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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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Salutes & Awards

MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

Posted  November 15, 2013

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence seeks nominations for the 2014 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, or MI. Applications will be accepted through March 3, 2014. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence officer of the rank of captain in the active Army, Army Reserve…

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Events

Annual Chanukah celebration planned on Fort Huachuca

Posted  November 15, 2013

On Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m. the Fort Huachuca Jewish Community will meet in the Activity Room of the Main Post Chapel to celebrate Chanukah. The festive gathering is on the Friday evening before the first day of Chanukah. This year, Chanukah actually starts at sundown on Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving. The Jewish calendar is…

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Health & Safety

Red Cross accepting inquiries about loved one in Philippines

Posted  November 15, 2013

TUCSON — The American Red Cross is accepting inquiries about tracing loved ones missing in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haiyan. Call the office at 1.520.318.6740 and press 1, or email Elissa.Maish@redcross.org. Those looking for a U.S. citizen, however, must call the U.S. Department of State, 1.888.407.4747. Red Cross personnel are accepting financial donations to…

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Local

Visit Ed Center during American Education Week

Posted  November 15, 2013

The Army Continuing Education System, or ACES, will observe American Education Week Monday through Nov. 22. This year’s Army’s theme, “Army Continuing Education — Strength and Resiliency through Education” supports the National Education Association’s theme, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” Visit the Education Center next week to learn about the programs…

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Army Community Service

Posted  November 15, 2013

Upcoming SHARP training schedule announced The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program, or SHARP, reinforces the Army’s commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and accountability. Army policy promotes sensitive care and confidential reporting for victims of sexual…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  November 15, 2013

Native Americans had been used as scouts as far back as white men had been settling the American continent. After the Civil War, Indians from more than a dozen tribes were enlisted to assist the Army during the Indian Campaigns of the Great Plains and Southwest regions. By 1866, the Army had been engaged in…

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Events

Community, service members celebrate Veterans Day together

Posted  November 15, 2013

Col. Lisa Price, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, served as guest speaker at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday at Veterans’ Memorial Park. Price’s speech highlighted not only the history of the holiday but the importance active duty Soldiers and veterans have in the present and future.   Cochise County Girl Scout Troops walk with…

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2-13th Avn. Regt., 305th MI Bn. participate in first-ever joint exercise together

Posted  November 15, 2013

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment — the Army’s unmanned aircraft training center — and Company A, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, demonstrated a collaborative effort Nov. 4 – 8 in a first-ever joint culminating training exercise, or CTX.

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Commentary

Legal Office here helps untangle Arizona separation, divorce process

Posted  November 15, 2013

When couples tie the knot and say “I do,” most believe they will be together forever. However, life happens. Sometimes couples realize their union was not meant to be and choose to separate or divorce. Those with questions about legal separation or divorce can contact the Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Office, or Legal Assistance. The…

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Deployment guide benefits Families, friends of service members

Posted  November 15, 2013

How does one prepare for a loved one’s deployment? How is a Family member going to get through each day without being consumed with worry? What can service members expect when they return? For Families, what impact will this all have on the children?

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