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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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Civilian of the month

Posted  December 6, 2013

Civilian of the Month: Jeff Grumm Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Senior test officer; which involves planning, execution and reporting on test activities. How long at current assignment: Five years in February How long in government service: About 9 years: From 1983 – 1987 Grumm was a Soldier assigned to…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  December 6, 2013

Third Army G2 predicts Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge) Photo property of the U.S. Army Col. Oscar Koch was the G2 for Gen. George Patton during World War II. Dec. 9, 1944 By December of 1944, it appeared that Hitler had been all but defeated. In fact, from the Allied perspective, Germany’s continuation of…

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Air Force: Aero repair keeps ‘birds’ in the air

Posted  December 6, 2013

With the highest volume of flying missions in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, aircraft at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing rely on a team of professional maintainers to keep them in top shape to accomplish the mission.

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Lessons Learned team provides support through observations, insights, lessons

Posted  December 6, 2013

Within the Army, one organization focuses on ‘change’ at its primary mission, whether it’s a military intelligence professional or the operation of a unit — the Center for Army Lessons Learned, or CALL. While CALL is located at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, fields a Lessons Learned, or…

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What the Sierra Vista Public Library has to offer electronically

Posted  December 6, 2013

Last year I wrote about the differences in tablets and e-readers, but this December I’ll leave picking the device up to you, and instead describe what the Sierra Vista Public Library has to offer electronically — from a tablet, smartphone, e-reader, personal computer (PC) or Mac. For many things, there is definitely an app for…

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3D electronic printing holds promise of various applications for Soldiers

Posted  December 6, 2013

James Zunino, Picatinny materials engineer, displays an object that was created by an additive printing process. 3D printing gives engineers the flexibility to quickly print items of various shapes, materials and structure. PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — As researchers at Picatinny Arsenal explore the potential of 3-dimensional printing, they envision the potential to embed a radio…

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News Briefs – December 6, 2013

Posted  December 6, 2013

Final 2013 Scout delivered Dec. 20 The final 2013 issue of “The Fort Huachuca Scout” will appear in print on Dec. 20. The first 2014 Scout will be delivered on Jan. 10. Those who wish to share information about events taking place between those two dates should submit the information now to joan.vasey1@us.army.mil. For more…

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Fit for Life: Why workout routines might not be working

Posted  December 6, 2013

David Charles “Chazz” Owen As both Soldier and civilian, I have been on Fort Huachuca for over 15 years, and seen professionals from many nations work out, race and engage in other forms of fitness here. During that period, I have seen some people say they’ve done everything to improve their fitness and athletic performance,…

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FMWR Briefs – December 6, 2013

Posted  December 6, 2013

Register to win a dirt bike FMWR and Sierra Cycles want to help put a “toy under the tree” by giving away a 2013 Kawasaki KLX 140 ADF dirt bike, valued at $2,999, Dec. 14 at the NOEL holiday event. Authorized MWR patrons over 18 years will have the opportunity to register for a chance…

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62nd Army Band to present holiday concert

Posted  December 6, 2013

The 62nd Army Band is ready to rock and roll and will spread the holiday spirit next week. The band will host its annual holiday concert Wednesday at Buena Performing Arts Center, Buena High School, at 7 p.m. The concert’s theme is “Holiday Music through the Ages.” Staff Sgt. Ron Hinkle, 62nd Army Band, explained…

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