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Family, faith, focus Resiliency helps Soldier heal from extensive combat wounds

“I remember the day, August 5, for those of you that have been to Kabul, you know that the air quality isn’t quite right, but that morning I went on a 5-mile run.

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RWBAHC welcomes new top doc to command

Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Brown Parade Field at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., for the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center change of command ceremony June 29, 2015. After two years, Col. Lance Raney relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Edgar Arroyo in an early morning ceremony on the storied parade field.

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Cochise County Outlaws perform with a special guest performer

The Cochise County Outlaws, 62nd Army Rock Band, performed for advanced individual training students in a special concert at Eifler Fitness Center on June 27.

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MI Hall of Fame ceremony at Fort Huachuca honors inductees

The 2015 Military Intelligence Hall of Fame ceremony introduced the eight latest inductees on June 26.

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Keep your summer cool at Irwin Pool

With temperatures rising, Fort Huachuca’s Irwin Pool is an inviting way to keep the Family cool this summer. The pool is open through Labor Day. Currently, water temperatures are comfortable.


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Keep your summer cool at Irwin Pool

Posted  July 2, 2015

With temperatures rising, Fort Huachuca’s Irwin Pool is an inviting way to keep the Family cool this summer. The pool is open through Labor Day. Currently, water temperatures are comfortable.

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Community Briefs July 2, 2014

Posted  July 2, 2015

VFW, DAV host dinner The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 and the local Disabled American Veterans organization will host a joint chicken fried steak dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at VFW Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. The dinner will include mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll and butter. Cost is $8 and is…

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USAEPG responds to Army radio test needs

Posted  June 26, 2015

The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, recently completed a vendor qualification event for a new Army radio system.

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Army puts Gray Eagle, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

Posted  June 26, 2015

U.S. Army photo The MQ-1C Gray Eagle, the Army’s largest unmanned aircraft system in the inventory, recently underwent follow-on test and evaluation, which culminated June 14 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.   REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. — The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C…

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HT-JCOE commanders change during June 19 ceremony

Posted  June 26, 2015

More than 75 people were in attendance as outgoing Commander Col. John Boucher, Human Intelligence Training Joint Center of Excellence, passed the command responsibility on to incoming Commander Col. Travis Phillips, during their change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field June 19.

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BLM Jackson Hotshots hosted at Fort Huachuca for portion of 2015 fire season

Posted  June 26, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. — The only Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hotshot firefighting crew east of the Mississippi River will be based in southern Arizona for a portion of the 2015 fire season. The 20-member Jackson Hotshot crew from Jackson, Miss. will be housed in the Sierra Vista community thanks to a partnership between BLM and…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange partners with Sears for savings

Posted  June 26, 2015

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with Sears to offer military shoppers special savings on cleaning, home improvement and repair services. Fort Huachuca Exchange shoppers can now receive special offers on cleaning services including: carpets, upholstery, protector and deodorizer for carpet and upholstery, title and grout, air ducts, dryer vents and…

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Health & Safety

Monsoon season is here — use caution when going outdoors

Posted  June 26, 2015

Mike Williams Water races across the road near the Bonnie Blink housing area on post during a monsoon storm last summer. Before crossing, be sure your vehicle has the clearance to make it through a wash if it has water in it. Each year, a variety of weather-related dangers affect the desert southwest during a…

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Fort Huachuca Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted  June 26, 2015

The June edition of Army Echoes always communicates the highlights of the annual Chief of Staff, Army Retired Soldier Council meeting held each April in the Pentagon. This event is always very important as we support the Chief of Staff, Army and his 14-member council. As the chief of Army Retirement Services, I periodically ask…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets Independence Day hours

Posted  June 26, 2015

Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/Outdoor Living Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop, Cox, Mobile Center, Love/Hate/Kustoms Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. L&A Southern Style BBQ Friday – Monday: 11…

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