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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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Athletes take to the field at 2015 Warrior Games

Posted  June 26, 2015

Motivational posters throughout the Pentagon depict people with prosthetic limbs — even one small boy with two “blade” legs — engaged in athletics, with the sentence, “Your excuse is invalid.”

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Community Briefs June 26, 2014

Posted  June 26, 2015

Customers create gifts for dad Nicolas Garcia, AAFES From left, Pfc. Courtney, Network Enterprise Technology Command, and Kaylee DeMolay color cards for father Bill DeMolay during the Create a Card for Dad event at the Fort Huachuca Main Exchange Saturday. The Father’s Day card creation was hosted by the Fort Huachuca Army and Air Force…

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Fort Huachuca Honor Guard hosts open house

Posted  June 19, 2015

The Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard hosted an open house on June 11, showcasing exactly what their job entails for members of the public.

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Army

More than 4,000 Army Families receive funding for college

Posted  June 19, 2015

WASHINGTON — $33,000. That is how much The Wall Street Journal reports the average 2014 college graduate owes in student debt. As the cost of secondary education continues to rise, the Army Emergency Relief program has awarded 4,285 Army children and spouses with more than $9.3 million in college scholarships. Since 1976, the Army Emergency…

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Runion Dental Clinic welcomes new commander to post

Posted  June 19, 2015

The Fort Huachuca Runion Dental Clinic welcomed a new commander and said farewell to another during a change of command ceremony on Tuesday morning on Brown Parade Field.

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Soldiers provide showers, laundry services, boost morale

Posted  June 19, 2015

U.S. Army Reserve soldiers from the 974th Quartermaster Company out of Amarillo, Texas, are providing hot showers and clean laundry for nearly 600 other Soldiers in the field during the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise, QLLEX, 2015 here, during the month of June.

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Salutes & Awards

Hero son receives award for saving father

Posted  June 19, 2015

Jacob Staggs, left, shows off his Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service with his father, Lt. Col. Robert Staggs following a brief ceremony at the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center May 21. Jacob acted as first responder when his father suffered a heart attack during a hike, helping him get down the trail…

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Health & Safety

Avoid cooking fires at home

Posted  June 19, 2015

FEMA photo When cooking at home, never leave the stove unattended. Make the kitchen a no-children and pet-free zone. Cooking is often a relaxing and fun task that brings family and friends together. It can be a great way to showcase a person’s creativity and love of good food. But cooking is also the number-one…

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Marines: VMM-261 Marines, Dutch Navy perform first MV-22 Osprey carrier landing

Posted  June 19, 2015

Spirits ran high aboard the Karel Doorman, a warship with the Royal Netherlands Navy, as U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 made the first MV-22 Osprey landing aboard a Dutch ship during an interoperability test conducted near Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, June 12.

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Air Force: Career Intermission Program application window opens July 1

Posted  June 19, 2015

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — The Air Force Career Intermission Program application window opens July 1 for eligible Airmen interested in taking one to three years off active duty for personal or professional needs. Applications must reach the Air Force Personnel Center no later than Aug. 31, with the total force selection panel…

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