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Runners start year off with 5k Icebreaker

Fort Huachuca held it’s 8th Icebreaker Run Saturday, which began and ended at the Eifler Fitness Center. The 5k, or 3.1 mile run this year had 127 participants ranging from ages 5 to 74.

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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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News Briefs January 30, 2015

Posted  January 30, 2015

MVC Community Center may charge alarm fee It is now policy that anyone who triggers the alarm at the Mountain Vista Communities community center may be charged a $50 fee. Alarms are triggered by leaving the community center after posted hours or by propping open the exterior doors. MVC must send an employee to the…

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FMWR Briefs – January 30, 2015

Posted  January 30, 2015

Watch Super Bowl at Jeannie’s Diner Jeannie’s Diner will host a Super Bowl Party Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to watch the game on one of the four big screen TVs, enjoy food specials and register for door prizes. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 520.533.5759….

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Runners start year off with 5k Icebreaker

Posted  January 30, 2015

Fort Huachuca held it’s 8th Icebreaker Run Saturday, which began and ended at the Eifler Fitness Center. The 5k, or 3.1 mile run this year had 127 participants ranging from ages 5 to 74.

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Community Briefs January 30, 2014

Posted  January 30, 2015

Yume Japanese Gardens – ceramic sculpture Come see the works of Phoenix artist Ping Wei at the Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson through Feb 28. People are invited to arrange flowers in them in the Japanese art form called ikebana. Entrance to the exhibition is free with admission ($5 – $9). The Gardens are open…

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

Posted  January 23, 2015

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

Posted  January 23, 2015

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

Posted  January 23, 2015

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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TRICARE patients must attest to health care coverage

Posted  January 23, 2015

WASHINGTON — As tax season begins, Defense Department officials want to remind TRICARE beneficiaries of changes in the tax laws, which require all Americans to have health care insurance or potentially pay a tax penalty. For the first time since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, all U.S. citizens, including Service members, military retirees…

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Civilian of the Month

Posted  January 23, 2015

Steven Hall Agency: CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center, Communications Security Logistics Activity Position and duties: Facilities manager, and team lead for mailroom, property and supplies How long at current assignment: Since July 2007 How long in government service: 35 years, including 10 years in the military Residence: Sierra Vista Family: “Wife Debbie who resides with…

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Pay off holiday debt in sensible manner

Posted  January 23, 2015

Some people spent too much on holiday gift giving, travel and entertaining, and now the credit card bills are coming due. Many are shocked to realize just how much they’ve spent. Paying for holiday expenses well into the new year doesn’t create the kind of holiday memories anyone wants. When a family’s income is stretched…

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