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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 – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

App helps military families chart ‘life path’ The National Military Family Association launched a new app to answer questions and help military families find support as they navigate deployments, education, retirement and other major life events. The app, free and available for iPhone and Android, is called MyMilitaryLife. So far, only three “life paths” are…

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FMWR Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

Vets Day weekend specials offered FMWR will observe Veterans Day with weekend specials of free services to active duty, Family members and retired military at the following facilities: Friday – Family and MWR Rents (533.6707) will offer half-price rentals. Saturday – the Arts and Crafts Center (533.2015/ 533.5550.) will offer free do-it-yourself time. Sunday –…

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“Arsenic, Old Lace” is good romp for entire family

Posted  November 8, 2012

Premiering on Broadway in 1941 and staged countless times, “Arsenic and Old Lace” is one of those plays that bring back a little black humor and a great time.

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Community Briefs – November 8, 2012

Posted  November 8, 2012

Cove closed for maintenance The Sierra Vista Aquatic Center, The Cove, is closed for maintenance to Nov. 26. Annually, The Cove closes for two weeks for general maintenance. This year, more extensive maintenance is necessary. Maintenance includes: refurbishing the support beams and re-concreting portions of the deck; replacing the observation deck railings; and refurbishing the…

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What do you fear?

Posted  November 1, 2012

As we approach Halloween, I cannot escape noticing symbols of fear portrayed in a fun way. Walk through a housing area and notice the zombies, ghosts, witches and spiders. I recently saw a t-shirt I need to get for my daughter that read, “There is nothing to fear but fear itself … and spiders.” This…

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Strict changes made to Installation Pet Policy

Posted  November 1, 2012

A friendly pet, Copper, is one of the many canine species permitted in Fort Huachuca housing. Like other installations, Fort Huachuca no longer permits certain breeds of dogs often bred for hostile purposes, or exotic and farmland animals, to live in installation housing. Due to the aggressive behavior commonly seen in particular animal breeds and…

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Health & Safety

Veterans Day Safety Message

Posted  November 1, 2012

Throughout our nation’s history, patriotic men and women have answered the call to military service on behalf of their fellow countrymen. Today, hundreds of thousands of patriots like you are carrying on this noble tradition, and this Nov. 11 we will pause to honor the sacrifices made by every veteran, past and present. Thank you…

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Soldiers, civilians to see results of Army Profession Campaign

Posted  November 1, 2012

WASHINGTON — Soldiers and Army civilians will start to see the implementation of the Army Profession Campaign beginning in January, senior Army leaders said, Oct. 22. “It’s important that all Soldiers master their profession, whatever it might be,” said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno. “We depend on you to understand what…

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Two new educational opportunities for Soldiers, civilian employees

Posted  November 1, 2012

The United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence announces two cooperative efforts with local higher education institutions to offer Soldiers and civilians educational opportunities that benefit both the participants and USAICoE. Qualified Department of the Army civilians, or DACs, can earn a master’s certificate in Instructional Design from the University of Arizona, and any instructor…

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Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducts three Sierra Vista residents

Posted  November 1, 2012

Salaverria Three Sierra Vista residents were inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Friday in Phoenix. Luis Salaverria, Bennett “Tom” Dingwall and Robert Strain all received their HOF medallions which “is the highest honor awarded by the governor to an honorably discharged military veteran of the state for achievements outside of their military service…

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