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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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Community Briefs – November 15, 2012

Posted  November 15, 2012

Learn to square dance Sierra Vista’s Thunder Mountain Twirlers Square Dance Club is offering A-B-C Fun Dances, an easy introduction to square dancing, 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Friday nights through mid-January at the Sierra Vista Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner Ave. Cost is $3 per person; the first night is free. Wear…

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‘Yikes! Is this turkey done or not?’

Posted  November 15, 2012

FORT LEE, Va. — Seeing pink when slicing into your beautifully browned holiday turkey is enough to strike fear into the heart of any cook, no matter how experienced they are. Follow these few tips to avoid that scene this holiday season. First, make sure the turkey is completely thawed before being prepped for the…

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SKIESUnlimited now offering new programs

Posted  November 15, 2012

SKIESUnlimited, an Army Child, Youth and School Services Program on Fort Huachuca, is now offering dance, gymnastics and writing classes.

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FMWR Briefs – November 15, 2012

Posted  November 15, 2012

Turkey Bowl slated Fort Huachuca will host its annual Turkey Bowl and holiday food drive on Warrior and Sentinel Field tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. This event is a friendly football game between the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade and partner signal organizations versus the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade. The public is invited, and there is…

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News Briefs – November 15, 2012

Posted  November 15, 2012

App helps military families chart ‘life path’ The National Military Family Association launched a new app to answer questions and help military families find support as they navigate deployments, education, retirement and other major life events. The app, free and available for iPhone and Android, is called MyMilitaryLife. So far, only three “life paths” are…

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Veterans remembered, celebrated in Sierra Vista on Monday

Posted  November 15, 2012

Members from all branches of service gathered at Veterans’ Memorial Park this past Monday to remember the sacrifices made by those in uniform.

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Veterans, others honored during special annual MAC luncheon

Posted  November 15, 2012

The Greater Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee Luncheon attendees honored area veterans Nov. 7 during the annual “Take a Vet to Lunch” event held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

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‘Larry the Cable Guy’ sees Natick technology

Posted  November 15, 2012

When it comes to turning out the finest equipment in the world for American servicemen and women, no one else can “Git-R-Done” quite like the folks at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history November 15, 2012

Posted  November 15, 2012

SIGINT successes during Washington Naval Conference November 1921 Concerned about large-scale ship-building programs in the U.S., Great Britain and Japan following World War I, U.S. President Warren G. Harding organized the Washington Naval Conference in late 1921. The conference was held in Washington D.C., and nine nations attended. Harding’s goal was to establish limits on…

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Use open door policy to resolve problems at lowest levels

Posted  November 15, 2012

When a Soldier comes into the Inspector General’s Office, one of the first questions the IG staff asks the person is, “Have you spoken to your chain of command about this issue?” More often than not, they find that Soldiers did not communicate with their leaders. The majority of issues brought to the IG Office…

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