JBM-HH Bulletin 8-13


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JBM-HH Bulletin 8-13

  1. 1. Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fort 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 Grounds www.army.mil/article/99415/Traffic__Roads__and_Grounds/ JBM-HH Commander’s Information Line – 703-696-6906 Check out the new and constantly improving JBM-HH website at www.army.mil/jbmhh. Become a fan of JBM-HH on Facebook, and find yourself in a video, a photograph, a shout out, an opinion poll, more. Go to www.facebook.com/jbmhh and click on “Sign Up.” Also, check out our Twitter page – keyword @JBMHH – and our Flickr page for the latest downloadable photos of all the activities happening on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Simply go to www.flickr.com/photos/jbm-hh. REMINDER - all bulletin requests must be submitted by close of business Thursday in order to be used in the following Tuesday’s Bulletin. Monday Bulletin production will resume at the end of mandated furloughs Monday, Aug. 19. Watch for a return to normal hours for all furloughed activities News New -- Bulletin to return to Monday publication Note: All Bulletin requests must be submitted by close of business Thursday in order to be used in the following Monday’s Bulletin. Monday Bulletin production will resume at the end of mandated furloughs, now set for Monday, Aug. 19. Watch for a return to normal hours of all furloughed activities after Friday, Aug. 16. New -- Civilian employee needs annual leave assist A Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security employee, Shari Dixon, who works on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base, is an approved recipient of the civilian personnel annual leave donor program. Due to medical issues, she has exhausted both sick and annual leave. Department of the Army civilian employees who would like to donate annual leave to 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 Dixon, you must complete OPM 630B,
  2. 2. "Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (Outside Agency)" at www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm630b.pdf or www.opm.gov/oca/leave/HTML/formindx.asp. Contact Donna Belk-Stafford at 703-696-0275 for more information, and email completed forms directly to her at donna.m.belk-stafford.civ@mail.mil or fax the form to 703-696-0879. New -- Got anger issues? The Anger Management Workshop is every Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. (next workshop Aug. 14) on the Henderson Hall side of the Joint Base, Building 12 in the conference room. Start any time, but pre-register at 703-614-7204. New -- ‘Ruach Warrior’ bible study every Wednesday 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, Aug. 14. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to participate for lively discussion. Call 703-614-9280 for more information. New -- Afternoon ‘Toastmasters’ help improve speaking skill Would you like to improve your public speaking, listening or leadership skills? You are nervous giving briefings, but would like to learn how to control the biggest fear of all. If so, the new toastmasters club invites you to a weekly meeting Tuesdays, from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. in the Pentagon Main Cafeteria (directly under CVS and behind Subway & Dunkin Donuts). First come first served. For more information, contact Carl or Bert at carl.e.sabath.civ@mail.mil, 703-695-2804 or jose.h.romero6@mail.mil, 703-695-3443. New -- Learn about mutual funds Learn about investing in mutual funds at a workshop Thursday, Aug. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 29, the Henderson Hall side of the joint base. Register and get more information at 703-614-6950. New -- Furlough days/hours change to normal operations after Aug. 16 *The U.S. Army Health Clinic at Fort McNair will be closed Friday, Aug. 16, but Monday, Aug. 19, they will return to normal hours of operation: Monday through Friday, open from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For emergency services call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room as the clinic is not equipped for emergencies. For more information call the clinic at 202-685-3100.
  3. 3. *Rader Dental Clinic -- Rader Dental staff will have a final furlough day Friday, Aug. 16, and return to normal operations will be Monday, Aug. 19. To get an “urgent care” appointment, call 1-855-227-6331; for a dental appointment, call 703-696-3460. *The Pentagon's DiLorenzo Health Clinic notes changes in pharmacy hours: The DiLorenzo TRICARE Health Clinic pharmacy is now closed from noon to 1 p.m. every day. Weekdays: open from 7 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. (except the fourth Thursday of the month). On the fourth Thursday of the month, the pharmacy will be open from 7 to 11 a.m. Use of the DiLorenzo Pharmacy is limited to those who are authorized to use military medical facilities and who have unescorted access to the Pentagon. Get more information at www.dthc.capmed.mil/PatientCenter/SitePages/Pharmacy.aspx. Call 703-692-8810. New -- EMHD closure update The Executive Management and Housing Directorate will be closed Friday, Aug. 16, the normal business hours will resume Monday, Aug. 19. Family housing residents should continue calling in service orders 24/7 to Meckley Services at 703-696-2623. Barracks residents will continue calling service orders in to Public Works at 703-696- 3263. Come shred with us, then e-recycle The Directorate of Environmental Management is having a shredding event Wednesday, Aug. 14. Then, Thursday, Aug. 15, there will be an electronics disposal event. Aug. 14, shredding will be at Building 29, Henderson Hall portion of the joint base from 9 to 10 a.m.; at Building 59 (Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH) from 10 to 11 a.m.; and Building 321, also at Fort Myer from 11 a.m. to noon. Aug. 15, there will be an electronics recycle event from 9 to 11 a.m., Building 321 on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base. No government equipment will be accepted; large items such as CRT monitors and TVs cannot be accepted. Let’s save money, trees and do some recycling. Call Roy Croom at 703-696-3791 for details. See full information on the web at www.slideshare.net/JBMHH/us-army- shredding-event-flyer-14-july-2011 and www.slideshare.net/JBMHH/e-recycling-flier. New -- Central Issue Facility, Rader Clinic closing early Aug. 15 -- Thursday, Aug. 15 -- The Central Issue Facility will close from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- 703-696-0817 for more information; and Rader Clinic will close at 11 a.m. -- 703-696- 3447 for more information. The staff of both activities will participate in JBM-HH Organizational Day activities Thursday, Aug. 15. New -- EFMP presents ‘Exceptional Siblings’
  4. 4. There will be an Exceptional Family Member Program presentation on “Exceptional Siblings” Monday, Aug. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Marine Barracks Washington. Personnel and family members who have a valid DoD ID card are eligible to attend, but be sure to register at least one day prior to the workshop (Aug. 16). Register and get more information at 703-693-5353. ‘Half Iron Swim’ registration open Registration is open for the Wednesday, Aug. 21 “Half Iron Swim” from 6 a.m. to noon at the Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec Pool on the Henderson Hall portion of the joint base. Register and pay $15 by Aug. 16. Call 703-693-7351 for more information and to register. Women’s Equality Day to feature 5K run/walk Women’s Equality Day will be celebrated Friday, Aug. 23 starting out from the Fitness Center, Building 414 on the Fort Myer side of the joint base. The theme is “Celebrating Women’s Right to Vote.” Prizes will be awarded to first place runners and walkers and for the unit with the most participation. Free T-shirts will be given to the first 100 registered personnel. Refreshments will be provided. This is free and open to all military personnel, civilian employees, Family members and retirees. Registration begins Aug. 5 at www.jbmhhmwr.com or register on the day of the event between 5:15 and 6:15 a.m. at the Fitness Center. For more information, contact the Equal Opportunity Office at michael.l.swinton.mil@mail.mil, 70-3-696-8729 or Adrienne.d.robinson2.mil@mail.mil, 703-696-2964. Job search classes scheduled The MCCS Career Resource Management Center has classes scheduled to assist service members and their families with their job searches: On Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon, learn how to market yourself for a second career. On Aug. 22, “Cracking the Code to the Federal Hiring Process” is held from 1 to 3 p.m. This class explains how to apply for federal jobs, including how to prepare the appropriate résumé. Adecco will be on site Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to conduct a military spouse career connections intake session. All sessions are in Building 29 on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base, and registration is required by calling 703-614-6828. Job Fairs, hiring events nationwide Check out job fairs and hiring events nationwide and through December. See www.slideshare.net/JBMHH/hiring-our-hero.
  5. 5. New -- Financial management assistance available The Marine Corps Community Services Personal Financial Management Program assists with everything from budgeting to investing. Classes are held throughout the month on a variety of topics, to include planning for retirement. For a list of upcoming topics, furlough information and a pay calculator, visit www.mccsHH.com/Finance.html and call 703-614-6950. Family Readiness ‘Hearts Apart’ support group “Hearts Apart” is a support group for spouses, fiancées, parents or significant others of deployed or geographically separated civilians and military members. Join them Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at American Legion, Post 139, 3445 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, Va. 22201. This group is designed to be a fun networking opportunity for those experiencing separation from a loved one. To register call Jennifer Russo at 703-693-8906 or email RussoJ@usmc-mccs.org. Welcome to Germany Come to ACS for the 411 on Germany Thursday, Aug. 15 from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn about sponsorship, household shipments, driving, pets, passport information, as well as culture and language in Building 201 on the Fort Myer side of the joint base. To register contact Kelly Weidner at 703-696-0153 or Kelly.M.Weidner.ctr@mail.mil. Stress Management (introductory for adults) Participants will complete a stress profile and receive information on the impact that unmanaged stress has on their life, review options for managing stress and get materials to assist them in developing their own unique stress management plan. Class will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. in Building 201 on the Fort Myer side of the joint base. Registration is required: 703-696-3512 or karen.a.stpierre.ctr@mail.mil. Baby Bundles Join us Thursday, Aug. 22 from noon to 2 p.m. for “Baby Bundles,” our next class for couples or individuals expecting a child or with an infant under one year old. Class will be in Building 201 on the Fort Myer side of the joint base. Participants will get information on the labor and delivery process, newborn and mother care, home - infant safety, and discuss strategies for navigating the change in relationship dynamics when a child arrives. Each participant will receive a bag containing parenting resources, baby care items and a hand knit blanket. Registration is required: 703-696-3512 or karen.a.stpierre.ctr@mail.mil.
  6. 6. Anger Management An Anger Management (Introductory level presentation for adults) class is Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the ACS classroom, Building 201, on the Fort Myer side of the joint base. Pre-registration requested. Get 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 your own life. For more information or to register call 703-696-3512/6511. Make it a ‘Smooth Move’ “Smooth Move” is an informal joint service brief for service members planning to PCS, and will be held Thursday, Aug. 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. Learn about your new duty station, moving with TRICARE, arranging household goods shipment with the Transportation Office, Sponsorship, housing and more in Building 12 on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base. To register, call Willie Acevedo at 703-614-7202. To unsubscribe email (sharon.e.walker.civ@mail.mil or brian.k.parker82.civ@mail.mil.