Weekly Update, September 20, 2013
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1. UPCOMING FRG MEETINGS/EVENTS:
BN- ORG Day at Russell Landing, September 27, 11:00 a.m. After Heritage Day competitions, please bring your
Families for BBQ and Family fun. The USO will be on hand with hot dogs & chips with their Mobile Canteen.
PUMPKIN PATCH, October 10, all Families in Battalion, $4 entry per person for fun in pumpkin patch, pumpkin
shooter, corn cob shooter, hay maze, corn maze and petting farm. http://www.schilterfamilyfarm.com/fall/
HHB- October 8, at the COF
Alpha Battery- September 23, FRG Meeting. September 30, 0930, Bake Sale at Motor Pool.
Bravo Battery- October 8, at Battalion HQ classroom
Charlie Battery- September 26
2. HOLIDAY SHOW WITH THE SEATTLE SEAGALS: Saturday; December 7, 2013 - Carey Theater (Lewis Main) 7 p.m.
The Lewis Main Exchange is looking for the FIRST 200 CHILDREN ages 5-16 to perform with the Seattle Seahawks Sea
Gals CHEERLEADERS! If you would like to have your child participate fill in the form at the Lewis Main Exchange
Manager’s Office or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration form; registration begins Nov. 1, 2013.
Performance is at 7 p.m. at the Carey Theater.
3. PROCEDURE CHANGE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1ST! ALL ID CARD/DEERS CUSTOMER SERVICES will be managed via an
appointment system and you must schedule your appointment at the following link: https://rapids-
4. PIERCE COUNTY ALERT This free service is the emergency alert system for 7th
Infantry Division and JBLM, and
allows you to sign up to get alerts on your cell phone, work phone, text message, e-mail, home phone, and more.
You can also choose the locations you want to be contacted about. You can receive alerts about emergencies that
may affect your residence, workplace, child’s school, or other areas as long as those locations are within the
boundaries of Pierce County. Sign up today, visit: www.piercecountywa.gov or call 253-798-6595.
5. DOD SAFE HELPLINE- Department of Defense Safe Helpline, is a secure, anonymous and confidential crisis support
service that connects members of the military community to live sexual assault professionals for one-on-one
support. Access this helpline 24/7, worldwide, by calling 877-995-5247 or visiting the Safe Helpline website at
www.safehelpline.org. To find help near you, text your zip code, installation or base name to: 55-247 (in the U.S.) or
202-470-5546 (outside the U.S.). Your name or any other personally identifying information will not be shared with
DoD or your chain of command.
6. MILITARY SPOUSES PAMPERING: Once again, the Ranger and Northwest Airlifter newspapers present Pampering
Our Military Spouses, a fun-filled afternoon of free hair care, spa services, pampering, prizes, gifts and much more,
October 6, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All military spouses (and girlfriends) are invited, both active and reserve,
for this 5th annual event taking place at St. Martin's University in Lacey, and co-sponsored by Washington State's
G.E.T. program. For complete details, and to RSVP (limited space available), please go to
7. CPR SUNDAY, Second Sunday in October, every year (Oct. 13), at Henry Foss High School, 2112 S. Tyler Street,
Tacoma. FREE CPR classes . Some classes given in Spanish. Register at www.CPRSunday.net .
8. LOOKING FOR CRAFTERS for the McChord Community Center's Annual Holiday Bazaar that will be held Saturday,
, from 10:30am-3pm. For an application or additional info, Please call 253-982-0718, or email
9. FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER (FRC): The calendar opens for holiday party reservations on 7 Oct 13. The doors open
at 0700 and numbers will be given out. Each person will be given only one number and may make only one
reservation. Reservations begin following all numbers being handed out. Holiday parties will be available daily
during December. The times available are as follows: 1000-1400; 1400-1800; or 1800-2200. Please have a couple of
days/times in mind in case your first choice is not available. The maximum occupancy for the FRC is 125 persons.
The FRC is located in Building 4274, on the corner of Idaho Street and 9th Division. No reservations will be made
over the phone. For further information call (253) 967-9496.
10. JBLM ACAP MONTHLY NETWORKING EVENT the 3rd
Thursday of every month (Sept. 19) 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Pierce
College Health Education Building (9401 Farwest Drive SW; Lakewood). Open to service members, veterans, DoD
civilians and military spouses seeking employment. For info, call (253)967-3258 or -5599. A great opportunity to
connect with employers and build a network of professional contacts.
11. NEWCOMERS' ORIENTATION Tuesday, September 24, 2013, Newcomers' orientation for all new arrivals to Joint
Base Lewis-McChord, Washington is held at the McChord Collocated Clubs, Bldg.700 Barnes Blvd, JBLM-McChord
Field. Event includes complimentary lunch, bus tour of JBLM-Lewis Main and Lewis-North, on & off post vendors,
and on site free child care. Casual/civilian attire for Service members. Spouses are welcome to attend any session.
Call 253-967-3633 one week prior to attendance to arrange child care. For more information call Lewis Main at 253-
967-3628 or McChord-Field at 253-982-3125.
12. GOLD STAR MOTHER'S DAY LUNCHEON: JBLM ACS Survivor Outreach Services would like to invite Mothers of
Fallen Service members to the Gold Star Mother's Day Luncheon on Oct. 1 from 1-3pm in recognition of your
sacrifice and remembrance of your Heroes. Please RSVP by Sept. 20 to 253-967-7501 or
email@example.com. The luncheon has limited seating and will be held at the Family Resource Center (FRC)
on JBLM -Lewis Main.
13. JBLM CYSS, MWR, NW Adventure, BOSS events calendar. NEW! http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil/calendar.html
14. JBLM MWR FOCUS MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER EDITION: http://issuu.com/fortlewismwr/docs/september_e-
focus_13 Also available in print editions. Pick up your free copy at any MWR location, or the entrance of the
15. MWR DIGITAL RENTAL BOOKSTORE Skyo is about you: the student or parent searching for a way to reduce the cost
of education. We’re working hard to help you rent textbooks at a price that’s low and to keep our customer service
high. If you need flexibility in your rental terms, we’re your guys. Want a digital book? We’ve got those too.
16. MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE CONSULTANTS (MFLCs) are licensed professionals who provide situational, problem-
solving consultations anonymously and confidentially. No written records are kept, and it is free to military and
Family members. THE 17TH
FIRES BRIGADE MFLC, Cheryl Bell, has an office inside the Soldier Centered Medical
Home. Phone: 253-363-6974 or 253-495-8425. In addition, two consultants work with Child, Youth and School
Services and can be reached at (253) 677-3883.
17. 5-5 AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY BATTALION THROW BLANKETS are in stock, no
waiting for an order. $40, for large four-color throw. Contact your Battery
leadership for purchase. Check out photo for design.
18. https://www.bricksrus.com/order/usonw The SEATAC USO center is the
busiest center in the USO nationally. Traffic has increased and is projected to
continue to increase. By doubling the size of the center, we can improve
facilities to accommodate larger sleeping area, shower facilities, Family areas,
and add bag storage. The projected cost is $1.7 million. You can aid in the
fundraising efforts by purchasing a personalized brick that will forever be a
part of the new USO SEATAC center. The new center is projected to be
completed, on the Mezzanine level of the SEATAC airport, in December 2013.
19. MOVINGFORWARD.ORG, developed by DoD's National Center for Telehealth
& Technology, offers classes in problem solving and stress reduction for
service members and veterans
GET OUT OF THE BARRACKS/HOUSE
20. JBLM BOSS: Join us October 4th for a Haunting Experience at My Morbid Mind Haunted House, Tacoma! Free
to all service members who attend with BOSS. 20 slots available. Meeting at the Warrior Zone at 1900 to make
our way to the Haunt. Sign up to be terrified today! (First twenty guaranteed a spot, waiting list for all others)
21. FALL FLEA MARKET: Sell your gently used items at the annual Fall Flea Market, September 21, in the MWR Fest
Tent, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Rent two 6-foot tables, two open spaces or a table and an open space for just $24.00; $30.00
gets you three 6-foot tables or spaces. You may rent up to three combinations of each. You must be an
authorized ID cardholder in order to sell your household or yard items. No crafts or resale merchandise is
allowed. Email specialevents@JBLMmwr.com for information on table and space reservations. REGISTRATION
FORM IS ON LAST PAGE OF UPDATE
22. TEXAS HOLD ‘EM One Day Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 21, at the McChord Community Center/Heritage Room.
Doors open 1 p.m. Play starts at 1:30 p.m. $18 per person gets you in the door, covers chips, and a light buffet.
Honor bar available. Prizes: $500, $400, and $300 gift cards. Info call 253-982-0718
23. LEMAY AMERICA’S CAR MUSEUM: Military Appreciation Weekend, Oct 11-14. In honor of our military
community, we have partnered with Joint Base Lewis-McChord to provide FREE admission to the first 4,000
military ID card holders throughout this weekend. Tickets provided by the JBLM Office of Family & Morale,
Welfare & Recreation. Military ID must be presented at ticket counter to redeem this offer.
24. ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT PIZZA & SOFT TACOS & BOWLING Wednesdays All-You-Can-Eat Pizza & Soft Tacos & Bowling
for $10 per person (does not include shoe rental) at the Bowl Arena Lanes, first Wednesday of the month, 6:30 -
8:30 p.m. Call 253-967-4661.
25. RAMPAGE AT THE RAC: 5k Mud run and obstacle course, Saturday, October 12, 2013 @ 9:00 AM, RAC Regional
Athletic Complex 8345 Steilacoom Road SE Lacey, WA
$45 through Sept. 04, $59 Sept 5 - 27 (includes tax and t-shirt)
Register today at http://www.ci.lacey.wa.us/rampage
Registration Closing Date: Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 11:59 PM PST
26. OUTDOOR RECREATION TRIPS: Preregistration is required for all trips; prices and schedule subject to change
without notice. Register at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North or through WebTrac at
https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/jblmrectrac.html. Trip pick up locations are the NAC and McChord Field’s
Adventures Unlimited. For more info, 253-967-6263. More trips: http://www.jblmmwr.com/nw_adv_tours.html
Saturday, Sept. 21 Explore Victoria B.C. Hop on the ferry and spend the day exploring Victoria, B.C., by foot
Saturday, Sept. 21. The downtown area has everything from antique shops to artisan chocolate shops. You can
also stop in at the Royal B.C. Museum or watch a thrilling IMAX film. Trip fee includes walk-on round-trip ferry
ticket and transportation to and from Port Angeles. A passport is required. ($100; ages 5–11: $85; ages 0–4: $55)
Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs
Saturday, Sept. 21 Hope Island day kayak Come out Saturday, Sept. 21 for a nice paddle and walk around Hope
Island’s beaches and tide pools. Hope Island offers visitors the chance to see wildlife such as bald eagles, harbor
seals and starfish. Paddle distance: approximately 6 miles. Minimum age: 12 ($40)
Sunday, 22 September-Tillicum Village $15.00-$90.00
Sunday, 22 September-Raft White Salmon River $110.00
27. BINGO at THE CASCADE COMMUNITY CENTER Come for a game of Bingo every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the
Cascade Community Center. Call 253-964-0331 for more information.
28. BINGO EVERY FRIDAY IN GLOBEMASTER GRILL. Cards go on sale at 5 p.m., early-bird game starts at 5:30 p.m.,
cover-all game is at 6 p.m., jackpot is $800–$1,195. To ask how you can become a club member, call the McChord
Club at 253-982-5581, or visit afclubs.net for an application. The club is located at 700 Barnes Blvd. at McChord
29. EAGLES PRIDE NATURE/BIRDING WALK Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 Eagles Pride Golf Course (map) Upcoming walks:
September 19, 2013, 8 AM. . October 17, 2013 . November 21, 2013 . December 19, 2013 . (i.e. the 3rd Thursday
of each month, 8:00 am). Bird Walk start point: Bldg # 1514, Driving Range Tee, Eagles Pride Golf Course, I-5 Exit
116, Mounts Road Exit. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org
30. FUN AT HEROES SPORTS LOUNGE Want entertainment more nights of the week? Come out to Heroes Sports
Lounge inside Cascade Community Center at Lewis Main. Tuesdays, play bar bingo for prizes — it’s free to play!
Bring your friends for karaoke at 9 p.m. on Fridays and enjoy bar and food specials. For more info, call 253-964-
31. CROCHET CLUB at McChord Library every Monday from 5-6:00pm. Interested in learning to crochet? Our crochet
group will now meet every Monday from 5-6:00 pm at the McChord Library in the conference room. Bring your
project, start a new one, ask questions of the experts. Everyone is welcome - novices, experts, and every level of
experience in between
32. WEAR BLUE: RUN TO REMEMBER RUNNING CLUB, JBLM Chapter- meets at Powderworks Park in DuPont, WA, at
9 a.m. each Saturday, to serve as a living memorial to fallen Service Members. Names of Fallen Warriors are read
out loud before each run. You can run/walk a 5K or 10K course each Saturday, as well as train for marathons in
the area, and support Spouses/Families of Fallen Warriors. For more information please visit their website at
33. HEARTS APART SUPPORT GROUP, an ACS sponsored group, is an outreach support group for active duty Families
whose sponsor is on unaccompanied tours (Korea), extended temporary duty or field training exercises.
Interested? Please contact ACS- Relocation at 253-967-3633.
34. ADULT SWIM LESSONS are available at Keeler Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6 PM. We advertise
them as free 30 minute sessions on a drop in basis so there is no need to sign up for a formal class. Questions
please call 253-967-6652.
35. FREE MICROFIT FITNESS ASSESSMENT-Assessments available include body fat, flexibility, strength, aerobic
fitness, and blood pressure. Located inside Jensen Fitness Center. Call 253-966-3757
36. BOSS DESIGNATED DRIVER VAN-your key to a safe night out! If you’re on post and need a free ride, no questions
asked, call the BOSS Designated Driver Van at 253-208-9169. The DD Van runs every Friday & Saturday night from
9 p.m. until 3 a.m. If you’re intoxicated, DO NOT get behind the wheel, just call the BOSS DD Van for a pick-up.
37. FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE Don’t forget to sign up for the annual Father-Daughter Dance at the Teen Zone! The
fun evening of dancing, light snacks and refreshments is Saturday, Sept. 28. Make your reservations by Sept. 23
38. CELEBRATE TEEN READ WEEK, October 25, 7 p.m. Ages 11-17. The Bloodcurdling Hunt through Sinister Hollow at
the McChord Library Explore the dark depths of Sinister Hollow in search of Forbidden objects.
Registration required; Registration opens Oct 11 online:
39. HIRED! Apprentice Program for Teens. Teens can bolster college applications with the Hired! Apprentice
Program. Teenagers ages 15-18 earn valuable work experience, and earn $500 at the end of the program, by
reporting to work at MWR operations. For more information call 253-967-4694.
40. CYSS Basketball/Lil Dribblers registration through Oct. 18, starts Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at Parent Central Services
or online at WebTrac (map) Ages 3-4 & 5-15 $55 Practices start Nov 2nd
41. CYSS Cheerleading registration through Oct 18 starts Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at Parent Central or online at WebTrac
(map) Ages 5-15 $55 Practices start Nov 4th
42. TEENS MAY USE EMPLOYMENT READINESS PROGRAM Are you 16 to 18 and seeking employment? Then visit
the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Employment Readiness Program. The ERP is open Mondays thru Fridays from 7:30
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., located at JBLM Lewis Main in Building 2166 (ACS Annex), 12th and Liggett Avenue. Take the
first step; come into the ERP for more details.
43. FREE TEEN CARDIO AND STRENGTH TRAINING teens ages 13–15. Meet with a youth fitness trainer to establish a
personal workout program. The program is available weekdays, 3–7 p.m. Stop by the CYS Services Sports Office
(2295 12th St. at Bitar Ave.) or call 253-967-2405 for details.
44. TEEN WELCOME VIDEO- Get a tour of JBLM Teen Style http://jblmmwr.com/CYS.htm
45. TEEN SPONSORS- Know a teen coming to JBLM who would like a teen sponsor? They can submit applications for
sponsor on-line at http://www.jblmmwr.com/cyss_teen_zone.html
46. SCREAM FREE WEDNESDAYS a brown bag parenting series (bring your lunch). Learn to raise your kids by keeping
your cool! Every Wednesday, Noon-1:30 p.m., Child and Family Assistance Center (CAFAC), building 9923A, drop
in basis, no registration needed. 253-968-4843 for information. Childcare vouchers available for E5 and below.
Bring your lunch and learn valuable parenting strategies.
47. Ten things kids need to know to live financially smart lives…Money as You Grow. www.MoneyAsYouGrow.org
48. COACH a YOUTH TEAM TO VICTORY The Youth Sports Office is in desperate need of volunteer youth coaches.
Share your love of the game, experience, and skills with JBLM youth-athletes. Promotion points can be earned.
For more information, call the Youth Sports Office, 967-2405.
49. COUNSELING FOR YOUTH THROUGH MILITARY ONESOURCE:
If the child is younger than 13, he or she may participate in Family counseling only. There is no individual counseling
for children younger than age 13.
If the child is between 13 and 18, they can have individual counseling but the parent must participate in the first
session. Telephonic counseling is not available to this age group.
If the child is over 18, they can request and attend counseling on their own. For all callers in crisis, regardless of age,
MOS will assess for risk and provide assistance as appropriate. A suicidal caller would not be turned away because
of their age. MOS would work with the caller to ensure their immediate safety and to connect them with
appropriate support services. Please note, MOS should not be promoted as a suicide hotline. A more appropriate
resource would be the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK). For More Information:
50. KIDS COOKING CLASSES La Petite Academy at Bayview School of Cooking Designed for Ages 5-8. Register at www.
BayviewSchoolofCooking.com or 360-754-1448. Located top floor of Bayview Thriftway, 516 West 4th
51. BRAT TOWN BUGLE is a FREE, downloadable newspaper template that offers your Military Child the opportunity
for creative expression of their thoughts and feelings! View all the pages:
52. SKIESUNLIMITED YOUTH ACADEMY offers instruction in the Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and
Skills. Inspiring classes–ranging from computers, SAT Prep, science, art, dance, gymnastics, boxing, karate,
theater, fencing and piano, the SKIESUnlimited Youth Academy is always adding classes–let your children explore
new skills, cultivate personal interests, establish connections and bolster college applications. For registration
information, call 253-966-CYSS (2977). Sign up on Webtrac for the next session!
53. The JBLM FOSTER PARENT RECRUITMENT PROJECT is a group that has formed on JBLM to address the needs of
military foster children. The group is helping advertise the need for military-connected foster homes, both on the
installation and in the surrounding communities. Interested families can get licensed if they plan to remain in the
JBLM area for as little as one year. By choosing to become a foster parent, they can help these children to live in
the familiar military environment, continue to attend their home school and continue their medical care at from
Madigan Healthcare System. For more information on this initiative, or to receive information on how to become
a licensed foster parent, please contact Sandi Vest at the CAFAC at Sandra.email@example.com.
54. SITTERCITY.COM Need a sitter for date night? DoD offers a FREE membership ($140 value) for military personnel
to Sittercity.com. This site gives you access to babysitters, nannies, housekeepers, pet care, tutors, senior care.
You can access background checks, references, provider profiles, and reviews from other military parents on this
site. To take advantage of this wonderful offer visit www.sittercity.com/dod
55. ARMY CHILDCARE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, ACCYN, referrals for off base childcare: Pierce County, 253-591-
5061 or 1-888-370-6133 or email JSmithLi@cityoftacoma.org Thurston Country, 360-786-8907 x105 or 1-800-
845-0956 or email Sokha@ccacwa.org JBLM POC, Courtney Turnley, 253-477-4179 or
56. INFANTS, TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS Have fun with your young child at the Raindrops and Rainbows
Parent Child Play Center, Lewis North (Bldg. 8197 American Lake Ave.). New Parent Support Program’s
playgroup Fridays, 10–11:30 a.m.
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
57. DOWNLOAD THE SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTS TOOLKIT Military Homefront Special Needs Parent Toolkit and
58. EFMP COFFEE GROUP The EFMP Coffee Group will meet Oct. 8, 10am, at the Lewis Main Battle Bean inside the
AFC Skate Arena (bldg 2275, Liggett Ave.) : Meet other adult EFMs or caregivers of EFMs for coffee, friends, and
discussion the second Tuesday of every month, 10 AM, at the Lewis Main Battle Bean. Call 253-967-3553 for
more information; no RSVP required.
59. JBLM EFMP SUPPORT GROUP, Oct. 8, 6-7 pm: A non-profit, private organization that offers meetings and guest
speakers. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month at the Bowl Arena Lanes, back party room,
Bldg 2272 Liggett Ave, JBLM-Lewis Main. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Additional events will
alternate between JBLM-McChord Field, JBLM Lewis Main, and JBLM Lewis North. Join their Facebook page,
www.facebook.com/JBLM-EFMPSG. For more information send email to EFMPSG@gmail.com.
60. SENSORY-FRIENDLY MOVIES are shown every 3rd
Saturday of the month, Sept. 21, 12-2 p.m., (Ratatouille) at the
McChord Theater. Contact (253) 982-2695 for more information.
61. SPECIAL FAMILIES OF PIERCE COUNTY, SFPC has regular monthly meetings on the 1st
Monday of the month,
Oct. 7, 6:30-8:30 pm. It will be held at the Pierce County Library Processing and Administration Center located at
Street East, on the corner of 112th
St. and Waller Road, just off the Portland exit from Hwy 512. For
more information contact Angela Fish at 253-830-4368 or find them on Facebook at
http://www.facebook.com/specialfamiliespc or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
62. Please contact JBLM EFMP at email@example.com if any of the EFMP contacts above do not
respond within 2 business days. Did you miss the JBLM EFMP newsletter? You can access it on-line at
http://www.jblmmwr.com/acs_efmp_newsletters.html. If you would like to join our EFMP e-mail distribution list,
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRAINING AND CLASSES
63. ARMED FORCES ACTION PLAN (AFAP) is the program to share suggestions to improve the quality of life for Service
members, Wounded Warriors, Family members, Retirees, and Surviving Family members. We are currently
accepting issues/recommendations for improvement for the 2013 AFAP Conference scheduled for October.
AFAP Issues have been responsible for literally hundreds of legislative, regulatory and policy changes involving the
Services and geared towards improving the quality of Service Member's life and enhancing readiness and retention.
Among the changes benefiting all JBLM services that have come through AFAP are pay increases, dental benefits,
TRICARE reform, life insurance, housing allowances, and enhanced educational opportunities.
How it works:
At the JBLM AFAP Conference, delegates from across the installation, comprised of Service members, Family (Active
Duty, Wounded Warriors, Reserve, Civilian Employees, Family members, Retirees, & Surviving Family members),
review and prioritize the issues that are submitted. All their input and experience goes into working the issues and
Although some issues take time or are proven unattainable, every issue is reviewed, monitored, and tracked until a
resolution is found. About 90% of AFAP issues are retained and worked at a local level, resulting in ongoing
community improvements. Issues beyond the scope of Joint Base Lewis-McChord are forwarded to a higher level of
If you would like additional information about AFAP, please contact the AFAP office at (253)967-9496 or
64. NEWCOMERS’ ORIENTATION McChord Collocated Club Airmen arrive at 0800; Soldiers arrive at 0830.
Newcomers’ Orientation includes briefings, on and off-post vendors, complimentary lunch, and a bus tour of
JBLM. Free childcare available on site. Note: Newcomers’ is mandatory for all Air Force personnel, Army Captains,
Lieutenants, Chief Warrant Officer Two and below and E-7 and below within 30 days of arrival. Casual civilian
attire for Service members. Spouses are welcome to attend any session. Call 253-967-3633 one week prior to
attendance to arrange child care.
October 8 or 29
65. GET CERTIFIED FREE IN FIRST AID/CPR Learn skills that will save lives! Classes held at either Lewis Main Fire
Station or McChord Field Fire Station. Classes start at 8 a.m. Free 8 hour course taught by certified instructors.
Registration closes 10 days prior to scheduled dates. Limited available slots. Open to Gov ID card holders only. To
sign up, call 253-966-7466 or e-mail: email@example.com
September 19 & 23
October 15 & 23
November 2, 18 & 20
December 10 & 20
66. Earn up to $2,000 a month- Looking for a fun, rewarding job? BECOME A FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDER and make
a difference in the lives of military children and their families. FCC providers earn up to $2,000 a month, may qualify
for subsidies, and receive free child care while in training and free resources for your business. Learn about FCC at
our orientation September 10, 6-8 p.m. at the FCC office in Building 2013B. Full-day training classes meet weekdays
September 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & October 1. FCC will provide free child care during the free training classes. For more
information, call the FCC office at 253-967-3039.
67. SPOUSES INFORMATION FAIR & BUS TOUR McChord Club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Pick up information about your
new duty station. Specifically targeted to Spouses new to JBLM. Call 253-982-2695 to register. Free on-site child care
is available. Must reserve a space for your child.
Dates for 2013:
68. FRG VOLUNTEER TRAINING Providing new volunteers with a basic training is essential to the success of our
volunteer corps. JBLM will now offer a “Volunteer Training” monthly. This training is designed for new volunteers;
however any volunteer that would like to attend will be welcome. The one hour training will cover general
volunteer information, the importance of VMIS, and logging hours, and types of volunteers. Additionally, each
attendee will receive an orientation checklist to bring back to their volunteer organization for specific orientation
training. The training time/dates are as follows:
0900-1000, 9 Oct
0900-1000, 6 Nov
The training will be held at the Family Resource Center (FRC), Bldg # 4274, 9th
Division Drive and Idaho Streets, JBLM
Main. Training participants must register by calling the FRC, 253-967-9496 starting one month prior to the desired
training date. Childcare vouchers are provided during training. Call 253-967-CYSS to reserve hourly care, starting one
69. FRG TRAINING- 253-967-9496 for reservations. All classes held at the Family Resource Center, 9th
Division and Idaho
Avenue, JBLM Main. Childcare vouchers available at training. Call 967-CYSS to reserve your childcare.
a. FRG Leader, October 7 & 8, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Only VMIS registered FRG Leaders may attend)
b. FRG Green Suit, September 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Commanders and First Sergeants. Registration opens
c. FRG Treasurer training, October 8, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration opens September 8, 253-967-9496.
d. FRG Volunteer training, October 9 or November 6, 9-10 a.m. Registration open now, 253-967-9496.
70. TROOPS TO TEACHERS The Troops to Teachers program enriches the quality of American education by helping to
place mature, motivated, experienced and dedicated personnel in our nation’s classrooms. TTT also provides tuition
assistance for teacher certification and a bonus for teaching in a high needs school. To continue serving your country
as a teacher, contact TTT. A representative is at Stone Education Center on every 4th Monday (Sept 23) from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. and at Hawk Education Center on every 3rd Monday (Sept. 16) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Kawanda
McLendon, Washington State Director (719) 287-3050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
71. COMMON SENSE PARENTING OF TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS focuses on setting reasonable expectations based
on your child’s age, development, and abilities. This evidence based program will help you teach (discipline) your
children what you want them to do. There are 7 sessions to this class and each session builds on the previous one.
This class is great when you have older infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The class is Tuesday mornings from 1000
to 1200 at the Escape Zone
72. ARMY FAMILY TEAM BUILDING (AFTB) is currently taking registrations for our September classes. The following
classes are offered at the Family Resource Center (FRC), Bldg 4274, 9th Division and Idaho Avenue. To register for
AFTB Classes, please contact the FRC at 253-967-9496.
Military Knowledge (evening) 1730-2100
73. SMOOTH MOVE WORKSHOP held at Airman & Family Resource Center, McChord Field, Bldg. 551, 9-10 a.m. Register
by calling 253-982-2695 or email 92FSS.email@example.com. For those that are anticipating a PCS or ETS move. Dates:
74. EMPLOYMENT READINESS New client orientations are held Tues-Thurs, 10 a.m. or Wed., 1:30 p.m. at the ACS
and Liggett, next to Survivor Outreach Services. Only need to attend one day. For information 253-967-
75. SPOUSE RESILIENCY ACADEMY A series of five modules available at ACS waller Hall & McChord Field. For more
information and to register, please call (253)967-3544/982-2695 or email USArmy.JBLM.IMCOM.list.dFMWR-ACS-
MOD 1 Resiliency & MRT Competencies, Hunt For The Good Stuff, ATC Model
MOD 2 Avoid Thinking Traps, Detecting Icebergs, Energy Management
MOD 3 Problem Solving, Put It In Perspective, Real Time Resilience
MOD 4 VIA- Building Character Strengths
MOD 5 Assertive Communication, Active & Constructive Responding, Effective Praise
Module 3 September 19 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Waller Hall ACS Classroom
Module 4 September 24 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Waller Hall ACS Classroom
76. FOOD HANDLERS COURSE
First Tuesday of Month, Oct. 1 7-8 p.m.
Third Tuesday of Month, Oct. 15 4-5 p.m.
Please call to register: Carol Elliot 253-968-4331. 1 Hour Classes given by Environmental Health. This Installation
certificate is valid for one year. Each volunteer must have a certificate for all FRG fund raising involving food sales,
even if you are not directly handling the food. Held at Old Madigan, Ramp 2, RM 9911C.
Directions to Food Handler Course classroom:
o From Exit 122 (Madigan Gate) take a left onto Wilson (the street across from Madigan Nursing tower that has
the stop light)
o Left onto Madigan Bypass
o Right onto McKinley
o Right onto E. Johnson Street
o On your left you will see a parking lot. Park there.
o Look for the building with 'RAMP 2' next to the door
o Go through the door and down the hallway to Classroom 9911C (follow signs).
77. TUESDAY TOPICS RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES CAFAC: 253-968-4843. Presented by the Child and Family
Assistance Center (CAFAC) Every Tuesday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm – CAFAC Conference Room, bldg 9923B, room
108, Madigan Annex, Ramp 3, across the hall from 9923A. Watch for signs! No need to register; just show up.
Casual atmosphere. CAFAC: 253-968-4843. For further information call the CAFAC at 253-968-4843.
WORKSHOP TOPICS FOR SEPTEMBER:
What does my family have to do with us? A look at family history and gender roles. Does your past effect your
present? How our childhood families affect beliefs, values, expectations and the partners we pick.
Understanding the role of attachment in childhood and adulthood. Building your family genogram to map your
relationship patterns. September 24, 2-3:30 p.m.
Join us for topics of interest in an educational setting packed with helpful information for couples. Perhaps you
would like to make improvements in your relationship without the commitment to counseling; this may help. For
information contact Patsy Randahl, LMFT, 253-968-4518 or Kathy Howell, LMFT, 253- 968-4550
78. HEALTHY EATING CLASS: Arrange a “Healthy Eating” class for your unit. Attendees will learn how to use nutritious
foods to maintain good health and well-being. Call Madigan Army Public Health Nursing to book a class for your unit
or FRG! 253-968-4387.
79. AUTO CENTERS OFFER CLASSES Changing your own oil and fluids and lubing your vehicle saves you a lot of money —
learn how at your Auto Centers — it’s easier than you think. The McChord Auto Center’s lube and oil change class is
$25; the car check-up class is $20. Supplies are extra. Call to make an appointment for a class you want to take. For
more details, visit JBLMmwr.com under Auto Centers. For more information about your Auto Centers, call the Lewis
Main center at 253-967-3728 or the McChord center at 253-982-7226.
80. THE NEW PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM (NSPS) JBLM is a professional team of social workers and registered nurses
who provide no-cost, in-home parenting support and educational services to JBLM families with children ages 0 - 3
years of age. The program helps parents learn to cope with stress, isolation, post-deployment reunions and the
everyday demands of parenthood.
Home visiting: We offer parents the opportunity to improve their skills as parents and to learn new skills. There
are often many questions about children’s needs and behaviors as well as how to deal with them. The NPSP is a
personalized and effective resource for parents.
Classes: Registration is required for all NPSP classes. Please call 253-967-5901 to register. Free childcare is
available for all classes. Children must be pre-registered with CYSS to receive care.
Infant Massage: Learn the art of infant massage from instructors trained to teach the Loving Touch curriculum.
Improve sleep and appetite and learn techniques to sooth a colicky baby and increase brain development.
Common Sense Parenting: is a class to learn new ways to deal with children’s problem behaviors. The classes are
led by trained facilitators who are committed to help parents create a positive and healthy environment where
their family can thrive. Common Sense Parenting targets interventions for toddlers and school aged children.
Stress Free Parenting: is a class that integrates Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR Model) practices to
parenting. If you find yourself overwhelmed with parenting and don’t have the support you need to be the parent
that you want to be, then this group is for you. Parents will learn and practice mindfulness skills to decrease stress.
24-7 Dad Workshop: Being the best dad you can be is the MOST important kind of “home improvement” you can
do for your family, whether you’re a new dad, single dad, or a seasoned veteran. Join the 24/7 Dad workshop and
learn what you can do for your family whether you are a new dad or a seasoned vet!
Dr. Dad: Are you an expectant Dad or have infants and/or toddlers? Join us for this free class and learn how to take
care of the Well Child, The Sick Child, the Injured Child and the Safe Child.
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for all children, toddlers through teens, 1-2-3 Magic is an evidence-based
parenting technique created by Dr. Phelan. Parents will learn how to discipline without arguing, yelling, or
spanking. 1-2-3 Magic gives parents specific and effective skills to address negative behaviors such as tantrums,
aggression, disrespectful language and much more. You will also learn how to assist your child with starting a new
behavior such as chores, manners, and respectful language.
Children’s Groups These are ongoing support programs for your child to interact and play with peers, and for parents to
connect with other parents.
Infant Play Group: is a laid back, interactive atmosphere for parents and infants to begin socializing with one
another. Infants may benefit from socializing with other infants and learning new ways to communicate. Parents
may benefit by receiving support from other parents about resources in the area, feeding tips, sleeping routines
and much more. Infant play group is held every Thursday afternoon at 1300 in the Rainbows and Raindrops Center.
Play Morning: is for all children up to age 5. Play morning is a music centered group where children get to sing,
dance, and play musical instruments together. The facilitators provide the tunes and lead the group in fun filled
music activities. These groups occur at Rainbows and Raindrops every Friday at 10:00. They also are held at the
Escape Zone every Friday at 10:30.
These are drop-in groups so no registration is required.
81. ESTATE PLANNING Wednesday, Sep. 25, 12:00 p.m. or October 23, 2:00pm. Are you financially prepared for what
happens when you are gone? Come and learn what you can do to help your family when they will need it the most.
82. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCE October 17, 9 a.m.-4p.m. at the JBLM North Chapel, 12th
St. and South Drive,
JBLM North. Anne Munch is guest speaker. To register call 253-967-5904. Free lunch for the first 300 registrants.
83. THE COMPLETE INTERVIEW Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 ACS's Employment Readiness Program offers a job interview
workshop every third Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. During this course students discover the purpose of
an interview and what employer expectations are. This course explores various types of interviews and what to do
before, during and after an interview. Students learn to formulate complete responses to effectively communicate their
skills and accomplishments. Workshop is held at the ACS Annex, Bldg. 2166, Liggett and 12th, JBLM-Main. Call 253-967-
3538 to register. Chilcare available. Children must be registered with CYSS.
84. JBLM FINANCIAL READINESS SERVICES
Location: ACS Annex, Bldg 2166, corner of 12th
and Liggett Ave, JBLM
Hours of Operation:0730 – 1630, Monday - Friday
OPEN all DONSA days, closed Federal Holidays
Services Available: Confidential one-on-one counseling for Soldiers and their spouses (budgeting, debt
management, credit counseling, investment education, general financial planning, credit report review, TSP and
retirement planning), personal financial management classes, and Army Emergency Relief (AER). All services are
part of the Army’s benefits to you. There are no out-of-pocket costs to you when obtaining the services of a
Financial Readiness Specialist. The FRP Specialists are Army (government) employees and do not work on
commissions or fees. The program is designed to offer financial education and conduct one-on-one, couples, or
family confidential financial counseling. Applications taken for Army Emergency Relief (AER). All services are free of
Appointment Line: Call 253/967-1453 to make an appointment with a Financial Counselor
Program Manager:Mary T Cron, AFC, CHC 253-967-9917, firstname.lastname@example.org
Soldiers of Faith
What: Lunch time Bible Study tailored to meet the needs of Soldiers. Discussion format. Lunch is provided by
Where: Four Chaplains Memorial Chapel, Bldg 9120, JBLM-Lewis Main, WA
When: Every Tuesday, 1145-1245 Hrs
Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-967-1717
Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC)
What: PWOC International is a resource network sponsored by the Army Chief of Chaplains. We offer 12
different Bible studies every semester with "drop-in" classes available. PWOC unites, trains, and encourages
women in the military chapel community in their spiritual growth.
Where: Lewis North Chapel, Bldg 11621, A Street, JBLM-Lewis North, WA
When: Every Tuesday, 0855-1130 Hrs (September - May)
Every Wednesday, 1830-2000 Hrs (September - May)
Childcare: Free childcare provided for CYS registered children
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
What: Helps mothers of young children (newborn through kindergarten) experience authentic community and
God's love through relationships and resources.
Where: McChord Field Chapel Support Center, JBLM-McChord Field, WA
When: 2nd, and 4th Tuesdays of each month, 0930 to 1130 Hrs
Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-982-5556
Adult Bible Study
What: Bible Study
Where: McChord Field Chapel Support Center, JBLM-McChord Field, WA
When: Every Wednesday, 1130 Hrs
Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-982-5556
Protestant Women of the Chapel at McChord
What: Bible Study
Where: McChord Field Chapel Support Center, JBLM-McChord Field, WA
When: Every Thursday, 0900 Hrs
Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-982-5556
Navigators Bible Study
What: Bible Study
Where: Lewis North Chapel, JBLM-Lewis North, WA
When: Every Tuesday, 1900-2100 HRS
Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-967-7151
Catholic Women of the Chapel (CWOC)
Where: Lewis North Chapel
When: Every Thursday, 0900-1130 (September-May)
Childcare: Free childcare provided for CYS registered children
Questions/Info: Call for more information, 253-966-5959
YOUTH BIBLE STUDIES
LIFETEEN Family mass
JBLM-Lewis Main, WA
Life Nights Saturday 1830-2030
JBLM-Lewis Main, WA
High School Mondays
Chapel #5, Bldg 2270 South Liggett & South
JBLM-Lewis Main, WA
Middle School 2nd & 4th
Monday of the month
Chapel #5, Bldg 2270 South Liggett & South
JBLM-Lewis Main, WA
Lewis North Chapel
JBLM-Lewis North, WA
MADIGAN & COMMUNITY HEALTH NEWS
85. SUICIDE PREVENTION: Soldiers and Family members must understand that suicide is a permanent
solution for a temporary problem. Please understand that help is available for Soldiers as well for Family
members to aid in those situations.
The 5-5 Air Defense Artillery Battalion Leadership and agencies on post are available to help all cases of suicidal
ideations. One case is too many and we are committed to help our Soldiers and Family and stand shoulder to
shoulder with them to help during hard times as necessary. While situations arise that are a burden, remember you
do not need to endure those problems alone. There are many resources available. Please pass the contact
information below to every one for resources available for confidential counseling and help as necessary which are
available 24 hours a day.
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and online chat: http://www.VeteransCrisisLine.net,
Veterans and Service members may text free of charge to 838255 to receive confidential, personal and immediate
support. The text service is available, like the Veterans Crisis Line and online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week,
365 days a year and connects a user with a specially trained VA professional
MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE CONSULTANTS (MFLCs) are licensed professionals who provide situational, problem-solving
consultations anonymously and confidentially. No written records are kept, and it is free to military and Family
members. The 17th
Fires Brigade MFLC, is now available at the Soldier Centered Medical Home. Phone: 253-363-6974
or 253-495-8425. In addition, two consultants work with Child, Youth and School Services and can be reached at (253)
SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE 1-800-273-TALK , Press “1” for Veterans, www.SuicidePreventionLifeline.org
5-5 ADA BN CHAPLAIN: CH (CPT) Jameson Williams: (253) 306-4963
FIRES BRIGADE CHAPLAIN- CH (MAJ) Simpson: (253) 548-4252
JBLM Duty Chaplain: (253) 306-2783
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINIC: (253) 968-2700
MADIGAN EMERGENCY RM: (253)968-1390
PIERCE COUNTY CRISIS LINE (24 Hrs): (800)576-7764
MILITARY ONE SOURCE (24 Hrs): 1-800-342-9647 http://www.militaryonesource.com (phone help, or referral to off
post, confidential, free, mental health professional, for Soldiers and Family members)
CHILD AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER, Old Madigan, 253-968-4843 OR WALK IN, M-F 8am-2pm.
THURSTON/MASON COUNTY CRISIS LINE (24 Hrs) 800-627-2211
VETERAN COMBAT CALL CENTER- the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) created a 24/7 confidential Combat Call
Center. 877.WAR.VETS (877.927.8387).
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANT CENTER, JBLM 253-967-1412
ALL OF THE ABOVE RESOURCES ARE FREE OF CHARGE TO SOLDIERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS
86. FLU VACCINE HOTLINE: 253-968-4744. Madigan’s annual flu vaccine drive will be October 7-25.
87. JBLM VIRTUAL RESILIENCY CAMPUS “JBLM READY AND RESILIENT” (CSF2- Comprehensive Soldier and Family
Fitness Program) http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil/jblm/resiliency/index.html JBLM is committed to helping
you build skills and find resources that can help you deal with that stress. If you're entering the service, we have
services to help you meet new people and become a part of our community. When you leave the service, we have
the resources you need to prepare to transition back to civilian life. Our "virtual resiliency campus" provides links to
classes, facilities, resources, and programs that can help you become a stronger, healthier, happier and more
productive person - in one easy-to-find, easy-to-navigate location. We invite you to explore what JBLM has to offer,
and find the support you need become a more ready and resilient Soldier, Airman, Family Member, or Civilian
88. UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION IN THE FAMILY Are you or a family member struggling with addiction - having
difficulty cutting back on your use of alcohol or other mood-altering substance? Fridays 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Child
and Family Assistance Center (CAFAC), building 9923A, Madigan Annex. Call 253-968-4843 (to schedule a brief
meeting) Facilitated by Donna Hitt, LiCSW, MAC * Must be enrolled in Tricare Prime to attend
89. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: On the 3rd Thursday of each month (September 19), 2-3 p.m., the Dept of Social
Work at Madigan Army Medical Center hosts a support group called "Caring for the Caregiver." The group meets in
the Nursing Tower at Madigan on the Second Floor in the South Waiting Room. The Caregiver Support Group is an
open group designed to provide information & support for anyone who is the caregiver of someone with a chronic
medical condition. For more information contact Sandra Naputi, 253-968-2303, Sandra.email@example.com.
90. WALK-IN SERVICES are now available for all service members in the Behavioral Health Clinic at Madigan Army
Medical Center, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Soldier Readiness Service (SRS) located at
Madigan Annex has permanently closed. Contact Madigan BH Clinic at 968-2700.
91. THE CHILD AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER (CAFAC) provides behavioral health services for active duty family
members including individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents. CAFAC is located in Bldg 9923 at the
Madigan Annex. Triage hours are daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assess individual or family's needs and decide the
most appropriate services available for their situation. Contact CAFAC at 968-4843. Services are also available
through the School Behavioral Health (SBH) program for children enrolled in one of the base elementary schools.
Contact SBH at 477-3731.
92. THE WARRIOR CHECK-UP is a unique opportunity for Soldiers with questions or concerns about their alcohol or
substance use to take stock of their situation and think through their options with a counselor who is outside the
military system. Command has no access to names or information of participants. A study funded by the
Department of Defense, callers may also complete a series of questionnaires and earn up to $175. This service is no-
pressure, nonjudgmental and entirely telephone-based. Call 888 685-3889 to find out more!
93. Reward Cards (you can load with coupons from commissaries.com so you don’t miss any) and Gift Cards are
available at every register.
94. Product Recalls and Food Alerts
95. JB LEWIS-MCCHORD CAREY THEATER MOVIE SCHEDULE PH (253) 967-4329 *recording, PH (253) 967-5976
FREE MOVIES AT MCCHORD THEATER ON WEEKENDS 253-982-5836
21 SEPT 4PM MONSTERS UNIVERSITY G
21 SEPT 7PM WORLD WAR Z PG-13
22 SEPT CLOSED
28 SEPT 4PM R.I.P.D PG-13
28 SEPT 7PM THE HANGOVER PART THREE R
29 SEPT CLOSED
96. 911 DRIVING SCHOOL- Need to learn drive, or have a teen preparing to drive? Classes are held at Lewis Main
Exchange and instructed exclusively by Police Officers. For more information visit www.911DrivingSchool.com, or
97. Plan ahead, wayyyyy ahead: Book signing with star of Duck Dynasty, Si Robertson. Monday, Nov. 11,
Noon to 4 p.m. (only books will be signed). JBLM Main Exchange.
CRIME PREVENTION, SITUATIONAL AWARENESS, AND SAFETY
98. FORCE PROTECTION Force protection conditions for Joint Base Lewis-McChord are now posted on the JBLM public
website at http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil . The FPCON can be raised in the event of a specific threat to the
installation or upon direction of higher headquarters. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING
REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: https://www.inscom.army.mil/isalute (Suspicious activity reporting form, iSalute
If you wish to remain anonymous, call the Counterintelligence Hotline: 1-800-CALL-SPY
Disclaimer for External Links: The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United
States Department of Defense of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For
other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United
States Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these
AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY REGIMENT FACEBOOK PAGE <- CLICK ME!!!!
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MILITARY ONE SOURCE www.MilitaryOneSource.com Every resource you need, free confidential counseling service,
PCS information, Spouse employment, Child care, EVERYTHING that concerns you and your military life.
Every Soldier on JBLM is encouraged to sign up for workplace emergency alerts. PIERCE COUNTY/JBLM ALERT This free
service allows you to sign up to receive alerts on your cell phone, work phone, text message, work e-mail, home phone,
and/or personal email. You can also choose the locations you want to be contacted about. You can receive alerts about
emergencies that may affect your residence, workplace, child’s school, or other areas as long as those locations are
within the boundaries of Pierce County. Sign up today, visit: www.piercecountywa.gov or call 253-798-6595.
HARD TIMES RESOURCE GUIDE Military to Civilian Pay Calculator
NORTHWEST GUARDIAN newspaper: www.nwguardian.com
ARMY ONE SOURCE www.MyArmyOneSource.com information for Spouses and Soldiers, FRG eLearning, Mandatory
First Term Soldier Financial eLearning Classes, find and register for volunteer opportunities on JBLM.
PLAN MY MOVE online moving tool that simplifies the moving process, breaking it down into manageable steps for
both experienced and first time movers. Plan My Move features include customizable calendar, handy to do lists, and
checklists. Very helpful site! (PlanMyMove.gov)
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ARMY DISASTER PERSONNEL ACCOUNTABILITY AND ASSESSMENT SYSTEM www.adpaas.army.mil Soldiers must check-
in at this website if involved in a natural disaster, such as hurricane, flooding, tornado, earthquake, etc.
Lewis Information (253) 967-1110
Madigan Information (253) 968-1110
McChord Information (253) 982-1110
SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE 1-800-273-TALK
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Lewis-Main Battle Bean Coffee http://www.facebook.com/battlebean
Lewis-Main Bowl Arena Lanes
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Military OneSource http://www.facebook.com/military.1source
Military Spouse Magazine http://www.facebook.com/militaryspousemagazine
National Military Family Association http://www.facebook.com/militaryfamily
School Behavioral Health (SBH)
The Bistro at Russell Landing http://www.facebook.com/BistroatRussellLanding
Washington State Survivor Outreach Services http://www.facebook.com/sosftlewis