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Message from the Commanding General United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca COLUMBUS DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted October 10, 2014 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of our continent and has been a celebrated Federal Holiday since 1937. I encourage everyone to take some much deserved time off to enjoy and celebrate this time off with Family and friends. As you embark on your long weekend, please exercise caution and emphasize safety when taking part in…

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Retiree Council shares news you can use

Posted January 16, 2015 by Claudia Drum

Do retired Soldiers maintain healthier weights than Civilian retirees? Approximately half of the retired Soldiers whose height and weight were measured at medical appointments in military treatment facilities last year had a body mass index, BMI, that classified them as obese. Obesity rates for these retired Soldiers are significantly higher than the general population of…

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Monsoon season is here — use caution when going outdoors

Posted June 26, 2015 by Fort Huachuca Safety Team

Mike Williams Water races across the road near the Bonnie Blink housing area on post during a monsoon storm last summer. Before crossing, be sure your vehicle has the clearance to make it through a wash if it has water in it. Each year, a variety of weather-related dangers affect the desert southwest during a…

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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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Stay away – avoid falls on slippery rocks

Posted July 19, 2013 by

Cochise County Sheriff Department This photo was taken Tuesday by a member of the Cochise County Sheriff Department at Juniper Flats off State Route 80 near Bisbee after a period of heavy rainfall. Sheriff department officials urge the public to stay off rocks to avoid potential falls during monsoon season, as rocks are slippery when…

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Traffic safety camera 30-day warning period underway

Posted January 17, 2014 by City of Sierra Vista

The safety cameras at State Route 92 and Foothills Drive are under a 30-day warning period through Feb. 9. The cameras will be fully operational Feb. 10. Drivers who speed and/or run the red light during the warning period will receive letters reminding them to reduce their speeds and help prevent major accidents, injuries, and…

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Army dentists fight uphill battle against sugar

Posted July 11, 2014 by Col. Georgia Roger

Consultant to the Surgeon General for Dental Public Health Sugar is being called “the new tobacco.” Its many forms have been linked to the increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and other chronic diseases in the U.S. Army dentists have been fighting on the front lines against sugar for decades. Despite…

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Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center warns of Halloween hazards

Posted October 31, 2014 by Karin Lorentzen

TUCSON, Ariz. – As Halloween time nears, personnel at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center want parents and grandparents to watch for common risks to youth. Glow stick exposures possible Sometimes youngsters break or gnaw on the sticks and come in contact with the “glow.” Fortunately, the colorful liquid is low on the toxicity…

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