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Army makes significant strides in energy programs

The Army has made significant strides in its energy programs, despite challenges with budgets and manpower, according to a top Army official.

Dr. Randal Schoepp Health & Safety

Dempsey says combating Ebola a national security priority

In a video message to the force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called the fight against Ebola in West Africa a U.S. national security priority and said the health and safety of American Service members deployed to the region will be safeguarded.

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Six retirees honored Oct. 17 during ceremony on Brown Parade Field

Five Soldiers and one Department of the Army Civilian with a total of 155 years of combined time in service retired from the military or federal government on Oct. 17 during the Quarterly installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

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Marines: Passing of Corps; Dunford becomes 36th commandant

Gen. James Amos, the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, relinquished command of the Marine Corps to Gen. Joseph Dunford, Jr., Oct. 17, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

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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Air Force: First F-35 Lightning II arrives at Luke AFB

Posted  March 14, 2014

Escorted by two F-16 fighting Falcons, Luke Air Force Base’s first F-35 Lightning II arrived a little after 11 a.m. Monday, from the Lockheed Martin factory in Fort Worth, Texas.

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FH foreign liaison officers visit ISEC, meet senior leaders

Posted  March 14, 2014

During a visit to the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, or ISEC, four foreign liaison officers, or FLOs, from Germany, France and Korea and assigned to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, took a tour of the facilities and enjoyed lunch with Col. Patrick Kerr, ISEC commander, Command Sgt. Maj. Brenda Kadet, ISEC command sergeant major, and their staff, Feb. 26.

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ACS to host conference, special events, shares program news

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse, CPCA, and Army Community Service, ACS, will host the 19th Annual Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Conference in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month. It will be held March 28, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus, 901 North Colombo Ave. The 2014…

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Salutes & Awards

Eight Vietnam veterans to receive Medals of Honor

Posted  March 14, 2014

WASHINGTON — Eight Vietnam-era Soldiers will be awarded the Medal of Honor at a Tuesday White House ceremony. The Medal of Honor is the nation’s highest military award for gallantry and valorous actions. Three Medals of Honor will be awarded to living veterans and five to the Families of deceased Soldiers who served in Vietnam….

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News Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

FH Exchange ‘Buddies’ exclusive offers The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier for Fort Huachuca shoppers to exercise their Exchange benefit via the Internet. The Fort Huachuca Exchange’s Buddy List enables military shoppers to be among the first to find out about exclusive savings, promotions, events and special offers at the…

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FMWR Briefs – March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

Coaches’ meetings set for golf, softball The coaches’ meeting for the 2014 Commander’s Cup Golf Program is set for Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Mountain View Golf Course. All Letters of Intent are due at that time, and team rosters are due by April 1. The program begins April 7, 3 p.m., at MVGC. The coaches’…

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MI Corps Band presents joint concert with CSMS, encourages music education

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Military Intelligence Corps Band, or MI Corps Band, became more involved in students’ music education this year holding their first joint performance at Colonel Smith Middle School’s “Spring Concert” March 5 at school.

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Community Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

VFW Ladies Auxiliary to hold Dinner Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with an Irish-style dinner featuring corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rye bread and dessert tonight, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Cost is $9 per member, guests and active duty service members.  For…

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Salutes & Awards

309th MI Bn. remembers fallen Soldiers, names FOBs in their honor

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From Left, Spc. Jacob Oest and Sgt. 1st Class Christian Estores, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, unveil the plaque honoring Sgt. Faith Hinkley as Staff Sgt. Darren Crowe, Company E, and Pfc. Mattias Olsson, Company B, 309th MI Bn., wait to unveil the plaque honoring Cpl. Bernard Corpuz Feb. 28, during a…

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Presidential Proclamation — Women’s History Month, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Throughout our Nation’s history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor, from the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the deserts of Iraq…

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