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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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Salutes & Awards

NETCOM commander receives second star

Posted  August 8, 2014

Staff Sgt. Tim Chatlos Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general of U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, administers the Oath of Allegiance during the promotion ceremony of Maj. Gen. John Morrison Jr., commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. The commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command was promoted to major general…

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DoD announces readiness, environmental protection awards

Posted  August 8, 2014

File photo A REPI Challenge award of $4 million for Fort Huachuca will leverage just over $9 million in partner contributions to permanently restrict development on 5,900 acres of ranchland. Partnerships include Arizona Land and Water Trust, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Bureau of…

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Events

Community Briefs August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

Waves of Honor: Military Salute Program SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment® is honoring the men and women of the U.S. armed services through its Waves of Honor® military salute program. The program permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to any of the following…

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See Soldiers in action on FH during All Army Championship Box-off

Posted  August 15, 2014

Mark your calendars! Witness Army Boxing at its best during the All Army Boxing Championship at Barnes Field House on Sept. 13. Male and female boxers will take to the ring and vie for slots on the All Army Boxing Team. Preliminary matches will take place Sept. 10 and 11 (subject to change). Doors for…

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Sports

Men, women equally represented on elite boxing squad

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. — For the first time in program history, the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program has an equal number of men and women competing in the once male-dominated sport of boxing. When Sgt. Felisha Estrada-Gonzalez joined WCAP in July, the elite group of Army boxers became five women and five men training…

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Female boxers excel in Army World Class Athlete Program

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Two female Soldiers recently won national Golden Gloves championships, bringing the number of female amateur boxing national champions in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, WCAP, to four. Pfc. Alexandra Love and Pvt. Rianna Rios won their weight classes July 12 at the 2014 National Women’s Golden Gloves Championships in…

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FMWR Briefs – August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

MVGC offers ‘monsoon special’ Mountain View Golf Course personnel invite all golfers to join them for the following “monsoon special” now through Aug. 31: Golf before 11 a.m. for $25; Golf after 11 a.m. for $20. Special price includes a cart for 18 holes.  For more information or to schedule a tee time, call 520.533.7088….

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News Briefs August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

Range closures announced Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, M, N, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: A, B, C, D, E, F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: A, B, C, D, E, F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z…

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Health & Safety

Tobacco use harms military readiness, official says

Posted  August 15, 2014

WASHINGTON — Because tobacco use is harmful to military readiness, the Defense Department has an added responsibility to curb its use, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said Tuesday, noting that service members are more likely to use tobacco products than Civilians. Tobacco use can lead to excess oral cavity disease and morbidity,…

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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

Posted  August 15, 2014

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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