Events

May 16, 2014

News Briefs May 16, 2014

Fort Huachuca has bicycle policy

Adults and children must follow the Fort Huachuca policy and wear helmets when riding bicycles. Parents should remind children to keep out of the streets while playing or riding bikes. Those who see a child without a helmet or being disruptive to the community can contact the military police at 533.3000.

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 allowed 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, R, U1, V, Z, V1

Saturday: B, C, D, G, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: G, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, N, U1, V, Z,

Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, U1, 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.

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.

Supply Support Activity plans inventory

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

B Troop to change command

B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) hosts a change of command ceremony today, 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 ceremony which highlights Fort Huachuca’s Old West cavalry heritage.

CPAC to close for half day

The Civilian Personnel Action Center will close on Tuesday at 11 a.m. for their annual Organization Day and will re-open on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m.

Military Spouse 101 planned

Join Army Community Service personnel for Military Spouse 101, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Army Community Service, 50010 Smith Ave., on post.

Learn about Army life and how to maneuver through daily challenges by discovering how to decipher Army acronyms, use community resources, attain better financial readiness and understand the impact of the Army mission on daily life.

For more information or to register, call 533.2330.

Asian Pacific Heritage Observance

The Military Equal Opportunity Office and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca invite the public to its Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Observance Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. This year’s theme is “I Am Beyond.” The event includes a food sampling, and there is no cost to attend.

B Troop hosts Riding School graduation

B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) hosts a Cavalry Riding School graduation ceremony on Brown Parade Field Thursday, 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.

Memorial Day closure, trash schedule change

Mountain Vista Communities will be closed May 26 for Memorial Day. There will be changes to the trash schedule.

Those with normal Monday pick-up will have trash pick-up May 27.

Those with normal Tuesday pick-up will have trash pick-up May 28.

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.

ASAP holds weekly newcomer orientation

Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Program personnel welcome newcomers and invite them to attend the ASAP Newcomer Briefing every Wednesday from 10:30 – 11 a.m. Learn about the services ASAP provides to the community as well as the Arizona driving-under-the-influence laws.

For information, call 538.1315.

B Troop seeks new riders

Applications are now being accepted for B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial).

The next cavalry riding school will be held July 8 – through Oct. 24.

The school is open to active duty, retired, reserve and Civilians. No riding experience is required. Equipment, uniform and horse are provided.

For eligibility requirements, go to http://www.huachuca.army.mil/pages/btroop. To obtain an application, contact the program coordinator at 538.2178 or usarmy.huachuca.imcom-west.mail.hua-btroop@mail.mil.

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. Monday – Friday.

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




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