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CSA makes first visit here, highlights unique capabilities

Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with 111th Military Intelligence Brigade leadership during his visit to Fort Huachuca, AZ, Dec. 9, 2014. Fort Huachuca leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post Monday and…

City of Sierra Vista Local

Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

City of Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, city officials, senior leaders from Fort Huachuca and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart stand before the sign designating Sierra Vista a Purple Heart City. The project was initiated by the Sierra Vista Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sierra…

Maci Hidalgo Local

Fort Huachuca Soldiers, Families receive free trees

Maci Hidalgo The Blair Family searches for the perfect tree during Trees for Troops® at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Dec. 5. The earlier each Family showed up at the event, the more trees they were able to choose from. Soldiers and Family members of Fort Huachuca lined up to receive their free Christmas tree…

Ray Ragan Local

Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

Ray Ragan A tester with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) runs a Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (MNVR) through a bench test before moving the radio for an open-air developmental test at Fort Huachuca on Sept. 23. MNVR is a next-generation radio system designed to bridge both data and voice communications from brigade and…

Ordnance-2 Health & Safety

Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, safely detonated a World War II-era 81mm mortar on Tuesday at 10:43 a.m. in Area H, Slaughterhouse Wash, at the end of the Libby Army Airfield runway. A rider on horseback reported a sighting of the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel on Monday. If…


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DOD: Defense Department celebrates Military Family Month in November

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — November in America traditionally is a month of thankfulness, and the Defense Department chose this month to recognize those who support the nation’s armed forces but who don’t wear the uniform: military Families. Barbara Thompson directs the department’s Office of Family Policy, Children and Youth, and Special Needs. She recently spoke with DOD…

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Navy: Sailors’ artwork showcases Naval service

Posted  November 7, 2014

Navy Aerographer’s Mate 3rd Class Kristena Huck, from Deming, Wash., left, and Machinist’s Mate Fireman Elizabeth Bowmer, from Astoria, Ore., pose beside a mural they painted on the aft mess decks of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The George Washington and its embarked carrier air wing, Carrier Air Wing 5, provide a combat-ready…

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Service members, Civilians train to defend against infectious diseases

Posted  November 7, 2014

TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official website states that this year’s Ebola epidemic marks the largest number of confirmed cases of Ebola in history. In order to efficiently respond to an outbreak, Soldiers here trained to ensure they have the skill sets to properly don and doff…

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Dempsey, Battaglia explain rationale for post-Africa deployment Ebola Virus Disease monitoring

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — The 21-day controlled monitoring program for U.S. Service members returning from West Africa is a conservative and prudent approach, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his senior enlisted advisor said Oct. 30. Gen. Martin Dempsey and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia said they see the reintegration program troops will…

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Army scientists striving to develop Ebola vaccine

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — No vaccines or drugs are available yet to protect people worldwide against Ebola Virus Disease, but two potential vaccines are in human safety testing, and scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases were a critical part of their development. During an interview late October, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute…

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News Briefs November 7, 2014

Posted  November 7, 2014

Chaplains available after duty hours Individuals in need of chaplain assistance outside normal duty hours should contact the on-call duty chaplain at 520.508.8042 or the installation operations center at 520.533.2291. Join Foreign Service Those preparing to leave the military and who want to see the world while continuing in government service are invited to meet…

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FMWR Briefs – November 7, 2014

Posted  November 7, 2014

Check out Vet’s Day weekend specials FMWR will observe Veterans Day with weekend specials of free services to Active Duty, Family members and retired military at the following facilities: Nov. 8, FMWR Rents (520.533.6707) will offer half-price rentals; Nov. 8, the Arts and Crafts Center (520.533. 2015/533.5550.) will offer free do-it-yourself time; Nov. 9, The…

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Halloween fun abounds on post during October

Posted  November 7, 2014

It was a dark and scary night on post Oct. 31. It was the evening when Fort Huachuca’s ghouls and goblins came out to play. Children donned costumes and with friends and Families made their way around post collecting treats. The activity began early in the month when Mountain Vista Communities announced their search for…

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Wild for Wilderness Festival Saturday; celebrate 50 years of Wilderness Act

Posted  November 7, 2014

Those who enjoy the landscapes of the Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands of southeastern Arizona may want to attend the day long Wild for Wilderness Festival on Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd., Tucson. The free family-oriented event will feature guided nature walks, wilderness…

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Community Briefs November 7, 2014

Posted  November 7, 2014

Tubac to hold fall crafts festival The Tubac Chamber of Commerce is holding a Fall Arts & Crafts Festival, just in time for Holiday Shopping. The festival is underway through Sunday at 5 p.m. The festival is free, but parking is $8. For directions, go to www.tubacaz.com/event/new-tubac-fall-arts-crafts-festival. Bisbee Film Festival underway Bisbee is holding a…

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