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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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Military-to-civilian skills credentialing pilot underway

Posted  December 20, 2012

WASHINGTON – After completing an analysis of industry and employment trends, the Defense Department has embarked on a pilot program to help service members obtain civilian professional credentials, the department’s director of training readiness and strategy told reporters recently. Frank DiGiovanni said five occupational areas were selected for the pilot program — aircraft mechanic, automotive…

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

JSTARS deployed to Desert Shield Dec. 17, 1990 On December 17, 1990, U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Norman Schwartzkopf requested the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System, or JSTARS, for Operations Desert Shield/Storm. Two were sent, along with five ground station modules. Just four months earlier, JSTARS was still in its testing phase. There…

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service sets Christmas/New Year’s holiday hours

Posted  December 20, 2012

Launderette Always open All AAFES facilities Tuesday – Closed Main Store Monday – 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Closed Wednesday – 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dec. 27 – 30, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Dec. 31 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan. 1 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/ODL Monday…

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“Sounds of Season” bring holiday cheer

Posted  December 20, 2012

The United States Military Intelligence Corps Band brought “Sounds of the Season” to life during a performance at Buena High School on Dec. 12.

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News Briefs – December 13, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Scout delivery date changes in 2013 Effective in January, “The Fort Huachuca Scout’ newspaper delivery date will change from Thursday to Friday, and readers will begin receiving their weekly paper one day later. The first Scout issue of 2013 will be published for delivery on Friday, Jan. 11, and Friday delivery will continue thereafter. A…

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FMWR Briefs – December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Register now for 10K Icebreaker Run Registration is now open for the 10K Icebreaker Run set for Jan. 19, 7 a.m., starting and finishing at Eifler Fitness Center. Registration for the run (without t-shirt) is free for active duty until Jan. 4; for active duty for the run plus t-shirt, cost is $5 until Jan….

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Track record-holder receives long overdue award

Posted  December 20, 2012

On Dec. 6, 2012, Retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 Charles “Chuck” Barber was presented with his long awaited award for obtaining the Fort Huachuca Intramural 100 Meter Dash record in April 1997, by Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, commander, 309 Military Intelligence Battalion.

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Community Briefs – December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

See “The Skin of Our Teeth” See “The Skin of Our Teeth” a Thornton Wilder play, presented by Bisbee’s Obscure Productions, Central School Project, Bisbee 1000 and Cochise College, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 3 p.m. at Central School Project, 43 Howell Ave., Old Bisbee Admission is $10 in advance. Tickets are available at…

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Chalk Talk, December 20, 2012

Posted  December 20, 2012

Colonel Johnston Elementary School   Students organize event to help animals Staff Sgt. Kristine Smedley After learning that many animals were left homeless by the recent Hurricane Sandy, Donna Beck’s first-grade students at Colonel Johnston Elementary School organized a can-and-cash drive to raise money to send to the “American Humane Association Red Star Emergency Services,”…

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Army works to ease stress, VOW Act smooths transitional process

Posted  December 13, 2012

Transitioning out of the Army can be a daunting process but the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, is working to ensure that it is a smooth and effective movement. On Nov. 21, the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act took effect requiring that every Soldier of all ranks attend the pre-separation process before leaving…

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