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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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Army Air Force Exchange Service sets holiday hours

Posted  December 20, 2013

Launderette Open 24/7 All AAFES facilities Wednesday: Closed Main Store Tuesday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday – Dec. 30: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dec. 31: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan. 1: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/ODL Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday – Dec. 30: 10…

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Army National Guard celebrates 377 years of service

Posted  December 20, 2013

Soldiers and civilians with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence celebrated the Army National Guard’s 377th birthday Dec. 13 on Fort Huachuca.

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Families craft gingerbread houses, enter competition

Posted  December 20, 2013

With frosting in hand, Christen Scofield, art specialist, helps the Woolery Family put together their gingerbread house Saturday. Each piece of gingerbread siding was glued together using a royal icing. The spicy smell of gingerbread filled the inside the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Arts & Crafts Center Saturday as Families came together for the fourth…

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Bells ring, people sing

Posted  December 20, 2013

62nd Army Band presents ‘Sounds of Holidays’   Soldiers of the 62nd Army Band play Christmas songs with a jazzy rhythm in the halls of Buena High School after their holiday concert. The band members performed for the audience both before and after the main event. Santa, Mrs. Claus and an elf also made an…

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News Briefs – December 20, 2013

Posted  December 20, 2013

Next Scout published Jan. 10, 2014 This is the final issue of “The Fort Huachuca Scout” for 2013. The first 2014 Scout will be published on Jan. 10. Please submit information for the Jan. 10 Scout to joan.vasey1@us.army.mil. Safe Ride Service available To help reduce the number of driving-under-the-influence incidents, the Fort Huachuca Army Air…

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FMWR Briefs – December 20, 2013

Posted  December 20, 2013

JD/DL plan New Year’s Eve party Desert Lanes Bowling Center and Jeannie’s Diner have planned their annual New Year’s Eve party for Dec. 31 from 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. The event is open to the public. Everyone is invited to “bowl in the New Year.” The cost, which includes five hours of bowling, is…

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B Troop seeks riders

Posted  December 20, 2013

‘We want YOU as the new recruit!’   From left, Ken Carroll, Patrick Dueltgen and Priscilla Davis, K Battery, B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) load the 1840 Mountain Howitzer cannon on Brown Parade Field Sunday. Spectators gathered as the supporting artillery section fired off the cannon twice during the B Troop Riding School…

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Community Briefs December 20, 2013

Posted  December 20, 2013

Need for food, sundries continues Jolene Cooper, Mountain Vista Communities Residents of Fort Huachuca’s Mountain Vista Communities collected and donated more than 3,000 items along with 17 turkeys to the Chaplain’s Food Locker in order to help ensure that Families in need have dinner for the Thanksgiving and coming holiday season. However, the need for…

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Change of command at FH welcomes new headquarters

Posted  December 13, 2013

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski Col. Kevin Wulfhorst, commander of the 1st Military Intelligence Brigade, 100th Division (center), conducts the passing of the guidon between Lt. Col. (P) Robert Wilkinson, outgoing commander (right), and Lt. Col. Richard Chmielewski, Jr., incoming commander of the 5th Battalion-104th Regiment (Military Intelligence) (left). The battalion held its change of command…

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USAICoE employees first to graduate UA South certificate program

Posted  December 13, 2013

Tanja Linton William Glessner, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, explains his Instructional Design Master’s Certificate Capstone Project to James Shockey, dean, The University of Arizona South, and other faculty members, during an open house at Alvarado Hall, Dec. 6. During an open house at Alvarado Hall, Dec. 6, four U. S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence…

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