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2-13th Avn. Regiment dedicates building to memory of UAS warrant officer

Video captures by Thom Williams Members of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli’s family and other guests watch as Army officials unveil the plaque on Balli Hall during Tuesday’s memorialization ceremony. The building was named in the honor of the first unmanned aircraft system warrant officer lost to direct enemy action in Afghanistan. The 2-13th…

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Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others

Robert Shields Army 1st Lt. John Arroyo works on strengthening his right hand while his occupational therapist, Katie Korp, looks on at the Center for the Intrepid in Brooke Army Medical Center’s rehabilitation center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Jan. 16. Arroyo, severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, last year,…

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New home opens for predator drones at Libby Airfield

Maci Hidalgo Brig. Gen. Edward Maxwell speaks to the attendees during the 214th Reconnaissance Group, 162d Wing, Air National Guard ribbon cutting ceremony at Libby Air Field on Fort Huachuca. Maxwell said the new facility will enhance the Air Guard’s ability to defend the state and the nation. The Arizona Air National Guard 214th Aviation…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Army Intelligence played significant role in Vietnam Courtesy Photo U.S. Soldiers are shown on foot patrol in South Vietnam. The Vietnam War was complex in its origins and followed France’s unsuccessful attempts to restore its colonial dominion over Indochina after World War II. The Viet Minh, a Communist-dominated revolutionary movement led by Ho Chi Minh,…

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National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army’ network upgrades

The Army National Guard’s C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it’s also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.


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Cats came calling on Right Arm Night

Posted  May 24, 2013

Soldiers, civilians, retirees and Family members enjoy the University of Arizona Wildcats Coaches’ Road Tour as a part of Right Arm Night on May 17 at Murr Community Center. RAN, typically held on Friday afternoons after work, included U of A-themed contests and prizes this month.   Air Force Master Sgt. Kirk Kolodziej, Joint Interoperability…

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Community Briefs May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

VFW hosts taco dinner tonight The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9972, will host a taco dinner from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. today at VFW Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. The meal includes tacos, rice and beans. Live entertainment follows. Cost is $8 per person. The dinner is open to members, guests and…

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MVC residents’ generosity earns block party

Posted  May 24, 2013

Earlier this month, Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, hosted a free block party for residents living in the Miles Manor 2 and 3 communities as a reward for contributing the most food to the MVC annual food drive that supports the Fort Huachuca Food Locker.

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General Myer parent volunteers to inspire students

Posted  May 24, 2013

Getting elementary school children excited about math and science can be a challenge, but add a volunteer into the equation - now there’s a formula to capture student interest.

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FMWR Briefs – May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

Country fun comes to TMAC tonight Country-Western dance night is coming to Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 24, starting at 8 p.m. Admission will be free for active duty military and for the first 50 couples to arrive before 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., admission will be $5 per person or couple, so why not…

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News Briefs – May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

Microchip mandatory for pets on post Fort Huachuca officials remind Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, residents that per post policy, registering and microchipping dogs and cats kept on post are mandatory. New pets must be registered through the veterinary clinic. If pets are not already fitted with a working microchip, owners can schedule an appointment…

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Army, Air Force Exchange Service set Memorial Day holiday hours

Posted  May 24, 2013

Launderette Always Open   Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   GameStop Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Main Store Barber Shop, General Nutrition Center, Optical Shop Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Admin Office, Flower Shop, Main Store Beauty Shop, The…

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Health & Safety

Water can be friend or foe – it depends on you

Posted  May 24, 2013

Water is necessary to sustain life. Without water, humans could not survive for more than a few days. However, water can also be deadly. Under the wrong circumstances, people, especially infants, have drowned in just a few inches. The summer recreation season is here, and even in Arizona, people will take to pools, lakes, ponds…

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Thank a lifeguard for safe swimming this summer

Posted  May 24, 2013

After school ends, and with warmer weather, people head to the pool to cool off. They can rest assured that Fort Huachuca has a cadre of highly trained lifeguards on duty at the pools.

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School’s out – Irwin Pool’s open!

Posted  May 24, 2013

When Fort Huachuca youth left school yesterday for the last time this school year it meant the long-awaited summer vacation has arrived!

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