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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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Publish non-profit event information

Posted  August 9, 2012

BRIEFS: All “briefs” announcing news or community events should be submitted by noon, Thursday, the week before publication of the following Thursday’s “Scout.” Under Army regulations, the “Scout” cannot advertise or promote fundraisers, even for non-profit groups.

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It starts with ‘one’

Posted  August 9, 2012

It starts with just one person, speaking out, to make a phenomenal difference. One of the most effective ways to voice concerns and affect change is through Army Family Action Plan.

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Pararescuemen jump in, train at Fort Huachuca

Posted  August 9, 2012

The 48th Rescue Squadron from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base conducted training jumps last week at Fort Huachuca’s East Range.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

In August 1994, the 718th Military Intelligence Group (Provisional) assumed control of Bad Aibling Station in Germany. The field station was located 35 miles southeast of Munich, close to the Bavarian Alps.

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During emergencies, FH can provide mass warnings, notifications

Posted  August 9, 2012

Mass warning and notification systems play an important role on military installations.

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News Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

DoD food drive announced The Department of Defense is supporting the Office of Personnel Management’s fourth annual “Feds Feed Families” Food Drive through August, with a goal of 1.5 million pounds. This food drive is a voluntary opportunity to give back to the communities in which employees live, work and train. The primary objective is…

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FMWR – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

U of A Football returns to Fort Huachuca The University of Arizona Wildcat Football Team will hold pre-season practice at Fort Huachuca. The practices are free and open to the public. Practices are set for: today at 8:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.; tomorrow at 8 a.m.; and Saturday at 8:30 a.m., all at Warrior/Sentinel Field…

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MWR Rents offers a variety of services

Posted  August 9, 2012

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Rents offers Soldiers and other military affiliated personnel the chance to do something different with their days off.

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Soldier, Army spouse garner gold at summer Olympic games

Posted  August 9, 2012

An Army Soldier became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men’s skeet in London, and while her husband watched from his computer monitor, his spouse medaled with a gold in a rifle event. In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold…

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Community Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

Annual Tombstone Vigilante Days set Tombstone will celebrate their Annual Vigilante Days Friday – Sunday on Historic Allen Street. The Tombstone Vigilantes, the oldest performing gunfighting reenactment group in Arizona, will perform various gunfighting skits all weekend along with several out-of-town groups. The Vigilante Days Chili Cook Off will take place on Saturday, and the…

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