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August 15, 2014

News Briefs August 15, 2014

Range closures announced

Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, M, N, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

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

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

Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, R, W1, V, Z

Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, J, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, J, K, L, M, N, R, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: A, B, C, D, E, F, J, K, L, R, W1, V, Z, 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.

Animal vaccine clinic Saturday

The Fort Huachuca Veterinary Clinic will host its quarterly vaccine clinic from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at the vet clinic on post. Walk-ins welcome.

Community Spouses Club open house

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club is kicking off the year with an open house on Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. OR 4 – 6 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. 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.

Special Forces to present briefings

For anyone wishing to learn about becoming a member of the Special Forces, a team will offer two briefing sessions in Cochise Theater.

The first takes place Tuesday from 5 – 7 p.m. The second takes place Wednesday from noon – 2 p.m.

No pre-registration is needed.

For more information, call 915.760.3520 or 915.569.6431.

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.

MVC holiday closure set

Mountain Vista Communities will close at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 29 and remain closed through Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

If Monday is your regular trash pick-up day, it will be picked up on Sept. 2.

If Tuesday is your regular pickup day, trash will be picked up Sept 3.

Enjoy NFL Fantasy League play

Mountain Vista Communities is hosting an NFL Fantasy League with a live draft on Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m. They are giving away big prizes this season! Residents must RSVP in advance to attend.

AWANA Club begins new year

The AWANA Club, a Christian children’s program targeted for preschoolers to high schoolers, will be re-starting their weekly program at the Main Post Chapel on Sunday afternoons, beginning Sept. 7, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. A pre-registration event has been held but there will be an opportunity to register new children on Sept. 7 if there are enough adult volunteers to support the program. Children of volunteers are guaranteed a registration. Watch-care will be available for volunteers with children under 3, and training is available for new parent volunteers as well. There is no cost to register but opportunities to donate available throughout the year.

To register or for more information, contact 520.533.4753, FHAWANA@hotmail.com or go to www.AWANA.org.

National Drug Take Back Day

Safely get rid of prescription and non-prescription drugs during National Drug Take Back Day, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Fort Huachuca’s Main Exchange Parking Lot. Post representatives will be on hand to accept the drugs for later, safe disposal.

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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