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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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Internet romance scams use Soldiers’ identities

Posted  November 29, 2012

WASHINGTON — Special agents from the Army Criminal Investigation Command are once again warning Internet users worldwide to be extra vigilant and not to fall prey to Internet scams or impersonation fraud — especially scams promising true love, but only end up breaking hearts and bank accounts. Criminal Investigation Command, known as CID, continues to…

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Military OneSource connects troops, Families to resources

Posted  November 29, 2012

WASHINGTON — As the Information Age continues to shape modern communication, the Defense Department has revitalized and consolidated the Military OneSource website to better serve military members and their families, a Pentagon official said in a recent interview. Zona Lewis, military community outreach online and resource operations manager, told the Pentagon Channel and American Forces…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

525th MI Group deploys to Vietnam Forty-seven years ago this week, the 525th Military Intelligence Group arrived in South Vietnam to support the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, or MACV. Earlier, in the summer of 1965, Maj. Gen. Joseph McChristian, the MACV’s J-2, had asked for an MI group to manage and control the wide range…

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Decisive Action Training Environment: Future training grounded in today’s intelligence

Posted  November 29, 2012

To ensure Soldiers are trained and ready for any mission, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command’s Directorate of Intelligence created the Decisive Action Training Environment, a program that uses current intelligence to create intense, authentic training environments for Soldiers, leaders and units.

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FH DFACs celebrates Thanksgiving with special meals

Posted  November 29, 2012

Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca garrison commander, serves up lobster with a smile while Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Daigle, garrison command sergeant major, watches. It is a tradition for Fort Huachuca senior leaders in dress uniform to serve the Thanksgiving meal.   Judging by the expressions on their faces, Soldiers enjoyed the Thunderbird Dining Facility’s…

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News Briefs – November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

B Troop cavalry unit recruiting now For those who want to ride with the cavalry, B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) is holding a cavalry riding school Jan. 26 – May 8 for those with the dash and discipline to ride with the troop. The school is open to active duty, retired, reserve and…

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FMWR Briefs – November 28, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

Military Family Appreciation Night set Army Community Service will present Military Family Appreciation Night tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The event is free and open to all FMWR patrons, including active duty, Reserves, retirees and Family members. Various activities for children and adults, including 3D Game Box, a DJ…

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Mt. Lemmon provides fall, winter feel

Posted  November 29, 2012

While Arizona is known for its beautiful weather and longer summers, autumn brings the desire of the smell of brisk air and and color of leaves changing in the trees. Taking a one-day jaunt to Mt. Lemmon satisfied that craving.

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Community Briefs – November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

Giving Tree has Sunday deadline Fort Huachuca’s Giving Trees are located in all four chapels on post, at Greely Hall, the Joint Interoperability Test Command and the Fort Huachuca Main Post Exchange. Those who wish to make someone’s Christmas more joyful can remove an ornament from a tree, purchase the item(s) listed and return the…

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Chalk Talk, November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

Colonel Smith Middle School   Sixth grade students in Linda Dailing’s and Andrea Weigle’s Language Arts classes recently read the short story “Nadia the Willful” by Sue Alexander. This story explores the ways in which people hold onto memories. Students were asked to recall a happy memory or an important occasion when family members and…

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