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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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Code Talkers — World War heroes

Posted  November 21, 2012

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence History Office hosted a presentation on the Native American Code Talkers of World Wars I and II, Nov. 14, in Fitch Auditorium,Alvarado Hall.

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DES shares tips to make Thanksgiving safer

Posted  November 21, 2012

The Thanksgiving Holiday is here, and the Fort Huachuca Directorate of Emergency Services wants everyone to have a safe holiday. These safety tips from the National Fire Protection Organization can keep people safe in the kitchen, the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Children love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the…

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News Briefs – November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

Post agencies set holiday hours Commissary – closed Thursday and Friday Directorate of Resource Management/Directorate of Logistics/Directorate of Plans, Training and Mobilization (for emergencies, call 533.2291)/Installation Safety Office/Army Career Alumnae Program – minimal staffing on Friday Directorate of Emergency Services full manning other than the DES main office which will have minimal staffing on Friday…

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FMWR Briefs – November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

MWR Rents has tickets for Miami Heat game FMWR’s Outdoor Recreation Program has scheduled the following NBA Basketball game trip: Saturday, Phoenix Suns versus the Miami Heat. Cost is $100 per ticket or $135 with transportation included. Tickets available with transportation are limited. Outdoor Rec also has ticket vouchers available to purchase for any other…

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MI smacks Signal during Turkey Bowl showdown

Posted  November 21, 2012

With an overcast and rain threatened sky, 111th MI Brigade and 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade lined up in a face-off on Warrior/Sentinel Field Friday for a gridiron rivalry match that has become a yearly competition for bragging rights.

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Community Briefs – November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

Giving Tree has Dec. 2 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…

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Chalk Talk – November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

Colonel Smith Middle School has a girls’ softball team this year, the Colonel Smith Middle School Lady Panthers. The 14 girls, coach Susan Jacoby and one manager took their latest game 12 – 2

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MP ride-along program up and running

Posted  November 15, 2012

The Fort Huachuca Military Police Ride-along Program, which was reinstated Oct. 28, gives the public the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a military police officer. During the ride-along, alarms had to be checked on, cars were stopped for various reasons, a non-injury accident occurred and a busy traffic enforcement zone resulted…

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Army Materiel Command welcomes Directorates of Logistics

Posted  November 15, 2012

On Oct. 1, after 24 months of detailed planning and coordination with the Department of the Army, and in strong partnership with Installation Management Command, Army Materiel Command assumed management of Directorates of Logistics, or DOL, Army-wide. I want to take this opportunity to personally welcome every member of the 73 DOL locations — 49…

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America’s enduring obligation: Honoring Soldiers for Life

Posted  November 15, 2012

WASHINGTON — As we celebrate Veterans Day on the anniversary of the Armistice ending World War I, we remember the fallen, and show our solemn pride for the heroism, strength, and dedication of those still among us — the veterans we know as our friends, neighbors, and relatives. This is a tradition that underscores what…

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