Events

April 12, 2013

Details on Month of the Military Child Celebration

Child, Youth and School Services will host the annual Month of the Military Child Celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center.

Army-wide, April is the “Month of the Military Child” and all military children are spotlighted and honored for the challenges they endure in order for their parents to serve our country. Military children are “Proud, Ready, and Resilient,” which is the theme for this year’s event. Through transition, deployments and times of adversity, military children work hard to maintain normalcy and strive for success.

Saturday’s event is free and includes activities, games, displays and a BBQ-style lunch. Fort Huachuca’s CYS Services will be providing craft projects, jewelry making and other activities that will allow children to use their creativity and imagination.

Throughout the day, there will be dance performances, piano recitals, and gymnastics and martial arts demonstrations from a number of our SKIESUnlimited Classes. A big hit that will be returning from last year-the Bubble Gum Bubble Blowing Contest.

Barney’s Backyard Barnyard will be providing a petting zoo where children can feed and pet bunnies, pigs, a calf, and other farm animals, as well as horses from our Buffalo Corral. Outdoor activities like paintball and mountain biking will be provided by FMWR Rents. Appearances will also be made by the Amazing Spiderman and Captain America. There will be informational tables staffed by organizations such as First Things First, Navy Federal Credit Union, USAA and Grand Canyon University.

Representatives from Fort Huachuca’s Emergency Services will be present to teach children about safety and demonstrate the various equipment they use and the canine handlers from the 483rd Military Work Dog Detachment will be demonstrating their dogs’ skills.

The 111th Military Intelligence Battalion and the 11th Signal Battalion will have static displays outside TMAC to provide children with an idea of the equipment used by the Soldiers. These static displays offer insight into what equipment is used to facilitate communication and keep Soldiers safe in hazardous environments.

Finally, six bikes and helmets will be given away as door prizes during this event. The drawing will be held after lunch and you must be present to win.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
snake_5.15

Summer Safety Fair promotes safety readiness for all

During the Summer Safety Fair May 15, a Soldier views an exhibit displaying what food a dog cannot eat.   Fort Huachuca hosted its annual Summer Safety Fair at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre May 15, promoting safety, hea...
 
 

News Briefs – May 22, 2015

Maintenance on barriers at East, West Gates today Today, EMCOR will conduct preventive maintenance on the barriers at the East and West gates. This will require detouring traffic around the East Gate from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. EMCOR will block off the road at Hatfield and Hunt and Hatfield and Brainard during this time....
 
 

FMWR Briefs – May 22, 2015

Outdoor pool opens tomorrow Irwin Outdoor Pool will open for the season May 23. Hours are: Tuesday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and federal and training holidays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The pool is open to all authorized FMWR patrons. Barnes Indoor Pool will be open Monday – Friday, 5 – 8...
 

 

Community Briefs May 22, 2014

Attend Tombstone at Twilight Meet an actor from the movie “Tombstone,” Peter Sherayko, who played Texas Jack, will be the special guest at this month’s Tombstone at Twilight Saturday. Gunfights take place at 5:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. They take place between 5th and 6th Street, with the last gunfight ending in a...
 
 
Photos by Cadet 2nd Lt. Jessica Smith, BHS JROTC

Colt Battalion commanders change during JROTC ceremony

Photos by Cadet 2nd Lt. Jessica Smith, BHS JROTC Buena High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Senior Instructor Command Sgt. Maj. Monty McDaniel, left, gives JROTC Cadet 2nd Lt. Benjamin Schweitzer the “100 Mil...
 
 

News Briefs – May 15, 2015

TRICARE scam announced TRICARE beneficiaries are reporting that they have been contacted by call centers offering prescription medications, pain creams and other treatments on behalf of TRICARE. These call centers are not affiliated with TRICARE. They may attempt to get personal and health information, and charge TRICARE for medications beneficiaries express interest in. This private...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin