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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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Department of Defense will muscle through furlough period

Posted  July 12, 2013

WASHINGTON – As the Department of Defense, or DoD, enters the furlough period, the department will concentrate on the core mission of defending the United States and its interests, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Monday. “That’s where our center of gravity is during this furlough period,” Little said. Because of sequestration, Defense Secretary Chuck…

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New leader assumes command of future-ready Army EPG

Posted  July 12, 2013

The Fort Huachuca-headquartered U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, or USAPEG, changed leadership Tuesday during a change of command ceremony on the installation’s historic Brown Parade Field.

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Community Briefs July 19, 2013

Posted  July 19, 2013

Toastmasters plan youth workshop The Huachuca Toastmasters Club will host a free Youth Leadership workshop, sponsored by Toastmasters International and geared toward middle school students. Participants will learn and develop speaking and leadership skills. Students will learn to overcome nervousness when asked to speak before audiences, organize and present ideas, listen to others, and participate…

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MVC Summer Bash brings neighbors together

Posted  July 19, 2013

  Children enjoy getting wet on a Slip ‘N Slide® Saturday at the Mountain Vista Communities Summer Bash at the MVC Community Center on Fort Huachuca Saturday. Around 150 people attended the third annual bash which featured four special activities for children along with 21 vendors including Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Navy Federal as…

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Fit for Life – Ab work, body composition myths examined

Posted  July 19, 2013

One of the most commonly misunderstood items in fitness is the misconceptions about body composition and abdominal work.

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FMWR Briefs – July 19, 2013

Posted  July 19, 2013

Free movie night set for tomorrow FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, “Jack and the Giant Slayer,” Saturday at Warrior/Sentinel Field. 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. Cool off at Right Arm Night The July…

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Stay away – avoid falls on slippery rocks

Posted  July 19, 2013

Cochise County Sheriff Department This photo was taken Tuesday by a member of the Cochise County Sheriff Department at Juniper Flats off State Route 80 near Bisbee after a period of heavy rainfall. Sheriff department officials urge the public to stay off rocks to avoid potential falls during monsoon season, as rocks are slippery when…

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News Briefs – July 19, 2013

Posted  July 19, 2013

Get secure health messages online Army Secure Messaging Service is here. Connect with your primary care manager at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center online. This includes getting medication renewals, requesting lab or test results, or asking your provider a question. Ask primary care staff about secure messaging at your next visit and sign up….

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  July 19, 2013

In the West Point class of 1875, Arthur Wagner was a rather unremarkable graduate – number 40 out of 43.

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More social media outlets added to Fort Huachuca’s news communication

Posted  July 19, 2013

Acting as the voice of the Army, social media has become a powerful tool for staying connected and spreading important themes and messages to large audiences within the military community.

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