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  1. 1. FRSA Flash Aug 1, 2012 FRSA FLASH FRG Meetings / Events HHT FRG Meeting TBD A Troop FRG Meeting TBD A Co., 2-10 Family Day 16 August Remington Park B Co., 1-10 FRG Meeting TBD C Troop FRG Meeting TBD D Troop FRG Meeting TBD E Troop FRG Meeting TBD TF Six Shooters Nest Squadron Steering Meeting 9 August 5:30pm Squadron Classroom This week’s issue includes 6-6 CAV Pg 2 = Announcements Pg 6 = Dates to RememberFORT DRUM Pg 11 = Upcoming Training Pg 12 = Chapel Services Pg 15 = Things to Do Pg 17 = Youth Fun and Activities Pg 18 = Single Soldier Events Pg 19 = FRG Corner Unit Events 8 Aug 6:30 pm Squadron Hail and Farewell @ Thompson Park 15 Aug 6:30 pm Pre Deployment Brief @ MPA 16 Aug 10:00 am Pre Deployment Brief @ MPA Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Materials presented does not represent the views or endorsement of Task Force Six Shooters, 6-6 CAV or the Army. This material is for personal use of the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.
  2. 2. Post Announcements Free Backpacks to E-6 and BelowPLEASE PASS THIS ON TO ALL TO REGISTER FOR FREE BACKPACKSFROM OPERATION HOMEFRONT.Must be registered to get a back pack, giveaway is 16 August from 11-2pmFamily Warehouse S-68.Our registration is up and running! Please pass this along to yourfamilies!To register please visit: Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes Page 2 TF SIX SHOOTERS 6-6 CAV
  3. 3. Spouses’ Club of Fort DrumFRSA FLASH Page 3
  4. 4. Local School InformationPage 4 TF SIX SHOOTERS 6-6 CAV
  5. 5. Local Public SchoolsAlexandria Central - www.alexandriacentral.orgBeaver River Central - www.brcsd.orgBelleville Henderson Central - www.bhpanthers.orgCarthage Central - www.carthagecsd.orgCopenhagen Central - www.ccsknights.orgGeneral Brown Central - www.gblions.orgGouverneur Central - http://gcs.neric.orgHarrisville Central Schools - www.hcsk12.orgIndian River Central - www.ircsd.orgLaFargeville Central - www.lafargevillecsd.orgLiverpool Central - www.liverpool.k12.ny.usLowville Academy & Central School - www.lacs-ny.orgLyme Central - www.lymecsd.orgSackets Harbor Central - www.sacketsharborschool.orgSouth Lewis Central - www.southlewis.orgSouth Jefferson Central - www.spartanpride.orgThousand Islands Central - www.1000islandsschools.orgWatertown City Schools - www.watertowncsd.orgLocal Private SchoolsCarthage Augustinian Academy - www.caugustinian.orgFaith Fellowship - http://faithfellowshipschool.comImmaculate Heart Central - www.ihchs.orgJohn Bosco Pre-School Program - www.ihchs.orgSt James Catholic School - http://stjamesgov.orgFRSA FLASH Page 5
  6. 6. Dates to Remember (Aug)FRSA FLASH Page 6
  7. 7. Dates to Remember (Sep)FRSA FLASH Page 7
  8. 8. Upcoming EventsFRSA FLASH Page 8
  9. 9. At the MoviesFRSA FLASH Page 9
  10. 10. Recurring Events Sports Office: Sign up for sporting events through the FT. Drum Fitness, Athletics, and Aquatics Sports Office in the Magrath Sports Complex, 772-6663. Rosters are due in advance in order to participate. Water Aerobics—Every Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri 10:30a—11:30a. Aerobics and Fitness Classes— Mon- day—Friday. Brandon Doherty 772-6663. Pine Plains Bowling Center: Closed for the month of July. Cindy Fleming 772-6601. Adventure Training: Most trips & events are free or at a nominal fee for Soldiers & guest, call 772-4010 for details. ATV Safety Courses—available by request. Extreme Sports for Recreation & Training— Orienteering. Hunting & Fishing, ATV’s, Sportsman Shooting, Rock/Mountain Climbing, Skydiving, White- water Rafting. Murray Averill 772-4010. Parks & Recreation: Remington Park RV Campground & Cabins—Reservations 772-5435. Party Equipment Rental—Make your next family or unit function a success. Rent large grills, popcorn, cotton candy and sno-cone makers, inflatable bouncies, tables, chairs, coolers, ice & dunking booth. Remington Park is now open for the season: M-Sa 9am - 9pm, Su 10am-8pm Remington Park Beach Open Daily 11am-7pm Leisure Travel Services—Travel Center Discount Tickets—Stop in and check out the available dis- count tickets for local & out of state attractions. Gene Spencer 772-8222. Tell Fort Drum how they are doing! Let your voice be heard through ICE Comments! ICE is Interactive Customer Evaluation This is where you can provide all types of feedback on various services offered throughout Fort Drum. Visit Enter “Drum” in the search boxPage 10 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  11. 11. Upcoming Training Family Readiness ClassesKey Caller Training 10a-11:30p Aug 16, 2012 @ ACSKey Caller Training 2p-3:30p Aug 16, 2012 @ ACSFRG Leader Training 9a-12p Sep 13, 2012 @ ACSInformal Funds Training 2p-3p or 5-6p Sep 13, 2012 @ ACSCare Team Training 9a-12p Aug 28, 2012 @ ACSOPSEC Training 1p-2:30p Aug 13, 2012 @ ACSNOTE: All classes held in ACS ballroom unless otherwise noted, please call 772-0470/2848 for reserva-tions. Let the Financial Readiness Program help get your Financial House into order. Call 772- 0050 1st Term Soldier Training 8:30am-4pm Wednesdays Call for Location Budget and Account Management 9:30a-12p Aug 20, 2012 @ ACS Federal Employment Workshop 9:30a-11:30a Aug 30, 2012 @ ACS Build Your Own Business 9:30a-11:30a Aug 8, 2012 @ ACS Employment 101 9:30a-11:30a Aug 9, 2012 @ ACSFRSA FLASH Page 11
  13. 13. FRSA FLASH Page 13
  14. 14. Fort Drum Mountain Community Lifestyle/Calendar-of-EventsFRSA FLASH Page 14
  15. 15. Things to Do Farmer’s Markets  Watertown- around State Office Building on Washington Street- Wednesdays 6:30am to 3pm starts 30 May  Watertown- @ Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds on Coffeen Street- Saturdays 9am to 2pm starts end of June  Carthage- @ Farmers Market Pavilion on Riverside Drive- Fridays 7am to 2pm starts 25 May  Clayton- @ Frink Park- Thursdays 4pm to 8pm starts end of June  Cape Vincent- @ Village Green- Saturdays 8am to 2pm starts June 23 Music and Entertainment  DPAO Summer Concert Series- Watertown Fairgrounds, Journey- August 14  Marshall Tucker Band- August 17, Clayton Opera House-  Rockin the Bay 23-26 Aug & Blues in the Bay 30 Aug-3 Sep Links to Resources     www.watertownny.comPage 15 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  16. 16. Youth Activities Many upcoming events with Child Youth ServicesSports:Start Smart Baseball - is designed to teach the basic skills necessaryto play organized baseball. The program focuses on teaching childrenand their parents hitting, throwing, catching, and agility skills. Regis-tration is ongoing until 7 September.Soccer – registration continues until 17 August for ages 4-6, 7-9 and10-12. Season starts 5 September – 26 October 2012.Youth Center:24 August – PSAT assistant from 3 – 6pm; 25 August - Women’s Equality Day Event from 2 –5 pm; 27 - 31 August –Table Tennis Tournament from 5-7pm, register by 15 August; 30 August– New York State Fair from 9 am – 6 pm, cost $40, register by 18 August.Parent and Youth Orientation are required of all members within 30 days of member registra-tion. Orientation will be conducted on 13 and 27 August from 6-7 pm. For additional informa-tion and to schedule your orientation, contact the Youth Center at 772-6719. Page 16 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  17. 17. Single Soldier Events BOSS Bldg. T-2190 - 772-7807 All Soldiers are welcome to stop into the BOSS Center and check out all that BOSS has to offer. Open Wed - Sun 11am - 11 pm. The great room is a large open area with a fireplace, comfortable lounge furniture, large screen TV’s, movie theatre screen with surround sound and gaming stations. There is wireless internet, a cy- ber lounge, another game room with pool, air hockey and fooseball tables and more TV gaming machines and a large media room with comfortable recliners in theater seating and a giant screen TV. Boss Takes You To The Movies Boss will supply transportation to and from the REEL TIME Theater on Fort Drum. Soldiers must call at least one hour prior to the movie time to schedule a pick up. Soldiers being transported in a BOSS vehicle will be given a discounted admission to the movie and a REEL TIME Express Voucher from the EXCHANGE. Rides are available for Friday and Saturday night movies only. Call 772-7807. Upcoming Events 04 Aug 12: 5K Race 0730 McGrath overflow Parking lot (Free) 10 Aug 12: White Water Rafting 0700 Parks and Rec (Free) 11 Aug 12: Mt Marcy Hiking trip 0600 BOSS ($15.00) 17 Aug 12: BOSS Annex Ribbon Cutting 1100 30 Aug 12: Ride the River ($5.00 adults $3.00 children)FRSA FLASH Page 17
  18. 18. Hail and Farewell
  19. 19. FRG CornerHHT 6-6 Squadron FRSACecilia Navarro 630-660-0177 Mrs. Tiffany Woods 315-774-1306Kerrie Lee 315-777-4962 Staff DutyA Troop 6-6 TF Six Shooters 315-774-1300Amanda Murphy 813-732-1065 Brigade 315-774-1100A Company 2-10 TF Six Shooters ChaplainWendy Rittichier 419-481-1447 CPT Arthur 315-774-1303B Company 1-10 MFLCAlisha Monette 423-782-9202 John Bye-Torre 315-608-0584Alecia Blair 910-495-4788 Financial MFLCC Troop 6-6 315-523-3765Erin Milas 847-702-2898D Troop 6-6 Do you know who your FRGHeather Ketchmark 912-657-4012 leader is? Please check out ourE Troop 6-6 list of leaders, find yours andEmily Sivula 651-353-6926 contact them today! TF Six Shooters Advisor Lisa Sweet: 315-688-2207