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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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White House announces Marine Medal of Honor recipient

Posted  May 23, 2014

The White House announced May 19 that Marine veteran Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter will receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan.

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Army Air Force Exchange Service sets Memorial Day holiday hours

Posted  May 23, 2014

Launderette Always Open   Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Arizona Tile Crafters, Main Store Barber Shop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop, Papito’s Puros Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Admin Office, Main Store Beauty Shop, The Spa,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  May 23, 2014

In May 1990, the Army announced that $129 million of planned construction would take place at Fort Huachuca, most of that being new buildings to accommodate the students, instructors and administrative personnel projected to transfer from Fort Devens, Massachusetts, in connection with the Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, Act of 1988.

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Marines, Army compete, demonstrate teamwork, build morale

Posted  May 23, 2014

The Army’s platoon, the “Smokin’ Shadows” from Company A, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, conduct close order drill during a competition May 8 at the Applied Instruction Building at the Black Tower training site near Fort Huachuca’s West Gate. What started out as a friendly drill and ceremony competition between the Army students and their Marine counterparts,…

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General Myer School principal retires after 53 years in education

Posted  May 23, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Connie Johnson, General Myer Elementary principal, looks over what students are reading in the library. Johnson retired this year after 53 years in the education field — 45 of which were spent at General Myer Elementary School. As the academic school year ended for students this Thursday, Connie Johnson, General Myer Elementary principal,…

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Register cell, VoIP phones for emergency alerts

Posted  May 23, 2014

City and county residents can now register their cell and Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP, phone numbers to receive information in case a local emergency situation arises. Register now at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov and click on the link on the home page. The City of Sierra Vista, the only area provider with Reverse 911 capabilities, has recently…

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B Troop ‘changes reins’ during ceremony on FH

Posted  May 23, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Hengst, B Troop – 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) incoming commander, gives his welcome remarks at the change of command ceremony May 16 on Brown Parade Field. The California native is a University of Arizona graduate and holds his current assignment on post as Joint Interoperability Test Command test action…

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Flag etiquette – Raise, lower American flag properly on Memorial Day

Posted  May 23, 2014

I have always felt that summer is, above all else, a patriotic season. In my mind, summer barbeques and pool parties are as purely American as “baseball and apple pie.” Within these coming months, Americans will honor Memorial Day, celebrate Independence Day, and remember the 70th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944) and the 151st…

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USAICoE & FH commanding general shares Memorial Day Safety Message

Posted  May 23, 2014

Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our Nation. Throughout our Nation’s history, service men and women have selflessly defended our Nation’s freedom. Those who serve today continue to guard the freedoms and values that others have fought and…

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Post provides Safe Ride Program to prevent drunk driving

Posted  May 23, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Pvt. Colin Hare, Company A, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, and father Brian Hare enter a Transportation Express van to shuttle them back to the Soldier’s barracks. Not only does Transportation Express provide services for the Safe Ride Program, it also assists Soldiers without transportation on post. The Fort Huachuca Army Air…

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