Events

July 11, 2014

News Briefs July 11, 2014

Fort Huachuca implements fire restrictions

Fort Huachuca fire restrictions coincide with the Coronado National Forest, USDA Forest Service, in that no open fires or barbecues of any type are currently allowed in the canyons, mountains, and training areas on the installation due to current fire conditions.

In those same areas, smoking is only allowed inside of a vehicle and cigarette butts must not be discarded on the ground.

Fireworks of any kind are prohibited anywhere on the fort in accordance with Fort Huachuca policy.

Fort Huachuca firefighters and law enforcement personnel will patrol the canyon and mountain areas to enforce these restrictions.

ASAP Summer Safety Training online

Army Substance Abuse Prevention Program personnel at Fort Huachuca remind Soldiers and Civilians that the Summer Safety Training is online at https://www.ikn.army.mil. The online training is mandatory for all Soldiers and Civilians who did not attend the Summer Safety Expo Comedy Show.

For questions or more information, call 520.538.1315.

Get it, give at Turnaround Point

The Chapel TurnAround Point, TAP, across from the Armed Forces Bank, is open on Mondays and Tuesdays only, 9 a.m. – noon, excluding four-day weekends.

This program is a “thrift shop” with no money, sponsored by the Garrison Chaplain’s Office. The TAP is open to all active duty Soldiers and their Families.

If you have a gently used furniture or appliance item you don’t want and need someone to pick it up, just call to schedule a day and time. Receipts are available.

For more information or to schedule a pick-up, call 520.533.4748

Range closures announced

Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, P1, U, U1, W1, X, Y, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Saturday: M, P, P1, U, U1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: P, P1, U, U1, X, Y, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Monday: B, C, D, K, L, P, P1, R, U, U1, W1, X, Y, V, Z, V1

Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, P, P1, R, U, U1, W1, X, Y, V, Z, V1

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, P, P1, R, U, W1, X, Y, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, P, P1, R, U, U1, W1, X, Y, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Range closures are subject to daily change. For information, call Range Operations, 520.533.1014, or the Military Police Desk, 520.533.3000.

HHC USAG to change commanders

In keeping with Army tradition, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison, will conduct a change of command ceremony between Capt. Gregory Birch and Capt. Vanessa Cardenas at the Gazebo on Brown Parade Field on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

This event is open to the general public.

AAFES seeks ‘Most Patriotic Dog

To continue celebrating patriotism in July, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will hold a “Most Patriotic Dog” dress-up contest on July 19, 10 a.m. – noon, at the Main Gate Express parking lot.

Authorized AAFES customers can register their “patriotic dogs” on the day of the event from 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Hot dogs, snacks and drinks will be available for sale.

There will be a face painter and Family oriented games with prizes.

Sisters, Brothers in Arms Program

The next Fort Huachuca Sisters and Brothers in Arms Program takes place July 25, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Fitch Auditorium in Alvarado Hall. This brown bag lunch event will feature a question-and-answer panel with several senior military and Civilian leaders sharing knowledge and experience. Topics of discussion include toxic leadership, stress management and trust within organizations.

For more information, call 520.533.8883.

MVC seeks vendors for special event

Mountain Vista Communities is looking for vendors for the upcoming 4th Annual Summer Bash July 26, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Booth space is free and open to any MVC resident who has a home-based business. Space is limited.

For more information on how to be a vendor or on the Summer Bash, contact 520.895.4058 or Jcooper@themichaelsorg.com.

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 520.538.1315.

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, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Those who need more than 12 copies should call 520.533.1283 to arrange for quantity pickup.




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