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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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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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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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Chalk Talk April 26, 2012

Posted  April 26, 2012

  General Myer Elementary School The 5th grade students are enjoying World drumming in Ms. Gallant’s music class. They are learning about the different countries of Africa, applying polyrhythms to their playing and working as a team — keeping the beat consistent. They hope to show some of their talents at the Talent Show in…

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Community Briefs April 26, 2012

Posted  April 26, 2012

Smith MS to hold book fair The Colonel Smith Middle School Parent-Teacher Organization will host the Spring Scholastic Book Fair today and Friday from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Family night is tonight, from 5 – 7 p.m. The Fort Huachuca community is invited. Smith Middle School is located on Cushing Street, Building #67601. For…

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PTSD ambassador gives outreach presentation here

Posted  April 19, 2012

Bob Delaney arrived Monday as part of an outreach program’s presentations to Soldiers and families at the Military Intelligence Center of Excellence about coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Hero 2 Hired website aims to transform heroes to hired civilians

Posted  April 19, 2012

WASHINGTON — A new website championed by the Army is aimed squarely at Soldiers ready to leave the service, to help them find jobs that best match their knowledge, skills, abilities and interests. The website, www.h2h.jobs, for “Hero 2 Hired,” or H2H, is part of a larger, ongoing Army effort to make easier for Soldiers…

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RWBAHC and EFMP recognize Autism Awareness Month

Posted  April 19, 2012

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism spectrum disorders are characterized by social-interaction difficulties, communication challenges and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviors. However, symptoms and their severity vary widely across these three core areas. Taken together, they may result in relatively mild challenges for someone on the high functioning end of the autism spectrum….

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Army investing more money, training into SHARP

Posted  April 19, 2012

WASHINGTON — Since 2007, the Army’s budget to combat sexual assault has increased fivefold, said the director of Human Resources, Army G-1. Brig. Gen. Barrye Price has oversight of the Army’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program, and explained that a…

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Commissaries announce coupon policy changes

Posted  April 19, 2012

FORT LEE, Va. – Changes are on the way in how commissaries handle coupons and product returns without receipts, among other things, as the Defense Commissary Agency enacts customer service policy changes to protect the commissary benefit. “The average coupon user might not notice the policy changes because they are aimed at preventing possible misuse…

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