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A local take on America’s PrepareAthon!

Over the month of April events have been taking place nationwide to help ensure America’s preparedness in the event of an emergency. America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots movement that highlights the importance of preparedness for reacting to any sort of emergency situation. “The U.S. Army has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or…

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Second ‘Take Back Night’ hosted at Cochise College

Stephanie Caffall Rick Mueller, mayor, City of Sierra Vista, spoke at the Take Back the Night event and encouraged the community to put an end to sexual assault and harassment. Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community joined together in hosting the second Take Back the Night event 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cochise College…

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Installation Retirement Ceremony honors retirees

Stephanie Caffall Fourteen Soldiers, one Department of Army Civilian and their guests await the formal recognition portion of the Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca honored 14 Soldiers and one Department of Army Civilian for their dedication to duty in its third quarter Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field….

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance reminds crowd of valuable lessons

Natalie Lakosil Lily Brull, Holocaust survivor, receives a poem, flowers and homemade Challah bread from Malachi, 4, and Kayalynn Fiddes, 8, after speaking about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Lily Brull was only 10 years old when her family had to leave everything they knew behind them to escape the German soldiers in Antwerp,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

U.S., Britain agree to share communications intelligence U.S. Army photo Maj. Melvin C. Helfers evaluated ULTRA, or Special Intelligence, and presented it to Gen. George Patton. The BRUSA Agreement severely restricted access to ULTRA to only the most highly placed officers via Special Branch liaison officers. The importance of Communications Intelligence, or COMINT, in the…


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Lent, Passover & Easter at Fort Huachuca

Posted  April 3, 2015

Catholic Good Friday Service, Adoration of the Cross April 3, 7 p.m. (Main Post Chapel) Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass April 4, 7 p.m. (Main Post Chapel) Blessing of the Easter Baskets, Pot Luck Fellowship Meal immediately after Mass Easter Sunday Mass April 5, 9 a.m. (Main Post Chapel) Jewish Passover Meal & Observance April…

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FMWR Briefs – April 3, 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Enjoy TMAC’s Easter Brunch Buffet The Thunder Mountain Activity Centre staff invites everyone to enjoy their Easter Brunch Buffet Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost, with gratuity included, is $25 per person for adults; $12.50 for children 5 – 11; and children 4 and under dine for free. The buffet features roast beef, baked…

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ArmyFit website offers information on how to achieve, sustain lasting fitness

Posted  April 3, 2015

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — For little more than a year, the Army has been promoting a website called ArmyFit, a resource site that provides Soldiers, family members and U.S. Army civilians with information regarding their physical, spiritual, emotional, family and social status. The site allows the user to take a completely confidential brief survey through…

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Fort Bowie NHS offers guided on-site programs this month

Posted  April 3, 2015

Fort Bowie NHS Bowie, AZ – Southeast Arizona Group Acting Superintendent Jane Rodgers announced recently that Fort Bowie National Historic Site (NHS) is offering free guided programs every Thursday through Sunday this spring through May 3. All programs are free of charge and are an easy way to learn more about the rich history preserved…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  April 3, 2015

Colonel Johnston Elementary School Second graders at Colonel Johnston Elementary School have begun learning about the human body in science. They will use the scientific process of questioning, planning and conducting investigations, using appropriate tools and techniques to gather data and think critically and logically about relationships between evidence and explanations, and communicating results to…

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Community Briefs April 3, 2014

Posted  April 3, 2015

Astronomy club holds monthly meeting The Huachuca Astronomy Club will meet today, 7 p.m., in the main lobby area of the Cochise College Library, Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave. The guest speaker will be Rob Zellem, a fifth-year doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. Since 2010, he has…

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Women’s history showcased during special event Wednesday

Posted  March 27, 2015

Stephanie Caffall Fort Huachuca’s Thunder Mountain Activity Centre was the site of an event titled, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” Wednesday in celebration for National Women’s History Month. After the reading of the presidential proclamation declaring March Women’s History Month, volunteers gave a performance. In the presentation, female Soldiers dressed in timely apparel of…

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DOD warns troops, families to be cyber crime smart

Posted  March 27, 2015

WASHINGTON — Defense Department employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, according to DOD’s chief information officer. Terry Halvorsen issued a DOD-wide memorandum March 18 about the growing threat of cybercrime “phishing” and “spear phishing” in emails,…

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Army health leaders advocate for importance of nutrition

Posted  March 27, 2015

WASHINGTON — During National Nutrition Month in March, “we encourage each of you to renew a commitment to achieving your personal Performance Triad goals,” said Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” she said. The Performance Triad focuses on the importance of sleep, activity and nutrition…

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Convoy exercise helps ready 111th MI Bde. for emergencies

Posted  March 27, 2015

Natalie Lakosil Soldiers from the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade take a short rest in lower Garden Canyon before returning to the motor pool as part of a convoy training exercise Wednesday. The exercise helps the brigade stay prepared in case of emergencies. The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted a convoy exercise Wednesday morning to help…

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