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March 29, 2012

News Briefs, March 29, 2012


Debt Collection Notice:

2nd Lt. Alex Bayer, 520.533.5886, is the summary court officer for the deceased Soldier, Spc. Jonathan S. Thomas, formerly of Company C., 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Theatre Tactical Signal Brigade.

This is a debt collection notice for Spc. Jonathan S. Thomas. All services under Thomas’s name should be put on hold. All those with debts to be collected under the name of Thomas or for information regarding collection, call Bayer, 520.533-5886.

 

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.

 

2012 Fort Huachuca directories available 

The all-new 2012 Fort Huachuca Thunder Mountaineer Post Guide and Telephone Directory is available for pick-up at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, Building 21115, 3015 Carnahan Street, across from the gazebo on historic Brown Parade Field. Office hours are 8 a.m. ““ 5 p.m.

For more information, call 533-2622.

 

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 enlisted Soldiers

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

More information can be found on GoArmy.com.

 

Range closures announced

  • Today: B, P1, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Friday: P1, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Saturday: P1, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Sunday: P1, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Monday: P1, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Tuesday: P1, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Wednesday: P1, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

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

 

AAFES spring catalog available

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s 48-page “2012 Outdoor Living Exchange” catalog is now available at the Fort Huachuca Post Exchange.

 

Exhibit at post museum features women

The Fort Huachuca Museum has a new photo exhibit, “Women in Army Service at Fort Huachuca.” 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, 9 a.m. ““ 4 p.m.

 

Preregister kindergarten students

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

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.

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

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

 

Commissary plans seafood sale

The Commissary will hold a seafood sale April 5 ““ 7 during regular operating hours inside their building. Fresh and frozen seafood items will be offered at reduced prices.

 

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 Saturday.

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 RSVPs are not required.

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

 

Register for Trackday

Fort Huachuca & DMAFB Motorcycle Mentorship programs and XCEL Trackdays present A Tax-Day Trackday, April 15, 6 .am. ““ 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.

 

Job-seeker workshops offered

The public and veterans, disabled veterans, spouses and dependents, is invited to attend free, Arizona job-connection employment workshops at Cochise County Workforce Development, 1843 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista. Topics are “Creating an Effective Resume” and “Understanding the Interview Process.”

The dual workshops will be offered April 17, 9 a.m. ““ noon. Bring pen, pencils and notepads.

For reservations, call 458.9309, ext. 3612 or 3609.

 

Recognize volunteers on post

The annual Volunteer of the Year recognition ceremony will take place on April 18, 11 a.m. ““ 1:30 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. All Fort Huachuca volunteers from all tasked organizations and command teams are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call 533.2330.

 

Installation Retirement Ceremony set

Fort Huachuca and partners will conduct the next quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony on April 20, 4 ““ 5 p.m. on Brown Parade Field to publicly recognize and thank Soldiers, civilian retirees and family members for their service to Fort Huachuca, the U. S. military and the Nation.

The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruptions to the flow of traffic in the area during this event.

 

Cooling equipment changeover announced

The Directorate of Public Works has scheduled the changeover to cooling equipment to take place April 30 ““ May 18, weather permitting. Any facility not completed by the end-date should call the contractor’s work control section, 533.5457 or 533.5459.

Callbacks for coolers that have been turned on should be referred to work control until May 25. After this, service orders should be placed with the DPW service order desk, 533.3151/2003.

In most facilities, this changeover requires the heater to be disconnected before the cooling unit can be activated. Occupants awaiting changeover should open windows on hot days.

 

Nutrition care appointments available

Those who want to learn about a healthy diet and proper nutrition can schedule nutrition care appointments at the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center. Call 533.9139 to schedule an appointment.

 

Safe Summer briefing set

Personnel from the Army Substance Abuse Program will conduct the annual Safe Summer briefing, May 8 ““ 10 at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Murr Community Center to help Fort Huachuca units and organizations meet requirements outlined in AR 600-85 and enhance Soldier, family member and civilians’ safety awareness during the statistically more dangerous time of the year. This training is mandatory for military and civilian personnel.

For more information, call John Moore, 538.1315.

 

Safety Fair planned on Fort Huachuca

Fort Huachuca organizations will hold a Safety Fair, May 11, from 6:30 a.m. ““ 2 p.m. at Barnes Field House to coincide with the beginning of the summer recreational season. The event, open to all Fort Huachuca residents and employees, will promote proactive driver and pedestrian safety action and share summer safety information, awareness, presentations, displays and briefings.




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