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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…

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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Different countries, same training goal

Posted  September 7, 2012

If a person looks around carefully when using the Post Exchange, Commissary and other facilities on Fort Huachuca, they will note service members wearing a wider mix of uniforms than just those worn by members of the U.S. military. That is because Fort Huachuca hosts military personnel from a variety of countries around the world…

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All-Army Soccer trials underway here

Posted  September 7, 2012

Catherine Mulconrey No. 3, Sgt. Jeremy Dornbusch of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, practices a goal shot at a training session for the All-Army Soccer Team on Aug. 30. The All Army Men’s Soccer Trial Camp is underway at Fort Huachuca through Sept.22. The contest is underway on Fort Huachuca to determine which Army hopefuls will make…

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Health & Safety

Warfighters and dietary supplements — what people need to know

Posted  September 7, 2012

The most important fact to remember about dietary supplements is they are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. This has not stopped over half of american adults from taking them. In fact, according to a survey from the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 69 percent of American adults take dietary supplements. Before people say…

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Community Briefs – September 6, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Homework help for students Students in grades K-12 as well as college students can visit www.SierraVista-AZ.gov/svlibrary to get on-demand, free homework help from qualified tutors. Help is available in math, science, social studies and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available to help students in math and science. For more information, call the Sierra Vista Public…

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Labor Day Safety Message

Posted  August 30, 2012

Message from the Commanding General, United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the economic achievements of American workers. Celebrated for over a hundred years, it constitutes an annual national tribute to the contributions workers have made to strengthen our Nation’s economic…

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FPX tests FH personnel’s emergency response skills

Posted  August 30, 2012

Those in the area of Arizona and Cushing Streets earlier this week might have seen some unusual sights....

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IOC, from normal operations to crisis intervention

Posted  August 30, 2012

On any ordinary day, the ringing of telephones can be heard throughout the office of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security-run Installation Operation Center.....

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ACS helps make FH Soldiers and Families more resilient

Posted  August 30, 2012

Army Community Service on Fort Huachuca is aiming to help Soldiers and their Families to become more resilient in a not-so-physical way. ACS has been offering the resiliency training on Fort Huachuca since October 2010 for Soldiers and Department of Defense civilians. A more recent program established to help not only those in the military…

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Fort Huachuca Soldier selected to race again

Posted  August 30, 2012

One of Fort Huachuca’s own, 1st Lt. Charles “Chad” Ware, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, is at it again after being selected for the All-Army Team for the Army Ten-Miler and the Armed Forces Marathon Championship which is run in conjunction with the Marine Corps Marathon.....

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Women’s equality celebrated during two FH events

Posted  August 30, 2012

Two events were held last week on Fort Huachuca in recognition of Women’s Equality Day 2012 which actually falls on Aug. 26, but was celebrated here early.....

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