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May 10, 2012

News Briefs May 10, 2012

Range closures announced

  • Thursday: B, C, D, G, J, K, L, R, X, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Friday: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, K, L, R, V, Z,
  • Saturday: B, C, D, G, M, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Sunday: B, C, D, G, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Monday: B, C, D, G, L, P, U, Y, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Tuesday: A, B, C, D, G, K, L, M, P, R, U, Y, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Wednesday: A, B, C, D, G, K, L, P, R, U, Y, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

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

 

Cooling equipment changeover announced

The Directorate of Public Works has scheduled the changeover to cooling equipment to take place through 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.

 

Get “Wired” at MI Library

Join Staff Sgt. Herb Larson, Military Intelligence Basic Officers Leader Course Instructor, 304th MI Battalion, for a look at the functional side of MI. Watch episodes of “The Wire” and stir up some intel. tonight, and May 17, 6 p.m. at the Military Intelligence Library.

Detectives in the Baltimore Police Department investigate a drug lord. As the investigation develops, human intelligence, signal intelligence, collections and pattern analysis are used the break the case.

 

Spouse Appreciation Day planned

Military spouses are invited to participate in Spouse Appreciation Day, Friday, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre to honor the contributions made by military spouses.

 

Safety Fair planned on Fort Huachuca

Fort Huachuca organizations will hold a Safety Fair, Friday, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Murr Community Center 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.

 

VIN etching announced

On Saturday, the Sierra Vista Citizen Police Academy Associates will host a vehicle identification etch in the Lowe’s parking lot, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Volunteers will chemically etch VIN numbers onto all car or truck windows.

The process takes less than 15 minutes and could help prevent automobile theft. It assists police and owners in identifying vehicles that have been stolen and could save money on car insurance. Donations are accepted to help support future VIN events.

For more information, contact Officer Tracy Grady, 452.7500.

 

Grand Opening of Fire Station #2

The grand opening of Fire Station #2 takes place Tuesday, 10 – 11 a.m. at the corner of Squire and Irwin Streets. The public is invited to the ceremony and to tour the new facility.

 

CIA recruiter here Wednesday

The Fort Huachuca Army Career Alumni Program Center will host an information session on career opportunities within the CIA’s National Clandestine Service Wednesday, 1 p.m. in classroom #3 at the ACAP Center, Building 22420, on Butler Road.

During this visit the CIA is recruiting transitioning military and veterans for two broad career tracks in the NCS — for individuals interested in a career that would focus on serving overseas or those who would primarily spend their career in Washington, D.C.

At the conclusion of the session, interested participants can schedule a 30-minute individual advisory session on Wednesday or May 17 to obtain more information.

Space is limited. Those interested must register in advance with the ACAP Center, 533.5764. ACAP clients may also register on line.

 

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.

 

DOL Supply Division closure

The Directorate of Logistics Supply Division will conduct an annual location survey and wall-to-wall inventory, during which time the facilities will be closed.

For emergencies, contact Teresa Richards, 538.7101 or Ramona Lanham, 533.8522.

The location survey will take place May 21 – June 4.

The wall-to-wall inventory will take place June 6 – 15. SSA, HAZMART & CTIP will be closed.

For emergencies, contact Teresa Richards, 538.7101, Jimmy Vereen, 533.2620 or Ramona Lanham, 533.8522.

 

Care Team training planned

There will be a Care Team training on May 22, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Holland Room, 111th Military Intelligence Brigade Headquarters. In the event a casualty occurs within a unit, the commander may activate a Care Team based on the affected family’s needs and request for support. The purpose of the Care Team is to offer short-term care and support until the family’s own support structure is in place.

For more information, contact Shawnee.carlile@us.army.mil. RSVP no later than Tuesday.

 

JITC to hold RoC, retirement ceremony

The Joint Interoperability Test Command will conduct their relinquishment of command and retirement ceremony for Col. Joseph Puett, outgoing JITC commander, May 24, 3 – 4 p.m. in front of JITC headquarters, Building 57305. Puett will relinquish command to George Brock, who will serve as the interim commander.

 

Female military veterans to meet

The Arizona Department of Veteran Services will host its Fourth Annual Arizona Military Women’s Conference on June 16, at the El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium, 552 N. 40th Street, Phoenix 85008. This event is free and is open to the first 300 women who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. The conference will also be telecast to Tucson’s Scottish Rite Cathedral at 160 S. Scott Avenue, Tucson, and is open to the first 100 women there.

The sessions offered during the conference apply to military women and veterans of all ages, ranging from VA benefits, military women moving forward, and how to identify and seek assistance for post traumatic stress.

The keynote speaker will be Maj. Gen. Jennifer Napper, commanding general, Network Enterprise Technology Command. Napper has been called “ a Soldier’s leader” and will provide her experience and insight on military women moving forward.

Lunch is included in the day’s events at no charge to participants. Register at www.azwomenveterans.org by May 25.

For more information, contact Shirley Vega, 1.480.785.2683 or savega1967@yahoo.com.

 

Cavalry Heritage Day planned

B Troop will host the Fort Huachuca Cavalry Heritage Day, May 26, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena. This free event, open to the community, will showcase military ceremonial and cavalry maneuver riding.

 

AFAP Steering Committee to meet 

The U.S. Army Garrison will host a quarterly Army Family Action Plan Steering Committee meeting on May 30, 9 – 10 a.m. at Army Community Service, Building 50010, to provide AFAP program updates and review the current status of installation active AFAP issues.




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