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  • 1. Operational Security Courses at Yokota Air Base Two Operational Security courses, OPSEC 3500 and 2500, will be offered at Yokota Air Base in October.
  • 2. The OPSEC 3500 course is scheduled to be held Oct. 21, and the OPSEC 2500 course is scheduled to be held Oct. 21 through 25. Operational Security Courses at Yokota Air Base
  • 3. Roads Between Bldgs. 101, 102 to be Re-paved The road between Bldgs. 101 and 102 are scheduled to be will be re-paved from Oct. 7 through Dec. 7. Construction will be divided in order to allow vehicular traffic during this time.
  • 4. Critical junctions will be paved on weekends so that traffic flow will not be disrupted during work days. Roads Between Bldgs. 101, 102 to be Re-paved Bldg. 101 Bldg. 102 Construction
  • 5. Moment of Silence for Suicide Remembrance Moment of Silence for Suicide Remembrance A moment of silence for those who have died by suicide will be observed by U.S. Army Japan and U.S. Army Garrison Japan on Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m.
  • 6. Moment of Silence for Suicide Remembrance Personnel are advised to observe the moment of silence and cease all activity for 10 minutes. Call 263-8049 for more information. Moment of Silence for Suicide Remembrance
  • 7. Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor certification training will be offered Sept. 16 through 20 at Camp Zama to Department of the Army civilian employees. Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor Training
  • 8. The nominating activity is responsible for temporary duty costs for candidates not located on Honshu. The exact location of the training is still to be determined. Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor Training
  • 9. Prospective civilian trainees should meet the following criteria in order to attend the EEO Counselor training: Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor Training
  • 10. They should have good interpersonal skills. They must have an interest in conducting inquiries that involve informal complaints, upon request by the Equal Employment Opportunity staff. Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor Training
  • 11. They must be available to actively participate in, and successfully complete, the 40-hour certification training. They should have a minimum of 24 months left on their assignment in Japan. Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor Training
  • 12. A “Drug Take-Back” event, coordinated by Camp Zama‟s Army Substance Abuse Program, is scheduled to be held Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the main entrance of the Exchange. Drug Take-Back Event on Camp Zama
  • 13. The event will allow community members the opportunity to safely and conveniently dispose of their unused, unwanted or expired prescription or over-the-counter medication. Drug Take-Back Event on Camp Zama
  • 14. Representatives from the Camp Zama pharmacy, the Criminal Investigation Division and ASAO will be available during the event to answer questions. Drug Take-Back Event on Camp Zama
  • 15. Brochures and pamphlets containing education information about drugs and alcohol will also be available during the event. Call 263-8059 for more information. Drug Take-Back Event on Camp Zama
  • 16. ASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp ZamaASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp Zama A number of training opportunities will be available on Camp Zama during September, which is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
  • 17. ASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp Zama Applied Suicide Intervention Skills, or ASIST, training is scheduled to be held Sept. 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Religious Education Center. ASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp Zama
  • 18. ASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp Zama This training session will be offered to those who hold Gatekeeper professions. Additional advanced suicide intervention training sessions will be held in the future, offered to all personnel. ASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp Zama
  • 19. ASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp Zama ACE (Ask, Care, Escort) Suicide Awareness Training is scheduled to be held Sept. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. This training is mandatory for all military and civilian personnel. Call 263-8049 for more information. ASIST, Suicide Prevention Training at Camp Zama
  • 20. New Operation Hours at Sagami Depot Self-Help Store The Sagami General Depot Self-Help Store will only be open on Saturdays, effective Oct. 1. For more information: 263-5952 / 3441 or 046-407-5952 / 3441
  • 21. The 9/11 remembrance ceremony is scheduled to be held Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at the Community Activity Center on Camp Zama.
  • 22. The observance will include memorial narrative readings, a wreath presentation and remarks from Col. Kenneth D. Chase.
  • 23. Every Monday from Aug. 19 to Sept. 30, 6:30 p.m. at SFHA Chapel Women‟s Book Club
  • 24. Featured Book: “Loving God with All Your Mind” Women‟s Book Club
  • 25. Contact the Garrison Religious Support Office at 263-4898 for more information. Women‟s Book Club
  • 26. Effective immediately and throughout Phase 1 renovations, the south entrance to the BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic will be open during normal patient care hours. South Entrance of BG Sams Clinic to be Open
  • 27. South Entrance of BG Sams Clinic to be Open Patients parking at the Camp Zama Community Club are advised to use designated crosswalks to access this entrance. Drivers dropping off and picking up patients are advised to use caution when using the curbside entry area.
  • 28. Partial Parking Lot Closure Near Bldg. 102 A portion of the parking lot on the southern end of Bldg. 102 on Camp Zama is scheduled to be closed from Sept. 5 through Oct. 5 in order to pave the area. The 59 parking spaces in this area will be unavailable during this time.
  • 29. Parking Lot Closure Sept. 5 through Oct. 5 Impact: 59 parking spaces closed Construction Bldg. 102 Bldg. 101
  • 30. This announcement is to provide guidance to Soldiers regarding end-of-year requests for tuition assistance through GoArmyEd. End-of-Year Tuition Assistance Request Information
  • 31. End-of-Year Tuition Assistance Request Information Sept. 23 is the last day for Soldiers to request tuition assistance for classes that begin on or before Sept. 30, due to the Army‟s fiscal year closeout.
  • 32. There will be no exceptions. This does not impact requests for courses starting Oct. 1 or later. Call the Camp Zama Army Education Center at 263-5068 for more information. End-of-Year Tuition Assistance Request Information
  • 33. Questions regarding this message may be sent to the Army Continuing Education System headquarters at usarmy.knox.hrc.mbx.tagd-aces@mail.mil. End-of-Year Tuition Assistance Request Information
  • 34. Disaster-prevention training for foreign residents is scheduled to be held Sept. 21 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Zama Fire Station Headquarters, only a few minutes‟ walk from Camp Zama‟s Gate 1.
  • 35. This training is organized by Zama City and the Zama International Association, with support from the Zama Fire Department and Zama Disaster Volunteer Network.
  • 36. During the training, participants will learn how to prepare for large earthquakes, evacuation and rescue procedures, and how to use a fire distinguisher and Automatic External Defibrillator. Volunteer interpreters will be provided upon request.
  • 37. Participation is free of charge. Contact ZIA before Sept. 5 by e-mail at z.i.a.040501@kdr.biglobe.ne.jp
  • 38. or telephone/fax at 046-251-9000 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) with your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, language of your choice, and your method of arriving at the fire station.
  • 39. Call the U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs‟ Community Relations Office at 263-7156 for more information.
  • 40. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1 The “Supervisor‟s Handbook – A Guide to Personnel Management Procedures Pertaining to Local National Employees” was recently updated to reflect three major changes to the local national program.
  • 41. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1 Change No. 1: Minimum Qualification Standards – a set of qualification standards will be used within U.S. Army in Japan by the servicing Civilian Personnel Offices to determine the applicant‟s qualification.
  • 42. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1 Change No. 1 (continued): It is intended to screen applicants and identify those who are likely to perform successfully on the job and screen out those who are not qualified.
  • 43. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1 Change No. 2: Language Proficiency Level – Levels of language proficiency will be assigned to a position based on the set duties and responsibilities shown on the Position Description.
  • 44. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1 Change No. 2 (continued): Assignment of Language Proficiency Level to a specific position means that the incumbent cannot successfully perform the duties of the position
  • 45. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1 Change No. 2 (continued): without this level of language proficiency and therefore becomes part of the qualification requirement that applicants need to meet.
  • 46. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1 Change No. 3: Time in Grade – To prevent excessive and rapid promotions, candidates must meet the required period in a grade to become eligible for promotion to the next higher grade level.
  • 47. These changes are necessary to provide the command with a workforce that is stable, qualified and efficient. The changes went into effect on July 13. Changes to USARJ Pamphlet 690-1
  • 48. Access to Bldg. 360 on Camp Zama, which includes the Arts and Crafts Shop, the Military Clothing Sales Store and the GSA Mart, will change due to upcoming demolition of the existing boiler plant nearby. Access to Bldg. 360 to Change Due to Construction
  • 49. The demolition is scheduled to begin Aug. 22 and continue through early October. Temporary access to Bldg. 360 is expected to be continually modified depending on the construction. Access to Bldg. 360 to Change Due to Construction
  • 50. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT New Narita Buses Program Start Date: Sept. 1, 2013 36-Passenger Bus Undercarriage storage With toilet – no restroom breaks (30 minutes) Video package Two buses per day Fees: $30 or 3,000 yen per seat No pets (inquire about limousine service)
  • 51. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Departure Times and Locations 8:45 a.m. – Army Lodging 9 a.m. – Camp Zama Community Club 9:30 a.m. – Sagamihara Family Housing Area 12:45 p.m. – Army Lodging 1 p.m. – Camp Zama Community Club 1:30 p.m. – Sagamihara Family Housing Area 4 p.m. – Narita Airport Terminal No. 2 Parking Lot 7 p.m. – Narita Airport Terminal No. 2 Parking Lot
  • 52. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Pets No pets allowed on Narita Bus. Pet limousine service available through Outdoor Recreation. This service is dependant upon driver availability. Pet owners may ride with pet if space is available. Call 263-4671 or 046-407-4671 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily; closed on U.S. holidays.
  • 53. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Limousine Service Reservations may be made dependant upon availability of driver – prepayment is required to obtain reservations. Limousine service will not be available during Narita Bus operations, except for pet transportation requirements. Use of the Narita Bus is encouraged. Service is available to Haneda Airport.
  • 54. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Limousine Service Pet owners may ride with their pet (seats are limited). Only one receipt will be given per reservation. Hourly late fees will be assessed to guests for any delays to cover overtime or extended parking fees. Any communication required for changes of arrival or departure dates or times is the responsibility of the reservation holder.
  • 55. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Haneda Airport Service Logistics Readiness Center will maintain Official Travel services to Haneda Airport. Please contact the Transportation Office at 263-3772 or 046-407-3772. Non-official passengers may utilize the limousine service (dependant upon availability). Local commercial transportation is available (train, bus).
  • 56. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT No Reservations Guests without reservations may purchase space- available seating. Payment must be made prior to departure. Space-available seating is first-come, first-serve. No money to pay (arrival without reservations): Passenger (incoming primary) will be required to fill out an promissory note to include name(s), unit and contact information.
  • 57. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT No Reservations No money to pay (arrival without reservations):  Transportation service will be based on availability.  Payment must be made within 24 hours at Outdoor Recreation (open seven days a week).  Payments made after 24 hours will be assessed a $15 late-payment fee.  Promissory notes are considered as confirmed reservations.
  • 58. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information Sponsors provide location of the Department of Defense Liaison Desk to incoming personnel. Bus will be available at Narita Airport 90 minutes prior to departure. Space-available seats at Narita will be sold first-come, first-serve. Bus will leave at scheduled times. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 59. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information No refunds will be provided to non-arrivals who fail to properly communicate to a reservation agent. Refunds will be issued to all those who missed the bus due to unscheduled flight delays (flight documentation required). Rescheduling transportation is based on seating availability. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 60. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information Refund consideration will be given to unscheduled flight delays. Personnel without confirmed reservations will not be allowed to ride the bus if seats are not available. Children who are required must be in child seats – not provided by MWR. Each seat occupied will be assessed a fee. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 61. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information  Narita Limousine Service  Haneda Limousine Service NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Fees: One-Way – $215 Round Trip – $430 Fees: One-Way – $175 Round Trip – $350 Call 263-4671 for more information.
  • 62. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Narita Bus Alternatives Taxi Company – Sagami Chuo Koutsu. Phone: 0120-888-810 (on-post access authorized) Local Limousine Bus – 3,500 yen (adults); 1,700 yen (Youth) (departs from Sagamiono Station) Train – Between 2,000 and 6,000 yen NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 63. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Narita Bus Alternatives Sponsor Pick-up – Approximately 6,000 yen for tolls, round trip. Outdoor Recreation Vehicle Rental – $60 Outdoor Recreation Limousine Service – 263-4671 Taxi – Not recommended; estimated cost is 40,000 yen NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 64. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Official Travel Reimbursement Reimbursement for bus fee for military/Department of the Army civilians/Nonappropriated fund personnel with travel orders will be made through traveler‟s submission of a Travel Voucher (DD Form 1351, 1351-1, 1351-2, 1351-2C, or 1351-3, as applicable). NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 65. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Official Travel Reimbursement Reimbursement for bus fee for master labor contract/indirect hire agreement personnel with travel orders will be made through the submission of USFJ Form 356EJ. If person is going to Narita Airport without travel orders: - Military or DAC travelers will use DTS to request local travel funds. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 66. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Official Travel Reimbursement If person is going to Narita Airport without travel orders: - NAF travelers will use DD 1164 for approval and reimbursement of bus fee. - MLC travelers will use USFJ 356EJ to request approval for local travel and bus fee reimbursement. Official reimbursement is not issued through MWR. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT
  • 67. “Salad Wednesdays” at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants Wednesdays are now something to look forward to as Army and Air Force Exchange Service restaurants are offering $2 off any salad priced $4 or more on what is becoming known as “Salad Wednesdays.”
  • 68. “Salad Wednesdays” at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants Now, when picking up a salad at Subway or Burger King or Anthony‟s Pizza on Wednesdays, guests can save money and eat nutritionally at the same time.
  • 69. “Salad Wednesdays” are part of the Exchange‟s Operation BEFIT initiative to promote health and wellness through fitness and diet. “Salad Wednesdays” at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants
  • 70. “Salad Wednesdays” at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants Camp Zama Exchange restaurants are open to anyone on the installation – whether military, civil service, contractor or visitor – per Army Regulation 215-8. “Salad Wednesdays” occur every Wednesday at all participating Exchange restaurants.
  • 71. The Camp Zama Exchange Mystery Shopper program is seeking a select group to go about their normal day-to-day shopping for a period of six months and detail their experience in a series of three survey sets. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange
  • 72. Mystery shoppers are rewarded for their participation with a $30 Exchange gift card and, for sharing their movie-going experience, two free movie tickets along with popcorn and drinks. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange
  • 73. Authorized patrons can apply to become Mystery Shoppers by registering at www.shopmyexchange.com. From this pool of applicants a new crop of participants is selected every six months. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange
  • 74. To apply, visit www.shopmyexchange.com and click the “Mystery Shopper – I want to apply!” link under the “Exchange Locations” header at the bottom of the page. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange
  • 75. Exchange shoppers can also offer feedback by visiting www.shopmyexchange.com/CustomerService and clicking the “Catalog / Internet Feedback” and “Exchange Store Feedback” links on the right-hand side of the screen. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange
  • 76. Overseas Military Coordinator on Camp Zama The Department of Veterans Affairs overseas military services coordinator is scheduled to be at the Camp Zama Education Center in Bldg. 278 on Sept. 11.
  • 77. If you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss veterans benefits you may be entitled to, call 263-5311. Don‟t delay, appointments are limited! Overseas Military Coordinator on Camp Zama
  • 78. Water Yoga Classes at Yano Swimming Pool Water Yoga classes are held every Thursday at the Yano Fitness Center swimming pool from 4:30 to 5 p.m.
  • 79. The class is open to adult active-duty Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians, spouses and all other Status of Forces Agreement personnel. Non-swimmers are welcome. Call 263-5050 or 263-2004 for more information. Water Yoga Classes at Yano Swimming Pool
  • 80. The Office of the Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army‟s Funded Legal Education Program. Under this program, the Army projects sending up to 25 active-duty commissioned officers to law school at government expense. Apply for Funded Legal Education Program
  • 81. Selected officers will attend law school beginning in the fall of 2014 and will remain on active duty while attending. Interested officers should review Chapter 14, Army Regulation 27-1 to determine their eligibility. Apply for Funded Legal Education Program
  • 82. This program is open to commissioned officers in the rank of second lieutenant through captain. Applicants must have at least two, but not more than six, years of total active federal service at the time the training begins. Apply for Funded Legal Education Program
  • 83. Eligible officers interested in applying should immediately register for the earliest offering of the Law School Admission Test. Apply for Funded Legal Education Program
  • 84. Applicants must send their request through command channels, to include their branch manager at Army Human Resources Command, with a copy furnished to the Office of the Judge Advocate General: Apply for Funded Legal Education Program
  • 85. ATTN: DAJA-PT (Yvonne Caron – Rm. 2B-517) 2200 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC, 20310 to be received by Nov. 1. Submission of the application well in advance of the deadline is advised. Apply for Funded Legal Education Program
  • 86. Interested officers should contact the U.S. Army Japan Office of the Staff Judge Advocate for further information. Apply for Funded Legal Education Program
  • 87. Hours of Operation Closed from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday Thursday 1 to 4 p.m. 8 a.m. to noon; and 1 to 4 p.m.
  • 88. ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Sept. 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the REC Gatekeeper professionals only! Advanced registration required. Suicide Prevention Month
  • 89. Gatekeeper Professionals Gatekeeper Professionals BehavioralHealthandASAPCounselors MilitaryPolice SexualAssaultResponseandVictimAdvocates JudgeAdvocateGeneralProfessionalsandLegal Assistants FamilyAdvocacyProgramPersonnel andMilitaryFamily LifeCounselors EmployeeAssistance,EEOpersonnelandInspectors General ArmyEmergencyReliefFundCounselors SchoolCounselors EmergencyRoomMedicalTechnicians RedCrossWorkers ChaplainsandChaplainAssistants First-LineSupervisors(military,civilian) Call 263-8049 for more information. Suicide Prevention Month
  • 90. Motivational Speakers Needed! Looking for volunteer speakers! All Camp Zama community members who have overcome adversity, addiction or loss, and can share their experience in an effective and impactful manner to a large audience.
  • 91. Time: During monthly Army Substance Abuse Program training sessions from 1 to 3 p.m. Volunteer speakers needed on an ongoing basis. Location: Camp Zama Community Activity Center Call 263-8049 for more information. Motivational Speakers Needed!
  • 92. An evening women‟s bible fellowship Date: First and third Wednesday of each month, from September through December Time: 6 to 7:50 p.m. Location: Multipurpose room, Tower Bldg. 743
  • 93. SAMS-1E, PBUSE Training at Camp Zama Standard Army Maintenance System-1Enhanced and Property Book Unit Supply Enhanced training courses are scheduled to be held Sept. 23 through 27 beginning at 8 a.m. at Camp Zama‟s Religious Education Center. There are 16 seats available for each course.
  • 94. SAMS-1E, PBUSE Training at Camp Zama Those who are interested or who units have personnel who require either training need to provide training facilitators with the following information.
  • 95. SAMS-1E, PBUSE Training at Camp Zama reserve a Seat: Name: Rank: Unit: Contact number: Supervisor‟s name/contact number: Email address: Interested applicants can provide the information above or direct questions by calling 268-4256.
  • 96. Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 263-8255 or visit SuicidePreventionLifeline.org
  • 97. Japanese phones/cell: 046-407-8255 Allied Telesis: 98-263-8255 Vonage or Skype: (800) 273-8255 Military and Family Life Counselor 263-3638
  • 98. on Sagami General Depot Temporary road closures on Sagami General Depot are scheduled to take place in two phases in order to install underground drainage pipes.
  • 99. Residents‟ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY All Army family housing and unaccompanied personnel housing residents must notify the Housing Management Division for absences from their quarters of seven days or more.
  • 100. Provide a point of contact for a responsible sponsor or adult to perform periodic checks to ensure the home is safe, secure and free of incidents and unexpected circumstances, and maintain the yard as well, if applicable. Residents‟ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY
  • 101. In the event you do not assign a point of contact during your absence, the Housing Management Division will contact your organization or agency to request their support – especially when it comes to keeping up your yard maintenance. Residents‟ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY
  • 102. Visit the Housing Management Division at Bldg. 671 to request the Form for Periodic Absences. Call the Housing Office at 263-4135, 263-4843 or 263-5859 for questions or more information. Residents‟ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY
  • 103. Notification of On-post residents must notify the Housing Management Division for absences from quarters extended more than seven days. Absence from Quarters
  • 104. Please provide a POC who will have responsibility for your quarters during your absence. For more information: 263-4136/3890 046-407-4136/3890 Notification of Absence from Quarters
  • 105. Currently, U.S. service members may incur up to a four-year active-duty service obligation depending on how many qualifying years of service they have as of Aug. 1, 2009. Information on Post-9/11 GI Bill Transference
  • 106. Effective Aug. 1 of this year, any service member who submits a Transfer of Education Benefits request and is approved will incur a four-year active-duty service obligation from the date of their transfer request. Information on Post-9/11 GI Bill Transference
  • 107. This also includes service members with at least 20 years of service prior to Aug. 1, 2009. Information on Post-9/11 GI Bill Transference
  • 108. Camp Zama housing residents on MacArthur Road, quarters 1070 through 1095, will have a traffic change beginning June 18. Traffic Change on MacArthur Road
  • 109. Traffic Change on MacArthur Road The one-way portion of MacArthur Road will be reversed, along with the on-street parallel parking. After the change, residents should be especially watchful for drivers driving in the wrong direction.
  • 110. Well Child Physicals AvailableWell Child Physicals Available Well Child physicals, for school and youth sports programs, are available at BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic on Camp Zama. Call 263-4175 to schedule an appointment.
  • 111. Online Nutrition Education Survey An online survey coordinated by Medical Department Activity-Japan is available for all community members at Camp Zama. A dietician from Fleet Activities Yokosuka is willing to provide nutrition classes and would like to know what topics are of interest to the community.
  • 112. The survey can be found here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/36J8T7S Online Nutrition Education Survey
  • 113. Tips for Mold Prevention and Removal As summer begins, the conditions for mold growth become more prevalent. Mold will only grow when moisture or condensation is present. Even hidden areas, like closets, can grow mold if moisture is present.
  • 114. Keeping your home free of moisture is the best way to prevent mold growth. Keep indoor humidity levels between 30 percent and 50 percent. (Humidity meters can be purchased for as little as $10 online) Tips for Mold Prevention and Removal
  • 115. Run fans and vents while cooking or showering. (But don‟t leave them running all day, as this can potentially assist mold growth). Clean up moisture and condensation immediately. Use dehumidifiers to further control levels of humidity in the home. Tips for Mold Prevention and Removal
  • 116. Keep closet doors open one to two inches to allow fresh air circulation. If mold is present in an area of nine square feet or less: - Scrub rigorously using detergent and water - Wear a dust mask, gloves and eye protection - Dry the area after completion of cleaning Tips for Mold Prevention and Removal
  • 117. If mold is present on a larger surface: Contact DPW for assistance in cleaning 263-4274 or 263-4613 If mold is on permeable surfaces (i.e., carpet or ceiling tiles), consider replacement. Tips for Mold Prevention and Removal
  • 118. Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp Zama The Directorate of Public Works is in the process of replacing domestic hot water and chilled/hot water lines on Camp Zama. The project began May 30 and is scheduled to continue through November. This project will require half-road closures during working hours at the following locations:
  • 119. Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp Zama Temporary stock yard between Bldgs. 131 and 138 through Nov. 15
  • 120. Army Website Provides Summer Safety Tips Summer is finally here, and with it comes hazards unique to this cherished time of year. As the weather warms and Soldiers, Army civilians and family members take to roads and waterways for some well-deserved down time, they will be exposed to risk more often than they might think.
  • 121. Visit http://go.usa.gov/bWae for various tips on summer safety. Army Website Provides Summer Safety Tips
  • 122. Most motor transportation services at the Transportation Division on Camp Zama are scheduled to be suspended July 11 in order to conduct a safety stand-down. Narita Airport shuttle services will not affected by this suspension.
  • 123. All passengers needing official transportation to commercial terminals will need to acquire commercial transportation on this day, or contact the Ground Transportation Desk at 263-3772 for special instructions.
  • 124. Intermittent Cooling Season Begins Intermittent cooling for U.S. Army Japan installations began May 23. Air-conditioning will be provided once the outside temperature exceeds 78 degrees Fahrenheit or 25.6 degrees Celsius. Call 263-3609 for more information.
  • 125. Transition from Heating to Cooling Season Intermittent heating is scheduled until mid-April. Heating will be provided based 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.)
  • 126. Arnn Elementary School Information Effective June 1, the phone number for the main office at Arnn Elementary School will be changed as follows: 267-6112 or 267-6237
  • 127. SHARP Hotline (English-speaking) 090-9395-8909 or 882# from a DSN phone Call any time to include evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • 128. 通話料無料 ホットライン (日本語) 0120-279-338 電話番号をお確かめの上、おかけ下さい。 休日祝日問わず24時間対応。
  • 129. Posting Ads at Front of Bldg. 102 Not Authorized All personnel are reminded not to post advertisements at the front entrance of U.S. Army Garrison Japan headquarters, Bldg. 102. Call 263-3829 for more information.
  • 130. 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
  • 131. Household Goods Shipments You can schedule a household goods pickup from the privacy of your living room. Visit the website below to gain access to the Defense Personal Property System or contact the Area Transportation Office, Personal Property Section, at 263-3709 for details. www.move.mil
  • 132. Household Goods Weight Allowance Change Effective Dec. 1, 2011, weight allowance to and from Japan was reduced for all Soldiers to 2,500 pounds (net) or 25 percent (net) of full weight allowance, or whichever is greater. All civilians are authorized 4,500 pounds (net). Unaccompanied baggage is inclusive. For more information: 263-3709
  • 133. New Operation Hours at Sagami Depot Self-Help Store Effective June 1, the Self-Help Store located on Sagami General Depot Will only be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Call 263-5952 or 263-3441 for more information.
  • 134. „You Made the Grade‟ Program at Zama Exchange The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is rewarding military students in grades one through 12 who maintain a "B" or better average with the "You Made the Grade" program.
  • 135. Students can receive a booklet coupon booklet good for free products and discounted offers by presenting a valid military ID and proof of an overall "B" average at the Camp Zama Exchange customer service. „You Made the Grade‟ Program at Zama Exchange
  • 136. Parking Reminder for Family Quarters Residents All personnel living in family quarters on Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Area and Sagami General Depot are reminded to park their personally owned vehicles in their respective assigned parking areas. Call 263-3829 for more information.
  • 137. Provide your input or feedback online at the U.S. Army Garrison Japan ICE site and enter to win a prize! http://ice.disa.mil Good or bad, we‟d like to know!
  • 138. Reminder of Pet Owners‟ Responsibilities The following list of responsibilities for pet owners living on Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Area and Sagami Depot was released by the Housing Management Division: - Sponsors are responsible for cleaning the areas used by their pets. - If kept outside, the pet‟s area must be policed daily to prevent a buildup of trash and fecal material.
  • 139. Reminder of Pet Owners‟ Responsibilities - Owners must clean up waste left by their pet during walks. - Fecal droppings must be disposed of in sealed plastic bags (preferably double bags) and be placed in garbage receptacles. - Un-bagged waste must not be placed in garbage receptacles.
  • 140. Reminder of Pet Owners‟ Responsibilities Violations can be reported to following email address: usarmy.zama.imcom-pacific.mbx.usagj-dpw-housing- officer@mail.mil You may also report violations by calling the Housing Management Division at 263-3441 or 263-4503, or the Family Housing and Furnishing Management Branch at 263-3527 or 263-4136.
  • 141. Food Handling and Preparation Course This class is given by Preventive Medicine every third Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. in Bldg. 715, Classroom B. Call in advance to verify any changes in the time or location. Call 263-3748 for more information.
  • 142. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life Training A number of training dates are scheduled to 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.
  • 143. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life Training Students will learn to properly apply mandatory storage 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.
  • 144. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life Training Yokohama 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 Room Yokohama 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
  • 145. Informational Telephone Services Effective April 1, the 78th Signal Battalion's 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 113 during these hours will be routed to the Regional Network Operations Support Center, whose operators have access to telephone information.
  • 146. The American Red Cross provides the 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” Emergency Communication Messages
  • 147. To 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 Emergency Communication Messages
  • 148. 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.
  • 149. Please watch the video for important information regarding these parking changes and how they will affect you. Please also visit the MEDDAC-Japan facebook page: http://facebook.com/MEDDACJ our website: http://www.usarj.army.mil/organization/meddac/ Notice From Sams Health Clinic
  • 150. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting Soon. Starting in February This project will be in phases and span almost three years. During the construction, only a small part of our parking lot will be available for special needs parking.
  • 151. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting Soon Please be patient as we work to provide an up-to- date, modern facility for your medical and dental care. The main entrance to the clinic will not change. Contact us at MEDDACJ-PAO@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL with any questions or concerns.
  • 152. Temp Bldg Contractor Staging Area MEDDAC Commissary MWR Camp Zama Community Club PHCR Off Site Parking Locations-Buildings
  • 153. DPW Housing Office (Staff Parking) New Patient Parking (Commissary Area) Additional Patient Parking (CZCC 48 Spots) BG Sams Health Clinic Bldg704 Off Site Parking Locations Special Need Parking (Current Parking Lot)
  • 154. 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.
  • 155. There is no sign-up or fees for the course. 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 Driving in Japan Classes
  • 156. Remedial Drivers Training Do you require a remedial drivers class due to a revocation of your drivers privileges or an accident while driving a government vehicle?
  • 157. 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! Remedial Drivers Training
  • 158. Now is the time to plan your travel for the remainder of 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 travel@zamaitt.com. You can also check the web page at http://zamaitt.com. Just a few things to consider are listed on next slide. Camp Zama ITT Travel Office
  • 159. 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 July Camp Zama ITT Travel Office Contact: 263-5273 or 046-254-8896 or travel@zamaitt.com.
  • 160. Restroom Relocation Temporary location for customers to use the restrooms Feb. 1 to
  • 161. Sep. 6, 2013 Price : $4.60 ~Menu~ Vegetable Garden Soup / Bean Soup Pork Schnitzel Teriyaki Beef Steak Steamed Rice Mashed Potatoes Seasoned Mixed Vegetable Seasoned Squash 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • 162. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Sep. 7, 2013 Price : $5.25 ~Menu~ Omelet / Boiled Eggs Pancakes / Bacon / Hominy Grits Creamed Beef / Biscuits / Hashed Brown Potatoes Clam Chowder / Tomato Noodle Soup Fried Catfish / Baked Chicken / Italian Roast Beef Buttered Noodles / Steamed Rice Seasoned Succotash / Seasoned Broccoli
  • 163. Sep. 7, 2013 Price : $6.45 ~Menu~ Clam Chowder / Tomato Noodle Soup Pineapple Chicken Beef and Corn Pie Italian Sausage with Marinara Sauce Oven Brown Potatoes Steamed Rice / Seasoned Corn Seasoned Green Beans 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 164. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Sep. 8, 2013 Price : $5.25 ~Menu~ Omelet / Boiled Eggs French Toast / Bacon / Hominy Grits Creamed Beef / Biscuits / Hashed Brown Potatoes Pepper Pot Soup / Cream of Asparagus Soup Meat Loaf / Fried Chicken / Shrimp Scampi Rice Pilaf / Mashed Potatoes / Seasoned Corn Seasoned Italian Blend
  • 165. Sep. 8, 2013 Price : $6.45 ~Menu~ Pepper Pot Soup / Cream of Asparagus Soup Pork Chop Suey Baked Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry Mashed Potatoes Steamed Rice / Seasoned Carrots Seasoned Mixed California 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 166. Effective Date: Jan. 31, 2013 Every Thursday‟s Breakfast Hours will change from: 6 to 8 a.m. to the new hours: 7 to 9 a.m.
  • 167. What is Ready Army? Ready Army is the Army Emergency Management Program‟s proactive campaign to increase the resilience 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.”
  • 168. What is Ready Army? Through outreach and education Ready Army calls our Army community to action and aims to create a culture of preparedness that will save lives and strengthen the nation.
  • 169. Get a Kit When disaster strikes, emergency responders address the most critical needs and may not even 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 ensure your family‟s well-being during times of crisis. Emergency kits to sustain for 72 hours are an essential tool for meeting that challenge.
  • 170. 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.
  • 171. 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
  • 172. 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
  • 173. 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