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Jolene Cooper, MVC Local

Homes await military Families: MVC has available housing in most post neighborhoods

Jolene Cooper, MVC A currently unoccupied home in Miles Manor 1 is available to a Family of a Service member E1 through E-6. Unlike most homes in that housing area, it is a single unit. All nearby homes are located less than a block from a playground, a feature that could appeal to Families with…

Gary Sheftick U.S.

Native Americans place special honor in military service

Gary Sheftick Mary Hudetz, editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine and president of the Native American Journalists Association, speaks to reporters and students at the Defense Information School, during the Defense Media Activity’s Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 13, at Fort Meade, Md. FORT MEADE, Md. — All 566 Native American tribes across the country…

Command History Office photos Army

Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

European Theater Intelligence School opened in Obermmergau Command History Office photos A German language class in session at the intelligence school Author’s Note: The Command History Office has an extensive historical document collection with some interesting items. Sometimes, however, those items come with little background and many questions. This article covers one of those history…

Inspects DoD

Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

Kevin O’Brien, DOD Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.


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News Briefs February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website Tips submitted through the Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website led to a shoplifter’s recent arrest. Investigators were unable to identify the shoplifter, caught on videotape, and requested residents’ help in identifying him through their new website at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/CrimeSolvers. The site features crimes about which investigators have gathered enough evidence in…

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Salutes & Awards

Installation Awards Banquet sets best apart from rest

Posted  February 28, 2014

All who attended Fort Huachuca’s annual Installation Awards Banquet to recognize the 2013 “best of the best,” Feb. 21, at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre experienced an evening to remember.

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FMWR Briefs – February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

College rodeo here tomorrow, Sunday FMWR, the Sierra Vista Riding Club and Cochise College will host the Cochise College Rodeo at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena Saturday and Sunday. Gates open at noon, and the rodeo starts at 1 p.m. both days. Sunday, cowboy church will start at 10 a.m., and Exceptional Rodeo will start at…

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Racers give their all during 2nd Sentinel Pursuit

Posted  February 28, 2014

Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commander, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, shakes Dalton Little’s hand after presenting him with the first-place ribbon in the 50 – 59 male category. Little, a frequent Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate volunteer with the Sports Division, has a friendly rivalry with Ashley concerning racing…

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Community Briefs February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

Cochise College offers scholarship The Cochise College 50th Anniversary Scholars program recognizes Cochise County high school graduating seniors with a 3.0 or higher grade point average who submit an essay about what the Cochise College mission means to them. Each selected scholar will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2014 –15 school year. Apply online…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  February 28, 2014

General Myer Elementary School All General Myer Elementary School students participated in the Black Inventors Exhibit. Amy Wolfe’s fifth grade class has studied Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights and Malcolm X. In Amy Wolfe’s reading groups, students are preparing for the Movie Trailer Red Carpet Premier for the literature circles. Students were broken…

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Army

AUSA panel discussion addresses partnerships

Posted  February 21, 2014

Courtesy Photo Business leaders joined government officials Feb. 19, 2014, for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and Beyond, at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium and Exposition at Huntsville, Ala. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Business leaders joined government officials Wednesday for the panel discussion, Industrial Partnerships for Force 2025 and…

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Local attorneys to provide free legal advice to veterans

Posted  February 21, 2014

PHOENIX — As many as 300 Arizona attorneys are volunteering their time to provide free legal advice to U.S. veterans and their spouses. Many of these attorneys will participate in a free legal clinic at the University of Arizona Recreation Building, March 8, 9 a.m – 4 p.m., at The University of Arizona Recreation Building,…

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Scout Speaks

Posted  February 21, 2014

This year as we celebrate “Civil Rights in America” during African American/Black History Month, we also mark the 50th Anniversary of the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which was a result of the historic march on Washington in 1963. These events are forever linked in American history. People from every creed, color and…

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Housing construction still underway, residents use caution

Posted  February 21, 2014

Maranda Flynn The handicap accessible playground that used to be located across from Burger King on Fort Huachuca is being relocated to the new Mountain Vista Community Center, 802 Rucker, off the traffic circle by the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center. The center will be open to Mountain Vista Communities residents March 11. As…

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