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  1. 1. 10th Combat Aviation Brigade FRSA FLASH FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 Points of Contact PLEASECompany Commander CPT McLean Take 15 mins orCompany 1SG less out of your day SFC Smith and com- plete thisCompany FRG Leader survey! RaeAnn McLean Let your 701-361-0719 voice heard.BDE FRSA Jackie Sharpe O/315-774-1104 C/ Inside this issue:Guthrie’s New 4 Many programs are being looked at because of budget cuts, Family ReadinessAppointment Programs are on that list. Please take a few minutes out of your day and takePhone Options this survey - Let’s tell Division what programs are important and rate thoseEvent Flyers 6 programs! The purpose of this survey is:Coming Attractions 11 To determine the performance and importance of services and programs that support Soldiers & Families stationed here at Fort Drum.USO Super Bowl 12BashYouth Center 16News & Fun Go to: and click on this link, found on the bottom right of the Fort Drum Home
  2. 2. Page 2 FRSA FLASH EH Chief sends Update on Pharmaceuticals in the Environment Survey Fort Drum MEDDAC is currently exploring options for environmentally friendly ways of disposing ex- cess/expired household medications. Building the right program requires some feedback from the Fort Drum community. Please fill out this VERY SHORT survey via the link below (60 seconds or less!) on your current concerns and disposal practices of prescriptions/over-the-counter medications. Your input is anonymous and the data will be utilized towards providing the Fort Drum community with a pharmaceutical disposal program and facility. On Post Housing RegulationPer the handbook for residents and the community managers for housing (Fort Drum) that snow accumu-lation of 3 inches or more must be removed due to SAFETY. If residents do not remove the snow, theywill be fined. The community housing areas managers actually do inspections of yards and common areasduring winter WITH CAMERAS and take photos.The fines are:$50 for snow that is not removed from the driveway and walkways leading to the residences.Each community center also has a listing of contractors who do snow removal on post AND they also havea listing of "VOLUNTEERS FOR A FEE" that live in each housing area.Here are few contractors who do on post snow removal (you must call for pricing):Snow Removal Providers:Cutting Edge 778-6132Powel Landscaping 214-1416Rayex 783-1561Trudeau Property Services 771-0708* Please contact a Community Center to be included on the snow removal provider list..This Week in History This Week in History, Jan 20 - Jan 26Jan 20, 1981 - Iran Hostage Crisis endsJan 21, 1977 - President Carter pardons draft dodgersJan 22, 1998 - Ted Kaczynski pleads guilty to bombingsJan 23, 1957 - Toy company Wham-O produces first FrisbeesJan 24, 1935 - First canned beer goes on saleJan 25, 1905 - Worlds largest diamond foundJan 26, 1788 - Australia Day
  3. 3. FRSA FLASH Page 3Military Free Day Lift Ticket DaysSnow Ridge Ski Resort is having their Military Free Day Lift Ticket Days againthis year.Dates are as follows:Wednesday - Every Wednesday thru the entire ski seasonFriday - January 6 & 20, February 3 & 10, March 2, 9 & 16, 2012Hours of Operation are Mon and Tues ClosedWed 10am-4pmThurs - Friday 10am-8:30pmSat - Sun and Holidays 9am-4pmStop on by our Parks and Recreation building here on post to rent skiing orsnowboarding equipment.Click on the link for pricing information. Thousand Islands – Seaway Wine Trail Hosts The Hearts, Wine & Chocolate Event Saturday, February 4th Our first Thousand Islands - Seaway Wine Trail event of the year is the Hearts, Wine & Chocolate Event, Saturday, February 4th from 11 - 5. You get your gift bag of goodies at your starting win- ery, then go from winery to winery (there will be 5 participating that day) and at each winery you will enjoy locally - made chocolates paired with special wines, then you will enjoy sampling many award-winning wines at their tasting bars and pick up your special packet of chocolates at each winery. At the end of the day you will have visited 5 wineries, sampled many delicious wines and have a variety of chocolates valued at over $35.00 plus a couple of extra goodies in your gift bag! A fun day to spend with friends and family and enjoy some of the North Countrys fin- est. Price is $25.00pp. $20.00 for Trail members and designated drivers. Reservations required by Jan 31, 2012. Call 315.646.6070 for reservations. Particating Wineries are: Coyote Moon Vineyards – Otter Creek Winery Thousand Islands Winery – River Myst Winery – Yellow Barn Winery
  4. 4. Guthries New Appointment Phone OptionsCurrently there is a huge change to how the appointment line works. The options havecompletely changed. Attached is one page of the new phone tree on how to fully accessthe MEDAC using the new system. You can find this and the rest of the slides on thevFRG page or contact your FRG Leader. Appointment Line: (315) 772-2778 or (888)838-1303 Press 1 for BH_skill Behavior Health Press 2 for the OB See Slide # 5 Clinic at Samaritan Press 1 for the Call Transferred to Marshall Dental Clinic 772-8891 Press 1 to make an Press 3 for appointment Dental Appointments Press 2 for the Stone Call Transferred to Dental Clinic 772-5576 Press 4 for Soldier Appointments See Slide # 2 Press 5 for Dependant Appointments See Slide # 3 Press 1 To Cancel A Press 2 to cancel an Behavior Health BH_Skill appointment Appointment Press 2 for all others CANCEL_Skill Press 3 for Other See Slide # 4 Patient Services
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  7. 7. Page 10 FRSA FLASHFREE Ski Days for Military IS Card HoldersSnow Ridge Ski Resort is having their Military Free Day Lift Ticket Days again thisyear.Dates are as followed: Wednesday - Every Wednesday thru the entire ski season Friday - January 6 & 20, February 3 & 10, March 2, 9 & 16, 2012Hours of Operation are: Mon and Tues Closed Wed 10am-4pm Thurs - Friday 10am-8:30pm
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  11. 11. Post Theater Bldg 10725, North Riva Ridge Admission is $4.50 for adults; $2.25 for children 6-11; FREE for children 5 and younger. For more movie information, call 772-5571 FRI JAN 20 - 1900 The Sitter (R), 2130 New Years Eve (PG-13) SAT JAN 21 - 1400 Arthur Christmas (PG), 1900 New Years Eve (PG-13), 2130 The Sitter (R) SUN JAN 22 - 1400 Arthur Christmas (PG), 1700 The Muppets (PG) ----------------------------------------------------------------- THU JAN 26 - 1900 The Sitter (R) (ALL SEATS FOR THIS SHOWING $1) FRI JAN 27 - 1900 Sherlock Holmes (PG-13), 2130 The Sitter (R) SAT JAN 28 - 1400 The Muppets (PG), 1900 Sherlock Holmes (PG -13), 2130 The Sitter (R Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material pre-sented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 10th CAB or the Army. This material is for