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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 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 2012

DoD food drive announced The Department of Defense is supporting the Office of Personnel Management’s fourth annual “Feds Feed Families” Food Drive through August, with a goal of 1.5 million pounds. This food drive is a voluntary opportunity to give back to the communities in which employees live, work and train. The primary objective is…

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FMWR – August 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 2012

Play ‘Minute to Win It’ at Murr CC Murr Community Center will host a “Minute to Win It” game night starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Patrons 18 and older are welcome. A pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. For more information, call 533.2404. Soldier Show set for August 19, 20 The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier…

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Community Briefs – August 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 2012

Homework help for students Students in grades K-12 as well as college students can visit www.SierraVistaAZ.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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Arizona’s first net-zero school dedicated on FH

Posted  August 9, 2012

On Friday, the Fort Huachuca and local communities gathered to dedicate and cut the ribbon at the new Colonel Smith Middle School.

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You posted WHAT on Facebook?

Posted  August 9, 2012

The 2012 Presidential election is less than 90 days away. Political perspectives and opinions are running at a fevered pitch, and many people are more than willing to express their opinions in public.

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Dental Activity commanders change

Posted  August 9, 2012

U.S. Army Dental Activity, Fort Huachuca, has a new leader following a change of command ceremony on historic Brown Parade Field Friday...

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FH, SV bid MI Hall of Fame Soldier, friend ‘goodbye’

Posted  August 9, 2012

A crowd of several hundred gathered at the Main Post Chapel to honor the life and accomplishments of retired Brig. Gen. Roy “Bud” Strom.

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Enter SVPL’s poetry contest

Posted  August 9, 2012

The Sierra Vista Public Library invites everyone to try out their poetry writing skills and share their poems with the community. The annual Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Vista Public Library, is back in the month of September.

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Publish non-profit event information

Posted  August 9, 2012

BRIEFS: All “briefs” announcing news or community events should be submitted by noon, Thursday, the week before publication of the following Thursday’s “Scout.” Under Army regulations, the “Scout” cannot advertise or promote fundraisers, even for non-profit groups.

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It starts with ‘one’

Posted  August 9, 2012

It starts with just one person, speaking out, to make a phenomenal difference. One of the most effective ways to voice concerns and affect change is through Army Family Action Plan.

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