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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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Fort Huachuca Exchange partners with Sears for savings

Posted  June 26, 2015

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming up with Sears to offer military shoppers special savings on cleaning, home improvement and repair services. Fort Huachuca Exchange shoppers can now receive special offers on cleaning services including: carpets, upholstery, protector and deodorizer for carpet and upholstery, title and grout, air ducts, dryer vents and…

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Health & Safety

Monsoon season is here — use caution when going outdoors

Posted  June 26, 2015

Mike Williams Water races across the road near the Bonnie Blink housing area on post during a monsoon storm last summer. Before crossing, be sure your vehicle has the clearance to make it through a wash if it has water in it. Each year, a variety of weather-related dangers affect the desert southwest during a…

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Veterans

Fort Huachuca Retiree Council shares news, notes

Posted  June 26, 2015

The June edition of Army Echoes always communicates the highlights of the annual Chief of Staff, Army Retired Soldier Council meeting held each April in the Pentagon. This event is always very important as we support the Chief of Staff, Army and his 14-member council. As the chief of Army Retirement Services, I periodically ask…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service sets Independence Day hours

Posted  June 26, 2015

Launderette Always Open Main Exchange Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Furniture/Outdoor Living Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Store Barbershop, Flower Shop, General Nutrition Center, Mobile Center, Optical Shop, Cox, Mobile Center, Love/Hate/Kustoms Friday – Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. L&A Southern Style BBQ Friday – Monday: 11…

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Sponsors sought for international military officers

Posted  June 26, 2015

The 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, International Military Student Office is actively seeking sponsors for the Community Friends Program — a hospitality program intended to provide international military officers the opportunity to become acquainted with the American lifestyle.

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Air Force: AFRL bio-signature research may save firefighters’ lives

Posted  June 26, 2015

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Imagine facing down a raging fire, up close, with little or no time to save lives and protect property, hauling 75-pound hoses up multiple flights of stairs; carrying victims out and repeatedly putting your life on the line. Then imagine doing it nearly every day. It’s an extreme job…

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Events

News Briefs – June 26, 2015

Posted  June 26, 2015

Fort Huachuca museum update The Fort Huachuca Main Museum has reopened. Hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The Main Museum is closed on Sunday and Monday, federal holidays, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Military Intelligence Soldiers’ Heritage Learning Center opens to the public Monday. Hours will be 9:30 a.m. to…

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Salutes & Awards

111th MI Bde. Soldier, Platoon Sergeant of Year selected, will continue on to TRADOC competition

Posted  June 26, 2015

After four rigorous days of nonstop competition, the 111TH Military Intelligence Brigade and U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Soldier and Platoon Sergeant of the Year have been selected.

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Events

FMWR Briefs – June 26, 2015

Posted  June 26, 2015

Enjoy a trail ride with Buffalo Corral Buffalo Corral Horseback Riding Stables staff have scheduled two-hour, guided sunset trail rides from 5 to 7 p.m. July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. Cost is $40 for Active duty military or $50 for Civilians. Corral personnel have also scheduled two-hour guided trail rides, with a steak…

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Events

Flyover, fireworks highlight Fourth of July festivities

Posted  June 26, 2015

Those staying in town for the Fourth of July holiday can look forward to a smorgasbord of local activities, including the annual fireworks show and the return of an F-16 flyover.

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