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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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Congressman, general meet, discuss past project

Posted  July 12, 2012

Congressman Ron Barber met with Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commanding general of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca last week while visiting the fort.

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Global Leadership Summit on Fort Huachuca in August

Posted  July 12, 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. For more information,…

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TRICARE information access to change

Posted  July 12, 2012

TRICARE Online, the Department of Defense patient portal, offers convenient, safe access to personal health data including allergy profile, medication profile, problem lists, encounter notes and even lab results. Users can currently access TOL using three types of accounts: MHS/iAS Username and Password; DoD Common Access Card; or DoD Self-Service Logon. CAC and Premium DS…

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Protect your home from wildfire

Posted  July 12, 2012

In part two of a four-part series running over the next few weeks, the members of the Fort Huachuca Office of Fire Prevention share information on how to protect the home inside and out during a wild fire.

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Motorcyclists should secure vehicles carefully

Posted  July 12, 2012

Since April, Sierra Vista Police have been seeing an increase in motorcycle thefts. As of Tuesday, 16 motorcycle thefts have been confirmed. SVPD officers ask that owners take extra precautions, such as using existing fork locks, disc locks (which can be purchased at any motorcycle dealership) and chain locks which can be purchased at any…

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IWATCH program designed to mitigate terrorism

Posted  July 12, 2012

If you see something suspicious on post, the Directorate of Emergency Services doesn’t want you to call Ghostbusters; they want you to call Fort Huachuca’s IWATCH hotline.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history July 12, 2012

Posted  July 12, 2012

As the newly formed Military Intelligence Division expanded with the American Expeditionary Forces, the biggest problem it faced was in finding qualified officers to build up and then maintain the force.

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Salutes & Awards

Fort Huachuca spouse receives Warriors® Courageous Caregiver Award

Posted  July 12, 2012

Noemy Hall first noticed a change in her husband Sgt. Richard Hall’s behavior in early 2008. It started with irregular speech patterns...

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TRADOC leaders discuss future fight, way ahead with 21st century training

Posted  July 12, 2012

A focus on revitalizing home station training and incorporating more challenging leader development are two components set to earmark the Army’s way ahead for the fighting force and 21st century training.

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Two 717th MI Battalion Soldiers grab top grad honors

Posted  July 12, 2012

Two 717th Military Intelligence Battalion Soldiers led the way by garnering top academic honors in the Noncommissioned Officers Academy Warrior Leader Course. Sgt. James Kirscht, a signals intelligence analyst/reporter, was the Distinguished Honor Graduate and Spc. Scott Bilich, a technical leader/signals intelligence analyst, was the Honor Graduate for WLC Class 09-12, a 26-day course that…

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