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FRSA Flash 7 June 2012

  1. 1. FRSA Flash 3-6 Field Artillery Friday, 7 June 2012Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material presented does notrepresent the views or endorsement of 3-6 Field Artillery or the United States Army. This material is for personal useof the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.
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  6. 6. 3-6 Field Artillery Page 6 Education Center Closure Army Education Center will close Friday, the 22 of June for annual cleaning and preparation for trans- ferring equipment and staff to our Annex. Scheduled Training and classes will not be impacted. The SUNY North Country Consortium, Jefferson Community, Empire State, and Columbia College offices will be open. The McEwen Library will be open for computer support. Housing Survey In trying to assist our families with their housing needs, we need your help!! Please take a few moment to fill our this survey on what you like about housing, what they would like to see in the future. ThisVolume 1, Issue 1 includes single and married Soldiers. 2012 Fort Drum Housing Survey: Clark Hall Parking Repairs to Clark Hall P10720 parking lot will begin on 6 June 2012 The work will include a sealcoat and restriping of the parking lot to include larger parking stalls. Work will start on the north side parking lot of Clark Hall, this parking lot will be blocked off the evening of 5 June 2012. Please insure all vehicles are removed from the area prior to the evening of 5 June 2012. This work will take approx 6-8 days depend- ant on the weather. Once the North side is complete it will be opened up and the South side parking lot will be closed. It may be necessary to use the PX and Commissary parking lot during this time. Volunteer Opportunities McEwen Library is looking for volunteers to assist in day to day duties around the library. Responsibili- ties include: shelving books, process new materials, maintain the routine upkeep of the library such as dusting shelves, cleaning screens and keyboards, sending out overdue notices. Hours are extremely flexible...anytime the library is open! If you are interested, please contact Wendy Newell at 772-6605 or Off the Beaten Path Gift Shop located in the Heritage Center next to the USO is in need of one volunteer to help out on Tuesdays begin- ning in June, anytime between 10 - 2 would be the shift. This is a great opportunity to gain retail experience!!! If you are inter- ested, please email Chris at otbpgift-
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  9. 9. Page 9 Summer Camps ListingBeaver Camp - Lowville, NY - York Summer Camps -
  10. 10. 3-6 Field Artillery Page 10 Things to see and do Clayton, 1000 Islands-Seaway Description: Fishing the St. Lawrence River in NY and Ontario. Guided drift fishing trips from $35. Nine complete package trips, including fishing, accommodations and meals. The most experienced and innovative char- ter service in the 1000 Islands. North American Fishing Club approved. Call toll free for our FREE Fishing Trip Planning Packet. Phone: 315-686-2381 Email: Website: 1, Issue 1 Alexandria Bay, 1000 Islands-Seaway Description: The 78 mile long trail meanders throughout Jefferson County and makes a terrific day trip from any of the areas hotels. The trail is marked by green grape cluster signs. The trail uses NY Routes 3, 180, 12, 26, 11, and 342. The Thousand Islands - Seaway Wine Trail is host to many events throughout the year. Phone: 315-489-1518 Email: Website: Salmon River Falls Description: 110-ft scenic waterfall. Falls Rd Orwell, 1000 Islands-Seaway, NY, 13426 Upcoming Events & FREE Offers to Military and FamiliesThe St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum can offer active duty and wounded warriors free admission to our JuneExhibition June 9 & 10, 2012 in Madrid, NY. Thank you. Ronald Day 315-344-8823Military service members, their dependents to get free annual passes to national parks“Active-duty military personnel and their dependents will soon be able to enter every national park for free as part of an effort tothank service members and their families for the sacrifices they make, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.An annual pass will be made available to members of the military free of charge beginning Saturday, which is ArmedForces Day. The America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass ordinarily costs $80. Itprovides access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands.” Star MuseumsWe are just days away from the launch of Blue Star Museums and 2012 is going to be a banner year. Military familieswill have access to 1,600 art exhibits, science centers, and amazing museums all over the nation. Click below to see whichmuseums are participating and then come back for some more exciting news including how you can become an EYE-WITNESS reporter for Blue Star Museums!
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  12. 12. 3-6 Field Artillery Page 12 For more information about BOSS ask as our BOSS Representative, SGTVolume 1, Issue 1 Randy White in the S1 shop.
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