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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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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

On Oct. 19, 1983, Grenada’s pro-Communist Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several other leaders were murdered by a faction led by Deputy Prime Minister Bernard Coard.

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Air Force: Airmen train for ‘new wild, wild west’ in cyber domain

On any given day, the Defense Department defends itself against numerous cyber-attacks at installations throughout the world. To help combat this growing threat, Airmen from the 39th Information Operations Squadron train to defend computer networks against invisible ordnance in the operational domain of cyberspace.

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FH Soldiers take Army Master Fitness Training Course, prepare to train others to become fit

Army Master Fitness Training Course, MFT, arrived at Fort Huachuca Sept. 15 through Oct. 9 so trainers could prepare Soldiers for the physical demands of war and educate them on fitness.

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Tens of thousands celebrate Army Ten-Miler’s 30th anniversary

A total of 35,000 runners and 720 teams from around the globe came to the nation’s capital to participate in the annual Army Ten-Miler celebrating the race’s 30th anniversary Sunday.


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FMWR Briefs – November 22, 2013

Posted  November 22, 2013

Win a turkey at Jeannie’s Diner Through Sunday, customers can register at Jeannie’s Diner to win one of four free turkeys. The drawing will be held Monday. For more information, call 533.5759. Register to win a dirt bike FMWR and Sierra Cycles want to help put a “toy under the tree” by giving away a…

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Community Briefs November 22, 2013

Posted  November 22, 2013

Festival of Trees announced Join the 12-day celebration of the Festival of Trees at The Mall in Sierra Vista during mall operating hours from Saturday – Dec. 5 and enjoy festive trees and holiday decorations. Admission is free. For more information, call the Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce, 458.6940. Join HARD CHARGE before rates increase…

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Holidays bring many BOSS opportunities, events

Posted  November 22, 2013

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, is a program originally created in 1989 to support the overall well being of single and unaccompanied Soldiers, who make up 37 percent of the Army.

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Salutes & Awards

People vote aviation unit ‘creepiest’

Posted  November 22, 2013

  From left, Staff Sgt. Justin Crowley, 1st Sgt. John Perez and Staff Sgt Adam Trammel show off the trophy their unit won through votes participants cast during the Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate’s Haunted Hayride Oct. 25 – 26 at Wren Arena. Company A, 2/13th Aviation Regiment, was the People’s…

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DES officials remind FH community of FH weapons registration policy

Posted  November 15, 2013

Gabrielle Kuholski Main Post Exchange gun sales supervisor Dawn Deslatte shows Sgt. 1st Class Atthaporm Khaek-on, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, a 12-gauge Remington Versa Max at the PX gun counter on Wednesday. If the Soldier purchases the rifle and plans to use, store or transport it on post, he will have to register the weapon…

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Chapel holiday programs benefit through community’s ‘giving’ spirit

Posted  November 15, 2013

Members of the Fort Huachuca and local communities are invited to share the “giving” spirit through special programs designed to help Families of service members who can use holiday help this year. Put a turkey on the table, a toy under the tree, or provide food and sundries year-round through the Chaplain’s Food Locker. Turkeys,…

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National American Indian Heritage Month: November 2013

Posted  November 15, 2013

Each November the Army celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month by recognizing the accomplishments of this country’s original inhabitants, explorers and settlers. Throughout our Army’s 238-year history, American Indians have served valiantly and with distinction in times of peace and war, while also fighting for the right to be an equal part of our Nation….

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Salutes & Awards

MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

Posted  November 15, 2013

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence seeks nominations for the 2014 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, or MI. Applications will be accepted through March 3, 2014. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence officer of the rank of captain in the active Army, Army Reserve…

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Annual Chanukah celebration planned on Fort Huachuca

Posted  November 15, 2013

On Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m. the Fort Huachuca Jewish Community will meet in the Activity Room of the Main Post Chapel to celebrate Chanukah. The festive gathering is on the Friday evening before the first day of Chanukah. This year, Chanukah actually starts at sundown on Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving. The Jewish calendar is…

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Health & Safety

Red Cross accepting inquiries about loved one in Philippines

Posted  November 15, 2013

TUCSON — The American Red Cross is accepting inquiries about tracing loved ones missing in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haiyan. Call the office at 1.520.318.6740 and press 1, or email Elissa.Maish@redcross.org. Those looking for a U.S. citizen, however, must call the U.S. Department of State, 1.888.407.4747. Red Cross personnel are accepting financial donations to…

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