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FMWR Briefs – October 17, 2014

Posted October 17, 2014 by

Right Arm Night — don’t miss out The next Right Arm Night starts at 4 p.m. today at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Enjoy free finger foods, a pay-as-you-go bar, and win prizes in several drawings and contests. Right Arm Night is free and open to all, including Soldiers, Civilians, retirees and Family members 18 and…

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Tens of thousands celebrate Army Ten-Miler’s 30th anniversary

Posted October 17, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Jennifer Johnson

A total of 35,000 runners and 720 teams from around the globe came to the nation’s capital to participate in the annual Army Ten-Miler celebrating the race’s 30th anniversary Sunday.

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Fairbank Day 2014 — “The Town Comes Alive!”

Posted October 17, 2014 by Friends of the San Pedro River

The Friends of the San Pedro River (FSPR) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host the annual Fairbank Day event Oct. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to help bring the town back to life. Fairbank is a ghost town that started during the Tombstone silver boom. From 1881 to the…

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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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