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EPG celebrates 60 years, new small arc structure dedicated

Maranda Flynn From left, Rob Reiner, former Electronic Proving Ground technical director, Eddie Flores, EPG’s youngest employee, and Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, cut the cake during the EPG 60th Anniversary ceremony on Tuesday at the Intelligence Systems Integration Laboratory. More than 200 people gathered to celebrate the…

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IMCOM welcomes new commander

USAF Photo by Joel Martinez Army Lt. Gen. David Halverson, left, accepts the colors from Army Gen. John Campbell, center, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, and assumes duties as commanding general of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management as outgoing IMCOM commander Lt. Gen. Mike…

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DoD salutes children during Military Child Month

Tanja Linton Two and 1/2 year old Avie views the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market from the arms of her dad, Capt. Jeremy Larson of Company A, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, at Veterans’ Memorial Park April 3. This month, the Month of the Military Child, helps remind people of the sacrifices military children have to make…

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Electronic books playing bigger role in SVPL

Librarians are asked all the time whether they think print books will go away, and they always answer with a resounding, ‘No!’ The media loves to portray extremes, but the reality of the situation is that outliers always exist. In this case, there are people out there who only read books electronically, and a far…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history April 11, 2014

Following the end of the conflict in Vietnam, the Army Intelligence field was facing a difficult time of introspection and dwindling resources, compounded by harsh criticism from a review panel ordered by the chief of staff.


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Council member appointed Chairman of Military Communities Council

Posted  January 19, 2013

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. — The City of Sierra Vista announces that City Council member Tom Reardon was recently appointed chairman of the National League of Cities’, or NLC’s, Military Communities Council. The Council supports cities with nearby military installations and its unique challenges. The newly-established Military Communities Council is made up of 74 members including…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets MLK Birthday holiday hours

Posted  January 19, 2013

Admin Office, Main Store Beauty Shop, Sprint Phone Center, Main Gate Baker’s Flor, JITC Baker Flor, Mini Mall Baker’s Flor, Main Branch Laundry/Dry Cleaners, Laundry/Dry Cleaners/Alterations–Military Clothing Sales, Enterprise Car Rental, Wired Coffee/RWBAHC/Greely Hall, Barber Shop Greely Hall, MCSS, Greely Hall Café, Mobils, Cochise Theater Monday: Closed Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m….

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Retirees feted, honored during their own special day

Posted  January 19, 2013

Local area retirees await the opening remarks at the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Saturday. More than 250 retirees attended Saturday’s event.             From left, Col. Iluminada Chinneth, deputy commander of Health Services, Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center; Cindy Berry, Community Health…

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Health & Safety

Take care of self, family during flu season

Posted  January 19, 2013

The flu season is here and there has been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with Influenza, especially on the East Coast of the United States. Locally, the majority of the patients who have presented to Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, or RWBAHC, are younger children and adults who have not received…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: January 18, 2012

Posted  January 19, 2013

While sources disagree on the exact date, when young Lothar Witzke crossed the international border into Nogales, Ariz., on January 18, 1918 carrying a Russian passport, he was already well-known to the Military Intelligence Division, or MID.

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DISA CSM retires, shares experience, advice

Posted  January 19, 2013

Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr. and others bid farewell to Army Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Manley, former DISA senior enlisted advisor, or SEA, after 35 years of service to the nation.

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Fort achieves new record for water savings in 2012

Posted  January 19, 2013

Calendar year 2012 water pumpage (986 acre-feet) is a new record for water savings on Fort Huachuca and is the lowest water usage year beating the previous low water use record set in 2011. The water pumpage for December 2012 was 26,471,000 gallons, or 81 acre-feet, and is equivalent to 0.869 million gallons per day….

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How are those resolutions coming?

Posted  January 19, 2013

Have you checked everything — or anything off that ‘to do’ list of home maintenance and repair projects? Do you have everything ready to plant your spring garden? ¿Cómo van esas lecciones de Espanola? Having trouble finding a good book to read each week? If those New Year’s resolutions have stalled, the Sierra Vista Public…

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Martin Luther King, Jr., remembered, honored

Posted  January 19, 2013

The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center with a guest speaker, musical entertainment and traditional food sampling.

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Community Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Scout delivery date has changed “The Fort Huachuca Scout” newspaper delivery date has changed from Thursday to Friday, and readers are now receiving their weekly paper one day later. A reader benefit – the Scout staff will better be able to cover important weekday events and bring post-event articles to readers in a more timely…

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