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Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos

Lisa Ferdinando 1st Sgt. Aki Paylor won’t have any trouble recalling the Warrior Ethos. “For me, the Warrior Ethos — that’s who I am.” Since all of Paylor’s tattoos were done a number of years ago, he’s grandfathered in. WASHINGTON — The Army published revisions to Army Regulation 670-1, its policy for “Wear and Appearance…

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Fort Huachuca Community remembers the fallen

Soldiers place the wreaths for the Patriot Day Ceremony at Brown Parade Field on Fort Huachuca Sept. 11. The wreaths honored all who fell during the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. Fort Huachuca firefighters raise the American Flag at Brown Parade Field Sept. 11, during the Patriot Day Ceremony on post. Service members, first responders…

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NETCOM honors deceased members during special ceremony

Photos by Eric Hortin, NETCOM From left, Maj. Gen. John Morrison Jr., Network Enterprise Technology Command commanding general, Command Sgt. Maj. Stephfon Watson, NETCOM command sergeant major, and Spc. Kyle Baker, NETCOM Headquarters, place a wreath before the replica of the Liberty Bell in the Cove of Remembrance in Greely Hall Sept. 12. The wreath…

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World Suicide Prevention Day Candlelight Vigil held in SV

Photos by Jen Monson The Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Color Guard present the colors during the World Suicide Prevention Day Candlelight Vigil, Sept. 10, at Sierra Vista’s Veterans’ Memorial Park. In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, the Sierra Vista Community Coalition partnered with Fort Huachuca Suicide Prevention Program…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Col. Harvey Cook: one of “Boys of Pointe du Hoc” Courtesy photo Harvey Cook was Rudder’s confidant and the 2nd Ranger Battalion’s intelligence and operations officer, 1943-1945. When President Ronald Reagan stood beside the monument to the 2nd Ranger Battalion on the 40th anniversary of D-Day, he said, “One by one, the Rangers pulled themselves…


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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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Military Wife Educational Scholarship Program announced

Posted  April 19, 2012

SAN ANTONIO — Operation Homefront and the Women’s Self Worth Foundation announced they are accepting applications for the 2012 Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship. This scholarship program is funded by a $250,000 grant by WSWF and is aimed at wives of uniformed service members, so they can attend vocational training programs in the medical field….

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NASW selects Social Worker of Year

Posted  April 19, 2012

On March 30 in Tucson, Judy Pike was honored with the Social Worker of the Year Award by the National Association of Social Workers Branch II, Southern Arizona Chapter. Col. William Moran, commander of...

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