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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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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

On Oct. 19, 1983, Grenada’s pro-Communist Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several other leaders were murdered by a faction led by Deputy Prime Minister Bernard Coard.

Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey Army

Air Force: Airmen train for ‘new wild, wild west’ in cyber domain

On any given day, the Defense Department defends itself against numerous cyber-attacks at installations throughout the world. To help combat this growing threat, Airmen from the 39th Information Operations Squadron train to defend computer networks against invisible ordnance in the operational domain of cyberspace.

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FH Soldiers take Army Master Fitness Training Course, prepare to train others to become fit

Army Master Fitness Training Course, MFT, arrived at Fort Huachuca Sept. 15 through Oct. 9 so trainers could prepare Soldiers for the physical demands of war and educate them on fitness.


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News Briefs – August 23, 2013

Posted  August 23, 2013

FH to conduct force protection exercise Fort Huachuca officials will conduct an unannounced full-scale force protection exercise sometime next week to assess Fort Huachuca’s and community partners’ readiness in the event of an actual emergency. On that day, motorists may experience heightened security at installation access points, and may hear simulated machine gun fire and…

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Safety improvements begin on SR92, road work continues in SV

Posted  August 23, 2013

A five-year planning effort between the City of Sierra Vista’s Public Works Department and the Arizona Department of Transportation, or ADOT, are beginning to come to fruition as safety improvements involving construction of raised medians on a segment of State Route 92, or SR92, to enhance left-turn safety. The improvements are underway between Canyon de…

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Army

New network provides ‘digital guardian angel’ for Soldiers in Afghanistan

Posted  August 23, 2013

The Army’s new, mobile tactical communications network has reached Afghanistan, where U.S. forces are relying on the technologies to stay connected and cover more ground.

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Marine spouse represents fort on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”

Posted  August 23, 2013

Representing the Fort Huachuca military spouses, Erin Whitehead, “Military Spouse Magazine” digital editor, will perform with the American Military Spouses Choir on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” during the semifinals

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Air Force offers potential model for future MWR programs

Posted  August 23, 2013

For a glimpse into how the military services might provide quality morale, welfare and recreation services and programs despite continuing budget pressures, the transformation program the Air Force Services directorate has been rolling out for the past two and a half years is worth a look.

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Local

Commissary Rewards Card to offer mobile app

Posted  August 23, 2013

FORT LEE, Va. – The Commissary Rewards Card celebrated its one-year anniversary Aug. 8 by delivering a gift – to commissary customers. “A mobile application [was] released and [is] available from the app store … for customers who use the iPhone or iPad,” said Marye Carr, Defense Commissary Agency’s Rewards Card program manager. “The app…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  August 23, 2013

Former sergeant first class arrested for espionage Photo property of Intelligence and Security Command This surveillance photo shows Clyde Conrad (right) and his handler. Aug. 23, 1988 As a hard-working noncommissioned officer in the G3 War Plans Section of the 8th Infantry, Sgt. 1st Class Clyde Conrad was known simply as “Mr. Plans.” Conrad had…

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Kids Hope USA’s first mentorship program with military children returns to Johnston School

Posted  August 23, 2013

A popular proverb, “It takes a village to raise to child,” could describe the partnership between the organization Kids Hope USA, the Garrison Chaplain’s Office and Colonel Johnston Elementary School. Kids Hope USA is a national program that builds church-school partnerships to mentor at-risk children. Fort Huachuca was the first military installation to work with…

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Huachuca Canyon reopens – sign in, out at Military Police station

Posted  August 23, 2013

Huachuca Canyon is now open during daylight hours only. Those entering the canyon must sign in at the Military Police Station, Building 22336, on Christy Avenue, and sign out at the MP station upon departure. Be prepared to provide vehicle and contact information. A sign posted at the mouth of the canyon provides additional precautions…

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Army

Five FH students receive MMH scholarships

Posted  August 23, 2013

Michaels Military Housing officials recently announced that five students who live on Fort Huachuca have been awarded educational grants from their affiliated educational foundation. These educational grants can be used by the recipients to pay tuition costs at any accredited college, university or vocational training program in the country. The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation, a…

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