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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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Marines: Co. I gets first fitting for dress uniforms

Posted  March 7, 2014

The Marine Corps is known for its professionalism and when it comes to professionalism, Marines are held to high expectations.

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NETCOM names top Civilian for 2013

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gordon Van Vleet The 2013 Civilian of the Month winners pose for a photo in front of the ceremony cake prior to the ceremony. From left are: Susan Boudreaux, for January; Stuart Wells, for February; Shannon Sisco, for March; Rhonda Martinez, for July; Derrick Jones, who filled in for Nancee Horn, for June; Suzanne Clabourne,…

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Military Intelligence – A moment in history

Posted  March 7, 2014

Woman of character, courage and commitment celebrated Photo property of the U.S. Army Special Agent Major Ann Bray is considered the First Lady of Counterintelligence. 1905 – 1976 The theme for the 2014 National Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment” which recognizes and honors the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination…

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IMCOM announces FH, other public affairs competition winners

Posted  March 7, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Army Installation Management Command announced results of the IMCOM-level Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition. The winners were chosen from more than 250 submissions in print, community relations and broadcast categories from garrisons around the world. The annual awards program recognizes military and Civilian employees for journalistic excellence…

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Fort Huachuca kicks off AER campaign

Posted  March 7, 2014

Fort Huachuca kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief campaign, which runs through May 15, to raise awareness and prepare the unit coordinators, on Tuesday at Army Community Service, or ACS. This year’s theme is “AER: A Soldier’s First Choice.” Since 1942, the AER program has provided emergency financial assistance to military personnel during unforeseen…

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Holocaust survivor tells her story at FH middle school

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Guest speaker Wanda Wolosky, Holocaust survivor, engages with Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students, sharing her story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Classes gathered in the school student union area Feb. 27 to hear the personal account. Colonel Smith Middle School eighth grade students received a first-hand…

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Presidential Proclamation — Women’s History Month, 2014

Posted  March 7, 2014

Throughout our Nation’s history, American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor, from the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the deserts of Iraq…

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309th MI Bn. remembers fallen Soldiers, names FOBs in their honor

Posted  March 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From Left, Spc. Jacob Oest and Sgt. 1st Class Christian Estores, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, unveil the plaque honoring Sgt. Faith Hinkley as Staff Sgt. Darren Crowe, Company E, and Pfc. Mattias Olsson, Company B, 309th MI Bn., wait to unveil the plaque honoring Cpl. Bernard Corpuz Feb. 28, during a…

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Community Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

VFW Ladies Auxiliary to hold Dinner Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with an Irish-style dinner featuring corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rye bread and dessert tonight, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. Cost is $9 per member, guests and active duty service members.  For…

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MI Corps Band presents joint concert with CSMS, encourages music education

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Military Intelligence Corps Band, or MI Corps Band, became more involved in students’ music education this year holding their first joint performance at Colonel Smith Middle School’s “Spring Concert” March 5 at school.

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