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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.

Dr. Randal Schoepp Health & Safety

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.

Maci Hidalgo Salutes & Awards

Six retirees honored Oct. 17 during ceremony on Brown Parade Field

Five Soldiers and one Department of the Army Civilian with a total of 155 years of combined time in service retired from the military or federal government on Oct. 17 during the Quarterly installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

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Marines: Passing of Corps; Dunford becomes 36th commandant

Gen. James Amos, the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, relinquished command of the Marine Corps to Gen. Joseph Dunford, Jr., Oct. 17, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

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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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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Arizona’s first net-zero school dedicated on FH

Posted  August 9, 2012

On Friday, the Fort Huachuca and local communities gathered to dedicate and cut the ribbon at the new Colonel Smith Middle School.

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You posted WHAT on Facebook?

Posted  August 9, 2012

The 2012 Presidential election is less than 90 days away. Political perspectives and opinions are running at a fevered pitch, and many people are more than willing to express their opinions in public.

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Dental Activity commanders change

Posted  August 9, 2012

U.S. Army Dental Activity, Fort Huachuca, has a new leader following a change of command ceremony on historic Brown Parade Field Friday...

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