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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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Celebrating our Nation’s birthday; Army Safe is Army Strong!

Posted  June 28, 2012

In 1776, our forefathers banded together to begin an experiment in democracy that few predicted would evolve into our Nation today. Through the 236 years since, American Soldiers have selflessly and courageously defended our liberties.

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Health & Safety

FH May water use is almost 15 percent lower than last May

Posted  June 28, 2012

The water on Fort Huachuca pumped during May is 28,752,000 gallons, or 88 acre-feet, and is equivalent to 0.927 million gallons per day. The May pumpage is 14.6 percent less than the water pumped in May 2011, 103 acre-feet, and is 62 percent less than the 30-year (1982-2012) May average of 233 acre-feet. An acre-foot…

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Veterans

VA announces mental health hiring initiative

Posted  June 28, 2012

Tucson — The Department of Veterans Affairs has developed an aggressive national mental health hiring initiative to improve recruitment and hiring, marketing, education and training programs, and retention efforts for mental health professionals. To speed the national hiring process, VA developed the Mental Health Hiring Initiative, a multi-faceted, sustained national marketing and outreach campaign that…

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Health & Safety

Driving impaired isn’t worth it

Posted  June 28, 2012

On Wednesday, people across the United States will celebrate the 4th of July. For some, alcohol consumption plays a big part in celebrating the holiday. However, those who drink should do so responsibly. Otherwise, what should be a day of celebration could wind up differently.

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Veterans

Enjoy local changes, specials this summer

Posted  June 28, 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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AAFES sets 4th of July holiday hours

Posted  June 28, 2012

Administrative Office, The UPS Store, Main Store Beauty Shop, The Spa Clinic, Sprint Phone Center, Baker’s Flor Main Gate/Mini Mall/JITC, Main Branch Laundry/Dry Cleaners/Alterations, Laundry/Dry Cleaners/Alterations-Military Clothing Sales, Enterprise Car Rental, Wired Coffee/RWBAHC/Greely Hall, Barber Shop Greely Hall, Sierra Glass, MCSS, Greely Hall Café, Mobils, Cochise Theater Wednesday — Closed   Launderette Always Open  …

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Army

Military Intelligence Corps activates

Posted  June 28, 2012

On July 1, 1987, the Military Intelligence Corps was activated under the U.S. Army Regimental System. This was the culmination of a four-year process, intended to offer Soldier stabilization and affiliation.

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Medical Service Corps celebrates anniversary

Posted  June 28, 2012

On Saturday, the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps will celebrate its 95th anniversary. The MSC is an important national resource with a...

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Health & Safety

RWBAHC offers preventive services for men

Posted  June 28, 2012

Preventive services and screenings such as blood pressure and cholesterol can be vital to detecting many health conditions early. According to the CDC, women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men. Just because a person may feel fine doesn’t mean they don’t need an annual…

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News Briefs – June 28, 2012

Posted  June 28, 2012

Public notice Anyone with debts owed to or by the estate of Spc. Henry Stanley III must contact Chief Warrant Officer 4 Lindsey Coleman, the Summary Court officer for the Soldier who passed away on May 13. Contact Coleman, 538.2226 or Lindsey.M.Coleman@us.army.mil.   PCSing for Korea? Those leaving for Korea on a permanent change-of-station, Eighth…

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