Events

June 7, 2012

News Briefs June 7, 2012

Public notice

Anyone with debts owed to or by the estate of Spc. Henry Stanley III must contact Chief Warrant Officer 4 Lindsey Coleman, the Summary Court officer for the Soldier who passed away on May 13. Contact Coleman, 538.2226 or Lindsey.M.Coleman@us.army.mil.

 

Women veterans license plate available

The new Arizona women veterans special license plate is now available to those wishing to purchase 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: B, C, D, K, L, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z
  • Friday: B, C, D, K, L, M, P1, R, U, U1, V, Z
  • Saturday: M, P1, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Sunday: M, P1, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Monday: M, P1, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Tuesday: M, P1, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3
  • Wednesday: M, N, P1, U1, V, Z, V1, 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.

 

ACS holds brown bag lunch today

Join the staff of Army Community Service today for a brown bag lunch from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at ACS, Building 50010, Smith Avenue.

The guest speaker is Stephanie Orr, executive director of the CASA program in Maricopa County, who will speak on preventing or decreasing child abuse and relationship violence.

The Fort Huachuca community is invited.

 

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 Saturday, 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.

 

NETCOM to host Signal Week

Signal Week 2012 will be held Sunday – June 15. The principle event is the Network Enterprise Technology Command Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition, which spans the entire week. This competition takes the best Soldiers and NCOs from NETCOM’s global organization, and tests them on Soldier skills on Fort Huachuca. The awards and recognition ceremony naming NETCOM’s 2012 NCO and Soldier of the Year will be held June 15, 10 a.m. in the Greely Hall Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

 

Fort Huachuca Signal Ball announced

The Network Enterprise Technology Command will host the Fort Huachuca Signal Ball June 15, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, here. This year’s theme is “The Network: Enabling America’s Army in the 21st Century.” Tickets are $35. Space is limited.

Call 538.6868 for ticket information.

 

304th MI Bn. to gain new commander

The 304th Military Intelligence Battalion will conduct a Change of Command Ceremony between Col. Allen Shreffler and Lt. Col. Jaren Price on Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. on Brown Parade Field. The public is invited to attend.

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 15 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, Sierra Vista.

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 leadership 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.

 

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 three – five 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.

 

Take steps to find lost pet

Lost pet? Don’t panic. Begin searching immediately. Call the local animal shelter and check with them daily. Ask neighbors, children, mail carriers and regular visitors to the area. If possible, show them a picture and ask them to call if they see the pet.

Post and distribute flyers with the pet’s photo, a brief description and a phone number. Put a “lost pet” ad in the newspaper and on Craigslist and check the found-pet ads. Call veterinary clinics, and post a flyer in their offices.

Lost pets may also be posted on petfinder.com and the Cochise County Humane Society’s FaceBook page. An identification tag or a microchip can help ensure a quick return home.

 

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.

 

Save on child care on post

Save 10 percent on child care on Fort Huachuca through the Parent Participation Program. The required five points can be earned monthly by volunteering in your child’s classroom, attending parent education classes and contributing to the Parents’ Advisory Council.

For more information and to register, call Angie Babcock, Parent and Outreach Services director, 533.0710.

 




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