News 5-2-12


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News 5-2-12

  1. 1. 2012! F R G N E W S L E T T E R! MAY WOLFPACK THANK YOU TO THE TROOPERS AND VOLUNTEERS THAT MADE THE EGG HUNT THE AWESOME EVENT THAT IT WAS!! April makes it more than halfway! April has official come and gone. And Although April was generally a quiet contact the TF Wolfpack FRSA, Karen we had a fantastic TF Easter Egg Hunt month for happenings and events it Foshee, to ensure that your contact to kick off the month!! Enjoy the does mark the more than halfway point information is current or to simply be pictures we have here... you can also in the deployment!! Many of us have added to the list. We will be issuing find more at our FB page: already had the opportunity for R&R updates via the eArmymessaging too. As we approach the automated system when we get down redeployment, please make sure to to troop movement time! id=100002314705672
  3. 3. FRSA FOSHEE FINDS... GREETINGS FROM YOUR TASK FORCE WOLFPACK FRSA!!!! PAPPARDELLE WITH SNAP PEASI hope everyone is doing well. There IN GREDIE NTS:was not much going on this month. It • Ko she r Sa lt • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oilhas been really slow. I am working on • 3 tablespoons unsalted butterscheduling the last few classes before • 1 bunch scallions, cut into 1/2-inch pieceseveryone returns home. • 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, roughly choppedIn this months issue you will find • 1 j a l a p e n o p e p p e r, s e e d e d a n d m i n c e dimportant dates, a picture of from • 1 cup roughly chopped fresh parsleyDivision Volunteer Recognition, a quick • 1 bunch fresh chives, thinly sliced30 minute recipe, and a flyer for the • 1/2 pound dry pappardelle pastaFinance Class. • 3/4 cup crumbled ricotta salata or grated pecorino cheese DI RE CTIONS:Thank you. Br ing a lar ge p ot o f s alte d w ater to a b oil . H e at the o l i v e oi l and 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.Karen Foshee Add the sca ll i ons , sn a p pe a s, j a lap e no a n d 1/4 te asp o on sa lt a n d c o o k , s t i r r i n g , u n t i l s o f t , a b o u t 4 m i n u t e s . Tr a n s f e r t o a ser vi ng bo wl and to ss w ith th e par sl e y a n d ch ive s; re se r ve t heDATES TO NOTE: sk ille t. Me an wh il e, co ok the pa pp a rd e lle i n the b oil i ng w a te r un t il al d e n t e , a b o u t 6 m i n u t e s . R e s e r v e 2 / 3 c u p o f t h e c o o k i n g w a t e r,May 5: Free Ice Skating for Families of then drain the pasta and toss with the vegetables.Deployed Soldiers 11:00am-1:00pm Pour th e re se rved coo ki n g wa te r i n to the ski lle t a nd a dd t h e re ma in in g 2 ta bl es poo n s b u tter. Br ing to a bo i l, wh i ski n g unt ilMay 10-11: Military Spouse Day the butter melts, then cook until reduced slig ht ly, about 2Conference minutes. Pour the sauce over th e past a, spr inkle with 1 /2May 17: Budget & Savings Class cup cheese and t oss. Top wit h t he re maining 1/ 4 cup che e se. TF Wolfpack volunteers at the 82nd Airborne Division Vo l u n t e e r R e c o g n i t i o n C e r e m o n y YO U C AN REAC H YO UR F R S A AT: 910- 643- 7594 KAREN.M.FOSHEE2.CIV@MAIL.MIL
  4. 4. INF OR M AT I O N A B O U T T H E S T RO N G B O N D S R E T R E AT S FO R T H E S PO U S E S O F D E P L OY E D S O L D I E R S Funding for the Strong Bo nd s Re tre ats is cu rre ntly no t e xpe c te d t o be renewed for 2013. If yo u a re i nter es te d in attending a retreat we highly recommend you do so n o w. Eve n tho ug h the i nt en t is to help couples work together to strengthen their relationship through the difficulties of the Arm y an d d epl o ymen t, the spouse retreats offer great strategies for the geographically single parent to not just survive but thrive. The general schedule for the weekends is: Friday: arrival, check-in, dinner and an evening se ssi on Sa turd ay: br ea kfas t , mo rni n g se ssio n , afternoon family time with access to childcare Strong bonds retre at s oc c u r on t h e 3 rd we e ke n d of for free time (if desired)e ach month . I f yo u a re i n t e re s t e d i n a t te n di n g i n M ay, Jun e or Ju ly pl ease c on t ac t Kare n Fosh e e to ge t t h e Su nd ay : b re akfa st, prope r reg i st r a ti o n fo r m . Yo u d o n ’t h ave t o w a i t . . . mo rni n g se ssio n a nd u nl ess you wou l d l i ke t o k n ow t h e de sti n at i on i n then check-out advan ce . Pl ease kee p i n m i n d. . . i t i s fi r st c om e f i r st ser ve if you want to wait!
  5. 5. Your FRG:TF Wolfpack Lunch Bunch: N IC HO LENext lunch is 11:00 on May 4th @ Ruby RO C H E L L ETuesday in Spring Lake. January18,2012FRG Leaders Meeting:Thursday, May 17 @ 1800 at the Rear D 7lbs,10oz&20inconference room. ~toSpc.Ryan&LauraSorbetVeterans Day Essay Reading:Kailyn Bartee has been selected to readher essay on Memorial Day. Come outand show her some TF Wolfpack supporton May 28 from 10:00 to 11:00 at theSandhills State Veterans Cemetery (offMurchison by the Butner Gate). MAXWELLIron Mike Award for Volunteer ETHANService:Congratulations to Angela Myers forearning the Iron Mike Award for Volunteer March9th,2012Service which was awarded on April 25th.Mrs. Myers has served over 300 dedicated 7lbs,3oz&20involunteer hours with TF Wolfpack. Her ~toGeoffrey&ChristinaCarpenterservice to the unit has seen us have manyfabulous events over the past year. Thankyou for all you do Angela! You areGREATLY appreciated!! F E ATUR E D WE B SI TE F O R M AY WELCOME TO MILITARYSOS.COM, THE BEST SUPPORT AND INFORMATION RESOURCE FOR MILITARY SPOUSES AND SIGNIFICANT OTHERS OF ALL BRANCHES, AROUND THE WORLD. WHAT MAKES THIS SITE GREAT... IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT BEING A SPOUSE, IT’S ABOUT BEING A “SIGNIFICANT OTHER”. IT ALSO GETS BACK TO SIMPLE BASICS IN INFORMATION... SOMETHING MANY OF US FORGET ABOUT THE LONGER WE’RE “IN”. If you have a website you would like to see featured in the newsletter, please send the information to