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First major Arizona wildfire of 2014 burns in Huachuca Mountains

Clay and Laura Murray This photo of the Brown Fire was taken on Monday evening from Mott Circle on Fort Huachuca. As of Fort Huachuca Scout press time Thursday, firefighters were still working to contain it. A wildfire, the Brown Fire, was sparked Sunday on Fort Huachuca in a remote location in the Huachuca Mountains…

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Post celebrates Days of Remembrance with observance ceremony, discussion panels

Gabrielle Kuholski William Heidner, museum curator for the Museum Activity and Heritage Center of the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, Ariz., receives a Buffalo Soldier statuette from Col. Jeffrey Jennings, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence chief of staff, as a token of appreciation for his Days of Remembrance guest speaker role. The ceremony…

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AAFES making small changes for customer satisfaction

Maranda Flynn L&A Southern Style Bar-B-Q, currently located inside Armed Forces Bank, will be relocating to the food court inside the Fort Huachuca Exchange in the next few months. It will replace Manchu Wok, which is closing today. Over the past few months, the Fort Huachuca Army & Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES, staff…

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Son of Army retirees is top of his league

Courtesy of Glenn Gaskins Najee Gaskins, 16, participates in the Arizona Junior Fall Classic, a baseball showcase held last October in Peoria, Ariz. Playing second base position, he ranks number four in the state and 60th in the nation. When it comes to inheriting traits from military parents, 16-year-old Najee Gaskins takes a Soldier’s resilience…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Field Station Augsburg established in 1970 U.S. Army The enormous AN/FLR-9 “Elephant Cage” antenna array was erected at Field Station Augsburg in Germany. April 14, 1970 In 1970, the nation’s attention was focused on Vietnam. Few took note of the day that a new field station was established just north of Augsburg, Germany, near the…


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New filters installed on library Internet

Posted  November 8, 2012

Those who use the WIFI connection or the public computers at the Sierra Vista Public Library, might notice something different. Although the library’s policies on computer use and Internet access have not changed, Internet filters have been applied in order to comply with state and federal laws. The Sierra Vista Public Library provides access to…

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Female body armor named among best inventions by Time Magazine

Posted  November 8, 2012

NATICK, Mass. — An innovation that will leave female Soldiers safer and more comfortable on the battlefield was named one of Time Magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2012.” A collaborative effort between the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center and Program Executive Office Soldier resulted in an improved outer tactical vest, or IOTV,…

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Holiday bazaar offers early shopportunity, raises $$$ for student awards

Posted  November 8, 2012

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses Club’s Holiday Bazaar took place on Saturday and Sunday and was free and open to the public.

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Company honoring military in several ways

Posted  November 8, 2012

Shutterfly REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, recently announced the launch of its Thank the Troops campaign to honor service men and woman who serve our nation. Through the Shutterfly Thank the Troops Facebook app, Americans can create a free Shutterfly card of thanks for military…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: November 1, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

USAICoE Historical Document Collection This is one of the many training products developed for use at the CIC Training School, Chicago, in the early 1940s. CIC School established in Chicago Nov. 10, 1941 The Military Intelligence Division of the US Army established its first substantive school for counterintelligence at the Army War College, Fort McNair,…

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News Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

App helps military families chart ‘life path’ The National Military Family Association launched a new app to answer questions and help military families find support as they navigate deployments, education, retirement and other major life events. The app, free and available for iPhone and Android, is called MyMilitaryLife. So far, only three “life paths” are…

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FMWR Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

Vets Day weekend specials offered FMWR will observe Veterans Day with weekend specials of free services to active duty, Family members and retired military at the following facilities: Friday – Family and MWR Rents (533.6707) will offer half-price rentals. Saturday – the Arts and Crafts Center (533.2015/ 533.5550.) will offer free do-it-yourself time. Sunday –…

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“Arsenic, Old Lace” is good romp for entire family

Posted  November 8, 2012

Premiering on Broadway in 1941 and staged countless times, “Arsenic and Old Lace” is one of those plays that bring back a little black humor and a great time.

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Community Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

Cove closed for maintenance The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center, The Cove, is closed for maintenance to Nov. 26. Annually, The Cove closes for two weeks for general maintenance. This year, more extensive maintenance is necessary. Maintenance includes: refurbishing the support beams and re-concreting portions of the deck; replacing the observation deck railings; and refurbishing the…

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What do you fear?

Posted  November 1, 2012

As we approach Halloween, I cannot escape noticing symbols of fear portrayed in a fun way. Walk through a housing area and notice the zombies, ghosts, witches and spiders. I recently saw a t-shirt I need to get for my daughter that read, “There is nothing to fear but fear itself … and spiders.” This…

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