Events

February 1, 2013

Community Briefs – February 1, 2013

New phone scam alert

The Cochise County Sheriff Department staff alerts the public to a new scam that has been reported to the sheriff’s office several times. The callers reporting these incidents state someone calls them advising that they are from a company such as Microsoft, etc. The recipient of the call is then advised that they apparently have a virus on their computer and the person calling needs to get the user name and password so the computer can be fixed and secured.

This is a scam to get personal information. Never give it out over the phone unless you initiate the call. Guard personal information closely.

Upper Garden Canyon reopens

Personnel from the Directorate of Public Works repaired upper Garden Canyon. The roadway is trafficable and open to the public during daylight hours.

Range closures announced

Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, N, U, V, Z, V1

Saturday: A, W, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: A, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Monday: A, I, K, L, M, R, W1, U, V, Z, V1, T2

Tuesday: A, B, C, D, F, H, I, K, L, M, R, U1, W, W1, V, Y, Z, G, V1, T2

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, F, H, I, K, L, M, N, R, W1, V, Y, Z, G, V1, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: A, B, C, D, F, H, I, K, L, M, R, U, U1, W1, V, Y, Z, G, V1, T1, T2, T3

Range closures are subject to daily change. For more information, call 533.7093 or 533.3000.

Seafood sale set

The commissary is having a seafood road show sale through tomorrow. Many seafood items are available at reduced prices.

Hatfield Street, Hunt Road intersection closed

Today and Saturday, the Hatfield/Hunt intersection will be closed for pavement maintenance and restriping. As the East Gate is closed on weekends, motorists should avoid the area and plan their routes accordingly while traversing the installation. Drivers are encouraged to obey all detours, speed limits and other traffic control devices while in the affected area.

For more information, contact 533.8514.

Four Chaplains Memorial Service set

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System will be participate in the City of Tucson, Veterans’ Affairs Committee annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service, Feb. 3, 1 p.m., at the Kino Veterans Memorial Park, 2805 E. Ajo Way. This park is located across from the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The service honors four World War II Chaplains. On Feb. 3, 1943, their transport ship was torpedoed by a German submarine. These four men gave out the life jackets, including their own, and helped the troops off the ship into life rafts.

This memorial service commemorates this act of heroism by these men of faith from different and diverse religious denominations, joined together to save others. Service groups and the public are invited to attend.

For more information, call 1.520.760.1952 or 1.520.629.1819.

HSO presents housing, relocation seminar

Housing Services Office personnel, Building 52065, Smith and Arizona Avenues, will offer a seminar discussing relocation and permanent-change-of-station topics on Feb. 19, 6 p.m. It 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 533.5901.

Installation Awards Banquet planned

The Fort Huachuca Annual Installation Awards Banquet honoring 10 military and civilian members of the Fort Huachuca community selected as the best in specific areas will take place on Feb. 22 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn, commanding general, U.S. Army Network Technology Command, will be the guest speaker.

Tickets are now on sale through unit representatives.

For more information, call 533.0930 or 533.3185.

Join FH at prayer breakfast

Celebrate America’s Religious Heritage by attending Fort Huachuca’s National Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 12, 6:30 – 7:30 a.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The theme is “The Healing Power of God.” Tickets are available for $5 for sergeant E-5 and Department of Defense civilians G-S5 and below, and $7 for those above the aforementioned rank and grade. Tickets can be obtained from unit command sergeants major, first sergeants and at the Main Post Chapel.

The speaker will be The Honorable Allen Clark, wounded on June 17, 1967, at an isolated jungle camp in Vietnam. Mortar shrapnel wounds necessitated the amputation of both his legs. During a 15-month stay at Brooke Army Medical Center, he encountered severe post traumatic stress that required a 14-week residence in a closed psychiatric ward and six years of anti-depressants and psychotherapy.

For more information, contact the Garrison Religious Support Office, 533.4748.

Attend special PTSD workshop

The Fort Huachuca Garrison Chaplain’s Office invites the community to a special workshop on post traumatic stress disorder, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Feb. 12 at the Main Post Chapel. This may benefit those who suffer from PTSD, those who live with a family member with PTSD, and anyone who serves in counseling and the medical care of those with PTSD. The speaker will be the Honorable Allen Clark. (See prayer breakfast announcement above.)

Clark’s life-long journey of physical, emotional and spiritual healing led him to his calling of service to other wounded and troubled veterans through his Combat Faith lay ministry. During this workshop he will share his story, explain his struggle with PTSD and what was helpful in his healing. There will be time for questions and discussion.

For more information, call 533.4753.

National Salute to Veterans

The Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System and the Tucson community will celebrate the 35th Annual National Salute to Veterans, Feb. 12. The all-day program will be celebrated in two shifts, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 5:30 – 8 p.m.

For information or for reservations, call 1.520.629.1819 before Monday.

MI virtual career fair set

The 3rd Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair will take place Feb. 26.

Register at http://www.intelligence.gov/careers-in-intelligence/virtual-career-fair/.

VII Corps plans reunion

The VII Corps, Desert Storm Veterans Association, will hold its 22nd Annual Memorial Ceremony and Reunion Dinner on Feb. 23 at the Fort Myer, Va., Officers’ Club. The memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $75 per person. Dress is civilian informal.

RSVP no later than Feb. 20.

For more information, call 1.703.562.4163.

Attend special needs STOMP training

The Specialized Training of Military Parents, or STOMP, is an organization dedicated solely to address the needs of military Families who have Family members with special medical or educational needs.

STOMP will be in Tucson, March 14 – 15, for a two-day workshop at the Davis Monthan Air Force Base Mirage Club from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day. This training is geared for those who are members of a military Family with a child with special needs, an educator of children with special needs, or a professional who works with Families and children with special needs.

To register for this workshop or for more information, contact 1.520.228.5690 or tiffany.hornbeek@dm.af.mil.

For more information about STOMP or to talk with one of their staff members, call 1.800.5.PARENT or go to www.stompproject.org.




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