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Community News Notes (17 Sep 2010)

  1. 1. ISSUE 33 Fort Rucker Community 17 SEPTEMBER 2010 News & Notes United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence Ft. Rucker, Al 36362 Upcoming Events  October 1st — 80’s Night with the M-80’s  October 2nd — Hispanic Heritage Gate-to-Gate Run  October 7th — ―Purple Day’ in support of Domestic Abuse Prevention Month Inside this issue FREE College tutors for 2 military members Urgent Care Clinics 3 Army Family Action 4 Plan (AFAP) Kids News & Notes 5 Carwash & Healthy 6 Menu Surveys Rucker Numbers/ 7 Websites “An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, Preview of October 8 skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to events collective organizational success.”
  2. 2. Page 2 FORT RUCKER COMMUNITY NEWS & NOTES Have your own Business? All individuals operating a personal business must be registered with the Commercial Solicitation Officer at Fort Rucker. Examples of Home Based (personal) businesses: Mary Kay Pampered Chef Tupperware Scentsy Avon Visit Tutoring Jewelry Tastefully Simple Photography To register, see Mr. Billy McGhee, Commercial Solicitation Officer, Bldg. 5700, Rm 310 or call (334) 255-3802 for more information. Military Family & Life Consultant (MFLC) Provide short term, situational, problem-solving counseling services to Service Members and their Families. All counselors are Masters or Ph.D. Level Licensed Clinical Counselors Services are confidential and private Counselors will meet you at the park, in restaurants, in their office, etc. (they can not meet at your home) Child & Youth Behavioral Counselors (CYB-MFLC) are also available for children , youth and Families. To speak with a counselor, call: CYB-MFLC 334-369-8910 or MFLC 334-405-0353
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  4. 4. How’s Army Life Treating You? Your Senior Leaders want to know. Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) is our tool to voice your issues to Army leadership. It alerts them to areas of concern and allows them the opportunity to quickly put action plans into place to work toward resolving your issues. Fort Rucker needs volunteers for this years AFAP Conference. Want to participate in a workgroup to resolve submitted issues? Then you can volunteer as a Delegate. Not sure you want to jump in with both feet, how about volunteering as an Issue Support volunteer? This volunteer looks through past submitted issues to make sure the workgroup isn’t addressing an issue that has already been worked in a recent, past AFAP Conference. There are all kinds of ways to support the Fort Rucker AFAP Conference. Successful Fort Rucker AFAP Issues (Resolved):  Commissary Bagger Employment Opportunities for military youth  CYSS Special Needs Staffing and Training  Customer Handicap parking at Bldg. 5700  Pest Control in Fort Rucker Housing  Length of Time to Receive VA Disability Rating Contact Barbara Throckmorton, Fort Rucker AFAP Program Manager to participate in this year’s conference — or (334) 255-2382.
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  6. 6. REEL Time Theater Page 6 The Army Community Service Mobilization/Deployment Program THE OTHER GUYS will be conducting (Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg) Detective Allen Gamble is a forensic accountant who's more interested in paperwork than hitting the streets. Detective Terry Hoitz is SOLDIER SERVICE CENTER a tough guy who has been stuck Bldg 5700, Room 284 with Allen as his partner ever since an unfortunate run-in with Derek Jeter. Allen and Terry idolize the Thursday, 30 Sep 2010 city's top cops, Danson and 0800-1230 Highsmith, but when an opportunity arises for the Other Guys to step up, things don't quite go as planned. Rated This training will cover numerous PG-13 (crude and sexual content, language, violence topics such as: Care Team and some drug material) 107 min Overview; Casualty Notification; Please call for reservations and Show Times; 17 Sep @ 1900, 18 Sep @ 1900 Care Team Operations; Dealing further information at with Loss & Grief; Dealing with the 255-9578 or 255-3161. Media and much more. DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS (Steve Carell, Paul Rudd) Tim, is an up-and-coming executive who has just received his first invi- “Healthy Dining” Survey tation to the "dinner for idiots," a monthly event hosted by his boss The Landing Zone is now offering a Healthy Dining that promises bragging rights to the survey online. This very brief survey is being exec that shows up with the biggest conducted to determine what types of healthy foods buffoon. Tim's fiancée, Julie, finds our patrons prefer at our dining facility. The survey it distasteful and Tim agrees to skip is available now through 26 September at the dinner, until he bumps into Barry--an IRS employee who devotes his spare time to building elaborate taxidermy mouse dioramas--and For more information, you may contact The Landing Zone at quickly realizes he's struck idiot gold. Tim can't resist, (334) 598-8025 or go to their webpage at and invites Barry, whose blundering good intentions soon sends Tim's life into a frenzied downward spiral and a series of misadventures, threatening a major business deal, bringing crazy stalker ex-girlfriend, Darla, back into Tim's life and driving Julie into the arms of another man. Rated PG-13 (sequences of crude and sexual content, some partial nudity and language) 114 min Show Times: 19 Sep @ 1900, STEP UP 3D (Rick Malambri, Adam G. Sevani) A tight-knit group of street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence world's best hip hop dancers in a Ft. Rucker, Al 36362 high-stakes showdown that will If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter or change their lives forever. Rated PG have any comments, suggestions, please don’t -13 (brief strong language) 107 min hesitate to contact Deborrah Cisneros (information ** The official title of this Movie is below). ―Step Up 3D‖ but will only be available in AAFES theaters in 2D Format Deborrah Cisneros, USAACE FRSA Show Times: 23 Sep @ 1900 Bldg. 8950, 7th Avenue Ft. Rucker, Al 36362 (334) 255-0960
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  8. 8. Rucker Numbers Army Community Service (ACS) (334) 255-3817/3815 Fortenberry-Colton Gym (334) 255-3794 Army Emergency Relief (AER) (334) 255-2341/3817 ID Card (334) 255-2437 After hours emergency assistance (877) 565-7647 ITR (334) 255-2997/3031 Army Family Team Building (AFTB) (334) 255-AFTB (2382) Lending Closet (334) 255-3161 Army Lodging—Reservations (334) 598-5216 Lyster Army Health Clinic (LAHC) — Appt. line (334) 255-7000 Army Volunteer Corp Coordinator (AVCC) (334) 255-3643 Main Post Exchange (PX) (334) 503-9044 Arts & Crafts Center (SACS) (334) 255-9020 Military Family & Life Consultant (MFLC) (334) 405-0353 Auto Craft Center (334) 255-3725 Military One Source (MOS) 1-800-342-9647 Auto Pride (334) 503-9338 Military Police (MPs) (334) 255-2222 Aviation Learning Center (334) 255-3942 E-911 (non-emergency) (334) 255-0248 BOSS (334) 255-2677 New Parent Support Program (334) 255-3359 Center Library (334) 255-3885 Outdoor Recreation (334) 255-4305 Child Development Services (334) 255-2262 Physical Fitness Center (PFC) (334) 255-2672 Child, Youth & School Services (334) 255-9638 Relocation Readiness (334) 255-3735 Class Six (334) 255-9044 (x283) Shoppette (Main) (334) 503-9338/5-3313 Commissary (334) 255-2212 Transportation (334) 255-9852 Employment Readiness (334) 255-3949 Household Goods (Inbound) (334) 255-255-2343 Equestrian Center (334) 598-3384 Household Goods (Outbound) (334) 255-3415 Family Advocacy Program (FAP) (334) 255– 3246 Triage Nurse Hotline 1-866-346-7672 After hours (334) 406-7347 Triangle Shoppette (334) 255-9044 (x277) Family Life Chaplain (334) 255-2051 TRICARE Information 1-800-444-5445 Financial Readiness (334) 255-9631 Theatre Schedule (334) 255-2408 Fort Rucker Dependent Schools: Vet Clinic (334) 255-9061 Elementary (334) 598-4408 Primary (334) 598-4473 Websites: Children School Issues Military Spouse Career Cntr DoD website for children in transi- tion Adoption Facts Relocation/Moving Finding Childcare Military Teens on the Move Free SAT/ACT Automated Housing Referral Network prep for service members & Family Official DoD source for Special Ed training and info for installations and state resources military Families Tools to help make your military move a smooth transition Military Customer evaluation system Army Wounded Warrior Program Scholarships MG James Ursano DECA Scholarship National Military Families Assoc. MOAA scholarship Medical Community Spouse Club National Mental Health Assoc. Picerne Military Housing TRICARE Thanks USA AAAA scholarship Military Life Army Families Online Virtual FRG