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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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Steelhead Triathlon — three times the challenge, three times the fun

Posted  June 14, 2012

Sleeping in was not an option for those participating in the Steelhead Triathlon Saturday, 6 a.m. at Irwin Pool. As the sun rose, so did they — preparing bikes, lacing running shoes and fastening goggles.

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Community Briefs June 14, 2012

Posted  June 14, 2012

Nominate veteran for special honors The Second Annual Independence Day Music Festival, Tues., July 3, at Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, will honor five veterans for their service. The public is invited to nominate a member of the military, someone they believe to be extraordinary in their service to this country. Nomination deadline is Friday. Nomination…

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Wrestlers entertain in squared circle

Posted  June 14, 2012

Wrestler Val Venis (left) applies a submission hold to Bob Holly during the main event of International Championship Wrestling at Eifler Fitness Center, Saturday. Holly rebounded to the delight of the crowd and pinned Venis 1-2-3 in the center of the ring after hitting his finishing move, the Alabama Slammer. The free event was sponsored…

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Salutes & Awards

Noncommissioned officers, top dogs honored in ceremony

Posted  June 7, 2012

Marking the transition of a Soldier to the Noncommissioned Officer Corps is a time-honored Army tradition. A ceremony at Fort Huachuca’s Cochise Theater May 31 had a modern twist. In addition to seven...

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America’s Army – not growing old; growing STRONG!

Posted  June 7, 2012

Two hundred and thirty-seven years ago, the United States Army was established to defend our fledgling Nation and secure our independence. Since then, our Soldiers have valiantly fought at home and abroad, renewing the indomitable spirit of America’s Army, as it safeguards freedom for both our…

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Army scientists energize battery research

Posted  June 7, 2012

ADELPHI, Md. — Army scientists are squeezing more power from batteries by developing new methods and materials with incredible results. “Our battery group has recently developed some new materials that could potentially increase…

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Soldiers, families reunited after year-long absence

Posted  June 7, 2012

A small unit of the 2nd-13th Aviation Regiment, based out of Fort Huachuca’s Black Tower, returned to their families on Friday following a year-long deployment. Members of the Quick Reaction Capability...

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Military Intelligence — this week in history, June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

“Few events in world history can rival in magnitude the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Within 25 days after the initial assault on June 6, one million men and more than 560, 000 tons of supply were...

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Museum installs new visitor exhibit

Posted  June 7, 2012

Exhibit Specialist Martin Matin ensures process measurements are taken and panels are properly leveled for the Fort Huachuca Museum’s new displays. The exhibits will focus on the history of Southeast Arizona leading to the founding of Fort Huachuca. Renovation of the museum’s main gallery began on May 7…

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Rental agreements — SCRA protects Soldiers

Posted  June 7, 2012

Soldiers often find they have to move out of rental property sooner than expected due to reassignment, deployment, or other military-related relocation events. This can be a strain on the wallet because most leases include extra fees for early termination. However, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act…

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