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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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Health & Safety

Red Cross accepting inquiries about loved one in Philippines

Posted  November 15, 2013

TUCSON — The American Red Cross is accepting inquiries about tracing loved ones missing in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haiyan. Call the office at 1.520.318.6740 and press 1, or email Elissa.Maish@redcross.org. Those looking for a U.S. citizen, however, must call the U.S. Department of State, 1.888.407.4747. Red Cross personnel are accepting financial donations to…

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Visit Ed Center during American Education Week

Posted  November 15, 2013

The Army Continuing Education System, or ACES, will observe American Education Week Monday through Nov. 22. This year’s Army’s theme, “Army Continuing Education — Strength and Resiliency through Education” supports the National Education Association’s theme, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” Visit the Education Center next week to learn about the programs…

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Army Community Service

Posted  November 15, 2013

Upcoming SHARP training schedule announced The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program, or SHARP, reinforces the Army’s commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and accountability. Army policy promotes sensitive care and confidential reporting for victims of sexual…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  November 15, 2013

Native Americans had been used as scouts as far back as white men had been settling the American continent. After the Civil War, Indians from more than a dozen tribes were enlisted to assist the Army during the Indian Campaigns of the Great Plains and Southwest regions. By 1866, the Army had been engaged in…

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Community, service members celebrate Veterans Day together

Posted  November 15, 2013

Col. Lisa Price, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, served as guest speaker at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday at Veterans’ Memorial Park. Price’s speech highlighted not only the history of the holiday but the importance active duty Soldiers and veterans have in the present and future.   Cochise County Girl Scout Troops walk with…

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2-13th Avn. Regt., 305th MI Bn. participate in first-ever joint exercise together

Posted  November 15, 2013

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment — the Army’s unmanned aircraft training center — and Company A, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, demonstrated a collaborative effort Nov. 4 – 8 in a first-ever joint culminating training exercise, or CTX.

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Legal Office here helps untangle Arizona separation, divorce process

Posted  November 15, 2013

When couples tie the knot and say “I do,” most believe they will be together forever. However, life happens. Sometimes couples realize their union was not meant to be and choose to separate or divorce. Those with questions about legal separation or divorce can contact the Fort Huachuca Legal Assistance Office, or Legal Assistance. The…

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Deployment guide benefits Families, friends of service members

Posted  November 15, 2013

How does one prepare for a loved one’s deployment? How is a Family member going to get through each day without being consumed with worry? What can service members expect when they return? For Families, what impact will this all have on the children?

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News Briefs – November 15, 2013

Posted  November 15, 2013

Fort to hold Facebook Town Hall The Fort Huachuca Community is invited to participate in a Facebook Town Hall 3 – 5 p.m. Tuesday hosted by Col. Dan McFarland, garrison commander, from any Internet connection. The town hall will also air on Channel 97 and UStream online. To participate, post questions on the Fort Huachuca…

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FH Holiday Bazaar brings shopping experience to post

Posted  November 15, 2013

Barnes Field House will be transformed into a shopper’s paradise this weekend for the annual Fort Huachuca Holiday Bazaar featuring more than 90 artists, crafters and vendors offering a wide variety of handcrafted and manufactured goods.

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