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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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Community Briefs January 24, 2014

Posted  January 24, 2014

Arizona’s State Balladeer at AFP Dolan Ellis, Arizona’s Official State Balladeer, has captured many of Cochise County legends in a special program of original songs, stories and photography focusing on Cochise County. See him perform at the Arizona Folklore Preserve Saturday and Sunday. Doors open at 1 p.m., with performances starting at 2 p.m. Admission…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  January 24, 2014

Fifth grade student Brandon Deleon created this “blind doodle” in Nancy Murphy’s art class. He is a student in Amy Wolfe’s 5th grade class. General Myer Elementary School Art classes are in full swing for the New Year. Lynn Tompkins’ and Suzi Szymeczek’s fourth grade classes are learning how to weave on simple cardboard looms….

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News Briefs – January 17, 2014

Posted  January 17, 2014

New commanding general announced The chief of staff, Army, announced the following assignment Jan. 8: Brig. Gen. John Morrison, Jr., currently the commanding general of the 7th Signal Command (Theater), Fort Gordon, Ga., has been chosen to be the commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. Morrison assumed command of 7th SC (T)…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated during FH observance

Posted  January 17, 2014

Gabrielle KuholskiStaff Writer From left, Military Intelligence Corps Band members Staff Sgt. Dnard Edwards, Sgt. Jamie Jones, Sgt. Christopher Goodman, Sgt. Stephen Brinkman and Spc. Johnanthony Demaio perform a musical selection during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Tuesday at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Office, or MEO, and…

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Health & Safety

TRICARE ends walk-in admin services at 189 facilities

Posted  January 17, 2014

WASHINGTON – TRICARE military health plan service centers will end administrative walk-in services in the United States on April 1, Pentagon officials said Monday. While the 189 facilities will stop taking walk-ins, beneficiaries can accomplish any administrative task online or by phone, said Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren. The TRICARE military health plan service…

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To our Community,

Posted  January 17, 2014

I very much appreciate everyone’s feedback on the horses at the Buffalo Corral. Since my last message, Horse’n Around Rescue Ranch and Foundation, Inc. briefed me and our veterinarian on the technology they employ to treat aging and injured animals. Horse’n Around uses Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation, or VOM, and lasers to treat progressive and acute…

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Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On … Not A Day Off

Posted  January 17, 2014

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a U.S. federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, around the time of King’s birthday, Jan. 15. This year, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will be recognized on Monday. King…

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Health & Safety

Exchange resolves to promote healthier living

Posted  January 17, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Nicolas Garcia, Exchange visual merchandiser manager, stacks single serving size portions of oatmeal inside the shoppette near the Main Gate. Oatmeal is one healthy option available for purchase at the Main Gate Express. According to “Sourcewire,” nearly a quarter of Americans vow to get fit for the New Year. The Fort Huachuca Army…

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Army

Price study validates commissary’s 30-percent savings

Posted  January 17, 2014

FORT LEE, Va. – Commissary savings are now being measured against a wider range of retailers that sell groceries, and the comparison confirms the value of the benefit, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s 2013 price comparison study. For the first time, the expanded comparison survey allowed the Defense Commissary Agency, or DeCA, to look…

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Health & Safety

Traffic safety camera 30-day warning period underway

Posted  January 17, 2014

The safety cameras at State Route 92 and Foothills Drive are under a 30-day warning period through Feb. 9. The cameras will be fully operational Feb. 10. Drivers who speed and/or run the red light during the warning period will receive letters reminding them to reduce their speeds and help prevent major accidents, injuries, and…

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