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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…

David Vergun Army

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

Avoid tickborne diseases in Arizona

Posted  July 5, 2012

Tick season in Arizona is almost year-round due to the warm climate. Due to a mild winter and warmer-than-usual spring, this year’s tick population will likely be higher than usual.

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Courageous Ritchie Boys had role in MI history

Posted  May 3, 2012

As the Army Intelligence community celebrates 236 years of contributions to America’s military during its 2012 anniversaries, it is appropriate to acknowledge the 70th Anniversary of the Military...

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Military Intelligence — this week in history, June 7, 2012

Posted  June 7, 2012

“Few events in world history can rival in magnitude the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Within 25 days after the initial assault on June 6, one million men and more than 560, 000 tons of supply were...

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Salutes & Awards

Noncommissioned officers, top dogs honored in ceremony

Posted  June 7, 2012

Marking the transition of a Soldier to the Noncommissioned Officer Corps is a time-honored Army tradition. A ceremony at Fort Huachuca’s Cochise Theater May 31 had a modern twist. In addition to seven...

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Health & Safety

WNV symptoms, FH precautionary measures explained

Posted  August 23, 2012

West Nile Virus is a disease that is transmitted to humans through the bite of a female mosquito. Nationwide WNV has been confirmed in 43 states, and there are 693 confirmed cases for this calendar year so far. To date, there have been seven confirmed cases in Arizona and one death. Cochise County currently does…

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Events

News Briefs – September 7, 2012

Posted  September 7, 2012

Debt collection notice This is a debt collection notice for Pvt. Christopher J. Perez. All services under Perez’s name should be put on hold. All those with debts to be collected under the name of Perez or for information regarding collection, call 1st Lt. Wylie Bullock Jr., 533.5862. SVPD traffic enforcement campaign This month, the…

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Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducts three Sierra Vista residents

Posted  November 1, 2012

Salaverria Three Sierra Vista residents were inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Friday in Phoenix. Luis Salaverria, Bennett “Tom” Dingwall and Robert Strain all received their HOF medallions which “is the highest honor awarded by the governor to an honorably discharged military veteran of the state for achievements outside of their military service…

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Wear PPE, reflective clothing correctly with military uniform

Posted  March 15, 2013

As spring approaches, it invariably brings out more motorcycle, moped and all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, enthusiasts. The Inspector General Office staff reminds everyone that the wearing of personal protective equipment and reflective clothing is mandated for all Department of Defense, or DoD, service members while operating their vehicles on post as well as off post….

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Salutes & Awards

Thunderbird Soldiers complete Bataan Memorial Death March to honor WWII survivors, fallen POWs

Posted  March 22, 2013

Most people would never consider paying money to go for a walk, let alone a march. Soldiers from the 11th Signal Brigade and others did exactly that at this year’s Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range

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Community Briefs

Posted  March 8, 2012

Hike Fort Bowie Fort Bowie commemorates its 150th Anniversary in 2012 and in observation of this historic occasion, they offer guided hikes that will focus on the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the Fort, to include the Bascom Affair and the Battle of Apache Pass. The walking distance is approximately 3…

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