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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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Salutes & Awards

Fort Huachuca’s Army Band changes command on historic parade field

Posted  November 7, 2014

Tanja Linton In an age-old Army tradition, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Tanner passed the unit’s guidon to outgoing commander Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tom Bauer, who passed it to garrison commander Col. Thomas A. Boone who then passed it to Warrant Officer Jonathan Crane. Having formally accepted command of the band, Crane returns the guidon…

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Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

Posted  November 7, 2014

Sierra Vista became the second official Purple Heart City in Arizona on Oct. 23, when City Council passed a resolution and Mayor Frederick Mueller made an official proclamation recognizing the personal sacrifice and valor Purple Heart recipients have made for our nation. “We’re pleased to be a Purple Heart City,” Mueller says. “The City of…

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Sierra Vista Public Library Discovery Packs take learning outdoors

Posted  November 7, 2014

Explorers looking to make discoveries in the community can now check out the new “Discovery Packs” offered by the Sierra Vista Public Library. These packs allow for fabulous fun for explorers of all ages and can be checked out for seven days. All that’s needed is a library card. For those who love to view…

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Fort Huachuca students celebrate Red Ribbon Week on post

Posted  November 7, 2014

Maci Hidalgo General Myer Elementary School Counselor Jan Camps helps fourth grade students Sophia Rodriguez, 9, and Emily Wright, 9, push red plastic cups into the fence to create their Red Ribbon Week “message” for everyone to see. Red Ribbon Week was designed to focus awareness on the problems of drug use in all communities….

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service sets Veterans Day holiday hours

Posted  November 7, 2014

Launderette Always Open   Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday: 10 a.m….

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DOD: Defense Department celebrates Military Family Month in November

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — November in America traditionally is a month of thankfulness, and the Defense Department chose this month to recognize those who support the nation’s armed forces but who don’t wear the uniform: military Families. Barbara Thompson directs the department’s Office of Family Policy, Children and Youth, and Special Needs. She recently spoke with DOD…

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Navy: Sailors’ artwork showcases Naval service

Posted  November 7, 2014

Navy Aerographer’s Mate 3rd Class Kristena Huck, from Deming, Wash., left, and Machinist’s Mate Fireman Elizabeth Bowmer, from Astoria, Ore., pose beside a mural they painted on the aft mess decks of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The George Washington and its embarked carrier air wing, Carrier Air Wing 5, provide a combat-ready…

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Health & Safety

Service members, Civilians train to defend against infectious diseases

Posted  November 7, 2014

TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official website states that this year’s Ebola epidemic marks the largest number of confirmed cases of Ebola in history. In order to efficiently respond to an outbreak, Soldiers here trained to ensure they have the skill sets to properly don and doff…

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Dempsey, Battaglia explain rationale for post-Africa deployment Ebola Virus Disease monitoring

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — The 21-day controlled monitoring program for U.S. Service members returning from West Africa is a conservative and prudent approach, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his senior enlisted advisor said Oct. 30. Gen. Martin Dempsey and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia said they see the reintegration program troops will…

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Army scientists striving to develop Ebola vaccine

Posted  November 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — No vaccines or drugs are available yet to protect people worldwide against Ebola Virus Disease, but two potential vaccines are in human safety testing, and scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases were a critical part of their development. During an interview late October, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute…

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