1. USAACE Weekly Family Update 9 December 2011 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 Aviation Spouse Day III2 Did You Know? Alabama Yellow Dot Program now at DPS3 Support your local SOS Animal Shelter with your vote4 Sam’s Club Military Offer May the spirit ofChristmas bring you peace,The gladness of Christmas give you hope,The warmth of Christmas grant you love. Spouses Can Earn Wings ~Author Unknown Aviation Spouse Day is open to ALL spouses of ALL ranks of Soldiers on orders to Fort Rucker. Spouses will “live a day in the life” of a Soldier completing 4 events: Helicopter Overwater Survival Training (HOST), Team building at the Leader’s Reaction Course (LRC), shooting at the EST2000 virtual range, and finally flying in the Simulators at Warrior Hall. The whole day is wrapped up with a Graduation/Pinning ceremony at the Fort Rucker Aviation Museum. *Note: Childcare is not available for this event, participants will be responsible for making these arrangements if necessary. Fort Rucker is asking you to SLOW DOWN and observe the speed limits on post. Violators will be ticketed, multiple offenders could lose their post driving privileges.
2. Page 2 USAACE Family Weekly Update Upcoming Did you Know? Training/Workshops Alabama’s “Yellow Dot” Program is designed to assist Alabama citizens and first responders in the event of an automobile crash or 12 December -- other medical emergency involving the participant’s vehicle. Divorce/Separation Co- Parenting Workshop from 0900 The “Yellow Dot” Program provides detailed medical information that – 1200 at Early Childhood can be crucial following a crash. Having this information following a Activity Center. Call (334) 255- crash helps first responders positively identify the person, get in touch 3898 to register. with family or emergency contacts and ensures that person’s current 14 December -- Immigration medications and pre-existing conditions are considered when treatment Overview at Picerne Military is administered for injuries. Housing Neighborhood Center from 1000 – 1130. For more The “Yellow Dot” program is a FREE service provided to individuals information, call (334) 255-3735. of all ages. Stop by the MP desk to pick up your “Yellow Dot” packet today. For more information call (334) 255-2222. 15 December – Employment Job Search from 0900 – 1030 in Bldg. 5700, Rm 371A. Call (334) 255-3949 for more information. 16 December – Newcomer’s Welcome from 0830 – 1030 at The Landing. Call (334) 255- 3735 for more information. 5 January – Hunter Education Course at Tri-State Gun Club on Dale County Rd. 437 from 5:30 – 9:30 pm. Call (334) 255-4305 for more info. 9 January – 16 February -- Boot Camp at PFF. Call (334) 255- Items in the “Yellow Dot” packet 3794 for more information. 10 January – EFMP Information & Support Group meeting from 0900 – 1000 at The Center Lyster Army Health Clinic Holiday Hours Library. Topic for meeting is “Available Resources for Lyster Army Health Clinic (LAHC) will be CLOSED on the Individuals with Special Needs & following dates: Disabilities. Call (334) 255-9277. Monday, 19 December 17 & 18 January – AFTB Level III Wednesday, 21 December (closes at 1200) from 0830 – 1430 at The Friday, 23 December Commons (Bldg. 8950). Call (334) 255-2382 for more Monday, 26 December information and to register. Monday, 2 January Youth Spring Soccer Registration For boys & girls ages 4 – 18 Registration now thru 31 Dec -- forms available online at www.ftruckermwr.com For more information call (334) 255-9105
3. USAACE Family Weekly Update Page 3Local Christmas Concerts/ParadesHere is the list of Christmas Concerts/Parades for Fort Rucker and Support SOS Animal Shelterthe surrounding communities: with your Vote 8 December Ozark Christmas Concert at Flowers Support our local SOS Animal Shelter in Performing Arts Center from 1930 - 2030 their efforts to receive a $50,000 grant from 9 December Old Fashioned Carole Sing at the Opera House in Dothan (334) 615-3175. Pepsi in the “Refresh Everything Pepsi 9 December “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at Challenge.” There are several ways to cast the Spiritual Life Center; FREE admission (Two Show your vote: Times: 9 Dec from 6-8pm, and 10 Dec from 2-4pm) Test 110811 to 73774 10 December Holiday Tour of Homes in Dothan, Vote online by visiting Tickets $15. (334) 671-7142 or dothanserviceleague.org. www.refresheverything.com/sosani 10 December Headland Christmas Parade in malshelter. Downtown Headland from1000 - 1100 10 December Ozark Christmas Parade in Downtown They are currently #10 out of over 100 Ozark from 1030 - 1100 groups with various causes, and the only 13 December CG’s Holiday Concert at the Fort animal related group in the top 10. Rucker Post Theater from 1830 – 2000 15 December Ballet in Cinema “The Sleeping Beauty” at Carmike Cinemas (334) 836-0813. 18 December John Berry’s “Joy to the World” Christmas Tour at Dothan Opera House. www.dothancivicenter.org. 20 December “The Forgotten Carols” at Dothan Civic Center. www.forgottencarols-sec.com . Holiday Hours Auto Craft Center Closed Mon (19 Dec), Tues (20 Dec) and 24 – 27 Dec; also Sun (1 Jan) and Mon (2 Jan) Army Community Service (ACS) Closed Fri (23 Dec) & Mon (26 Dec); and Mon (2 Jan) Commissary Open Monday prior to Christmas (19 Dec), Closed Sunday (25 Dec) and Monday (26 Dec) Closed Sunday (1 Jan 2012) and Monday (2 Jan 2012) Fort Rucker Gyms: (Fortenberry Colton & PFC) Closed Sun (25 Dec) – Mon (26 Dec); Sun (1 Jan) – Mon (2 Jan) Parent Central Services/CDC Closed Sat (24 Dec) – Mon (26 Dec), Sat (31 Dec) – Mon (2 Jan) Youth Center Closed Sun (18 Dec), Sun (25 Dec) – Mon (26 Dec); also Sun (1 Jan) and Mon (2 Jan)