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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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2012/2013 School Bus Transportation

Posted  July 26, 2012

All preschool students attending Colonel Johnston Elementary School will be transported by school bus from home to school. If you move, or if your student is to be transported to and from another address, the school office must be notified.

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News Briefs – July 26, 2012

Posted  July 26, 2012

White House, Army say support Olympic team The White House and the Army want the military family to show their support to the U.S. Olympic Team by organizing, or supporting, a local Olympic meetup.com event on Saturday. Soldiers and Family members are asked to take a picture of their participation or make a video shout-out…

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FMWR – July 26, 2012

Posted  July 26, 2012

Win prizes at Desert Lanes Through Saturday, all bowlers at Desert Lanes are eligible to enter the Summer Bowling Contest for a chance to win a Kindle® or a bowling ball. Cost is $2 per entry, and winners will be determined by total scores. For more information, call 533.2849.   Don’t miss next Right Arm…

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Missoula Children’s Theatre brings “The Secret Garden” to life at FH

Posted  July 26, 2012

Students from 1st to 12th grades partook in the Missoula Children's Theatre rendition of "The Secret Garden," Saturday.

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Community Briefs – July 26, 2012

Posted  July 26, 2012

Theater company holds auditions The Illegitimate Theater Company, Inc. will conduct auditions for their upcoming fall production of Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace.” Auditions will be held at Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca tonight, Saturday and Sunday. All auditions will be at 6 p.m. except for Saturday which will be held at 2 p.m….

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Festival’s birdy beginnings now extend to area wildlife

Posted  July 26, 2012

Within just over two decades, the 21st Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival has evolved from a small, local event to one of the top nature events in the country. Southwest Wings draws people from all over the United States and Canada. The 50 free programs offered this year cover not just birding topics but…

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111th MI Bde. welcomes new commander, bids farewell to outgoing

Posted  July 19, 2012

Col. Angelia Farnell handed over command of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade to Col. Richard Monnard at a change of command ceremony Friday on Chaffee Parade Field here.

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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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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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