Viper Friday Flight For 29 April 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! HAAF Military Spouse Appreciation Day4 May from 1100 to 1300 at Hunter Commissary, HAAF. Please come on out for this event to be recognized by Hunter AAF, enterthe raffles for prizes from Tominac Fitness and Operation Homefront, and to receive your MSAD discount cards which entitle allMilitary Spouses to special discounts at MWR Facilities! 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. ACS April-June Calendar of Classes and NewsletterThe new calendar of classes is now available online, including online registration. Also, check out the ACS Newsletter for greatarticles, tips, and upcoming events! Simply go to the ACS page on the Team Stewart Website, www.stewart.army.mil/DMWR/acsCall 315-6816for more information! 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/
FRG Meeting Extended CareBeginning 18 April 2011, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will be doing extended care FRG meetings only on Tuesdays andThursdays. Anyone needing these services will need to contact their FRSA to make sure childcare is provided.Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will no longer provide the extended care on Mon-days and Wednesdays. Please call 315-5425. Stories, Music and ImageryA Doorway to a Child’s Self Esteem Project is sponsored in part by the Arts Ashore Legacy Fund c/o The Savannah CommunityFoundation, Inc. April is the month of the Military Child. In preparation for the celebration, a special 7 week program of stories, musicand imagery will be offered for children between the ages of 6-10, giving them new skills to cope with the stress of deploymentthrough music inspired creativity. All Children welcome.Location: Live Oak Public Libraries, Southwest Chatham Branch, Located behind the Savannah MallProgram dates: Saturdays, 2-3 p.m. April 30.For more information contact Elizabeth Jacobi at 912-598-2118 or email email@example.com 34th Annual Vidalia Onion FestivalVidalia, Georgia April 29 – 1 May, The Vidalia Onion Festival has been featured on The Food Network and recognized as one of thefive dont-miss festivals across the U.S. The 34th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival will kick off with its opening ceremonies Friday, 29April 2011, at 1800 at Southeastern Technical College. A street dance, featuring live music from the Swingin’ Medallions, andfireworks display will follow the ceremonies at the college. The Vidalia Onion Festival Air-show will be Saturday, 30 April, andSunday, 1 May at Vidalia Regional Airport. Other festival events include the arts and crafts festival, the Kiwanis Onion Run, theVidalia Onion Festival Rodeo, the Vidalia Onion Recipe Contest and Public Tasting, the Vidalia Onion Culinary Extravaganza, andthe World Famous Onion Eating Contest. For a full schedule of events and locations, please visithttp://www.vidaliaonionfestival.com/events Kellie Pickler and Tracy Lawrence will perform at the 34th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival30 April, 2011 Gates open at 4pm and Headliners at 7 pm, at the Vidalia Regional Airport. Advance tickets are $25 for generaladmission, $50 for VIP Special Seating, and can be purchased at www.vidaliaonionfestival.comTickets can be purchased at the gate for $35.Kellie Pickler gained fame for her top-six finish on fifth season of American Idol. Her first album Small Town Girl produced threeTop 15 singles and was certified Gold within three months of its release. In 2008, Kellie released her self-titled second album. She isknown for hits “Red High Heels”, “I Wonder”, “Things That Never Cross a Man’s Mind”, and “Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful”.Kellie is the winner of several CMT Music and American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers awards.Tracy Lawrence was named Bill-board’s Top New Male Vocalist in 1992, and the Academy of Country Music’s Top New MaleVocalist in 1993. His hits include “Alibis”, “Texas Tornado”, “Time Marches On”, and “Find Out Who Your Friends Are”. Paintball!30 April, 10 am – 3 pm at Hotel 6 training area (Off Perimeter Road). Open to 12 and older. Under 18 years old must have a legalguardian sign a waiver. $25 includes all equipment, field fees, and 500 paint balls. For more information, please call outdoorrecreation at 315-9554. Stand Up for America Day30 April from 0830 to 1100, Port Wentworth. Port Wentworth’s STAND UP FOR AMERICA DAY honors America’s service menand women, past and present. There’s a parade, music, arts, crafts, food, kiddie rides and fireworks. Bring the whole family for a dayof old-fashioned fun. This event takes place in Downtown Port Wentworth. Call 912 965-1999 for more information 30 Apr-1 May, Beaufort Air Show Celebrating 100 years of Naval Aviation! 0900-1700, MCAS Beaufort, SC The show will showcase Naval aviation at its best with a demonstration by the United States Naval Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels! Every year the Air Show focuses on promoting Marine Corps and Navy recruiting efforts and to say a big thank you to all of the members of the surroundingcommunities who support the men and women who serve this nation that are stationed aboard the Air Station and in the Tri-Commandarea. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit http://www.beaufortairshow.com/ “An American Salute to the Troops,”12 May, 830, at Woodruff Theatre, Ft. Stewart. The USO Variety free show, in celebration of SpouseAppreciation Week, begins at 1830 and is open to Active Duty Soldiers, Family Members and ArmyCivilians. Seating is limited. Featured entertainers are all veterans 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 willcontinue her education as a senior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham pursuing dual degrees in
Political Science and Public Relations. Ashley is a first generation college student and the daughter of retired military parents. She isof Native American heritage and was born on an American military base in Germany. Beth Feller, who has numerous theatre, film,and voice-over credits, and has starred in “I Do! I Do!- A Musical About Marriage.” She has entertained around the world with otherformer Miss Alabamas in the “Bama Girls” USO shows. Jana McEachen, whose mezzo-soprano/belter voice is a crowd-pleaser andalways brings the audience to their feet. Her passion is for Performing Arts Education. Kristian Crowe, originally from Oxford, AL,now lives in Atlanta. A graduate of Jacksonville State University, she grew up singing country and gospel music in churches andfestivals all over North Alabama. Mallory Hathcocks vocal talent was discovered at a very young age and from that developed a lovefor writing as well. In 2009, she won first place in the Old Time Country and Bluegrass awards, which eventually led to the recordingof her first CD titled, “Country Sweetheart.”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. Emerald Princess II Casino TripRegister by 11 May for Leisure Travel’s trip aboard the four-deck Emerald Princess II Casino cruise ship.The Princess sails out of Brunswick. The trip begins at 1630 on 14 May. The cost is $10 for active dutySoldiers and $15 for all others. It includes a light meal and a return-to-port snack. For more information,call 912-315-3674 at Hunter. Petting Zoo28 April from 4 pm to 5:30 pm at the New Gannam Community Center. Come out and join us for this fun, Family favorite event.All animals are small enough for the kids to hold! Some past examples are bunnies, lizards, guinea pigs, turtles, snakes, baby mice,baby chicks, etc… For more information, please email Amber at firstname.lastname@example.org Cooking to Winn!29 April from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Balfour Beatty Community Management Office. It is an amazingly delicious, healthy, FREEmeal your whole family will enjoy. RSVP is required; please send an e-mail to email@example.com if you would like toparticipate. Fashion with a purpose29 April 1800- 2000 at Woodruff Theatre, Ft. Stewart. Models with a message, Speakers from local agencies, poetry reading,dance performances, skits and more. Sexual Assault Awareness Month. I. A.M. Strong (Intervene, act, motivate against SexualAssault. For more information, please contact ACS at 767-5058. 30th Annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival 30 April 11 am – 5 pm, Downtown Savannah. The Savannah College of Art and Designs annual Sidewalk Arts Festival draws thousands of visitors each year to view temporary chalk masterpieces created on the sidewalks of historic Forsyth Park, Savannah, Ga. Participants represent SCADs many areas of study; different artistic styles are inspired by different cultures, interests and disciplines. The event features a chalk art com-petition, childrens drawing areas for young artists, food, drinks and music. Admission is free and open to the public. For more info visit http://www.scad.edu/experience/events/sidewalkarts/ Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Level II3 – 5 May 9:00am – 3:00pm, at HAAF Chapel Annex Classroom, Bldg 129. AFTB Level II “Grow” courses provide personaldevelopment and encourage emerging leadership from within the Army community, as well as learning to cope with challengingsituations, and much more. Please RSVP to Renee McClinton at (912) 315-6816. HAAF Mother’s Day Brunch. 8 May from 1030 to 1330 at the Hunter Club. Menu includes famous breakfast items, Omelet station, Salad Bar, Carving Station,Chicken Piccatta, Peach glazed Pork Loin, Spring Rice Blend, Candied Carrots, Broccoli Provencale,Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Dessert Station, Chocolate Fountain, Mimosas and Flowers for all of themothers. Free for children 4 and under! For more information, please call 459-7923.**Advanced Prices:SGT & Above & Civilians: $12.95 – Adults; $6.45 – Children (Ages 5-10)SPC & Below: $10.95 – Adults; $5.45 – Children (Ages 5-10)**At the Door Prices:SGT & Above & Civilians: $14.95 – Adults; $7.45 – Children (Ages 5-10)SPC & Below: $12.95 – Adults; $6.45 – Children (Ages 5-10)
Sunday, 8 May 2011Special Mothers Day Program and Pancake Breakfast following the 9:00AM Protestant Worship Service at Hunter AAF Post Chapel. Hunter Spouses Club May Hat Luncheon10 May 11 am – 1 pm at the Richmond Hill City Center. Please pick out your favorite hat and come and join us for our lastluncheon of 2010-2011! At this very special luncheon, we will be announcing the winners of our Scholarship and Welfare Grants andwelcoming the Board of Directors for 2011-2012. Cost is $15/person. Please rsvp by 5 May by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org orcall (912) 401-5550. Job Fair11 May 10:00am – 2:00pm, at the Hunter Club. An event to provide Family Members, transitioning Soldiers, Retirees, andVeterans career opportunities and direct contact with employers. ID/CAC Card holder’s only event. There will be 40+ businessesparticipating (Albany Police Department, AutoZone, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, Walmart, Customs & Boarder Patrol, DollarDeneral, Manpower, GA Department of Corrections, GA Public Safety Department, Home Depot Distribution Center, Lowes just toname a few). For more information, please contact ACS at 315-6816 or visit www.erp1stop.com. 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. 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. 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. SABAN MILITARY WIFE EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OFFERED:Operation Homefront is awarding 22 scholarships totaling up to $237,500. They are offered to wives of uniformed service members toattend various vocational training programs in the medical field. The awards will be based on the applicants response to the essayquestion and her commitment to volunteerism. Applications will be accepted starting March 1. Applications must be postmarked nolater than May 1. Detailed information on eligibility and application requirements can be found atwww.operationhomefront.net/highlights.aspx?id=9431 .