Services and Facilities: D-G
DEFENSE MILITARY PAY OFFICE
The Defense Military Pay Office, in Building 41420, provides military pay support to military personnel and their family members. Support includes customer service, in- and out-processing, retirement, separation, and National Guard and reserve pay.
Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The dedicated personnel of the Defense Military Pay Office are committed to helping in any way possible to meet customer needs. For more information, call 520-533-2011.
Dental Services’ mission is “to support Fort Huachuca units’ readiness and wellness with compassion and empathy.”
Runion Dental Clinic is in Building 45005, at the corner of Arizona Street and Winrow Avenue, next to Raymond W. Bliss Health Care Center. Dental clinic hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-in sick call hours are 7 to 9 a.m. Service members signing in after this time will be seen on a space-available basis. Yearly exams and cleanings are done by appointment only. For general information and appointments, call the clinic reception desk at 520-533-3147/3447.
For active-duty service members: All emergencies — facial trauma, dental infection and post-treatment complications — are welcome during normal clinic hours. For dental emergencies after normal clinic hours, call the DCQ (Dental Charge of Quarters) at 520-227-5563. DENTAC policy requires that any woman seeking after-hours emergency care must have an escort with them at all times.
For family members: For information regarding family member dental insurance, visit www.uccitdp.com or call United Concordia at 844-653-4061.
DISTRIBUTED LEARNING SYSTEM
The Distributed Learning System delivers training for a new Department of Defense initiative known as Advanced Distributed Learning.
Distance learning in the information age has unleashed the potential to transform Army training. From the classroom to the field, training is now available anywhere in the world, utilizing the latest in technology.
DLS delivers standardized individual, collective and self-development training to Soldiers and units, anywhere and anytime, through electronically mediated instruction including satellite, video, audio, computer and other forms of media.
The Fort Huachuca DLS Digital Training Facility is in Room 1046B, Building 61801 (Greely Hall). Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
To reserve a classroom for individual or organization training of any kind, simply call 520-533-9476 for scheduling.
The Buffalo Soldier Education/Training Center provides adult education programs as part of the worldwide Army Continuing Education System. The mission of ACES is “to vigorously promote lifelong learning opportunities to sharpen the competitive edge of the Army by providing and managing quality self-development programs and services.”
Depending on services needed, eligible clients include all assigned active-duty military personnel, Department of Defense civilian employees, contractors and adult family members.
The wide range of ACES programs and services includes vocational and educational counseling, functional academic skills training, general technical improvement, Army Personnel Testing, undergraduate and graduate college programs, financial assistance and information, and computer laboratory and computer classroom resources for educational training purposes. Qualified professional counselors can help clients set realistic, yet challenging educational and vocational goals. The ACES counselors provide all the information necessary to develop a plan of action to meet personal and professional goals.
The center provides extensive testing services, including college entrance exams, such as the ACT and SAT, the Test of Adult Basic Education, Pearson VUE and all Army Personnel Tests.
The College Level Examination Program, ACT and SAT Program and many other tests are available to military personnel at no cost. College credit may be awarded for successful completion of many of these tests.
ACES is the Armywide proponent for Army Learning Center support. Currently the center, named the Rascon Learning Center, is in Building 52104 at the corner of La Guardia and Hatfield streets. Its services include assistance with Army correspondence courses, scheduling of classrooms, a computer laboratory for military or academic work and assistance with Army publications. The operating hours for the Multiuse Learning Facility are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to noon Friday. Additionally, the computer lab is open 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to noon Friday. Telephone numbers are 520-533-2255/3010.
On-post college courses and programs are available from four institutions. Cochise College provides courses and programs that lead to an associate degree. Wayland Baptist University provides courses that lead to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in various disciplines, including intelligence operations and management. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides courses that lead to a bachelor’s or master’s degree in various disciplines to include aviation, logistics and technical management. The University of Arizona South provides courses leading to a bachelor’s degree.
Army tuition assistance is available to most Soldiers who take college courses. Information about Veterans Affairs education benefits and other federal and local financial aid is available as well.
The Buffalo Soldier Education/Training Center is with the Rascon Learning Center in Building 52104. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to noon Friday. Telephone numbers are 520-533-2255/3010.
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
The Nonappropriated Fund Human Resources Office runs hiring programs for the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities. FMWR program areas include child care, fitness, outdoor recreation and other quality of life programs for Soldiers and their Families. FMWR-NAF employs nearly 270 team members at Fort Huachuca and is always looking for dedicated and motivated people to join the team. FMWR-NAF offers an excellent benefits package for part-time and full-time employees, which includes retirement, 401(k), annual leave, sick leave, flexible spending accounts, health insurance and life insurance.
The NAF Human Resources Office is in Building 22216, next to the Brown Parade Field. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and after-hour appointments are available. For further information about NAF employment and FMWR programs at Fort Huachuca, please go to https://huachuca.armymwr.com, visit the NAF HR Office, or call 520-533-5155.
The Post Environmental Office is responsible for maintenance of trees in the developed areas of post and use, maintenance and protection of woodlands. It also provides information on firewood availability and types of trees on post.
Self-cut firewood permits may be available during the year. Contact the Forestry Office at 520-533-5701 for prices and availability. All sales are open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, with check or cashier check. The removal of any forest products or other plant materials requires a permit.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Equal Employment Opportunity Office has the primary staff responsibility for advising the installation commanders and managers on the compliance requirements for Fort Huachuca’s EEO program. The Special Emphasis Program, Disability Program, Affirmative Employment Program, Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Complaints Program make up the components of the EEO office. The office works closely with all the garrison and partner organizations on Fort Huachuca to ensure a work environment free of discrimination. The installation EEO officer is responsible for carrying out the EEO counseling program and for training collateral duty EEO counselors.
The EEO Office is in Building 22328, Augur Avenue. For additional information, contact the office at 520-533-2028 or by fax at 520-533-3366.