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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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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…


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Holiday greetings from NETCOM

Posted  December 20, 2012

NETCOM Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn (left) and NETCOM Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams team up with Santa in handing out presents to children from Myer Elementary school during NETCOM’s Holiday Party Dec. 14. The children sang carols during the event. Santa’s elves dance for children from Myer Elementary school during…

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Veterans

RAD slated for January, skills credentialing pilot underway

Posted  December 20, 2012

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Michael Roberts.) Retiree Appreciation Day planned The annual Retiree Appreciation Day for 2013 is scheduled for Jan. 12. Registration and social hour will begin at 8:30 a.m. The event will run from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m….

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Military-to-civilian skills credentialing pilot underway

Posted  December 20, 2012

WASHINGTON – After completing an analysis of industry and employment trends, the Defense Department has embarked on a pilot program to help service members obtain civilian professional credentials, the department’s director of training readiness and strategy told reporters recently. Frank DiGiovanni said five occupational areas were selected for the pilot program — aircraft mechanic, automotive…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

JSTARS deployed to Desert Shield Dec. 17, 1990 On December 17, 1990, U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Norman Schwartzkopf requested the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System, or JSTARS, for Operations Desert Shield/Storm. Two were sent, along with five ground station modules. Just four months earlier, JSTARS was still in its testing phase. There…

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service sets Christmas/New Year’s holiday hours

Posted  December 20, 2012

Launderette Always open All AAFES facilities Tuesday – Closed Main Store Monday – 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Closed Wednesday – 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dec. 27 – 30, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dec. 31 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan. 1 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/ODL Monday…

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“Sounds of Season” bring holiday cheer

Posted  December 20, 2012

The United States Military Intelligence Corps Band brought “Sounds of the Season” to life during a performance at Buena High School on Dec. 12.

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News Briefs – December 13, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Scout delivery date changes in 2013 Effective in January, “The Fort Huachuca Scout’ newspaper delivery date will change from Thursday to Friday, and readers will begin receiving their weekly paper one day later. The first Scout issue of 2013 will be published for delivery on Friday, Jan. 11, and Friday delivery will continue thereafter. A…

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FMWR Briefs – December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Register now for 10K Icebreaker Run Registration is now open for the 10K Icebreaker Run set for Jan. 19, 7 a.m., starting and finishing at Eifler Fitness Center. Registration for the run (without t-shirt) is free for active duty until Jan. 4; for active duty for the run plus t-shirt, cost is $5 until Jan….

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Salutes & Awards

Track record-holder receives long overdue award

Posted  December 20, 2012

On Dec. 6, 2012, Retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 Charles “Chuck” Barber was presented with his long awaited award for obtaining the Fort Huachuca Intramural 100 Meter Dash record in April 1997, by Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, commander, 309 Military Intelligence Battalion.

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Community Briefs – December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

See “The Skin of Our Teeth” See “The Skin of Our Teeth” a Thornton Wilder play, presented by Bisbee’s Obscure Productions, Central School Project, Bisbee 1000 and Cochise College, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 3 p.m. at Central School Project, 43 Howell Ave., Old Bisbee Admission is $10 in advance. Tickets are available at…

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