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Combat Lifesaver Course trains Soldiers to save lives on, off battlefield

Maranda Flynn From left, Fort Huachuca Combat Lifesaver Course instructors Sgt. James Atcitty, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, and Sgt. James Fender, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade, wrap a casualty in a heat protective shell during the final event of the Combat Lifesaver Course, July 25. The shell is used to prevent hypothermia following a combat-related…

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Army signs ‘Shifting Gears’ training partnership with GM, Raytheon

J.D. Leipold The Shifting Gears Automotive Technician Training Program proclamation is displayed after being signed by representatives from the Army, General Motors and Raytheon at a Pentagon ceremony, Tuesday. From left, the signatories are: Lynn Dugal, president of Raytheon intelligence, information and services; Steve Hill, GM North American vice president of U.S. sales and service…

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Senior leaders explain Army’s drawdown plan

David Vergun No commander is happy when notified that a Soldier from his or her command has been identified for early separation. But commanders personally notify those Soldiers and ensure participation in the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program. WASHINGTON — The drawdown, particularly involuntary separations, is a huge issue for the Army, officials said,…

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Ship ‘docks’ temporarily at Fort Huachuca

The fully restored 36-foot replica of the USS Arizona battleship ‘docks’ at the Fort Huachuca Main Exchange last weekend as part of the 119th anniversary celebration of the Post Exchange System. Wanda and Perry Sartain, former military veterans, rescued the decaying model and spearheaded its restoration as an educational tool to honor and respect veterans…

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.


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Community Briefs – November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

Giving Tree has Sunday deadline Fort Huachuca’s Giving Trees are located in all four chapels on post, at Greely Hall, the Joint Interoperability Test Command and the Fort Huachuca Main Post Exchange. Those who wish to make someone’s Christmas more joyful can remove an ornament from a tree, purchase the item(s) listed and return the…

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Chalk Talk, November 29, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

Colonel Smith Middle School   Sixth grade students in Linda Dailing’s and Andrea Weigle’s Language Arts classes recently read the short story “Nadia the Willful” by Sue Alexander. This story explores the ways in which people hold onto memories. Students were asked to recall a happy memory or an important occasion when family members and…

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Speeding issues continue; enforcement will be tightened

Posted  November 21, 2012

An increase in speeding violations is causing greater concern for the safety of the pedestrians and children on Fort Huachuca. The principle problem areas are in and around the housing areas, bus stops and school zones. “The bottom line is that we still have a problem with speeding inside the housing areas, and there are…

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Historic integrity of Mountain View Officers’ Club lost due to modifications

Posted  November 21, 2012

The Army Corps of Engineers’ Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, or CERL, has completed an eligibility study on the Mountain View Officers’ Club. This study was requested by Fort Huachuca’s garrison commander to gather current data on its existing condition. The study notes there has been a complete redesign of the interior floor plan, a removal…

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Message from the Commanding General United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca

Posted  November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Day Safety Message Our Nation will celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 22, 2012, a day set aside to pause, reflect and give thanks for the gifts of peace, freedom and the opportunity we share as Americans. Historically, holiday weekends are periods of increased risk. The additional time off provides a well-earned respite from the duties…

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Lt. Gen. Ferriter’s and Command Sgt. Major Rice’s Thanksgiving message

Posted  November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time of year when our thoughts naturally turn to home and Family, reflecting on the past year and our good fortune. We also honor and appreciate military Families this month, and it seems only fitting to focus on what ‘Family’ means and the quality of time…

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IMCOM looks to expedite hiring at garrisons

Posted  November 21, 2012

Garrison commanders are recruiting for about 2,000 job openings, and while the competitive process can be time-consuming, exceptions to the process allow for noncompetitive selection of current Installation Management Command, or IMCOM, employees, transitioning Soldiers, disabled veterans, and certain others. At the same time, the Army still faces a new fiscal environment that could require…

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Cochise Theater airs last movie on Nov. 30

Posted  November 21, 2012

It’s the final curtain call for Fort Huachuca’s Cochise Theater. The staff will project its last movie on the big screen Nov. 30. The building, located in front of the Post Exchange and next to the bowling alley, is closing doors to movie patrons due to financial anguish. “I believe most people will understand the…

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Local military spouse featured on Oprah

Posted  November 21, 2012

Her living room was full of chatter and gasps as Erin Whitehead, along with her family and friends, watched “Oprah’s Favorite Things 2012” Sunday night. The noises, sometimes squeals of joy, sometimes sniffling, were not because of all of the great gifts Oprah Winfrey selected this year for her audience but because Whitehead was selected…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

Lieutenant takes world’s first night aerial photograph Nov. 20, 1925 George Goddard pioneered many of the advances in aerial reconnaissance experimenting with infrared photography; long-focal length camera lenses; and “quick work photography” which allowed photographers to develop their photos within minutes and put them in the hands of the ground commanders. A long-time dream of…

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