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May 31, 2012

News Briefs May 31, 2012

Women veterans license plate available

The new Arizona women veterans special license plate is now available to those wishing to purchase on online at servicearizona.com. It is also available at all Arizona Department of Motor Vehicle offices.

The new plate was created last session by the Arizona Legislature in House Bill 2656.

 

Range closures announced

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

Range closures are subject to daily change. For information call 533.1041.

Range certification class times will be changing effective July 18.

Class times will now be 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., the first and third Wednesday of every month in the Range 8 Classroom.

Range certification attendees E-5 and above should bring something to write with and note-taking materials.

 

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 is underway through Monday.

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

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

 

309th MI Bn. commanders change

The 309th Military Intelligence Battalion will conduct a Change of Command Ceremony between Lt. Col. Robert Schulte (outgoing) and Lt. Col. Laura Knapp (incoming) on June 7, 7 a.m. on Chaffee Parade Field. The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruptions in the flow of traffic around Chaffee Parade Field on the morning of the event and a few days beforehand during rehearsals and plan accordingly. Some traffic will be rerouted. Use of the Main Gate is recommended for those not involved with or attending the ceremony.

 

Dogs, owners — train with MP dog handlers

Learn how to implement the basic commands of sit, stay, down and heel with your dog. Experienced dog trainers from the 18th Military Police Detachment will conduct a class on June 9, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Dog Park at the corner of Buffalo Soldier Trail and 7th Street. The owner is required to stay with the dog.

For information, email K9trainer71@hotmail.com.

 

304th MI Bn. to gain new commander

The 309th Military Intelligence Battalion will conduct a Change of Command Ceremony between Lt. Col. Allen Shreffler and Lt. Col. Jaren Price on June 12, 9:30 a.m. on Brown Parade Field. The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruptions in the flow of traffic around Brown Parade Field on the morning of the event and a few days beforehand during rehearsals.

 

Celebrate Army’s birthday

The U. S. Army Garrison and partner organizations will host the 237th Army Birthday Celebration on June 14 starting at 6 a.m. on Warrior-Sentinel Fields.

The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruption to the flow of traffic on the morning of the event through its conclusion and participants’ departure.

 

Resume workshop planned

Cochise County Workforce Development will conduct a workshop, June 19, 9 a.m. – noon, “Creating an Effective Resume” and “Understanding the Interview Process.” It is free and open to the public, veterans, disabled veterans, spouses and dependents of veterans. Bring pencil and notepad.

It will be held at 1843 Paseo San Luis.

For reservations, call 458.9309, ext 3609, 3556 or 3612.

 

Correct pharmacy phone number

The Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center Refill Pharmacy located at the Post Exchange can be reached by phone at 533.1551. The number published in the Fort Huachuca telephone directory is incorrect.

 

Garrison commander to change

The United States Army Garrison commander, Fort Huachuca is departing at the end of June. USAG will conduct a change-of-command ceremony between Col. Timothy Faulkner (outgoing commander) and Col. Daniel McFarland (incoming commander) on June 26, 7:30 a.m. on Brown Parade Field. This event is open to the general public.

Motorists should expect disruptions in traffic and road closures around the parade field during rehearsals and during the ceremony and should plan accordingly.

 

HT-JCoE commanders to change

The Humint Training Joint Center of Excellence will conduct the change-of-command and retirement ceremony for Col. John Szypko, HT-JCOE commander, on June 28, 8 – 9 a.m. on Brown Parade Field to publicly recognize him for his service to the U. S. Army.

The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruptions in the flow of traffic around Brown Parade Field on the morning of the event and plan accordingly.

 

111th MI Bde. gains new commander

The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade will conduct a Change of Command Ceremony between Col. Angelia Farnell (outgoing) and Col. Richard Monnard (incoming) on July 13 at 7:30 a.m. on Chaffee Parade Field. The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruptions in the flow of traffic around Chaffee Parade Field on the morning of the event and a few days beforehand during rehearsals and plan accordingly. Some traffic will be rerouted. Use of the Main Gate is recommended for those not involved or attending the ceremony.

 

Enroll in TRICARE

All TRICARE-eligible retirees and family members can now enroll for health services at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center. For more information, call 1.888.874.9378, go to www.tricareonline.com, or visit the TRICARE Service Center located in RWBAHC.

 

Digital mammography offered

The Mammography Department now offers the Fuji Computed Radiology for Mammography, the most popular technology in the world for full field digital mammography. Those enrolled in Tricare Prime, Standard, or Medicare are eligible for appointments.

Call 533.3819/2555 to schedule an appointment.

 

Get babies’ health checkups

The Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center offers well-child visits, an important part of preventive healthcare for children. The first recommended checkup starts at 3 – 5 days after birth, followed by visits at 2 – 4 weeks, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18 months and 2 years of age. To make an appointment with a pediatrician, call 533.9200.

 

Well women walk-in day

Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center offers a Well Women Walk-In Clinic for patients assigned to RWBAHC on the first Tuesday of every month, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Clinic A. No appointment is needed.

The clinic helps schedule mammograms, colon or cervical cancer screenings, diabetic lab checks, asthma control, annual lab tests, referrals, consults and more.

 

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.




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