Events

July 25, 2014

News Briefs July 25, 2014

Range closures announced

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

Saturday: P1, U, U1, X, Y, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

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

Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, P1, U, U1, V1, W1, X, Y, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

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

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, P1, U, U1, V1, W1, X, Y, V, Z

Thursday: A, B, C, D, E, F, M, P, U, W1, 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.

Sisters, Brothers in Arms Program set

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.

Fort hosts quarterly retirement

Fort Huachuca will conduct its quarterly retirement ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday on Brown Parade Field to honor military and civilian retirees for their dedication to duty and honorable service to Fort Huachuca, the U.S. Military and the Nation. This event is open to the public and attendance is strongly encouraged. Motorists are reminded to expect disruptions to the flow of traffic during the rehearsals and the ceremony.

Leave donations sought

The following Department of the Army civilians are in need of leave donations due to medical emergencies: Melanie Sue Espich, Willard Lemon, Melinda McIntire, Francisco Ramirez and Dolores Marie Vermillion.

Employees interested in donating leave should complete OPM Form 630-A, “Request to Donate Annual Leave to a Recipient under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program.” A copy of this form can be found at www.opm.gov/Forms/PDF_FILL/OPM630a.pdf.

Questions should be directed to 520. 533.0069.

NETCOM hosts CG promotion ceremony

The Network Enterprise Technology Command will hold a promotion ceremony for Brig. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr., the NETCOM Commanding General, for his promotion to major general at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 4 in front of the Greely Hall Flagpole. Presiding over the ceremony will be the Commanding General for the Army Cyber Command, Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon. Everyone is invited to attend the ceremony.

Memorial service set for Ollie Shears

The Directorate of Emergency Services will host a memorial service for Ollie Shears at 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Main Post Chapel. Shears was a retired Soldier and long time employee for the U.S. Army Garrison serving the DES. The event is open to the public.

Fort to hold Full-Scale Exercise

Fort Huachuca will conduct a full-scale force protection exercise during the week of Aug. 25-29 to exercise and evaluate force protection skills and procedures necessary to respond effectively to increased threats, emergencies or sustains operations at heightened levels to validate the post’s resiliency to respond to events with or without warning. Residents, employees and visitors to the Fort during this week should be prepared for traffic disruptions and changes in security measures at the gate and buildings across the installation.

Women’s Equality Day event planned

The Military Equal Opportunity Office will host the Women’s Equality Day Ceremony 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 26 at Fitch Auditorium in Alvarado Hall. The ceremony is designed to encourage women and celebrate women’s right to vote. The event is open to military and civilian personnel.

ASAP holds 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 to 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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