Events

August 22, 2014

News Briefs August 22, 2014

All Army Boxing Championship here soon

Tanja Linton

Female boxers Sgt. Felisha Estrada, an Army World Class Athlete Program member from Colorado, left, and 2nd Lt. Giovanna Camacho, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, use the ball-drill technique under the direction of Head Coach Charles Leverette while training during the All Army Boxing Camp currently underway on Fort Huachuca. One person holds the heavy ball while the gloved opponent attempts to hit just the object. See the All Army Boxing preliminary bouts Sept. 10 and 11 (subject to change) in Barnes Field House and the free, championship match on Sept. 13. All events begin at 7 p.m., and admission is free.

Range closures announced

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

Saturday: V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Sunday: V, Z, T1, T2, T3

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

Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3

Wednesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, W1, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3

Thursday: A, B, C, D, E, F, N, 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.

Leave donations sought

The following Department of the Army Civilians are in need of leave donations due to medical emergencies: Melinda McIntire, Fransisco Ramirez and Michele Standley.

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 http://www.opm.gov/Forms/PDF_FILL/OPM630a.pdf.

Complete this form and forward a copy to Fort Huachuca Civilian Personnel Advisory Center via email, patricia.a.sierra3.civ@mail.mil.

For more information, call 520.533.0069.

Instructional specialist sought

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for a Water Wise/Energy Smart instructional specialist to provide energy conservation services to Fort Huachuca. It is a 20-hour-per-week position with full benefits. Salary range is $10.15 – $12.36 per hour.

For more information and application for job #55932, go to www.uacareertrack.com.

Those with questions should call 520.458.8278 ext. 2139.

Assistance available to MVC spouses

Mountain Vista Communities has a ‘honey-do’ assistance program for spouses of deployed service members. The program is free.

Some things MVC can do include: assist in hanging holiday lights; mow the back yard to keep up with the landscape policy; put together a new bicycle; relocate a heavy dresser to a different room.

For scheduling, contact Maintenance, 520.458.5885 or FHWorkorder@TheMichaelsOrg.com. Residents will need a copy of deployment orders on file with MVC before work can be completed.

Enjoy NFL Fantasy League play

Mountain Vista Communities is hosting an NFL Fantasy League with a live draft on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the MVC Community Center. They are giving away big prizes this season. Residents must RSVP in advance to attend. Call 520.515.9000.

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 collected on Sept. 2.

If Tuesday is your regular pick-up day, trash will be collected Sept 3.

Commissary to hold Seafood Road Show

The next Seafood Road Show takes place at the Fort Huachuca Commissary Sept. 4 – 6 inside the store during normal business hours. Buy various seafood selections at reduced prices.

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. 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. 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.

Patriot Day Remembrance set

Fort Huachuca personnel will hold its Patriot Day Remembrance Sept. 11, 4 p.m., on Brown Parade Field to render proper respect and honors to our nation’s fallen heroes. The public is invited.

Civilian attendees should wear business attire. Military attendees can wear the Army Service Uniform with beret or Army Camouflage Uniform with cap.

Sept. 11 has been designated as Patriot’s Day in memory of those who were lost that day in 2001.

Combined Federal Campaign to begin

Fort Huachuca will hold its annual Combined Federal Campaign, CFC, from Sept. 15 – Dec. 1 to raise funds for local and national charities. The goal for this year’s CFC event is $300,000.

Unit coordinators will make 100-percent contact with those working on Fort Huachuca.  For more information, call 520.538.9169.

POW/MIA Walkathon/Remembrance planned

Everyone is invited to participate in Fort Huachuca’s Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Walkathon held Sept. 19, 6 a.m. on Warrior-Sentinel Field. From 10 a.m. – noon on the same day, POW/MIA Remembrances will be held at Murr Community Center. The public is welcome. Both events are designed to promote camaraderie, esprit de corps and honor the sacrifice made by our POW/MIA comrades.

Commissary to hold case-lot sale

Fort Huachuca Commissary personnel will conduct a case-lot sale Sept. 19 – 21 inside the commissary during normal business hours. This offers customers an opportunity to stock up on needed items by buying in bulk.

USAG to hold town halls

U.S. Army Garrison will host two Town Halls and Awards Ceremonies on Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Cochise Theater to recognize outstanding contributions by employees and provide command information to all USAG personnel. Maximum participation is requested.

Personnel unable to attend will be able to view a recording on a multimedia platform at a later time to be announced.

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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