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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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Air Force: Band performs new holiday flash mob

Posted  December 5, 2014

‘Tis the season where friends and family come together over a bountiful spread of food and drink — the time of year where gifts are exchanged and memories and traditions are made. But it is also the time of year when the U.S. Air Force Band surprises the world with another musical flash mob.

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Marines: Man overcomes tumor in spine and joins Corps

Posted  December 5, 2014

Recruit Esra Mullner, Platoon 3269, Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, stands at the position of attention at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., Nov. 21. Mullner is a Boise, Idaho native and was recruited out of Recruiting Substation Boise, Idaho. MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO, Calif. — When Esra Mullner was taken…

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Fort ushers in holiday season with meal, decorations, giving

Posted  December 5, 2014

DFAC serves up turkey, more Servers make last minute preparations before the first guests arrive at the Weinstein Dining Facility Nov. 27. This is one of the few special meals the public can eat each year in a Fort Huachuca dining facility and many Civilians have made it a tradition to dine on post on…

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Fort Huachuca Holiday Giving Tree is wrapping up

Posted  December 5, 2014

Members of Fort Huachuca and the local community were invited to give gifts for military Families in need this holiday season through the Holiday Giving Tree Program.

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News Briefs December 5, 2014

Posted  December 5, 2014

Chaplains available after duty hours Individuals in need of chaplain assistance outside normal duty hours should contact the on-call duty chaplain at 520.508.8042 or the installation operations center at 520.533.2291. Cold weather reminder With the colder temperatures here, Mountain Vista Community employees remind residents to ensure hoses are removed from the hose bib on the…

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FMWR Briefs – December 5, 2014

Posted  December 5, 2014

N.O.E.L. set for Dec. 12, 13 FMWR will present “N.O.E.L.” — Night of Extraordinary Lights Holiday Village — Dec. 12 and 13 at Brown Parade Field. Hours are Friday, 4 – 10 p.m. and Saturday, 2 – 10 p.m. This free event is open to everyone. Activities include: light displays, ice skating rink (skates provided),…

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Prevent weight gain during holiday season

Posted  December 5, 2014

One of the most common weight management challenges for Americans every year is preventing weight gain during the holiday season.

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Community Briefs December 5, 2014

Posted  December 5, 2014

Recycle cooking oil, grease after holidays Recycle post-holiday cooking oil and grease at one of the two City of Sierra Vista year-round grease collection sites, free of charge. Used cooking grease and oil is recycled into bio-diesel. Pour leftover oil and grease into a container, secure the lid, and take it to one of these…

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Army researchers develop pocket-sized aerial surveillance device

Posted  November 26, 2014

Courtesy photo by United Kingdom Ministry of Defense A British Soldier holds a Prox Dynamics’ PD-100 Black Hornet, a palm-sized miniature helicopter weighing only 16 grams. Researchers with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are testing the Black Hornet to provide squad-sized small units with organic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability….

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Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions

Posted  November 26, 2014

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Active duty members of the Army, Air Force or Navy making dollar-amount Roth contributions to a Thrift Savings Plan account should know that these deductions will stop on Jan. 31, unless action is taken. “The Roth [Thrift Savings Plan] contributions are going from a dollar figure to a percentage of pay,” said…

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