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Navy: USNS Impeccable rescues distressed fishermen

Posted July 24, 2015 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds

U.S. Navy photo Distressed fishermen await rescue from their sinking fishing boat by the Military Sealift Command ocean surveillance ship USNS Impeccable (T-AGO-23). Eleven fishermen were rescued from the partially submerged boat. YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Military Sealift Command Impeccable-class ocean surveillance ship USNS Impeccable (T-AGOS 23) rescued 11 fishermen while in route to Subic…

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CWFC supports Fort’s civilian employees

Posted July 24, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Fort Huachuca’s Civilian Welfare Fund Council (CWFC) uses the money derived from vending machines to support federal employees. Each month a percentage of the money from post snack and soda vending machines goes into a secured CWFC account to provide morale and recreational activities to civilian employees. According to Carmen Chastain, CWFC president, these activities…

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Marines: U.S. Marines, Ghanaian soldiers refine infantry skills

Posted July 24, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Steve Cushman

More than 40 Ghanaian infantrymen traditionally participate in United Nations peacekeeping operations. These operations require the Ghanaian service members to be proficient in infantry skills—something the U.S. Marines know well.

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Community Briefs July 24, 2014

Posted July 24, 2015 by

Fort Huachuca museums open The Fort Huachuca Main Museum has reopened. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The Main Museum is closed Sundays, Mondays, federal holidays, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Military Intelligence Soldiers’ Heritage Learning Center is also open. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday,…

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FMWR Briefs – July 17, 2015

Posted July 24, 2015 by

Celebrate ACS’s birthday today Army Community Service will close at 1 p.m. today so that the staff can attend ACS’s 50th Birthday celebration, 1:45-4 p.m. at Irwin Pool. Authorized ACS patrons are invited to enjoy birthday cake, free food (while supplies last), plus free swimming 2-4 p.m. For more information, call 533.2330. Free Mall Cop…

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Back 2 School Fair highlights community resources

Posted July 24, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a Back 2 School Fair at Colonel Johnston Elementary School July 16 to inform students and Families about the available resources and services in the Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista communities.

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Community Briefs July 24, 2014

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Museum hosts free summer program The Sierra Vista Historical Society is sponsoring free Summer Saturdays at the Hauser Museum 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at 2930 E. Tacoma Street, Sierra Vista. Family activities for both kids and adults will include a hands-on activity for children ages 5-12 years. Parents are encouraged to attend all sessions. Saturday’s activities…

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Chalk Talk

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Fort school, bus service begins Aug. 5 Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools begin the 2015-2016 school year Aug. 5. Bus service is provided to students living outside a one-mile radius from their respective school. All preschool students attending Colonel Johnston Elementary School will be transported by school bus from home to school. If you move, or…

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DOD CIO discusses Pentagon wireless, mobility programs

Posted July 17, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

WASHINGTON – Part of Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen’s work these days involves launching the Pentagon’s first wireless network and managing the rollout of “secure enough” mobile devices, he told an audience here recently. Halvorsen opened July 9’s DOD CIO Mobility Industry Day with keynote remarks to an audience of more than 600…

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News Briefs – July 17, 2015

Posted July 17, 2015 by

Fort Huachuca museums open The Fort Huachuca Main Museum has reopened. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The Main Museum is closed Sundays, Mondays, federal holidays, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Military Intelligence Soldiers’ Heritage Learning Center is also open. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday,…

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