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Marines: Remembering Greeley — Marine who carried his flag to Iwo Jima

Few events in Marine Corps history are storied as the iconic flag raising on Mt. Suribachi during World War II’s Battle of Iwo Jima.

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CDCs offer numerous options for full, part-time educational childcare

For Fort Huachuca Soldiers and Civilians with children ages 6 weeks to pre-kindergarten, a variety of programs are offered at the New Beginnings and Expanding Horizons Child Development Centers, or CDCs, on post.

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Fit for Life: Army Performance Triad is like three-legged stool

The title of this article involves the parable of the three-legged stool. Such an item is very sturdy, and capable of supporting great loads, but take just one leg away and it becomes precarious.

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Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

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Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…


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Spend summer at SV Public Library

Posted  June 14, 2012

The Sierra Vista Public Library always has something going on and this year is no exception! The major summer event is always the Summer Reading Program for youth entering 1st through 12th grades, but there are other events, activities, materials and programs for everyone.

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ACS shares news, events of interest

Posted  June 14, 2012

AER 2012 Campaign ends The Fort Huachuca’s Army Emergency Relief Campaign officially ended on May 15. The AER Campaign contribution total reached $100,535.98. This total exceeds the 2011 Campaign end-of-year total of $94,524.44. Campaign contributions will continue to flow in until the end of year for tax deduction purposes. Contributions are mailed out to AER…

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304th MI Bn. gains new leader

Posted  June 14, 2012

On Tuesday, Brown Parade Field on Historic “Old Post” was the site where an audience and members of the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion bid farewell to commander, Col. Allen Shreffler and welcomed new commander, Lt. Col. Jaren Price.

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Army is 237 today and growing stronger

Posted  June 14, 2012

“America’s Army: The Strength of the Nation” — Army Strong goes beyond physical endurance and mental preparedness. It encompasses an indomitable spirit and high ethical and moral values. These are not only desirable traits in a person but in a Nation that wishes to live up to the...

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News Briefs June 14, 2012

Posted  June 14, 2012

Public notice Anyone with debts owed to or by the estate of Spc. Henry Stanley III must contact Chief Warrant Officer 4 Lindsey Coleman, the Summary Court officer for the Soldier who passed away on May 13. Contact Coleman, 538.2226 or Lindsey.M.Coleman@us.army.mil.   Women veterans license plate available The new Arizona women veterans special license…

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FMWR June 14, 2012

Posted  June 14, 2012

First-class music, comedy at TMAC Saturday Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will host the “Laughter, Love and Fiddle Concert” Saturday with doors opening at 7 p.m. Award-winning country artist, singer, songwriter and fiddle player Natalie Stovall, along with nationally-known comedian Paul Varghese, will perform on stage beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $4 in advance at…

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Steelhead Triathlon — three times the challenge, three times the fun

Posted  June 14, 2012

Sleeping in was not an option for those participating in the Steelhead Triathlon Saturday, 6 a.m. at Irwin Pool. As the sun rose, so did they — preparing bikes, lacing running shoes and fastening goggles.

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Community Briefs June 14, 2012

Posted  June 14, 2012

Nominate veteran for special honors The Second Annual Independence Day Music Festival, Tues., July 3, at Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, will honor five veterans for their service. The public is invited to nominate a member of the military, someone they believe to be extraordinary in their service to this country. Nomination deadline is Friday. Nomination…

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Wrestlers entertain in squared circle

Posted  June 14, 2012

Wrestler Val Venis (left) applies a submission hold to Bob Holly during the main event of International Championship Wrestling at Eifler Fitness Center, Saturday. Holly rebounded to the delight of the crowd and pinned Venis 1-2-3 in the center of the ring after hitting his finishing move, the Alabama Slammer. The free event was sponsored…

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Salutes & Awards

Noncommissioned officers, top dogs honored in ceremony

Posted  June 7, 2012

Marking the transition of a Soldier to the Noncommissioned Officer Corps is a time-honored Army tradition. A ceremony at Fort Huachuca’s Cochise Theater May 31 had a modern twist. In addition to seven...

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