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  • 1. FRSA FLASH THURSDAY, 23 AUGUST 2012 .Special Points of InterestTHOUGHTS 2BUFFALO BILLS 3INDIAN SUMMER 7THEATER 8COMING ATTRAC- 11TIONSVETERANS 12FINANCES 15LTC OrtizTF MTN Eagle CdrCSM EscaleraTF MTN Eagle CSMMichele GallowayTF MTN Eagle FRSAOffice 315-774-1206Cell 315-836-6496 FROM 277th FRSA: Summer is slowly moving forward into Fall. Enjoy! The upcoming changes of the seasons. The FRSA Flash is a bi- weekly posting . WE ALL NEED RESILIENCE!!!Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material pre-sented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 10th CAB or the Army. This material is forpersonal use of the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable re-strictions and guidelines.
  • 2. PAGE 2 FRSA FLASH THOUGHTS TO CONSIDER !!!Life is filled with uncertainty. It is filled with blessings and defeat, happiness and sorrow,fear and faith, success and failure. It is impossible to know what tomorrow will bring. Youcannot predict what next week or month will bring. Be willing to enter the adventure of dis-covering your life purpose.Leo Rosten was humorist in the fields of story writing, scriptwriting and Yiddish lexicogra-phy. He understood the value of discovering a life filled with purpose.“The purpose of life is not to be happy. The purpose of life is to matter, to be productive, tohave it make a difference that you lived at all. Happiness means self-fulfillment and is givento those who use to the fullest whatever talents God or luck or fate bestows upon them.” (LeoRosten)This is your day. It is your time. What are you waiting for? Expect to discover more of yourlife purpose each day. Let your God given talents be used to make itmatter that you lived during this time!
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  • 4. FRSA FLASH PAGE 4 PWOC KICK-OFF!!!PWOC- Protestant Women of the Chapel: All women, military and/or spouses, and their childrenare invited to be a part of PWOC. At our FALL KICK-OFF on Sept. 4th we will have a Bouncy Housefor children, information about PWOC, options concerning the upcoming classes, tours of the newfacilities and watchcare available. The Fall Kick Off is a POT LUCK, so please bring a dish to shareas we get to know each other. Bible Study Classes will start September 11th and both will run 9:30 -11:30 at the Religious Education Buildings, located at 427 A 4th Street W on Old Post. Watchcare isprovided for children ages 5 and under who are not yet primary school age. POC Judy West at fort-drumpwoc@yahoo.com or 315-777-4774. FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGE***All Ft Drum families are welcome to attend the Syracuse University Football Scrimmage on Satur-day at 1330. Location is the Community Youth Services Football Field off of North Riva RidgeLoop Road. Parking will be available on both sides of the road in the vicinity of the field. Pleasestay a minimum of 30 meters from fire hydrants and key intersections that will be marked. No petsor alcohol will be allowed. Available bleacher seating may be limited so feel free to bring a lawnchair. Check out all the FACEBOOK pages. We have a page for the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade as well as each of our Task Forces within our Brigade.
  • 5. FRSA FLASH PAGE 5 FORT DRUM RIDES THE RIVERThe Fort Drum Community can enjoy the end of summer with Fort Drum Rides the River on Au-gust 30 in Clayton, NY. This will be the second year that Family and MWR has partnered withLockheed Martin to host a fun-filled day on the St. Lawrence River. Tickets are on sale July 30 -August 29 at the Family and MWR window on the second floor of Clark Hall and at Parks andRecreation for $5 per adult ticket and $3 for children between the ages of 6-12. Children 5years of age and younger can enjoy the day for free with no ticket necessary. Each ticket in-cludes admission to the world-famous Antique Boat Museum where visitors can take a self-guided tour of the museum, grounds, and explore the 106-foot Rand McNally houseboat "LaDuchesse". Childrens activities will be available featuring crafts, family photos, and more.Ticket holders can take a narrated boat ride on the St. Lawrence River by Clayton Area Toursand learn about the grandeur of the Thousand Islands. A barbecue picnic lunch at the museumriver shed is also included and visitors are invited to hitch a ride on the Family and MWR trolleyto explore the village of Clayton and its many shops, galleries, museums and restaurants. Busshuttle transportation to Fort Drum Rides The River will leave Magrath Sports Complex on Au-gust 30 at 9 and 10 am, noon, and 1 pm and return shuttles will leave Clayton at 1, 2, 3, and 4pm. Family and MWR is not responsible for the transportation of expenses incurred by individu-als who fail to ride the last bus back to Fort Drum leaving Clayton at 4 pm. This event is open toall Soldiers, Family Members, Civilians, and their guests. Call 772-5370 for additional informa-tion. AUGUST 2012 Preview Is Now Available Online http://www.drummwr.com/ ClassesandEvents_files/ AUGUST2012Pre- view_FMWR_Preview.pdf
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  • 8. FRSA FLASH PAGE 8 What’s Playing at the Movies? Post Theater Bldg 10725, North Riva RidgeAdmission is $4.50 for adults; $2.25 for children 6-11; FREE for children 5 and younger. For more movie information, call 772-5571 FRI AUG 24 - 1900 Tyler Perrys Madeas Witness Protection (PG-13) SAT AUG 25 - 1400 Brave (PG) 1900 Spiderman (PG-13) SUN AUG 26 - - 1400 Brave (PG) THU AUG 30 - Closed FRI AUG 31 - 1900 The Watch (R) SAT SEP 01 - 1400 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13) 1900 The Watch (R) SUN SEP 02 - 1400 The Dark Knight Rises (PG-13)
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  • 11. FRSA FLASH PAGE 11 AUGUST 2012 COMING ATTRACTIONS AND ITEMS OF INTERESTAugust 20 – 27 – Lifeguard Class – Monti Physical Fitness Center PoolAugust 23 – 24 – Fort Drum BOSS Conference – BOSSAugust 24 & 25 – PSAT Study Assistance – Youth CenterAugust 25 – Women’s Equality Day Event – Youth CenterAugust 27 – 31 – Table Tennis Tournaments – Youth CenterAugust 30 – Fort Drum Rides the River – Clayton, NYRemington Park is now open for family recreation. Remington Park is Fort Drums premierrecreational facility offering a variety of activities for individuals and units alike. The parkfeatures 5 large pavilions, several medium pavilions and picnic tables for smaller groups,volleyball, horseshoes, playgrounds, fishing docks ( catch and release only ) , a beach area, afitness trail. Two lodge facilities are available for rent ( day use for special events ) through theFort Drum Commons. Horseback riding is back at Remington Park. Rides are available on afirst come first served basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays through September 6. Horses areavailable for up to three riders. Fee is $30 per person with cash only accepted for payment.Riders must be at least 8 years of age and under 220 pounds in weight. The guided one hourtrail ride begins at Lloyd ’ s Landing. The beach offers swimming, snack bar, paddleboat, andkayak rentals. Reservations for the lodge facilities may be made through the Fort DrumCommons. Reservations may be made for the large or medium pavilions through the Parksand Recreation office. Remington Park is open 7 days a week Monday - Saturday 9 am- 9 pm,Sunday 10 am - 8 pm. The beach is open 11am - 7 pm daily. Call 772-4765 for moreinformation regarding activities at Remington Park.
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