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August 8, 2014

News Briefs August 8, 2014

Garden Canyon closure announced

Due to severe road damage, accumulated debris and the potential for flash floods, Garden Canyon is closed to all vehicles, pedestrian and other traffic beginning at Middle Garden Canyon until further notice.

For more information, contact 520.533.0687.

Range closures announced

Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, W1, V, Z

Saturday: A, B, C, D, E, F, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: A, B, C, D, E, F, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, L, W1, V, Z, V1

Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, L, W1, V, Z, V1

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, L, N, W1, V, Z, V1

Thursday: A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, L, W1, V, Z

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

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 and Francisco Ramirez.

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.

Memorial service set for long-time employee

The Directorate of Emergency Services will host a memorial service for Ollie Shears at 2 p.m. today 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.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Program personnel have scheduled an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, class for Thursday and Aug. 15 from 8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days. The training will be held at the ASAP Building 22414, 434 Christy Ave., Fort Huachuca.

For more information or to register, call 520.533.2071.

Football scrimmage kicks off season

Kick off football season with a Buena High School Blue and White Inter-Squad Scrimmage Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at Bujalski Field on Fort Huachuca. Come support the Buena High School Colts as they begin a new season with this build-up for their first game on Aug. 22. The public is invited and welcome. Donations of a wrapped bar of soap are appreciated.

Community Spouses Club open house

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club is kicking off the year with an open house on Aug. 19, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. OR 4 – 6 p.m. at the new Mountain Vista Community Center. Learn more about the club and other community groups and events. It’s an opportunity to network and socialize. Membership applications will be available on-site.

For more information about the FHCSC, visit www.fthuachucaspouses.com. Or, contact 540.481.3409 or fthcommspousesclub@gmail.com.

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 sustain operations at heightened levels to validate the post’s resiliency to respond to events with or without warning. Residents, employees and visitors to the installation during this week should be prepared for traffic disruptions and changes in security measures at the gates and buildings across the fort.

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 – 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, maps available

The 2014 Fort Huachuca telephone directories and maps 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 of the phone book or more than 30 copies of the map should call 520.533.1283 to arrange for quantity pickup.




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