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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.

New-Commandant DoD

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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Sports

Soldier, Army spouse garner gold at summer Olympic games

Posted  August 9, 2012

An Army Soldier became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men’s skeet in London, and while her husband watched from his computer monitor, his spouse medaled with a gold in a rifle event. In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold…

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Events

Community Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

Annual Tombstone Vigilante Days set Tombstone will celebrate their Annual Vigilante Days Friday – Sunday on Historic Allen Street. The Tombstone Vigilantes, the oldest performing gunfighting reenactment group in Arizona, will perform various gunfighting skits all weekend along with several out-of-town groups. The Vigilante Days Chili Cook Off will take place on Saturday, and the…

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Local

They’re baaack! Drive safely

Posted  August 9, 2012

Drivers should heed posted limits, be especially careful when passing pedestrians and give right-of-way to foot traffic, especially to people...

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Local

Civilian Welfare Fund Council, role

Posted  August 9, 2012

The Civilian Welfare Fund Council governs the operations of the Civilian Welfare Fund and provides morale and recreation activities and services to all federal civilian employees at Fort Huachuca, in accordance with provisions of AR 215-7 and any other applicable regulations or directives. CWFC sponsors discounted activities such as Cinemark movies, sporting events, theatrical shows,…

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Army

Vibrant Response 13 trains Soldiers for reality

Posted  August 2, 2012

What would happen if a catastrophic event was to take place somewhere in the United States? Emergency services, armed forces and other...

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Health & Safety

‘Pockets of excellence’ across Army, but work still needs to be done on force health

Posted  August 2, 2012

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd Austin capped off a week-long series of visits to several Army installations, with a final visit to Fort Riley, Kan., Friday. The visits were part of an effort to develop a better understanding of the “health of the force.” The vice talked…

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Photos by Monty McDaniel, retired master sergeant and Buena High School Senior Army Instructor.
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Salutes & Awards

Leadership Bowl win leads JROTC to D.C.

Posted  August 2, 2012

For the first time ever, four cadets from Buena High School in Sierra Vista not only tested for the Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Leadership Bowl but qualified to go to the championship in...

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Army

Army Counterintelligence and DPTMS partner to host TARP-AT training briefs

Posted  August 2, 2012

For the first time, the 902nd Military Intelligence Detachment and the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security will team up...

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Military Intelligence — this week in history August 2, 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

On Aug. 1, 1975, the Intelligence Organization and Stationing Study released its report on the structure and operations of Army Intelligence.

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the month – June 2012

Posted  August 2, 2012

“Vicente is one of those guys who quietly gets the job done; he never seeks recognition. He is always out there working as hard as he can, and whenever you need something done, he’s always there to take care of it. Vicente is very responsible...

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