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Maranda Flynn Army

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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FMWR Briefs – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

RAN scheduled at MV Golf Course The next Right Arm Night is set for today starting at 4 p.m. at Mountain View Golf Course. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available. Organizers will hold a putting contest, and others, for prizes. RAN is free and open to everyone, including Soldiers, civilians, retirees…

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News Briefs – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

Get 2013 FH phone books now The 2013 Fort Huachuca telephone directories are now available at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, 3015 Carnahan St., Building 21115, across from the gazebo on Brown Parade Field. Organizations needing 12 books or more should call 533.1283 in advance to arrange for pickup. Fort Tax Center open on…

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Community comes together to bury forgotten veterans

Posted  March 22, 2013

American Legion Riders are pictured at the front of the line that leads the Honor Guard Soldiers to the ceremony stage. Their members, along with the Sons of the American Revolution Tucson Chapter form the flag line.   Sgt. Alfonso Franco and Staff Sgt. Jasmin Thompson, both assigned to the Fort Huachuca Honor Guard, U.S….

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Moments in MI History

Posted  March 22, 2013

SIGINT — WAC’s springboard into military intelligence Personnel at Arlington Hall Station study IBM runs to determine traffic characteristics. World War II served as the springboard for women’s entry into the intelligence field, especially Signals Intelligence, or SIGINT. Beginning in mid-1943, Women’s Army Corps, or WAC, personnel served in the Signal Security Agency, or SSA,…

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FH to celebrate Passover on Monday in Main Post Chapel

Posted  March 22, 2013

Passover, the Biblically-ordained Festival of Freedom, will be observed by Jews the world over starting on Monday evening and concluding at nightfall, April 2. Those interested can observe the festival at the traditional Jewish Passover Seder at 6:30 p.m. on Monday in the Main Post Chapel’s activities room. The suggested donation for the Seder is…

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Practice exercises help installation prepare for disaster

Posted  March 22, 2013

Fire! The wail of sirens sounds out as Fort Huachuca firefighters respond to the call. Winds fan the flames of a fast-moving wildfire as smoke fills the air. A fire is racing toward Fort Huachuca’s cantonment area and building evacuation gets underway. Everyone knows what to do, and Fort Huachuca and community emergency personnel respond…

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Reflecting on the past, present, future of women’s history

Posted  March 22, 2013

Photos by Maranda Flynn Judith Gignac, independent consultant, spoke as the guest of honor at the Women’s History Month Observance, held at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Wednesday. Following the event’s theme of “Women inspiring Innovation through Imagination,” she focused her speech on the celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In…

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on 10-year anniversary of Iraq War

Posted  March 22, 2013

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War. While that conflict has been brought to an end, we must never lose sight of the tremendous sacrifices our brave men and women in uniform made during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Every one of the more than one million…

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Army Career and Alumni program continues to serve transitioning Soldiers

Posted  March 22, 2013

If you aren’t a Soldier leaving the military or a veteran seeking a career change, please find one and tell him or her my story. The Army Career and Alumni Program works, and I am proof. ACAP opened the door to my second career. I retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years in September…

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Sequester furloughs — what it means to IMCOM workforce

Posted  March 22, 2013

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas — Army civilian personnel are bracing for the impact of furloughs and changing financial priorities on their organizations. Approximately 251,000 Department of the Army civilians have been or will be notified soon if they will be furloughed up to 22 days starting in April. In order to meet national security responsibilities,…

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