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Flooding still underway this year — avoid water runoff problems

Mike Williams Runoff crosses the road during a monsoon storm. Remember to stay safe, and if you see even a small amount of water crossing the roadway, remember to ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown!’ While rain in a desert climate is usually welcome, too much of a good thing can a problem for travelers, especially newcomers…

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Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

Maranda Flynn Andrew and Lisa Shears carry the remains of Ollie James Shears, the recently retired chief of police with Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Emergency Services, into the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Aug. 8, for a Celebration of Life Ceremony. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the…

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Air Force: Two Airmen join Army’s elite Rangers

The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.

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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…


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Fort begins consultation process for Mountain View Officers’ Club’s future

Posted  August 16, 2013

Fort Huachuca is initiating the formal consultation process with the Arizona State Historical Preservation Office, or SHPO, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation concerning the future disposition of the Mountain View Officers’ Club, Building 66050. After careful consideration of the difficult fiscal realities facing the Army, a management decision has been made that no…

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Huachuca Canyon remains closed

Posted  August 16, 2013

A bear attempts to break into a vehicle on post recently in search of food. Due to bear activity and related health and safety issues, Huachuca Canyon remains closed to all pedestrians and bikers until further notice due to a high level of bear activity there. The gate is currently locked to vehicle access. Environmental…

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MI Soldiers sought for special operations, team to brief here next week

Posted  August 16, 2013

The United States Army Special Operations Command, or USASOC, seeks qualified military intelligence Soldiers to fill various intelligence positions within the command. USASOC Soldiers serve in the seven Special Forces Groups, 75th Ranger Regiment; 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, or SOAR; 95th Civil Affairs Brigade; and the Military Information Support Operations command, or MISOC. A…

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Salutes & Awards

Army career chapter ends, civilian chapter now begins

Posted  August 16, 2013

Col. William Zeller, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command assistant chief of staff G-4, salutes his retirement flag, presented by his son-in-law, Sgt. Evan Lim, during Zeller’s retirement ceremony Aug. 9, in the Greely Hall Auditorium. Zeller is retiring from active duty after 30 years of service.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  August 16, 2013

Operation Starlight is Signals Intelligence success story: Aug. 15, 1965 Property of U.S. Army A member of the 3rd RRU looks over the shoulder of a Vietnamese Army direction-finding specialist, symbolic of ASA’s advisory role in the war prior to 1965. Airborne radio direction finding, or ARDF, proved its value to U.S. combatant commanders with…

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Brigade reminds trainees, civilians of phase rules

Posted  August 16, 2013

While military personnel are very clear on what interaction is allowed with Soldiers attending Initial Entry Training, or IET, uncertainty often arises in regards to civilian and IET Soldier contact. According to Army Regulation 600-20, any relationship between the cadre (all military, permanent party members or civilian personnel that command, supervise, instruct, train, or directly…

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Soldiers brand their future with resume ink

Posted  August 16, 2013

A national business association launched a new personal branding search engine in July to help transitioning Soldiers catapult their career search.

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Fostering while in military, IS possible, IS desired

Posted  August 16, 2013

Almost daily, children who have been neglected or abused are entered into the court system and eventually placed in a strange home where they have never been before – scared, confused and worried about their Family and their future.

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CECOM first responders provide post production software field support

Posted  August 16, 2013

When the software for C4ISR systems needs a lifeline in the field, the Communications-Electronics Command’s, or CECOM, Software Engineering Center, or SEC, provides the technical assistance needed to resolve issues and provide support. “I would look at us like ‘first responders’,” said Medhat Abuhantash, director of SEC’s Enterprise Services Mission Area. “We are firefighters. We…

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News Briefs – August 16, 2013

Posted  August 16, 2013

New Fort Huachuca maps available The 2013 Fort Huachuca maps have arrived and are now available for pickup Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, Building 21115, 3015 Carnahan St., across from the gazebo on Brown Parade Field. Those who need more than 25 maps should call…

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