5/10: Military Spouse Appreciation Day 0900-1500 Remington Park5/12: Mother’s Day Brunch 1100-1330 Commons5/16: Volunteer of the Month 1100-1130 Commons5/18: Watertown Armed Forces Day Parade 1000 Watertown5/18: USO Big Band Bash 1900-2300 Watertown Elks Lodge5/21: Local School Budget Vote and Board of Education Election5/22: Family Support Huddle 1000 Eagles Nest5/23: Division Safety Run 0900 Hays Hall5/24: DONSA5/27: Memorial Day: Federal Holiday5/28: Furlough Impact Town Hall 1630-1800 Commons5/29: Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Observance 1130-1300 Commons6/4: Furlough Impact Town Hall 1630-1800 Commons6/5: CLIF 1000-1100 Commons6/7: Fort Drum Education Graduation 1900-2100 Commons6/13: Volunteer of the Month 1100-1130 Commons6/14: Army Birthday/Flag Day6/20 Fort Drum Riverfest Alex Bay6/21: DONSAPlease don’t forget to log your volunteerhours on VMIS4-31 IN FRSA FLASH10 May 2013
You can now take your Food Handler’s Course online at the following loca-tion:http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/clinics/envhealth.htm
To all:The following OPSEC Alert wasdistributed by the Army G-2 Office.This is an OPSEC Alert concerning the 23 April2013 issue of Forbes Magazine. Selected copiesof the magazine contain a Microsoft Office 365campaign ad/promotion with a wireless hotspot.The obvious concern is wittingly or unwittinglybringing one of these magazines into a securearea and the inherent dangers involved with hav-ing this transceiver powered on. Bringing a wire-less transceiver into a secure area (wittingly orunwittingly) is a security violation. Please beaware of what items/devices you are carryingwith you when entering a secure area.As a side-note, no wireless enabled devicesshould be taken into any areas processing classi-fied information without prior approval fromproper authorities. If you have any questionscontact your supporting organizations communi-cations or security personnel.Regards,Mr. Charles W. Hamberger Jr.
Need a Dig Permit, STOP and Read below!Everyone Needs a Dig Permit. Whether you want to install satellite TV, plant a tree, or planning Sergeant’s Timetraining, , field exercise or displays for Mountain Peak. FIRST EVERYONE IS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN AN EX-CAVATION PERMIT. Everyone needs to follow the correct process for obtaining a dig permit on Fort Drum. Itcould save your life and the lives of your family and friends. Just follow these three (3) simple steps and youcan’t go wrong.1stStep: Call 1-800-962-7962 to obtain a Dig Safely Number, the “Dig Safely Number” is required in order tosubmit a request for a Dig Permit.2ndStep: For those that have access to a Government computer, log onto the website: https://mapsrus.drum.army.mil and click on the WEPS Tab. After the WEPS program has loaded, click on “Request aPermit” to begin. If you don’t have access to a government computer, don’t worry, we can help you. Please visitone of our three Self-Service Kiosks located in buildings on South Post at either; 4004 First St. ( IntersectionFirst St and Ontario Ave), 4894 Nininger St., and 4890 Nininger St (Entry to both are located off of Ontario Aveand George St across from Range Control . The Kiosks are available to the customers during the hours of 0730-1530 hours.3rdStep: Once you have submitted your Dig Permit, Your permit will be reviewed by 16 different agencies toensure compliance with their individual safety guidelines. The Approving Authorities have 10 Business Days toreview, mark out utilities and either approve or disapprove a permit. It is important that you enter a working emailaddress because this is the only way you will be notified on the progress of your permit request. Once a judg-ment has been rendered on your permit, it will be posted to the WEPS site. The WEPS program will generate atotal of 18 emails per permit. These are notification emails on the progress of your permit. You are not requiredto print or keep them. If you do not receive the email notifications, you are then responsible for checking theWEPS site periodically to see if your permit status has been updated. Once your permit has been approved, youmust print out a copy and have it available at your excavation site. Questions or issues in submitting your digpermits should be directed to Mr. Doug Osborne, Chief of Master Planning/GIS Branch at 772-5709 or Ms.Melissa Rumble, WEPS Administrator & Dispatcher/Utilities Branch at 772-5495, Extension 2.
JUNE 4TH, 2013– 1700-1900. CALL 772-0050/5196 TO REGISTER FORTHIS LIFE CHANGING PROGRAM. EXCITING 10 WEEKS!
Updates regarding passing pedestrians and driving on Fort Drum1. PT Hour remains 0700-08302. Motorist must slow to 10 MPH when passing Soldiers/pedestrians during the PTHour ONLY3. Motorist my slow to 10 MPH when passing Soldiers in formation anytime of the day.4. The 10 MPH rule when passing Soldiers/pedestrians other than the PT Hour is re-scinded. Motorist will use caution and current vehicle and traffic law pertaining topedestrians/vehicles is the rule of the day.5. North Riva Ridge; portion between Mt. Belvedere and the entrance to building10100 is co-use to allow DRM and G-8 personnel access to their facility.
Updates regarding passing pedestrians and driving on Fort Drum cont.6. South Riva Ridge; portion between Mt Belvedere and the entrance to DivisionAnnex buildings is co-use to allow PAO and other civilian workers to access theirfacility.7. Lewis Ave; the portion between 1st Street West to Euphrates River Valley is co-use to allow access to court (0800 is when that starts)8. Po Valley from Conway to South Riva Ridge is a NO PT AREA9. Conway/1st Street West from Enduring Freedom to Nash Blvd is a NO PT AREA10.The entire length of Nash Blvd is a NO PT AREA11.As with current policy, all “official” government plated vehicles will be allowed toaccess to PT ONLY routes for the conduct of their normal business/mission. Nospecial pass required
4-31 IN InfoUpcoming Events:10 May: Battalion DONSA13 May: Delta Company Change of Command 1100 on BN Pad