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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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Fort Huachuca pays respect to fallen K-9 Unit Soldier

Posted  December 20, 2013

Maranda Flynn Kerina Mariana pets Benny, the working dog assigned to her husband, Staff Sgt. John Mariana, K-9 Unit dog handler, prior to his recent passing on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. Benny was given to Kerina, who is a prior military working dog handler, following her husband’s memorial service Dec. 12. Hundreds of local Soldiers,…

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Weinstein Village DFAC awarded for Thanksgiving dinner

Posted  December 20, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, presents Sgt. 1st Class Donald Stewart, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, with the runner-up award for the Commanding General’s Best Decorated Dining Facility Dec. 12 at the Thunderbird Dining Facility. The dining hall held a competition…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  December 20, 2013

CIC Detachment organized for Manhattan Project Property of the U.S. Army Col. John Lansdale, Jr., was a civilian lawyer and Army reservist who requested a call to active duty with the War Department’s Military Intelligence Division. He served as the director of Intelligence and Security for the Manhattan Project from 1941 – 1946. Dec. 18,…

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Military separation rules increase, access OMPF easily

Posted  December 20, 2013

Army transition — shifting the paradigm Army Career and Alumni Program U. S. Army Human Resources Command veterans are some of the Army’s most valuable resources and need your support. Those who transitioned from the Army within the last 21 years likely started their separation process at the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP….

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Army Air Force Exchange Service sets holiday hours

Posted  December 20, 2013

Launderette Open 24/7 All AAFES facilities Wednesday: Closed Main Store Tuesday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday – Dec. 30: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dec. 31: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan. 1: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/ODL Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday – Dec. 30: 10…

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Army National Guard celebrates 377 years of service

Posted  December 20, 2013

Soldiers and civilians with the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence celebrated the Army National Guard’s 377th birthday Dec. 13 on Fort Huachuca.

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Families craft gingerbread houses, enter competition

Posted  December 20, 2013

With frosting in hand, Christen Scofield, art specialist, helps the Woolery Family put together their gingerbread house Saturday. Each piece of gingerbread siding was glued together using a royal icing. The spicy smell of gingerbread filled the inside the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Arts & Crafts Center Saturday as Families came together for the fourth…

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Bells ring, people sing

Posted  December 20, 2013

62nd Army Band presents ‘Sounds of Holidays’   Soldiers of the 62nd Army Band play Christmas songs with a jazzy rhythm in the halls of Buena High School after their holiday concert. The band members performed for the audience both before and after the main event. Santa, Mrs. Claus and an elf also made an…

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News Briefs – December 20, 2013

Posted  December 20, 2013

Next Scout published Jan. 10, 2014 This is the final issue of “The Fort Huachuca Scout” for 2013. The first 2014 Scout will be published on Jan. 10. Please submit information for the Jan. 10 Scout to joan.vasey1@us.army.mil. Safe Ride Service available To help reduce the number of driving-under-the-influence incidents, the Fort Huachuca Army Air…

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FMWR Briefs – December 20, 2013

Posted  December 20, 2013

JD/DL plan New Year’s Eve party Desert Lanes Bowling Center and Jeannie’s Diner have planned their annual New Year’s Eve party for Dec. 31 from 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. The event is open to the public. Everyone is invited to “bowl in the New Year.” The cost, which includes five hours of bowling, is…

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