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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…

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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…

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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German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items.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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Military Intelligence – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

USAICS develops doctrine, organization, operations concepts for CEWI units Sept. 16, 1975 In the late 1970s, the Army undertook a major realignment of its tactical intelligence assets. It formed a series of new integrated combat electronic warfare and intelligence or CEWI units to carry out functions previously performed by a variety of military intelligence and…

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Apache visits barracks named after his ancestor

Posted  September 20, 2012

It was a bright and clear morning on Fort Huachuca as Harold DeClay, the great, great, great, great grandson of Sgt. William Alchesay stood before the dedication plaque in front of Alchesay Hall on Sept. 14....

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Property accountability is every Soldier’s responsibility

Posted  September 20, 2012

Many Soldiers and leaders believe they have no responsibility or culpability for Army property unless they have accepted it on a hand receipt, but property accountability is the core of military equipment stewardship. The Army standard for maintaining and tracking supplies is for Soldiers to treat the property as if it was their own. The…

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Salutes & Awards

FH employee takes SECDEF top honor for helping disabled

Posted  September 20, 2012

Anyone can become disabled at any time. An accident or illness can suddenly change a person’s healthy, normal lifestyle forever. That’s why David Miller, paralegal, Administrative Law Division, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, believes that work is a celebration of health for everyone. “I celebrate that I’m healthy [enough] to do well at work,…

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Health & Safety

FH to collect unused, unwanted prescription drugs

Posted  September 20, 2012

The first-ever Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Fort Huachuca is Sept. 29 at the Main Post Exchange parking lot, near Cochise Theater. Law enforcement personnel will be present from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to collect and dispose of unused or unwanted and expired prescription drugs. The U.S. Army, Pharmacy Services at Raymond W. Bliss…

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Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27

Posted  September 20, 2012

WASHINGTON — In one week the Army will conduct a suicide prevention stand down worldwide to focus on promoting good health, teammate involvement, risk reduction and resilience training. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin III ordered the Sept. 27 stand down following the release of July suicide figures, which confirmed two suicides and…

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Herschel Walker to visit, speak here today

Posted  September 20, 2012

Sports legend Herschel Walker will speak about the importance of asking for help with behavioral health and substance abuse issues at 1:45 p.m., today, at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre here. His presentation is free and open to the public. Walker believes that treatment begins when a service member asks for help. Mental illness and…

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DIA director stresses importance of intel

Posted  September 20, 2012

Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, spoke at last week’s Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference where he stressed the importance of military intelligence and discussed his vision for the years to come. Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, stressed the importance of military intelligence and discussed his vision…

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Health & Safety

Got gas? Safety tips can prevent leaks

Posted  September 20, 2012

In late August, Fort Huachuca Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a building where a child was ill. What made the youth sick was a natural gas leak from a stove in a facility on Fort Huachuca. This leak was ongoing for some time and had been previously reported but not to the proper personnel…

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Community Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Cochise County Fair begins today The 88th Annual Cochise County Fair begins today with exhibits, displays, contests, 4-H competition, auction, booths, carnival and more at the Douglas Fairgrounds, 3677 N. Leslie Canyon Rd., Douglas. Gates open 10 a.m., and parking is free. See displays of livestock, plants vegetables and more in an old-fashioned fairground setting….

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