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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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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

On Oct. 19, 1983, Grenada’s pro-Communist Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several other leaders were murdered by a faction led by Deputy Prime Minister Bernard Coard.

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Air Force: Airmen train for ‘new wild, wild west’ in cyber domain

On any given day, the Defense Department defends itself against numerous cyber-attacks at installations throughout the world. To help combat this growing threat, Airmen from the 39th Information Operations Squadron train to defend computer networks against invisible ordnance in the operational domain of cyberspace.

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FH Soldiers take Army Master Fitness Training Course, prepare to train others to become fit

Army Master Fitness Training Course, MFT, arrived at Fort Huachuca Sept. 15 through Oct. 9 so trainers could prepare Soldiers for the physical demands of war and educate them on fitness.

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Tens of thousands celebrate Army Ten-Miler’s 30th anniversary

A total of 35,000 runners and 720 teams from around the globe came to the nation’s capital to participate in the annual Army Ten-Miler celebrating the race’s 30th anniversary Sunday.


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Thunderbirds compete for best chef

Posted  October 25, 2012

The Chef of the Year event measures a Soldier’s technical and tactical skill at his trade and as a Soldier. Not only do Army cooks need to know how to efficiently and effectively provide much-needed food to Soldiers, but they must be proficient in their warrior tasks and drills.

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News Briefs – October 18, 2012

Posted  October 25, 2012

09L interpreters/translators input sought Experienced 09L translator/interpreters should mark their calendars and pass the word about the 09L Interpreter/Translator Critical Task Site Selection Board Nov. 5-9 at Fort Huachuca. This board is to revise and validate the interpreter/translator tasks in the Critical Task List, to review the duty description and to refine the training strategies…

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FMWR Briefs – October 25, 2012

Posted  October 25, 2012

Halloween party set for Saturday at Murr Murr Community Center and Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers will host a Halloween party and costume contest for those 18 and older, Saturday, from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. A live DJ will play music. Finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available. For more information, call…

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Haunted house, hayride scare 5,200

Posted  October 25, 2012

The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s 4th annual haunted house and hayride drew about 5,200 scare-a-holics

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Community Briefs – October 25, 2012

Posted  October 25, 2012

Cochise College magazine invites submissions The Cochise College literary magazine, “Mirage,” is now accepting submissions for its 2013 issue. “Mirage” showcases high-quality art and literature produced by community members. Submissions are accepted from Cochise College students and residents of Cochise and Santa Cruz counties. For submission guidelines and the address to send submissions, visit the…

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Marines ‘invade’ Libby Army Airfield

Posted  October 18, 2012

Early Friday evening before the sun set, planes and helicopters approached Libby Army Airfield from the north and could be seen on the radar console inside the airport’s control room.

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Chief deputy thanks community for support

Posted  October 18, 2012

On Sept. 18 in the evening hours, Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever was involved in a fatal vehicle accident near Williams. Private funeral services were held for the sheriff and his mother, Annie Dever, who passed away four days prior to the sheriff on Sept. 22. A public memorial service was held at Buena High…

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Frequency management now administered by installation Network Enterprise Center

Posted  October 18, 2012

Network Enterprise CenterThe Network Enterprise Center, or NEC, on Fort Huachuca is now responsible for the management of the electromagnetic spectrum on the installation.

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Teen driving safety, awareness program offered

Posted  October 18, 2012

The Southeastern Arizona DUI (driving under the influence) Task Force in conjunction with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Department of Defense Police, Arizona Rangers and Mothers Against Drunk Drivers announce the development of the Teen Driving Safety and Awareness Program. The program was designed to save lives and make highways safer…

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DOD helps military Families maintain financial readiness

Posted  October 18, 2012

WASHINGTON — As service members prepare for any and all possible military operations, the Defense Department is reaching out to ensure that there are no contingencies back home to distract them from the mission, namely their personal finances. Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth, is leading the information campaign with…

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