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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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Large scale radio technology demonstrated at Army’s EPG

Posted  February 7, 2014

U.S. Army photos Testers from the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground move out for a day of demonstrating the wideband networking waveform part of the Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio, or MNVR, system. The test involves more than 80 radio nodes throughout Fort Huachuca and the surrounding area. USAEPG is the Army’s designated test center for…

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FH BOLC graduate represents Army in cross country championship race

Posted  February 7, 2014

Photo courtesy of Swim Bike Run Photography 2nd Lt. Margaret Smith, a member of the All Army Cross Country team competing in the upcoming Armed Forces Cross Country Championship race, Feb. 15, in Boulder, Colo., runs the Mother’s Day Half Marathon in May 2011. Former Fort Huachuca military intelligence officer, 2nd Lt. Margaret Smith, was…

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NCOA unveils Soldier portrait

Posted  February 7, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski From left, Sgt. Maj. Robyn Collier, Noncommissioned Officers Academy deputy commandant, and Command Sgt. Maj. Bret Wiegmann, NCOA commandant, unveil the oil painting of Master Sgt. John Wilson inside the Wilson Barracks Jan. 31. Wilson Barracks, Building 62718 in Weinstein Village, gained a new addition to its main hallway Jan. 31. Soldiers and…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  February 7, 2014

Black History Month: MI showcases Revolutionary War spy public domain Painting of James Armistead Lafayette February is Black History Month. It is the legacy of historian Carter Woodson who was born to former slaves in Virginia in 1875. Early in life, Woodson’s story included farm worker, manual laborer, garbage truck driver and coal miner. After…

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Civilian of the Month – January, 2014

Posted  February 7, 2014

Linda Feliciano Civilian of the Month: Linda Feliciano Agency: U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Position and duties: Administrative officer: handles incoming documents for the commanding general and command group. Also serves as the civilian human resources liaison How long at current assignment: 14 years in April How long in government service: About 20 years….

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USO celebrates 73rd birthday serving troops, Families

Posted  February 7, 2014

The United Service Organization Center at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is open 365 days a year, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Here (upper right), service members of all branches, retirees, veterans and their Families can relax like these Soldiers who are playing Xbox at the Phoenix Sky Harbor USO Center in Terminal 4….

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National Drug Fact Week Police, students, parents talk, share facts

Posted  February 7, 2014

When it comes to minors abusing drugs and alcohol, not only do parents weigh in, but so do the police.

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FH Exchange rewards students for good grades

Posted  February 7, 2014

Military students can turn good grades into rewards with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program. From first-graders to high school seniors, pupils who maintain a B average or higher are eligible for the program that recognizes academic excellence. The You Made the Grade program rewards military students with a…

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VA launches online tool to calculate Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits

Posted  February 7, 2014

U.S. Postal Service The Department of Veterans Affairs launched an online GI Bill Comparison Tool, Tuesday, to make it easier for veterans, service members and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA’s approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. WASHINGTON — The Veterans Affairs…

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News Briefs February 7, 2014

Posted  February 7, 2014

Jury duty scam reported Pima County residents have informed the Arizona Superior Court about receiving phone calls from a potential scammer who says there is an outstanding warrant for their arrest for failure to show for jury duty. Residents are given two hours to bring $2,000 to a specified location and told failure to comply…

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