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Command Channel Slides March 15 to 22, 2013

  1. 1. Of fice ClosureThe Central Issue Facility will be closed to conduct its required annual inventory. Date: April 1 to 5The facility will only operate for emergency issues and turn-ins during this period. For more information: 263-5880 ro263-7454
  2. 2. Ur gent NoticeTemporary Bicycle Parking Area at Gate 4for March 21, 2013.All bicycles are to be parked at the Gate 4 temporarybicycle parking located next to Gate 4 vehicle parkingdue to additional bicycle racks are being installed.Any bicycles remaining in the shed areaon March 21, 2013 will be removedby PMO Impoundment.
  3. 3. Ur gent NoticeThe Gate 4 temporary bicycle parking area will close at 12 noonon March 22, 2013 and all remaining bikes will be moved to PMOImpoundment and disposed of if not claimed within 45 days. Gate No. 4 Temp Bike Parking (Grass area) Pine Tree Road
  4. 4. Bicycle Re gistr ationAll bicycles need to be registered with PMO.Bicycle Registration office is open Mon-Fri, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (including lunch hour) or call 263-3732During non-business hours, please visit MP the desk. Bldg #229 or call 263-3002Please bring your bicycle for registration.
  5. 5. 自転車使用者への緊急のお知らせ3 月 21 日 , ゲート 4 の駐輪場に自転車用ラックを増設する為20 日終業迄に臨時駐輪場に自転車を移動して下さい。 Gate No. 4 臨時駐輪場 ( 芝地) Pine Tree Road
  6. 6. 自転車使用者への緊急のお知らせ駐輪場に残された自転車は臨時駐輪場に移動します。自転車使用者は臨時駐輪場から元の駐輪場に3 月 22 日 12 時迄に移動して下さい。残された自転車は PMO により保管所に移動され、45 日以内に申告が無い場合は廃棄されます。 基地内で使用する自転車は必ず PMO で登録して下さい。 今後 PMO の方では自転車の登録がされているか不定期に検査が入ります。
  7. 7. 自転車登録のお知らせ自転車は以下の所で登録して下さい。未登録の放置自転車に関しては処分される事もあります。月曜 - 金曜、 8 時 -16 時半 建物番号 227 問い合わせ電話番号: 263-3732 勤務時間以外は憲兵隊事務所でお願いします。 建物番号 229 問い合わせ電話番号 :263-3002
  8. 8. TSUNAMI Warning System Test Yokohama City has been installing new emergency messaging infrastructuresthroughout the city, applying all the lessons learned from the Mar. 11, 2011, earthquake. A few speakers were just installed within a radius of a few hundred yards from Yokohama North Dock, and tests of the system will be conducted Mar. 18.
  9. 9. TSUNAMI Warning System Test This will include the test message "Kore wa shaken hoso desu"("This is a test message," in Japanese), followed by warning beeps.This sequence will continue a few timesfor approximately 10 seconds each time.
  10. 10. TSUNAMI Warning System TestYou can hear actual tsunami warning message by visiting the link below: /tsunami/sozai/otunami.mp3
  11. 11. Temporary Closure of Camp Zama Gas Station Access to the Camp Zama Gas Station will be briefly closed March 26, from 11 to 11:30 a.m.due to a parade occurring at that time as part of the welcome ceremony for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces Central Readiness Force. Usage of the gas station is expected to resume once the parade route has passed.
  12. 12. Red Cross Month Activities at Camp Zama March is Red Cross Month, and to celebrate, Camp Zamas Red Cross Office is scheduledto hold a public event March 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.On display will be information on the different courses offered by the Red Cross, information on emergency preparedness, and information on open volunteer positions within the community.
  13. 13. Red Cross Month Activities at Camp Zama Certified instructors will be present to answer questions or provide further information. All those who attend the event will be registered to win a gift;presence during the drawing is not required to win. Call 263-3166 for more information.
  14. 14. Ongoing Construction at SFHA, Camp ZamaAn ongoing construction initiative to replace potable water piping at Sagamihara Family Housing Areawill require full road closure March 18 and 25. The estimated completion date of the project is July 25. Call 263-3053 for more information. Call 263-3053 for more information.
  15. 15. Ongoing Construction at SFHA, Camp Zama There is also a construction project to replace the canopy above the night deposit box at the Camp Zama Community Bank. This projectwill require a vehicle lane closure for approximately four weeks due to the necessary scaffolding when removing and installing the canopy. The estimated construction period is March 18 through April 12. Call 263-3053 for more information. Call 263-3053 for more information.
  16. 16. Notice of Suspension of Tuition Assistance Due to current fiscal challenges, the secretary of the Army has approved the suspension of Tuition Assistance effective Mar. 8 at 5 p.m. The suspension applies to all components andwill remain effect until the fiscal situation matures. Soldiers will no longer be permitted to submit new requests for Tuition Assistance through the GoArmyEd portal.
  17. 17. Notice of Suspension of Tuition Assistance Soldiers currently enrolled and participating in courses approved for tuition assistance are not affected and will be allowed to complete current course enrollment. Soldiers can continue to access their GI Bill benefits, if applicable (either the Montgomery GI Bill or the Post 9/11 GI Bill); or use other funding sources(grants, scholarships or Army National Guard Soldiers using state Tuition Assistance).
  18. 18. Notice of Suspension of Tuition AssistanceSoldiers are encouraged to contact their localeducation centers for additional information: Camp Zama Education Center DSN: (315) 263-3015 COMM: 046-407-3015 Torii Station Education Center DSN: 315-644-4684 COMM: 098-911-5111 (then dial 644-4684)
  19. 19. Notice ofSuspension of Tuition AssistanceLocal Post 9/11 GI Bill point of contact isthe U.S. Army Japan career counselor at: DSN: 315-263-7387 COMM: 046-407-7387Updated information will also be posted to:
  20. 20. Job, Career and Education Fair A Job, Career and Education Fair is scheduled to be held Mar. 27 from 1 to 4 Edas Place at the Camp Zama Community Club. Employment and education representatives from several on-base employers will be present at the event to provide employment-related information and assistance. The event is free and open to all Status of ForcesAgreement personnel and eligible family members. Call 263-8091 for more information.
  21. 21. Drug Take-Back Event A "Drug Take-Back" event is scheduled to be held April 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Main Exchange/Food Court area. The event allows community members to safely dispose of any expired, unused, unwanted, prescribed or over-the-counter medication.Call 263-8059 or 263-8047 for more information.
  22. 22. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life Training A number of training dates are scheduledto be held, in both English- and Japanese-language instruction, on shelf-life policy training to explain standard practice in the management and storage of shelf-life material at the managing activity and depot level. Call 263-4814 for more information.
  23. 23. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life Training Students will learn to properly apply mandatorystorage standards criteria in evaluating the condition of shelf-life material upon receipt, in storage, during surveillance, upon shipment, and when test or restorative actions are required to maintain or return stocks to a ready-for-issue status. Call 263-4814 for more information.
  24. 24. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life TrainingSagami Depot (English Session) Date: March 29 (Nomination deadline: March 22) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 164-S6, Maintenance Division ClassroomSagami Depot (Japanese Session) Date: April 5 (Nomination deadline: March 22) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 164-S6, Maintenance Division Classroom
  25. 25. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life TrainingCamp Zama (English Session) Date: May 16 (Nomination deadline: May 9) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: LRC-H, Bldg. 102, Conference RoomCamp Zama (Japanese Session) Date: May 17 (Nomination deadline: May 9) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: LRC-H, Bldg. 102, Conference Room
  26. 26. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life TrainingYokohama North Dock (English Session) Date: Sept. 26 (Nomination deadline: Sept. 19) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 347, DPW Conference RoomYokohama North Dock (Japanese Session) Date: Sept. 27 (Nomination deadline: Sept. 19) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 347, DPW Conference Room
  27. 27. 2013 Road Tax ProgramThe 2013 Road Tax Program, duringwhich vehicle owners can paytheir Japanese Road Tax and be issuedtheir 2013 USFJ vehicle decal,is scheduled to take place April 16 through 19at the Camp Zama Community ClubsFirelite Lounge.
  28. 28. 2013 Road Tax Program Issue times on each day are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Customers should show up on their respectivedate based on the first letter of their last name: April 16: A through E April 17: F through K April 18: L through R April 19: S through Z; mini cars (yellow plates) and motorcycles
  29. 29. 2013 Road Tax ProgramCost for the renewal, all payments for whichmust be in yen, depends on vehicle type: Ordinary trucks : 32,000 yen Small trucks and vehicles : 7,500 yen (Sagami 5XX Y XXXX or Sagami 4XX Y XXXX plates) Vehicles : 19,000 or 22,000 yen (Sagami 3XX Y XXXX plates) Mini cars (yellow plates) : 3,000 yen Motorcycles : 500 or 1,000 yen
  30. 30. 2013 Road Tax ProgramThose who do not renew their road taxduring this period will be required to do so atthe off-post Sagami Land and Transportation Office.Renewal must be completed no later than May 31.Any vehicles without the updated USFJ decalwill not be allowed to be driven after June 1.Call 263-4337 for more information.
  31. 31. Change to Sponsorship Training Dates Monthly Sponsorship Training will now be held on the second Wednesday of each month.For the rest of 2013, the class dates are as follows: March 13 July 10 Nov. 13 April 10 Aug. 14 Dec. 11 May 8 Sept. 11 June 12 Oct. 9 Call 263-8091 for more information.
  32. 32. ZaCSA Community Grants Available The Zama Community Spouses Association is offering community grants from nowthrough April 22 to help eligible organizations fulfill their goals or needs. Visit or email for more information.
  33. 33. ZaCSA Scholarship Information Zama Community Spouses Association scholarship applications are now available for Zama American High School seniors and non-traditional students, such as spouses and adult family members.Visit the ZaCSA website at to download applications and information concerning each individual scholarship.
  34. 34. ZaCSA Scholarship InformationScholarship Application Deadlines:Zama American High School Seniors: March 30Non-traditional Students : March 15(Spouse/Adult Family Member): All applications must be postmarked on or before these dates If you have any questions, please contact:
  35. 35. Informational Telephone Services Effective April 1, the 78th Signal Battalions telephone operators will no longer provide "informational telephone services“ between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Calls placed to 0, 263-1110 and 113during these hours will be routed to the Regional Network Operations Support Center, whose operators have access to telephone information.
  36. 36. Good FridayMarch 29, 7:30 p.m.Camp Zama ChapelCamp Zama Protestant Worship ServiceContact: DSN 263-4898 for more information
  37. 37. Tama Hills EasterFestival An Easter Festival is scheduled to be held March 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tama Hills Recreation Center An egg hunt will begin at 1:30 p.m. Call 224-3421 for more information
  38. 38. A scheduled electrical power outagewill take placeMarch 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Bldg. 101.The purpose of the outage is to allowthe Directorate of Public Works to performmaintenance and repairs. Call 263-3965 or 263-8581 for more information.
  39. 39. Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AEDCamp ZamaSaturday, March 168 a.m. to 5 p.m.Pre-registration required: $ 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  40. 40. CAT & DOG FIRST AIDCamp ZamaSaturday, April 209 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Pre-registration required: $ 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  41. 41. Volunteer Opportunities Disaster Trainers and Workers The Camp Zama Red Cross is looking for volunteers willing to help the community prepare for disasters. Take advanced training to support our education programs in the schools and our awareness campaigns in the community. A large number of volunteers is needed to support the earthquake exercise in July 2013. DSN: 263-3166 / Commercial: 046-407-3166
  42. 42. Emergency Communication Messages The American Red Cross providesthe military community and their families with 24/7 access to an Emergency Communications Network to keep families connected in a crisis, provide case management services, and assist with emergency financial assistance. Find us on Facebook American Red Cross – Camp Zama Click on “Notes”
  43. 43. Emergency Communication MessagesTo start an American Red Cross message,the following information is needed: Service member’s or sponsors’ full name Branch of service Rank Social Security Number or date of birth Complete military unit address
  44. 44. Environmental Training Environmental Management System internal auditor training is scheduled to be held March 19, 21 and 22 at Camp Zama to teach assessment and inspection techniques,objective fact finding, development of an audit plan,writing findings and reporting results, briefing skills, site visits, and interview skills.
  45. 45. Environmental TrainingThe classroom portion of the training will be heldMarch 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Bldg. 642, Classroom B. The practical application portion will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  46. 46. Environmental Training Environmental Compliance Auditing training is also scheduled for March 20 at Camp Zama to teach selected and relevant elements of the Japan Environmental Governing Standards,common compliance findings, auditor techniques, objective evidence, audit checklists, and documentation of findings in the Corrective Preventive Action Reports database.
  47. 47. Environmental Training The classroom portion of this trainingwill be held March 20 from 8 to 10 a.m. in Bldg. 642, Classroom B. The practical application portion will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  48. 48. Town Hall Meeting by Gar rison Commander for USAG-J Employees The Garrison commander will host two Town Hall Meetings to discuss the short- and long-term outlook of the garrison to include the effects of the Central Readiness Force relocation to Camp Zama, fiscal uncertainty, hiring freeze, new USAG-J mission/vision statements, upcoming events, and the USAG-J mentor/mentee program.
  49. 49. Town Hall Meeting by Gar rison Commander for USAG-J EmployeesTransportation from Yokohama North Dock and Tokyo to Camp Zama will be provided. Detailed information will be announced later. If you have a question for the commander, please submit in writing with your name and title to your supervisor by March 1. For more information, call: 263-5339.
  50. 50. Town Hall Meeting by Gar rison Commander for USAG-J Employees Location, date and time for Kanto Area is as follows:Area Date Time LocationZama March 15 10 to 11 a.m. Camp Zama Community Club, Bldg. 457Depot March 15 2 to 3 p.m. Sagami Lounge, Bldg. 135-52
  51. 51. ギャリソン司令官の従業員への タウンホールミーティング 基地管理本部司令官、ティリー大佐による タウンホールミーティングが 基地管理本部従業員の皆様へ行われます。お話の内容は、中央即応集団司令部のキャンプ座間への移転、財政問題、雇用凍結、新基地管理本部ミッション・ビジョン、 今後のイベント、メンタープログラムなどを含めた、 ギャリソン部隊の短期・長期展望などです。
  52. 52. Town Hall Meeting by Gar rison Commander for USAG-J Employees 東京及び横浜の従業員の方には、送迎バスが用意されます。詳細は後日連絡致します。 司令官への質問などがある方は、 3 月 1 日までに監督者にお名前と職種名を添えて提出してください。 この件に関するお問い合わせは、 コマンドグループ(軍電 263-5339 )まで。
  53. 53. Town Hall Meeting by Gar rison Commander for USAG-J Employees 関東地区での開催場所・日時は下記のとおりです。 地区   開催日  地区   開催日  時間  時間  場所 場所 座間 座間 金曜日 金曜日 1000-1100   キャンプ座間コミュニティ 1000-1100   キャンプ座間コミュニティクラブクラブ             Bldg457 Bldg457 相模   金曜日 相模   金曜日 1400-1500    さがみラウンジ、 Bldg 1400-1500    さがみラウンジ、 Bldg135-52135-52
  54. 54. SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.Phi Eta Zeta Chapter is sponsoring up to $1,000 scholarship(s) for graduating seniors. For additional information, gives us a call after 4 p.m.: 264-7664
  55. 55. Directorate of Human Resources New Consolidated Mail Room Grand OpeningMail Room is tentatively scheduled to open April 29.Combinations for boxes at the new Mail Room will beavailable for pickup at the current Mail Room location fromApril 1 through 26, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.Residual mail will be transferred from the current Mail RoomApril 26 after closing (6 p.m.), and mail will be processedand ready for pickup at the new location on April 29. Mailing addresses will not be affected
  56. 56. Directorate of Human Resources New Consolidated Mail Room New Hours of OperationThe Main Post Office, Finance Section, will remain openuntil 6 p.m. on Fridays effective March 15.The Main Post Office will close on weekends effectiveMarch 16.Saturday mail service is available at the Naval Air FacilityAtsugi Post Office.Main Post Office new hours of operation: Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  57. 57. BOY SCOUT PACK 34 Annual Pinewood DerbyExperience the sense of accomplishment and the excitement of competition, learn good sportsmanship, and have fun. March 23, 9 a.m. at Arnn Elementary on SHA Competition is open to the public with a separate “Open Class” for children and adults For details, call: 080-4166-2574
  58. 58. Notice From Sams Health Clinic The USA MEDDAC-Japan will undergo major facility renovations starting in March, 2013 and extend through 2016 .These changes will affect the current parking layout for our community, requiring a shift of parking availability to outlying areas such as the commissary and Camp Zama Community Club.
  59. 59. Notice From Sams Health ClinicPlease watch the video for important information regarding these parking changes and how they will affect you.Please also visit the MEDDAC-Japan facebook page: our website:
  60. 60. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting Soon.Starting in FebruaryThis project will be in phases and span almostthree years.During the construction, only a small part ofour parking lot will be availablefor special needs parking.
  61. 61. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting SoonPlease be patient as we work to provide an up-to-date, modern facility for your medical and dentalcare.The main entrance to the clinic will not change.Contact us at MEDDACJ-PAO@AMEDD.ARMY.MILwith any questions or concerns.
  62. 62. Off Site Parking Locations-Buildings Commissary MWR PHCR Temp Bldg Contractor Staging Area MEDDAC Camp Zama Community Club
  63. 63. Off Site Parking Locations DPW Housing Office (Staff Parking) New Patient Parking (Commissary Area) Special Need Parking (Current Parking Lot) BG Sams Health Clinic Bldg704 Additional Patient Parking (CZCC 48 Spots)
  64. 64. Motorcycle Safety Classes The Basic Rider Course (BRC) Experienced Rider Course (ERC) are now available on Camp Zama Access to a motorcycle is needed for the training Open to US military ID Card holders (Active duty retirees, family members, or civilianemployees)
  65. 65. Motorcycle Safety Classes The course is free The Safety Office is your point of contact for all motorcycle safety class information, Call 263-4464 or 8379 to sign up.There are no online web sign-ups for our classes.
  66. 66. Driving in Japan Classes Are you a newcomer to Japan? Need to obtain your local drivers permit?Then sign-up for the "Driving in Japan” class every Tuesday 8 a.m.Safety classroom building 102, room A108 on Camp Zama.
  67. 67. Driving in Japan Classes There is no sign-up or fees for thecourse. Please bring a valid US drivers license and your military ID card.The class is approximately 4 hours long.For more information, call the Safety Office at 263-4464
  68. 68. Remedial Drivers TrainingDo you require a remedial drivers class due to a revocation ofyour drivers privileges or an accident while driving a government vehicle?
  69. 69. Remedial Drivers Training The 4-hour class is taught QUARTERLY, and held in the safety classroom building 102 room A108 on Camp Zama.For more information call the Safety Office at 263-8379 to sign up, All classes are free!
  70. 70. Camp Zama ITT Travel OfficeNow is the time to plan your travel for the remainderof Winter as well as your Spring Travel.Zama ITT has a range of travel services available for you. Please contact them at 263-5273 or 046-254-8896 or You can also check the web page at a few things to consider are listed on next slide.
  71. 71. Camp Zama ITT Travel Office Disneyland Discount Tickets valid until March 15 Snow Monkey Trips until end of March Ski and Snowboard Trips Great Wall Marathon Travel to Yap and Stay/Dive at Manta Ray Bay Resort Princess Cruises include a special departure from Japan in JulyContact: 263-5273 or 046-254-8896 or
  72. 72. Emergency Communication Messages The American Red Cross providesthe military community and their families with 24/7 access to an Emergency Communications Network to keep families connected in a crisis, provide case management services, and assist with emergency financial assistance. Find us on Facebook American Red Cross – Camp Zama Click on “Notes”
  73. 73. Emergency Communication MessagesTo start an American Red Cross messagewe need this information: Service member’s or sponsors’ full name Branch of service Rank Social Security Number or date of birth Complete military unit address
  74. 74. Restroom Relocation Temporary location for customers to use the restrooms Feb. 1 to Aug. 1, 2013
  75. 75. March 13, 2013 Price: $4.60~Menu~Cream of Tomato Soup / French Onion SoupJaegerschnitzelLemon Baked FishMashed PotatoesSteamed RiceSeasoned Cauliflower 5 p.m.Antigua Blend Vegetables to 6:30 p.m.
  76. 76. March 14, 2013 Price: $4.60~Menu~Miso Soup / Cream of BroccoliRoast Turkey / Cranberry SauceKalua Pig and Cabbage / Teriyaki ChickenSteamed Rice / Steamed Brown RiceSavory Bread Dressing 11:30 a.m.Oven Glo PotatoesMixed Vegetables to / Tangy Spinach 1 p.m.
  77. 77. March 14, 2013 Price: $4.60~Menu~Miso Soup / Cream of BroccoliBeef StewSpaghetti with Tuna Tomato SauceMashed PotatoesSteamed RiceWax Beans 5 p.m.Brussels Sprouts to 6:30 p.m.
  78. 78. March 15, 2013 Price: $4.60~Menu~Beef Noodle Soup / Corn ChowderBaked Fish with Garlic SauceFried FishItalian Hamburger Steak with MushroomSauce 11:30 a.m.Baked ChickenRice Pilaf / Mashed Potatoes toBroccoli / Glazed Carrots 1 p.m.
  79. 79. March 15, 2013 Price: $4.60~Menu~Beef Noodle Soup / Corn ChowderBreaded Pork with Brown GravyMustard Dill FishSteamed RicePaprika PotatoesCalico Corn 5 p.m.Seasoned Scandinavian Mix to 6:30 p.m.
  80. 80. March 16, 2013 Price: $5.25~Menu~Omelet / Boiled Egg / Pancakes / BiscuitsHominy Grits / Creamed Beef / BaconHashed Brown PotatoesCream of Mushroom SoupMulligatawny SoupRoast Beef / Fried Spicy ChickenSteamed Rice / Scalloped Potatoes 9 a.m.Mixed Italian Blend to / Stewed Tomatoes 1 p.m.
  81. 81. March 16, 2013 Price: $6.45~Menu~Cream of Mushroom Soup / Mulligatawny SoupSautéed Shrimp with Chili SauceBarbecue Corned BeefSteamed RiceMashed Potatoes 5 p.m.Mustard Greens toPeas and Carrots 6 p.m.
  82. 82. March 17, 2013 Price: $5.25~Menu~Omelet / Boiled Egg / French Toast / BiscuitsHominy Grits / Creamed Beef / BaconHashed Brown PotatoesChicken Wild Rice Soup / Spanish SoupPrime Rib Steak with Au JusShrimp ScampiO’Brien Potatoes / Steamed Rice 9 a.m.Broccoli Polonaise toSautéed Onions and Mushrooms 1 p.m.
  83. 83. March 17, 2013 Price: $6.45~Menu~Chicken Wild Rice Soup / Spanish SoupCajun Baked FishBaked Pork ChopsMashed PotatoesSteamed Brown RiceMexican Mixed Vegetables 5 p.m. with Sauce toSautéed Spinach with Bacon 6 p.m.
  84. 84. Effective Date: Jan. 31, 2013Every Thursday’s Breakfast Hourswill change from: 6 to 8 the new hours: 7 to 9 a.m.
  85. 85. School Information Attention college- and career school-bound students!Apply now for Federal Student Aid (FSA). Applications are at the link below: Go to
  86. 86. Home School Installation Registration Home schools are required to register with the installation through the School Liaison Officer for accountability purposes only.If you are currently home schooling or plan to in the future, please contact the School Liaison Officer at 263-5932/046-407-5932
  87. 87. What is Ready Army?Ready Army is the Army Emergency Management Program’s proactive campaign to increase theresilience of the Army community by informing of relevant hazards and encouraging Soldiers,their Families, Army Civilians and contractors to, “Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed.”
  88. 88. What is Ready Army?Through outreach and education Ready Army callsour Army community to action and aims to create a culture of preparedness that will save lives and strengthen the nation.
  89. 89. Get a Kit When disaster strikes, emergency responders address the most critical needs and may noteven be able to get to an area until it is deemed safe. While they work on behalf of the entire community, it is your responsibility to ensureyour family’s well-being during times of crisis. Emergency kits to sustain for 72 hours are an essential tool for meeting that challenge.
  90. 90. Make a Plan• Ensure everyone understands the plan, and practices.• How to communicate during an emergency.• Consider what to do, where to go, what to take.• Plan for members with disabilities or special needs.• Include pets in family plan.• Report status through ADPAAS.• Identify a continental U.S. contact.
  91. 91. Be informed• Chain of Command•• (Local Conditions Page)••Mass Notification System• Command Channel 13• Eagle 810 radio• Family Assistance Center
  92. 92. Emergency Supply Kit• Food supply for all family members for five days (ready to eat; no preparation required)• Bottled water• Protective mask• 30-day supply of prescription medication• Over-the-counter medications• Baby toiletries (diapers, etc.) (five-day supply)• Toiletry articles (toothbrush, etc.)• Feminine hygiene articles
  93. 93. Emergency Supply Kit• Baby articles• First-Aid kit• Flashlight with extra batteries• Portable radio with extra batteries• Can opener• Backpack / luggage• Extra clothing (keep in mind baggage limits)• Blankets (seasonal)• $100 cash• Pet carrier (dog or cat only) with 10-day supply of pet foods
  94. 94. Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are now held at Camp Zama Dates: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Time: 7 to 8 p.m. Place: Bldg. 533, 2nd Floor For more information: 090-1771-4271
  95. 95. New Operation Hours Housing Management Division has newoperation hours effective May 3 as follows:Office closure every Thursday morning from 8 a.m. to noon for training time. For more information: 263-3441/046-407-3441
  96. 96. Zama Sportsmen’s Skeet Range Come and sharpen your shooting abilityat Camp Zama’s Sportsmen’s Club skeet range. The range is open for you every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information: 080-3203-4036
  97. 97. Sergeant Audie Murphy ClubDo you have what it takes to lead from the front? Requirements: Corporal to Sergeant first class in a Leadership Position. Current Army Physical Fitness Test (recommend 250 or above).
  98. 98. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Requirements:Meet the Army Height and Weight standards.Current Weapon Qualification (6 months).Recommendation from your Direct Leadership.
  99. 99. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club For more information 263-5673/046-407-5673 263-5003/046-407-5003
  100. 100. 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.
  101. 101. 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
  102. 102. Household Good Shipments Made Easy You can schedule a household goods pick up from the privacy of your living room. Visit 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.
  103. 103. 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
  104. 104. 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
  105. 105. USA MEDDAC-JapanReduced Primary Care Managers this SummerDue to permanent change of station underlaps,MEDDAC-Japan has only three of its five Primary Care Managers throughout the summer.
  106. 106. USA MEDDAC-JapanReduced Primary Care Managers this SummerAppointment availability may be reduced for non- TRICARE beneficiaries.
  107. 107. USA MEDDAC-Japan Reduced Primary Care Managers this SummerWe expect to return to full availability in September.
  108. 108. USA MEDDAC-JapanReduced Primary Care Managers this Summer We remain committed to providing high qualitypatient care, but request your understanding during this summer underlap.
  109. 109. 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.
  110. 110. 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
  111. 111. 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 anytime, or call 263-4175/ 046-407-4175 during duty hours.
  112. 112. WORDS TO LIVE BYDo what is right … legally, ethically, and morally
  113. 113. WORDS TO LIVE BYPractice the “Golden Rule”
  114. 114. WORDS TO LIVE BYSpiritual, physical, and mental fitness is a must
  115. 115. WORDS TO LIVE BY Train your replacement;develop tomorrow’s leaders
  116. 116. WORDS TO LIVE BYEnsure your family is Army strong
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  118. 118. Rising Sun 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 Monthly Rising Sun show on the HD video sharing site Vimeo:
  119. 119. Rising Sun 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 Monthly Rising Sun show on the HD video sharing site Vimeo:
  120. 120. 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:
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