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It’s our job to keep terrorists guessing

Posted April 26, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Julie Weckerlein, USAF

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy – Sitting one row behind me next to the window, she blended in with the other travelers, casually dressed in jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt layered under a pink short-sleeved shirt. We, and about 150 other airline passengers, were leaving Detroit for a long fight to Amsterdam Aug. 20. She…

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Garrison commander addresses animal adoption concerns

Posted December 6, 2013 by Dan McFarland

To our community, Over the last several months, the U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, published our intent to adopt-out five horses and a donkey from the Buffalo Corral Riding Stables. For various health reasons, if not adopted, these animals may be euthanized. In October of this year, one of the post veterinarians examined each animal….

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July 4th holiday weekend Prevent party from being over before it starts

Posted June 27, 2014 by Kevin Mills

Enjoying time with Family and friends, grilling with the neighbors, relaxing by the pool and fireworks are all part of the 4th of July holiday weekend. Often, alcohol is a part of the holidays, and, when used responsibly, can add to its relaxed atmosphere. However, sometimes the party is over before it starts when people…

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Chaplain sends parting thoughts to a beloved community

Posted September 7, 2012 by Chaplain (Col.) Ken Revell

Success is not something you put in your hip pocket. Success is something that must be earned every day. It is one thing to take ground. It is another thing to hold the ground you seized.

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‘Good debt’ can bolster earning potential, official says

Posted August 2, 2013 by Terri Moon Cronk

WASHINGTON – Establishing “good debt” can be valuable for future earning potential, particularly in today’s challenging economy, a Defense Department official advised here recently. Obtaining a student loan for a college education or a higher degree to pursue a professional career is an example of good debt for service members and their Families when they…

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Distracted driving: ‘I never thought it could happen to me’

Posted March 14, 2014 by Senior Airman Alexis Siekert

Senior Airman Alexis Siekert, U.S. Air Force The wreckage of one Airman’s vehicle rests on the access road near the Spangdahlem Main Gate, Germany, after a distracted driving accident Feb. 19. Military leadership service-wide, including Fort Huachuca, is working to eliminate the large number of distracted driving incidents. We’ve all read the statistics and heard…

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Resurrection is important to Christian faith

Posted April 5, 2012 by By Chaplain (Col.) Ken Revell

Saint Paul once wrote: “For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures (1 Corinthians 15:3-4).” The resurrection of Christ is the mother of all…

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Garrison commander addresses workforce about possible furlough

Posted February 22, 2013 by Col. Dan McFarland

To Our Dedicated Civilian Workforce: “On Wednesday morning, the Secretary of Defense notified Congress that all DoD civilian employees will receive notification of a possible furlough. This includes the civilian workforce at Fort Huachuca. “This is a procedural step at this point. If the budget situation is not resolved by March 1, and a furlough…

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CFC director encourages employee, leader involvement

Posted October 4, 2013 by Elaine Kaplan

As we prepare for the 2013 Combined Federal Campaign solicitation period, which [began] Sept. 1, I want to express my appreciation for the support you and your employees have shown for this charitable program. Last year almost one million Federal employees pledged $258.3 million to participating local, national and international charities. This is just one…

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Public Service Recognition Week “Army Civilians Vital to the Army Profession May 4 – 10, 2014

Posted May 9, 2014 by

Since 1985, the first week in May has been set aside to honor and thank the men and women of our Nation’s government workforce. This observance has special resonance in the United States Army, which has a long tradition of professional, honorable, and dedicated public servants entrusted with duties vital to our national security. During…

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