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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.

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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.

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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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FMWR Briefs – November 28, 2012

Posted  November 29, 2012

Military Family Appreciation Night set Army Community Service will present Military Family Appreciation Night tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The event is free and open to all FMWR patrons, including active duty, Reserves, retirees and Family members. Various activities for children and adults, including 3D Game Box, a DJ…

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Mt. Lemmon provides fall, winter feel

Posted  November 29, 2012

While Arizona is known for its beautiful weather and longer summers, autumn brings the desire of the smell of brisk air and and color of leaves changing in the trees. Taking a one-day jaunt to Mt. Lemmon satisfied that craving.

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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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