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Jolene Cooper, MVC Local

Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

Gary Sheftick U.S.

Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

European Theater Intelligence School opened in Obermmergau Command History Office photos A German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items. Sometimes, however, those items come with little background and many questions. This article covers one of those history…

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Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

Kevin O’Brien, DOD Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.


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Community Briefs June 13, 2014

Posted  June 13, 2014

Huachuca Astronomy Club to meet The Huachuca Astronomy Club will meet today, 7 p.m., in the Community Room, Student Union Building, Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave., Sierra Vista. The guest speaker, Wayne Johnson, will speak on “Supernova Hunting for Fun, not Profit.” He will discuss what causes a star to explode and become a…

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Carr House offers cool escape, free programs

Posted  June 13, 2014

Nestled near the base of the Huachuca Mountains in picturesque Carr Canyon lies a small stone building.

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FMWR Briefs – June 13, 2014

Posted  June 13, 2014

Free movie night set for Saturday FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, “The Monuments Men,” 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 520.678.4446 or 520.266.0254. Army 10-Miler qualifying races set The second qualifying…

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News Briefs June 13, 2014

Posted  June 13, 2014

Army releases new children’s e-book In celebration of the Army’s 239th birthday, the Army announced Tuesday the release of a children’s electronic book titled, “Happy Birthday U.S. Army!” which is now available online. The “Happy Birthday U.S. Army!” e-book is free and available now for download at the Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation…

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Career Technical Training Track — what’s in it for you

Posted  June 13, 2014

Beginning a new career as a Civilian employee when leaving the military can be filled with exciting opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. In order to succeed, one must be ready to take the time required to manage all aspects of a new career. As part of the enhanced Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success)…

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Staff Sgt. Jason Robertson, U.S. Air Force
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Air Force: Hurricane Hunters fly first storm reconnaissance mission of season

Posted  June 13, 2014

The Hurricane Hunters of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron flew to the southwest quadrant of the Gulf of Mexico June 6 to gather weather data in their first storm reconnaissance mission of the 2014 Atlantic basin hurricane season.

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Marines: Officers train with unmanned bird

Posted  June 13, 2014

Courtesy photo Albert Edge, center, Training and Logistics Support Activity instructor with Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems, demonstrates the RQ-11B Raven small UAS ground control station to Marine Corps officer school instructors who were completing a two-week Raven operator certification course at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, in May. NAVAL AIR…

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Local

Surveys everywhere — take SV Public Library’s too

Posted  June 13, 2014

Today it seems almost every business wants people to take a survey rating their experience with it. Sometimes I ignore the surveys, but often I fill them out because I know from my own situation why they are so important. Surveys are my topic this month because I have one for people to fill out,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  June 13, 2014

William Friedman – master code-breaker Property of U.S. Army William Friedman, a pioneer in the field of Army cryptanalysis, is shown in this 1950s photo. In 1933, an American businessman paid $100,000 for the North American rights to a German-made cipher machine invented in 1924. The machine was touted by its inventor as absolutely indecipherable….

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Health & Safety

Swim, tube, boat safely by following water activity guidelines

Posted  June 13, 2014

It’s enjoyable to spend an afternoon at the lake or poolside, especially in the desert heat. According to the Red Cross, swimming is the most popular summer activity. Safely enjoy the pool, tubing down the river, boating on the lake or other water activity. Swim only in designated areas supervised by lifeguards and always use…

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