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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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NETCOM general passes reins, new commander takes charge

Posted  August 16, 2012

On a field made green by the summer monsoons, under a blue Southern Arizona sky and in front of our nation’s flag flying in the early morning breeze, Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command to Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn in a ceremony Aug. 9 here at Brown Parade Field...

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Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

Posted  August 16, 2012

WASHINGTON — All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, in a recent statement. “[This behavior] undermines our values, tarnishes our profession and erodes the trust that bonds us,” Dempsey said. A recent letter…

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Army CID wants more Soldiers as special agents

Posted  August 16, 2012

QUANTICO, Va. — The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is looking for qualified applicants to become highly-trained criminal investigators. Special agents within Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are responsible for investigating numerous types of felony-level crimes, conducting protective-service operations, and working with other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies…

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Effective NCOs are responsible, earn trust, know their Soldiers

Posted  August 16, 2012

During Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler’s recent visit to Fort Huachuca, several issues surfaced. The foremost issue is the Army’s lack of noncommissioned officers embodying discipline, leadership and holding Soldiers accountable for their actions. Since combat operations began in 2001, leadership started to suffer. Current leaders say they are focused on preparing for…

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Fire safety: FH Training Centers not different from college dorms

Posted  August 16, 2012

Training groups who come to Fort Huachuca to learn, live in the same type of atmosphere as at other college campuses across the country. The same kind of fire safety rules apply for students living on Fort Huachuca as those living on other campuses. Each year college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds…

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Fort job training program helps high school students invest in their future

Posted  August 16, 2012

Standing behind the register at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre lunch buffet, she swiftly runs the stack of bills through her fingers, counting silently...

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Post Café a ‘Kee’ part of Fort Huachuca’s past

Posted  August 16, 2012

It was not long after Captain Whiteside and the troopers of the 6th Cavalry founded the camp that would become Fort Huachuca that another unexpected legend would be made...

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News Briefs – August 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 2012

DoD food drive announced The Department of Defense is supporting the Office of Personnel Management’s fourth annual “Feds Feed Families” Food Drive through August, with a goal of 1.5 million pounds. This food drive is a voluntary opportunity to give back to the communities in which employees live, work and train. The primary objective is…

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FMWR – August 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 2012

Play ‘Minute to Win It’ at Murr CC Murr Community Center will host a “Minute to Win It” game night starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Patrons 18 and older are welcome. A pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. For more information, call 533.2404. Soldier Show set for August 19, 20 The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier…

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Community Briefs – August 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 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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