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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…

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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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

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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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Salutes & Awards

Thunderbird Soldiers complete Bataan Memorial Death March to honor WWII survivors, fallen POWs

Posted  March 22, 2013

Most people would never consider paying money to go for a walk, let alone a march. Soldiers from the 11th Signal Brigade and others did exactly that at this year’s Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range

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Community comes together to bury forgotten veterans

Posted  March 22, 2013

American Legion Riders are pictured at the front of the line that leads the Honor Guard Soldiers to the ceremony stage. Their members, along with the Sons of the American Revolution Tucson Chapter form the flag line.   Sgt. Alfonso Franco and Staff Sgt. Jasmin Thompson, both assigned to the Fort Huachuca Honor Guard, U.S….

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Events

News Briefs – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

Get 2013 FH phone books now The 2013 Fort Huachuca telephone directories are now available at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, 3015 Carnahan St., Building 21115, across from the gazebo on Brown Parade Field. Organizations needing 12 books or more should call 533.1283 in advance to arrange for pickup. Fort Tax Center open on…

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FMWR Briefs – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

RAN scheduled at MV Golf Course The next Right Arm Night is set for today starting at 4 p.m. at Mountain View Golf Course. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available. Organizers will hold a putting contest, and others, for prizes. RAN is free and open to everyone, including Soldiers, civilians, retirees…

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Equestrian services offered locally on Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 22, 2013

With the whinny of a horse, the smell of nature in the air, or the slight rumble of the barn cat purring in one’s lap, the Fort Huachuca Buffalo Corral Riding Stables provide the feel of a back-home farm without leaving the comfort of Fort Huachuca.

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Community Briefs – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

Have Dinner with Men Who Cook Twenty local celebrity chefs or men known for their culinary skills will prepare dinner for members of the Sierra Vista community on April 6, 6.–8 p.m., at the Windemere Hotel on State Route 92, across from the Mall. The cost is $40 per person and includes appetizers, soup, salad…

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DA launches campaign to enhance unit readiness, Soldier resilience

Posted  March 15, 2013

U.S. Army graphic The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched on Tuesday. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. WASHINTON — Tuesday, Secretary of the Army…

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Army’s ‘Ready and Resilient Campaign’ kicks off

Posted  March 15, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. The new site includes sections for medical readiness, personal readiness and Soldier…

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Commentary

The United States Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign

Posted  March 15, 2013

Our Army demonstrates exceptional skill, adaptability and courage as we continue to fight our Nation’s wars, respond to domestic and international disasters and deter would-be aggressors. We are exceedingly proud of the accomplishments of our Soldiers, civilians and their Family members, which are a direct result of their professionalism, patriotism and dedication. We also know…

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Orange — the Color of Hope

Posted  March 15, 2013

Nearly four years ago, I woke up one morning with the entire right side of my face numb. I didn’t know at the time that this triggered a series of events that included an MRI of my brain, a spinal tap and two hospital stays within six months receiving steroid treatments. I was eventually diagnosed…

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