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Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, or ECBC, and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, or USAMRIID, are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.

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Health center gets new enlisted leadership

The Soldiers and staff of Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center bid farewell to their senior enlisted leader, Sgt. Maj. Douglas Noetzleman, in a retirement and change of responsibility ceremony here May 15.

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2/13th Aviation welcomes new commander, bids one farewell

Two Soldiers’ paths changed direction during a change of command ceremony Wednesday morning at Libby Army Airfield.

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Air Force:F-35 pilot training begins at Luke

The first ever F-35 Lightning II pilot training class was held at Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix, May 4.

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Summer Safety Fair promotes safety readiness for all

Fort Huachuca hosted its annual Summer Safety Fair at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 15, promoting safety, health and wellness for personnel and residents of the community.


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TRADOC Army Reserve Instructor of Year awarded at Fort Huachuca

Posted  May 15, 2015

Natalie Lakosil From left, Brig, Gen. Jason Walrath, 100th Division, and Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, commanding general of the 80th Training Command, pose for a photograph with U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Army Reserves Instructor of the Year, Sgt. 1st Class Raymundo Soto, 6th Military Intelligence Battalion/95th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 100th Training Division, who…

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Fort Huachuca criminal punishment bulletin – April 2015

Posted  May 15, 2015

For the month of April 2015, in addition to court-martial and U.S. Federal Court proceedings, 56 Soldiers were disciplined under Article 15, Uniformed Code of Military Justice; and 30 Soldiers were administratively separated, including five for misconduct. The following are notable recent criminal proceedings: A specialist assigned to the United States Army Garrison was tried…

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Fort Huachuca sets Memorial Day observance

Posted  May 15, 2015

Fort Huachuca personnel will hold their Memorial Day observance 11:30 a.m. May 25 at the Post Cemetery. The public is invited. Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, is the speaker. The Widowed Support Center, Gold Star Wives and the Society of Military Widows will…

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FH Prayer Breakfast hosted on National Day of Prayer

Posted  May 15, 2015

Tanja Linton Chaplain Col. Greg Edison, the incoming chaplain for the Network Enterprise Technology Command in July, was the guest speaker at Fort Huachuca’s Prayer Breakfast. His topic was spiritual resiliency. Fort Huachuca hosted its annual Prayer Breakfast at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 7 on National Day of Prayer. During the event, prayers were…

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Vending machines support Fort Huachuca’s civilian employees

Posted  May 15, 2015

Fort Huachuca’s Civilian Welfare Fund Council, or CWFC, uses the money from vending machines to support federal employees. Each month a percentage of the money from post snack and soda vending machines goes into a secured CWFC account to provide morale and recreational activities to civilian employees. According to Carmen Chastain, CWFC president, these activities…

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Commissary surcharge helps patrons improve benefit

Posted  May 15, 2015

FORT LEE, Va. — There’s a lot to learn about the commissary surcharge just by considering four new commissaries opened last year on Army, Navy and Air Force installations. Thanks to the surcharge — the 5 percent added to every commissary customer’s receipt — the military communities at Naval Support Activity Annapolis, Maryland; Fort Polk,…

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IMCOM Europe Region prevails at command’s Best Warrior competition

Posted  May 15, 2015

A pair of military policemen from U.S. Army Garrison Benelux-Schinnen were named U.S. Army Installation Management Command Soldier and Non-commisssioned Officer of the Year in the 2015 IMCOM Best Warrior competition at Camp Bullis May 4 – 8.

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Mini society teaches elementary school youth about economics

Posted  May 15, 2015

Consumers line up to buy goods during the Strawberry World Mini Society Fair at Colonel Johnston Elementary School May 8. The price of goods ranged from $1 to $7.   Students at Colonel Johnston Elementary School were given a hands-on lesson in economics on May 8 while participating in a mini society fair hosted by…

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Colt Battalion commanders change during JROTC ceremony

Posted  May 15, 2015

Photos by Cadet 2nd Lt. Jessica Smith, BHS JROTC Buena High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Senior Instructor Command Sgt. Maj. Monty McDaniel, left, gives JROTC Cadet 2nd Lt. Benjamin Schweitzer the “100 Mile March” trophy for participating in the Bataan Memorial Death March for four years. During the May 6 ceremony, cadets received…

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Soldier Life Cycle — three phases help with transition

Posted  May 15, 2015

Transitioning from the military takes time, and unfortunately most Service members run out of time by the end of their career. The Department of the Army established the Solider Life Cycle, SLC, to help.

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