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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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FHAS teachers receive training before start of school year

Posted  August 2, 2012

This week teachers from all three Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools took part in the 2012 Summer Institute held at the new Colonel Smith Middle School.

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News Briefs – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Upper Garden Canyon road closed to vehicle traffic Due to heavy monsoon rains, the Upper Garden Canyon road is washed out and impassable. The gate to Upper Garden Canyon has been closed, and there is no vehicle traffic allowed until further notice. Pedestrian traffic is permitted during daylight hours only. Lower and Middle Garden Canyon…

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FMWR – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Get ‘in the sing’ at Murr CC Murr Community Center will host a karaoke party starting at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Patrons 18 and older are welcome. A pay-as-you-go bar will be available. For more information, call 533.2404.   U of A Football returns to Fort Huachuca The University of Arizona Wildcat Football Team will…

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Soldiers to bring ‘Army Strong’ to Sierra Vista this month

Posted  August 2, 2012

Active-duty Soldiers bring the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and family pillars of military life to the stage in “Army Strong,” the 2012...

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Community Briefs – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

Attend harvesting classes At the Bisbee Farmers Market Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2. p.m., join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture to learn how to harvest, process and store mesquite pods in preparation for the community mesquite millings this fall. Local experts will be on hand to answer questions people may have. Also sample mesquite baked goods,…

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Vacation Bible School ends with finale

Posted  August 2, 2012

Sing-and-play leader, Christine Henry, presents a skit for the audience during the finale of Vacation Bible School at the Main Post Chapel on Friday.

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Commissary parking lot construction plans revised after customer concerns

Posted  July 26, 2012

Since construction of the commissary parking lot began on May 7, complaints and concerns about the project have flooded the inboxes...

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New JITC Commander assumes command during period of transition

Posted  July 26, 2012

With the words, "I assume command," the Fort Huachuca-headquartered, Joint Interoperability Test Command greeted its new commander...

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Panetta urges work, sacrifice to honor Aurora victims

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — In a message issued Monday night, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta paid tribute to the military victims of the July 20 shooting spree in Aurora, Colo., and urged Defense Department personnel to honor the victims’ memory through hard work and sacrifice. Here is the text of the message:   To all Department of Defense…

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Panetta: Program will help transitioning troops get jobs

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — A redesigned program for service members separating from the military will help veterans better apply the experience they’ve gained in uniform, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. President Barack Obama announced the revamped program, called “Transition GPS,” in a speech Monday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Reno, Nev. “I applaud…

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