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Combat Lifesaver Course trains Soldiers to save lives on, off battlefield

Maranda Flynn From left, Fort Huachuca Combat Lifesaver Course instructors Sgt. James Atcitty, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, and Sgt. James Fender, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade, wrap a casualty in a heat protective shell during the final event of the Combat Lifesaver Course, July 25. The shell is used to prevent hypothermia following a combat-related…

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Army signs ‘Shifting Gears’ training partnership with GM, Raytheon

J.D. Leipold The Shifting Gears Automotive Technician Training Program proclamation is displayed after being signed by representatives from the Army, General Motors and Raytheon at a Pentagon ceremony, Tuesday. From left, the signatories are: Lynn Dugal, president of Raytheon intelligence, information and services; Steve Hill, GM North American vice president of U.S. sales and service…

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Senior leaders explain Army’s drawdown plan

David Vergun No commander is happy when notified that a Soldier from his or her command has been identified for early separation. But commanders personally notify those Soldiers and ensure participation in the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program. WASHINGTON — The drawdown, particularly involuntary separations, is a huge issue for the Army, officials said,…

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Ship ‘docks’ temporarily at Fort Huachuca

The fully restored 36-foot replica of the USS Arizona battleship ‘docks’ at the Fort Huachuca Main Exchange last weekend as part of the 119th anniversary celebration of the Post Exchange System. Wanda and Perry Sartain, former military veterans, rescued the decaying model and spearheaded its restoration as an educational tool to honor and respect veterans…

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

Chow from a 3-D printer? Natick researchers are working on it

Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.


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Health & Safety

Be fire safe during July 4 holiday weekend

Posted  July 3, 2014

Fort Huachuca Fire Department personnel wish everyone a festive and safe 4th of July. Events on that day are enjoyable for Families and friends, celebrating the independence of America in 1776. By being safe and following the guidelines of local jurisdictions we can better prepare ourselves to avoid injuries or fires. The fire service has…

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Keep pets safe during 4th of July fireworks

Posted  July 3, 2014

Fireworks are a high point for any Independence Day celebration; however pets can become distressed by the additional noise and commotion. In fact, animal shelters across the nation are accustomed to receiving “July 4th” dogs — dogs who run off during the fireworks celebration and are rescued by animal control officers or good Samaritans. Planning…

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Salutes & Awards

New HT-JCOE award recognizes Army honor graduates

Posted  July 3, 2014

The Human Intelligence Training — Joint Center of Excellence has begun recognizing the Army honor graduates of its Source Operations Course and the Defense Advanced Tradecraft Course with the Col. KB Reid Human Intelligence Award. The top U.S. Army student, military or Civilian, who exceeds course standards receives the KB Reid HUMINT Award, named in…

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Army Air Force Exchange Service sets Independence Day holiday hours

Posted  July 3, 2014

Launderette Always Open   Main Exchange Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Furniture/Outdoor Living Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Main Store Barber Shop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop, Papito’s Puros Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m….

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  July 3, 2014

From left, Don Blascak, Charlotte Borghardt, Jim Chambers and Bruce Saunders stand in front of the Intelligence Museum Foundation’s inventory in 1989. One year ago, in July 2013, the responsibility for the Army Intelligence Museum located on Fort Huachuca was transferred to the Training and Doctrine Command, TRADOC, from the Installation Management Command. It was…

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Navy: Howard becomes Navy’s first woman to reach four-star rank

Posted  July 3, 2014

Michelle Janine Howard became the first woman to attain the rank of four-star admiral in the Navy’s 238-year history during a ceremony Tuesday at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Chairman: Epitome of ‘jointness’ values separate services

Posted  July 3, 2014

Having separate military services brings perspectives to the table that are the epitome of “jointness,” the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here Monday.

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Events

Military Intelligence Hall of Fame Week culminates with two event-filled days

Posted  July 3, 2014

MI Hall of Fame inducts eight The 2013 and 2014 Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held at Fort Huachuca June 27 in Alvarado Hall, at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence. The eight inductees, or their representative, are: from left, Rusty Bharucha-Reid, representing retired Col. Kurush Bharucha-Reid; retired Col. Thomas…

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Salutes & Awards

‘Number one Intel captain’ receives Weinstein Award

Posted  July 3, 2014

As part of the Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame Induction two-day event, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, along with members of the Weinstein Family, took a moment to recognize a Soldier who excels in the Military Intelligence field.

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News Briefs July 3, 2014

Posted  July 3, 2014

Independence Day closures, no bus service All City of Sierra Vista offices, except The Cove and airport, will be closed on Friday in observance of Independence Day. The Cove will hold open swim from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. No other programs will be offered at The Cove on Friday. Vista Transit will not offer bus…

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