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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 – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

RAN scheduled at MV Golf Course The next Right Arm Night is set for today starting at 4 p.m. at Mountain View Golf Course. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available. Organizers will hold a putting contest, and others, for prizes. RAN is free and open to everyone, including Soldiers, civilians, retirees…

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Equestrian services offered locally on Fort Huachuca

Posted  March 22, 2013

With the whinny of a horse, the smell of nature in the air, or the slight rumble of the barn cat purring in one’s lap, the Fort Huachuca Buffalo Corral Riding Stables provide the feel of a back-home farm without leaving the comfort of Fort Huachuca.

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Community Briefs – March 22, 2013

Posted  March 22, 2013

Have Dinner with Men Who Cook Twenty local celebrity chefs or men known for their culinary skills will prepare dinner for members of the Sierra Vista community on April 6, 6.–8 p.m., at the Windemere Hotel on State Route 92, across from the Mall. The cost is $40 per person and includes appetizers, soup, salad…

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DA launches campaign to enhance unit readiness, Soldier resilience

Posted  March 15, 2013

U.S. Army graphic The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched on Tuesday. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. WASHINTON — Tuesday, Secretary of the Army…

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Army’s ‘Ready and Resilient Campaign’ kicks off

Posted  March 15, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign. The campaign’s website is available now at www.army.mil/readyandresilient, and is designed as a “one-stop shop” for resources related to Soldier resilience and readiness. The new site includes sections for medical readiness, personal readiness and Soldier…

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The United States Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign

Posted  March 15, 2013

Our Army demonstrates exceptional skill, adaptability and courage as we continue to fight our Nation’s wars, respond to domestic and international disasters and deter would-be aggressors. We are exceedingly proud of the accomplishments of our Soldiers, civilians and their Family members, which are a direct result of their professionalism, patriotism and dedication. We also know…

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Orange — the Color of Hope

Posted  March 15, 2013

Nearly four years ago, I woke up one morning with the entire right side of my face numb. I didn’t know at the time that this triggered a series of events that included an MRI of my brain, a spinal tap and two hospital stays within six months receiving steroid treatments. I was eventually diagnosed…

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Sequestration to impact recruiting

Posted  March 15, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Army projects a decrease in 10,000 to 14,000 recruits across the services this fiscal year as military entrance processing stations shut down one day per week. Beginning next month, civilian military entrance processing stations, or MEPS, employees will be furloughed, said the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg….

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Purgatory – No longer just a place

Posted  March 15, 2013

On April 20, 2012, Purgatory Vodka, an alcoholic beverage containing hemp byproducts, became available for purchase throughout the United States, including at retailers on select military installations — until recently. Brewed by Alaska Distillery Brewery, this vodka is distilled from a mix of 20 percent of denatured hemp seed from British Columbia, Canada, and 80…

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Armed forces appeals judge visits SJA members here

Posted  March 15, 2013

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate Judge Scott Stucky (left), with the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, presents a picture of the courthouse, signed by the judges of that court, to Col. Timothy Cody, Fort Huachuca staff judge advocate, at Alvarado Hall during his visit to the installation on Feb. 27….

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