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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Army Medicine’s Secure Messaging Service activates here Monday

Posted  June 28, 2013

Effective Monday, Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, or RWBAHC, enrollees will be able to conveniently communicate online with their primary care providers at RWBAHC via secure messaging. Army Medicine Secure Messaging Service, or AMSMS, powered by RelayHealth, brings your healthcare team to you, wherever you are, at any time of day. It allows patients…

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Wilderness walks require simple preparation for maximum enjoyment

Posted  June 28, 2013

Every year, hundreds of hikers in the United States become lost or injured and need to be rescued. During 2012, the Cochise County Search and Rescue Team was involved in 16 incidents in which they rescued 25 hikers.

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Happy 40th, TRADOC!

Posted  June 28, 2013

Photos left and right – Zach Morgan, Fort Polk Guardian staff writer and the U.S. Army Army drill sergeants, then and now, still mentor and train Soldiers how to be Soldiers. On Monday, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command will celebrate its 40th year of developing, educating and adapting Soldiers and leaders into the force…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  June 28, 2013

The move of the U. S. Army Intelligence Center and School, or USAICS, from Fort Holabird, Md., to Fort Huachuca in 1971 was an important step in the professionalization of the Military Intelligence, or MI Branch, which was only nine years old by that time.

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Army force structure, stationing decision will result in minor decrease in FH personnel

Posted  June 28, 2013

The force reductions announced by the Department of the Army Tuesday will result in a minor decrease of approximately 31 permanent party personnel spaces by 2017 at Fort Huachuca. This number takes into account the relocation of the 11th Tactical Theater Signal Brigade Headquarters. Fort officials do not have exact numbers at this time, but…

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News Briefs – June 28, 2013

Posted  June 28, 2013

Fires cause hazardous air quality Air quality in portions of Cochise County may currently be hazardous because of the potential for heavy smoke from three fires burning near Cananea, Mexico. Excessive, persistent air pollution is a health threat, especially to children, the elderly and those with pre-existing health problems. During periods of heavy smoke, stay…

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FMWR Briefs – June 28, 2013

Posted  June 28, 2013

MCT performance sent for Saturday The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate” will be presented Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Johnston Elementary School Cafeteria. More than 50 local students will perform in the production, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 533.4823. Outdoor pool now open Irwin…

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Community Briefs June 28, 2013

Posted  June 28, 2013

Every dog has its day — some came to work June 21   Maranda Flynn, “Fort Huachuca Scout” reporter, watches her Great Dane Lucy relax. Her dog seems quite at home and seems to feel that June 21 was a special day in celebration of dogs.   Several lucky dogs got a break from their…

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MEDDAC holds change of command, award ceremony for outgoing commander

Posted  June 21, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Col. William Moran, outgoing Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center commander; Maj. Gen. Thomas Richard Thomas, commanding general, Western Regional Medical Command; and Col. Lance Raney, incoming RWBAHC commander, salute during the change of command ceremony Wednesday on Brown Parade Field. Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center started off its change…

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More resources now available for MI instructors on FH

Posted  June 21, 2013

Maranda Flynn Col. Lisa Price, deputy commander for training, presents a Certificate of Achievement to Stephanie Fulton, library technician, CW2 Christopher G. Nason Military Intelligence Library, at the Instructor Resource Center opening ceremony on Wednesday in O’Neil Hall. After three years of planning, the Fort Huachuca Military Intelligence Staff and Faculty Development Division held a…

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