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Family, faith, focus Resiliency helps Soldier heal from extensive combat wounds

“I remember the day, August 5, for those of you that have been to Kabul, you know that the air quality isn’t quite right, but that morning I went on a 5-mile run.

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RWBAHC welcomes new top doc to command

Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Brown Parade Field at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., for the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center change of command ceremony June 29, 2015. After two years, Col. Lance Raney relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Edgar Arroyo in an early morning ceremony on the storied parade field.

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Cochise County Outlaws perform with a special guest performer

The Cochise County Outlaws, 62nd Army Rock Band, performed for advanced individual training students in a special concert at Eifler Fitness Center on June 27.

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MI Hall of Fame ceremony at Fort Huachuca honors inductees

The 2015 Military Intelligence Hall of Fame ceremony introduced the eight latest inductees on June 26.

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Keep your summer cool at Irwin Pool

With temperatures rising, Fort Huachuca’s Irwin Pool is an inviting way to keep the Family cool this summer. The pool is open through Labor Day. Currently, water temperatures are comfortable.


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Community Briefs May 29, 2014

Posted  May 29, 2015

Chrome Pony Motorcycle Rally The Chrome Pony Motorcycle Rally takes place 3 to 11 p.m. today, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. Enjoy short- and long-distance tours, bike shows, games and demonstrations, live music, a beer-and-wine garden and more. There will also…

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Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus

Posted  May 22, 2015

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, or ECBC, and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, or USAMRIID, are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.

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Health center gets new enlisted leadership

Posted  May 22, 2015

The Soldiers and staff of Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center bid farewell to their senior enlisted leader, Sgt. Maj. Douglas Noetzleman, in a retirement and change of responsibility ceremony here May 15.

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2/13th Aviation welcomes new commander, bids one farewell

Posted  May 22, 2015

Two Soldiers’ paths changed direction during a change of command ceremony Wednesday morning at Libby Army Airfield.

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Civilian of the Month

Posted  May 22, 2015

Darrick Foote Civilian of the Month: Darrick Foote Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command Position and duties: Financial management analyst supporting NETCOM’s major subordinate units How long at current assignment: 7 years on June 2 How long in government service: Almost 7 years Residence: Sierra Vista resident, born and raised here. Family: “I was born in…

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Motorcycle safety is not just for May, but for entire year

Posted  May 22, 2015

Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration designates May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month which coincides with the beginning of motorcycle riding season for many Soldiers and also serves as the early kick-off for the annual “101 Critical Days of Summer Safety” program. Motorcycle accidents continue to be a leading cause of accidental death…

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Girl Scouts provide Community Library to FH residents

Posted  May 22, 2015

From left, Alexa Hopping, 12, Jordan Beatty, 12, and Lillian Snyder, 11, unload and place books on a bookshelf at the Mountain Vista Communities Community Center May 13. The seven members of Girl Scout Cadet Troop 603 collected books from MVC residents during Fort Huachuca’s post-wide yard sale in April and Discount Furniture donated a…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  May 22, 2015

Nisei interpreter provides critical in World War II battle U.S. Army photos Capt. Tom Sakamoto is pictured ca. 1955. Military Intelligence history has numerous examples of heroic Japanese-American Soldiers who served during World War II. In honor of Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage month, this Moment in MI History celebrates another of these amazing individuals, who…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets Memorial Day hours

Posted  May 22, 2015

Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop, L&A Southern Style BBQ, Cox, Love/Hate/Kustoms Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Laundry/Dry Cleaners/Alterations-Military Clothing Sales, Main Store Beauty Shop, Main Gate Baker’s Flor,…

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DOD: New peer-to-peer service aims to provide counseling support

Posted  May 22, 2015

WASHINGTON — Starting this summer, the Defense Department will offer an additional counseling service to help military Service members, transitioning troops and family members deal with a host of issues before they become crises. Peer-to-peer support, which will be available through Military OneSource, will offer assistance from counselors who have at least a master’s degree…

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