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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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Marines: U.S. Marines, Ghanaian soldiers refine infantry skills

More than 40 Ghanaian infantrymen traditionally participate in United Nations peacekeeping operations. These operations require the Ghanaian service members to be proficient in infantry skills—something the U.S. Marines know well.


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Army celebrates 240th birthday on Fort Huachuca

Posted  June 19, 2015

The U.S. Army celebrated its 240th birthday on Sunday but Fort Huachuca celebrated a few days early with the Army birthday meal on June 11 and the Army birthday run on June 12.

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First Soldier Appreciation Expo showcases resources for military

Posted  June 19, 2015

Fort Huachuca’s CW2 Christopher G. Nason Military Intelligence Library hosted its first Soldier Appreciation Expo last week to introduce Soldiers to the many resources available to them on post.

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News Briefs – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Range closures announced Today: E, F, L, P, Q, U, U1, W, V, Z, V1, T1, T2, T3 Saturday: E, F, L, P, Q, U, U1, W, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Sunday: E, F, L, P, Q, S, U, U1, W, V, Z, T1, T2, T3 Monday: A, B, C, D, E, F, H,…

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FMWR Briefs – June 19, 2015

Posted  June 19, 2015

Release your creative side The MWR Arts & Crafts Center is offering “Sip & Create” for adults from 7 – 9 p.m. June 26, July 24 and Aug. 28 at the 19th Hole Lounge at Mountain View Golf Course. Cost for Sip & Create is $35 per week, per person and includes the canvas, paint,…

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Health & Safety

Bear this in mind — avoid feeding wildlife on post

Posted  June 19, 2015

Arizona is black bear country although their fur can be a variety of colors, and bears can be found in many locations statewide. Those who enjoy the outdoors and regularly hike the mountain trails, should remember that bears, like people, need the essentials to live — food, water and shelter. Being omnivores, they will eat…

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Commissaries remind patrons to handle food items safely

Posted  June 19, 2015

Food safety is a group hug, when you consider everyone who has a role in protecting consumers from foodborne illnesses.

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Community Briefs June 19, 2014

Posted  June 19, 2015

Join VFW for dinner tonight Enjoy an eight ounce steak with onions and mushrooms, baked potato, corn, western beans, dinner roll, and salad from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Veterans of Foreign War 9972, 549 Veterans Drive, Sierra Vista. Cost is $9 per member, $10 per guest. Live entertainment follows, starting at 8 p.m….

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Dailey to bring Soldiers to Washington to ‘own’ SHARP problem, solution

Posted  June 12, 2015

Spc. Joe Dees Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey will soon kick off a new program, “Not in My Squad, Not in Our Army,” that will offer Soldiers an opportunity to take ownership of both the problem of sexual assault in the ranks, as well as the solution. WASHINGTON — Since the Army first…

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National Safety Month – June 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

During the past 10 years fatal Army accidents have declined significantly, both on and off duty. That trend has persisted through years of combat operations and continues now as we remain committed on multiple continents in support of National Defense objectives. Army leaders, Soldiers and Army Civilians have worked hard to make this possible. Thank…

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Happy 240th Army Birthday!

Posted  June 12, 2015

Stand To! Two hundred forty years ago, our nation’s leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic landpower of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. This year, we celebrate 240 years of selfless service to the nation. Selfless service is at the core of what…

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