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Military Brats: Then and Now

Posted April 12, 2013 by

While the term “military brat” may seem derogatory to some, many embrace the term, seeing it as a term of endearment and respect. As a child of a Soldier, the term “Little Traveler” was used in literature dating back to 1811. The modern acronym for today’s military brat is Born, Raised and Trained.

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Keep Fort Huachuca’s housing community beautiful

Posted April 5, 2013 by Jolene Cooper

Photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Smedley Mountain Vista Communities and the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office encourages residents to pick up The Fort Huachuca Scout newspaper delivered to post housing each Friday to find out what’s going on in their community and to keep the neighborhoods clean. Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, takes pride in…

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Buena High School robotics team wins regional competition, advances to nationals

Posted April 5, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Photo courtesy of Sierra Vista Unified School District The Buena NERDS are pictured above with their prize winning robot and their club sponsor, Buena teacher Eric Suchodolski, and team mentor Jim Forbes. Forbes is a retired engineer who volunteers his time to teach and mentor the team. The word NERDS brings on a different meaning…

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Public Notice

Posted April 5, 2013 by

Recently there has been an increase in unauthorized and improper dumping in Fort Huachuca post dumpsters. Soldiers/Civilians who reside in on- or off-post quarters are not authorized to use post dumpsters for home personal trash. Fort Huachuca employees are authorized to use any dumpsters on post if the dumpster closest to their office is full,…

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Legal Assistance Office assists with powers of attorney

Posted April 5, 2013 by Legal Assistance Office

One of the most popular services the Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Office provides is preparing powers of attorney. There are various types of powers of attorney service members may need during their time in the armed forces. Each power of attorney has a specific purpose and provides for a specific authority for your agent. General…

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NCO Academy gets new PT field, modern fitness equipment

Posted April 5, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Construction on a new Physical Readiness Training field located on the north side of the Noncommissioned Officers Academy, or NCOA, parking area is in full swing and will give noncommissioned officers a fitness field incorporating the latest in Army training.

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Adopt a pet, save a life, swell a heart

Posted April 5, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Bringing home a new furry friend can be the beginning of a wonderful and rewarding relationship, and adopting from a local animal shelter should be the place to begin the search.

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FMWR barbershop opens doors inside Desert Lanes

Posted April 5, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

In January, the Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation re-opened The Corner Barbershop II, located inside Desert Lanes bowling alley, Building 52010, with new management and staff.

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RAN brings Soldiers, civilians together

Posted March 29, 2013 by Amber Sebal, F & MWR

A representative from each unit participated in a driving range competition for a chance to win a prize during the last Right Arm Night, or RAN, March 22 at the Mountain View Golf Course. RAN is held on the last Friday of each month and offers the opportunity for supervisors and subordinates to come together…

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Hummingbird monitoring season begins on post

Posted March 29, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

photos by Gabrielle Kuholski A male Anna’s hummingbird perches on a volunteer’s hand before flying away. Hummingbirds get that iridescent color from a melanin pigment. It is in the feather platelets that include air bubbles, which act like prisms giving off that metallic look to the feathers. Sierra Vista is often called the hummingbird capital…

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