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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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