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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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Suicide prevention: A healthy force is a ready force

Posted  September 7, 2012

WASHINGTON — The Army has designated September as Suicide Prevention Month and joins the nation in observing National Suicide Prevention Week, next week, and World Suicide Prevention Day, Monday. The Army will expand its observance with events occurring during the entire month of September, focusing efforts on total Army family well-being, resilience, stigma reduction and…

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Cash advance loans — worth the quick fix?

Posted  September 7, 2012

A Soldier is short on cash and needs money known as a “deferred presentment service” to obtain that “quick fix”. What people may not realize is that this “quick fix” comes at a high cost. Someone pays for the convenience of having money on hand when they don’t have any money in their bank account….

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

Posted  September 7, 2012

Use resources to help prevent a needless death The longest war in America’s history has stressed and strained service members like perhaps no other conflict.  The psychological toll, and especially the soaring suicide rate, have caught the attention of the media, the public and leaders at the highest levels. Any suicide is one too many….

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News Briefs – September 7, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Debt collection notice This is a debt collection notice for Pvt. Christopher J. Perez. All services under Perez’s name should be put on hold. All those with debts to be collected under the name of Perez or for information regarding collection, call 1st Lt. Wylie Bullock Jr., 533.5862. SVPD traffic enforcement campaign This month, the…

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FM 2-22.3 Human Intelligence Collector Operations released

Posted  September 7, 2012

R.D. Ward, Department of Defense Lt. Gen. John Kimmons speaks at the press conference officially releasing FM 2-22.3 to the public. Several events, peaking with the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, underscored the need for changes to Human Intelligence, or HUMINT, policy. The 2004 Department of the Army Inspector General Report…

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FMWR – September 7, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families will visit Fort Huachuca Sept. 13 and 14 with special shows at Barnes Field House at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. both days.  The show focuses on the challenges of deployments and their impact on military youth. During the performance, Elmo and…

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Different countries, same training goal

Posted  September 7, 2012

If a person looks around carefully when using the Post Exchange, Commissary and other facilities on Fort Huachuca, they will note service members wearing a wider mix of uniforms than just those worn by members of the U.S. military. That is because Fort Huachuca hosts military personnel from a variety of countries around the world…

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All-Army Soccer trials underway here

Posted  September 7, 2012

Catherine Mulconrey No. 3, Sgt. Jeremy Dornbusch of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, practices a goal shot at a training session for the All-Army Soccer Team on Aug. 30. The All Army Men’s Soccer Trial Camp is underway at Fort Huachuca through Sept.22. The contest is underway on Fort Huachuca to determine which Army hopefuls will make…

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Health & Safety

Warfighters and dietary supplements — what people need to know

Posted  September 7, 2012

The most important fact to remember about dietary supplements is they are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. This has not stopped over half of american adults from taking them. In fact, according to a survey from the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 69 percent of American adults take dietary supplements. Before people say…

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Community Briefs – September 6, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Homework help for students Students in grades K-12 as well as college students can visit www.SierraVista-AZ.gov/svlibrary to get on-demand, free homework help from qualified tutors. Help is available in math, science, social studies and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available to help students in math and science. For more information, call the Sierra Vista Public…

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