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Liberia, US build Ebola treatment centers, decrease virus growth rate

The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) and U.S. forces are building Ebola treatment units (ETUs) to provide care for critically ill Liberians infected by Ebola.

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Alpha Company 2-13th Avn. Regt. scene takes first place at annual Haunted Hayride

The annual Haunted Hayride on Fort Huachuca took place at Wren Arena over the weekend and, for the third year in a row, Alpha Company, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, took first place for their spooky scene.

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Operation Rising Star — Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

Active-duty service men and women still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 “Rising Star.”

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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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NETCOM shares morning of prayer

Posted  September 13, 2013

Gordon Van Vleet, NETCOM Network Enterprise Technology Command Chaplain (Col.) Michael Strohm speaks about the “human network” during a NETCOM-hosted prayer breakfast Tuesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Fort Huachuca. More than 100 NETCOM Soldiers, civilians and Family members heard Strohm’s message about the importance of having a spiritual network.

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Third quarter statistics bring attention to need for personal weapons safety

Posted  September 13, 2013

Statistics are in for the 2013 fiscal year through third quarter regarding personal injury-other losses, or PIO losses. There is a 24-percent increase in PIO-losses compared to last year. According to Brig. Gen. Timothy Edens, U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center commanding general, Fort Rucker, Ala., privately owned weapons accidents have accounted for nearly 27 percent…

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Soldiers collect food, help those in need

Posted  September 13, 2013

Chaplain (Capt.) John Arnoldbik From left, Spc. Naomi Fritta, 2nd Lt. Osman Martinez and 2nd Lt. William Szymczak, all from Company C, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, pause after loading food and household supplies on the shelves at the Chaplain’s Food Locker. Members of Companies A, B, C and E, 304th MI Bn., conducted the Summer…

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Fort Huachuca community SHARP outreach campaign continues

Posted  September 13, 2013

Fort Huachuca continues its community Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, outreach campaign. The prevention of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault is a top priority of the U.S. Army; Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca; Brig. Gen. Pete Gallagher, acting commanding general, Network Enterprise…

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National Suicide Prevention Week, World Suicide Prevention Day and Army Suicide Prevention Month, 3013 Shoulder to Shoulder: Standing Ready and Resilient

Posted  September 13, 2013

The United States Army remains the strength of our Nation and has demonstrated remarkable skill and professionalism over the past 12 years of combat operations. Nevertheless, the stress of military service, the remaining strain placed on relationships and Families, and injuries and illnesses suffered by some have challenged our resiliency. Individual responses to these challenges…

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Resilience, seeking help to prevent suicide is ‘sign of strength’

Posted  September 13, 2013

WASHINGTON — A Soldier who is at-risk for suicide and seeks help is showing great strength, said the director of the Army Suicide Prevention Program. With September as National Suicide Prevention Month, the Army is highlighting efforts to prevent suicide, while underscoring that prevention is a 24/7, year-round campaign. Suicide in the Army is a…

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West Gate access control point to go automated

Posted  September 13, 2013

Testing of a new automated system is underway at Fort Huachuca’s West Gate. Once completed, no Department of the Army civilian security guards will be posted at the gate. Moving to the unmanned system will save approximately $250,000 a year according to John Griffin, Physical Security Access Control division chief. It also helps Griffin with…

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Foodies follow ‘Highroads’ to Sierra Vista for world cuisine

Posted  September 20, 2013

Long known as a melting pot of cultures, Sierra Vista is now recognized for its international flair when it comes to gastronomic delights. With a smattering of cuisine from across the globe, Sierra Vista’s restaurant scene caught the attention of “Highroads” magazine writer Dina Mishev.

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Community Briefs September 20, 2013

Posted  September 20, 2013

September is National Preparedness Month September is National Preparedness Month, and the City of Sierra Vista has created a brochure detailing important telephone numbers, reminders, and other recommendations to help people prepare for emergencies. This brochure is available at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov (search “emergency brochure”). For more information or for a quantity of brochures, call 439.2167. Marines…

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Fun in sun with low cost equipment rental

Posted  September 20, 2013

Camping, fall festivals or backyard barbeques may require items that are not usually kept on hand but Fort Huachuca’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Rents office provides services and equipment that can assist in making these activities possible.

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