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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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HIRED! Program now accepting teen job applications

Posted  August 2, 2013

Maranda Flynn From left, Courtney Daigle, 16, and Natasha Upchurch, 15, perform front-desk administrative duties at Expanding Horizons Child Development Center, July 25. They are currently serving as apprentices through the HIRED! Apprenticeship Program, a work-study program offered to Army teens. The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program, offered through Child, Youth & School Services, or CYSS, is…

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Generators offer benefits during lengthy power outages

Posted  August 2, 2013

Ty Holland Modern portable gas generators are both fuel efficient and quiet. There are many on the market, so it is advisable to research different brands before purchasing one. With monsoon season in full swing, expect occasional power outages as storms and wind down power poles or cause other damage that disrupts electrical service. Outages…

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DoD

Mortgage relief available for service members

Posted  August 2, 2013

On Feb. 9, 2012, the Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs released a document which detailed a joint federal-state agreement to compensate service members whose homes were wrongfully foreclosed upon. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, or SCRA, and its predecessor, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act, or SSCRA, have been protecting members of…

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SAC’s summertime activities end this week

Posted  August 2, 2013

It’s time to put away the lemonade stand and barbecue utensils as the Seifert School Age Center, or SAC, “Old-fashioned Summer” comes to a close today.

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Chaplain’s Food Locker accepts year-round donations

Posted  August 2, 2013

People often think about those in need mainly during the holiday season when volunteers stand in front of stores asking for donations, but members of the Fort Huachuca community can still go hungry no matter what time of year it is.

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Salutes & Awards

Five Soldiers retire after more than a century of service

Posted  August 2, 2013

Five Soldiers stood in formal formation for the last time on Brown Parade Field Friday as they were recognized for more than 110 years of service to the United States during this quarter’s installation retirement ceremony.

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Health & Safety

Eye clinic personnel offers summer eye safety tips

Posted  August 2, 2013

The Optometry Clinic at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center has advice to keep all members of the Family eye-smart.

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CID warns of social networking, dating site scams

Posted  August 2, 2013

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, or CID, continues to warn the greater Army community and the American public, to be vigilant of Internet scams and impersonation fraud, especially within popular social networking and dating websites.

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Fort PAO seeks cover for next year’s phone book, map

Posted  August 2, 2013

Photographers – have your photo featured on the cover of a phone book and map. Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office personnel are looking for a cover design for the 2014 “Fort Huachuca Thunder Mountaineer,” the installation’s official phone book, and the 2014 Fort Huachuca map. Submit up to five of your best photos that epitomize…

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Events

FMWR Briefs – August 2, 2013

Posted  August 2, 2013

Blues band will perform at TMAC Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will present the “Blues, Brews & BBQ” Family Blues Night featuring the Andy T./Nick Nixon Band Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m. The event is open to all ages, and admission is free. Food will be available to purchase, and a pay-as-you-go-bar will also be offered….

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