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Logistics Readiness Center provides different facets of support on post

Donald Nelson Soldiers of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion take a class in pallet building April 24 at the battalion’s motor pool. The class dealt with the logistical side of deployment the Soldiers would later experience. When it comes to providing day-to-day installation services the Logistics Readiness Center, or LRC, directs, manages and coordinates a…

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U.S. Army celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Army.mil Mr. Gonzalo Soanes, mayor of Caguas, explains how his town conducted blackouts to Lt. Col. F. Parra, Maj. Gen. Collins, and Lt. Gen. Andrews, Puerto Rico, November 1941. The U.S. Army recognizes the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. America’s diversity is a source of strength, and Hispanic Americans have not hesitated to defend…

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Are you, your Family prepared for an emergency or disaster?

J.D. Leipold Bill Newman of the Army’s Emergency Management Program at the Pentagon speaks with a Soldier about creating an emergency kit for his Family. The “Ready Army” display at the Pentagon early this month was part of September’s National Preparedness Month. WASHINGTON — Every September for the last 11 years, the Federal Emergency Management…

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Young artist helps local PD catch criminals through her work

Courtesy photo Makenzie Sargent is pictured with some of her artwork. A young woman whose parents work on Fort Huachuca is helping the Sierra Vista Police Department take a bite out of crime through her artwork. Makenzie Sargent, 18, was one of two students whose ideas were blended together to create a colorful new logo…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Special Operations is part of Army Intelligence Heritage As an intelligence sergeant assigned to Detachment A-102, 5th Special Forces Group, Sgt. 1st Class Bennie Adkins’ job was to oversee intelligence collection on the enemy’s locations and activity in his operations area. He was assigned to Special Forces Camp A Shau, near the Ho Chi Minh…


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Powerlifters win big in Tucson

Posted  May 17, 2013

Four months of training at Eifler Gym paid off for three Fort Huachuca powerlifters May 4.

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Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

Square dance night away The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are holding a Mainstream Square Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. tonight at Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista. Cost is $4 for members, $5 for non-members. For more information, contact 378.6719 or svtmt@cox.net. Market on the Move at TMAC Enjoy a farmers’ market atmosphere at…

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Campaign encourages drivers to ‘buckle up’

Posted  May 10, 2013

Scott Vasey Staff Sgt. Nicholas Young, an instructor/writer with Company D, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, prepares for a drive by buckling his seat belt, the first thing drivers and passengers should do when they enter a vehicle. Seat belts have been proven to save lives and their use is mandatory. The Fort Huachuca Provost Marshal Office,…

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AER campaign continues strong, donations accepted year-round

Posted  May 10, 2013

Donations are still being accepted for the Fort Huachuca Army Emergency Relief Campaign that began on March 1 and will end Wednesday. Since 1942, the Army Emergency Relief program, or AER, has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unexpected times of need. Those eligible to receive this assistance include active duty Soldiers, their…

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May is National Military Appreciation Month

Posted  May 10, 2013

Sgt. Luisito Brooks Sgt. Brent Austin, casket team leader, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), teaches members of the Sacramento Police Department Honor Guard how to fold a flag on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., April 9. The Old Guard’s primary mission is to lay fallen service members to rest in…

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SVRHC joins RegionalCare Hospital Partners

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy photo This rendition of the planned hospital facility shows the design for the new Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. Sierra Vista – Officials from Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, or SVRHC, and RegionalCare Hospital Partners announced May 1 they have completed the transaction for a long-term hospital lease and the construction of a new…

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TRICARE eases prime authorization rules for West Region beneficiaries

Posted  May 10, 2013

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE West Region Prime enrollees referred for specialty care from April 1 up to May 18 do not need authorization before seeking care. The authorization requirement has been temporarily waived due to delays by UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans in processing referrals. TRICARE Management Activity, or TMA, leadership acted to waive the…

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Fort Huachuca appreciates, celebrates spouses

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy Photo Soldiers and spouses gather at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on May 3 to celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation. The Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate hosted the event. May is the Month of the Military Family. To kick off the celebration on the first Friday of the month, May 3,…

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Gear up for summer reading programs at library

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy of the City of Sierra Vista Reading programs at the Sierra Vista Public Library are designed to help books come alive through special interactive programs to enhance the reading experience. This year, youth from kindergarten through grade 12 are invited to participate in the Sierra Vista Public Library’s Summer Reading Program which takes place…

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Resilience training and Resilient Spouse Academy planned

Posted  May 10, 2013

Among the services provided by Army Community Service, or ACS, resilience training is available to Department of the Army civilians and military spouses at Fort Huachuca. Soldiers can attend this training if instruction is not available through the Military Master Resilience Trainers assigned to the unit. Resilience training focuses on specific skills to develop abilities…

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