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AAFES team member ‘Mama B’ retires after 31 years

Posted May 30, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

For Barbara Slaughter, or ‘Mama B’ as her coworkers often called her, it was a bittersweet day as she put in her final hours on the clock with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service May 23, retiring after 31 years. Slaughter, the administrative assistant for the Exchange, began her career with AAFES in 1975…

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Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

Posted August 15, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Andrew and Lisa Shears carry the remains of Ollie James Shears, the recently retired chief of police with Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Emergency Services, into the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Aug. 8, for a Celebration of Life Ceremony. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the…

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Nominees requested for FHAS School Governing Board

Posted November 7, 2014 by Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools

The Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools (FHAS) Governing Board is seeking applicants for a recently vacated position. Members of the FHAS Governing Board are appointed rather than elected. Applicants should submit a one-page paper stating how they meet the requirements to serve on the board, length of time they would be able to serve and an…

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What makes chaplain assistants unique

Posted December 19, 2014 by Sgt. Maj. Pamela Wilson

SAN ANTONIO — As the U.S. Army Installation Management Command chaplain assistant sergeant major, I am proud of all the chaplain assistants supporting our Soldiers, Families and Civilians. We are celebrating 105 years since the Army officially introduced this unique Military Occupational Specialty, or MOS. The Army officially created the position of chaplain assistant On…

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FH Retiree Council shares news you can use

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Receive your 1099-R tax form from DFAS Military retirees and annuitants receive a 1099-R tax statement from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DFAS, either electronically via myPay or as a paper copy in the mail at the end of each calendar year. Once tax season begins, many retirees call DFAS to request additional copies…

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Fort Huachuca volunteers recognized at luncheon

Posted April 17, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Stephanie Caffall Guests gather at the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Wednesday to celebrate the dedication and community service of Fort Huachuca’s volunteers. The 2015 Fort Huachuca Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was hosted by Army Community Service (ACS) and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There…

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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month celebrated at TMAC

Posted May 22, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Male performers of the La ‘U Samoa provided entertainment in dancing to the “Haka,” also known as the “Warriors Dance.” Following entertainment, a sample of Asian-Pacific American food was offered.   Fort Huachuca hosted its Asian-Pacific American Heritage month celebration at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 14 promoting the theme “Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote…

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They ran, rode, raced on Saturday

Posted April 19, 2012 by Photo essay by Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

First-place winner Brandon Nichols finishes the final two-mile portion of the 2-10-2 Duathlon. Nichols finished the event with a time of 53:06.2 taking home the award for first overall male. The 2-10-2 Duathlon included a two-mile run, a 10-mile bicycle race, and then a final, three-mile run.

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Colonel says ‘goodbye,’ retires

Posted May 31, 2012 by anradmin

Peg Puett, wife of U.S. Army Col. Joe Puett (foreground), receives a bouquet of roses from Anastasia Virden of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial), thanking her for supporting her husband during his time as commander of the Joint Interoperability Test Command. Puett retired and relinquished command of JITC on May 24.

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FH alcohol offenses on the decline

Posted August 23, 2012 by By Nick Gilmore

Heading into the fourth quarter, the Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, staff has been reviewing the high risk behavior data for the current year. Currently there has been a steady decline over each quarter with detection of alcohol offenses amongst Soldiers. For the first through third quarter there have been 24, 19, and 16…

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