FRSA FLASH Task Force Tigershark Facebook Page October 11, 2012 Task Force TigersharkInside thisissue: TF Tigershark 961 likes · http://www.facebook.com/TFTigershark?ref=hlWinter Classes 3Weather Call 4BOSS Events 5ACS Calendar 6Event Flyers 7Special pointsof interest: New to Fort Drum - look into the Winter Driving & Snow Thrower Classes - see pg. 3 Does your teenager need a physical for a new job - see pg. 3 Zombie 5k - pg. 12
Page 2 FRSA FLASHFort Drum Exchange opens doors to local vendorsWhile the economy may have Partner businesses, called conces- “Some shoppers drive up to 40forced some retailers to scale back sions, operate in Exchange- miles or more to come to the Fort Drum Exchange,” said Kenon merchandise or services, the provided space, primarily in the Limtiaco, Exchange generalArmy & Air Force Exchange Ser- retail mall area. Benefits include manager.vice is actively seeking the assis- contracts based on a percentage oftance of local businesses to in- revenue, a variety of space and Limtiaco said. “Partnering withcrease the product selection troops merchandising setups and the the Exchange provides local busi-and their Families find at their Ex- convenience of being located with nesses exposure to a great deal ofchange. “Some the anchor retail store and food foot traffic as well as the opportu-shoppers drive up to 40 miles or outlets. The Exchange also will nity to serve military Families.”more to come to the Fort Drum assist in marketing and promoting For more information on how toExchange,” said Ken Limtiaco, Ex- partner businesses to help maxi- partner with the Exchange as achange general manager. “The ad- mize awareness on and around concessionaire, visitdition of local, small, minority, Fort Drum. www.shopmyexchange.com orwomen- and veteran-owned busi- “Despite the economic conditions contact Della Hannah, Exchangenesses can help provide the diver- we’ve experienced recently, Ex- service business manager, at 773-sity, value and innovation to fur- change shoppers have continued 5633.ther enhance their shopping ex- to demonstrate a strong demandperience.” for new and unique merchandise,”Report security issues to Fort Drum tip lineFort Drum’s Directorate of Emergency Services left behind; vehicles left unattended in front of buildings;encourages everyone to contribute to community and chemical smells or fumes coming from a residence orsecurity by reporting suspicious behavior or ac- business. The effort is part of iWatch Army, an antiter-tivities to 774-8477 (TIPS). rorism program.Callers to the anonymous tip line should reportodd behaviors and activities, such as peoplemeasuring or asking for blueprints of importantbuildings; strangers asking about security proto-cols; a briefcase, suitcase, backpack or package 315-774-8477 (TIPS)
Volume 1, Issue 1 Page 3Command Safety Office to conduct winter driving, snow thrower classesThe Fort Drum Command Safety Office, Bldg. M-10281, will conduct winter driving and snow thrower opera-tion classes for Soldiers, Family Members and Department of the Army civilian employees.Winter driving classes will be offered from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 24, Nov. 6 and 20, and Dec. 4 and18.Snow thrower operation classes will be offered from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 24, Nov. 6 and 20,and Dec. 4 and 18.For more information or to register, call 772-9026 / 0310. Note: Unit / organization classes are by appoint-ment only.
Page 4 FRSA FLASHWinter weather is coming, let’s get preparedTeenagers may require physical for employment Is your teen going to work? Most employers require a physical. If your teen has had a physical within the last year, you simply need to drop off the employers paperwork and pick it up three days later. Your childs primary care manager will complete the paper- work without an appointment! However, if your child requires a physical, it is best to schedule it before he or she starts the job hunt. To schedule an appointment, call 772-2778 or visit https://www.tricareonline.com.
Page 5 BOSS upcoming events FRSA FLASH Tell Fort Drum how they are doing! Let your voice be heard through ICE Comments! ICE is Interactive Customer Evaluation This is where you can provide all types of feed- back on various services offered throughout Fort
Page 6 FRSA FLASHSee what Army Community Service (ACS) has to offer you Did you know ACS schedules a tour of the area every Tuesday morning? It is open to all Soldiers and dependants! Call (315) 772-6556 to schedule your spot. Think ACS First! Want to know more about Army life or FRGs? Call ACS to reserve a seat.