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FRSA Flash 3 August 2012

  1. 1. 3 August 20123-6 Field Artillery FRSA Flash Government Organization 3-6 Field Artillery Events 11 & 12 Aug - HHB will be doing a fundraiser at the Crescent Woods Community Center area. Contact Mindy Thompson for more informa- tion. 14 Aug - 3-6 Town Hall (Deployment Prep), 5:30PM @ Main Post Audito- rium 21 Aug - Golf FRG Meeting, 5PM @ Rhicard Hills Community Center 21 Aug - Bravo FRG Meeting, 5:30PM @ ? 24 Aug - Alpha Battery Family PT Run
  2. 2. Summer Camp, Sports andSchool Physicals -- Satur-day, August 4, -- 8 a.m. toNoon at Guthrie FamilyMedicine Clinic By Appoint-ment Only. Please call 315-772-2778 for children,school ages Kindergarten toSeniors (no preschool orcollege) for Summer Camp,Sports and School Physical.(No CYS enrollment physi-cals)
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  4. 4. Free B aby Bundle s are alw ays availab le at ACS up to 3 for month newbo E5. If t s old f rns here a or E1 t births, re mul hru ra n k i s tiple Any qu not a f estions 315 can be -772-6 directe 556. d
  5. 5. 3-6 Field Artillery BOSS Representative is SGT Randy WhiteAll Military Service Members are Winner’s Circle Sports Bar. Enjoy plex. Open to active duty military as-welcome to stop into the BOSS this popular pastime with friends signed/attached to Fort Drum, FamilyFacility at T-2190 Nash Boulevard while partaking of your favorite Members, Retirees, Reservists and DoDand check out all that BOSS has to food and beverage. Pre-fight activi- civilians employed on Fort Drum. Regis-offer. The BOSS Facility is open Wed ties begin at 9 pm with the main ter at race site starting at 7:30 am the day- Sun 11am - 11 pm. Enjoy the event beginning at 10 pm. Brought of the event until beginning of race at 8Adirondack style great room, a large to you FREE compliments of Fort am. NYS licensed and leashed Dogs areopen area with a fireplace, comfortable Drum BOSS. Transportation pro- welcome. Michelle Roden 772-7807lounge furniture, large screen vided to and from Barracks call Aug 18 ……….…………8AMTV’s, movie theatre screen with surround BOSS.sound, and several gaming stations. Aug 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .UFC 150The BOSS facility offers free Outdoor Moviewireless internet, computers for free A Free outdoor movie at the BOSSuse, an additional game room with Center in the rear lawn (T-2190pool, air hockey and fooseball tables Nash Boulevard). Bring your fold- ing chairs, blankets, bug spray, andand more TV gaming machines. The snacks. Popcorn and drinks will benewest addition is a large media for sale by BOSS or bring your ownroom with comfortable recliners in snacks. This event is open to alltheater seating and giant screen TV. Soldiers, family members, and DoD.BOSS Executive Council On the outdoor screen will beSenior Military Advisor “Lookout”. Set in the near future.. . . . . . . . . .CSM Mark Oldroyd Lockout follows a falsely convictedFamily and MWR Advisor ex-government agent (Guy Pearce).. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brandon Smith Whose one chance at obtaining free-BOSS President dom lies in the dangerous mission of. . . . . . . . .SGT Bradley Johnson rescuing the President’s daughterBOSS Vice President (Maggie Grace) from rioting con-. . . . . . . . .SPC Vanessa Trinidad victs at an outer space maximum security prison. Lockout is rated PGBOSS Meetings -13: for intense sequences of vio-Each Military Unit has a separate lence and action, and language in-BOSS meeting. All meetings are Fort Drum’s Better Opportunities for cluding some sexual references.held at the BOSS Facility. Call 772- Single Soldiers is pleased to announce Aug 10 ……….…………9PM7807 to find out when your unit’s the opening of its newest facility. A BOSS Mount Marcy Hikemeeting is scheduled. ribbon-cutting ceremony and cake cut- Hike to Mount Marcy which is oneBOSS WiFi ting is scheduled at 11 a.m. on August of the highest peak in the Adiron-The BOSS Facility has free internet dack Mountains will be conducted 17, 2012 at the Jack T Sweet Complex.access with computer stations 11 August. Cost is $15 per person BOSS representatives and staff will beavailable for Soldiers to use for with a limit of 15 participants. Sol- on hand to welcome single Soldiersweb-surfing and communicating dier must be an avid hiker as Mount and the entire Fort Drum Communitywith friends and family. Marcy is a difficult mountain. Call to tour this new facility and enjoy aUltimate Fighting BOSS to reserve your seat. 772- free barbeque lunch immediately fol-Championship 7807 lowing the ceremony while suppliesCheck out the Pay-Per-View UFC BOSS 5K Run last. Michelle Roden 772-7807Fight Night monthly at the Run starts at Magrath Sports Com-
  6. 6. Fairs, Festivals, and FUN!Stone Mills Craft Fair – LaFargeville, 3 – 5 August30th Annual Craft Show & Sale – Clayton Rec. Arena, 25 - 26 AugustNYS Fair – 23 August – September 3, www.nysfair.orgWoodsmen Field Days – Boonville, 17 – 19 August, Invasion – Alexandria Bay, 10 – 19 August, www.visitalexbay.org48th Annual Boat Show & Auction – Clayton,3 – 5 August, Antique Boat Museum, Saturdays & Sundays ~July 7– The Sterling Renaissance Festival is one of t cessful producers of professional interactive e Thrill to the excitement of over 100 stage and sional actors, comedians and musicians who authentic English Renaissance village for yo merriment at the Pub Sing, Wench Auction an dozens of artisans demonstrating their fine c their unique wares. Enjoy digging into our sav on-a-stake, pita pockets, succulent turkey leg sandwiches, mile high cakes a
  7. 7. Military kids age 6-17 can win serious prizes, cash, and a featured spot on our wildly popularblog! All you have to do is visit a Blue Star Museum (theyre pretty much everywhere) and then create, draw, or de-sign your way to stardom! Click here for the deets. And dont wait .... summer will be over before you know it!Military spouses looking to score work-at-home jobs across a broad spectrum of sectors should check out Arise.Recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama, Arise gives Military Veterans and Spouses the freedom and flexibilityto choose when, where, how often, and for whom they work. Think Outside the Office andlearn more. Visit to learn more; Select> Military in the referral sec-tionFleet and Family Support is offering a Military Families in Transition Webinar for Families on July 18, 9-10a.m EST, a TAP Webinar specifically for #milfams! This is a great opportunity for spouses and families whose servicemember is transitioning out of the military. Click here to read about how this informative gig works and how to takeadvantage of it! >>> Blue Star Museum visits are once in a lifetime chances to experience the arctic, the jungle, and even the desert. Have you checked in to one of the 1,800 museums A note from our lately? Visit bluestar- team: Blue Star and earn a point Families is working on each time you wander a new, updated ver- through an sion of the Reintegra- exhibit, tion Toolkit. The science Handbook for Family & Friends center or of Service Members is de- other amazing Blue Star Mu- signed to help par- seum. Complete all five ents, spouses, and children points in the star to earn navigate all stages of deploy- some sa-weet re- ment. Help us update the wards. Aspiring writers can book that we are writing with whip together a blog post or Defense Centers of Excellence photo array of your visit and (DCoE), SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admini- well feature it on our blog stration),HealthNet, and Vulcan and the NEAs blog too. Productions and integrate essen- tial ideas, advice, and skills to Upcoming Events navigate the tricky waters of de- 9/21 ployment. Check out the Got Military Family and Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament Your Six blog for more informa- Patuxent Greens Golf Club tion and click here to help us -- we need your feedback.OngoingBuy and sell on eBay to support BSF eBay Giving WorksProgramOngoingBlue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle SurveyComprehensive results, information, stats and more
  8. 8. The 2012 Concerts on the Waterfrontpresented by the Sackets Harbor Historical Society every SummerSunday from 3-5 pm at the Battlefield State Historic SiteAugust 5th - The Opera Reel String Band with authentic 1812 era music and dance.A community celebration at the Bandstand! Part of 9th annual War of 1812 weekendAugust 12th _ Prime Time Funk with Ronnie Leigh from Syracuse’s jazz vocal scene. This 10 piece band roundsup the area’s best jazz, blues and funk musicians 10th Mountain Division Band: Our own warrior musicians present pops, vocals, patriotic mu-August 19th - Thesic and jazz standards.August 26th - Quickstep with John Kirk and Trish Miller and talented friends, bring us authentic Appalachianand Adirondack fiddle music – clogging too! More 1812 era tunes!Sept 2nd - Our Labor Day extravaganza with The Mario De Santis orchestra. They round up all the good tunesfrom the past 60 years.Sponsoring the series this year is Watertown Savings Bank. Additional funding is received from the New York State Council on the Arts Decen-tralization Program, administered in Jefferson, Lewis and St Lawrence Counties by the St. Lawrence Arts Council; the Village of Sackets Harbor;and the Town of Hounsfields Committee for the Advancement of Tourism. Contributions from area businesses and organizations, and a weekly"Passing of the Hat" at the concerts also provide financial support.Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material presented does notrepresent the views or endorsement of 3-6 Field Artillery or the United States Army. This material is for personal useof the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.