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  1. 1. FRSA Flash FRG Events January 23rd, 2012 FRG Meetings / Events HHT FRG Meeting 26 Feb. 1630 @ Stephanie Monroe’s House A Troop FRG Meeting 3 Feb. A Co., 2-10 FRG Meeting 9 Feb. B Co., 1-10 FRG Meeting TBA B Co., 3-10 FRG Meeting 2 Feb. C Troop FRG Meeting 25 Jan. D Troop FRG Meeting 26 Jan. 1730 TF Six Shooters @ Hangar Classroom E Troop FRG Meeting 24 Jan. 1830 @ Crescent Woods 6-6 CAV This week’s issue includes: Pg 4 = Guthries New Appointment Phone OptionsFORT DRUM Pg 6 = Events Pg 10 = Upcoming Training Pg 12 = Chapel Services Pg 14 = Things to Do Pg 20 = Youth Fun and Activities Pg 22 = FRG Corner Please Enjoy! Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Materials presented does not represent the views or endorsement of Task Force Six Shooters, 6-6 CAV or the Army. This material is for personal use of the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.
  2. 2. FRSA FlashEH Chief sends Update on Pharmaceuticals in the EnvironmentSurveyFort Drum MEDDAC is currently exploring options for environmentally friendly ways of disposingex-cess/expired household medications. Building the right program requires some feedback fromthe Fort Drum community. Please fill out this VERY SHORT survey via the link below (60 seconds orless!) on your current concerns and disposal practices of prescriptions/over-the-counter medica-tions. Your input is anonymous and the data will be utilized towards providing the Fort Drum com-munity with a pharmaceutical disposal program and facility. Post Housing RegulationPer the handbook for residents and the community managers for housing (Fort Drum) that snow ac-cumu-lation of 3 inches or more must be removed due to SAFETY. If residents do not remove thesnow, they will be fined. The community housing areas managers actually do inspections of yardsand common areas during 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 alsohave a 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.. Page 2 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  3. 3. FRSA FlashMilitary Free Day Lift Ticket DaysSnow Ridge Ski Resort is having their Military Free Day Lift Ticket Days again this year.Dates are as follows:Wednesday - Every Wednesday thru the entire ski seasonFriday - 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 4thOur first Thousand Islands - Seaway Wine Trail event of the year is the Hearts, Wine & Chocolate Event, Sat-urday, February 4th from 11 - 5. You get your gift bag of goodies at your starting win-ery, then go from wineryto winery (there will be 5 participating that day) and at each winery you will enjoy locally - made chocolatespaired with special wines, then you will enjoy sampling many award-winning wines at their tasting bars andpick 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 extragoodies in your gift bag! A fun day to spend with friends and family and enjoy some of the North Countrysfin-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 WineryThousand Islands Winery – River Myst Winery – Yellow Barn Winery FRSA FLASH Page 3
  4. 4. Guthrie’s New Appointment Phone OptionsCurrently there is a huge change to how the appointment line works. Theoptions have completely changed. Attached is one page of the new phonetree on how to fully access the MEDAC using the new system. You can findthis and the rest of the slides on the vFRG page or contact your FRGLeader. Appointment Line: (315) 772-2778 or (888) 838-1303Page 4 TF SIX SHOOTERS
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  8. 8. At the Movies Salmon Run Stadium 12 Now playing Post TheaterHaywaire (R) Playing @ 6 Reel Time, Bldg 10725Red Tails (PG-13) North Riva RidgeUnderworld: Awakening (R)Beauty and the Beast 3D (G) ThursdayContraband (R) The Sitter (R) - 7pmJoyful Noise (PG-13) All Seats for this showing are $1The Devil Inside (R)Extremely Loud & Incredibly FridayClose (PG-13) Sherlock Holmes (PG-13) - 7pmWe Bought a Zoo (PG) The Sitter (R) - 9:30pmThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo(R) SaturdayMission: Impossible—Ghost Proto- The Muppets (PG) - 2pmcol (PG-13) Sherlock Holmes (PG-13) - 7pmAlivin & the Chipmunks: Chip- The Sitter (R) - 930pmwrecked (G)Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shad- Sunday The Muppets (PG) - 2pm Sherlock Holmes (PG-13) - 7pmFRSA FLASH Page 8
  9. 9. Recurring Events Sports Office: Sign up for sporting events through the FT. Drum Fitness, Athletics, and Aquatics Sports Office in the Magrath Sports Complex, 772-6663. Rosters are due in advance in order to participate. Water Aerobics—Every Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri 10:30a—11:30a. Aerobics and Fitness Classes— Mon- day—Friday. Jim Moshier 772-6663. Pine Plains Bowling Center: *Daily Bowling Specials—Bowl a Lunch—Mon-Fri; Bowl Two, Get One Free—Tuesday; All You Can Bowl Wednesdays; All You Can Bowl Cosmic Bowling Thursdays; Pay as you Play Cosmic Bowling Saturdays; Sunday Family Bowling Special; and All-You-Can-Bowl Sunday. Also have Birthday Packages. * Lil’ Skeeter’s BBQ Restaurant is famous for honey smoked barbeques and sauces. Get fresh made pizza & wings. Dine in/take out. Jeanne Layhee 772-6601. Adventure Training: Most trips & events are free or at a nominal fee for Soldiers & guest, call 772-4010 for details. ATV Safety Courses—available by request. Extreme Sports for Recreation & Training— Orienteering. Hunting & Fishing, ATV’s, Sportsman Shooting, Rock/Mountain Climbing, Skydiving, White- water Rafting. Murray Averill 772-4010. Arts & Crafts: Classes are regularly scheduled for crafts such as hand building clay, glass fusion, stained glass, sewing, quilting, knitting, watercolor painting, photography and framing, etc. Studios—are avail- able at a walk in basis for $1 per hour or $4 per day. Retail Store—Art and craft supplies are available in the retail store. Terry Buckley 772-5606 Parks & Recreation: Remington Park RV Campground & Cabins—Reservations 772-5435. Party Equipment Rental—Make your next family or unit function a success. Rent large grills, popcorn, cotton candy and sno-cone makers, inflatable bouncies, tables, chairs, coolers, ice & dunking booth. Leisure Travel Services—Travel Center Discount Tickets—Stop in and check out the available discount tickets for local & out of state attractions. Gene Spencer 772-8222. 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 feedback on various services offered throughout Fort Drum. Visit Enter “Drum” in the search boxPage 9 TF SIX SHOOTERS
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  11. 11. Upcoming Training Family Readiness Classes AFTB Level 1 9a-4p Feb 1-2, 2012 @ ACS Key Caller Training 2p—3:30p Feb 14, 2012 @ ACS CARE Team Training 9a—12:30p Feb 21, 2012 @ ACS EVENT Planning 10:30a-12p Feb 27, 2012 @ ACS FRG Leader Training 9a—1p Mar 8, 2012 @ ACS Informal Funds Training 2p-3p, 5-6p Mar 8, 2012@ ACS Key Caller Training 5p—6:30p Mar 15, 2012 @ ACS NOTE: All classes held in ACS ballroom unless otherwise noted, please call 772-0470/2848 for reservations. *Childcare available for all classes except 5-6pm Informal Funds, childcare information is required 6 business days prior to each class. Let the Financial Readiness Program help get your Financial House into order. Call 772-0050 1st Term Soldier Training 830a-4p Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Call for Location Budget Management 9a-12p Feb 13 @ ACS Build Own Business Workshop 9:30m-11:30m Feb 15 @ ACS Homebuyer’s Class 1:30p-3:30p Feb 16 @ ACS Investing 101 9:30a-12p Feb 28 @ ACS Classes Offered Budget Development Every Thursday 1800-2030 @ ACS English for Speakers of Other Lang. Every Tuesday & Thursday 0900-1200 @ ACS Woodworking Safety/Orientation Every Saturday 1000 @ Arts & Crafts Bldg. Ceramics Every Saturday 1100 @ Arts & Crafts Bldg. Guitar Making Class Every Saturday 1300-1600 @ Arts & Crafts EFMP Support Group 2nd Tuesday of each month 1130a @ ACSPage 11 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  12. 12. CHAPEL SERVICES What’s happening at the Chapel?A Chaplain is always as close as a phone call away. After duty hours, call 772-5647 and ask for the duty Chaplain.St. Michael’s Catholic Congregation (772-0160): Catholic Mom’s Group meetsMondays @ 10a at the Main Post Chapel, offering moms an opportunity to gatherfor adult conversation, while their children play in a safe environment. Theology atthe Commons is an informal meeting for adults, held monthly.Military Council of Catholic Women (772-0160): MCCW meets Wednesdays @930a at the Main Post Chapel. The first Friday of the month includes Adoration &Mass. Rosary for Peace meets Wednesdays @ 1130a in the Blessed SacramentChapel. Child Care is available.Protestant Women of the Chapel (772-5591): PWOC would like to invite you tojoin them for fellowship, friendship, and faith. They have bible studies, programdays, movie nights, and other activities. Join them any time. Bible studies are on-going! Free childcare is provided! They come together on Thursdays 0930 at theMain Post Chapel. POC is Meredith at Education (772-5591): Catholic Religious Education Program is heldSundays @ 930a; RCIA meets Sundays @ 1230p. Catholic Youth meets @ 1230 atthe Youth Services Bldg. Protestant Religious Education meets on Sundays @1100a; studies for adults & children. AWANA meets Wednesdays @ 1730p. Teensof the Chapel meet Sundays @ 1730 at the Youth Services Building. Program & Services Catholic Services Catholic Mass Sun @ 1100 Main Post Chapel Catholic Mass Mon-Fri @ 1200 Main Post Chapel Catholic Mass Sat @ 1700 Main Post Chapel Protestant Services The Crossing-Contemporary Sat @ 1800 Family Life & Spiritual Family Ctr Contemporary Service Sun @ 0915 Main Post Chapel Traditional Service Sun @ 0930 Riva Ridge Chapel Gospel Service Sun @ 1230 Main Post Chapel LDS Studies Mon @ 1900 Riva Ridge Chapel LDS Studies Thur @ 1900 Riva Ridge Chapel Jewish Services Lunch and Learn Tue @ 1200 Riva Ridge Chapel FRSA FLASH Page 12
  13. 13. 6-6/2-10 Strong Bonds Marriage Retreat t! ven dE sore d! S pon a tten e gad t to Bri ven at e Gre 6004 Fair Lakes Rd. E. Syracuse, NY 13057 24 –26 February, 2012 “Active Relationships” Childcare, Lodging, Meals are all provided at Hilton Please Contact Co/Troop 1SG POC 6/6 CAV Chaplains Assistant Spc. John Springer DSN: 315-774-1303 Cell: 801-673-3068Page 13 TF SIX SHOOTERS
  14. 14. Local Places to VisitSci-Tech Center of Northern New York—54 Stone Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Phone: 315-788-1340Web-site: The Sci-Tech Center of Northern New York is a year-round, hands-on mu-seum of science and technology. Adults $4 Children $3 (under 3 free) Seniors (over 55) $2 Family (2 adults)$14. Open Friday & Saturday 10:00am—4:00pm.NYS Zoo at Thompson Park—1 Thompson Park, Watertown, NY 13601. Phone: 315-782-6180. December—February: Open Sat & Sun 10am—4pm (admission not accepted after 3:30pm);Closed Monday—Friday, Christmas Day and News Years Day. Admission is Adults $7; Child (ages 4-12) $4;Children 3 & under FREE; Seniors $5Jefferson County Historical Society Museum— 228 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Phone:315- 782-3491. Website: Members….FREE; under 5 yrs…FREE; Stu-dents…$4; Adults…$6; Seniors…$5; Active Duty Military & their Spouses…$5. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am—5pm and Saturday 10am—4pm.Showtime Skating—144 Eastern Blvd (located in the Olde Hackett’s Building on State Street). Phone: 315-779-8877. Website: Wednesday & Thurs-day 3p-8p $4.00; Friday 5p-11p $6.00;Saturday 11a-11p $6.00; Sunday 2p-8p $6.00. Includes Skate Rental. Showtime Skating is open for all agesand for anyone looking to have a good and safe time roller skating.Pla-More Lanes— 577 State Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Phone: 315-786-3356. Shoes—$2.25; Monday- Thursday $2.50 per game; Friday-Sunday $3.00 per game;Senior (over 65) $2.25 per game; In House League Bowlers-20% off. Hours of Operation are: Monday thruThursday 1p-5p; Friday 1p-5p & 9p- 11p; Saturday 1p-11p; Sunday 1p-4p FRSA FLASH Page 14
  15. 15. Things to DoFREE Ski Days for Military IS Card HoldersSnow Ridge Ski Resort is having their Military Free Day Lift TicketDays again this year.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-8:30pmPage 15 TF SIX SHOOTERS
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  22. 22. FRG CornerHHT 6-6 FRG LiaisonStephanie Monroe 404-580-6890 Cpl. Kam Gerohimos 315-774-1306A Troop 6-6 Staff DutyMeghann Terry 502-797-0429 TF Six Shooters 315-774-1300Amanda Murphy 813-732-1065 Brigade 315-774-1100A Company 2-10 TF Six Shooters ChaplainMelissa Rexroad 315-405-5304 CPT Hurst 315-774-1303B Company 1-10 MFLCAlisha Monette 423-782-9202 Tom ConwayMel Rego 215-450-9711 315-608-0584C Troop 6-6Erin Milas 847-702-2898D Troop 6-6 Do you know who your FRG leader is? Please check out ourHeather Ketchmark 912-657-4012 list of leaders, find yours andChristine Austin contact them today!E Troop 6-6Emily Sivula 651-353-6926Julie Moore 989-482-9926 TF Six Shooters Advisors Trish Downey 315-608-1688 Theresa McGuire 315-773-3685