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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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EFMP receives exceptional ACS accreditation score

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Fort Huachuca Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, recently received a perfect score on their portion of the Department of Defense Army Community Service Accreditation, for meeting all Category I standards and receiving full points for all Category II standards. The EFMP is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and Civilian…

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Team Huachuca exhibits synergy in Lean Six Sigma Class

Posted  March 14, 2014

Ray Ragan The Senior Enlisted Leader of the Joint Interoperability Test Command, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, left, chats with an Army Lean Six Sigma instructor, Moises Alvarez, during a break in instruction in the first week of Lean Six Sigma training at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, Feb. 25. The class was open to…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  March 14, 2014

First Nisei sworn in as Corps of Intelligence Police agents Photos property of the U.S. Army Arthur Komori March 13, 1941 In 1941, most young adults were hanging out at the diner, watching Orson Welles in the movie “Citizen Kane,” and listening to tunes by Jimmy Dorsey and Glenn Miller. Adolf Hitler had been wreaking…

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Army: Tobyhanna lands Gray Eagle Ground Control Station repairs

Posted  March 14, 2014

Repairs on the Ground Control Stations for Gray Eagle (MQ-1C) Unmanned Aircraft Systems are scheduled to begin at Tobyhanna Army Depot in fiscal year 2016. TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. — The Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Navy have named Tobyhanna Army Depot as the Depot Source of Repair for the Gray Eagle (MQ-1C) Unmanned…

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Air Force: First F-35 Lightning II arrives at Luke AFB

Posted  March 14, 2014

Escorted by two F-16 fighting Falcons, Luke Air Force Base’s first F-35 Lightning II arrived a little after 11 a.m. Monday, from the Lockheed Martin factory in Fort Worth, Texas.

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FH foreign liaison officers visit ISEC, meet senior leaders

Posted  March 14, 2014

During a visit to the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, or ISEC, four foreign liaison officers, or FLOs, from Germany, France and Korea and assigned to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, took a tour of the facilities and enjoyed lunch with Col. Patrick Kerr, ISEC commander, Command Sgt. Maj. Brenda Kadet, ISEC command sergeant major, and their staff, Feb. 26.

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ACS to host conference, special events, shares program news

Posted  March 14, 2014

The Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse, CPCA, and Army Community Service, ACS, will host the 19th Annual Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Conference in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month. It will be held March 28, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus, 901 North Colombo Ave. The 2014…

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Eight Vietnam veterans to receive Medals of Honor

Posted  March 14, 2014

WASHINGTON — Eight Vietnam-era Soldiers will be awarded the Medal of Honor at a Tuesday White House ceremony. The Medal of Honor is the nation’s highest military award for gallantry and valorous actions. Three Medals of Honor will be awarded to living veterans and five to the Families of deceased Soldiers who served in Vietnam….

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News Briefs March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

FH Exchange ‘Buddies’ exclusive offers The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier for Fort Huachuca shoppers to exercise their Exchange benefit via the Internet. The Fort Huachuca Exchange’s Buddy List enables military shoppers to be among the first to find out about exclusive savings, promotions, events and special offers at the…

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FMWR Briefs – March 14, 2014

Posted  March 14, 2014

Coaches’ meetings set for golf, softball The coaches’ meeting for the 2014 Commander’s Cup Golf Program is set for Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Mountain View Golf Course. All Letters of Intent are due at that time, and team rosters are due by April 1. The program begins April 7, 3 p.m., at MVGC. The coaches’…

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