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Liberia, US build Ebola treatment centers, decrease virus growth rate

The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) and U.S. forces are building Ebola treatment units (ETUs) to provide care for critically ill Liberians infected by Ebola.

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Alpha Company 2-13th Avn. Regt. scene takes first place at annual Haunted Hayride

The annual Haunted Hayride on Fort Huachuca took place at Wren Arena over the weekend and, for the third year in a row, Alpha Company, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, took first place for their spooky scene.

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Operation Rising Star — Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

Active-duty service men and women still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 “Rising Star.”

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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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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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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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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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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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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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SV Elks select 18th MP Det. Soldier as LEO of Year

Posted  January 17, 2014

File photo Sgt. 1st Class Craig Hannum, 18th Military Police Detachment sergeant, teaches other law enforcement officers how to use pepper spray, a defensive tool used by military police. Being a primary instructor for Less Lethal Weapons and Tactics training is one reason Hannum was selected as the Elks Lodge 2013 Law Enforcement Officer of…

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Army Community Services shares program information

Posted  January 17, 2014

ACS/Family Advocacy Program Join Army Community Service, or ACS, personnel for classes that were successful last year. People are welcome to attend even one session. Anger Management classes are underway on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. in the ACS conference room. All identification card holders are welcome. Scream Free Parenting class, in partnership with the Chaplain’s…

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