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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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Navy: Google launches virtual USS Constitution tour experience

Posted  January 23, 2015

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. — Google Maps published a complete 360-degree virtual experience of USS Constitution on Tuesday. Using Street View technology, Google Maps photographed the ship in fall 2014 to create an online 360-degree virtual experience of touring Constitution in preparation for the ship’s scheduled dry dock restoration period, which begins in March. “The timing was…

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Air Force: Airman in Guam makes every dollar count

Posted  January 23, 2015

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — An Airman from the 554th RED HORSE Squadron put his innovative thinking to the test, stepping up to the challenge put forth by Air Force leaders under a service- wide cost saving initiative. Capt. Nassem Ghandour, the 554th RHS engineering flight deputy commander, was recognized through the Every Dollar…

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National Guard 29th ID Signal Company first to receive Army’ network upgrades

Posted  January 23, 2015

The Army National Guard’s C Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division (ID) Headquarters was one the first units to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II, and it’s also the first unit across the entire Army to receive new communications upgrades.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Ceremony held here

Posted  January 23, 2015

The United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Team hosted an observance to honor and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Tuesday.

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3rd BCT Paratroopers train for coming Iraq advise, assist mission

Posted  January 23, 2015

Paratroopers from across the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division put their collective skills to the test Jan. 12 – 16 during a Culminating Training Event, or CTE, at Fort Bragg.

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News Briefs January 23, 2015

Posted  January 23, 2015

Chaplains available after duty hours Individuals in need of chaplain assistance outside normal duty hours should contact the on-call duty chaplain at 520.508.8042 or the installation operations center at 520.533.2291. Range closures announced Today: A, B, C, D, E, F, J, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: V, Z,…

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FMWR Briefs – January 23, 2015

Posted  January 23, 2015

Right Arm Night — don’t miss out The next Right Arm Night is set to start at 4 p.m. Jan. 30 at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Enjoy free finger foods, a pay-as-you-go bar, and win prizes in several drawings and contests. Right Arm Night is free and open to all, including Soldiers, Civilians, retirees and…

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Run with Fort Huachuca’s 10-Miler Team in 2015

Posted  January 23, 2015

Coach Brian Hayes is passionate about running and constructing another award-winning group for Fort Huachuca’s 2015 Ten Miler team. With the Army Ten-Miler Race in Washington D. C. coming in October, there’s no better time than now to prepare to join.

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Community Briefs January 23, 2014

Posted  January 23, 2015

Tucson holds jazz festival The inaugural Tucson Jazz Festival is underway through Wednesday with jazz, food, master classes and more. Artists will perform at downtown Tucson hotspots like Club Congress, The Rialto Theatre and The Fox Tucson Theatre, with live music throughout the city daily. Special events include the Jazz Fiesta with free concerts on…

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Legislation changes UCMJ for victims of sexual assault

Posted  January 16, 2015

Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Rau Changes to the Manual for Courts-Martial have been brought about by the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2015, which became effective Dec. 26, 2014, according to an expert in the Army’s Office of the Judge Advocate General. WASHINGTON — The fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act,…

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