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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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Army

101st HQ deploying to Liberia in response to Ebola epidemic

Posted  October 3, 2014

The headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will deploy to Monrovia, Liberia, as the Joint Force Command for Operation United Assistance.

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Military Intelligence – Moment in MI history

Posted  October 3, 2014

Australian War Memorial Operation Jaywick was one of several paintings commissioned by the Australian War Memorial to commemorate the successful commando mission. Operation JAYWICK – one of WW II’s most successful commando raids Sept. 26, 1943 In early September 1943, the Krait, a former Japanese fishing vessel, left the U.S. Naval Base at Exmouth in…

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Fort Huachuca collects drugs for safe disposal

Posted  October 3, 2014

Fort Huachuca personnel collected 60 pounds of drugs Saturday in the Main Post Exchange parking lot during the four-hour Drug Enforcement Administration National Drug Take Back event. Members of the Fort Huachuca Directorate of Emergency Services, Medical Command and Army Substance Abuse Program participatied, and provided prescription drug awareness information and other handouts to participants…

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DoD

Air Force: For Dyess maintainers, little shop pays big dividends

Posted  October 3, 2014

Though simple parts or pieces can be fixed within other shops on base, sometimes the project is too complex to be easily resolved within one agency. That’s when AFREP Airmen are called in.

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Marines: Corps’ ‘pit crew’ is aircraft maintenance personnel

Posted  October 3, 2014

Cpl. Michael Hinds, an airframes mechanic with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, works on an FA-18 Hornet Sunday during Forager Fury III on Andersen Air Force Base. He performs routine maintenance to ensure the safety of the pilot.   ANDERSEN AIR…

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Salutes & Awards

NCO, Soldier of Year chosen for 111th MI Bde.

Posted  October 3, 2014

The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade held their NCO and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Huachuca Sept. 23 – 25.

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News Briefs October 3, 2014

Posted  October 3, 2014

FH instructor-led fitness classes cost $3 The Fort Huachuca Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation has implemented a $3-per-session fee for instructor-led fitness classes. The change comes as a result of a significant reduction to funding for the Sports, Fitness and Aquatics program. Fort Huachuca was one of only a few Army installations still…

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FMWR Briefs – October 3, 2014

Posted  October 3, 2014

‘Bikes and Bands’ street fair Sunday FMWR and Sierra Cycles invite everyone to “party in the street” when they present the “Bikes and Bands” Street Fair Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., on Hatfield Street, between Irwin and Bissel on Fort Huachuca. Admission is free. “Brigade FMX World Wide Extreme Motorsports” will perform. Food vendors…

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Fun Fest brings weekend excitement to town

Posted  October 3, 2014

Kathy Miller, FMWR Sam Owens of Sit Means Sit gives pointers to a Mutt March participant Saturday during the Fun Festival at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Sierra Vista. Those with dogs began their marches as they came and registered rather than all at once with a shotgun start.   Kathy Miller, FMWR Sheila Dahoney of…

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Community Briefs October 3, 2014

Posted  October 3, 2014

Walk/run slated for Saturday Discover “How the West was RUN” during a 5K/10K run and walk in Sierra Vista’s West End Saturday. The race starts at 8 a.m. at Len Roberts Park, 101 E. Theater Dr. Packet pick‐up and race day registration takes place 6:45 – 7:45 a.m. Awards will be given for the top…

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