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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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Fort Huachuca Exchange resolves to promote healthy lifestyles for 2015

Posted  February 6, 2015

For many, the dawning of a new year is a time to focus on health and fitness. In fact, nearly one-third of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions focus on health and fitness, according to the Cooper Clinic. From low-calorie meals in the food court and Express to the latest workout gear in the Main…

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Is it time to start your transition to civilian life?

Posted  February 6, 2015

Starting the transition process can be daunting, particularly if you are not sure of your plans or your timeline, and especially if it’s not your choice. The SFL-Transition Assistance Program Staff is here to help! The Army has dictate a timeline for the TAP process for expected losses. It is recommended that ETSing Soldiers begin…

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Staying prepared for possible evacuation is key during fire season

Posted  February 6, 2015

Arizona’s fire season regularly starts in mid-April. However, last year it came upon Fort Huachuca earlier than expected. In hopes to keep the public informed and prepared, Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, held an installation evacuation rehearsal and concept drill Jan. 27 at the Thunder…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  February 6, 2015

During the period between 1950 and 1964, the U.S. attempted to limit its presence in Vietnam to an advisory role.

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Soldiers reunite with families, friends after nine-month absence

Posted  February 6, 2015

Members of the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion are greeted by senior leaders shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday as they arrive at Fort Huachuca’s Libby Army Airfield after a nine-month deployment supporting communications contingency operations in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Inherent Resolve and Spartan Shield in southwest Asia. After shaking hands with a number of…

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Museum’s past comes to life during renovation project

Posted  February 6, 2015

The Fort Huachuca museums, which closed to the public Oct. 11, are undergoing extensive renovations. The project includes long overdue upgrades and repairs to both the interior and exterior of the Main Museum, as well as the Museum Annex, which will house Buffalo Soldier exhibits.

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News Briefs – February 6, 2015

Posted  February 6, 2015

MVC Community Center may charge alarm fee It is now policy that anyone who triggers the alarm at the Mountain Vista Communities community center may be charged a $50 fee. Alarms are triggered by leaving the community center after posted hours or by propping open the exterior doors. MVC must send an employee to the…

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FMWR Briefs – February 6, 2015

Posted  February 6, 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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Powerful couple helps others to power lift

Posted  February 6, 2015

The squat, the bench press and the dead lift come natural for Edward and Victoria Yarbrough, a married couple who dedicate their time to the strength sport, power lifting.

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Community Briefs February 6, 2014

Posted  February 6, 2015

Yume Japanese Gardens – ceramic sculpture See the works of Phoenix artist Ping Wei at the Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson through Feb 28. People are invited to arrange flowers in them in the Japanese art form called ikebana. Entrance to the exhibition is free with admission ($5 – $9). The Gardens are open 9:30…

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