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Fort Huachuca volunteers recognized at luncheon

Stephanie Caffall Guests gather at the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Wednesday to celebrate the dedication and community service of Fort Huachuca’s volunteers. The 2015 Fort Huachuca Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was hosted by Army Community Service (ACS) and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There…

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40th ESB holds change of responsibility ceremony

Natalie Lakosil Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg snaps the non-commissioned officer’s sword closed signifying his last official act as the command sergeant major and thereby cutting his ties to the unit. The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion change of responsibility ceremony was held Tuesday morning on Brown Parade Field. Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg relinquished…

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305th MI Bn. hosts Resiliency Rodeo for busy Soldiers

Natalie Lakosil In front of his Soldiers, Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Baptiste, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, helps demonstrate Bronco’s military woroking dog capabilities with the help of handler Pfc. Gabby Giffiths, 18th Military Police Detachment. Bronco is trained in explosives and is working on becoming certified for patrol in May. The 305th Military Intelligence Battalion…

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NCO Week recognizes professionalism, dedication of Soldiers

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Fifty-two Soldiers were inducted into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps on April 8 at Cochise College during NCO Week here. Fort Huachuca celebrated its first Noncommissioned Officer Week which featured several events including a NCO run, a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention leadership forum, a question and answer panel…

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Commissary customer appreciation Stateside case lot sales return to offer up to 50 percent or more savings

DeCA photo Cases of groceries are lined up in a tent next to the commissary at Fort Lee, Virginia. Commissary Customer Appreciation Sales allow patrons an opportunity to save up to 50 percent or more on club-pack and full-case items. FORT LEE, Va. – Mention case lot sales and commissary patrons start lining up for…


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TRADOC accreditation team to visit USAICoE

Posted  August 15, 2014

Fort Huachuca’s Quality Assurance Office, or QAO, has the mission to prepare the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, USAICoE, for the Training and Doctrine Command’s accreditation visit. A failed accreditation can affect the ability to train Soldiers and negatively impact the military training institution. While QAO works year-round to help the various military…

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Not too late to support ‘Feds Feed Families’ campaign

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT LEE, Va. – Commissary employees and customers are still working together again this year to collect donations for the Feds Feed Families campaign. The campaign, underway through Aug. 31, collects much-needed items for local food banks. Customers and employees can donate nonperishable food and personal hygiene items to the campaign using marked bins located…

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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

Posted  August 15, 2014

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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Tobacco use harms military readiness, official says

Posted  August 15, 2014

WASHINGTON — Because tobacco use is harmful to military readiness, the Defense Department has an added responsibility to curb its use, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said Tuesday, noting that service members are more likely to use tobacco products than Civilians. Tobacco use can lead to excess oral cavity disease and morbidity,…

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News Briefs August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

Range closures announced Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, M, N, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: A, B, C, D, E, F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: A, B, C, D, E, F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z…

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FMWR Briefs – August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

MVGC offers ‘monsoon special’ Mountain View Golf Course personnel invite all golfers to join them for the following “monsoon special” now through Aug. 31: Golf before 11 a.m. for $25; Golf after 11 a.m. for $20. Special price includes a cart for 18 holes.  For more information or to schedule a tee time, call 520.533.7088….

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Female boxers excel in Army World Class Athlete Program

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Two female Soldiers recently won national Golden Gloves championships, bringing the number of female amateur boxing national champions in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, WCAP, to four. Pfc. Alexandra Love and Pvt. Rianna Rios won their weight classes July 12 at the 2014 National Women’s Golden Gloves Championships in…

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Men, women equally represented on elite boxing squad

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. — For the first time in program history, the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program has an equal number of men and women competing in the once male-dominated sport of boxing. When Sgt. Felisha Estrada-Gonzalez joined WCAP in July, the elite group of Army boxers became five women and five men training…

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See Soldiers in action on FH during All Army Championship Box-off

Posted  August 15, 2014

Mark your calendars! Witness Army Boxing at its best during the All Army Boxing Championship at Barnes Field House on Sept. 13. Male and female boxers will take to the ring and vie for slots on the All Army Boxing Team. Preliminary matches will take place Sept. 10 and 11 (subject to change). Doors for…

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Community Briefs August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

Waves of Honor: Military Salute Program SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment® is honoring the men and women of the U.S. armed services through its Waves of Honor® military salute program. The program permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to any of the following…

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