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  • 1. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Fort Drum Information and Town Hall MeetingThe following suggestions will assist in moving this meeting in apositive direction.1. Focus on issues that affect quality of life for the Fort Drum Community (for personal issues and concerns, please use FDITHM Issue Cards or speak with directorates and leadership after this meeting).2. Be open minded and respectful of others. No personal attacks or inappropriate language.3. Please use microphones to raise one issue or concern so that others have the opportunity to voice their concerns as well (use FDITHM Issue Cards or speak with directorates and leadership after this meeting for multiple concerns). Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 2. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKGarrison Commander COL Gary Rosenberg Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 3. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Garrison Mission USAG Fort Drum provides Best in Army services and infrastructure for our Soldiers, Families and Civilians who support our Nation during a time of persistent conflict. Garrison Vision StatementA Garrison Team, as a learning organization, that provides Best in Army services to our primary stakeholders: Soldiers, Families and Civilians, while fostering an environment where all are treated with respect and are committed to sustaining Fort Drum as the premiere installation in the United States Army. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 4. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK MEDDACCOL Mark Thompson 772-4024Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 5. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USA MEDDAC – Fort Drum•New Patient Advocate at Guthrie Clinic  Tracie Duckett-Stephens, MBA, new Patient Advocate, has arrived and is here to serve you!  You may reach her by calling 315-772-4655.  You can also visit her at Guthrie Clinic from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, in Room 1861 (former Ortho hallway)•September: Suicide Prevention Month  Fort Drum has many resources available to aid those who might be struggling with suicidal thoughts  The chain-of-command is an excellent support system and should be utilized as a resource for making sure a Soldier can get the help he or she needs. Chaplains are a great resource for Soldiers and their families and they also provide Suicide Awareness training at the unit level Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 6. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USA MEDDAC – Fort Drum•September: Suicide Prevention Month (Cont’d)  If you or someone you know has attempted suicide and there is a life- threatening emergency, call 911  For other urgent behavioral health concerns, specialists are available for walk-in appointments from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Behavioral Health Department, Bldg. P-36, Wilcox Clinic  Behavioral Health personnel respond to Family Medicine Urgent Care at Guthrie, Bldg. 11050, for patients with urgent concerns from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday  After closure times at FMC Urgent Care, persons with urgent behavioral health concerns should contact Samaritan Medical Center at 785-4516 or the Mobile Crisis Services of North Country Transitional Living Services at 782-2327 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 7. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USA MEDDAC – Fort Drum•Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center opens for Active Duty Service Members  The IPMC manages Active Duty Soldiers who are on four or more medications. The IPMC staff reviews a monthly poly-pharmacy report for the Division, MEDDAC, DENTAC, and 3-85 WTU. Patients are then called in and screened against their current medication and either manage their pain here or at Fort Bragg. Fort Bragg stood up one of the first IPMC’s in the Army  Initially, the center will only see Active Duty Soldiers. Once the provider feels comfortable that he has managed the Poly-Pharmacy list, the center will open for referrals and then to beneficiaries Some short-term goals for the center are to bring acupuncture and possibly massage therapy as two means of managing pain Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 8. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USA MEDDAC – Fort Drum•Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center opens for Active Duty Service Members (Cont’d)  The Fort Drum IPMC is co-located with Guthries existing Allergy Clinic across the hall from Family Medicine. Note: The center will initially fall under Family Medicine with a later goal to be a independent one  The IPMC staff consists of three personnel: a provider, a clinical pharmacist, and a nurse case manager  Current hours for the center and poly-pharmacy patients only, are: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For more information, please contact CPT Kevin Heflin at 315-772-7597 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 9. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USA MEDDAC – Fort Drum•Lyme Disease Prevention and Awareness  Frequent self/buddy checks and application of insect repellent to exposed skin (containing 20% DEET)  Routine treatment and grooming of household animals with tick prevention medication  MEDDAC offers tick test program as well as proper medical removal of tick. Advise against burning of tick or applying Vaseline to tick.•West Nile Virus  34 human cases in 2012 (No cases in Jefferson County to date)  Use of insect repellent with DEET  Get rid of mosquito breeding sites  Empty standing water from flower pots, buckets and barrels. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 10. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKFort Drum MountainCommunity Homes Mr. Joe McLaughlin 955-6810 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 11. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKConstruction Update• 22 CGO homes recently completed in Monument Ridge• Work begins in September on conversions of 2 bedroom apartments into 5 bedroom townhouses in Adirondack Creek (42 homes converted)• 121 JNCO homes expected to begin being delivered Winter 2013 in Crescent Woods• New admin buildings across from intersection of Chapel and South Riva Ridge Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 12. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKE-Newsletter started in July•Save paper & printing almost4,000 copies monthly•Update your email address•Hard copies available in yourcommunity center Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 13. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKFort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 14. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKFort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 15. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKSchool Liaison Services Ms. Terri Spencer 772-1311 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 16. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison Services • Parent Teacher Conferences • SAT and ACT TestingFort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 17. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesFort Drum School Liaison Officers Terri Spencer 772-1311 Michele Carlton 772-3214Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 18. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKChild Youth and School Services Ms. Karin Sikirica 772-9470 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 19. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKArmy Child & Youth Fee Policy Fort Drum School Year 2012-2013 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 20. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Total Family Income Categories SY11/12 SY12/13 DoD Total Family Income (TFI) DoD Total Family Income (TFI) Categories Categories 1 $0 – $29,400 $0 - $29,865 2 $29,401 – $35,700 $29,866 - $36,264 3 $35,701 – $46,200 $36,265 - $46,930 4 $46,201 – $57,750 $46,931 - $58,662 5 $57,751 – $73,500 $58,663 - $74,661 6 $73,501 – $85,000 $74,662 - $86,343 7 $85,001 – $100,000 $86,344 - $101,580 8 $100,001 – $125,000 $101,581 - $126,975 9 $125,001 + $126,976 +Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 21. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Full Day Monthly Fees FY13 Child Development Center Fees Full Day Full DayDoD Total Family Income (TFI) Categories Monthly Fee Monthly Fee (2 week vacation) (4 week vacation) 1 $0 - $29,865 $226 $236 2 $29,866 - $36,264 $292 $304 3 $36,265 - $46,930 $366 $382 4 $46,931 - $58,662 $426 $444 5 $58,663 - $74,661 $488 $508 6 $74,662 - $86,343 $548 $572 7 $86,344 - $101,580 $582 $608 8 $101,581 - $126,975 $596 $622 9 $126,976 + $608 $636 Garrison Army fees are charged as a monthly fee. Army Patrons have the option of paying monthly or bi-monthly.Monthly fees are calculated to include 2 weeks/4 weeks vacation/leave over a one year period. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 22. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Payments/Late Fees  Payments:Payment for Full Day/Part Day Care is due by the 5th business day of the payment cycle.  Late payment fees are charged after the 5th business day and are $2.00 per child per day per payment cycle. Services will be terminated if full payment for the month is not received by the last working day of the month. Late Pick-Up Fee Procedures:CDC and SAC programs have a late pick-up fee of $1.00 per minute up to 15 minutes per Family per site regardless of the number of children in care at that site. After15 minutes, the Family is charged $5.00 per child, per site for the remainder of the hour and then $5.00 per child, per site for each hour thereafter. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 23. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK DoD GOAL is Predictability! A DoD Single Feefor Each Total Family Income Category by School Year 2014/2015 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 24. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Family and Morale,Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Mr. Hal Greer 772-5685 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 25. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) 2BCT Haunted Hotel 27 October 2012 The Commons will Host Children’s HalloweenHaunted Hayride at Costume Party with Remington Park Hayride. 26 October Family Night’s at The Commons begins on11 September. Tuesday Nights from 5:00 – 7:30 pm Pizza & Pasta Buffet. $6 for adults, $3 for children 8 and under. Different themed eventevery week. Horseback riding on 18 & 25 Sept and Carnival Night on 11 Sept. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 26. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Operation TributeRegister 1 September – 1 November Distribution Date: 1 December (Supporting Sponsor 10th CAB) Tree’s for Troops 13 December (Supporting Sponsor – 10th Sustainment Brigade) Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 27. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Holiday Tree Lighting and CYSS Children’s Celebration (YS) 6 December (Supporting Sponsor 10th CAB) MWR/AUSAHoliday Celebration 11 December Brigade Organizational Holiday Parties at Monti Fitness Center; 8 – 15 December 2012 (Supporting Sponsor 10 CAB) Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 28. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK EXCHANGE Mr. Ken Limtiaco 773-0063Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 29. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Main Exchange: The Halloween Treasure Hunt- 28 September through 31 October  $3,000 in prize money! So many chances to win!!  Prizes: 2-$500.00 Exchange Gift Cards, 10- $100.00 Exchange Gift Cards and 20- $50.00 Exchange Gift Cards.  Post the five correct answers from the Treasure Hunt Clues on our official Facebook contest tab (http://www.facebook.com/AAFES.BX.PX?SK=APP_95936962634)  NO PURCHASE NECESSORY TO ENTER OR WIN Hunter Safety Course 3 October and 6 October  Held at the Main Exchange  See a firearms associate in the Main Exchange for details Annual “Still Serving” retiree event 05-11 October Toybook 2012 will be releases 19 October!  Full of money saving coupons! Black Friday 23 November we will be open at 0400! Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 30. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Exchange Mall: Fall Festival- in the Exchange Mall Area.  Saturday October 27th through Sunday October 28th  Games for the kids  Giveaways- $10.00 minimum purchase to enter  Assorted vendors will be on hand! Winder Wonderland Bazaar- in the Exchange Mall Area  Saturday December 1st through Sunday December 9th  Get your last minute Christmas items.  Giveaways- $10.00 minimum purchase to enter  Assorted Vendors will be on hand! Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 31. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Commissary Mr. Bob Smith 772-6559Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 32. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Harvest of Values – Fall is a time to stock up those cupboards. Everything fromSoup/Crackers to prepared foods are on featured specials. Pick up your Halloween Candy as it is always a savings at the commissary. Holiday Shopping Hours: Will be posted on our WEB Site and on the bottom of your customer receipt in the near future. (www.commissaries.com) COMING TO YOUR COMMISSARY SOON Electronic Shelf Labels - The commissary is being wired for ESL’s. This feature will eliminate hours of maintenance and will correct any confusion between the shelf and the registers. Objective is to have consistent pricing accuracy.Electronic Shelf Labels will go on Line throughout the month of November Commissary REWARDS Program Handouts on table in hallway Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 33. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Coming Soon!Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 34. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USO Mrs. Karen Clark 777-8006Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 35. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USO Fort Drum 315-777-8006“Like” us on Facebook to get the latest USO Fort Drum updates!Dates to Remember:• Every Thursday – FREE Latin Dance Lessons @ 7pm• 28 September – Military Appreciation @ Sam’s Club Grand Re-Opening. Stop by the USO info table.• 28 September - USO Comedy Night @ 7pm (must be 18yrs or older) • See comedians Kenneth McLaurin, AJ Friedman, & Anna Phillips• 30 October – “Trunk” or Treat (5-7pm) • Family friendly Halloween themed event. Costumes encouraged. • Want to bring your “TRUNK” filled with treats for the kids email USOFTDRUM@USO.ORG for more info.• Register to volunteer @ www.usovolunteer.org Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 36. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK USO Fort Drum 315-777-8006• USO Military Appreciation Skate Party presented by AmeriCU (Showtime Skating) June 1, 4-7p• American Legion Riders Rally (Caskinette Ford) - June 2nd, 9:30a• Sesame Street Tour (Monti Gym) June 5th, 2pm & 6pm; June 6th 2pm & 6pm (Partnered with FMWR)• Froggy 97 Radio-thon (Watertown/volunteers needed) June 14-15th• RJC Golf Tournament (Highland Meadows Golf Club) June 15th, 9:30a• Riverfest – Bringing Mobile USO (Alex Bay) June 21st• Adopt-A-Platoon Xbox Tournament (USO Fort Drum) June 25th – 27thGo to www.usovolunteer.org to register to become a volunteeror www.uso.org/donatefortdrum to donate. Thank you!! Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 37. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKQuestions & Answers Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  • 38. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Please join us for the nextFort Drum Information and Town Hall Meeting January 9, 2013 10:30 am - Noon Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret