FRSA Flash Task Force Tigershark Thursday, 27 January 2012Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material presented does not rep-resent the views or endorsement of Task Force Tigershark 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.
Beginning Monday January 30—Two additional gates on post will open during morning hours togive motorist alternate access to the installation and air field andhelp relieve morning traffic congestion.The Nash gate on NYS Route 26 across from the Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield and the gateat Munns Corners and NYS Route 3a in Deferiet will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.Monday through Friday to Department of Defense ID cards holders only.The opening of the Nash gate is expected to ease traffic along NYS Route 26 in Great Bend.The gate in Deferiet will provide an alternate route to the airfield. These gates will not beopen during the weekends or holidays.The other six access gates will remain unchanged.Mt. Belvedere, Iraqi Freedom, Gas Alley and Wheeler-Sack gates are open 24 hours a day,seven days a week.Black River gate is open Monday through Friday 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m Upcoming FRG MeetingsHHC Company - FRG Meeting on the 10th at 5pm at the Monument Ridge Community Center.Page 2
Task Force Events Upcoming FRG MeetingsDelta Company - FRG Meeting on the 20th at 5pm at the Adirondack Community Center.Page 3
Free Ski Days for Military ID Card Hold- ersSnow Ridge Ski Resort is having their Military Free Day LiftTicket Daysagain this year.Dates are as followed:Wednesday - Every Wednesday thru the entire ski seasonFriday - January 6 & 20, February 3 & 10, March 2, 9 & 16, 2012Hours of Operation areMon and Tues ClosedWed 10am-4pmThurs - Friday 10am-8:30pmSat - Sun and Holidays 9am-4pm On Post Housing RegulationPer the handbook for residents and the community managers for housing (Fort Drum) that Snow accumula-tion of 3 inches or more must be removed due to SAFETY. If residents do not remove the snow, they will befined. The community housing areas managers actually do inspections of yards and common areas duringwinter WITH CAMERAS and take photos.The fines are:$50 for snow that is not removed from the driveway and walkways leading to the residences.Each community center also has a listing of contractors who do snow removal on post AND they also have alisting of "VOLUNTEERS FOR A FEE" that live in each housing area.Here are few contractors who do on post snow removal (you must call for pricing):Snow Removal Providers:Cutting Edge 778-6132Powel Landscaping 214-1416Rayex 783-1561Trudeau Property Services 771-0708* Please contact a Community Center to be included on the snow removal provider list. Page 8 FRSA FLASH
NOTE PROVIDED BY Kimberley Williams, TFTigershark FRSA:Due to budget constraints ACS will no longer beable to pay for childcare for this and other ACSclasses. ACS will still take reservations for classes,however parents can pay $4 per hour for childcarewhen they pick up their little ones. Page 10
Guthrie’s New Appointment Phone Options Currently there is a huge change to how the appointment line works. The options have completely changed. Attached is one page of the new phone tree on how to fully access the MEDAC using the new system. You can find this and the rest of the slides on the vFRG page or contact your FRG Leader. Appointment Line: (315) 772-2778 Press 1 for BH_skill Behavior Health Press 2 for the OB See Slide # 5 Clinic at Samaritan Press 1 for the Call Transferred to Marshall Dental Clinic 772-8891 Press 1 to make an Press 3 for appointment Dental Appointments Press 2 for the Stone Call Transferred to Dental Clinic 772-5576 Press 4 for Soldier Appointments See Slide # 2 Press 5 for Dependant Appointments See Slide # 3 Press 1 To Cancel A Press 2 to cancel an Behavior Health BH_Skill appointment Appointment Press 2 for all others CANCEL_Skill Press 3 for Other See Slide # 4 Patient ServicesPage 13