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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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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…


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Salutes & Awards

NETCOM names top Civilian for 2013

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gordon Van Vleet The 2013 Civilian of the Month winners pose for a photo in front of the ceremony cake prior to the ceremony. From left are: Susan Boudreaux, for January; Stuart Wells, for February; Shannon Sisco, for March; Rhonda Martinez, for July; Derrick Jones, who filled in for Nancee Horn, for June; Suzanne Clabourne,…

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Marines: Co. I gets first fitting for dress uniforms

Posted  March 7, 2014

The Marine Corps is known for its professionalism and when it comes to professionalism, Marines are held to high expectations.

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Navy: Tuition Assistance Program funds awaiting Sailors’ use

Posted  March 7, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Center for Personal and Professional Development, or CPPD, is asking Sailors to submit their Navy Tuition Assistance, or TA, requests — and now would be good — said the director of Navy Voluntary Education, VOLED, Monday. According to Ernest D’Antonio, CPPD’s VOLED program director, the expenditure rate for TA funding…

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160th SOAR trains future Night Stalkers at Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 7, 2014

Becoming a Night Stalker with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), or 160th SOAR(A), became a bit more challenging this month as the Green Platoon training program was conducted here at Fort Huachuca for the first time ever in the unit’s history.

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Events

News Briefs March 7, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website Tips submitted through the Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website led to a shoplifter’s recent arrest. Investigators were unable to identify the shoplifter, caught on videotape, and requested residents’ help in identifying him through their new website at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/CrimeSolvers. The site features crimes that investigators have gathered enough evidence about to…

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Lent, Passover & Easter 2014 at Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 7, 2014

Catholic Main Post Chapel Catholic Services Stations of the Cross Today, March 14, 21 and 28; April 4 and 11 – 6 p.m. Followed by Soup Supper Palm Sunday Mass April 13 – 8:30 a.m. Holy Thursday Mass April 17 – 7 p.m. Good Friday Service, Adoration of the Cross April 18 – 7 p.m….

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FMWR Briefs – March 7, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

‘Friday Night Magic’ set for March 14 Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, will present “Friday Night Magic” Game Night March 14 from 6 – 10 p.m. at Murr Community Center. For more information, visit the Fort Huachuca BOSS Facebook page or call 533.8252. Murr plans Mardi Gras Zumba party Murr Community Center will…

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College rodeo roped audience in

Posted  March 7, 2014

Despite the heavy rain last weekend, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or FMWR, Cochise College and the Sierra Vista Riding Club presented the Cochise College Rodeo Saturday and Sunday at Wren Arena.

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Community Briefs March 7, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Cochise College offers scholarship The Cochise College 50th Anniversary Scholars program recognizes Cochise County high school graduating seniors with a 3.0 or higher grade point average who submit an essay about what the Cochise College mission means to them. Each selected scholar will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2014 – 15 school year. Apply…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  March 7, 2014

Boy really knows his history Michelle Orsi Joshua Orsi, 14, holds the “National History Bee 2014 Middle School Champion” plaque he won during the Phoenix Regional Finals on Feb. 26 where he competed against 39 other students for the top honor. The homeschooled eighth grader will compete against other middle school students from around the…

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