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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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 celebrates Army Birthday with run, DFAC special meal, cake cutting ceremonies

Posted  June 21, 2013

On June 14, Fort Huachuca began its 238th Army Birthday celebration bright and early. Starting at 6 a.m., Soldiers gathered at Warrior-Sentinel Field for the annual Army Birthday Run.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  June 21, 2013

Thaddeus Lowe demonstrates hot air balloon Photo property of the U.S. Army Photo property of the U.S. Army Thaddeus Lowe, in balloon, observes the battlefield at the Battle of Fair Oaks. June 18, 1861 Dropping out of the sky in a hot air balloon into the mountains of Pea Ridge, S. C., in April 1861,…

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Every dog must have its special day

Posted  June 21, 2013

Angela Camara Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, shows his dog, Bambi, a 12-year-old miniature dachshund, popularly referred to as a ‘wiener dog,’ what it’s really like to be the top dog on Fort Huachuca. In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, our four-legged…

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Considering getting a pet? ‘Paws,’ reflect on regs, safety

Posted  June 21, 2013

Are you a pet owner on Fort Huachuca? If so, it is important to make sure that you and your furry family member are staying safe and following installation regulations. Most domestic animals are permitted in post housing; however, Fort Huachuca does have strict guidelines. According to Installation Pet Policy 061, animals that are banned…

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Canine companions – more than just man’s best friend, some dogs have military mission

Posted  June 21, 2013

In the United States, the use of dogs for military purposes extends further into history than many may think. During the Civil War and World War I, canines were used to protect, to communicate messages, and as advertisement, propaganda and recruiting mascots.

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Dental clinic here provides dental health services, follows safe practices

Posted  June 21, 2013

In recent years, many studies have come out linking oral health to overall health. According to Col. Kendall Ray, Runion Dental Clinic dentist, there is truth to these studies.

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News Briefs – June 21, 2013

Posted  June 21, 2013

BWBAHC clinics, services closure All clinics and services for Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center will be closed on Thursday from 1 – 5 p.m. to conduct mandatory training. Clinics and services will resume normal business hours on Friday. Bear activity noted on post Bears are out and actively searching for food and water. This…

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FMWR Briefs – June 21, 2013

Posted  June 21, 2013

Free movie night set for tomorrow FMWR will present a free moonlight movie “Hotel Transylvania,” tomorrow at Irwin Pool. The movie will start at dusk. Enjoy free popcorn, hot dogs, water and soft drinks, while supplies last. For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254. Outdoor pool now open Irwin Outdoor Pool is now open for…

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Dueling piano show entertains TMAC crowd

Posted  June 21, 2013

The Thunder Mountain Activity Centre came alive Saturday night as loud music emanated from the building. Even louder laughter and cheering came from the crowd as a packed room found itself entertained by the show, “Dueling Pianos.”

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Community Briefs June 21, 2013

Posted  June 21, 2013

MVC races to celebrate dads Mountain Vista Communities celebrated Father’s Day Saturday with a pinewood derby held at the MVC community Center. Three members and two leaders from Sierra Vista Cub Scout Pack 464 donated their time and use of their track for the event. Here, Ian Lyle, 9, prepares to collect a pair of…

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