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Frsa flash 4 nov 2011

  1. 1. 4-31 FRSA FlashPolar Bear Dates toRemember NOVEMBER 4, 20116 NOV—Daylight SavingsTime—TURN BACK yourClocks!7 NOV—D-Co Lunch Fundraiser @Company Area @ 1130-1300 4-31 VOLUNTEER in the7 NOV—A-Co Bake Goods Sale @Company Area @ 1000-1300 SPOTLIGHT8 NOV—F-Co FRG MTG @ Bowling Al-ley @ 1830 NOVEMBER 20119 NOV - Trevor Romaine Appearancehosted by USO @ MPA @ 183015 NOV—A-Co Hot Dog Sale @ Com-pany Area @ 1000-130016 NOV—C-Co FRG MTG – Welcomehosted by Mrs. Buckingham - WivesOnly @ The Commons @ 180017 NOV—Division Volunteer of theMonth (VOM) Ceremony @ The Com-mons @ 1030. The BN VOM is AngieSmith of D-Co Congratulations Angie!18 NOV—D-Co FRG MTG @ USO @TBA Jessica Sabo of Blackhawks22 NOV—BN Turkey Bowl—Officers She volunteers as a Key Caller,against Enlisted @ Carthage HighSchool @ TBD for B-CO2 DEC—C-C0 Change of Command @TBA @ 1030 Thank you for Volunteering and4 DEC—BN Holiday Party @ Monti Supporting the Polar Bears!Gym @ 1400-170010 DEC—F-Co FRG MTG @ Skiing &Tubing @ Dry Hill UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO
  2. 2. SECERTART OF the ARMYThe Honorable John McHughVisits the POLAR BEARS Thanksgiving Day Meal Served by 4-31 Battalion and Company Command Teams @ 1230-1255 UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 2
  3. 3. DATES TO REMEMBER November 201111/5 Veterans Day Celebration 1200-1400 NY State Fairgrounds11/6 Daylight Savings Time Ends11/9 USO Trevor Romain Event 1830- MPA11/10 Veteran Day Ceremony 1100-1200 Memorial Park11/11 SU Football Tickets v. South Florida 2000 Contact BCT rep for tickets11/12 21st Annual OSC Craft and Antique Fair 1000-1600 Monti Gym11/11-14 Veteran’s Day/DONSA Weekend11/16 63rd EOD Change of Command 1000-1100 Magrath Gym11/16 Snowmobile Safety Classes 1000-1100 Parks & Recreation11/17 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1200 The Commons11/17 National American Indian Heritage Observance 1130-1300 The Commons11/17 Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1630-1700 Main Post Chapel11/18 1-87 INF 70th Anniversary/Holiday Celebration 1800-2200 Magrath Gym11/18 Grand Opening Ceremony Guthrie Clinic 1300-1600 Guthrie Clinic11/18 10th CAB Redeployment Ceremony 1000-1100 Bldg 2070 WSAAF11/18 USO Home for the Holidays Event 1900-2400 The Commons11/18 Retirement Ceremony 1600-1700 MPA11/19 ACS Clothing Giveaway 1000-1200 ACS11/23-25 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC 0700 departure Parks & Recreation11/24 BOSS Home for the Holidays 1100-2300 BOSS Building11/24-27 Thanksgiving Day/DONSA Weekend11/26 SU Football Tickets vs. Cincinnati TBA Contact BCT rep for tickets11/30 Snowmobile Safety Class 1000-1100 Parks & Recreation FMWR COMING ATTRACTIONS & ITEMS OF INTEREST NOVEMBER November 23-25 – BOSS Home for Holiday’s November 23 - 25 – Trip to Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in NYC – Parks and Recreation November 26- SU Football vs. Cincinnati – contact BCT rep for tickets DECEMBER December 1- Snow People In The Library begins- McEwen Library December 1 – Fort Drum Christmas Tree Lighting – Main Post Chapel December 2 – 4 – The North Country Festival of Trees – Dulles State Office Building December 2 – Hearts Apart Group – ACS December 3 - Trip to Children’s Nutcracker – Parks And Recreation December 3 – A Homemade Holiday – McEwen Library December 3 – A Cartoon Christmas Parade – Clayton, NY December 3 – I am Alone Training – Youth Center December 3 & 10 – Operation Tribute Toy Distribution – Parks and Recreation December 6 – Fort Drum Family Holiday Celebration - Commons December 8 – Trees For Troops Distribution – Family and MWR December 8 – Madden 12 Gaming Tournament - Boss December 12 – 16 – Mountain Of Toys Distribution – Monument Ridge Community Center December 17 – Snowmobile Safety Course – Adventure Training December 31 - New Years Eve December 31 – New Year’s Eve Trip to Niagara Falls – Parks and Recreation UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 3
  4. 4. THE EXCHANGE Fort Drum Movie TheaterSAT NOV 12 - 1400 Happy Feet IIStudio Appreciation AdvanceScreening – Free Admission –Rated PG.Tickets available at your local Ex-change Food Court. Seating opento non-ticket holders 30 minutesprior to ShowTime. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 4
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  7. 7. Change to Access Control Point (ACP) Operations: To help alleviate traffic congestion caused by the construction on NYS Route 11, DES will extend the hours at 45th Infantry ACP. The current hours are 0600-0800, closed weekends, holidays and DONSAs. The new hours are 0600-1900, closed weekends, holidays and DONSAs. This ACP is open for personnel with a DoD ID card, government vehicles and school buses only. Visitors, contractors (to include those with RAPID Gate) commercial vehi- cles, and those personnel who do not have their DoD ID Card in their pos- session are not allowed to access the installation using this gate. These new hours will begin on 7 November and will remain open until further notice. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 7
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  10. 10. 6 NOV 2011— Daylight Savings Time Ends—Turn Back your Clocks This year, throughout most of the United States, Daylight Saving Time, ends on Sunday Nov. 6, at 2 a.m. (your local time), so treat yourself to an extra hour of sleep after turning back the clocks Saturday night. MEDDACWe are having an open house onFriday the 18th in the afternoon. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 10
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  14. 14. Need To Talk To Someone?Welcome to the Military Community Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) and Family Policy (MC&FP) Weekly eNewsletter. 4 NOV 2011 2BCT MFLC Marsh Carawayhttp://apps.mhf.dod.mil/mcfp/weekly 315-955-4823 Financial MFLC Rick Bertsch (315) 489-2466 Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) ACS Mobilization and provide solution-oriented consultations to individu- Deployment 2011 Classes als, couples, families, and groups. The Military and Family Life Consultant (MFLC) FRG Leader 9am-1pm Program is designed to provide support and assis- 22 Nov tance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & Re- serves, military Family Members and civilian per- Key Caller 2-3:30pm or 5-6:30pm sonnel. Military and Family Life Consultants can help people who are having trouble coping with 10 Nov concerns and issues of daily life. 13 Dec Informal Funds 2-3pm or 5-6pm Official 4-31 BN Facebook Page 22 Nov 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry “Polar Bears” Care Team 9am-12:30pm https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/4-31- 12 Dec Infantry-Polar-Bears/239135106115186 Event Planning 1 Dec—10-11:30am Fort Drum Newcomers Orientation @ ACS OPSEC & Social Networking Safety for Dates for 2011: Families 7 NOV; 5 DEC: 0930-Noon 2 Nov—10-11:30am Information: 315-772-6566 Master Resilience 9am-2pm POC for FRSA Flash Newsletter 14 Nov BN FRSA 5 Dec Tracey.m.jones1@us.army.mil 9 Jan 2012 315-772-8416 To make a reservation, please call Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does not represent the 772-0470 or 772/2848. views or endorsement of the 4-31 IN, 2BCT or the Army. This material is forChildcare is available on a first come ~ first personal use by the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research served basis. for all applicable restrictions and guidelines. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 14

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