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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…

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: Final flight of UH-1N Huey for HMLA-773

Posted  September 5, 2014

The UH-1N Huey (right) escorts a UH-1Y Venom during the final flight of the UH-1N Huey for Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773, Marine Aircraft Group 49, aboard Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Aug. 28. The escort symbolizes the stepping aside of one helicopter platform to allow for an improved version to…

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Air Force: AF uses lasers to preserve space history

Posted  September 5, 2014

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The site of one of America’s proudest achievements is now little more than a weed-riddled concrete pad, surrounded by twisted, rusting metal. Cape Canaveral’s Launch Complex 14 is best known as the launch site for NASA’s “Friendship 7,” the flight that brought John Glenn fame as the first American…

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Women’s Equality Day: FH celebrates at Alvarado Hall

Posted  September 5, 2014

The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca Military Equal Opportunity Team hosted the Women’s Equality Day Observance at Alvarado Hall here, Aug. 26.

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U.S. Army Soldier Show stands strong for Fort Huachuca

Posted  September 5, 2014

Spc. Tierra Ducote, front, a Soldier Show performer stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, sends text messages to her father, played by Sgt. Keith Beverly, stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana, back home while she is deployed, during the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show at Buena Performing Arts Center in Sierra Vista Aug. 26.   Members…

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News Briefs September 5, 2014

Posted  September 5, 2014

Range closures announced Today: B, C, D, F, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: B, C, D, W1, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: N, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3 Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L, R, S, W1, V, Z Tuesday: A, B, C, D, E, F, K, L,…

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Health & Safety

Army Suicide Prevention Month

Posted  September 5, 2014

The Army has extended observance of National Suicide Prevention Week to the entire month of September. The theme for 2014 is “Enhancing Resiliency — Strengthening our Professionals.” Fort Huachuca suicide prevention activities include: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 23 and 30: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. — Ask, Care, Escort, ACE, Suicide Prevention Training at Murr Community Center….

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FMWR Briefs – September 5, 2014

Posted  September 5, 2014

Steelhead Triathlon happens tomorrow The 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon begins at 6 a.m., tomorrow at Irwin Pool. The public is invited to come out and watch this athletic competition. For more information, call 520.533.3246. Free movie night set for Saturday FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, Saturday, at Warrior/Sentinel Field. The movie, “Oculus,” (R),…

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Sports

Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

Posted  September 5, 2014

For some, being in the United States military means more than just fighting for our country — it means fighting for an athletic win as well.

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Community Briefs September 5, 2014

Posted  September 5, 2014

Volksmarch to take place The Thunder Mountain Trekkers and Sierra Vista Elks Lodge will sponsor a 5-and 10-K Volksmarch on Saturday, starting between 7 and 10 a.m. and finishing by 1 p.m. The start/finish will be at the Sierra Vista Elk’s Lodge, 1 Elk’s Lane, off Wilcox Drive, in Sierra Vista. This event is open…

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Antiterrorism Exercise assesses installation readiness, reinforces important relationships

Posted  August 28, 2014

Gabrielle Kuholski First responders with the Fort Huachuca and Whetstone Fire Departments work together to get a wounded Soldier into an ambulance during the full scale exercise, Apache Warrior 2013, Tuesday. These first responders were called to the scene of explosions at Whitside Hall. First responders, law enforcement and safety and security personnel from Fort…

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