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Mike Williams Health & Safety

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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Veterans

Attend conference, update paperwork

Posted  April 26, 2012

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras.)  Support Arizona’s women veterans The Arizona Department of Veteran Services hosts its Fourth Annual Arizona Military Women’s Conference on June 16 at the El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium, 552 N. 40th Street, Phoenix. Free for women…

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Army

Military Intelligence — this week in history April 26, 2012

Posted  April 26, 2012

‘MI Relook’ changed design of MI force April 27, 1993 The intelligence and electronic warfare organizations that contributed to the overwhelming victory in Operation Desert Storm were envisioned and built during the 1980s. Through enlightened efforts such as the Army Intelligence Master Plan, the Army designed, developed, integrated, tested, and fielded these MI organizations and…

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Veterans finally recognized, laid to rest

Posted  April 26, 2012

The feelings in the air were mixed — it was a day to celebrate, 15 veterans and a spouse were finally being laid to rest — but it was also a day of sadness knowing these veterans had not received their final roll call sooner. The remains of 16 cremated bodies laid to rest Friday…

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Salutes & Awards

B Troop Riding School to graduate three

Posted  April 26, 2012

A week from tomorrow, on the field where generations of cavalrymen have mustered and drilled, three new graduates of the B Troop Cavalry Riding School will be ceremonially enlisted by the garrison commander. The graduation ceremony will be held on May 4, 2 p.m. on Brown...

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Events

Those who chose to act changed history

Posted  April 26, 2012

There were only four of them, but they represented millions. Under the bright stage lights, their faces of triumph were visible. Sitting silently, motionless, they offered themselves as witnesses to one of the darkest periods in history. On April 19, four Holocaust survivors from throughout Arizona participated…

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Salutes & Awards

FH volunteers recognized as ‘Force Behind Force’ during appreciation luncheon

Posted  April 26, 2012

Six-hundred and sixty-one Fort Huachuca volunteers were recognized on the installation April 18 during a volunteer appreciation luncheon, sponsored by Army Community Service, honoring the “Force Behind...

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Events

News Briefs April 26, 2012

Posted  April 26, 2012

Public notice To any individual or place of business that may have a claim against or have possessions belonging to the estate of Justin Chambers. Contact the executor of Justin Chambers estate via the Summary Court Martial Officer Captain Maurice Galloway at 533.0447 or maurice.lemont.galloway@us.army.mil.   ID card section changing hours The DEERS/ID Card section…

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Buena JROTC hosts eight schools during camp

Posted  April 26, 2012

Fort Huachuca hosted 149 students from eight different high schools around Arizona and New Mexico last week for the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadet Leadership Challenge Camp. The camp is a yearly requirement by Cadet Command for JROTC schools to conduct. It began April 18…

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Events

FMWR April 26, 2012

Posted  April 26, 2012

April’s RAN features ‘bike night’ “Bike Night” is the theme of the next Right Arm Night, starting at 4 p.m. Friday at the pavilion at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. A live band will provide music, there will be bike contests with prizes, and sponsors will provide giveaways. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar will…

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Festival of Southwest draws weekend crowd

Posted  April 26, 2012

Cody Livingston with daughter Maleigha, 3, takes a turn at the Monkey Business game. The game races against other players to move their monkey across the stage the fastest. Eva Arnold with daughter Helen, 2, on her shoulders dances and sings with her other daughter Ruth to the band, Abbey Road, at the…

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