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Fort’s new school liaison officer has solid plan to support students

Posted November 8, 2012 by Beth Bellizzi

With the enthusiasm of a teacher entering the classroom for the first time, Erin Schnitger presented her plan on Tuesday. Schnitger was hired one month ago to be the new Fort Huachuca school liaison officer, or SLO. She gave her initial quarterly Student Transition Response Team briefing at Expanding Horizons Child Development Center to educators,…

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New online game trains youth against cyber attacks

Posted November 8, 2012 by Margaret McBride

WASHINGTON — Worms, viruses, Trojan horses, and spyware: BEWARE! The National Science Center, or NSC, is now training youth to stay safe from cyber attack malware when they’re surfing the Web or using email and cell phones. A new online game called Cyber Swarm Defenders is targeted to 6th – 8th grade students and is…

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New filters installed on library Internet

Posted November 8, 2012 by Victoria Yarbrough

Those who use the WIFI connection or the public computers at the Sierra Vista Public Library, might notice something different. Although the library’s policies on computer use and Internet access have not changed, Internet filters have been applied in order to comply with state and federal laws. The Sierra Vista Public Library provides access to…

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Female body armor named among best inventions by Time Magazine

Posted November 8, 2012 by Bob Reinert

NATICK, Mass. — An innovation that will leave female Soldiers safer and more comfortable on the battlefield was named one of Time Magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2012.” A collaborative effort between the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center and Program Executive Office Soldier resulted in an improved outer tactical vest, or IOTV,…

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Holiday bazaar offers early shopportunity, raises $$$ for student awards

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The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses Club’s Holiday Bazaar took place on Saturday and Sunday and was free and open to the public.

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“Arsenic, Old Lace” is good romp for entire family

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photos by Cathérine Mulconrey

Premiering on Broadway in 1941 and staged countless times, “Arsenic and Old Lace” is one of those plays that bring back a little black humor and a great time.

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Strict changes made to Installation Pet Policy

Posted November 1, 2012 by Maranda Flynn

A friendly pet, Copper, is one of the many canine species permitted in Fort Huachuca housing. Like other installations, Fort Huachuca no longer permits certain breeds of dogs often bred for hostile purposes, or exotic and farmland animals, to live in installation housing. Due to the aggressive behavior commonly seen in particular animal breeds and…

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Soldiers, civilians to see results of Army Profession Campaign

Posted November 1, 2012 by Sgt. Luisito Brooks

WASHINGTON — Soldiers and Army civilians will start to see the implementation of the Army Profession Campaign beginning in January, senior Army leaders said, Oct. 22. “It’s important that all Soldiers master their profession, whatever it might be,” said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno. “We depend on you to understand what…

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Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducts three Sierra Vista residents

Posted November 1, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

Salaverria Three Sierra Vista residents were inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Friday in Phoenix. Luis Salaverria, Bennett “Tom” Dingwall and Robert Strain all received their HOF medallions which “is the highest honor awarded by the governor to an honorably discharged military veteran of the state for achievements outside of their military service…

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Charles Chibitty — Comanche code-talker

Posted November 1, 2012 by Ruth Quinn

In June 1944, when Comanche Indian Cpl. Charles Chibitty landed on Utah Beach in Normandy, his first radio message was to another Comanche on an incoming boat. He transmitted it in his native tongue. In English, the message was: “Five miles to the right of the designated area and five miles inland, the fighting is…

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