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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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Celebrate Independence Day in Sierra Vista

Posted  June 28, 2012

Celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday and July 4 at Veterans Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, in Sierra Vista.

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Community Briefs – June 28, 2012

Posted  June 28, 2012

Prescott museum joins Blue Star Museums  Sharlot Hall Museum has joined the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. The program is a partnership involving the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,500 museums…

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Army’s top enlisted Soldier makes first-time visit to FH

Posted  June 21, 2012

The Army’s most senior non-commissioned officer made his first visit to Fort Huachuca this week. The 14th Sergeant Major of the Army...

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Honoring our Nation’s legacy — it’s our duty

Posted  June 21, 2012

Recently we marked the 235th year since the establishment of our country’s great symbol of freedom and unity; our national flag.

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Unmanned Aircraft System operators save lives in combat

Posted  June 21, 2012

Sgt. Christopher Harris was conducting a routine reconnaissance mission in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, in 2009, when the Puma unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, he was operating showed...

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Command sergeants major ‘get the signal’

Posted  June 21, 2012

Steve Gregory, museum technician at the Fort Huachuca Museum, dressed in an 1880s cavalry uniform with pith helmet, gives a heliograph demonstration to a group of Signal Corps command sergeants major during Signal Week, which was celebrated on Fort Huachuca June 11 through Friday.

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Understanding Inspector General inspections

Posted  June 21, 2012

The Inspector General Office has a duty to provide its commanding general information concerning how units are functioning in regards to assorted responsibilities. IG inspections are usually conducted to provide this key officer a means of insight of how his units are performing with a…

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Hot days, dry winds mean ‘fire season’ is here

Posted  June 21, 2012

With the memory of last year’s Monument Fire fresh in people’s minds and a high probability for fire-related weather and events again this year, now is the time to prepare for “fire season.”

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Military Intelligence — this week in history June 21, 2012

Posted  June 21, 2012

The Military Intelligence Training Center at Camp Ritchie began operations on June 19, 1942. It was the closest thing to a centralized school for intelligence the Army had up to that point.

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Army Birthday celebrates Soldiers

Posted  June 21, 2012

Running, inspirational speeches and slices of cake helped Soldiers, civilians and Family members celebrate the Army’s 237th birthday on Friday at 6 a.m. during the Army Birthday Celebration on...

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