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Flooding still underway this year — avoid water runoff problems

Mike Williams Runoff crosses the road during a monsoon storm. Remember to stay safe, and if you see even a small amount of water crossing the roadway, remember to ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown!’ While rain in a desert climate is usually welcome, too much of a good thing can a problem for travelers, especially newcomers…

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Fort holds memorial ceremony for recently retired FH police chief

Maranda Flynn Andrew and Lisa Shears carry the remains of Ollie James Shears, the recently retired chief of police with Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Emergency Services, into the Main Post Chapel, Fort Huachuca, Aug. 8, for a Celebration of Life Ceremony. Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered for a memorial ceremony Aug. 8 at the…

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Air Force: Two Airmen join Army’s elite Rangers

The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.

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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…


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May is National Military Appreciation Month

Posted  May 10, 2013

Sgt. Luisito Brooks Sgt. Brent Austin, casket team leader, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), teaches members of the Sacramento Police Department Honor Guard how to fold a flag on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., April 9. The Old Guard’s primary mission is to lay fallen service members to rest in…

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AER campaign continues strong, donations accepted year-round

Posted  May 10, 2013

Donations are still being accepted for the Fort Huachuca Army Emergency Relief Campaign that began on March 1 and will end Wednesday. Since 1942, the Army Emergency Relief program, or AER, has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unexpected times of need. Those eligible to receive this assistance include active duty Soldiers, their…

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Campaign encourages drivers to ‘buckle up’

Posted  May 10, 2013

Scott Vasey Staff Sgt. Nicholas Young, an instructor/writer with Company D, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, prepares for a drive by buckling his seat belt, the first thing drivers and passengers should do when they enter a vehicle. Seat belts have been proven to save lives and their use is mandatory. The Fort Huachuca Provost Marshal Office,…

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Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

Square dance night away The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are holding a Mainstream Square Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. tonight at Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista. Cost is $4 for members, $5 for non-members. For more information, contact 378.6719 or svtmt@cox.net. Market on the Move at TMAC Enjoy a farmers’ market atmosphere at…

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Powerlifters win big in Tucson

Posted  May 17, 2013

Four months of training at Eifler Gym paid off for three Fort Huachuca powerlifters May 4.

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Soldier Show entertains here Monday, Tuesday

Posted  May 17, 2013

Get set to be entertained by “Ready and Resilient,” the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show, currently performing at selected military installations during its four-month tour.

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FMWR Briefs – May 17, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

Come to today’s Right Arm Night Right Arm Night is set for today starting at 4 p.m. at Murr Community Center. This RAN will feature the University of Arizona Wildcats Coaches’ Road Tour. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Contests and prizes are planned. RAN is free and open to…

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News Briefs – May 17, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

NETCOM CG receives new assignment The chief of staff, Army announced Monday the following officer assignment. Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn, commanding general, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, Fort Huachuca, to vice director, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Md. His reporting date will be announced at a later time. Range closures announced…

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President proclaims May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

A Proclamation Over the past three years, communities all across America have joined First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, which aims to help parents make healthy choices and give our children a strong start. Today, families have more of the tools and know-how they need to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Kids and adults are…

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Physical fitness and nutrition – key elements of good health

Posted  May 17, 2013

Since 1984, May has been recognized Army-wide as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and Fort Huachuca plays an active role in promoting and participating in the many events held to raise awareness of the benefits of exercising and eating better.

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