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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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Fort celebrates women of character, courage, commitment

Posted  March 28, 2014

Maranda Flynn A display in the lobby of Thunder Mountain Activity Centre highlighted the historical contributions of women in the Army, during the Women’s History Month Observance March 20. In honor of Women’s History Month, Soldiers and Civilians gathered to celebrate women and the imprint they have had in history at the Thunder Mountain Activity…

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month ‘Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.’

Posted  March 28, 2014

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc., or NCADD, sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. For the 28th Anniversary of NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month, NCADD has chosen the theme “Help for Today….

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FH Tax Center still taking appointments

Posted  March 28, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Karen and husband Sgt. 1st Class Andre Clovis, Intelligence Electronic Warfare Test Directorate, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, begin their tax filing appointment with Sgt. Jonathan Cuellar, Company C, 2-13th Aviation Regiment and volunteer tax preparer. Military members, Families and retirees are eligible to file their taxes at the Fort Huachuca…

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Drill sergeants, Soldiers set sights on success during competition here

Posted  March 28, 2014

Courtesy photo Soldiers from across the 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training) prepare for a run during the Best Warrior and Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition held on Fort Huachuca this week. A U.S. Army Reserve unit headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the command is currently one of the largest in the Army Reserve, with…

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FH leaders help raise cancer awareness

Posted  March 28, 2014

If you are getting déjà vu from purple toilets sitting in yards around the fort, don’t be alarmed — it’s that time of year again. For the second year, Fort Huachuca senior leaders are showing their support by participating in the American Cancer Society “Flush Away Cancer” campaign by moving a purple commode from yard…

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Natick study examines effects of stress on Soldiers’ immune systems, cognitive ability

Posted  March 28, 2014

Bob Reinert A study being conducted by the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massachusetts is examining how sleep restriction affects wound healing and whether nutritional supplements can help offset the effects. In a sub-study, Soldiers such as Pvt. Daniel Pardo did virtual marksmanship training in the middle…

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Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted  March 28, 2014

Army changes retirement status listing Some customs and courtesies will never change, such as showing respect for the U. S. flag. However, the Army recently modified how retirees list their retired status. The Army published the new policy on May 17, 2013, in Army Regulation 25-50, Preparing and Managing Correspondence. The policy puts retired Reservists…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  March 28, 2014

General presides over first USAICS MI Officer Advanced Course graduation U.S. Army Photo Maj. Gen. (later Lt. Gen.) Phillip Davidson, Jr., served as the assistant chief of staff for Intelligence, 1971 – 1972. March 23, 1972 When (then) Maj. Gen. Phillip Davidson gave the graduation address to the first Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course in…

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Air Force: Air advisors train Afghan pilots and maintainers

Posted  March 28, 2014

Afghan pilots and aircraft maintainers are a vital part of the Afghan National Air Force and increase its operational capabilities, and with the aid of a group of U.S. advisors, they are making huge strides in that direction.

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Marines: ‘Will do same with less,’ Corps commandant says

Posted  March 28, 2014

WASHINGTON — Since the founding of the Marine Corps in 1775, Marines have answered the nation’s call, faithfully protecting the American people and maintaining a world-class standard of military excellence, the Marine Corps commandant said Tuesday. “Nothing has changed. We will continue to do the same in the future,” Gen. James Amos said at a…

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