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Natalie Lakosil Army

Annual Installation Awards Banquet honors top personnel

Natalie Lakosil From left, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca stands with Fort Huachuca’s 2014 winners: Non-commissioned Officer of the Year, Sgt. Bryan Hudson, 18th Military Police Detachment; Soldier of the Year, Spc. Benjamin Sepulveda, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison; Marine of the Year, Sgt. Nancy…

Stephanie Caffall Salutes & Awards

Uncasing ceremony formally welcomes 40th ESB Soldiers home

Stephanie Caffall 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg, left, and Battalion Commander Lt. Col. David Thomas begin the uncasing of the battalion colors. The colors signify the homecoming of the 40th ESB. An uncasing ceremony for the homecoming of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion was held Feb. 20, on Fort Huachuca’s Brown…

Courtesy of André Douglas Army

Civilian Expeditionary Workforce offers unique development opportunity to IMCOM employee

Courtesy of André Douglas The Bagram Air Base installation management team — made up of active duty Service members, civilian employees and contractors — pauses for a commemorative photo. SAN ANTONIO — Joining the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, CEW, took André Douglas from program manager to deputy commander. Douglas, a civilian with the U.S. Army Installation…

DentalClinic3_022715_Caffall Health & Safety

Runion Dental Clinic serves Fort Huachuca active-duty Soldiers

Fort Huachuca’s Runion Dental Clinic provides a variety of dental procedures and does so by following their mission of preventing, preserving and protecting the health of active-duty Service members. Currently the clinic offers several different programs to meet the needs of Soldiers on Fort Huachuca.

Airman 1st Class Tyler Prince DoD

DOD seeks novel ideas to shape its technological future

The Defense Department is seeking novel ideas to shape its future, and officials are looking to industry, small business, academia, start-ups, the public — anyone, really — to boost its ability to prevail against adversaries whose access to technology grows daily.


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FMWR Briefs – February 13, 2015

Posted  February 13, 2015

Sportsman’s Center offers beginners’ classes The Sportsman’s Center offers the following specials during February: First Time Lady Shooters Class, Saturdays, 3 – 4 p.m. Class includes shotgun-trap instruction, gun rental, 25 shells and 25 targets. Cost is $10 per person and class size is limited to six. No repeat shooters, please; Archery Instruction, Sundays, 11…

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Community Briefs February 13, 2014

Posted  February 13, 2015

Say ‘Be mine’ with books The Friends of the Sierra Vista Public Library will hold a 50 percent-off sale on Saturday, Valentine’s Day, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. They will offer romance novels, magazines, inspirational material, books and music CDs, and VHS tapes. The bookstore is located at 2600 E. Tacoma St., attached to the…

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It’s American Heart Month: Take care of your heart – it will work hard for you

Posted  February 13, 2015

February is American Heart Month and according to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 600,000 people die of heart disease every year, accounting for 25 percent of deaths in the U.S. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in America. Major risk factors that increase the risk of developing…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  February 13, 2015

Nancy Murphy Happy Birthday Arizona! Athalia Vallejo, a 5th grader at General Myer Elementary School, created an Arizona inspired work of art using wikki stix and cardboard. The project is similar to Huichol Indian yarn paintings, which are made with beeswax, wood and yarn and can take many hours to complete. Students used wikki stix,…

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40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

Posted  February 6, 2015

Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Members of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deplane at Libby Army Airfield Wednesday night after returning from a nine-month deployment supporting communications contingency operations in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Inherent Resolve and Spartan Shield in southwest Asia. The Soldiers were later reunited with their families and friends at Fort…

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Brush, floss, repeat daily for good dental health!

Posted  February 6, 2015

Each February, the American Dental Association, or ADA, sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Regular dental visits should happen every…

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Carter pledges to help resolve DOD budget issues

Posted  February 6, 2015

DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad McNeeley Then-Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses Service members stationed at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, July 26, 2012. Carter is President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s defense secretary nominee Wednesday morning pledged to protect the nation and…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange resolves to promote healthy lifestyles for 2015

Posted  February 6, 2015

For many, the dawning of a new year is a time to focus on health and fitness. In fact, nearly one-third of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions focus on health and fitness, according to the Cooper Clinic. From low-calorie meals in the food court and Express to the latest workout gear in the Main…

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Is it time to start your transition to civilian life?

Posted  February 6, 2015

Starting the transition process can be daunting, particularly if you are not sure of your plans or your timeline, and especially if it’s not your choice. The SFL-Transition Assistance Program Staff is here to help! The Army has dictate a timeline for the TAP process for expected losses. It is recommended that ETSing Soldiers begin…

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Staying prepared for possible evacuation is key during fire season

Posted  February 6, 2015

Arizona’s fire season regularly starts in mid-April. However, last year it came upon Fort Huachuca earlier than expected. In hopes to keep the public informed and prepared, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, held an installation evacuation rehearsal and concept drill Jan. 27 at the Thunder…

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