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Fort Huachuca’s first CFC Walk designed to heighten awareness

Eric Hortin, NETCOM Soldiers visit one of the Combined Federal Campaign unit coordinator stations to gather information and fill out contribution forms Wednesday after the CFC Awareness Walk at Warrior/Sentinel Field. The 2014 Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign personnel held a CFC Awareness Walk Wednesday morning at Warrior/Sentinel Field to heighten awareness among members of…

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Fort raises domestic violence awareness with open house

Maci Hidalgo During the Domestic Violence Awareness Open House at Army Community Service Oct. 23, Jan Barber, Fort Huachuca’s Family Advocacy Program manager, highlights the resources available to Families and Soldiers, including support groups for young parents, reintegration programs for Families experiencing deployment and redeployment stress, and programs on anger management, dating violence and gender…

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Army Ten Miler Team returns triumphant from race in D.C.

Maci Hidalgo U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Tony Boone and Command Sergeant Major James Ramsey congratulate the Fort Huachuca Army Ten Miler Team for their success at the 30th annual race in Washington D.C. inside the garrison commander’s office on Oct. 22. Boone and Ramsey gave the team a plaque and presented each of the…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Counter Intelligence Corps agents hunt for Adolf Hitler USAICoE Historical Document Collection CIC agents, like these two in Berlin, interviewed countless informants and followed hundreds of leads to determine the fate of Adolf Hitler after the surrender of Germany. October is a time of year when stories of ghosts and goblins run rampant. The ghost…

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Liberia, US build Ebola treatment centers, decrease virus growth rate

The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) and U.S. forces are building Ebola treatment units (ETUs) to provide care for critically ill Liberians infected by Ebola.


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101st HQ deploying to Liberia in response to Ebola epidemic

Posted  October 3, 2014

The headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will deploy to Monrovia, Liberia, as the Joint Force Command for Operation United Assistance.

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  October 3, 2014

Australian War Memorial Operation Jaywick was one of several paintings commissioned by the Australian War Memorial to commemorate the successful commando mission. Operation JAYWICK – one of WW II’s most successful commando raids Sept. 26, 1943 In early September 1943, the Krait, a former Japanese fishing vessel, left the U.S. Naval Base at Exmouth in…

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Fort Huachuca collects drugs for safe disposal

Posted  October 3, 2014

Fort Huachuca personnel collected 60 pounds of drugs Saturday in the Main Post Exchange parking lot during the four-hour Drug Enforcement Administration National Drug Take Back event. Members of the Fort Huachuca Directorate of Emergency Services, Medical Command and Army Substance Abuse Program participatied, and provided prescription drug awareness information and other handouts to participants…

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Air Force: For Dyess maintainers, little shop pays big dividends

Posted  October 3, 2014

Though simple parts or pieces can be fixed within other shops on base, sometimes the project is too complex to be easily resolved within one agency. That’s when AFREP Airmen are called in.

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Marines: Corps’ ‘pit crew’ is aircraft maintenance personnel

Posted  October 3, 2014

Cpl. Michael Hinds, an airframes mechanic with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, works on an FA-18 Hornet Sunday during Forager Fury III on Andersen Air Force Base. He performs routine maintenance to ensure the safety of the pilot.   ANDERSEN AIR…

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NCO, Soldier of Year chosen for 111th MI Bde.

Posted  October 3, 2014

The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade held their NCO and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Huachuca Sept. 23 – 25.

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News Briefs October 3, 2014

Posted  October 3, 2014

FH instructor-led fitness classes cost $3 The Fort Huachuca Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation has implemented a $3-per-session fee for instructor-led fitness classes. The change comes as a result of a significant reduction to funding for the Sports, Fitness and Aquatics program. Fort Huachuca was one of only a few Army installations still…

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FMWR Briefs – October 3, 2014

Posted  October 3, 2014

‘Bikes and Bands’ street fair Sunday FMWR and Sierra Cycles invite everyone to “party in the street” when they present the “Bikes and Bands” Street Fair Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., on Hatfield Street, between Irwin and Bissel on Fort Huachuca. Admission is free. “Brigade FMX World Wide Extreme Motorsports” will perform. Food vendors…

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Fun Fest brings weekend excitement to town

Posted  October 3, 2014

Kathy Miller, FMWR Sam Owens of Sit Means Sit gives pointers to a Mutt March participant Saturday during the Fun Festival at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Sierra Vista. Those with dogs began their marches as they came and registered rather than all at once with a shotgun start.   Kathy Miller, FMWR Sheila Dahoney of…

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Community Briefs October 3, 2014

Posted  October 3, 2014

Walk/run slated for Saturday Discover “How the West was RUN” during a 5K/10K run and walk in Sierra Vista’s West End Saturday. The race starts at 8 a.m. at Len Roberts Park, 101 E. Theater Dr. Packet pick‐up and race day registration takes place 6:45 – 7:45 a.m. Awards will be given for the top…

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