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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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The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation offers scholarships

Posted  February 28, 2014

Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, officials remind Fort Huachuca housing community residents that applications for The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation, or TMOEF, scholarship are now being accepted for the 2014 – 2015 school year. In its 24th year, TMOEF invites all high school seniors and graduates who reside in on-post Mountain Vista Communities-managed housing to…

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Black History Month program packs TMAC

Posted  February 28, 2014

From left, Sgt. 1st Class Andre Clovis as Malcolm X; Staff Sgt. Ken Coffey as Abraham Lincoln; Staff Sgt. Michelle Taitt portraying a slave; Staff Sgt. William Condon as President John F. Kennedy; and Sgt. Maj. Lavander Wilkerson as James Brown stand before the audience after their presentations in a skit depicting highlights in the…

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Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted  February 28, 2014

In accordance with Army Regulation 600-8-7, the objectives of the Retiree Council Program are to provide the Army’s top leaders with insight into vital issues and concerns of retired Soldiers. The program also gives the Army retired community an opportunity to: Communicate with the Active Army; receive advice on, analyze and provide input on decisions,…

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This Week in History: USAICS flies three OV-1D Mohawks to South Korea

Posted  February 28, 2014

Photos property of U.S. Army Three OV-1Cs fly in formation over the mountains in Oregon. February 1977 In late February 1977, three aviators from the Maintenance Aviation Division, U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, left Fort Huachuca on a mission to fly three OV-1D Mohawks to Kadena Air Force Base, South Korea. From their first…

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MI candidates sought for Weinstein Award nomination

Posted  February 28, 2014

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence seeks nominations for the 2014 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence in Military Intelligence, or MI. Applications will be accepted through March 17. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence officer of the rank of captain in the active Army, Army Reserve or…

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Air Force: Joint airdrop in Greece: Combined efforts key to success

Posted  February 28, 2014

In true Greek fashion, a few select service members from the Kaiserslautern military community area have undertaken a momentous task.

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Marines: 1st MLG Marines practice loading, unloading Navy ships

Posted  February 28, 2014

Fresh 7-ton tire tracks in the sand and the hum of engines in the distance mark the conclusion of exercise Brilliant Scepter 2014 aboard Coronado Island, Calif., Feb. 13 – 19.

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News Briefs February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website Tips submitted through the Sierra Vista Crime Solvers Website led to a shoplifter’s recent arrest. Investigators were unable to identify the shoplifter, caught on videotape, and requested residents’ help in identifying him through their new website at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov/CrimeSolvers. The site features crimes about which investigators have gathered enough evidence in…

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Installation Awards Banquet sets best apart from rest

Posted  February 28, 2014

All who attended Fort Huachuca’s annual Installation Awards Banquet to recognize the 2013 “best of the best,” Feb. 21, at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre experienced an evening to remember.

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FMWR Briefs – February 28, 2014

Posted  February 28, 2014

College rodeo here tomorrow, Sunday FMWR, the Sierra Vista Riding Club and Cochise College will host the Cochise College Rodeo at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena Saturday and Sunday. Gates open at noon, and the rodeo starts at 1 p.m. both days. Sunday, cowboy church will start at 10 a.m., and Exceptional Rodeo will start at…

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