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Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

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Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

European Theater Intelligence School opened in Obermmergau Command History Office photos A German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items. Sometimes, however, those items come with little background and many questions. This article covers one of those history…

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Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

Kevin O’Brien, DOD Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.


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HIRED! Program now accepting teen job applications

Posted  August 2, 2013

Maranda Flynn From left, Courtney Daigle, 16, and Natasha Upchurch, 15, perform front-desk administrative duties at Expanding Horizons Child Development Center, July 25. They are currently serving as apprentices through the HIRED! Apprenticeship Program, a work-study program offered to Army teens. The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program, offered through Child, Youth & School Services, or CYSS, is…

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Generators offer benefits during lengthy power outages

Posted  August 2, 2013

Ty Holland Modern portable gas generators are both fuel efficient and quiet. There are many on the market, so it is advisable to research different brands before purchasing one. With monsoon season in full swing, expect occasional power outages as storms and wind down power poles or cause other damage that disrupts electrical service. Outages…

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Mortgage relief available for service members

Posted  August 2, 2013

On Feb. 9, 2012, the Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs released a document which detailed a joint federal-state agreement to compensate service members whose homes were wrongfully foreclosed upon. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, or SCRA, and its predecessor, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act, or SSCRA, have been protecting members of…

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SAC’s summertime activities end this week

Posted  August 2, 2013

It’s time to put away the lemonade stand and barbecue utensils as the Seifert School Age Center, or SAC, “Old-fashioned Summer” comes to a close today.

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Chaplain’s Food Locker accepts year-round donations

Posted  August 2, 2013

People often think about those in need mainly during the holiday season when volunteers stand in front of stores asking for donations, but members of the Fort Huachuca community can still go hungry no matter what time of year it is.

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Salutes & Awards

Five Soldiers retire after more than a century of service

Posted  August 2, 2013

Five Soldiers stood in formal formation for the last time on Brown Parade Field Friday as they were recognized for more than 110 years of service to the United States during this quarter’s installation retirement ceremony.

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Health & Safety

Eye clinic personnel offers summer eye safety tips

Posted  August 2, 2013

The Optometry Clinic at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center has advice to keep all members of the Family eye-smart.

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CID warns of social networking, dating site scams

Posted  August 2, 2013

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, or CID, continues to warn the greater Army community and the American public, to be vigilant of Internet scams and impersonation fraud, especially within popular social networking and dating websites.

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Fort PAO seeks cover for next year’s phone book, map

Posted  August 2, 2013

Photographers – have your photo featured on the cover of a phone book and map. Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office personnel are looking for a cover design for the 2014 “Fort Huachuca Thunder Mountaineer,” the installation’s official phone book, and the 2014 Fort Huachuca map. Submit up to five of your best photos that epitomize…

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FMWR Briefs – August 2, 2013

Posted  August 2, 2013

Blues band will perform at TMAC Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will present the “Blues, Brews & BBQ” Family Blues Night featuring the Andy T./Nick Nixon Band Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m. The event is open to all ages, and admission is free. Food will be available to purchase, and a pay-as-you-go-bar will also be offered….

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