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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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Air Force: Two Airmen join Army’s elite Rangers

Posted  August 15, 2014

The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.

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TRADOC accreditation team to visit USAICoE

Posted  August 15, 2014

Fort Huachuca’s Quality Assurance Office, or QAO, has the mission to prepare the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, USAICoE, for the Training and Doctrine Command’s accreditation visit. A failed accreditation can affect the ability to train Soldiers and negatively impact the military training institution. While QAO works year-round to help the various military…

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Not too late to support ‘Feds Feed Families’ campaign

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT LEE, Va. – Commissary employees and customers are still working together again this year to collect donations for the Feds Feed Families campaign. The campaign, underway through Aug. 31, collects much-needed items for local food banks. Customers and employees can donate nonperishable food and personal hygiene items to the campaign using marked bins located…

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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

Posted  August 15, 2014

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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Health & Safety

Tobacco use harms military readiness, official says

Posted  August 15, 2014

WASHINGTON — Because tobacco use is harmful to military readiness, the Defense Department has an added responsibility to curb its use, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said Tuesday, noting that service members are more likely to use tobacco products than Civilians. Tobacco use can lead to excess oral cavity disease and morbidity,…

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News Briefs August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

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

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FMWR Briefs – August 15, 2014

Posted  August 15, 2014

MVGC offers ‘monsoon special’ Mountain View Golf Course personnel invite all golfers to join them for the following “monsoon special” now through Aug. 31: Golf before 11 a.m. for $25; Golf after 11 a.m. for $20. Special price includes a cart for 18 holes.  For more information or to schedule a tee time, call 520.533.7088….

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Female boxers excel in Army World Class Athlete Program

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Two female Soldiers recently won national Golden Gloves championships, bringing the number of female amateur boxing national champions in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, WCAP, to four. Pfc. Alexandra Love and Pvt. Rianna Rios won their weight classes July 12 at the 2014 National Women’s Golden Gloves Championships in…

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Men, women equally represented on elite boxing squad

Posted  August 15, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. — For the first time in program history, the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program has an equal number of men and women competing in the once male-dominated sport of boxing. When Sgt. Felisha Estrada-Gonzalez joined WCAP in July, the elite group of Army boxers became five women and five men training…

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See Soldiers in action on FH during All Army Championship Box-off

Posted  August 15, 2014

Mark your calendars! Witness Army Boxing at its best during the All Army Boxing Championship at Barnes Field House on Sept. 13. Male and female boxers will take to the ring and vie for slots on the All Army Boxing Team. Preliminary matches will take place Sept. 10 and 11 (subject to change). Doors for…

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