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.


 
 

 
Ebola

Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus

U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases researchers, with help from Thermo Fisher Scientific, are using a Q Exactive Plus Mass Spectrometry System and a Dyne...
 
 

Health center gets new enlisted leadership

Sgt. Maj. Arnold Hill, the new sergeant major of Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, gives his remarks after a change of responsibility and retirement ceremony May 15. The Soldiers and staff of Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center bid farewell to their senior enlisted leader, Sgt. Maj. Douglas Noetzleman, in a retirement and change...
 
 
213coc3_52015_lakosil

2/13th Aviation welcomes new commander, bids one farewell

Incoming Commander Lt. Col. Daniel Isabell, 2nd Battalion 13th Aviation Regiment, addresses the crowd as the new battalion commander during the change of command ceremony at Libby Army Airfield Wednesday.   Two Soldiers’...
 

 
Civ-of-the-Month-May

Civilian of the Month

Darrick Foote Civilian of the Month: Darrick Foote Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command Position and duties: Financial management analyst supporting NETCOM’s major subordinate units How long at current assignment: 7 ...
 
 

Motorcycle safety is not just for May, but for entire year

Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration designates May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month which coincides with the beginning of motorcycle riding season for many Soldiers and also serves as the early kick-off for the annual “101 Critical Days of Summer Safety” program. Motorcycle accidents continue to be a leading cause of accidental death...
 
 
20150513_155409

Girl Scouts provide Community Library to FH residents

From left, Alexa Hopping, 12, Jordan Beatty, 12, and Lillian Snyder, 11, unload and place books on a bookshelf at the Mountain Vista Communities Community Center May 13. The seven members of Girl Scout Cadet Troop 603 collected...
 




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