Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
Fort Myer, Va. Fort McNair, Washington D.C. Henderson Hall, Va.
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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
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
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,
"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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-695-2804
or email@example.com, 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.
*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.
*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,
*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
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-
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
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’
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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org, 70-3-696-8729 or Adrienne.email@example.com,
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
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
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.
‘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
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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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
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.
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