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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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All-Army Soccer trials underway here

Posted  September 7, 2012

Catherine Mulconrey No. 3, Sgt. Jeremy Dornbusch of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, practices a goal shot at a training session for the All-Army Soccer Team on Aug. 30. The All Army Men’s Soccer Trial Camp is underway at Fort Huachuca through Sept.22. The contest is underway on Fort Huachuca to determine which Army hopefuls will make…

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Warfighters and dietary supplements — what people need to know

Posted  September 7, 2012

The most important fact to remember about dietary supplements is they are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. This has not stopped over half of american adults from taking them. In fact, according to a survey from the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 69 percent of American adults take dietary supplements. Before people say…

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Community Briefs – September 6, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Homework help for students Students in grades K-12 as well as college students can visit www.SierraVista-AZ.gov/svlibrary to get on-demand, free homework help from qualified tutors. Help is available in math, science, social studies and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available to help students in math and science. For more information, call the Sierra Vista Public…

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Labor Day Safety Message

Posted  August 30, 2012

Message from the Commanding General, United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the economic achievements of American workers. Celebrated for over a hundred years, it constitutes an annual national tribute to the contributions workers have made to strengthen our Nation’s economic…

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FPX tests FH personnel’s emergency response skills

Posted  August 30, 2012

Those in the area of Arizona and Cushing Streets earlier this week might have seen some unusual sights....

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IOC, from normal operations to crisis intervention

Posted  August 30, 2012

On any ordinary day, the ringing of telephones can be heard throughout the office of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security-run Installation Operation Center.....

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ACS helps make FH Soldiers and Families more resilient

Posted  August 30, 2012

Army Community Service on Fort Huachuca is aiming to help Soldiers and their Families to become more resilient in a not-so-physical way. ACS has been offering the resiliency training on Fort Huachuca since October 2010 for Soldiers and Department of Defense civilians. A more recent program established to help not only those in the military…

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Fort Huachuca Soldier selected to race again

Posted  August 30, 2012

One of Fort Huachuca’s own, 1st Lt. Charles “Chad” Ware, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, is at it again after being selected for the All-Army Team for the Army Ten-Miler and the Armed Forces Marathon Championship which is run in conjunction with the Marine Corps Marathon.....

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Women’s equality celebrated during two FH events

Posted  August 30, 2012

Two events were held last week on Fort Huachuca in recognition of Women’s Equality Day 2012 which actually falls on Aug. 26, but was celebrated here early.....

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“Lucki” leads way in march to women’s equality

Posted  August 30, 2012

In the 1960s, when women in the United States sought the ever-elusive proverbial voice, there was one woman in a jungle crying out to be heard.....

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