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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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Message to the Department of Defense from Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Posted  April 5, 2013

To all Department of Defense Personnel: This month, the Department of Defense observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with the theme “We own it…we’ll solve it…together.” Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is an opportunity for the entire DoD community — service members, civilians, members of our families and leaders at every level —…

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SHARP

Posted  April 5, 2013

The Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, known as SHARP, exists so the Army can prevent sexual harassment and sexual assaults before they occur. Our goal is to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual harassment by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army family. Additionally, we strive to: Reduce…

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Keep Fort Huachuca’s housing community beautiful

Posted  April 5, 2013

Photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Smedley Mountain Vista Communities and the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office encourages residents to pick up The Fort Huachuca Scout newspaper delivered to post housing each Friday to find out what’s going on in their community and to keep the neighborhoods clean. Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, takes pride in…

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Buena High School robotics team wins regional competition, advances to nationals

Posted  April 5, 2013

Photo courtesy of Sierra Vista Unified School District The Buena NERDS are pictured above with their prize winning robot and their club sponsor, Buena teacher Eric Suchodolski, and team mentor Jim Forbes. Forbes is a retired engineer who volunteers his time to teach and mentor the team. The word NERDS brings on a different meaning…

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Public Notice

Posted  April 5, 2013

Recently there has been an increase in unauthorized and improper dumping in Fort Huachuca post dumpsters. Soldiers/Civilians who reside in on- or off-post quarters are not authorized to use post dumpsters for home personal trash. Fort Huachuca employees are authorized to use any dumpsters on post if the dumpster closest to their office is full,…

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RWBAHC Allergy Clinic offers a variety of services

Posted  April 5, 2013

Photo courtesy RWBAHC The RWBAHC Allergy/Immunization clinic offers procedures as follows: skin testing for foods, environmental allergens, bee and fire ant stings, immunotherapy (allergy shots), pulmonary function testing, and broncho-dialator nebulization treatments. The Allergy Clinic at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center offers a wide range of services and strives to provide the highest quality…

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Legal Assistance Office assists with powers of attorney

Posted  April 5, 2013

One of the most popular services the Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Office provides is preparing powers of attorney. There are various types of powers of attorney service members may need during their time in the armed forces. Each power of attorney has a specific purpose and provides for a specific authority for your agent. General…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: April 5, 2013

Posted  April 5, 2013

The business of solving codes and ciphers had been an active field in the U.S. government since World War I when Ralph Van Deman realized he needed a cipher bureau as part of his newly organized Military Intelligence Division.

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NCO Academy gets new PT field, modern fitness equipment

Posted  April 5, 2013

Construction on a new Physical Readiness Training field located on the north side of the Noncommissioned Officers Academy, or NCOA, parking area is in full swing and will give noncommissioned officers a fitness field incorporating the latest in Army training.

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Female Soldiers set sights on special operations

Posted  April 5, 2013

One might hear a casual debate at their workplace or favorite restaurant about women’s capabilities to perform outside the security of an operating base. While the discussion is popular, it seems unlikely one would hear it debated around members of a U.S. Army Cultural Support Team.

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