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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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FH part of 90-country Global Leadership Summit

Posted  August 16, 2012

When an audience gathered at Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel on Aug. 9 and 10, they temporarily became a small part of a large collective, sharing a common goal...

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NETCOM general passes reins, new commander takes charge

Posted  August 16, 2012

On a field made green by the summer monsoons, under a blue Southern Arizona sky and in front of our nation’s flag flying in the early morning breeze, Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command to Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn in a ceremony Aug. 9 here at Brown Parade Field...

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Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

Posted  August 16, 2012

WASHINGTON — All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, in a recent statement. “[This behavior] undermines our values, tarnishes our profession and erodes the trust that bonds us,” Dempsey said. A recent letter…

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Army CID wants more Soldiers as special agents

Posted  August 16, 2012

QUANTICO, Va. — The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is looking for qualified applicants to become highly-trained criminal investigators. Special agents within Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are responsible for investigating numerous types of felony-level crimes, conducting protective-service operations, and working with other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies…

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Effective NCOs are responsible, earn trust, know their Soldiers

Posted  August 16, 2012

During Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler’s recent visit to Fort Huachuca, several issues surfaced. The foremost issue is the Army’s lack of noncommissioned officers embodying discipline, leadership and holding Soldiers accountable for their actions. Since combat operations began in 2001, leadership started to suffer. Current leaders say they are focused on preparing for…

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Fire safety: FH Training Centers not different from college dorms

Posted  August 16, 2012

Training groups who come to Fort Huachuca to learn, live in the same type of atmosphere as at other college campuses across the country. The same kind of fire safety rules apply for students living on Fort Huachuca as those living on other campuses. Each year college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds…

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Fort job training program helps high school students invest in their future

Posted  August 16, 2012

Standing behind the register at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre lunch buffet, she swiftly runs the stack of bills through her fingers, counting silently...

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Post Café a ‘Kee’ part of Fort Huachuca’s past

Posted  August 16, 2012

It was not long after Captain Whiteside and the troopers of the 6th Cavalry founded the camp that would become Fort Huachuca that another unexpected legend would be made...

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News Briefs – August 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 2012

DoD food drive announced The Department of Defense is supporting the Office of Personnel Management’s fourth annual “Feds Feed Families” Food Drive through August, with a goal of 1.5 million pounds. This food drive is a voluntary opportunity to give back to the communities in which employees live, work and train. The primary objective is…

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FMWR – August 16, 2012

Posted  August 16, 2012

Play ‘Minute to Win It’ at Murr CC Murr Community Center will host a “Minute to Win It” game night starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Patrons 18 and older are welcome. A pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. For more information, call 533.2404. Soldier Show set for August 19, 20 The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier…

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