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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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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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TRADOC CG presents award, participates in ISLC

Posted  September 13, 2012

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Commanding General, Gen. Robert Cone, visited Fort Huachuca earlier this week to present at the Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference and present a safety award.

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Community Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Folklore preserve now open The Arizona Folklore Preserve will feature the Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for children 17 and under. To make reservations, go to www.arizonafolklore.com, or call 378.6165. To get there, drive 6 miles south of Sierra Vista on State Route 92 to…

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Chalk Talk – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Colonel Smith Middle School On Sept. 12, cowboy poet David Walker visited Colonel Smith Middle School. He brought a variety of items cowboys wear and use. Students learned about the importance of essential items in the cowboy wardrobe including the bandana, the straw hat and chaps. He also showed students rope, a branding iron, spurs…

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JROTC cadets gain confidence, build team here

Posted  September 20, 2012

Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training cadets improved their confidence and team building skills as they underwent two days of training on Fort Huachuca’s Leadership Reaction Course on Sept. 13 and Friday. Cadets had to negotiate eight physical challenges that tested their minds, endurance and leadership capabilities. Sgt. 1st Class Fausto Valenzuela, Buena High…

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FMWR Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Don’t miss Right Arm Night The next Right Arm Night takes place Friday, 4 p.m. at Murr Community Center preceding the preliminary round of the Operation Rising Star singing competition. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Take part in contests; win prizes. For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446. ‘Rising…

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News Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Debt collection notice This is a debt collection notice for Pvt. Christopher J. Perez. All services under Perez’s name should be put on hold. All those with debts to be collected under the name of Perez or for information regarding collection, call 1st Lt. Wylie Bullock Jr., 533.5862. View all Army doctrine Mission Command Center…

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Sesame Street comes to Fort Huachuca

Posted  September 20, 2012

On Sept. 13 and Friday Fort Huachuca was the 46th out of 70 2012 stops for the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families. There were four performances for military Families at Barnes Field House. The show featured Sesame Street favorites including Elmo, Rosita, Grover and Cookie Monster. This year, the cast introduced the audience to…

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Salutes & Awards

Fallen Soldiers remembered during MI HOF events

Posted  September 20, 2012

As part of Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Hall of Fame celebration, the fort held a ceremony to recognize those MI Soldiers who lost their lives this past year. During the Fallen MI Heroes Memorial Ceremony on Friday afternoon, Sgt. Christopher Muniz, who died Dec. 11, 2011, Staff Sgt. Michael Hosey, who passed Sept. 17, 2011,…

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Two activity-packed days mark 2012 MI HoF

Posted  September 20, 2012

Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca garrison commander, determines the best angle and how hard he will need to hit the golf ball to sink it during the annual Military Intelligence Hall of Fame Golf Tournament at Mountain View Golf Course on Sept. 13. Amber Delaplain assists retired Brig. Gen. James “Spider” Marks with getting situated…

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MIAP brings final resting place for veterans

Posted  September 20, 2012

The Missing in America Project laid to rest 18 more veterans Sept. 12 at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista. Along with the 18 homeless or indigent veterans, one spouse was also buried. The remains were those of service members who served in the U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy during World…

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