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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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Survivors group assures fallen military are never forgotten

Posted  May 24, 2012

For the past seven years Gilbert Munoz of Tucson and his wife Mary have tried to cope with the death of their son, Army Capt. Gilbert Munoz, 29, who died Feb. 9, 2005, just two days after his first wedding anniversary. The Special Forces detachment commander was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group…

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TRADOC commander sends Memorial Day, summer message

Posted  May 24, 2012

Memorial Day commemorates those who have died serving this great Nation and traditionally marks the beginning of the summer season. Holiday celebrations often center around family members, outdoor activities and the use of alcohol. Let’s celebrate responsibly and use risk management to mitigate potential hazards. As we approach the summer months, I want to focus…

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CG sends Memorial Day safety message

Posted  May 24, 2012

Memorial Day is the special day reserved to honor those citizens who have died in service to our Nation. Throughout our Nation’s history, military and civilian communities have responded to enormous challenges with great courage. Our Nation’s citizens continue to make personal sacrifices to safeguard our freedom and the freedom of others less fortunate. Thank…

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Passion, people key for mission success as JITC commander retires

Posted  May 24, 2012

Later today, the Fort Huachuca-headquartered Joint Interoperability Test Command and others will bid farewell to the commander of JITC during a relinquishment of command and retirement ceremony. Those attending U.S. Army Col. Joe Puett’s ceremony and celebrating his 30 years of service will represent dozens of different organizations, from local elected officials, the Department of…

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Fort Community Spouses’ Club provides thousands to 2012 scholarship awardees

Posted  May 24, 2012

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club awarded over $18,000 in scholarships at its annual scholarship luncheon and installation of new board members on May 16 at the Windermere Hotel in Sierra Vista. The club’s 38…

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Foreign language capabilities remain a priority

Posted  May 24, 2012

WASHINGTON — A senior U.S. defense official suggested before Congress Monday that a lack of foreign language capabilities in the federal government could potentially pose a national security risk. “Let me begin by stating that Defense Secretary [Leon E.] Panetta has long believed that having a strong language ability is critical to national security,” Laura…

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FH employee headed to Harvard on full-ride scholarship

Posted  May 24, 2012

A Fort Huachuca employee who once thought little about getting an education recently garnered a full-ride scholarship and will be headed to Harvard for three years of schooling at no expense to him.

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Civilian of the month – April

Posted  May 24, 2012

April Civilian of the Month: Linda Tanner Agency: CECOM Communications Security Logistics Activity, Mission Support Division, Mission Systems Support Branch Position and duties: Computer specialist/information assurance officer How long at current assignment: 23 years How long in government service: 23 years Residence: Sierra Vista…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history May 24, 2012

Posted  May 24, 2012

Corps of Intelligence Police infiltrates Bonus Marchers May 24, 1932 Library of Congress Bonus Veterans of the Bonus Expeditionary Forces at the Capitol In 1932 the nation was in the midst of the Great Depression. Political tensions grew daily, as people grew more and more desperate and frustrated.

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Army Air Force Exchange Service sets Memorial Day holiday hours

Posted  May 24, 2012

Admin 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, Military Clothing Sales Store, Greely Hall Café, Mobils, Cochise Theater Monday – Closed   Launderette…

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