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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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Health & Safety

UXOs are potential hidden hazard

Posted  August 23, 2012

Army safety officials want everyone to know about, and especially for parents to teach children about, the dangers of unexploded ordinance and about off-limits areas on their installation. Unexploded ordnance includes munitions that have been fired but failed to function properly — a “dud.” For some children, the lure of unexploded ordnance is difficult to…

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WNV symptoms, FH precautionary measures explained

Posted  August 23, 2012

West Nile Virus is a disease that is transmitted to humans through the bite of a female mosquito. Nationwide WNV has been confirmed in 43 states, and there are 693 confirmed cases for this calendar year so far. To date, there have been seven confirmed cases in Arizona and one death. Cochise County currently does…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history

Posted  August 23, 2012

Maj. Benjamin Tallmadge appointed by Gen. Washington Aug. 25 1778: In 1776, Benjamin Tallmadge followed his friend and Yale classmate, Nathan Hale, into military service and quickly became a close advisor to Gen. George Washington, who asked Tallmadge to assist in the gathering of intelligence on Long Island in August 1778. Maj. Tallmadge established a…

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Commissary sales, TRICARE tests announced

Posted  August 23, 2012

Commissary announces upcoming sales, new services The Fort Huachuca Commissary’s popular “Seafood Road Show” will be held from Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, and its semi-annual caselot sale from Sept. 28 – 30 inside the building during normal business hours, In October, the Defense Commissary Agency begins its “DECA Rewards Card” program, allowing Commissary patrons…

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FH alcohol offenses on the decline

Posted  August 23, 2012

Heading into the fourth quarter, the Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, staff has been reviewing the high risk behavior data for the current year. Currently there has been a steady decline over each quarter with detection of alcohol offenses amongst Soldiers. For the first through third quarter there have been 24, 19, and 16…

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News Briefs – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 2012

City Council early ballots deadline Three Sierra Vista City Council positions are on this year’s ballot. Registered City voters will have an opportunity to select from six candidates vying for three council seats. Candidates receiving more than 50 percent of the vote in the primary election will be automatically elected. Residents who vote early must…

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FMWR – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 2012

Tournament coming up at Desert Lanes Desert Lanes Bowling Center will host a “king of the hill” tournament beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. The tournament is open to all United States Bowling Congress members, and the cost is $45 per person. For more information or to sign up, call 533.2849. Go tubing on the Salt…

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U.S. Army Soldier Show comes to town

Posted  August 23, 2012

The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show visited Sierra Vista this week, performing three times before a crowded auditorium....

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Community Briefs – August 23, 2012

Posted  August 23, 2012

Homework help for students Students in grades K-12 as well as college students can visit www.SierraVistaAZ.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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FH part of 90-country Global Leadership Summit

Posted  August 16, 2012

When an audience gathered at Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel on Aug. 9 and 10, they temporarily became a small part of a large collective, sharing a common goal...

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