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Fort Huachuca volunteers recognized at luncheon

Stephanie Caffall Guests gather at the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Wednesday to celebrate the dedication and community service of Fort Huachuca’s volunteers. The 2015 Fort Huachuca Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was hosted by Army Community Service (ACS) and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There…

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40th ESB holds change of responsibility ceremony

Natalie Lakosil Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg snaps the non-commissioned officer’s sword closed signifying his last official act as the command sergeant major and thereby cutting his ties to the unit. The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion change of responsibility ceremony was held Tuesday morning on Brown Parade Field. Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg relinquished…

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305th MI Bn. hosts Resiliency Rodeo for busy Soldiers

Natalie Lakosil In front of his Soldiers, Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Baptiste, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, helps demonstrate Bronco’s military woroking dog capabilities with the help of handler Pfc. Gabby Giffiths, 18th Military Police Detachment. Bronco is trained in explosives and is working on becoming certified for patrol in May. The 305th Military Intelligence Battalion…

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NCO Week recognizes professionalism, dedication of Soldiers

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Fifty-two Soldiers were inducted into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps on April 8 at Cochise College during NCO Week here. Fort Huachuca celebrated its first Noncommissioned Officer Week which featured several events including a NCO run, a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention leadership forum, a question and answer panel…

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Commissary customer appreciation Stateside case lot sales return to offer up to 50 percent or more savings

DeCA photo Cases of groceries are lined up in a tent next to the commissary at Fort Lee, Virginia. Commissary Customer Appreciation Sales allow patrons an opportunity to save up to 50 percent or more on club-pack and full-case items. FORT LEE, Va. – Mention case lot sales and commissary patrons start lining up for…


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Disaster preparedness mirrors military readiness, official says

Posted  April 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department takes pride in its readiness to defend the nation against military threats, and also in its role as a partner in emergency and disaster response, a DOD official said. In an interview with DOD News on the April observance of the “America’s PrepareAthon!” campaign, Robert Salesses, deputy assistant secretary of…

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Fort Huachuca Adopt-A-School/Adopt-A-Center Program underway

Posted  April 3, 2015

Each Fort Huachuca accommodation school, Child, Youth and School Service Child Care facility, and Buena High School have a unit assigned as their sponsor through the Adopt-A-School/Adopt-A-Center Program. These relationships were built and grown throughout the 2014 – 2015 School Year.

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News Briefs – April 3, 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Safety Office issues product safety recalls Fort Huachuca Safety Office personnel are notifying the post community of the following product safety recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.cspc.gov. This week the following recalls went into effect: Specialized Bicycle Components recalls aerobars due to fall hazard; Linon Home Décor Products recalls foldable wood…

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Lent, Passover & Easter at Fort Huachuca

Posted  April 3, 2015

Catholic Good Friday Service, Adoration of the Cross April 3, 7 p.m. (Main Post Chapel) Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass April 4, 7 p.m. (Main Post Chapel) Blessing of the Easter Baskets, Pot Luck Fellowship Meal immediately after Mass Easter Sunday Mass April 5, 9 a.m. (Main Post Chapel) Jewish Passover Meal & Observance April…

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FMWR Briefs – April 3, 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Enjoy TMAC’s Easter Brunch Buffet The Thunder Mountain Activity Centre staff invites everyone to enjoy their Easter Brunch Buffet Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost, with gratuity included, is $25 per person for adults; $12.50 for children 5 – 11; and children 4 and under dine for free. The buffet features roast beef, baked…

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ArmyFit website offers information on how to achieve, sustain lasting fitness

Posted  April 3, 2015

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — For little more than a year, the Army has been promoting a website called ArmyFit, a resource site that provides Soldiers, family members and U.S. Army civilians with information regarding their physical, spiritual, emotional, family and social status. The site allows the user to take a completely confidential brief survey through…

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Fort Bowie NHS offers guided on-site programs this month

Posted  April 3, 2015

Fort Bowie NHS Bowie, AZ – Southeast Arizona Group Acting Superintendent Jane Rodgers announced recently that Fort Bowie National Historic Site (NHS) is offering free guided programs every Thursday through Sunday this spring through May 3. All programs are free of charge and are an easy way to learn more about the rich history preserved…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  April 3, 2015

Colonel Johnston Elementary School Second graders at Colonel Johnston Elementary School have begun learning about the human body in science. They will use the scientific process of questioning, planning and conducting investigations, using appropriate tools and techniques to gather data and think critically and logically about relationships between evidence and explanations, and communicating results to…

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Community Briefs April 3, 2014

Posted  April 3, 2015

Astronomy club holds monthly meeting The Huachuca Astronomy Club will meet today, 7 p.m., in the main lobby area of the Cochise College Library, Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave. The guest speaker will be Rob Zellem, a fifth-year doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. Since 2010, he has…

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Women’s history showcased during special event Wednesday

Posted  March 27, 2015

Stephanie Caffall Fort Huachuca’s Thunder Mountain Activity Centre was the site of an event titled, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” Wednesday in celebration for National Women’s History Month. After the reading of the presidential proclamation declaring March Women’s History Month, volunteers gave a performance. In the presentation, female Soldiers dressed in timely apparel of…

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