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A local take on America’s PrepareAthon!

Over the month of April events have been taking place nationwide to help ensure America’s preparedness in the event of an emergency. America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots movement that highlights the importance of preparedness for reacting to any sort of emergency situation. “The U.S. Army has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or…

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Second ‘Take Back Night’ hosted at Cochise College

Stephanie Caffall Rick Mueller, mayor, City of Sierra Vista, spoke at the Take Back the Night event and encouraged the community to put an end to sexual assault and harassment. Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community joined together in hosting the second Take Back the Night event 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cochise College…

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Installation Retirement Ceremony honors retirees

Stephanie Caffall Fourteen Soldiers, one Department of Army Civilian and their guests await the formal recognition portion of the Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca honored 14 Soldiers and one Department of Army Civilian for their dedication to duty in its third quarter Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field….

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance reminds crowd of valuable lessons

Natalie Lakosil Lily Brull, Holocaust survivor, receives a poem, flowers and homemade Challah bread from Malachi, 4, and Kayalynn Fiddes, 8, after speaking about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Lily Brull was only 10 years old when her family had to leave everything they knew behind them to escape the German soldiers in Antwerp,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

U.S., Britain agree to share communications intelligence U.S. Army photo Maj. Melvin C. Helfers evaluated ULTRA, or Special Intelligence, and presented it to Gen. George Patton. The BRUSA Agreement severely restricted access to ULTRA to only the most highly placed officers via Special Branch liaison officers. The importance of Communications Intelligence, or COMINT, in the…


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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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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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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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