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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.

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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News Briefs – May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

Range closures announced Today: F, U, W1, V, Z Saturday: F, M, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Tuesday: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Wednesday: F, N, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Thursday: F, U1, W1,…

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FMWR Briefs – May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

Tryouts set for Army 10-Miler The qualifying races for the 2013 Army 10-Miler, to be held Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C., will be conducted at 7 a.m. tomorrow and June 15 on Brainard Road. Active Duty personnel who will be assigned to Fort Huachuca as of Oct. 20, 2013 are eligible to try out. Entry…

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November 15, 1943
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Mystery of Gen. Pershing’s visit to Tumacácori lives on

Posted  May 3, 2013

Photo from the cover of Time Magazine,November 15, 1943 Gen. John J. Pershing The story of Gen. John J. Pershing having written his name on the sacristy wall in the Francliscan church at Tumacácori and having slept there a couple of nights has long been told by interpretive rangers at Tumacácori National Historical Park. Following…

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Community Briefs May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

Have a community brief? If you have a community brief for The Scout, our submission process has changed. Please send your information to Angela Camara, public affairs officer, at angela.l.camara.civ@mail.mil. VFW hosts catfish fry The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 will host a Catfish Fry 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at the VFW Hall, 549 Veterans…

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Chalk Talk – May 3, 2013

Posted  May 3, 2013

 NCOA teaches flag protocol   Soldiers from the Noncommissioned Officers Academy present Col. Smith Middle School with a new flag. Eighth graders and faculty watch the old flag come down and the new flag go up while they learn about flag ceremony protocol and how to properly dispose of an older, worn out flag.

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FH welcomes new commander

Posted  April 26, 2013

Photos by Maranda Flynn Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, incoming commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca; Col. Jeff Jennings, deputy commandant of training, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence; and Lt. Gen. David Perkins, commanding general, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, conducted the traditional inspection of troops during…

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It’s our job to keep terrorists guessing

Posted  April 26, 2013

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy – Sitting one row behind me next to the window, she blended in with the other travelers, casually dressed in jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt layered under a pink short-sleeved shirt. We, and about 150 other airline passengers, were leaving Detroit for a long fight to Amsterdam Aug. 20. She…

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Salutes & Awards

Volunteers get well-deserved recognition

Posted  April 26, 2013

Photos by Maranda Flynn Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca garrison commander, received the annual hourly savings check from Jennifer Rickert, Fort Huachuca volunteer program manager, Wednesday at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon. This check represents the amount of money that volunteer services saved the Fort Huachuca garrison. The Fort Huachuca Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and…

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Role of a 35M – just how do we get info?

Posted  April 26, 2013

U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. James Allen Released U.S. Army Pfc. Lux Duran, left, a human intelligence collector with the 504th Military Intelligence Company, speaks with an Afghan villager Dec. 9, 2011, during an operation in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. Fort Huachuca is the largest training center in the United States for Military Intelligence, or…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  April 26, 2013

Lieutenant plays integral role during Spanish-American War April 23, 1898 Courtesy photo. 1st Lt. Andrew Rowan, attaché to Cuba, played an integral role in the exchange of intelligence during the Spanish-American War. The world situation in 1898 was highly charged. Beginning in 1492, Spain had built an empire along the Atlantic seaboard which, at its…

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