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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.

Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey Army

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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News Briefs September 5, 2014

Posted  September 5, 2014

Range closures announced Today: B, C, D, F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: B, C, D, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: N, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3 Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, R, S, W1, V, Z Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L,…

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Health & Safety

Army Suicide Prevention Month

Posted  September 5, 2014

The Army has extended observance of National Suicide Prevention Week to the entire month of September. The theme for 2014 is “Enhancing Resiliency — Strengthening our Professionals.” Fort Huachuca suicide prevention activities include: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 23 and 30: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. — Ask, Care, Escort, ACE, Suicide Prevention Training at Murr Community Center….

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FMWR Briefs – September 5, 2014

Posted  September 5, 2014

Steelhead Triathlon happens tomorrow The 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon begins at 6 a.m., tomorrow at Irwin Pool. The public is invited to come out and watch this athletic competition. For more information, call 520.533.3246. Free movie night set for Saturday FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, Saturday, at Warrior/Sentinel Field. The movie, “Oculus,” (R),…

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Sports

Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

Posted  September 5, 2014

For some, being in the United States military means more than just fighting for our country — it means fighting for an athletic win as well.

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Community Briefs September 5, 2014

Posted  September 5, 2014

Volksmarch to take place The Thunder Mountain Trekkers and Sierra Vista Elks Lodge will sponsor a 5-and 10-K Volksmarch on Saturday, starting between 7 and 10 a.m. and finishing by 1 p.m. The start/finish will be at the Sierra Vista Elk’s Lodge, 1 Elk’s Lane, off Wilcox Drive, in Sierra Vista. This event is open…

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Antiterrorism Exercise assesses installation readiness, reinforces important relationships

Posted  August 28, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski First responders with the Fort Huachuca and Whetstone Fire Departments work together to get a wounded Soldier into an ambulance during the full scale exercise, Apache Warrior 2013, Tuesday. These first responders were called to the scene of explosions at Whitside Hall. First responders, law enforcement and safety and security personnel from Fort…

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Health & Safety

Labor Day Safety Message

Posted  August 28, 2014

Labor Day marks the traditional end of the summer season and celebrates the American worker and the contributions they make to our great country. I want to commend you on your efforts to control heat injuries through another hot summer. Your diligence and care for teammates contributed to an overall 20-percent decrease in accident fatalities…

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Veterans

VA clinical psychologist raises military sexual trauma awareness

Posted  August 28, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Michael Moore, Ph.D., military sexual trauma coordinator at the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Tucson, presents a session on military sexual trauma, or MST, in the Murr Community Center, Aug. 22. Attendees learned about how the VA assists patients with MST and the treatments available to them. As the Army…

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Glass recycling now available in Sierra Vista

Posted  August 28, 2014

SIERRA VISTA – Clean glass bottles and jars can be dropped off for recycling at the new Sierra Vista Glass Recycling Depot as part of the city’s trial glass recycling project. The Glass Recycling Depot, located in the parking lot of the Pedro Castro Government Maintenance Center, is a glass collection point that is separate…

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FH Community Spouses’ Club accepting new members, shares plans for coming year

Posted  August 28, 2014

Maranda Flynn Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club board members, Katrina LaDue and Lesley Hocker, (left foreground and background), assist new club members, Dana Edwards and Sandi Weishaupt, (right foreground and background), as they complete the member application form and pay their annual fees during the FHCSC Super Sign Up Event at the Thunder Mountain Activity…

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