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  • '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.

  • Revised OER process to take effect April 1

    Jan 15, 2014

  • Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On…Not A Day Off

    Jan 14, 2014

    This year, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will be recognized on Jan. 20.

  • TRICARE ends walk-in admin services at 189 facilities

    Jan 14, 2014

    TRICARE military health plan service centers will end administrative walk-in services in the United States, April 1, 2014, Pentagon officials said Jan. 13, 2014.

  • Retiring Army Guard director: Preserve this national treasure

    Jan 14, 2014

    Retiring after 43 years serving the nation, the director of the Army National Guard challenged his successors to maintain the standard of a force at a 377-year peak.

  • Intelligence Center Provides Support to Desert Shield/Desert Storm

    Jan 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Operation Desert Storm began on January 17, 1991, at 0300 hours (1900 hours of January 16, Eastern Standard Time). It was a direct result of the invasion of Kuwait by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on August 2, 1990. American President George H. W. Bush immediately condemned the Iraqi action, as did the governments of Great Britain and the Soviet Union. Hussein, unconcerned about these protests, gambled that his fellow Arab states would stand by and either support or ignore his act of aggression. He was wrong. Two-thirds of the 21 members of the Arab League condemned the invasion, with Saudi Arabia's King Fahd turning to the United States and other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for help. Six days later, US Air Force fighter planes began landing in Saudi Arabia as part of a massive build-up of troops and equipment that was known as Operation Desert Shield.

  • Texas Guardsmen prepare for evaluation with final exercise

    Jan 12, 2014

    Throughout the weekend of January 10-12, Texas National Guardsmen trained on a full-scale simulated incident at the Naval Air Base in Kingsville, Texas. The scenario, which included a notional attack against the Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, tested the response times and the life-saving skills of these specialized service members.

  • Garrison sergeant major relinquishes responsibility, says 'goodbye'

    Jan 10, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Daigle, garrison command sergeant major, said his farewells to the Soldiers, Families and friends who played a part in his role at Fort Huachuca, during his relinquishment of responsibility ceremony Dec. 19 at Alvarado Hall.

  • Fort provides new options for weight loss in the New Year

    Jan 10, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - For many, the holiday season -- packed with festive parties, stockings filled to the brim with candies and elaborate meals with all the trimmings -- is to blame when the scale jumps a few pounds. But fear not, Fort Huachuca offers a variety of options to work off the unwanted weight.

  • Colonel Smith, Johnston Schools power up to solar

    Jan 10, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Two Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools completed solar power systems in November. To mark the occasion, Colonel Smith Middle School hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 19.

  • Commissary now scans IDs at check out

    Jan 10, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - On Thursday commissary shoppers began following a new procedure implemented at checkout and effective that day. Instead of showing their identification cards to cashiers to establish their eligibility to use the facility, ID cards will now be scanned. The implementation is part of an agency-wide rollout to all stores that began Nov. 10.

  • Dentist visits FH weekly, bolsters services at clinic

    Jan 10, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - For almost 13 years Burton Becker, DDS, a civilian periodontist from Tucson, has driven 80 miles one way to provide dental support to the Fort Huachuca Dental Clinic Command, one day a week.

  • RWBAHC Pharmacy to install new equipment, service disruption possible

    Jan 10, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center Pharmacy personnel are working to streamline operations in order to become more efficient and effective. As part of the efforts to improve the overall pharmacy experience for customers, workers will install an updated automated dispensing system during the week of Jan. 20, the third week of this month. This updated system is designed to enhance medication safety and expedite the filling of patient prescriptions.

  • Fort Huachuca Tax Center plans grand opening

    Jan 10, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center's grand opening is scheduled for Jan. 27 at 9 a.m. The TAC is located in Building 22324, Christy Avenue and will operate 8:30 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, on an appointment basis only.

  • Engineers Work Together to Improve Quality and Risk Management

    Jan 8, 2014

    For the past year, the engineers in the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command (ISEC) at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., have been enhancing the way ISEC does business to meet internationally recognized standards

  • California Guard veteran fights back against military suicides

    Jan 7, 2014

    When it comes to veterans committing suicide, Save A Warrior founder Jake Clark minces no words.

  • Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

    Jan 6, 2014

    The Army is moving to simplify and reduce the number of network management tools its communication officers use to manage the tactical communications network, moving from deliveries of stove-piped tool sets across various systems and echelons to an integrated system.

  • DoD Safe helpline number - 1-877-995-5247 Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community

    Jan 6, 2014

    DoD Safe helpline number - 1-877-995-5247 Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community

  • Celebrating Donors for National Blood Donor Month

    Jan 3, 2014

    January is National Blood Donor Month, and this year, the Armed Services Blood Program would like to thank donors for joining the 'arms' race.

  • Performance Triad warm-up changes prepare body to perform

    Jan 3, 2014

    The Army substituted static stretches for the more dynamic Preparatory Drill with the introduction of the Physical Readiness Training program. Now, the Performance Triad encourages Soldiers to prepare to perform every time they hit the gym, not just during unit physical training.

  • Synthetic drugs dangerous, can end Army career

    Jan 2, 2014

    The Army is warning Soldiers about dangers of synthetic drugs, as Department of Defense expands its testing to include synthetic marijuana.

  • Victims of sexual assault 'safe with medical forensic nurses'

    Dec 30, 2013

    Recent changes in Army medicine have made the process better for victims of sexual assault to receive emotional, safety, medical and forensic care after a traumatic event.

  • Solving the Retrograde Riddle

    Dec 30, 2013

    Product Manager Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems seizes opportunity for agile acquisition of UAS technology as operations wind down in Afghanistan.

  • Army Network Integration Evaluations adopt new goals, new construct

    Dec 23, 2013

    After delivering groundbreaking communications technologies to Soldiers in Afghanistan, the Army should focus tactical network development efforts on simplifying tools and applications, right-sizing command posts and increasing operational flexibility, according to initial conclusions from the most recent Network Integration Evaluation.

  • Biomimetic functional plastics sense, degrade chemical, biological threats

    Dec 23, 2013

    New, bio-inspired plastics could sense and degrade chemical and biological agents, ultimately saving the lives of warfighters, first responders and civilians.

  • SEXUAL ASSAULT Awareness

    Dec 19, 2013

  • Weinstein Village DFAC awarded for Thanksgiving dinner

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - This year the Thunderbird and Weinstein Village Dining Facilities, or DFACs, held a competition to see which could put on the best Thanksgiving dinner. Weinstein Village won the Commanding General's Best Decorated Dining Facility, while Thunderbird DFAC was honored as the runner-up.

  • Fort Huachuca pays respect to fallen K-9 Unit Soldier

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Hundreds of local Soldiers, law enforcement personnel, Family and friends gathered at the Fort Huachuca Main Post Chapel, Dec. 12, to give their final farewells to Staff Sgt. John Mariana, who passed away Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28.

  • FMWR presents fourth annual Night of Exrtraordinary Lights

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or FMWR, made the holiday season brighter for Families Dec. 13 and Saturday as it held the fourth annual Night of Extraordinary Lights, or N.O.E.L, at Mountain View Golf Course. FMWR expected 3,000 people to attend. The free event was open to the entire community.

  • Families craft gingerbread houses, enter competition

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The spicy smell of gingerbread filled the inside the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Arts & Crafts Center Saturday as Families came together for the fourth annual "Gingerbread House Day." They had the opportunity to sign up for a morning or afternoon three-hour session to build their sugary architectural creations.

  • Bells ring, people sing, 62nd Army Band presents 'Sounds of Holidays'

    Dec 19, 2013

  • Historical Tour of Homes presents unique ways of holiday decorating

    Dec 19, 2013

  • New access control program vets civilian personnel entering post

    Dec 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Personnel entering post may have noticed the hand held scanners now used by Department of Army security guards. The new procedure, implemented, Dec. 1, is a component of "Rapid Gate," an access control program which is already used at other installations.

  • Community shares meal before holidays

    Dec 19, 2013

  • Signal battalion starts pilot program for FAST classes

    Dec 17, 2013

    At the 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, Soldiers are helping Soldiers to make sure they have the best opportunity to stay in the Army and remain relevant. The way these Soldiers are helping is by being a volunteer teacher as part of the battalion's pilot program for providing the Functional Academic Skills Training class. The FAST class is a 4-week program designed to help enlisted Soldiers improve their reading, math and vocabulary skills. After completing the class, they can re-take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery and raise their line scores, specifically their General Technical or GT and Skilled Technical or ST score in order to qualify for special programs, special Military Occupational Specialties or entry into officer programs that they do not qualify for with their current score.

  • IMCOM chaplain assistants celebrate 104th anniversary

    Dec 17, 2013

    SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 17, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Installation Management Command Chaplain Assistant Sergeant Major reflects on the 104th anniversary of chaplain assistants

  • Huachuca hosts resilience rodeo, connects instructors, cadre with available resources

    Dec 16, 2013

    Fifteen different community organizations from throughout Fort Huachuca, Ariz., came together, Dec. 10, 2013, in Eifler Fitness Center, for the first time to host a Resilience Rodeo specifically for military instructors and cadre to help them learn about services and resources available to them.

  • Old Post prepares for 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas along Brown Parade Field, as Families place the final ornaments on their trees and hang the last of their wreaths on the windows in preparation for the 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes on Sunday, 1 -- 5 p.m.

  • Team building exercise leads to mountain summit

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - With guidons in hand and sweat-soaked faces, commanders from the 2-13th Aviation Regiment recently conquered Mount Wrightson, reaching its summit after meeting the physical and mental challenges of climbing a mountain with a 9,453-foot elevation. Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Clinton Conzemius planned the hike as a team-building event for his company commanders and staff.

  • Mountain Vista Communities help former Huachuca residents save tree

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Army retired Sierra Vista residents Lisa and Michael McCarthy saved a personal piece of their Fort Huachuca history Tuesday. With the assistance of Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, the crepe myrtle tree they planted over 20 years ago has moved to their permanent residence off post.

  • Free Christmas trees make spirits bright

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - While most people were just getting out of bed, individuals from Army Community Service were braving the below-freezing temperatures, staging the free Christmas trees provided for Soldiers and other service members by the Trees for Troops program, Dec. 6 in the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre parking lot.

  • Become member of historic cavalry unit here, learn how this Sunday

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As part of their recruiting effort for the next Cavalry Riding School, members of B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will staff a static display on historic Brown Parade Field on Sunday, 1 -- 3 p.m., during the historic tour of homes. Troopers will be available to answer questions and tell how to apply for the riding school. They will also conduct cavalry riding demonstrations.

  • First Army female rabbi speaks at luncheon

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Chaplain (Col.) Bonnie Koppell, command chaplain, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), speaks to members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command during a luncheon Tuesday, at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • USAICoE employees first to graduate UA South certificate program

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - During an open house at Alvarado Hall, Dec. 6, four U. S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence employees presented the Instructional Design Master's Certificate Capstone Projects they have been working on through The University of Arizona South.

  • Main Post Chapel lights up Fort Huachuca

    Dec 13, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Despite the freezing temperatures and pouring rain, Families arrived in anticipation of holiday cheer and Santa Claus' arrival at the Main Post Chapel, or MPC's Holiday Lighting celebration Dec. 5, making it a well-attended event. According to Fred Robinson, installation director of religious education, the set-up moved indoors this year due to the weather.

  • CIC Detachment Organized for Manhattan Project, December 18, 1943

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The United States program to develop the atomic bomb began in August 1942. From the beginning, the need for security was recognized as paramount. The project had to be protected from sabotage and espionage and, equally important, the fact that the US was working on such a program had to be kept under wraps at all cost.

  • One Army School System epitomizes component cohesiveness

    Dec 12, 2013

    After 31 years of service as a Warrior Citizen, Master Sgt. Goliath Singletary is not ready to retire because he is waiting for one thing...the 80th Training Command's transition from the Total Army School System to the One Army School System.

  • Change of command at FH welcomes new headquarters

    Dec 12, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The largest of five battalions in the 1st Brigade, 100th Division, the 5th Battalion-104th Regiment (Military Intelligence), held its change of command on the anniversary of a significant event in world history, the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. On Saturday Lt. Col. (P) Robert Wilkinson relinquished command to Lt. Col. Richard Chmielewski, Jr. during a close-knit ceremony inside the Barnes Field House gym.

  • The Voice of ISEC: Command Sergeant Major Brenda Kadet

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thirty years ago, Brenda Kadet left Indiana, PA, seeking something beyond what was available in her hometown…seeking something more. She found the United States Army.

  • Army tests vehicle-mounted laser against multiple targets

    Dec 11, 2013

    The Army used a vehicle-mounted high-energy laser for the first time to successfully engage more than 90 mortar rounds and several unmanned aerial vehicles in flight.

  • Tri-signed letter on Army Safety 2013: Milestone Achievements, but Challenges Remain

    Dec 10, 2013

    In the fall of 2012, our Army marked the passing of its safest year since September 11 , 2001. At that time, we asked you to capitalize on that success during fiscal year 2013 by staying engaged on risk management and treating safety as an imperative. You did just that, and your hard work resulted in the best year for Soldier safety on record. We could not be more proud of this accomplishment- thank you and congratulations on a job well done!

  • Soldiers to get expedited airport security screenings

    Dec 9, 2013

    Beginning Dec. 20, 2013, Soldiers will be eligible for expedited pre-flight screening at airports, meaning they'll be able to get into the express line where they don't need to remove their shoes and belts or take laptops out of their baggage.

  • Army network stays connected even when 'jumping the TOC'

    Dec 9, 2013

    Current technologies such as Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, the Army's mobile tactical communications network backbone, and emerging solutions like the Mobile integrated Command Post -- a vehicle that efficiently provides networking equipment and power to support a command post -- are enhancing a commander's ability to lead from anywhere on the battlefield.

  • Loose lips still sink ships, loose tweets sink fleets

    Dec 6, 2013

    In the social media era, OPSEC is more important, and more difficult, than ever. We must be concerned with both whom we talk to and what we put on the internet. The flow of information from one side of the world to another is now as easy as a few keystrokes and only takes seconds.

  • 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.

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