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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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Salutes & Awards

FH Select Honor Guard Soldiers receive awards, gratitude for selfless act

Posted  June 14, 2013

Sgt. Kalie Jones From left, Staff Sgt. Jammy Frison, Staff Sgt. Ryan Rendina and Pfc. Orville Arel take a photo with Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, during a recognition ceremony at Alvarado Hall on Monday. The Soldiers from the Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard were awarded star notes…

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U.S. Army – 238 years old, still going strong

Posted  June 14, 2013

U.S. Army photo Today marks the Army’s 238th birthday, a time for Soldiers to celebrate their proud history of 238 years of service to the nation. On Monday morning, Secretary of the Army John McHugh (right) and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III laid a wreath at Mount Vernon, the home of George…

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11th Signal Brigade changes command, cases colors

Posted  June 14, 2013

Sgt. Robert England 1st Lt. Alex Bridgeforth ,far left, and 1st Sgt. Daniel Stewart ,far right, the company command team and Col. James Parks III, right, and Command Sgt. Maj. Maurice Rambert ,left, the brigade command team for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Signal Brigade, case their respective colors in preparation for the brigade headquarters’…

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Events

Community Briefs June 21, 2013

Posted  June 21, 2013

MVC races to celebrate dads Mountain Vista Communities celebrated Father’s Day Saturday with a pinewood derby held at the MVC community Center. Three members and two leaders from Sierra Vista Cub Scout Pack 464 donated their time and use of their track for the event. Here, Ian Lyle, 9, prepares to collect a pair of…

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Dueling piano show entertains TMAC crowd

Posted  June 21, 2013

The Thunder Mountain Activity Centre came alive Saturday night as loud music emanated from the building. Even louder laughter and cheering came from the crowd as a packed room found itself entertained by the show, “Dueling Pianos.”

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FMWR Briefs – June 21, 2013

Posted  June 21, 2013

Free movie night set for tomorrow FMWR will present a free moonlight movie “Hotel Transylvania,” tomorrow at Irwin Pool. The movie will start at dusk. Enjoy free popcorn, hot dogs, water and soft drinks, while supplies last. For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254. Outdoor pool now open Irwin Outdoor Pool is now open for…

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News Briefs – June 21, 2013

Posted  June 21, 2013

BWBAHC clinics, services closure All clinics and services for Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center will be closed on Thursday from 1 – 5 p.m. to conduct mandatory training. Clinics and services will resume normal business hours on Friday. Bear activity noted on post Bears are out and actively searching for food and water. This…

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Health & Safety

Dental clinic here provides dental health services, follows safe practices

Posted  June 21, 2013

In recent years, many studies have come out linking oral health to overall health. According to Col. Kendall Ray, Runion Dental Clinic dentist, there is truth to these studies.

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Canine companions – more than just man’s best friend, some dogs have military mission

Posted  June 21, 2013

In the United States, the use of dogs for military purposes extends further into history than many may think. During the Civil War and World War I, canines were used to protect, to communicate messages, and as advertisement, propaganda and recruiting mascots.

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Considering getting a pet? ‘Paws,’ reflect on regs, safety

Posted  June 21, 2013

Are you a pet owner on Fort Huachuca? If so, it is important to make sure that you and your furry family member are staying safe and following installation regulations. Most domestic animals are permitted in post housing; however, Fort Huachuca does have strict guidelines. According to Installation Pet Policy 061, animals that are banned…

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