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Generations of Americans have considered Paul Revere an icon of Revolutionary War history. However, Paul Revere was not the only rider. (There were two others.)

Maranda Flynn Local

Unsung heroes of Brown Fire support efforts behind scenes

While it is common knowledge that fighting wildfires is best left to the men and women trained to do it, the behind-the-scenes support shouldn’t go unmentioned. Like the popular saying goes, “It takes a village … ” but in the case of larger wildfires, it [can take] multiple villages.

Courtesy of 1st Lt. Miro Bogdan Local

Foreign Soldier receives military education, provides self-defense training at FH

For 1st Lt. Miro Bogdan, his trip from Zagreb, Croatia, to Fort Huachuca has turned out to be more than the educational opportunity he initially expected to receive — or give.

Clay and Laura Murray Local

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…

Gabrielle Kuholski Salutes & Awards

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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News Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

DoD food drive announced The Department of Defense is supporting the Office of Personnel Management’s fourth annual “Feds Feed Families” Food Drive through August, with a goal of 1.5 million pounds. This food drive is a voluntary opportunity to give back to the communities in which employees live, work and train. The primary objective is…

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FMWR – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

U of A Football returns to Fort Huachuca The University of Arizona Wildcat Football Team will hold pre-season practice at Fort Huachuca. The practices are free and open to the public. Practices are set for: today at 8:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.; tomorrow at 8 a.m.; and Saturday at 8:30 a.m., all at Warrior/Sentinel Field…

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MWR Rents offers a variety of services

Posted  August 9, 2012

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Rents offers Soldiers and other military affiliated personnel the chance to do something different with their days off.

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Soldier, Army spouse garner gold at summer Olympic games

Posted  August 9, 2012

An Army Soldier became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men’s skeet in London, and while her husband watched from his computer monitor, his spouse medaled with a gold in a rifle event. In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold…

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Community Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

Annual Tombstone Vigilante Days set Tombstone will celebrate their Annual Vigilante Days Friday – Sunday on Historic Allen Street. The Tombstone Vigilantes, the oldest performing gunfighting reenactment group in Arizona, will perform various gunfighting skits all weekend along with several out-of-town groups. The Vigilante Days Chili Cook Off will take place on Saturday, and the…

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They’re baaack! Drive safely

Posted  August 9, 2012

Drivers should heed posted limits, be especially careful when passing pedestrians and give right-of-way to foot traffic, especially to people...

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Civilian Welfare Fund Council, role

Posted  August 9, 2012

The Civilian Welfare Fund Council governs the operations of the Civilian Welfare Fund and provides morale and recreation activities and services to all federal civilian employees at Fort Huachuca, in accordance with provisions of AR 215-7 and any other applicable regulations or directives. CWFC sponsors discounted activities such as Cinemark movies, sporting events, theatrical shows,…

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Vibrant Response 13 trains Soldiers for reality

Posted  August 2, 2012

What would happen if a catastrophic event was to take place somewhere in the United States? Emergency services, armed forces and other...

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Health & Safety

‘Pockets of excellence’ across Army, but work still needs to be done on force health

Posted  August 2, 2012

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd Austin capped off a week-long series of visits to several Army installations, with a final visit to Fort Riley, Kan., Friday. The visits were part of an effort to develop a better understanding of the “health of the force.” The vice talked…

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Photos by Monty McDaniel, retired master sergeant and Buena High School Senior Army Instructor.
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Leadership Bowl win leads JROTC to D.C.

Posted  August 2, 2012

For the first time ever, four cadets from Buena High School in Sierra Vista not only tested for the Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Leadership Bowl but qualified to go to the championship in...

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