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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.

Dr. Randal Schoepp Health & Safety

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.

New-Commandant DoD

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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Events

Community Briefs June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

Fly fishing club meets San Pedro Flycasters Club member Pat Richards will be the guest speaker at the next club meeting, tonight, 6:30 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Community Church, 4029 E. Golden Acres Drive, in Sierra Vista. Richards will present a power point show on the south island of New Zealand. Zane Grey went…

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Military, service remembered during ceremony Monday

Posted  May 31, 2012

Through the years, the United States has engaged in many wars and battles to protect the freedom and safety of its citizens and allies. Many men and women lost their lives during these engagements.

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Commentary

‘Life is Valuable’ — help prevent a suicide

Posted  May 31, 2012

Between April 2011 and April 2012 on Fort Huachuca, there have been six Soldier deaths reported to the Army Substance Abuse Program Office by the Casualty Office. One death resulted when a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle. The other five deaths were reported as self-inflicted deaths or suicide. Those reading this article are…

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Salutes & Awards

Sgt. Audie Murphy Club gains three new members

Posted  May 31, 2012

Last week, three new members were inducted into the prestigious Sgt. Audie Murphy Club on Fort Huachuca. Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Baca, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion...

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Signal Soldier memorial rededicated

Posted  May 31, 2012

Eric Hortin, NETCOM Public Affairs Office U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command’s Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams (foreground) and NETCOM Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper, lay a wreath on the Liberty Bell replica inside the Signal Cove of Remembrance as family members…

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Local

Colonel says ‘goodbye,’ retires

Posted  May 31, 2012

Peg Puett, wife of U.S. Army Col. Joe Puett (foreground), receives a bouquet of roses from Anastasia Virden of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial), thanking her for supporting her husband during his time as commander of the Joint Interoperability Test Command. Puett retired and relinquished command of JITC on May 24.

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Salutes & Awards

Instructor of the Quarter – Second Quarter

Posted  May 31, 2012

Instructor of the Quarter: Mary Nascimento Agency: Company B, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, 111th MI Brigade Position and duties: Instructor/Writer How long at current assignment: 3 Years How long in government service: 15 years Residence: Sierra Vista Family: Son, 10 Hobbies: Watching…

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Salutes & Awards

Civilian of the Month – May

Posted  May 31, 2012

Civilian of the Month: Kim Rinehart Agency: Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Range Operations Officer How long at current assignment: Since December 2010 Residence: Tucson Family: Wife, Bea, son, Jeremy who is in the Air Force in Korea and daughter, Erin who resides in Tucson Hobbies: Spending time with grandchildren…

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Health & Safety

RWBAHC now offering TRICARE Plus program

Posted  May 31, 2012

Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center is now accepting enrollees for TRICARE Plus, a program for TRICARE beneficiaries 65 and over that is operated at the discretion of the military treatment facility commander. This program will allow enrollees to be seen at the health center for primary care appointments, and they will receive the same…

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Veterans

Women vets — share your story

Posted  May 31, 2012

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras.)  Author seeks notable women veterans Dr. G.L.A. Harris, an associate professor and researcher at Oregon’s Portland State University, is researching the lives of former military women (all ranks and services) for a book she is…

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