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Army researchers develop pocket-sized aerial surveillance device

Courtesy photo by United Kingdom Ministry of Defense A British Soldier holds a Prox Dynamics’ PD-100 Black Hornet, a palm-sized miniature helicopter weighing only 16 grams. Researchers with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are testing the Black Hornet to provide squad-sized small units with organic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability….

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Commissary Value Brand returns for more savings

Defense Commissary Agency Starting in December, the Fort Huachuca Commissary will add Commissary Value Brands to its shelves. FORT LEE, Va. – In response to growing patron demand for products comparable to the low-cost private label items sold in civilian stores, the Defense Commissary Agency is re-energizing an “old friend” known as Commissary Value Brand….

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Fort celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Maci Hidalgo Larry Redhouse performs the “Eagle Dance” during the American Heritage Celebration at the TMAC. This dance signifies the eagle going to the four cardinal directions and it represents the different spiritual directions everyone travels in their lifetime. The Fort Huachuca community gathered at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Thursday to celebrate Native American…

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Marines: Remembering Greeley — Marine who carried his flag to Iwo Jima

Few events in Marine Corps history are storied as the iconic flag raising on Mt. Suribachi during World War II’s Battle of Iwo Jima.

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CDCs offer numerous options for full, part-time educational childcare

For Fort Huachuca Soldiers and Civilians with children ages 6 weeks to pre-kindergarten, a variety of programs are offered at the New Beginnings and Expanding Horizons Child Development Centers, or CDCs, on post.


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SAC’s summertime activities end this week

Posted  August 2, 2013

It’s time to put away the lemonade stand and barbecue utensils as the Seifert School Age Center, or SAC, “Old-fashioned Summer” comes to a close today.

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Chaplain’s Food Locker accepts year-round donations

Posted  August 2, 2013

People often think about those in need mainly during the holiday season when volunteers stand in front of stores asking for donations, but members of the Fort Huachuca community can still go hungry no matter what time of year it is.

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Salutes & Awards

Five Soldiers retire after more than a century of service

Posted  August 2, 2013

Five Soldiers stood in formal formation for the last time on Brown Parade Field Friday as they were recognized for more than 110 years of service to the United States during this quarter’s installation retirement ceremony.

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Health & Safety

Eye clinic personnel offers summer eye safety tips

Posted  August 2, 2013

The Optometry Clinic at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center has advice to keep all members of the Family eye-smart.

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CID warns of social networking, dating site scams

Posted  August 2, 2013

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, or CID, continues to warn the greater Army community and the American public, to be vigilant of Internet scams and impersonation fraud, especially within popular social networking and dating websites.

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Fort PAO seeks cover for next year’s phone book, map

Posted  August 2, 2013

Photographers – have your photo featured on the cover of a phone book and map. Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office personnel are looking for a cover design for the 2014 “Fort Huachuca Thunder Mountaineer,” the installation’s official phone book, and the 2014 Fort Huachuca map. Submit up to five of your best photos that epitomize…

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FMWR Briefs – August 2, 2013

Posted  August 2, 2013

Blues band will perform at TMAC Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will present the “Blues, Brews & BBQ” Family Blues Night featuring the Andy T./Nick Nixon Band Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m. The event is open to all ages, and admission is free. Food will be available to purchase, and a pay-as-you-go-bar will also be offered….

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FH youth learn about different careers during special three-week series

Posted  August 2, 2013

It’s never too early for children to think about what they’d like to be when they grow up. Fort Huachuca youth enrolled in Fort Huachuca’s School-Age Center, or SAC, explored several different careers last month.

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Community Briefs August 2, 2013

Posted  August 2, 2013

Toastmasters plan youth workshop The Huachuca Toastmasters Club will host a free Youth Leadership workshop, sponsored by Toastmasters International and geared toward middle school students. Participants will learn and develop speaking and leadership skills, overcome nervousness when asked to speak before audiences, organize and present ideas, listen to others, and participate and lead group discussions…

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Arizona Wildcats to hold pre-season training camp here

Posted  August 2, 2013

  Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca U.S. Army Garrison commander, poses for a photo with Arizona Wildcats mascot Wilbur Wildcat when team members visit here during Right Arm Night May 17 at Murr Community Center. The University of Arizona football team returns for a longer visit to Fort Huachuca next week when it holds its…

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