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Maci Hidalgo Army

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.

Maci Hidalgo Salutes & Awards

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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Nisei were key part of Military Intelligence Service

Posted  May 31, 2012

During World War II, 120,000 Americans of Japanese heritage were moved to internment camps throughout the United States. At the same time, 18,000 Nisei, second generation Japanese-Americans...

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Everyday items, treasures available at FH Community Thrift Shop

Posted  May 31, 2012

It was a Thursday and they were prepared; they left their checkbooks at home and armed themselves with plenty of dollar bills. The large sign on the entrance states, “CASH ONLY,” and that’s what they brought.

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Community service, charitable acts set Soldier apart

Posted  May 31, 2012

There are a lot of negative things going on in the world today — so much so that people are often fixated with the negative aspects, and they forget all about the positive ones.

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News Briefs May 31, 2012

Posted  May 31, 2012

Women veterans license plate available The new Arizona women veterans special license plate is now available to those wishing to purchase on online at servicearizona.com. It is also available at all Arizona Department of Motor Vehicle offices. The new plate was created last session by the Arizona Legislature in House Bill 2656.   Range closures…

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FMWR May 31, 2012

Posted  May 31, 2012

Free movie night comes to Fort Huachuca! FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, “We Bought a Zoo,” Saturday at Warrior/Sentinel Field. The movie will start at dusk. Free popcorn, hot dogs, water and soft drinks will be provided, while supplies last. For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254. In case of inclement weather, the…

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Cavalry Heritage Day new event on FH

Posted  May 31, 2012

On Saturday, Fort Huachuca hosted the first-ever Cavalry Heritage Day at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena for mounted competitions with pistol, saber and riding demonstrations from two units.

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Chalk Talk May 31, 2012

Posted  May 31, 2012

Congratulations to everyone who was recognized for special honors during the 2011/2012 school year. This includes all who made the honor rolls, who were complimented for outstanding growth or who had excellent attendance.

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Community Briefs May 31, 2012

Posted  May 31, 2012

Teen volunteer program announced Sierra Vista’s Leisure and Library Services is accepting applications for the summer Teen Volunteer Program. Teens will perform a variety of summer volunteer jobs to include recreation, sports, clerical and aquatic volunteer positions. Volunteers are responsible for transportation to and from the assigned work location at the agreed-on hours. Volunteers for…

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Health & Safety

Mystery run promotes healthy lifestyle

Posted  May 31, 2012

Runners line up at the starting line at Fort Huachuca’s Barnes Field House and await the sound of the horn that will begin the run.

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Operation Renegade Storm hones Signal Soldiers’ skills

Posted  May 24, 2012

In the military, a unit can be deployed or called on for support at any given time. Throughout the year, numerous kinds and amounts of training are required and executed by companies, battalions and brigades.

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