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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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Chiricahua National Monument offers free entry, special events hosted at each site

Posted  April 19, 2013

In celebration of National Park Week, all three Cochise county National Park Service sites will offer special events and activities April 20-28, 2013.

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FMWR Briefs – April 19, 2013

Posted  April 19, 2013

Live theater coming to Murr CC Family and MWR, along with the Illegitimate Theater Company of Sierra Vista will present the stage and screen classic “Arsenic and Old Lace,” on stage live at Murr Community Center. Evening performances are set for today, Saturday, April 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. Sunday Matinees will be presented…

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News Briefs – April 19, 2013

Posted  April 19, 2013

General to assume command An assumption of command ceremony for the incoming Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. today on Brown Parade Field. It will be sponsored by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca. This ceremony is open to all Fort Huachuca employees,…

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Self care strategies for athletes with IT Band Friction Syndrome

Posted  April 19, 2013

Every day at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, I see Soldiers with the diagnosis of Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome.

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Celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week at RWBAHC

Posted  April 19, 2013

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (April 22-26) is an annual celebration of the laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of health care.

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Don’t get sidelined by sports injuries

Posted  April 19, 2013

Injuries are the biggest health problem in the United States Army and are the leading cause of non-battle injuries and medical evacuations. About 60 percent of Soldiers are injured each year, resulting in a little over 1 million medical visits annually due to musculoskeletal injuries. Roughly half of the Soldiers experiencing an injury were injured…

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Select Honor Guard delivers with demanding presence

Posted  April 19, 2013

We see them at funerals and at ceremonies on post, but behind the perfectly pressed blue and dark green uniforms, the Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard keeps busy.

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Navy officer assumes command of B Troop

Posted  April 19, 2013

Honoring Fort Huachuca’s Old West cavalry heritage, Navy Commander Troy Wilcox assumed command of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) April 12 on Brown Parade Field.

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IG recommends getting ‘back to basics,’ values

Posted  April 19, 2013

Similar to the restructuring in early the 1990s, our Army is transforming from one in conflict to a peacetime force. This is not an easy transition and requires patience, understanding and dedication to the Army’s Values. As funding, available personnel and resources contract, we will all be tempted to cut corners and find the easiest…

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  April 19, 2013

When the United States entered WW1 in April 1917, the Army had only 15 airplanes and 131 pilots and observers. The first American reconnaissance flight over enemy territory was made a year later on April 15, 1918

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