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Veterans

MIAP brings final resting place for veterans

Posted September 20, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

The Missing in America Project laid to rest 18 more veterans Sept. 12 at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista. Along with the 18 homeless or indigent veterans, one spouse was also buried. The remains were those of service members who served in the U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy during World…

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Local

Two activity-packed days mark 2012 MI HoF

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Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca garrison commander, determines the best angle and how hard he will need to hit the golf ball to sink it during the annual Military Intelligence Hall of Fame Golf Tournament at Mountain View Golf Course on Sept. 13. Amber Delaplain assists retired Brig. Gen. James “Spider” Marks with getting situated…

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Salutes & Awards

Fallen Soldiers remembered during MI HOF events

Posted September 20, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

As part of Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Hall of Fame celebration, the fort held a ceremony to recognize those MI Soldiers who lost their lives this past year. During the Fallen MI Heroes Memorial Ceremony on Friday afternoon, Sgt. Christopher Muniz, who died Dec. 11, 2011, Staff Sgt. Michael Hosey, who passed Sept. 17, 2011,…

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Sesame Street comes to Fort Huachuca

Posted September 20, 2012 by Cathérine Mulconrey

On Sept. 13 and Friday Fort Huachuca was the 46th out of 70 2012 stops for the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families. There were four performances for military Families at Barnes Field House. The show featured Sesame Street favorites including Elmo, Rosita, Grover and Cookie Monster. This year, the cast introduced the audience to…

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Local

JROTC cadets gain confidence, build team here

Posted September 20, 2012 by Felicia Leleu

Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training cadets improved their confidence and team building skills as they underwent two days of training on Fort Huachuca’s Leadership Reaction Course on Sept. 13 and Friday. Cadets had to negotiate eight physical challenges that tested their minds, endurance and leadership capabilities. Sgt. 1st Class Fausto Valenzuela, Buena High…

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Health & Safety

Retired NFL player speaks about seeking help for mental illness

Posted September 27, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

Retired national football league player and mixed martial arts fighter, Herschel Walker, visited Fort Huachuca Sept. 20 to discuss the importance of seeking help for mental illness. Walker, who is diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder or multiple personalities, visits installations, speaking with Soldiers about the importance of asking for help. “There is no shame in…

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Army

TRADOC commander describes key initiatives, stresses importance of lessons learned in battle

Posted September 27, 2012 by Sue Ulibarri

FORT BENNING, Ga. — “Supporting the current fight,” was among the three areas of focus Gen. Robert Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, conveyed to Soldiers and defense industry leaders during this year’s Maneuver Conference in Columbus, Ga., Sept. 18. The annual Maneuver Conference is hosted by the Maneuver Center…

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Local

Fees set to change for CYS

Posted September 27, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

Effective Monday, a change in fees will be implemented by the Department of Defense for Child, Youth and School Services. The fee changes will affect children enrolled in child development centers, school age care and family childcare, middle school teen programs, SkiesUnlimited, instructional programs and Youth Sports and Fitness. A letter was released to patrons…

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Increased bear sightings mean FH residents, personnel must be vigilant

Posted September 27, 2012 by Mark McCabe

Keith Hitchins, Range Control A bear in Garden Canyon eats a meal from a cooler after the animal chased off the Soldier it belonged to. When camping or picnicking outdoors, leave food out only long enough to eat it. Store the cooler in the trunk of the car before and after dining. Recently Fort Huachuca…

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Army’s best AIT platoon sergeants to compete for top honors

Posted September 27, 2012 by Stephanie Slater

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — The Army’s top nine advanced individual training, or AIT, platoon sergeants are competing for the title of 2012 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year during a competition at Fort Eustis, Va., this week. Among them is Fort Huachuca Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Baca, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade’s Platoon Sergeant…

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