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Predator makes maiden flight on U.S. soil for Arizona Air National Guard

2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts The Arizona Air National Guard Predator sits on the runway awaiting taxi and takeoff for its maiden flight at Libby Army Airfield, Fort Huachuca. The sounds of cheers, applause and an occasional “woohoo” filled the air as an MQ-1 Predator from the 162nd Wing lifted off and flew a set flight…

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Army Production premieres ‘iSoldier’ newscast targeting younger Soldiers

Army Broadcasting Soldiers at Defense Media Activity-Army Broadcasting premiered the new iSoldier newscast, a new multi-media program aimed at younger Soldiers, Nov. 7. The newscast from Army Broadcasting at Fort Meade, Maryland, is a weekly two-minute Internet-based program showcasing the most current Army information from around the world. The program can be found at http://www.youtube.com/TheSoldiersMag….

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FH second graders showcase appreciation for veterans

Natalie Lakosil Students from Colonel Johnston Elementary School lead the crowd in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, Wednesday night. The second grade classes at Colonel Johnston Elementary School honored veterans with a special performance Wednesday evening during which all six classes performed a variety of songs and poems for friends and Family members during the…

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Parade, ceremony honor local veterans on Tuesday

The Fry Chapter #14 of the Disabled American Veterans ride through Fry Blvd. during the 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Sierra Vista Tuesday. DAV State Commander Ron Cox was among those riding, and the first in the parade line up. Members aboard the American Legion’s “Copper Queen Locomotive” wave to the crowd during the…

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Fort Huachuca Criminal Punishment Bulletin – October 2014

For the month of October 2014, in addition to Court-Martial and U.S. Federal Court Proceedings, 38 Soldiers were disciplined under Article 15, UCMJ; and 40 Soldiers were administratively separated, including five for misconduct. The following are notable recent criminal proceedings: A Sergeant assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison was tried at a…


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FMWR Briefs – November 21, 2014

Posted  November 21, 2014

Bowling clinic takes place Saturday Desert Lanes will host a free bowling clinic for bowlers of all ages and skill levels Saturday starting at 1 p.m. For more information, call 520.249.9353 or 520.221.5110. Get your turkey on! Does it make you feel sad that Thanksgiving comes only once a year? Thunder Mountain Activity Centre can…

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Let’s talk turkey: Prepare a perfect bird during Thanksgiving holiday

Posted  November 21, 2014

Courtesy photos When preparing the turkey, ensure the bird is completely thawed and all utensils are clean. To avoid the spread of bacteria during the preparation process, use clean utensils and wash hands frequently. Whether having a big group over to share the Thanksgiving festivities or it’s just you and the Family, the centerpiece of…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  November 21, 2014

Colonel Johnston Elementary School Suzanne Briseno’s first grade class is learning different strategies in math to help them become more fluent in addition and subtraction. They are practicing skip counting by 5s, 10s and 2s. In reading, the students are learning different reading strategies to help them become good readers. They are practicing sight words…

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Community Briefs November 21, 2014

Posted  November 21, 2014

Seeking services for a veteran? The Department of Veteran Affairs Coaching Into Care program is a free, national call center whose mission is to educate, support and empower Family members and friends who are seeking care or services for a veteran. Callers will receive resources, referrals, advice, problem solving assistance as well as a confidential…

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Predator makes maiden flight on U.S. soil for Arizona Air National Guard

Posted  November 14, 2014

2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts The Arizona Air National Guard Predator sits on the runway awaiting taxi and takeoff for its maiden flight at Libby Army Airfield, Fort Huachuca. The sounds of cheers, applause and an occasional “woohoo” filled the air as an MQ-1 Predator from the 162nd Wing lifted off and flew a set flight…

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Army Production premieres ‘iSoldier’ newscast targeting younger Soldiers

Posted  November 14, 2014

Army Broadcasting Soldiers at Defense Media Activity-Army Broadcasting premiered the new iSoldier newscast, a new multi-media program aimed at younger Soldiers, Nov. 7. The newscast from Army Broadcasting at Fort Meade, Maryland, is a weekly two-minute Internet-based program showcasing the most current Army information from around the world. The program can be found at http://www.youtube.com/TheSoldiersMag….

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WARRIOR CARE MONTH 2014 — Show of Strength

Posted  November 14, 2014

Each November, the military Services commemorate our sacred obligation and enduring commitment to wounded, ill and injured Service members and their Families and caregivers. These men and women have personally contributed to the strength of the force and the strength of our Nation. Their determination and resilience in recovery inspires us all. The theme for…

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Civilian retirees encouraged to obtain new Civil Service Retiree ID Cards

Posted  November 14, 2014

Those whose Civil Service Retiree ID Card, DA Form 1608, looks like the top and need to make an appointment with the Fort Huachuca DEERS/RAPIDS ID Card Section to receive a new Civil Service Retiree Card which now looks like the bottom: Changes in security procedures require visitors to have an ID card which can…

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Exchange doubles savings on gas today, Saturday for MILITARY STAR® Card users

Posted  November 14, 2014

DALLAS — As the hectic — and sometimes pricey — holiday shopping season approaches, Army & Air Force Exchange Service Express locations worldwide are doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on fuel, helping to keep shoppers’ wallets from running on empty. Through Saturday, drivers fueling up with their MILITARY STAR® card at Army and…

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Lose cigarettes, e-cigs Thursday during Great American Smokeout

Posted  November 14, 2014

Fort Huachuca smokers and electronic nicotine delivery device users have an opportunity next week to quit smoking — even if it’s only for one day. On Thursday tobacco users across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. They may use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan…

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