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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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Community Briefs June 21, 2012

Posted  June 21, 2012

Tennis lessons for youth offered The City of Sierra Vista Youth Summer Tennis Lessons will begin on July 9 with registration currently underway. Beginner lessons for youth 6-10 will be from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. The 11-17 year old beginner, advanced beginner/intermediate lessons for those 6-17 years old will be from…

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Salutes & Awards

Fort Huachuca firefighters receive heroism award

Posted  June 14, 2012

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 members of Fire...

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Active shooter app now available to FH employees

Posted  June 14, 2012

An active shooter application for mobile devices has now been made available to Fort Huachuca employees and the public, courtesy of the Directorate of Emergency Services. The app is free and can easily be downloaded onto any smart phone or iPad. The app is contracted through QuickSeries Inc., which already produces Fort Huachuca’s fire and…

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To Our Valuable IMCOM Garrison Teams,

Posted  June 14, 2012

Over the past couple of weeks, I have received feedback on the great activities planned in and around our installations for the 237th Army Birthday today.  I commend you and your teams for your efforts to make this an awesome and unforgettable event. Now more than ever telling the Army story strengthens America’s connection with…

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Celebrating the Strength of the Nation: the Army’s 237th Birthday

Posted  June 14, 2012

“Blessed to live in the land of the free, you could have opted for an easier path. But you know that freedom is not free. And so you volunteered and you stepped forward, and you raised your hand and you took an oath — to protect and defend; to serve a cause greater than yourself,…

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Trials for TBI blood test underway

Posted  June 14, 2012

The Army is now running trials on a blood test, similar to one used to test blood sugar, that can be used by medics on the battlefield to determine if a Soldier has sustained damaged brain cells, especially...

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Health & Safety

Emergency preparedness is critical right now

Posted  June 14, 2012

With the one year mark for the Monument Fire and the number of fires Cochise County has already seen so far this year, the Cochise County Sheriff Department staff encourages everyone to be mindful of fire dangers and to be ready in the event of a real emergency. There are three levels of evacuation readiness….

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309th MI Bn. welcomes new commander, bids farewell to old

Posted  June 14, 2012

The 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, 62nd Army Band and B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) helped usher in a new battalion commander while bidding farewell to the outgoing leader during the...

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Spend summer at SV Public Library

Posted  June 14, 2012

The Sierra Vista Public Library always has something going on and this year is no exception! The major summer event is always the Summer Reading Program for youth entering 1st through 12th grades, but there are other events, activities, materials and programs for everyone.

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ACS shares news, events of interest

Posted  June 14, 2012

AER 2012 Campaign ends The Fort Huachuca’s Army Emergency Relief Campaign officially ended on May 15. The AER Campaign contribution total reached $100,535.98. This total exceeds the 2011 Campaign end-of-year total of $94,524.44. Campaign contributions will continue to flow in until the end of year for tax deduction purposes. Contributions are mailed out to AER…

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