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Army makes significant strides in energy programs

The Army has made significant strides in its energy programs, despite challenges with budgets and manpower, according to a top Army official.

Dr. Randal Schoepp Health & Safety

Dempsey says combating Ebola a national security priority

In a video message to the force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called the fight against Ebola in West Africa a U.S. national security priority and said the health and safety of American Service members deployed to the region will be safeguarded.

Maci Hidalgo Salutes & Awards

Six retirees honored Oct. 17 during ceremony on Brown Parade Field

Five Soldiers and one Department of the Army Civilian with a total of 155 years of combined time in service retired from the military or federal government on Oct. 17 during the Quarterly installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

New-Commandant DoD

Marines: Passing of Corps; Dunford becomes 36th commandant

Gen. James Amos, the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, relinquished command of the Marine Corps to Gen. Joseph Dunford, Jr., Oct. 17, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

Natick studies link between body armor fit, performance

Body armor has saved countless lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, but an Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that doesn’t fit properly can actually hinder a Soldier’s performance in combat.


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CID warns of social networking, dating site scams

Posted  August 2, 2013

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, or CID, continues to warn the greater Army community and the American public, to be vigilant of Internet scams and impersonation fraud, especially within popular social networking and dating websites.

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Fort PAO seeks cover for next year’s phone book, map

Posted  August 2, 2013

Photographers – have your photo featured on the cover of a phone book and map. Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office personnel are looking for a cover design for the 2014 “Fort Huachuca Thunder Mountaineer,” the installation’s official phone book, and the 2014 Fort Huachuca map. Submit up to five of your best photos that epitomize…

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FMWR Briefs – August 2, 2013

Posted  August 2, 2013

Blues band will perform at TMAC Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will present the “Blues, Brews & BBQ” Family Blues Night featuring the Andy T./Nick Nixon Band Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m. The event is open to all ages, and admission is free. Food will be available to purchase, and a pay-as-you-go-bar will also be offered….

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FH youth learn about different careers during special three-week series

Posted  August 2, 2013

It’s never too early for children to think about what they’d like to be when they grow up. Fort Huachuca youth enrolled in Fort Huachuca’s School-Age Center, or SAC, explored several different careers last month.

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Community Briefs August 2, 2013

Posted  August 2, 2013

Toastmasters plan youth workshop The Huachuca Toastmasters Club will host a free Youth Leadership workshop, sponsored by Toastmasters International and geared toward middle school students. Participants will learn and develop speaking and leadership skills, overcome nervousness when asked to speak before audiences, organize and present ideas, listen to others, and participate and lead group discussions…

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Arizona Wildcats to hold pre-season training camp here

Posted  August 2, 2013

  Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca U.S. Army Garrison commander, poses for a photo with Arizona Wildcats mascot Wilbur Wildcat when team members visit here during Right Arm Night May 17 at Murr Community Center. The University of Arizona football team returns for a longer visit to Fort Huachuca next week when it holds its…

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News Briefs – August 2, 2013

Posted  August 1, 2013

Huachuca Canyon temporarily closed Huachuca Canyon is closed to all personnel until further notice for safety reasons because of increased bear activity in the area. The gate at the mouth of the canyon is currently locked to prevent vehicle access, but this closure also applies to hikers, bikers and runners. The canyon is being monitored…

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Civilian of the month – June, 2013

Posted  July 26, 2013

Rhonda Martinez Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command, assistant chief of staff, G-1 Position and duties: Lead human resource specialist for the staffing team within G-1 How long at current assignment: Since March How long in government service: More than 8 years Residence: Tombstone Family: Three children: Devon, 22, a sergeant in the Marine Corps; Blake,…

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Fort Huachuca students to begin school Aug. 7

Posted  July 26, 2013

  Fifth grade teacher Amy Wolfe walks with her students on their first day of classes at General Myer School on Aug. 8, 2012. Most students seem to eagerly await the beginning of a new school year where they could visit with friends they have not seen all summer.     Joey McClosky, 13, eighth…

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FH schools share info for coming school year

Posted  July 26, 2013

July 29, 2013 Welcome to the Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District. We are excited for the school year and all of the learning opportunities that await the students and staff. Our schools are separated into grade spans: Colonel Johnston Elementary Kindergarten – Second Grade General Myer Elementary Third – Fifth Grade Colonel Smith Middle School…

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