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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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Holocaust observance draws big crowd

Posted  April 19, 2013

Several attended Fort Huachuca’s 2013 Days of Remembrance Observance on Tuesday hosted by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Team at Fitch Auditorium in Alvarado Hall.

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ISEC quick-react support resolves communication problems at SATCOM facility

Posted  April 19, 2013

In a span of just four days, U.S. Army Information System Engineering Command engineers provided quick reaction support and resolution of communication issues this winter that occurred at the Camp Roberts Enterprise Satellite Communications facility in California.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  April 19, 2013

When the United States entered WW1 in April 1917, the Army had only 15 airplanes and 131 pilots and observers. The first American reconnaissance flight over enemy territory was made a year later on April 15, 1918

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IG recommends getting ‘back to basics,’ values

Posted  April 19, 2013

Similar to the restructuring in early the 1990s, our Army is transforming from one in conflict to a peacetime force. This is not an easy transition and requires patience, understanding and dedication to the Army’s Values. As funding, available personnel and resources contract, we will all be tempted to cut corners and find the easiest…

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Navy officer assumes command of B Troop

Posted  April 19, 2013

Honoring Fort Huachuca’s Old West cavalry heritage, Navy Commander Troy Wilcox assumed command of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) April 12 on Brown Parade Field.

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Select Honor Guard delivers with demanding presence

Posted  April 19, 2013

We see them at funerals and at ceremonies on post, but behind the perfectly pressed blue and dark green uniforms, the Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard keeps busy.

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Don’t get sidelined by sports injuries

Posted  April 19, 2013

Injuries are the biggest health problem in the United States Army and are the leading cause of non-battle injuries and medical evacuations. About 60 percent of Soldiers are injured each year, resulting in a little over 1 million medical visits annually due to musculoskeletal injuries. Roughly half of the Soldiers experiencing an injury were injured…

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Celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week at RWBAHC

Posted  April 19, 2013

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (April 22-26) is an annual celebration of the laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of health care.

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Self care strategies for athletes with IT Band Friction Syndrome

Posted  April 19, 2013

Every day at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, I see Soldiers with the diagnosis of Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome.

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News Briefs – April 19, 2013

Posted  April 19, 2013

General to assume command An assumption of command ceremony for the incoming Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. today on Brown Parade Field. It will be sponsored by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca. This ceremony is open to all Fort Huachuca employees,…

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