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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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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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Explore Old Post Cemetery

Posted  July 5, 2012

Many people think they have to travel far from home to get away and explore, but there’s a lot to do in the Sierra Vista area. The ‘staycation’ is a trend that became popular when gas prices began their dramatic rise — taking vacations that require no travel except for day trips to destinations close to home.

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Eagles concert wraps up MI anniversary events

Posted  July 5, 2012

On a warm summer evening, on a trip down a dark desert highway, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation presented “Hotel California — A Salute to the Eagles” at Barnes Field House...

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Community Briefs – July 5, 2012

Posted  July 5, 2012

Prescott museum joins Blue Star Museums  Sharlot Hall Museum has joined the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. The program is a partnership involving the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums…

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New school prepares for August opening

Posted  July 5, 2012

Megan Brown, project engineer for Turner; Tony Wall, founder 3W Management; and Colonel Smith Middle School Principal Robert Henderson inspect a table at the new school this week.

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Change of command brings in new USAG commander

Posted  June 28, 2012

It was a bittersweet moment as one commander said his goodbyes and another was welcomed by the crowd that gathered on historic Brown Parade Field early Tuesday morning. Col. Timothy Faulkner...

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Army Reserve Soldiers conduct QLLEX at Fort Huachuca

Posted  June 28, 2012

Army Reserve Soldiers are giving Defense Logistics Agency civilian contractors a break throughout the U.S. from San Pedro, Calif., to Fort Bragg, N.C., and points in between. More than 370 Army Reserve...

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Celebrating our Nation’s birthday; Army Safe is Army Strong!

Posted  June 28, 2012

In 1776, our forefathers banded together to begin an experiment in democracy that few predicted would evolve into our Nation today. Through the 236 years since, American Soldiers have selflessly and courageously defended our liberties.

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