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Different countries, same training goal

Posted September 7, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

If a person looks around carefully when using the Post Exchange, Commissary and other facilities on Fort Huachuca, they will note service members wearing a wider mix of uniforms than just those worn by members of the U.S. military. That is because Fort Huachuca hosts military personnel from a variety of countries around the world…

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Never forget — a day of remembrance crowded

Posted September 13, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

Fort Huachuca hosted a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday at the Main Post Chapel to remember and honor those affected during the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony helped pay respect to the victims, their loved ones and the heroes who acted during one of our country’s darkest moments. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen Gregg…

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Soldiers stay course, navigate obstacles

Posted September 13, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

Clouds missing from the sky expose the hot, unrelenting morning sun. The Soldier’s heart begins to beat faster as the anticipatory moment approaches. Sweat starts to trickle down his forehead, and his palms start to get clammy. On the command, “Go!” the moment of truth arrives. Putting all doubts and nervousness aside, the run begins,…

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Property accountability is every Soldier’s responsibility

Posted September 20, 2012 by Sgt. 1st Class Dexter Robinson

Many Soldiers and leaders believe they have no responsibility or culpability for Army property unless they have accepted it on a hand receipt, but property accountability is the core of military equipment stewardship. The Army standard for maintaining and tracking supplies is for Soldiers to treat the property as if it was their own. The…

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Salutes & Awards

FH employee takes SECDEF top honor for helping disabled

Posted September 20, 2012 by Amy Sunseri

Anyone can become disabled at any time. An accident or illness can suddenly change a person’s healthy, normal lifestyle forever. That’s why David Miller, paralegal, Administrative Law Division, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, believes that work is a celebration of health for everyone. “I celebrate that I’m healthy [enough] to do well at work,…

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Health & Safety

FH to collect unused, unwanted prescription drugs

Posted September 20, 2012 by Natalie Campbell

The first-ever Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Fort Huachuca is Sept. 29 at the Main Post Exchange parking lot, near Cochise Theater. Law enforcement personnel will be present from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to collect and dispose of unused or unwanted and expired prescription drugs. The U.S. Army, Pharmacy Services at Raymond W. Bliss…

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Health & Safety

Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27

Posted September 20, 2012 by J.D. Leipold

WASHINGTON — In one week the Army will conduct a suicide prevention stand down worldwide to focus on promoting good health, teammate involvement, risk reduction and resilience training. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin III ordered the Sept. 27 stand down following the release of July suicide figures, which confirmed two suicides and…

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Local

Herschel Walker to visit, speak here today

Posted September 20, 2012 by Scout reports

Sports legend Herschel Walker will speak about the importance of asking for help with behavioral health and substance abuse issues at 1:45 p.m., today, at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre here. His presentation is free and open to the public. Walker believes that treatment begins when a service member asks for help. Mental illness and…

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DIA director stresses importance of intel

Posted September 20, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, spoke at last week’s Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference where he stressed the importance of military intelligence and discussed his vision for the years to come. Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, stressed the importance of military intelligence and discussed his vision…

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Health & Safety

Flu season is about to begin — be prepared

Posted September 13, 2012 by Beth McMillan

The number of people with flu symptoms normally begins to rise with the approach of cooler temperatures when people begin to gather inside. According to the Arizona Department of Health, last year most of the local cases of the flu were seen in people 20-49, followed closely by 5-19 year olds. These age groups spend…

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