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Marines: Passing of Corps; Dunford becomes 36th commandant

Gen. James Amos, the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, relinquished command of the Marine Corps to Gen. Joseph Dunford, Jr., Oct. 17, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

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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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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 3, 2013

Benavidez becomes an MI hero Photo courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Library President Ronald Reagan presented the Congressional Medal of Honor to Sgt. Roy Benavidez at a ceremony Feb. 24, 1981, at the Pentagon. 2 May 1968 When President Ronald Reagan hung the Medal of Honor around Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez’ neck on Feb….

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Congress uses Intel Center’s UCMJ mobile app

Posted  May 3, 2013

A mobile application developed by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence at Fort Huachuca is having a far-reaching impact – recently debuting at the nation’s Capitol. The Manual for Courts-Martial mobile edition or “MCM-Mobile” application was referenced and put into action March 13 during a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing. During the…

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Health & Safety

Flush Out Cancer

Posted  May 3, 2013

May 22 marks the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society and their battle to conquer cancer. Some of Fort Huachuca’s senior leaders are showing their support by participating in the latest cancer awareness campaign, “Flush Out Cancer,” by moving purple toilets from yard to yard. Col. Jeff Jennings, deputy commandant of training, U.S. Army…

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Veterans

Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony thanks, honors retirees

Posted  May 3, 2013

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski The Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony on April 25 paid tribute to 21 retirees with a combined 475 years of federal service. Family and friends braved the high winds sweeping across Brown Parade Field to honor retirees at the Installation Retirement Ceremony. The quarterly event paid tribute to 21 retirees April 25….

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Gold Star Families now remember with ease

Posted  May 3, 2013

Courtesy photo Pictured here, the Gold Star lapel pin sits to the left, with the Next of Kin lapel pin on the right. Beginning March 14, the U.S. Army Installation Management Command implemented a program that provides easier access for Gold Star Family members of fallen Soldiers, to military installations. Previously, many survivors of these…

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Gravesite accountability mission to record, automate Army post cemeteries

Posted  May 3, 2013

Tonya Townsell, Presidio of Monterey Public Affairs Michael Bello, Presidio of Monterey Directorate of Public Works, enters grave marker information into a smart phone under the tutelage of Installation Management Command team member Roger Gragg. The project supports the Army’s efforts to bring graves record keeping into the 21st century SAN ANTONIO – The U.S….

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Sports

Wildcats to visit SV on road tour

Posted  May 10, 2013

TUCSON – Arizona Athletics will visit Phoenix, Yuma, Sierra Vista and Pinetop in May as part of the 2013 Arizona Road Tour. The mission is to spark interest in Arizona’s 20 intercollegiate teams and discuss the department’s long-term goals for success. The team will visit Fort Huachuca’s Murr Community Center on May 17, 6-8 p.m….

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Events

Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Montessori School accepting enrollments The Community Montessori School of Bisbee is accepting enrollment applications for 3-year-olds for the current and Fall 2013 semester. The Montessori School culture is devoted to helping each child grow toward independence by building confidence, competence, self-esteem and respect for others. The Community Montessori preschool is located at 1900 Naco Hwy.,…

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Local

Group brings fresh, low-cost produce to local community

Posted  May 10, 2013

On the first and third Saturday of the month, Market on the Move, or MoM, brings 36,000 pounds of produce to the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Pavilion for distribution to the public.

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FMWR Briefs – May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Jazz/wine fest returns tomorrow Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd annual “An Evening on the Green” Jazz and Wine Festival tomorrow, 4 – 9 p.m., at Brown Parade Field. Admission is free and includes wine and beer tasting. Purchase bottles of wine and beer or food from the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Arts and…

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