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JBM-HH Bulletin 8-19


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JBM-HH Bulletin 8-19

  1. 1. Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fort Myer, Va.  Fort McNair, Washington D.C.  Henderson Hall, Va. News Family Readiness Traffic, Roads and Grounds JBM-HH Commander’s Information Line – 703-696-6906 Check out the JBM-HH website at 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 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. REMINDER - all bulletin requests must be submitted by close of business Thursday in order to be used in the following Monday’s Bulletin. News New -- Have a say about 2013 Org Day Did you attend the 2013 JBM-HH Organization Day? In an effort to improve for next year/keep what was good/get rid of what was not good, we’d love to hear back from you if you did attend. Take a few minutes to complete this survey: Got anger issues? The Anger Management Workshop is every Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. (next workshop Aug. 21) 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. ‘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. 21. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to participate for lively discussion.
  2. 2. Call 703-614-9280 for more information. 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. Register at or 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, 703-696-8729 or, 703-696-2964. 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 or Contact Donna Belk-Stafford at 703-696-0275 for more information, and email completed forms directly to her at or fax the form to 703-696-0879. New -- Aquatics training for Marines Marine Corps Community Services’ Semper Fit offers AMP-IT (Aquatics Maximum Power Intense Training) for active duty and reserve Marines only. Sessions are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec Pool, Henderson Hall side of the joint base. Sessions meet tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 20. For more information, please call 703-693-7351. New -- VA claims assistance available If you are thinking of filing a claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the
  3. 3. National Service Officer from American Veterans can assist you. The representative will be in Building 29 in the Career Resource Management Center on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base on the second and fourth Thursday of each month (Next meeting is Aug. 22). For assistance, bring your service medical records, private physician’s records, DD Form 214, marriage certificate, children’s birth certificates and copies of your dependents’ social security cards. The National Service Officer will consult with you about the condition for which you are considering filing a claim. For service hours and more information, please call 703-614-6828. New -- Financial management assistance available The Marine Corps Community Services Personal Financial Management Program assists with everything from budgeting to investing. A workshop will be held Thursday, Aug. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 29 on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base. Register by calling 703-614-6950, and visit for more classes and programs. New -- Marine Club service changes in August The Marine Club on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base will have limited service in August. On Mondays, the club will offer menu service only (no buffet); Wednesday, Aug. 21, the club will service a “breakfast for lunch” buffet for $9.75; Friday, Aug. 23, the club will not serve lunch, but the club opens at 4:30 p.m. for bar service; Wednesday, Aug. 28, the club will offer menu service only (no buffet); and Friday, Aug. 30, the club is closed for lunch. The Java Café, located in the Marine Corps Exchange, is open for lunch every day and also open to everyone. For more information, please call 703-614-2125. Job Fairs, hiring events nationwide Check out job fairs and hiring events nationwide and through December. See Traffic, Roads and Grounds New -- Gates, barrier maintenance time The periodic preventive maintenance work will be done on Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall gate bollards and pop-up barriers Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4, 5 and 6 according to the following schedule: Fort Myer and Henderson Hall portions of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall -- Wednesday, Sept. 4, morning -- Henry Gate, afternoon - Gates 1 and 3, Henderson Hall side of JBM-HH | Thursday, Sept 5, morning - Wright Gate, afternoon - Hatfield Gate | Friday, Sept. 6, morning - Ceremonial Gate on the Fort McNair side of JBM-HH, afternoon - 2nd Street Gate.
  4. 4. Traffic disruption will be minimal during the work, but use caution when traveling through the gates during this time. Expect to hear testing of a speaker system at the same time. For more information, call Michael Presley at 703-588-2810. Family Readiness 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 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 New -- EFMP teams talks about respite reimbursement use, changes There will be a briefing on Exceptional Family Member Program respite care reimbursement program use and changes which will take effect Oct. 1, 2013 from noon to 1 p.m. in Building 12’s conference room (Henderson Hall side of the joint base) Thursday, Aug. 22. This briefing outlines the background, use, requirements, level of need and changes to the respite care policy. The brief is available one-on-one and via WebEx by request. Register and get more information at 703-693-5353. New -- Baby boot camp offers support to new parents The New Parent Support Program holds Baby Boot Camp Friday Aug. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Building 12 on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base, in the conference room. Expectant and new parents learn the basics of baby care and how to enjoy their new role as parents. Participants get free lunch! Register and get more information at 703-614-7204.
  5. 5. 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. New -- Welcome to Korea Come to Army Community Service for the 411 on Korea, Friday, Sept. 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn about sponsorship, household and personal vehicle shipments, driving, pets, passport information as well as customs, culture and language. Class will be held in ACS’s Building 201 on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. To register contact Kelly Weidner at 703-696-0153 or