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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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Traffic safety cameras final installation underway

Posted  December 6, 2013

Workers at two busy Sierra Vista intersections are installing the last two remaining red light cameras planned for Sierra Vista. They will become fully operational next year. New cameras are being installed at the intersection of State Route 92 and Foothills Drive and will be the first to go online, starting with a 30-day warning…

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Civilian of the month

Posted  December 6, 2013

Civilian of the Month: Jeff Grumm Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Senior test officer; which involves planning, execution and reporting on test activities. How long at current assignment: Five years in February How long in government service: About 9 years: From 1983 – 1987 Grumm was a Soldier assigned to…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  December 6, 2013

Third Army G2 predicts Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge) Photo property of the U.S. Army Col. Oscar Koch was the G2 for Gen. George Patton during World War II. Dec. 9, 1944 By December of 1944, it appeared that Hitler had been all but defeated. In fact, from the Allied perspective, Germany’s continuation of…

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Air Force: Aero repair keeps ‘birds’ in the air

Posted  December 6, 2013

With the highest volume of flying missions in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, aircraft at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing rely on a team of professional maintainers to keep them in top shape to accomplish the mission.

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Lessons Learned team provides support through observations, insights, lessons

Posted  December 6, 2013

Within the Army, one organization focuses on ‘change’ at its primary mission, whether it’s a military intelligence professional or the operation of a unit — the Center for Army Lessons Learned, or CALL. While CALL is located at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, fields a Lessons Learned, or…

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What the Sierra Vista Public Library has to offer electronically

Posted  December 6, 2013

Last year I wrote about the differences in tablets and e-readers, but this December I’ll leave picking the device up to you, and instead describe what the Sierra Vista Public Library has to offer electronically — from a tablet, smartphone, e-reader, personal computer (PC) or Mac. For many things, there is definitely an app for…

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3D electronic printing holds promise of various applications for Soldiers

Posted  December 6, 2013

James Zunino, Picatinny materials engineer, displays an object that was created by an additive printing process. 3D printing gives engineers the flexibility to quickly print items of various shapes, materials and structure. PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — As researchers at Picatinny Arsenal explore the potential of 3-dimensional printing, they envision the potential to embed a radio…

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News Briefs – December 6, 2013

Posted  December 6, 2013

Final 2013 Scout delivered Dec. 20 The final 2013 issue of “The Fort Huachuca Scout” will appear in print on Dec. 20. The first 2014 Scout will be delivered on Jan. 10. Those who wish to share information about events taking place between those two dates should submit the information now to joan.vasey1@us.army.mil. For more…

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Fit for Life: Why workout routines might not be working

Posted  December 6, 2013

David Charles “Chazz” Owen As both Soldier and civilian, I have been on Fort Huachuca for over 15 years, and seen professionals from many nations work out, race and engage in other forms of fitness here. During that period, I have seen some people say they’ve done everything to improve their fitness and athletic performance,…

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FMWR Briefs – December 6, 2013

Posted  December 6, 2013

Register to win a dirt bike FMWR and Sierra Cycles want to help put a “toy under the tree” by giving away a 2013 Kawasaki KLX 140 ADF dirt bike, valued at $2,999, Dec. 14 at the NOEL holiday event. Authorized MWR patrons over 18 years will have the opportunity to register for a chance…

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