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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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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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