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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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News Briefs November 7, 2014

Posted  November 7, 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. Join Foreign Service Those preparing to leave the military and who want to see the world while continuing in government service are invited to meet…

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FMWR Briefs – November 7, 2014

Posted  November 7, 2014

Check out Vet’s Day weekend specials FMWR will observe Veterans Day with weekend specials of free services to Active Duty, Family members and retired military at the following facilities: Nov. 8, FMWR Rents (520.533.6707) will offer half-price rentals; Nov. 8, the Arts and Crafts Center (520.533. 2015/533.5550.) will offer free do-it-yourself time; Nov. 9, The…

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Halloween fun abounds on post during October

Posted  November 7, 2014

It was a dark and scary night on post Oct. 31. It was the evening when Fort Huachuca’s ghouls and goblins came out to play. Children donned costumes and with friends and Families made their way around post collecting treats. The activity began early in the month when Mountain Vista Communities announced their search for…

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Wild for Wilderness Festival Saturday; celebrate 50 years of Wilderness Act

Posted  November 7, 2014

Those who enjoy the landscapes of the Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands of southeastern Arizona may want to attend the day long Wild for Wilderness Festival on Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd., Tucson. The free family-oriented event will feature guided nature walks, wilderness…

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Community Briefs November 7, 2014

Posted  November 7, 2014

Tubac to hold fall crafts festival The Tubac Chamber of Commerce is holding a Fall Arts & Crafts Festival, just in time for Holiday Shopping. The festival is underway through Sunday at 5 p.m. The festival is free, but parking is $8. For directions, go to www.tubacaz.com/event/new-tubac-fall-arts-crafts-festival. Bisbee Film Festival underway Bisbee is holding a…

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Fort Huachuca’s first CFC Walk designed to heighten awareness

Posted  October 31, 2014

Eric Hortin, NETCOM Soldiers visit one of the Combined Federal Campaign unit coordinator stations to gather information and fill out contribution forms Wednesday after the CFC Awareness Walk at Warrior/Sentinel Field. The 2014 Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign personnel held a CFC Awareness Walk Wednesday morning at Warrior/Sentinel Field to heighten awareness among members of…

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IMCOM revises overseas tour policy to enhance development opportunities

Posted  October 31, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — A new U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) policy, published Tuesday, will open development doors to its general schedule employees in grades nine and above by reducing a backlog of employees past their five-year overseas tour rotations and placing them in stateside positions to create a leadership development cycle. The IMCOM Enhanced…

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Red Ribbon Week held this week on Fort Huachuca

Posted  October 31, 2014

Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Although the start end dates can vary slightly depending on the organization and source, Red Ribbon Week generally takes place the last full week in October, with the weekends before and following the last full week included as appropriate celebration dates….

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Health & Safety

Fort raises domestic violence awareness with open house

Posted  October 31, 2014

Maci Hidalgo During the Domestic Violence Awareness Open House at Army Community Service Oct. 23, Jan Barber, Fort Huachuca’s Family Advocacy Program manager, highlights the resources available to Families and Soldiers, including support groups for young parents, reintegration programs for Families experiencing deployment and redeployment stress, and programs on anger management, dating violence and gender…

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Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center warns of Halloween hazards

Posted  October 31, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – As Halloween time nears, personnel at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center want parents and grandparents to watch for common risks to youth. Glow stick exposures possible Sometimes youngsters break or gnaw on the sticks and come in contact with the “glow.” Fortunately, the colorful liquid is low on the toxicity…

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