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  1. 1. FRSA Flash June 7, 2012 FRSA FLASH FRG Meetings / Events HHT FRG Meeting/ Family Org Day 15 June A Troop FRG Meeting TBD A Co., 2-10 FRG Meeting TBD B Co., 1-10 FRG Meeting TBD C Troop FRG Meeting/ Ice Cream Fun Day 10 June 1pm Thompson Park D Troop FRG Meeting TBD E Troop FRG Meeting TBD TF Six Shooters 25 June Lisa Sweet’s Welcome 6:30pm @ Rhicard Hills Community Center RSVP to Tiffany Woods 315-774-1306 if you would like to attend. 6-6 CAV This week’s issue includes Pg 2 = AnnouncementsFORT DRUM Pg 8 = Upcoming Events Pg 11 = Upcoming Training Pg 12 = Chapel Services Pg 16 = Things to Do Unit Events Pg 18 = Youth Fun and Activities Pg 20 = Single Soldier Events 14 June Squadron Steering Meeting 5:30pm Squadron Classroom Pg 22 = FRG Corner Couples Strong Bonds 8-10 June @ Hilton Garden Inn Syracuse TF Six Shooters Assumption of Command 19 June 2pm @ TF Tigershark Hangar Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Materials presented does not represent the views or endorsement of Task Force Six Shooters, 6-6 CAV or the Army. This material is for personal use of the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.
  2. 2. Will be on Squadron HQ every Friday from 1pm-3pmPage 2 TF SIX SHOOTERS 6-6 CAV
  3. 3. Spouses’ Club of Fort DrumDear Spouses, My name is Kat Elwell and Im the new president for the Spouses Club ofFort Drum 2012-13. I am so excited for everything the club is going toaccomplish this year and we are always looking for ways to reach out to morespouses! If you need a speaker for your FRG meeting, please let me know; Iwould love to meet your members, chat about the club and share moreinformation. Thank you!Kat FRSA FLASH Page 3
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  5. 5. Various Post Announcements Clark Hall Repairs to Clark Hall P10720 parking lot will begin on 6 June 2012 The work will include a sealcoat and restriping of the parking lot to include larger parking stalls. Work will start on the north side parking lot of Clark Hall, this parking lot will be blocked off the evening of 5 June 2012. Please insure all vehicles are removed from the area prior to the evening of 5 June 2012. This work will take approx 6-8 days dependant on the weather. Once the North side is complete it will be opened up and the South side parking lot will be closed. It may be necessary to use the PX and Commissary parking lot during this time. Education Center Army Education Center will close Friday, the 22 of June for annual cleaning and preparation for transferring equipment and staff to our Annex. Scheduled Training and classes will not be impacted. The SUNY North Country Consortium, Jefferson Commu- nity, Empire State, and Columbia College offices will be open. The McEwen Library will be open for computer support. Guthrie Health Clinic Family Medicine New Operational Hours Start 2 July 2012. The new hours will be 0800-1700. Main Post Chapel Main Post Chapel will start renovation operations July 1st.FRSA FLASH Page 5
  6. 6. Upcoming EventsFRSA FLASH Page 6
  7. 7. Tickets to RiverFest are available at the MWR window at Clark Hall or submit your name and money to your 1SG to get tickets as well. The Squadron Com- mander would like max participation at this event so you can either buy your tick- ets and have a day of fun or work all day. For 15 dollars, a day of fun is not a bad deal!Page 7 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  8. 8. Upcoming EventsFRSA FLASH Page 8
  9. 9. At the Movies Salmon Run Stadium 12 Post Theater Now playing Playing @ 6 Reel Time, Bldg 10725Madagascar 3 (PG) North Riva RidgePrometheus (R)Snow White and the Huntsman(PG-13) Friday - 8 JuneMen in Black III (PG-13) The Lucky One (PG-13) - 7pmCrooked Arrows (PG-13) Saturday - 9 JuneWhat to Expect When You’re Ex- The Pirates! Band of Misfits (P) - 2pmpecting (PG-13) Safe (R) - 7pmThe Dictator (R)Marvel’s The Avengers (PG-13) Sunday - 3 June The Lucky One (PG-13) - 2 pm *Admission for all shows is $4.50 for adults; $2.25 for children ages 6-11; under 5 is free Call 772-5571 for more informationFRSA FLASH Page 9
  10. 10. Recurring Events Sports Office: Sign up for sporting events through the FT. Drum Fitness, Athletics, and Aquatics Sports Office in the Magrath Sports Complex, 772-6663. Rosters are due in advance in order to participate. Water Aerobics—Every Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri 10:30a—11:30a. Aerobics and Fitness Classes— Mon- day—Friday. Jim Moshier 772-6663. Pine Plains Bowling Center: *Daily Bowling Specials—Bowl a Lunch—Mon-Fri; Bowl Two, Get One Free—Tuesday; All You Can Bowl Wednesdays; All You Can Bowl Cosmic Bowling Thursdays; Pay as you Play Cosmic Bowling Saturdays; Sunday Family Bowling Special; and All-You-Can-Bowl Sunday. Also have Birthday Packages. * Lil’ Skeeter’s BBQ Restaurant is famous for honey smoked barbeques and sauces. Get fresh made pizza & wings. Dine in/take out. Jeanne Layhee 772-6601. Adventure Training: Most trips & events are free or at a nominal fee for Soldiers & guest, call 772-4010 for details. ATV Safety Courses—available by request. Extreme Sports for Recreation & Training— Orienteering. Hunting & Fishing, ATV’s, Sportsman Shooting, Rock/Mountain Climbing, Skydiving, White- water Rafting. Murray Averill 772-4010. Arts & Crafts: Classes are regularly scheduled for crafts such as hand building clay, glass fusion, stained glass, sewing, quilting, knitting, watercolor painting, photography and framing, etc. Studios—are avail- able at a walk in basis for $1 per hour or $4 per day. Retail Store—Art and craft supplies are available in the retail store. Terry Buckley 772-5606 Parks & Recreation: Remington Park RV Campground & Cabins—Reservations 772-5435. Party Equipment Rental—Make your next family or unit function a success. Rent large grills, popcorn, cotton candy and sno-cone makers, inflatable bouncies, tables, chairs, coolers, ice & dunking booth. Leisure Travel Services—Travel Center Discount Tickets—Stop in and check out the available discount tickets for local & out of state attractions. Gene Spencer 772-8222. Black River Drive In Tell Fort Drum how they are doing! 28035 NYS Rt 3 Black River, NY Let your voice be heard through 315-773-8604 ICE Comments!Two movies for the price of one. ICE is Interactive Customer Evaluation This is where you can provide all types of feedbackPlaying June 8-10 on various services offered throughout Fort Drum. Visit http://ice.disa.milMadagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted (PG) Enter “Drum” in the search boxThe Pirates (PG)Showtime starting at about 8:20pm Admission is $7 for 12and older, $2 for 7-11 and 6 and younger free. Page 10 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  11. 11. Upcoming Training Family Readiness ClassesAFTB Level 1 9a-4p Jun 13 & 14 @ACSAFTB Summer Marathon 9a-4p Jul 16-20 , 2012 @ ACSKey Caller Training 5p-6:30p Jun 12, 2012 @ ACSFRG Leader Training 9a-12p Jul 9, 2012 @ ACSInformal Funds Training 5-6p Jul 9, 2012 @ ACSKey Caller Training 2p-3:30p Jun 12, 2012 @ ACSOPSEC Safety 10:30a-12:00 Jun 19, 2012 @ ACSNOTE: All classes held in ACS ballroom unless otherwise noted, please call 772-0470/2848 for reserva-tions. 10 CAB FRG Training Day 31 July 9am-1pm in the Six Shooters Classroom. Childcare has been approved so if you need childcare let your FRSA know. Classes being offered are: Key Caller, Advanced Key Caller and OPSEC for Families. If you would like to attend please call Tiffany Woods at 315-774-1306 to be registered. Let the Financial Readiness Program help get your Financial House into order. Call 772- 0050 1st Term Soldier Training 8:30am-4pm Wednesdays Call for Location Credit Repair 2pm-4pm Jun 12, 2012 Transitioning Financial Brief 1pm-3pm Jun 18, 2012 Investing 101 9am-11am Jun 19, 2012FRSA FLASH Page 11
  12. 12. CHAPEL SERVICES What’s happening at the Chapel?A Chaplain is always as close as a phone call away. After duty hours, call 772-5647 and ask for the duty Chaplain.St. Michael’s Catholic Congregation (772-0160): Catholic Mom’s Group meetsMondays @ 10a at the Main Post Chapel, offering moms an opportunity to gatherfor adult conversation, while their children play in a safe environment. Theology atthe Commons is an informal meeting for adults, held monthly.Military Council of Catholic Women (772-0160): MCCW meets Wednesdays @930a at the Main Post Chapel. The first Friday of the month includes Adoration &Mass. Rosary for Peace meets Wednesdays @ 1130a in the Blessed SacramentChapel. Child Care is available.Protestant Women of the Chapel (772-5591): PWOC would like to invite you tojoin them for fellowship, friendship, and faith. They have bible studies, programdays, movie nights, and other activities. Join them any time. Bible studies are on-going! Free childcare is provided! They come together on Thursdays 0930 at theMain Post Chapel. POC is Meredith at Education (772-5591): Catholic Religious Education Program is heldSundays @ 930a; RCIA meets Sundays @ 1230p. Catholic Youth meets @ 1230 atthe Youth Services Bldg. Protestant Religious Education meets on Sundays @1100a; studies for adults & children. AWANA meets Wednesdays @ 1730p. Teensof the Chapel meet Sundays @ 1730 at the Youth Services Building. FRSA FLASH Page 12
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  14. 14. Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes Lifestyle/Calendar-of-EventsFRSA FLASH Page 14
  15. 15. Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes Lifestyle/Calendar-of-EventsFRSA FLASH Page 15
  16. 16. Things to Do Farmer’s Markets  Watertown- around State Office Building on Washington Street- Wednesdays 6:30am to 3pm starts 30 May  Watertown- @ Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds on Coffeen Street- Saturdays 9am to 2pm starts end of June  Carthage- @ Farmers Market Pavilion on Riverside Drive- Fridays 7am to 2pm starts 25 May  Clayton- @ Frink Park- Thursdays 4pm to 8pm starts end of June  Cape Vincent- @ Village Green- Saturdays 8am to 2pm starts June 23 Music and Entertainment  DPAO Summer Concert Series- Watertown Fairgrounds, Blake Shelton- July 6 Bill Cosby- July 28 Journey- August 14  Marshall Tucker Band- August 17, Clayton Opera House-  Rockin the Bay 23-26 Aug & Blues in the Bay 30 Aug-3 Sep www.visitalexbay.orgPage 16 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  17. 17. Independence Day Fireworks  Clayton- 3 July @ dusk  Alexandria Bay- 4 July @ dusk  Sackets Harbor- 4 July @ dusk County Fairs Etc.  Jefferson County- 10 July-15 July, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, Watertown  Lewis County 17 July-21 July, Lowville Fairgrounds FREE ADMISSION, parade & Fireworks opening night  St. Lawrence County- First week of August Links to Resources     (local events @left margin)  www.watertownny.comFRSA FLASH Page 17
  18. 18. Youth Activities Many upcoming events with Child Youth Services  Pre-K Summer Programs  Kindergarten Summer Programs  School Age Center Weekly Summer Programs  SKIES Summer Programs  Summer Sports Camps  Youth Center Summer ProgramsPage 18 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  19. 19. Single Soldier Events BOSS Bldg. T-2190 - 772-7807 All Soldiers are welcome to stop into the BOSS Center and check out all that BOSS has to offer. Open Wed - Sun 11am - 11 pm. The great room is a large open area with a fireplace, comfortable lounge furniture, large screen TV’s, movie theatre screen with surround sound and gaming stations. There is wireless internet, a cy- ber lounge, another game room with pool, air hockey and fooseball tables and more TV gaming machines and a large media room with comfortable recliners in theater seating and a giant screen TV. Boss Takes You To The Movies Boss will supply transportation to and from the REEL TIME Theater on Fort Drum. Soldiers must call at least one hour prior to the movie time to schedule a pick up. Soldiers being transported in a BOSS vehicle will be given a discounted admission to the movie and a REEL TIME Express Voucher from the EXCHANGE. Rides are available for Friday and Saturday night movies only. Call 772-7807. Ultimate Fighting Championship June 26 Check out the Pay Per View UFC Fight Night at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar. Pre fight activities start at 9pm with the main event beginning at 10pm. Brought to you free by BOSS. Transportation provided to you to and from barracks call BOSS.FRSA FLASH Page 19
  20. 20. Single Soldier Events BOSS Car, Audio and Motorcycle Show June 28Vehicle and audio enthusiasts will compete for trophies and prizes in a number of categories. Contact BOSS at 772-7807 for registration information.FRSA FLASH Page 20
  21. 21. Volunteer OpportunitiesVolunteers needed for Summer Lunch Program. Two volunteers needed per resi-dential community. Summer lunch program volunteers need to complete food han-dler’s class offered by CAPC on June 12 from 2:30-4:30 and June 13 from 08:30-11:30. The volunteer period will last from the last week in June until the end ofAugust. Volunteers will follow food preparation instructions and serve all foodand beverages according to safety and sanitary policies. Volunteers will servemeals, maintain clean food area, and monitor children to ensure safe and regulatorycompliant environment.If interested please contact Sarah Lynch at 772-5374 or email is looking for volunteers who would be able to help out with daily dutieswithin the ACS building. The volunteer would be answering phones at the frontdesk, scheduling appointments for the different programs, filing paperwork, mak-ing copies and assembling packets for briefings. The volunteer would need to beable to work between the hours of 07:30-4:30 and be willing to commit to at leastone day a week.If interested please contact Kim Hill at 772-6710 FRSA FLASH Page 21
  22. 22. FRG Corner
  23. 23. FRG CornerHHT 6-6 Squadron FRSACecilia Navarro 630-660-0177 Mrs. Tiffany Woods 315-774-1306Kerrie Lee 315-777-4962 Staff DutyA Troop 6-6 TF Six Shooters 315-774-1300Meghann Terry 502-797-0429 Brigade 315-774-1100Amanda Murphy 813-732-1065 TF Six Shooters ChaplainA Company 2-10 CPT Hurst 315-774-1303Wendy Rittichier 419-481-1447 MFLCB Company 1-10 John Bye-Torre 315-608-0584Alisha Monette 423-782-9202 Financial MFLCC Troop 6-6 Richard Lankford 315-523-3765Erin Milas 847-702-2898D Troop 6-6 Do you know who your FRGHeather Ketchmark 912-657-4012 leader is? Please check out ourE Troop 6-6 list of leaders, find yours andEmily Sivula 651-353-6926 con-Julie Moore 989-482-9926 TF Six Shooters Advisor Lisa Sweet: 315-688-2207