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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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Chalk Talk – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

General Myer Elementary School General Myer School students will learn about the Six Pillars of Character this year. The Pillars of Character associated with colors are: Trustworthiness (Blue), Respect (Gold), Responsibility (Green), Fairness (Orange), Caring (Red) and Citizenship (Purple). To help students remember these core ethical values, the school staff uses the acronym TRRFCC, so…

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Inns, B & Bs offer free Veterans Day stays

Posted  September 27, 2012

Charleston, S.C. — Inns and Bed and Breakfasts throughout the U.S. will honor men and women who’ve served in the armed forces by offering complimentary stays on Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Inns and B&Bs across the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate in the 4th Annual B&Bs for Vets program…

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Free entry into Chiricahua National Monument, public lands on National Public Lands Day

Posted  September 27, 2012

Chiricahua National Monument will waive entrance fees on Saturday in recognition of National Public Lands Day. National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced that all 397 national park sites will offer free entry in an effort to encourage individuals, families and communities to reconnect with nature and explore America’s great outdoors. National Public Lands Day…

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FMWR Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Don’t miss Fun Festival this weekend The 2012 Fun Festival is set for tomorrow – Sunday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. The City of Fun Carnival will have rides for all ages and thrill levels. The Festival will also offer food, craft and novelty vendors, and free, live entertainment all three days….

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Wounded warriors escape to Arizona ‘Portal’

Posted  September 27, 2012

War stories abounded over the weekend of Sept. 14 – 16.....

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News Briefs – September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Vote absentee this week Absentee Voting Week runs today through Oct 4. Please return your voted ballot immediately upon receiving it or submit the back-up Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot. For assistance in completing an FWAB see your unit voting assistance officer or go to the installation voter assistance office located in Whitside Hall. Ditch bank…

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Still Missing, Not Forgotten: POW/MIA Walkathon keeps memory alive

Posted  September 27, 2012

Soldiers lined Fort Huachuca’s Warrior/Sentinel Field before dawn on Friday to honor and pay tribute to our nation’s prisoners of war and service members missing in action.

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Soldiers reminded about importance of voting

Posted  September 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day, and the Army wants Soldiers to recognize “the importance of voting, a right they have fought to defend,” said Lt. Col. Paul Amrhein, chief of Soldiers Program Branch, Human Resources Command. Success in getting the voting message out to Soldiers and their families isn’t measured by the…

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Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at TMAC Tuesday

Posted  September 27, 2012

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity team hosted the Hispanic American Heritage Month observance Tuesday at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: September 27, 2012

Posted  September 27, 2012

Courtesy of Archiving Early America, http://www.earlyamerica.com Benedict Arnold meets with Maj. John Andre to betray Americans in 1870. Maj. John Andre apprehended for spying Sept. 23, 1780 On this week in history, Maj. Benjamin Tallmadge apprehended Maj. John Andre of the British Intelligence Service who was trying to purchase the surrender of West Point. This…

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