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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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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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Panetta urges work, sacrifice to honor Aurora victims

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — In a message issued Monday night, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta paid tribute to the military victims of the July 20 shooting spree in Aurora, Colo., and urged Defense Department personnel to honor the victims’ memory through hard work and sacrifice. Here is the text of the message:   To all Department of Defense…

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Panetta: Program will help transitioning troops get jobs

Posted  July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — A redesigned program for service members separating from the military will help veterans better apply the experience they’ve gained in uniform, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. President Barack Obama announced the revamped program, called “Transition GPS,” in a speech Monday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Reno, Nev. “I applaud…

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Salutes & Awards

FH employees receive nomination for Department of Defense

Posted  July 26, 2012

Five Fort Huachuca employees have been nominated for Department of Defense awards over the past few months. The first nomination comes after a group of four firefighters from the Fort Huachuca Fire Department were awarded the Firefighter Heroism Award, Team Award, by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, on May 21. The other nomination for…

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Nine bid “farewell” to life’s ‘military’ chapter Friday

Posted  July 26, 2012

Nine Soldiers formally said 'farewell' to the military Friday on historic Brown Parade Field following in the footsteps of thousands of retirees...

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RC focuses on TRICARE changes and concerns

Posted  July 26, 2012

The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras.

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Health & Safety

“The Gold Book” is one risk prevention resource tool

Posted  July 26, 2012

The following vignette was taken from the 2012 Department of the Army report titled “Generating Health and Discipline in the Force: Ahead of the Strategic Reset,” also known as “The Gold Book”.

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US Army establishes Military Intelligence Branch 50 years ago

Posted  July 26, 2012

Military Intelligence has been a part of every American conflict since the American Revolution, but it was not until just 50 years ago, on July 1...

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Health & Safety

Wildfires — what to do after returning home

Posted  July 26, 2012

In this final part of a four-part series on wildland fire survival and preparedness, the Fort Huachuca Office of Fire Prevention shares information on what to do after a wildfire.

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2012/2013 School Calendar and Contacts

Posted  July 26, 2012

Dear Fort Huachuca School Community: It is a pleasure to welcome everyone to the 2012 – 2013 school year and my eighth year as Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District superintendent.

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2012/2013 School Information

Posted  July 26, 2012

Fort Huachuca Accommodation School District #00 P.O. Box 12954, Fort Huachuca, Arizona 85670 520.458.5082   School Info & Hours of Operation ALL SCHOOLS have Early Release on Thursdays   Colonel Johnston Elementary School Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade 47121 H Avenue 459.8798 Principal Dr. Nancy Nicholson Principal’s Secretary Lisa Kyte Regular School Hours 8:10 a.m….

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