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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…

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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets MLK Birthday holiday hours

Posted  January 19, 2013

Admin Office, Main Store Beauty Shop, Sprint Phone Center, Main Gate Baker’s Flor, JITC Baker Flor, Mini Mall Baker’s Flor, Main Branch Laundry/Dry Cleaners, Laundry/Dry Cleaners/Alterations–Military Clothing Sales, Enterprise Car Rental, Wired Coffee/RWBAHC/Greely Hall, Barber Shop Greely Hall, MCSS, Greely Hall Café, Mobils, Cochise Theater Monday: Closed Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m….

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Retirees feted, honored during their own special day

Posted  January 19, 2013

Local area retirees await the opening remarks at the Fort Huachuca Retiree Appreciation Day held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Saturday. More than 250 retirees attended Saturday’s event.             From left, Col. Iluminada Chinneth, deputy commander of Health Services, Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center; Cindy Berry, Community Health…

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Health & Safety

Take care of self, family during flu season

Posted  January 19, 2013

The flu season is here and there has been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with Influenza, especially on the East Coast of the United States. Locally, the majority of the patients who have presented to Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, or RWBAHC, are younger children and adults who have not received…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: January 18, 2012

Posted  January 19, 2013

While sources disagree on the exact date, when young Lothar Witzke crossed the international border into Nogales, Ariz., on January 18, 1918 carrying a Russian passport, he was already well-known to the Military Intelligence Division, or MID.

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DISA CSM retires, shares experience, advice

Posted  January 19, 2013

Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr. and others bid farewell to Army Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Manley, former DISA senior enlisted advisor, or SEA, after 35 years of service to the nation.

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Fort achieves new record for water savings in 2012

Posted  January 19, 2013

Calendar year 2012 water pumpage (986 acre-feet) is a new record for water savings on Fort Huachuca and is the lowest water usage year beating the previous low water use record set in 2011. The water pumpage for December 2012 was 26,471,000 gallons, or 81 acre-feet, and is equivalent to 0.869 million gallons per day….

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How are those resolutions coming?

Posted  January 19, 2013

Have you checked everything — or anything off that ‘to do’ list of home maintenance and repair projects? Do you have everything ready to plant your spring garden? ¿Cómo van esas lecciones de Espanola? Having trouble finding a good book to read each week? If those New Year’s resolutions have stalled, the Sierra Vista Public…

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Martin Luther King, Jr., remembered, honored

Posted  January 19, 2013

The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center with a guest speaker, musical entertainment and traditional food sampling.

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Events

Community Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Scout delivery date has changed “The Fort Huachuca Scout” newspaper delivery date has changed from Thursday to Friday, and readers are now receiving their weekly paper one day later. A reader benefit – the Scout staff will better be able to cover important weekday events and bring post-event articles to readers in a more timely…

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FMWR Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

FAP schedules new classes The Family Advocacy Program at Army Community Service will offer several new classes, on these dates and topics: Tuesdays from 1 – 2 p.m., join them for a one-hour discussion on healthy alternatives for domestic violence; Wednesdays at noon they will hold a 45-minute “mindfulness” session, designed to increase attention and…

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