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Firefighters share common mission

Posted July 17, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Fort Huachuca is supported by three firehouses and more than 45 fire personnel to help keep the installation safe.

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FMWR Briefs – July 17, 2015

Posted July 17, 2015 by

Free family pool carnival Saturday Sports, Fitness and Aquatics will host the Family Pool Carnival Day 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Irwin Pool. The event is free and open to all authorized Family and MWR patrons. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy a fun-filled day that includes free food (to the first 100…

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Become a junior cave scientist at Coronado Cave

Posted July 17, 2015 by

A 40-foot descent over slick boulders is required to reach the cave floor. Coronado National Memorial now offers a Junior Cave Scientist program at the park. Kids can complete a booklet and explore Coronado Cave to earn their Junior Cave Scientist badge. Park staff are looking for young speleologists to become junior rangers. In the…

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Community Briefs July 17, 2014

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VFW hosts Steak Fry The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 will host a steak fry 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. The dinner will include an 8-ounce steak with onions and mushrooms, baked potato, corn, western beans, dinner roll and salad. Cost is $9 per member and $10 per guest. The…

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Trial Defense Services offers advice for Soldiers facing investigation, separation

Posted July 10, 2015 by Capt. David A. Thompson

For many Soldiers it has become painfully clear that the Army drawdown is in full force. In many ways, the mandate to reduce the size of the Army has created a “zero defect” Army, and more Soldiers are facing separation boards than ever before. From Advanced Individual Training to retirement-eligible Soldiers, the Army is trimming…

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With new report, senior raters may identify just 24 percent ‘most qualified’

Posted July 10, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

New policy for the noncommissioned officer evaluation report, or NCOER, due out in January, includes a limit on how many “most qualified” ratings can be handed out by a Soldier’s senior rater.

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Marine: HMH-466 ‘Wolfpack’ drops grunts into evening action

Posted July 10, 2015 by

Photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens Marines from Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment fast rope from a CH-53E Super Stallion on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 2. The helicopter pilots maintained a steady hover while Marines fast-roped to the ground below. MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – Out…

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Air Force: 40th HS makes rescue during Independence Day weekend

Posted July 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Magen Reeves

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. – A UH-1N Iroquois crew assigned to the 40th Helicopter Squadron here rescued an injured female hiker in the Big Horn Mountain Range roughly 15 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming, July 5 at approximately 5:20 a.m. The rescue marked the 408th save for the 40th HS. The aircrew consisted of…

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48th Annual 4th of July Celebration brings day long activities to Sierra Vista community

Posted July 10, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Fort Huachuca partnered with the Sierra Vista Rotary Club and the City of Sierra Vista to present the 48th Annual 4th of July Celebration at Veterans’ Memorial Park, including music, displays and festivities throughout the day.

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News Briefs – July 10, 2015

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JITC to change of command The Joint Interoperability Test Command will conduct a change of command ceremony between U.S. Army Col. Douglas Orsi, outgoing commander, and U.S. Navy Capt. Eric Johnson, incoming commander, 9-10 a.m. today in JITC Conference Room 2. The public is invited to attend this event. For more information, call 520.538.2608. Vacation…

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