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Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez Local

CSA makes first visit here, highlights unique capabilities

Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with 111th Military Intelligence Brigade leadership during his visit to Fort Huachuca, AZ, Dec. 9, 2014. Fort Huachuca leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post Monday and…

City of Sierra Vista Local

Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

City of Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, city officials, senior leaders from Fort Huachuca and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart stand before the sign designating Sierra Vista a Purple Heart City. The project was initiated by the Sierra Vista Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sierra…

Maci Hidalgo Local

Fort Huachuca Soldiers, Families receive free trees

Maci Hidalgo The Blair Family searches for the perfect tree during Trees for Troops® at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Dec. 5. The earlier each Family showed up at the event, the more trees they were able to choose from. Soldiers and Family members of Fort Huachuca lined up to receive their free Christmas tree…

Ray Ragan Local

Right frequency for radio testing: Teaming, innovation

Ray Ragan A tester with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) runs a Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio (MNVR) through a bench test before moving the radio for an open-air developmental test at Fort Huachuca on Sept. 23. MNVR is a next-generation radio system designed to bridge both data and voice communications from brigade and…

Ordnance-2 Health & Safety

Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, safely detonated a World War II-era 81mm mortar on Tuesday at 10:43 a.m. in Area H, Slaughterhouse Wash, at the end of the Libby Army Airfield runway. A rider on horseback reported a sighting of the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel on Monday. If…


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News Briefs February 7, 2014

Posted  February 7, 2014

Jury duty scam reported Pima County residents have informed the Arizona Superior Court about receiving phone calls from a potential scammer who says there is an outstanding warrant for their arrest for failure to show for jury duty. Residents are given two hours to bring $2,000 to a specified location and told failure to comply…

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FMWR Briefs – February 7, 2014

Posted  February 7, 2014

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at TMAC Personnel at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre have planned a special Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance, Feb. 14, 5 – 9 p.m. Cost is $50 per couple and will include either N.Y. strip steak or pecan crusted salmon, wild rice, asparagus and red velvet cake; a glass of champagne and a…

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NPS to waive fees on select days in 2014

Posted  February 7, 2014

Members of the Fort Huachuca community frequently seek out free, Family oriented places to visit during their leisure time. The National Park Service, or NPS, operates three parks in Cochise County, Chiricahua National Monument, Coronado Memorial and Fort Bowie National Historic Site.

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Community Briefs February 7, 2014

Posted  February 7, 2014

Cochise College scholarships The Cochise College Foundation will award 50 $1,000 scholarships to Cochise County high school graduating seniors or home schooled students enrolling full-time at Cochise College this fall. Eligible students should go online to complete the foundation’s STARS scholarship application, which is now open for all future and current Cochise College students seeking…

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Health & Safety

FBI trains FH community on child cyber safety, security

Posted  January 31, 2014

Maranda FLynn Agent in Charge David Bodily with the Sierra Vista FBI teaches the first of two Cyber Safety and Security Training sessions at Murr Community Center Tuesday that educate parents what to look for and how to prevent cyber vulnerabilities. Advances in technology allow children access to various sources of knowledge, but it also…

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Health & Safety

National Children’s Dental Health Month begins Saturday

Posted  January 31, 2014

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, an annual event sponsored by the American Dental Association. The purpose is to educate the public about the importance of children’s dental health. This year’s theme is “Join the Super Smile Team!” with the program encouraging youth to floss and brush by introducing them to a group of…

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Army

Obama touches on Afghanistan, Iran, Syria in State of Union Address

Posted  January 31, 2014

WASHINGTON — While President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night was dominated by domestic concerns, he also addressed national security concerns. “ … because of the extraordinary troops and Civilians who risk and lay down their lives to keep us free, the United States is more secure,” Obama told members of the…

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Fort Huachuca opens Tax Center’s doors

Posted  January 31, 2014

Video capture by Thom Williams Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Graves (center), Company D, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, puts his cap on his son, Cayden, 10 months, being held by his mother, Tiffany, while the Family gets help with their tax paperwork Monday at the Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center following its grand opening ceremony that day….

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U.S.

Tax season brings out identity thieves

Posted  January 31, 2014

Tucson — Thousands of Americans are eligible to receive refunds from Uncle Sam in 2014, and it’s not just certified public accountants who will be busy; tax season is primetime for identity thieves. With all of the personal information contained in tax documents, cons will try every trick in the book to obtain these documents…

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Sports

Nine Soldiers officially named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Posted  January 31, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7 – 23 in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. Olympic Committee, or USOC, officially announced the team Monday. The Soldier-athletes named…

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