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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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RAN brings Soldiers, civilians together

Posted  March 29, 2013

A representative from each unit participated in a driving range competition for a chance to win a prize during the last Right Arm Night, or RAN, March 22 at the Mountain View Golf Course. RAN is held on the last Friday of each month and offers the opportunity for supervisors and subordinates to come together…

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Resources available for employees impacted by furlough

Posted  March 29, 2013

WASHINGTON – Senior Army leaders recognize that members of the civilian workforce may face financial hardship in the event of a furlough. This financial resource article provides links to useful information that may assist in dealing with the financial situation resulting from a furlough. One of the first documents to review is your current Earnings…

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RWBAHC consistent with IDES success

Posted  March 29, 2013

In August 2011, Fort Huachuca began implementing the Integrated Disability Evaluation System, or IDES, to create a simpler and time-efficient disability evaluation process. The IDES is used to determine if service members who have been wounded or injured, either physically or mentally, are still able to serve in combat. If they are determined unable to…

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Medal of Honor has distinguished history

Posted  March 29, 2013

Monday marked the 150th year the Medal of Honor has been presented to service members. On March 25, 1863, Secretary of War Edwin Stanton presented Medals of Honor to six of the surviving members of Andrew’s Raiders. They were the first medals ever presented. March 25 was declared National Medal of Honor Day by the…

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Fort Huachuca remembers, honors fallen Soldier

Posted  March 29, 2013

photos by Maranda Flynn From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Col. Roger Sangvic, commander, USAICoE, salute the flag after they placed the wreath in honor of Capt. Christopher Seifert on Friday. Seifert was the first Military Intelligence Corps member and commissioned officer to die…

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FMWR barbershop opens doors inside Desert Lanes

Posted  April 5, 2013

In January, the Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation re-opened The Corner Barbershop II, located inside Desert Lanes bowling alley, Building 52010, with new management and staff.

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Community Briefs April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

Cheap produce available Market on the Move will offer up to 60 pounds of produce for $10 on Saturday and April 20, May 4 and 18, 7 – 10 a.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre pavilion. Everyone is invited to participate. For more information, contact marketonthemovesv@gmail.com. See vintage baseball tournament The Friends of the…

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Adopt a pet, save a life, swell a heart

Posted  April 5, 2013

Bringing home a new furry friend can be the beginning of a wonderful and rewarding relationship, and adopting from a local animal shelter should be the place to begin the search.

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FMWR Briefs – April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

‘Month of the Military Child’ celebration set Everyone is invited to celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There will be activities for the entire family, including games, jumping castles, paintball, giveaways, information booths, free lunch, popcorn, Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting…

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News Briefs – April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

RWBAHC seeks LPNs Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center currently has openings for LPNs in its primary care clinics. Salary range 39K – 47K. Benefits include 10 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, cost-shared health, dental & vision plans, life insurance, the Federal Employed Retirement Program and the Thrift Savings Plan. Requirements include completion…

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