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A local take on America’s PrepareAthon!

Over the month of April events have been taking place nationwide to help ensure America’s preparedness in the event of an emergency. America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots movement that highlights the importance of preparedness for reacting to any sort of emergency situation. “The U.S. Army has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or…

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Second ‘Take Back Night’ hosted at Cochise College

Stephanie Caffall Rick Mueller, mayor, City of Sierra Vista, spoke at the Take Back the Night event and encouraged the community to put an end to sexual assault and harassment. Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community joined together in hosting the second Take Back the Night event 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cochise College…

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Installation Retirement Ceremony honors retirees

Stephanie Caffall Fourteen Soldiers, one Department of Army Civilian and their guests await the formal recognition portion of the Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca honored 14 Soldiers and one Department of Army Civilian for their dedication to duty in its third quarter Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field….

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance reminds crowd of valuable lessons

Natalie Lakosil Lily Brull, Holocaust survivor, receives a poem, flowers and homemade Challah bread from Malachi, 4, and Kayalynn Fiddes, 8, after speaking about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Lily Brull was only 10 years old when her family had to leave everything they knew behind them to escape the German soldiers in Antwerp,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

U.S., Britain agree to share communications intelligence U.S. Army photo Maj. Melvin C. Helfers evaluated ULTRA, or Special Intelligence, and presented it to Gen. George Patton. The BRUSA Agreement severely restricted access to ULTRA to only the most highly placed officers via Special Branch liaison officers. The importance of Communications Intelligence, or COMINT, in the…


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160th SOAR trains future Night Stalkers at Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 7, 2014

Becoming a Night Stalker with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), or 160th SOAR(A), became a bit more challenging this month as the Green Platoon training program was conducted here at Fort Huachuca for the first time ever in the unit’s history.

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News Briefs March 7, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website Tips submitted through the Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website led to a shoplifter’s recent arrest. Investigators were unable to identify the shoplifter, caught on videotape, and requested residents’ help in identifying him through their new website at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/CrimeSolvers. The site features crimes that investigators have gathered enough evidence about to…

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Lent, Passover & Easter 2014 at Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 7, 2014

Catholic Main Post Chapel Catholic Services Stations of the Cross Today, March 14, 21 and 28; April 4 and 11 – 6 p.m. Followed by Soup Supper Palm Sunday Mass April 13 – 8:30 a.m. Holy Thursday Mass April 17 – 7 p.m. Good Friday Service, Adoration of the Cross April 18 – 7 p.m….

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FMWR Briefs – March 7, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

‘Friday Night Magic’ set for March 14 Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, will present “Friday Night Magic” Game Night March 14 from 6 – 10 p.m. at Murr Community Center. For more information, visit the Fort Huachuca BOSS Facebook page or call 533.8252. Murr plans Mardi Gras Zumba party Murr Community Center will…

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College rodeo roped audience in

Posted  March 7, 2014

Despite the heavy rain last weekend, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or FMWR, Cochise College and the Sierra Vista Riding Club presented the Cochise College Rodeo Saturday and Sunday at Wren Arena.

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Community Briefs March 7, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Cochise College offers scholarship The Cochise College 50th Anniversary Scholars program recognizes Cochise County high school graduating seniors with a 3.0 or higher grade point average who submit an essay about what the Cochise College mission means to them. Each selected scholar will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2014 – 15 school year. Apply…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  March 7, 2014

Boy really knows his history Michelle Orsi Joshua Orsi, 14, holds the “National History Bee 2014 Middle School Champion” plaque he won during the Phoenix Regional Finals on Feb. 26 where he competed against 39 other students for the top honor. The homeschooled eighth grader will compete against other middle school students from around the…

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Hagel Talks with troops about 2015 Defense Budget request

Posted  February 28, 2014

Glenn Fawcett, DoDDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel chats with two Army drill sergeants during his visit to Fort Eustis, Va., Tuesday. Hagel, who also visited nearby Langley Air Force Base, is on a three-day trip during which he will participate in NATO meetings for defense ministers in Brussels. ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT — In spotless aircraft…

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Tech savvy CSMS students, mentors awarded for winning big

Posted  February 28, 2014

Photo by Gabrielle Kuholski Sean Paul, Colonel Smith Middle School, or CSMS, CyberPatriots technical mentor, stands to be recognized Monday by students, faculty, staff; Soldiers and Civilians in the CSMS gym. Students and supporting faculty and staff of the CyberPatriots team received certificates from Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of…

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The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation offers scholarships

Posted  February 28, 2014

Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, officials remind Fort Huachuca housing community residents that applications for The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation, or TMOEF, scholarship are now being accepted for the 2014 – 2015 school year. In its 24th year, TMOEF invites all high school seniors and graduates who reside in on-post Mountain Vista Communities-managed housing to…

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