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March 22, 2012

News Briefs March 22, 2012


Public Notice:

To any individual, or place of business, that may have a claim against or have possessions belonging to the estate of Jacob M. Honeycutt. Contact the executor of Honeycutt’s estate at 1829 A Field Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the summary court martial officer, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Shelley Rodunardt, 520.678.7612.

 

Windy season guidance for FH residents

Michaels Military Housing officials ask Fort Huachuca housing residents to prepare in advance when strong winds are predicted.

Secure lawn furniture and other outdoor items.

Take trampolines down or secure them properly. Do not attach them to fences as this can damage them, and residents may need to pay repair expenses.

Do not place garbage or recycle bins outside. Residents will have to pay for replacement if bins blow away and are lost.

If wind blows garbage into the yard, pick it up. Those whose trash blows into neighbors’ yards should pick this up, as well.

 

TriWest announces blog

TriWest, the military health care provider, has launched its first blog, Healthy Homefront, www.HealthyHomefront.com, specifically designed to reach military spouse bloggers and families. Every week, TriWest will update the blog with TRICARE information, healthy living tips and more.

 

Scholarships available for enlisteds

Deadline to apply for Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Green to Gold scholarships this year is April 1. Depending on their education level, Soldiers can be considered for one-to-four-year scholarships.

More information can be found on GoArmy.com.

 

Join in on family fun

Army Community Service will host the Survivor Outreach Service Family Fun Day, Saturday, 12:30 ““ 4 p.m. in the Desert Lanes Bowling Center to honor all survivors of fallen Soldiers.

All survivors and their families are invited.

Attire is the Army combat uniform for Soldiers and business-casual attire for civilians.

For more information, call 533.2332.

 

Range closures announced

  • Today: E, I, L, P, R, U, X, Y, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Friday: E, P, P1, R, U, U1, Y, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Saturday: E, M, N, P, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Sunday: E, N, P, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Monday: E, P, P1, Q, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, P, P1, Q, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Wednesday: A, B, C, D, E, P1, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Range closures are subject to daily change. For information, call 533.1014.

 

CIF announces hours

The Central Issue Facility hours are: 

  • Student issues and turn-ins: Monday ““ Thursday, 8 a.m. ““ noon.
  • Permanent party turn-ins: Monday and Wednesday, 1 ““ 3:30 p.m. excluding holidays.
  • Permanent party issues: Tuesday and Thursday, 1 ““ 3:30 p.m. excluding holidays.

For more information, call Marshanell Miller, 538.8771.

 

Exhibit at post museum features women

The Fort Huachuca Museum will open its “Women in Army Service at Fort Huachuca” photo exhibit on Monday. The exhibit is dedicated to the women who have served on Fort Huachuca from the early 1940s until today. It features photos taken here at Fort Huachuca, of women serving in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, Women’s Army Corps, Army Nurses Corps, and following integration into the regular Army in 1978.

The museum is open Monday ““ Saturday from 9 a.m.”“ 4 p.m.

 

Preregister kindergarten students

Preregister Fort Huachuca resident kindergarten students for the 2012 ““ 2013 school year, Monday ““  March 30, 8:30 a.m. ““ 1 p.m. at Colonel Johnston Elementary School on post.

Parents should call 459.8798 or stop by Johnston to register.

Children must be 5 before Sept. 1 to enroll for the coming school year.

Students who reside off-post must register their children in July.

For more information, contact Suzi Sanchez, 459.8798 or sanchezs@fhasd.org.

 

Become a FH child care provider

Earn an income at home while raising a family through the Fort Huachuca Family Child Care Program. An average FCC provider earns at least $490 per child, per month. Providers do not need to live on Fort Huachuca to participate.

New provider training begins on Wednesday.

For more information, visit the FCC Office, Building # 52111 (behind Murr Community Center), or call 533.2498.

 

Apply for AER scholarship

Applications for the 2012-2013 Army Emergency Relief scholarships are available online through April 2. Online applications may be submitted through that date. Other deadlines are in the instructions. AER will notify applicants about their scholarship during the last week of June.

 

MVC residents eligible for scholarships

The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation is now accepting applications for the Resident Scholarship Program.

All Mountain Vista Communities residents who are either a current high school senior or a high school graduate taking college courses are eligible for these funds. Application deadline is May 17.

Contact Jolene, 515.9000 or www.mountainvistacommunities.com for eligibility information or an application.

 

Nonprofit group funding available

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations and groups in need of financial assistance. Application deadline is March 31.

For more information and an application, contact Tina, 335.6154 or www.fthuachucaspouses.com.

 

Learn about babies, bonding

Sierra Vista Regional Health Center invites the public to attend a free presentation on April 10, 1 ““ 3 p.m. in the Sierra Vista Public Library’s Mona Bishop Room. Debra Kaplan, a therapist from Tucson, will explore the various styles of early attachment between parents and babies. Emphasis will be on the skills for building emotional resiliency in children’s lives.

Expectant mothers, families and babies are welcome. Health care professionals will receive 1½ hours of free continuing education.

Preregistration or RSVP’s are not required.

For information, contact 417.3033 or ellen.ackerman@svrhc.prg. 

 

Participate in rummage sale

Fort Huachuca’s Protestant Women of the Chapel will sponsor a rummage sale, April 14, 9 a.m. ““ 1 p.m. in the Main Post Chapel parking lot.

Spaces are available for $5. The sale is open to the community, both for sellers and for buyers.

For more information, call Jo or Suzann, 533-4748.

The Chapel TurnAround Point will be open from noon ““ 2 p.m. to accept leftovers from the sale. TAP is located inside the laundry building near the Main Exchange parking area.

For more information, call Jo Moore, 533.4748.

 

Register for Trackday

Fort Huachuca & DMAFB Motorcycle Mentorship programs and XCEL Trackdays present A Tax-Day Trackday, April 15, 6 a.m. ““ 6 p.m. at Inde Motorsports Ranch, Willcox.

A sportbike is not required. Run whatever you ride. Full-day registration is $145; half-day is $90 and includes rental leathers, if needed.

Expert instructional staff and control riders will be on hand to provide on- and off- track coaching.

For more information, contact Maj. Jim Markham, jim.markham@us.army.mil or Gary Kane, gary.kane@dm.af.mil.




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