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April is Alcohol Awareness Month ‘Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.’

Posted March 28, 2014 by Rosa Peralta-Imamura

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc., or NCADD, sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. For the 28th Anniversary of NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month, NCADD has chosen the theme “Help for Today….

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Army reinforces need for vehicle safety training

Posted March 22, 2012 by Amy Sunseri

Soldiers are killed or injured across the Army on a daily basis in privately-owned vehicle and motorcycle accidents. That is why the Army is strengthening its Army Traffic Safety Training Program for all Army personnel. “The training is established to reinforce a positive attitude toward driving, individual…

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“The Gold Book” is one risk prevention resource tool

Posted July 26, 2012 by Nick Gilmore, Risk Reduction Program Coordinator

The following vignette was taken from the 2012 Department of the Army report titled “Generating Health and Discipline in the Force: Ahead of the Strategic Reset,” also known as “The Gold Book”.

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Add an app to access TRICARE pharmacy benefits

Posted December 6, 2012 by TRICARE

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — TRICARE beneficiaries have pharmacy options available and accessible in the palm of their hand just by using TRICARE pharmacy contractor Express Script’s enhanced mobile application. The additions let beneficiaries use their smartphone to safely and securely manage their TRICARE pharmacy benefit. The updated app includes medication reminders and an account registration…

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Runion Dental Clinic rolls out new initiative

Posted May 31, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Photo by Gabrielle Kuholski Spc. Christopher Hamilton, preventative dental specialist, performs a cleaning. Patients can take advantage of the Go First Class program starting tomorrow to combine appointments for exams, cleanings and fillings. Summer is a time to sink your teeth into corn on the cob, watermelon and barbecued ribs, but starting tomorrow, Runion Dental…

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Fit for Life: Why workout routines might not be working

Posted December 6, 2013 by David Charles “Chazz” Owen

David Charles “Chazz” Owen As both Soldier and civilian, I have been on Fort Huachuca for over 15 years, and seen professionals from many nations work out, race and engage in other forms of fitness here. During that period, I have seen some people say they’ve done everything to improve their fitness and athletic performance,…

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Motorcycle deaths on the rise, riders stay aware, keep training updated

Posted May 16, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month kicked off nationally May 1, but Army leaders are encouraging riders to be aware of motorcycle safety every day, year-round. As of May 4, Soldier motorcycle deaths were up 56 percent from the same date in fiscal year 2013, a marked contrast to the decline seen at the end of last…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted May 10, 2012 by anradmin

This May, our Army will observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s national campaign to keep riders safe on our nation’s highways. The increasing number of registered motorcycles on Army installations shows more and more Soldiers are discovering the freedom and excitement of riding. This hobby comes with…

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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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PTSD support available outside VA clinic

Posted February 15, 2013 by Maranda Flynn

The Honorable Allen Clark, founder of the Combat Faith organization and a Vietnam veteran, held a faith-based post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, workshop at the Fort Huachuca Main Post Chapel on Tuesday

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