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ASAP, SHARP to host Alcohol Awareness Month activities

Posted April 10, 2015 by the FH ASAP Prevention Team

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. The Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Program, ASAP will sponsor a host of activities that create awareness in the…

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Post-wide annual Spring Clean Up begins

Posted April 10, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

This April, Fort Huachuca will conduct its annual Spring Clean Up for 2015. Cleanup of trash, debris and combustible materials in the cantonment, training and housing areas will begin April 1-24. According to Master Sgt. Alen Shulze, operations officer, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, the purpose of the Spring Cleanup is to ensure…

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SDDC offers advice for summer moves

Posted April 10, 2015 by Sarah R. Garner

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois – Preparation for the upcoming peak moving season for service members has begun and officials in charge of the Department of Defense’s household goods moving program, the Defense Personal Property Program, want to remind everyone that the summer months can be a challenging time for moving. The Military Surface Deployment…

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Christina Hansen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Mobilization to start reconstruction of Garden Canyon

Posted April 3, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Christina Hansen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers A section of the road in Garden Canyon was completely washed away during the last monsoon season. As of Monday, all of Garden Canyon to now include Lower Garden Canyon is closed to the public for construction to restore the road. Mobilization began Monday, for the general contractor…

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Commentary

Month of Military Child recognizes young family members for service

Posted April 3, 2015 by Amaani Lyle

WASHINGTON – To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Defense Department observes April as the Month of the Military Child, a Pentagon official told DOD News. Established by then-Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986, the month recognizes some 1.9 million U.S. military children ranging in age from…

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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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Local

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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Photo courtesy of the City of Sierra Vista
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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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