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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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News Briefs – August 30, 2012

Posted  August 30, 2012

Get out and vote! Voting is a constitutional right that American citizens 18 years and older can freely exercise. The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act covers all active-duty members of the uniformed services and their families and assists them in exercising their right to vote. For more information go to: Fort Huachuca Voter…

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FMWR – August 30, 2012

Posted  August 30, 2012

AA Men’s Soccer now at FH All Army Men’s Soccer Trial Camp is underway at Fort Huachuca through Sept. 22. Practices are free and open to the public, and will be held at Bujalski Field, next to Barnes Field House from 9 – 11 a.m. and 7 – 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. Scrimmages against…

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B Troop to help Fort Bowie celebrate anniversary

Posted  August 30, 2012

On Saturday, B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will join the National Park Service is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Fort Bowie....

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EPG enters winner’s circle

Posted  August 30, 2012

Team U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground won the 2012 Commander’s Cup as a result of the combined effort of the government and contractor workforce.....

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Army musicians demonstrate instruments for Smith MS students

Posted  August 30, 2012

School is in session at Colonel Smith Middle School on Fort Huachuca, and for first-year band students that means selecting what instrument they will play. On Aug. 22, the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps Band came to the school to help them make their decisions. The MI Corps Band, stationed on Fort Huachuca, sent 11…

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Community Briefs – August 30, 2012

Posted  August 30, 2012

Gunfighter’s rendevous planned Gunfighting groups will compete for honors as being the “best” gunfighting group at Tombstone’s Annual Rendezvous of the Gunfighters, Saturday — Monday. All competition takes place at the “O.K. Corral” located on Allen Street. Scheduled to appear for this year’s event is Old West Thunder from El Paso, Texas, the Arizona Gunfighters…

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New school students here need not go it alone

Posted  August 23, 2012

Moving to a new post provides military families the opportunity to explore another part of the country or the world, to meet new friends, and to advance professional development. But there is one segment of the military population who often view moving as a cause for concern — students.

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15W UAS operators learn ground, flight skills on FH

Posted  August 23, 2012

Typically, Fort Huachuca enjoys more than 300 days a year of favorable unmanned aircraft systems flying weather due to the sunshine in its arid desert location....

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Future system to streamline Army HR and Soldier pay

Posted  August 23, 2012

An Army Human Resources system is currently under development and targeted to improve the way the force manages Soldiers’ information and Soldier pay...

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New program aims to better help troops transition to civilian life

Posted  August 23, 2012

The Defense Department is conducting pilot classes of a new program designed to better prepare service members transitioning out of the military to civilian life....

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