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JBM-HH Bulletin 6-10

  1. 1. Joint Base Myer-Henderson HallFort Myer, Va.  Fort McNair, Washington D.C.  Henderson Hall, Va.News www.army.mil/article/99411/Installation_News/Family Readiness www.army.mil/article/99413/Family_Readiness/Traffic, Roads and Groundswww.army.mil/article/99415/Traffic__Roads__and_Grounds/JBM-HH Commander’s Information Line – 703-696-6906Check out the new and constantly improving JBM-HH website at www.army.mil/jbmhh.Even those who use the site on a regular basis may notice a more user-friendly feel. It isimproving each day. See the story here. Become a fan of JBM-HH on Facebook, and findyourself . . . in a video, a photograph, a shout out, an opinion poll . . . and more. It’s easy. Go towww.facebook.com/jbmhh and click on “Sign Up.” Also, check out our Twitter page –keyword @JBMHH and our Flickr page for the latest photos of all the activities happening onJoint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Go to www.flickr.com/photos/jbm-hh. REMINDER - allbulletin requests must be submitted by close of business Thursday in order to be in thefollowing Monday’s Bulletin.NewsNEW – Were hiring, and we want YOU!*Child and Youth Services (CYS) Facility Director (JBM-HH, Fort Myer) full time,permanent position includes NAF benefits. Director oversees operations of a largeDepartment of the Army child care center and manages the resources and staffassociated with it to ensure overall compliance with life, health and safety standards.See full description and how to apply here:www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/344475100. This position closes June 13.*Cook - Bowling Center, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (Fort Myer) part time,permanent position includes NAF benefits. This position provides cooking for cateredevents and special functions. See full description and how to apply here:www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/345048600. This position closes June 17.Welcome Aboard BriefMarine Corps Community Services offers a Welcome Aboard brief on Tuesday, June11, beginning at 8 a.m. in the Marine Club. Newcomers and their families areencouraged to attend to find out valuable information on Headquarters and ServiceBattalion, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and the National Capital Region. A $10
  2. 2. lunch coupon for lunch at the club or Java Café is given to each service member, and afree tour by bus of the local area and Washington D.C. follows. Those attending areasked to register by calling 703-614-7202. For more information, visit the Re locationAssistance Program page at www.mccsHH.com/RAP.html.Aqua Aerobics Resuming at Zembiec PoolAqua aerobics classes will resume at the Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec Pool beginningTuesday, June 11. Deep water aqua aerobics classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Deep water running classes meet Wednesdays and Fridays 11 a.m. –noon. An aqua belt (limited supply available at the pool), water bottle, and swimsuitare needed, and registration is not required. For more information, please call 703-693-7351.Army Substance Abuse training for civilians mandatory“Workplace Violence Prevention,” Tuesday, June 11, and “Suicide Prevention,”Wednesday, June 12 will be held on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Building 230 from 1 to 2 p.m. Civilians are required to have twohours of Army Substance Abuse training which would include Drug Free Workplace(Substance Abuse Awareness) training and one hour of Suicide Awareness training. Ifan employee participated in the “Suicide Awareness Stand Down,” they will have metthe requirement for the year, and if an employee completed Workplace Violence on line,it will also meet the yearly requirement. If anyone needs special accommodations orthere are any questions call 703-696-3787.Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual trainingscheduledThreat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual training will be held at theTown Hall building on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June12 and July 17.NOTE: This training is given by the 902nd MI Group Fort Belvoir and is mandatoryfor all US Army employees every calendar year. For more information call 703-696-0756.Roll up your sleeves, and give the gift of life – Your blood needed!The Armed Services Blood Program, specifically serving men and women of thearmed forces, will be on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson HallThursday, June 13 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Community Center, Building 405. Theyare looking for a few good volunteers to roll up their sleeves and donate blood.The Armed Service Blood Program directly supplies donations to Walter ReedNational Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Fort Belvoir Community Hospital,Malcolm Grow Medical Center (Joint Base Andrews, Md.), and Afghanistan.Keep in mind that donating blood is purely voluntary.
  3. 3. See www.militarydonor.com to log in or set up a donor profile and make anappointment for the June 13 Community Center, Fort Myer, blood drive, as well as getdonor eligibility information and interesting blood facts.Every drop counts!NDU and IADC graduationNational Defense University will hold its graduation ceremony on Thursday, June13 at 9 a.m. Inter-American Defense College will hold graduation ceremonies onThursday, June 20 at 9 a.m. Expect increased traffic and limited parking during thistime. D St. will close during both events.For more information call 703-696-3290.Patient Education ClassesAdopt a healthy lifestyle -- attend a nutrition education class at Rader Clinic. ThePre-diabetes class covers information on how to prevent or delay developing diabetes.The Healthy Heart class covers lifestyle changes to improve high cholesterol and highblood pressure. Upcoming Healthy Heart Class is set for June 13 at 1 p.m. or June 27 at8:30 a.m.; or Pre-diabetes Class June 20 at 8:30 a.m. Classes are open to all beneficiariesof the military health system, registration is required. Please call Beth Triner at 703-696-7930 for more information.Army Birthday Tri-Signed letterCheck out the Army birthday letter signed by the Army’s senior leaders:www.army.mil/media/292791/.NEW – Celebrate the Army birthday with cake and lunchIn commemoration of the Armys birthday, there will be a cake cutting ceremony inthe JBM-HH Dining Facility at 11:15 a.m. Friday, June 14. The JBM-HH dining facilitywill then open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate the Army’s 238thbirthday. The meal is open to all (active duty and reserve component militarypersonnel, retirees, DoD civilians and family members).For more information call 703-696-2087.Twilight Tattoo performances run through AugustTwilight Tattoo, Wednesdays through Aug. 28, is an hour-long military pageantfeaturing Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S.Army Band "Pershings Own." Experience a glimpse into American history throughperformances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange,The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.This performance is free and open to the public. Due to budget constraints, there willnot be bleacher seating for Twilight Tattoo this year. Grass seating is available, and we
  4. 4. recommend you bring a blanket or lawn chairs. For more information on groupreservations, contact the U.S. Army Military District of Washington at 202-685-2888.Performances through June 26 will be located at Summerall Field on the Fort Myerportion of the joint base. Performances from July 10 through Aug. 28 will be located atWhipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson. Field locations may vary, please checkhttp://twilight.mdw.army.mil/schedule prior to attending a specific date.Summer outdoor Movie SeriesWant to catch a free “family friendly” movie under the moon (on the lawn or afloatin the pool)? The 2013 Summer Outdoor Movie series features “The Great Outdoors”Saturday, June 22 at 9 p.m. at the Fort Myer Officers Club 50-yard pool. And if you’drather be dry, see “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 29 atSpates Community Club. Both clubs are on the Fort Myer side of JBM-HH.Get a look at what’s showing at www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013-Summer-Movie-Schedule.pdf.ACAP Classes availableSoldiers leaving the military have a number of ways to ease their transition andmake finding the right job easier. The JBM-HH Army Career and Alumni Program hasseveral upcoming classes available. For more information visitwww.jbmhh.army.mil/inc/ACAP%20Schedule%20April-June%202013.pdf.The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” event scheduleSunsets with a Soundtrack | The U.S. Army Concert BandWednesday, June 12 – Twilight Tattoo, Summerall Field, Fort Myer side of JBM-HH.Thursday and Friday, June 13 and 14 at 8 p.m. on the West Steps of The U.S. Capitol,Washington, DC. See www.usarmyband.com for updates and more information.Career Resources for Job-seekersThe MCCS Henderson Hall Career Resource Management Center offers assistancefor job-seekers. Upcoming classes include an information session led by a representativefrom the Veterans Administration on service-connected disabilities on Wednesday,June 12, 1 – 3 p.m., a résumé writing workshop on Thursday, June 13, 9 – 11 a.m.; acareer exploration workshop on Thursday, June 20, 9 – 11 a.m., and a workshopentitled “Cracking the Code to the Federal Hiring Process” on Thursday, June 20, 1 – 3p.m. For these and other CRMC offerings, please visit www.mccshh.com/CRMC.html,or call 703-614-6828 for more information and to register.Youth Sports & Fitness presents Challenger Sports British SoccerCampYouth Sports and Fitness is offering two sessions of British Soccer this summer, June24-28 and August 19-23, from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 5-16 yrs, 4 to 5:30 p.m. for ages 3-5
  5. 5. yrs. They are also offering one session of British Multi-Sports, July 29 to Aug. 2 from 9a.m. to noon for ages 5-16 yrs.The SKIES program is also offering Swimming Lessons this summer in five sessions:Session 1 – June 10 to 20; Session 2 – June 24 to July 3; Session 3 – July 8 to 18; Session4 – July 22 to Aug. 1; and Session 5 – Aug. 5 to 15.Register at CYSS Parent Central Services, Building 483, 703-696-0313/4942.For more information contact Annette Engum at 703- 696-3728 orannette.engum@us.army.mil.Mystics tickets available for saleThe MCCS Henderson Hall ITT Office has tickets for the Women’s NationalBasketball Association (WNBA) Washington Mystics games. Seats, located in Section228, Row E, are $13, and tickets are available for the entire season’s home games. Formore information or to purchase, please call 571-483-1963 or visit the office, located inBldg. 31 adjacent to the Marine Corps Exchange.Fathers’ Day special at Fort Myer PXThe Health and Beauty section of the Fort Myer PX will hold a Fathers Day saleFriday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with specials on men’s lotion, powder andspray powder. Free samples will be available to all customers. For more information call703-522-0664.UFC 161 at the Marine ClubThe Marine Club will show UFC 161 Saturday, June 15. The club opens at 8 p.m.with food and beverage specials, and the fight starts at 10 p.m. There will be give-a-ways during the evening. The Marine Club is open to all ranks, all services andDepartment of Defense identification card holders and their guests. Call 703-614-2125for more information.Semper Fit Intramural SoftballGet your team together and sign up for Semper Fit’s intramural softball league!Games are played select weekdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. starting June 25 on the Joint BaseMyer-Henderson Hall softball field. League play is open to all authorized patrons, andteams consist of 20 players plus a coach. The season ends in late August. Rosters areavailable online at www.mccsHH.com and in person at the Cpl Terry L. SmithGymnasium and the Semper Fit Office in Bldg. 29. For more information, please call703-697-2705.NEW – Chesty’s 5k Fun RunChesty’s 5K Fun Run Wednesday, June 26 at 6:35 a.m., is open for registration. Thefun run honors esteemed Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller, who
  6. 6. was born June 26, 1898. Registration is free, and tee-shirts will be given to the first 150registered participants. The top three male and female finishers will receive medals andprizes. For more information and to sign up, seewww.mccsHH.com/oohrahrunseries.html or call 703-614-5959.2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler QualifiersRegistration is now open for this year’s 2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler TeamQualifiers. This year’s Army Ten Miler will be Sunday, Oct. 20. FMWR will be hostingtwo ATM Qualifiers this summer for Active Duty Military only on Friday, June 28 andFriday, July 26. Each ATM Qualifier will be a 10K Race on Joint Base Myer-HendersonHall beginning at 6:35 am at the Myer Fitness Center, Building 414. On-line registrationwill close on the Wednesday prior to each date. Race Day registration will be acceptedon each date from 5:30 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. inside the Myer Fitness Center, bldg 414. Toregister online, visit www.jbmhhmwr.com and for more information contact ToddHopkins at 703-939-1045 or todd.a.hopkins.civ@mail.mil.Gettysburg TripThe Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory thatended General Robert E. Lees second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Learnmore about this war, the people, the places and the meaning of the war to Americanstoday by visiting Gettysburg National Military Park with ITT Saturday, June 29. Thepackage includes roundtrip transportation, admission to the museum, lunch buffet, andtwo-hour guided battlefield tour. The fee is $78 per person. To reserve, call ITT at 571-483-1963 and see www.mccshh.com/ITT.html.Golf TournamentOn Sept. 27 Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family and Morale, Welfare, andRecreation will host the Inaugural SLICE of Summer Scramble golf tournament. Thetournament will be played on Fort Belvoirs Gunston Golf Course. The tournamentformat will be four person teams playing a best ball scramble. Awards will be givenbased on the group or team’s overall score. There will also be special contests forlongest drive, closest to pin, longest putt and hole in one. Each person can register witha buddy or as a team of four. Registration is $70 per person which includes green fees,cart, range bucket, $8 gift certificate to pro shop and BBQ meal package.For more questions or to register, call 703-696-3419.JBM-HH Interactive Customer Evaluation System (ICE) a way to getyour voice heardICE is a feedback mechanism that allows customers to submit suggestions forimprovement, cite exceptional service and identify concerns with service performance.Your comment card ratings are used to improve the products and services available to
  7. 7. you. To visit the JBM-HH ICE page visit the following link and get your voice heard:http://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm?fa=site&site_id=356&dep=DoD.Family ReadinessParents Helping ParentsBring your children (infant through 6 years old) and join other parents for a time ofcrafts, songs, stories and play at a parents helping parents meeting June 11 from 10 to11:30 a.m. in the ACS Classroom. Each Family will receive a gift bag with FatherhoodInitiative items to help make this Fathers Day special. For more information call 703-696-3512.Hearts ApartHearts Apart is a support group for spouses, fiancées, parents or significant othersof deployed or geographically separated civilians and military members. This group isdesigned to be a fun networking opportunity for those experiencing separation from aloved one. The next class is set for Wednesday, June 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. AmericanLegion, Post 139, Arlington, VA 22201.For more information call 703-696-0153/0156 or email rene.s.fizer.civ@mail.mil.Stress ManagementA Stress Management (Introductory level presentation for adults) class will be heldWednesday, June 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the ACS classroom. Individuals attending willbe given information on the basics of identifying stressors in their life and how to createtheir own stress management plan. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.Welcome to GermanyA welcome to Germany class is set for Thursday, June 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. at theJBM-HH ACS, Bldg 201. Come to ACS for the 411 on Germany! Learn about topicsincluding sponsorship, household shipments, driving, pets, passport information, aswell as customs, culture and language. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.Spouse Meet and GreetA Spouse meet and greet will be held at the JBM-HH Army Community ServiceBldg. on Tuesday, June 25 from noon to 2 p.m. The meet and greet is a forum thatoffers newly arrived spouses an opportunity to meet other spouses and obtainInformation on the installation and surrounding area. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.
  8. 8. DStress available 24/7The U.S. Marine Corps challenges all serve personnel: Win your personal battles.Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling24/7.Online chat is at DSTRESSLINE.com or call 877-476-7734.Traffic, Roads andGroundsNEW – Army Birthday Run to affect trafficThe Department of the Army is celebrating the Army’s Birthday with a motivationalthree-mile run Friday, June 14 at 6:45 a.m., beginning from Summerall Field parking lot.The run will proceed through the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Halland Arlington National Cemetery and return to Summerall Field.Summerall Field parking lot will be blocked by close of business on June 13.Regiment and Caisson parking lot will be closed for VIP parking at 9 p.m. on June 13.Expect traffic delays near Sheridan Avenue, McNair Road and Carpenter Road duringthis event, especially at the CDC and the Commissary.For more information call 703-696-3290.