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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…

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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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Female Soldiers set sights on special operations

Posted  April 5, 2013

One might hear a casual debate at their workplace or favorite restaurant about women’s capabilities to perform outside the security of an operating base. While the discussion is popular, it seems unlikely one would hear it debated around members of a U.S. Army Cultural Support Team.

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NCO Academy gets new PT field, modern fitness equipment

Posted  April 5, 2013

Construction on a new Physical Readiness Training field located on the north side of the Noncommissioned Officers Academy, or NCOA, parking area is in full swing and will give noncommissioned officers a fitness field incorporating the latest in Army training.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

The business of solving codes and ciphers had been an active field in the U.S. government since World War I when Ralph Van Deman realized he needed a cipher bureau as part of his newly organized Military Intelligence Division.

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Legal Assistance Office assists with powers of attorney

Posted  April 5, 2013

One of the most popular services the Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Office provides is preparing powers of attorney. There are various types of powers of attorney service members may need during their time in the armed forces. Each power of attorney has a specific purpose and provides for a specific authority for your agent. General…

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RWBAHC Allergy Clinic offers a variety of services

Posted  April 5, 2013

Photo courtesy RWBAHC The RWBAHC Allergy/Immunization clinic offers procedures as follows: skin testing for foods, environmental allergens, bee and fire ant stings, immunotherapy (allergy shots), pulmonary function testing, and broncho-dialator nebulization treatments. The Allergy Clinic at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center offers a wide range of services and strives to provide the highest quality…

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Public Notice

Posted  April 5, 2013

Recently there has been an increase in unauthorized and improper dumping in Fort Huachuca post dumpsters. Soldiers/Civilians who reside in on- or off-post quarters are not authorized to use post dumpsters for home personal trash. Fort Huachuca employees are authorized to use any dumpsters on post if the dumpster closest to their office is full,…

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Buena High School robotics team wins regional competition, advances to nationals

Posted  April 5, 2013

Photo courtesy of Sierra Vista Unified School District The Buena NERDS are pictured above with their prize winning robot and their club sponsor, Buena teacher Eric Suchodolski, and team mentor Jim Forbes. Forbes is a retired engineer who volunteers his time to teach and mentor the team. The word NERDS brings on a different meaning…

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Keep Fort Huachuca’s housing community beautiful

Posted  April 5, 2013

Photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Smedley Mountain Vista Communities and the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office encourages residents to pick up The Fort Huachuca Scout newspaper delivered to post housing each Friday to find out what’s going on in their community and to keep the neighborhoods clean. Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, takes pride in…

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SHARP

Posted  April 5, 2013

The Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, known as SHARP, exists so the Army can prevent sexual harassment and sexual assaults before they occur. Our goal is to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual harassment by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army family. Additionally, we strive to: Reduce…

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Message to the Department of Defense from Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Posted  April 5, 2013

To all Department of Defense Personnel: This month, the Department of Defense observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with the theme “We own it…we’ll solve it…together.” Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is an opportunity for the entire DoD community — service members, civilians, members of our families and leaders at every level —…

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