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Commissary Value Brand returns for more savings

Posted November 26, 2014 by Kevin Robinson

Defense Commissary Agency Starting in December, the Fort Huachuca Commissary will add Commissary Value Brands to its shelves. FORT LEE, Va. – In response to growing patron demand for products comparable to the low-cost private label items sold in civilian stores, the Defense Commissary Agency is re-energizing an “old friend” known as Commissary Value Brand….

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Posted February 6, 2015 by

Colonel Johnston Elementary School Colleen Wolfe’s kindergarten class spent last month learning about winter. The students did many hands-on activities that included experimenting with thermometers and frost. The class celebrated one of the great leaders, Martin Luther King Jr. The students decided to do their best to help keep his dream alive. This month the…

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Students enjoy military band performance during Music in Schools Month

Posted March 27, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Students from General Myer Elementary School gathered in the school cafeteria March 20 for a concert featuring Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Corps Band in celebration for March’s Music in Schools Month.

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Travel, tourism industry officially recognized this week

Posted May 8, 2015 by City of Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista — Governor Doug Ducey, along with the Arizona Office of Tourism, AOT, proclaimed May 2 — 10 as Arizona Travel and Tourism Week, coinciding with the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week, giving recognition to Arizona’s top revenue generator and a major employment sector. “I’ve always said that Arizona is a…

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BLM Jackson Hotshots hosted at Fort Huachuca for portion of 2015 fire season

Posted June 26, 2015 by Bureau of Land Management

TUCSON, Ariz. — The only Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hotshot firefighting crew east of the Mississippi River will be based in southern Arizona for a portion of the 2015 fire season. The 20-member Jackson Hotshot crew from Jackson, Miss. will be housed in the Sierra Vista community thanks to a partnership between BLM and…

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HIRED! program offers teens experience, employment

Posted April 5, 2012 by By Amy McLaughlin

Fort Huachuca’s Child, Youth and School Services, a organization within the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, offers a workforce-preparation apprenticeship program, HIRED!, to teens 15 to 18. HIRED! is offered in four, 12-week terms per year, with the largest term taking place in the summer. Apprentices may work up to two terms per…

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Chalk Talk May 24, 2012

Posted May 24, 2012 by Compiled by Jill Peterson

General Myer Elementary School Students and staff at General Myer Elementary School are ending the year on a great note. As the year comes to a close, we are celebrating students’ accomplishments and talents. Our last Accelerated Reading Auction of the year was a success. Students involved in the Myer Eagle Reading Club had been…

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Commissary parking lot construction plans revised after customer concerns

Posted July 26, 2012 by Story and photos by Robert Anderson

Since construction of the commissary parking lot began on May 7, complaints and concerns about the project have flooded the inboxes...

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JROTC cadets gain confidence, build team here

Posted September 20, 2012 by Felicia Leleu

Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training cadets improved their confidence and team building skills as they underwent two days of training on Fort Huachuca’s Leadership Reaction Course on Sept. 13 and Friday. Cadets had to negotiate eight physical challenges that tested their minds, endurance and leadership capabilities. Sgt. 1st Class Fausto Valenzuela, Buena High…

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MP ride-along program up and running

Posted November 15, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

The Fort Huachuca Military Police Ride-along Program, which was reinstated Oct. 28, gives the public the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a military police officer. During the ride-along, alarms had to be checked on, cars were stopped for various reasons, a non-injury accident occurred and a busy traffic enforcement zone resulted…

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