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Liberia, US build Ebola treatment centers, decrease virus growth rate

The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) and U.S. forces are building Ebola treatment units (ETUs) to provide care for critically ill Liberians infected by Ebola.

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Alpha Company 2-13th Avn. Regt. scene takes first place at annual Haunted Hayride

The annual Haunted Hayride on Fort Huachuca took place at Wren Arena over the weekend and, for the third year in a row, Alpha Company, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, took first place for their spooky scene.

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Operation Rising Star — Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

Active-duty service men and women still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 “Rising Star.”

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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.

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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.


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News Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 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. View all Army doctrine Mission Command Center…

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FMWR Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Don’t miss Right Arm Night The next Right Arm Night takes place Friday, 4 p.m. at Murr Community Center preceding the preliminary round of the Operation Rising Star singing competition. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Take part in contests; win prizes. For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446. ‘Rising…

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JROTC cadets gain confidence, build team here

Posted  September 20, 2012

Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training cadets improved their confidence and team building skills as they underwent two days of training on Fort Huachuca’s Leadership Reaction Course on Sept. 13 and Friday. Cadets had to negotiate eight physical challenges that tested their minds, endurance and leadership capabilities. Sgt. 1st Class Fausto Valenzuela, Buena High…

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Chalk Talk – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Colonel Smith Middle School On Sept. 12, cowboy poet David Walker visited Colonel Smith Middle School. He brought a variety of items cowboys wear and use. Students learned about the importance of essential items in the cowboy wardrobe including the bandana, the straw hat and chaps. He also showed students rope, a branding iron, spurs…

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Community Briefs – September 20, 2012

Posted  September 20, 2012

Folklore preserve now open The Arizona Folklore Preserve will feature the Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for children 17 and under. To make reservations, go to www.arizonafolklore.com, or call 378.6165. To get there, drive 6 miles south of Sierra Vista on State Route 92 to…

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TRADOC CG presents award, participates in ISLC

Posted  September 13, 2012

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Commanding General, Gen. Robert Cone, visited Fort Huachuca earlier this week to present at the Intelligence Senior Leadership Conference and present a safety award.

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IMCOM workforce message from IMCOM leadership

Posted  September 13, 2012

The Installation Management Command has the best workforce we have seen in each of our 30-plus years of service. At every installation, base and depot we visit, we are impressed by the spirit, energy and teamwork exhibited by the IMCOM team. We are just as inspired by the dedicated professionals in the IMCOM and region…

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National Preparedness Month – September 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Every September, the Army observes National Preparedness Month, emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture of preparedness to strengthen our ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond and recover from all emergencies. An all-hazard event — either natural or man-made — can occur at any time, and we must be prepared to react accordingly. Planning and…

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Flu season is about to begin — be prepared

Posted  September 13, 2012

The number of people with flu symptoms normally begins to rise with the approach of cooler temperatures when people begin to gather inside. According to the Arizona Department of Health, last year most of the local cases of the flu were seen in people 20-49, followed closely by 5-19 year olds. These age groups spend…

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Odierno: National Guard contributions since 9/11 ‘critical’

Posted  September 13, 2012

RENO, Nev. — On the eve of Tuesday’s 11th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the chief of staff of the Army paid tribute to the role of the National Guard in the immediate aftermath and in the years since. Gen. Raymond Odierno also said 9/11 made America stronger. “That day changed the…

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