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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.

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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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Tens of thousands celebrate Army Ten-Miler’s 30th anniversary

A total of 35,000 runners and 720 teams from around the globe came to the nation’s capital to participate in the annual Army Ten-Miler celebrating the race’s 30th anniversary Sunday.


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FMWR Briefs – September 20, 2013

Posted  September 20, 2013

Save on advance carnival tickets Advance carnival tickets are on sale now for the 2013 Fun Festival, set for Sept. 27-29 at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista. The City of Fun Carnival will be featured, with rides for all ages. Buy in advance and save $3. Tickets are available at Fort Huachuca’s Murr Community Center…

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Website links employers with transitioning Soldiers

Posted  September 20, 2013

Transitioning Soldiers, veterans and family members now have a place to post their resumes and look for jobs. At the same place, employers can search for new workers and post their own announcements.

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News Briefs – September 20, 2013

Posted  September 20, 2013

Correction In the article “Tips help motorists, cyclists share roadways” on Page 12A of the Sept. 13 issue of The Fort Huachuca Scout newspaper, the author was listed in his byline as the Dan Orta, Installation Safety Officer. He should have been identified as Daniel Orta, Fort Huachuca Safety Director. Emergency alert system improvement Fort…

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Good intel plays major role during job search

Posted  September 20, 2013

Whether it’s tracking down bad guys, understanding the enemy’s strategy and tactics, or ferreting out those trying to bring us to our knees via cyber warfare, good intel is a critical component of today’s strategy for keeping America safe.

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CPAC focuses on recruiting, developing civilian workforce

Posted  September 20, 2013

Whether you’re seeking employment or a current employee, the Fort Huachuca Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, or CPAC, is here to provide support. According to armycivilianservice.com, “ … more than 330,000 men and women working in every profession imaginable are not active duty military, but serve as an integral part of the Army team to support…

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Marines: Commandant challenges NCOs at Lejeune

Posted  September 20, 2013

Out of approximately 178,000 active-duty Marines, 83 percent of them are sergeants and below. This statistic demonstrates the importance the Marine Corps places on small unit leadership.

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Air Force: B-2 pilot surpasses 1,000 hours mark

Posted  September 20, 2013

A routine flying mission became a major achievement for the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing when Maj. Luke Jayne surpassed 1,000 flying hours in the B-2 Spirit Sept. 14.

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Navy: EFAC to support victims of WNY shootings

Posted  September 20, 2013

U.S. Navy photo/Released An undated file photo of an aerial view of the Washington Navy Yard.   WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, the Navy has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center on board Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Sept. 17. An EFAC is the central point for promoting short…

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Funded Legal Education Program application deadline closing in

Posted  September 20, 2013

The Fort Huachuca Staff Judge Advocate is currently available to interview eligible candidates assembling their applications for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program. Each year, this program selects up to 25 active duty commissioned Army officers, captain and below, to attend a civilian law school at the government’s expense. Accepted applicants will attend law school…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  September 20, 2013

Allied Translator and Interpreter Section activated Photo property of the U.S. Army Sidney Mashbir was the commander of Allied Translator and Interpreter Service, SWPA G2. Sept. 19, 1942 After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7 1941, President Roosevelt declared war on Japan the next day. Three days later, Hitler declared war on the…

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