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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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FMWR Briefs – November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

MWR Rents has tickets for Miami Heat game FMWR’s Outdoor Recreation Program has scheduled the following NBA Basketball game trip: Saturday, Phoenix Suns versus the Miami Heat. Cost is $100 per ticket or $135 with transportation included. Tickets available with transportation are limited. Outdoor Rec also has ticket vouchers available to purchase for any other…

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News Briefs – November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

Post agencies set holiday hours Commissary – closed Thursday and Friday Directorate of Resource Management/Directorate of Logistics/Directorate of Plans, Training and Mobilization (for emergencies, call 533.2291)/Installation Safety Office/Army Career Alumnae Program – minimal staffing on Friday Directorate of Emergency Services full manning other than the DES main office which will have minimal staffing on Friday…

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DES shares tips to make Thanksgiving safer

Posted  November 21, 2012

The Thanksgiving Holiday is here, and the Fort Huachuca Directorate of Emergency Services wants everyone to have a safe holiday. These safety tips from the National Fire Protection Organization can keep people safe in the kitchen, the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Children love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the…

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Code Talkers — World War heroes

Posted  November 21, 2012

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence History Office hosted a presentation on the Native American Code Talkers of World Wars I and II, Nov. 14, in Fitch Auditorium,Alvarado Hall.

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Fort Huachuca chooses ‘the best’

Posted  November 21, 2012

Last week, 11 of Fort Huachuca’s top Soldiers competed for the title of Fort Huachuca’s ‘Best Warriors’ of 2012.

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Native American culture, history — observed, honored

Posted  November 21, 2012

Fort Huachuca celebrated Native American Heritage Month at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Nov. 14 with poetry readings, a cultural dance demonstration and a Native American Code Talker presentation.

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Military Intelligence — this week in history: November 21, 2012

Posted  November 21, 2012

Lieutenant takes world’s first night aerial photograph Nov. 20, 1925 George Goddard pioneered many of the advances in aerial reconnaissance experimenting with infrared photography; long-focal length camera lenses; and “quick work photography” which allowed photographers to develop their photos within minutes and put them in the hands of the ground commanders. A long-time dream of…

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Local military spouse featured on Oprah

Posted  November 21, 2012

Her living room was full of chatter and gasps as Erin Whitehead, along with her family and friends, watched “Oprah’s Favorite Things 2012” Sunday night. The noises, sometimes squeals of joy, sometimes sniffling, were not because of all of the great gifts Oprah Winfrey selected this year for her audience but because Whitehead was selected…

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Cochise Theater airs last movie on Nov. 30

Posted  November 21, 2012

It’s the final curtain call for Fort Huachuca’s Cochise Theater. The staff will project its last movie on the big screen Nov. 30. The building, located in front of the Post Exchange and next to the bowling alley, is closing doors to movie patrons due to financial anguish. “I believe most people will understand the…

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IMCOM looks to expedite hiring at garrisons

Posted  November 21, 2012

Garrison commanders are recruiting for about 2,000 job openings, and while the competitive process can be time-consuming, exceptions to the process allow for noncompetitive selection of current Installation Management Command, or IMCOM, employees, transitioning Soldiers, disabled veterans, and certain others. At the same time, the Army still faces a new fiscal environment that could require…

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