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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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Post Exchange undergoes on-site inspection

Posted  July 5, 2012

The senior enlisted advisor for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service visited Fort Huachuca for the first time June 27 – Friday. During his visit, U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson toured the Exchange...

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NETCOM deputy commanding general departs

Posted  July 5, 2012

Members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command bid farewell to Brig. Gen Frederick Henry, deputy commanding general, in a retreat ceremony June 28, in front of Greely Hall on Fort Huachuca.

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Synthetic designer drugs — are they here to stay?

Posted  July 5, 2012

Synthetic designer drugs — are they here to stay? Yes, it seems they are! Many have heard about the man-made drugs, Spice and Bath Salts, but how much do people really know about these relatively new synthetic products?

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Program puts claims just one click away

Posted  July 5, 2012

Personnel claims allow Soldiers and Army civilian employees to be compensated for property loss and damage sustained during a move.

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Avoid tickborne diseases in Arizona

Posted  July 5, 2012

Tick season in Arizona is almost year-round due to the warm climate. Due to a mild winter and warmer-than-usual spring, this year’s tick population will likely be higher than usual.

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Army, TRADOC to provide more credentialing opportunities for Soldiers

Posted  July 5, 2012

The Army’s Training and Doctrine Command is working to increase opportunities for Soldiers to receive civilian credentialing for attending military schools.

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HT-JCOE auditorium named for MI general

Posted  July 5, 2012

Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, event host; 1st Lt. William Fastenau, son of Brig. Gen. Richard Ellis for whom the auditorium was memorialized…

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Study could help reduce traffic congestion

Posted  July 5, 2012

The city of Sierra Vista will be partnering with Fort Huachuca and other local employers to conduct a transportation efficiency study later this month. The city applied for special funding, a grant from the Arizona Department of Transportation and was awarded the money to start the research in May. “The reason for the study is…

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News Briefs – July 5, 2012

Posted  July 5, 2012

Fire danger level closes canyons These next few weeks are historically the hottest of the year. Based on fuel moisture and indices, the Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista Ranger District, is at the “Extreme” fire danger level, hence Fort Huachuca also moved its posture to “Extreme.” Therefore all Fort Huachuca Canyons are closed. For more…

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FMWR – July 5, 2012

Posted  July 5, 2012

Public invited to UFC match Murr Community Center invites everyone to come and watch the Ultimate Fighting Championship match, Silva vs. Sonnen, Saturday. Doors open at 3 p.m. Admission is free. A pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available, and the Café will be open. For more information, call 533.2404.   TMAC will host Zumba party/Latin…

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