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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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DISA CSM retires, shares experience, advice

Posted  January 19, 2013

Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins Jr. and others bid farewell to Army Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Manley, former DISA senior enlisted advisor, or SEA, after 35 years of service to the nation.

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Fort achieves new record for water savings in 2012

Posted  January 19, 2013

Calendar year 2012 water pumpage (986 acre-feet) is a new record for water savings on Fort Huachuca and is the lowest water usage year beating the previous low water use record set in 2011. The water pumpage for December 2012 was 26,471,000 gallons, or 81 acre-feet, and is equivalent to 0.869 million gallons per day….

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How are those resolutions coming?

Posted  January 19, 2013

Have you checked everything — or anything off that ‘to do’ list of home maintenance and repair projects? Do you have everything ready to plant your spring garden? ¿Cómo van esas lecciones de Espanola? Having trouble finding a good book to read each week? If those New Year’s resolutions have stalled, the Sierra Vista Public…

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Martin Luther King, Jr., remembered, honored

Posted  January 19, 2013

The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center with a guest speaker, musical entertainment and traditional food sampling.

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Community Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Scout delivery date has changed “The Fort Huachuca Scout” newspaper delivery date has changed from Thursday to Friday, and readers are now receiving their weekly paper one day later. A reader benefit – the Scout staff will better be able to cover important weekday events and bring post-event articles to readers in a more timely…

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FMWR Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

FAP schedules new classes The Family Advocacy Program at Army Community Service will offer several new classes, on these dates and topics: Tuesdays from 1 – 2 p.m., join them for a one-hour discussion on healthy alternatives for domestic violence; Wednesdays at noon they will hold a 45-minute “mindfulness” session, designed to increase attention and…

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Fort Huachuca represents Army in 12K Cross Country Championships

Posted  January 19, 2013

Capt. Ken Foster, Company A 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, was selected to participate in the 2013 Cross Country Championships in St. Louis, Mo., on Feb. 2.

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Chalk Talk – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Chelsea Bovara Students learn through listening  Chelsea Bovara’s 4th grade class is currently learning about different important people in history. People in the community and other teachers and Myer School staff volunteer to come in and read to the class. Here, Maria Andruszka, teacher’s aide, reads to the students about Paul Revere. General Myer Elementary…

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Community Briefs – January 18, 2013

Posted  January 19, 2013

Headling this week's events, the National Danish Performance Team will visit Fort Huachuca as one stop on their world tour, presenting a performance of their new show “ZOOM,” Feb. 6, at Barnes Field House. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the performance begins at 7 p.m.

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New DFAC opens doors, offers specialty items to Soldiers

Posted  January 11, 2013

Fort Huachuca’s new and modern Weinstein Village Dining Facility, or DFAC, opened its doors for the grand opening on Jan. 3, replacing the older Yardley and Miss Virginia Hall DFACs. The building was completed in 2011 after 1.5 years of construction. Due to cost restraints, the 32,000 square-foot facility has been unused, until now. There…

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