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Resilience Rodeo a first Instructors, cadre connect with available FH, area service resources

Posted December 13, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski Staff Sgt. Ken Coffey, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion noncommissioned officer in charge, peruses booklets on display at the battalion’s Resilience Rodeo in Eifler Fitness Center Tuesday. The SKIESUnlimited display showcased a program which offers instructional classes to school-age children. A military training instructor’s schedule can be so demanding that he or she does…

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Free Christmas trees make spirits bright

Posted December 13, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

While most people were just getting out of bed, individuals from Army Community Service were braving the below-freezing temperatures, staging the free Christmas trees provided for Soldiers and other service members by the Trees for Troops program.

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Mountain Vista Communities help former Huachuca residents save tree

Posted December 13, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Army retired Sierra Vista residents Lisa and Michael McCarthy saved a personal piece of their Fort Huachuca history Tuesday.

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Team building exercise leads to mountain summit

Posted December 13, 2013 by Capt. Tyler Penn

With guidons in hand and sweat-soaked faces, commanders from the 2-13th Aviation Regiment recently conquered Mount Wrightson, reaching its summit after meeting the physical and mental challenges of climbing a mountain with a 9,453-foot elevation.

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Old Post prepares for 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes

Posted December 13, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along Brown Parade Field, as Families place the final ornaments on their trees and hang the last of their wreaths on the windows in preparation for the 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes on Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.

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Chalk Talk

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Students explore Native American culture Courtesy of Lorraine Draeger Sgt. Kalie Jones, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, visits with students from Lorraine Draeger’s 3rd grade class to share information about Native Americans in November. The General Myer Elementary School staff thanks Jones for volunteering her time to help our students…

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Fort makes changes to child supervision policy

Posted December 6, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Army spouse Karen Fulk walks her son, Jonathan, 11, to General Myer Elementary School on Fort Huachuca, Nov. 22. Fulk agrees with the changes recently made to Policy 14-048, Fort Huachuca Child Supervision Guidelines, because she has witnessed smaller children walking alone who did not pay attention to oncoming traffic. Due to parental…

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What the Sierra Vista Public Library has to offer electronically

Posted December 6, 2013 by Victoria Yarbrough,

Last year I wrote about the differences in tablets and e-readers, but this December I’ll leave picking the device up to you, and instead describe what the Sierra Vista Public Library has to offer electronically — from a tablet, smartphone, e-reader, personal computer (PC) or Mac. For many things, there is definitely an app for…

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Posted December 6, 2013 by Valerie Lathrop

General Myer Elementary School This week, the second half of Valerie Lathrop’s class at General Myer Elementary School reports on what they’ve recently been learning in third grade. Larcel: “Math, multiplication, reading, spelling, the months and art.” Alexia: “Multiplication, division and fractions.” Dylan: “A little division, about plants, how to multiply a lot … I’ve…

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Community Friends Program seeks sponsors to host international students

Posted November 27, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Photos courtesy of Fikretta Grant International military officers who train at U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, met for an International Military and Sponsor Luncheon at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, Sept. 26. The International Military Student Office is actively seeking sponsors for the Community Friends Program — a hospitality program intended to…

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