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Jolene Cooper, MVC Local

Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

Gary Sheftick U.S.

Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…

Command History Office photos Army

Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

European Theater Intelligence School opened in Obermmergau Command History Office photos A German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items. Sometimes, however, those items come with little background and many questions. This article covers one of those history…

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Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

Kevin O’Brien, DOD Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.


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Community Briefs May 30, 2014

Posted  May 30, 2014

College offers overnight field trip The Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an overnight field trip to New Mexico to hike the Mineral Creek Narrows and visit the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument on June 13 and 14, with a special non-public archeology tour to a closed, unexcavated site. Contact the center by…

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Tens of thousands draw attention to POWs, MIAs as part of Rolling Thunder XXVII

Posted  May 30, 2014

“The first time I went, my daughter brought me. And my son-in-law was there, and his friend. That day we had clouds, low clouds like fog. And when I saw those statues — I’d seen it in real life. My knees started to go.”

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Post policy New database helps pet owners comply

Posted  May 23, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholsk From left, Sgt. Lesley Ogle, Veterinary Treatment Facility noncommissioned officer in charge, prepares Kane for a heartworm test during a check-up as he is held by his owner, Staff Sgt. Marcus Summerour, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence. No later than July 31, all pet owners must register or…

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Post provides Safe Ride Program to prevent drunk driving

Posted  May 23, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Pvt. Colin Hare, Company A, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, and father Brian Hare enter a Transportation Express van to shuttle them back to the Soldier’s barracks. Not only does Transportation Express provide services for the Safe Ride Program, it also assists Soldiers without transportation on post. The Fort Huachuca Army Air…

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USAICoE & FH commanding general shares Memorial Day Safety Message

Posted  May 23, 2014

Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our Nation. Throughout our Nation’s history, service men and women have selflessly defended our Nation’s freedom. Those who serve today continue to guard the freedoms and values that others have fought and…

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Flag etiquette – Raise, lower American flag properly on Memorial Day

Posted  May 23, 2014

I have always felt that summer is, above all else, a patriotic season. In my mind, summer barbeques and pool parties are as purely American as “baseball and apple pie.” Within these coming months, Americans will honor Memorial Day, celebrate Independence Day, and remember the 70th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944) and the 151st…

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Salutes & Awards

B Troop ‘changes reins’ during ceremony on FH

Posted  May 23, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Hengst, B Troop – 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) incoming commander, gives his welcome remarks at the change of command ceremony May 16 on Brown Parade Field. The California native is a University of Arizona graduate and holds his current assignment on post as Joint Interoperability Test Command test action…

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Register cell, VoIP phones for emergency alerts

Posted  May 23, 2014

City and county residents can now register their cell and Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP, phone numbers to receive information in case a local emergency situation arises. Register now at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov and click on the link on the home page. The City of Sierra Vista, the only area provider with Reverse 911 capabilities, has recently…

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General Myer School principal retires after 53 years in education

Posted  May 23, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Connie Johnson, General Myer Elementary principal, looks over what students are reading in the library. Johnson retired this year after 53 years in the education field — 45 of which were spent at General Myer Elementary School. As the academic school year ended for students this Thursday, Connie Johnson, General Myer Elementary principal,…

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Marines, Army compete, demonstrate teamwork, build morale

Posted  May 23, 2014

The Army’s platoon, the “Smokin’ Shadows” from Company A, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, conduct close order drill during a competition May 8 at the Applied Instruction Building at the Black Tower training site near Fort Huachuca’s West Gate. What started out as a friendly drill and ceremony competition between the Army students and their Marine counterparts,…

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