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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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IMCOM Workforce Development programs boost career development

Posted  October 11, 2012

If one of the top professionals in your field was just a phone call away, what would you ask him or her? Or if you had the chance to try another job, which career would you explore? Two workforce development programs within the Installation Management Community allow employees to do just that. The Developmental Assignment…

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Help Fort Huachuca stop foreign invasion!

Posted  October 11, 2012

Fort Huachuca is an amazingly diverse place in America with its unique ecosystems. The installation is home to a variety of sensitive species in addition to the more prolific species that occupy this land.....

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Military Intelligence – this week in history: October 11, 2012

Posted  October 11, 2012

U.S. Army’s first MI Museum opens at Fort Huachuca Oct. 10, 1974 On Oct. 10, 1974, the U.S. Army’s Intelligence Museum opened at Fort Huachuca with a ribbon cutting by Maj. Gen. Harold Aaron, the assistant chief of staff for Intelligence. The Sphinx was moved from Fort Holabird, Md., to Fort Huachuca and took up…

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Don’t turn your back on domestic violence

Posted  October 11, 2012

The month of October is observed as Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness Month across the nation. Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, or IPV, is an issue that continues to affect lives across the country and in our military. IPV is not a pleasant subject to discuss but vitally important to bring awareness…

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Thunderbird cooks turn judge for food contest

Posted  October 11, 2012

Cooks from the 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade Thunderbird Dining Facility served as judges during the United States Army Information Systems Engineering Command cook-off Oct. 3 at the Technology Integration Center and CMET 1 buildings here. It was by no accident that these Thunderbird DFAC cooks were picked as judges for the taste testing contests….

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Fort Huachuca installs first trunked Land Mobile Radio system

Posted  October 11, 2012

The Network Enterprise Center here recently installed the installation’s first trunked Land Mobile Radio system to better prepare Fort Huachuca for any type of disaster. The efforts were part of a two-year process during which the NEC worked with the Project Development for Land Mobile Radio systems, or PDLMR, the Electronic Proving Grounds and Motorola…

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JITC senior enlisted leaders change responsibility, one retires

Posted  October 11, 2012

From left, Sgt. Maj. Cary Marshall, the out-going senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command stands with Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Manley, the senior enlisted advisor for the Defense Information Systems Agency and Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, the in-coming senior enlisted leader for JITC after the change of responsibility ceremony here on Oct….

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Soldiers: Speak up to select new Improved Physical Fitness Uniform

Posted  October 11, 2012

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — It’s o-dark-thirty on the day of an Army physical fitness test. The barely lit field is crowded with Soldiers getting ready to break a sweat and the last thing any of them want is a ‘uniform malfunction’ — shorts riding up, sweat-soaked uniforms hindering movement — or worse, chafing. More than…

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Trick-or-treat hours set on post

Posted  October 11, 2012

Fort Huachuca Halloween trick-or-treat hours will be on Oct. 31, 6 – 8 p.m. for children under 14. Children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. On Oct. 30, 4 – 8 p.m. at the Main Fire Station across from the Main Post Chapel, firefighters will hand out candy and display their new…

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New ADA-compliant chair makes pool accessible to most

Posted  October 11, 2012

Nathan Berry, lifeguard at Barnes Field House pool, demonstrates the use of the ADA-compliant chair, lowering himself into the pool with the control. The chair can be operated manually by remote control, unassisted, from outside or inside the pool. A new American Disability Association-fixed chair has been installed at the Barnes Field House pool for…

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