25th Counterintelligence Corps (CIC) Detachment, 27th Infantry Regiment , 25th Infantry Division.

  • Murr Community Center hosts first Fall Bazaar

    Oct 16, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Holiday shoppers started their gift lists a little earlier this year at the first Fall Bazaar held at Murr Community Center Oct. 12-13. Forty vendors were on hand selling goods that ranged from holiday arts and crafts to jewelry and other ladies accessories. Independent business consultants from companies such as Avon, Tupperware and Scentsy and small local businesses participated as well.

  • Remember to turn it off; October is Energy Action Month

    Oct 16, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. While October is Energy Action Month, energy conservation is a year-round Army goal. When it comes to energy conservation on Fort Huachuca, the goal is to become a net zero installation in energy water and waste by 2025.

  • Army announces Cybersecurity Collaborative Research Alliance to explore underlying cyber science

    Oct 15, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has established a Collaborative Research Alliance,which will include an alliance of ARL, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, academia and industry researchers to explore the basic foundations of cyber science issues in the context of Army networks.

  • Paws up! Two new military working dogs arrive; first in three years

    Oct 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca welcomed two new four-legged recruits to the 18th Military Police Detachment K-9 Unit, Sept. 19, bringing the total to 10 military working dogs.

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