June 28, 2012

News Briefs – June 28, 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


PCSing for Korea?

Those leaving for Korea on a permanent change-of-station, Eighth Army, can learn about the country and their military environment beforehand. Go to


ADOT repaving on westbound I-10 underway

SAFFORD – Motorists on Interstate 10 near Texas Canyon can expect lane closures as the Arizona Department of Transportation repaves 14 miles of westbound I-10 in Cochise County.

The $4.2 million pavement improvement project will include resurfacing the roadway between the Johnson Road traffic interchange, Exit 322, and the east side of Benson. including the westbound Texas Canyon rest area, as well as guardrail and bridge barrier repairs.

The milling and paving portion of the project will begin in September and is scheduled for completion by December. Intermittent lane closures will be in effect during the construction phase, and traffic delays are expected.

To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Center at or call 511. 


Range closures announced

  • Today: C, D, F, K, L, N, P, R, U, V, Z
  • Friday: C, D, F, N, P, U, V, Z
  • Saturday: V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Sunday: V, Z, T1, T2, T3
  • Monday: P, U, Y, V, Z
  • Tuesday: M, N, V, Z
  • Wednesday: V, Z

Range closures are subject to daily change. For more information, call 533.7093.


Sierra Vista sets street closure

A portion of Avenida del Sol between State Route 90 and Camino del Norte is closed for approximately two to three weeks for extensive road improvements. These will involve the complete removal and replacement of the existing pavement.

For additional information, call Angela Dixon-Maher, 458.5775.


Ammo Supply Point to hold inventory

The Ammo Supply Point will be closed for quarterly inventory through Friday.

For emergencies, call 538.7101 or 533.2512. 


Assist with Vacation Bible School

The Main Post Chapel will host Vacaction Bible School July 23 – 27, 9 am – noon. Those interested in volunteering should call Rosemary Pino, 220.9427 or 533.4911.


NETCOM conducts departure ceremony

Members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command will bid farewell to Brig. Gen Frederick Henry, deputy commanding general, in a retreat ceremony, today at 4 p.m. The ceremony will be held in front of Greely Hall on Fort Huachuca.

The disabled and executive parking areas in front of Greely Hall will be closed off at the beginning of the day. All employees are requested to turn off car alarms prior to the ceremony.

Additionally, employees departing Greely Hall and employees with loud motorcycles will be delayed for several minutes during the ceremony when honors are rendered and during Retreat.

Henry was chosen to become the chief of staff for the Defense Information Systems Agency. Henry arrived in his current position Aug. 20, 2010.


Public invited to join MI Corps run

Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and his staff will lead the Military Intelligence Corps on a four-mile run on Friday starting and ending at Warrior/Sentinel Field. All Friends of the MI Corps are invited to join the run and help celebrate MI’s 25/50th anniversaries.

The group will form up at 5:30 a.m., and the run will begin exactly at 6 a.m. There will be an optional turn-around at the one-mile point for civilian runners.


MI Soldier Heritage Walkway dedication set

The public is invited to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the MI Corps and the 50th Anniversary of the MI Branch at a Corps Founder Recognition Ceremony and Heritage Walkway Ribbon-Cutting on Friday, at 9 a.m. The walkway is located between Prosser Village and Rowe Hall, and parking is available at Friedman Hall, Rowe Hall and Sherr Barracks (next to the Air Park).

Refreshments will be served at the end of the walkway.


B Troop to hold riding school

B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) is recruiting riders for the next Cavalry Riding School beginning on July 3. For an application, contact the program coordinator at 538.2178 or

For more information, go to the B Troop website,


111th MI Bde. to gain 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, 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 in or attending the ceremony.


Free vendor booth space offered

Mountain Vista Communities is looking for vendors to set up a free booth outdoors at the 2nd Annual Summer Bash July 14, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the MVC Community Center, 102 Davis. It is open to all military and their families. The Summer Bash will include free face painting, jumping castles, food for purchase, children’s activities, contests and raffles.

For more information, contact Jolene, 515.9000.


Attend home-buying seminar

Veterans Affairs loans and refinancing will be discussed at a home buying seminar July 17, 6 p.m. at the Housing Services Office, Building 52065 at Smith and Arizona Avenues. The seminar is open to active duty service members, current Department of Defense employees and their spouses. Seating is limited.

For more information and to make reservations, call Liz Reed, 533.5901.  


Visit Indian art market

The 15th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market will take place July 14, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and July 15, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the Sharlott Hall Museum two blocks west of the Courthouse Plaza, 415 West Gurley St., Prescott. The show will feature more than 100 celebrated artists, contemporary and traditional art demonstrations, native dancers, musicians, singers and food.

Admission is $5 for adults; children admitted free.

For more information, contact 1.928.445.3122 or


Retirement ceremony announced

Fort Huachuca will host the Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony on July 20, 7:30 a.m. on Brown Parade Field to honor the installation’s military and civilian retirees for their service to Fort Huachuca, the United States military and the Nation. The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruptions in the flow of traffic during rehearsals and on the morning of the event.

July 6 is the cut-off registration date for retiring military and civilians who want to be recognized during the ceremony.


JITC to hold assumption of command ceremony

The Joint Interoperability Test Command will conduct their assumption of command ceremony for Col. Douglas Orsi, incoming JITC commander, July 24, 9 a.m. at JITC headquarters, Building 57305. Orsi will assume command from George Brock, interim commander.

The public is invited to attend this event. For more information, call La’ Tosha Symonds, 538.5031. 

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