Events

February 8, 2013

Community Briefs – February 8, 2013

FH maintenance vehicles display photos of missing children

Poster pictures of missing children are now featured on the back of Fort Huachuca public works maintenance vehicles.

EMCOR Government Services vehicles each carry a poster with the image of a local missing child. Posters will change monthly to feature a different missing youth.

Those with information about a missing child can call a 24-hour hotline number, 1.800.THE.LOST, which is also displayed on each poster.

Range closures announced

Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, K, L, M, N, R, U, U1, V, Y, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Saturday: B, C, D, G, F, H, I, M, W, V, Y, Z, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: B, C, D, G, F, H, I, M, W, V, Y, Z, T1, T2, T3

Monday: B, C, D, G, F, H, I, M, W, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Tuesday: B, C, D, G, F, H, I, K, M, R, W, W1, V, Y, Z, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, F, I, K, M, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: B, F, I, M, R, U, U1, W1, V, Z

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

Recycle to the max!

Shred old tax forms, bank statements and other personal paperwork and get rid of old computer hardware at Shredfest!, Feb. 16, 9 a.m. – noon, at the Ace Hardware parking lot on Fry Boulevard. All will be safely destroyed.

The event is sponsored by the Sierra Vista Police Department.

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.

Join FH at prayer breakfast

Celebrate America’s Religious Heritage by attending Fort Huachuca’s National Prayer Breakfast, Tuesday, 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., Tuesday, 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, Tuesday. 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.

Scholarship application deadline approaches

The Defense Commissary Agency military children scholarship deadline approaches.

Applications and the essay topic are available at the commissary or at http://www.militaryscholar.org.

Applications must be brought to the Fort Huachuca or Davis Monthan Commissaries by close of business Feb. 22.

For information, call Scholarship Managers, 1.856.616.9311 or email them at militaryscholar@scholarshipmanagers.com.

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.

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.

Psychiatric services available for adult FMs

Behavioral Health Services at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center is currently able to begin providing very limited psychiatric services to adult Family members 18 years and older enrolled to RWBAHC of active duty service members. Those interested in receiving this service should see their primary care manager so he or she can generate a referral.

ROTC Green to Gold scholarships available

The Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Green to Gold Division Commander’s Hip Pocket Scholarship Program provides selected Soldiers the opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission through participation in the ROTC Scholarship program. Each year division commanders can nominate deserving Soldiers for Green to Gold scholarships.

Interested Soldiers should follow-up with their chain of command and download and complete the application forms along with the Hip Pocket Guide checklist. Application forms can be found at http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/enlisted_soldiers.jsp.

Applications are due March 15. For more information, contact 533.1053 or email Delphine.p.rakestraw.civ@mail.mil.




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