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Fort Huachuca volunteers recognized at luncheon

Stephanie Caffall Guests gather at the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Wednesday to celebrate the dedication and community service of Fort Huachuca’s volunteers. The 2015 Fort Huachuca Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was hosted by Army Community Service (ACS) and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There…

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40th ESB holds change of responsibility ceremony

Natalie Lakosil Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg snaps the non-commissioned officer’s sword closed signifying his last official act as the command sergeant major and thereby cutting his ties to the unit. The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion change of responsibility ceremony was held Tuesday morning on Brown Parade Field. Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg relinquished…

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305th MI Bn. hosts Resiliency Rodeo for busy Soldiers

Natalie Lakosil In front of his Soldiers, Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Baptiste, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, helps demonstrate Bronco’s military woroking dog capabilities with the help of handler Pfc. Gabby Giffiths, 18th Military Police Detachment. Bronco is trained in explosives and is working on becoming certified for patrol in May. The 305th Military Intelligence Battalion…

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NCO Week recognizes professionalism, dedication of Soldiers

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Fifty-two Soldiers were inducted into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps on April 8 at Cochise College during NCO Week here. Fort Huachuca celebrated its first Noncommissioned Officer Week which featured several events including a NCO run, a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention leadership forum, a question and answer panel…

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Commissary customer appreciation Stateside case lot sales return to offer up to 50 percent or more savings

DeCA photo Cases of groceries are lined up in a tent next to the commissary at Fort Lee, Virginia. Commissary Customer Appreciation Sales allow patrons an opportunity to save up to 50 percent or more on club-pack and full-case items. FORT LEE, Va. – Mention case lot sales and commissary patrons start lining up for…


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SDDC offers advice for summer moves

Posted  April 10, 2015

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois – Preparation for the upcoming peak moving season for service members has begun and officials in charge of the Department of Defense’s household goods moving program, the Defense Personal Property Program, want to remind everyone that the summer months can be a challenging time for moving. The Military Surface Deployment…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  April 10, 2015

On Jan. 8, 1967, the U.S. Army and Army of the Republic of Vietnam, or ARVN, launched Operation Cedar Falls in the Iron Triangle just 13 miles north of Saigon.

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`Swoosh’ welcomed as 334th FS pilot for a day

Posted  April 10, 2015

He’s nine years old, loves basketball, and has a heart as big as his smile.

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US Navy kicks off Naval Engagement Activities with Vietnam

Posted  April 10, 2015

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Patrick Dionne Cmdr. Christopher England, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), shakes hands with an officer from the Vietnam People’s Navy during the opening ceremony of Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam. In its sixth year, NEA Vietnam is designed to foster…

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Military spouse seeks kidney donor for transplant

Posted  April 10, 2015

Looking at Tawanna Clapp you wouldn’t guess that she spends 21 hours a week on dialysis.

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News Briefs – April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

Range closures announced Today: B,C,D,L,P,Q,U,V,Z,V1 Saturday: K,L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Sunday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Monday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Tuesday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Wednesday: B,C,D,F,H,I,K,L,M,N,P,O,R,S,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Thursday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Range closures are subject to daily change. For information, call Range Operations, 520.533.1014, or the Military Police Desk, 520.533.3000. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the theme is “Eliminate Sexual Assault:…

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FMWR Briefs – April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

Celebrate Military Children with FMWR Celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Activities for the entire family will be available, including games, paintball, giveaways, information booths, horse lead-arounds, free lunch, Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo and more. Authorized FMWR patrons may also register…

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Join cavalry! B Troop is recruiting new members

Posted  April 10, 2015

One of the most unique and rewarding experiences a person can have at Fort Huachuca is to join the post’s mounted ceremonial unit, B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial). There are only eight horse detachments throughout the entire Army and B Troop is the only one that relies on volunteers to fill its ranks.

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Community Briefs April 10, 2014

Posted  April 10, 2015

Reggae-themed Zumbathon planned The Cochise College Dance Club is hosting a reggae-themed Zumbathon 6-9 p.m. today at the Sierra Vista Campus Student Union, 901 N. Columbo Ave. A $10 donation includes a bottle of water. For more information, call 520.515.5316. FMWR, MBAA to hold bike race The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  April 10, 2015

Photos by Pamela Smith Bucky Lawhorn, 8, a second grade student at Colonel Johnston Elementary School, makes a model of the skeletal system using cotton swabs and glue on March 30 at school. This is one of the hands-on crafts students are using for their science projects.   Colonel Johnston Elementary School Second grade students…

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