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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…

Jennifer-Caprioli Local

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…

Julianne E. Cochran Army

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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Marines: Deployed Service members celebrate 239th USMC Birthday

Posted  November 14, 2014

Two centuries ago, the United States welcomed the humble birth of its elite fighting force, the United States Marine Corps. Over the course of the next 239 years, the Marine Corps has seen action across the face of the earth, “from the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli.”

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Air Force: Academy civilian saves Air Force $33,000 through Airmen Powered by Innovation program

Posted  November 14, 2014

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The purpose of the Airmen Powered by Innovation program, launched in April, is to make every dollar count and allow Airmen to share innovative ideas to improve the Air Force. One human resources assistant here did just that, saving the Academy time and $33,000 annually. In May, Luana Kennedy,…

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Events

News Briefs November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 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. Weinstein Award nominees sought Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Lt. Gen. Sidney T. Weinstein Award for Excellence In Military Intelligence through March 4….

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FH Civilian employee shares passion for space exploration through collection

Posted  November 14, 2014

Scott Schneeweis has a hobby unique enough to have a self-coined name found on Wikipedia — “Spaceaholic.” The word refers to the Network Enterprise Technology Command cyberspace operations analyst’s collection of more than 1,000 artifacts from America’s Space Program and his advocacy for space exploration.

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FMWR Briefs – November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

Right Arm Night follows Turkey Bowl today Don’t miss Right Arm Night following the Turkey Bowl today starting at approximately 4:30 p.m. at Bujalski Field. Enjoy sponsor goodies and prizes, free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar. RAN is free and open to all, including Soldiers, Civilians, retirees and Family members. For more information, call…

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Spouses Club holds crafts fair this weekend

Posted  November 14, 2014

The Fort Huachuca Community Spouses’ Club is once again offering a holiday shopping opportunity this weekend.

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Local

Free entrance, reserve campground at Chiricahua National Monument

Posted  November 14, 2014

WILLCOX, Ariz. — Superintendent H. Lane Baker announced Nov. 5 that park entrance fees for Chiricahua National Monument (NM) have been eliminated and all visitors are now able to enter the park for free. “We are continually analyzing our operations to ensure these national treasures are fully protected and that we are also following best…

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Community Briefs November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

See raptors at Desert Museum Now through April, bring cameras to see the Raptor Free Flight demonstration at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. This presentation puts visitors in the flight path as native birds-of-prey swoop and soar right above their heads. The action takes place in the open desert to showcase the birds in their natural habitat….

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Veterans

Veterans honored at recognition luncheon on post

Posted  November 7, 2014

Maci Hidalgo United States Army Veteran Ray Perger slices through the cake during the Veterans luncheon at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center on Fort Huachuca Nov. 5. Perger, 92, was one of the oldest veterans who attended the luncheon and was given the sword to cut the cake in honor of his service. Members of…

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Army

Special survey designed to improve Soldiers’ quality of life

Posted  November 7, 2014

Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Installation Services, Soldier and Family Readiness Division. The Army and the RAND Corporation are working together to conduct a Soldier needs assessment survey from September to December at 45 Army installations. Today’s Soldier Survey is available online to randomly selected active duty Soldiers, who will…

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