Viper Friday Flight For 3 June 2011 Upcoming Events: -4 June 0900-1800 First Saturday on the River (River St, Savannah) -5 June 1400-2000 15th Annual Savannah Asian Festival (Savannah Civic Center MLK Arena) -10 June Savannah Chatham County Public Schools Last Day of School! -11 June @ 0900 HAAF Quarterly Skeet & Trap Shoot (Skeet &Trap Range, HAAF) -11-12 June 0800-1700 Teenage Baby Sitters certification Bldg 1284 -14 June 1100-1300 1-3 Bake Sale -15 June @ 1000 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Change of Command -23 June @ 1000 Hunter Garrison Change of Command (DAACG) SSN REMOVED FROM IDDid you know that DoD is removing Social Security Numbers from ID cards to protect your privacy and personal identityinformation, your Social Security Number (SSN) is being replaced with a DoD ID Number on all ID cards. SSN Removal ID CardChanges:• As of June 2011, SSNs will no longer be printed on any new ID card.• SSN removal will occur in three phases.• Your new ID card will have a DoD ID Number in place of your SSN.• Your DoD ID Number will be used as the Geneva Conventions serial number.• If you are eligible for DoD benefits, there will also be a DoD Benefits Number printed on your new ID card.For more information about Social Security Number removal, please visit www.dmdc.osd.mil/smartcard . BASIC FRG TREASURER TRAININGJune 7: This training for FRG Funds Custodians will cover the rules and regulations, commanders’ responsibilities, available financialresources, and fundraising rules and responsibilities. Basic FRG Treasurer will be held at Army Community Service (building 87)from 9-11:30 a.m. Call 767-5058 for more info. CAR BUYING CLASSJune 8: The Hunter ACS (building 1286) will conduct a car buying workshop from 1:30-3:30 p.m., June 8. This class will discusswhat you need to know so that you can make wise auto purchasing choices. Call 315-6816 for more information. STRESS WORKSHOP OFFEREDJune 9: The Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself/Key to Managing Stress workshop will be held June 9. Fort Stewart FamilyAdvocacy Program conducts this workshop at building 82 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The workshop teaches skills to identify your stresstriggers, methods to manage your emotions, and positive communication techniques for dealing with anger and stress. Call 767-5058for more information. RECREATION AREAS CLOSED:Fort Stewart recreation areas flanking the Ogeechee River are closed until further notice due to the Georgia Environmental ProtectionDivision (EPD), DNR Wildlife Division and U.S. EPA responding to a fish kill occurring on an approximate 35-40 mile segment ofthe Ogeechee River in the Counties of Screven and Bulloch with possible effects in Bryan, Chatham, and Effingham Counties. FortStewart recreation areas B-23, B-24, C-16, C-17, and C-18 are closed until the cause of the fish kill is determined. Citizens areadvised to avoid swimming or consuming fish taken from the Ogeechee River in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Screven Counties.For more information please contact the Fort Stewart Fish and Wildlife Office at 912-767-2584.
ACS OPEN HOUSEJune 14: The Hunter Army Community Service (ACS) celebrates the Army birthday with an open house, 1-3 p.m. The community isinvited to tour the facilities at Stewart (buildings 86, 87 & 82) and Hunter (building 1286). All who enter ACS during this time will beeligible to win a $200 gift basket! Information packets and light refreshments will also be available. Call (Hunter) 912-315-6816 formore info. Winn Army Community HospitalWe are proud to announce that we will open our new OB/GYN Clinic on the 4th Floor of Winn. We are moving our MammogramServices to 4th Floor in their new designed area. Please come out and help us cut the ribbon and get a tour on June 20, 2011 at 1130.Healthcare Services: To help prevent our patient/beneficiaries from getting medical bills, please remind them to utilize theMilitary Treatment Facilities for services first. If we cannot provide the services in a timely manner, we will put in a referralauthorizing the patients to seek care in the network. If they do this on their own, they will receive a bill. Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey Results for April 2011: Ft. Stewart 92.4%Please continue to fill out those surveys: We are listening to you! You can complete the survey by mail,phone or email. Your opinion does count!School Screening: Call the appointment line a get the family member schedule now. We will be having a school screening eventcoming up in July and August but don’t wait; you can take care of business now for first time enrollment to the Georgia SchoolSystem.Pharmacy Updates: To help manage your time, if you have a civilian prescription, remember you can utilize the PharmacyService at Hawk Troop Clinic to get them filled. Refills service is still at the Post Exchange (PX).Enrollment: Richmond Hill Medical Home Clinic is accepting Active Duty Family Member enrollment. To change yourenrollment, you may choose from one of three options: Via website @ www.humana-military.com; by calling 1-800-444-5445; oryou may visit our Tricare Service Center (TSC) located within the MTF. It’ that simple!Should you have specific questions regarding your PCM enrollment change, or benefits coverage, please direct them to the TSC, orcontact the WINN Enrollment Coordinator at912-435-6282.TRICARE On-Line: Www.tricareonline.comHelp us help you enroll you and your family with TRICARE On-Line. This is a program that gives you a link to: Make on-line appointments from the convenience of your home/work. Access to information/resources through a secure Internet environment. Health information and management tools. View directions, maps, contact information and clinic hours. - Create your own personal health journal. - View TRICARE Programs such as Dental and Pharmacy Services.If you would like us to help your enroll, please provide us with the following information. We will send you a password and simpleinstructions on how to get started.Sponsor name: _______________________________________Sponsor’s last 4 of SSN#________________________________Email: _______________________________ (so that we can send you your initial password).Member’s names you wish to enroll:(For each member above 18 yrs, a separate sheet is required, IAW HIPAA)Email your information to Mr. Richard Rolland, Chief, Health Benefits Branch Rich.email@example.com, telephonenumber 912-435-6716.
Any questions you may have, feel free to contact Linda King, Chief, Patient Service Center at 912-435-6225 or by email atLinda.firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your continue support!Important Numbers:Call Center 912-435-6633 or 1-800 – 652-9221Appointment/Refills 912-435-6622 or 1-800-652-9221Winn Patient Advocate 912-435-6225TAHC Patient Advocate 912-315-5731Health Benefits: 912-435-6716 or 912-315-3646TRICARE: 1-800-444-5445DEERS: 1-800-538-9552Behavioral Health: 1-877-298-3514 Don’t Miss OUT! AFRC’s Great Getaways Sweepstakes!Have you visited any of the five Armed Forces Recreation Centers operated by Army Family and MWR?Nows your chance to win a fantastic trip to an AFRC location by entering AFRCs Great Getaways Sweepstakes, sponsored by USAAand GM Military Discount.Enter to win a trip for two to the AFRC Resort Destination of your choice!Armed Forces Recreation Centers (AFRC) full-service resort hotels are Joint Service Facilities that provide quality, wholesome,affordable, family-oriented vacation and recreation opportunities. Service members, their families, and other authorized patrons(including official travelers) are eligible (Total Defense Force).The grand prize winner will receive round-trip airfare for two to the AFRC resort of their choice PLUS $2,500 spending cash. Visitwww.AFRCResorts.com and click on the "Great Getaways" banner to enter and a chance to win.Dont delay! The contest ends on June 15. One entry per day allowed. No Federal Endorsement of Sponsors Implied. UPDATE EFMP RECORDS:If you are a Soldier who has a Family member enrolled in the Armys Exceptional Family Member Program be sure to remain currentby updating their records at least every three years or when health conditions change. When soldiers who have Family Membersenrolled in EFMP and are nominated for assignments, HRC career managers coordinate with gaining commands and use theinformation to determine whether medical services are available for the EFMP member. Stewart-Hunter Soldiers can arrange to updateEFMP records by calling Winn Army Community Hospital at 435-6970 or 6505. For more information, visitwww.myarmyonesource.com/familyprogramsandservies/familyprograms/exceptionalfamilymemberprogram/default.aspx/. ACS SURVEY-YOUR PARTICIPATION IS NEEDEDOngoing: To better serve you, please take the time to have your voice heard! Army Community Service is encouraging Soldiers andFamily Members to complete the Need Assessment Survey online. The information you provide will help us to deliver the mosteffective programs and services and highlight issues that are important to you. The Need Assessment Survey can be found onwww.myarmyonesource.com/survey_Fort_Stewart. Call (Stewart) 767-5058 or (Hunter) 315-6816 for additional information. FORT STEWART/HUNTER AAF OUTDOOR POOLS OPENHunter Outdoor Pool (behind Hunter Club, Bldg. 6015) is opening May 27 thru Sep. 5 for the 2011Summer Season. The pools will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday thru Sunday. Thepool passes are $3 daily, $34 individual, and $60 for Family season passes. Remember, if youpurchase your season pass on opening day, you will receive half off the price. For more informationcall 315-5786 (Hunter). ACS SURVEY-YOUR PARTICIPATION IS NEEDEDNow until June 30: To better serve you, please take the time to have your voice heard! Army Community Service is encouragingSoldiers and Family Members to complete the Need Assessment Survey online. The information you provide will help us to deliverthe most effective programs and services and highlight issues that are important to you. The Need Assessment Survey can be found onwww.myarmyonesource.com/survey_Fort_Stewart. Call (Stewart) 767-5058 or (Hunter) 315-6816 for additional information. 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 Billy
Mitchell 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. REGISTER FOR HUNTER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL,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. CDC Grand Opening on HAAF!A ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the Child Development Center, building 148 at 131 Leonard Neal Street onHunter Army Airfield, will be held beginning at 0930 on14 June.The full-service facility will provide 144 additional child care spaces for Family Members ages 0-5 years of the Hunter Community.It contains 13,153 square feet of space and was built at a cost of $4.3 million.Soldiers, Family Members and members of the local community are invited.Hours of Operation will be 0530-1800 Monday through Friday, closed weekends.Registration and enrollment information is available by calling the HAAF Parent Central Services Office, located in building 1286, at912-315-5425. Celebrate Independence Day on FS/HAAF!The following are scheduled at Stewart and Hunter during the ―Worth Fighting For‖ Independence Day Weekend Celebration. Visitthe FMWR Website at http://www.stewartmwr.com/ for parking info, event maps, & other details.July 1 (Fri) Fort Stewart9 a.m. – ―Worth Fighting For‖ Independence Day Weekend Celebration 4-person Golf Scramble at Taylors Creek Golf Course. $30per person. 767-2370July 2 (Sat) Hunter Army Airfield8 -11 a.m. Kids Fishing Event at Hallstrom Lake. 912-315-9554.8 a.m. ―Worth Fighting For‖ Independence Day Weekend Celebration 4-person Golf Scramble at Hunter Golf Club. $30 per person.315-911511:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free admission for Soldiers & Family Members at Hunter Outdoor Pool. 315-57861 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free bowling, including use of bowling shoes free, for Soldiers & Family Members at Hunter Lanes BowlingCenter. 315-62794 p.m. to 8 p.m. Activities at the Family Day Field will include a large & small Moonwalk, a Rock Climbing Wall, Air Ball Shot,soccer goal kick, a 72-foot obstacle course, a trampoline, 4-in-1 Basketball and a Rapid Fire inflatable game. Food vendors also willbe on site. Entertainment will include the Disc-Connected K9s Frisbee dog show. Sam’s Path Petting Zoo will bring some exoticanimals for Family Members’ enjoyment. The celebration at Family Day Field also will include musical entertainment. A fireworksdisplay will bring the evening to a close.
July 3 (Sun) Fort Stewart6-7 p.m. ―Salute to the Nation‖ atCottrell Field. Citizens from communities surrounding Fort Stewart are invited to attend thisstirring ceremony. There is no charge.July 4 (Mon) Fort Stewart10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sam’s Path Petting Zoo. Pet & feed various animals!10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Up to three performances by the Disc-Connected K9s Frisbee dog show10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CYSS activities, free to Soldiers & Families, will be held at Newman Field. Activities will include a bouncehouse, Turbo Slide, Wild One Slide, climbing wall, trampoline jump, spin art, character drawing, mechanical bull, video arcade,balloon artist, video arcade, outdoor laser tag, CYSS games & face-painting. Food vendors will be present. 767-4316.10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission for Soldiers & Family Members at the ―The Springs Splashpark,‖ the outdoor pool and otheractivities in the Corkan Family Recreation Area. Free bowling at Stewart Lanes. 767-4273.11:15a.m. to 2:15p.m. Hinesville Military Affairs Committee food court: Soldiers & Family Members will enjoy a wide varietyof food such as barbecue, bratwurst, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers & more in the vicinity of AAFES Service Center.6 -10 p.m. FREE Independence Day concert at Donovan Field featuring Grammy winners Fantasia and the Zac BrownBand!Following her triumph in the 2004 edition of American Idol, the song ―I Believe‖ made Fantasia Monique Barrino the first recordingartist in history to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard charts with a debut single.Her third studio album, Back to Me, was released in August 2010 and features the single "Bittersweet," which peaked in the top ten onthe R&B chart and brought her the Grammy in February for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Her other albums are FreeYourself (2004) and Fantasia (2006). Fantasia, featured the No. 1 R&B hit ―When I See U. ―In addition to her musical success, she also coveted a 2007 Theatre World Award for her performance as Celie in the Broadwaymusical The Color Purple & published her New York Times Bestseller memoir, Life is Not a Fairy Tale and starred as herself in theLifetime Network adaptation. Recently, she returned to the spotlight with the VH1 reality series Fantasia for Real.Described as an ―overnight success‖ that was years in the making, Zac Brown Band has recorded four studio albums, and charted sixNumber One singles on the Billboard country charts: "Chicken Fried," "Toes," "Highway 20 Ride," "Free," "As Shes Walking Away"and "Colder Weather." The single "Whatever It Is," peaked at number 2 on the Billboard chart.Among awards the band won this year were a Grammy for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals — ―As Shes Walking Away‖with Alan Jackson and the Academy of Country Music’s ―Top Vocal Event of the Year‖ award, also for "As Shes Walking Away‖ In2010, the band also won a Grammy as Best New Artist in addition to the Country Music Association’s ―New Artist of the Year‖award.10-10:30 p.m. Fireworks over Donovan Field. The display begins immediately at the close of the Zac Brown Band’s concert.Reminder… Pets & coolers are prohibited at all locations. Video cameras are prohibited at the concert.