Joint Base Myer-Henderson HallFort Myer, Va.  Fort McNair, Washington D.C.  Henderson Hall, Va.News www.army.mil/article...
-Fort Myer Wright Gate – 10 a.m.-Fort McNair 2nd St. Gate - 11 a.m.No traffic will be impacted. During training at the Wri...
wading pools will be operational daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For additionalinformation contact Christina Darensbourg at 7...
Henderson Hall in Building 230 from 1 to 2 p.m. Civilians are required to have twohours of Army Substance Abuse training w...
Aqua aerobics classes will resume at the Maj Douglas A. Zembiec Pool beginningTuesday, June 11. Deep water aqua aerobics c...
NEW – NDU and IADC graduationNational Defense University will hold its graduation ceremony on Thursday, June13 at 9 a.m. I...
NEW – Army Birthday Tri-Signed letterCheck out the Army birthday tri-signed letter signed by the Army’s senior leaders:htt...
2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler QualifiersRegistration is now open for this year’s 2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler TeamQualifiers. T...
Get your office’s important information in the weekly JBM-HH bulletin. To get itpublished email usarmy.jbmhh.asa.pao-all@m...
Initiative items to help make this Fathers Day special. For more information call 703-696-3512.NEW - Stress ManagementA St...
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  1. 1. Joint Base Myer-Henderson HallFort Myer, Va.  Fort McNair, Washington D.C.  Henderson Hall, Va.News www.army.mil/article/99411/Installation_News/Family Readiness www.army.mil/article/99413/Family_Readiness/Traffic, Roads and Groundshttp://www.army.mil/article/99415/Traffic__Roads__and_Grounds/JBM-HH Commander’s Information Line – 703-696-6906Check out the new and constantly improving JBM-HH website at www.army.mil/jbmhh.Even those who use the site on a regular basis may notice a more user-friendly feel. It isimproving each day. See the story here. Become a fan of JBM-HH on Facebook, and findyourself . . . in a video, a photograph, a shout out, an opinion poll . . . and more. It’s easy. Go towww.facebook.com/jbmhh and click on “Sign Up.” Also, check out our Twitter page –keyword @JBMHH and our Flickr page for the latest photos of all the activities happening onJoint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Go to www.flickr.com/photos/jbm-hh. REMINDER - allbulletin requests must be submitted by close of business Thursday in order to be in thefollowing Monday’s Bulletin.NewsNEW – Sequestration NewsGet the latest information and news on sequestration/furloughs and how they willaffect the Department of Defense by visiting the JBM-HH website atwww.army.mil/article/96832/Sequestration_Resources/.NEW – JBM-HH Security Office closed June 3 - 7The JBM-HH Security Office is closed from June 3 – 7. If you need immediateassistance for computer access or out processing contact Mr. Enoch Godbolt at 703-696-7567 or enoch.l.godbolt.civ@mail.mil.NEW – Directorate of Emergency Services to conduct Barrier TrainingTuesdayThe Directorate of Emergency Services will be conducting barrier training at theJBM-HH gates tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. See below for the schedule:-Henderson Hall Annex Gate – 8 a.m.-Henderson Hall Main Gate – 9 a.m.
  2. 2. -Fort Myer Wright Gate – 10 a.m.-Fort McNair 2nd St. Gate - 11 a.m.No traffic will be impacted. During training at the Wright Gate at 10 a.m. residents andthose close by can expect to hear an increase noise levels. For more information call 703-696-3290.JBM-HH Interactive Customer Evaluation System (ICE) a way to getyour voice heardICE is a feedback mechanism that allows customers to submit suggestions forimprovement, cite exceptional service and identify concerns with service performance.Your comment card ratings are used to improve the products and services available toyou. To visit the JBM-HH ICE page visit the following link and get your voice heard:http://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm?fa=site&site_id=356&dep=DoD.Twilight Tattoo performances run through AugustTwilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S.Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershings Own."Experience a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. ArmyBlues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange, The Old Guard Fife and DrumCorps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.This performance is free and open to the public. Due to budget constraintsunfortunately we will not have bleachers for Twilight Tattoo this year. Grass seating isavailable, and we recommend you bring a blanket or lawn chairs. For more informationon group reservations, contact the U.S. Army Military District of Washington at 202-685-2888.Performances through June 26 will be located at Summerall Field on the Fort Myerportion of the joint base. Performances from July 10 through Aug. 28 will be located atWhipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson. Field locations may vary, please checkhttp://twilight.mdw.army.mil/schedule prior to attending a specific date.Sunday Brunch at Spates Community ClubSpates Community Club is now hosting Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.every Sunday. Prices are $13.95 for adults, $11.95 for kids 6-12 and kids 5 and under eatfree. Menu items include Omelet Station, Waffle Bar, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage,Biscuits and Gravy, Home Fried Potatoes, Beef Carving Station, Sliced Ham, Salmon,Desert Station, Fresh Fruit, Salad Bar, Danish, Croissants and Muffins.Reservations are taken at 703-527-1302 and walk-ins are welcome.Emergency repairs to be made to Officers’ Club 50-yard poolThe 50-yard Swimming Pool at the Fort Myer Officers Club is closed for emergencyrepairs through June 8. This closing will allow the replacement of the pool wall and thereset of tiling around the 50-yard pool. During this time the 25-meter, Figure 8 and
  3. 3. wading pools will be operational daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For additionalinformation contact Christina Darensbourg at 703-696-0299 or Todd Hopkins at 703-696-0594.Summer outdoor Movie SeriesThe 2013 Summer Outdoor Movie Series has begun on JBM-HH. To preview all theupcoming titles visit www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013-Summer-Movie-Schedule.pdf.ACAP Classes availableSoldiers leaving the military have a number of ways to ease their transition andmake finding the right job easier. The JBM-HH Army Career and Alumni Program hasseveral upcoming classes available. For more information visitwww.jbmhh.army.mil/inc/ACAP%20Schedule%20April-June%202013.pdf.NEW – The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” eventscheduleSunsets with a Soundtrack | The U.S. Army Concert BandThis first concert of the Sunsets with a Soundtrack series kicks off with The U.S. ArmyConcert Band performing A Carmen Fantasy, featuring MSG Andrea Artley on flute,Donizettis virtuoso tenor aria “Ah, Mes Amis” sung by U.S. Army Chorus member,SSG Matthew Smith, and splendor and fanfare that can only be brought by The U.S.Army Herald Trumpets in full force! This is an hour you wont want to miss!Thursday and Friday, June 6 and 7 at 8 p.m. on the West Steps of The U.S. Capitol,Washington, DCDECA Online surveyWhether you shop at your local commissary or not, the Defense Commissary Agencywants to hear from you. From June 1 through Aug. 1, an online survey will be availableon www.commissaries.com by clicking on the “take our survey” link or accessing thesurvey directly at www.surveymonkey.com/s/DeCA-Shopping-Survey.Aqua Aerobics to Resume at Zembiec PoolAqua aerobics classes will resume at the Maj Douglas A. Zembiec Pool beginningTuesday, June 11, not June 4 as previously announced. Deep water aqua aerobicsclasses meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Deep water running classesmeet Wednesdays and Fridays 11 a.m. – noon. An aqua belt (limited supply available atthe pool), water bottle, and swimsuit are needed, and registration is not required. Formore information, please call 703-693-7351.Army Substance Abuse Training for CiviliansThe training listed below will be held on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-
  4. 4. Henderson Hall in Building 230 from 1 to 2 p.m. Civilians are required to have twohours of Army Substance Abuse training which would include Drug Free Workplace(Substance Abuse Awareness) training and one hour of Suicide Awareness training.If an employee participated in the Suicide Awareness Stand Down they will havemet the requirement for the year. If an employee did the Workplace Violence on line itwill also meet the yearly requirement. If anyone needs special accommodations orthere are any questions call 703-696-3787.o June 4 - Drug Free Workplace Supervisoro June 5 - Drug Free Workplace Non-Supervisoro June 11 - Workplace Violence Preventiono June 12 - Suicide PreventionYouth Sports & Fitness presents Challenger Sports British SoccerCampYouth Sports and Fitness is offering two sessions of British Soccer this summer, June24-28 and August 19-23, from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 5-16 yrs, 4 to 5:30 p.m. for ages 3-5yrs. They are also offering one session of British Multi-Sports, July 29 to Aug. 2 from 9a.m. to noon for ages 5-16 yrs.The SKIES program is also offering Swimming Lessons this summer. There are 5sessions:Session 1 –June 10 to 20Session 2 – June 24 to July 3Session 3 – July 8 to 18Session 4 – July 22 to Aug. 1Session 5 – Aug. 5 to 15Register at CYSS Parent Central Services, Bldg. 483, 703 696-0313/4942. For moreinformation please contact Annette Engum at 703 696-3728 orannette.engum@us.army.milMobile DMV coming back to Fort Myer portion of JBM-HHThe JBM-HH Army Career and Alumni Program will sponsor the VirginiaDepartment of Motor Vehicles (DMV) mobile unit on Monday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to 4p.m. in the parking lot in front of the Bowling Center and Spates Community Club.They will provide all or most services provided at a regular DMV office. The mobileuntil provides JBM-HH Servicemembers, their Families, DoD civilians and retirees adifferent and convenient venue exclusively without having to go to a regular office. Formore information call 703-696-9603.NEW – Aqua Aerobics Resuming at Zembiec Pool
  5. 5. Aqua aerobics classes will resume at the Maj Douglas A. Zembiec Pool beginningTuesday, June 11. Deep water aqua aerobics classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Deep water running classes meet Wednesdays and Fridays 11 a.m. –noon. An aqua belt (limited supply available at the pool), water bottle, and swimsuitare needed, and registration is not required. For more information, please call 703-693-7351.Welcome Aboard BriefMarine Corps Community Services offers a Welcome Aboard brief on Tuesday,June 11, beginning at 8 a.m. in the Marine Club. Newcomers and their families arehighly encouraged to attend to find out valuable information on Headquarters andService Battalion, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, and the National Capital Region. A$10 lunch coupon for lunch at the club or Java Café is given to each service member,and a free tour by bus of the local area and Washington D.C. follows. Those attendingas asked to register by calling 703-614-7202. For more information, please visit theRelocation Assistance Program page at www.mccsHH.com/RAP.html.Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual trainingscheduledThreat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual training will be held at theTown Hall building on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH at 10 a.m. on the followingdates:June 12 - WednesdayJuly 17 - WednesdayNOTE: This training is given by the 902nd MI Group Fort Belvoir and is mandatoryfor all US Army employees every calendar year. For more information call 703-696-0756.NEW – Roll up your sleeves, and give the gift of life – Your bloodneeded!The Armed Services Blood Program, specifically serving men and women of thearmed forces, will be on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson HallThursday, June 13 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Community Center, Building 405. Theyare looking for a few good volunteers to roll up their sleeves and donate blood.The Armed Service Blood Program directly supplies donations to Walter ReedNational Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Fort Belvoir Community Hospital,Malcolm Grow Medical Center (Joint Base Andrews, Md.), and Afghanistan.Keep in mind that donating blood is purely voluntary.See www.militarydonor.com to log in or set up a donor profile and make anappointment for the June 13 Community Center, Fort Myer, blood drive, as well as getdonor eligibility information and interesting blood facts.Every drop counts!
  6. 6. NEW – NDU and IADC graduationNational Defense University will hold its graduation ceremony on Thursday, June13 at 9 a.m. Inter-American Defense College will hold graduation ceremonies onThursday, June 20 at 9 a.m. Expect increased traffic and limited parking during thistime. D St. will close during both events.For more information call 703-696-3290.NEW – Career Resources for Job-seekersThe MCCS Henderson Hall Career Resource Management Center offers assistancefor job-seekers. Upcoming classes include a résumé writing workshop on Thursday,June 13, 9 – 11 a.m.; a career exploration workshop on Thursday, June 20, 9 – 11 a.m.,and a workshop entitled “Cracking the Code to the Federal Hiring Process” onThursday, June 20, 1 – 3 p.m. The CRMC also offers an information session led by arepresentative from the Veterans Administration on service-connected disabilities onWednesday, June 12, 1 – 3 p.m. For these and other CRMC offerings, please visitwww.mccshh.com/CRMC.html, or call 703-614-6828 for more information and toregister.NEW – Mystics Tickets Available for SaleThe MCCS Henderson Hall ITT Office has tickets for the Women’s NationalBasketball Association (WNBA) Washington Mystics games. Seats, located in Section228, Row E, are $13, and tickets are available for the entire season’s home games. Formore information or to purchase, please call 571-483-1963 or visit the office, located inBldg. 31 adjacent to the Marine Corps Exchange.Patient Education ClassesAdopt a healthy lifestyle -- attend a nutrition education class at Rader Clinic. ThePre-diabetes class covers information on how to prevent or delay developing diabetes.The Healthy Heart class covers lifestyle changes to improve high cholesterol and/orhigh blood pressure. Upcoming Healthy Heart Class is set for June 13 at 1 pm or June27 at 8:30 am; or Pre-diabetes Class on June 6 at 1 pm or June 20 at 8:30 am. Classes areopen to all beneficiaries of the military health system, registration is required. Pleasecall Beth Triner at 703-696-7930 for more information.Army birthday cake cutting outside JBM-HH Dining Facility; DiningFacility to open to all DoD ID cardholders June 14In commemoration of the Army’s birthday JBM-HH will hold a cake cuttingceremony outside the JBM-HH Dining Facility at 11:15 a.m. on June 14. The JBM/HHdining facility will then open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate the 238thbirthday of the United States Army. The meal is open to all (active duty, reservecomponent military personnel, retirees, DoD civilians and family members).For more information call 703-696-2087.
  7. 7. NEW – Army Birthday Tri-Signed letterCheck out the Army birthday tri-signed letter signed by the Army’s senior leaders:http://www.army.mil/media/292791/.UFC 161 at the Marine ClubThe Marine Club will show UFC 161 on Saturday, June 15. The club opens at 8p.m. with food and beverage specials, and the fight starts at 10 p.m. Door prizes will bedrawn during the evening. The Marine Club is open to all ranks, all services, andDepartment of Defense identification card holders and their guests. Call 703-614-2125for more information.NEW – Clydesdale horses to visit JBM-HHClydesdale horses will visit JBM-HH on Friday, June 21. At 11 a.m. they will useSheridan Ave. as they walk from the Caisson to the Firestone lot. At 1 p.m. they willwalk back to the caisson, again using Sheridan Ave. All motorists are urged not to drivepast the horses during this time.For more information call 703-696-3290.Semper Fit Intramural SoftballGet your team together and sign up for Semper Fit’s intramural softball league!Games are played select weekdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. starting June 25 on the Joint BaseMyer-Henderson Hall softball field. League play is open to all authorized patrons, andteams consist of 20 players plus a coach. The season ends in late August. Rosters areavailable online at www.mccsHH.com and in person at the Cpl Terry L. SmithGymnasium and the Semper Fit Office in Bldg. 29. For more information, please call703-697-2705.Vacation Bible SchoolThis June 24 through 28 the JBM-HH Chapel will conduct Ecumenical Vacation BibleSchool from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Memorial Chapel Fellowship Hall with the Themeof Kingdom Rock for children ages 3 years - 6th grade. Registration begins at 9 a.m.May 19 at Memorial Chapel and runs until all 50 slots are filled. Please address anyquestions to Betsy Hendrix at 703-696-6635.NEW – Chesty’s 5k Fun RunThe Chesty’s 5K Fun Run opens for registration today. Held Wednesday, June 26,6:35 a.m., the fun run honors esteemed Marine Corps Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell"Chesty" Puller, who was born on June 26, 1898. Registration is free, and tee-shirts willbe given to the first 150 registered participants. The top three male and female finisherswill receive medals and prizes. For more information and the link to sign up online,please visit www.mccsHH.com/OohRahRunSeries.html or call 703-614-5959.
  8. 8. 2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler QualifiersRegistration is now open for this year’s 2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler TeamQualifiers. This year’s Army Ten Miler will be on Sunday, October 20. FMWR will behosting two ATM Qualifiers this summer for Active Duty Military only on Friday, June28 and Friday, July 26. Each ATM Qualifier will be a 10K Race on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall beginning at 6:35 am at the Myer Fitness Center, building 414. On-lineregistration will close on the Wednesday prior to each date. Race Day registration willbe accepted on each date from 5:30 am to 6:15 am inside the Myer Fitness Center, bldg414. To register on-line, visit www.jbmhhmwr.com 2013 JBM-HH Army Ten MilerQualifier and for further information contact Todd Hopkins at (703) 939-1045 ortodd.a.hopkins.civ@mail.mil.Gettysburg TripThe Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory thatended General Robert E. Lees second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Learnmore about this war, the people, the places, and the meaning of the war to Americanstoday by visiting Gettysburg National Military Park with ITT Saturday, June 29. Thepackage includes roundtrip transportation, admission to the museum, lunch buffet, andtwo-hour guided battlefield tour. The fee is $78 per person. To reserve, please call ITT at571-483-1963 and see www.mccshh.com/ITT.html.Stroke and Turn ClinicMCCS Semper Fit Aquatics offers a Stroke and Turn Clinic beginning July 9. Theclinic runs through July 25 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m. Sign up willopen June 11 and close July 9 or when the clinic is filled. Department of Defenseidentification card holders may register and pay the $20 fee at the pool. For moreinformation, please call 703-693-7351.NEW – Golf TournamentOn Sept. 27 Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family and Morale, Welfare, andRecreation will host the Inaugural SLICE of Summer Scramble golf tournament. Thetournament will be played on Fort Belvoirs Gunston Golf Course. The tournamentformat will be four person teams playing a best ball scramble. Awards will be givenbased on the group or teams overall score. There will also be special contests forLongest Drive, Closest to Pin, Longest Putt, and Hole in One! Each person can registerwith a buddy or as team of four. Registration is $70 per person which includes greenfees, cart, range bucket, $8 gift certificate to pro shop and BBQ meal package.For more questions or to register, call 703-696-3419.Get your news published in the JBM-HH Email Bulletin
  9. 9. Get your office’s important information in the weekly JBM-HH bulletin. To get itpublished email usarmy.jbmhh.asa.pao-all@mail.mil by Thursday at 4 p.m. For moreinformation call 703-696-2976.Email Bulletin now accessible on the JBM-HH websiteThis Email Bulletin is now accessible on the JBM-HH website. For information onNews visit www.army.mil/article/94476/Installation_News/. For information onFamily Readiness visit www.army.mil/article/94477/Family_Readiness/. Forinformation on Traffic, Roads and Grounds visitwww.army.mil/article/94481/Traffic__Roads_and_Grounds/. These websites will beyour go-to locations to find out what’s happening on JBM-HH and will be updateddaily or as needed. In the near future we will be using email blasts/bulletins only foremergency or critical information.Family ReadinessDStress available 24/7The U.S. Marine Corps challenges all serve personnel: Win your personal battles.Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling24/7.Online chat is at DSTRESSLINE.com or call 877-476-7734.Welcome to KoreaCome to ACS for the 411 on Korea! Learn about topics including sponsorship,household shipments, personal vehicle shipments, driving, pets, passport information,as well as customs, culture and language. The next class is set for Friday, June 7 from 10to 11 a.m. at the JBM-HH ACS, Bldg 201. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.Hearts ApartHearts Apart is a support group for spouses, fiancées, parents, or significant othersof deployed or geographically separated civilians and military members. This group isdesigned to be a fun networking opportunity for those experiencing separation from aloved one. The next class is set for Wednesday, June 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. AmericanLegion, Post 139, Arlington, VA 22201.For more information call 703-696-0153/0156 or email rene.s.fizer.civ@mail.mil.NEW – Parents Helping ParentsBring your children (infant through 6 years old) and join other parents for a time ofcrafts, songs, stories and play at a parents helping parents meeting June 11 from 10 to11:30 a.m. in the ACS Classroom. Each Family will receive a gift bag with Fatherhood
  10. 10. Initiative items to help make this Fathers Day special. For more information call 703-696-3512.NEW - Stress ManagementA Stress Management (Introductory level presentation for adults) class will be heldWednesday, June 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the ACS classroom. Individuals attending willbe given information on the basics of identifying stressors in their life and how to createtheir own stress management plan. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.NEW – Welcome to GermanyA welcome to Germany class is set for Thursday, June 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. atthe JBM-HH ACS, Bldg 201. Come to ACS for the 411 on Germany! Learn about topicsincluding sponsorship, household shipments, driving, pets, passport information, aswell as customs, culture and language. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.NEW – Spouse Meet and GreetA Spouse meet and greet will be held at the JBM-HH Army Community ServiceBldg. on Tuesday, June 25 from noon to 2 p.m. The meet and greet is a forum thatoffers newly arrived spouses an opportunity to meet other spouses and obtainInformation on the installation and surrounding area. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.Traffic, Roads andGroundsNEW – Army Birthday Run to affect trafficThe Department of the Army is celebrating the Army’s Birthday with a motivationalthree-mile run Friday, June 14 at 6:45 a.m., beginning from Summerall Field parking lot.The run will proceed through the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Halland Arlington National Cemetery and return to Summerall Field.Summerall Field parking lot will be blocked by close of business on June 13.Regiment and Caisson parking lot will be closed for VIP parking at 9 p.m. on June 13.Expect traffic delays near Sheridan Avenue, McNair Road and Carpenter Road duringthis event, especially at the CDC and the Commissary.For more information call 703-696-3290.

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