Viper Friday Flight For 13 May 2011 VIPER HAS ARRIVED ON FACEBOOK! “1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment” Look us up, and “Like” the Vipers! Delta Co Death Dealers are also on FACEBOOK! “D Company 1-3 ARB Death Dealers” Look them up, and “Like” the Death Dealers! The Forsyth Park Farmers Market is back!Saturdays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Spring has sprung and the farmers and local food vendors will be at the South end of Forsyth Parkevery Saturday of the season! Come on out to buy your fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, honey, bread, and more directly from thelocal producers! This market is put on by the Savannah Local Food Collaborative. SNAP/EBT and WIC accepted. For information,please visit http://www.forsythfarmersmarket.org/ Hunter AAF Traffic Warning! Beginning Monday, 2 May, eight road intersections will be closed to traffic on Hunter Army Airfield, Monday through Friday, 6:30 –7:30 a.m. during physical training. The locations are Horace Emmett Wilson Blvd. and Lightning Road; Leonard Neal St. andLighting Road; William Barksdale Circle and Lighting Road; Billy Mitchell Blvd. and Lighting Road; Hickam Blvd. and BillyMitchell Blvd.; Billy Mitchell Blvd. and William Barksdale Cir.; N. Perimeter Road and Stephen Douglas St.; and North PerimeterRoad and the area north of the 117th ACS Complex. 3RD Combat Aviation Brigade Change of Responsibility13 May, 10:00 at Hanger 860. The Officers, Soldiers and Family Members of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd InfantryDivision, cordially invite you to attend the Change of Responsibility Ceremony transferring responsibility from Command SergeantMajor Richard Stidley to Command sergeant Major Patrick Blair. The ceremony is 10 a.m. May 13 at Hanger 860 on Hunter ArmyAirfield. Uniform is duty uniform with beret for military and casual dress for civilians. “An American Salute to the Troops,”12 May, 830, at Woodruff Theatre, Ft. Stewart. The USO Variety free show, in celebration of Spouse Appreciation Week, beginsat 1830 and is open to Active Duty Soldiers, Family Members and Army Civilians. Seating is limited. Featured entertainers are allveterans of the stage, from song and dance to acting. Scheduled to appear at Fort Stewart are:Ashley Davis is the reigning Miss Alabama 2010. After her year of service as Miss Alabama, she will continue her education as asenior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham pursuing dual degrees in Political Science and Public Relations. Ashley is a firstgeneration college student and the daughter of retired military parents. She is of Native American heritage and was born on anAmerican military base in Germany. Beth Feller, who has numerous theatre, film, and voice-over credits, and has starred in “I Do! IDo!- A Musical About Marriage.” She has entertained around the world with other former Miss Alabamas in the “Bama Girls” USOshows. Jana McEachen, whose mezzo-soprano/belter voice is a crowd-pleaser and always brings the audience to their feet. Herpassion is for Performing Arts Education. Kristian Crowe, originally from Oxford, AL, now lives in Atlanta. A graduate ofJacksonville State University, she grew up singing country and gospel music in churches and festivals all over North Alabama.Mallory Hathcocks vocal talent was discovered at a very young age and from that developed a love for writing as well. In 2009, she
won first place in the Old Time Country and Bluegrass awards, which eventually led to the recording of her first CD titled, “CountrySweetheart.”Stephanie Shelton, a vocalist and performer from Tuscaloosa, AL., has numerous theatre and film roles to her credit. She hasperformed for Mercedes Benz U.S. International, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and at the Talladega Super Speed-way for theTalladega 500. For more info, call 767-6212. Immigration Fair12 May- 1-4 pm; 13 May- 9 -4 pm, in Bldg 709, Ft. Stewart. Fort Stewart Legal Assistance Office is hosting an Immigration Fairwith the American Immigration Lawyers Association of Atlanta. These are immigration specialists who will assist Soldiers andFamily Members with immigration questions, give legal advice, and if necessary provide free legal representation. Services can rangefrom filling out forms and answering simple questions to complex naturalization and immigration status topics. This event is onlyopen to active duty status Soldiers and their dependants. Appointments can be made in advance by coming to the Fort Stewart LegalAssistance Office in Bldg 709 or Soldiers and Family Members are free to walk-in on the day of the event. YOUTH SPONSORSHIP SKIDAWAY ISLAND TRIP, REGISTER BYMay 12: Registration ends May 12 for the Youth Sponsorship Trip scheduled for May 14 with departures at 8 a.m. from Stewart and 9a.m. from Hunter for Skidaway Island, GA. Join CYSS trip to Skidaway Islands for kayaking and visit to the University of GAMarine Education Center & Aquarium. Trip is designed for CYSS registered youth (grades 4-12) to learn more about theirsurroundings and meet new friends. The cost is $15 for kayaking (grades 7-12) and $2 for aquarium entrance fee. Register at ParentCentral Services, 315-5425. There will be a $5 cancellation fee applied after May 12 or for no shows. For details, call School Liaison315-6586 (Hunter). GOLF MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR PURPLE HEART RECIPIENTSMay 13: Professional Golfers Career College, Hilton Head, SC, is offering a two-year (4 semesters) scholarship for an AssociateDegree in Golf Management to a qualified Purple Heart recipient who is leaving the Army prior to September 2011. The scholarshipis valued at $26,000. Professional Golfers Career College will interview all candidates and award the scholarship. The student isresponsible for their own room and board. Additional information is available on the college website: www.golfcollege.edu. To applyfor the scholarship or for more information contact CPT Ash Thomas at 435-9741 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline isMay 13. AUSA POKER RUNMay 14: The Coastal Empire Chapter of AUSA holds its 2nd Annual Poker Run for motorcycle enthusiasts, May 14, with the firstbike out at 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the start point near BAE Systems offices in the Patriot Center at the corner of Hwy84 and General Stewart Way behind Country Inn and Suites. All proceeds will benefit the Soldiers and Families of the 3d InfantryDivision. For more information, see the attached flyer, or call the event POC, CSM (R) Otis Smith at (270) 300.0096. NATIONAL PIZZA DAY AT HUNTER LANESMay 14: Come celebrate National Pizza Day from 6-10 p.m. on May 14 at Hunter Lanes Bowling Center, Bldg. 1280 and takeadvantage of the pizza and bowling special. Purchase a 17 inch pizza and receive 2 Free games of bowling. For more information, call315-6279. Soles 4 Souls One WalkOn May 14, people are rallying across the country to walk or run for children in need around the world. You can walk on your own,with a team or start your own team for the OneWalk mission. 100% net revenue from the registration fee is dedicated to helpingdeliver shoes to one of the 300 million children and untold adults around the world without shoes. Every dollarraised provides one pair of shoes. How does it work? Well, OneWalk is your walk: you decided where; you decide how long.Invited friends and start a team, get co-workers together or just hit the road by yourself. It doesn’t matter. It’s allfor the shoes anyways! How to get started: Individuals can register by visitingwww.soles4souls.org/get_involved/onewalk.html. Decide where and how long you want to walk for. Let us know you are on board by visiting our Facebook tab and write on our wall. You’ll receive a registration package with a custom t-shirt and other gift in the mail, three weeks prior to the walk day. Individual registration is $25. Teamscan register by visiting the same website and following the link for Teams. Set up a fundraising page in your teamname and encourage friends, family, and co-workers to register on your team page. A minimum donation of $25will be required by each of your team members to be registered. As a Team Leader, you will receive a custom t-shirt and allregistrants will receive a standard t-shirt. All registrants will receive a complete registration package. Small World Festival 14 May, Hinesville, Ga. – Festival is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., featuring an International Food Court, World Marketplace, and cultural entertainment. Sample international foods, browse merchandise from around
the world, and enjoy the cultural entertainment. Free admission. Call 912-877-4332 or visit email@example.com Glennville Sweet Onion FestivalMay 14, Glennville, Ga. – The festival begins at 8 a.m. with a fun run/walk, followed by a parade at downtownGlennville; then everyone heads for the State Farmers Market on U.S. 301 for tons of arts and crafts, live entertainment, childrensgames and rides, and lots of delectable food, including sweet onion rings and blooming onions. Admission is $5for adults, $3 for children and free with military ID. For more information, visit www.glennvillesweetonion.comDirections: From Hinesville, take GA 196 W to U.S. 301 then take U.S. 301 into Glennville. Blue Crab Festival Little River, S.C.14- 15 May, – The 30th annual Blue Crab Festival includes arts and crafts, live entertainment, kids games,antique, classic and custom car and motorcycle show, and lots of food, featuring the delicious blue crab. Admission tickets are $4 foradults with free admission for children under six. For more information call 843-385-3180/2525 or visit www.bluecrabfestival.org.Directions: Take I-95 North to Exit 135 then take U.S. 378 East toward Myrtle Beach. Take the Carolina Bays Parkway northwest toNorth Myrtle Beach, turning right at Main Street then left on U.S. 17 North to Little River. 15 May, Youth Sponsorship Kayaking/Aquarium TripFort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield youth are invited to take a trip to Skidaway Island for kayaking and visit the University ofGeorgia Marine Education Center & Aquarium. The trip is open to CYSSregistered youth in grades 4-12.The kayaking is open to those in grades 7-12 and the fee is $15, payable upon registration. All others will visit the aquarium andshould bring $2 for the entrance fee. For more information call 912-767-6533. "SHRED IT-DONT SHARE IT" May 16-17: The Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Securitys Security Division in partnership with the Directorate ofPublic Works Environmental Division hosts Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfields "SHRED IT - DONT SHARE IT" Days, May 16-17. Scrutinize Personally Identifiable Information documents; protect yourself and your Family Members from Identity Theft -SHRED IT. No appointment required. Turn-in for shredding occurs at two location; Hunters PX Parking Lot, 12:30-2:30 p.m. May16; and at Fort Stewarts Furniture Store Parking Lot (Bldg 419), 1-3 p.m. May 17. Questions may be referred to the DPTMS SecurityDivision at 767-8613. HAAF Hurricane Safety BriefThis is another reminder of the Hurricane Safety Brief that the HAAF Crisis Operations Center is giving.It is a post wide brief that is open to families as well as soldiers.The brief will be on 17 May in the theater from 0900 to 1000, 1300 to 1400, and1500 to 1600.The brief will be conducted by Mr. Leanandre Anderson. He is part of the Crisis Management Team here at HAAF. Part of his job isto give this brief to our soldiers and their families.He is available to give the brief to your FRGs or other groups as you desire. He will also give the brief in the evenings to assist withmore families attending. Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Level III17 - 19 May from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the HAAF Chapel Annex Classroom, Bldg 129. Level III “Lead” provides training toenhance the professional growth and leadership-development opportunities for Family Members, especially those who might assumeadvisory and mentoring roles within the unit and community. Topics include communication skills for leaders, leadership styles,building cohesive teams, managing group conflict, delegation for leaders, and FRG leadership. Please RSVP to Renee McClinton at(912) 315-6816. Baby Loves Disco Free tickets for Baby Loves Disco, whose Lemonade Tour music and fun had Club Stewart rocking forthree hours last November, are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Stewart and Hunter LeisureTravel Offices.Distribution of tickets, which are needed for admission to the event, began on Monday (2 May).The dance party for kids ages four months to 7 yrs will be held in the Club Stewart Ballroom from 1700-2000on 31 May. Children will dance to groovy 70’s and 80’s disco music and have a ball with games and activities suchas face-painting, sock puppets, an art wall and more. At Stewart, the Leisure Travel office is at building 419 inthe PX Furniture Mall complex. At Hunter, the office is in building 1286. Call 912-767-2841 at Stewart and 912-315-3674 at Hunterfor more information.
Armed Forces Day Kids RunChildren ages 5-13 from Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will join military-connected children around the world in America’sArmed Forces Kids Day Runs on 21 May.At Stewart, the event will be held from 0800-1200 at Jordan Youth Gym. At Hunter, the event will be held from 0800-1300 at thecorner of Steven Douglas and North Perimeter Road.The events provide an opportunity for youth to participate in America’s Kids Run in conjunction with Armed Forces Day and as partof the We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition) program to combat child-hood obesity.Each child will receive a T-shirt upon completion of his/her run. The younger kids will run half a mile, the 7- and 8-year-olds 1 mile,and the older kids 2 miles.Activities and games will begin when the runs are completed.As part of Armed Forces Day activities in May each year, military dependants in the United States, in Bahrain, Greece, Puerto Rico,Ger-many, Japan, Iceland, England, and Italy participate in Americas Kids Run.For more information, call 912-315-9781 at Hunter. WOUNDED WARRIOR GOLF CLASSIC SEEKS PARTICIPANTS May 23: The Wounded Warrior Foundation of the Low Country is planning their first annual Golf Classic at the Hampton Hall GolfCourse in Bluffton, SC. The tournament is a best ball scramble format. The organizers are requesting the presence of 19 WoundedWarriors to be honorary guests. Soldiers participating will be paired up with other tournament players if they choose to play in thetournament. Soldiers will be provided lunch, refreshments, golf clubs and a cocktail party after the tournament at no cost. Round triptransportation will be provided. To sign up or for further details contact CPT Ash Thomas at 435-9741 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Slots will be filled at a first come first serve basis. Deadline is May 13. All proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Foundation. REGISTER FOR THE OUTLAW OFFSHORE FISHING EVENT, NOW:The word is out to register by June 2 for the June 4 fishing event at Fort McAllister, GA. Like the previous event, it is popular amongSoldiers, so do not hesitate to sign-up. There are limited spaces available for Active Duty Soldiers, National Guard and Reservist.Outlaw Offshore Fishing Club out of Fort McAllister is offering this opportunity to fish in their June tournament. Soldiers selected arerequire to attend a mandatory captains meeting 6-9 p.m. June 3 at the Fort McAllister Marina restaurant (dinner provided), where boatcaptain pairing and Saturday departure times will be determined. Bait and equipment will be provided, however you must have aGeorgia fishing license which may be purchased on line at http://www.dnr.state,.ga.us. For more information call Hunter LeisureTravel Offices at 315-3674 (Hunter). REGISTER FOR HUNTER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL,Now: Hunter Religious Support Office conducts their 2011 Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m. to Noon, June 20-24. Registration is open toChapel/DOD/Military Children from Kindergarten/4 Years old to 6th graders. The theme is "Big Apple Adventure - Where Faith andLife Connect." Space is limited. Registration started May 1 and continues until May 30 or until all slots are full. Volunteers are alsoneeded to teach classes and assist with the setup/cleanup; a background check must be made before anyone can assist. Teenagers canvolunteer as assistants with parents permission. To register or learn more, contact Charles Archer at 315-5934. iWatch - REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITYThe iWatch Program encourages Community Members to keep security in mind throughout your day. Our continued safety isenhanced by the number of Soldiers, Family Members, and Civilian personnel who are aware of what type of suspicious behaviorshould be reported and then doing so. If you want a presentation on the iWATCH Program youre your group or organization contactMr. Gordon Bartholf at 767-0999 or by email at Gordon.H.Bartholf@conus.army.mil (Fort Stewart) or Mr. Tony Mabrey at 315-5350or by email at Anthony.Mabrey@conus.army.mil. If you see suspicious behavior which you believe is threatening call the iWATCHReporting number at 315-6133 at Hunter Army Airfield. Teen High Adventure Camp RegistrationRegistration will close 2 June for the action-filled Teen High Adventure Camp, scheduled 12-17 June in the Nantahala National Forestin North Carolina.The trip is sponsored by the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Child, Youth and School Services and is open to CYSS-registeredyouth 12-18 years of age.Youth can learn lifetime outdoor adventure skills through activities such as hiking on the Appalachian Trail, climbing what isdescribed as one of the best ropes challenge courses in the Southeast, tubing in the Smoky Mountains and white water rafting downthe Nantahala River. Meals, transportation and cabin accommodations are included.The cost is $100 per person. Register in person through Stewart/Hunter CYSS Parent Central Services. No re-funds will be grantedafter 2 June. For more information call the School Liaison Office at 767-6533 or 315-6586.
American Red Cross YOUTH VOLUNTEER PROGRAM FT. STEWART, GEORGIA SUMMER 2011 The American Red Cross takes pride in being able to support the military and their familieshere at Fort Stewart. The Youth Volunteer Program is part of a network of Red Cross services on the installation. Why volunteer?? The Youth Volunteer Program provides young people with meaningful opportunities to help their communities prepare for and respond to emergencies, to acquire valuable skills and leadership training, and to become a lasting part of the American Red Cross of Fort Stewart, Georgia. Your service will make a difference in your community and by helping others; you will change your own life.WHAT: Volunteer Program OrientationWHO: Youth 13-17 years of age (if interested) are REQUIRED to attend the mandatory orientation. Parents are encouraged to attend, as wellWHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 4:30 PMWHERE: Bldg. 253, 2nd floor in the ACS Orientation Room (across from the Red Cross Office)