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May 30, 2014

News Briefs May 30, 2014

Museums offering free admission to military

More than 2,000 museums nationwide are offering free admission to military personnel through Labor Day, Sept. 1. Military service members, including National Guard and Reserve, and their Families are eligible.

This is the fifth year for the Blue Star Museums Program created by the National Endowment for the Arts with the group Blue Star Families and the Defense Department.

Contact museums you plan to visit over the summer to learn if they are participating.

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: G, K, M, N, U1, V, Z

Saturday: G, M, N, P, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: G, M, N, P, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Monday: C, D, E, F, G, P, U, U1, V, Z

Tuesday: C, D, E, F, G, P, U, U1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: C, D, E, F, G, M, P, U, U1, V, Z

Thursday: C, D, E, F, G, M, P, U, 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.

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.

NETCOM Signals Week event series

The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command will conduct a series of events during Signal Week, June 9 – 13.

Signal Week will officially begin with the first day of the command’s Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition. Soldiers from NETCOM units worldwide will participate in events throughout the week designed to test their endurance, knowledge, skill and professionalism.

June 13, 9 a.m., in the Greely Hall Auditorium, the command will hold a celebration of the Army Birthday and will transition immediately into the Soldier and NCO of the Year recognition ceremony. The top NCO and Soldier from the competition will be announced.

June 13, 1 p.m., the command will induct Signal Soldiers who lost their lives during operations in Southwest Asia into the Signal Cove of Remembrance. The ceremony will start in the Greely Hall Auditorium and move to the Cove, just inside the Greely Hall front doors.

The Fort Huachuca community and public are invited to the June 13 ceremonies.

Enjoy Army Birthday meal at DFAC

Join the staff of the Thunderbird Dining Facility, Building 52107, June 12, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for a meal celebrating the Army Birthday. Fare includes steaks, Cornish hens, barbecued spare ribs and chicken, shrimp cocktail, side dishes, drinks and desserts. Cost is $7.70. E-4 and below dine for $6.55. Meal card holders dine for free.

The public is welcome and reservations are not necessary.

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.

MI plans Hall of Fame activities

The public is invited to participate in the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame Golf Tournament which takes place June 24, 7:30 a.m., at the Mountain View Golf Course. For fee and other information, call 678.8778.

Everyone is also invited to attend the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade Change of Command Ceremony which takes place on June 27, 7:30 a.m., on Chaffee Parade Field.

The public is also invited to attend the MI Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at 10 a.m. June 27 in Alvarado Hall.

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.

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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