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FINAL ISSUE: Scout newspaper prints final edition after more than 61 years

Times are changing. Gone are the days when a kid stood on the corner waving the newspaper and crying out the latest headline. Gone are the days when news could wait until the presses had finished rolling. Today news is instantaneous. We are checking our smart phones, tablets and computers via Wi-Fi for the latest…

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Scout on the Street

Joan Vasey Managing Editor As managing editor of The Fort Huachuca Scout for the last eight years, I’ve seen a lot of transitions as military and civilian personnel have come and gone, including Scout reporters. Threaded throughout the paper over the past years, articles about “changes” have been key focal points, from advances in Soldier…

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Help wanted: Enlisted aides in valued roles for Army leaders

Julianne E. Cochran An Enlisted Aide Training Course instructor shows a student the specifics of setting up a general officer’s uniform during a practical exercise. WASHINGTON – Enlisted aides are considered an elite group of staff sergeants and sergeants first class, whose organizational, technical and interpersonal skills are valued among the general officers with whom…

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Vacation Bible School attracts 130 attendees this year

Stephanie Caffall From left, Trey Roberts, 10, John Pecic, 9, and Kyla gross, 7, hold Bible point signs during snack time. The Bible point on July 16 was God has the power to forgive. Fort Huachuca’s Main Post Chapel hosted its annual Vacation Bible School event July 13-17, with the help of approximately 75 volunteers,…


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Prepare for coming wildfire season ahead of time

Posted  June 5, 2015

File photo By preparing ahead of a wildland fire, Families can minimize the stress levels that a sudden evacuation could induce. Now is the time to take precautions to protect your home. In just seconds, a spark or even the sun’s heat alone sets off an inferno. The wildfire quickly spreads, consuming the thick, dried-out…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  June 5, 2015

When the Army Security Agency, or ASA, initially arrived in Vietnam, it fully expected that its direction-finding, DF, mission would be accomplished via a network of medium-range ground-based sites and mobile, low-level DF teams.

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New NCOER expected to more accurately assess Soldiers’ performance

Posted  June 5, 2015

Fort Huachuca training now underway WASHINGTON — On Aug. 1, the secretary of the Army approved the new Non-Commissioned Officer Evaluation Report that will be implemented this September. Training on how to use and fill out the new NCOER is currently underway on Fort Huachuca in four-hour blocks from 8 a.m. to noon and 1…

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Air Force: Airmen foster ‘wingmanship’ through gaming

Posted  June 5, 2015

Intramural sports have been a staple of life on Air Force bases for a long time as a way for Airmen to connect with each other and become more involved on base.

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DOD: Secretary of Defense joins Facebook

Posted  June 5, 2015

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter became the first secretary of defense to join Facebook May 29, Pentagon officials announced. In a statement released after Carter joined, officials said the secretary of defense will be able to personally communicate with nearly three million Service members and Civilians on the social media platform. The defense secretary’s…

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Events

News Briefs – June 5, 2015

Posted  June 5, 2015

Free flags for MVC residents In honor of Flag Day, June 14, Mountain Vista Communities is giving residents a flag to display in their front yard that day. Pick one up at the MVC housing office. Grass seed available to MVC residents Grass seed is available to on-post residents at the Mountain Vista Communities maintenance…

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NETCOM Best Warriors shine in Arizona desert

Posted  June 5, 2015

From around the globe, Soldiers assigned to theater signal commands under the Network Enterprise Technology Command arrived to compete in NETCOM’s Best Warrior Competition.

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FMWR Briefs – May 29, 2015

Posted  June 5, 2015

MCT performance sent for Saturday The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Aladdin” will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday at Colonel Johnston Elementary School. More than 50 local students are set to perform in the production, which is free and open to the public. For more information, call 520.533.4823. Release your creative side The FMWR…

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Art camps for youth offer creative summer alternative

Posted  June 5, 2015

The Arts and Crafts Center on Fort Huachuca completed its first summer camp this week.

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Army Arts & Crafts Contest open to artisans, craftspeople

Posted  June 5, 2015

SAN ANTONIO — The 2015 Army Arts & Crafts Contest is open through July 31 for Morale, Welfare and Recreation, also known as MWR, artisans and craftspeople to submit their handiwork. Submissions to the region and Department of Army levels will be digital .jpg images of the work submitted via the web at https://apps.imcom.army.mil/apptracmain. The…

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