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Maci Hidalgo Army

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.

Maci Hidalgo Salutes & Awards

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.

New-Commandant DoD

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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Fort Huachuca supports all in education

Posted  October 25, 2012

Fort Huachuca’s Army Education Center, located across from Barnes Field House, offers many programs and services to assist Soldiers, their Families and civilian personnel in their educational and career development, with Soldiers getting priority. A Joint Education Career Fair in honor of American Education Week will be held at Murr Community Center, Nov. 15, 10…

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CFC kicks off with higher 2012 goal

Posted  October 25, 2012

The Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign kicked off with a breakfast last week, with guest speaker Brian Kish explaining the CFC focus and how it helps people all over the world. The campaign will run until Dec. 17. The CFC is the largest annual work-place charitable program. It combines a multitude of non-profit organizations, allowing…

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Health & Safety

October is National Depression Awareness Month

Posted  October 25, 2012

October is National Depression Awareness Month for the Army, and the 2012 theme is “Redefining Strength – Get Screened, Seek Care.” Oct. 11 was “National Depression Screening Day” and was recognized across the United States. Education was spread on the signs and symptoms of depression. Free behavioral health screenings were available as well. Clinical depression…

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RAD, retiree issues, CRSC featured this month

Posted  October 25, 2012

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Jackie Moore.) RAD — Save the date The next Retiree Appreciation Day will be held on Jan. 12, with registration at 8:30 a.m., at the Fort Huachuca Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The annual event highlights speakers from…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: October 25, 2012

Posted  October 25, 2012

513th Military Intelligence Group deploys to Grenada Oct. 27, 1983 Twenty-nine years ago this week, 23 technical intelligence analysts from the 513th Military Intelligence Group deployed to the Caribbean Island of Grenada in support of Operation Urgent Fury. On Oct. 27, two days after the initial invasion, the Army first tasked the U. S. Army…

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Six retirees, Family members honored for military service Friday

Posted  October 25, 2012

Six Army and Air Force retirees were formally honored for 132 years of combined military service during the quarterly installation retirement ceremony on Fort Huachuca’s Brown Parade Field on Friday.

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Red Ribbon Week celebrated on FH this week

Posted  October 25, 2012

Red Ribbon week, Oct. 23 – 31, is a nationally recognized week for communities to take a visible stand against substance abuse. Wearing a red ribbon or red this week shows a personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle.

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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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