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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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Military Intelligence – this week in history

Posted  May 3, 2013

Benavidez becomes an MI hero Photo courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Library President Ronald Reagan presented the Congressional Medal of Honor to Sgt. Roy Benavidez at a ceremony Feb. 24, 1981, at the Pentagon. 2 May 1968 When President Ronald Reagan hung the Medal of Honor around Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez’ neck on Feb….

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Congress uses Intel Center’s UCMJ mobile app

Posted  May 3, 2013

A mobile application developed by the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence at Fort Huachuca is having a far-reaching impact – recently debuting at the nation’s Capitol. The Manual for Courts-Martial mobile edition or “MCM-Mobile” application was referenced and put into action March 13 during a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing. During the…

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Health & Safety

Flush Out Cancer

Posted  May 3, 2013

May 22 marks the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society and their battle to conquer cancer. Some of Fort Huachuca’s senior leaders are showing their support by participating in the latest cancer awareness campaign, “Flush Out Cancer,” by moving purple toilets from yard to yard. Col. Jeff Jennings, deputy commandant of training, U.S. Army…

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Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony thanks, honors retirees

Posted  May 3, 2013

Photos by Gabrielle Kuholski The Quarterly Installation Retirement Ceremony on April 25 paid tribute to 21 retirees with a combined 475 years of federal service. Family and friends braved the high winds sweeping across Brown Parade Field to honor retirees at the Installation Retirement Ceremony. The quarterly event paid tribute to 21 retirees April 25….

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Gold Star Families now remember with ease

Posted  May 3, 2013

Courtesy photo Pictured here, the Gold Star lapel pin sits to the left, with the Next of Kin lapel pin on the right. Beginning March 14, the U.S. Army Installation Management Command implemented a program that provides easier access for Gold Star Family members of fallen Soldiers, to military installations. Previously, many survivors of these…

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Gravesite accountability mission to record, automate Army post cemeteries

Posted  May 3, 2013

Tonya Townsell, Presidio of Monterey Public Affairs Michael Bello, Presidio of Monterey Directorate of Public Works, enters grave marker information into a smart phone under the tutelage of Installation Management Command team member Roger Gragg. The project supports the Army’s efforts to bring graves record keeping into the 21st century SAN ANTONIO – The U.S….

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Wildcats to visit SV on road tour

Posted  May 10, 2013

TUCSON – Arizona Athletics will visit Phoenix, Yuma, Sierra Vista and Pinetop in May as part of the 2013 Arizona Road Tour. The mission is to spark interest in Arizona’s 20 intercollegiate teams and discuss the department’s long-term goals for success. The team will visit Fort Huachuca’s Murr Community Center on May 17, 6-8 p.m….

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Community Briefs May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Montessori School accepting enrollments The Community Montessori School of Bisbee is accepting enrollment applications for 3-year-olds for the current and Fall 2013 semester. The Montessori School culture is devoted to helping each child grow toward independence by building confidence, competence, self-esteem and respect for others. The Community Montessori preschool is located at 1900 Naco Hwy.,…

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Group brings fresh, low-cost produce to local community

Posted  May 10, 2013

On the first and third Saturday of the month, Market on the Move, or MoM, brings 36,000 pounds of produce to the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Pavilion for distribution to the public.

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FMWR Briefs – May 10, 2013

Posted  May 10, 2013

Jazz/wine fest returns tomorrow Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd annual “An Evening on the Green” Jazz and Wine Festival tomorrow, 4 – 9 p.m., at Brown Parade Field. Admission is free and includes wine and beer tasting. Purchase bottles of wine and beer or food from the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Arts and…

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