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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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All-Army Soccer team coming together on Fort Huachuca

Posted  September 13, 2012

After a week of scrimmages and two-a-days, the All-Army Soccer Trial Camp, currently underway on Fort Huachuca, is one step closer to formation of the ultimate All-Army Soccer Team for 2012. Twenty-seven Soldiers were here when tryouts began, but now cuts have been made leaving only 20 as of last week. “We still have two…

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Community Briefs – September 13, 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Buena Band concert tonight The Buena Show Band will hold a concert tonight at 7 p.m. in the Buena Performing Arts Center, Buena High School, 5225 Buena School Blvd., Sierra Vista. This year’s musical theme is “It’s All about the Swing.” Tickets are $5 and are available at the door. Bisbee Blues Festival Saturday The…

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Personal attention defines post’s support for spouses

Posted  September 7, 2012

Annette Quiroz, an Army spouse, advises other spouses, “If you want to know information, the way to do it is either to get involved [in a unit] or to get out there and find out.”

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Chaplain sends parting thoughts to a beloved community

Posted  September 7, 2012

Success is not something you put in your hip pocket. Success is something that must be earned every day. It is one thing to take ground. It is another thing to hold the ground you seized.

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War veteran receives Bronze Star for service

Posted  September 7, 2012

Natalie Lakosil Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams (left) Network Enterprise Technology Command command sergeant major congratulates retired U.S. Army Capt. Richard Cooksley after he received the Bronze Star on Tuesday in Fitch Auditorium. It’s been more than 50 years in coming, but U.S. Army retired Capt. Richard Cooksey was officially presented with a Bronze Star…

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted  September 7, 2012

This month marks the ninths annual commemoration of National Preparedness Month. This commemoration encourages Army leaders, Soldiers, their Families and civilians to prepare for all hazards — emergencies at home, work and throughout the community.  The event is a U.S. Army-wide, month-long effort hosted by the Ready Army Campaign encouraging individuals, organizations and households to prepare…

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Suicide prevention: A healthy force is a ready force

Posted  September 7, 2012

WASHINGTON — The Army has designated September as Suicide Prevention Month and joins the nation in observing National Suicide Prevention Week, next week, and World Suicide Prevention Day, Monday. The Army will expand its observance with events occurring during the entire month of September, focusing efforts on total Army family well-being, resilience, stigma reduction and…

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Cash advance loans — worth the quick fix?

Posted  September 7, 2012

A Soldier is short on cash and needs money known as a “deferred presentment service” to obtain that “quick fix”. What people may not realize is that this “quick fix” comes at a high cost. Someone pays for the convenience of having money on hand when they don’t have any money in their bank account….

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

Posted  September 7, 2012

Use resources to help prevent a needless death The longest war in America’s history has stressed and strained service members like perhaps no other conflict.  The psychological toll, and especially the soaring suicide rate, have caught the attention of the media, the public and leaders at the highest levels. Any suicide is one too many….

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News Briefs – September 7, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Debt collection notice This is a debt collection notice for Pvt. Christopher J. Perez. All services under Perez’s name should be put on hold. All those with debts to be collected under the name of Perez or for information regarding collection, call 1st Lt. Wylie Bullock Jr., 533.5862. SVPD traffic enforcement campaign This month, the…

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