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Natick studies link between body armor fit, performance

Body armor has saved countless lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, but an Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that doesn’t fit properly can actually hinder a Soldier’s performance in combat.

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

On Oct. 19, 1983, Grenada’s pro-Communist Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several other leaders were murdered by a faction led by Deputy Prime Minister Bernard Coard.

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Air Force: Airmen train for ‘new wild, wild west’ in cyber domain

On any given day, the Defense Department defends itself against numerous cyber-attacks at installations throughout the world. To help combat this growing threat, Airmen from the 39th Information Operations Squadron train to defend computer networks against invisible ordnance in the operational domain of cyberspace.

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FH Soldiers take Army Master Fitness Training Course, prepare to train others to become fit

Army Master Fitness Training Course, MFT, arrived at Fort Huachuca Sept. 15 through Oct. 9 so trainers could prepare Soldiers for the physical demands of war and educate them on fitness.

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Tens of thousands celebrate Army Ten-Miler’s 30th anniversary

A total of 35,000 runners and 720 teams from around the globe came to the nation’s capital to participate in the annual Army Ten-Miler celebrating the race’s 30th anniversary Sunday.


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News Briefs, March 29, 2012

Posted  March 29, 2012

Debt Collection Notice: 2nd Lt. Alex Bayer, 520.533.5886, is the summary court officer for the deceased Soldier, Spc. Jonathan S. Thomas, formerly of Company C., 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Theatre Tactical Signal Brigade. This is a debt collection notice for Spc. Jonathan S. Thomas. All services under Thomas’s name should be put on hold….

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An abundance of patriotism defines historic women

Posted  March 29, 2012

Maybe it was the personal details about the women she highlighted or the sepia-toned photos she shared, but either way, Historian Betsy Rohaly Smoot did it. She gave these women, whose names were likely not often heard before Tuesday’s Fort Huachuca Women’s History Month program…

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Women made significant MI contributions, too

Posted  March 29, 2012

Secret agents and powerful leaders are not limited to the men of military intelligence. In the brief history of women officially serving in intelligence positions within the United States Army, there are several notable figures. Like other fields within the military, military intelligence embraced women in service…

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SOS hosts family fun day for survivors

Posted  March 29, 2012

The scene wasn’t what you might expect from a support group at the Desert Lanes Bowling Alley Saturday afternoon. Smiles, laughter and cheers are just some ways to describe the emotions of the vivacious group gathered there. “Events like this are wonderful “” look at these people. They…

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Retirees focus on health matters

Posted  March 29, 2012

(The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras) TRICARE Pharmacy phone number changes The TRICARE Retail Pharmacy and Home Delivery program coverage areas have merged, and their phone numbers have changed. Beneficiaries should now call, toll-free, 1.877.363.1303 for pharmacy and home delivery concerns,…

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March Civilian of the month: Greg Sasarita

Posted  March 29, 2012

Agency: U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Test officer in C4 Network Test Directorate, Network Systems Integration Division. Manages multiple test projects and activities:SR Hawk ground surveillance radar, Wind turbine study, NIE 12.2 configuration control, Renewable energy How long at current assignment: 22.5 years with EPG Residence: Sierra Vista Family: Wife, Dana, nurse;…

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Fort Huachuca to celebrate Passover on April 6 at chapel

Posted  March 29, 2012

Passover, the Biblically-ordained Festival of Freedom, will be observed by Jews the world over starting on the night of April 6, and concluding at nightfall, April 14. Interested personnel can observe the festival at the traditional Jewish Passover Seder to be held on that date at 6:30 p.m., in the Main Post Chapel’s activities room….

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Gaming plays important role in Army training

Posted  March 29, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. “” An avatar of Col. Robert “Pat” White, deputy commander of the Combined Arms Center ““ Training, told an Army conference Monday that gaming will play a critical role in training. White’s avatar was part of a video that presented the colonel’s pre-recorded comments at the Army Games…

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Law enforcement, fire emergency? Move over!

Posted  March 29, 2012

When drivers see sirens flashing, they need to move over. According to Arizona Revised Statutes, 28-775E.1.2. Authorized Emergency Vehicles; Approaching; Following Fire Apparatus, when a police vehicle, ambulance or fire apparatus is driving with its lights and sirens activated, pull to the right of the roadway and stop moving. Do not stop in an intersection. Drivers…

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Live safely with bears on Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 29, 2012

Fort Huachuca is located in what is considered good black bear habitat. Bears are used to the area and capable of living here successfully without human intervention. However, occasionally bears will wander into the housing or other cantonment areas in search of an easy meal. People must be proactive…

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