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National Blood Donor Month celebrates donors, local collection scheduled

Posted January 10, 2014 by Armed Services Blood Program

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — January is National Blood Donor Month, and this year, Armed Services Blood Program, or ASBP, personnel thank donors for joining the ‘arms’ race. “2013 was a great year for the military blood program, and we have you — our donors — to thank for it,” Air Force Col. Richard McBride, ASBP…

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RWBAHC Pharmacy to install new equipment, service disruption possible

Posted January 10, 2014 by Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center

Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center Pharmacy personnel are working to streamline operations in order to become more efficient and effective. As part of the efforts to improve the overall pharmacy experience for customers, workers will install an updated automated dispensing system during the week of Jan. 20, the third week of this month. This…

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Dentist visits FH weekly, bolsters services at clinic

Posted January 10, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

For almost 13 years Burton Becker, DDS, a civilian periodontist from Tucson, has driven 80 miles one way to provide dental support to the Fort Huachuca Dental Clinic Command, one day a week. Becker has been active in the periodontics and implant dentistry field for more than 50 years. Originally from Tucson, Becker was stationed…

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Submit IG issues, allegations in timely manner

Posted January 10, 2014 by Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Richardson

Did you know that complainants who have Inspector General, or IG, issues or allegations must present them in a timely manner? Waiting until the last minute to seek assistance may make it more difficult to address them. It is not required for an IG to look into an issue or allegation if the complainant does…

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Join fight against drunk, drugged driving

Posted December 13, 2013 by Rosa Peralta-Imamura

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving, or 3D, Prevention Month. Fort Huachuca’s Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, staff is implementing the 3D campaign on post to make personnel aware of the consequences and costs of “Drunk and Drugged Driving” and to keep our community safe. During fiscal year 2013, 57 cases of “driving…

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Traffic safety cameras final installation underway

Posted December 6, 2013 by City of Sierra Vista

Workers at two busy Sierra Vista intersections are installing the last two remaining red light cameras planned for Sierra Vista. They will become fully operational next year. New cameras are being installed at the intersection of State Route 92 and Foothills Drive and will be the first to go online, starting with a 30-day warning…

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Civilian of the month

Posted December 6, 2013 by

Civilian of the Month: Jeff Grumm Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Senior test officer; which involves planning, execution and reporting on test activities. How long at current assignment: Five years in February How long in government service: About 9 years: From 1983 – 1987 Grumm was a Soldier assigned to…

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Fit for Life: Why workout routines might not be working

Posted December 6, 2013 by David Charles “Chazz” Owen

David Charles “Chazz” Owen As both Soldier and civilian, I have been on Fort Huachuca for over 15 years, and seen professionals from many nations work out, race and engage in other forms of fitness here. During that period, I have seen some people say they’ve done everything to improve their fitness and athletic performance,…

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Keep cost of a DUI in mind during holiday parties

Posted November 22, 2013 by Fort Huachuca ASAP and Sierra Vista Police Department

With the holiday season come holiday parties. As with most social gatherings, alcohol is part of the festivities. Most people partake in moderation, or think they do. Studies show the average person will have a blood alcohol level above the .08 legal limit by consuming just two beers or two mixed drinks in an hour….

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Red Cross accepting inquiries about loved one in Philippines

Posted November 15, 2013 by American Red Cross

TUCSON — The American Red Cross is accepting inquiries about tracing loved ones missing in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haiyan. Call the office at 1.520.318.6740 and press 1, or email Elissa.Maish@redcross.org. Those looking for a U.S. citizen, however, must call the U.S. Department of State, 1.888.407.4747. Red Cross personnel are accepting financial donations to…

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