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SIERRA VISTA — Newly appointed City Councilman Mark Rodriguez, a former soldier whose last assignment was on Fort Huachuca and who now works as a contractor on post, was sworn in Thursday as the latest member of the panel.

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COCHISE COUNTY − Local veterans organizations recently reflected on the importance of Memorial Day, freedom and ways the community can honor those who have served.

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FORT HUACHUCA — Lt. Col Wendy Gray, the joke-telling commander of the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center on Fort Huachuca who guided her staff and others on the installation through the trying times of COVID-19, will be heading to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Office.

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SIERRA VISTA — World War II Navy Signalman Third Class Austin Henry Hesler was laid to rest at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery Friday, nearly 80 years after he perished in the attack on Pearl Harbor, his remains unidentifiable for decades until a recent DNA test helped reunite hi…

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COCHISE COUNTY — It’s been almost two weeks since the Arizona National Guard landed in Cochise County to help the Sheriff’s Office with its endeavors on the border, and with the number of illegal crossings spiking monthly, the assistance is needed more than ever, the Sheriff’s second in comm…

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FORT HUACHUCA – Community partners from Michaels Management, Mountain Vista Communities, KE&G Construction Inc. and Solis Engineering joined the installation Housing Division and Garrison command teams officially opened the new crossover bridge for the Bonnie Blink neighborhood here with…

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FORT HUACHUCA — At 7 years of age, Elaina Calkins doesn’t fully comprehend the significance of her father’s job in the U.S. Army. But as a military child, the first-grader is beginning to understand that people come and go and that a favorite house or school is not always permanent.

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SIERRA VISTA — After helping secure millions of dollars to help community health centers across the state reach into rural enclaves to provide care — especially COVID-19 vaccines — to the neediest citizens, U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona toured the newest mobile clinic obtained by Chiricahu…

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SIERRA VISTA — For years, an actual “mountain” of dirt that sits on about 13 acres of vacant land at the Sierra Vista Municipal Airport has been the obstacle preventing the city from showing aviation-related businesses the potential of opening an operation there.

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FORT HUACHUCA— For an entire week at the installation, top commanders, junior leaders, support staff and soldiers focused on fighting a different kind of enemy — extremist beliefs that lead to racism, sexual harassment and sexual abuse.

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FORT HUACHUCA — Anthony Hale, the commander of the Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, became a two-star general on Monday when he was promoted from brigadier general to major general in a short ceremony that was both virtual and in-person.

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A 2018 video posted on YouTube shows several American flags and makeshift crosses pitched in the dirt marking graves in a remote and rugged area almost on the border with Mexico and about 11 miles south of Arivaca, in Pima County. The man in the video claims the graves belong to members of t…

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FORT HUACHUCA— COVID-19 cases on Fort Huachuca among soldiers coming back from holiday leave were lower than expected, officials said this week, and as a result some restrictions placed on service members have been relaxed.

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SIERRA VISTA — Despite the scourge of COVID-19, Thanksgiving Day was not deterred, with a decades-old tradition observed on Fort Huachuca and a non-traditional meal-serving event at the Salvation Army.

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SIERRA VISTA— Adopt-A-Soldier, one of the area’s most beloved Thanksgiving Day traditions in conjunction with Fort Huachuca, has been canceled this year because of COVID-19, but at least two local families say they can’t wait until next turkey day to bring soldiers back into their homes for …