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FMWR Briefs – November 26, 2014

Posted November 26, 2014 by

Christmas trees available for military Families The Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, the FedEx Corp and FMWR will present free Christmas Trees for Troops® Dec. 5 and 6 (only if trees remain) at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre parking lot. The trees are donated by more than 800 Christmas tree growers from across the United States. They…

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Fit for Life: Army Performance Triad is like three-legged stool

Posted November 26, 2014 by David “Chazz” Owen

The title of this article involves the parable of the three-legged stool. Such an item is very sturdy, and capable of supporting great loads, but take just one leg away and it becomes precarious.

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Community Briefs November 26, 2014

Posted November 26, 2014 by

Recycle cooking oil, grease after Thanksgiving Recycle post-Thanksgiving cooking oil and grease at one of the two City of Sierra Vista year-round grease collection sites, free of charge. Used cooking grease and oil is recycled into bio-diesel. Pour leftover holiday oil and grease into a container, secure the lid, and then take it to one…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets Thanksgiving holiday hours

Posted November 21, 2014 by

Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Thursday: Closed Friday: 4 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/Outdoor Living Thursday: Closed Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop,…

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Air Force funds research on thermal management technology for fighter aircraft

Posted November 21, 2014 by Air Force News Service

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Managing heat generated by electronic subsystems in next-generation aircraft is a vexing challenge for aerospace system designers. In the interest of meeting this challenge, the Air Force recently provided follow-on funding for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) effort that is identifying improved methods for heat conduction and rejection…

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Marines refresh combat skills through hand grenade training

Posted November 21, 2014 by Cpl. Ricardo Hurtado

Marines are known for being riflemen above all else. Regardless of their military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to fight and win in a combat environment. Although Marines perform different duties across the Corps, they constantly train to keep their combat mindset and skills up-to-date.

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DOD highlights warrior, family care at Rehabilitation Expo

Posted November 21, 2014 by Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone Marshall Jr.

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department hosted a rehabilitation expo Thursday as part of Warrior Care Month as it continues its commitment to supporting wounded, ill and injured troops, their Families and caregivers. James Rodriguez, deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Office of Warrior Care Policy, discussed his office’s role in supporting wounded warriors, Warrior…

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Medal of Honor recipient says he’s ‘no hero’ during defense forum

Posted November 21, 2014 by Lisa Ferdinando

Former Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who in 2010 became the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, says he is not a hero. “It makes me feel awkward. I struggled with it for a long time,” Giunta said about being called a hero.

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AF beats Army during first FH Army, AF Turkey Bowl

Posted November 21, 2014 by Airman Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz

Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base competed against Soldiers from Fort Huachuca during the annual Turkey Bowl flag football game, Nov. 14 and brought home a victory.

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News Briefs November 21, 2014

Posted November 21, 2014 by

Next week’s Scout delivered early Next week’s Thanksgiving issue of the Fort Huachuca Scout will be distributed Wednesday, Nov. 26 instead of on Friday, Nov. 28. The final paper goes to press on Tuesday morning instead of on Thursday, the normal press date. All items for publication in next week’s Scout must reach the Public…

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