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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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B Troop seeks riders

Posted  December 20, 2013

‘We want YOU as the new recruit!’   From left, Ken Carroll, Patrick Dueltgen and Priscilla Davis, K Battery, B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) load the 1840 Mountain Howitzer cannon on Brown Parade Field Sunday. Spectators gathered as the supporting artillery section fired off the cannon twice during the B Troop Riding School…

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Community Briefs December 20, 2013

Posted  December 20, 2013

Need for food, sundries continues Jolene Cooper, Mountain Vista Communities Residents of Fort Huachuca’s Mountain Vista Communities collected and donated more than 3,000 items along with 17 turkeys to the Chaplain’s Food Locker in order to help ensure that Families in need have dinner for the Thanksgiving and coming holiday season. However, the need for…

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Change of command at FH welcomes new headquarters

Posted  December 13, 2013

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski Col. Kevin Wulfhorst, commander of the 1st Military Intelligence Brigade, 100th Division (center), conducts the passing of the guidon between Lt. Col. (P) Robert Wilkinson, outgoing commander (right), and Lt. Col. Richard Chmielewski, Jr., incoming commander of the 5th Battalion-104th Regiment (Military Intelligence) (left). The battalion held its change of command…

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USAICoE employees first to graduate UA South certificate program

Posted  December 13, 2013

Tanja Linton William Glessner, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, explains his Instructional Design Master’s Certificate Capstone Project to James Shockey, dean, The University of Arizona South, and other faculty members, during an open house at Alvarado Hall, Dec. 6. During an open house at Alvarado Hall, Dec. 6, four U. S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence…

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Join fight against drunk, drugged driving

Posted  December 13, 2013

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving, or 3D, Prevention Month. Fort Huachuca’s Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, staff is implementing the 3D campaign on post to make personnel aware of the consequences and costs of “Drunk and Drugged Driving” and to keep our community safe. During fiscal year 2013, 57 cases of “driving…

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Resilience Rodeo a first Instructors, cadre connect with available FH, area service resources

Posted  December 13, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski Staff Sgt. Ken Coffey, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion noncommissioned officer in charge, peruses booklets on display at the battalion’s Resilience Rodeo in Eifler Fitness Center Tuesday. The SKIESUnlimited display showcased a program which offers instructional classes to school-age children. A military training instructor’s schedule can be so demanding that he or she does…

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First Army female rabbi speaks at luncheon

Posted  December 13, 2013

Chaplain (Col.) Bonnie Koppell, command chaplain, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), speaks to members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command during a luncheon Tuesday, at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Koppell was the Army’s first female rabbi, joining the service in 1978. She talked about the historical significance of Hanukkah, its link to military history,…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  December 13, 2013

Operation Red Dawn nets Saddam Hussein Courtesy of Mark Terrell The Ace in the Hole, Saddam Hussein, is found hiding in a small hole in the ground on Dec. 13, 2003. Dec 13, 2003 Ten years ago this week, the U.S. Army captured Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein alive. The story of how he was located…

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Main Post Chapel lights up Fort Huachuca

Posted  December 13, 2013

Despite the freezing temperatures and pouring rain, Families arrived in anticipation of holiday cheer and Santa Claus’ arrival at the Main Post Chapel, or MPC’s Holiday Lighting celebration Dec. 5

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Marines: Dominican Republic native sheds 140 pounds to enlist in Corps

Posted  December 13, 2013

Approximately 30 young men and women packed into the Cpl. Jennifer M. Parcell Ceremony Room to take their oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station at Fort George G. Meade, Md., Dec. 2.

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