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Steelhead Triathlon’s 20th anniversary means more than just competition

For the 20th year in a row, the local community will participate in the Annual Steelhead Triathlon Sept. 6, beginning at Irwin Pool on Fort Huachuca.

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Football season approaches: Buena High School Colts practice on post’s turf field

Buena High School’s varsity football team played through an inter-squad scrimmage game as long as they could before the rain began to fall on Fort Huachua’s Bujalski Field Aug. 13. Despite the potential for stormy weather, the evening drew a number of spectators to watch the Buena Colts practice on the post’s artificial turf field.

Mike Williams Health & Safety

Flooding still underway this year — avoid water runoff problems

Mike Williams Runoff crosses the road during a monsoon storm. Remember to stay safe, and if you see even a small amount of water crossing the roadway, remember to ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown!’ While rain in a desert climate is usually welcome, too much of a good thing can a problem for travelers, especially newcomers…

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Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

Maranda Flynn Andrew and Lisa Shears carry the remains of Ollie James Shears, the recently retired chief of police with Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Emergency Services, into the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Aug. 8, for a Celebration of Life Ceremony. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the…

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Air Force: Two Airmen join Army’s elite Rangers

The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.


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Salutes & Awards

NETCOM commander receives second star

Posted  August 8, 2014

Staff Sgt. Tim Chatlos Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general of U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, administers the Oath of Allegiance during the promotion ceremony of Maj. Gen. John Morrison Jr., commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. The commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command was promoted to major general…

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Three things to know during Anti-terrorism Awareness Month

Posted  August 8, 2014

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Each year, the Army sets aside August to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to protect Soldiers and their Families, Department of the Army Civilians and contractors from terrorist threats. Here are a few things to always keep in mind: The threat is real According to a recent article by the…

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FH Army Substance Abuse Program encourages mental health readiness

Posted  August 8, 2014

Being ready — whether for a mission, a job, or family responsibilities, requires a person to be mentally and physically healthy. Most people have a good idea of how physically fit they may be, but what about their mental health? Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Prevention Program personnel encourage participation in the Rally for Readiness,…

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Be prepared: Tuition Assistance changes coming soon

Posted  August 8, 2014

Over the past few months important changes have been taking place for those who receive or are hoping to receive tuition assistance, or TA, from the Army. According to ALARACT 317/13 — FY14 Tuition Assistance Policy, as of Jan. 1, Soldiers eligible for TA must have successfully completed one year of service following graduation from…

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FH Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

Posted  August 8, 2014

U.S. Army photo Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, congratulates Sgt. 1st Class Jacqueline Sauve, with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, on receiving one of the first Army Instructor Badges during a ceremony July 17, in Alexandria, Virginia. The Army began awarding Army Instructor Badges this summer to bolster the…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  August 8, 2014

“V” in Vieler stands for Valor; career has unusual twists As the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence historians prepare to launch a new Military Intelligence Hall of Fame website and modernize the Hall of Fame display in Alvarado Hall, it is our hope that we can reintroduce to the MI Corps some of the…

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Veterans

Seven Army retirees honored during Installation Retirement Ceremony

Posted  August 8, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Army retirees, their spouses and other distinguished guests stand for the national anthem played during the Installation Retirement Ceremony July 31 on Brown Parade Field. The quarterly event honored seven Soldiers for their years of military service. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered during the Installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field July…

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Main Post Chapel celebrates 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary

Posted  August 8, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Greg Grue, director of Internal Review, Network Enterprise Technology Command, visits a display at the Main Post Chapel’s walk-through tour Aug. 1. The planned activity was part of the 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary. The Main Post Chapel hosted the 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary Aug. 1 with a ceremony in the sanctuary, a tour…

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Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

Posted  August 8, 2014

A technology demonstration which focused on intelligence capabilities and increased interoperability took place here July 16 – 30.

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Health & Safety

Military, Sierra Vista police share back-to-school driving cautions

Posted  August 8, 2014

Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista schools are back in session, and Fort Huachuca Police and Sierra Vista Police Department personnel remind motorists about traffic laws to help keep youth safe in school zones and around school buses. Heed yellow signs near crosswalks in schools zones during school hours. Vehicles must stop for pedestrians in the…

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