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Civilian mentor program shapes Army installation management’s future

U.S. Army IMCOM photo by Amanda S. Rodriguez U.S. Army Installation Management Command mentors and mentees work on teambuilding skills, building a block tower in total silience, during the IMCOM Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program three day orientation, which started July 15. SAN ANTONIO – U.S. Army Installation Management Command walks the talk, increasing its investment…

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Post children attend Vacation Bible School week

Gabrielle Kuholski Pictured with the microphone, Colleen Sherod, 20, Vacation Bible School volunteer, emcees a review of the week’s religious lessons as VBS students hold up posters of their “Bible buddies.” The activity took place Friday in the Main Post Chapel. Around 125 children “took a walk on the wild side” attending a week-long Vacation…

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Seifert School-Age Center offers fun for kids, piece-of-mind for parents

Maranda Flynn Selene Ferro, 9, Jaliah Eldridge, 7, and Malachi Bergstrom, 7, build a puzzle train city in the creative play area of the first through third grade room at the Seifert School-Age Center. Creative play allows children to use their imagination and develop character, which falls within the Army’s Baseline Programming standards. For parents…

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Arrival of monsoon signals easing of fire restrictions in Southeast Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. – Effective July 11, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and the Arizona State Forestry Division will…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Late in July, 1918, about fifty officers gathered at the high-walled and historic French town of Langres for six weeks of intensive study. The group had been drawn widely from the American Expeditionary Forces. Some men had been called back from the front line in Northern France and Belgium, the mud of the trenches still on their boots


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Charles Chibitty — Comanche code-talker

Posted  November 1, 2012

In June 1944, when Comanche Indian Cpl. Charles Chibitty landed on Utah Beach in Normandy, his first radio message was to another Comanche on an incoming boat. He transmitted it in his native tongue. In English, the message was: “Five miles to the right of the designated area and five miles inland, the fighting is…

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Debt, divorce — who pays what?

Posted  November 1, 2012

Recently a client came to the Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Division with a question about a credit card debt. The Soldier had gotten a divorce several years ago, and the divorce decree required the ex-spouse to pay the balance on the credit card. The Soldier had just gotten a call from a debt collector indicating…

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Sports

Golf course making many changes, specialty rates included

Posted  November 1, 2012

Since 2009, the Mountain View Golf Course has made many changes to improve the golfing experience for the Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista community.

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Evaluating mobile technology for warfighter use challenging

Posted  November 1, 2012

Mobile technology, or mobility as it is referred to by the military, is for the first time, taking a prominent role in defense.

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News Briefs – November 1, 2012

Posted  November 1, 2012

App helps military families chart ‘life path’ The National Military Family Association launched a new app to answer questions and help military families find support as they navigate deployments, education, retirement and other major life events. The app, free and available for iPhone and Android, is called MyMilitaryLife. So far, only three “life paths” are…

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FMWR Briefs – November 1, 2012

Posted  November 1, 2012

SKIES to offer new classes for youth Beginning this month, Child, Youth and School Services’ SKIESUnlimited Program will offer several new classes, including college/high school prep writing; computer; gymnastics; musical theatre; piano lessons; drama; cooking; karate, tae kwon do; arts and crafts; and dance, including African style, hip hop, jazz/tap, ballet/tap, contemporary/lyrical, and dance technique…

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Health & Safety

How to prevent, care for soft tissue injuries at home

Posted  November 1, 2012

Whether active duty, retired or military dependent, many have dealt with a soft tissue injury at one time in their lives.

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Community Briefs – November 1, 2012

Posted  November 1, 2012

Cove closed for maintenance The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center, The Cove, is closed for maintenance to Nov. 26. Annually, The Cove closes for two weeks for general maintenance. This year, more extensive maintenance is necessary. Maintenance includes: refurbishing the support beams and re-concreting portions of the deck; replacing the observation deck railings; and refurbishing the…

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Buena High School Marching Colts Band Hero award given to two Fort Huachuca workers

Posted  October 25, 2012

From left, Sgt. 1st Class Craig Hannum, 18th Military Police Detachment sergeant; Fry Firefighter Steve McMurtrie; Sgt. Ken Foster, Cochise County deputy sheriff; Shelby Weller, manager of Casa De La Paz, Hospice, Sierra Vista Regional Health Center; Shawnee Carlile, Family Readiness Support Assistant,11th Signal Brigade; and Margaret and Rick Klein, school community Buena Performing Arts…

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Every Soldier to be ‘career ready’ to transition

Posted  October 25, 2012

WASHINGTON — Soldiers will soon get more help transitioning from the Army to civilian life. On Nov. 21, the Veterans Opportunity to Work, or VOW, to Hire Heroes Act requires every Soldier attend the Transition Training Program, according to Danny Pummill, Department of Veterans Affairs director of VA/Defense Department liaison, speaking to reporters at the…

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