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  1. 1. JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL WEEKLY GOUGE HEADQUARTERS & SERVICE BATTALION INFORMATION MARCH DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS MARCH 10 Daylight Savings time starts Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m. EST. Remember to HQCo spring forward and move your clock one hour ahead.(703)614-7140 SEASONAL UNIFORM CHANGE S-1 The seasonal uniform change will take place this weekend in conjunction with(703)614-2014 Daylight Savings Time. Therefore, Marines who have to stand duty or otherwise work on Sunday should arrive in Desert MARPATS or the Service "C" uniform depending on CONAD your work section and location. Of course for all others arriving to work on(703)614-7171 Monday the uniform of the day will be Desert MARPATS and/or the Service "C" uniform, and for those who will not be wearing the Service "C" uniform every day, S-3 it will become the seasonal uniform of the day on Fridays. Finally, please do not(703)614-1471 forget that the seasonal uniform change also includes the mandatory wearing of white trousers for Officers and SNCOs when wearing the Dress Blue Alpha and Bravo S-4 uniforms.(703)614-9455 ID CENTER CLOSURES The ID Card Section on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH will close Monday and Tuesday, March 11 and 12 for computer upgrades. The ID Card facility will re-open S-6 at 8 a.m. on March 13. If you need an ID card during this time you may use the(703)693-9530 Henderson Hall or Fort Belvoir ID card centers. For more information call (703) 696-3695. SUPPLY H&S BN, HQMC, TOWN HALL MEETING(703)614-7131 12 March 2013: H&S Bn, HQMC, Town Hall Meeting, the Marine Club from 1800- 2000. Please join the Commanding Officer, Col Ira Cheatham, for an evening of good MOTOR-T conversation and an opportunity to share your questions and concerns with the(703)614-1332 Command & Staff. Resource & Information tables on all of the different support services will be present. Light refreshments & DOOR PRIZES will also be available. DMO For more information or to register, please call or email B. Renée Lilley, FRO,(703)614-7191 703-697-4573, CHAPLAIN Henderson Hall hosts town hall meeting: DRIVER IMPROVEMENT CLASSES FRO The Henderson Hall Safety Office will be hosting a Driver Improvement Course(703)697-7342 (DIC) on March 14th and 28th for Marines who need to attend. Per MCO 5100.19F all Marines under the age of 26 must attend a course in traffic safety designed to establish and reinforce positive behaviors toward driving. This is the CMC approved course. All Marines under the age of 26 are required to attend within 60 days of check-in. All class sessions will be held in the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) training room on the third floor of Bldg 29 (MCX) from 0800 to 1200. Sign-in will take place the morning of the class session. MARINE VOLUNTEER 1. Each year, the Department of Defense (DoD) supports the Close-Up Foundation. The Close-Up Foundation is the nations largest non-profit, non-partisan citizenship educational organization, working to promote responsible and informed participation in the democratic process through a variety of educational program
  2. 2. seminars. These seminars help to familiarize students with the workings of the government andmilitary as a whole. Additional information on the Close-Up Foundation can be found This is a great opportunity for the service member to sharpen his/her public speaking skills andcraft messages on a variety of issues. Each session is strictly "non-attribution" and requires nospecific expertise by the service member involved, other than personal experiences as a militaryservice member. Panelists are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes earlier than the scheduledsession time. Panelists should expect to stay 10-15 minutes after the scheduled session for photosand student interaction.Available dates: Mar 19; Apr 9, 23 and 30; May 7, 14, 21 and 28; and Jun 4, and 11.Who: Marine officer ranks, 02-04 and Enlisted Marines, E5-E8What: Close-Up Foundation Educational Program Panel SessionsWhen: Various dates listed below; 1430-1530 (Tuesdays only)Where: Women in Military Services for America (WIMSA) Auditorium, Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, VAAttire: Service CharliesRole: Serve as a panelist providing students general information about military services; theworkings of the government and your personal military experiences. If interested in participating, please contact Ms. Hattie Powell-Ray at (703) 692-1528 WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION - JBM-HH COMMUNITY CENTER March is Womens History Month, and this years theme is "Inspiring Innovation throughImagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Attach is aPower Point Slide and Poster commemorating the theme. Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will celebrate Women’s History Month Wednesday, March 20 from11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the JBM-HH Community Center, Bldg. 405. Guest speaker is Ms. Shelly Row.This year’s theme is Woman inspiring innovation through imagination. For more information call 703-696-2964. - QUANTICO The Clubs at Quantico will host a Guest Speaker on March 27 from 1000 - 1100. Biography ofDr. Valerie Stewart is attached. She will also have books available to sign and purchase. Pleasegive widest dissemination possible. Civilian and Military personnel are all welcome and we hoping for a good turnout. The clubhas ensured us that there will be plenty of food at the buffet for those wishing to partake in chowafter the speaking engagement. LINKS 27 March 2013: LINKS for Marines, location Bld. 29 CO conference room from 0900-1200. Seatingis limited 15-20 persons so please RSVP to LINKS trainer at 703-693-1457 one week prior to event. The importance of the course is designed to inform our Marines of resources and informationavailable to them to increase mission readiness. We facilitate information such as PCSing,financial awareness, separation and deployments, benefits and insurance (Tricare) and Staying Marinewhich is done through the Career Planner. As the Marines number one focus is the mission we canhelp in their daily living as Marines to empower them with the knowledge to navigate through theirrespective course/career. MARCH IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH Learn about mild Traumatic Brain Injury here:, and visit the Defense Centers of Excellence website at for moreinformation and resources. Check out DCOE’s mobile applications, like Breathe2Relax
  3. 3. H&S Bn, HQMC, HENDERSON HALL 2012 DADDY DAUGHTER DANCESaturday, 27 April from 1800-2030Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel- Open to all Marines & Sailors Attached to H&S Bn, HQMC, Henderson Hall- RSVP No Later Than 12 April at HQMC.DADDYDAUGHTERDANCE.2013@GMAIL.COM (Include Rank, FullName, E-mail, Contact Phone#, Full Names & Ages of Daughters) HENDERSON HALL MARINE CORPS TAX CENTER Get your fast and free tax preparation and electronic filing for federal and state tax returnsat the Henderson Hall Tax Center located in building 29, room 105. The Tax Center is open Mondaythrough Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information call 703-693-7001. H&S BN, HQMC WEBSITE MOVED H&S Bn website has moved to the following address: SOCIAL MEDIA FOR H&S BN, HQMC Make a comment, identify yourself or others, and download hi-res images from HSBN, HQMC, HH on Flickr Become a fan of HSBN, HQMC, HH on Facebook
  4. 4. JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL WEEKLY GOUGE MCCS INFORMATION SHOPETTE 11-15 MARCH (703)979-8420 TRANSITION READINESS SEMINAR FOR SEPARTEES FILLED EXT: 107 Mon-Fri, 11-15 March 2013. This seminar has reached capacity. Please call (703) 614-6828 to register for a later date. UNIFORM SHOP (703)979-8420 12 MARCH EXT: 340 STROKE & TURN CLINIC Zembiec Pool offers a return of their popular Stroke & Turn clinicATHLETIC/SPORTS beginning March 12. The clinics are Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m., through March 28. Registration is open, and only 15 swimmers may participate. (703)697-2706 Please call (703) 693-7351 for more information. SMITH GYM 12, 26 MARCH (703)614-7214 MARINE BARRACKS WASHINGTON “LIL CHESTY’S” PLAY GROUP The MCCS Henderson Hall New Parent Support Program’s “Lil Chesty’s” Play SMP Group that recently formed at Marine Barracks Washington will continue to meet on (703)614-4947 select Tuesdays. The next meetings are March 12 and 26, 10 – 11:30 a.m., at MCCS Post 5 classroom in Bldg. 20. The group, for children five years old and younger ZEMBIEC POOL and their parents, includes story time, play time, snacks, and activities. For (703)693-7351 more information, please call (703) 614-7204.FAMILY ADVOCACY 14 MARCH (703)614-7204 MEA HENDERSON HALL NETWORKING LUNCHEON “Marine Executive Association Networking Luncheon. Thursday, 14 March EDUCATION 2013. 11:30-1:00 p.m., Henderson Hall Club. Sgts and below within 1 year of EAS (703)614-9104 eat for free. Marines Helping Marines!” For more information, please call (760) 613-2812 RELOCATION ASSISTANCE 16 MARCH (703)614-7202 UFC 158: GEORGES ST-PIERRE VS. NICK DIAZ The Marine Club will show the UFC 158 on Saturday, March 16, as UFC FINANCIAL welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will defend his title against former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz. The Marine Club opens at 8 p.m. and offers a MANAGEMENT special fight menu. Department of Defense identification cards holders and their (703)614-6950 guests are welcome. Transportation from the barracks and from Marine Barracks Washington will be provided; check with your unit for transportation times and ITT pick up locations. For more information on the fight, please call (703) 614-2125. (571)483-1963 18 MARCH VOLUNTEER CHECK CASHING TO BE DISCONTINUED PROGRAM Beginning March 18, the cash office in the Marine Corps Exchange will no (703)693-1253 longer cash checks. Patrons may continue to write checks for purchases and may write for $25 cash back over the purchase amount. Patrons may also utilize theCAREER RESOURCE two Navy Federal Credit Union ATMs, one in the breezeway and one in the second MANAGEMENT floor front vestibule; both ATMs accept checks for deposit to Navy Federal Credit CENTER Union member accounts. For more information, please call (571) 483-1949. (703)614-6828 26 MARCH CHANGE TO KINDERGARTEN READINESS EVENT The “Ready, Set, Go: Kindergarten Readiness” event scheduled for March 16 has been canceled. A Facebook Live Chat will focus on this topic March 26, noon –
  5. 5. 1 p.m. To register for the chat, please visit the Marine Corps Family Team Building Facebook page For more information on school readiness, please call (703) 693-8373. SPRING SPORTS SIGN-UP OPEN Registration is open for MCCS Henderson Hall spring basketball and volleyball leagues. Gameswill be played in April and May on weekdays (days to be determined) 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the CplTerry L. Smith Gymnasium. Team size is 12 players plus one coach, and play is open to Department ofDefense identification card holders. Register by visiting forthe registration roster or visit the Semper Fit office in Building 29, Rm. 305. Registration closesMarch 15. For more information, call (703) 697-2706/2708.18 APRIL SPRING EDUCATION & CAREER FAIR Prepare for your future and meet with local, national, and international educators andemployers looking to connect with you! MCCS Henderson Hall announces their Spring Education & CareerFair on Thursday, April 18, at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gym, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Educators and employees will be on hand to meet prospective students and employees,and breakfast and lunch refreshments will be served. Resume review and assistance services will beavailable during the fair, which is open to DoD ID card holders and the general public (with photoID). To prepare for the fair, the Career Resource Management Center offers a “Career Fair StrategiesWorkshop” on Thursday, April 11 at 10- 11:30 a.m., in Building 29, Classroom 104 on the HendersonHall portion of the joint base. For additional information, please call (703) 614-6828.22 / 23 APRIL 2013 NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION PROGRAM For the second year, the MCCS Henderson Hall Marine Corps Exchange (MCX), located on JointBase Myer-Henderson Hall, will be offering a Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) contributionbenefit coupon to customers for a $5 contribution. When purchased, the coupon will entitle customersto specific percent-off discounts applied to a one-time purchase on either April 22 or 23, 2013, formerchandise storewide (see coupon for exclusions). In 2012, the MCX Corps-wide contributed over $74,000 to the NMCRS. The money collected fromthe contributions is given to NMCRS to help Sailors, Marines and their families in need. Founded in 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a private non-profit charitableorganization sponsored by the Department of the Navy. The Society provides need-based financialassistance to eligible recipients in the form of, among other benefits, interest-free loans andgrants, scholarships and interest-free loans for education, financial counseling, emergencyfinancial assistance, baby workshops, and visiting nurse service. MCX Henderson Hall is pleased to be participating in the program. Patrons may purchase thecoupon from any point of sale and in Customer Service from now through the final day of redemption,April 23, 2013, or as the supply of coupons lasts. The contribution is fully tax deductible. Formore information, please call 703-979-8420.
  6. 6. JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL WEEKLY GOUGE UPCOMING AND ONGOING EVENTS:  EDUCATION & CAREER SERVICES: For ongoing tests given by Education & Career Services, please call (703) 614-9104 or visit WIN YOUR PERSONAL BATTLES: DSTRESS: Chat or call for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling. For more information, call (877) 476-7734 or visit (a service of the United States Marine Corps). MCCS MARINE & FAMILY PROGRAMS: MCCS Henderson Hall offers a wide range of services to Marines and their family members throughout the National Capital Region and beyond to a 105- square mile area around Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Through a robust outreach program, the programs provide information on topics such as relocation assistance, school liaison services, education and career resources, personal financial management, and counseling support. For an overview of the services available, please visit THE USO WILL HOLD PIZZA NIGHTS the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Honor Guard Lounge, Building 405 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH. The next pizza night is Saturday, Mar. 02. Service members and their families are welcome. For more information, call (703) 696-0958. TRANSITION READINESS SEMINAR (TRS), it’s highly recommended that service members attend TRS one year in advance of their separation date. Registration is required to attend all seminars. Please register with the Career Resource Management Center at (703) 614-6828. THE MCCS ITT OFFICE has discount tickets for nearby ski destinations. Ski or tube for less! Also, Disney On Ice “Treasure Trove” and a January 26 learn to ski or snowboard trip to Roundtop tickets now available for sale. For more information, call (571) 483-1963 DEEP WATER AQUA AEROBICS and Deep Water Running Classes began January 22 at Zembiec Pool. Aerobics are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Running is Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. No registration is needed. For more information visit us online at or call (703) 693-7351. SEMPER FIT PULL-UP CLINIC Improve your ability to do pull-ups! Come join us Monday, Wednesday & Friday’s, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, in the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym. No registration is needed. For information: call 703-693-9440 or visit: