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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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Marines: U.S. Marines, Ghanaian soldiers refine infantry skills

More than 40 Ghanaian infantrymen traditionally participate in United Nations peacekeeping operations. These operations require the Ghanaian service members to be proficient in infantry skills—something the U.S. Marines know well.


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Fort begins consultation process for Mountain View Officers’ Club’s future

Posted  August 16, 2013

Fort Huachuca is initiating the formal consultation process with the Arizona State Historical Preservation Office, or SHPO, and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation concerning the future disposition of the Mountain View Officers’ Club, Building 66050. After careful consideration of the difficult fiscal realities facing the Army, a management decision has been made that no…

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Huachuca Canyon remains closed

Posted  August 16, 2013

A bear attempts to break into a vehicle on post recently in search of food. Due to bear activity and related health and safety issues, Huachuca Canyon remains closed to all pedestrians and bikers until further notice due to a high level of bear activity there. The gate is currently locked to vehicle access. Environmental…

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MI Soldiers sought for special operations, team to brief here next week

Posted  August 16, 2013

The United States Army Special Operations Command, or USASOC, seeks qualified military intelligence Soldiers to fill various intelligence positions within the command. USASOC Soldiers serve in the seven Special Forces Groups, 75th Ranger Regiment; 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, or SOAR; 95th Civil Affairs Brigade; and the Military Information Support Operations command, or MISOC. A…

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Salutes & Awards

Army career chapter ends, civilian chapter now begins

Posted  August 16, 2013

Col. William Zeller, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command assistant chief of staff G-4, salutes his retirement flag, presented by his son-in-law, Sgt. Evan Lim, during Zeller’s retirement ceremony Aug. 9, in the Greely Hall Auditorium. Zeller is retiring from active duty after 30 years of service.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  August 16, 2013

Operation Starlight is Signals Intelligence success story: Aug. 15, 1965 Property of U.S. Army A member of the 3rd RRU looks over the shoulder of a Vietnamese Army direction-finding specialist, symbolic of ASA’s advisory role in the war prior to 1965. Airborne radio direction finding, or ARDF, proved its value to U.S. combatant commanders with…

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Brigade reminds trainees, civilians of phase rules

Posted  August 16, 2013

While military personnel are very clear on what interaction is allowed with Soldiers attending Initial Entry Training, or IET, uncertainty often arises in regards to civilian and IET Soldier contact. According to Army Regulation 600-20, any relationship between the cadre (all military, permanent party members or civilian personnel that command, supervise, instruct, train, or directly…

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Soldiers brand their future with resume ink

Posted  August 16, 2013

A national business association launched a new personal branding search engine in July to help transitioning Soldiers catapult their career search.

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Fostering while in military, IS possible, IS desired

Posted  August 16, 2013

Almost daily, children who have been neglected or abused are entered into the court system and eventually placed in a strange home where they have never been before – scared, confused and worried about their Family and their future.

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CECOM first responders provide post production software field support

Posted  August 16, 2013

When the software for C4ISR systems needs a lifeline in the field, the Communications-Electronics Command’s, or CECOM, Software Engineering Center, or SEC, provides the technical assistance needed to resolve issues and provide support. “I would look at us like ‘first responders’,” said Medhat Abuhantash, director of SEC’s Enterprise Services Mission Area. “We are firefighters. We…

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News Briefs – August 16, 2013

Posted  August 16, 2013

New Fort Huachuca maps available The 2013 Fort Huachuca maps have arrived and are now available for pickup Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office, Building 21115, 3015 Carnahan St., across from the gazebo on Brown Parade Field. Those who need more than 25 maps should call…

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