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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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B Troop to help Fort Bowie celebrate anniversary

Posted  August 30, 2012

On Saturday, B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will join the National Park Service is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Fort Bowie....

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EPG enters winner’s circle

Posted  August 30, 2012

Team U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground won the 2012 Commander’s Cup as a result of the combined effort of the government and contractor workforce.....

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Army musicians demonstrate instruments for Smith MS students

Posted  August 30, 2012

School is in session at Colonel Smith Middle School on Fort Huachuca, and for first-year band students that means selecting what instrument they will play. On Aug. 22, the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps Band came to the school to help them make their decisions. The MI Corps Band, stationed on Fort Huachuca, sent 11…

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Community Briefs – August 30, 2012

Posted  August 30, 2012

Gunfighter’s rendevous planned Gunfighting groups will compete for honors as being the “best” gunfighting group at Tombstone’s Annual Rendezvous of the Gunfighters, Saturday — Monday. All competition takes place at the “O.K. Corral” located on Allen Street. Scheduled to appear for this year’s event is Old West Thunder from El Paso, Texas, the Arizona Gunfighters…

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New school students here need not go it alone

Posted  August 23, 2012

Moving to a new post provides military families the opportunity to explore another part of the country or the world, to meet new friends, and to advance professional development. But there is one segment of the military population who often view moving as a cause for concern — students.

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15W UAS operators learn ground, flight skills on FH

Posted  August 23, 2012

Typically, Fort Huachuca enjoys more than 300 days a year of favorable unmanned aircraft systems flying weather due to the sunshine in its arid desert location....

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Future system to streamline Army HR and Soldier pay

Posted  August 23, 2012

An Army Human Resources system is currently under development and targeted to improve the way the force manages Soldiers’ information and Soldier pay...

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New program aims to better help troops transition to civilian life

Posted  August 23, 2012

The Defense Department is conducting pilot classes of a new program designed to better prepare service members transitioning out of the military to civilian life....

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Fort to conduct installation protection exercise next week

Posted  August 23, 2012

Fort Huachuca will conduct its annual installation protection exercise Apache Warrior 12 on Tuesday and Wednesday. AW 12 is a full-scale exercise that tests real response actions by emergency first responders. “The exercise will last for 30 continuous hours and will start on the morning of [August 28] … and will test the installation’s emergency…

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Inputs into Army exercises increase command awareness of cyber threat

Posted  August 23, 2012

Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez, commander of ARCYBER, spoke Aug. 16, 2012, at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association TechNet Land Forces East conference in Baltimore. BALTIMORE — An increased focus on training and leader development can help commanders at all levels better understand the threat to America posed by adversaries in the cyber domain,…

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