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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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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  April 4, 2014

Army wife ‘does her bit’ in World War I – story of Genevieve Young Hitt Courtesy of Hitt Family The Hitts are pictured at home in Virginia. From left, Genevieve Hitt, daughter Mary Lueise Hitt and Col. Parker Hitt are depicted with the family dogs. During Women’s History Month, the Army highlights the contributions of…

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March – Civilian of the Month

Posted  April 4, 2014

Heather Waclawik Civilian of the Month: Heather Waclawik Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) Position and duties: Works in the Resource Management Division (G-8) on the Decision Support Team as an operations research systems analyst. Duties include completing cost estimates and cost benefit analyses for various command initiatives, reviewing cost estimates for contracts, improving cost…

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Air Force: Cyberspace milestone reached for AF Network

Posted  April 4, 2014

Air Force Network Integration Center members here completed the migration of all user accounts onto the Air Force Network, Monday.

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Breaking, banging — Fort Huachuca Special Reaction Team trains in housing

Posted  April 4, 2014

Carrying their protective gear, weapons and other necessary equipment, the Fort Huachuca Special Reaction Team, or SRT, barreled their way through doors, windows and gates of a housing structure waiting to be demolished on Mott Circle, during their recent training.

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News Briefs April 4, 2014

Posted  April 4, 2014

Range closures announced Today: B, C, D, U1, V, Z Saturday: B, C, D, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: B, C, D, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: B, C, D, K, L, N, R, U1, V, Z Tuesday: B, C, D, K, L, R, U1, V, Z Wednesday: B,…

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FMWR Briefs – April 4, 2014

Posted  April 4, 2014

Celebrate Military Child with FMWR Celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” April 12, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There will be activities for the entire Family, including games, paintball, giveaways, information booths, horse lead-arounds, free lunch, popcorn, Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo and more. Youth can also register to…

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Post community runs, walks in Sports, Fitness and Aquatics’ 5K

Posted  April 4, 2014

From left, Lauren Miller, 13, and mother Nicole Miller, military dependents, cool down in the shade with their greyhound, Flo, after the Sports, Fitness and Aquatics’ 5K Walk/Run Saturday. Upon finishing the event, runners and walkers could check their time on the race clock, pictured, and were welcome to enjoy refreshments in the Grierson Pool…

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Community Briefs April 4, 2014

Posted  April 4, 2014

Music festival tonight The Cochise Music Teachers Association presents Live at Kino Hall, today, 6:30 p.m. in Kino Hall at St. Andrew’s Parish, 800 Taylor Dr., Sierra Vista. Open to the public, refreshments will be available. No charge, but donations accepted. For more information, call 458.5704. Local vendors to hold craft show The High Desert…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  April 4, 2014

Students show ‘heart,’ raise money Nancy Murphy General Myer Elementary School students jump rope at school to raise money for the American Heart Association. General Myer Elementary School Recently General Myer Elementary School held Jump Rope for Heart. The students who participated raised $1,000 for the American Heart Association during this event. Top fundraisers were…

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Fort celebrates women of character, courage, commitment

Posted  March 28, 2014

Maranda Flynn A display in the lobby of Thunder Mountain Activity Centre highlighted the historical contributions of women in the Army, during the Women’s History Month Observance March 20. In honor of Women’s History Month, Soldiers and Civilians gathered to celebrate women and the imprint they have had in history at the Thunder Mountain Activity…

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