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NCO Academy gets new PT field, modern fitness equipment

Posted April 5, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Construction on a new Physical Readiness Training field located on the north side of the Noncommissioned Officers Academy, or NCOA, parking area is in full swing and will give noncommissioned officers a fitness field incorporating the latest in Army training.

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Female Soldiers set sights on special operations

Posted April 5, 2013 by Spc. Nathan Goodall

One might hear a casual debate at their workplace or favorite restaurant about women’s capabilities to perform outside the security of an operating base. While the discussion is popular, it seems unlikely one would hear it debated around members of a U.S. Army Cultural Support Team.

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Adopt a pet, save a life, swell a heart

Posted April 5, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Bringing home a new furry friend can be the beginning of a wonderful and rewarding relationship, and adopting from a local animal shelter should be the place to begin the search.

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FMWR barbershop opens doors inside Desert Lanes

Posted April 5, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

In January, the Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation re-opened The Corner Barbershop II, located inside Desert Lanes bowling alley, Building 52010, with new management and staff.

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Fort Huachuca remembers, honors fallen Soldier

Posted March 29, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

photos by Maranda Flynn From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Col. Roger Sangvic, commander, USAICoE, salute the flag after they placed the wreath in honor of Capt. Christopher Seifert on Friday. Seifert was the first Military Intelligence Corps member and commissioned officer to die…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted March 29, 2013 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Maj. Arthur Nicholson, Jr. becomes last Cold War casualty March 24,1985 Courtesy Photo Portrait of Maj. Arthur “Nick” Nicholson When Maj. “Nick” Nicholson and his driver, Staff Sgt. Jessie Schatz headed out to patrol an area in Ludwigslust, East Germany, on the morning of March 24, 1985, there was nothing unusual about their mission. They…

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Thunderbird cooks compete for Connelly Field Competition honors

Posted March 29, 2013 by Sgt. Jacob Mahaffey

Soldiers from the 11th Signal Brigade construct the flooring for a wash stand in the field for the Connelly Field Competition Monday at Site Boston on Fort Huachuca. The competition tests cooks on their abilities to prepare meals in the field or in a deployed environment. The team of cooks has a chance to represent…

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Hummingbird monitoring season begins on post

Posted March 29, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

photos by Gabrielle Kuholski A male Anna’s hummingbird perches on a volunteer’s hand before flying away. Hummingbirds get that iridescent color from a melanin pigment. It is in the feather platelets that include air bubbles, which act like prisms giving off that metallic look to the feathers. Sierra Vista is often called the hummingbird capital…

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Keeping age out of the ring – Soldier perseveres as female boxer

Posted March 29, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski Spc. April Moreland steps into the ring with Staff Sgt. Quentin McCoy, coach. Moreland practices hitting the mitts McCoy is wearing. Spc. April Moreland is not your average athlete. Not only does she compete in the male predominant sport of boxing, but she began training almost two years ago, at 29….

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Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary George Little on civilian employee furlough notices

Posted March 22, 2013 by

The Department of Defense has decided to delay the issuance of civilian employee furlough notices for approximately two weeks. This delay will allow the department to carefully analyze the impact of pending continuing resolution legislation on the department’s resources. We have not made any decisions on whether or not the total number of planned furlough…

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