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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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Army AT Awareness Month features TARP-AT Training

Posted  July 26, 2013

For the second year, the 902nd Military Intelligence Detachment and the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, or DPTMS, will host the Threat Awareness and Reporting Program, or TARP, and antiterrorism training at Murr Community Center, Aug. 15, with presentations at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. “We have reserved multiple times throughout…

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Hagel calls on vets to partner in reshaping military

Posted  July 26, 2013

WASHINGTON – Opening his address Monday to the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention with a tribute to Korean War veterans, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called on the nation’s 22 million veterans to become partners in helping the Defense Department work through “historic transition and change.” Every major conflict in U.S. history has been followed…

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Monsoon arrives, local fire restrictions eased

Posted  July 26, 2013

Due to the arrival of sufficient monsoon rains, Fort Huachuca joins the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and the Arizona State Forestry Division in lifting all fire…

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Enlisted, WO students train together, first time in FH history

Posted  July 26, 2013

Maranda Flynn From left, 2-13th Aviation Regiment Soldiers Staff Sgt. Corey Deister, Spc. Christopher Brown and Staff Sgt. Kelly Poor disconnect cables from the data link interface box due to inclement weather during the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Culminating Training Exercise at Black Tower on Fort Huachuca, July 15 – 17. Students from the 2-13th Aviation…

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Events

FMWR Briefs – July 26, 2013

Posted  July 26, 2013

Cool off at Right Arm Night Tonight’s Right Arm Night will start at 4 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre and is designed to help people “beat the heat.” Free finger foods, ice cream sundae bar, fruit cones, summer punch and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available. Enter contests. Win prizes. Right Arm Night is…

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News Briefs – July 26, 2013

Posted  July 26, 2013

For referral needs, contact RWBAHC Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center patients whose providers issued referrals for civilian specialists prior to July 1 and who have not received their authorization letters in the mail should contact the RWBAHC Referral Management Department for assistance. Call 533.4492. Safety improvements planned for SR 90 The Arizona Department of…

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FH schools share info for coming school year

Posted  July 26, 2013

July 29, 2013 Welcome to the Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District. We are excited for the school year and all of the learning opportunities that await the students and staff. Our schools are separated into grade spans: Colonel Johnston Elementary Kindergarten – Second Grade General Myer Elementary Third – Fifth Grade Colonel Smith Middle School…

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Fort Huachuca students to begin school Aug. 7

Posted  July 26, 2013

  Fifth grade teacher Amy Wolfe walks with her students on their first day of classes at General Myer School on Aug. 8, 2012. Most students seem to eagerly await the beginning of a new school year where they could visit with friends they have not seen all summer.     Joey McClosky, 13, eighth…

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the month – June, 2013

Posted  July 26, 2013

Rhonda Martinez Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command, assistant chief of staff, G-1 Position and duties: Lead human resource specialist for the staffing team within G-1 How long at current assignment: Since March How long in government service: More than 8 years Residence: Tombstone Family: Three children: Devon, 22, a sergeant in the Marine Corps; Blake,…

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News Briefs – August 2, 2013

Posted  August 1, 2013

Huachuca Canyon temporarily closed Huachuca Canyon is closed to all personnel until further notice for safety reasons because of increased bear activity in the area. The gate at the mouth of the canyon is currently locked to prevent vehicle access, but this closure also applies to hikers, bikers and runners. The canyon is being monitored…

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