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Slides for the 17 March Aberdeen Proving Ground Community Action Council.

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  • C Company, 2d Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment & detachments of the Maryland Army National Guard Iraq
  • John Paul, APG Garrison wildlife biologist, led a team to study the installation’s bald eagle population. The team took a helicopter flight March 13 to check the eagles’ nests to determine whether they are active.

March APG community Action Council March APG community Action Council Presentation Transcript

  • Agenda
    • Taking care of the team
    • Highlights
    • Change of seasons
    • Communications update
    • Resilience
    • Upcoming
    • Transportation update
    • Eagle over-flight and Arbor Day
    • Armed Forces Day events
    • Pooles Island Lighthouse
  • Taking Care of the Team
    • Soldiers from 224th Aviation Regiment & Maryland Army National Guard deploy to Iraq
    • ATC/ATEC awards for 2009 range accident
  • Taking Care of the Team
    • ATC employees earn awards for valor for response to 2009 accidental explosion
  • Taking Care of the Team
    • HHC Change of Command
  • Taking Care of the Team
    • AER Campaign
    • Blood drive
  • Progress of community renovations
    • Top of the Bay & Theater renovations continue
  • Special Emphasis Programs
    • Several successful events
    • 24 March: Lilly Ledbetter speaking
  • Army Birthday
    • 14 June: FMWR/AUSA Luncheon at APG South Recreation Center
    • Lunch
    • Guest speaker
    • Cake cutting
    • Installation run
    • Official observance date to be announced
  • Educational Partnership
    • Futures 11
    • Pooles Island Lighthouse
    • Youth Commission Town Hall Meetings
    • March 22 at Jarrettsville Library
    • March 29, Harford Community College
    • April 7 Magnolia Fire Hall, Joppa
  • Start of Spring
    • Heating Turn-Off
    • 3 consecutive days of 65⁰ F & temps forecasted to stabilize (last year was 31 March)
    • Ideally 30-45 days between heat turn-off and cooling start-up
    • Cooling start-up when three consecutive days at 81⁰ F or higher after 3 p.m.
    • Exemptions list
    • Grass mowing starts on or about 1 April
  • Environmental Stewardship
    • Eagle over-flight
  • Earth Day & Arbor Day
    Light of the Bay
    • 29 April
    • APG Museum
    • Poster and essay contest
    • Time capsule
    • Team up with Harford Technical High School to have a lighthouse replica built as a receptacle for the time capsule
    • Solicit GSOs for ideas/items for time capsule – focus on APG Transformation
    • Interactive and static displays by Garrison, schools & post organizations
  • Communications Updates
    • New blog: http://apg.armylive.dodlive.mil/
    • Increased use of social media
    • Quick Response codes for smart phones
  • Religious Support Organization
    • Army Resilience Program
    • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness
    • Global Assessment Tool: http://csf.army.mil/
    • Master Resilience Trainer Program
    • Engage Your Strengths Leadership Training
  • Religious Support Organization
    • Easter Sunrise Service
    • April 24, 6:00 - 7:00 AM
    • Behind Top of the Bay
    • Ecumenical
    • Dress warmly
    • Dramatic/Musical interpretation of the Resurrection
    • Breakfast following at Aberdeen Area Chapel
  • Spring/Summer Programs
    • Summer Day Camp for Youth (AA & EA Youth Centers)
    • Sports Leagues for Adults and Youth
    • Marinas and Boat Ramps
    • Boat Slips, Mooring, Indoor & Outdoor Storage
    • Chesapeake Challenge
    • Go-karts, batting cages, mini golf
    • Batting Cages Open 16 April (11 a.m. -1 p.m.; 4-6 p.m.)
    • Remainder of Park Opens 21 May
    • Shore and Bayside Pools
    • Open 28 May (weekends)
    • Open 7 days per week 18 Jun – 28 Aug
    • Open Labor Day Weekend 3 – 5 Sep
    • Olympic Pool: Lessons, Summer Camp, & Rentals
    • Picnic Area Rentals: April – September
    • Shore Park, Woodpecker Point, CAPA Field, Skippers Point
    • Golf Program
    • Annual Memberships; Daily Play; Lessons; Events
  • Community Events
    • 17 March: St. Patty’s Day Fun Run
    • Athletic Center, 3 p.m.
    • 19 March, HIRED Program Orientation,
    • 9-10:30 a.m., Bldg 2503
    • 23 & 24 March: Spring Bazaar
    • APG North Recreation Center, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Spring Celebrations
    • Egg Hunts, Crafts, Entertainment, Refreshments
    • 5 April: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. EA Recreation Center
    • 12 April: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. AA Recreation Center
    • 6 April, Hearts Apart Spring Fling, 6 p.m., Bldg 2503
    • 20 April, Newcomer Orientation, 1 – 3 p.m. AA RecCtr
    • Intramural Registration - APG Athletic Center
    • Building 3300, 410-278-7934
    • Volleyball; Softball; Dodge and Kick Ball
    • 5 May, 5:30 p.m., APG Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, AA Recreation Center
    • 20 August, Army Concert Series, Shine Sports Field
    • LynyrdSkynyrd & Doobie Brothers
  • New Child Development Center
    • 144 Capacity CDC
    • Located in proximity to AA Youth Center
    • Centrally funded by FMWRC - $5M
    • Benefit to Community
    • Reduces time on waiting lists
    • Increases center based care capacity to 750 children
    • 420 CDCs; 330 Before and After School Programs
    • Family Child Care (FCC) and Homes Off Post (HOPS)
    • 6 FCC homes (36 spaces); 13 HOPS (78 spaces)
    • LOCATE Resource and Referral Program
    • Fee equity comparable to military child care centers
    • Call 1-800-999-0120
    • Available to both Military and Civilian patron
    • Construction Schedule
    • Fencing and Entrance to Site Installed
    • Contractor Trailer Placed week of 7 March
    • Notice to Proceed issued 10 March
    • Project Completion, December 2011
  • BRAC Occupancy Schedule
    • C4ISR Ph 1 Occupancy Aug - Dec 2010
    • 5,000 seats
    • C4ISR Ph 2 Occupancy Mar - May 2011
    • 2,500 seats
    • Integration Facility - Jul 11
    • ARL - VTD Occupancy May 2011
    • 70 seats
    • JPEO-CBD Occupancy Aug 2011
    • 350 seats
    • ATEC Occupancy Aug 2011
    • 600 seats
  • Revised Train Schedule
    (effective 14 Mar 11)
    AM Northbound Schedule (Mon-Fri)
    Additional Trains, Mon-Fri
    Northbound Aberdeen Arrivals:
    7:42am, 1:59pm, 4:09pm, 5:59pm, 6:40pm, 7:57pm, 8:18pm, 10:40pm
    Southbound Aberdeen Departures:
    4:48am, 5:48am, 6:38am, 6:57am, 8:18am, 8:35am, 2:37pm
    PM Southbound Schedule (Mon-Fri)
    For a complete Penn Line schedule, visit the MTA website at: http://mta.maryland.gov/services/marc/schedulesSystemMaps/penn.cfm
  • Shuttle Bus Request Form
  • Mass Transportation Subsidy
    Highlights:
    • Up to $230/Month
    • Available to DOD Civilians and Military Service
    Members
    • Mass Transportation: Buses, Trains,
    Vanpooling
    • Does NOT include Carpools
    For more information including the subsidy application, visit,
    http://asafm.army.mil/offices/asa/masstrans.aspx?OfficeCode=1000
  • Armed Forces Activities
    Power for Peace
    • Events 16-21 May
    • 16 May: Golf tournament (410-278-4794)
    • 17 May: Veterans Lunch
    • 18 May: Armed Forces Day observed:
    • Gold Star family event
    • Community Covenant
    • Demonstrations , aircraft flyovers, EOD demonstrations, reenactments
    • Historic military & technology displays, environmental displays, outreach booth
    • Children’s activities
    • Live entertainment
    • 19 May: Harford County Council Military Appreciation Day
    • 21 May: Armed Forces Day 10K Run
    • 21 May: Pooles Island Lighthouse Re-Lighting
    • POC CPT McCormick: malikah.s.mccormick@us.army.mil
  • Pooles Island Lighthouse
    • Oldest standing lighthouse in Maryland; built in 1825
    • Located on 206-acre Pooles Island in the Bay
    • Completed major restoration in 1996
    • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997
    • Relighting planned in May 2011 After 72 years of darkness
    • Beginning of APG Centennial planning effort
    • Lighting the path to the future