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Law enforcement, fire emergency? Move over!

Posted March 29, 2012 by Sierra Vista Police Department

When drivers see sirens flashing, they need to move over. According to Arizona Revised Statutes, 28-775E.1.2. Authorized Emergency Vehicles; Approaching; Following Fire Apparatus, when a police vehicle, ambulance or fire apparatus is driving with its lights and sirens activated, pull to the right of the roadway and stop moving. Do not stop in an intersection. Drivers…

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Vibrant Response 13 trains Soldiers for reality

Posted August 2, 2012 by Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Kelvin Ringold

What would happen if a catastrophic event was to take place somewhere in the United States? Emergency services, armed forces and other...

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Drive Responsibly – National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

Posted December 13, 2012 by Beth Ann Cameron

The holiday season is the time of the year when drunk and impaired driving accidents are most prevalent. Drug and alcohol use impair judgment, delay reaction times, and can result in deadly consequences when driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drugs such as marijuana and cocaine are involved in about 18 percent…

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Protect personal information to prevent stolen identity

Posted June 7, 2013 by Gayle Olson

In 2012, identity theft was the number-one complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission, or FTC. In 2011, Arizona was the number-one state in complaints of identity theft. Since 2003 Arizona has ranked either first or second nationally in reports of identity theft, according to the Arizona Identity Theft Coalition. Arizona was the first state…

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FBI trains FH community on child cyber safety, security

Posted January 31, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda FLynn Agent in Charge David Bodily with the Sierra Vista FBI teaches the first of two Cyber Safety and Security Training sessions at Murr Community Center Tuesday that educate parents what to look for and how to prevent cyber vulnerabilities. Advances in technology allow children access to various sources of knowledge, but it also…

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ACS shares disaster preparedness information, ERP news, class dates

Posted July 11, 2014 by Audrey Peterson-Hosto

Ready Army, special needs Families Army Community Service, ACS, Exceptional Family Program, EFMP, shares information from the Ready Army website. Ready Army is the Army’s proactive campaign to increase the resilience of the Army community and enhance the readiness of the force by informing Soldiers, their Families, Army Civilians and contractors of relevant hazards and…

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Service members, Civilians train to defend against infectious diseases

Posted November 7, 2014 by Air Force Staff Sgt. Chris Hubenthal

TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official website states that this year’s Ebola epidemic marks the largest number of confirmed cases of Ebola in history. In order to efficiently respond to an outbreak, Soldiers here trained to ensure they have the skill sets to properly don and doff…

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Tanker base on airfield here supports fire-suppression efforts

Posted May 24, 2012 by Story and photos by Natalie Lakosil

Although summer time is just around the corner, fire season is already here. The Libby Air Tanker Base on Fort Huachuca often assists with fire suppression during the fire season which is the case, right now.

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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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RWBAHC offers TBI treatment

Posted March 1, 2013 by Raymond W. Bliss

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, has been called the “signature injury” of more than 11 years of combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. Injuries Soldiers receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents, and equipment failure. Many service members have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating…

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