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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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Cochise County Sheriff’s Office issues citizen advisory warning

Posted  January 30, 2015

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has received information regarding an ongoing investigation by the Tombstone Marshal’s Office about a suspicious subject who may be impersonating a law enforcement officer in the Sierra Vista/Tombstone area. Reports received state that a light skinned, heavyset Hispanic male between 30 – 40, driving a white crew cab Ford truck…

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MARSOC Marines fine-tune visit, board, search and seizure skills

Posted  January 30, 2015

Critical Skills Operators, CSO with Bravo Company, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, conducted Visit, Board, Search and Seizure, or VBSS training recently at U.S. Naval Base Coronado, California.

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Combat, maintenance instructors do it for love of shooting

Posted  January 30, 2015

If you were to ask Staff Sgt. Alan Daly to explain the role combat arms training and maintenance instructors play in the success of the 48th Fighter Wing mission, he would say that the base is a “forward, ready, now” base.

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Sierra Vista Teen Center offers varied activities for youth

Posted  January 30, 2015

The Sierra Vista Teen Center has many offerings that aren’t widely known about, and staff members welcome those who want to tour the facility or ask questions.

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National Guard aids in Super Bowl Week crowd safety

Posted  January 30, 2015

As millions gather in Arizona this week for Super Bowl XLIX and related events leading up to it, the state’s National Guard is working behind the scenes with several agencies to help ensure the safety and security of residents and guests.

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DOD launches child care website to ease moving transitions

Posted  January 30, 2015

WASHINGTON — As military Families move frequently and face a host of concerns, finding child care can be one of the greatest challenges, Barbara Thompson, director of military community and policy’s office of family policy/children and youth/special needs, said. To streamline and standardize what can be a daunting search, the Defense Department unveiled MilitaryChildCare.com, an…

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Events

News Briefs – January 30, 2015

Posted  January 30, 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 – January 30, 2015

Posted  January 30, 2015

Watch Super Bowl at Jeannie’s Diner Jeannie’s Diner will host a Super Bowl Party Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to watch the game on one of the four big screen TVs, enjoy food specials and register for door prizes. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 520.533.5759….

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Events

Runners start year off with 5k Icebreaker

Posted  January 30, 2015

Fort Huachuca held it’s 8th Icebreaker Run Saturday, which began and ended at the Eifler Fitness Center. The 5k, or 3.1 mile run this year had 127 participants ranging from ages 5 to 74.

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Community Briefs January 30, 2014

Posted  January 30, 2015

Yume Japanese Gardens – ceramic sculpture Come 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…

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