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Jolene Cooper, MVC Local

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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FH youth learn about different careers during special three-week series

Posted  August 2, 2013

It’s never too early for children to think about what they’d like to be when they grow up. Fort Huachuca youth enrolled in Fort Huachuca’s School-Age Center, or SAC, explored several different careers last month.

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Community Briefs August 2, 2013

Posted  August 2, 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, overcome nervousness when asked to speak before audiences, organize and present ideas, listen to others, and participate and lead group discussions…

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Arizona Wildcats to hold pre-season training camp here

Posted  August 2, 2013

  Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca U.S. Army Garrison commander, poses for a photo with Arizona Wildcats mascot Wilbur Wildcat when team members visit here during Right Arm Night May 17 at Murr Community Center. The University of Arizona football team returns for a longer visit to Fort Huachuca next week when it holds its…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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