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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.

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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Army

At FH, 35G imagery analysts learn to have “eyes on the world”

Posted  May 24, 2012

The 35G military occupational specialty, imagery analyst, plays an integral part in providing not only the Army but the United States with critical information about enemy forces. 35G Soldiers do this through...

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News Briefs May 24, 2012

Posted  May 24, 2012

Increased fire danger leads to fire restrictions In conjunction with the Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista District, the Fort Huachuca fire danger level is now “Very High.” No open fires and no smoking outside vehicles are permitted in all Fort Huachuca canyons and mountains. All smoking materials must be extinguished in vehicle ashtrays. Do not…

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FMWR May 24, 2012

Posted  May 24, 2012

Register youth for summer activities Registration for the SKIESUnlimited “Exploring Summer Fun” programs is going on now for all classes. Classes include: horse camp, arts and crafts camps, piano camp, learn-to-swim, a babysitter course, including first aid and CPR, learn to sew, gymnastics camp, cheerleading camp, plus academic classes such as creative writing, college prep…

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Sports

1st Time Tri — Triathlon for beginners is big hit

Posted  May 24, 2012

The “1st Time Tri” held Saturday by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Sports, Aquatics and Fitness Division gave participants a chance to take part in a different kind of triathlon.

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Community Briefs May 24, 2012

Posted  May 24, 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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Chalk Talk May 24, 2012

Posted  May 24, 2012

General Myer Elementary School Students and staff at General Myer Elementary School are ending the year on a great note. As the year comes to a close, we are celebrating students’ accomplishments and talents. Our last Accelerated Reading Auction of the year was a success. Students involved in the Myer Eagle Reading Club had been…

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Health & Safety

Tanker base on airfield here supports fire-suppression efforts

Posted  May 24, 2012

Although summer time is just around the corner, fire season is already here. The Libby Air Tanker Base on Fort Huachuca often assists with fire suppression during the fire season which is the case, right now.

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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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