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Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

Posted December 12, 2014 by City of Sierra Vista

City of Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, city officials, senior leaders from Fort Huachuca and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart stand before the sign designating Sierra Vista a Purple Heart City. The project was initiated by the Sierra Vista Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sierra…

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Parking lots can be modern-day mazes

Posted December 12, 2014 by Scout reports

With the holidays fast approaching, parking lots tend to get more crowded as people jostle for spaces so they can mail cards and packages and do last-minute shopping for gifts, parties and holiday dinners. Many people find parking lots are among the most confusing places to drive, according to Anastasia Dean safety and occupational health…

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the Month

Posted December 12, 2014 by

Debbie Short Civilian of the Month: Debbie Short Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command Position and duties: Civilian workforce development specialist responsible for training, education and budgeting of the civilian development program How long at current assignment: 4 years, 7 months How long in government service: 30 years today Residence: Tucson Family: Son Joshua Short, 26…

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Army

ACS offers scholarships, resiliency training

Posted December 12, 2014 by Audrey Peterson-Hosto

AER provides scholarships Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs — the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Scholarship applications will be accepted from Jan. 2 to May 1 each year for…

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Maci Hidalgo
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Fort Huachuca Soldiers, Families receive free trees

Posted December 12, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

Maci Hidalgo The Blair Family searches for the perfect tree during Trees for Troops® at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Dec. 5. The earlier each Family showed up at the event, the more trees they were able to choose from. Soldiers and Family members of Fort Huachuca lined up to receive their free Christmas tree…

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Ray Ragan
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Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

Posted December 5, 2014 by Ray Ragan

Ray Ragan A tester with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) runs a Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (MNVR) through a bench test before moving the radio for an open-air developmental test at Fort Huachuca on Sept. 23. MNVR is a next-generation radio system designed to bridge both data and voice communications from brigade and…

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Commentary

Aviation refines doctrine to meet emerging threats

Posted December 5, 2014 by Capt. Matthew Brown

FORT RUCKER, Ala. — In a climate of ever-changing operational environments and emerging threats, Army Aviation must transform to meet the demands required to defeat the enemy. It all begins with doctrine. The Army’s Doctrine 2015 initiative aims to restructure and develop doctrine that is current and relevant, according to Lt. Col. Fernando Guadalupe Jr.,…

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Career Skills Program affords ETSing Soldiers employment potential

Posted December 5, 2014 by Sharon Lewis Chief

The Veteran’s Opportunity to Work, VOW Act of 2011, made significant changes to transition procedures for separating Service members. The Army’s Soldier Life Cycle is the last portion of the VOW Act to be implemented. Beginning in fiscal year 15, the Soldier Life Cycle (Start Strong-Serve Strong-Remain Strong-Reintegrate Strong) begins. As part of the Reintegrate…

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Army listens to community concerns about potential force reductions

Posted December 5, 2014 by Scout reports

Before a packed audience in Cochise Theater Tuesday, a senior Army Civilian listened to community leaders and members as they voiced their concerns about impacts on Fort Huachuca if additional cuts to the force were needed if the Army is required to make cuts beyond the end-strength announced in last year’s Programmatic Environmental Assessment. During…

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Health & Safety

Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

Posted December 5, 2014 by Tanja Linton

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, safely detonated a World War II-era 81mm mortar on Tuesday at 10:43 a.m. in Area H, Slaughterhouse Wash, at the end of the Libby Army Airfield runway. A rider on horseback reported a sighting of the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel on Monday. If…

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