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A local take on America’s PrepareAthon!

Over the month of April events have been taking place nationwide to help ensure America’s preparedness in the event of an emergency. America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots movement that highlights the importance of preparedness for reacting to any sort of emergency situation. “The U.S. Army has teamed up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or…

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Second ‘Take Back Night’ hosted at Cochise College

Stephanie Caffall Rick Mueller, mayor, City of Sierra Vista, spoke at the Take Back the Night event and encouraged the community to put an end to sexual assault and harassment. Fort Huachuca and the Sierra Vista community joined together in hosting the second Take Back the Night event 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cochise College…

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Installation Retirement Ceremony honors retirees

Stephanie Caffall Fourteen Soldiers, one Department of Army Civilian and their guests await the formal recognition portion of the Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field. Fort Huachuca honored 14 Soldiers and one Department of Army Civilian for their dedication to duty in its third quarter Installation Retirement Ceremony Friday on Brown Parade Field….

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance reminds crowd of valuable lessons

Natalie Lakosil Lily Brull, Holocaust survivor, receives a poem, flowers and homemade Challah bread from Malachi, 4, and Kayalynn Fiddes, 8, after speaking about her experience as a Holocaust survivor. Lily Brull was only 10 years old when her family had to leave everything they knew behind them to escape the German soldiers in Antwerp,…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

U.S., Britain agree to share communications intelligence U.S. Army photo Maj. Melvin C. Helfers evaluated ULTRA, or Special Intelligence, and presented it to Gen. George Patton. The BRUSA Agreement severely restricted access to ULTRA to only the most highly placed officers via Special Branch liaison officers. The importance of Communications Intelligence, or COMINT, in the…


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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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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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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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Holocaust observance draws big crowd

Posted  April 19, 2013

Several attended Fort Huachuca’s 2013 Days of Remembrance Observance on Tuesday hosted by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Team at Fitch Auditorium in Alvarado Hall.

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ISEC quick-react support resolves communication problems at SATCOM facility

Posted  April 19, 2013

In a span of just four days, U.S. Army Information System Engineering Command engineers provided quick reaction support and resolution of communication issues this winter that occurred at the Camp Roberts Enterprise Satellite Communications facility in California.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  April 19, 2013

When the United States entered WW1 in April 1917, the Army had only 15 airplanes and 131 pilots and observers. The first American reconnaissance flight over enemy territory was made a year later on April 15, 1918

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