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Army’s best AIT platoon sergeants to compete for top honors

Posted September 27, 2012 by Stephanie Slater

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — The Army’s top nine advanced individual training, or AIT, platoon sergeants are competing for the title of 2012 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year during a competition at Fort Eustis, Va., this week. Among them is Fort Huachuca Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Baca, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade’s Platoon Sergeant…

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Retiree Council shares news and notes

Posted September 27, 2012 by

Upcoming events, TRICARE changes announced (The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras) Volunteers needed for World Cardmaking Day An event for the creative and the not-so-creative, World Cardmaking Day, will be held at 12851 North 19th Avenue in Phoenix on Oct. 6,…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: September 27, 2012

Posted September 27, 2012 by

Courtesy of Archiving Early America, http://www.earlyamerica.com Benedict Arnold meets with Maj. John Andre to betray Americans in 1870. Maj. John Andre apprehended for spying Sept. 23, 1780 On this week in history, Maj. Benjamin Tallmadge apprehended Maj. John Andre of the British Intelligence Service who was trying to purchase the surrender of West Point. This…

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Health & Safety

Got gas? Safety tips can prevent leaks

Posted September 20, 2012 by Fort Huachuca Fire Department

In late August, Fort Huachuca Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a building where a child was ill. What made the youth sick was a natural gas leak from a stove in a facility on Fort Huachuca. This leak was ongoing for some time and had been previously reported but not to the proper personnel…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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