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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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Fort Huachuca ramps up suicide prevention awareness

Posted  October 3, 2014

Twenty-three students recently graduated from an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, ASIST, Training for Trainers, T4T, and earned Provisional Trainer status as ASIST trainers. ASIST provides individuals with additional skills and tools to help someone who is at risk of suicide. Living Works, the company that owns the ASIST program, sent four trainers from around…

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Employees must plan to use annual leave or risk forfeiting it

Posted  October 3, 2014

It’s time for employees who will have excess annual leave at the end of the year to submit paperwork to use the leave so they won’t risk forfeiting it. It is the mutual responsibility of supervisors and employees to plan and schedule the use of annual leave throughout the leave year. The scheduling of leave…

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Three fort museums close for renovation; one relocates

Posted  October 3, 2014

The Fort Museum and Annex will soon close for renovation and the Military Intelligence Museum will relocate. Fort Huachuca’s Main Museum and Annex close Oct. 12 for renovation. The Military Intelligence Museum also closes on that date to relocate near the MI Library. The last day the three museums are open to the public is…

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FH Soldiers train future generation

Posted  October 3, 2014

Spc. Tyler Karrin, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade, second from right, and Spc. Robert Brown, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, train Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students from Tombstone High School at the Honor Guard building on Fort Huachuca Monday. The students learned Honor Guard standard drilling techniques they can use during their JROTC ceremonies.

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Civilian of the Month

Posted  October 3, 2014

Jesse Jones Agency: U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command Position and duties: Telecommunications specialist. Responsibilities include installation, evaluation, integration and testing of satellite earth terminal systems. How long at current assignment: 18 years, 10 months How long in government service: 39 years, retired after 20 years active duty Residence: Sierra Vista Family: Wife Tina Hobbies:…

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Soldier posts suicide attempt to Facebook

Posted  October 3, 2014

FORT SILL, Okla. — A Facebook post. Two cut wrists. Time is the enemy. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Powell saw one Facebook post Aug. 31, which sent him frantically searching for a former Soldier. “He had cut his wrists, I mean about that far on each wrist,” said Powell, gesturing slashing his forearm. “It…

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101st HQ deploying to Liberia in response to Ebola epidemic

Posted  October 3, 2014

The headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will deploy to Monrovia, Liberia, as the Joint Force Command for Operation United Assistance.

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  October 3, 2014

Australian War Memorial Operation Jaywick was one of several paintings commissioned by the Australian War Memorial to commemorate the successful commando mission. Operation JAYWICK – one of WW II’s most successful commando raids Sept. 26, 1943 In early September 1943, the Krait, a former Japanese fishing vessel, left the U.S. Naval Base at Exmouth in…

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Fort Huachuca collects drugs for safe disposal

Posted  October 3, 2014

Fort Huachuca personnel collected 60 pounds of drugs Saturday in the Main Post Exchange parking lot during the four-hour Drug Enforcement Administration National Drug Take Back event. Members of the Fort Huachuca Directorate of Emergency Services, Medical Command and Army Substance Abuse Program participatied, and provided prescription drug awareness information and other handouts to participants…

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Air Force: For Dyess maintainers, little shop pays big dividends

Posted  October 3, 2014

Though simple parts or pieces can be fixed within other shops on base, sometimes the project is too complex to be easily resolved within one agency. That’s when AFREP Airmen are called in.

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