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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

FMWR May 31, 2012

Posted  May 31, 2012

Free movie night comes to Fort Huachuca! FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, “We Bought a Zoo,” Saturday at Warrior/Sentinel Field. The movie will start at dusk. Free popcorn, hot dogs, water and soft drinks will be provided, while supplies last. For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254. In case of inclement weather, the…

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Cavalry Heritage Day new event on FH

Posted  May 31, 2012

On Saturday, Fort Huachuca hosted the first-ever Cavalry Heritage Day at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena for mounted competitions with pistol, saber and riding demonstrations from two units.

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Chalk Talk May 31, 2012

Posted  May 31, 2012

Congratulations to everyone who was recognized for special honors during the 2011/2012 school year. This includes all who made the honor rolls, who were complimented for outstanding growth or who had excellent attendance.

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Community Briefs May 31, 2012

Posted  May 31, 2012

Teen volunteer program announced Sierra Vista’s Leisure and Library Services is accepting applications for the summer Teen Volunteer Program. Teens will perform a variety of summer volunteer jobs to include recreation, sports, clerical and aquatic volunteer positions. Volunteers are responsible for transportation to and from the assigned work location at the agreed-on hours. Volunteers for…

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Health & Safety

Mystery run promotes healthy lifestyle

Posted  May 31, 2012

Runners line up at the starting line at Fort Huachuca’s Barnes Field House and await the sound of the horn that will begin the run.

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Operation Renegade Storm hones Signal Soldiers’ skills

Posted  May 24, 2012

In the military, a unit can be deployed or called on for support at any given time. Throughout the year, numerous kinds and amounts of training are required and executed by companies, battalions and brigades.

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Survivors group assures fallen military are never forgotten

Posted  May 24, 2012

For the past seven years Gilbert Munoz of Tucson and his wife Mary have tried to cope with the death of their son, Army Capt. Gilbert Munoz, 29, who died Feb. 9, 2005, just two days after his first wedding anniversary. The Special Forces detachment commander was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group…

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Commentary

TRADOC commander sends Memorial Day, summer message

Posted  May 24, 2012

Memorial Day commemorates those who have died serving this great Nation and traditionally marks the beginning of the summer season. Holiday celebrations often center around family members, outdoor activities and the use of alcohol. Let’s celebrate responsibly and use risk management to mitigate potential hazards. As we approach the summer months, I want to focus…

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CG sends Memorial Day safety message

Posted  May 24, 2012

Memorial Day is the special day reserved to honor those citizens who have died in service to our Nation. Throughout our Nation’s history, military and civilian communities have responded to enormous challenges with great courage. Our Nation’s citizens continue to make personal sacrifices to safeguard our freedom and the freedom of others less fortunate. Thank…

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Passion, people key for mission success as JITC commander retires

Posted  May 24, 2012

Later today, the Fort Huachuca-headquartered Joint Interoperability Test Command and others will bid farewell to the commander of JITC during a relinquishment of command and retirement ceremony. Those attending U.S. Army Col. Joe Puett’s ceremony and celebrating his 30 years of service will represent dozens of different organizations, from local elected officials, the Department of…

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