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FH May water use is almost 15 percent lower than last May

Posted June 28, 2012 by Scout Reports

The water on Fort Huachuca pumped during May is 28,752,000 gallons, or 88 acre-feet, and is equivalent to 0.927 million gallons per day. The May pumpage is 14.6 percent less than the water pumped in May 2011, 103 acre-feet, and is 62 percent less than the 30-year (1982-2012) May average of 233 acre-feet. An acre-foot…

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Driving impaired isn’t worth it

Posted June 28, 2012 by By Amy Sunseri

On Wednesday, people across the United States will celebrate the 4th of July. For some, alcohol consumption plays a big part in celebrating the holiday. However, those who drink should do so responsibly. Otherwise, what should be a day of celebration could wind up differently.

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RWBAHC offers preventive services for men

Posted June 28, 2012 by By Natalie Campbell

Preventive services and screenings such as blood pressure and cholesterol can be vital to detecting many health conditions early. According to the CDC, women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men. Just because a person may feel fine doesn’t mean they don’t need an annual…

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Hot days, dry winds mean ‘fire season’ is here

Posted June 21, 2012 by Fort Huachuca Fire Department

With the memory of last year’s Monument Fire fresh in people’s minds and a high probability for fire-related weather and events again this year, now is the time to prepare for “fire season.”

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Trials for TBI blood test underway

Posted June 14, 2012 by Story and photo by Rob McIlvaine

The Army is now running trials on a blood test, similar to one used to test blood sugar, that can be used by medics on the battlefield to determine if a Soldier has sustained damaged brain cells, especially...

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Emergency preparedness is critical right now

Posted June 14, 2012 by Cochise County Sheriff Department

With the one year mark for the Monument Fire and the number of fires Cochise County has already seen so far this year, the Cochise County Sheriff Department staff encourages everyone to be mindful of fire dangers and to be ready in the event of a real emergency. There are three levels of evacuation readiness….

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Heal effectively following separation-related emotional loss

Posted June 7, 2012 by By Chaplain (Maj.) Brian Reck

A Soldier comes up on orders. He or she is going to deploy. This leads to emotional changes. When we first leave our loved ones, we have a heart-wrenching experience. As we focus on our mission and life at home during deployment, those pains begin to fade. We haven’t forgotten, nor has our love been…

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MetLife begins TRICARE Dental Program partnership

Posted June 7, 2012 by TRICARE

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Inc. is now the new TRICARE Dental Program contractor, providing dental benefits for more than two million TRICARE beneficiaries worldwide. Beneficiaries purchasing TDP are seeing expanded dental benefits with lower monthly premium rates than last year. More details about premiums costs can be found on the MetLife…

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RWBAHC now offering TRICARE Plus program

Posted May 31, 2012 by By Natalie Campbell

Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center is now accepting enrollees for TRICARE Plus, a program for TRICARE beneficiaries 65 and over that is operated at the discretion of the military treatment facility commander. This program will allow enrollees to be seen at the health center for primary care appointments, and they will receive the same…

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Mystery run promotes healthy lifestyle

Posted May 31, 2012 by anradmin

Runners line up at the starting line at Fort Huachuca’s Barnes Field House and await the sound of the horn that will begin the run.

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