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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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FH alcohol offenses on the decline

Posted  August 23, 2012

Heading into the fourth quarter, the Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, staff has been reviewing the high risk behavior data for the current year. Currently there has been a steady decline over each quarter with detection of alcohol offenses amongst Soldiers. For the first through third quarter there have been 24, 19, and 16…

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News Briefs – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 2012

City Council early ballots deadline Three Sierra Vista City Council positions are on this year’s ballot. Registered City voters will have an opportunity to select from six candidates vying for three council seats. Candidates receiving more than 50 percent of the vote in the primary election will be automatically elected. Residents who vote early must…

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FMWR – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 2012

Tournament coming up at Desert Lanes Desert Lanes Bowling Center will host a “king of the hill” tournament beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. The tournament is open to all United States Bowling Congress members, and the cost is $45 per person. For more information or to sign up, call 533.2849. Go tubing on the Salt…

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U.S. Army Soldier Show comes to town

Posted  August 23, 2012

The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show visited Sierra Vista this week, performing three times before a crowded auditorium....

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Community Briefs – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 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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FH part of 90-country Global Leadership Summit

Posted  August 16, 2012

When an audience gathered at Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel on Aug. 9 and 10, they temporarily became a small part of a large collective, sharing a common goal...

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NETCOM general passes reins, new commander takes charge

Posted  August 16, 2012

On a field made green by the summer monsoons, under a blue Southern Arizona sky and in front of our nation’s flag flying in the early morning breeze, Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command to Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn in a ceremony Aug. 9 here at Brown Parade Field...

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Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

Posted  August 16, 2012

WASHINGTON — All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, in a recent statement. “[This behavior] undermines our values, tarnishes our profession and erodes the trust that bonds us,” Dempsey said. A recent letter…

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Army CID wants more Soldiers as special agents

Posted  August 16, 2012

QUANTICO, Va. — The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is looking for qualified applicants to become highly-trained criminal investigators. Special agents within Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are responsible for investigating numerous types of felony-level crimes, conducting protective-service operations, and working with other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies…

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Effective NCOs are responsible, earn trust, know their Soldiers

Posted  August 16, 2012

During Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler’s recent visit to Fort Huachuca, several issues surfaced. The foremost issue is the Army’s lack of noncommissioned officers embodying discipline, leadership and holding Soldiers accountable for their actions. Since combat operations began in 2001, leadership started to suffer. Current leaders say they are focused on preparing for…

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