Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
Fort Myer, Va. Fort McNair, Washington D.C. Henderson Hall, Va.
JBM-HH Commander’s Information Line – 703-696-6906
New – Dining Facility to serve sack meals Jan. 18-20
While the Dining Facility (on the Fort Myer side of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall)
kitchen is undergoing service and painting, sack meals will be served from Saturday,
Jan. 18 through Monday, Jan. 20. This is the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday holiday
weekend, and the Dining Facility will be on “holiday hours:” Friday, Jan. 17 – full
meals will be served -- Brunch – 9 a.m. to noon and supper – 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Brunch and supper will be served Jan. 18-20, but as sack meals.
For more information, call 703-696-1068.
New – Summerall Field parking lot closures
The Summerall Field parking area on the Fort Myer side of Joint Base MyerHenderson Hall will be closed off the night before the following days due to ceremony
Tuesday, Jan. 14 (so lot will be closed today, Jan. 13 at 5 p.m.), Friday, Jan. 17 and 24;
and Thursday, Jan. 30.
The lot will reopen within two hours of the conclusion of the ceremony.
For more information, call 703-696-3290/3291.
New – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday hours
Most offices on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will be closed Monday, Jan. 20.
See this SlideShare for the most up-to-date list: www.slideshare.net/JBMHH/mlkhours2014.
New – Combined Federal Campaign open through Jan. 15
It’s not too late to pick a charity and donate through CFC. The campaign ends
Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Contact your key worker or go online to www.cfcnca.org.
New – ‘Ruach Warrior’ meets weekly for Bible study
The “Ruach Warrior” (Ruach is a Hebrew word meaning spirit of God) is a weekly,
non-denominational bible study. Held each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to noon in the
chapel, Building 29, first floor, on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base, the next
gathering is Wednesday, Jan. 15. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to
participate for a lively discussion.
Call 703-614-9280 for more information.
New – Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) workshop
Do you need help paying for college? Will you run out of Tuition Assistance (TA)
this year? Then register to attend the “Free Application for Financial Student Aid”
(FAFSA) Open Lab hosted by the JBM-HH Education Center and a representative from
the Department of Education, Office of Financial Aid, on Thursday, Jan. 23, Building
417, Room 107 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to assist you completing your application
and answer financial aid questions.
Those transitioning out of the military can use financial aid to supplement their GI
Bill benefits. Remember, using tuition assistance does not prevent you from applying
for federal student aid. By applying you will find out if you are eligible for grants, loans
and federal work study. If you qualify for a grant, it does not need to be paid back. All
community members are welcome to attend. E-mail Melissa Sevier
email@example.com or call 703-696-3071 to make a reservation and get a list of
documents to bring with you in order to complete your “Free Application for Federal
New – Army Career and Alumni Program schedule for January –
ACAP has scheduled seminars and workshops – including retirement and ETS
workshops, entrepreneur and smart investment seminars, federal resume workshops
See the ACAP schedule here for activities from January to March.
New – Roll up your sleeves, give the gift of life
The Armed Services Blood Program provides quality blood products for service
members, veterans and their families in both peace and war. As a joint operation among
the military services, the Department of Defense ASBP has many components working
together to collect, process, store, distribute and transfuse blood worldwide.
To find out more about the Armed Services Blood Program or to schedule an
appointment, visit www.militaryblood.dod.mil. To interact directly with some of the
staff, see photos or get the latest news, visit www.facebook.com/militaryblood,
www.flickr.com/militaryblood and www.twitter.com/militaryblood.
New – Education and Career Services
For ongoing tests given by Education & Career Services, Marines, please phone 703614-9104 or visit www.mccshh.com/learning.html.
New – Stay Connected
Keep aware of MCCS Henderson Hall activities by liking mccsHH on Facebook and
following mccsHH on Twitter. Also visit our website, www.mccsHH.com. on a mobile
device? You'll be automatically redirected to our mobile site.
Civilian employees need annual leave assistance
JBM-HH Directorate of Families and Morale, Welfare and Recreation employee
Leonard Toyer, Directorate of Human Resources employee Edward Green, Directorate
of Public Works employees Myrtle Bowen and Rich Richards, Directorate of Plans,
Training, Mobilization and Security employee Shari Dixon, and Rader Health Clinic
employee Frank Housen are approved recipients of the civilian personnel annual leave
donor program. Due to medical issues, they have exhausted both sick and annual leave.
Department of the Army civilian employees who would like to donate annual leave
to Toyer, Green, Housen, Bowen, Richards and Dixon must fill out Form OPM 630A,
"Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave
Transfer Program (Within Agency)" at www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm630a.pdf.
If you are a federal government civilian employee outside the Department of the
Army and want to donate annual leave to Toyer, Green, Housen, Bowen, Richards and
Dixon, you must complete OPM 630B, "Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave
Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (Outside Agency)" at
For Frank Housen, contact Deborah Eure at 703-696-0408 for more information, and
email completed forms directly to her at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax the form to
For Leonard Toyer, Edward Green, Myrtle Bowen, Rich Richards and Shari Dixon
contact Donna Belk-Stafford at 703-696-0275 for more information, and email completed
forms directly to her at email@example.com or fax the form to 703-6960879.
CIF closed Jan. 13-17
The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Central Issue Facility, located in Building 313 on
the Fort Myer portion of the joint base will be closed from through Friday, Jan. 17 to
meet its 100 percent inventory mission requirement for change of custodian PBO hand
For more information, call David Fertig at 703-696-0817/3344.
Canopy replacement reroutes traffic, may cause delays
Workers at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (Fort Myer portion) are replacing an
overhead canopy on the search lane at Hatfield Gate, the main access gate to Fort Myer,
beginning today, Monday, Jan. 13 through Friday, Jan. 24. Expect delays in traffic at
Hatfield Gate (off of 2nd Street at Washington Boulevard in Arlington) as the search
lanes are temporarily relocated to Sheridan Avenue between Carpenter Road and
Those who are required to undergo search procedures will be directed to turn left at
Sheridan Avenue at the gate entrance to have their vehicle searched and logged. Those
who do not require search will be able to enter Hatfield Gate and proceed straight on
Carpenter Road, but will not be able to turn left on Sheridan Avenue from the gate
entry point. Army Air Force Mutual Aid Association personnel in Building 468 will be
directly affected, as they will have to access their building by taking Carpenter Road,
left at McNair Road, left on Pershing Drive and left back to Sheridan Avenue.
Please drive with caution and watch for workers, pedestrians and bicyclists during
Following are access – egress points at Fort Myer and Henderson Hall:
* Hatfield Gate on Washington Boulevard at South 2nd Street - Main gate: Open 24/7,
to approved DoD ID card holders and visitors
* Wright Gate on Marshall Drive at Meade Street just off Route 110 - Daily: Approved
DoD ID Card Holders - 5 a.m. to 11 p.m; Visitors - 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.
* Gate 1 (Henderson Hall side of JBM-HH) - off of South Orme Street and Southgate
Road, Arlington. Open 24/7 to approved DoD ID Card holders and visitors
* Gate 3 (Henderson Hall side of JBM-HH) - off of on U.S. Military Road at Southgate
Road, Arlington. Open 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday
For more information, call 703-696-3290/3291 and see this Slideshare document of
Frequently Asked Questions http://www.slideshare.net/JBMHH/hatfield-gate-newcanopy-traffic-plan-jan-2014-29842554.
‘New Year, New You’
Check out the “Military OneSource eNewsletter” and find out how to stick to your
new year health goals. In addition, learn about options for spouses in the work and
education arena and much more.
See the eNewsletter here: www.militaryonesource.mil/enewsletter.
2014 guide books have arrived
New Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall guide books are here. Bulk deliveries were
made to JBM-HH mail rooms and other specific activities.
You can pick up a guide book at Building 59 on the Fort Myer side of the joint base,
For more information, call 703-696-0584 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACAP supports spouses in transition
Army Career and Alumni Program offers services to the spouses of military
personnel who are transitioning: both retiring or ETSing (Expiration of Term in Service).
Some of the services offered to transitioning spouses include one-on-one assistance
with a resume, a Veterans Affairs benefits briefing, Department of Labor Employment
Workshop (includes the interview process, dress for success, building a resume, salary
negotiation) and financial planning.
More services include classes on home buying, credit scores, investing, TRICARE,
finding and applying for federal jobs and much more.
If your spouse is preparing to transition from the military -- retiring or ETSing, make
an appointment with ACAP.
Call 703-696-0973 to register or visit the ACAP Center at 232 McNair Road, Building
404 on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base. See
CSF2 – Real Time Resilience (RTR)
Sign up for “CSF2 – Real Time Resilience” Monday, Jan. 27 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the
Community Activities Center, Building 405 on the Fort Myer side of the joint base. JBMHH strives to have a READY & RESILIENT community that operates as a team to
accomplish the mission. Master resiliency training is open to ALL!
Participants will learn how to shut down counterproductive thinking to enable
greater concentration and focus on the task at hand. Questions or to register: Capt. Paul
A. Brown 703-696-2619 or email@example.com or Sgt. Avrion Oliver 703-6965962 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Comprehensive Soldier and
Family Fitness, please visit http://csf2.army.mil/.
Applications for Scholarships for Military Children available
Applications for the 2014 Scholarships Program are available at the commissary on
the Fort Myer side of the joint base and online at www.militaryscholar.org.
Applications must be turned in to a commissary by close of business Feb. 28, 2014.
Packages must be hand-delivered or shipped via U.S. Postal Service or other delivery
methods, not emailed or faxed.
This year's award amount has risen to $2,000, and the program awards at least one
scholarship at each commissary with qualified applicants. Applicants should ensure
that they and their sponsor are enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting
System (DEERS) database and have a military ID card.
For more information, students or sponsors should call Scholarship Managers at 1856-616-9311 or email them at email@example.com.
Army Officers Wives Club of the Greater Washington Area offers
child, spouse scholarships
The Army Officers Wives Club of the Greater Washington Area provides
scholarships for children (high school students and college students) and spouses of U.
S. Army personnel. Funds for the scholarships are from the Fort Myer Thrift Shop.
Applications for the three programs must be mailed to the Thrift Shop by March 28,
Details on eligibility requirements and applications for the programs are at
www.aowcgwa.org/index.cfm?action=scholarships. Questions about the scholarship
program may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feel better, look better, smell GOOD – stop smoking!
Never mind a resolution. Just stop smoking. Get help, make a plan, register at
www.ucanquit2.org and use the tools available to kick the tobacco habit.
Inhaling tobacco smoke turns harmful chemicals loose in your lungs and blood
stream, sending toxins to every organ in your body. It’s a fact that smoking and tobacco
use cause cancer, heart disease, strokes, emphysema, bronchitis and airway
Talk to the Rader Clinic folks who have resources to help military personnel and
their family members. Get an appointment for tobacco cessation counseling by calling
the Rader appointment line at 1-855-227-6331.
Those not eligible to use Rader, check in at www.ucanquit2.org.
DSTRESS available 24/7
The United States Marine Corps challenges Marines and members of all services: win
your personal battles. Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous,
peer-to-peer counseling 24/7.
Online chat is at DSTRESSLINE.com or call 1-877-476-7734.
Need help? Know someone who does? Suicide is preventable
The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans and their loved ones in crisis with
qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week, 365 days a year. For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1,
chat online, or send a text message to 838255.
More folks care than you might think. See some leaders’ public service
Participants will be given information on identifying stressors in their life and how to
create their own stress management plan in this class Wednesday, Jan. 15 from 9 to 11
a.m. in the Army Community Service classroom, Building 201 on the Fort Myer side of
the joint base.
Pre-registration requested. For more information and to pre-register call 703-6963512 or email email@example.com.
This anger management class will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. in
Building 201, on the Fort Myer side of the joint base.
Individuals will receive information on the basic principles of emotions management,
specific information about the impact of unmanaged anger and get resources on how to
recognize and manage the anger triggers in their own lives.
Pre-registration requested. For more information and to pre-register call 703-6963512 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prepare your home and relationship for the changes that are needed when your baby
arrives in “Baby Bundles,” Friday, Jan. 31 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Army Community
Service classroom, Building 201 on the Fort Myer side of the joint base. A brief overview
of the labor and delivery process, newborn care and baby-proofing your home will be
discussed. Upon completion of this class you will receive a bag of free baby care and
Pre-registration is requested. Call 703-696-3512 or email