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Marines: Diversity to Corps — Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted October 10, 2014 by Cpl. Bradley Carrier

Americans take time to recognize Hispanic and Latino American’s contributions and celebrate their heritage and culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sep. 15 to Oct. 15.

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National Night Out introduces community to local law enforcement

Posted October 10, 2014 by Natalie Lakosil

Cpl. Damian Barron with the Sierra Vista Police Department helps Jayden Portz, 8, try one a tactical vest during Sierra Vista’s National Night Out event Tuesday evening. Barron participated in the event by displaying and explaining the different special response vehicle and equipment the SVPD uses in high risk situations.   Jaxon Vanfossan, 3, gets…

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TRANSCOM, SDDC team addressing critical POV shipping concerns

Posted October 10, 2014 by Mark Diamond

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Transportation experts from U.S. Transportation Command and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command formed a fusion team in May to more quickly evaluate and address critical issues affecting the U.S. military’s privately owned vehicle shipping program. On May 1, International Auto Logistics assumed responsibility for the Global Privately Owned…

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News Briefs October 10, 2014

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Housing referral rewards available All current Mountain Vista Communities residents are now eligible for a $250 referral reward for any eligible enlisted military Family they refer to Mountain Vista Communities who signs a one year lease. After they sign their lease, MVC will also give the referred Family a check for $250. For more information,…

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Bikes, bands invade Fort Huachuca over weekend

Posted October 10, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

The Hitmen, a four-member band out of Tombstone, perform during Sunday’s Bikes and Bands Street Fair on Fort Huachuca. The Military Intelligence Corps Band (62nd Army Band), also played.   Visitors gather around the Sierra Cycles motorcycle and all-terrain vehicles display at the Bikes and Bands Street Fair at Fort Huachuca Sunday. The Directorate of…

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National Park Service sites in county begin fall operations Monday

Posted October 10, 2014 by National Park Service

COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. — Superintendent H. Lane Baker has announced the fall seasonal operating hours of the three National Park Service sites in Cochise County — Chiricahua National Monument, Coronado National Memorial and Fort Bowie National Historic Site. The following hours and operations are in effect from Monday – Nov. 30. At Chiricahua National Monument,…

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Community Briefs October 10, 2014

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Volksmarch in Tucson Saturday Tucson Volkssport Walking Klub presents a 10 & 5 km walk Saturday at the Steam Pump Ranch Park, 10901 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson. The walk starts at 8:30 a.m. with the last start at 11:30 a.m. and all finishing by 3 p.m. Registration fees are $3 for IVV credit only and…

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Chalk Talk

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Color is everywhere   Courtesy Photo Chelsea Bovara’s 3rd grade art class at General Myer Elementary School learn about color blending in art, as they create their own color wheels. From left, front row, Katie Lawrence, Jenna Taylor, Hiram Torres-Marin , Nathan Whitworth, and Mackenzie Turner, all 8, and from left, second row, Tristan Luna,…

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101st HQ deploying to Liberia in response to Ebola epidemic

Posted October 3, 2014 by David Vergun

The headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will deploy to Monrovia, Liberia, as the Joint Force Command for Operation United Assistance.

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted October 3, 2014 by Lori Tagg,

Australian War Memorial Operation Jaywick was one of several paintings commissioned by the Australian War Memorial to commemorate the successful commando mission. Operation JAYWICK – one of WW II’s most successful commando raids Sept. 26, 1943 In early September 1943, the Krait, a former Japanese fishing vessel, left the U.S. Naval Base at Exmouth in…

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