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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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During emergencies, FH can provide mass warnings, notifications

Posted  August 9, 2012

Mass warning and notification systems play an important role on military installations.

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News Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 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 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

U of A Football returns to Fort Huachuca The University of Arizona Wildcat Football Team will hold pre-season practice at Fort Huachuca. The practices are free and open to the public. Practices are set for: today at 8:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.; tomorrow at 8 a.m.; and Saturday at 8:30 a.m., all at Warrior/Sentinel Field…

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MWR Rents offers a variety of services

Posted  August 9, 2012

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Rents offers Soldiers and other military affiliated personnel the chance to do something different with their days off.

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Soldier, Army spouse garner gold at summer Olympic games

Posted  August 9, 2012

An Army Soldier became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men’s skeet in London, and while her husband watched from his computer monitor, his spouse medaled with a gold in a rifle event. In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold…

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Community Briefs – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

Annual Tombstone Vigilante Days set Tombstone will celebrate their Annual Vigilante Days Friday – Sunday on Historic Allen Street. The Tombstone Vigilantes, the oldest performing gunfighting reenactment group in Arizona, will perform various gunfighting skits all weekend along with several out-of-town groups. The Vigilante Days Chili Cook Off will take place on Saturday, and the…

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They’re baaack! Drive safely

Posted  August 9, 2012

Drivers should heed posted limits, be especially careful when passing pedestrians and give right-of-way to foot traffic, especially to people...

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Civilian Welfare Fund Council, role

Posted  August 9, 2012

The Civilian Welfare Fund Council governs the operations of the Civilian Welfare Fund and provides morale and recreation activities and services to all federal civilian employees at Fort Huachuca, in accordance with provisions of AR 215-7 and any other applicable regulations or directives. CWFC sponsors discounted activities such as Cinemark movies, sporting events, theatrical shows,…

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Vibrant Response 13 trains Soldiers for reality

Posted  August 2, 2012

What would happen if a catastrophic event was to take place somewhere in the United States? Emergency services, armed forces and other...

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‘Pockets of excellence’ across Army, but work still needs to be done on force health

Posted  August 2, 2012

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd Austin capped off a week-long series of visits to several Army installations, with a final visit to Fort Riley, Kan., Friday. The visits were part of an effort to develop a better understanding of the “health of the force.” The vice talked…

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