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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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92nd Infantry Division officer revisits Fort Huachuca

Posted  July 19, 2012

Retired Army Capt. Joseph Hairston, one of the first black officers commissioned to serve with the 92nd Infantry Division after its reactivation in 1942, made a surprise visit to the Fort Huachuca...

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Health & Safety

Local incident Monday showcases monsoon’s danger

Posted  July 19, 2012

On Monday, Cochise County sheriff’s deputies reported to a request for help from an injured man who knocked at a local resident’s door. The man said he was with some friends at the lower Carr Canyon campground outside of Sierra Vista when he went into the stream with a female friend. A wall of water…

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VA grants will aid homeless veterans

Posted  July 19, 2012

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is awarding nearly $100 million in grants that will help approximately 42,000 homeless and at-risk veterans and their families, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki announced. The grants are going to 151 community agencies in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, according to a…

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Salutes & Awards

Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award

Posted  July 19, 2012

In 2009, the President established the Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award to seek cost-cutting ideas directly from federal employees. Over the past three years federal employees have submitted more than 75,000 ideas, and those ideas are having an impact. Already, agencies are saving hundreds of millions of dollars, rooting out redundancy and waste, and…

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Events

Global Leadership Summit on FH in August

Posted  July 19, 2012

The Religious Support Office will host its second Global Leadership Summit, Aug. 9 – 10, on Fort Huachuca at the Main Post Chapel. The Chapel community will provide scholarships for 200 attendees so there will be no cost to attend. Soldiers, Family members and Department of Defense workers and contractors are invited. Child watchcare will…

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Counselings equal road map for success

Posted  July 19, 2012

Professional development and mentoring help the Army develop Soldiers who are not only proficient in their military occupational specialties but who are also successful leaders and mentors.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history July 19, 2012

Posted  July 19, 2012

The 23rd Special Warfare Aviation Detachment was activated at Fort Bragg, N.C. in March 1962. It added the name “Warriors” to its...

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Health & Safety

Survival is possible when wildfires occur — learn how

Posted  July 19, 2012

In part three of a four-part series on wildfire preparation and survival, the Fort Huachuca Office of Fire Prevention provides information on what to do if you are unable to evacuate in time, happen to get caught...

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World Class Athlete Program mission: Win the Olympics

Posted  July 19, 2012

Service members have participated in the Olympics since 1896 as athletes and as coaches in both the summer and winter games.

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News Briefs – July 19, 2012

Posted  July 19, 2012

Range closures announced Today: B, C, D, K, L, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z Friday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, M, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z Saturday: M, P1, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: M, P1, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: M, P1, U,…

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