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    Command Channel Slides April 9 to 16 Command Channel Slides April 9 to 16 Presentation Transcript

    • Warrant Officer RecruitingThe Special Operations Recruiting Battalion will be at Camp Zama to brief on qualifications and application procedures to service membersinterested in becoming U.S. Army warrant officers. Date: April 23 and 24 Location: Room 309, Education Center For more information: (253) 590-3242 or (253) 590-3422
    • Narita Shuttle Bus Changes Shuttle bus size will be reduced starting on April 15. Seating priority will be given to passengers on official travel orders.The number of officially manifested passengerswill determine the size of the shuttle bus used.
    • Narita Shuttle Bus ChangesSpace-available customers (those not traveling on official PCS or TDY orders) will board the bus based on seat availability.Space-available passengers will only be allowed to board at Sagamihara Family Housing Area to ensure they will not be stranded if they don’t get a seat.
    • Narita Shuttle Bus ChangesInformation on commercial transportation to Narita will be provided to those unable to board the bus. For more information: 263-3772/046-407-3772
    • Driving in Japan OrientationApril 6 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Building #102, Room A-205.Special Class for Zama High School StudentsApril 19 from 1 to 4:30 p.m.Building #457, Right Wing, Camp Zama Community Club.April 26 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Building #102, Room A-205. For more information: 263-3627 or 3671 046-407-3627 or 3671
    • Narita Shuttle Bus Changes Shuttle bus size will be reduced starting on April 15. Seating priority will be given to passengers on official travel orders.The number of officially manifested passengerswill determine the size of the shuttle bus used.
    • Narita Shuttle Bus ChangesSpace-available customers (those not traveling on official PCS or TDY orders) will board the bus based on seat availability.Space-available passengers will only be allowed to board at Sagamihara Family Housing Area to ensure they will not be stranded if they don’t get a seat.
    • Narita Shuttle Bus ChangesInformation on commercial transportation to Narita will be provided to those unable to board the bus. For more information: 263-3772/046-407-3772
    • Driving in Japan OrientationApril 6 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Building #102, Room A-205.Special Class for Zama High School StudentsApril 19 from 1 to 4:30 p.m.Building #457, Right Wing, Camp Zama Community Club.April 26 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Building #102, Room A-205. For more information: 263-3627 or 3671 046-407-3627 or 3671
    • First Aid, CPR, AED Training 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 19 Camp Zama Red Cross Training Room 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 12 NAF Atsugi Red Cross Training Room www.RedCross.orgFor more information: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • CPR & AED Training 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, May 31 Camp Zama Red Cross Training Room 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., Thurseday, May 10 NAF Atsugi Red Cross Training Room www.RedCross.orgFor more information: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • Notice of Power OutageDate: April 13, 2012Time: 9 a.m. to noonAffected Housing: Camp Zama Bldg.1077, 1078, 1079,1090, 1091 Purpose: Cleaning of High Voltage Equipment.(Transformer & Electrical Switchgear). For more information: 263-3965/046-407-3965 263-8581/046-407-8581
    • Civilian Fitness Program Lose weight, get fit, decrease stress, feel better, sleepbetter using up to 3 hours duty time per week for physicalactivity in this command sponsored fitness and wellness education program. When: 8 a.m., May 2, 3, 4, 2012 Where: Yano Fitness Gym For more information: 263-2004/046-407-2004
    • Kids Festival 2012Because April is the “Month of the Military Child" and "Child Abuse Prevention Month", NAF Atsugis Family Fleet Support Center is sponsoring a Kids Festival. Children of all ages are invited. Date: 9 a.m. to noon, April 21 Place: Ranger Gymnasium For more information: 264-3372/046-407-3372.
    • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED NAF Atsugi Wednesday, April 18, 2012 8:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. www.RedCross.org INFO: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Camp Zama Saturday, April 21, 2012 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.RedCross.org For more information: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course Camp Zama April 27 to 28, 2012 Pre-Registration is required For more Information: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • Babysitter’s Training NAF Atsugi Saturday, April 21, 2012 8 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-Registration is required www.RedCross.orgFor more information: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED NAF Atsugi Saturday, May 12, 2012 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.RedCross.org INFO: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED NAF Atsugi Thursday, May 24, 2012 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Pre-Registration is required www.RedCross.org For more information: 046-407-3166 / DSN 263-3166
    • Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Scarce funding and the reality of shrinking budgetshas become a fact of life for USAG-J. The applicationof LSS will enable us to find the most efficient ways toperform our current processes. It’s basically a tool kit that enables an organization to streamline business practices to make them more efficient and effective.
    • Lean Six Sigma (LSS) We need your assistance in helping the Garrisonidentify and eliminate wasteful practices to become a more efficient and effective Garrison. If you have some ideas for improvements in your area, or for more information, please contact 263-5178/ 046-407-5178
    • National Prayer BreakfastDate: May 3, 2012Time: 7 a.m.Place: Camp Zama Community ClubFree breakfast buffet tickets will be made available through the Garrison Chaplain’s office at 263-4898/046-407-4898
    • Purple UpApril is the Month of the Military Child, a time to honor youth impacted by deployment.New Hampshire Operation: Military Kids (OMK), part of the 4-H Youth Development program ofUNH Cooperative Extension, invites you to wear purple on April 13th as a visible way to show support and thank military children for their strength and sacrifices.
    • Camp Zama Dining Facility April 9 Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $4.55 Tortilla Chicken Soup / Pumpkin Soup Beef Fajitas / Chicken Fajitas Baked Chicken / Tacos Spanish Rice / Parsley Buttered Potatoes Seasoned Mixed Vegetables / Mexican Corn
    • Camp Zama Dining Facility April 9 Dinner 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. $4.55 Tortilla Chicken Soup / Pumpkin Soup Baked Stuffed Pork Chops Savory Baked Chicken Mashed Potatoes / Noodles JeffersonSeasoned Mixed Oriental / Seasoned Cauliflower
    • Camp Zama Dining FacilityApril 10 Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $4.55 Minestrone Soup / Bean with Bacon Soup Baked Lasagna / Spinach Lasagna Spaghetti Carbonara / Marinara Italian Roasted Potatoes / Steamed RiceSeasoned Mixed California / Peas & Onions Toasted Garlic Bread
    • Camp Zama Dining FacilityApril 10 Dinner 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. $4.55Minestrone Soup / Bean with Bacon Soup Chicken Tamales / Pork Chop Suey Noodles with Olive Oil / Steamed Rice Seasoned Corn Seasoned Spinach
    • Camp Zama Dining Facility April 11 Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $4.55 Chicken Gumbo Soup / Pepper Pot Soup BBQ Chicken / Fried Chicken / Baked Chicken BBQ Pork Spareribs / Southern Fried CatfishBaked Macaroni and Cheese / Glazed Sweet Potatoes Steamed Rice / Black Eyed Peas / Corn Muffin Fried Okra / Okra and Tomato Gumbo /Southern Style Green
    • Camp Zama Dining FacilityApril 11 Dinner 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. $4.55Chicken Gumbo Soup / Pepper Pot Soup Grilled Ham Steak / Swedish MeatballsMashed Potatoes / Buttered Egg Noodles Seasoned Broccoli Seasoned Succotash
    • Camp Zama Dining FacilityApril 12 Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $4.55 Creamy Tomato Soup / Miso Soup Kalua Pig and Cabbage / Teriyaki Beef Oven Roasted Potatoes / Steamed Rice Seasoned Cauliflower Seasoned Peas and Carrots
    • Camp Zama Dining FacilityApril 12 Dinner 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. $4.55 Price : $4.55 ~Menu~ Creamy Tomato Soup / Miso Soup Linguini with Clams Pineapple Chicken Mashed Potatoes / Steamed Rice Stir Fried Cabbage Seasoned Green Beans
    • Camp Zama Dining Facility April 13 Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $4.55 Egg Drop Soup / Cream of Potato SoupCantonese Spareribs / Lemon Baked Fish / Baked Chicken Paprika Potatoes / Steamed Rice Tempura Vegetables Seasoned Italian Blend
    • Camp Zama Dining FacilityApril 13 Dinner 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. $4.55 Egg Drop Soup / Cream of Potato Soup Breaded Pork (Katsu-don) Swiss Steak with Brown Gravy Steamed Rice / Mashed Potatoes Seasoned Mixed Vegetables Creamed Spinach
    • Camp Zama Dining Facility April 14 Brunch 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $5.20Omelet / Boiled Eggs / Pancakes / Biscuits / Hominy Grits Hashed Brown Potatoes / Creamed Beef / Bacon Clam Chowder / French Onion Soup Chicken Cordon Blue / Sukiyaki Mashed Potatoes / Buttered Noodles / Rice Seasoned Succotash / Seasoned Mixed Oriental
    • Camp Zama Dining FacilityApril 14 Supper 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $6.40 Clam Chowder / French Onion SoupChicken Yakitori Don / Cajun Baked Fish Steamed Rice / Lyonnaise Potatoes Seasoned Corn / Seasoned Broccoli
    • Camp Zama Dining Facility April 15 Brunch 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $5.20Omelet / Boiled Eggs / French Toast / Biscuits/ Hominy Grits Creamed Beef / Bacon / Hashed Brown Potatoes Mexican Onion Corn Soup / New England Fish Chowder Beef Bowl / Chinese 5 Spice Chicken Buttered Noodles / Steamed Rice Seasoned Carrots / Seasoned Summer Squash
    • Camp Zama Dining Facility April 15 Supper 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $6.40Mexican Onion Corn Soup / New England Fish Chowder Veal Parmesan / Chicken Curry Steamed Rice / Mashed Potatoes Club Spinach Seasoned Peas and Carrots
    • Yano Fitness Center Information The Yano Fitness Center’s swimming pool will be closed for annual maintenance. Date: March 19 to April 19
    • Advance Fee Increase The CITIBANK ATM/CASH advance fee will increase from 2% to 2.2%. This change is effective on the following dates for the service indicated.U.S. Air Force effective on April 22, 2012,Department of Defense agencies effective on April 23, 2012,U.S. Navy and Marine corps effective on May 6, 2012,U.S. Army effective on May 11, 2012.
    • TSA Pre-Check On March 20, 2012 TSA is expanding its Pre-Check program to service members flying out of DCA (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport),which means members with active CACs will receive expedited security screening.
    • UA Pet Safe Program (Civilians Only) United Airlines has changed its flat rate for pets checked as baggage. The new policy requires these pets to travel as cargo. This change couldmean paying up to $4,000. AD military was granted an exception through May 31, 2012 For more information: 263-7180/046-407-7180
    • Household Good Shipments Made Easy You can schedule a household goods pick up from the privacy of your living room. Visit www.move.mil to gain access to the Defense Personal Property System (DPS) orcontact the Area Transportation Office, Personal Property Section at 263-3709/046-407-3709 for more information.
    • Household Goods PCS TIPS• Receive PCS orders• Estimate your weight• Plan pickup dates with flexibility• Schedule pickups early• Change dates as a last resort• Dispose of unnecessary items• Know your shipping entitlements
    • Commissary Closure Due to the annual commissary inventory, the stores will be closed on the following dates:Sagamihara Commissary: April 9 and 10Camp Zama: April 25 and 26Sagami Depot: April 3
    • Camp Zama Tax Center Service Dates: Jan 25 – June 15 Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Including Training Holidays & Sergeant’s Time TrainingFor more information: 263-4698/ 046-407-4698
    • Postal Service InformationThe U.S. Postal Service will increasepostal rates by 2.1% for most of theirmail services starting January, 2012. For more information: 263-5101/046-407-5101
    • Road ClosureA portion of 1st Avenue near the Camp Zama gas station will be closed for the below date: March 2012 to October 2013This will require drivers wanting to go north or south past thisportion of the road to take a detour. A number of detour signswill be in place at different locations to properly direct drivers. For more information: 263-4907/046-407-4640
    • Army Civilian Record Brief The CRB is a one-page report of your critical human resources data. It contains informationretrieved from the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System, which is the authoritative source of HR data for DoD civilian employees, and from other sources you may update yourself via online self-service applications.
    • Army Civilian Record Brief To learn more about the Civilian Record Brief,please check out the IMCOM YouTube Videos at: http://46q.us/crb
    • Veterans BenefitsSeparating or retiring within the next 12-24 months?
    • Veterans BenefitsDon’t miss out on the benefits you’re entitled to! The Department of Veterans Affairs OverseasMilitary Services Coordinator visits Camp Zamamonthly to provide veteran benefits information to active duty/retired soldiers and their familymembers as well as other veterans and surviving spouses.
    • Veterans Benefits The VA Representative provides a detailed briefing on benefits and is also available for individual appointments. For an appointment orfurther information, please contact the Transition Services Center at 263-5076/3513/3940
    • TRICARE Update1. MetLife - New TRICARE Dental Program carrier Effective May 1, MetLife will begin providing dental coverage to more than 2 million family members of uniformed service active duty personnel, members of the Selected Reserve and Individual Ready Reserve, their eligible family members, and survivors.
    • TRICARE Update2. MetLife Electronic Funds Transfer Notice to Beneficiaries. TRICARE Dental Program enrollments will be automatically transferred when MetLife takes over the TDP contract in May 2012. EFTs previously used for monthly payments wont automatically transfer. .
    • TRICARE UpdateAround March 21, TRICARE Dental Program enrollees will receive a letter from MetLife explaining this, along withinstructions on how to transfer their EFT and credit card for direct payments.
    • TRICARE UpdateTDP enrollees can contact the following MetLife after March 21 at: 1-855-MET-TDP1 (1-855-638-8371) (CONUS) 1-855-MET-TDP2 (1-855-683-8372) (OCONUS)
    • USA MEDDAC-Japan Hours of Operation7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.(except Thursday and weekends)1 to 4:30 p.m. (Thursday) In accordance with USARJ Cir 600-3 2.c.(3) the clinic is closed on USARJ training holidays.
    • USA MEDDAC-Japan Our nurse consult telephone line remains available at all times at: 263-4127/046-407-4127If anyone has a medical emergency on Camp Zama, please call 911/ 046-407-2911
    • USA MEDDAC-Japan For an emergency off of Camp Zama,please call 119 and say "Kyukyu" to initiate medical emergency services.To book an appointment, visit www.tricareonline.com anytime, or call 263-4175/ 046-407-4175 during duty hours.
    • American Red CrossWe are conducting a First Aid/ CPR/ AED Instructor Course at Camp Zama. Date: April 27 and 28 Pre-Registration is required For more information 263-3166/046-407-3166
    • National Prayer BreakfastDate: May 3, 2012Time: 7 a.m.Place: Camp Zama Community ClubFree breakfast buffet tickets will be made available through the Garrison Chaplain’s office at 263-4898/046-407-4898
    • Are You Ready to Quit Tobacco? We are here to help! Call 263-2004/5050 or 046-407-2004/5050 to make an appointment.Sponsored by: Community Health Promotion Council, (CHPC), MEDDAC-J
    • What is Defense Biometric identification System? DBIDS is a DoD-owned and operated system developed by Defense Manpower Data Center as a force protection program to manage personnel, property and installation access at DoD installations.
    • What is Defense Biometric identification System? DBIDS is a networked database system designed to easily verify access authorization of personnel entering military bases by using barcode and fingerprint biometric identification.
    • DBIDS Registration Camp Zama April 9 to 11Directorate of Resource Management, Community Bank and SOFA-sponsored family members. April 12 to 13Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, & Security, Credit Union, Resource Management Office and SOFA-sponsored family members.
    • DBIDS Registration Camp Zama April 16 to April 20Directorate of Logistics, Public Affairs Office, Staff Judge Advocate and SOFA-sponsored family members. April 23 to April 27 Directorate of Public Works and SOFA-sponsored family members.
    • DBIDS Registration Camp Zama April 30 to May 4Japan Engineer District, Japanese Employment & Service Office, Japanese Dispensary and SOFA-sponsored family members. May 7 to May 11 Directorate of Morale, Welfare and Recreation and SOFA-sponsored family members.
    • DBIDS Registration Camp Zama May 21 to June 1Japan Ground Self-Defense Force June 4 to July 31 Contractors
    • DBIDS Registration Camp ZamaMay 14 to June 1 (except weekends and holidays), the Vehicle Registration Office will be opened for registration and for those organizations that have not registered (DoDDS, AAFES, DeCA, ACS, DCAT,-Asia, DOD FELT, VFW, PAC, CYS, S&S/ZAMA, Yokohama North Dock, and all other activities). We will also register any personnel who missed their scheduled registration time.
    • DBIDS Registration To expedite the registration process,all MLCs must go online and complete an AJ Form 47 (Request for Installation Pass) and bring it with them during the registration process.
    • DBIDS Registration Camp Zama Security Guard 100% enforcement of DBIDS registration will begin on Aug. 1 (all personnel not registered will be directed tothe vehicle office or pass office to register in DBIDS). All personnel not registered will not be allowed to register any guest.
    • DBIDS Registration Sagamihara Housing Area Soldiers, DoD civilians and family members (including MLCs) who reside/work on SagamiharaHousing Area can register for DBIDS on the following dates and times: Date: March 6 to June 30, Monday to Friday Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • DBIDS Registration To expedite the registration process, all MLCs must go online and completean AJ Form 47 (Request for Installation Pass) and bring it with them during the registration process.
    • DBIDS Registration Sagamihara Housing Area Security Guard 100% enforcement of DBIDS registration will begin on Aug. 1 (all personnel not registered will be directed tothe vehicle office or pass office to register in DBIDS). All personnel not registered will not be allowed to register any guest.
    • DBIDS Registration Sagami General Depot April 9 to11Mission Command Training Center April 12 to13 U.S. Army TMDE Support Center April 16 to 20 Directorate of Logistics
    • DBIDS Registration Sagami General Depot April 23 to April 27 Directorate of Public Works April 30 to May 4Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Commissary Agency May 7 to May 11 Directorate of Morale, Welfare and Recreation, AAFES
    • DBIDS Registration Sagami General Depot To expedite the registration process,all MLCs must go online and complete an AJ Form 47 (Request for Installation Pass) and bring it with them during the registration process.
    • DBIDS Registration Sagami General Depot May 14 to 31 (except weekends and holidays) The vehicle registration office will be opened forregistration and for those organizations that have notregistered and personnel who missed their scheduled registration time can also register.
    • DBIDS Registration Sagami General Depot Security Guard 100% enforcement of DBIDS registration will begin on Aug. 1 (all personnel not registered will be directed tothe vehicle office or pass office to register in DBIDS). All personnel not registered will not be allowed to register any guest.
    • REGISTRATION AND BALLOT REQUEST Effective March 2012, “Driving in Japan” training will be combined with the Newcomers’ Orientation. For more information: DSN:263-4372 or 263-3389/ 046-407-4372 or 3389
    • WORDS TO LIVE BYDo what is right … legally, ethically, and morally
    • WORDS TO LIVE BYPractice the “Golden Rule”
    • WORDS TO LIVE BYSpiritual, physical, and mental fitness is a must
    • WORDS TO LIVE BY Train your replacement;develop tomorrow’s leaders
    • WORDS TO LIVE BYEnsure your family is Army strong
    • EXCHANGE INFORMATIONIf you are shopping at Yokota Exchange and find something you want and worried about getting it back to Camp Zama. Not to worry! Visit your Zama Customer Service Team. They will do a store to store delivery for that item you’re interested in.
    • EXCHANGE INFORMATIONCamp Zama Express (Shoppette) will be openeduntil midnight on Friday and Saturday, effectiveJan. 6, 2012 — New Hours — Sunday – Thursday 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    • EXCHANGE INFORMATIONMilitary Clothing Sales will be opened on Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., effective Jan. 8, 2012 — New Hours — Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • EXCHANGE INFORMATIONMilitary Clothing Sales will be opened on Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., effective Jan. 8, 2012 — New Hours — Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • EXCHANGE INFORMATION Power outage at Zama Gas Station/ Car Care Center (Bldg. 381) Date: Feb. 13, 14 and 17 Store will be closed at 5 p.m. All gas pumps will be down from 5 to 9 p.m.
    • Find us on FacebookThe Garrison Public Affairs Office is working tomake Facebook THE place to go for community information. We need your help! Like us on Facebook:http://facebook.com/USAGJ
    • USARJ This Week on VimeoDid you know that your friends & family back in the States can see what life is like in Japan?Tell them to check out USARJ This Week on the HD video sharing site Vimeo: vimeo.com/usagj
    • New Channel 13 Slide FormatWe’re trying to improve the Command Channel by making the slides easier to read. Please, let us know how we’re doing: Phone: 046-407-4640 / DSN: 263-4640 Email: usag.japan@gmail.com
    • New Channel 13 Slide Format If you or your organization would like to post slides to the Command Channel contact thegarrison Public Affairs Office for our new slide template Phone: 046-407-4640 / DSN: 263-4640 Email: usag.japan@gmail.com
    • Follow us on Twitter Are you on Twitter? So are we! Follow us:twitter.com/USAGJapan
    • Photos on FlickrVisit the garrison photo archive on the popular photo sharing site flickr: flickr.com/usagj