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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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FH blood drives successful in 2014, Tuesday

Posted  February 13, 2015

Staff Sgt. Gary Strickland, Bravo Company, Troop Command, representing the Armed Services Blood Program, Fort Bliss, Texas, presented Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Thomas A. Boone, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. James Ramsey with a plaque for the 2014 blood donations at the garrison commander’s office Tuesday. Fort Huachuca had another successful year in 2014…

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Share your opinions of FH services using ICE

Posted  February 13, 2015

For services provided on post, the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) System is the primary way for customer comments or recommendations to be captured and sent to service providers. People’s opinion matters and the ICE system allows for customer feedback to be recognized and valued at Fort Huachuca. According to Col. Thomas A. Boone, garrison commander,…

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News Briefs – February 13, 2015

Posted  February 13, 2015

BOSS seeks used books Fort Huachuca Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Program personnel are looking for gently used books through March 31. Collection bins are located inside Murr Community Center, Building 51301, Cushing Street, and are accepted Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m….

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FMWR Briefs – February 13, 2015

Posted  February 13, 2015

Sportsman’s Center offers beginners’ classes The Sportsman’s Center offers the following specials during February: First Time Lady Shooters Class, Saturdays, 3 – 4 p.m. Class includes shotgun-trap instruction, gun rental, 25 shells and 25 targets. Cost is $10 per person and class size is limited to six. No repeat shooters, please; Archery Instruction, Sundays, 11…

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Community Briefs February 13, 2014

Posted  February 13, 2015

Say ‘Be mine’ with books The Friends of the Sierra Vista Public Library will hold a 50 percent-off sale on Saturday, Valentine’s Day, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. They will offer romance novels, magazines, inspirational material, books and music CDs, and VHS tapes. The bookstore is located at 2600 E. Tacoma St., attached to the…

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It’s American Heart Month: Take care of your heart – it will work hard for you

Posted  February 13, 2015

February is American Heart Month and according to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 600,000 people die of heart disease every year, accounting for 25 percent of deaths in the U.S. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in America. Major risk factors that increase the risk of developing…

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Chalk Talk

Posted  February 13, 2015

Nancy Murphy Happy Birthday Arizona! Athalia Vallejo, a 5th grader at General Myer Elementary School, created an Arizona inspired work of art using wikki stix and cardboard. The project is similar to Huichol Indian yarn paintings, which are made with beeswax, wood and yarn and can take many hours to complete. Students used wikki stix,…

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40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

Posted  February 6, 2015

Sgt. 1st Class Kristine Smedley Members of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deplane at Libby Army Airfield Wednesday night after returning from a nine-month deployment supporting communications contingency operations in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Inherent Resolve and Spartan Shield in southwest Asia. The Soldiers were later reunited with their families and friends at Fort…

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Brush, floss, repeat daily for good dental health!

Posted  February 6, 2015

Each February, the American Dental Association, or ADA, sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Regular dental visits should happen every…

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Carter pledges to help resolve DOD budget issues

Posted  February 6, 2015

DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad McNeeley Then-Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses Service members stationed at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, July 26, 2012. Carter is President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s defense secretary nominee Wednesday morning pledged to protect the nation and…

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