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Army health leaders advocate for importance of nutrition

Posted March 27, 2015 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — During National Nutrition Month in March, “we encourage each of you to renew a commitment to achieving your personal Performance Triad goals,” said Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” she said. The Performance Triad focuses on the importance of sleep, activity and nutrition…

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month by making changes to your diet

Posted March 27, 2015 by Sylvia Blodgett

March is National Nutrition Month and an ideal time to focus on what we eat.

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AUSA Army male Athlete of Year

Posted March 20, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Brian Hayes, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, ran every day of calendar year 2014, totaling 2,000 miles over the 365 days. Maj. Brian Hayes, executive officer, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, has run over 7,000 miles in the past three years. His running, among other achievements, has led him to his most recent accomplishment…

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Avoid contact, report any unexploded ordnance findings

Posted March 20, 2015 by Anastasia Dean

Courtesy photos This unexploded ordnance was discovered on Fort Huachuca’s Range 11 a little more than two weeks ago in an area where prescribed burning had taken place. When an unexploded WWII-era 60mm mortar was discovered on Range 11 in an area that recently underwent a prescribed burn here, a specially trained explosive ordnance disposal…

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Firefighters busy this week with prescribed burn, wildfire

Posted March 13, 2015 by Scout reports

The Sierra Vista Ranger District in partnership with Fort Huachuca successfully conducted a prescribed burn in the grasslands below the Huachuca Mountains on the T3, Papa and Uniform North training areas on Monday. The burn was scheduled to take place Monday and Tuesday but thanks to favorable weather, the entire areas were burned on Monday…

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Measles, other illnesses — how facilities on post have taken precautions

Posted March 13, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Recent reports of measles cases popping up in California and other surrounding states have many concerned, especially for their children. With that in mind, Fort Huachuca’s Child, Youth and School Services (CYS) Programs have continued with their proactive approach to reduce the spread of communicable diseases, including measles, as much as possible. “The staff are…

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Faces of SHARP on Fort Huachuca revealed

Posted March 13, 2015 by Army Community Service

Bob Spalding is the sexual assault response coordinator (SARC)/Victim Advocate Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, SHARP, specialist for Information Systems Engineering Command. He has been a SHARP representative for three years. The most interesting aspect of being a SARC: “Realizing every day how much the SHARP program is needed, and the impact it can have…

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Bike and Walk to School Day a healthy alternative

Posted March 13, 2015 by Natalie Lakosil

Natalie Lakosil From left, Timothy, 6, attends Colonel Johnston Elementary School, parents Missi and Maj. Brian Hayes, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion walk behind him as he pedals quickly to school. Timothy is usually a bus rider but participated in Walk and Bike to School Day. Students and employees all over Fort Huachuca set out a…

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Army Emergency Relief annual campaign underway

Posted March 6, 2015 by Department of the Army

Financial security is a key element of a ready and resilient force. The Army Emergency Relief, AER, Annual Campaign is conducted from March 1 through May 15 in order to increase Soldier awareness of this benefit, as well as to give Soldiers the opportunity to help their fellow Soldiers by donating. Local commanders can adjust…

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Arizona targets teen tobacco use with comedy, online video

Posted February 27, 2015 by John Skendall

Arizona’s health department has upped the ante on its anti-tobacco messaging to teens. The weapon of choice? A staple of modern-day social life: humorous online video clips shared on social media. Through its anti-smoking youth coalition, called Students Taking a New Direction, (STAND), Arizona Department of Health Services, AZDHS, is reaching out to teens using…

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