Local youth is semifinalist in Military Child of Year competition
(Left) Jennice Battle looks over the shoulder of her daughter Jaiyla Battle, 13, as she inputs data into a computer at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. (Photo Credit: (U.S. Army photo by Thom Williams)) VIEW ORIGINAL

FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – A local youth was selected as a semifinalist for the 2022 Military Child of the Year Award which recognizes eight outstanding young people ages 13 to 18.

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Fort Huachuca is home to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)/9th Army Signal Command and more than 48 supported tenants representing a diverse, multiservice population. Our unique environment encompasses 946 square miles of restricted airspace and 2,500 square miles of protected electronic ranges, key components to the national defense mission.

Located in Cochise County, in southeast Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico, Fort Huachuca is an Army installation with a rich frontier history. Established in 1877, the Fort was declared a national landmark in 1976.

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