Army Community Service (ACS) Fort Drum, May 2012 ACS Green Press ~A tree free newsletter Direct questions / feedback To: Sarah Lynch : 772-5374 email@example.comInside this issue: Heroes on the Home Front-Military SpousesMandatory ACS Program- 2ming Need To Know - We further understand that the This months newsletter is imagination and faith.from your USC dedicated to the spouses of Fort role of the Spouse is often a solo This year ACS has teamed Drum. The spouse serves as the part. Left to maintain theRegarding Resilience : Tips, 3 up with AAFES, and Fort anchor to the military Families of household by oneself, thetools and techniques for Drum Mountain Communitypracticing resiliency everyday our community. These special Spouse endures separation and Homes to provide a Free men and women are our friends, the complications that arise be- Movie at the MPA for co-workers, neighbors and com- cause of it. Spouses are not onlyACS Friends and 4,5 Spouses showing from 11-2Neighbors Face of an munity members. They are the expected to keep their heads up, pm and a tea with from 2Army Spouse silent ranks who wait with keep positive for themselves and pm to 4 pm at the Adiron- strength as their Soldiers train and their children, but also for their dack Creek Community Cen-Supporting Spouses 6 deploy. Soldier’s morale. ter to show our appreciation21st Century Army Military Families come in all Every May, the Friday before of the men and women whoVolunteer shapes and sizes and from all Mother’s Day, is set aside as an are the home front heroes walks of life. Despite the observance day to recognize Fort Drum. Army Commu-Some Benefits of Being 7a Military Spouse diversities of military Families, Spouses for their contribution to nity Service appreciates you, there are many commonalitiesm their country and their Soldier. not only on Military Spouse and characteristics such as cour- The sacrifices they make as well Appreciation Day, but onSocial Networking 8 age, honor, commitment and self- as the role they play in the mo- every day of every monthLook Who’s on the Payroll rale of the Soldiers serving our throughout the year. lessness country, is a testament of the We, at ACS, are aware of the chal-ACS Events and Classes 9,10 strength the Military Spouse pos- lenges that come with being part sesses. It takes a special kind of of a military Family. We under- person to fill the role of MilitaryACS Contacts 11 stand that the strength of the Sol- Spouse. It takes commitment, dier depends greatly upon the resilience, passion, will, internal strength of his and her Family. strength, devotion, ingenuity, Recipe for a Military Spouse1 1/2 cup Patience1 cup Courage3/4 cup ToleranceDash of Adventure1 lb AbilityTo the above ingredients: Add 2 tablespoons elbow grease and let stand alone for one year. Marinate frequentlywith salty tears. Pour off excess fat and sprinkle ever so lightly with money then knead dough until payday. Sea-son with international spices. Bake 20 years or until done. Makes unlimited servings. SERVE WITH PRIDE
Page 2 ACS Green Press May 2012 What You Might Need To Know from your ACS Unit Service Coordinator (USC) When you think industry sector is approximately $195.00. professionals and are free of charge. about Army Com- Employment Readiness (ERP) The How can ACS Save you time? Let us munity Service (ACS) current national average for a head- count the minutes….have you ever stopped to consider that hunter to find someone a job is 15%-20% Don’t wait weeks for an appointmentACS Saves Soldiers and Families of first year’s salary. Cost for ERP = $0. for issues that can be supported or ques-money and time. Lets look at how: Exceptional Family Member Program tions that can be answered today!Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a (EFMP) Average rate for a Respite Carebetter alternative to a Soldier in need ACS is conveniently located within two provider is $15-$20 per hour. Cost to miles of all units and housing areas onof emergency money than civilian EFMP Families for Respite Care= $0. post and easily accessible from off postlending counterparts when you con-sider that the national bank average Relocation Readiness Program housing through the Mt. Belvidere Gate.lending rate is 3.25% and worse by far (RELO) Need the essentials when you Many of our services are available on ais the payday loans averaging about first arrive or are waiting to leave? The walk in basis. Some of our more proce-426%. A cash advance on a credit lending closet has your essentials-pots, dural services do require appointments.card would cost $13.99 finance charge table, chairs, sleeping mats, etc. For a Same day services include but are notand an annual interest rate of almost Family of four to purchase these necessi- limited to: Counseling Services (MFLC)57%. The AER lending rate is 0%. ties as a hold over cost would be $558.93. Lending Closet, Parenting Support and RELO charge for these items=$0. many others.Army Family Team Building leader-ship development seminars are free This is just a sampling of the monetary We know that just as your money is pre-whereas the cost of a single leadership savings ACS provides to Soldiers and cious to you-so is your TIME! For moredevelopment seminar in the private Families. Please remember that all ACS information on what ACS offers, con- Services are provided to you by trained tact your unit coordinator listed below. USC Assignments:USC TEAM 1BCT POC: Kent Thompson, 315-772-0500 - firstname.lastname@example.orgUSC TEAM 2BCT POC: Jennifer Eichner, 315-772-2848 – email@example.comUSC TEAM 3BCT POC: Sharon Chaple, 315-772-5476 – firstname.lastname@example.orgUSC TEAM CAB POC: Tom Clegg, 315-772-6357 – email@example.comUSC TEAM SBTB POC: Scarlett Sharkey, 315-772-6566 – firstname.lastname@example.org MTN IN POC: John Dietrich, 315-772-0805 – email@example.com MTN Div/HBN POC: Sarah Lynch, 315-772-5374 – firstname.lastname@example.orgMEDDAC POC: Tom Clegg, 315-772-6357 – email@example.comDENTAC POC: Virginia Cooper, 315-772-6799 – firstname.lastname@example.org CID POC: Sharon Chaple, 315-772-5476 – email@example.com FW POC: Scarlett Sharkey, 315-772-6566 – firstname.lastname@example.org ASOS POC: Mandy Thompson, 315-772-9611 – email@example.com MI POC: Kent Thompson, 315-772-0500 - firstname.lastname@example.orgAFSB POC: Judee Kelly, 315-772-5196 – email@example.com Legal Support POC: Tila Seals, 315-772-6929 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Page 3 ACS Green Press May 2012 Regarding Resilience: Tips, tools and techniques for practicing resilience everyday! By Jenn Eichner, MRT 772-2848The Positive Power in Problem SolvingHappy Spring All! Have you been pened; identifying the contributing of in solution mode. This is whenable to start off the season with a factors that caused the problem problem solving and energy man-healthy Energy Management plan? through critical questions and evi- agement, need to go hand in hand.I hope you have all found some- dence; evaluating which factors are Take the time you need to relaxthing that relaxes and re-energizes controllable and developing solution your thoughts and your ability to seeyour mind, body and spirit. strategies that will bring about positive things clearly. Go for a run, paint a change. This can be accomplished by picture, talk to a supportive friendOften we have to rely on Energy answering the questions under the fol- and then come back to your prob-Management when we are faced lowing steps: lem so you can approach it in awith a problem that is not easily or positive way that leads to a positivequickly solved. Perhaps the biggest Step 1: What’s the problem? solution.challenge we have to conquer in Step 2: What caused the problem?the Problem Solving process is Step 3: What did you miss? Remember you are worth the time ithaving the patience to give the Step 4: What’s the evidence? takes to see your way out of a prob-process the time it deserves. Our Step 5: What really caused the lem and into a mindset that is readysociety is one that views problem problem? to see a positive solution to thesolving in terms of ½ hour to hour Step 6: What can you do about it? problem.increments. After all, that’s howlong it takes the folks on TV to get Sounds easy, right? Well, it really is as Have a great month – good luckit done! Resilience training will help long as you give the process the time it and good thoughts!one realize two things about prob- deserves. Perhaps the biggest pitfall inlem solving: First, is that you have problem solving is making a rash deci-to take the time to truly understand sion and then spending the rest of thea problem before you can effec- time gathering only the informationtively solve it and second that this that confirms that thought. This isis rarely accomplished on the first known as the confirmation bias. Thego around. A critical part of prob- confirmation bias causes us to notice,lem solving is identifying informa- seek out, remember, and weigh thetion that you missed so that you evidence that supports only ourcan understand the problem and thoughts and to fail to notice, seekfocus on solution strategies. The out, remember, and weigh the evi-resilient approach to problem solv- dence that does not match ouring involves focusing on thoughts thoughts. This is a factor that couldabout WHY the problem hap- keep one stuck in the problem instead Upcoming MRT Dates May 21 Module 3 9:30am-2:30 pm June 11 Module 4 9:30am-12:30 pm August 13 Module 5 9:30am-12:30 pm All Modules will be held at ACS. Time includes 1 hour lunch break refrigerators available for use.
ACS Green Press May 2012 Page 4 ACS Friends and Neighbors-Promoting Community Allison Hill-The Face of an Army Spouse and humorous. Allison’s strengths been in learning to navigate the that make her such a great spouse also systems that manage the program, make her a terrific member of our “sometimes I would find informa- ACS team. tion I didn’t know I was looking for! I guess, you don’t know what I asked Allison what she liked most you don’t know and that’s it.” about her job as Volunteer Program Manager for Army Family Team Allison commented that she Building and she replied “I like the would encourage other Spouses to human interaction that comes with get out and not be afraid to get working in a positive team environ- involved with a volunteer oppor- Allison Hill has been The Army ment here at ACS combined,with the tunity like ACS, or specifically Family Team Building Volunteer interaction I have with all the talented Army Family Team Building. Program Manager at ACS since people who volunteer with Army Army Community Service appre- November 7, 2011. Before that, she Family Team Building.” Allison stated ciates Allison for all her hard and her husband Captain Adam Hill that she loves what she is doing. “I’ve work and all the wonderful volun- who is a Trail Defense attorney with had jobs in the past, but when we teers that make ACS such a won- JAG, were stationed at Schofield Bar- came to Fort Drum, there wasn’t a derful place to work. Without racks, Hawaii with their two children position for me so I decided it was my you, we would not be able to ac- nine year old Ella and five year old time to give back. Volunteering is a commodate and support all of the Alex. way to give back to your community. Fort Drum Families and Soldiers Even busy people have a little time Allison exhibits all the strengths that a that we do. they could give.” she explained. military spouse must possess in order Thank you for your hard work be successful while her husband is When I asked Allison what she found and professionalism. We really serving our nation. She is strong, con- most challenging about her position, appreciate everything you do. fident, outgoing, personable, resilient she said her biggest adjustment has Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Poohs paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you." ~A.A. Milne
Page 5 ACS Green Press May 2012 Yolanda Addison Keeping it Together By Being the Glue munity has been her passion. Besides ful as a Spouse entails. She explained volunteering for ACS, Yolanda has been a that it is being supportive of your co-leader in her FRG when they were as- Soldier at all times. “During hectic signed to 10th BSB Alpha Company as times especially, you should stay well as the Red Cross where she com- calm, stay prayed up, and be the glue pleted the Dental Assistant Program. that holds it all together.” She went Currently Yolanda is the Key Caller for 10 on to say that Spouses should stay BSB HHC. connected with FRGs and other Mili- tary Spouses. “It’s important to Yolanda’s positive, enthusiastic attitude make the FRG your own. If youArmy Community Service would like to and hard work ethic has not gone unno- have had a negative experience, turnintroduce you to Yolanda Addison. ticed. Recently, she was awarded Com- it to a positive by getting involved.”Yolanda has been at Fort Drum since mander’s Public Service Award.2008 when she and her husband SPC Yolanda is an inspirational example Even with all the responsibilities that of resilience and positive energy. WeKenneth Addison and their son come with being a Military Spouse and an congratulate her on her accomplish-Darrell moved here from Marriland. active volunteer, Yolanda keeps focus on ments and thank her for herSoon after arriving, Yolanda set out to her goals one of which is to be employed contributions.make a difference in the Fort Drum on post at Marshall Dental Clinic.community. She began by volunteeringfor ACS and hasn’t stopped since. Vol- Yolanda seems to be thriving as a Spouse.unteering and giving back to the com- I asked her what she thinks being success-Tanya Amos Making a Difference Through OriginalCreations owner of Silver Tapestry a jewelry and Tanya is a friendly face and an inspira- accessory store. tion to all. If you need a positive inter- action or something to lift your spirits Like most Military Spouses, when faced and lighten your mood, stop by the Ex- with relocating Tanya, decided she change area and introduce yourself to would pack up her business and reopen Tanya. You will be glad you did. it in New York. Lucky for us she did. She now has a space in the AAFES food court area. Tanya enjoys making jewelry and will make special order "Character cannot be developed in pieces while you wait. ease and quiet. Only throughTanya Amos has been at Fort Drum for experiences of trial and suffering can Tanya is excited about how much she the soul be strengthened, visionabout four months. She is an outgoing, loves Fort Drum. She keeps herself cleared, ambition inspired andpersonable woman with a personal drive busy with her Family and her business. success achieved."to succeed in business. Tanya and her She says that her advice to spouses is tohusband SSG Mitchell Amos who is ~Helen Keller get out and keep busy. She explainedwith 1 BCT 222 IN, PCSd, to Fort how getting out of the house and keep-Drum from Fort Benning, Georgia ing busy helped her to adjust to the in-where Tanya was self employed as the stallation.
Page 6 ACS Green Press May 2012Mobilization and Deployment –Supporting SpousesACS Mobilization and Deployment (Mob/ comes from knowing what falls into Caller Training, as well as supple-Dep) provides trainings and classes that your lane, what your responsibilities mental classes such as Key Callergive support to Spouses and Soldiers with are, and what is not. We thoroughly Advanced, Event Planning andpreparation and readiness for all phases of explain the actions and thought OPSEC for Family Members anddeployment. What makes our program processes that make spouses CARE Team training. We love tospecial and what continually brings people successful in understanding and hear from spouses to obtainback is our drive to meet the needs of our navigating the military culture, in feedback and to be sure ourparticipants as well as our emphasis on which they live, work and play. This materials and office in general isempowerment. While in our trainings we empowerment comes from knowing meeting your needs. You can reachdo teach rules and regulations, we also how the Army works, all the many Mob/Dep at 315-772-spend a good deal of time going over agencies that exist to offer support 0470/2848/0500. Also, please feelscenarios and situations that our and where to go when there is a need free to stop by our office or visit usparticipants have gone or may go through for that support. ACS Mob/Dep on our Facebook fan page: Fortin everyday life. The benefit of this is that takes pride in setting spouses/ Drum Mobilization and Deploy-when someone leaves one of our trainings volunteers up for success by giving ment.they know they have received actual, them accurate and honest informationpractical and useful information that they and referral.can immediately adopt in their lives and The classes offered by Mob/Deproles within the Military community. include: FRG Leader Training,For a spouse/volunteer, empowerment Informal Funds Training and KeyThe 21st Century Army Volunteer by Jane BreskoThe strength of the Army lies in its spouses has a great impact on recruit-with a very diverse group of individuals.Soldiers and the strength of Army ment and retention in all the services. They are not just “Soldiers” and theircommunities lies in the talents, the Still, as well educated as those spouses “Family Members”. They are raisingdedication, and the commitment of its tend to be, they typically have to "start Families during numerous deployments,volunteers. Volunteering stabilizes our over" with each PCS (permanent change full time students, working professionals,Army communities by contributing to of station). The career fields they’ve cho- and skilled retirees. They are from allour community’s cohesiveness, in- sen are far more varied than those of generation, Baby Boomers, Generationscreases self reliance and enhances the their predecessors 20-30 years ago, when X and @. This New Breed of Volun-well being of our Soldiers and their the most transportable careers for teers is technically and tactically profi-Families. Did you know that most Mili- spouses were in teaching, nursing and cient, they are computer savvy and welltary spouses are employed outside the social sciences. Spouses today are busi- educated, and can perform their duties athome? Department of Defense figures ness professionals, lawyers, doctors, pi- home as easily as they could in the of-indicate that over 65% of all military lots, pharmacists – as well as teachers, fice. They like to receive the guidance ofspouses work. Many more would like to nurses and social workers, to name a the tasking and then be left to their ownwork, if only they could find appropri- few. devices to complete it. They all want toate employment opportunities. Even All of this brings us back to volunteering make a difference in the lives of Militarythough a spouse’s employment cannot – many of our spouses choose to volun- Families; however, there is somethingbe taken into consideration in determin- teer while waiting to find a job at their different in each individual that is drivinging future assignments – there is no new location. Their desire to find a vol- them. Military spouses are a well-keptassurance that a spouse can find a jobunteer experience that will translate to secret, but may be the perfect answer towith each of his/her partner’s military- good resume material means looking at a volunteer program’s recruitmentrelated moves. traditional, as well as non-traditional, challenges.Military spouses have been called "a volunteer opportunities. We are noworkforce in waiting." The employment longer dealing with the volunteer fromor unemployment status of those the 20th Century; we are now dealing
Page 7 ACS Green Press May 2012 Some Benefits to Being a Military Spouse by Scarlett Sharkey While having a for our narrated tour of Fort Drum each other’s company. husband or wife and Watertown. You will gain valuable Enjoying each other’s company is also in the military information that will help you feel a big part of the Hearts Apart Support can be difficult, more at home in the North Country. Group. This group’s mission is to with relocating, This tour is also an excellent chance to support Family members whose Sol- deployments and make new friends with other new Fort diers are deployed, serving an unac- other worries, Drum arrivals! companied tour, or extended TDY. there are also Perhaps one of the most difficult This group meets each month and many benefits to moves is the move the international provides support, friendship and being a spouse. spouse makes. The move for an inter- laughter. The group does a different These benefits can come in many national spouse means not only mov- activity each month, letting Spouses forms, such as financial, medical and ing, but also moving to a foreign coun- and Family members know that they Family support. The duty of the Relo- try. The Relocation Program hosts an are not alone. cation Program is to make sure that International Spouses Support Group. These programs are just the catalyst Soldiers and Family members have a The Relocation Program’s Interna- for the many other things that spouses smooth move. This includes not only tional Spouse group is designed to con- can do with the Relocation Program. education about the move, but also nect spouses who are stationed at Fort Activities such as cooking classes, many Family support services. Drum with other international spouses sewing classes and gardening are just a Arriving in a new city and discovering providing them an opportunity to net- few of the opportunities available. the best about that place is a challenge. work and meet others that speak their The Relocation Program’s mission is Whether you’ve been here one week or native language. The group gets to- making every move a smooth one, one year, the Relocation Program wel- gether every other month at ACS to from the time you arrive to the time comes and encourages you to join us cook, learn about their new duty sta- you leave. Family support is part of tion and other countries, and enjoy that mission. The military spouse is an integral part of a successful move!
ACS Green Press May 2012 Page 8 Look Who’s on the Payroll: Employment Readiness Success Stories! Congratulations to the following Employment Readiness clients who have recently landed a job! Thomas Matthews Watertown Vet Center Heidi Vilchez-Teller Aspen Dental Dave Painter The Hops Spot Colleen Rhoads Samaritan Medical Center Carolyn Mills AAFES If you are one of our clients who has recently become employed, we want to hear about it! Give us a call so we can highlight your accomplishment and inspire others!Social Network Your Way Into a Career! well. In fact, one Soldier liked it so conducted a great deal of personal re- much; he offered his insights and bene- search to strengthen his skills and fits on LinkedIn. knowledge. Shortly after he created an account he attended the Army Career ERP spoke with MSG Carl Berg who and Alumni Program Career Fair and has made Social Networking work for an employer recognized him from his himself! MSG Berg will be transitioning LinkedIn profile, MSG says he was out of the Military this summer and instantly sold on the benefits of started using LinkedIn last year. He LinkedIn and social networking to find says he is a big supporter of LinkedIn employment. because it not only allows him to find employers, but employers to find him The Employment Readiness Program as well. Further, LinkedIn allows him offers the following workshops involv- to research companies he is interested ing the use of Social Networking to in. MSG Berg will be relocating to help clients find a job: NetworkingSocial networking is extremely South Carolina and has had interviewsbeneficial to Spouses because they with LinkedIn and Facebook for Mar- with companies there already. He is notfrequently move and need to have close enough to retirement to have any keting Development. Our goal is tobusiness connections and recommen- solid job offers but has made many empower job seekers by providingdations that cross geographical great connections and is adding to his them with the most up to date toolsboundaries. Social media allows you to professional network. MSG Berg states and trends in today’s competitive jobconnect with others in your profession one of the only downfalls of LinkedIn market.without ever meeting them first. This is you are not gaining the face to faceis a huge benefit because it makes it To learn more about Social Networking time with employers. Also LinkedIn, and Job searching, sign up for ERPs –possible for you to get a line on an like all networking, takes time and workopportunity in a state you may be mov- Finding a Job using Social Networking and you have to be dedicated to reallying to before your feet are on the May 16th from 9:30-11:30 at ACS. make it work for you!ground. Besides the obvious benefits toSpouses, the Employment Readiness Where did MSG Berg learn about So-Programs Social Networking Classes cial Networking and LinkedIn? He at-have been popular with Soldiers as tended ERPs LinkedIn workshop and
ACS Classes and Events for May 1-14DATE Class Time Location/DetailsTuesday May 1: ESOL Class 0900-1200 ACS Drum Family Welcome Tour 0930-1400 Departs ACS From Victim to Survivor 1130-1300 ACS Stress Management 1330-1530 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A2-86Wednesday May 2: 1st Termers Financial Readiness 0830-1600 Call for location Terrific Toddler Class 0900-1100 ACSThursday May 3: Computer Basic Word 1300-1500 ACS ESOL 0900-1200 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A2-86Friday May 4: In her Shoes: Living with Domestic Violence 0930-1130 ACS Hearts Apart Support Group 0930-1200 ACSMonday May 7: Scream Free Parenting 0900-1500 ACS Newcomers Orientation 0930-1130 ACS Survivor Outreach Support Family NightTuesday May 8: ESOL Class 0900-1200 ACS Drum Family Welcome Tour 0930-1400 Departs ACS VMIS 101 0900-1000 Ed Center rm 104 Victim to Survivor 1130-1300 ACS EFMP Support Group 1130-1300 ACS Key Caller 1400-1530 ACS Key Caller 1700-1830 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A2-86Wednesday May 9: 1st Termers Financial Readiness 0830-1600 Call for location AFTB Level I 0900-1600 ACS Terrific Toddler Class 0900-1100 ACSThursday May 10: ESOL Class 0900-1200 ACS AFTB Level I 0900-1600 ACS Employment 101 0930-1130 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A2-86Friday May 11: Parents Alone Support Group 1030-1200 ACSMILITARY SPOUSE APPRECIATION LUNCH AT ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY CENTER 1200-1400Monday May 14: FRG Leader Training 0900-1300 ACS Resume Writing Computer Lab 0930-1030 ACS Home Buying Course 0930-1130 ACS Informal Funds Training 1400-1500 ACS Informal Funds Training 1700-1800 ACS
ACS Classes and Events for May 15-31DATE Class Time Location/DetailsTuesday May 15: ESOL Class 0900-1200 ACS Anger Management 1330-1530 ACS From Victim to Survivor Ed Group 1130-1300 ACS DRUM Family Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall, A2-86Wednesday May 16: 1st Term Financial Readiness 0830-1600 Call for Location Career Development Seminar 0900-1600 ACS (Finding a Job Through Social Networking) Terrific Toddler Class 0900-1100 ACSThursday May 17: ESOL class 0900-1200 ACS Overseas PCS Brief 0930-1100 ACS Volunteer of the Month 1030-1130 the Commons CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A2-86Friday May 18: Special Olympics 0930-1400 ACS In her Shoes Living with Domestic Violence 0930-1130 ACSMonday May 21: Budget Management 0930-1200 ACS Military Saves Week 0900-1100 ACS Master Resilience Module 3 0930-1430 ACSTuesday May 22: ESOL Class 0900-1200 ACS Military Saves Week 0900-1100 ACS AFTB Level II 0900-1600 ACS Drum Family Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS From Victim to Survivor Ed Group 1130-1300 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A2-86Wednesday May 23: 1st Term Financial Readiness 0830-1600 Call For Location Military Saves Week 0900-1100 ACS AFTB Level II 0900-1600 ACSThursday May 24: ESOL class 0900-1200 ACS Military Saves Week 0930-1100 Federal Employment Class 0930-1130 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A2-86Friday May 25: Military Saves Week 0900-1100 ACS Autism Support Group 0900-1100 ACSMonday May 28: Memorial Day ClosedTuesday May 29: ESOL Class 0900-1200 ACS From Victim to Survivor Ed Group 1130-1300 ACS Conflict Resolution 1330-1530 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 ACSWednesday May 30: 1st Termers Financial Readiness 0830-1600 Call For LocationThursday May 31: Family Wellness Support Group/Book club 1000-1100 ACS ACS Volunteer Appreciation 1100-1300 ACS CONUS PCS Brief 1530-1600 Clark Hall A6-86
Army Community Service P4330 Conway Road Fort Drum, New York 13602Army Emergency Relief 772-6560, 772-8873 or 772-2855Army Family Team Building 772-6710, 772-9229http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000122037720Army Volunteer Program Coordinator 772-2899http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-Army-volunteer-Corps/13651504365912Exceptional Family Member Program 772-5488, 772-0819http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-FMWR-Exceptional-Family-Member-Program /104951319542718Employment Readiness Program 772-9611, 772-2737, 772-1090http://www.facebook.com/fortdrumemploymentFamily Advocacy Program 772-4244, 772-6929, 772-2279(New Parent Support Program)SAPRP 772-0596, 772-4070, 772-0748 772-5605, 772-5914Financial Readiness Program 772-0050, 772-5196, 772-8526http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-financial-Readiness-ACS/1956662120473Information and Referral 772-6556, 772-6557Military & Family Life Consultants 212-6919Mobilization and Deployment 772-2848, 772-0470, 772-2919http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-Mobiliztion-and-Deployment/178420512193448?ref=ts&v=wallOutreach 772-5374http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Drum-ACS-Outreach/180373271991692Relocation Readiness 772-5475, 772-6553, 772-6902http:// www.facebook.com/pages/Fort -Drum -Relocation -ReadinessProgram/171335822906429 772-6566Soldier Family Assistance Center 772-7781http://www.facebook.com/Fort.Drum.FMWR/SFACSurvivor Outreach Services 772-6357http://www.facebook.com/fortdrumsurvivoroutreachservices