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Maranda Flynn Army

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…

David Vergun Army

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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Sesame Street comes to Fort Huachuca

Posted  September 20, 2012

On Sept. 13 and Friday Fort Huachuca was the 46th out of 70 2012 stops for the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families. There were four performances for military Families at Barnes Field House. The show featured Sesame Street favorites including Elmo, Rosita, Grover and Cookie Monster. This year, the cast introduced the audience to…

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News Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Debt collection notice This is a debt collection notice for Pvt. Christopher J. Perez. All services under Perez’s name should be put on hold. All those with debts to be collected under the name of Perez or for information regarding collection, call 1st Lt. Wylie Bullock Jr., 533.5862. View all Army doctrine Mission Command Center…

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FMWR Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Don’t miss Right Arm Night The next Right Arm Night takes place Friday, 4 p.m. at Murr Community Center preceding the preliminary round of the Operation Rising Star singing competition. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Take part in contests; win prizes. For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446. ‘Rising…

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JROTC cadets gain confidence, build team here

Posted  September 20, 2012

Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training cadets improved their confidence and team building skills as they underwent two days of training on Fort Huachuca’s Leadership Reaction Course on Sept. 13 and Friday. Cadets had to negotiate eight physical challenges that tested their minds, endurance and leadership capabilities. Sgt. 1st Class Fausto Valenzuela, Buena High…

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Chalk Talk – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Colonel Smith Middle School On Sept. 12, cowboy poet David Walker visited Colonel Smith Middle School. He brought a variety of items cowboys wear and use. Students learned about the importance of essential items in the cowboy wardrobe including the bandana, the straw hat and chaps. He also showed students rope, a branding iron, spurs…

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Community Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Folklore preserve now open The Arizona Folklore Preserve will feature the Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for children 17 and under. To make reservations, go to www.arizonafolklore.com, or call 378.6165. To get there, drive 6 miles south of Sierra Vista on State Route 92 to…

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TRADOC CG presents award, participates in ISLC

Posted  September 13, 2012

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Commanding General, Gen. Robert Cone, visited Fort Huachuca earlier this week to present at the Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference and present a safety award.

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IMCOM workforce message from IMCOM leadership

Posted  September 13, 2012

The Installation Management Command has the best workforce we have seen in each of our 30-plus years of service. At every installation, base and depot we visit, we are impressed by the spirit, energy and teamwork exhibited by the IMCOM team. We are just as inspired by the dedicated professionals in the IMCOM and region…

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National Preparedness Month – September 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Every September, the Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies. An all-hazard event — either natural or man-made — can occur at any time, and we must be prepared to react accordingly. Planning and…

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Flu season is about to begin — be prepared

Posted  September 13, 2012

The number of people with flu symptoms normally begins to rise with the approach of cooler temperatures when people begin to gather inside. According to the Arizona Department of Health, last year most of the local cases of the flu were seen in people 20-49, followed closely by 5-19 year olds. These age groups spend…

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