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Welcome to the February 2011 Community Information Briefing Chief, Plans Branch, DPTMS 791-8264Our Mission: To provide the Army the installation capabilities andservices to support expeditionary operations in a time of persistentconflict, and to provide a quality of life for Soldiers and Familiescommensurate with their service. UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
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Ash Wednesday, March 9th CATHOLIC Masses ~ Good Shepherd Chapel 11:30 am and 5:00 pm Protestant service ~ friendship chapel 12:00 noon Questions? Call 706-791-5653.
Scripture Readings and Devotional Guides forAvailable free from the Religious Education Center, the Post Chapels, and the Religious Support Office. Call 706-791-4703.
JEWISH FAITH BIBLE STUDY following the Torah portion of the weekFridays at 12:00, Noon,Ike’s Café, 3rd Floor DDEAMC,Conference Room near the windowed area. Brown bag lunch forum. Books provided. All Welcome!! For more information, call the Jewish Distinctive Faith Group Leader at 787-1353.
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Greater Augusta – Ft. Gordon Chapter of AUSA Presents Breakfast & Briefings Thursday, February 24, 2011 from 7:30AM – 9:00AM Gordon Club at Fort GordonGives Civilians and Ft. Gordon service members an opportunity to interact with the Ft. Gordon leadership and learn about the military missions and training at Fort Gordon from the leaders who direct those activities. Enjoy a full breakfast buffet Interact with others in the business and military community Learn how the presence of Fort Gordon can positively affect your business This Month’s SpeakerBrigadier General W. Bryan Gamble of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center will present: “The Eisenhower Medical Center Mission – Today and Tomorrow” The cost (including breakfast) is only $8.00 for AUSA members or $10.00 for non-members. Make your reservation today: Call 706-821-1312 (Reservations must be received no later than Tuesday, February 22nd.)
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Fort Gordon Tax Center OPEN NOW AT THE COURTYARD• WALK-INS WELCOME!• HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday: 0900-1800 Saturday: 0900-1300• DO NOT FORGET: – Military ID Cards – Social Security Cards – W2s, 1099s, etc. – Powers of Attorneys – Receipts for Deductible Expenses and Home/Car Purchases – Direct Deposit Info. – 2008 Returns• TAX CENTER: 787-1040 OSJA, Legal Assistance Division – (706) 791-7812
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The Augusta Chapter of the Military Intelligence Corps Association is hosting a 10k Trail Run/5k Walk on 12 March 2011 at Fort Gordon. ****A Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Fort Gordon Fisher House***Entry fee is $30 for the 10k and $25 forthe 5k. All participants will receive a t- shirt and a bag with gifts from our sponsors. For more information and to register visit our website: www.mica10krun.com
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Directorate of Logistics (DOL) SUPPLY:• Operation Clean Sweep is in effect through 30 Sep 11. All Army units must inventory and identify any excess property. An OPORD and other supporting documents have been disseminated through command and logistical channels. POC can be reached at 791-2675/4239.• Units must submit ammunition requirements three working days in advance. Requests for exception to policy must be approved by the first O-6 in the chain of command.• The Ammunition Supply Point will be closed for inventory from 21- 25 March 11. Request that units plan accordingly. POC can be reached at 791-3476.
Directorate of Logistics (DOL)SUPPLY:• Effective February 2011 Fort Gordon will implement TRADOC’s Soldier Fueling Initiative (SFI) in all IET DFACs except DFAC 11 (Bldg 21709).• Soldier Fueling is a program designed to implement more nutritional menu standards and eliminate high caloric food items such as soda, hotdogs, cakes, etc.• The transition will happen in two phases: Phase I -NLT Feb fully transition the program in DFACs 4 & 8. Phase II - NLT Mar transition DFACs 1 & 2.
Directorate of Logistics (DOL)SUPPLY:• Effective 28 February 2011, the Central Issue Facility hours of operation are as follows: Normal week day: Monday – Thursday 0630 – 1600, Friday 0730-1130 Holiday on Monday: Tuesday – Thursday 0630-1600, Friday 0630 – 1130 Holiday on Friday: Monday – Thursday 0730-1600
Directorate of Logistics (DOL) TRANSPORTATION:• Was your shipment scheduled in DPS? You haven’t heard from the carrier? Please contact the carrier no later than 72 hrs prior to your scheduled pick up date.• The Transportation Office only gets involved with DPS shipments when the carriers are not able to pick up your shipment on the actual pick up date or on a later date.• Carriers are not required to remove electronics off the wall. For more information call 791-4241
Directorate of Logistics (DOL)• Once your Household Goods are delivered, you’re entitled to be partially or fully unpacked by the carrier.• You will be contacted and visited at your residence by a Quality Assurance Inspector the morning of your move to address any concerns you may have during your move. If you are not contacted, and you require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Quality Assurance Lead Inspector at 706-791-7337.• Be prepared for your move? Visit http://www.move.mil. For more information call 791-4241
Directorate of Logistics (DOL)MAINTENANCE/SASMO:• As part of Operations Clean Sweep, many customers will need tosubmit equipment for TI. We ask that each POC coordinate directlywith the Maintenance Division POC, at 706-791-6024 beforesubmitting work requests.• Currently scheduling on-site SAMS-E (March 2011) and PBUSE(18-29 April 2011) training. Those interested in attending shouldcontact 706-791-6024 for additional information.• The Acting Chief for the Maintenance Division until furthernotice can be reached at 706-791-6024.DOL website is: http://www.gordon.army.mil/dol
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Office/Operating Hours Community Management Office ■ Open Monday through Friday • Business Hours 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. • Limited staff 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Community Corner Room Hours 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Rental of Community Corner Room requires reservation and rental contract • Fitness Room Hours 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. If you are experiencing a problem, have a question/concern or need more information regarding your Balfour Beatty Communities home or neighborhood, please contact the following offices: ■ Balfour Beatty Communities Community Management Office • 706-772-7041 ■ Balfour Beatty Communities Facilities Office – for Maintenance Related Issues • 706-772-9562
Important Information Upcoming Office Closures ■ Monday February 21st – President’s Day – Offices Closed Voice Broadcast System ■ We would like to remind residents of the importance of having correct phone numbers on file at the Community Management office. This is especially important when we utilize our voice broadcast system for emergencies. We have notified our families of power and water outages, community events, office closures, town hall meetings and even on post fires. When you received a voice broadcast message the number that appears on caller id will be “DCS 800-679-0847”. Program this number into your phone as BBC Voice Broadcast so that when the call comes through you know there is an important resident message being relayed!
Highlighted February Events Balfour Bodies Fitness Club ■ Every Thursday – 10am to 11am & 5:30pm to 6:30pm ■ Independent BeachBody Coach, Chas Kear (www.beachbodycoach.com/chaskear) will lead our group in a variety of fitness routines featured in the P90X workout program. ■ Fitness club meets in the “Community Corner” of the Community Management Office ■ Don’t forget to bring water and a “yoga” mat Field Trip – Columbia County Library ■ Friday February 25th – meet @ the Community Management Office by 10:15am ■ Lunch will follow at Mellow Mushroom ■ There will not be transportation for this event. ■ This is a FREE event for our residents! ■ Space is limited, must RSVP by 2/18
Staying Connected… The Balfour Beatty Communities at Ft. Gordon website is your go-to spot for: ■ Upcoming Events ■ Photos ■ Balfour Beatty Communities in the news ■ Submitting online work orders ■ Add www.ftgordonfamilyhousing.com to your “favorites” link for your quick click to all things Balfour Beatty! Any questions regarding today’s slide can be directed to the Lifeworks Coordinator at: ■ 706-772-7041
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You are CordiallyInvited to Fort Gordon Federal Credit Union’s Annual Meeting! Find out What Your Credit Union is Doing for You! Meeting will be Held March 24, 2011 at 4:00 P at .M. Fort Gordon’s Gordon Club in the Victoria Room Refreshments and Door Prizes will be Available.
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You save, we give back!Community Connection CIB, February 2011
Ways to Save!Sign up for Ft Gordon’s Buddy List for exclusive savings, promotions and specialoffers. Only at www.shopmyexchange.comalso available to register in Main ExchangeReceive money saving offers via text message! Use your mobile phone to followthese easy steps: Step 1: Text the keyword “EXCHANGE” to 95613 Step 2: Receive your WELCOME message Step 3: Take advantage of your exclusive Exchange offers by showing message to cashier or entering promo code during checkout at shopmyexchange.com
Military Star® Card SavingsMilitary Star® Card “Fragrance” Promotion• 4-17 February 2011• $399 Minimum Purchase• Use your MILITARY STAR Card and receive a $10 Exchange Gift Card.Military Star® Card “Jewelry” Promotion• 4-17 February 2011•$199 Minimum Purchase• Use your MILITARY STAR Card and receive a $25 Exchange Gift Card.Now available on Take It Home Today®Personal desktop, notebook or netbook computers and iPads (where available) arenow eligible for purchase with the TAKE IT HOME TODAY! (THT) credit card. Visityour Exchange PowerZone for more details!
Military Star® Card SavingsMilitary Star® Card “Outdoor Living” Promotion•11-24 February 2011• $299 Minimum Purchase• Six Months, No Interest until September 2011. 180 DAYS SAME AS CASH!• ADVERTISING & SALES WILL BE IN STORE ONLY.Now available on Take It Home Today®Personal desktop, notebook or netbook computers and iPads (where available) arenow eligible for purchase with the TAKE IT HOME TODAY! (THT) credit card. Visityour Exchange PowerZone for more details!
Shoppettes Convert to E10 FuelGate 1 & 5 Shoppettes no longer Price concerns?sell Conventional Fuel as of 2 Fuel prices for E10 is competitivelyFebruary 2011. priced with Conventional FuelFuel Terminal and Suppliers in the Your Exchange Surveys twice aGA and SC area are no longer day and sometimes more tosupplying Conventional Fuel as of secure competitive pricing at the15 February 2011. pumpSurveyed 25 Gas stations and 95% Survey 8 Gas Stations in theof the gas stations sold E10 or E85. surrounding Ft Gordon area dailyWhy? Meet Federal/EPA Quotas: EPA (RFS) Renewable Fuel Standard Program (2006) Energy Independence and Security Act (2007)States are mandated to sell aspecific amount of renewable fuel.Cost prohibitive to Fuel Suppliersto store both types of fuel 39
Free Movie! The Signal Theater will be offering a Free Appreciation Advance Screening of the upcoming comedy Hall Pass, starring Owen Wilson and Christina Applegate. Stop by the Signal Theater on 20 February 2011 at 1830 to view this comedy before it is released in commercial theaters!40
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Join New Parent Support (NPSP) & Family Advocacy Program (FAP) for fun filled events planned for Child Abuse Awareness Month •5 April, Blue Ribbon Kickoff, Commissary 1000-1400 •11 April, Blue Ribbon Outreach at The Exchange 1000-1400 •18 April, Blue Ribbon at DDEAMC 1100-1400 •25 April, Open House, Building 1905A 1000-1400 • 27 April, Parenting From The Heart Presentation at the FOC 1000-1200New Parent Support Program (NPSP)is an integral part of Family Advocacy (FAP), whichworks with individuals and Families to promote safety,give support and educate the military community. Call ACS (New Parent Support Program) at 706-791-3579 for more information
Please join Army Community Service Financial Readiness Office in celebrating MilitarySaves Week, part of the nationwide America Saves Campaign, from 20-27 February2011. Military Saves is a program that encourages service members to make saving apriority. Embrace the vision of building wealth, not debt. Create a sound financial planthat includes a realistic standard of living, wise use of credit, and a commitment toregularly “paying yourself”. You’ll be one step closer to long term financial stability!Join others in making the commitment. Log in to www.militarysaver.org and take themilitary saver pledge. For more information, contact (706) 791-3371 .
Family Outreach Center 16 March 2011 1130 - 1300Free childcare is available by calling 791-3579, 10 days prior to the event Questions? Contact 706-791-0793
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Fort Gordon – Home of Signal Corps, Voice of the Command U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon’s African American Black History Command Program Theme: African Americans and the Civil War Date/time: 24 February 2011, 1330 Location: Alexander Hall Guest Speaker: Corey Rogers Lucy Craft Laney Museum Historian Responsible Agency: 35th SIG BDE POC can be reached at (706)791-9371
Fort Gordon – Home of Signal Corps, Voice of the Command U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon’s Women’s History Command Program Theme: Our History is Our Strength Date/time: 28 March 2011, 1330 Location: Alexander Hall Sponsored by: 706th MI Group POC: can be reached at (706)791-0912
Fort Gordon – Home of Signal Corps, Voice of the Command Upcoming Program/Training: Month: May Program Date: TBD Dates: 1-7 May 2011 Theme: Justice and Accountability in the Face of Genocide: What Have We Learned? Observance: Days of Remembrance Authority/comment: Public Law 96-388, Oct 1980 Responsible Agency: 7th Signal Command Month: May Program Date: TBD Dates: 1-31 May 2011 Theme: TBD Observance: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Authority/comment: Public Law 101-283, May 1990 Responsible Agency: 15th Signal Brigade Senior Leaders Workshop: 19-21 April 2011 Next Training Date: 19-21 July 2011 EO Leaders Course: 14-25 March 2011 (Cass Full) Next Training Date: 6-17 June 2011 POC can reached at (706)791-2014
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Signal Towers Building 29808, Chamberlain Ave. (706) 267-4700 • (706) 910-1600www.fortgordon.comAll-you –can-eat Buffet4:00-7:30 p.m.On post delivery serviceNew Caribbean inspiredmenu!
Gordon’sConference and Building 18402, 19th St.Catering Center (706) 791-6780 • (706) 791-2205 www.fortgordon.com Black History Month Celebration Every Tuesday in the month of February, Gordon’s Conference and Catering Center will feature a Soul Food Buffet National Wedding Month February is National Wedding Month. Every patron that books a wedding in Feb will receive a FREE wedding planning guide.
Building 36708, Brainard Ave. (706) 910-1044 www.fortgordon.comMorale CallCome enjoy free food, music, and a chance towin great door prizes. Wednesday, February 16and March 16, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.Salsa Ya!Featuring DJ Rodriguez Productions. Dress toimpress! $3 for ladies and $5 for gentlemen.Every Saturday from 9:00 p.m. – until.
Hilltop Riding Building 509, North Range Rd. (706) 791-4864 Stable www.fortgordon.com Family Fun Day Parents pay half price! February 19, Trail rides begin at 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. Volunteer Classes Suitable for ages 14 and older. March 12 and 13, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Outdoor Building 00445, Carter Rd. (706) 791-5078 • (706) 791-3317•(706) 833-2834Recreation www.fortgordon.com Machine Gun Shoot Come out and see vintage WWI to modern .50 caliber machine guns and automatic firearms. Open to all ID cardholders and their guests for viewing. February 19, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 3-D Archery Tournament Open to the public, age 5 to adult. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place trophies awarded in 12 classes. $15.00 per person, $7.50 FGSC members. February 20, 10:00 a.m.
Outdoor Building 00445, Carter Rd. (706) 791-5078 • (706) 791-3317•(706) 833-2834Recreation www.fortgordon.com Iron Man Shooting Competition The Iron Man Competition will consist of Skeet, Trap and Sporting Clay events. For more information please contact David McCoy at (706) 791-5078. February 26 and 27. Bass Tournament $20.00 per person, $10.00 FGSC members with a $5.00 Big Fish Pot, $100.00 awarded to first place; $50.00 to second place. Butler Reservoir, February 27 and March 6, Daylight - Noon
Outdoor Building 00445, Carter Rd. (706) 791-5078 • (706) 791-3317•(706) 833-2834Recreation www.fortgordon.com Pheasant Hunt All participants must have a Hunter Education Certificate. Cost for this hunt is $60.00 FGSC members, $120.00 for nonmembers. Training Area 23, March 12, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Crappie Fishing Tournament $20.00 per person, $10.00 FGSC members with a $5.00 Big Fish Pot, $100.00 awarded to first place; $50.00 to second place. Butler Reservoir, March 20, Daylight - Noon
Gordon Lanes Building 33200, 3rd Ave. (706) 791-3446Bowling Center www.fortgordon.com President’s Day Special Get 3 games of bowling plus shoes for only $7.50 per person! February 21, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day Special Get 3 games of bowling plus shoes for only $7.50 per person! March 17, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Woodworth Building 3350, Rice Rd. Library (706) 791-7323 • (706) 791-6993 www.fortgordon.com The Princess Book Club Read original fairy tales and fables. Then compare them to the modern day versions while your toddlers play tea party! February 22, 1:00 p.m. Books on Tap Enjoy the comforts of Teresa’s as you discuss the monthly book selection. February’s is Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer. February 28, 5:45 p.m.
Woodworth Building 3350, Rice Rd. Library (706) 791-7323 • (706) 791-6993 www.fortgordon.com Books for Buccaneers Aargh! Parents come read your favorite pirate treasures and let the lads and lasses play buccaneer! March 8, 1:00 p.m. Fancy Nancy Tea Party Come to the library for a storytime reading of a Fancy Nancy story. Then play dress up and tea party! Open to children of all ages. March 10, 3:45 p.m.
Gordon Lakes Building 537, Range Rd. (706) 791-2433 Golf Club www.fortgordon.com Hook a Retiree on Golf A free hour golf with PGA instructor Dallas Cooke for all Retiree Service Members and their spouses. Range balls and golf club will be provided by the staff. Every Wednesday starting March 2, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hook a Service Member on Golf A free hour golf with PGA instructor Dallas Cooke for all Service Members and their families. Range balls and golf club will be provided by the staff. Every Saturday starting March 5, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Gordon Lakes Building 537, Range Rd. (706) 791-2433 Golf Club www.fortgordon.com Fisher House Golf Tournament Gather your team to help raise money for the Fisher House! Entry fee is $75 per player and $300 per team. Register by March 11. March 18, 12:30 p.m. Spring Trifecta $35 for Members $50 for Non-Members. Includes green fees, cart fee, lunch, range balls and prizes. March 19, 8:30 a.m.
BOSS Barnes Ave. (706) 791-8489 www.fortgordon.comGaming TournamentCome join the BOSS Program as we host a Callof Duty Black Ops Tournament. We will be usingboth XBOX 360 and PS3. Grand prize is $300.$10 entry fee for participants. Please pre-register no later than March 1. Visit Facebookand do a search for Ft. Gordon BOSS or contactSean at (706) 791-3025. March 5, AIT Soldiers8:00 - 11:30 a.m. All other gamers 12:00 -3:30p.m.
Get Outdoors Building 29719, Barnes Ave. (706) 791-2556 Gordon www.fortgordon.com Paddle and Ride Augusta Canal Paddle up the Augusta Canal then switch to bikes and ride down the towpath. All gear included. $15 authorized users and $20 general public. March 12, 8:00 a.m. Paddle and Ride Savannah River Paddle up the Savannah River then switch to bikes and ride down the trails. All gear included. $15 authorized users and $20 general public. March 13, 8:00 a.m.
Building 32100, 3rd Ave. (706) 793-8552 www.fortgordon.comAnything GoesThe age-old tale of Boy-Meets-Girl with all itsups and downs and no musical comedy puts iton stage better! February 25, 26, March 4, 5, 10,11, and 12. Dinner, 7:00 p.m. and Show, 8:00p.m.Becky’s New Car AuditionsA thoroughly original comedy with seriousovertones, a devious and delightful romp downthe road not taken. 4 men and 3 womenneeded. March 1 and 2, 7:30 p.m.
Alexander HallSpecial Events (706) 791-4389 www.fortgordon.com Tops in Blue Great music and fun for the entire family. Admission is free! March 10, 7:00 p.m. Anderson Senior Follies “Star Spangles Delight” is a powerhouse of fun through song, dance and comedy honoring the stars of Broadway, the stairs on mainstreet and most importantly, the stars of the United States – the men and women of our armed forces! Admission is free! March 16, 7:00 p.m.
Before & Afterschool Pre-k/Kindergarten Program Before school care: 0515-0745 at Bldg 44401 Freedom Park and CYSS GA Pre-K children walk to school Transportation available to some off-post schools! After school care: 1500-1800 at Bldg 45400 Freedom Park and CYSS GA Pre-K children walk from school Transportation available from some off-post schools! Children must be entering Pre-k or Kindergarten in the Fall. Please callParent Central Services 791-4722 for CYSS registration information. Or 791-1306/1398 for Program Information
PRE-K/KINDERGARTEN SPRING CAMP 4 – 8 APRIL BLDG 45400 46TH Street 0515-1800 Fieldtrips and lot of fun filled daily activities are planned. USDA approved meals. (Please note that all fieldtrips are included in your fees) •Bowling •Putt-Putt Golf •Riding Stable •Zoo Children must be registered with Child, Youth & School Services. To be eligible, children must be entering Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall.Please call 791-4722 for registration information and 791-1306 for program information
SCHOOL AGE CENTERThe Fort Gordon School Age Program has openings for children in grades 1st -5th for Before and After School!
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Upcoming CIBs/Town Halls: CIBs:20 April, 18 May, 20 July, 17 August, 19 October, and 16 November 2011, Gordon Club Town Halls: 1830-1930, 15 March,15 June, 21 September 2011, 21 December Alexander Hall UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY TOWN HALL 091800(R)December2010
Community Town Hall Welcome to Fort Gordons first ever „Facebook Town Hall‟ 1830-1930, 15 MAR 11, on Fort Gordons Official Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Fort-Gordon- Garrison/153690448019215?sk=app_4949752878). Fort Gordons Garrison Commander and Directors from across the installation will be on hand to answer questions you might have about this great installation we call home. So...what kind of things are we going to talk about?Living on Fort Gordon, Moving, PCSing, Youth Services, Elementary SchoolLocal Area, Housing, What’s up at the Gates, How to put in a work order to getsomething fixed in your house, Places to get information online, traffic,construction, Signal School updates. UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
Community Town Hall So...how is this going to work?At 6:30 p.m. we will post to our wall the first message welcoming everyone to thetown hall. COL Kennedy will then invite you to ask a question, post a concern orcompliment by hitting comment. Please DO NOT POST QUESTIONS TO THEWALL. Only post your question, concern or compliment by hitting comment onCOL Kennedys original post. Remember...Fort Gordons Leadership cares deeply about providing our Military Membersand Families with the best quality of life possible. However, when we haveproblems or challenges along the way…… We want to use this forum as a wayto turn those challenges into positives. Please let us know if something isfrustrating you, but please try to do it in a constructive way. UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
Community Town Hall Conversation screening....Remember that this is our first time using Facebook for a forum like this. There isa good chance that we may get a lot of folks joining in on the conversation. Sowe may have to remove comments or posts that are not relevant or areredundant or germane to the discussion. This does not mean we will censor; itmeans we will screen the conversations to maximize the value of the discussion. Need more privacy?You can send us an issue sheet using the template at www.gordon.army.mil,under “NOTICES”; “Town Hall.” Email the form toGORD.BEHEARD@conus.army.mil. We need to receive your email by 3 p.m.EST in order to get it addressed at the Town Hall. (We will not be able to monitoremail during the discussion.) Any emails we receive after 3 p.m. EST will be sentto the appropriate agency for action after 15 March 2011 UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
Community Town Hall So...what are the other rules?“KEEP IT REAL”• We appreciate and invite your honest comments. Tell us what’s working, whatneeds improvement, and what services are exceptional."KEEP IT CLEAN”• We want you to be honest, but we need the conversations to be constructive.Let’s use these conversations to solve problems, not create more. We willremove any posts that are abusive or use profanity.“KEEP IT TO AN HOUR”• The subject matter experts that we’ll have answering questions or providinginformation will only have an hour to spend with us.“KEEP IT IN MIND”• This is a new effort, so we may experience some growing pains along the way.Please be patient with us. Some questions we can answer on the spot, somewe’ll have to look into and get you the answers. UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
Community Town Hall So...what are the other rules? (CONT)“Get the Word out”• Expect to see fliers, signs at high traffic areas i.e. PX, Commissary, GymsCommand Information- IOC Emails, FYI, Signal Newspaper Local MediaSocial Media- Town Hall tab created on Facebook Fan page-provides anoverview and intent of the Town Hall UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
Fort Gordon Master Events Calendar As of 16 February 2011 UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
CalendarFebruary 2011• 16 15th RSB Mass Graduation Ceremony, 1000, Signal Theater• 16 Community Information Brief, 1130, Gordon Club• 16 CG Promotion Reception, 1500, Leitner Lake• 16 Morale Call, 1600, Teresas• 16 ASU Military Appreciation 2011, 1630, Augusta, GA• 17 National Prayer Breakfast, 0630, Gordon Club• 17 IOC LNO Training, 0730, IOC• 17 HEAT I/O Training, 0800, Bldg 81100• 17 Arbor Day Observance, 1100, Heritage Park• 17 DDEAMC Decontamination Exercise, 1200, DDEAMC• 19 Machine Gun Shoot, 0800-1800, Range 16• 21-25 IEDES/Crew II, 0800-1530, Bldg 81100 UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
CalendarFebruary 2011 (CONT)• 22-25 Combat Lifesaver Course, 0730, Bldg 40705• 22 Military Performer of the Year Ceremony, 1330, Olmstead Hall• 22 2nd Quarter EQCC Meeting• 23-25 Department of Labor TAP Employment Workshop, 0800-1600, Bldg 33800• 23 WEBEOC Staff Training, 0800, IOC• 23 15th RSB Mass Graduation Ceremony, 1000, Signal Theater• 23 MOI/Events In-Progress Review, 1330, DH RM 229• 23 ARFORGEN IPR, 1430, Darling Hall Room 307• 24 EST 2000 I/O Class, 0800-1530, Bldg 81100• 24-25 Annual Save a Life Tour, 0800-1600, Gym 3• 24 African-American/ Black History Month Command Program, 1330, Alexander Hall• 24 AER Annual Fundraising Campaign 2011, 1400-1530, Bldg 33512• 25 RNCOA Graduation, 1000, Bldg 24402• 25 SAMC Induction Ceremony, 1530, Alexander Hall• 25 U.S. Army Dental Activity Ball, 1800, Augusta, GA UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
CalendarFebruary 2011 (CONT)• 26 YCA Orientation for New Students, 0800, Alexander Hall• 28 Feb- 4 Mar FORSCOM IG Visit• 28 DES Arms Room Inspection, 1430, 442nd SIG BN UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
CalendarMarch 2011• 1 RNCOA Graduation, 1000, Bldg 24402• 1 Mar-15 May Installation AER Campaign Donation Drive• 1-31 Installation Spring Cleanup, Installation• 2 CGSC/ILE Graduation Ceremony, 1000, Alexander• 2 LTG Caslen Visit, 1230-1600, Olmstead Hall• 3 HEAT I/O Training, 0800, Bldg 81100• 3-4 Quarterly ICS 300-400 course, 0800-1600, Griffith Hall• 3 Ringling Brother Circus, 1700, Augusta, GA• 3 Signal Corps Band Recital Series, 1900, Columbia County Library• 4 Marine Detachment Graduation, 0900-1100, Olmstead Hall• 4 Fisher House Reopening, 1300-1500, Bldg 280• 4 USA Signal Corps Brass Band Concert (w/ Wycliffe Gordon), 1900, Alexander Hall• 5 Evans High School JROTC, 0800, Evans, GA• 6-10 Signal Corps Bands Participation in Mardi Gras UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
CalendarMarch 2011 (CONT)• 7-10 Combat Lifesaver Course, 0730, Bldg 40705• 7 FA53A/ISM Graduation Ceremony, 0800-1000, Olmstead Hall• 7-11 Call For Fire Training, 0800-1530, Bldg 81100• 7 SCCC Graduation, 1000, Alexander Hall• 8 Hot Spots Tour, 1300, CSRA• 8 RD Gillem Enclave IPR, 1300, GCR• 8 EQCC and CFT Meeting, 1330, Bldg 14600 Conference Room• 8 POSH Training (Employees), 1330-1500, Alexander Hall• 8- 29 Warrior Leaders Course, Fort Stewart, GA• 9 RNCOA Graduation, 1000, Bldg 24402• 9-11 Department of Labor TAP Employment Workshop, 0800-1600, Bldg 33800• 9 MOI/Events In-Progress Review, 1330, DH RM 229• 9 ARFORGEN IPR, 1430, Darling Hall Room 307 UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
CalendarMarch 2011 (CONT)• 10 WTB Town Hall MTG, 0800, Alexander Hall• 10 EST 2000 I/O Class, 0800-1530, Bldg 81100• 10 ISCTC, 1300, Olmstead Hall• 10 Active Shooter/AT Level 1 Training, 1300-1530, Signal Theater• 10 TOPS IN BLUE Tour, 1930, Alexander Hall• 11 CSM Clarks Relinquishment of Responsibility Ceremony, 1500, Barton Field• 12-25 RTS-MED Extended Combat Training• 14 BOLC Graduation, 1300-1500, Alexander Hall• 14-25 EO Leaders Course, Bldg 39713• 15-16 CNO/CAO Training , 0800-1600, Darling Hall Room 229B• 15 RNCOA Graduation, 1000, RNCOA, CSM Ray. D Lane, Room, Bldg 24402• 15 Community Town Hall Forum, 1830-1930, IOC• 16 Morale Call, 1600, Teresas• 16 Anderson Senior Follies Patriotic Salute, 1900, Alexander Hall UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011
Next Community Information Brief Wednesday, 1130, 20 April 2011 North Ballroom The Gordon Club UNCLASSIFIED USAG-FT GORDON COMMUNITY INFORMATION BRIEF CIB) 161130(R)FEB2011