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FRSA Flash for Week Ending 9 MAR 2012


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FRSA Flash for Week Ending 9 MAR 2012

  1. 1. 4-31 FRSA Flash Polar Bear Dates to Remember March 9, 20129 MAR — FREE Lift Tickets @ SnowRidge Ski Resort MAR — Daylight SavingsTimes Ends. Turn the Clocks For-ward 1 Hour.14 MAR — HHC FRG MTG Potluck @Parson’s Home @ 1800, page 10.14 MAR — C-Co FRG MTG @ HillsideLodge @ 180016-18 MAR — North Country Goes GreenIrish Festival @ Dulles State Bldg, Water-town18 MAR — B-Co FRG MTG @ HillsideLodge @ 120024-25, 31 MAR. 1 APR—Fort Drum MapleDays, 45 IN Hill, (Water Tower)25 MAR — Easter Egg Hunt @Hillside Lodge @ 1400, page 10.RSVP by 16 MAR.26 MAR — ALL CYSS Centers CLOSED15-21 APR — Fort Drum Volunteer Appre-ciation Week. 19 APR — GI Jane Day III — The Trilogy, See Flyer on Page 3.26 APR — BN Volunteer Ceremony @ BNClassroom @ 1300 UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO
  2. 2. DATES TO REMEMBER March 20123/9 WTU Sled Hockey Clinic and Games 1700 Watertown3/10 WTU Sled Hockey Clinic and Games 1700 Canton3/10 Ice Fishing Trip Parks and Recreation3/10 2012 Basketball Tournament Sports Office3/10 Maple Days McEwen Library3/10 Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament BOSS3/10 Trip to Monster Truck Jam Parks and Recreation3/10 Midnight Sports Youth Center3/12 2012 Volleyball League Begins Sports3/14 New Hiking Club Meeting Adventure Training3/14 Fort Drum Education Liaison Committee 1030-1130 The Commons3/15 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1130 The Commons3/15 Gaming Tournament BOSS3/16 EFMP Autism Support Group Army Community Service3/16 Military Free Lift Tickets 1000-2030 Snow Ridge3/16-18 North Country Goes Green Irish Festival Dulles State Office Building3/16-17 Fort Drum Women’s Conference The Commons3/16, 30 Indoor Paintball Youth Center3/17 St. Patrick’s Dinner 1700 The Commons3/21 Spouses’ Silent Auction 1800 The Commons3/22 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1130 The Commons3/24-25 Maple Days 1000-1400 45IN Hill (Water Tower)3/26 DIVISION DONSA3/26 ALL CYSS Child Development Centers Closed ALL DAY All Locations3/29 Women’s History Month Observance 1100-1330 The Commons3/29 Mountain Remembrance Ceremony 1630-1700 Main Post Chapel3/30 Retirement Ceremony 1600-1700 Multi-Purpose Auditorium3/30 Right Arm Night 1700 The Commons3/31 Maple Days 1000-1400 45IN Hill (Water Tower) April 20124/1 Maple Days 1000-1400 45IN Hill (Water Tower)4/2-6 Local Schools Spring Break4/6 In her Shoes: Living with Domestic Violence 0900-1130 ACS4/10 Thrift Savings Plan 1400-1430 ACS4/11 Kids Korner: What do Peeps Read 1600-2000 McEwen Library4/13-15 Trip to Washington DC Departs 0700 Parks & Recreation4/15-21 Fort Drum Volunteer Appreciation Week4/17 Holocaust Days of Remembrance Observance 1100-1330 The Commons4/19 Annual Volunteer, Man & Woman of the MTN 1700-2000 The Commons4/20 21st Annual Festival of Food 1630-2000 The Commons4/26 Civilian of the Quarter Ceremony 1130-1300 The Commons UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 2
  3. 3. Message from LTC Ryan posted to Facebook All- The force is closed on Fort Polk, conducting pre-rotational train-ing at the Squad/Team and individual levels this week. Weather has had a vote -Rain and lots of Thunder Storms - but cant complain! When the highs are in the 70s!The force is focused on up and coming Situational Training Exercises and the start of our Platoon Live Fire Training venues. Some fantastic work getting1000 plus Soldiers into Fort Polk by the Commando Brigade and our Headquar- ters Company along with Foxtrot Company. Appreciate the support from our Rear Detachment and FSRA keeping all involved in our force informed. Polar Bear 06 UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 3
  4. 4. March 17-18 and 24-25, 2012 10am-4pm each day. More Information Visit— 4
  6. 6. Drainage work outside Mt Belvedere entrance Drainage work outside Mt Belve- dere entrance gate has been de- layed from 19 Mar 2012 until the 26th of March 2012, this work will take three weeks to complete. Clos- ing of roughly 1000 feet of one lane will take place on a daily bases dur- ing the median work. They will pull the barrels and signs into the me- dian each night and reopen all lanes. Road construction of the intersec- tion of Military Rd and Mt Belve- dere will start immediately after and will last approximately two weeks.UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 6
  7. 7. PCS/ETS Important InformationUNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 7
  8. 8. Calling all Kindergarteners! Arts & Crafts Update:Chapel Drive Annex CDC offers "SpringFling" a program of activities and field trips The facility will be closing and converted tofor Kindergartners April 2 - 6 for Spring A Combative/Functional Fitness AnnexBreak.Call 772-8675 to schedule an orientation. Arts & Crafts Hours of Operation until Closure 5 March 0700-1300 CLOSED 6 MARCH THRU 20 MARCH 21 March thru 23 March 0700-1300 Does your home have a 26 March thru 30 March 0700-1300 POKEMON fan? Inventory Reduction sale 20% off all products. They can meet others at this event. Samples for sale.The next meeting of the POKEMON Trading Arts & Crafts is located at 4325 Conway Road behindCard League will meet on Saturday, March Army Community Service.24th at 11:00am. An Auction is Scheduled for April, more details to follow. Call 772-5606 for more information. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 8
  11. 11. Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) Need To Talk To Someone? Weekly eNewsletter. Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 2BCT MFLC Marsh Caraway 315-955-4823 Financial MFLCMobilization and Deployment Classes Julia Pichelmayer FRG Leader 9am-1pm (315) 489-2466 14 MAY Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLC) 9 JUL provide solution-oriented consultations to individu- als, couples, families, and groups. Key Caller 10-11:30am or 2-3:30pm The Military and Family Life Consultant (MFLC) 15 MAR Program is designed to provide support and assis- 11 APR tance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & Reserves, military Family Members and civilian Advance Key Caller 1-2:30pm personnel. Military and Family Life Consultants 23 APR can help people who are having trouble coping with concerns and issues of daily life. Informal Funds 2-3pm or 5-6pm 14 MAY Official 4-31 BN Facebook Page 9 JUL 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry “Polar Bears” Care Team 9am-12:30pm 7 JUN!/pages/4- 31-Infantry-Polar- Event Planning 1-2:30 pm 30 APR Bears/239135106115186 Army Family Team Building (AFTB)- POC for FRSA Flash Newsletter 9am—4pm BN FRSA 20-21 MAR—Level II 315-772-8416Master Resilience Training 9am-2:30pm 12 MAR—Introduction Contents of this Newsletter are compiled from multiple 9 APR—Thinking Traps military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 4-31 IN, 2BCT or the To register for training, please call Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. 772-0470 or 772/2848. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all Childcare is NOT available. applicable restrictions and guidelines. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO 11