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Red Cross office opens on post

Posted February 7, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda Flynn Nita Freeman, in foreground, and Lonna Martinez, staff at the new American Red Cross office that officially opened Jan. 31, cut the cake following the ribbon cutting ceremony. Both women are Army spouses and will be running the office located inside the Army Community Services building on Smith Street. A ribbon cutting ceremony…

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Monsoon start means break from hot weather — keep safety in mind this summer

Posted July 18, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

In Arizona, as in other regions of the world including India and Thailand, we experience a monsoon, a season of high temperatures, high winds, and high moisture, resulting in potentially deadly weather. The term “monsoon” comes from the Arabic “mausim,” meaning “season” or “wind shift.” Even though rain doesn’t typically begin in the southern Arizona…

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IWATCH program designed to mitigate terrorism

Posted July 12, 2012 by Scout Reports

If you see something suspicious on post, the Directorate of Emergency Services doesn’t want you to call Ghostbusters; they want you to call Fort Huachuca’s IWATCH hotline.

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RWBAHC Behavioral Health Services opens in new location

Posted November 15, 2012 by Joan Vasey

With the snip of a ribbon on Nov. 8, Behavioral Health Services, or BHS, at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Clinic, RWBAHC, officially opened their new $2.5 M, 9,350 square-foot location on the second floor of the building. “Everyone’s presence this morning unequivocally affirms and validates that Army senior leaders are fully committed to supporting…

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Hagel orders retraining of recruiters, sexual assault responders

Posted May 17, 2013 by American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON – Amid a spate of allegations of criminal behavior by military recruiters and service members involved in the Defense Department’s efforts to prevent sexual assaults and help that crime’s victims, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the services to retrain, re-credential and rescreen all sexual assault prevention and response personnel and military recruiters. In…

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Trick-or-treat safely on Fort Huachuca

Posted October 25, 2013 by Directorate of Emergency Services

Thursday is Halloween. Keep the fun in trick-or-treating on Fort Huachuca by sharing safety tips with children in advance of the spook-tacular night. Fort Huachuca’s Halloween trick-or-treat hours are 6 – 8 p.m. for youth under 14. Children, 9 and under, must be accompanied by an adult. According to the current curfew policy, children 17…

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Parents urged to help prevent teen sexting

Posted April 4, 2014 by City of Sierra Vista

The Sierra Vista Police Department has investigated several sexting reports in the past two months and urges parents to get involved and help prevent teens from making a mistake that could haunt them for the rest of their lives. Sexting is sending sexually explicit pictures or messages primarily by text messaging with cell phones. Research…

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Are you, your Family prepared for an emergency or disaster?

Posted September 12, 2014 by J.D. Leipold

J.D. Leipold Bill Newman of the Army’s Emergency Management Program at the Pentagon speaks with a Soldier about creating an emergency kit for his Family. The “Ready Army” display at the Pentagon early this month was part of September’s National Preparedness Month. WASHINGTON — Every September for the last 11 years, the Federal Emergency Management…

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Fire prevention office provided fire extinguisher-use training

Posted April 5, 2012 by By Joan Vasey

Members of a contract organization here were shown how to extinguish fires using a special training device Thursday and Friday during training here which not only provided the necessary skills, but did so with no environmental impact. Seventy-four employees received fire extinguisher use…

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Self-treat bunions, plantar fasciitis at home

Posted January 11, 2013 by Capt. Mo Greenberg, PT, DPT, CSCS, Physical Therapist and Spc. Reggie Wilson,

During the course of their lives, many people suffer from common foot injuries. Sufferers include military personnel, athletes or those who are on their feet regularly. Two common injuries are bunions and plantar fasciitis.

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