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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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FMWR Briefs – December 13, 2013

Posted  December 13, 2013

NOEL hayride scheduled for today, tomorrow FMWR will present “NOEL” — Night of Extraordinary Lights — today and tomorrow, 4 – 10 p.m. at Mountain View Golf Course. This free event is open to everyone. Activities include: hay rides to view light displays; ice skating rink (skates provided); photos with Santa; holiday movies; letters to…

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Old Post prepares for 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes

Posted  December 13, 2013

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along Brown Parade Field, as Families place the final ornaments on their trees and hang the last of their wreaths on the windows in preparation for the 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes on Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.

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Become member of historic cavalry unit here, learn how this Sunday

Posted  December 13, 2013

Courtesy of B Troop Members of B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will be on Brown Parade Field from 1 – 3 p.m. Sunday to recruit for their next riding school, starting in February. They will demonstrate riding skills and answer questions about being a member of the group. As part of their recruiting…

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Community Briefs December 13, 2013

Posted  December 13, 2013

Heroes dine for free Nationwide, as a gesture of thanks to heroes across the country, local sponsors are recognizing active duty and retired military, firefighters, police and paramedics during “Hero Appreciation Week,” which began yesterday, with a free $50 dinner card good at 18,000 restaurants across the country. Through tomorrow, local heroes are invited to…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  December 13, 2013

Students explore Native American culture Courtesy of Lorraine Draeger Sgt. Kalie Jones, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, visits with students from Lorraine Draeger’s 3rd grade class to share information about Native Americans in November. The General Myer Elementary School staff thanks Jones for volunteering her time to help our students…

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Fort makes changes to child supervision policy

Posted  December 6, 2013

Maranda Flynn Army spouse Karen Fulk walks her son, Jonathan, 11, to General Myer Elementary School on Fort Huachuca, Nov. 22. Fulk agrees with the changes recently made to Policy 14-048, Fort Huachuca Child Supervision Guidelines, because she has witnessed smaller children walking alone who did not pay attention to oncoming traffic. Due to parental…

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ATEC commanding general visits EPG, tours facility

Posted  December 6, 2013

Maranda Flynn From left, Col. Raymond Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground; Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command; and Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, are briefed on Electronic Proving Ground’s test missions during Utley’s tour, Nov. 25, at…

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Garrison commander addresses animal adoption concerns

Posted  December 6, 2013

To our community, Over the last several months, the U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, published our intent to adopt-out five horses and a donkey from the Buffalo Corral Riding Stables. For various health reasons, if not adopted, these animals may be euthanized. In October of this year, one of the post veterinarians examined each animal….

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Traffic safety cameras final installation underway

Posted  December 6, 2013

Workers at two busy Sierra Vista intersections are installing the last two remaining red light cameras planned for Sierra Vista. They will become fully operational next year. New cameras are being installed at the intersection of State Route 92 and Foothills Drive and will be the first to go online, starting with a 30-day warning…

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Civilian of the month

Posted  December 6, 2013

Civilian of the Month: Jeff Grumm Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Senior test officer; which involves planning, execution and reporting on test activities. How long at current assignment: Five years in February How long in government service: About 9 years: From 1983 – 1987 Grumm was a Soldier assigned to…

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