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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…

Stephanie Caffall Local

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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Career Skills Program affords ETSing Soldiers employment potential

Posted  December 5, 2014

The Veteran’s Opportunity to Work, VOW Act of 2011, made significant changes to transition procedures for separating Service members. The Army’s Soldier Life Cycle is the last portion of the VOW Act to be implemented. Beginning in fiscal year 15, the Soldier Life Cycle (Start Strong-Serve Strong-Remain Strong-Reintegrate Strong) begins. As part of the Reintegrate…

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Army listens to community concerns about potential force reductions

Posted  December 5, 2014

Before a packed audience in Cochise Theater Tuesday, a senior Army Civilian listened to community leaders and members as they voiced their concerns about impacts on Fort Huachuca if additional cuts to the force were needed if the Army is required to make cuts beyond the end-strength announced in last year’s Programmatic Environmental Assessment. During…

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Mortar located, disposed of properly on FH

Posted  December 5, 2014

An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, safely detonated a World War II-era 81mm mortar on Tuesday at 10:43 a.m. in Area H, Slaughterhouse Wash, at the end of the Libby Army Airfield runway. A rider on horseback reported a sighting of the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel on Monday. If…

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CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

Posted  December 5, 2014

Colby Hauser, USACIDC CID special agents are responsible for investigating felony-level crime worldwide and where there is an Army nexus. Serving a population of more than one million Soldiers, Civilians, contractors and Family members — both at home and deployed — CID provides an invaluable resource to the Army and commanders at posts, camps and…

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  December 5, 2014

“Father of Green Berets” plays significant roles in military, Intelligence Library of Congress photo Washington D.C. National Guard members patrolled the streets during the height of the anti-Vietnam War protests. William Yarborough, who served as assistant chief of staff, Intelligence, from December 1966 to July 1968, was born in 1912 in Seattle, Washington, the son…

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Air Force: Band performs new holiday flash mob

Posted  December 5, 2014

‘Tis the season where friends and family come together over a bountiful spread of food and drink — the time of year where gifts are exchanged and memories and traditions are made. But it is also the time of year when the U.S. Air Force Band surprises the world with another musical flash mob.

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Marines: Man overcomes tumor in spine and joins Corps

Posted  December 5, 2014

Recruit Esra Mullner, Platoon 3269, Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, stands at the position of attention at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., Nov. 21. Mullner is a Boise, Idaho native and was recruited out of Recruiting Substation Boise, Idaho. MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO, Calif. — When Esra Mullner was taken…

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Fort ushers in holiday season with meal, decorations, giving

Posted  December 5, 2014

DFAC serves up turkey, more Servers make last minute preparations before the first guests arrive at the Weinstein Dining Facility Nov. 27. This is one of the few special meals the public can eat each year in a Fort Huachuca dining facility and many Civilians have made it a tradition to dine on post on…

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Fort Huachuca Holiday Giving Tree is wrapping up

Posted  December 5, 2014

Members of Fort Huachuca and the local community were invited to give gifts for military Families in need this holiday season through the Holiday Giving Tree Program.

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News Briefs December 5, 2014

Posted  December 5, 2014

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. Cold weather reminder With the colder temperatures here, Mountain Vista Community employees remind residents to ensure hoses are removed from the hose bib on the…

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