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September 5, 2013

News Briefs – August 30, 2013

AAFES offers eReceipts

Military shoppers who prefer the ease and organization that an eReceipt provides can skip the paper receipt and have documentation of their transaction emailed to them when shopping the Fort Huachuca Exchange.

Shoppers simply provide their email address and phone number at checkout to sign up to receive eReceipts.

Shoppers who select to receive an eReceipt through Aug. 31 will be entered into a drawing to win their entire purchase. Each time the eReceipt option is chosen the shopper will be entered into the contest, which will have five winners.

New Fort Huachuca maps available

The 2013 Fort Huachuca maps have arrived and are now available for pickup Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, Building 21115, 3015 Carnahan St., across from the gazebo on Brown Parade Field.

Those who need more than 25 maps should call 533.1283 to schedule a pickup.

Thursday pharmacy hours changed

The Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center Pharmacy is closed every Thursday from 1 – 2 p.m. to allow pharmacy staff to conduct pharmacy training and patient-centered staff meetings. This will help ensure customers receive safe, quality care.

Pharmacy personnel will stop issuing tickets at 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays and will resume ticket issue at 2 p.m. Customers should plan accordingly.

Range closures announced

Today: F, N, U, U1, W1, V, Z

Saturday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Monday: F, W1, V, Z

Tuesday: B, C, D, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: B, C, D, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: B, C, D, F, K, L, M, R, W1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Range closures are subject to daily change. For information, call Range Operations, 533.1014 or the military police desk, 533.3000.

Volunteer to monitor hummingbirds

Hummingbird monitoring for the Hummingbird Monitoring Network at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office is underway for the season. It takes place every other Sunday at Building 21115, across from the gazebo on Brown Parade Field. The group needs volunteers to help capture the birds and gather data. The birds are banded and released for future monitoring.

The 2013 schedule is posted on http://www.hummonnet.org/how_to_help/volunteer_ft_huachuca.html.

For more information, contact ldavis@theriver.com.

MI Library closed Monday

The CW2 Christopher G. Nason Military Intelligence Library will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day. Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday.

Upcoming SHARP training announced

Mandatory Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training will take place Thursday and Sept. 19, 8 – 11:30 a.m. at Murr Community Center.

This training is open to the entire installation.

Training for USAR Soldiers

The 6402d Reserve Training Unit is a “points only,” no-pay Individual Ready Reserve unit. Troop Program Unit and Individual Mobilization Augmentee Soldiers are invited to drill with them for points. Meetings are 6:30 p.m., the first three Tuesdays of the month, Building 74801, on Jim Ave. near the Lock & Leave storage facility on Fort Huachuca.

For information, contact 249.2040 or mary.spellman@us.army.mil.

USAR MI instructors needed

The 5th Battalion-104th Regiment is a troop program unit. It is part of the 1st Brigade, Military Intelligence, which is responsible for the U.S. Army Reserve MI school at Fort Devens, Mass., and for Reserve Component courses taught on Fort Huachuca. There are several critical vacancies in the E6 and E7 ranks for 35F, 35G, 35M and 35L Soldiers who can qualify to instruct MI military occupational specialties-transition and noncommissioned enlisted specialty courses.

Those leaving active duty and interested in a career in the Army Reserve may contact Master Sgt. Mary McCloskey, 1.520.227.9768 or Lt. Col. Robert Wilkinson, 1.502.644.6032. The 5-104th is located on the second floor of Gosselin Barracks, Building 51001, on Fort Huachuca.




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