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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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Events

Community Briefs – July 26, 2012

Posted  July 26, 2012

Theater company holds auditions The Illegitimate Theater Company, Inc. will conduct auditions for their upcoming fall production of Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Auditions will be held at Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca tonight, Saturday and Sunday. All auditions will be at 6 p.m. except for Saturday which will be held at 2 p.m….

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Festival’s birdy beginnings now extend to area wildlife

Posted  July 26, 2012

Within just over two decades, the 21st Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival has evolved from a small, local event to one of the top nature events in the country. Southwest Wings draws people from all over the United States and Canada. The 50 free programs offered this year cover not just birding topics but…

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111th MI Bde. welcomes new commander, bids farewell to outgoing

Posted  July 19, 2012

Col. Angelia Farnell handed over command of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade to Col. Richard Monnard at a change of command ceremony Friday on Chaffee Parade Field here.

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Veterans

92nd Infantry Division officer revisits Fort Huachuca

Posted  July 19, 2012

Retired Army Capt. Joseph Hairston, one of the first black officers commissioned to serve with the 92nd Infantry Division after its reactivation in 1942, made a surprise visit to the Fort Huachuca...

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Health & Safety

Local incident Monday showcases monsoon’s danger

Posted  July 19, 2012

On Monday, Cochise County sheriff’s deputies reported to a request for help from an injured man who knocked at a local resident’s door. The man said he was with some friends at the lower Carr Canyon campground outside of Sierra Vista when he went into the stream with a female friend. A wall of water…

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VA grants will aid homeless veterans

Posted  July 19, 2012

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is awarding nearly $100 million in grants that will help approximately 42,000 homeless and at-risk veterans and their families, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki announced. The grants are going to 151 community agencies in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, according to a…

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Salutes & Awards

Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award

Posted  July 19, 2012

In 2009, the President established the Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award to seek cost-cutting ideas directly from federal employees. Over the past three years federal employees have submitted more than 75,000 ideas, and those ideas are having an impact. Already, agencies are saving hundreds of millions of dollars, rooting out redundancy and waste, and…

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Global Leadership Summit on FH in August

Posted  July 19, 2012

The Religious Support Office will host its second Global Leadership Summit, Aug. 9 – 10, on Fort Huachuca at the Main Post Chapel. The Chapel community will provide scholarships for 200 attendees so there will be no cost to attend. Soldiers, Family members and Department of Defense workers and contractors are invited. Child watchcare will…

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Counselings equal road map for success

Posted  July 19, 2012

Professional development and mentoring help the Army develop Soldiers who are not only proficient in their military occupational specialties but who are also successful leaders and mentors.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history July 19, 2012

Posted  July 19, 2012

The 23rd Special Warfare Aviation Detachment was activated at Fort Bragg, N.C. in March 1962. It added the name “Warriors” to its...

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