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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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Get military free access pass to national parks, other public lands

Posted  May 17, 2012

YORKTOWN, Va. — As part of the Joining Forces initiative to support our nation’s service members and their families, several U.S. government agencies announced an annual pass to active duty service members and their dependents, granting free access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges…

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Renovations bring new feel to sports complex

Posted  May 17, 2012

Leslie Woods, chief, sports, fitness and aquatics division explains a new piece of equipment recently installed in Barnes Field House. The flying pull-up bar acts as reverse monkey bars, and users climb up and down them instead of across. The facilities at Eifler Fitness Center and Barnes Field House…

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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Festival honors and celebrates diversity

Posted  May 17, 2012

Sweet, salty smells of Asian cuisine, graceful movements of pacific island dancers and proud cries of Taekwondo students were featured at Tuesday’s Asian-Pacific Heritage Festival at the Thunder Mountain...

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News Briefs May 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 2012

Increased fire danger leads to fire restrictions In conjunction with the Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista District, the Fort Huachuca fire danger level is now “Very High”. No open fires and no smoking outside vehicles are permitted in all Fort Huachuca canyons and mountains. All smoking materials must be extinguished in vehicle ashtrays. Do not…

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FMWR May 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 2012

Register youth for summer activities Registration for the SKIESUnlimited “Exploring Summer Fun” programs is going on now for all classes. Classes include: horse camp, arts and crafts camps, piano camp, learn-to-swim, a babysitter course, including first aid and CPR, learn to sew, gymnastics camp, cheerleading camp, plus academic classes such as creative writing, college prep…

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Featured Comicon author calls FH ‘home’

Posted  May 17, 2012

Just like out of a comic book, writer Jeffrey Mariotte not only writes novels and comic books but also works locally on Fort Huachuca...

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Community Briefs May 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 2012

Teen volunteer program planned Sierra Vista’s Leisure and Library Services is accepting applications for the summer Teen Volunteer Program. Teens will perform a variety of summer volunteer jobs to include recreation, sports, clerical and aquatic volunteer positions. Volunteers are responsible for transportation to and from the assigned work location at the agreed-on hours. Volunteers for…

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Chalk Talk May 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 2012

General Myer Elementary School Ms. Akers’ 4th grade class went on a field trip to the National Parks Service’s Coronado National Memorial in Hereford. They relived the meeting between Spanish conquistador Francisco Vásquez de Coronado and the Zuni Tribe. During the meeting, they dressed up as explorers and Zuni tribesmen and got to experience what…

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Commissary parking lot construction underway

Posted  May 10, 2012

Demolition of the first half of the commissary parking lot construction project began Monday. The project is estimated to be completed by September. The Commissary is getting a new parking lot which will not only better help serve store patrons, but will also be environmentally...

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted  May 10, 2012

This May, our Army will observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s national campaign to keep riders safe on our nation’s highways. The increasing number of registered motorcycles on Army installations shows more and more Soldiers are discovering the freedom and excitement of riding. This hobby comes with…

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