Dragonslayer weekly update 19 sep 13

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Events, Things to do, and information for JBLM and surrounding communities, by Roxanne Goins, BN FRSA

Events, Things to do, and information for JBLM and surrounding communities, by Roxanne Goins, BN FRSA

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  • 1. Dragonslayer Battalion Weekly Update, September 20, 2013 5TH BATTALION 5TH AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY REGIMENT’S FACEBOOK PAGE LINK (“LIKE”THE BATTALION FACEBOOK PAGE!) 1. UPCOMING FRG MEETINGS/EVENTS: BN- ORG Day at Russell Landing, September 27, 11:00 a.m. After Heritage Day competitions, please bring your Families for BBQ and Family fun. The USO will be on hand with hot dogs & chips with their Mobile Canteen. PUMPKIN PATCH, October 10, all Families in Battalion, $4 entry per person for fun in pumpkin patch, pumpkin shooter, corn cob shooter, hay maze, corn maze and petting farm. http://www.schilterfamilyfarm.com/fall/ HHB- October 8, at the COF Alpha Battery- September 23, FRG Meeting. September 30, 0930, Bake Sale at Motor Pool. Bravo Battery- October 8, at Battalion HQ classroom Charlie Battery- September 26 2. HOLIDAY SHOW WITH THE SEATTLE SEAGALS: Saturday; December 7, 2013 - Carey Theater (Lewis Main) 7 p.m. The Lewis Main Exchange is looking for the FIRST 200 CHILDREN ages 5-16 to perform with the Seattle Seahawks Sea Gals CHEERLEADERS! If you would like to have your child participate fill in the form at the Lewis Main Exchange Manager’s Office or email roldanm@aafes.com for a registration form; registration begins Nov. 1, 2013. Performance is at 7 p.m. at the Carey Theater. 3. PROCEDURE CHANGE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1ST! ALL ID CARD/DEERS CUSTOMER SERVICES will be managed via an appointment system and you must schedule your appointment at the following link: https://rapids- appointments.dmdc.osd.mil
  • 2. 4. PIERCE COUNTY ALERT This free service is the emergency alert system for 7th Infantry Division and JBLM, and allows you to sign up to get alerts on your cell phone, work phone, text message, e-mail, home phone, and more. You can also choose the locations you want to be contacted about. You can receive alerts about emergencies that may affect your residence, workplace, child’s school, or other areas as long as those locations are within the boundaries of Pierce County. Sign up today, visit: www.piercecountywa.gov or call 253-798-6595. 5. DOD SAFE HELPLINE- Department of Defense Safe Helpline, is a secure, anonymous and confidential crisis support service that connects members of the military community to live sexual assault professionals for one-on-one support. Access this helpline 24/7, worldwide, by calling 877-995-5247 or visiting the Safe Helpline website at www.safehelpline.org. To find help near you, text your zip code, installation or base name to: 55-247 (in the U.S.) or 202-470-5546 (outside the U.S.). Your name or any other personally identifying information will not be shared with DoD or your chain of command. 6. MILITARY SPOUSES PAMPERING: Once again, the Ranger and Northwest Airlifter newspapers present Pampering Our Military Spouses, a fun-filled afternoon of free hair care, spa services, pampering, prizes, gifts and much more, October 6, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All military spouses (and girlfriends) are invited, both active and reserve, for this 5th annual event taking place at St. Martin's University in Lacey, and co-sponsored by Washington State's G.E.T. program. For complete details, and to RSVP (limited space available), please go to http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?480408. 7. CPR SUNDAY, Second Sunday in October, every year (Oct. 13), at Henry Foss High School, 2112 S. Tyler Street, Tacoma. FREE CPR classes . Some classes given in Spanish. Register at www.CPRSunday.net . 8. LOOKING FOR CRAFTERS for the McChord Community Center's Annual Holiday Bazaar that will be held Saturday, Dec. 7th , from 10:30am-3pm. For an application or additional info, Please call 253-982-0718, or email HolidayBazaar@JBLMLCSC.org 9. FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER (FRC): The calendar opens for holiday party reservations on 7 Oct 13. The doors open at 0700 and numbers will be given out. Each person will be given only one number and may make only one reservation. Reservations begin following all numbers being handed out. Holiday parties will be available daily during December. The times available are as follows: 1000-1400; 1400-1800; or 1800-2200. Please have a couple of days/times in mind in case your first choice is not available. The maximum occupancy for the FRC is 125 persons. The FRC is located in Building 4274, on the corner of Idaho Street and 9th Division. No reservations will be made over the phone. For further information call (253) 967-9496. 10. JBLM ACAP MONTHLY NETWORKING EVENT the 3rd Thursday of every month (Sept. 19) 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Pierce College Health Education Building (9401 Farwest Drive SW; Lakewood). Open to service members, veterans, DoD civilians and military spouses seeking employment. For info, call (253)967-3258 or -5599. A great opportunity to connect with employers and build a network of professional contacts. 11. NEWCOMERS' ORIENTATION Tuesday, September 24, 2013, Newcomers' orientation for all new arrivals to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington is held at the McChord Collocated Clubs, Bldg.700 Barnes Blvd, JBLM-McChord Field. Event includes complimentary lunch, bus tour of JBLM-Lewis Main and Lewis-North, on & off post vendors, and on site free child care. Casual/civilian attire for Service members. Spouses are welcome to attend any session. Call 253-967-3633 one week prior to attendance to arrange child care. For more information call Lewis Main at 253- 967-3628 or McChord-Field at 253-982-3125.
  • 3. 12. GOLD STAR MOTHER'S DAY LUNCHEON: JBLM ACS Survivor Outreach Services would like to invite Mothers of Fallen Service members to the Gold Star Mother's Day Luncheon on Oct. 1 from 1-3pm in recognition of your sacrifice and remembrance of your Heroes. Please RSVP by Sept. 20 to 253-967-7501 or mara.l.barthel.vol@mail.mil. The luncheon has limited seating and will be held at the Family Resource Center (FRC) on JBLM -Lewis Main. 13. JBLM CYSS, MWR, NW Adventure, BOSS events calendar. NEW! http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil/calendar.html 14. JBLM MWR FOCUS MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER EDITION: http://issuu.com/fortlewismwr/docs/september_e- focus_13 Also available in print editions. Pick up your free copy at any MWR location, or the entrance of the Exchange. 15. MWR DIGITAL RENTAL BOOKSTORE Skyo is about you: the student or parent searching for a way to reduce the cost of education. We’re working hard to help you rent textbooks at a price that’s low and to keep our customer service high. If you need flexibility in your rental terms, we’re your guys. Want a digital book? We’ve got those too. https://jblmstoneedbookstore.skyo.com/home# 16. MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE CONSULTANTS (MFLCs) are licensed professionals who provide situational, problem- solving consultations anonymously and confidentially. No written records are kept, and it is free to military and Family members. THE 17TH FIRES BRIGADE MFLC, Cheryl Bell, has an office inside the Soldier Centered Medical Home. Phone: 253-363-6974 or 253-495-8425. In addition, two consultants work with Child, Youth and School Services and can be reached at (253) 677-3883. 17. 5-5 AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY BATTALION THROW BLANKETS are in stock, no waiting for an order. $40, for large four-color throw. Contact your Battery leadership for purchase. Check out photo for design. 18. https://www.bricksrus.com/order/usonw The SEATAC USO center is the busiest center in the USO nationally. Traffic has increased and is projected to continue to increase. By doubling the size of the center, we can improve facilities to accommodate larger sleeping area, shower facilities, Family areas, and add bag storage. The projected cost is $1.7 million. You can aid in the fundraising efforts by purchasing a personalized brick that will forever be a part of the new USO SEATAC center. The new center is projected to be completed, on the Mezzanine level of the SEATAC airport, in December 2013. 19. MOVINGFORWARD.ORG, developed by DoD's National Center for Telehealth & Technology, offers classes in problem solving and stress reduction for service members and veterans
  • 4. RSS FEED All RSS GET OUT OF THE BARRACKS/HOUSE 20. JBLM BOSS: Join us October 4th for a Haunting Experience at My Morbid Mind Haunted House, Tacoma! Free to all service members who attend with BOSS. 20 slots available. Meeting at the Warrior Zone at 1900 to make our way to the Haunt. Sign up to be terrified today! (First twenty guaranteed a spot, waiting list for all others) 21. FALL FLEA MARKET: Sell your gently used items at the annual Fall Flea Market, September 21, in the MWR Fest Tent, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Rent two 6-foot tables, two open spaces or a table and an open space for just $24.00; $30.00 gets you three 6-foot tables or spaces. You may rent up to three combinations of each. You must be an authorized ID cardholder in order to sell your household or yard items. No crafts or resale merchandise is allowed. Email specialevents@JBLMmwr.com for information on table and space reservations. REGISTRATION FORM IS ON LAST PAGE OF UPDATE 22. TEXAS HOLD ‘EM One Day Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 21, at the McChord Community Center/Heritage Room. Doors open 1 p.m. Play starts at 1:30 p.m. $18 per person gets you in the door, covers chips, and a light buffet. Honor bar available. Prizes: $500, $400, and $300 gift cards. Info call 253-982-0718
  • 5. 23. LEMAY AMERICA’S CAR MUSEUM: Military Appreciation Weekend, Oct 11-14. In honor of our military community, we have partnered with Joint Base Lewis-McChord to provide FREE admission to the first 4,000 military ID card holders throughout this weekend. Tickets provided by the JBLM Office of Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation. Military ID must be presented at ticket counter to redeem this offer. 24. ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT PIZZA & SOFT TACOS & BOWLING Wednesdays All-You-Can-Eat Pizza & Soft Tacos & Bowling for $10 per person (does not include shoe rental) at the Bowl Arena Lanes, first Wednesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Call 253-967-4661. 25. RAMPAGE AT THE RAC: 5k Mud run and obstacle course, Saturday, October 12, 2013 @ 9:00 AM, RAC Regional Athletic Complex 8345 Steilacoom Road SE Lacey, WA $45 through Sept. 04, $59 Sept 5 - 27 (includes tax and t-shirt) Register today at http://www.ci.lacey.wa.us/rampage Registration Closing Date: Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 11:59 PM PST 26. OUTDOOR RECREATION TRIPS: Preregistration is required for all trips; prices and schedule subject to change without notice. Register at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North or through WebTrac at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/jblmrectrac.html. Trip pick up locations are the NAC and McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited. For more info, 253-967-6263. More trips: http://www.jblmmwr.com/nw_adv_tours.html  Saturday, Sept. 21 Explore Victoria B.C. Hop on the ferry and spend the day exploring Victoria, B.C., by foot Saturday, Sept. 21. The downtown area has everything from antique shops to artisan chocolate shops. You can also stop in at the Royal B.C. Museum or watch a thrilling IMAX film. Trip fee includes walk-on round-trip ferry ticket and transportation to and from Port Angeles. A passport is required. ($100; ages 5–11: $85; ages 0–4: $55) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs  Saturday, Sept. 21 Hope Island day kayak Come out Saturday, Sept. 21 for a nice paddle and walk around Hope Island’s beaches and tide pools. Hope Island offers visitors the chance to see wildlife such as bald eagles, harbor seals and starfish. Paddle distance: approximately 6 miles. Minimum age: 12 ($40)  Sunday, 22 September-Tillicum Village $15.00-$90.00  Sunday, 22 September-Raft White Salmon River $110.00 27. BINGO at THE CASCADE COMMUNITY CENTER Come for a game of Bingo every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Cascade Community Center. Call 253-964-0331 for more information. 28. BINGO EVERY FRIDAY IN GLOBEMASTER GRILL. Cards go on sale at 5 p.m., early-bird game starts at 5:30 p.m., cover-all game is at 6 p.m., jackpot is $800–$1,195. To ask how you can become a club member, call the McChord Club at 253-982-5581, or visit afclubs.net for an application. The club is located at 700 Barnes Blvd. at McChord Field. 29. EAGLES PRIDE NATURE/BIRDING WALK Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 Eagles Pride Golf Course (map) Upcoming walks: September 19, 2013, 8 AM. . October 17, 2013 . November 21, 2013 . December 19, 2013 . (i.e. the 3rd Thursday of each month, 8:00 am). Bird Walk start point: Bldg # 1514, Driving Range Tee, Eagles Pride Golf Course, I-5 Exit 116, Mounts Road Exit. For more info email avnacrs4birds@outlook.com 30. FUN AT HEROES SPORTS LOUNGE Want entertainment more nights of the week? Come out to Heroes Sports Lounge inside Cascade Community Center at Lewis Main. Tuesdays, play bar bingo for prizes — it’s free to play! Bring your friends for karaoke at 9 p.m. on Fridays and enjoy bar and food specials. For more info, call 253-964- 0331.
  • 6. 31. CROCHET CLUB at McChord Library every Monday from 5-6:00pm. Interested in learning to crochet? Our crochet group will now meet every Monday from 5-6:00 pm at the McChord Library in the conference room. Bring your project, start a new one, ask questions of the experts. Everyone is welcome - novices, experts, and every level of experience in between 32. WEAR BLUE: RUN TO REMEMBER RUNNING CLUB, JBLM Chapter- meets at Powderworks Park in DuPont, WA, at 9 a.m. each Saturday, to serve as a living memorial to fallen Service Members. Names of Fallen Warriors are read out loud before each run. You can run/walk a 5K or 10K course each Saturday, as well as train for marathons in the area, and support Spouses/Families of Fallen Warriors. For more information please visit their website at http://www.wearblueruntoremember.org/ 33. HEARTS APART SUPPORT GROUP, an ACS sponsored group, is an outreach support group for active duty Families whose sponsor is on unaccompanied tours (Korea), extended temporary duty or field training exercises. Interested? Please contact ACS- Relocation at 253-967-3633.
  • 7. 34. ADULT SWIM LESSONS are available at Keeler Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 PM. We advertise them as free 30 minute sessions on a drop in basis so there is no need to sign up for a formal class. Questions please call 253-967-6652. 35. FREE MICROFIT FITNESS ASSESSMENT-Assessments available include body fat, flexibility, strength, aerobic fitness, and blood pressure. Located inside Jensen Fitness Center. Call 253-966-3757 36. BOSS DESIGNATED DRIVER VAN-your key to a safe night out! If you’re on post and need a free ride, no questions asked, call the BOSS Designated Driver Van at 253-208-9169. The DD Van runs every Friday & Saturday night from 9 p.m. until 3 a.m. If you’re intoxicated, DO NOT get behind the wheel, just call the BOSS DD Van for a pick-up.
  • 8. KIDS 37. FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE Don’t forget to sign up for the annual Father-Daughter Dance at the Teen Zone! The fun evening of dancing, light snacks and refreshments is Saturday, Sept. 28. Make your reservations by Sept. 23 by 253-967-4441. 38. CELEBRATE TEEN READ WEEK, October 25, 7 p.m. Ages 11-17. The Bloodcurdling Hunt through Sinister Hollow at the McChord Library Explore the dark depths of Sinister Hollow in search of Forbidden objects. Registration required; Registration opens Oct 11 online: http://www.engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=8436&EventID=180422&PK= 39. HIRED! Apprentice Program for Teens. Teens can bolster college applications with the Hired! Apprentice Program. Teenagers ages 15-18 earn valuable work experience, and earn $500 at the end of the program, by reporting to work at MWR operations. For more information call 253-967-4694. 40. CYSS Basketball/Lil Dribblers registration through Oct. 18, starts Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at Parent Central Services or online at WebTrac (map) Ages 3-4 & 5-15 $55 Practices start Nov 2nd . 41. CYSS Cheerleading registration through Oct 18 starts Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at Parent Central or online at WebTrac (map) Ages 5-15 $55 Practices start Nov 4th 42. TEENS MAY USE EMPLOYMENT READINESS PROGRAM Are you 16 to 18 and seeking employment? Then visit the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Employment Readiness Program. The ERP is open Mondays thru Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., located at JBLM Lewis Main in Building 2166 (ACS Annex), 12th and Liggett Avenue. Take the first step; come into the ERP for more details. 43. FREE TEEN CARDIO AND STRENGTH TRAINING teens ages 13–15. Meet with a youth fitness trainer to establish a personal workout program. The program is available weekdays, 3–7 p.m. Stop by the CYS Services Sports Office (2295 12th St. at Bitar Ave.) or call 253-967-2405 for details. 44. TEEN WELCOME VIDEO- Get a tour of JBLM Teen Style http://jblmmwr.com/CYS.htm 45. TEEN SPONSORS- Know a teen coming to JBLM who would like a teen sponsor? They can submit applications for sponsor on-line at http://www.jblmmwr.com/cyss_teen_zone.html 46. SCREAM FREE WEDNESDAYS a brown bag parenting series (bring your lunch). Learn to raise your kids by keeping your cool! Every Wednesday, Noon-1:30 p.m., Child and Family Assistance Center (CAFAC), building 9923A, drop in basis, no registration needed. 253-968-4843 for information. Childcare vouchers available for E5 and below. Bring your lunch and learn valuable parenting strategies. 47. Ten things kids need to know to live financially smart lives…Money as You Grow. www.MoneyAsYouGrow.org 48. COACH a YOUTH TEAM TO VICTORY The Youth Sports Office is in desperate need of volunteer youth coaches. Share your love of the game, experience, and skills with JBLM youth-athletes. Promotion points can be earned. For more information, call the Youth Sports Office, 967-2405. 49. COUNSELING FOR YOUTH THROUGH MILITARY ONESOURCE:  If the child is younger than 13, he or she may participate in Family counseling only. There is no individual counseling for children younger than age 13.
  • 9.  If the child is between 13 and 18, they can have individual counseling but the parent must participate in the first session. Telephonic counseling is not available to this age group.  If the child is over 18, they can request and attend counseling on their own. For all callers in crisis, regardless of age, MOS will assess for risk and provide assistance as appropriate. A suicidal caller would not be turned away because of their age. MOS would work with the caller to ensure their immediate safety and to connect them with appropriate support services. Please note, MOS should not be promoted as a suicide hotline. A more appropriate resource would be the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK). For More Information: www.militaryonesourceeap.org/achievesolutions/en/militaryonesource/BufferPage.do?contentId=26644 50. KIDS COOKING CLASSES La Petite Academy at Bayview School of Cooking Designed for Ages 5-8. Register at www. BayviewSchoolofCooking.com or 360-754-1448. Located top floor of Bayview Thriftway, 516 West 4th Avenue, Olympia. 51. BRAT TOWN BUGLE is a FREE, downloadable newspaper template that offers your Military Child the opportunity for creative expression of their thoughts and feelings! View all the pages: www.operationwearehere.com/BratTownBugle.html 52. SKIESUNLIMITED YOUTH ACADEMY offers instruction in the Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills. Inspiring classes–ranging from computers, SAT Prep, science, art, dance, gymnastics, boxing, karate, theater, fencing and piano, the SKIESUnlimited Youth Academy is always adding classes–let your children explore new skills, cultivate personal interests, establish connections and bolster college applications. For registration information, call 253-966-CYSS (2977). Sign up on Webtrac for the next session! 53. The JBLM FOSTER PARENT RECRUITMENT PROJECT is a group that has formed on JBLM to address the needs of military foster children. The group is helping advertise the need for military-connected foster homes, both on the installation and in the surrounding communities. Interested families can get licensed if they plan to remain in the JBLM area for as little as one year. By choosing to become a foster parent, they can help these children to live in the familiar military environment, continue to attend their home school and continue their medical care at from Madigan Healthcare System. For more information on this initiative, or to receive information on how to become a licensed foster parent, please contact Sandi Vest at the CAFAC at Sandra.vest@us.army.mil.
  • 10. 54. SITTERCITY.COM Need a sitter for date night? DoD offers a FREE membership ($140 value) for military personnel to Sittercity.com. This site gives you access to babysitters, nannies, housekeepers, pet care, tutors, senior care. You can access background checks, references, provider profiles, and reviews from other military parents on this site. To take advantage of this wonderful offer visit www.sittercity.com/dod 55. ARMY CHILDCARE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, ACCYN, referrals for off base childcare: Pierce County, 253-591- 5061 or 1-888-370-6133 or email JSmithLi@cityoftacoma.org Thurston Country, 360-786-8907 x105 or 1-800- 845-0956 or email Sokha@ccacwa.org JBLM POC, Courtney Turnley, 253-477-4179 or Courtney.s.turnley@us.army.mil 56. INFANTS, TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS Have fun with your young child at the Raindrops and Rainbows Parent Child Play Center, Lewis North (Bldg. 8197 American Lake Ave.). New Parent Support Program’s playgroup Fridays, 10–11:30 a.m. Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) 57. DOWNLOAD THE SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTS TOOLKIT Military Homefront Special Needs Parent Toolkit and checklists 58. EFMP COFFEE GROUP The EFMP Coffee Group will meet Oct. 8, 10am, at the Lewis Main Battle Bean inside the AFC Skate Arena (bldg 2275, Liggett Ave.) : Meet other adult EFMs or caregivers of EFMs for coffee, friends, and discussion the second Tuesday of every month, 10 AM, at the Lewis Main Battle Bean. Call 253-967-3553 for more information; no RSVP required. 59. JBLM EFMP SUPPORT GROUP, Oct. 8, 6-7 pm: A non-profit, private organization that offers meetings and guest speakers. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month at the Bowl Arena Lanes, back party room, Bldg 2272 Liggett Ave, JBLM-Lewis Main. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Additional events will alternate between JBLM-McChord Field, JBLM Lewis Main, and JBLM Lewis North. Join their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/JBLM-EFMPSG. For more information send email to EFMPSG@gmail.com. 60. SENSORY-FRIENDLY MOVIES are shown every 3rd Saturday of the month, Sept. 21, 12-2 p.m., (Ratatouille) at the McChord Theater. Contact (253) 982-2695 for more information. 61. SPECIAL FAMILIES OF PIERCE COUNTY, SFPC has regular monthly meetings on the 1st Monday of the month, Oct. 7, 6:30-8:30 pm. It will be held at the Pierce County Library Processing and Administration Center located at 3005 112th Street East, on the corner of 112th St. and Waller Road, just off the Portland exit from Hwy 512. For more information contact Angela Fish at 253-830-4368 or find them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/specialfamiliespc or email them at specialfamiliespc@gmail.com 62. Please contact JBLM EFMP at jblmimcomdfmrwefmp@conus.army.mil if any of the EFMP contacts above do not respond within 2 business days. Did you miss the JBLM EFMP newsletter? You can access it on-line at http://www.jblmmwr.com/acs_efmp_newsletters.html. If you would like to join our EFMP e-mail distribution list, please e-mail usarmy.jblm.imcom.list.dfmwr-acs-exceptional-family-member@mail.mil. TRAINING AND CLASSES 63. ARMED FORCES ACTION PLAN (AFAP) is the program to share suggestions to improve the quality of life for Service members, Wounded Warriors, Family members, Retirees, and Surviving Family members. We are currently accepting issues/recommendations for improvement for the 2013 AFAP Conference scheduled for October.
  • 11. AFAP Issues have been responsible for literally hundreds of legislative, regulatory and policy changes involving the Services and geared towards improving the quality of Service Member's life and enhancing readiness and retention. Among the changes benefiting all JBLM services that have come through AFAP are pay increases, dental benefits, TRICARE reform, life insurance, housing allowances, and enhanced educational opportunities. How it works: At the JBLM AFAP Conference, delegates from across the installation, comprised of Service members, Family (Active Duty, Wounded Warriors, Reserve, Civilian Employees, Family members, Retirees, & Surviving Family members), review and prioritize the issues that are submitted. All their input and experience goes into working the issues and finding resolutions. Although some issues take time or are proven unattainable, every issue is reviewed, monitored, and tracked until a resolution is found. About 90% of AFAP issues are retained and worked at a local level, resulting in ongoing community improvements. Issues beyond the scope of Joint Base Lewis-McChord are forwarded to a higher level of authority. If you would like additional information about AFAP, please contact the AFAP office at (253)967-9496 or usarmy.jblm.imcom.list.dfmwr-armed-forces-action-plan@mail.mil 64. NEWCOMERS’ ORIENTATION McChord Collocated Club Airmen arrive at 0800; Soldiers arrive at 0830. Newcomers’ Orientation includes briefings, on and off-post vendors, complimentary lunch, and a bus tour of JBLM. Free childcare available on site. Note: Newcomers’ is mandatory for all Air Force personnel, Army Captains, Lieutenants, Chief Warrant Officer Two and below and E-7 and below within 30 days of arrival. Casual civilian attire for Service members. Spouses are welcome to attend any session. Call 253-967-3633 one week prior to attendance to arrange child care. September 24 October 8 or 29 November 5 December 10 65. GET CERTIFIED FREE IN FIRST AID/CPR Learn skills that will save lives! Classes held at either Lewis Main Fire Station or McChord Field Fire Station. Classes start at 8 a.m. Free 8 hour course taught by certified instructors. Registration closes 10 days prior to scheduled dates. Limited available slots. Open to Gov ID card holders only. To sign up, call 253-966-7466 or e-mail: registration@jblmmwr.com Class dates: September 19 & 23 October 15 & 23 November 2, 18 & 20 December 10 & 20 66. Earn up to $2,000 a month- Looking for a fun, rewarding job? BECOME A FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDER and make a difference in the lives of military children and their families. FCC providers earn up to $2,000 a month, may qualify for subsidies, and receive free child care while in training and free resources for your business. Learn about FCC at our orientation September 10, 6-8 p.m. at the FCC office in Building 2013B. Full-day training classes meet weekdays September 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & October 1. FCC will provide free child care during the free training classes. For more information, call the FCC office at 253-967-3039. 67. SPOUSES INFORMATION FAIR & BUS TOUR McChord Club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Pick up information about your new duty station. Specifically targeted to Spouses new to JBLM. Call 253-982-2695 to register. Free on-site child care is available. Must reserve a space for your child.
  • 12. Dates for 2013: October 16 November 20 December 18 68. FRG VOLUNTEER TRAINING Providing new volunteers with a basic training is essential to the success of our volunteer corps. JBLM will now offer a “Volunteer Training” monthly. This training is designed for new volunteers; however any volunteer that would like to attend will be welcome. The one hour training will cover general volunteer information, the importance of VMIS, and logging hours, and types of volunteers. Additionally, each attendee will receive an orientation checklist to bring back to their volunteer organization for specific orientation training. The training time/dates are as follows: 0900-1000, 9 Oct 0900-1000, 6 Nov The training will be held at the Family Resource Center (FRC), Bldg # 4274, 9th Division Drive and Idaho Streets, JBLM Main. Training participants must register by calling the FRC, 253-967-9496 starting one month prior to the desired training date. Childcare vouchers are provided during training. Call 253-967-CYSS to reserve hourly care, starting one month prior. 69. FRG TRAINING- 253-967-9496 for reservations. All classes held at the Family Resource Center, 9th Division and Idaho Avenue, JBLM Main. Childcare vouchers available at training. Call 967-CYSS to reserve your childcare. a. FRG Leader, October 7 & 8, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Only VMIS registered FRG Leaders may attend) b. FRG Green Suit, September 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Commanders and First Sergeants. Registration opens August 19. c. FRG Treasurer training, October 8, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration opens September 8, 253-967-9496. d. FRG Volunteer training, October 9 or November 6, 9-10 a.m. Registration open now, 253-967-9496. 70. TROOPS TO TEACHERS The Troops to Teachers program enriches the quality of American education by helping to place mature, motivated, experienced and dedicated personnel in our nation’s classrooms. TTT also provides tuition assistance for teacher certification and a bonus for teaching in a high needs school. To continue serving your country as a teacher, contact TTT. A representative is at Stone Education Center on every 4th Monday (Sept 23) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at Hawk Education Center on every 3rd Monday (Sept. 16) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Kawanda McLendon, Washington State Director (719) 287-3050 or kmclendon@mpttt.org. 71. COMMON SENSE PARENTING OF TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS focuses on setting reasonable expectations based on your child’s age, development, and abilities. This evidence based program will help you teach (discipline) your children what you want them to do. There are 7 sessions to this class and each session builds on the previous one. This class is great when you have older infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The class is Tuesday mornings from 1000 to 1200 at the Escape Zone 72. ARMY FAMILY TEAM BUILDING (AFTB) is currently taking registrations for our September classes. The following classes are offered at the Family Resource Center (FRC), Bldg 4274, 9th Division and Idaho Avenue. To register for AFTB Classes, please contact the FRC at 253-967-9496. September 2013 23rd –26th Military Knowledge (evening) 1730-2100 73. SMOOTH MOVE WORKSHOP held at Airman & Family Resource Center, McChord Field, Bldg. 551, 9-10 a.m. Register by calling 253-982-2695 or email 92FSS.fsc@amc.af.mil. For those that are anticipating a PCS or ETS move. Dates: October 7
  • 13. November 4 December 9 74. EMPLOYMENT READINESS New client orientations are held Tues-Thurs, 10 a.m. or Wed., 1:30 p.m. at the ACS Annex, 12th and Liggett, next to Survivor Outreach Services. Only need to attend one day. For information 253-967- 3538. 75. SPOUSE RESILIENCY ACADEMY A series of five modules available at ACS waller Hall & McChord Field. For more information and to register, please call (253)967-3544/982-2695 or email USArmy.JBLM.IMCOM.list.dFMWR-ACS- Resiliency@mail.mil . MOD 1 Resiliency & MRT Competencies, Hunt For The Good Stuff, ATC Model MOD 2 Avoid Thinking Traps, Detecting Icebergs, Energy Management MOD 3 Problem Solving, Put It In Perspective, Real Time Resilience MOD 4 VIA- Building Character Strengths MOD 5 Assertive Communication, Active & Constructive Responding, Effective Praise Module 3 September 19 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Waller Hall ACS Classroom Module 4 September 24 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Waller Hall ACS Classroom 76. FOOD HANDLERS COURSE First Tuesday of Month, Oct. 1 7-8 p.m. Third Tuesday of Month, Oct. 15 4-5 p.m. Please call to register: Carol Elliot 253-968-4331. 1 Hour Classes given by Environmental Health. This Installation certificate is valid for one year. Each volunteer must have a certificate for all FRG fund raising involving food sales, even if you are not directly handling the food. Held at Old Madigan, Ramp 2, RM 9911C. Directions to Food Handler Course classroom: o From Exit 122 (Madigan Gate) take a left onto Wilson (the street across from Madigan Nursing tower that has the stop light) o Left onto Madigan Bypass o Right onto McKinley o Right onto E. Johnson Street o On your left you will see a parking lot. Park there. o Look for the building with 'RAMP 2' next to the door o Go through the door and down the hallway to Classroom 9911C (follow signs). 77. TUESDAY TOPICS RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES CAFAC: 253-968-4843. Presented by the Child and Family Assistance Center (CAFAC) Every Tuesday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm – CAFAC Conference Room, bldg 9923B, room 108, Madigan Annex, Ramp 3, across the hall from 9923A. Watch for signs! No need to register; just show up. Casual atmosphere. CAFAC: 253-968-4843. For further information call the CAFAC at 253-968-4843. WORKSHOP TOPICS FOR SEPTEMBER:  What does my family have to do with us? A look at family history and gender roles. Does your past effect your present? How our childhood families affect beliefs, values, expectations and the partners we pick. Understanding the role of attachment in childhood and adulthood. Building your family genogram to map your relationship patterns. September 24, 2-3:30 p.m. Join us for topics of interest in an educational setting packed with helpful information for couples. Perhaps you would like to make improvements in your relationship without the commitment to counseling; this may help. For information contact Patsy Randahl, LMFT, 253-968-4518 or Kathy Howell, LMFT, 253- 968-4550
  • 14. 78. HEALTHY EATING CLASS: Arrange a “Healthy Eating” class for your unit. Attendees will learn how to use nutritious foods to maintain good health and well-being. Call Madigan Army Public Health Nursing to book a class for your unit or FRG! 253-968-4387. 79. AUTO CENTERS OFFER CLASSES Changing your own oil and fluids and lubing your vehicle saves you a lot of money — learn how at your Auto Centers — it’s easier than you think. The McChord Auto Center’s lube and oil change class is $25; the car check-up class is $20. Supplies are extra. Call to make an appointment for a class you want to take. For more details, visit JBLMmwr.com under Auto Centers. For more information about your Auto Centers, call the Lewis Main center at 253-967-3728 or the McChord center at 253-982-7226. 80. THE NEW PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM (NSPS) JBLM is a professional team of social workers and registered nurses who provide no-cost, in-home parenting support and educational services to JBLM families with children ages 0 - 3 years of age. The program helps parents learn to cope with stress, isolation, post-deployment reunions and the everyday demands of parenthood. Home visiting: We offer parents the opportunity to improve their skills as parents and to learn new skills. There are often many questions about children’s needs and behaviors as well as how to deal with them. The NPSP is a personalized and effective resource for parents. Classes: Registration is required for all NPSP classes. Please call 253-967-5901 to register. Free childcare is available for all classes. Children must be pre-registered with CYSS to receive care.  Infant Massage: Learn the art of infant massage from instructors trained to teach the Loving Touch curriculum. Improve sleep and appetite and learn techniques to sooth a colicky baby and increase brain development.  Common Sense Parenting: is a class to learn new ways to deal with children’s problem behaviors. The classes are led by trained facilitators who are committed to help parents create a positive and healthy environment where their family can thrive. Common Sense Parenting targets interventions for toddlers and school aged children.  Stress Free Parenting: is a class that integrates Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR Model) practices to parenting. If you find yourself overwhelmed with parenting and don’t have the support you need to be the parent that you want to be, then this group is for you. Parents will learn and practice mindfulness skills to decrease stress.  24-7 Dad Workshop: Being the best dad you can be is the MOST important kind of “home improvement” you can do for your family, whether you’re a new dad, single dad, or a seasoned veteran. Join the 24/7 Dad workshop and learn what you can do for your family whether you are a new dad or a seasoned vet!  Dr. Dad: Are you an expectant Dad or have infants and/or toddlers? Join us for this free class and learn how to take care of the Well Child, The Sick Child, the Injured Child and the Safe Child.  1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for all children, toddlers through teens, 1-2-3 Magic is an evidence-based parenting technique created by Dr. Phelan. Parents will learn how to discipline without arguing, yelling, or spanking. 1-2-3 Magic gives parents specific and effective skills to address negative behaviors such as tantrums, aggression, disrespectful language and much more. You will also learn how to assist your child with starting a new behavior such as chores, manners, and respectful language. Children’s Groups These are ongoing support programs for your child to interact and play with peers, and for parents to connect with other parents.  Infant Play Group: is a laid back, interactive atmosphere for parents and infants to begin socializing with one another. Infants may benefit from socializing with other infants and learning new ways to communicate. Parents may benefit by receiving support from other parents about resources in the area, feeding tips, sleeping routines and much more. Infant play group is held every Thursday afternoon at 1300 in the Rainbows and Raindrops Center.  Play Morning: is for all children up to age 5. Play morning is a music centered group where children get to sing, dance, and play musical instruments together. The facilitators provide the tunes and lead the group in fun filled music activities. These groups occur at Rainbows and Raindrops every Friday at 10:00. They also are held at the Escape Zone every Friday at 10:30.  These are drop-in groups so no registration is required.
  • 15. 81. ESTATE PLANNING Wednesday, Sep. 25, 12:00 p.m. or October 23, 2:00pm. Are you financially prepared for what happens when you are gone? Come and learn what you can do to help your family when they will need it the most. 82. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCE October 17, 9 a.m.-4p.m. at the JBLM North Chapel, 12th St. and South Drive, JBLM North. Anne Munch is guest speaker. To register call 253-967-5904. Free lunch for the first 300 registrants. 83. THE COMPLETE INTERVIEW Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 ACS's Employment Readiness Program offers a job interview workshop every third Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. During this course students discover the purpose of an interview and what employer expectations are. This course explores various types of interviews and what to do before, during and after an interview. Students learn to formulate complete responses to effectively communicate their skills and accomplishments. Workshop is held at the ACS Annex, Bldg. 2166, Liggett and 12th, JBLM-Main. Call 253-967- 3538 to register. Chilcare available. Children must be registered with CYSS. 84. JBLM FINANCIAL READINESS SERVICES Location: ACS Annex, Bldg 2166, corner of 12th and Liggett Ave, JBLM Hours of Operation:0730 – 1630, Monday - Friday OPEN all DONSA days, closed Federal Holidays Services Available: Confidential one-on-one counseling for Soldiers and their spouses (budgeting, debt management, credit counseling, investment education, general financial planning, credit report review, TSP and retirement planning), personal financial management classes, and Army Emergency Relief (AER). All services are part of the Army’s benefits to you. There are no out-of-pocket costs to you when obtaining the services of a Financial Readiness Specialist. The FRP Specialists are Army (government) employees and do not work on commissions or fees. The program is designed to offer financial education and conduct one-on-one, couples, or family confidential financial counseling. Applications taken for Army Emergency Relief (AER). All services are free of charge. Appointment Line: Call 253/967-1453 to make an appointment with a Financial Counselor Program Manager:Mary T Cron, AFC, CHC 253-967-9917, mary.t.cron.civ@mail.mil RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES Soldiers of Faith What: Lunch time Bible Study tailored to meet the needs of Soldiers. Discussion format. Lunch is provided by the chapel. Where: Four Chaplains Memorial Chapel, Bldg 9120, JBLM-Lewis Main, WA When: Every Tuesday, 1145-1245 Hrs Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-967-1717 Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC) What: PWOC International is a resource network sponsored by the Army Chief of Chaplains. We offer 12 different Bible studies every semester with "drop-in" classes available. PWOC unites, trains, and encourages women in the military chapel community in their spiritual growth. Where: Lewis North Chapel, Bldg 11621, A Street, JBLM-Lewis North, WA When: Every Tuesday, 0855-1130 Hrs (September - May) Every Wednesday, 1830-2000 Hrs (September - May) Childcare: Free childcare provided for CYS registered children Questions/Info: lewis@pwoc.org MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) What: Helps mothers of young children (newborn through kindergarten) experience authentic community and God's love through relationships and resources. Where: McChord Field Chapel Support Center, JBLM-McChord Field, WA When: 2nd, and 4th Tuesdays of each month, 0930 to 1130 Hrs Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-982-5556 Adult Bible Study What: Bible Study
  • 16. Where: McChord Field Chapel Support Center, JBLM-McChord Field, WA When: Every Wednesday, 1130 Hrs Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-982-5556 Protestant Women of the Chapel at McChord What: Bible Study Where: McChord Field Chapel Support Center, JBLM-McChord Field, WA When: Every Thursday, 0900 Hrs Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-982-5556 Navigators Bible Study What: Bible Study Where: Lewis North Chapel, JBLM-Lewis North, WA When: Every Tuesday, 1900-2100 HRS Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-967-7151 Catholic Women of the Chapel (CWOC) Where: Lewis North Chapel When: Every Thursday, 0900-1130 (September-May) Childcare: Free childcare provided for CYS registered children Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-966-5959 YOUTH BIBLE STUDIES LIFETEEN Family mass Saturdays 1700-1800 Evergreen Chapel JBLM-Lewis Main, WA 253-967-7186 Life Nights Saturday 1830-2030 Evergreen Chapel JBLM-Lewis Main, WA 253-967-7186 High School Mondays 1830 Chapel #5, Bldg 2270 South Liggett & South 12th Street JBLM-Lewis Main, WA 253-967-1723 Middle School 2nd & 4th Monday of the month 1700 Chapel #5, Bldg 2270 South Liggett & South 12th Street JBLM-Lewis Main, WA 253-967-1723 AWANAS 1600-1730 Lewis North Chapel JBLM-Lewis North, WA 253-966-5959 MADIGAN & COMMUNITY HEALTH NEWS 85. SUICIDE PREVENTION: Soldiers and Family members must understand that suicide is a permanent solution for a temporary problem. Please understand that help is available for Soldiers as well for Family members to aid in those situations.
  • 17. The 5-5 Air Defense Artillery Battalion Leadership and agencies on post are available to help all cases of suicidal ideations. One case is too many and we are committed to help our Soldiers and Family and stand shoulder to shoulder with them to help during hard times as necessary. While situations arise that are a burden, remember you do not need to endure those problems alone. There are many resources available. Please pass the contact information below to every one for resources available for confidential counseling and help as necessary which are available 24 hours a day. Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and online chat: http://www.VeteransCrisisLine.net, Veterans and Service members may text free of charge to 838255 to receive confidential, personal and immediate support. The text service is available, like the Veterans Crisis Line and online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year and connects a user with a specially trained VA professional MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE CONSULTANTS (MFLCs) are licensed professionals who provide situational, problem-solving consultations anonymously and confidentially. No written records are kept, and it is free to military and Family members. The 17th Fires Brigade MFLC, is now available at the Soldier Centered Medical Home. Phone: 253-363-6974 or 253-495-8425. In addition, two consultants work with Child, Youth and School Services and can be reached at (253) 677-3883. SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE 1-800-273-TALK , Press “1” for Veterans, www.SuicidePreventionLifeline.org 5-5 ADA BN CHAPLAIN: CH (CPT) Jameson Williams: (253) 306-4963 17TH FIRES BRIGADE CHAPLAIN- CH (MAJ) Simpson: (253) 548-4252 JBLM Duty Chaplain: (253) 306-2783 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINIC: (253) 968-2700 MADIGAN EMERGENCY RM: (253)968-1390 PIERCE COUNTY CRISIS LINE (24 Hrs): (800)576-7764 MILITARY ONE SOURCE (24 Hrs): 1-800-342-9647 http://www.militaryonesource.com (phone help, or referral to off post, confidential, free, mental health professional, for Soldiers and Family members) CHILD AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER, Old Madigan, 253-968-4843 OR WALK IN, M-F 8am-2pm. THURSTON/MASON COUNTY CRISIS LINE (24 Hrs) 800-627-2211 VETERAN COMBAT CALL CENTER- the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) created a 24/7 confidential Combat Call Center. 877.WAR.VETS (877.927.8387). EMPLOYEE ASSISTANT CENTER, JBLM 253-967-1412 ALL OF THE ABOVE RESOURCES ARE FREE OF CHARGE TO SOLDIERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS 86. FLU VACCINE HOTLINE: 253-968-4744. Madigan’s annual flu vaccine drive will be October 7-25. 87. JBLM VIRTUAL RESILIENCY CAMPUS “JBLM READY AND RESILIENT” (CSF2- Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Program) http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil/jblm/resiliency/index.html JBLM is committed to helping you build skills and find resources that can help you deal with that stress. If you're entering the service, we have services to help you meet new people and become a part of our community. When you leave the service, we have the resources you need to prepare to transition back to civilian life. Our "virtual resiliency campus" provides links to classes, facilities, resources, and programs that can help you become a stronger, healthier, happier and more productive person - in one easy-to-find, easy-to-navigate location. We invite you to explore what JBLM has to offer, and find the support you need become a more ready and resilient Soldier, Airman, Family Member, or Civilian Employee. 88. UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION IN THE FAMILY Are you or a family member struggling with addiction - having difficulty cutting back on your use of alcohol or other mood-altering substance? Fridays 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Child and Family Assistance Center (CAFAC), building 9923A, Madigan Annex. Call 253-968-4843 (to schedule a brief meeting) Facilitated by Donna Hitt, LiCSW, MAC * Must be enrolled in Tricare Prime to attend
  • 18. 89. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: On the 3rd Thursday of each month (September 19), 2-3 p.m., the Dept of Social Work at Madigan Army Medical Center hosts a support group called "Caring for the Caregiver." The group meets in the Nursing Tower at Madigan on the Second Floor in the South Waiting Room. The Caregiver Support Group is an open group designed to provide information & support for anyone who is the caregiver of someone with a chronic medical condition. For more information contact Sandra Naputi, 253-968-2303, Sandra.m.naputi@us.army.mil. 90. WALK-IN SERVICES are now available for all service members in the Behavioral Health Clinic at Madigan Army Medical Center, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Soldier Readiness Service (SRS) located at Madigan Annex has permanently closed. Contact Madigan BH Clinic at 968-2700. 91. THE CHILD AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER (CAFAC) provides behavioral health services for active duty family members including individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents. CAFAC is located in Bldg 9923 at the Madigan Annex. Triage hours are daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assess individual or family's needs and decide the most appropriate services available for their situation. Contact CAFAC at 968-4843. Services are also available through the School Behavioral Health (SBH) program for children enrolled in one of the base elementary schools. Contact SBH at 477-3731. 92. THE WARRIOR CHECK-UP is a unique opportunity for Soldiers with questions or concerns about their alcohol or substance use to take stock of their situation and think through their options with a counselor who is outside the military system. Command has no access to names or information of participants. A study funded by the Department of Defense, callers may also complete a series of questionnaires and earn up to $175. This service is no- pressure, nonjudgmental and entirely telephone-based. Call 888 685-3889 to find out more! COMMISSARY 93. Reward Cards (you can load with coupons from commissaries.com so you don’t miss any) and Gift Cards are available at every register. 94. Product Recalls and Food Alerts THE EXCHANGE 95. JB LEWIS-MCCHORD CAREY THEATER MOVIE SCHEDULE PH (253) 967-4329 *recording, PH (253) 967-5976 http://www.shopmyexchange.com/ReelTimeTheatres/Movies-JBLM.htm FREE MOVIES AT MCCHORD THEATER ON WEEKENDS 253-982-5836 21 SEPT 4PM MONSTERS UNIVERSITY G 21 SEPT 7PM WORLD WAR Z PG-13 22 SEPT CLOSED 28 SEPT 4PM R.I.P.D PG-13 28 SEPT 7PM THE HANGOVER PART THREE R 29 SEPT CLOSED
  • 19. 96. 911 DRIVING SCHOOL- Need to learn drive, or have a teen preparing to drive? Classes are held at Lewis Main Exchange and instructed exclusively by Police Officers. For more information visit www.911DrivingSchool.com, or call 253-512-0911. 97. Plan ahead, wayyyyy ahead: Book signing with star of Duck Dynasty, Si Robertson. Monday, Nov. 11, Noon to 4 p.m. (only books will be signed). JBLM Main Exchange. CRIME PREVENTION, SITUATIONAL AWARENESS, AND SAFETY 98. FORCE PROTECTION Force protection conditions for Joint Base Lewis-McChord are now posted on the JBLM public website at http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil . The FPCON can be raised in the event of a specific threat to the installation or upon direction of higher headquarters. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING  REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: https://www.inscom.army.mil/isalute (Suspicious activity reporting form, iSalute website)  http://twitter.com/jblmmfpdivision  Https://www.facebook.com/pages/jblm-protection-division/160688777317183  EMAIL: LewisPMFusionCell@conus.army.mil If you wish to remain anonymous, call the Counterintelligence Hotline: 1-800-CALL-SPY Disclaimer for External Links: The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. 5TH BATTALION 5TH AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY REGIMENT FACEBOOK PAGE <- CLICK ME!!!! Smart Phone? We have a QR Code for the Battalion Facebook page---> JBLM Website: www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil ICE (Installation comments and evaluation) Comment/Suggestion/Complaints: http://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm?fa=service_provider_list&site_id=957&dep=*DoD MILITARY ONE SOURCE www.MilitaryOneSource.com Every resource you need, free confidential counseling service, PCS information, Spouse employment, Child care, EVERYTHING that concerns you and your military life. Every Soldier on JBLM is encouraged to sign up for workplace emergency alerts. PIERCE COUNTY/JBLM ALERT This free service allows you to sign up to receive alerts on your cell phone, work phone, text message, work e-mail, home phone, and/or personal email. You can also choose the locations you want to be contacted about. You can receive alerts about emergencies that may affect your residence, workplace, child’s school, or other areas as long as those locations are within the boundaries of Pierce County. Sign up today, visit: www.piercecountywa.gov or call 253-798-6595. HARD TIMES RESOURCE GUIDE Military to Civilian Pay Calculator NORTHWEST GUARDIAN newspaper: www.nwguardian.com ARMY ONE SOURCE www.MyArmyOneSource.com information for Spouses and Soldiers, FRG eLearning, Mandatory First Term Soldier Financial eLearning Classes, find and register for volunteer opportunities on JBLM.
  • 20. PLAN MY MOVE online moving tool that simplifies the moving process, breaking it down into manageable steps for both experienced and first time movers. Plan My Move features include customizable calendar, handy to do lists, and checklists. Very helpful site! (PlanMyMove.gov) 31st ADA Brigade (Ft. Sill) FACEBOOK 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade 17th Fires Brigade FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/17thFiresBrigade?ref=pb NATIONAL DO NOT CALL REGISTRY-Add your telephone numbers to the registry to stop telemarketing calls. https://www.donotcall.gov/register/reg.aspx ARMY DISASTER PERSONNEL ACCOUNTABILITY AND ASSESSMENT SYSTEM www.adpaas.army.mil Soldiers must check- in at this website if involved in a natural disaster, such as hurricane, flooding, tornado, earthquake, etc. Lewis Information (253) 967-1110 Madigan Information (253) 968-1110 McChord Information (253) 982-1110 SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE 1-800-273-TALK JBLM OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGES AAFES Exchange http://www.facebook.com/AAFES.BX.PX JBLM Army Continuing Education System https://www.facebook.com/#!/JBLMArmyEd Army Family Action Plan http://www.facebook.com/jblmafap CAF-BHO http://www.facebook.com/armybehavioralhealth FOCUS Project http://www.facebook.com/focusresiliencytraining I Corps http://www.facebook.com/1stcorps JBLM ACS http://www.facebook.com/JBLMACS JBLM Aerobics Program and Fitness Training https://www.facebook.com/JblmAerobicsandFitness JBLM Airman & Family Readiness Center http://www.facebook.com/JBLMAFRC JBLM Army Family Team Building http://www.facebook.com/aftb.jblm JBLM BOSS http://www.facebook.com/BOSSJBLM JBLM EFMP http://www.facebook.com/efmpJBLM JBLM Family & MWR http://www.facebook.com/JBLMFamilyMWR JBLM Garrison http://www.facebook.com/JBLMgarrison JBLM Health Promotion www.facebook.com/JBLMHealthPromotion JBLM Outdoor Recreation http://www.facebook.com/SeeYouOutsideJBLM JBLM PAIO Office http://www.facebook.com/JBLM.PAIO JBLM Sports Races http://www.facebook.com/JBLMRaces JBLM Teen Zone http://www.facebook.com/pages/JBLM- Teen_Zone/138033819599124 JBLM Warrior Zone http://www.facebook.com/JBLMWarriorZone Lewis-Main Battle Bean Coffee http://www.facebook.com/battlebean Lewis-Main Bowl Arena Lanes http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bowl-Arena- Lanes/117410934969719 Lewis-Main Cascade/Heroes Sports Lounge http://www.facebook.com/HeroesSportsLounge Madigan Healthcare System http://www.facebook.com/madiganhealth
  • 21. Military OneSource http://www.facebook.com/military.1source Military Spouse Magazine http://www.facebook.com/militaryspousemagazine National Military Family Association http://www.facebook.com/militaryfamily Ranger newspaper http://www.facebook.com/pages/the-fort-lewis-ranger- newspaper/157092306880 School Behavioral Health (SBH) http://www.facebook.com/pages/school-behavioral- health-joint-base-lewis-mcchord/219746524730115 The Bistro at Russell Landing http://www.facebook.com/BistroatRussellLanding TRICARE http://www.facebook.com/tricare Washington State Survivor Outreach Services http://www.facebook.com/sosftlewis