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EPG celebrates 60 years, new small arc structure dedicated

Maranda Flynn From left, Rob Reiner, former Electronic Proving Ground technical director, Eddie Flores, EPG’s youngest employee, and Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, cut the cake during the EPG 60th Anniversary ceremony on Tuesday at the Intelligence Systems Integration Laboratory. More than 200 people gathered to celebrate the…

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IMCOM welcomes new commander

USAF Photo by Joel Martinez Army Lt. Gen. David Halverson, left, accepts the colors from Army Gen. John Campbell, center, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, and assumes duties as commanding general of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management as outgoing IMCOM commander Lt. Gen. Mike…

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DoD salutes children during Military Child Month

Tanja Linton Two and 1/2 year old Avie views the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market from the arms of her dad, Capt. Jeremy Larson of Company A, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, at Veterans’ Memorial Park April 3. This month, the Month of the Military Child, helps remind people of the sacrifices military children have to make…

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Electronic books playing bigger role in SVPL

Librarians are asked all the time whether they think print books will go away, and they always answer with a resounding, ‘No!’ The media loves to portray extremes, but the reality of the situation is that outliers always exist. In this case, there are people out there who only read books electronically, and a far…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history April 11, 2014

Following the end of the conflict in Vietnam, the Army Intelligence field was facing a difficult time of introspection and dwindling resources, compounded by harsh criticism from a review panel ordered by the chief of staff.


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Cash advance loans — worth the quick fix?

Posted  September 7, 2012

A Soldier is short on cash and needs money known as a “deferred presentment service” to obtain that “quick fix”. What people may not realize is that this “quick fix” comes at a high cost. Someone pays for the convenience of having money on hand when they don’t have any money in their bank account….

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Suicide prevention: A healthy force is a ready force

Posted  September 7, 2012

WASHINGTON — The Army has designated September as Suicide Prevention Month and joins the nation in observing National Suicide Prevention Week, next week, and World Suicide Prevention Day, Monday. The Army will expand its observance with events occurring during the entire month of September, focusing efforts on total Army family well-being, resilience, stigma reduction and…

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted  September 7, 2012

This month marks the ninths annual commemoration of National Preparedness Month. This commemoration encourages Army leaders, Soldiers, their Families and civilians to prepare for all hazards — emergencies at home, work and throughout the community.  The event is a U.S. Army-wide, month-long effort hosted by the Ready Army Campaign encouraging individuals, organizations and households to prepare…

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War veteran receives Bronze Star for service

Posted  September 7, 2012

Natalie Lakosil Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams (left) Network Enterprise Technology Command command sergeant major congratulates retired U.S. Army Capt. Richard Cooksley after he received the Bronze Star on Tuesday in Fitch Auditorium. It’s been more than 50 years in coming, but U.S. Army retired Capt. Richard Cooksey was officially presented with a Bronze Star…

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Chaplain sends parting thoughts to a beloved community

Posted  September 7, 2012

Success is not something you put in your hip pocket. Success is something that must be earned every day. It is one thing to take ground. It is another thing to hold the ground you seized.

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Personal attention defines post’s support for spouses

Posted  September 7, 2012

Annette Quiroz, an Army spouse, advises other spouses, “If you want to know information, the way to do it is either to get involved [in a unit] or to get out there and find out.”

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Community Briefs – September 13, 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Buena Band concert tonight The Buena Show Band will hold a concert tonight at 7 p.m. in the Buena Performing Arts Center, Buena High School, 5225 Buena School Blvd., Sierra Vista. This year’s musical theme is “It’s All about the Swing.” Tickets are $5 and are available at the door. Bisbee Blues Festival Saturday The…

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All-Army Soccer team coming together on Fort Huachuca

Posted  September 13, 2012

After a week of scrimmages and two-a-days, the All-Army Soccer Trial Camp, currently underway on Fort Huachuca, is one step closer to formation of the ultimate All-Army Soccer Team for 2012. Twenty-seven Soldiers were here when tryouts began, but now cuts have been made leaving only 20 as of last week. “We still have two…

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FMWR Briefs – September 13, 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

AA Men’s Soccer now at FH All Army Men’s Soccer Trial Camp is underway at Fort Huachuca through Sept. 22. Practices are free and open to the public, and will be held at Bujalski Field, next to Barnes Field House from 9 – 11 a.m. and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more…

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News Briefs – September 13, 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Citizen Assisted Location List The Sierra Vista Police Department requests the public’s help in locating individuals featured on their new “CALL” list. People featured on the list have active warrants generated by Sierra Vista Police cases and are believed to still be in the area. Residents can view the “CALL” list and submit anonymous tips…

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