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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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Antiterrorism measures will soon be part of contracting

Posted  April 12, 2012

“Antiterrorism Measures In Contracting,” is this month’s quarterly AT theme on Fort Huachuca. “Contractors play a huge role not only on Fort Huachuca but also Department of Defense-wide; but there can be a down side. It’s a double-edged sword in a sense, because many times contractors have access to computers, sensitive materials and sites, to…

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FH Exchange to hold wireless sale

Posted  April 12, 2012

The Army & Air Force Exchange offers the latest mobile phone models through its Exchange Mobile Center, featuring the hottest phones from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon, prepaid options from Boost and a variety of service plans and accessories at competitive prices. Mobile phones will go on sale with the FH Exchange’s first Semi-Annual Wireless Sale…

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ACS announces programs, shares events

Posted  April 12, 2012

AFAP resolves local issue, introduces eight The Army Family Action Plan is the Army’s grassroots process to identify and elevate the most significant quality of life issues impacting Soldiers (all components), retirees, Department of the Army civilians and families to senior leaders for action. At the Feb. 29 Garrison Commander’s AFAP Steering Committee meeting; the…

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Look ‘behind scenes’ at SV public library

Posted  April 12, 2012

Have you ever wondered how a book actually gets onto the shelf at your library? Chances are you haven’t, so we want to give you a look at what happens “behind the scenes” at the Sierra Vista Public Library! The process of selecting books for the library can be complex, but essentially staff looks to…

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Beware — DFAS fiancé scam letter circulating

Posted  April 12, 2012

A letter is making the rounds purporting to be from Defense Finance and Accounting Service asking military members’ fiancées to register in “our (DFAS) system” entitling them to benefits in the event of the member’s death, all for only a $350 fee. DFAS officials tell fiancées to “Save your money. It’s not true. It’s not…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange committed to offering best prices on or offline

Posted  April 12, 2012

According to a recent article in “PC World,” more than half of U.S. adult mobile phone owners used a handset for shopping assistance while in stores during the 2011 holiday season. Additionally, a quarter of these shoppers went online to see if they could find a better price for a product they were considering buying….

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Barnes FH pool reopens

Posted  April 12, 2012

After nearly a year, swimmers can again enjoy the indoor pool at Barnes Field House. Although the formal grand reopening is slated to happen in a few weeks, the pool is already open for use.

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Trail cameras now operating on fort

Posted  April 12, 2012

Surveillance cameras are now being set up across Fort Huachuca to monitor the illegal feeding of wildlife on post. Recently an officer in the Grierson Housing Area found a feeding station hidden behind a large pine tree. The food included fresh apples, oranges and grapefruit. The officer saw signs of javelina and deer at the…

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First Lady Obama: Nation must ‘step up forever’ for military families

Posted  April 12, 2012

WASHINGTON — As First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden mark the first anniversary of their “Joining Forces” campaign this week, the two say they will continue to solidify its successes so a structured effort to help military families is a permanent part of American culture. The pair reflected on the campaign’s success during…

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Fort Huachuca set to recognize volunteers

Posted  April 12, 2012

I love my job! As the Fort Huachuca Army Volunteer Corps coordinator at Army Community Service, I have the opportunity to work with our community volunteers every day. I have been an active volunteer since I was in the 4th grade, and here I am some 30-odd years later still giving back to my community….

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