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Flooding still underway this year — avoid water runoff problems

Mike Williams Runoff crosses the road during a monsoon storm. Remember to stay safe, and if you see even a small amount of water crossing the roadway, remember to ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown!’ While rain in a desert climate is usually welcome, too much of a good thing can a problem for travelers, especially newcomers…

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Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

Maranda Flynn Andrew and Lisa Shears carry the remains of Ollie James Shears, the recently retired chief of police with Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Emergency Services, into the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Aug. 8, for a Celebration of Life Ceremony. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the…

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Air Force: Two Airmen join Army’s elite Rangers

The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.

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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…


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Commands team up for 2013 Best Warrior competition

Posted  May 24, 2013

Neal Snyder JB San Antonio 2013 Soldier of the Year Spc. Austin Hunsaker, 525th Military Police Company, Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, plots his course during the land navigation event at the Joint Base San Antonio Best Warrior Competition May 11 – 17. JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – “Together Everyone Accomplishes More” was heard frequently as…

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School officials share highlights of 2012/13 school year

Posted  May 24, 2013

Fort Huachuca drivers will need to be a bit more cautious when driving near housing and other populated areas on Fort Huachuca. School’s out for the summer and children are at play!

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School’s out – Irwin Pool’s open!

Posted  May 24, 2013

When Fort Huachuca youth left school yesterday for the last time this school year it meant the long-awaited summer vacation has arrived!

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Thank a lifeguard for safe swimming this summer

Posted  May 24, 2013

After school ends, and with warmer weather, people head to the pool to cool off. They can rest assured that Fort Huachuca has a cadre of highly trained lifeguards on duty at the pools.

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Water can be friend or foe – it depends on you

Posted  May 24, 2013

Water is necessary to sustain life. Without water, humans could not survive for more than a few days. However, water can also be deadly. Under the wrong circumstances, people, especially infants, have drowned in just a few inches. The summer recreation season is here, and even in Arizona, people will take to pools, lakes, ponds…

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Army, Air Force Exchange Service set Memorial Day holiday hours

Posted  May 24, 2013

Launderette Always Open   Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   GameStop Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Main Store Barber Shop, General Nutrition Center, Optical Shop Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Admin Office, Flower Shop, Main Store Beauty Shop, The…

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News Briefs – May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

Microchip mandatory for pets on post Fort Huachuca officials remind Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, residents that per post policy, registering and microchipping dogs and cats kept on post are mandatory. New pets must be registered through the veterinary clinic. If pets are not already fitted with a working microchip, owners can schedule an appointment…

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FMWR Briefs – May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

Country fun comes to TMAC tonight Country-Western dance night is coming to Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 24, starting at 8 p.m. Admission will be free for active duty military and for the first 50 couples to arrive before 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., admission will be $5 per person or couple, so why not…

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General Myer parent volunteers to inspire students

Posted  May 24, 2013

Getting elementary school children excited about math and science can be a challenge, but add a volunteer into the equation - now there’s a formula to capture student interest.

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MVC residents’ generosity earns block party

Posted  May 24, 2013

Earlier this month, Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, hosted a free block party for residents living in the Miles Manor 2 and 3 communities as a reward for contributing the most food to the MVC annual food drive that supports the Fort Huachuca Food Locker.

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