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Steelhead Triathlon’s 20th anniversary means more than just competition

For the 20th year in a row, the local community will participate in the Annual Steelhead Triathlon Sept. 6, beginning at Irwin Pool on Fort Huachuca.

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Football season approaches: Buena High School Colts practice on post’s turf field

Buena High School’s varsity football team played through an inter-squad scrimmage game as long as they could before the rain began to fall on Fort Huachua’s Bujalski Field Aug. 13. Despite the potential for stormy weather, the evening drew a number of spectators to watch the Buena Colts practice on the post’s artificial turf field.

Mike Williams Health & Safety

Flooding still underway this year — avoid water runoff problems

Mike Williams Runoff crosses the road during a monsoon storm. Remember to stay safe, and if you see even a small amount of water crossing the roadway, remember to ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown!’ While rain in a desert climate is usually welcome, too much of a good thing can a problem for travelers, especially newcomers…

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Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

Maranda Flynn Andrew and Lisa Shears carry the remains of Ollie James Shears, the recently retired chief of police with Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Emergency Services, into the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Aug. 8, for a Celebration of Life Ceremony. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the…

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Air Force: Two Airmen join Army’s elite Rangers

The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.


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Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton, U.S. Navy
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Chairman: Epitome of ‘jointness’ values separate services

Posted  July 3, 2014

Having separate military services brings perspectives to the table that are the epitome of “jointness,” the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here Monday.

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Events

Military Intelligence Hall of Fame Week culminates with two event-filled days

Posted  July 3, 2014

MI Hall of Fame inducts eight The 2013 and 2014 Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held at Fort Huachuca June 27 in Alvarado Hall, at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence. The eight inductees, or their representative, are: from left, Rusty Bharucha-Reid, representing retired Col. Kurush Bharucha-Reid; retired Col. Thomas…

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Salutes & Awards

‘Number one Intel captain’ receives Weinstein Award

Posted  July 3, 2014

As part of the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction two-day event, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, along with members of the Weinstein Family, took a moment to recognize a Soldier who excels in the Military Intelligence field.

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News Briefs July 3, 2014

Posted  July 3, 2014

Independence Day closures, no bus service All City of Sierra Vista offices, except The Cove and airport, will be closed on Friday in observance of Independence Day. The Cove will hold open swim from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. No other programs will be offered at The Cove on Friday. Vista Transit will not offer bus…

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FMWR Briefs – July 3, 2014

Posted  July 3, 2014

TMAC closed first week in July Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, including the lunch buffet, is closed through Monday. They will re-open Tuesday. For more information, call 520.533.3802 or 520.533.7322. Diner/Desert Lanes, Buffalo Corral open July 4 Jeannie’s Diner and Desert Lanes will be open July 4 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Stop in and…

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Local

Mission completed for FH MI Soldier, Olympic medal received

Posted  July 3, 2014

As the saying goes, “the sky is the limit” but for one local Soldier, whose career has been nothing short of big dreams and success, there has been no limit.

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Community Briefs July 3, 2014

Posted  July 3, 2014

Two-day July 4 celebration set The 47th Annual 4th of July Celebration presented by the Sierra Vista Rotary in conjunction with the City of Sierra Vista and Fort Huachuca begins today at 5 p.m., and ends with evening fireworks tomorrow at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard. Today: 5 – 11 p. m. – Food, beverage,…

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Army

Wi-Fi, 4G LTE hits battlefield, aids mission

Posted  June 27, 2014

Amy Walker Soldiers from Company B, 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, evaluated the new command post 4G LTE/Wi-Fi system (network stacks) at Army’s Network Integration Evaluation 14.2, at Fort Bliss, Texas, May 7. FORT BLISS, Texas — The Army is introducing the power of 4G to the battlefield, providing coverage that stretches across a forward operating…

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Officials offer advice for peak moving season

Posted  June 27, 2014

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Help is available for service members, Civilians and their Families making a permanent-change-of-station move this summer, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command officials here said. SDDC, a component of U.S. Transportation Command, provides global deployment and distribution services to meet the nation’s objectives and deploys or sustains about 90…

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Commentary

July 4th holiday weekend Prevent party from being over before it starts

Posted  June 27, 2014

Enjoying time with Family and friends, grilling with the neighbors, relaxing by the pool and fireworks are all part of the 4th of July holiday weekend. Often, alcohol is a part of the holidays, and, when used responsibly, can add to its relaxed atmosphere. However, sometimes the party is over before it starts when people…

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