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Black History Month marks 100 years of progress

Natalie Lakosil More than 100 people took part in the 100th celebration of observing African American/Black History Month Feb. 26. The mood was light and joyous as more than 100 people of all backgrounds gathered at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Feb. 26 to celebrate the 100th anniversary observance of Black History Month. “I always…

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Traumatic Brain Injury awareness month highlights resources

U.S. Army graphic The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately 2.5 million emergency room visits, hospitalizations or deaths were associated with a singular traumatic brain injury, or TBI, a combination of a TBI and additional sources of injury. ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Throughout the year, we designate specific months to remind…

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Air Force: WWII pilot reunited with P-47

Sitting in a wheelchair with images of airplanes on his shirt and a U.S. Army Air Corps hat on his head, 92-year-old Retired Air National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Robert Hertel was reunited with the P-47 Thunderbolt during the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course here Saturday.

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309th MI Bn. run brings community together

Despite strong winds on Saturday morning, more than 190 racers came out to participate in the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion Sentinel Pursuit, an 8-mile run.

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Living Wax Museum brings history to life

Second grade students at Colonel Johnston Elementary School brought history to life during their Living Wax Museum presentation on Tuesday morning.


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East gate repaving on schedule for completion

Posted  January 30, 2015

The East Gate repaving traffic plan is progressing on schedule and the contract completion date is set for March 24th. East Gate traffic is inbound only, 5 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and outbound only, 3-7 p.m., Monday through Friday. The traffic is detoured to Brainard (Libby Army Air Field access road) from…

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Ten Soldiers formally retire on Fort Huachuca

Posted  January 30, 2015

Maci Hidalgo Garrison Commander Col. Thomas A. Boone awards Chief Warrant Officer 4 Gary Berger, accompanied by his son Tyler, with a Meritorious Service Medal during the Installation Retirement Ceremony at Brown Parade Field Jan. 23. Berger, one of the 10 retirees honored during the ceremony, finished his military career after 25 years of in…

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Get more resources by taking Army Community Team Building classes

Posted  January 30, 2015

Every month courses are held at the Army Community Service, ACS, building on Fort Huachuca for Soldiers to attain further resources and information.

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Cochise County Sheriff’s Office issues citizen advisory warning

Posted  January 30, 2015

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has received information regarding an ongoing investigation by the Tombstone Marshal’s Office about a suspicious subject who may be impersonating a law enforcement officer in the Sierra Vista/Tombstone area. Reports received state that a light skinned, heavyset Hispanic male between 30 – 40, driving a white crew cab Ford truck…

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MARSOC Marines fine-tune visit, board, search and seizure skills

Posted  January 30, 2015

Critical Skills Operators, CSO with Bravo Company, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, conducted Visit, Board, Search and Seizure, or VBSS training recently at U.S. Naval Base Coronado, California.

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Combat, maintenance instructors do it for love of shooting

Posted  January 30, 2015

If you were to ask Staff Sgt. Alan Daly to explain the role combat arms training and maintenance instructors play in the success of the 48th Fighter Wing mission, he would say that the base is a “forward, ready, now” base.

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Sierra Vista Teen Center offers varied activities for youth

Posted  January 30, 2015

The Sierra Vista Teen Center has many offerings that aren’t widely known about, and staff members welcome those who want to tour the facility or ask questions.

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National Guard aids in Super Bowl Week crowd safety

Posted  January 30, 2015

As millions gather in Arizona this week for Super Bowl XLIX and related events leading up to it, the state’s National Guard is working behind the scenes with several agencies to help ensure the safety and security of residents and guests.

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DOD launches child care website to ease moving transitions

Posted  January 30, 2015

WASHINGTON — As military Families move frequently and face a host of concerns, finding child care can be one of the greatest challenges, Barbara Thompson, director of military community and policy’s office of family policy/children and youth/special needs, said. To streamline and standardize what can be a daunting search, the Defense Department unveiled MilitaryChildCare.com, an…

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News Briefs – January 30, 2015

Posted  January 30, 2015

MVC Community Center may charge alarm fee It is now policy that anyone who triggers the alarm at the Mountain Vista Communities community center may be charged a $50 fee. Alarms are triggered by leaving the community center after posted hours or by propping open the exterior doors. MVC must send an employee to the…

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