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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.

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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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Holocaust survivor tells her story at FH middle school

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Guest speaker Wanda Wolosky, Holocaust survivor, engages with Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students, sharing her story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Classes gathered in the school student union area Feb. 27 to hear the personal account. Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students received a first-hand…

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Fort Huachuca kicks off AER campaign

Posted  March 7, 2014

Fort Huachuca kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief campaign, which runs through May 15, to raise awareness and prepare the unit coordinators, on Tuesday at Army Community Service, or ACS. This year’s theme is “AER: A Soldier’s First Choice.” Since 1942, the AER program has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unforeseen…

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IMCOM announces FH, other public affairs competition winners

Posted  March 7, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced results of the IMCOM-level Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition. The winners were chosen from more than 250 submissions in print, community relations and broadcast categories from garrisons around the world. The annual awards program recognizes military and Civilian employees for journalistic excellence…

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Military Intelligence – A moment in history

Posted  March 7, 2014

Woman of character, courage and commitment celebrated Photo property of the U.S. Army Special Agent Major Ann Bray is considered the First Lady of Counterintelligence. 1905 – 1976 The theme for the 2014 National Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment” which recognizes and honors the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination…

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NETCOM names top Civilian for 2013

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gordon Van Vleet The 2013 Civilian of the Month winners pose for a photo in front of the ceremony cake prior to the ceremony. From left are: Susan Boudreaux, for January; Stuart Wells, for February; Shannon Sisco, for March; Rhonda Martinez, for July; Derrick Jones, who filled in for Nancee Horn, for June; Suzanne Clabourne,…

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Marines: Co. I gets first fitting for dress uniforms

Posted  March 7, 2014

The Marine Corps is known for its professionalism and when it comes to professionalism, Marines are held to high expectations.

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Navy: Tuition Assistance Program funds awaiting Sailors’ use

Posted  March 7, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Center for Personal and Professional Development, or CPPD, is asking Sailors to submit their Navy Tuition Assistance, or TA, requests — and now would be good — said the director of Navy Voluntary Education, VOLED, Monday. According to Ernest D’Antonio, CPPD’s VOLED program director, the expenditure rate for TA funding…

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160th SOAR trains future Night Stalkers at Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 7, 2014

Becoming a Night Stalker with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), or 160th SOAR(A), became a bit more challenging this month as the Green Platoon training program was conducted here at Fort Huachuca for the first time ever in the unit’s history.

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News Briefs March 7, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website Tips submitted through the Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website led to a shoplifter’s recent arrest. Investigators were unable to identify the shoplifter, caught on videotape, and requested residents’ help in identifying him through their new website at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/CrimeSolvers. The site features crimes that investigators have gathered enough evidence about to…

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Lent, Passover & Easter 2014 at Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 7, 2014

Catholic Main Post Chapel Catholic Services Stations of the Cross Today, March 14, 21 and 28; April 4 and 11 – 6 p.m. Followed by Soup Supper Palm Sunday Mass April 13 – 8:30 a.m. Holy Thursday Mass April 17 – 7 p.m. Good Friday Service, Adoration of the Cross April 18 – 7 p.m….

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