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Still Missing, Not Forgotten: POW/MIA Walkathon keeps memory alive

Posted September 27, 2012 by Story and photos by Felicia Leleu

Soldiers lined Fort Huachuca’s Warrior/Sentinel Field before dawn on Friday to honor and pay tribute to our nation’s prisoners of war and service members missing in action.

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Wounded warriors escape to Arizona ‘Portal’

Posted September 27, 2012 by FH-SV AUSA

War stories abounded over the weekend of Sept. 14 – 16.....

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Free entry into Chiricahua National Monument, public lands on National Public Lands Day

Posted September 27, 2012 by National Park Service

Chiricahua National Monument will waive entrance fees on Saturday in recognition of National Public Lands Day. National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced that all 397 national park sites will offer free entry in an effort to encourage individuals, families and communities to reconnect with nature and explore America’s great outdoors. National Public Lands Day…

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Chalk Talk – September 27, 2012

Posted September 27, 2012 by Submitted by Shuronia Lindo

General Myer Elementary School General Myer School students will learn about the Six Pillars of Character this year. The Pillars of Character associated with colors are: Trustworthiness (Blue), Respect (Gold), Responsibility (Green), Fairness (Orange), Caring (Red) and Citizenship (Purple). To help students remember these core ethical values, the school staff uses the acronym TRRFCC, so…

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Herschel Walker to visit, speak here today

Posted September 20, 2012 by Scout reports

Sports legend Herschel Walker will speak about the importance of asking for help with behavioral health and substance abuse issues at 1:45 p.m., today, at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre here. His presentation is free and open to the public. Walker believes that treatment begins when a service member asks for help. Mental illness and…

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Apache visits barracks named after his ancestor

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story and photo by Felicia LeLeu

It was a bright and clear morning on Fort Huachuca as Harold DeClay, the great, great, great, great grandson of Sgt. William Alchesay stood before the dedication plaque in front of Alchesay Hall on Sept. 14....

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Two activity-packed days mark 2012 MI HoF

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Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca garrison commander, determines the best angle and how hard he will need to hit the golf ball to sink it during the annual Military Intelligence Hall of Fame Golf Tournament at Mountain View Golf Course on Sept. 13. Amber Delaplain assists retired Brig. Gen. James “Spider” Marks with getting situated…

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Sesame Street comes to Fort Huachuca

Posted September 20, 2012 by Cathérine Mulconrey

On Sept. 13 and Friday Fort Huachuca was the 46th out of 70 2012 stops for the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families. There were four performances for military Families at Barnes Field House. The show featured Sesame Street favorites including Elmo, Rosita, Grover and Cookie Monster. This year, the cast introduced the audience to…

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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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Chalk Talk – September 20, 2012

Posted September 20, 2012 by Submitted by Andrea Weigle and Maureen Brady

Colonel Smith Middle School On Sept. 12, cowboy poet David Walker visited Colonel Smith Middle School. He brought a variety of items cowboys wear and use. Students learned about the importance of essential items in the cowboy wardrobe including the bandana, the straw hat and chaps. He also showed students rope, a branding iron, spurs…

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