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2014 MRE menu to change

Posted August 2, 2013 by Alex Dixon

Barbecue shredded beef, vegetarian taco pasta and seasoned black beans will replace chicken fajitas, vegetable lasagna, refried beans and potato cheddar soup in the 2014 production of Meals, Ready-to-Eat or MREs. Food will be packaged in foldable fiberboard sleeves instead of the current cartons inside the MREs to reduce the size and weight. The changes…

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Maranda Flynn
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Local

HIRED! Program now accepting teen job applications

Posted August 2, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn From left, Courtney Daigle, 16, and Natasha Upchurch, 15, perform front-desk administrative duties at Expanding Horizons Child Development Center, July 25. They are currently serving as apprentices through the HIRED! Apprenticeship Program, a work-study program offered to Army teens. The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program, offered through Child, Youth & School Services, or CYSS, is…

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Ty Holland
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Local

Generators offer benefits during lengthy power outages

Posted August 2, 2013 by Ty Holland

Ty Holland Modern portable gas generators are both fuel efficient and quiet. There are many on the market, so it is advisable to research different brands before purchasing one. With monsoon season in full swing, expect occasional power outages as storms and wind down power poles or cause other damage that disrupts electrical service. Outages…

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Maranda Flynn
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Enlisted, WO students train together, first time in FH history

Posted July 26, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn From left, 2-13th Aviation Regiment Soldiers Staff Sgt. Corey Deister, Spc. Christopher Brown and Staff Sgt. Kelly Poor disconnect cables from the data link interface box due to inclement weather during the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Culminating Training Exercise at Black Tower on Fort Huachuca, July 15 – 17. Students from the 2-13th Aviation…

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Monsoon arrives, local fire restrictions eased

Posted July 26, 2013 by Scout reports

Due to the arrival of sufficient monsoon rains, Fort Huachuca joins the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and the Arizona State Forestry Division in lifting all fire…

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Hagel calls on vets to partner in reshaping military

Posted July 26, 2013 by Donna Miles

WASHINGTON – Opening his address Monday to the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention with a tribute to Korean War veterans, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called on the nation’s 22 million veterans to become partners in helping the Defense Department work through “historic transition and change.” Every major conflict in U.S. history has been followed…

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Army

Army AT Awareness Month features TARP-AT Training

Posted July 26, 2013 by Fort Huachuca Antiterrorism Office

For the second year, the 902nd Military Intelligence Detachment and the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, or DPTMS, will host the Threat Awareness and Reporting Program, or TARP, and antiterrorism training at Murr Community Center, Aug. 15, with presentations at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. “We have reserved multiple times throughout…

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Services continue efforts to open combat jobs for women

Posted July 26, 2013 by Claudette Roulo

WASHINGTON – The Defense Department continues working toward its goal of ensuring the mission is met with fully qualified and capable personnel, regardless of gender, the Pentagon’s director of officer and enlisted personnel management said here Wednesday. Speaking at a House Armed Services Committee subcommittee hearing on women in service, Juliet Beyler said the services…

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Veterans

DS Logon offers convenience, practicality – a ‘must’ for retirees

Posted July 26, 2013 by

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was compiled by retired Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Roberts.) WASHINGTON – The Department of Defense Self-Service Logon, or DS Logon, is a relatively new, secure, self-service logon ID that allows Department of Defense, or DoD, and Department of Veterans Affairs,…

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Courtesy of Dr. Randy Groth
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Army

CASAs serve states as civilian, military liaisons

Posted July 19, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

Courtesy of Dr. Randy Groth Dr. Randy Groth, left, civilian aide to the secretary of the Army for Arizona, and Col. Timothy Faulkner, former Fort Huachuca garrison commander, spoke during a briefing prior to the National Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army Conference, held on Fort Huachuca in 2011. Civilian aides to the…

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