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Family, faith, focus Resiliency helps Soldier heal from extensive combat wounds

“I remember the day, August 5, for those of you that have been to Kabul, you know that the air quality isn’t quite right, but that morning I went on a 5-mile run.

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RWBAHC welcomes new top doc to command

Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Brown Parade Field at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., for the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center change of command ceremony June 29, 2015. After two years, Col. Lance Raney relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Edgar Arroyo in an early morning ceremony on the storied parade field.

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Cochise County Outlaws perform with a special guest performer

The Cochise County Outlaws, 62nd Army Rock Band, performed for advanced individual training students in a special concert at Eifler Fitness Center on June 27.

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MI Hall of Fame ceremony at Fort Huachuca honors inductees

The 2015 Military Intelligence Hall of Fame ceremony introduced the eight latest inductees on June 26.

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Keep your summer cool at Irwin Pool

With temperatures rising, Fort Huachuca’s Irwin Pool is an inviting way to keep the Family cool this summer. The pool is open through Labor Day. Currently, water temperatures are comfortable.


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DOD: Secretary of Defense joins Facebook

Posted  June 5, 2015

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter became the first secretary of defense to join Facebook May 29, Pentagon officials announced. In a statement released after Carter joined, officials said the secretary of defense will be able to personally communicate with nearly three million Service members and Civilians on the social media platform. The defense secretary’s…

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News Briefs – June 5, 2015

Posted  June 5, 2015

Free flags for MVC residents In honor of Flag Day, June 14, Mountain Vista Communities is giving residents a flag to display in their front yard that day. Pick one up at the MVC housing office. Grass seed available to MVC residents Grass seed is available to on-post residents at the Mountain Vista Communities maintenance…

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NETCOM Best Warriors shine in Arizona desert

Posted  June 5, 2015

From around the globe, Soldiers assigned to theater signal commands under the Network Enterprise Technology Command arrived to compete in NETCOM’s Best Warrior Competition.

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FMWR Briefs – May 29, 2015

Posted  June 5, 2015

MCT performance sent for Saturday The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Aladdin” will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday at Colonel Johnston Elementary School. More than 50 local students are set to perform in the production, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 520.533.4823. Release your creative side The FMWR…

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Art camps for youth offer creative summer alternative

Posted  June 5, 2015

The Arts and Crafts Center on Fort Huachuca completed its first summer camp this week.

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Army Arts & Crafts Contest open to artisans, craftspeople

Posted  June 5, 2015

SAN ANTONIO — The 2015 Army Arts & Crafts Contest is open through July 31 for Morale, Welfare and Recreation, also known as MWR, artisans and craftspeople to submit their handiwork. Submissions to the region and Department of Army levels will be digital .jpg images of the work submitted via the web at https://apps.imcom.army.mil/apptracmain. The…

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Community Briefs June 5, 2014

Posted  June 5, 2015

First square dance is free Join the Thunder Mountain Twirlers Square Dance Club from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Sierra Vista United Methodist Church Activities Center, 3225 St. Andrews Dr. No experience is necessary, no partner is needed. The first time is free, and afterward $5 per member, $6 per non-member and free…

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Memorial Day ceremonies honor those who lost their lives for our country

Posted  May 29, 2015

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Command Sgt. Major Jeffery Fairley, USAICoE command sergeant major, salute the first wreath laid for Memorial Day at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery. More than 700 military and civilians gathered at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery Monday morning to…

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Presidential Proclamation — National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2015 NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Posted  May 29, 2015

A PROCLAMATION This year, approximately one in five American adults — our friends, colleagues, and loved ones — will experience a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or post-traumatic stress, and many others will be troubled by significant emotional and psychological distress, especially in times of difficulty. For most of these…

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USAG welcomed its new command sergeant major Wednesday

Posted  May 29, 2015

Natalie Lakosil Col. Thomas A. Boone, U.S. Army Garrison commander, right, passes the noncommissioned officers’ sword symbolizing the change of responsibility for USAG to the incoming USAG command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Carmelo Cruz, during the change of responsibility ceremony Wednesday in Fitch auditorium, Alvarado Hall. The passing of the sword signified Cruz accepting…

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