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Family, faith, focus Resiliency helps Soldier heal from extensive combat wounds

“I remember the day, August 5, for those of you that have been to Kabul, you know that the air quality isn’t quite right, but that morning I went on a 5-mile run.

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RWBAHC welcomes new top doc to command

Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Brown Parade Field at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., for the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center change of command ceremony June 29, 2015. After two years, Col. Lance Raney relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Edgar Arroyo in an early morning ceremony on the storied parade field.

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Cochise County Outlaws perform with a special guest performer

The Cochise County Outlaws, 62nd Army Rock Band, performed for advanced individual training students in a special concert at Eifler Fitness Center on June 27.

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MI Hall of Fame ceremony at Fort Huachuca honors inductees

The 2015 Military Intelligence Hall of Fame ceremony introduced the eight latest inductees on June 26.

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Keep your summer cool at Irwin Pool

With temperatures rising, Fort Huachuca’s Irwin Pool is an inviting way to keep the Family cool this summer. The pool is open through Labor Day. Currently, water temperatures are comfortable.


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Do something different this year — join B Troop

Posted  January 16, 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).

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Community Briefs January 16, 2014

Posted  January 16, 2015

City offers free Christmas tree recycling Recycle your Christmas tree free of charge by dropping it off at the City of Sierra Vista’s compost facility on Highway 90. Those who have opted for a live, potted tree this year can donate it to the city for use in future landscaping projects. City refuse customers can…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  January 16, 2015

General Myer Elementary School Lorraine Draeger’s class has been learning about electricity. They made electromagnets by wrapping wire around an iron nail and attaching the wire to the battery. When the wire surrounded the metal, an electromagnetism occurred. The students have also been learning about open and closed circuits. They invited SSVEC, Sulphur Springs Valley…

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RWBAHC to adopt new tobacco free campus policy March 1

Posted  January 9, 2015

U.S. Army photo In an effort to promote a more healthful work and customer service environment, effective March 1, the entire Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center campus will become a nicotine-free zone and cigarette and other use of nicotine-containing products (with the exception of those related to kicking the nicotine habit) will no longer…

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Know rules for smoking, nicotine use on Fort Huachuca

Posted  January 9, 2015

Do you use tobacco products or vapor devices? Nicotine delivery devices, such as e-cigs, vaping devices, or the like are considered the same as tobacco and are only authorized in designated smoking areas. The only places you may smoke, “vape,” or chew tobacco, in accordance with Army Regulation 600-63, are designated by paragraph 7-3. Policy…

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It’s tax time Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center plans grand opening

Posted  January 9, 2015

The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center’s grand opening is scheduled for Jan. 27 at 9 a.m. The TAC is located in Building 22324, Christy Avenue and will operate 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekdays, on an appointment basis only. Volunteer tax return preparers are part of the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Tax Assistance Program, or…

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AER now accepting scholarship applications

Posted  January 9, 2015

Army Emergency Relief Army Emergency Relief has begun accepting applications for next year’s scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1. ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Army Emergency Relief, or AER, began accepting applications for next year’s scholarships and the application period will remain open through May 1. Last year, AER awarded 3,637 scholarships,…

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Official reports progress in awareness of human trafficking

Posted  January 9, 2015

WASHINGTON — Defense Department awareness of slavery and human trafficking issues is paying off significantly because of mandatory employee training, the program manager for DOD’s Combating Trafficking in Persons program has reported. As DOD observes National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in January, Sam Yousef noted how annual training for DOD’s military, Civilian, and…

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Commissary scholarships available for military children

Posted  January 9, 2015

FORT LEE, Va. – As the Scholarships for Military Children Program enters its 15th year, more than 8,000 students have shared nearly $13 million in scholarships. Applications for the 2015-2016 school-year awards are now available at the Fort Huachuca Commissary or on the Internet at http://www.militaryscholar.org. As one of last year’s recipients said, the scholarship…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  January 9, 2015

On Jan. 14, 1991, the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (now referred to as JSTARS, but at that time stressed as the “Joint” STARS) had its first operational mission as part of Operation Desert Shield in the Persian Gulf.

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