Events

May 9, 2014

News Briefs May 9, 2014

PX distributing comic books

“Divide and Conquer,” the latest military-exclusive comic book from Marvel featuring Captain America, is now available for free at Fort Huachuca Exchange facilities.

RVs not allowed in housing areas

Recreational vehicles to include boats, boat trailers, all-terrain vehicles and trailers are prohibited from being parked in the housing areas. The exception is an RV temporarily parked at the residence for loading or unloading with prior permission from Mountain Vista Communities.

Pool use in post housing

A wading pool that holds no more than 18” of water and is no larger than 8 feet in diameter is permitted in Mountain Vista Communities housing. An adult, 18 or older, must be present to supervise pool use, and pools must be drained when not in use. Pools are not permitted in the front of the residence; they must be placed in a fenced-in area in the back or side yard.

MVC residents’ contact info needed

With the recent fires, Mountain Vista Communities personnel must have emergency contact information for all residents in case there is a need to evacuate. They need two good email addresses, current phone number and number of Family members and pets.

Call MVC, 515.9000.

Range closures announced

Today: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, K, L, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Saturday: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, K, L, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, K, L, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Monday: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, K, L, R, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Tuesday: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, K, L, R, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, K, L, R, U, U1, W, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, K, L, R, U, U1, 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.

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is today, 6 – 8 p.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Bring your favorite board games to play, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a pay-as-you-go bar, a photo booth, music and giveaways, including a seven-day cruise. This event is open to service members and spouses.

Housing Services Office hours change

Military Housing Services Office, Building 52065, which is not the on-post Mountain Vista Communities Housing, now operates Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., and will be closed every other Thursday for training until noon.

For more information, call 533.3611.

MVC holds anniversary luau

Mountain Vista Communities is celebrating five years as Fort Huachuca’s housing management company with a free luau, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the new community center. There will be face painting, hot dogs, snow-cones and a bouncy house. Each family in attendance will be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card. No RSVP is needed.

Supply Support Activity plans inventory

The Supply Support Activity, Hazardous Material Control Center and the Central Turn-in Point will be closed for annual inventory Monday – May 23. Emergency support will be provided on a case-by-case basis. For more information, call 533.5828 or 538.7101.

SHARP training Thursday

The U.S. Army Garrison will host the three-hour annual SHARP training Thursday, 8 – 11 a.m., at Cochise Theater. This training is open to all personnel on Fort Huachuca.

B Troop to change command

B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) hosts a change of command ceremony May 16, 2 p.m., on Brown Parade Field.

Navy Cmdr. Troy Wilcox will relinquish command to Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Hengst.

The public is invited to attend this colorful ceremony which highlights Fort Huachuca’s Old West cavalry heritage.

Commissary to hold seafood sale

The Commissary Seafood Road Show will be held Thursday – May 17. Many seafood items will be available at reduced prices. The sale will take place inside the commissary during regular operating hours.

CPAC to close for half day

The Civilian Personnel Action Center will be closed on May 20 starting at 11 a.m. for their annual Organization Day and will re-open on May 21 at 7:30 a.m.

Financial Peace University begins

A new Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Class begins May 22, 6 – 8 p.m., and runs for 13 consecutive Thursdays in the Main Post Chapel study/activities room. A free lesson preview will take place Thursday, 6 – 8 p.m. The class is offered for free to active duty military. Child care can be provided.

For more information, call 1.720.496.3723, 533.1161 or 1.505.340.6178.

B Troop hosts Riding School graduation

B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) hosts a Cavalry Riding School Graduation Ceremony on historic Brown Parade Field May 22, 2 p.m., to honor the most recent graduates.

The public is invited to attend this ceremony which highlights Fort Huachuca’s Old West cavalry heritage.

ACE-Suicide Intervention workshops

Two one-day Ask, Care, Escort-Suicide Intervention Train The Trainer Workshops for junior leaders and first-line supervisors are scheduled for May 27 and 28 at Murr Community Center. Each class is limited to 50 participants. This training is designed to increase suicide prevention training capabilities. The workshops will run from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a one-hour break for lunch.

To register, call 533.2071.

Safety Fair on Fort Huachuca

Memorial Day Weekend typically marks the beginning of the “101 Critical Days of Summer.”

The Fort Huachuca Safety and Installation Army Substance Abuse Program Offices will hold an Installation Safety Expo at Barnes Field House May 29 for all permanent party military members, Department of Defense Civilians and contractors. The event will repeat on May 30 for initial entry training Soldiers. The Expo will feature Fort Huachuca’s safety agencies and safety and prevention services from the local area.

Comedian Bernie McGrenahan will present a one-of-a-kind safety briefing “Comedy is the Cure” at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., both days. This will meet the one-hour mandatory ASAP training for Soldiers and Civilians.

For information call 533.2071.

VA to hold Memorial Day ceremony

The Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System invites the public to their Memorial Day ceremony May 30, 10 a.m., at the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, Building 4, 3601 S. 6th Ave., Tucson.

For information, call 1.520.629.1822 or go to www.tucson.va.gov or www.facebook.com/VATucson.

304th MI Battalion to change leaders

The 304th Military Intelligence Battalion will conduct a change of command ceremony between Lt. Col. Jaren Price, outgoing commander, and Lt. Col. Candice Frost, incoming commander, on June 13, 7:30 a.m., on Brown Parade Field. This event is open to the public.

Motorists should expect disruptions in the flow of traffic during rehearsals and the ceremony. On the day of the event, roads around the parade field will be closed.

USAREC requests recruiters return

Former detailed recruiters can earn a $4,000 bonus if they reclassify to military occupational specialty 79R, recruiter, and return to U.S. Army Recruiting Command. Noncommissioned officers must be a staff sergeant or sergeant, have less than 12 years time in service, and currently be in an over-strength or balanced MOS. Time of service as a 79R must be a minimum of 36 months.

For more information, see your career counselor.

Fort Huachuca phone books available

The 2014 Fort Huachuca telephone directories are available at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, 3015 Carnahan, Building 21115, across from the Gazebo on Brown Parade Field, from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Those who need more than 12 copies should call 533.1283 to arrange for quantity pickup.




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