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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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Health & Safety

Check back seat for children before locking, leaving vehicle

Posted  June 12, 2015

Every summer, heartbreaking and preventable deaths happen when children are left alone in hot cars. More than 600 U.S. children have died from being left in hot vehicles since 1990. On average, 38 children die in hot cars each year from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside motor vehicles. Even the best of parents or…

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Employees have right of union representation

Posted  June 12, 2015

Courtesy graphic Bargaining unit employees who need to visit the American Federation of Government Employees Union, Local 1662, will now find the office in Nealis Barracks, Building 52204, on Cushing Street across from the Thunderbird Village Barracks between Laquardia and Arizona Streets. The relocation was completed in April and is shown on the above map….

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DOD Civilian personnel chief discusses future force

Posted  June 12, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department’s top Civilian personnel policy chief discussed developments intended to address Civilian workforce challenges and improve performance management and resourcing as part of the Future of the Force initiative during a panel discussion held here Tuesday. Paige Hinkle-Bowles, deputy assistant secretary of defense for Civilian personnel policy, participated in “Future of…

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Utility jobs training to open for troops, veterans, spouses

Posted  June 12, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department announced Tuesday a partnership to launch employment training for transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses in highly skilled utility industry jobs. The Utility Industry Workforce Initiative is a public-private partnership comprising DOD, the departments of Energy, Veterans Affairs and Labor, and private-sector companies Edison Electric Institute, Center for Energy…

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Traffic changes to begin at Hatfield, Brainard Monday

Posted  June 12, 2015

Brainard Traffic changes will begin Monday at the Hatfield and Brainard intersection prior to the installation access point to accommodate heavy truck traffic hauling material for repairs at Libby Army Airfield. Truck traffic will enter the Van Deman Gate (East Gate) and will use a separate entrance to Brainard via a special traffic control point….

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Fort police officer training teaches accident reconstruction skills

Posted  June 12, 2015

Fort Huachuca police officers completed training this week to help improve their investigation skills during traffic accidents.

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Marines, Sailors remember Midway at sea

Posted  June 12, 2015

Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors assigned to the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) paid homage to the Battle of Midway during a ceremony while at sea in the Gulf of Aden Saturday.

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FMWR Briefs – June 12, 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

Free movie returns tomorrow FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, “Dinosaur Island” tomorrow at Warrior/Sentinel Field. This is a family-friendly movie that is not rated. The movie starts at dusk. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs. Free popcorn, hot dogs, water and soft drinks will be provided, while supplies last….

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News Briefs – June 12, 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

Exchange here sponsoring superhero contest Hasbro, Marvel and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering military shoppers a chance to win a $500 exchange gift card. Exchange customers 18 or older must submit an essay explaining which Marvel superhero is their real life hero most like and why. Essay must be 75 or…

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Missoula Theatre Company works with students to produce play within a week

Posted  June 12, 2015

Young actors and actresses in costume gather for a photo opportunity before the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of the play “Aladdin” at Colonel Johnston Elementary School Saturday night. The MCT arrives on location, holds a casting session for youth and puts on a play within a week. This summer, 56 students, 5 to 18, worked…

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