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Middle school students celebrate last full day before summer vacation

Posted May 22, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Students at Colonel Smith Middle School spent Wednesday morning having fun in the sun as part of their outdoor field day activities.

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Mountain Vista Communities offers big moving deals

Posted May 15, 2015 by Jolene Cooper

Photos by Jill WebberMountain Vista Communities residents play volleyball at the MVC Community Center on May 8. Those who live in MVC housing have exclusive use of the community center and its amenities. Mountain Vista Communities, MVC, the on-post family housing office, is currently offering up to $1,500 towards moving expenses for eligible Service members…

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Fort Huachuca criminal punishment bulletin – April 2015

Posted May 15, 2015 by Staff Judge Advocate Office

For the month of April 2015, in addition to court-martial and U.S. Federal Court proceedings, 56 Soldiers were disciplined under Article 15, Uniformed Code of Military Justice; and 30 Soldiers were administratively separated, including five for misconduct. The following are notable recent criminal proceedings: A specialist assigned to the United States Army Garrison was tried…

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Fort Huachuca sets Memorial Day observance

Posted May 15, 2015 by Scout Reports

Fort Huachuca personnel will hold their Memorial Day observance 11:30 a.m. May 25 at the Post Cemetery. The public is invited. Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, is the speaker. The Widowed Support Center, Gold Star Wives and the Society of Military Widows will…

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FH Prayer Breakfast hosted on National Day of Prayer

Posted May 15, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Tanja Linton Chaplain Col. Greg Edison, the incoming chaplain for the Network Enterprise Technology Command in July, was the guest speaker at Fort Huachuca’s Prayer Breakfast. His topic was spiritual resiliency. Fort Huachuca hosted its annual Prayer Breakfast at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 7 on National Day of Prayer. During the event, prayers were…

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Vending machines support Fort Huachuca’s civilian employees

Posted May 15, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Fort Huachuca’s Civilian Welfare Fund Council, or CWFC, uses the money from vending machines to support federal employees. Each month a percentage of the money from post snack and soda vending machines goes into a secured CWFC account to provide morale and recreational activities to civilian employees. According to Carmen Chastain, CWFC president, these activities…

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Commissary surcharge helps patrons improve benefit

Posted May 15, 2015 by Defense Commissary Agency

FORT LEE, Va. — There’s a lot to learn about the commissary surcharge just by considering four new commissaries opened last year on Army, Navy and Air Force installations. Thanks to the surcharge — the 5 percent added to every commissary customer’s receipt — the military communities at Naval Support Activity Annapolis, Maryland; Fort Polk,…

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Mini society teaches elementary school youth about economics

Posted May 15, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Consumers line up to buy goods during the Strawberry World Mini Society Fair at Colonel Johnston Elementary School May 8. The price of goods ranged from $1 to $7.   Students at Colonel Johnston Elementary School were given a hands-on lesson in economics on May 8 while participating in a mini society fair hosted by…

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Chalk Talk

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Photos submitted by Tracey Teas Fifth grade students enjoy playing on the “jungle gym” at the Gray Hawk Nature Center during a recent field trip. The “jungle gym” was created by several Fort Huachuca NCOs. General Myer Elementary School In conjunction with the American Cancer Society and the 2015 Relay for Life Sierra Vista, General…

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Bee activity unusually high this spring

Posted May 8, 2015 by City of Sierra Vista

Courtesy of SV Police Department Chief Tom Alinen Gilbert Mills removes a swarm of bees that descended on the Sierra Vista Police Department last week. More swarms have been spotted than normal so far this year, possibly due to winter rains in the Sierra Vista area, which spurred early and significant growth of flowering plants….

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