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Fort Huachuca volunteers recognized at luncheon

Stephanie Caffall Guests gather at the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Wednesday to celebrate the dedication and community service of Fort Huachuca’s volunteers. The 2015 Fort Huachuca Volunteer Recognition Luncheon was hosted by Army Community Service (ACS) and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) on Wednesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There…

Natalie Lakosil Salutes & Awards

40th ESB holds change of responsibility ceremony

Natalie Lakosil Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg snaps the non-commissioned officer’s sword closed signifying his last official act as the command sergeant major and thereby cutting his ties to the unit. The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion change of responsibility ceremony was held Tuesday morning on Brown Parade Field. Command Sgt. Maj. John Reinburg relinquished…

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305th MI Bn. hosts Resiliency Rodeo for busy Soldiers

Natalie Lakosil In front of his Soldiers, Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Baptiste, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion, helps demonstrate Bronco’s military woroking dog capabilities with the help of handler Pfc. Gabby Giffiths, 18th Military Police Detachment. Bronco is trained in explosives and is working on becoming certified for patrol in May. The 305th Military Intelligence Battalion…

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NCO Week recognizes professionalism, dedication of Soldiers

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Fifty-two Soldiers were inducted into the Noncommissioned Officer Corps on April 8 at Cochise College during NCO Week here. Fort Huachuca celebrated its first Noncommissioned Officer Week which featured several events including a NCO run, a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention leadership forum, a question and answer panel…

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Commissary customer appreciation Stateside case lot sales return to offer up to 50 percent or more savings

DeCA photo Cases of groceries are lined up in a tent next to the commissary at Fort Lee, Virginia. Commissary Customer Appreciation Sales allow patrons an opportunity to save up to 50 percent or more on club-pack and full-case items. FORT LEE, Va. – Mention case lot sales and commissary patrons start lining up for…


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Health & Safety

Army deaths spur successful campaign against supplements

Posted  April 26, 2013

WASHINGTON – A “David-and-Goliath” scenario, an Army installation commander standing up to a multi-billion-dollar industry over the deaths of three of his Soldiers, has borne fruit in a national Food and Drug Administration warning and the drug maker’s decision to stop production of a controversial dietary supplement. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard, commander of Fort Bliss,…

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Army scientists scout new energy solutions for battlefield

Posted  April 26, 2013

What if scientists and engineers could scavenge energy for Warfighters, like bottom feeders scavenge in the ocean?

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Events

News Briefs – April 26, 2013

Posted  April 26, 2013

Range closures announced Today: B, C, D, F, I, K, L, R, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: F, I, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: F, I, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: F, I, P, Q, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Tuesday: F, I, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3 Wednesday:…

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FMWR Briefs – April 26, 2013

Posted  April 26, 2013

Don’t miss live theater at Murr CC Family and MWR, along with the Illegitimate Theater Company of Sierra Vista will present the stage and screen classic “Arsenic and Old Lace,” on stage live at Murr Community Center. Evening performances are set for 7 p.m. today and Saturday. A matinee will be presented at 2 p.m….

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Community Briefs April 26, 2013

Posted  April 26, 2013

Have a community brief? If you have a community brief for The Scout, our submission process has changed. Please send your information to Angela Camara, public affairs officer, at angela.l.camara.civ@mail.mil. Synthetic drugs outlawed On April 3, Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law HB 2327, which identifies the “backbones” or based components for synthetic drugs. The…

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Buena hosts mock prom crash, safety program

Posted  April 26, 2013

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Saturday night will mark what can be the most exciting night of many students’ high school years: Prom. While it is important for students to have a memorable night, the Buena High School administration of the Sierra Vista Unified School District hopes the memories will be good. In order to help…

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Soldier Show dress rehearsal inspires youth

Posted  April 26, 2013

Fort Sam Houston and area youth witnessed preparations at final dress rehearsal of the 2013 U.S. Army Soldier Show.

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NETCOM builds resilience, improves leadership skills

Posted  April 19, 2013

More than 30 senior staff members from the Network Enterprise Technology Command participated in several activities April 12, led by master resilience trainers brought in from Fort Gordon, Ga.

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DoD

Hagel eliminates ‘Distinguished Warfare Medal’

Posted  April 19, 2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has eliminated the Distinguished Warfare Medal, DoD officials announced, April 15.

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Commentary

Good parents think, act like good NCOs

Posted  April 19, 2013

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The first line of defense against child abuse certainly lies with parents – those who are most often the abusers. Let me make a disclaimer right at the start: I am not an expert on child rearing. But I am a dad. And with the parenting thing almost at…

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