Salutes & Awards

November 15, 2012

Veterans remembered, celebrated in Sierra Vista on Monday

Tom Sickels, retired Navy (left), and Leo Pimple, retired Army, talk after the Veterans Day parade while waiting for the ceremony to begin at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Monday. “It is important just to remind the veterans that the country appreciates what they are doing, what they have done in the past and lets the kids know our history,” Sickels said.

 

Members from all branches of service gathered at Veterans’ Memorial Park Monday after the parade ended. The different services were all represented in the parade.

 

From left, Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca; Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Staff Sgt. John Batemon; Grand Marshal of the parade, retired Col. Bob White; Soldier of the Year, Spc. Jacob Stockman; and Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller cut a cake in celebration of Veterans Day while at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Monday.

 
 
 
 

Members of B Troop 4th Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) raise their sabers during the Veterans Day parade in Sierra Vista on Monday. The group stopped in front of the VIP viewing area to present arms.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

From left, Megan Manwaring, 9, Emily Bunker, 7, and Chelsea Luie, 8, show their patriotic spirit while waiting for the Veterans Day parade to start Monday morning. “I am excited for it,” Bunker said whose brother was marching in the parade.

 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Girl Scouts of the USA, Cochise County Service Units, carry a large thank-you banner down Fry Boulevard during the Veterans Day parade on Monday morning. Thousands of spectators lined the street to watch the parade.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Gabrielle Kuholski

Antiterrorism Exercise assesses installation readiness, reinforces important relationships

Gabrielle Kuholski First responders with the Fort Huachuca and Whetstone Fire Departments work together to get a wounded Soldier into an ambulance during the full scale exercise, Apache Warrior 2013, Tuesday. These first respon...
 
 

Labor Day Safety Message

Labor Day marks the traditional end of the summer season and celebrates the American worker and the contributions they make to our great country. I want to commend you on your efforts to control heat injuries through another hot summer. Your diligence and care for teammates contributed to an overall 20-percent decrease in accident fatalities...
 
 
Gabrielle Kuholski

VA clinical psychologist raises military sexual trauma awareness

Gabrielle Kuholski Michael Moore, Ph.D., military sexual trauma coordinator at the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Tucson, presents a session on military sexual trauma, or MST, in the Murr Community Cent...
 

 

Glass recycling now available in Sierra Vista

SIERRA VISTA – Clean glass bottles and jars can be dropped off for recycling at the new Sierra Vista Glass Recycling Depot as part of the city’s trial glass recycling project. The Glass Recycling Depot, located in the parking lot of the Pedro Castro Government Maintenance Center, is a glass collection point that is separate...
 
 
Maranda Flynn

FH Community Spouses’ Club accepting new members, shares plans for coming year

Maranda Flynn Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club board members, Katrina LaDue and Lesley Hocker, (left foreground and background), assist new club members, Dana Edwards and Sandi Weishaupt, (right foreground and background...
 
 

Retiree Council shares news, notes Did you forget to care for your Family?

No one forgets to care for his or her Family on purpose. It just happens – more often than one might think when it comes to the military Survivor Benefit Plan, or SBP. Most often, retired Soldiers don’t know the federal law and the time limits it imposes on maintaining their SBP elections. If a...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin