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JBM-HH Bulletin 8-26


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JBM-HH Bulletin 8-26

  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 -- Labor Day holiday hours shared Labor Day, the federal holiday, is Monday, Sept. 2. See to find out what’s closed, open or operating with reduced schedule during the Labor Day weekend, Friday through Monday, Aug. 30 through Sept. 2. New -- Something new, easier, better is coming Beginning Monday, Sept. 16, we’re going to do something different with the way you receive the Bulletin. You’ll still get all the information, and you’ll get the notice -- just like with this one -- but you’ll be able to click on a link and go to a PDF. This will be easier on the eyes, and the new format on Slideshare will allow you to view the bulletin anywhere, at your convenience, not just at your government desktop email. You also have the capability to download the PDF. New -- Pre-Labor day picnic The Marine Club hosts a Pre-Labor Day picnic Thursday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Marine Landing Deck. The event is free to Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall personnel. Everyone is welcome and guests pay $13 (cash only). The picnic menu includes hamburgers and hotdogs, veggie burgers, grilled chicken, sides, and frozen beverages. Plus, everyone receives a free six-piece mini apple cider donut plate with two toppings from Mama’s
  2. 2. Donut Bites. A deejay and the MCCS “Great Gift Card Giveaway” are part of the fun for all. For more information, please call 703-614-2125. New -- Enjoy ‘First Friday’ Help make a tradition of First Friday each first Friday of the month from 4:30 until 11 p.m. at the Marine Club on the Henderson Hall side of the joint base. The next First Friday is Sept. 6. New flavors of wings, including spicy buffalo, honey BBQ, Caribbean jerk and Thai sweet curry, will be available for 40 cents each from 4:30 to 9 p.m. A deejay will start at 6:30 p.m., and drink specials are available from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is open to all Department of Defense ID card holders and their guests. For more information, call 703-614-2125 and see New -- New in town? Marine Corps Community Services has a wealth of information for newly arrived Marines and their families. The next Welcome Aboard brief is Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 8 to 10:30 a.m., at the Marine Club aboard the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall. A free walking tour of the Henderson Hall portion follows the brief, and, after a break for lunch, there is a bus tour of the local area, including downtown Washington, D.C., starting at 12:30 p.m. To register for the Welcome Aboard brief, call 703-614-7202. In addition, classes on the Marine Corps lifestyle, information on the local area, a lending locker, are other resources available through Marine and Family Programs. For details, see or call 703-614-7200. New -- New degree available The Fort Myer Education Center and Old Dominion University announce that starting with the Spring 2014 term, an MSEd in Counseling (with concentrations in Mental Health or School Counseling) will be offered at ODU’s Fort Myer site. If you are interested in earning this degree, get more information Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Fort Myer Education Center, Building 417, Room 215 from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information contact Iva Armstrong at or 703-875-0190. Traffic, Roads and Grounds 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
  3. 3. 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. 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 New -- Adecco Military Spouse Intake The MCCS Career Resource Management Center hosts the Adecco Military Spouse Career Connections intake session Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Building 29 aboard the Henderson Hall side of the joint base. Military spouses seeking employment are encouraged to attend and interview for employment opportunities. The opportunities may include temporary to permanent and/or direct hire. While on site, candidates will have the chance to complete an Adecco profile, assessments according to their skill sets, and, if qualified, hiring paperwork. Please register with the Career Resource Management Center at 703-614-6828. 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. 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 New -- ‘Hearts Apart’ to meet “Hearts Apart,” the support group for spouses, fiancées, parents or significant others of deployed or geographically separated military and civilian personnel, will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion, Post 139, 3445 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201.
  4. 4. This group is designed to be a fun networking opportunity for those experiencing separation from a loved one. To register, contact Kelly Weidner at 703-696-0153 or