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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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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  December 6, 2013

Third Army G2 predicts Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge) Photo property of the U.S. Army Col. Oscar Koch was the G2 for Gen. George Patton during World War II. Dec. 9, 1944 By December of 1944, it appeared that Hitler had been all but defeated. In fact, from the Allied perspective, Germany’s continuation of…

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Civilian of the month

Posted  December 6, 2013

Civilian of the Month: Jeff Grumm Agency: United States Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Senior test officer; which involves planning, execution and reporting on test activities. How long at current assignment: Five years in February How long in government service: About 9 years: From 1983 – 1987 Grumm was a Soldier assigned to…

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Traffic safety cameras final installation underway

Posted  December 6, 2013

Workers at two busy Sierra Vista intersections are installing the last two remaining red light cameras planned for Sierra Vista. They will become fully operational next year. New cameras are being installed at the intersection of State Route 92 and Foothills Drive and will be the first to go online, starting with a 30-day warning…

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Garrison commander addresses animal adoption concerns

Posted  December 6, 2013

To our community, Over the last several months, the U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, published our intent to adopt-out five horses and a donkey from the Buffalo Corral Riding Stables. For various health reasons, if not adopted, these animals may be euthanized. In October of this year, one of the post veterinarians examined each animal….

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ATEC commanding general visits EPG, tours facility

Posted  December 6, 2013

Maranda Flynn From left, Col. Raymond Compton, commander, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground; Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commanding general, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command; and Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, are briefed on Electronic Proving Ground’s test missions during Utley’s tour, Nov. 25, at…

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Fort makes changes to child supervision policy

Posted  December 6, 2013

Maranda Flynn Army spouse Karen Fulk walks her son, Jonathan, 11, to General Myer Elementary School on Fort Huachuca, Nov. 22. Fulk agrees with the changes recently made to Policy 14-048, Fort Huachuca Child Supervision Guidelines, because she has witnessed smaller children walking alone who did not pay attention to oncoming traffic. Due to parental…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  December 13, 2013

Students explore Native American culture Courtesy of Lorraine Draeger Sgt. Kalie Jones, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, visits with students from Lorraine Draeger’s 3rd grade class to share information about Native Americans in November. The General Myer Elementary School staff thanks Jones for volunteering her time to help our students…

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Community Briefs December 13, 2013

Posted  December 13, 2013

Heroes dine for free Nationwide, as a gesture of thanks to heroes across the country, local sponsors are recognizing active duty and retired military, firefighters, police and paramedics during “Hero Appreciation Week,” which began yesterday, with a free $50 dinner card good at 18,000 restaurants across the country. Through tomorrow, local heroes are invited to…

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Become member of historic cavalry unit here, learn how this Sunday

Posted  December 13, 2013

Courtesy of B Troop Members of B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) will be on Brown Parade Field from 1 – 3 p.m. Sunday to recruit for their next riding school, starting in February. They will demonstrate riding skills and answer questions about being a member of the group. As part of their recruiting…

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Old Post prepares for 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes

Posted  December 13, 2013

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas along Brown Parade Field, as Families place the final ornaments on their trees and hang the last of their wreaths on the windows in preparation for the 21st Annual Historical Tour of Homes on Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.

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