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Women’s history showcased during special event Wednesday

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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Convoy exercise helps ready 111th MI Bde. for emergencies

Natalie Lakosil Soldiers from the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade take a short rest in lower Garden Canyon before returning to the motor pool as part of a convoy training exercise Wednesday. The exercise helps the brigade stay prepared in case of emergencies. The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted a convoy exercise Wednesday morning to help…

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111th MI Bde. NCO, Soldier, Platoon Sgt. of Quarter winners selected

Natalie Lakosil Sgt. Jason Grider, Alpha Company, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, inspects uniforms during the in-ranks inspection portion of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter competition. The winners of the second quarter Soldier, Platoon Sergeant and Non-commissioned Officer of the Quarter for the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade were selected last week….

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Bataan Death March Memorial hits home with Fort Huachuca Soldiers

Courtesy photo From left, Staff Sgt. Kenneth Johnson and Sgt. 1st Class Nolan Nagaue, both assigned to the Non-commissioned Officers Academy on post, cross the finish line at the Bataan Death March Memorial Sunday at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. A number of Soldiers from various units on Fort Huachuca took part in the event….

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Students enjoy military band performance during Music in Schools Month

Students from General Myer Elementary School gathered in the school cafeteria March 20 for a concert featuring Fort Huachuca’s Military Intelligence Corps Band in celebration for March’s Music in Schools Month.


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SV Public Library provides services for FH community

Posted  March 13, 2015

The Sierra Vista Public Library serves not only the Sierra Vista community, but is also partnered with Fort Huachuca and has been serving the military community for almost 10 years.

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AER college aid for dependent children, spouses

Posted  March 13, 2015

Army Emergency Relief’s (AER) Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program is for dependent children of active-duty, retired and deceased Soldiers. The scholarship program is for full-time students at an undergraduate, technical or vocational institution accredited by the Department of Education and is awarded annually up to four academic years. Funds may be used for tuition,…

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Female athletes prepare for summer Olympics

Posted  March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — Three female Soldiers have their sights set on going to the Olympics next summer in Brazil – two boxers and one wrestler. Gail McCabe, of Army Broadcasting, interviewed the Soldiers and others March 3 – 5 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they are training as part of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program,…

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News Briefs – March 13, 2015

Posted  March 13, 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: Children’s pajamas recalled by KTM North America for violation of federal flammability standard; Dirt Devil recalls…

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FMWR Briefs – March 13, 2015

Posted  March 13, 2015

BOSS seeks used books Fort Huachuca Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Program personnel are looking for gently used books through March 31. Collection bins are located inside Murr Community Center, Building 51301, Cushing Street, and are accepted Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m….

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Turnout at CC rodeo at Wren Arena exceeds expectations

Posted  March 13, 2015

Cowboys and cowgirls competed at the 9th annual rodeo at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena on Saturday and Sunday. The rodeo’s venue was provided for Cochise College by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

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Community Briefs March 13, 2014

Posted  March 13, 2015

Home, garden show underway now Visit the Home & Garden Show today until 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Buena High School, 5225 Buena School Blvd., Sierra Vista. There are displays, demos, exhibits and vendors Admission is free. For more information, go to www.saca-az.org. Canyon hike, picnic planned Saturday There will…

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Black History Month marks 100 years of progress

Posted  March 6, 2015

Natalie Lakosil More than 100 people took part in the 100th celebration of observing African American/Black History Month Feb. 26. The mood was light and joyous as more than 100 people of all backgrounds gathered at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Feb. 26 to celebrate the 100th anniversary observance of Black History Month. “I always…

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TBI can occur in battle, garrison — awareness important

Posted  March 6, 2015

Traumatic brain injury, TBI, has been called the “signature wound” of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Injuries the Service members receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, IEDs, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents and equipment failure. Many military personnel have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating into multiple…

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Army Emergency Relief annual campaign underway

Posted  March 6, 2015

Financial security is a key element of a ready and resilient force. The Army Emergency Relief, AER, Annual Campaign is conducted from March 1 through May 15 in order to increase Soldier awareness of this benefit, as well as to give Soldiers the opportunity to help their fellow Soldiers by donating. Local commanders can adjust…

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