Events

September 27, 2013

News Briefs – September 27, 2013

State Department recruiting today

A recruiter from the State Department will conduct two presentations on employment opportunities with the U.S. Department of State at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. today at the Army Career and Alumni Program Center, Bldg. 22420, Butler Road. Attendees can schedule further individual discussions with the recruiter following each session.

For more information, call 533.7314 or 533.8414.

Leave donations sought

The following Department of the Army civilians are in need of leave donations due to medical emergencies: Janet Hodap, Carolyn Lamm, Lanaya Sherry and Trisha Lopez.

Employees interested in donating leave should complete Office of Personnel Management Form 630-A, “Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program.” A copy of this form may be found at http://www.opm.gov/Forms/PDF_FILL/OPM630a.pdf.

For more information, call 533.0069.

Range closures announced

Today: B,C,D,F,W1,V,Z,T1,T2,T3

Saturday: V,Z,T1,T2,T3

Sunday: V,Z,T1,T2,T3

Monday: B,C,D,F,K,L,R,W1,V,Z

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

Wednesday: B,C,D,F,K,L,R,W1,V,Z

Thursday: B,C,D,F,K,L,R,W1,V,Z

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

ASP schedules quarterly inventory

The Ammunition Supply Point will be closed today for quarterly inventory.

For emergencies, call 538.7101 or 533.2620.

ACAP hosts Job Fair

The Army Career and Alumni Program will host a Job Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at Murr Community Center. Approximately 30 employers are expected on site. For more information, call 533.7314 or 533.8414.

Toastmasters host speaking workshop

The Huachuca Toastmasters club of Sierra Vista will begin conducting a six-week hands-on public speaking workshop 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fort Huachuca Main Education Center . Participants will meet for six consecutive Wednesdays and learn how to present prepared speeches, take part in regular impromptu speaking and evaluate other speakers. Each participant receives a workbook and other related materials. Cost is $15 and seating is limited.

For more information, contact gsnyder10@cox.net or http://huachuca.toastmastersclubs.org.

ASAP closes Friday afternoons

The Army Substance Abuse Program will close at noon on Fridays for administrative and training time starting Oct. 4. For more information, call 533.2071.

111th MI Brigade insignia to change

The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade will retire its current shoulder sleeve insignia and reveal the new brigade patch in a ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at Chaffee Parade Field. The 111th MI Bde. became a regular Army unit on Oct. 6, 1950, and from this change, eventually was re-designated from the 111th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment to the 111th MI Brigade and activated at Fort Huachuca as a part of the Training and Doctrine Command.

The public is invited to attend.

Motorists can expect disruptions in the flow of traffic in the Chaffee Parade Field area on the day before and day of the event.

Free Child ID Day at Murr

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Department will host a free Child Identification Program event 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 5 at Murr Community Center. Volunteers from the Cochise County CHIP Program and the Sheriff’s Department will collect a DNA swab, fingerprints, color photo and recorded interview of each child to create a free Amber Alert ready package for parents. Other activities for children include a jumping castle, Crash Test Dummies and emergency vehicles. For more information, call 520.432.9575.

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.

OCS board to convene

The next Installation Officer Candidate School board will convene on Oct. 19. All packets are due to the Actions and Promotions Office no later than Oct. 9, no exceptions.

Interested Soldiers should see their S-1 administrative personnel.

Installation retirement ceremony set

Fort Huachuca will hold a quarterly retirement ceremony Oct. 18, 4 p.m. on Brown Parade Field to honor military and civilian retirees for their dedication to duty and honorable service to the nation. The public is invited.

Motorists should expect disruptions in traffic near Brown Parade Field on the day of the event and should drive cautiously in the area.

ASAP plans Red Ribbon Week activities

The Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Prevention Program invites the community to join children, teens, parents, and teachers in celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 21-27. Take a stand against drugs, and talk to your kids. Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about the dangers of drugs are 42 percent less likely to use drugs than those who don’t. Our children have the right to grow healthy and drug Free – and we have the responsibility to make that happen.

Post-wide fall cleanup

Fort Huachuca will conduct its annual fall clean up and fire prevention effort from Oct. 21 – Nov. 2. Officials will emphasize proper trash, debris and combustible materials disposal. Organizations with training facilities located outside the cantonment area will conduct fire protection measures to help safeguard these resources from wildfires.

Oct. 30 is the designated day for Soldiers residing in family housing and barracks to conduct cleanup in and around their housing areas.

Units should encourage military personnel and civilian employees to participate. Motorists should watch out for personnel on the roads throughout the installation during the fall clean up and fire prevention.

HTJCoE hosts change of responsibility

The Human Intelligence Training – Joint Center of Excellence will conduct a Senior Enlisted Advisor Change of Responsibility between Master Sgt. Jeramey Ireland and Master Sgt. Wesley Derrick at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 23 in Ellis Auditorium, Matlack Hall, Bldg. 80122. The ceremony will also recognize the retirement of Ireland. For more information, call Cynthia Brown at 533.4025.

Native American Heritage celebration

Native American Heritage Month will be observed Nov. 1 – 30 with a celebration coordinated by Military Equal Opportunity Office personnel on Nov. 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. This event is designed to increase the cultural awareness of Fort Huachuca, the local community and will include a guest speaker, entertainment and a traditional food sampling. This free event is open to the public.

SV schedules Veterans Day Parade

The City of Sierra Vista has scheduled a Veterans’ Day Parade on Fry Boulevard and follow-on ceremony at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Nov. 11 to honor veterans in recognition of their service to the nation.

This event is open to all Fort Huachuca personnel and the local community.




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