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Maci Hidalgo Army

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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Soldier Show entertains here Monday, Tuesday

Posted  May 17, 2013

Get set to be entertained by “Ready and Resilient,” the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show, currently performing at selected military installations during its four-month tour.

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Powerlifters win big in Tucson

Posted  May 17, 2013

Four months of training at Eifler Gym paid off for three Fort Huachuca powerlifters May 4.

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Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 17, 2013

Square dance night away The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are holding a Mainstream Square Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. tonight at Sierra Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner, Sierra Vista. Cost is $4 for members, $5 for non-members. For more information, contact 378.6719 or svtmt@cox.net. Market on the Move at TMAC Enjoy a farmers’ market atmosphere at…

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Campaign encourages drivers to ‘buckle up’

Posted  May 10, 2013

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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AER campaign continues strong, donations accepted year-round

Posted  May 10, 2013

Donations are still being accepted for the Fort Huachuca Army Emergency Relief Campaign that began on March 1 and will end Wednesday. Since 1942, the Army Emergency Relief program, or AER, has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unexpected times of need. Those eligible to receive this assistance include active duty Soldiers, their…

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May is National Military Appreciation Month

Posted  May 10, 2013

Sgt. Luisito Brooks Sgt. Brent Austin, casket team leader, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), teaches members of the Sacramento Police Department Honor Guard how to fold a flag on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., April 9. The Old Guard’s primary mission is to lay fallen service members to rest in…

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SVRHC joins RegionalCare Hospital Partners

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy photo This rendition of the planned hospital facility shows the design for the new Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. Sierra Vista – Officials from Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, or SVRHC, and RegionalCare Hospital Partners announced May 1 they have completed the transaction for a long-term hospital lease and the construction of a new…

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TRICARE eases prime authorization rules for West Region beneficiaries

Posted  May 10, 2013

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE West Region Prime enrollees referred for specialty care from April 1 up to May 18 do not need authorization before seeking care. The authorization requirement has been temporarily waived due to delays by UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans in processing referrals. TRICARE Management Activity, or TMA, leadership acted to waive the…

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Fort Huachuca appreciates, celebrates spouses

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy Photo Soldiers and spouses gather at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on May 3 to celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation. The Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate hosted the event. May is the Month of the Military Family. To kick off the celebration on the first Friday of the month, May 3,…

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Gear up for summer reading programs at library

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy of the City of Sierra Vista Reading programs at the Sierra Vista Public Library are designed to help books come alive through special interactive programs to enhance the reading experience. This year, youth from kindergarten through grade 12 are invited to participate in the Sierra Vista Public Library’s Summer Reading Program which takes place…

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