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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 celebrates Easter with Sunrise Service, children’s egg hunt

Posted  April 25, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski Eden Hillman, 2, places plastic eggs in her basket during the Main Post Chapel’s Easter Egg Hunt Sunday. Hundreds of eggs containing candy and other prizes filled the Main Post Chapel’s courtyard. The Religious Support and an estimated crowd of 400 celebrated Easter on Sunday with a 6:30 a.m. sunrise service on Fort…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history April 11, 2014

Posted  April 25, 2014

Generations of Americans have considered Paul Revere an icon of Revolutionary War history. However, Paul Revere was not the only rider. (There were two others.)

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Unsung heroes of Brown Fire support efforts behind scenes

Posted  April 25, 2014

While it is common knowledge that fighting wildfires is best left to the men and women trained to do it, the behind-the-scenes support shouldn’t go unmentioned. Like the popular saying goes, “It takes a village … ” but in the case of larger wildfires, it [can take] multiple villages.

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News Briefs April 25, 2014

Posted  April 25, 2014

Range closures announced Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, V, Z Saturday: A, B, C, D, E, F, T1, T2, T3, V, Z Sunday: T1, T2, T3, V, Z Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, N, P, U, V, Z Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, M, T1, T2, T3, V, Z…

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FMWR presents circus night on post

Posted  April 25, 2014

During intermission, Families had the opportunity to take an elephant ride. The Asian elephants also performed later in the show April 16 by performing tricks on their hind legs, bowing and lying down.   Attendees watch Carson and Barnes Circus members perform their Native American act consisting of dance and aerial artistry. The Family-oriented attraction…

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Changes to DOD’s privately owned vehicle shipping program start Thursday

Posted  April 25, 2014

American Auto Logistics’, or AAL’s, contract for shipping privately owned vehicles, POVs, will terminate on Wednesday, and effective Thursday, International Auto Logistics, or IAL, will become the new Global POV provider. There will be no break in service available for customers needing to turn-in or pick up a vehicle; however, there will be a short…

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FMWR Briefs – April 25, 2014

Posted  April 25, 2014

Don’t miss Festival of SW this weekend The 2014 Festival of the Southwest runs this evening through Sunday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. The festival is open to the public, and there is no admission charge. There will be attractions for the entire Family including the City of Fun Carnival, with rides…

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Foreign Soldier receives military education, provides self-defense training at FH

Posted  April 25, 2014

For 1st Lt. Miro Bogdan, his trip from Zagreb, Croatia, to Fort Huachuca has turned out to be more than the educational opportunity he initially expected to receive — or give.

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Community Briefs April 25, 2014

Posted  April 25, 2014

USO youth coloring contest Join the Arizona United Services Organization Month of the Military Child coloring contest for those 1 – 13. Download sheets at http://us.uso.org/Arizona/Month-of-the-Military-Child/. Mail completed pages to USO Arizona, P.O. Box 21341, Phoenix, AZ 85036, by the April 30 deadline. Age groups are 1 – 3, 4 – 6 and 7 –…

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First major Arizona wildfire of 2014 burns in Huachuca Mountains

Posted  April 18, 2014

Clay and Laura Murray This photo of the Brown Fire was taken on Monday evening from Mott Circle on Fort Huachuca. As of Fort Huachuca Scout press time Thursday, firefighters were still working to contain it. A wildfire, the Brown Fire, was sparked Sunday on Fort Huachuca in a remote location in the Huachuca Mountains…

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