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Maranda Flynn Army

Combat Lifesaver Course trains Soldiers to save lives on, off battlefield

Maranda Flynn From left, Fort Huachuca Combat Lifesaver Course instructors Sgt. James Atcitty, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, and Sgt. James Fender, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade, wrap a casualty in a heat protective shell during the final event of the Combat Lifesaver Course, July 25. The shell is used to prevent hypothermia following a combat-related…

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Army signs ‘Shifting Gears’ training partnership with GM, Raytheon

J.D. Leipold The Shifting Gears Automotive Technician Training Program proclamation is displayed after being signed by representatives from the Army, General Motors and Raytheon at a Pentagon ceremony, Tuesday. From left, the signatories are: Lynn Dugal, president of Raytheon intelligence, information and services; Steve Hill, GM North American vice president of U.S. sales and service…

David Vergun Army

Senior leaders explain Army’s drawdown plan

David Vergun No commander is happy when notified that a Soldier from his or her command has been identified for early separation. But commanders personally notify those Soldiers and ensure participation in the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program. WASHINGTON — The drawdown, particularly involuntary separations, is a huge issue for the Army, officials said,…

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Ship ‘docks’ temporarily at Fort Huachuca

The fully restored 36-foot replica of the USS Arizona battleship ‘docks’ at the Fort Huachuca Main Exchange last weekend as part of the 119th anniversary celebration of the Post Exchange System. Wanda and Perry Sartain, former military veterans, rescued the decaying model and spearheaded its restoration as an educational tool to honor and respect veterans…

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.


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News Briefs – January 31, 2014

Posted  January 31, 2014

USAREC requests recruiters return Former detailed recruiters can earn a $4,000 bonus if they reclassify to military occupational specialty 79R, recruiter, and return to U.S. Army Recruiting Command. Noncommissioned officers must be a staff sergeant or sergeant, have less than 12 years time in service, and currently be in an over-strength or balanced MOS. Time…

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BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

Posted  January 31, 2014

This year the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, was introduced to a new sport. The 2013/14 school year is the first time JROTC has an archery team. It is open to all Buena High School students interested in joining. The group practices on Tuesday and Thursday after school on the BHS football field.

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Community Briefs January 31, 2014

Posted  January 31, 2014

  Cochise College scholarships The Cochise College Foundation will award 50 $1,000 scholarships to Cochise County high school graduating seniors or home schooled students enrolling full-time at Cochise College this fall. Eligible students should go online to complete the foundation’s STARS scholarship application, which is now open for all future and current Cochise College students…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  January 31, 2014

Nanette Filleman From left, Preston Daw, Kenneth Kase, Tim Hakes, Kenneth Holmes and Makalee Borum, all 11, participate in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math , or STEM, experiment during a presentation by student teachers from The University of Arizona South at Colonel Smith Middle School. The student teachers set up a variety of hands-on…

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Commander’s Week boosts ISEC leadership, personal development

Posted  January 24, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Regis “Bud” Bates, guest speaker from The University of Arizona South, seems to capture the attention of seminar attendees as he presents a leadership session based on his own experience in the telecommunications and information services. The presentation took place Jan. 16 during the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command Commander’s Week in…

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Army plans baseline assessment for Network Integration Evaluation 15.1

Posted  January 24, 2014

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army will evaluate its tactical network baseline during the Network Integration Evaluation 15.1, in fall 2014 in order to set conditions for future network development and refine focus areas for industry innovation. The Network Baseline Assessment will evaluate the performance of current integrated network capabilities in a variety of operational scenarios,…

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Help IMCOM improve, tell us about Fort Huachuca, services

Posted  January 24, 2014

Amanda Kraus Rodriguez A U.S. Army Installation Management Command employee demonstrates the use of the Interactive Customer Evaluation system to coworkers. Through ICE, customers can rate products, services and leave suggestions for IMCOM leaders. SAN ANTONIO — As a customer, have you ever felt the need to have your voice heard — whether to recognize…

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Revised OER process to take effect April 1

Posted  January 24, 2014

Nick Duke Beginning April 1, officers will be rated under a new officer evaluation report system, one that is designed to both strengthen rater accountability and reflect current Army leadership doctrine. FORT BENNING, Ga. — Beginning April 1, officers from across the Army will be subject to a new officer evaluation report, or OER, system….

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Fort Huachuca ASAP to present programs at local schools

Posted  January 24, 2014

From Monday through Feb. 2, personnel from Fort Huachuca’s Army Substance Abuse Program and local schools will join forces with other teens, parents, and scientists across the nation in a week-long effort to shatter the myths on drugs during National Drug Facts Week 2014, or NDFA. The week-long health observance is organized by the National…

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Military specifically invited to register for new elk hunt Arizona Game and Fish Department

Posted  January 24, 2014

Courtesy of the Arizona Game and Fish Department A bull elk roams a forest in Arizona. Military hunters who take advantage of the Arizona Game and Fish Department and Camp Navajo cooperatively provided hunt opportunity for elk at Camp Navajo that honors the military could potentially bag an animal such as this one. New for…

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