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From the commander: Fort Huachuca’s 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety Stand Down May 29 – 30

Posted May 16, 2014 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

The 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign is intended to remind us of the hazards specific to summer weather, longer daylight hours and increased leisure activity from Memorial Day through Labor Day. To ensure we have the information needed to protect our most valuable resource, our personnel, the Fort Huachuca Safety Office, in partnership…

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LRC provides support to deploying Soldiers

Posted May 16, 2014 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Gabrielle Kuholski Spc. Annette Alvarado, Company A, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, takes apart her improved outer tactical vest, or IOTV, to show she could do this correctly. Each Soldier receiving an IOTV for deployment had to demonstrate they could pull apart, put together and wear the IOTV properly during a special training session. As Soldiers…

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New OER to be topic of HRC virtual town hall

Posted May 9, 2014 by U.S. Army Resources Command

U.S. Army Human Resources Command, HRC, and Brig. Gen. David MacEwen, the 59th Adjutant General of the Army, will conduct a live, virtual town hall after-action review on the roll-out of the new Officer Evaluation Report, or OER, on Thursday. The town hall session will be from 11 – noon EDT using the HRC Facebook…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted May 9, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Japan, United States – Soldier torn between two countries Photos property of U.S. Army T-3 Harry Fukuhara interrogates a Japanese prisoner-of-war on Aitape, New Guinea, in April 1944. In the fall of 1942, Harry Fukuhara had a tough decision to make. He was an American by birth — born in Seattle in 1920 to Japanese…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted May 30, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

Harriet Tubman was nurse, spy, scout Maj. Gen. David Hunter, Union commander of the Department of the South, issued the valuable military pass in 1861. It read: “Give her free passage at all times, on all government transports. Harriet … is a valuable woman. She has permission, as a servant of the government, to purchase…

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Flag etiquette – Raise, lower American flag properly on Memorial Day

Posted May 23, 2014 by Jesse Bustamante

I have always felt that summer is, above all else, a patriotic season. In my mind, summer barbeques and pool parties are as purely American as “baseball and apple pie.” Within these coming months, Americans will honor Memorial Day, celebrate Independence Day, and remember the 70th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944) and the 151st…

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Register cell, VoIP phones for emergency alerts

Posted May 23, 2014 by City of Sierra Vista

City and county residents can now register their cell and Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP, phone numbers to receive information in case a local emergency situation arises. Register now at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov and click on the link on the home page. The City of Sierra Vista, the only area provider with Reverse 911 capabilities, has recently…

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Retiree Council shares news retirees can use

Posted May 30, 2014 by retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Roberts and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III

Retired Soldiers play a crucial role in shaping the Army’s future [You are currently seeing] news reports almost daily about our nation’s struggle to find a way ahead for our military and the generations of Americans who have kept us safe and protected our freedoms here and abroad. The arguments may seem to be new…

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Fort Huachuca honors local Soldier as TRADOC NCO Instructor of Year

Posted May 30, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Sony Merus Staff Sgt. Sony Merus is pictured in his official Department of the Army photo taken on Nov. 11, 2013. Fort Huachuca has a new claim-to-fame to add to its list as it is now home of the 2013 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Noncommissioned Officer Instructor of…

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101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign begins, safety in mind

Posted May 30, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

As the days get hotter and longer, hazards and risks increase across the Army and injury-related statistics often rise. Running from Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Army’s 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign is intended to remind us that we can’t afford to lose focus on safety while either on- or off-duty. Family…

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