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Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, or ECBC, and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, or USAMRIID, are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.

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Health center gets new enlisted leadership

The Soldiers and staff of Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center bid farewell to their senior enlisted leader, Sgt. Maj. Douglas Noetzleman, in a retirement and change of responsibility ceremony here May 15.

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2/13th Aviation welcomes new commander, bids one farewell

Two Soldiers’ paths changed direction during a change of command ceremony Wednesday morning at Libby Army Airfield.

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Air Force:F-35 pilot training begins at Luke

The first ever F-35 Lightning II pilot training class was held at Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix, May 4.

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Summer Safety Fair promotes safety readiness for all

Fort Huachuca hosted its annual Summer Safety Fair at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 15, promoting safety, health and wellness for personnel and residents of the community.


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Military spouse seeks kidney donor for transplant

Posted  April 10, 2015

Looking at Tawanna Clapp you wouldn’t guess that she spends 21 hours a week on dialysis.

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News Briefs – April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

Range closures announced Today: B,C,D,L,P,Q,U,V,Z,V1 Saturday: K,L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Sunday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Monday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Tuesday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Wednesday: B,C,D,F,H,I,K,L,M,N,P,O,R,S,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Thursday: L,P,Q,U,V,Z,T1,T2,T3 Range closures are subject to daily change. For information, call Range Operations, 520.533.1014, or the Military Police Desk, 520.533.3000. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the theme is “Eliminate Sexual Assault:…

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FMWR Briefs – April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

Celebrate Military Children with FMWR Celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Activities for the entire family will be available, including games, paintball, giveaways, information booths, horse lead-arounds, free lunch, Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo and more. Authorized FMWR patrons may also register…

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Join cavalry! B Troop is recruiting new members

Posted  April 10, 2015

One of the most unique and rewarding experiences a person can have at Fort Huachuca is to join the post’s mounted ceremonial unit, B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial). There are only eight horse detachments throughout the entire Army and B Troop is the only one that relies on volunteers to fill its ranks.

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Community Briefs April 10, 2014

Posted  April 10, 2015

Reggae-themed Zumbathon planned The Cochise College Dance Club is hosting a reggae-themed Zumbathon 6-9 p.m. today at the Sierra Vista Campus Student Union, 901 N. Columbo Ave. A $10 donation includes a bottle of water. For more information, call 520.515.5316. FMWR, MBAA to hold bike race The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  April 10, 2015

Photos by Pamela Smith Bucky Lawhorn, 8, a second grade student at Colonel Johnston Elementary School, makes a model of the skeletal system using cotton swabs and glue on March 30 at school. This is one of the hands-on crafts students are using for their science projects.   Colonel Johnston Elementary School Second grade students…

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`Swoosh’ welcomed as 334th FS pilot for a day

Posted  April 9, 2015

He’s nine years old, loves basketball, and has a heart as big as his smile.

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Mobilization to start reconstruction of Garden Canyon

Posted  April 3, 2015

Christina Hansen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers A section of the road in Garden Canyon was completely washed away during the last monsoon season. As of Monday, all of Garden Canyon to now include Lower Garden Canyon is closed to the public for construction to restore the road. Mobilization began Monday, for the general contractor…

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Month of Military Child recognizes young family members for service

Posted  April 3, 2015

WASHINGTON – To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Defense Department observes April as the Month of the Military Child, a Pentagon official told DOD News. Established by then-Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger in 1986, the month recognizes some 1.9 million U.S. military children ranging in age from…

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April 2015 Month of the Military Child Proclamation

Posted  April 3, 2015

Whereas, since 1986, Army installations around the world recognize the sacrifices and applaud the courage of military children by celebrating the Month of the Military Child throughout the month of April; and Whereas, each day, military children undergo unique challenges, which they face with resilience and dignity beyond their years, and Whereas, it is essential…

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