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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.

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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.

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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 – December 13, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Scout delivery date changes in 2013 Effective in January, “The Fort Huachuca Scout’ newspaper delivery date will change from Thursday to Friday, and readers will begin receiving their weekly paper one day later. The first Scout issue of 2013 will be published for delivery on Friday, Jan. 11, and Friday delivery will continue thereafter. A…

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FMWR Briefs – December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Register now for 10K Icebreaker Run Registration is now open for the 10K Icebreaker Run set for Jan. 19, 7 a.m., starting and finishing at Eifler Fitness Center. Registration for the run (without t-shirt) is free for active duty until Jan. 4; for active duty for the run plus t-shirt, cost is $5 until Jan….

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Salutes & Awards

Track record-holder receives long overdue award

Posted  December 20, 2012

On Dec. 6, 2012, Retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 Charles “Chuck” Barber was presented with his long awaited award for obtaining the Fort Huachuca Intramural 100 Meter Dash record in April 1997, by Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, commander, 309 Military Intelligence Battalion.

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Community Briefs – December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

See “The Skin of Our Teeth” See “The Skin of Our Teeth” a Thornton Wilder play, presented by Bisbee’s Obscure Productions, Central School Project, Bisbee 1000 and Cochise College, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 3 p.m. at Central School Project, 43 Howell Ave., Old Bisbee Admission is $10 in advance. Tickets are available at…

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Chalk Talk, December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Colonel Johnston Elementary School   Students organize event to help animals Staff Sgt. Kristine Smedley After learning that many animals were left homeless by the recent Hurricane Sandy, Donna Beck’s first-grade students at Colonel Johnston Elementary School organized a can-and-cash drive to raise money to send to the “American Humane Association Red Star Emergency Services,”…

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Army works to ease stress, VOW Act smooths transitional process

Posted  December 13, 2012

Transitioning out of the Army can be a daunting process but the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, is working to ensure that it is a smooth and effective movement. On Nov. 21, the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act took effect requiring that every Soldier of all ranks attend the pre-separation process before leaving…

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Message from the Commanding General: Holiday Safety Message

Posted  December 13, 2012

As the holidays draw near and the year comes to a close, I hope you will all take the time to reflect on our many accomplishments and remember the great strides we’ve made as an installation and an Army. It has been a momentous year, both for Fort Huachuca and for our nation. I want…

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USAICoE drives learning to tactical edge TRADOC looks to harmonize intelligence requirements

Posted  December 13, 2012

A collaborative effort to fundamentally redesign institutional training is underway, and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, Fort Huachuca, is playing a critical role. The commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Va., is giving USAICoE his nod of approval for its implementation of the Army Learning…

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SJA offers volunteer tax preparer opportunity

Posted  December 13, 2012

Each fall, The Staff Judge Advocate Office, or SJA, staff canvasses Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community to find individuals who might be interested in serving as volunteer tax preparers in Fort Huachuca’s Tax Assistance Center, or TAC. While prior experience in preparing taxes is helpful, it is not a requirement to work in…

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Cost of DUIs runs high

Posted  December 13, 2012

With the holiday season come the holiday parties. As with most social gatherings, alcohol is part of the festivities. Most people partake in moderation, or think they do. Studies show the average person will have a blood alcohol level above the .08 legal limit by consuming just two beers or two mixed drinks in an…

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