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  • Spartan Race makes Soldiers stronger

    Feb 21, 2014

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

  • Army Band in demand

    Feb 21, 2014

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

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

    Feb 20, 2014

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

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

    Feb 20, 2014

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

  • Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

    Feb 19, 2014

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

  • Technology demonstrations highlight synergy

    Feb 19, 2014

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

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

    Feb 18, 2014

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

  • Former Soldier wins Olympic bobsled bronze

    Feb 18, 2014

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

  • Army launches eight-week SHARP pilot training program

    Feb 18, 2014

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

  • Army Corps promotes STEM careers for National Engineers Week

    Feb 18, 2014

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

  • Soldier presents Active Shooter Response, Mitigation Training

    Feb 14, 2014

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

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

    Feb 14, 2014

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

  • IMCOM Presidents' Day Message 2014

    Feb 14, 2014

  • CDC earns national NAEYC accreditation for programs

    Feb 14, 2014

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

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

    Feb 14, 2014

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

  • Take charge of heart health today, this month

    Feb 14, 2014

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

  • Remembering the early years of counterintelligence, 22 February 1918

    Feb 14, 2014

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

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

    Feb 13, 2014

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

  • Army recognizes innovative environmental practices, partnerships

    Feb 10, 2014

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

  • Wounded Warriors set sights on Sochi gold

    Feb 10, 2014

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

  • Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony

    Feb 9, 2014

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

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

    Feb 7, 2014

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

  • CSMS CyberPatriots take third place in national semifinal competition

    Feb 6, 2014

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

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

    Feb 6, 2014

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

  • Red Cross office opens on post

    Feb 6, 2014

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

  • NCOA unveils Soldier portrait

    Feb 6, 2014

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

  • FH BOLC graduate represents Army in cross country championship race

    Feb 6, 2014

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

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

    Feb 5, 2014

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

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

    Feb 4, 2014

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

  • Number of suicides in Army drops in 2013

    Feb 3, 2014

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

  • FBI trains FH community on child cyber safety, security

    Jan 31, 2014

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

  • Fort receives recognition for blood donations, holds blood drive

    Jan 31, 2014

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

  • Six honored at first quarterly IRC of year

    Jan 31, 2014

  • Fort Huachuca opens Tax Center's doors

    Jan 31, 2014

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

  • National Childrens Dental Health Month begins Saturday

    Jan 31, 2014

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

  • BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

    Jan 31, 2014

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

  • James Armistead Lafayette, (1760-1832)

    Jan 31, 2014

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

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

    Jan 28, 2014

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

  • Learning effective communications

    Jan 28, 2014

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

  • Soldier's pursuit to master death

    Jan 27, 2014

    Military Intelligence Soldier preps for competition in international obstacle course challenge

  • Afghan National Army; picking up the intelligence signal

    Jan 27, 2014

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

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

    Jan 27, 2014

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

  • 112th MI Brigade Inactivated, 29 January 1993

    Jan 24, 2014

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

  • CID warns of Government Travel Card phishing scam

    Jan 23, 2014

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

  • Army announces 33K positions now open to women

    Jan 23, 2014

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

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

    Jan 23, 2014

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

  • FH volunteer recognized for service

    Jan 23, 2014

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

  • Commander's Week boosts ISEC leadership, personal development

    Jan 23, 2014

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

  • MI NCOs inducted into elite organization

    Jan 23, 2014

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

  • Fort Huachuca ASAP to present programs at local schools

    Jan 23, 2014

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

  • Set realistic weight goals, eat sensibly, attain success

    Jan 23, 2014

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

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

    Jan 23, 2014

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

  • Army plans baseline assessment for Network Integration Evaluation 15.1

    Jan 22, 2014

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

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

    Jan 22, 2014

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

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

    Jan 22, 2014

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

  • U.S. airlift Rwandans to Central African Republic

    Jan 21, 2014

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

  • A Look Back at the National Security Agency

    Jan 21, 2014

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

  • Military training equals skills in STEM Ed

    Jan 16, 2014

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

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

    Jan 16, 2014

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

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

    Jan 16, 2014

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

  • Exchange resolves to promote healthier living

    Jan 16, 2014

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

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

    Jan 16, 2014

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

  • Blood donors supply gift of life for many reasons

    Jan 16, 2014

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

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

    Jan 15, 2014

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

  • 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.