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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…

Maci Hidalgo Local

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…

Ordnance-2 Health & Safety

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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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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Eagles concert wraps up MI anniversary events

Posted  July 5, 2012

On a warm summer evening, on a trip down a dark desert highway, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation presented “Hotel California — A Salute to the Eagles” at Barnes Field House...

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Community Briefs – July 5, 2012

Posted  July 5, 2012

Prescott museum joins Blue Star Museums  Sharlot Hall Museum has joined the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. The program is a partnership involving the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums…

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New school prepares for August opening

Posted  July 5, 2012

Megan Brown, project engineer for Turner; Tony Wall, founder 3W Management; and Colonel Smith Middle School Principal Robert Henderson inspect a table at the new school this week.

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Change of command brings in new USAG commander

Posted  June 28, 2012

It was a bittersweet moment as one commander said his goodbyes and another was welcomed by the crowd that gathered on historic Brown Parade Field early Tuesday morning. Col. Timothy Faulkner...

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Army Reserve Soldiers conduct QLLEX at Fort Huachuca

Posted  June 28, 2012

Army Reserve Soldiers are giving Defense Logistics Agency civilian contractors a break throughout the U.S. from San Pedro, Calif., to Fort Bragg, N.C., and points in between. More than 370 Army Reserve...

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Celebrating our Nation’s birthday; Army Safe is Army Strong!

Posted  June 28, 2012

In 1776, our forefathers banded together to begin an experiment in democracy that few predicted would evolve into our Nation today. Through the 236 years since, American Soldiers have selflessly and courageously defended our liberties.

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FH May water use is almost 15 percent lower than last May

Posted  June 28, 2012

The water on Fort Huachuca pumped during May is 28,752,000 gallons, or 88 acre-feet, and is equivalent to 0.927 million gallons per day. The May pumpage is 14.6 percent less than the water pumped in May 2011, 103 acre-feet, and is 62 percent less than the 30-year (1982-2012) May average of 233 acre-feet. An acre-foot…

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