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TBI: RWBAHC personnel offer mild-case treatment program

Posted March 21, 2014 by Tracey-Jean Santoro

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, has been called the “signature wound” of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Injuries the Soldiers receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents and equipment failure. Many military personnel have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating into multiple exposures…

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Tanja Linton
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Health & Safety

Fire season here, think ‘safety’ outdoors

Posted March 21, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Tanja Linton In May 2013, U.S. Forest Service personnel successfully conducted a 13-acre controlled burn in an area located between Ranges 8 and 9 on Fort Huachuca. These controlled burns take place in fire-prone areas in an effort to reduce the amount of dry grass and brush that can feed wildfires. Spring is here, bringing…

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Fort photographer takes second in Army contest

Posted March 21, 2014 by

Michelle Young Fort Huachuca Army spouse Michelle Young, won second place worldwide in the civilian division of the 2013 U.S. Army Digital Photography Contest, people category, for her photo, “Hide & Seek,” pictured here. Dennis Maruska, director of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, presented her with a check for $200 from the U.S. Army…

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Congress told Army needs another BRAC round

Posted March 21, 2014 by Gary Sheftick

WASHINGTON — The Army has excess infrastructure that is expensive to maintain. Under a tight budget, funds used to maintain that infrastructure could be better spent on Soldier readiness, officials told lawmakers, Wednesday. Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, testified before the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on military construction,…

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment

Posted March 21, 2014 by

“The best protection any woman can have … is courage.” ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton a leader of the Women’s Rights Movement Women have achieved incredible progress that seemed unimaginable not so long ago in American history. They persevered through social and cultural challenges and overcame past legal restraints to create a new legacy of achievement…

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David Vergun
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Army at ‘tipping point’ of unmanned aircraft system capabilities

Posted March 21, 2014 by David Vergun

David Vergun Spc. Corey Deer, unmanned aircraft system operator, launches a Raven at Fort Bragg, N.C., in 2013. WASHINGTON — “We’re on the tipping point of unmanned aerial systems’ ability to deliver capability to the Soldier,” said Col. Thomas von Eschenbach. The unmanned aerial/aircraft system, or UAS, is no longer seen by Soldiers as a…

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Senior Airman Austin Harvill
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Army

TRADOC welcomes new commanding general

Posted March 21, 2014 by Senior Airman Austin Harvill

Senior Airman Austin Harvill U.S. Army Gen. David Perkins, left, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command incoming commander, accepts the unit colors from Gen. Raymond Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., March 14. FORT EUSTIS, Va. — Gen. David Perkins assumed command of U.S. Army…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted March 14, 2014 by Ruth Quinn, Staff Historian

First Nisei sworn in as Corps of Intelligence Police agents Photos property of the U.S. Army Arthur Komori March 13, 1941 In 1941, most young adults were hanging out at the diner, watching Orson Welles in the movie “Citizen Kane,” and listening to tunes by Jimmy Dorsey and Glenn Miller. Adolf Hitler had been wreaking…

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Ray Ragan
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Team Huachuca exhibits synergy in Lean Six Sigma Class

Posted March 14, 2014 by Ray Ragan

Ray Ragan The Senior Enlisted Leader of the Joint Interoperability Test Command, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, left, chats with an Army Lean Six Sigma instructor, Moises Alvarez, during a break in instruction in the first week of Lean Six Sigma training at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, Feb. 25. The class was open to…

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EFMP receives exceptional ACS accreditation score

Posted March 14, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

The Fort Huachuca Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, recently received a perfect score on their portion of the Department of Defense Army Community Service Accreditation, for meeting all Category I standards and receiving full points for all Category II standards. The EFMP is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and Civilian…

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