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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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Disability Employment Awareness showcased this month

Posted  October 10, 2014

“Expect. Employ. Empower.” is the National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme for October 2014. The history of National Disability Employment Month goes back to 1945 when Congress enacted a resolution declaring the first week in October each year. “National Employ the Physically Handicapped.” It has since been expended to recognize all disabilities, mental or physical,…

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Watch TRADOC leaders discuss U.S. Army’s future

Posted  October 10, 2014

Those unable to attend the Association of United States Army (AUSA) National’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition can still watch TRADOC leaders live at livestream, www.army.mil/professional, as they discuss the future of the U.S. Army during panels throughout the week. Held every October in Washington, D.C., the AUSA Annual Meeting is the largest landpower exposition…

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Army wins Chairman’s Cup at Warrior Games

Posted  October 10, 2014

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey raises the 2014 Warrior Games Chairman’s Cup with Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the Pacific Fleet, right, during a presentation for Warrior Games athletes on the Air Force Academy football field at halftime during the Navy – Air Force football game in Colorado Springs, Colo.,…

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‘Purple Friday’ raises domestic violence awareness

Posted  October 10, 2014

ACS to hold Open House Army Community Service joins Army-wide efforts, as October launches Army Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “Purple Friday” is our designated day to wear purple to make a collective statement to end intimate partner abuse; the ACS staff invites everyone to join them in the declaration to prevent domestic violence by honoring…

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Fort Huachuca Criminal Punishment Bulletin – September 2014

Posted  October 10, 2014

For the month of September 2014, in addition to Court-Martial and U.S. Federal Court Proceedings, 44 Soldiers were disciplined under Article 15, UCMJ; and 42 Soldiers were administratively separated, including 13 for misconduct. The following are notable recent criminal proceedings: A Private First Class assigned to NETCOM was tried at Summary Court-Martial for stealing money…

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Honor guard provides service, training on, off post

Posted  October 10, 2014

The Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard Soldiers are recognized for their participation in post and community events, and devote time to perfecting techniques, drills and provide training.

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Local jury scam alert — avoid becoming a victim

Posted  October 10, 2014

The Sierra Vista Police Department, SVPD, is warning residents not to fall prey to the “jury scam”— a ploy often used by scam artists. Three callers reported the same ruse to officers Oct. 2. All three received a call from a person claiming to be with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office looking to collect $4,500…

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Air Force: AF to implement TDY policy changes

Posted  October 10, 2014

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AFNS) — The Air Force recently implemented two TDY policy changes that will impact travel reimbursements for Airmen. The first change, which took effect Oct. 1, made changes to the Joint Travel Regulations, Reimbursable and Incidental Expense Policy. The second will be a change in long-term TDY per diem expenses…

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Marines: Diversity to Corps — Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted  October 10, 2014

Americans take time to recognize Hispanic and Latino American’s contributions and celebrate their heritage and culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sep. 15 to Oct. 15.

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National Night Out introduces community to local law enforcement

Posted  October 10, 2014

Cpl. Damian Barron with the Sierra Vista Police Department helps Jayden Portz, 8, try one a tactical vest during Sierra Vista’s National Night Out event Tuesday evening. Barron participated in the event by displaying and explaining the different special response vehicle and equipment the SVPD uses in high risk situations.   Jaxon Vanfossan, 3, gets…

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