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Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, or ECBC, and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, or USAMRIID, are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.

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Health center gets new enlisted leadership

The Soldiers and staff of Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center bid farewell to their senior enlisted leader, Sgt. Maj. Douglas Noetzleman, in a retirement and change of responsibility ceremony here May 15.

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2/13th Aviation welcomes new commander, bids one farewell

Two Soldiers’ paths changed direction during a change of command ceremony Wednesday morning at Libby Army Airfield.

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Air Force:F-35 pilot training begins at Luke

The first ever F-35 Lightning II pilot training class was held at Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix, May 4.

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Summer Safety Fair promotes safety readiness for all

Fort Huachuca hosted its annual Summer Safety Fair at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 15, promoting safety, health and wellness for personnel and residents of the community.


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Salutes & Awards

Vice chief kicks off ‘Quad A’ by recognizing innovators

Posted  April 3, 2015

C. Todd Lopez Retired Brig. Gen. Howard Yellen, Army Aviation Association of America president; Maj. Gen. Michael Lundy, commander, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker; and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn present Spc. Benjamin Rosa, center right, with the Henry Q. Dunn Crew Chief of the Year award during…

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Free FH-specific phone app eases sexual assault reporting

Posted  April 3, 2015

A free phone application specific to Fort Huachuca is available for downloading and can be used by victims of sexual assault, someone who witnesses sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help. The “We Care” app, originally designed for Soldiers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, and released by the U.S. Army…

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Fort Huachuca broadcasters take honors IMCOM announces public affairs competition winners

Posted  April 3, 2015

Trish Muntean A butterfly lands on the hand of Maj. Marissa Alexander just after she released it in the memorial garden May 29 in memory of her husband as her family watches with delight. This image won first place in the news photo category in the 2014 IMCOM Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs…

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Your local library is more than just books

Posted  April 3, 2015

Photo courtesy of the City of Sierra Vista Students work together on a homework assignment at the Sierra Vista Public Library. An average of 800 people visit the library every day for a variety of reasons. It wasn’t that long ago, I was on a flight to Phoenix from Chicago and a woman asked me…

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Programs for Fort Huachuca youth offered at chapel

Posted  April 3, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Fred Robinson Fort Huachuca’s middle and high school students of Club Beyond participate in a pie-throwing event at the Main Post Chapel. Club Beyond is an after school student ministry group that meets on Wednesdays at the old Colonel Johnston Elementary School. Currently, Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel offers several religious programs…

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Air Force: 1,000th F-35 training sortie flown at Luke AFB

Posted  April 3, 2015

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE (AFNS) — The 56th Fighter Wing flew its 1,000th F-35A Lightning II training sortie Tuesday, making it the fastest F-35 wing to reach the 1,000-sortie milestone in the Defense Department. This is the second historic milestone in the past two weeks. Last week, Luke’s first F-35 student sortie was flown marking…

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Disaster preparedness mirrors military readiness, official says

Posted  April 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department takes pride in its readiness to defend the nation against military threats, and also in its role as a partner in emergency and disaster response, a DOD official said. In an interview with DOD News on the April observance of the “America’s PrepareAthon!” campaign, Robert Salesses, deputy assistant secretary of…

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Fort Huachuca Adopt-A-School/Adopt-A-Center Program underway

Posted  April 3, 2015

Each Fort Huachuca accommodation school, Child, Youth and School Service Child Care facility, and Buena High School have a unit assigned as their sponsor through the Adopt-A-School/Adopt-A-Center Program. These relationships were built and grown throughout the 2014 – 2015 School Year.

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News Briefs – April 3, 2015

Posted  April 3, 2015

Safety Office issues product safety recalls Fort Huachuca Safety Office personnel are notifying the post community of the following product safety recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.cspc.gov. This week the following recalls went into effect: Specialized Bicycle Components recalls aerobars due to fall hazard; Linon Home Décor Products recalls foldable wood…

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Lent, Passover & Easter at Fort Huachuca

Posted  April 3, 2015

Catholic Good Friday Service, Adoration of the Cross April 3, 7 p.m. (Main Post Chapel) Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass April 4, 7 p.m. (Main Post Chapel) Blessing of the Easter Baskets, Pot Luck Fellowship Meal immediately after Mass Easter Sunday Mass April 5, 9 a.m. (Main Post Chapel) Jewish Passover Meal & Observance April…

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