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Stephanie Caffall 
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Soldiers awarded at Tax Center closing ceremony

Stephanie CaffallStaff Writer At right, Col. Thomas A. Boone, garrison commander, presents Sgt. 1st Class David Talamantes, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Tax Center, the Army Achievement Medal award at the Tax Center’s closing ceremony. Col. Joseph Keeler, staff judge advocate, recognized the Fort Huachuca Tax Center Soldier volunteers at a closing ceremony Friday….

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304th MI Battalion participates in National Denim Day

Natalie LakosilStaff Writer More than 1,000 Soldiers and Cadre participated in the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion Denim Day. They were asked to wear jeans and red or white shirts in support of the event. Denim Day was started in Los Angeles in 1999. More than 1,000 Soldiers from the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion participated in…

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Astronaut Mark Kelly Skypes students at CSMS

Natalie Lakosil Caleb Larson, 12, asks Capt. Mark Kelly what the most important thing he had to do to prepare for the twin study mission while skyping Kelly with his classmates on Monday. The sixth grade students at Colonel Smith Middle School could barely sit still as they eagerly waited for astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly…

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Paintball exercise teaches real life training

Natalie Lakosil Pvt. Tyler Beggett, 305th MI Bn., sets up post in a window in “the village” while trying to overtake his instructors during a battle drill exercise. Students in the 35 Golf course, Alpha Company, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion practiced hands on training April 24 as the final part of their course on Fort…

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CSMS hosts STEAM Night with experiments, art

Colonel Smith Middle School partnered with Colonel Johnston Elementary School, hosting the second Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, or STEAM, Night 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday in the CSMS student union and gymnasium.


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Odierno: Information, instability travel at similar speeds

Posted  July 25, 2014

ASPEN, Colo. – As the world has become more interconnected and information travels faster than ever before, it also has become more unpredictable and dangerous, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said here last night. “People now understand more about what other people might have, what they might want, how much control they want…

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Post children attend Vacation Bible School week

Posted  July 25, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Pictured with the microphone, Colleen Sherod, 20, Vacation Bible School volunteer, emcees a review of the week’s religious lessons as VBS students hold up posters of their “Bible buddies.” The activity took place Friday in the Main Post Chapel. Around 125 children “took a walk on the wild side” attending a week-long Vacation…

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Seifert School-Age Center offers fun for kids, piece-of-mind for parents

Posted  July 25, 2014

Maranda Flynn Selene Ferro, 9, Jaliah Eldridge, 7, and Malachi Bergstrom, 7, build a puzzle train city in the creative play area of the first through third grade room at the Seifert School-Age Center. Creative play allows children to use their imagination and develop character, which falls within the Army’s Baseline Programming standards. For parents…

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Coronado National Forest fire crew assists with Oregon firefighting efforts

Posted  July 25, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – An initial attack firefighting crew from the Coronado National Forest has been assigned to firefighting duties on the Logging Unit Fires north of Warm Springs, Oregon. Coronado Crew 5 was ordered as a firefighting resource on July 16, 2014. The crew departed July 17, arriving at the fires on July 18. Crew…

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Arrival of monsoon signals easing of fire restrictions in Southeast Arizona

Posted  July 25, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – Effective July 11, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and the Arizona State Forestry Division will…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  July 25, 2014

Late in July, 1918, about fifty officers gathered at the high-walled and historic French town of Langres for six weeks of intensive study. The group had been drawn widely from the American Expeditionary Forces. Some men had been called back from the front line in Northern France and Belgium, the mud of the trenches still on their boots

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Main Gate Express hosts dog dress up contest

Posted  July 25, 2014

Pet owners and their four-legged friends showed off their red, white and blue spirit Saturday participating in the “Most Patriotic Dog” dress up contest held by the Main Gate Express.

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Back to school at Fort Huachuca

Posted  July 25, 2014

Kicking off the upcoming school year, Fort Huachuca and local area schools and organizations presented the 2014 Back to School Fair at General Myer Elementary School July 17. The event was open to those who live on and off post.

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Recent Fort Huachuca Soldier finds immediate employment through ACAP, now known as SFLTAP

Posted  July 25, 2014

With assistance and guidance from what is now called the Soldier for Life — Transition Assistance Program, SFLTAP, formerly known as the Army Career Alumni Program, ACAP, transitioning out of the Army was a smooth and successful process for a recently separated Soldier stationed at Fort Huachuca.

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Fort Huachuca School District welcomes two new principals

Posted  July 25, 2014

As the school year commences Aug. 6, two new principals begin their first year at Colonel Johnston and General Myer Elementary schools. Thomas McIlrath is now principal of Colonel Johnston Elementary while Valerie Quarto is principal at General Myer Elementary. For both, this is their first year taking on the role.

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