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January 17, 2014

News Briefs – January 17, 2014

New commanding general announced

The chief of staff, Army, announced the following assignment Jan. 8:

Brig. Gen. John Morrison, Jr., currently the commanding general of the 7th Signal Command (Theater), Fort Gordon, Ga., has been chosen to be the commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command.

Morrison assumed command of 7th SC (T) on Aug. 21, 2012. The date he will assume command of NETCOM has not yet been scheduled.

Apply for FHCSC Scholarships

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club is offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors and adults in continuing education. They are open to children and spouses of U.S. military members, Department of Defense civilians, National Guard Members and Reservists assigned to Fort Huachuca, or Family members of retired or deceased military. Youth must be 26 or younger.

Scholarship forms for high school seniors are available through guidance counselors at area high schools. Applications are available for download on the club’s Web page, www.fthuachucaspouses.com.

Application submissions must be postmarked by March 8. Mail them to: FHCSC, P.O. Box 12202, Ft. Huachuca, AZ 85670.

For more information, contact 378.1763 or artinthepark@cox.net.

CDC parking lot construction

The New Beginnings Child Development Center parking is under construction until approximately mid June.

A temporary parking lot and parent drop-off can be accessed by taking “H” Street.

Parents should remind their children that, for their safety and the safety of the construction workers, children are not to jump the fence to access the ball fields nor cross the parking lot.

Range closures announced

Today: B, C, D, E, K, L, R, W1, V, Z

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

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

Monday: E, W1, V, Z

Tuesday: B, C, D, W, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: B, C, D, E, W, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: B, C, D, E, M, W, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Range closures are subject to daily change. For information, call Range Operations, 533.1014, or the Military Police Desk, 533.3000.

Hospital pharmacy service disruption

The Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center Pharmacy will install an updated automated dispensing system next week to expedite the filling of patient prescriptions.

Keep the following dates in mind when reviewing prescription needs:

Monday: Martin Luther King Day Holiday — RWBAHC Pharmacy is closed.

Tuesday – Jan. 24: Pharmacy remodeling takes place. The pharmacy is open but construction may cause delays in filling prescriptions.

Jan. 25 – 26: The pharmacy is closed on weekends. New dispensing system installation and testing is scheduled for these dates.

Jan. 27: Pharmacy is closed for equipment testing and staff training on the new system.

Jan. 28: Pharmacy resumes normal operations.

For more information, call the patient advocate, 533.2313.

Main Gate Express hours change

Effective Tuesday, the Main Gate Express hours of operation will change. On Monday – Thursday, the shopette will open a half hour later. New hours will be 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. On Saturday, the store will open one hour earlier, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday hours, 8 a.m. – p.m., remain the same.

PWOC kicks off 2014

Protestant Women of the Chapel will begin their weekly meetings Tuesday, 9 – 11:30 a.m., at the Main Post Chapel. There is watch care available for children 6 months – 4. There is also a Bible study on Tuesday evenings, 6 p.m., at Kino Chapel. Watch care is not available.

For more information, contact 1.706.604.2240 or dutykim@gmail.com.

Join FHCSC members for lunch

Huachuca Community Spouses Club at their New Year’s Fiesta Luncheon Wednesday at La Casita Restaurant, 465 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista on Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost is $15 for a buffet lunch, which includes tea and water. RSVP to fhcscreservations@gmail.com.

For more information, go to the FHCSC website, www.fthuachucaspouses.com.

SHARP training set

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program, or SHARP, reinforces the Army’s commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting and accountability. Army policy promotes sensitive care and confidential reporting for victims of sexual assault and accountability for those who commit these crimes.

Accordingly, the U.S. Army Garrison will host mandatory SHARP training on Thursday, 8 – 11:30 a.m., at Cochise Theater. Upcoming training in 2014 will take place on Feb. 20 and Mar. 20. This training is open to all personnel on Fort Huachuca.

For more information, call 538.5971.

Installation Retirement Ceremony set

The first quarterly installation retirement ceremony for 2014 will take place Jan. 24, 4 p.m., on Brown Parade Field to honor retiring military and civilian personnel for their service. The public is invited to attend.

FH Tax Center to open

The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center’s grand opening is scheduled for Jan. 27 at 9 a.m. It is located in Building 22324, Christy Avenue, and will operate 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekdays, on an appointment basis only.

For more information about the tax center, call 533.1040.

Military Powerlifting Competition planned

Active duty military are invited to compete in a Military Powerlifting Competition, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Eifler Fitness Center. Registration is underway.

For more information, call 533.4723.

LSS Black Belt Course offered

The Electronic Proving Ground is sponsoring a Department of the Army Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course, BB14029, on Fort Huachuca. Class dates are Week 1: Feb. 25 – 28; Week 2: March 25 – 28; Week 3: April 22 – 25; and Week 4: May 20 – 23.

Requirements for attendance: have your organization’s approval; have a project loaded in PowerSteering; and be registered in ATRRS. This course is open to all federal employees and active duty military. There is no out-of-pocket cost to attend.

For more information, call Theresa, 538.2028.

Prep now for Green to Gold

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 two- , three- and four-year Green to Gold scholarships. Units are encouraged to nominate Soldiers under their command who have exhibited the potential for further outstanding service to America and the Army as commissioned officers. Interested Soldiers should do follow-up with their chain of command.

Download and complete the application forms along with the Hip Pocket Guide checklist at http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/enlisted_soldiers.jsp.  Applications are due March 14. For more information, contact 533.1053 or Delphine.p.rakestraw.civ@mail.mil.




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