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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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JITC gains new senior enlisted leader, one retires

Posted  May 29, 2015

Courtesy Photo From left, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, outgoing senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command, stands with Sgt. Maj. Antonio Vizcarrondo, U.S. Marine Corps, senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency, and Sgt. Maj. Monekia Denkins, incoming senior enlisted leader for JITC, after the change of responsibility ceremony at Greely…

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Dempsey emphasizes trust at West Point graduation

Posted  May 29, 2015

D. Myles Cullen, DOD Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Saturday. WEST POINT, N.Y. — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reversed the first-salute tradition for new officers during the Class of 2015’s U.S. Military Academy…

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Cyber readiness inspection takes place on FH next week

Posted  May 29, 2015

The Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, will conduct a command cyber readiness inspection, CCRI, at Fort Huachuca Monday through June 5. The inspection is mandated by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction, CJCSI 6211.02D, targets all installation secure internet protocol router network (SIPRNET) points of presence, and may include military, civilian,…

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Redeem coupons electronically with Commissary Rewards Card

Posted  May 29, 2015

Defense Commissary Agency Using and redeeming coupons are now officially hassle-free with the new Commissary Rewards Card, which is available at all commissaries worldwide. Using their Commissary Rewards Card, patrons can redeem coupons electronically at the commissary checkout. After picking up a card at the Fort Huachuca or other commissary, just register it online and…

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Emerging from the fog: A story of loss, healing, new beginnings

Posted  May 29, 2015

On the way to the hospital, after nine months of anticipation, Luke and JoAnne Lokowich were getting ready for what’s typically the most important moment of a married couple’s life.

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Environmental testing helps Soldiers, civilians perform mission

Posted  May 29, 2015

Testing at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Environmental Test Facility has been helping Soldiers and civilians for years and they might not even realize it.

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News Briefs – May 29, 2015

Posted  May 29, 2015

Fire danger restrictions imposed Based on current conditions, the Coronado National Forest (Sierra Vista Ranger District) and Fort Huachuca have set the fire index to “high” (yellow). Fires are limited to established pits or barbecues only. In accordance with Garrison Command Policy 14-019, all lit cigarettes or cigars will be properly extinguished and discarded in…

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FMWR Briefs – May 29, 2015

Posted  May 29, 2015

Right Arm Night — don’t miss out The next Right Arm Night is set to start outdoors at 4 p.m. today at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Enjoy free finger foods, a pay-as-you-go bar, and win prizes in several drawings and contests. The theme for this RAN is “car night.” Right Arm Night is free and…

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Program offers free museum visits to Service members Families

Posted  May 29, 2015

City of Sierra Vista Graphic The Henry F. Hauser Museum inside the Ethel Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., Sierra Vista, is one of the 26 Arizona museums participating in the Blue Star Museums Program running through Labor Day, Sept. 7. WASHINGTON — Through Labor Day, Service members and their families can visit more than…

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New summer camps to launch at middle school on post

Posted  May 29, 2015

Colonel Smith Middle School will launch two new summer programs starting Monday, a Panther Prowler Fitness Camp and a Summer Science Camp. Panther Prowler Fitness Camp is open to students currently enrolled in Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools who are interested in body exercises, running techniques, team building and sports, including basketball, flag football, team handball…

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