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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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Chalk Talk

Posted  March 8, 2012

General Myer Elementary School The General Myer Library recently finished their annual Spring Book Fair. Ms. Hamric and Mrs. Ferris hosted a Book Fair Luau Family Night Event on Feb. 23, and the school staff gives a special ‘thank you’ to the choir and band for performing. The staff thanks all students and parents for…

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Read Across America Day at General Myer Elementary School
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Students hear stories, more on Friday

Posted  March 8, 2012

Friday was Dr. Seuss’ birthday. It was also the National Education Association’s “Read Across America Day,” a day when thousands of guest readers go into schools across the United States and read to students, mainly from Dr. Suess’s books. Many scholars consider Suess’s cadence and rhymes…

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Civil War comes to Southwest this weekend

Posted  March 8, 2012

B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will stop representing the Indian Wars in 1885 and will instead represent part of the Union cavalry that battled the Confederacy for control of the southwest in 1861. The annual Civil War in the Southwest event, hosted by the Picacho Peak State Park…

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Posted  March 8, 2012

TMAC will host bridal show Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will host the 2012 Bridal Show Saturday, 1 ““ 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to see the hottest ideas, vendors and more. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature fashion shows from Dillard’s and Judy’s Western Wares. Free finger foods and…

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News Briefs

Posted  March 8, 2012

Election year guidance tools offered Members of the military and Department of Defense civilians must adhere to certain rules involving political elections. Both are available online. View a video, “Election 2012 – Know the Facts,” an episode of “60 Second Army Now,” at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwkgjvZElKI&feature=g-all-u&context=G2ea7f57F. View “DOs and Dont’s” at: http://armylive.dodlive.mil/index.php/2012/01/know-the-facts-election-2012/.   Fire prevention training online…

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ACS offers special programs, more

Posted  March 8, 2012

Spouses to tour Fort Huachuca Army Community Service is sponsoring a military spouse van tour of Fort Huachuca to familiarize spouses with what is available on the installation. Breakfast will be at ACS on Mar. 29, at 8:30 a.m., and the van tour will take place at 9:30 a.m. ACS is providing child care…

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At The Movies March 22-25, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Showing at the Cochise Theater for the next week are:   Thursday ““ Closed   Friday ““ 7 p.m. The Mysterious Island (PG)   Saturday ““ 7 p.m.  Safe House (R)   Sunday ““ 2 p.m. The Mysterious Island (PG)

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Community Briefs March 22, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Hike Fort Bowie Fort Bowie commemorates its 150th Anniversary in 2012 and in observation of this historic occasion, they offer guided hikes that will focus on the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the Fort, to include the Bascom Affair and the Battle of Apache Pass. The walking distance is approximately 3…

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Chalk Talk March 22, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

General Myer School Mrs. Johnston’s third grade class is tackling two- and three- digit division and multiplication and doing an awesome job!! In science they are learning about technology and how it helps scientists. The class won a pizza party for bringing in the most phone books (as part of a city-wide schools contest for…

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Wounded warrior receives new home

Posted  March 22, 2012

STATESBORO, Ga. “” An escort fit for a hero, conducted by a motorcade of police vehicles with blaring sirens and flashing lights and flag-bearing motorcycles, escorted Georgia National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Scott Millican, and the specially adapted truck he was driving, to the front of his new home. Retired…

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