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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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Cochise County Outlaws perform with a special guest performer

Posted  July 2, 2015

The Cochise County Outlaws, 62nd Army Rock Band, performed for advanced individual training students in a special concert at Eifler Fitness Center on June 27.

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MI Hall of Fame ceremony at Fort Huachuca honors inductees

Posted  July 2, 2015

The 2015 Military Intelligence Hall of Fame ceremony introduced the eight latest inductees on June 26.

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News Briefs – July 2, 2015

Posted  July 2, 2015

Special holiday lunch today Fort Huachuca’s Thunderbird Dining Facility will celebrate Independence Day early with a special lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today. The lunch is open to the public and will feature grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue chicken and ribs, beef and chicken kabobs, French fries, grilled corn-on-the-cob, punch bowl cake, caramel cake, apple and…

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FMWR Briefs – July 2, 2015

Posted  July 2, 2015

Barnes, Eifler, shorten hours As of July 1, Barnes Field House and Eifler Fitness Center now close at 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Eifler Fitness Center is also closed on Sundays. All other operating hours and services remain the same. For more information about Barnes Field House, call 533.2948, or for Eifler Fitness Center, call…

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Keep your summer cool at Irwin Pool

Posted  July 2, 2015

With temperatures rising, Fort Huachuca’s Irwin Pool is an inviting way to keep the Family cool this summer. The pool is open through Labor Day. Currently, water temperatures are comfortable.

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Community Briefs July 2, 2014

Posted  July 2, 2015

VFW, DAV host dinner The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972 and the local Disabled American Veterans organization will host a joint chicken fried steak dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at VFW Post 9972, 549 Veterans Dr., Sierra Vista. The dinner will include mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll and butter. Cost is $8 and is…

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USAEPG responds to Army radio test needs

Posted  June 26, 2015

The U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, USAEPG, recently completed a vendor qualification event for a new Army radio system.

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Army puts Gray Eagle, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

Posted  June 26, 2015

U.S. Army photo The MQ-1C Gray Eagle, the Army’s largest unmanned aircraft system in the inventory, recently underwent follow-on test and evaluation, which culminated June 14 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.   REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. — The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C…

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HT-JCOE commanders change during June 19 ceremony

Posted  June 26, 2015

More than 75 people were in attendance as outgoing Commander Col. John Boucher, Human Intelligence Training Joint Center of Excellence, passed the command responsibility on to incoming Commander Col. Travis Phillips, during their change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field June 19.

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BLM Jackson Hotshots hosted at Fort Huachuca for portion of 2015 fire season

Posted  June 26, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. — The only Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hotshot firefighting crew east of the Mississippi River will be based in southern Arizona for a portion of the 2015 fire season. The 20-member Jackson Hotshot crew from Jackson, Miss. will be housed in the Sierra Vista community thanks to a partnership between BLM and…

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