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Tanker base on airfield here supports fire-suppression efforts

Posted May 24, 2012 by Story and photos by Natalie Lakosil

Although summer time is just around the corner, fire season is already here. The Libby Air Tanker Base on Fort Huachuca often assists with fire suppression during the fire season which is the case, right now.

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Got gas? Safety tips can prevent leaks

Posted September 20, 2012 by Fort Huachuca Fire Department

In late August, Fort Huachuca Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a building where a child was ill. What made the youth sick was a natural gas leak from a stove in a facility on Fort Huachuca. This leak was ongoing for some time and had been previously reported but not to the proper personnel…

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RWBAHC offers TBI treatment

Posted March 1, 2013 by Raymond W. Bliss

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, has been called the “signature injury” of more than 11 years of combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. Injuries Soldiers receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents, and equipment failure. Many service members have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating…

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2014 MRE menu to change

Posted August 2, 2013 by Alex Dixon

Barbecue shredded beef, vegetarian taco pasta and seasoned black beans will replace chicken fajitas, vegetable lasagna, refried beans and potato cheddar soup in the 2014 production of Meals, Ready-to-Eat or MREs. Food will be packaged in foldable fiberboard sleeves instead of the current cartons inside the MREs to reduce the size and weight. The changes…

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FBI trains FH community on child cyber safety, security

Posted January 31, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

Maranda FLynn Agent in Charge David Bodily with the Sierra Vista FBI teaches the first of two Cyber Safety and Security Training sessions at Murr Community Center Tuesday that educate parents what to look for and how to prevent cyber vulnerabilities. Advances in technology allow children access to various sources of knowledge, but it also…

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Natick study examines effects of stress on Soldiers’ immune systems, cognitive ability

Posted March 28, 2014 by Bob Reinert

Bob Reinert A study being conducted by the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massachusetts is examining how sleep restriction affects wound healing and whether nutritional supplements can help offset the effects. In a sub-study, Soldiers such as Pvt. Daniel Pardo did virtual marksmanship training in the middle…

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Dietary supplements: Safety still an issue, better options available

Posted September 5, 2014 by Ron Wolf

SAN ANTONIO — Being a Soldier is as physically demanding, at times, as being a professional athlete. As a result, Soldiers are especially conscious of physical training requirements and the need to remain fit and ready. In recent years, a larger percentage of Soldiers have begun to rely on dietary supplements to help them stay…

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How to prevent, care for soft tissue injuries at home

Posted November 1, 2012 by Capt. Mo Greenberg

Whether active duty, retired or military dependent, many have dealt with a soft tissue injury at one time in their lives.

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Campaign encourages drivers to ‘buckle up’

Posted May 10, 2013 by Directorate of Emergency Services

Scott Vasey Staff Sgt. Nicholas Young, an instructor/writer with Company D, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, prepares for a drive by buckling his seat belt, the first thing drivers and passengers should do when they enter a vehicle. Seat belts have been proven to save lives and their use is mandatory. The Fort Huachuca Provost Marshal Office,…

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Fit for Life – Improve running with attention to pace, form

Posted October 11, 2013 by David Charles “Chazz” Owen

The most widely practiced and recognized form of cardio is running. It was probably your first means of real play as a child. The military requires it for those not limited by temporary or congenital illness/injury.

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