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Community Briefs October 17, 2014

Posted October 17, 2014 by

Everyone wins with WENS Cochise County now has an emergency notification system for relaying urgent messaging throughout the County. The system, WENS (Wireless Emergency Notification System), is capable of instantaneously contacting residents who live within a target group or area. Contact can be made through traditional hardwire phones, cell phones, texting, and email. Those living…

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Honor guard provides service, training on, off post

Posted October 10, 2014 by Maci Hidalgo

The Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard Soldiers are recognized for their participation in post and community events, and devote time to perfecting techniques, drills and provide training.

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Local jury scam alert — avoid becoming a victim

Posted October 10, 2014 by City of Sierra Vista

The Sierra Vista Police Department, SVPD, is warning residents not to fall prey to the “jury scam”— a ploy often used by scam artists. Three callers reported the same ruse to officers Oct. 2. All three received a call from a person claiming to be with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office looking to collect $4,500…

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Air Force: AF to implement TDY policy changes

Posted October 10, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AFNS) — The Air Force recently implemented two TDY policy changes that will impact travel reimbursements for Airmen. The first change, which took effect Oct. 1, made changes to the Joint Travel Regulations, Reimbursable and Incidental Expense Policy. The second will be a change in long-term TDY per diem expenses…

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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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