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Army makes significant strides in energy programs

The Army has made significant strides in its energy programs, despite challenges with budgets and manpower, according to a top Army official.

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Dempsey says combating Ebola a national security priority

In a video message to the force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called the fight against Ebola in West Africa a U.S. national security priority and said the health and safety of American Service members deployed to the region will be safeguarded.

Maci Hidalgo Salutes & Awards

Six retirees honored Oct. 17 during ceremony on Brown Parade Field

Five Soldiers and one Department of the Army Civilian with a total of 155 years of combined time in service retired from the military or federal government on Oct. 17 during the Quarterly installation Retirement Ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

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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.

David Kamm, NSRDEC Army

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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News Briefs – May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Range closures announced Today: F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Tuesday: A, B, C, D, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Wednesday: A, B, C,…

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Safety Fair spreads awareness on summer precautions, health, wellness

Posted  May 10, 2013

Fort Huachuca personnel and residents had the opportunity to learn a variety of safety, health and wellness tips on Tuesday at the Safety Fair held at Barnes Field House.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 10, 2013

Ever since 1759, Fort Ticonderoga, on the western shore of Lake Champlain, N.Y., had been in British hands. Up until May 10, 1775, that is.

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109th MI Bn. wins best in Army award

Posted  May 10, 2013

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCORD, – The 109th Military Intelligence Battalion, “Task Force Disruptor,” of the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, learned, April 15, that it had earned top honors as the best military intelligence unit in the Army. The 109th MI Bn. rose above nominees from across the Army to earn the prestigious Director’s…

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MilUniversity adds to Army online learning opportunities

Posted  May 10, 2013

A new learning portal provides enhanced training and access to Department of Defense professional networking tools.

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Resilience training and Resilient Spouse Academy planned

Posted  May 10, 2013

Among the services provided by Army Community Service, or ACS, resilience training is available to Department of the Army civilians and military spouses at Fort Huachuca. Soldiers can attend this training if instruction is not available through the Military Master Resilience Trainers assigned to the unit. Resilience training focuses on specific skills to develop abilities…

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Gear up for summer reading programs at library

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy of the City of Sierra Vista Reading programs at the Sierra Vista Public Library are designed to help books come alive through special interactive programs to enhance the reading experience. This year, youth from kindergarten through grade 12 are invited to participate in the Sierra Vista Public Library’s Summer Reading Program which takes place…

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Fort Huachuca appreciates, celebrates spouses

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy Photo Soldiers and spouses gather at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on May 3 to celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation. The Fort Huachuca Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate hosted the event. May is the Month of the Military Family. To kick off the celebration on the first Friday of the month, May 3,…

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TRICARE eases prime authorization rules for West Region beneficiaries

Posted  May 10, 2013

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – TRICARE West Region Prime enrollees referred for specialty care from April 1 up to May 18 do not need authorization before seeking care. The authorization requirement has been temporarily waived due to delays by UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans in processing referrals. TRICARE Management Activity, or TMA, leadership acted to waive the…

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SVRHC joins RegionalCare Hospital Partners

Posted  May 10, 2013

Courtesy photo This rendition of the planned hospital facility shows the design for the new Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. Sierra Vista – Officials from Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, or SVRHC, and RegionalCare Hospital Partners announced May 1 they have completed the transaction for a long-term hospital lease and the construction of a new…

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