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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.

Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey Army

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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New fire station to enhance Fort’s firefighting mission

Posted  May 17, 2012

An official ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony Tuesday officially marked the completion of Fort Huachuca’s new Fire Station 2. The Directorate of Emergency Services hosted the event.

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Commentary

Looking past packing boxes — a spouse’s guide to moving

Posted  May 17, 2012

As my husband and I packed boxes to move on post one weekend, I was struck by the fluidity of our motions. My husband gracefully unplugged and unhooked our entertainment system and put the components in original boxes with the proficiency of a Swiss watchmaker. I packed the kitchen…

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Culture celebration tonight

Posted  May 17, 2012

Fort Huachuca’s Training and Doctrine Command Culture Center in partnership with the Equal Opportunity Office, Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning, University of Arizona South and the Commission on Cultural Diversity of the City Council of Sierra Vista will host the first Village of Nations Culture Celebration today, 5 – 8 p.m. in the Sierra…

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Fort, City renew efforts related to disability issues

Posted  May 17, 2012

Fort Huachuca and City of Sierra Vista leadership renewed their commitment to enhance identification and resolution of disability related issues with a recently signed Memorandum of Agreement. The agreement between Fort Huachuca’s Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program and the City of Sierra Vista’s Commission on Disability Issues is a formal working relationship intended…

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Salutes & Awards

Fort Huachuca Flower Shop wins top quality awards for Arizona

Posted  May 17, 2012

One of what is considered one of the floral industry’s leading wire service providers, BloomNet, has recognized the Fort Huachuca Flower Shop twice for superior quality floral products and excellence in customer service for the state of Arizona for orders prepared during the...

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Health & Safety

Lock it or lose it — simple tips help prevent theft

Posted  May 17, 2012

Recently, Sierra Vista has been experiencing preventable vehicle burglaries. Many of these burglaries, and the resulting losses to the victims, can be prevented with some simple actions on everyone’s part. Don’t become the victim of a vehicle burglary. Use simple tips to keep valuables safe. Be sure to roll up windows and always lock all…

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FH salutes the silent military heroes — spouses

Posted  May 17, 2012

May is National Military Appreciation Month. Not only do people celebrate the men and women in uniform, but they also celebrate the men and women who stand behind those who serve in the U.S. military...

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Family Care Plans can ease minds of those who travel

Posted  May 17, 2012

Family Care Plans assist Soldiers in providing for their qualifying dependent family members when their duties require them to be absent from home for a temporary or an extended period of time. Soldiers who must have a valid FCP include: a pregnant Soldier with no spouse, living apart from a spouse, or is married to…

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Get military free access pass to national parks, other public lands

Posted  May 17, 2012

YORKTOWN, Va. — As part of the Joining Forces initiative to support our nation’s service members and their families, several U.S. government agencies announced an annual pass to active duty service members and their dependents, granting free access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges…

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Sports

Renovations bring new feel to sports complex

Posted  May 17, 2012

Leslie Woods, chief, sports, fitness and aquatics division explains a new piece of equipment recently installed in Barnes Field House. The flying pull-up bar acts as reverse monkey bars, and users climb up and down them instead of across. The facilities at Eifler Fitness Center and Barnes Field House…

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