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April 2015 Month of the Military Child Proclamation

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Whereas, since 1986, Army installations around the world recognize the sacrifices and applaud the courage of military children by celebrating the Month of the Military Child throughout the month of April; and Whereas, each day, military children undergo unique challenges, which they face with resilience and dignity beyond their years, and Whereas, it is essential…

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C. Todd Lopez
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Salutes & Awards

Vice chief kicks off ‘Quad A’ by recognizing innovators

Posted April 3, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

C. Todd Lopez Retired Brig. Gen. Howard Yellen, Army Aviation Association of America president; Maj. Gen. Michael Lundy, commander, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker; and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn present Spc. Benjamin Rosa, center right, with the Henry Q. Dunn Crew Chief of the Year award during…

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Free FH-specific phone app eases sexual assault reporting

Posted April 3, 2015 by Joan Vasey

A free phone application specific to Fort Huachuca is available for downloading and can be used by victims of sexual assault, someone who witnesses sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help. The “We Care” app, originally designed for Soldiers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, and released by the U.S. Army…

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Trish Muntean
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Salutes & Awards

Fort Huachuca broadcasters take honors IMCOM announces public affairs competition winners

Posted April 3, 2015 by U.S. Army Installation Management Command

Trish Muntean A butterfly lands on the hand of Maj. Marissa Alexander just after she released it in the memorial garden May 29 in memory of her husband as her family watches with delight. This image won first place in the news photo category in the 2014 IMCOM Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs…

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Your local library is more than just books

Posted April 3, 2015 by Emily Scherrer

Photo courtesy of the City of Sierra Vista Students work together on a homework assignment at the Sierra Vista Public Library. An average of 800 people visit the library every day for a variety of reasons. It wasn’t that long ago, I was on a flight to Phoenix from Chicago and a woman asked me…

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Programs for Fort Huachuca youth offered at chapel

Posted April 3, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Photo Courtesy of Fred Robinson Fort Huachuca’s middle and high school students of Club Beyond participate in a pie-throwing event at the Main Post Chapel. Club Beyond is an after school student ministry group that meets on Wednesdays at the old Colonel Johnston Elementary School. Currently, Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel offers several religious programs…

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Stephanie Caffall
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Army

Women’s history showcased during special event Wednesday

Posted March 27, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie Caffall Fort Huachuca’s Thunder Mountain Activity Centre was the site of an event titled, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” Wednesday in celebration for National Women’s History Month. After the reading of the presidential proclamation declaring March Women’s History Month, volunteers gave a performance. In the presentation, female Soldiers dressed in timely apparel of…

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DOD warns troops, families to be cyber crime smart

Posted March 27, 2015 by Terri Moon Cronk

WASHINGTON — Defense Department employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, according to DOD’s chief information officer. Terry Halvorsen issued a DOD-wide memorandum March 18 about the growing threat of cybercrime “phishing” and “spear phishing” in emails,…

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Health & Safety

Army health leaders advocate for importance of nutrition

Posted March 27, 2015 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — During National Nutrition Month in March, “we encourage each of you to renew a commitment to achieving your personal Performance Triad goals,” said Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” she said. The Performance Triad focuses on the importance of sleep, activity and nutrition…

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Natalie Lakosil
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Convoy exercise helps ready 111th MI Bde. for emergencies

Posted March 27, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil Soldiers from the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade take a short rest in lower Garden Canyon before returning to the motor pool as part of a convoy training exercise Wednesday. The exercise helps the brigade stay prepared in case of emergencies. The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted a convoy exercise Wednesday morning to help…

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