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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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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  July 17, 2015

Maj. Gen. Ralph Van Deman – Namesake of the East Gate U.S. Army photo Maj. Gen. Paul Menoher, commander of the US Army Intelligence Center, and Command Sgt. Maj. Art Johnson unveil the memorialization plaque at the Van Deman Gate on Jul. 2, 1992. Beginning Aug. 3, the East Gate will be known forever more…

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Fort Huachuca Exchange celebrates 120 years with host of savings

Posted  July 17, 2015

In 1895, the War Department issued General Order 46 directing commanders to establish an exchange at every post. Since then, exchanges have faithfully served alongside Service members wherever they are called to serve. Today, whether at Kuwait or Keesler, troops and their families know the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is there. On July…

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DOD CIO discusses Pentagon wireless, mobility programs

Posted  July 17, 2015

WASHINGTON – Part of Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen’s work these days involves launching the Pentagon’s first wireless network and managing the rollout of “secure enough” mobile devices, he told an audience here recently. Halvorsen opened July 9’s DOD CIO Mobility Industry Day with keynote remarks to an audience of more than 600…

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News Briefs – July 17, 2015

Posted  July 17, 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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Firefighters share common mission

Posted  July 17, 2015

Fort Huachuca is supported by three firehouses and more than 45 fire personnel to help keep the installation safe.

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FMWR Briefs – July 17, 2015

Posted  July 17, 2015

Free family pool carnival Saturday Sports, Fitness and Aquatics will host the Family Pool Carnival Day 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Irwin Pool. The event is free and open to all authorized Family and MWR patrons. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy a fun-filled day that includes free food (to the first 100…

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Become a junior cave scientist at Coronado Cave

Posted  July 17, 2015

A 40-foot descent over slick boulders is required to reach the cave floor. Coronado National Memorial now offers a Junior Cave Scientist program at the park. Kids can complete a booklet and explore Coronado Cave to earn their Junior Cave Scientist badge. Park staff are looking for young speleologists to become junior rangers. In the…

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Community Briefs July 17, 2014

Posted  July 17, 2015

VFW hosts Steak Fry The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 will host a steak fry 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. The dinner will include an 8-ounce steak with onions and mushrooms, baked potato, corn, western beans, dinner roll and salad. Cost is $9 per member and $10 per guest. The…

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Army announces force structure and stationing decisions

Posted  July 10, 2015

The Department of the Army announced Thursday force structure decisions and stationing plans for the reduction of the regular Army from 490,000 to 450,000 soldiers. The reduction of force structure will occur in fiscal years 2016 and 2017; the reduction of 40,000 end strength will be completed by the end of fiscal year 2018, and…

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Fort Huachuca Soldier saves family from burning home

Posted  July 10, 2015

Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Olson, Charlie Company, 2-13th Aviation Regiment, received an Army Achievement Medal for informing an unaware family of five their house was on fire, helping them to safety recently. Driving down Highway 90 on May 29, Olson noticed something out of the ordinary: flames coming out of the front of a home….

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