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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…

Gary Sheftick U.S.

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…

Command History Office photos Army

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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…

Inspects DoD

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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Annual Chanukah celebration planned on Fort Huachuca

Posted  November 15, 2013

On Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m. the Fort Huachuca Jewish Community will meet in the Activity Room of the Main Post Chapel to celebrate Chanukah. The festive gathering is on the Friday evening before the first day of Chanukah. This year, Chanukah actually starts at sundown on Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving. The Jewish calendar is…

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Salutes & Awards

MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

Posted  November 15, 2013

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence seeks nominations for the 2014 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, or MI. Applications will be accepted through March 3, 2014. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence officer of the rank of captain in the active Army, Army Reserve…

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National American Indian Heritage Month: November 2013

Posted  November 15, 2013

Each November the Army celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month by recognizing the accomplishments of this country’s original inhabitants, explorers and settlers. Throughout our Army’s 238-year history, American Indians have served valiantly and with distinction in times of peace and war, while also fighting for the right to be an equal part of our Nation….

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Chapel holiday programs benefit through community’s ‘giving’ spirit

Posted  November 15, 2013

Members of the Fort Huachuca and local communities are invited to share the “giving” spirit through special programs designed to help Families of service members who can use holiday help this year. Put a turkey on the table, a toy under the tree, or provide food and sundries year-round through the Chaplain’s Food Locker. Turkeys,…

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DES officials remind FH community of FH weapons registration policy

Posted  November 15, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski Main Post Exchange gun sales supervisor Dawn Deslatte shows Sgt. 1st Class Atthaporm Khaek-on, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, a 12-gauge Remington Versa Max at the PX gun counter on Wednesday. If the Soldier purchases the rifle and plans to use, store or transport it on post, he will have to register the weapon…

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Salutes & Awards

People vote aviation unit ‘creepiest’

Posted  November 22, 2013

  From left, Staff Sgt. Justin Crowley, 1st Sgt. John Perez and Staff Sgt Adam Trammel show off the trophy their unit won through votes participants cast during the Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate’s Haunted Hayride Oct. 25 – 26 at Wren Arena. Company A, 2/13th Aviation Regiment, was the People’s…

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Holidays bring many BOSS opportunities, events

Posted  November 22, 2013

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, is a program originally created in 1989 to support the overall well being of single and unaccompanied Soldiers, who make up 37 percent of the Army.

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Community Briefs November 22, 2013

Posted  November 22, 2013

Festival of Trees announced Join the 12-day celebration of the Festival of Trees at The Mall in Sierra Vista during mall operating hours from Saturday – Dec. 5 and enjoy festive trees and holiday decorations. Admission is free. For more information, call the Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce, 458.6940. Join HARD CHARGE before rates increase…

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FMWR Briefs – November 22, 2013

Posted  November 22, 2013

Win a turkey at Jeannie’s Diner Through Sunday, customers can register at Jeannie’s Diner to win one of four free turkeys. The drawing will be held Monday. For more information, call 533.5759. Register to win a dirt bike FMWR and Sierra Cycles want to help put a “toy under the tree” by giving away a…

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News Briefs – November 22, 2013

Posted  November 22, 2013

‘Scout’ curbside service ended Curbside delivery of the “The Fort Huachuca Scout” has ended. Newsstands are now in place throughout the communities. Those looking for the current issue of “The Scout” will find newsstands near mailboxes or bus stops nearby homes, or at various locations throughout post. “The Scout” is also available online at www.aerotechnews.com/forthuachuca/….

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