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CSA makes first visit here, highlights unique capabilities

Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with 111th Military Intelligence Brigade leadership during his visit to Fort Huachuca, AZ, Dec. 9, 2014. Fort Huachuca leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post Monday and…

City of Sierra Vista Local

Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

City of Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, city officials, senior leaders from Fort Huachuca and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart stand before the sign designating Sierra Vista a Purple Heart City. The project was initiated by the Sierra Vista Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sierra…

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Fort Huachuca Soldiers, Families receive free trees

Maci Hidalgo The Blair Family searches for the perfect tree during Trees for Troops® at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Dec. 5. The earlier each Family showed up at the event, the more trees they were able to choose from. Soldiers and Family members of Fort Huachuca lined up to receive their free Christmas tree…

Ray Ragan Local

Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

Ray Ragan A tester with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) runs a Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (MNVR) through a bench test before moving the radio for an open-air developmental test at Fort Huachuca on Sept. 23. MNVR is a next-generation radio system designed to bridge both data and voice communications from brigade and…

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Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, safely detonated a World War II-era 81mm mortar on Tuesday at 10:43 a.m. in Area H, Slaughterhouse Wash, at the end of the Libby Army Airfield runway. A rider on horseback reported a sighting of the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel on Monday. If…


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NETCOM deputy commanding general departs

Posted  July 5, 2012

Members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command bid farewell to Brig. Gen Frederick Henry, deputy commanding general, in a retreat ceremony June 28, in front of Greely Hall on Fort Huachuca.

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Synthetic designer drugs — are they here to stay?

Posted  July 5, 2012

Synthetic designer drugs — are they here to stay? Yes, it seems they are! Many have heard about the man-made drugs, Spice and Bath Salts, but how much do people really know about these relatively new synthetic products?

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Program puts claims just one click away

Posted  July 5, 2012

Personnel claims allow Soldiers and Army civilian employees to be compensated for property loss and damage sustained during a move.

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Avoid tickborne diseases in Arizona

Posted  July 5, 2012

Tick season in Arizona is almost year-round due to the warm climate. Due to a mild winter and warmer-than-usual spring, this year’s tick population will likely be higher than usual.

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Army, TRADOC to provide more credentialing opportunities for Soldiers

Posted  July 5, 2012

The Army’s Training and Doctrine Command is working to increase opportunities for Soldiers to receive civilian credentialing for attending military schools.

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HT-JCOE auditorium named for MI general

Posted  July 5, 2012

Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, event host; 1st Lt. William Fastenau, son of Brig. Gen. Richard Ellis for whom the auditorium was memorialized…

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Study could help reduce traffic congestion

Posted  July 5, 2012

The city of Sierra Vista will be partnering with Fort Huachuca and other local employers to conduct a transportation efficiency study later this month. The city applied for special funding, a grant from the Arizona Department of Transportation and was awarded the money to start the research in May. “The reason for the study is…

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News Briefs – July 5, 2012

Posted  July 5, 2012

Fire danger level closes canyons These next few weeks are historically the hottest of the year. Based on fuel moisture and indices, the Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista Ranger District, is at the “Extreme” fire danger level, hence Fort Huachuca also moved its posture to “Extreme.” Therefore all Fort Huachuca Canyons are closed. For more…

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FMWR – July 5, 2012

Posted  July 5, 2012

Public invited to UFC match Murr Community Center invites everyone to come and watch the Ultimate Fighting Championship match, Silva vs. Sonnen, Saturday. Doors open at 3 p.m. Admission is free. A pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available, and the Café will be open. For more information, call 533.2404.   TMAC will host Zumba party/Latin…

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Explore Old Post Cemetery

Posted  July 5, 2012

Many people think they have to travel far from home to get away and explore, but there’s a lot to do in the Sierra Vista area. The ‘staycation’ is a trend that became popular when gas prices began their dramatic rise — taking vacations that require no travel except for day trips to destinations close to home.

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