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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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Town Hall held to recognize USAG members

Posted  September 26, 2014

Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Tony Boone held a Town Hall Tuesday at Cochise Theater for all U.S. Army Garrison, or USAG, members, to acknowledge their hard work on Fort Huachuca.

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Air Force: Phased rollout to improve enlisted evaluation system

Posted  September 26, 2014

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force chief of enlisted force policy outlined the implementation of the new enlisted evaluation and promotion systems at the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 17. Developed in 1968, and implemented two years later, the existing Weighted Airman Promotion System has been in…

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Marines: Students train resupply techniques with pack animals

Posted  September 26, 2014

Marines from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, recently conducted training aboard Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Aug. 18 to Sept. 17. The month-long exercise trained Marines in many facets all centered on mountaineering skills and high-altitude warfare. Assault climbing, rappelling, horse and mule packing, and small unit…

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News Briefs September 26, 2014

Posted  September 26, 2014

Leave donations sought The following Department of the Army Civilians are in need of leave donations due to medical emergencies: Melinda McIntire, Francisco Ramirez, Michele Standley and Gerhard Petterson. Employees interested in donating leave should complete OPM Form 630-A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to a Recipient under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program. A copy…

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POWs/MIAs honored through walk, remembrance ceremonies

Posted  September 26, 2014

A walk in honor of Prisoners of War and personnel Missing in Action was held Sept. 19 at Warrior-Sentinel Field on Fort Huachuca, followed by a remembrance at Murr Community Center.

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WPC celebrates Passport Day Saturday

Posted  September 26, 2014

The Western Passport Center, WPC, in Tucson is hosting its WPC Passport Day on Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 7373 E. Rosewood St., Tucson, to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. On this day only, no appointments are needed for applicants at the Western Passport Center. For…

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FMWR Briefs – September 26, 2014

Posted  September 26, 2014

Don’t miss Mutt March A popular Fun Festival event will be the 5-kilometer Mutt March to be held Saturday starting at 7:30 a.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista. Bring your pet and participate. Cost is $10 for pet and human. Refreshments, a T-shirt and a bandana are included. Sponsors and vendors will award prizes…

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Army marksman wins Double Trap Gold in Spain

Posted  September 26, 2014

U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldier Staff Sgt. Josh Richmond nails a target at the Men’s Double Trap final during the 2014 International Shooting Sport Federation World Championship, in Granada, Spain. Richmond shot perfectly in the semi-final and final round to win the top spot and earn an Olympic slot for the U.S. National Team. GRANADA,…

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10th Mountain brigade earns top team at Canadian Ironman

Posted  September 26, 2014

A team of 13 Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), earned top-team honors during the 2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Ironman Competition here, Sept. 10.

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Community Briefs September 26, 2014

Posted  September 26, 2014

Take USO survey, win prize Sound off to win $500 through Tuesday. Active duty and members of the National Guard and Reserve are invited to share feedback about United Service Organization, USO, Centers. To enter for a chance at the $500 Visa gift card, complete the online survey at www.telluso.org. 90th Annual Cochise County Fair…

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