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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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News Briefs – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Upper Garden Canyon road closed to vehicle traffic Due to heavy monsoon rains, the Upper Garden Canyon road is washed out and impassable. The gate to Upper Garden Canyon has been closed, and there is no vehicle traffic allowed until further notice. Pedestrian traffic is permitted during daylight hours only. Lower and Middle Garden Canyon…

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FMWR – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Get ‘in the sing’ at Murr CC Murr Community Center will host a karaoke party starting at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Patrons 18 and older are welcome. A pay-as-you-go bar will be available. For more information, call 533.2404.   U of A Football returns to Fort Huachuca The University of Arizona Wildcat Football Team will…

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Soldiers to bring ‘Army Strong’ to Sierra Vista this month

Posted  August 2, 2012

Active-duty Soldiers bring the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and family pillars of military life to the stage in “Army Strong,” the 2012...

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Community Briefs – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Attend harvesting classes At the Bisbee Farmers Market Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2. p.m., join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture to learn how to harvest, process and store mesquite pods in preparation for the community mesquite millings this fall. Local experts will be on hand to answer questions people may have. Also sample mesquite baked goods,…

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Vacation Bible School ends with finale

Posted  August 2, 2012

Sing-and-play leader, Christine Henry, presents a skit for the audience during the finale of Vacation Bible School at the Main Post Chapel on Friday.

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Commissary parking lot construction plans revised after customer concerns

Posted  July 26, 2012

Since construction of the commissary parking lot began on May 7, complaints and concerns about the project have flooded the inboxes...

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New JITC Commander assumes command during period of transition

Posted  July 26, 2012

With the words, "I assume command," the Fort Huachuca-headquartered, Joint Interoperability Test Command greeted its new commander...

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Panetta urges work, sacrifice to honor Aurora victims

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — In a message issued Monday night, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta paid tribute to the military victims of the July 20 shooting spree in Aurora, Colo., and urged Defense Department personnel to honor the victims’ memory through hard work and sacrifice. Here is the text of the message:   To all Department of Defense…

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Panetta: Program will help transitioning troops get jobs

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — A redesigned program for service members separating from the military will help veterans better apply the experience they’ve gained in uniform, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. President Barack Obama announced the revamped program, called “Transition GPS,” in a speech Monday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Reno, Nev. “I applaud…

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Salutes & Awards

FH employees receive nomination for Department of Defense

Posted  July 26, 2012

Five Fort Huachuca employees have been nominated for Department of Defense awards over the past few months. The first nomination comes after a group of four firefighters from the Fort Huachuca Fire Department were awarded the Firefighter Heroism Award, Team Award, by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, on May 21. The other nomination for…

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