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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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Increased bear sightings mean FH residents, personnel must be vigilant

Posted  September 27, 2012

Keith Hitchins, Range Control A bear in Garden Canyon eats a meal from a cooler after the animal chased off the Soldier it belonged to. When camping or picnicking outdoors, leave food out only long enough to eat it. Store the cooler in the trunk of the car before and after dining. Recently Fort Huachuca…

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Army’s best AIT platoon sergeants to compete for top honors

Posted  September 27, 2012

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — The Army’s top nine advanced individual training, or AIT, platoon sergeants are competing for the title of 2012 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year during a competition at Fort Eustis, Va., this week. Among them is Fort Huachuca Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Baca, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade’s Platoon Sergeant…

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Retiree Council shares news and notes

Posted  September 27, 2012

Upcoming events, TRICARE changes announced (The following is provided as a public service from the Fort Huachuca Retiree Council and was written by Melanie Mouras) Volunteers needed for World Cardmaking Day An event for the creative and the not-so-creative, World Cardmaking Day, will be held at 12851 North 19th Avenue in Phoenix on Oct. 6,…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Courtesy of Archiving Early America, http://www.earlyamerica.com Benedict Arnold meets with Maj. John Andre to betray Americans in 1870. Maj. John Andre apprehended for spying Sept. 23, 1780 On this week in history, Maj. Benjamin Tallmadge apprehended Maj. John Andre of the British Intelligence Service who was trying to purchase the surrender of West Point. This…

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Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at TMAC Tuesday

Posted  September 27, 2012

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity team hosted the Hispanic American Heritage Month observance Tuesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

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Soldiers reminded about importance of voting

Posted  September 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day, and the Army wants Soldiers to recognize “the importance of voting, a right they have fought to defend,” said Lt. Col. Paul Amrhein, chief of Soldiers Program Branch, Human Resources Command. Success in getting the voting message out to Soldiers and their families isn’t measured by the…

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Still Missing, Not Forgotten: POW/MIA Walkathon keeps memory alive

Posted  September 27, 2012

Soldiers lined Fort Huachuca’s Warrior/Sentinel Field before dawn on Friday to honor and pay tribute to our nation’s prisoners of war and service members missing in action.

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News Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Vote absentee this week Absentee Voting Week runs today through Oct 4. Please return your voted ballot immediately upon receiving it or submit the back-up Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot. For assistance in completing an FWAB see your unit voting assistance officer or go to the installation voter assistance office located in Whitside Hall. Ditch bank…

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Wounded warriors escape to Arizona ‘Portal’

Posted  September 27, 2012

War stories abounded over the weekend of Sept. 14 – 16.....

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FMWR Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Don’t miss Fun Festival this weekend The 2012 Fun Festival is set for tomorrow – Sunday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. The City of Fun Carnival will have rides for all ages and thrill levels. The Festival will also offer food, craft and novelty vendors, and free, live entertainment all three days….

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