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First major Arizona wildfire of 2014 burns in Huachuca Mountains

Clay and Laura Murray This photo of the Brown Fire was taken on Monday evening from Mott Circle on Fort Huachuca. As of Fort Huachuca Scout press time Thursday, firefighters were still working to contain it. A wildfire, the Brown Fire, was sparked Sunday on Fort Huachuca in a remote location in the Huachuca Mountains…

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Post celebrates Days of Remembrance with observance ceremony, discussion panels

Gabrielle Kuholski William Heidner, museum curator for the Museum Activity and Heritage Center of the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, Ariz., receives a Buffalo Soldier statuette from Col. Jeffrey Jennings, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence chief of staff, as a token of appreciation for his Days of Remembrance guest speaker role. The ceremony…

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AAFES making small changes for customer satisfaction

Maranda Flynn L&A Southern Style Bar-B-Q, currently located inside Armed Forces Bank, will be relocating to the food court inside the Fort Huachuca Exchange in the next few months. It will replace Manchu Wok, which is closing today. Over the past few months, the Fort Huachuca Army & Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES, staff…

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Son of Army retirees is top of his league

Courtesy of Glenn Gaskins Najee Gaskins, 16, participates in the Arizona Junior Fall Classic, a baseball showcase held last October in Peoria, Ariz. Playing second base position, he ranks number four in the state and 60th in the nation. When it comes to inheriting traits from military parents, 16-year-old Najee Gaskins takes a Soldier’s resilience…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Field Station Augsburg established in 1970 U.S. Army The enormous AN/FLR-9 “Elephant Cage” antenna array was erected at Field Station Augsburg in Germany. April 14, 1970 In 1970, the nation’s attention was focused on Vietnam. Few took note of the day that a new field station was established just north of Augsburg, Germany, near the…


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Chalk Talk May 24, 2012

Posted  May 24, 2012

General Myer Elementary School Students and staff at General Myer Elementary School are ending the year on a great note. As the year comes to a close, we are celebrating students’ accomplishments and talents. Our last Accelerated Reading Auction of the year was a success. Students involved in the Myer Eagle Reading Club had been…

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Health & Safety

Tanker base on airfield here supports fire-suppression efforts

Posted  May 24, 2012

Although summer time is just around the corner, fire season is already here. The Libby Air Tanker Base on Fort Huachuca often assists with fire suppression during the fire season which is the case, right now.

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New fire station to enhance Fort’s firefighting mission

Posted  May 17, 2012

An official ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony Tuesday officially marked the completion of Fort Huachuca’s new Fire Station 2. The Directorate of Emergency Services hosted the event.

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Commentary

Looking past packing boxes — a spouse’s guide to moving

Posted  May 17, 2012

As my husband and I packed boxes to move on post one weekend, I was struck by the fluidity of our motions. My husband gracefully unplugged and unhooked our entertainment system and put the components in original boxes with the proficiency of a Swiss watchmaker. I packed the kitchen…

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Culture celebration tonight

Posted  May 17, 2012

Fort Huachuca’s Training and Doctrine Command Culture Center in partnership with the Equal Opportunity Office, Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning, University of Arizona South and the Commission on Cultural Diversity of the City Council of Sierra Vista will host the first Village of Nations Culture Celebration today, 5 – 8 p.m. in the Sierra…

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Fort, City renew efforts related to disability issues

Posted  May 17, 2012

Fort Huachuca and City of Sierra Vista leadership renewed their commitment to enhance identification and resolution of disability related issues with a recently signed Memorandum of Agreement. The agreement between Fort Huachuca’s Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program and the City of Sierra Vista’s Commission on Disability Issues is a formal working relationship intended…

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Salutes & Awards

Fort Huachuca Flower Shop wins top quality awards for Arizona

Posted  May 17, 2012

One of what is considered one of the floral industry’s leading wire service providers, BloomNet, has recognized the Fort Huachuca Flower Shop twice for superior quality floral products and excellence in customer service for the state of Arizona for orders prepared during the...

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Health & Safety

Lock it or lose it — simple tips help prevent theft

Posted  May 17, 2012

Recently, Sierra Vista has been experiencing preventable vehicle burglaries. Many of these burglaries, and the resulting losses to the victims, can be prevented with some simple actions on everyone’s part. Don’t become the victim of a vehicle burglary. Use simple tips to keep valuables safe. Be sure to roll up windows and always lock all…

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FH salutes the silent military heroes — spouses

Posted  May 17, 2012

May is National Military Appreciation Month. Not only do people celebrate the men and women in uniform, but they also celebrate the men and women who stand behind those who serve in the U.S. military...

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Family Care Plans can ease minds of those who travel

Posted  May 17, 2012

Family Care Plans assist Soldiers in providing for their qualifying dependent family members when their duties require them to be absent from home for a temporary or an extended period of time. Soldiers who must have a valid FCP include: a pregnant Soldier with no spouse, living apart from a spouse, or is married to…

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