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Logistics Readiness Center provides different facets of support on post

Donald Nelson Soldiers of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion take a class in pallet building April 24 at the battalion’s motor pool. The class dealt with the logistical side of deployment the Soldiers would later experience. When it comes to providing day-to-day installation services the Logistics Readiness Center, or LRC, directs, manages and coordinates a…

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U.S. Army celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Army.mil Mr. Gonzalo Soanes, mayor of Caguas, explains how his town conducted blackouts to Lt. Col. F. Parra, Maj. Gen. Collins, and Lt. Gen. Andrews, Puerto Rico, November 1941. The U.S. Army recognizes the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. America’s diversity is a source of strength, and Hispanic Americans have not hesitated to defend…

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Are you, your Family prepared for an emergency or disaster?

J.D. Leipold Bill Newman of the Army’s Emergency Management Program at the Pentagon speaks with a Soldier about creating an emergency kit for his Family. The “Ready Army” display at the Pentagon early this month was part of September’s National Preparedness Month. WASHINGTON — Every September for the last 11 years, the Federal Emergency Management…

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Young artist helps local PD catch criminals through her work

Courtesy photo Makenzie Sargent is pictured with some of her artwork. A young woman whose parents work on Fort Huachuca is helping the Sierra Vista Police Department take a bite out of crime through her artwork. Makenzie Sargent, 18, was one of two students whose ideas were blended together to create a colorful new logo…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Special Operations is part of Army Intelligence Heritage As an intelligence sergeant assigned to Detachment A-102, 5th Special Forces Group, Sgt. 1st Class Bennie Adkins’ job was to oversee intelligence collection on the enemy’s locations and activity in his operations area. He was assigned to Special Forces Camp A Shau, near the Ho Chi Minh…


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Soldiers reminded about importance of voting

Posted  September 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day, and the Army wants Soldiers to recognize “the importance of voting, a right they have fought to defend,” said Lt. Col. Paul Amrhein, chief of Soldiers Program Branch, Human Resources Command. Success in getting the voting message out to Soldiers and their families isn’t measured by the…

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Still Missing, Not Forgotten: POW/MIA Walkathon keeps memory alive

Posted  September 27, 2012

Soldiers lined Fort Huachuca’s Warrior/Sentinel Field before dawn on Friday to honor and pay tribute to our nation’s prisoners of war and service members missing in action.

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News Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Vote absentee this week Absentee Voting Week runs today through Oct 4. Please return your voted ballot immediately upon receiving it or submit the back-up Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot. For assistance in completing an FWAB see your unit voting assistance officer or go to the installation voter assistance office located in Whitside Hall. Ditch bank…

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Wounded warriors escape to Arizona ‘Portal’

Posted  September 27, 2012

War stories abounded over the weekend of Sept. 14 – 16.....

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FMWR Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Don’t miss Fun Festival this weekend The 2012 Fun Festival is set for tomorrow – Sunday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. The City of Fun Carnival will have rides for all ages and thrill levels. The Festival will also offer food, craft and novelty vendors, and free, live entertainment all three days….

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Free entry into Chiricahua National Monument, public lands on National Public Lands Day

Posted  September 27, 2012

Chiricahua National Monument will waive entrance fees on Saturday in recognition of National Public Lands Day. National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced that all 397 national park sites will offer free entry in an effort to encourage individuals, families and communities to reconnect with nature and explore America’s great outdoors. National Public Lands Day…

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Inns, B & Bs offer free Veterans Day stays

Posted  September 27, 2012

Charleston, S.C. — Inns and Bed and Breakfasts throughout the U.S. will honor men and women who’ve served in the armed forces by offering complimentary stays on Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Inns and B&Bs across the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate in the 4th Annual B&Bs for Vets program…

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Chalk Talk – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

General Myer Elementary School General Myer School students will learn about the Six Pillars of Character this year. The Pillars of Character associated with colors are: Trustworthiness (Blue), Respect (Gold), Responsibility (Green), Fairness (Orange), Caring (Red) and Citizenship (Purple). To help students remember these core ethical values, the school staff uses the acronym TRRFCC, so…

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Community Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Cochise County Fair begins today The 88th Annual Cochise County Fair begins today with exhibits, displays, contests, 4-H competition, auction, booths, carnival and more at the Douglas Fairgrounds, 3677 N. Leslie Canyon Rd., Douglas. Gates open 10 a.m., and parking is free. See displays of livestock, plants vegetables and more in an old-fashioned fairground setting….

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Got gas? Safety tips can prevent leaks

Posted  September 20, 2012

In late August, Fort Huachuca Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a building where a child was ill. What made the youth sick was a natural gas leak from a stove in a facility on Fort Huachuca. This leak was ongoing for some time and had been previously reported but not to the proper personnel…

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