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13 jan 2012

  1. 1. USAACE Weekly Family Update 13 January 2012 US AAC E F R S A, B ld g. 8 9 5 0 , 7 t h Av e n u e, Fo rt R uc k er, Al 3 6 3 6 2 ( 3 3 4 ) 2 5 5 -0 9 6 0 o r r uc k. fr g ap @co n u s.ar m y. mi l Visit us at www.facebook.com/fortruckerfamilyINSIDE THIS ISSUE1 SKIES -- Study Skills & More, I’m Alone2 Did You Know? Pharmacy options for TRICARE beneficiaries3 Scholarships4 iHired! – Youth Apprenticeship ProgramBe always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let eachNew Year find you a better man. ~ Benjamin Franklin Avoid the Pharmacy Lines and have your routine prescriptions filled using Express Scripts – home delivery. Visit www.express-scripts.com today!
  2. 2. Page 2 USAACE Family Weekly Update Upcoming Did you Know? Training/Workshops At Express Scripts, we’re committed to keeping your prescription drugs affordable and accessible. That’s why we negotiate cost- 18 & 19 January – AFTB Level III competitive agreements with all of our participating retail pharmacies. from 0830 – 1430 at The Unfortunately, Walgreens’ proposed 2012 prices were much higher Commons (Bldg. 8950). Call than the other pharmacies within our network. If we accepted (334) 255-2382 for more information and to register. Walgreens’ rate, their higher costs may have affected your future premiums. 20 January – Newcomer’s Welcome at The Landing from As a result, Walgreens* is no longer a participating provider in our 0830 – 1030 pharmacy networks (effective Jan. 1, 2012). 23 January – CYSS Parent Advisory Council Meeting from Its Easy to Change Pharmacies! 1200 – 1300 at the Youth Cener. You can move your Walgreens prescriptions to another pharmacy For more info, call (334) 255- now. Simply ask your new pharmacy to call Walgreens or take your 2958 current prescription bottle and your prescription ID card to your new pharmacy. 24 & 26 January – Home Buying & Selling Workshop at Bldg. 8950, 7th Ave. from 1830 – 2000. Find Another Pharmacy Now: To register call (334) 255-9639.  See pharmacies in my area that serve Express Scripts members 26 January – Get R.E.A.L from by visiting the Express Scripts website (www.express- 0830 – 1430 at The Commons scripts.com). With tens of thousands of pharmacies in the (Bldg. 8950). To register call general Express Scripts network, there is usually one within (334) 255-2382 one-half mile of a Walgreens. Note: Inclusion on this list does 31 January – Stress Management not imply that a pharmacy is in your plans network. Workshop at Early Childhood  Find a pharmacy in MY plans network Activity Center (Bldg. 3705) on Sign in (or register if youre new to the website) to the Express Dean St. from 9-11. To register Script website to find local participating pharmacies that are call (334) 255-3898. ready to serve you.  Start home delivery and enjoy the convenience of the Express Scripts PharmacySM Now is a good time to consider moving the medications you take on an ongoing basis to the Express Scripts Pharmacy.** Theres no extra cost and your prescriptions are delivered free. And with auto refills, your medication will always be right where you need it ... at home. We regret any inconvenience that Walgreens actions have caused you. If you have any questions, please call us at 1.877.885.3409. On 14 January 2012 Military One Source will launch the H & R Block at Home free electronic filing tax service. File your Federal and State taxes online for FREE! Visit www.militaryonesource.com. *The Fort Rucker Tax Center will open the first part of February, more information to follow as it comes available.
  3. 3. USAACE Family Weekly Update Page 3  Picerne Military Housing – Visit www.ourfamilyforfamiliesfirst.org to get the application. Deadline is 16 February 2012 for 1-800-342-9647 High School students, and 17 May 2012 forMilitary OneSource is a free service provided by the spouses.Department of Defense to service members and their  AER Scholarship – Visit www.aerhq.org tofamilies to help with a broad range of concerns including get the application. Deadline is 1 April 2012.money management, spouse employment and education,  Commissary Scholarship – Visitparenting and child care, relocation, deployment, www.militaryscholar.org for application.reunion, and the particular concerns of families with Deadline is 24 February 2012.special-needs members. They can also include more  United States Army Warrant Officercomplex issues like relationships, stress, and grief.Services are available 24 hours a day — by telephone Association (USAWOA) Scholarship – Visitwith professionally trained consultants and online. Many www.usawoa.org for application. *RequiresMilitary OneSource staff members have military membershipexperience (veterans, spouses, Guardsmen, Reservists),  Fort Rucker Community Spouse Cluband all receive ongoing training on military matters and (FRCSC) Scholarship – Visit ftruckercsc.commilitary lifestyle. The program can be especially helpful for application.to service members and their families who live at a  Thrift Shop Scholarship – Visitdistance from installations http://thefortruckerthriftshop.blogspot.com to get application. Is your New Year’s Resolution to clean out all the clutter and closets? The Thrift Shop will gladly accept your donations. Money raised from the sell of your donated items is given back to the Fort Rucker community through welfare requests and scholarships for Home Buying & Selling graduating high school seniors and Workshop spouses. 24 & 26 January (334) 255-9595 1830 – 2000 Hours of Operation: Wed – Fri 10 – 2 The Commons on 7th Ave Consignments: Wed 10-1pm, and Thurs 10-2pm To register call (334) 255-9639
  4. 4. Page 4 USAACE Family Weekly UpdateThe 2012 Military Pay chart is available online at www.militaryauthority.com/benefits/military- pay/pay-charts/