Health & Safety

May 3, 2013

Flush Out Cancer

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May 22 marks the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society and their battle to conquer cancer. Some of Fort Huachuca’s senior leaders are showing their support by participating in the latest cancer awareness campaign, “Flush Out Cancer,” by moving purple toilets from yard to yard. Col. Jeff Jennings, deputy commandant of training, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, was the first to host the purple toilet in his Fort Huachuca yard and following the ‘plumbing policies,’ he spread cancer awareness by relocating the purple toilet to the home of Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, Military Intelligence Corps command sergeant major, on April 26. The Public Affairs Office caught Holiday catching up on all the news in The Scout while the toilet was in his front yard. Since then, it has moved almost daily. So if a standalone purple toilet is seen, no double take is needed. Just keep spreading the word.




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