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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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Community Briefs July 24, 2014

Posted  July 24, 2015

Fort Huachuca museums open The Fort Huachuca Main Museum has reopened. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The Main Museum is closed Sundays, Mondays, federal holidays, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Military Intelligence Soldiers’ Heritage Learning Center is also open. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday,…

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FMWR Briefs – July 17, 2015

Posted  July 24, 2015

Celebrate ACS’s birthday today Army Community Service will close at 1 p.m. today so that the staff can attend ACS’s 50th Birthday celebration, 1:45-4 p.m. at Irwin Pool. Authorized ACS patrons are invited to enjoy birthday cake, free food (while supplies last), plus free swimming 2-4 p.m. For more information, call 533.2330. Free Mall Cop…

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Back 2 School Fair highlights community resources

Posted  July 24, 2015

Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a Back 2 School Fair at Colonel Johnston Elementary School July 16 to inform students and Families about the available resources and services in the Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista communities.

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Community Briefs July 24, 2014

Posted  July 24, 2015

Museum hosts free summer program The Sierra Vista Historical Society is sponsoring free Summer Saturdays at the Hauser Museum 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at 2930 E. Tacoma Street, Sierra Vista. Family activities for both kids and adults will include a hands-on activity for children ages 5-12 years. Parents are encouraged to attend all sessions. Saturday’s activities…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  July 24, 2015

Fort school, bus service begins Aug. 5 Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools begin the 2015-2016 school year Aug. 5. Bus service is provided to students living outside a one-mile radius from their respective school. All preschool students attending Colonel Johnston Elementary School will be transported by school bus from home to school. If you move, or…

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Hunter unmanned aircraft system ends history here, leaves long legacy

Posted  July 17, 2015

Photo courtesy of Richard Grosinsky From that first Hunter unmanned aircraft system training class that graduated here April 27, 1992, to its final flight here July 10, Fort Huachuca’s UAS program continues to build on the visionary legacy of the “Dirty Half Dozen.” It is nearly impossible to imagine modern military operations without unmanned aerial…

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National Hot Dog Month celebrates summertime favorite

Posted  July 17, 2015

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. – From backyard barbecues and ball parks to corner street vendors, hot dogs are such a popular summer food that in 1957 the U.S. Chamber of Commerce designated July as National Hot Dog Month. This year, National Hot Dog Day was celebrated July 23. “It’s a classic,” said Ralph Sigler,…

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Official participation in #GiveThem20 campaign not authorized

Posted  July 17, 2015

The Office of the Judge Advocate General has been notified by the DOD Standards of Conduct Office about an online social media campaign titled”#GiveThem20.” The action is supported by, and draws attention to, a national nonprofit organization called American Corporate Partners. The campaign is online at GiveThem20.org. The campaign proposes video recording yourself or a…

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OPM announces steps to protect federal workers, others from cyber threats

Posted  July 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced July 15 the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those impacted. Throughout this investigation, OPM has been committed to providing information in a timely, transparent and accurate…

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Johnson takes command of Joint Interoperability Test Command

Posted  July 17, 2015

Courtesy Photo From left, .L Douglas Orsi, outgoing commander; Maj. Gen. Alan Lynn, DISA vice director; and Navy Capt. Eric Johnson, incoming commander, pause for a photograph during the change of command ceremony held July 10. Navy Capt. Eric Johnson accepted command of the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) from Army Col. Douglas Orsi at…

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