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JBM-HH email bulletin march 18

  1. 1. NewsNEW – Road Work set to begin Tuesday outside Wright Gate to Route110 Crews are scheduled to begin restoration of Marshall Drive between Wright Gateand Rt. 110 tomorrow, March 19 and are scheduled to finish by Friday, March 22(weather permitting). Milling and paving activities from Wright Gate to the entranceinto Iwo Jima Memorial will take place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Crews will only workin/near the Route 110 intersection from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to reduce the impact ontraffic. During the road work one lane will remain closed with one-way trafficcontrolled by flagmen. For more information call 703-696-0146.Sequestration News Get the latest information and news on sequestration and how it will affect theDepartment of Defense by visiting the JBM-HH website atwww.army.mil/article/96832/Sequestration_Resources/.Get your news published in the JBM-HH Email Bulletin Get your office’s important information published in the weekly JBM-HH bulletin. Toget it published email usarmy.jbmhh.asa.pao-all@mail.mil by Thursday at 4 p.m. Thebulletin can be viewed 24 hours a day 7 days a week at www. army.mil/jbmhh underthe JBM-HH Bulletin heading. For more information call 703-696-2976.Email Bulletin now accessible on the JBM-HH website This 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.NEW – The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” eventscheduleTrombone WorkshopWednesday-Saturday, March 20-23, day and evening programsBrucker HallFort Myer, VA
  2. 2. Eastern Trombone workshop open to the public! For more information on the workshopvisit http://www.usarmyband.com/trombone/etw_schedule.htmlCheck Cashing to be Discontinued Beginning today, the cash office in the Marine Corps Exchange will no longer cashchecks. Patrons may continue to write checks for purchases and may write for $25 cashback over the purchase amount. Patrons may also utilize the two Navy Federal CreditUnion ATMs, one in the breezeway and one in the second floor front vestibule; bothATMs accept checks for deposit to Navy Federal Credit Union member accounts. Formore information, please call 571-483-1949.Women’s History Month celebration at JBM-HH Community Center Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will celebrate Women’s History MonthWednesday, March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the JBM-HH Community Center,Building 405. Guest speaker is Ms. Shelly Row. This year’s theme is Woman inspiringinnovation through imagination. For more information call 703-696-2964.Easter Brunch on JBM-HH Lock your reservations in at one of three places on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hallfor Easter brunch. For more information visit the following three links:Fort Myer Officers’ Club -www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013%20march%20%20o%20club%20revise%20Easter%20flyer.pdfFort McNair Officers’ Club -www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013%20March%2031%20McNair%20Easter%20flyer.pdfSpates Community Club -www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013%20March%2031%20Spates%20Easter%20Flyer.pdfMobile DMV coming back to Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH The JBM-HH Army Career and Alumni Program will sponsor the VirginiaDepartment of Motor Vehicles (DMV) mobile unit on Tuesday, April 9 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 – Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 5K run/1 mile Walk Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will host a 5K Run/1M Walk on April 12 at 6:30a.m. at the Fort Myer Fitness Center in recognition and support of the men and womenwho work to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence.
  3. 3. Military Servicemembers, civilian DoD card holders, Family members and specialguests are invited. For more information visit http://www.jbmhhmwr.com/.NEW – Annual Children’s Fair MCCS Henderson Hall holds the sixth annual Children’s Fair Saturday, April 13, 10a.m. – 2 p.m. Open to Department of Defense identification card holders, the fair takesplace in the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gymnasium on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint BaseMyer-Henderson Hall. Events include free carnival games, face painting, a toddlerclimbing area, giveaways, and cotton candy; a family friendly lunch will be availablefor sale (cash only). Children are welcome to wear a favorite animal costume. For moreinformation call 703-614-5666.2013 National Capital Region/Military District of WashingtonCombatives Tournament JBM-HH Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation is looking for the “Best Warriors”to compete in this year’s 2013 NCR/MDW Combatives Tournament. The tournament isopen to all Servicemembers and DoD Civilians from all installations and units withinthe NCR/MDW region. The Combatives Tournament will be held April 16-19 at JointBase Myer-Henderson Hall’s Conmy Hall, Building 241. Combatives (military servicemembers assigned or attached to an Army or Joint organization) participating in thetournament will also be competing for a spot on the 2013 NCR/MDW CombativesTeam. This team will represent NCR/MDW at the United States Army CombativesChampionships in July at Fort Carson, Colorado. For details of the event check out www.jbmhhMWR.com orwww.hqbn.belvoir.army.mil/tournament.asp For questions contact Billy Cook (HQBN Operations & Training Officer) atbilly.e.cook4.civ@mail.mil or at 703-806-5176/6446.Spring Education & Career Fair Prepare for your future and meet with local, national, and international educatorsand employers looking to connect with you! MCCS Henderson Hall announces theirSpring Education & Career Fair on Thursday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Cpl TerryL. Smith Gym, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Educators and employees will be onhand to meet prospective students and employees, and breakfast and lunchrefreshments will be served. Resume review and assistance services will be availableduring the fair, which is open to DoD ID card holders and the general public (withphoto ID). To prepare for the fair, the Career Resource Management Center offers a“Career Fair Strategies Workshop” on Thursday, April 11, 10 - 11:30 a.m., in Building29, Classroom 104 on the Henderson Hall portion of the joint base. For additionalinformation, please call 703-614-6828.Boots to Business Workshop
  4. 4. The Career Resource Management Center announces a new Small BusinessAdministration “Boots to Business” workshop. Geared toward transitioning militaryservice members, military spouses, and veterans, the workshop is designed todetermine if starting a business is right for you. After the two-day workshop, eachparticipant will have a Feasibility Analysis Deliverable that will serve as the basis forfuture business planning. The first session on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is May13 and 14. Additional sessions are June 19 and 20 and Nov. 12 and 13. The workshop isfree, and reservations must be made by calling 703-614-6828. Family ReadinessAnger & Stress Management MCCS Henderson Hall’s Behavioral Health Branch offers a continuing Anger &Stress Management workshop Wednesdays, 9 – 11 a.m. Held in Building 12, the eight-part workshop’s topics include dealing with stress, empathy, learning to responddifferently to situations, identifying negative self talk, communication skills, adjustingexpectations, time outs, and forgiveness. Registration is required and referrals arewelcome. The workshops are available as unit PME’s upon request. For moreinformation, please call 703-614-7204.MCCS Marine & Family Programs MCCS Henderson Hall offers a wide range of services to Marines and their familymembers throughout the National Capital Region and beyond to a 105-square mile areaaround Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Through a robust outreach program, theprograms provide information on topics such as relocation assistance, school liaisonservices, education and career resources, personal financial management, andcounseling support. For an overview of the services available, please visitwww.mccsHH.com/MFS.html.Kindergarten Readiness Event canceled The “Ready, Set, Go: Kindergarten Readiness” event scheduled for March 16 hasbeen canceled. A Facebook Live Chat will focus on this topic March 26, noon – 1 p.m.To register for the chat, please visit the Marine Corps Family Team Building Facebookpage at www.facebook.com/MCFTBH. For more information on school readiness,please call 703-693-8373.Welcome to Germany Come to ACS for the 411 on Germany. 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 March 21, Thursdayfrom 10 to 11 p.m. at the JBM-HH Army Community Service Building 201.
  5. 5. To register, call 703-696-0156.NEW – “Lil Chesty’s” Play Group To Meet The MCCS Henderson Hall New Parent Support Program’s “Lil Chesty’s” PlayGroup that recently formed at Marine Barracks Washington meets Tuesday, March 26,10 – 11:30 a.m., at MCCS Post 5 classroom in Bldg. 20. The group, for children five yearsold and younger and their parents, includes story time, play time, snacks, and activities.For more information, please call 703-614-7204.New Spouse Meet and Greet The next New Spouse Meet and Greet is set for Tuesday, March 26 from noon to 2p.m. at Army Community Service, Building 201, Custer Road on the Fort Myer portionof JBM-HH. It offers newly arrived spouses an opportunity to meet other spouses andobtain information on the joint base and surrounding area. They will talk about militaryand local resources, commuting and public transportation, shopping, dining and muchmore. For more information or to register, call 703-696-0156.Smooth Move class scheduledA Smooth Move class is set for Thursday, March 28 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the JBM-HH MCCS Building 12. It is an informal joint service brief for service members planningto PCS. Learn about your new duty station, moving with TRICARE, arranginghousehold goods shipment with the Transportation Office, Sponsorship, housing andmore. To register, call 703-696-0156.NEW – Planning a Move for Families with Special Needs The Marine Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) holds two briefs in Aprilfor families who have family members with special needs. On April 15, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.,the EFMP briefs at Marine Barracks Washington, Post 5, Ground Floor Rm. 146. OnApril 18, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., the brief briefs in Bldg. 12’s conference room on theHenderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. In addition, the EFMPholds a program and support group meeting at the Fort Meade Community ReadinessCenter, 830 Chisholm Ave., Fort Meade, Maryland. This meeting is held in conjunctionwith the Fort Meade Army Community Services EFMP. Traffic, Roads and GroundsPost Chapel Services temporarily moving to Memorial Chapel Until further notice, all funerals and weddings will be held at the Memorial Chapel.For more information, call 703-696-6635.
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