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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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Pararescuemen jump in, train at Fort Huachuca

Posted  August 9, 2012

The 48th Rescue Squadron from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base conducted training jumps last week at Fort Huachuca’s East Range.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

In August 1994, the 718th Military Intelligence Group (Provisional) assumed control of Bad Aibling Station in Germany. The field station was located 35 miles southeast of Munich, close to the Bavarian Alps.

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During emergencies, FH can provide mass warnings, notifications

Posted  August 9, 2012

Mass warning and notification systems play an important role on military installations.

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News Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 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 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

U of A Football returns to Fort Huachuca The University of Arizona Wildcat Football Team will hold pre-season practice at Fort Huachuca. The practices are free and open to the public. Practices are set for: today at 8:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.; tomorrow at 8 a.m.; and Saturday at 8:30 a.m., all at Warrior/Sentinel Field…

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MWR Rents offers a variety of services

Posted  August 9, 2012

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Rents offers Soldiers and other military affiliated personnel the chance to do something different with their days off.

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Soldier, Army spouse garner gold at summer Olympic games

Posted  August 9, 2012

An Army Soldier became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men’s skeet in London, and while her husband watched from his computer monitor, his spouse medaled with a gold in a rifle event. In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold…

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Community Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

Annual Tombstone Vigilante Days set Tombstone will celebrate their Annual Vigilante Days Friday – Sunday on Historic Allen Street. The Tombstone Vigilantes, the oldest performing gunfighting reenactment group in Arizona, will perform various gunfighting skits all weekend along with several out-of-town groups. The Vigilante Days Chili Cook Off will take place on Saturday, and the…

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They’re baaack! Drive safely

Posted  August 9, 2012

Drivers should heed posted limits, be especially careful when passing pedestrians and give right-of-way to foot traffic, especially to people...

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Civilian Welfare Fund Council, role

Posted  August 9, 2012

The Civilian Welfare Fund Council governs the operations of the Civilian Welfare Fund and provides morale and recreation activities and services to all federal civilian employees at Fort Huachuca, in accordance with provisions of AR 215-7 and any other applicable regulations or directives. CWFC sponsors discounted activities such as Cinemark movies, sporting events, theatrical shows,…

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