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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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Army Production premieres ‘iSoldier’ newscast targeting younger Soldiers

Posted  November 14, 2014

Army Broadcasting Soldiers at Defense Media Activity-Army Broadcasting premiered the new iSoldier newscast, a new multi-media program aimed at younger Soldiers, Nov. 7. The newscast from Army Broadcasting at Fort Meade, Maryland, is a weekly two-minute Internet-based program showcasing the most current Army information from around the world. The program can be found at http://www.youtube.com/TheSoldiersMag….

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WARRIOR CARE MONTH 2014 — Show of Strength

Posted  November 14, 2014

Each November, the military Services commemorate our sacred obligation and enduring commitment to wounded, ill and injured Service members and their Families and caregivers. These men and women have personally contributed to the strength of the force and the strength of our Nation. Their determination and resilience in recovery inspires us all. The theme for…

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Civilian retirees encouraged to obtain new Civil Service Retiree ID Cards

Posted  November 14, 2014

Those whose Civil Service Retiree ID Card, DA Form 1608, looks like the top and need to make an appointment with the Fort Huachuca DEERS/RAPIDS ID Card Section to receive a new Civil Service Retiree Card which now looks like the bottom: Changes in security procedures require visitors to have an ID card which can…

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Exchange doubles savings on gas today, Saturday for MILITARY STAR® Card users

Posted  November 14, 2014

DALLAS — As the hectic — and sometimes pricey — holiday shopping season approaches, Army & Air Force Exchange Service Express locations worldwide are doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on fuel, helping to keep shoppers’ wallets from running on empty. Through Saturday, drivers fueling up with their MILITARY STAR® card at Army and…

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Lose cigarettes, e-cigs Thursday during Great American Smokeout

Posted  November 14, 2014

Fort Huachuca smokers and electronic nicotine delivery device users have an opportunity next week to quit smoking — even if it’s only for one day. On Thursday tobacco users across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. They may use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan…

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Hunter and Ash Canyons closed to shooting

Posted  November 14, 2014

The Coronado National Forest, Sierra Vista Ranger District, has closed Ash and Hunter Canyons to all recreational shooting, and the closure remains in effect. The emergency closure was implemented due to excessive resource damage to trees and other vegetation in both canyons and large amounts of trash, shells and lead being deposited in trees and…

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Arizona Guard invites FH Soldiers, Families to historic muster, expo

Posted  November 14, 2014

PHOENIX – The Arizona National Guard, as part of its first-ever community open house, is scheduled to muster in a mass military formation on the field at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Dec. 7, 11 a.m., and all Fort Huachuca Soldiers, employees and their Families are invited. The Arizona National Guard Muster and Community Expo…

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FH second graders showcase appreciation for veterans

Posted  November 14, 2014

Natalie Lakosil Students from Colonel Johnston Elementary School lead the crowd in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, Wednesday night. The second grade classes at Colonel Johnston Elementary School honored veterans with a special performance Wednesday evening during which all six classes performed a variety of songs and poems for friends and Family members during the…

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Parade, ceremony honor local veterans on Tuesday

Posted  November 14, 2014

The Fry Chapter #14 of the Disabled American Veterans ride through Fry Blvd. during the 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Sierra Vista Tuesday. DAV State Commander Ron Cox was among those riding, and the first in the parade line up. Members aboard the American Legion’s “Copper Queen Locomotive” wave to the crowd during the…

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Fort Huachuca Criminal Punishment Bulletin – October 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

For the month of October 2014, in addition to Court-Martial and U.S. Federal Court Proceedings, 38 Soldiers were disciplined under Article 15, UCMJ; and 40 Soldiers were administratively separated, including five for misconduct. The following are notable recent criminal proceedings: A Sergeant assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison was tried at a…

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