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The 2013-14 school year will beginas scheduled on Aug. 26.
If proposed furlough dates remain in effect,If proposed furlough dates remain in effect,Arnn Elementary and Zama American MiddleArnn Elementary and Zama American Middleand High schoolsand High schoolswill be closed on the following dates:will be closed on the following dates:Tuesday : Sept. 3Tuesday : Sept. 3Mondays: Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30Mondays: Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30
Although the schools will be closedto students and furloughed teachers on these days,the school and district offices will remain open,albeit with limited staffing.The Arnn main office will remain open all summer,except for July 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
General furlough updates are available here:General furlough updates are available here:http://www.dodea.edu/Budget/index1.cfmhttp://www.dodea.edu/Budget/index1.cfm
Well Child Physicals AvailableWell Child Physicals AvailableWell Child Physicals AvailableWell Child Physicals Available
Online Nutrition Education SurveyOnline Nutrition Education SurveyAn online survey coordinatedby Medical Department Activity-Japan is availablefor all community members at Camp Zama.A dietician from Fleet Activities Yokosukais willing to provide nutrition classesand would like to know what topicsare of interest to the community.
The survey can be found here:The survey can be found here:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/36J8T7Shttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s/36J8T7SOnline Nutrition Education SurveyOnline Nutrition Education Survey
U.S. Army Garrison JapanU.S. Army Garrison Japanis currently conductingis currently conductingan Army Community Service Needs Assessmentan Army Community Service Needs Assessmentonline survey.online survey.
The survey collects informationThe survey collects informationAbout services and programs at Camp ZamaAbout services and programs at Camp Zamaand a sense of how its military communityand a sense of how its military communityis supporting its members.is supporting its members.The survey must be completed before July 15.The survey must be completed before July 15.
As summer begins, the conditions for moldAs summer begins, the conditions for moldgrowth become more prevalent.growth become more prevalent.Mold will only grow when moisture or condensationMold will only grow when moisture or condensationis present.is present.Even hidden areas, like closets, can grow moldEven hidden areas, like closets, can grow moldif moisture is present.if moisture is present.
Keeping your home free of moisture is the bestKeeping your home free of moisture is the bestway to prevent mold growth.way to prevent mold growth.Keep indoor humidity levels between 30 percentKeep indoor humidity levels between 30 percentand 50 percent. (Humidity meters can beand 50 percent. (Humidity meters can bepurchased for as little as $10 online)purchased for as little as $10 online)
Run fans and vents while cooking or showering.Run fans and vents while cooking or showering.(But don’t leave them running all day, as this(But don’t leave them running all day, as thiscan potentially assist mold growth).can potentially assist mold growth).Clean up moisture and condensation immediately.Clean up moisture and condensation immediately.Use dehumidifiers to further control levels ofUse dehumidifiers to further control levels ofhumidity in the home.humidity in the home.
Keep closet doors open one to two inches to allowKeep closet doors open one to two inches to allowfresh air circulation.fresh air circulation.If mold is present in an area of nine square feet orIf mold is present in an area of nine square feet orless:less:- Scrub rigorously using detergent and water- Scrub rigorously using detergent and water- Wear a dust mask, gloves and eye protection- Wear a dust mask, gloves and eye protection- Dry the area after completion of cleaning- Dry the area after completion of cleaning
If mold is present on a larger surface:If mold is present on a larger surface:Contact DPW for assistance in cleaningContact DPW for assistance in cleaning263-4274 or 263-4613263-4274 or 263-4613If mold is on permeable surfaces (i.e., carpet orIf mold is on permeable surfaces (i.e., carpet orceiling tiles), consider replacement.ceiling tiles), consider replacement.
Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaMultiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaThe Directorate of Public Worksis in the process of replacing domestic hot waterand chilled/hot water lines on Camp Zama.The project began May 30 andis scheduled to continue through November.This project will require half-road closuresduring working hours at the following locations:
Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaMultiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaIshinomaki Avenue across from the ZamaAmerican High School basketball courtsfrom June 3 through 7Tomodachi Avenue across from Bldg. 671from June 17 through 21Range Road across from Bldg. 906from June 17 through 21
Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaMultiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaIshinomaki Avenue across from Zama HousingUnits 988 and 987from July 22 through 26Ishinomaki Avenue between Bldg. 691and Dewey Parkfrom Aug. 26 through 30
Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaMultiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaIshinomaki Avenue at the four-way intersectionby ZAHSfrom Sept. 3 through 6Various locations on 4th Avenue nearBldgs. 101 and 102from June 3 through Aug. 30
Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaMultiple Half-Road Closures on Camp ZamaTemporary stock yard between Bldgs. 131 and 138through Nov. 15
Army Website Provides Summer Safety TipsArmy Website Provides Summer Safety TipsSummer is finally here, and with it comesSummer is finally here, and with it comeshazards unique to this cherished time of year.hazards unique to this cherished time of year.As the weather warms and Soldiers, Army civiliansAs the weather warms and Soldiers, Army civiliansand family members take to roads and waterwaysand family members take to roads and waterwaysfor some well-deserved down time,for some well-deserved down time,they will be exposed to riskthey will be exposed to riskmore often than they might think.more often than they might think.
VisitVisit http://go.usa.gov/bWaehttp://go.usa.gov/bWaefor various tips on summer safety.for various tips on summer safety.Army Website Provides Summer Safety TipsArmy Website Provides Summer Safety Tips
Most motor transportation servicesat the Transportation Division on Camp Zamaare scheduled to be suspended July 11in order to conduct a safety stand-down.Narita Airport shuttle services will not affectedby this suspension.
All passengers needing official transportationAll passengers needing official transportationto commercial terminalsto commercial terminalswill need to acquirewill need to acquirecommercial transportation on this day,commercial transportation on this day,or contact the Ground Transportation Deskor contact the Ground Transportation Deskatat 263-3772263-3772 for special instructions.for special instructions.
The Army Sports Program at Camp Zamawill conduct two intramural sporting eventsduring the month of June.Upcoming Intramural Sports EventsUpcoming Intramural Sports Eventsat Camp Zamaat Camp Zama
Upcoming Intramural Sports EventsUpcoming Intramural Sports Eventsat Camp Zamaat Camp ZamaAn intramural volleyball tournament isAn intramural volleyball tournament isscheduled to be held June 14 beginningscheduled to be held June 14 beginningat 5:30 p.m. at Yano Fitness Center.at 5:30 p.m. at Yano Fitness Center.The deadline to register is June 7.The deadline to register is June 7.An intramural soccer tournament is scheduledAn intramural soccer tournament is scheduledto be held June 29 beginning at 9 a.m.to be held June 29 beginning at 9 a.m.at Yano Field.at Yano Field.The deadline to register is June 21.The deadline to register is June 21.
These intramural events arefor active-duty military units only.Teams must consist of all males or all females.Units are allowed to enter teams in both categories.These events are not for Commander’s Cup points.Call 263-7980 for more information.Upcoming Intramural Sports EventsUpcoming Intramural Sports Eventsat Camp Zamaat Camp Zama
All applications must be submitted online.Interested applicants can apply atwww.americanredcross.apply2jobs.comand reference position NHQ335360.All applications must be submitted by June 4.The anticipated start date is July 8.
Reminder for TRICARE Prime EnrolleesReminder for TRICARE Prime EnrolleesTRICARE Prime enrollees are remindedthat they must contact their primary care managerat MEDDAC-J or their TRICARE Overseas contractorto avoid any out-of-pocket expensesfrom receiving civilian medical carein the continental U.S. or other overseas locations.Call 263-8197 for more information.
Intermittent Cooling Season BeginsIntermittent Cooling Season BeginsIntermittent coolingfor U.S. Army Japan installations began May 23.Air-conditioning will be provided oncethe outside temperature exceeds78 degrees Fahrenheit or 25.6 degrees Celsius.Call 263-3609 for more information.
Transition from Heating to Cooling SeasonTransition from Heating to Cooling SeasonIntermittent heating is scheduleduntil mid-April. Heating will be providedbased on following criteria:68 degrees Fahrenheit or below (from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.)55 degrees Fahrenheit or below (from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.)
Girl ScoutsGirl ScoutsTwo-Day Mount Fuji Adventure ClimbTwo-Day Mount Fuji Adventure Climb
Girl ScoutsGirl ScoutsTwo-Day Mount Fuji Adventure ClimbTwo-Day Mount Fuji Adventure Climb
Arnn Elementary School InformationArnn Elementary School InformationEffective June 1,Effective June 1,the phone number for the main officethe phone number for the main officeat Arnn Elementary Schoolat Arnn Elementary Schoolwill be changed as follows:will be changed as follows:267-6112267-6112 oror 267-6237267-6237
Writers, actors, thinkers, videographersWriters, actors, thinkers, videographersand creative peopleand creative peoplebetween the ages of 12 and 18between the ages of 12 and 18are being sought for an internship opportunityare being sought for an internship opportunitywith the Adolescent Substance Abusewith the Adolescent Substance AbuseCounseling ServiceCounseling Serviceand U.S. Army Garrison Japanand U.S. Army Garrison JapanPublic Affairs Office.Public Affairs Office.Teen InternshipTeen Internshipwith ASACS, Public Affairs Officewith ASACS, Public Affairs Office
An ASACS advisory board is being formedAn ASACS advisory board is being formedto develop public serviceto develop public serviceannouncement video commercials.announcement video commercials.Topics may include bullying prevention,Topics may include bullying prevention,““sexting” safety andsexting” safety andsubstance abuse prevention.substance abuse prevention.Teen InternshipTeen Internshipwith ASACS, Public Affairs Officewith ASACS, Public Affairs Office
The board will meet twice a weekThe board will meet twice a weekfrom the week of June 17 until the end of July.from the week of June 17 until the end of July.Participants will write, research,Participants will write, research,develop and act in PSAsdevelop and act in PSAsto be broadcast on AFN, distributedto be broadcast on AFN, distributedon the Internet, and offeredon the Internet, and offeredto public safety campaigns worldwide.to public safety campaigns worldwide.Teen InternshipTeen Internshipwith ASACS, Public Affairs Officewith ASACS, Public Affairs Office
Space for this team isSpace for this team islimited to 12 participants.limited to 12 participants.Call 263-5970Call 263-5970to apply or for information.to apply or for information.Teen InternshipTeen Internshipwith ASACS, Public Affairs Officewith ASACS, Public Affairs Office
SHARP Hotline (English-speaking)SHARP Hotline (English-speaking)090-9395-8909 or090-9395-8909 or882# from a DSN phone882# from a DSN phoneCall any time to include evenings,Call any time to include evenings,weekends and holidays.weekends and holidays.
The construction of temporary fencingnear the boundary of Chapel Hill on Camp Zamabegan May 20.Portions of Highland Drive near the constructionhave the potential to be subject to controlled half-way traffic,section by section, at different datesfor an expected period of about 30 days.Temporary Fence ConstructionTemporary Fence ConstructionNear Chapel HillNear Chapel Hill
Temporary Fence ConstructionTemporary Fence ConstructionA schedule for the traffic changeshas not been confirmed,but additional information will be providedas soon as it becomes available.Near Chapel HillNear Chapel Hill
Posting Ads at Front of Bldg. 102Posting Ads at Front of Bldg. 102Not AuthorizedNot AuthorizedAll personnel are remindedAll personnel are remindednot to post advertisementsnot to post advertisementsat the front entrance ofat the front entrance ofU.S. Army Garrison Japan headquarters, Bldg. 102.U.S. Army Garrison Japan headquarters, Bldg. 102.Call 263-3829 for more information.Call 263-3829 for more information.
Household Goods PCS TipsHousehold Goods PCS Tips Receive PCS ordersReceive PCS orders Estimate your weightEstimate your weight Plan pickup dates with flexibilityPlan pickup dates with flexibility Schedule pickups earlySchedule pickups early Change dates as a last resortChange dates as a last resort Dispose of unnecessary itemsDispose of unnecessary items Know your shipping entitlementsKnow your shipping entitlements
Household Goods ShipmentsHousehold Goods ShipmentsYou can schedule a household goods pickupYou can schedule a household goods pickupfrom the privacy of your living room.from the privacy of your living room.Visit the website below to gain accessVisit the website below to gain accessto the Defense Personal Property Systemto the Defense Personal Property Systemor contact the Area Transportation Office,or contact the Area Transportation Office,Personal Property Section, at 263-3709 for details.Personal Property Section, at 263-3709 for details.www.move.milwww.move.mil
Household Goods Weight Allowance ChangeHousehold Goods Weight Allowance ChangeEffective Dec. 1, 2011,Effective Dec. 1, 2011,weight allowance to and from Japan was reducedweight allowance to and from Japan was reducedfor all Soldiers to 2,500 pounds (net)for all Soldiers to 2,500 pounds (net)or 25 percent (net) of full weight allowance,or 25 percent (net) of full weight allowance,or whichever is greater.or whichever is greater.All civilians are authorized 4,500 pounds (net).All civilians are authorized 4,500 pounds (net).Unaccompanied baggage is inclusive.Unaccompanied baggage is inclusive.For more information: 263-3709For more information: 263-3709
New Operation HoursNew Operation Hoursat Sagami Depot Self-Help Storeat Sagami Depot Self-Help StoreEffective June 1,the Self-Help Store located on Sagami General DepotWill only be open on Wednesdays and Saturdaysfrom 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.Call 263-5952 or 263-3441 for more information.
The LRC Transportation Division(ATO/CTO and TMP Sections)will close onJune 21 from noon to 4:45p.m.due to an employee appreciation day.For more information or emergency:263-3123
‘‘You Made the Grade’ ProgramYou Made the Grade’ Programat Zama Exchangeat Zama ExchangeThe Army and Air Force Exchange Serviceis rewarding military students in grades onethrough 12 who maintain a "B"or better averagewith the "You Made the Grade" program.
Students can receive a booklet couponbooklet good for free products anddiscounted offers by presenting a valid military IDand proof of an overall "B" averageat the Camp Zama Exchange customer service.‘‘You Made the Grade’ ProgramYou Made the Grade’ Programat Zama Exchangeat Zama Exchange
Parking ReminderParking Reminderfor Family Quarters Residentsfor Family Quarters ResidentsAll personnel living in family quartersAll personnel living in family quarterson Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Areaon Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Areaand Sagami General Depotand Sagami General Depotare remindedare remindedto park their personally owned vehiclesto park their personally owned vehiclesin their respective assigned parking areas.in their respective assigned parking areas.CallCall 263-3829263-3829 for more information.for more information.
Arnn Elementary School at SFHA is seekingArnn Elementary School at SFHA is seekingapplicants for various positions,applicants for various positions,including the following:including the following:Educational aides have three differentEducational aides have three differentcategories:categories:Kindergarten, Special Education, andKindergarten, Special Education, andSure Start Educational Aid link:Sure Start Educational Aid link:www.usajobs.gov/GetJobwww.usajobs.gov/GetJob
We are always seeking qualifiedWe are always seeking qualifiedand enthusiastic substitute teachers.and enthusiastic substitute teachers.This link lists current vacancies in the Pacific area:This link lists current vacancies in the Pacific area:www.dodea.edu/Pacific/offices/HR/pacVacancies.cfmwww.dodea.edu/Pacific/offices/HR/pacVacancies.cfm
Currently, lunch and recess lead monitorCurrently, lunch and recess lead monitorand monitor positions are availableand monitor positions are availableat Arnn Elementary School.at Arnn Elementary School.For more details:For more details:www.usajobs.gov/GetJobwww.usajobs.gov/GetJob
Provide your input or feedback online at theU.S. Army Garrison Japan ICE siteand enter to win a prize!http://ice.disa.milhttp://ice.disa.milGood or bad, we’d like to know!Good or bad, we’d like to know!
Construction on Route 40 Near NAF AtsugiConstruction on Route 40 Near NAF AtsugiConstruction on a portion of Route 40near Naval Air Facility Atsugiwill be conducted through September.For a period during the construction,a portion of the road will be limited to one-lane traffic.Traffic delays will be expected during this time.
Camp Zama Army Education CenterCamp Zama Army Education CenterThe Camp Zama Army Education CenterThe Camp Zama Army Education Centeris conducting a survey to assessis conducting a survey to assessThe educational needs of the base population.The educational needs of the base population.This survey is used to measure satisfaction, quality,This survey is used to measure satisfaction, quality,availability, delivery and service, andavailability, delivery and service, andto gauge the effectiveness of on-base collegeto gauge the effectiveness of on-base collegeand university programs.and university programs.SurveySurvey
Camp Zama Army Education CenterCamp Zama Army Education CenterThe survey can be accessed at:The survey can be accessed at:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GVJYKTLhttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GVJYKTLSurveySurvey
Change to Sponsorship Training DatesChange to Sponsorship Training DatesMonthly Sponsorship Training will now be heldMonthly Sponsorship Training will now be heldon the second Wednesday of each month.on the second Wednesday of each month.For the rest of 2013, the class dates are as follows:For the rest of 2013, the class dates are as follows:CallCall 263-8091263-8091 for more information.for more information.May 8May 8June 12June 12July 10July 10Aug. 14Aug. 14Sept. 11Sept. 11Oct. 9Oct. 9Nov. 13Nov. 13Dec. 11Dec. 11
Fiscal 2013 TuitionFiscal 2013 TuitionThe GoArmyEd portal Soldiers use toThe GoArmyEd portal Soldiers use torequest tuition assistance wasrequest tuition assistance wasreactivated April 9.reactivated April 9.This allows Soldiers to once again requestThis allows Soldiers to once again requesttuition assistance for the remaindertuition assistance for the remainderof fiscal 2013.of fiscal 2013.Assistance Portal ReactivatedAssistance Portal Reactivated
Fiscal 2013 TuitionFiscal 2013 TuitionFor the remainder of the fiscal year,For the remainder of the fiscal year,the eligibility for tuition assistancethe eligibility for tuition assistanceand the annual capsand the annual caps($4,500 per year, and $250 per semester hour)($4,500 per year, and $250 per semester hour)remain unchanged.remain unchanged.Assistance Portal ReactivatedAssistance Portal Reactivated
CLEP Exam Online RegistrationCLEP Exam Online RegistrationRegistration forRegistration forthe College Level Examination Program examthe College Level Examination Program examcan now be done online.can now be done online.Visit:Visit: www.asia.umuc.edu/ntc/zama.cfmwww.asia.umuc.edu/ntc/zama.cfmand create an account if you are a first-time user.and create an account if you are a first-time user.You can then schedule your examYou can then schedule your examat the Camp Zama Education Center.at the Camp Zama Education Center.Call 263-4691 for more information.Call 263-4691 for more information.
Defense Travel Management OfficeDefense Travel Management OfficeThe Defense Travel Management Office isThe Defense Travel Management Office isrequesting that travelers go to their respectiverequesting that travelers go to their respectiveorganizational or lead defense travel administratororganizational or lead defense travel administratorfor a majority of their issues.for a majority of their issues.They should refrain from sending trouble ticketsThey should refrain from sending trouble ticketsor inquiries directly to DTMO without goingor inquiries directly to DTMO without goingto their aforementioned administrators first.to their aforementioned administrators first.
Same-Day Appointments at MEDDAC-JSame-Day Appointments at MEDDAC-JIn an effort to improve access to care,In an effort to improve access to care,Army Medicine is moving toArmy Medicine is moving toa same-day appointment system,a same-day appointment system,also known as “Open Access.”also known as “Open Access.”The intent is to do todays work today andThe intent is to do todays work today andoffer same-day appointments whenever possible.offer same-day appointments whenever possible.
Same-Day Appointments at MEDDAC-JSame-Day Appointments at MEDDAC-JTo accommodate this intent,To accommodate this intent,the BG Sams Health Clinic is offering increasedthe BG Sams Health Clinic is offering increasedsame-day appointmentssame-day appointmentsas much as the schedule permits.as much as the schedule permits.Call 263-4175 to make an appointment.Call 263-4175 to make an appointment.Walk-ins will be given the same optionsWalk-ins will be given the same optionsas call-in patients, but calling inas call-in patients, but calling inis the preferred method of access.is the preferred method of access.
Same-Day Appointments at MEDDAC-JSame-Day Appointments at MEDDAC-JWhen appointments are no longer available,When appointments are no longer available,patients will be referred to the Takahashi Clinic,patients will be referred to the Takahashi Clinic,located near Gate 1located near Gate 1(closed on Wednesdays, but open on Saturdays).(closed on Wednesdays, but open on Saturdays).Other options include the Yokota Urgent CareOther options include the Yokota Urgent Careor the Yokosuka Emergency Department.or the Yokosuka Emergency Department.
New Testing HoursNew Testing HoursCLEP/DSST:CLEP/DSST: Monday through Thursday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.Monday through Thursday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.Pearson Vue: Friday, 2 to 6 p.m.Pearson Vue: Friday, 2 to 6 p.m.For CLEP, DSST and Pearson Vue exams,For CLEP, DSST and Pearson Vue exams,appointments and questions, call 263-469 Mondayappointments and questions, call 263-469 Mondaythrough Friday after 1:30 p.m.through Friday after 1:30 p.m.
Reminder of Pet Owners’ ResponsibilitiesThe following list of responsibilities for pet ownersThe following list of responsibilities for pet ownersliving on Camp Zama, Sagamihara Familyliving on Camp Zama, Sagamihara FamilyHousing Area and Sagami Depot was releasedHousing Area and Sagami Depot was releasedby the Housing Management Division:by the Housing Management Division:- Sponsors are responsible for cleaning the areas- Sponsors are responsible for cleaning the areasused by their pets.used by their pets.- If kept outside, the pet’s area must be policed daily- If kept outside, the pet’s area must be policed dailyto prevent a buildup of trash and fecal material.to prevent a buildup of trash and fecal material.
Reminder of Pet Owners’ Responsibilities- Owners must clean up waste left by their petduring walks.- Fecal droppings must be disposed of in sealedplastic bags (preferably double bags) and beplaced in garbage receptacles.- Un-bagged waste must not be placed in garbagereceptacles.
Reminder of Pet Owners’ ResponsibilitiesViolations can be reported to following email address:Violations can be reported to following email address:firstname.lastname@example.org@mail.milYou may also report violations by calling the Housing ManagementYou may also report violations by calling the Housing ManagementDivision atDivision at263-3441 or 263-4503263-3441 or 263-4503,,or the Family Housing and Furnishing Management Branchor the Family Housing and Furnishing Management Branchatat 263-3527 or 263-4136263-3527 or 263-4136..
Post Office New Hours of OperationPost Office New Hours of OperationThe operation hours at the Camp ZamaThe operation hours at the Camp ZamaMain Post Office have been revised as follows:Main Post Office have been revised as follows:Monday through Thursday:Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday:Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Main Post Office is no longer open on weekends.The Main Post Office is no longer open on weekends.Saturday mail service is available atSaturday mail service is available atthe Naval Air Facility Atsugi Post Office.the Naval Air Facility Atsugi Post Office.
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Food Handling and Preparation CourseFood Handling and Preparation CoursePrivate organizations that are providing orselling food to the general public of Camp Zamaand Sagamihara Family Housing Areaare required to attend a Safe Food Handlingand Preparation Class, which lasts approximatelytwo hours, and includes a PowerPoint presentationimmediately followedby a 20-question multiple-choice-format test.
Food Handling and Preparation CourseFood Handling and Preparation CourseThis class is given by Preventive Medicineevery third Wednesday of the monthat 3 p.m. in Bldg. 715, Classroom B.Call in advance to verify any changesin the time or location.Call 263-3748 for more information.
English-, Japanese-LanguageEnglish-, Japanese-LanguageShelf-Life TrainingShelf-Life TrainingA number of training dates are scheduledto be held, in both English- and Japanese-languageinstruction, on shelf-life policy trainingto explain standard practice in the managementand storage of shelf-life material at themanaging activity and depot level.Call 263-4814 for more information.
English-, Japanese-LanguageEnglish-, Japanese-LanguageShelf-Life TrainingShelf-Life TrainingStudents will learn to properly apply mandatorystorage standards criteria in evaluating the conditionof shelf-life material upon receipt,in storage, during surveillance,upon shipment, and when test or restorativeactions are required to maintain or return stocksto a ready-for-issue status.Call 263-4814 for more information.
English-, Japanese-LanguageEnglish-, Japanese-LanguageShelf-Life TrainingShelf-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
Informational Telephone ServicesEffective April 1, the 78th Signal Battalionstelephone 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 NetworkOperations Support Center, whoseoperators have access to telephone information.
Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteer OpportunitiesDisaster Trainers and WorkersDisaster Trainers and WorkersThe Camp Zama Red Cross is looking for volunteerswilling to help the community prepare for disasters. Take advanced training to support our education programsin the schools and our awareness campaigns in the community. A large number of volunteers is needed to support the earthquakeexercise in July 2013.DSN: 263-3166 / Commercial: 046-407-3166DSN: 263-3166 / Commercial: 046-407-3166
TheThe American Red CrossAmerican Red Cross providesprovidesthe military community and their families with 24/7 accessthe military community and their families with 24/7 accessto an Emergency Communications Networkto an Emergency Communications Networkto keep families connected in a crisis,to keep families connected in a crisis,provide case management services,provide case management services,and assist with emergency financial assistance.and assist with emergency financial assistance.Find us on FacebookFind us on FacebookAmerican Red Cross – Camp ZamaAmerican Red Cross – Camp ZamaClick on “Notes”Click on “Notes”Emergency Communication MessagesEmergency Communication Messages
To start anTo start an American Red CrossAmerican Red Cross message,message,the following information is needed:the following information is needed:Service member’s or sponsors’ full nameService member’s or sponsors’ full nameBranch of serviceBranch of serviceRankRankSocial Security Number or date of birthSocial Security Number or date of birthComplete military unit addressComplete military unit addressEmergency Communication MessagesEmergency Communication Messages
Notice From Sams Health ClinicNotice From Sams Health ClinicThe USA MEDDAC-JapanThe USA MEDDAC-Japanwill undergo major facility renovationswill undergo major facility renovationsstarting in March, 2013 and extend through 2016.starting in March, 2013 and extend through 2016.These changes will affect the current parking layoutThese changes will affect the current parking layoutfor our community,for our community,requiring a shift of parking availabilityrequiring a shift of parking availabilityto outlying areas such asto outlying areas such asthe commissary and Camp Zama Community Club.the commissary and Camp Zama Community Club.
Please watch the video for important informationPlease watch the video for important informationregarding these parking changesregarding these parking changesand how they will affect you.and how they will affect you.Please also visit the MEDDAC-JapanPlease also visit the MEDDAC-Japanfacebook page:facebook page:http://facebook.com/MEDDACJhttp://facebook.com/MEDDACJour website:our website:http://www.usarj.army.mil/organization/meddac/http://www.usarj.army.mil/organization/meddac/Notice From Sams Health ClinicNotice From Sams Health Clinic
B.G. Sams Health & Dental ClinicB.G. Sams Health & Dental ClinicRenovation Project Starting Soon.Renovation Project Starting Soon.Starting in FebruaryStarting in FebruaryThis project will be in phases and span almostThis project will be in phases and span almostthree years.three years.During the construction, only a small part ofDuring the construction, only a small part ofour parking lot will be availableour parking lot will be availablefor special needs parking.for special needs parking.
B.G. Sams Health & Dental ClinicB.G. Sams Health & Dental ClinicRenovation Project Starting SoonRenovation Project Starting SoonPlease be patient as we work to provide an up-to-Please be patient as we work to provide an up-to-date, modern facility for your medical and dentaldate, modern facility for your medical and dentalcare.care.The main entrance to the clinic will not change.The main entrance to the clinic will not change.Contact us atContact us at MEDDACJ-PAO@AMEDD.ARMY.MILMEDDACJ-PAO@AMEDD.ARMY.MILwith any questions or concerns.with any questions or concerns.
Temp BldgTemp BldgContractor Staging AreaMEDDACCommissaryMWRCamp Zama CommunityClubPHCROff Site Parking Locations-BuildingsOff Site Parking Locations-Buildings
DPW Housing OfficeDPW Housing Office(Staff Parking)(Staff Parking)New Patient ParkingNew Patient Parking(Commissary Area)(Commissary Area)Additional Patient ParkingAdditional Patient Parking(CZCC 48 Spots)(CZCC 48 Spots)BG Sams Health ClinicBldg704Bldg704Off Site Parking LocationsOff Site Parking LocationsSpecial Need ParkingSpecial Need Parking(Current Parking Lot)(Current Parking Lot)
Driving in Japan ClassesDriving in Japan ClassesAre you a newcomer to Japan?Are you a newcomer to Japan?Need to obtain your local drivers permit?Need to obtain your local drivers permit?Then sign-up for the "Driving in Japan” classThen sign-up for the "Driving in Japan” classevery Tuesday 8 a.m.every Tuesday 8 a.m.Safety classroom building 102, room A108Safety classroom building 102, room A108on Camp Zama.on Camp Zama.
There is no sign-up or fees for theThere is no sign-up or fees for thecourse.course.Please bring a valid US drivers licensePlease bring a valid US drivers licenseand your military ID card.and your military ID card.The class is approximately 4 hours long.The class is approximately 4 hours long.For more information,For more information,call the Safety Office atcall the Safety Office at 263-4464263-4464Driving in Japan ClassesDriving in Japan Classes
Remedial Drivers TrainingRemedial Drivers TrainingDo you require a remedial drivers classDo you require a remedial drivers classdue to a revocation ofdue to a revocation ofyour drivers privileges or an accidentyour drivers privileges or an accidentwhile driving a government vehicle?while driving a government vehicle?
The 4-hour class is taught QUARTERLY,The 4-hour class is taught QUARTERLY,and held in the safety classroomand held in the safety classroombuilding 102 room A108 on Camp Zama.building 102 room A108 on Camp Zama.For more information call the Safety OfficeFor more information call the Safety Officeatat 263-8379263-8379 to sign up,to sign up,All classes are free!All classes are free!Remedial Drivers TrainingRemedial Drivers Training
Now is the time to plan your travel for the remainderNow is the time to plan your travel for the remainderof Winter as well as your Spring Travel.of Winter as well as your Spring Travel.Zama ITT has a range of travel services available for you.Zama ITT has a range of travel services available for you.Please contact them atPlease contact them at263-5273 or 046-254-8896263-5273 or 046-254-8896 oror email@example.com@zamaitt.com..You can also check the web page atYou can also check the web page at http://zamaitt.comhttp://zamaitt.com..Just a few things to consider are listed on next slide.Just a few things to consider are listed on next slide.Camp Zama ITT Travel OfficeCamp Zama ITT Travel Office
Disneyland Discount Tickets valid until March 15Disneyland Discount Tickets valid until March 15Snow Monkey Trips until end of MarchSnow Monkey Trips until end of MarchSki and Snowboard TripsSki and Snowboard TripsGreat Wall MarathonGreat Wall MarathonTravel to Yap and Stay/Dive at Manta Ray Bay ResortTravel to Yap and Stay/Dive at Manta Ray Bay ResortPrincess Cruises include a special departurePrincess Cruises include a special departurefrom Japan in Julyfrom Japan in JulyCamp Zama ITT Travel OfficeCamp Zama ITT Travel OfficeContact:Contact: 263-5273 or 046-254-8896263-5273 or 046-254-8896 oror firstname.lastname@example.org@zamaitt.com..
Restroom RelocationRestroom RelocationTemporary locationTemporary locationfor customers to usefor customers to usethe restroomsthe restroomsFeb. 1 to Aug. 1,Feb. 1 to Aug. 1,20132013
~Menu~~Menu~Clam ChowderClam ChowderCreole SoupCreole SoupGrilled Rib eye SteakGrilled Rib eye Steakw/ Sautéedw/ Sautéed Mushrooms and OnionsMushrooms and OnionsSautéed ShrimpSautéed ShrimpFried ShrimpFried ShrimpFriday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Friday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
~Menu~~Menu~Baked PotatoesBaked Potatoesw/ Sour Cream and Bacon Bitsw/ Sour Cream and Bacon BitsButtered Spaghetti PastaButtered Spaghetti PastaHopping JohnHopping JohnMacaroni SaladMacaroni SaladCorn on the CobCorn on the CobHerbed Green BeansHerbed Green BeansFriday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Friday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
~Menu~~Menu~Tossed Vegetable SaladTossed Vegetable SaladThree Bean SaladThree Bean SaladTriple Mixed MelonTriple Mixed MelonJello Fruit SaladJello Fruit SaladArmy Birthday CakesArmy Birthday CakesFruit ParfaitFruit ParfaitWhite Chocolate and MacadamiaWhite Chocolate and MacadamiaNut CookiesNut CookiesFriday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Friday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PricePrice$7.60 -$7.60 - All military personnel,All military personnel,civilians and their guestscivilians and their guests$6.45 -$6.45 - Family members of E-4Family members of E-4and belowand belowFriday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Friday, 14 June, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
~Menu~~Menu~Miso Soup / Cream of BroccoliMiso Soup / Cream of BroccoliBeef SukiyakiBeef SukiyakiChicken Rice BowlChicken Rice BowlMashed PotatoesMashed PotatoesSteamed RiceSteamed RiceMixed OrientalMixed OrientalSeasoned CarrotsSeasoned Carrots5 p.m. to 6:305 p.m. to 6:30p.mp.m ..Jun.20,Jun.20,20132013Price :Price :$4.60$4.60
~Menu~~Menu~Egg Drop Soup / Corn ChowderEgg Drop Soup / Corn ChowderCaribbean Fish / Fried FishCaribbean Fish / Fried FishYankee Pot RoastYankee Pot RoastSteamed Brown Rice / Obrien PotatoesSteamed Brown Rice / Obrien PotatoesStewed Tomatoes / Seasoned CornStewed Tomatoes / Seasoned Corn11:30 a.m. to 111:30 a.m. to 1p.mp.m ..Jun.21,Jun.21,20132013Price :Price :$4.60$4.60
~Menu~~Menu~Egg Drop Soup / Corn ChowderEgg Drop Soup / Corn ChowderTurkey Pot PieTurkey Pot PiePork Chop with Apple RingsPork Chop with Apple RingsMashed PotatoesMashed PotatoesSteamed RiceSteamed RiceSautéed SpinachSautéed SpinachSeasoned ScandinavianSeasoned Scandinavian5 p.m. to 6:305 p.m. to 6:30p.mp.m ..Jun. 21,Jun. 21,20132013Price :Price :$4.60$4.60
~Menu~~Menu~5 p.m. to 6 p.m5 p.m. to 6 p.m ..Jun. 23,Jun. 23,20132013Price :Price :$6.45$6.45Beef Rice Soup / Cream of Mushroom SoupBeef Rice Soup / Cream of Mushroom SoupChinese Broccoli and BeefChinese Broccoli and BeefSweet and Sour PorkSweet and Sour PorkShrimp Stir FryShrimp Stir FrySteamed RiceSteamed RiceGarlic Sautéed NoodlesGarlic Sautéed NoodlesBrussels Sprouts / Creamed PeasBrussels Sprouts / Creamed Peas
Effective Date:Effective Date: Jan. 31, 2013Jan. 31, 2013Every Thursday’s Breakfast HoursEvery Thursday’s Breakfast Hourswill change from:will change from: 6 to 8 a.m.6 to 8 a.m.to the new hoursto the new hours:: 7 to 9 a.m.7 to 9 a.m.
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What is Ready Army?Ready Army is the Army Emergency ManagementProgram’s proactive campaign to increase theresilience of the Army community by informing ofrelevant hazards and encouraging Soldiers,their Families, Army Civilians and contractors to,“Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed.”
What is Ready Army?Through outreach and education Ready Army callsour Army community to action and aims to create aculture of preparedness that will save lives andstrengthen the nation.
Get a KitWhen disaster strikes, emergency respondersaddress the most critical needs and may noteven be able to get to an area until it is deemedsafe. While they work on behalf of the entirecommunity, it is your responsibility to ensureyour family’s well-being during times of crisis.Emergency kits to sustain for 72 hours are anessential tool for meeting that challenge.
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.
Be informed• Chain of Command• www.ready.army.mil• www.usarj.army.mil (Local Conditions Page)•www.facebook.com/usagj•Mass Notification System• Command Channel 13• Eagle 810 radio• Family Assistance Center
Emergency Supply Kit• Food supply for all family members for five days (ready toeat; 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
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 petfoods