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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.

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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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NETCOM celebrates Army Birthday

Posted  June 20, 2014

The Network Enterprise Technology Command celebrates the Army’s 239th Birthday with a cake cutting in the command auditorium June 13. Cutting the cake were, from left, NETCOM Commanding General, Brig. Gen. John Morrison Jr.; Sierra Vista Mayor, Honorable Rick Mueller; NETCOM Senior Technical Director, Daniel Bradford; NETCOM’s youngest Soldier, Pfc. Christopher Collins, 19; NETCOM’s oldest…

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309th MI Bn. welcomes new command sergeant major

Posted  June 20, 2014

As gusts of wind blew up to 44 mph, the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion hosted a change of responsibility ceremony June 13 on Chaffee Field here to mark the change of senior enlisted leadership at the command. Holding onto their belongings, Soldiers, Families and members from surrounding communities welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Roman as…

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Moments matter: In safety, seconds count

Posted  June 20, 2014

You never know what Mother Nature has in store. After what seemed like an endless winter, it appears we’ve skipped over spring and plunged straight into summer! I’m sure it’s a welcome change for our Soldiers, but the short seasonal transition has put many of us leaders at a disadvantage. Since we haven’t had the…

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Official explains options for changing health care providers

Posted  June 20, 2014

WASHINGTON — Making a permanent-change-of-station move can be stressful, but changing health care providers during that time is easy, the director of the TRICARE health plan said here June 12. In a Department of Defense News interview, Mary Kaye Justis said she wants service members and their Families to know there are several easy options…

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EPG’s network forensics makes impact at Army’s NIE

Posted  June 20, 2014

Amy Walker, U.S. Army PEO C3T The Army Network Integration Evaluation, NIE, is a large-scale, semi-annual field evaluation of network and non-network capabilities. The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, traditionally provides test and evaluation support and instrumentation to NIEs. However, with NIE 14.2, the latest evaluation, USAEPG provided the additional support of a network…

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Community Briefs June 27, 2014

Posted  June 27, 2014

Carr House program features black bears Friends of the Huachuca Mountains continue their season of free educational programs Sunday, 1:30 p.m. at Carr House, with “A Fat Bear is a Healthy Bear.” Judy Phillips, environmental educator, will present a hands-on Family oriented presentation which will familiarize participants with the habitat and basic needs of the…

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United through sport: World Cup Soccer brings diverse nationalities together at 304th MI Bn.

Posted  June 27, 2014

From left, Capt. Carlos Luna, El Salvador; 1st Lt. Igor Vladusic, Croatia; Capt. Adam Maneen, Company A, 304th MI Bn commander; 1st Lt. Lars Woletz, Germany; and Capt. Tosin Fagoyinbo, Nigeria, discuss soccer June 20 in Nicholson Hall during the first week of the World Cup Soccer championship in Brazil. Five officers representing five different…

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FMWR Briefs – June 27, 2014

Posted  June 27, 2014

TMAC closed first week in July Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, including the lunch buffet, will be closed from Tuesday – July 7. The lunch buffet will re-open July 8. For more information, call 520.533.3802 or 520.533.7322. Diner/Desert Lanes open July 4 holiday Jeannie’s Diner and Desert Lanes will be open July 4 from 11 a.m….

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News Briefs June 27, 2014

Posted  June 27, 2014

FH AAFES ‘buddies’ receive exclusive offers Facebook, Twitter and even your inbox — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier for Fort Huachuca shoppers to exercise their Exchange benefit via the Internet. The Fort Huachuca Exchange’s Buddy List enables military shoppers to be among the first to find out about exclusive…

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Salutes & Awards

OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

Posted  June 27, 2014

Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

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