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Mike Williams Health & Safety

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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Health & Safety

Survival is possible when wildfires occur — learn how

Posted  July 19, 2012

In part three of a four-part series on wildfire preparation and survival, the Fort Huachuca Office of Fire Prevention provides information on what to do if you are unable to evacuate in time, happen to get caught...

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World Class Athlete Program mission: Win the Olympics

Posted  July 19, 2012

Service members have participated in the Olympics since 1896 as athletes and as coaches in both the summer and winter games.

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News Briefs – July 19, 2012

Posted  July 19, 2012

Range closures announced Today: B, C, D, K, L, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z Friday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, M, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z Saturday: M, P1, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: M, P1, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: M, P1, U,…

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FMWR – July 19, 2012

Posted  July 19, 2012

MCT performance sent for Saturday The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Secret Garden” will be presented Saturday, 7 p.m. at the Johnston Elementary School Cafeteria. More than 50 local students will perform in the production, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 533.4823.   Free movie will return Saturday…

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MVC Summer Bash brings fun to Fort Huachuca

Posted  July 19, 2012

When one thinks of ‘summertime’ images of picnics, food, fun, visiting with neighbors, block parties and county fairs come to mind. However...

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Community Briefs – July 19, 2012

Posted  July 19, 2012

See concerts in Sierra Vista park The Desert Swing Combo will perform at 6:30 p.m. tonight in Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista at the Centennial Pavilion. There is no admission. For information, call 417.6960 or 458.7922.   Attend harvesting classes At the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market today, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Bisbee…

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NWTF banquet promotes conservation management, responsible hunting

Posted  July 19, 2012

Gary Sopher poses with a Gould’s Turkey he took legally during a hunt using a compound bow. The Huachuca Gould’s Chapter, National Wild Turkey Federation, invites everyone...

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Army

40th ESB Soldiers return from Honduras deployment

Posted  July 12, 2012

As the oversized Mountain View charter bus pulled up to Fort Huachuca’s Murr Community Center, a line of high-ranking leaders from the 11th Tactical Theater Signal Brigade and 40th Expeditionary Signal...

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U.S.-Afghanistan alliance important to DOD, spokesman says

Posted  July 12, 2012

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government’s designation of Afghanistan as a major non-NATO ally is “extremely important” to the Defense Department, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Monday. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the designation Saturday after meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in the Afghan capital of Kabul. It is intended to provide a…

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NSA chief: Cyber world presents opportunities, challenges

Posted  July 12, 2012

WASHINGTON — Technology has opened tremendous opportunities for the world, but also poses tremendous challenges for those who work to ensure access to cyberspace, the director of the National Security Agency said here yesterday. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, who also commands U.S. Cyber Command, told participants in an American Enterprise Institute seminar titled “Cybersecurity and…

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