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survey is easy to take, has nine simple questions and a place for you to elaborate. It’sanonymous.For more information on ...
www.dcwater.com/news/publications/DC_Water_Annual_WQReport_2013.pdf.For more information on water quality, call Wanda Good...
Thursday and Friday, June 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. on the West Steps of The U.S. Capitol,Washington, DC. For more information a...
Myer-Henderson Hall softball field. League play is open to all authorized patrons, andteams consist of 20 players plus a c...
two ATM Qualifiers this summer for Active Duty Military only Friday, June 28 andFriday, July 26. Each ATM Qualifier will b...
Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual trainingscheduledThreat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual...
Smooth Move is an informal joint service brief for service members planning to PCS.Learn about your new duty station, movi...
Scheduled maintenance will be performed on JBM-HH gate hydraulic bollards andpop-up wedges Tuesday through Thursday throug...
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  1. 1. Trouble reading this e-mail? Right click on the panelabove the address box and check "Display as HTML."Joint Base Myer-Henderson HallFort 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 Groundswww.army.mil/article/99415/Traffic__Roads__and_Grounds/JBM-HH Commander’s Information Line – 703-696-6906Check out the new and constantly improving JBM-HH website at www.army.mil/jbmhh.Even those who use the site on a regular basis may notice a more user-friendly feel. It isimproving each day. See the story here. Become a fan of JBM-HH on Facebook, and findyourself . . . in a video, a photograph, a shout out, an opinion poll . . . and more. It’s easy. Go towww.facebook.com/jbmhh and click on “Sign Up.” Also, check out our Twitter page –keyword @JBMHH and our Flickr page for the latest photos of all the activities happening onJoint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Go to www.flickr.com/photos/jbm-hh. REMINDER - allbulletin requests must be submitted by close of business Thursday in order to be in thefollowing Monday’s Bulletin.NewsNEW – Give us a piece of your mindOne of the best ways to improve products and services is to find out what customersthink on the matter.In this case, we want to gauge your thoughts and gather your suggestions on JointBase Myer-Henderson Hall Public Affairs social media programs. Currently, thatincludes Facebook (www.facebook.com/jbmhh), Twitter (www.twitter.com/jbmhh),Flickr (photo-share site – www.flickr.com/photos/jbm-hh) and Slideshare(www.slideshare.net/JBMHH).We want to stay at the front gate of the information highway, and we want tocontinue to do meaningful, topical, timely work, so we are turning to you for answers,suggestions and comments.Between Monday, June 17 (today) and Monday, June 24 please log intohttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QQG5MVS and give us a piece of your mind. The
  2. 2. survey is easy to take, has nine simple questions and a place for you to elaborate. It’sanonymous.For more information on the survey, call 703-696-2976 or 703-696-8933.IADC graduationInter-American Defense College, on the Fort McNair portion of JBM-HH, will holdgraduation ceremonies on Thursday, June 20 at 9 a.m. Expect increased traffic andlimited parking; D Street will close at this time.For more information call 703-696-3290.NEW – Fort Myer Post Exchange upgrades and hoursFor the next 5 months the Fort Myer Post Exchange will be improving different areasof the store. They are currently working on the relocation of your new Customer Servicearea, PowerZone, electronic section, Sporting goods, hardware, linens and petdepartment. This portion of the project will be completed by the end of the month. Thefollowing are the hours of operation:Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.If you have any questions or concerns, call 703-522-0664.Patient Education ClassesAdopt a healthy lifestyle -- attend a nutrition education class at Rader Clinic. ThePre-diabetes class covers information on how to prevent or delay developing diabetes.The Healthy Heart class covers lifestyle changes to improve high cholesterol and highblood pressure. Upcoming Healthy Heart Class is set for June 27 at 8:30 a.m.; or Pre-diabetes Class June 20 at 8:30 a.m. Classes are open to all beneficiaries of the militaryhealth system, registration is required. Please call Beth Triner at 703-696-7930 for moreinformation.NEW – DC, Arlington water reports releasedTo comply with federal safe drinking water standards, Arlington County and Districtof Columbia water quality reports are published each year by July 1. This annual“consumer confidence report” summarizes the quality of drinking water, tells theconsumer where his or her water originates, what it contains and how it compares tostandards set by regulatory agencies.The report provides valuable information to customers of community watersystems, allows them to make personal health-based decisions regarding their drinkingwater consumption and heightens awareness of the need to protect water resources.The reports are made available online atwww.arlingtonva.us/departments/EnvironmentalServices/uepd/wquality/images/file89658.pdf and
  3. 3. www.dcwater.com/news/publications/DC_Water_Annual_WQReport_2013.pdf.For more information on water quality, call Wanda Gooden, water programmanager with JBM-HH’s Directorate of Environmental Management at 703-696-8513.Twilight Tattoo performances run through AugustTwilight Tattoo, Wednesdays through Aug. 28, is an hour-long military pageantfeaturing Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S.Army Band "Pershings Own." Experience a glimpse into American history throughperformances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange,The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.This performance is free and open to the public. Due to budget constraints, there willnot be bleacher seating for Twilight Tattoo this year. Grass seating is available, and werecommend you bring a blanket or lawn chairs. For more information on groupreservations, contact the U.S. Army Military District of Washington at 202-685-2888.Performances through June 26 will be located at Summerall Field on the Fort Myerportion of the joint base. Performances from July 10 through Aug. 28 will be located atWhipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson. Field locations may vary, please checkhttp://twilight.mdw.army.mil/schedule prior to attending a specific date. TwilightTattoo performances begin at 7 p.m. Pre-ceremony pageantry begins at 6:45 p.m.Summer outdoor Movie SeriesWant to catch a free “family friendly” movie under the moon (on the lawn or afloatin the pool)? The 2013 Summer Outdoor Movie series features “The Great Outdoors”Saturday, June 22 at 9 p.m. at the Fort Myer Officers Club 50-yard pool. And if you’drather be dry, see “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 29 atSpates Community Club. Both clubs are on the Fort Myer side of JBM-HH.Get a look at what’s showing at www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013-Summer-Movie-Schedule.pdf.ACAP Classes availableSoldiers leaving the military have a number of ways to ease their transition andmake finding the right job easier. The JBM-HH Army Career and Alumni Program hasseveral upcoming classes available. For more information visitwww.jbmhh.army.mil/inc/ACAP%20Schedule%20April-June%202013.pdf.NEW – The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” eventscheduleSunsets with a Soundtrack | The U.S. Army Concert BandThis first concert of the Sunsets with a Soundtrack series kicks off with The U.S. ArmyConcert Band performing A Carmen Fantasy, featuring MSG Andrea Artley on flute,Donizettis virtuoso tenor aria “Ah, Mes Amis” sung by U.S. Army Chorus member,SSG Matthew Smith, and splendor and fanfare that can only be brought by The U.S.Army Herald Trumpets in full force! This is an hour you wont want to miss!
  4. 4. Thursday and Friday, June 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. on the West Steps of The U.S. Capitol,Washington, DC. For more information and detailed schedule, seewww.usarmyband.com.Career Resources for Job-seekersThe MCCS Henderson Hall Career Resource Management Center offers assistancefor job-seekers. Upcoming classes include a career exploration workshop Thursday,June 20, 9 to 11 a.m., and a workshop entitled “Cracking the Code to the Federal HiringProcess” Thursday, June 20, 1 to 3 p.m. For these and other CRMC offerings, pleasevisit www.mccshh.com/CRMC.html, or call 703-614-6828 for more information and toregister.Youth Sports & Fitness presents Challenger Sports British SoccerCampYouth Sports and Fitness is offering two sessions of British Soccer this summer, June24-28 and August 19-23, from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 5-16 yrs, 4 to 5:30 p.m. for ages 3-5yrs. They are also offering one session of British Multi-Sports, July 29 to Aug. 2 from 9a.m. to noon for ages 5-16 yrs.The SKIES program is also offering Swimming Lessons this summer: Session 2 –June 24 to July 3; Session 3 – July 8 to 18; Session 4 – July 22 to Aug. 1; and Session 5 –Aug. 5 to 15.Register at CYSS Parent Central Services, Building 483, 703-696-0313/4942.For more information contact Annette Engum at 703- 696-3728 orannette.engum@us.army.mil.NEW – JFHQ-NCR-MDW change of command set for June 24Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington will relinquish command of Joint ForceHeadquarters – National Capital Region and U.S. Military District of Washington toMaj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan Monday, June 24.The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, in Conmy Hall.Because of the many people attending this event, traffic will be congested all dayJune 24 as select parking lots are blocked for visitors. The parking lots will be blockedoff June 23 at 9 p.m., and include the 3d U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard) regimental andcaisson parking lots, the Fort Myer Officers Club parking lot and part of SummerallField parking lot. They will reopen at 5:30 p.m. June 24.For more information, call 703-696-3525.Semper Fit Intramural SoftballGet your team together and sign up for Semper Fit’s intramural softball league!Games are played select weekdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. starting June 25 on the Joint Base
  5. 5. Myer-Henderson Hall softball field. League play is open to all authorized patrons, andteams consist of 20 players plus a coach. The season ends in late August. Rosters areavailable online at www.mccsHH.com and in person at the Cpl Terry L. SmithGymnasium and the Semper Fit Office in Building 29. For more information, please call703-697-2705.Chesty’s 5k Fun RunChesty’s 5K Fun Run Wednesday, June 26 at 6:35 a.m., is open for registration. Thefun run honors esteemed Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller, whowas born June 26, 1898. Registration is free, and tee-shirts will be given to the first 150registered participants. The top three male and female finishers will receive medals andprizes. For more information and to sign up, seewww.mccsHH.com/oohrahrunseries.html or call 703-614-5959.NEW – Motorcycle Safety CourseA motorcycle safety course will be held at Joint Base Andrews Friday, June 28 from8 a.m. to 3 p.m. All DoD ID cardholders are welcome. For more information visitwww.army.mil/media/299938/.NEW – Pre-Independence Day Battalion PicnicMCCS holds the H&S Battalion, HQMC, Henderson Hall Pre-Independence DayPicnic Friday, June 28, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Marine Landing Deck behind the MarineClub. The picnic is open to Department of Defense identification card holders and theirguests. The menu includes chicken drumsticks, hamburgers, hotdogs, veggie corndogs,and Philly cheesesteaks, along with assorted side dishes, watermelon and funnel cakes.The first 200 diners also receive a coupon for a free small ice cream from the food truckStreet Cream, which will be on site selling “urban ice cream flavors” with toppings. Thepicnic is free to H&S Battalion, HQMC, Henderson Hall personnel and those battalionactive duty Family members; all others are welcome and pay $13 (children under 10 pay$6) for all you care to eat. In the event of rain, the picnic will move indoors to the clubdining room. A deejay will provide entertainment. For more information, please call703-614-2125.NEW – Wing Night at the Marine ClubThe Marine Club services 50 cent wings Friday, June 21 and Thursday, June 27, 4:30to 6 p.m. both evenings. The Marine Club is open to all ranks, all services andDepartment of Defense identification card holders and their guests. Please call 703-614-2125 for more information.2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler QualifiersRegistration is now open for this year’s 2013 JBM-HH Army Ten Miler TeamQualifiers. This year’s Army Ten Miler will be Sunday, Oct. 20. FMWR will be hosting
  6. 6. two ATM Qualifiers this summer for Active Duty Military only Friday, June 28 andFriday, July 26. Each ATM Qualifier will be a 10K Race on Joint Base Myer-HendersonHall beginning at 6:35 a.m. at the Fort Myer Fitness Center, Building 414. On-lineregistration will close on the Wednesday prior to each date. Race Day registration willbe accepted on each date from 5:30 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. inside the Fort Myer Fitness Center,Building 414.To register online, visit www.jbmhhmwr.com and for more information contactTodd Hopkins at 703-939-1045 or todd.a.hopkins.civ@mail.mil.Gettysburg TripThe Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory thatended General Robert E. Lees second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Learnmore about this war, the people, the places and the meaning of the war to Americanstoday by visiting Gettysburg National Military Park with ITT Saturday, June 29. Thepackage includes roundtrip transportation, admission to the museum, lunch buffet, andtwo-hour guided battlefield tour. The fee is $78 per person. To reserve, call ITT at 571-483-1963 and see www.mccshh.com/ITT.html.NEW – Rader Clinic pharmacy closed on Fridays beginning in JulyDue to the upcoming furlough Rader Clinic’s pharmacy will close every Fridaybeginning in July. For more information call 703-696-3467.NEW – July Justice Amateur Boxing TicketsTickets for the July 13 “July Justice” Amateur Boxing event are on sale. The eventbrings boxers from around Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland to the Cpl TerryL. Smith Gymnasium on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for an amateur boxing showopen to the public with government-issued photo identification. Food and beverageswill be available for sale. Tickets are $10 for adults, except active duty personnel, whopay $7, and children under 10 years old who get in free. Tickets may be purchased atthe Semper Fit office in Building 29, Rm. 305, at the gym, and at the door. For moreinformation, call 703-697-2706.Golf TournamentOn Sept. 27 Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Family and Morale, Welfare, andRecreation will host the Inaugural SLICE of Summer Scramble golf tournament. Thetournament will be played on Fort Belvoirs Gunston Golf Course. The tournamentformat will be four person teams playing a best ball scramble. Awards will be givenbased on the group or team’s overall score. There will also be special contests forlongest drive, closest to pin, longest putt and hole in one. Each person can register witha buddy or as a team of four. Registration is $70 per person which includes green fees,cart, range bucket, $8 gift certificate to pro shop and BBQ meal package.For more questions or to register, call 703-696-3419.
  7. 7. Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual trainingscheduledThreat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP) annual training will be held at theTown Hall building on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH at 10 a.m. July 17.NOTE: This training is given by the 902nd MI Group Fort Belvoir and is mandatoryfor all US Army employees every calendar year. For more information call 703-696-0756.Family ReadinessStress ManagementA Stress Management (introductory level presentation for adults) class will be heldWednesday, June 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the ACS classroom. Individuals attending willbe given information on the basics of identifying stressors in their life and how to createtheir own stress management plan. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.Welcome to Germany/KoreaA welcome to Germany class is set for Thursday, June 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. at theJBM-HH ACS, Bldg 201. A welcome to Korea class is set for Friday, July 5 from 10 to 11a.m. at the JBM-HH ACS, Building 201. Learn about topics including sponsorship,household shipments, personal vehicle shipments, driving, pets, passport information,as well as customs, culture and language. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.Spouse Meet and GreetA Spouse meet and greet will be held at the JBM-HH Army Community ServiceBuilding Tuesday, June 25 from noon to 2 p.m. The meet and greet is a forum thatoffers newly arrived spouses an opportunity to meet other spouses and obtainInformation on the installation and surrounding area. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.NEW – Anger Management class setAnger Management (Introductory level presentation for adults) class will be heldWednesday, June 26 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the ACS Classroom. Individuals attending willbe given information on the basics of identifying what occurs in their personal life whenthey make the choice to react to situations with anger. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.NEW – Smooth Move class setA smooth move class is set for Thursday, June 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the JBM-HHMCCS Building 12.
  8. 8. Smooth Move is an informal joint service brief for service members planning to PCS.Learn about your new duty station, moving with TRICARE, arranging household goodsshipment with the Transportation Office, Sponsorship, housing and more. To register,call 703-696-0153/0156.NEW – Baby BundlesPrepare your home and relationship for the changes that are needed when your babyarrives. A baby bundles class is set for June 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the ACS Classroom.They will give a brief overview of the labor and delivery process and newborncare. Upon completion of this class you will receive a bag of free baby care and safetyitems. To register call 703-696-0153/0156.NEW – Learn to Cope with StressMarine and Family Programs offers a 12-session evidence-based class on copingwith work and family stress by learning to develop and apply effective copingstrategies to deal with stressors. Topics include identifying stressors, deep breathingand muscle relaxation, assertive communication, changing your self-talk, eating rightand exercise, and developing a personal stress management plan. The sessions are opento active duty personnel, family members, and retirees. Dates for the workshops, inBuilding 12’s conference room, are July 9 and 11, July 16 and 18, July 23 and 25, July 30and August 1, August 13 & 15, and August 20 and 22, and times are 3 – 4:30 p.m.Participants must complete all sessions to receive a certificate of completion. Foradditional class information or to register, please call 703-614-7204.DStress available 24/7The U.S. Marine Corps challenges all serve personnel: Win your personal battles.Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling24/7.Online chat is at DSTRESSLINE.com or call 877-476-7734.Traffic, Roads andGroundsNEW – Fort Myer Officers’ Club parking lot to temporarily closeThe Fort Myer Officers’ Club parking lot will be close on Friday, June 21 andMonday, June 24 for VIP functionsNEW – Bollard Maintenance at JBM-HH Gates
  9. 9. Scheduled maintenance will be performed on JBM-HH gate hydraulic bollards andpop-up wedges Tuesday through Thursday throughout the day and traffic flow will beaffected at times. The gates will not be closed. When one lane is closed for maintenance,the other lane will be open for vehicular traffic. Work may be completed before the timespecified, so work will commence on the next gate sited below. Pedestrian traffic willnot be affected during this work.*Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH: Henry Gate – Tuesday*Henderson Hall portion of JBM-HH: Main Gate – Tuesday*Fort Myer area of JBM-HH: Wright Gate – Wednesday*Fort Myer area of JBM-HH: Hatfield Gate - Wednesday*Fort McNair area of JBM-HH: Second Street Gate*Fort McNair area of JBM-HH: Ceremonial GateExpect traffic delays and slow-ups and plan alternate routes of travel duringmaintenance. As always, use caution and watch for the safety of workers and otherpedestrians at the sites. For more information call 703-696-3290.NEW – JFHQ NCR-MDW Change of Command Ceremony to disrupttraffic and parkingThe JFHQ NCR-MDW Change of Command Ceremony is set for Monday, June 24 at4 p.m. in Conmy Hall on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH. The following parking lotswill be closed beginning at 11 p.m. June 23: Caisson Regimental, Officers Club andSummerall Field parking lots. Expect an increase in traffic flow on Fort Myer at thistime.For more information call 703-696-3290.

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