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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…

Jennifer-Caprioli Local

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…

Julianne E. Cochran Army

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…

Stephanie Caffall Local

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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Events

Community Briefs June 5, 2014

Posted  June 5, 2015

First square dance is free Join the Thunder Mountain Twirlers Square Dance Club from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Sierra Vista United Methodist Church Activities Center, 3225 St. Andrews Dr. No experience is necessary, no partner is needed. The first time is free, and afterward $5 per member, $6 per non-member and free…

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Salutes & Awards

Memorial Day ceremonies honor those who lost their lives for our country

Posted  May 29, 2015

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Command Sgt. Major Jeffery Fairley, USAICoE command sergeant major, salute the first wreath laid for Memorial Day at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery. More than 700 military and civilians gathered at the Fort Huachuca Cemetery Monday morning to…

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Commentary

Presidential Proclamation — National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2015 NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Posted  May 29, 2015

A PROCLAMATION This year, approximately one in five American adults — our friends, colleagues, and loved ones — will experience a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or post-traumatic stress, and many others will be troubled by significant emotional and psychological distress, especially in times of difficulty. For most of these…

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Army

USAG welcomed its new command sergeant major Wednesday

Posted  May 29, 2015

Natalie Lakosil Col. Thomas A. Boone, U.S. Army Garrison commander, right, passes the noncommissioned officers’ sword symbolizing the change of responsibility for USAG to the incoming USAG command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Carmelo Cruz, during the change of responsibility ceremony Wednesday in Fitch auditorium, Alvarado Hall. The passing of the sword signified Cruz accepting…

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JITC gains new senior enlisted leader, one retires

Posted  May 29, 2015

Courtesy Photo From left, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, outgoing senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command, stands with Sgt. Maj. Antonio Vizcarrondo, U.S. Marine Corps, senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency, and Sgt. Maj. Monekia Denkins, incoming senior enlisted leader for JITC, after the change of responsibility ceremony at Greely…

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Dempsey emphasizes trust at West Point graduation

Posted  May 29, 2015

D. Myles Cullen, DOD Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Saturday. WEST POINT, N.Y. — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reversed the first-salute tradition for new officers during the Class of 2015’s U.S. Military Academy…

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Local

Cyber readiness inspection takes place on FH next week

Posted  May 29, 2015

The Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, will conduct a command cyber readiness inspection, CCRI, at Fort Huachuca Monday through June 5. The inspection is mandated by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction, CJCSI 6211.02D, targets all installation secure internet protocol router network (SIPRNET) points of presence, and may include military, civilian,…

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Redeem coupons electronically with Commissary Rewards Card

Posted  May 29, 2015

Defense Commissary Agency Using and redeeming coupons are now officially hassle-free with the new Commissary Rewards Card, which is available at all commissaries worldwide. Using their Commissary Rewards Card, patrons can redeem coupons electronically at the commissary checkout. After picking up a card at the Fort Huachuca or other commissary, just register it online and…

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Commentary

Emerging from the fog: A story of loss, healing, new beginnings

Posted  May 29, 2015

On the way to the hospital, after nine months of anticipation, Luke and JoAnne Lokowich were getting ready for what’s typically the most important moment of a married couple’s life.

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Environmental testing helps Soldiers, civilians perform mission

Posted  May 29, 2015

Testing at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Environmental Test Facility has been helping Soldiers and civilians for years and they might not even realize it.

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