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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.

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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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Lt. Col. John L. Donaldson, 11th Theater Tactical Brigade rear provisional commander, shakes Spc. David Wallen’s hand after he was announced as the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 11th TTSB, Sept. 5 at the brigade headquarters. Wallen is from Company C, 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion.
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11th TTSB Soldier and NCO of the Year Competition held

Posted  September 13, 2012

Photos by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold Soldiers from the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade competed in the 11th TTSB Soldier and Noncommissioned-Officer of the Year Competition Sept. 5 at the 11th TTSB headquarters on Fort Huachuca. “I am an American Soldier. I am a warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people…

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Never forget — a day of remembrance crowded

Posted  September 13, 2012

Fort Huachuca hosted a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday at the Main Post Chapel to remember and honor those affected during the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony helped pay respect to the victims, their loved ones and the heroes who acted during one of our country’s darkest moments. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen Gregg…

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Soldiers stay course, navigate obstacles

Posted  September 13, 2012

Clouds missing from the sky expose the hot, unrelenting morning sun. The Soldier’s heart begins to beat faster as the anticipatory moment approaches. Sweat starts to trickle down his forehead, and his palms start to get clammy. On the command, “Go!” the moment of truth arrives. Putting all doubts and nervousness aside, the run begins,…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: September 14, 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Sept. 15, 1945 Sixty-seven years ago this week, the Army established the Army Security Agency, or ASA. During World War II, control of communications intelligence collection assets had been split between the Signal Security Agency and the theater commanders. This arrangement had created significant problems, since it was impossible to neatly separate the tactical aspects…

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SVPL patrons are invited to visit Café Sierra

Posted  September 13, 2012

The rumors are true! Due to popular demand, Café Sierra, located inside the Sierra Vista Public Library, is once again serving their grilled Panini on Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Panini means ‘little breads,’ and one sandwich is a Panino while two or more are Panini. Call Café Sierra, 458.2929, to find…

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EFMP to host disability employment fair

Posted  September 13, 2012

Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program will host an information fair in observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and in support of Fort Huachuca’s special needs Families on Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca. ACS invites installation, community, county, state and federal agencies to share…

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Odierno: National Guard contributions since 9/11 ‘critical’

Posted  September 13, 2012

RENO, Nev. — On the eve of Tuesday’s 11th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the chief of staff of the Army paid tribute to the role of the National Guard in the immediate aftermath and in the years since. Gen. Raymond Odierno also said 9/11 made America stronger. “That day changed the…

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Flu season is about to begin — be prepared

Posted  September 13, 2012

The number of people with flu symptoms normally begins to rise with the approach of cooler temperatures when people begin to gather inside. According to the Arizona Department of Health, last year most of the local cases of the flu were seen in people 20-49, followed closely by 5-19 year olds. These age groups spend…

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National Preparedness Month – September 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Every September, the Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies. An all-hazard event — either natural or man-made — can occur at any time, and we must be prepared to react accordingly. Planning and…

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IMCOM workforce message from IMCOM leadership

Posted  September 13, 2012

The Installation Management Command has the best workforce we have seen in each of our 30-plus years of service. At every installation, base and depot we visit, we are impressed by the spirit, energy and teamwork exhibited by the IMCOM team. We are just as inspired by the dedicated professionals in the IMCOM and region…

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