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President proclaims May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2013

Posted May 17, 2013 by The President of the United States of America

A Proclamation Over the past three years, communities all across America have joined First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, which aims to help parents make healthy choices and give our children a strong start. Today, families have more of the tools and know-how they need to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Kids and adults are…

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HOLIDAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted December 20, 2013 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

As we celebrate this holiday season and approach the New Year, I hope you will all take time to reflect on the many accomplishments we’ve made and the challenges we’ve overcome as an installation and an Army. You’ve all contributed greatly to enhancing America’s fighting force and I want to thank you for your hard…

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CSA sends message on motorcycle safety

Posted July 11, 2014 by Raymond T. Odierno

Leaders, I know you all take safety very seriously. However, as of June 27, we have had a substantial rise in fatal motorcycle accidents over the preceding 90 days. Both the VCSA and leadership at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center have released messages within the past month highlighting the issue, yet losses continue to…

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‘Life is Valuable’ — help prevent a suicide

Posted May 31, 2012 by By Leta Myers, Suicide Prevention Program Manager

Between April 2011 and April 2012 on Fort Huachuca, there have been six Soldier deaths reported to the Army Substance Abuse Program Office by the Casualty Office. One death resulted when a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle. The other five deaths were reported as self-inflicted deaths or suicide. Those reading this article are…

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel message on reducing civilian furloughs

Posted August 9, 2013 by

When I announced my decision on May 14 to impose furloughs of up to 11 days on civilian employees to help close the budget gap caused by sequestration, I also said we would do everything possible to find the money to reduce furlough days for our people. With the end of the fiscal year next…

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Garden in small spaces, without disturbing landscaping

Posted March 21, 2014 by Joan Vasey

Military Families — don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthy lifestyle this spring. Planter, container and other creative gardening ideas can provide the fresh produce Families crave without taking much of a “bite” out of time and space.

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It’s a Thin Line for prescription use, misuse, abuse; dispose of unused drugs Sept. 27

Posted September 19, 2014 by Leslie Sweeney

SAN ANTONIO — Nearly one out of 20 Soldiers misuse painkillers, says the website Army Thin Line. The website is part of a campaign designed to educate Soldiers, their friends and Families and the provider community about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse. Army Thin Line encourages safe and responsible decisions when using…

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Redress — what it means, what IG staff can do

Posted October 18, 2012 by By Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Richardson

It is important to know the meaning of the word “redress” since it could possibly apply to you. “Redress” means to remedy or set right. Inspectors General are very limited in what they can do when it comes to providing assistance if an issue or complaint has an established form of redress. Many times, Soldiers…

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October is National Depression Awareness Month

Posted October 11, 2013 by Stand-To special release

Julia Yubeta Depression sufferers have no energy, feel deeply empty and believe life has no joy. October is National Depression Awareness Month. In observance of this month, on Thursday, the Army joined several organizations across America in recognition of National Depression Screening Day to inform the public about the signs and symptoms of depression. The…

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From the commander: Fort Huachuca’s 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety Stand Down May 29 – 30

Posted May 16, 2014 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

The 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign is intended to remind us of the hazards specific to summer weather, longer daylight hours and increased leisure activity from Memorial Day through Labor Day. To ensure we have the information needed to protect our most valuable resource, our personnel, the Fort Huachuca Safety Office, in partnership…

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