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Family, faith, focus Resiliency helps Soldier heal from extensive combat wounds

“I remember the day, August 5, for those of you that have been to Kabul, you know that the air quality isn’t quite right, but that morning I went on a 5-mile run.

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RWBAHC welcomes new top doc to command

Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Brown Parade Field at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., for the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center change of command ceremony June 29, 2015. After two years, Col. Lance Raney relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Edgar Arroyo in an early morning ceremony on the storied parade field.

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Cochise County Outlaws perform with a special guest performer

The Cochise County Outlaws, 62nd Army Rock Band, performed for advanced individual training students in a special concert at Eifler Fitness Center on June 27.

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MI Hall of Fame ceremony at Fort Huachuca honors inductees

The 2015 Military Intelligence Hall of Fame ceremony introduced the eight latest inductees on June 26.

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Keep your summer cool at Irwin Pool

With temperatures rising, Fort Huachuca’s Irwin Pool is an inviting way to keep the Family cool this summer. The pool is open through Labor Day. Currently, water temperatures are comfortable.


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FMWR Briefs – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Release your creative side The MWR Arts & Crafts Center is offering “Sip & Create” for adults from 7 – 9 p.m. June 26, July 24 and Aug. 28 at the 19th Hole Lounge at Mountain View Golf Course. Cost for Sip & Create is $35 per week, per person and includes the canvas, paint,…

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Health & Safety

Bear this in mind — avoid feeding wildlife on post

Posted  June 19, 2015

Arizona is black bear country although their fur can be a variety of colors, and bears can be found in many locations statewide. Those who enjoy the outdoors and regularly hike the mountain trails, should remember that bears, like people, need the essentials to live — food, water and shelter. Being omnivores, they will eat…

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Commissaries remind patrons to handle food items safely

Posted  June 19, 2015

Food safety is a group hug, when you consider everyone who has a role in protecting consumers from foodborne illnesses.

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Community Briefs June 19, 2014

Posted  June 19, 2015

Join VFW for dinner tonight Enjoy an eight ounce steak with onions and mushrooms, baked potato, corn, western beans, dinner roll, and salad from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Veterans of Foreign War 9972, 549 Veterans Drive, Sierra Vista. Cost is $9 per member, $10 per guest. Live entertainment follows, starting at 8 p.m….

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Dailey to bring Soldiers to Washington to ‘own’ SHARP problem, solution

Posted  June 12, 2015

Spc. Joe Dees Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey will soon kick off a new program, “Not in My Squad, Not in Our Army,” that will offer Soldiers an opportunity to take ownership of both the problem of sexual assault in the ranks, as well as the solution. WASHINGTON — Since the Army first…

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National Safety Month – June 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

During the past 10 years fatal Army accidents have declined significantly, both on and off duty. That trend has persisted through years of combat operations and continues now as we remain committed on multiple continents in support of National Defense objectives. Army leaders, Soldiers and Army Civilians have worked hard to make this possible. Thank…

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Salutes & Awards

Happy 240th Army Birthday!

Posted  June 12, 2015

Stand To! Two hundred forty years ago, our nation’s leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic landpower of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. This year, we celebrate 240 years of selfless service to the nation. Selfless service is at the core of what…

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40th ESB bids farewell to one commander, welcomes another

Posted  June 12, 2015

Natalie Lakosil From left, incoming Commander Lt. Col. Cora Henry, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade Commander Col. James Park, and outgoing Commander Lt. Col. David Thomas, 40th ESB, inspect the troops on Brown Parade Field as part of the change of command ceremony Wednesday. Outgoing Commander Lt. Col. David Thomas relinquished command of…

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Health & Safety

OPM to notify employees of cybersecurity incident

Posted  June 12, 2015

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management, OPM, has identified a cybersecurity incident potentially affecting personnel data for current and former federal employees, including personally identifiable information, or PII. Within the last year, the OPM has undertaken an aggressive effort to update its cybersecurity posture, adding numerous tools and capabilities to its networks. As a result,…

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Army Community Service shares news, notes

Posted  June 12, 2015

Employment Readiness Program update The Federal Resume class will be held July 14, Aug. 11, and Sept. 18. Space is limited and registration is required. If a spouse qualifies for a federal position, he or she may be eligible for non-competitive placement authority if certain requirements are met. Accompanying spouses who have any questions regarding…

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