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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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Cats came calling on Right Arm Night

Posted  May 24, 2013

Soldiers, civilians, retirees and Family members enjoy the University of Arizona Wildcats Coaches’ Road Tour as a part of Right Arm Night on May 17 at Murr Community Center. RAN, typically held on Friday afternoons after work, included U of A-themed contests and prizes this month.   Air Force Master Sgt. Kirk Kolodziej, Joint Interoperability…

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Community Briefs May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

VFW hosts taco dinner tonight The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9972, will host a taco dinner from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. today at VFW Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. The meal includes tacos, rice and beans. Live entertainment follows. Cost is $8 per person. The dinner is open to members, guests and…

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MVC residents’ generosity earns block party

Posted  May 24, 2013

Earlier this month, Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, hosted a free block party for residents living in the Miles Manor 2 and 3 communities as a reward for contributing the most food to the MVC annual food drive that supports the Fort Huachuca Food Locker.

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General Myer parent volunteers to inspire students

Posted  May 24, 2013

Getting elementary school children excited about math and science can be a challenge, but add a volunteer into the equation - now there’s a formula to capture student interest.

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FMWR Briefs – May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

Country fun comes to TMAC tonight Country-Western dance night is coming to Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 24, starting at 8 p.m. Admission will be free for active duty military and for the first 50 couples to arrive before 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., admission will be $5 per person or couple, so why not…

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News Briefs – May 24, 2013

Posted  May 24, 2013

Microchip mandatory for pets on post Fort Huachuca officials remind Mountain Vista Communities, or MVC, residents that per post policy, registering and microchipping dogs and cats kept on post are mandatory. New pets must be registered through the veterinary clinic. If pets are not already fitted with a working microchip, owners can schedule an appointment…

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Army, Air Force Exchange Service set Memorial Day holiday hours

Posted  May 24, 2013

Launderette Always Open   Main Exchange Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Furniture/Outdoor Living Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   GameStop Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.   Main Store Barber Shop, General Nutrition Center, Optical Shop Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Admin Office, Flower Shop, Main Store Beauty Shop, The…

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Water can be friend or foe – it depends on you

Posted  May 24, 2013

Water is necessary to sustain life. Without water, humans could not survive for more than a few days. However, water can also be deadly. Under the wrong circumstances, people, especially infants, have drowned in just a few inches. The summer recreation season is here, and even in Arizona, people will take to pools, lakes, ponds…

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Thank a lifeguard for safe swimming this summer

Posted  May 24, 2013

After school ends, and with warmer weather, people head to the pool to cool off. They can rest assured that Fort Huachuca has a cadre of highly trained lifeguards on duty at the pools.

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School’s out – Irwin Pool’s open!

Posted  May 24, 2013

When Fort Huachuca youth left school yesterday for the last time this school year it meant the long-awaited summer vacation has arrived!

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