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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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News Briefs – July 10, 2015

Posted  July 10, 2015

JITC to change of command The Joint Interoperability Test Command will conduct a change of command ceremony between U.S. Army Col. Douglas Orsi, outgoing commander, and U.S. Navy Capt. Eric Johnson, incoming commander, 9-10 a.m. today in JITC Conference Room 2. The public is invited to attend this event. For more information, call 520.538.2608. Vacation…

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FMWR Briefs – July 10, 2015

Posted  July 10, 2015

Don’t miss the Back-2-School Fair Fort Huachuca will hold the 2015-16 Back-2-School Fair noon-6 p.m. July 16 at Colonel Johnston Elementary School. Information and resources will be provided for the following: local area schools, school registration, extracurricular activities, clubs, sports, School Support Services, Special Needs Services, tutoring and much more. A drawing will be held…

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Southwest Wings festival offers something for everyone

Posted  July 10, 2015

Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival will host its 24th annual festival July 29 through Aug. 1 featuring more than 30 free programs and events for all age groups.

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Community Briefs July 10, 2014

Posted  July 10, 2015

Square Dance set for today The Thunder Mountain Twirlers are having a Mainstream Square Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. today at Sierra Vista Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 101 N. Lenzner Ave. Paul Turner will be the caller, including a Plus Tip after the dance. Only $5 for members, $6 for non-members, and free for non-dancers to come…

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Family, faith, focus Resiliency helps Soldier heal from extensive combat wounds

Posted  July 2, 2015

“I remember the day, August 5, for those of you that have been to Kabul, you know that the air quality isn’t quite right, but that morning I went on a 5-mile run.

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RWBAHC welcomes new top doc to command

Posted  July 2, 2015

Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Brown Parade Field at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., for the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center change of command ceremony June 29, 2015. After two years, Col. Lance Raney relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Edgar Arroyo in an early morning ceremony on the storied parade field.

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Signal Soldiers celebrate regimental birthday at Fort Hood

Posted  July 2, 2015

FORT HOOD, Texas– Signaleers from Fort Hood and other installations around the country, celebrated the 155th Signal Regimental Corps birthday June 22-25 here. Signal week is a time when Soldiers in the Signal Corps reflect on its rich history, look ahead towards future endeavors and engage in activities to build comradery and a spirit de…

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Sparks fly when fireworks are lit — know safety rules

Posted  July 2, 2015

During tomorrow’s July 4th celebration, sparks will fly as people light fireworks. It’s wildfire season, and misuse of fireworks can start a fire which could have devastating effects on the community. When using approved fireworks, be cognizant of the surroundings. The National Fire Protection Association reported that in 2011, fires started by fireworks caused an…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  July 2, 2015

More aerial intelligence systems used during Vietnam War During the Vietnam War, the Army possessed three distinct aerial intelligence capabilities. The U-6 Beaver fixed-wing airborne radio-direction finding (ARDF) platform was discussed in last month’s article. In addition to the U-6 first used for ARDF, the Army Security Agency (ASA) also modified U-1 Otter, U-8 Seminole,…

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305th Military Intelligence Battalion Change of Command Ceremony

Posted  July 2, 2015

Incoming Commander, Lt. Col. Jorge A. Arredondo, takes command of the 305th Military Intelligence Battalion during the passing of the colors at the change of command ceremony Friday.   Fort Huachuca’s 305th Military Intelligence Battalion hosted a change of command ceremony June 26 at Chaffee Parade Field. Outgoing Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Adam J. Boyd,…

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