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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.

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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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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Festival honors and celebrates diversity

Posted  May 17, 2012

Sweet, salty smells of Asian cuisine, graceful movements of pacific island dancers and proud cries of Taekwondo students were featured at Tuesday’s Asian-Pacific Heritage Festival at the Thunder Mountain...

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News Briefs May 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 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 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 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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Featured Comicon author calls FH ‘home’

Posted  May 17, 2012

Just like out of a comic book, writer Jeffrey Mariotte not only writes novels and comic books but also works locally on Fort Huachuca...

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Community Briefs May 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 2012

Teen volunteer program planned 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 17, 2012

Posted  May 17, 2012

General Myer Elementary School Ms. Akers’ 4th grade class went on a field trip to the National Parks Service’s Coronado National Memorial in Hereford. They relived the meeting between Spanish conquistador Francisco Vásquez de Coronado and the Zuni Tribe. During the meeting, they dressed up as explorers and Zuni tribesmen and got to experience what…

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Commissary parking lot construction underway

Posted  May 10, 2012

Demolition of the first half of the commissary parking lot construction project began Monday. The project is estimated to be completed by September. The Commissary is getting a new parking lot which will not only better help serve store patrons, but will also be environmentally...

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted  May 10, 2012

This May, our Army will observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s national campaign to keep riders safe on our nation’s highways. The increasing number of registered motorcycles on Army installations shows more and more Soldiers are discovering the freedom and excitement of riding. This hobby comes with…

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New resource for Army civilian training, leader development

Posted  May 10, 2012

To improve access to information and increase participation in Army Civilian training and leader development opportunities, the Army G-3/5/7 Training Directorate’s Civilian Training and Leader Development Division launched a one-stop website consolidating information about career program occupational and functional training, competitive professional development and leader development opportunities, as well as application procedures and course registration…

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Security exam proves knowledge of Fort’s security personnel

Posted  May 10, 2012

More than 20 personnel on Fort Huachuca were notified of their passing Security Fundamentals Professional Certification scores recently. “The Security Fundamentals Professional Certification serves as a valid and reliable indicator of a security practitioner’s understanding of facts, concepts and principles the Department of Defense security community deems critical to successfully perform functions, implement programs and…

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