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Outreach Ministries Program coordinator retires after 47 years

Posted February 13, 2015 by Joan Vasey

The longtime Chapel Outreach Ministries Program director is retiring from the federal government after 47 years of civil service. Jo Moore, a Fort Huachuca Main Post Chapel icon, has spent the past 31 years of her civil service working for the chapel on the installation. During her tenure, she and the programs she started have…

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FH Retiree Council shares news you can use

Posted February 13, 2015 by

Receive your 1099-R tax form from DFAS Military retirees and annuitants receive a 1099-R tax statement from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DFAS, either electronically via myPay or as a paper copy in the mail at the end of each calendar year. Once tax season begins, many retirees call DFAS to request additional copies…

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40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

Posted February 6, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Members of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deplane at Libby Army Airfield Wednesday night after returning from a nine-month deployment supporting communications contingency operations in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Inherent Resolve and Spartan Shield in southwest Asia. The Soldiers were later reunited with their families and friends at Fort…

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Brush, floss, repeat daily for good dental health!

Posted February 6, 2015 by Capt. Benjamin Werner

Each February, the American Dental Association, or ADA, sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Regular dental visits should happen every…

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Carter pledges to help resolve DOD budget issues

Posted February 6, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad McNeeley Then-Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses Service members stationed at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, July 26, 2012. Carter is President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s defense secretary nominee Wednesday morning pledged to protect the nation and…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange resolves to promote healthy lifestyles for 2015

Posted February 6, 2015 by AAFES

For many, the dawning of a new year is a time to focus on health and fitness. In fact, nearly one-third of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions focus on health and fitness, according to the Cooper Clinic. From low-calorie meals in the food court and Express to the latest workout gear in the Main…

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Is it time to start your transition to civilian life?

Posted February 6, 2015 by Rebecca Alwine

Starting the transition process can be daunting, particularly if you are not sure of your plans or your timeline, and especially if it’s not your choice. The SFL-Transition Assistance Program Staff is here to help! The Army has dictate a timeline for the TAP process for expected losses. It is recommended that ETSing Soldiers begin…

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Staying prepared for possible evacuation is key during fire season

Posted February 6, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Arizona’s fire season regularly starts in mid-April. However, last year it came upon Fort Huachuca earlier than expected. In hopes to keep the public informed and prepared, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, held an installation evacuation rehearsal and concept drill Jan. 27 at the Thunder…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony — 1st Brigade, 100th Training Division has new home

Posted January 30, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie Caffall Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, along with distinguished guests cut the ribbon at the 1st Brigade 100th Division ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday Jan. 23. Cutting the ribbon marks the establishment of the 1st Bde., 100th Division at Fort Huachuca. A ribbon cutting ceremony held outside…

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Fort Huachuca Tax Center celebrates grand opening

Posted January 30, 2015 by Maci Hidalgo

The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, TAC, opened its doors at Building 22324, Christy Avenue on Monday. The opening was celebrated by a ribbon cutting with the help from U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Thomas A. Boone and USAG Command Sgt. Maj. James Ramsey. Volunteer tax return preparers are part of the Internal Revenue Service’s…

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