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B Troop hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for new barn

Posted May 8, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie Caffall From left, in background, Capt. Joshua Hengst, commander of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial), and Pete Criscuolo, first sergeant for B-Troop, stand while Sgt. John Payne of B Troop brings his horse into the newly completed barn structure. The barn is located at Buffalo Corral. Fort Huachuca’s B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry…

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Asian/Pacific Heritage Month: “Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote Equality and Inclusion” May 1 – 31, 2015

Posted May 8, 2015 by

During the month of May we honor Asian and Pacific Americans for their military service and contributions to the success of our Nation. Despite historic obstacles, Asian and Pacific Americans have persevered and contributed to every aspect of American life. This month, we pay tribute to the tenacity, hope and resolve of Asian and Pacific…

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Courtesy of SV Police Department Chief Tom Alinen
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Bee activity unusually high this spring

Posted May 8, 2015 by City of Sierra Vista

Courtesy of SV Police Department Chief Tom Alinen Gilbert Mills removes a swarm of bees that descended on the Sierra Vista Police Department last week. More swarms have been spotted than normal so far this year, possibly due to winter rains in the Sierra Vista area, which spurred early and significant growth of flowering plants….

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Survey shows decline in military sexual assaults

Posted May 8, 2015 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON — An independent survey confirms the prevalence of sexual assault in the military has dropped, Defense Department officials recently said. Statistics in the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study show the percentage of active-duty women who experienced unwanted sexual contact during the past year declined from 6.1 percent in 2012 to an estimated 4.3 percent…

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the Month

Posted May 8, 2015 by

Civilian of the Month: Larry Detar Agency: Mission Engineering Directorate, U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command Position and duties: Subject matter expert for Application Security. Develops software to validate network security and answers questions of security of the applications in the field. How long at current assignment: 5 years How long in government service: 22…

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Travel, tourism industry officially recognized this week

Posted May 8, 2015 by City of Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista — Governor Doug Ducey, along with the Arizona Office of Tourism, AOT, proclaimed May 2 — 10 as Arizona Travel and Tourism Week, coinciding with the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week, giving recognition to Arizona’s top revenue generator and a major employment sector. “I’ve always said that Arizona is a…

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FH Retiree Council shares health care, commissary news

Posted May 8, 2015 by Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Raney

A blue-ribbon panel on military compensation and retirement recommended overhauling the decades-old retirement system for troops and the existing health care program for military families. The long-awaited proposals, unveiled after a nearly two-year study, include offering troops 401(k)-like retirement plans before they reach 20 years of service and replacing the existing TRICARE program with a…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted May 8, 2015 by Lori Tagg

Army Intelligence showcases Medal of Honor recipients U.S. Air Force photo Retired Master Sgt. Roy Benavidez receives his Medal of Honor in 1981 for actions in Vietnam in 1968. The Medal of Honor, the highest award for valor in action against the enemy, was established by Congress in 1861. Originally for enlisted members of the…

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Plan now for gate changes beginning Aug. 3

Posted May 1, 2015 by DES release

Significant changes to installation access at Fort Huachuca will begin Aug. 3 including a return to the original gate names and background checks for all individuals 18 years and older without an approved form of DOD identification. What is now known as the Main Gate, will return to its historical name, Buffalo Soldier Gate, and…

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“Army Civilians – Key to Mission Success”

Posted May 1, 2015 by

For nearly 240 years, Army Civilian employees have been an integral part of enhancing and sustaining the readiness of America’s Army in times of war and peace. The Army team appreciates our civilian workforce for their daily support to Soldiers, their Families and our Nation. Our civilian employees provide mission-essential capabilities, stability, continuity and leadership,…

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