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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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Runion Dental Clinic serves Fort Huachuca active-duty Soldiers

Posted February 27, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Fort Huachuca’s Runion Dental Clinic provides a variety of dental procedures and does so by following their mission of preventing, preserving and protecting the health of active-duty Service members. Currently the clinic offers several different programs to meet the needs of Soldiers on Fort Huachuca.

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It’s American Heart Month: Take care of your heart – it will work hard for you

Posted February 13, 2015 by Sonia Blodgett

February is American Heart Month and according to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 600,000 people die of heart disease every year, accounting for 25 percent of deaths in the U.S. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in America. Major risk factors that increase the risk of developing…

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Staying prepared for possible evacuation is key during fire season

Posted February 6, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Arizona’s fire season regularly starts in mid-April. However, last year it came upon Fort Huachuca earlier than expected. In hopes to keep the public informed and prepared, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, held an installation evacuation rehearsal and concept drill Jan. 27 at the Thunder…

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Cochise County Sheriff’s Office issues citizen advisory warning

Posted January 30, 2015 by CC Sheriff’s Office

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has received information regarding an ongoing investigation by the Tombstone Marshal’s Office about a suspicious subject who may be impersonating a law enforcement officer in the Sierra Vista/Tombstone area. Reports received state that a light skinned, heavyset Hispanic male between 30 – 40, driving a white crew cab Ford truck…

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Civilian Fitness Program coming to Fort Huachuca

Posted January 23, 2015 by Nick Gilmore

The Life is Good monthly workshops held its first workshop of the year Jan. 15 in the Network Enterprise Technology Command auditorium featuring Dr. Doug Briggs, the director of Human Performance at Fort Bliss, Texas. Briggs is an internationally recognized expert in his field with a lifetime of training, coaching and competing internationally. His presentation…

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