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19 aug 2011

  1. 1. USAACE Weekly Family Update 19 August 2011 US AAC E F R S A, B ld g. 8 9 5 0 , 7 t h Av e n u e, Fo rt R uc k er, Al 3 6 3 6 2 ( 3 3 4 ) 2 5 5 -0 9 6 0 o r r uc k. fr g ap @co n u s.ar m y. mi lINSIDE THIS ISSUE1 Lake Party Luau – 27 August2 Did You Know? – Gen. Theodore Lyster was known as the “Father of Aviation Medicine”3 FBI Child ID app4 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) – The Basics Workshop “”The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand ~ Frank Herbert Live music, delicious hors d’oeuvres, exhibition openings and more. Thursday 15 Sept. from 5-8pm at the Wiregrass Museum of Art $5/person or free/members Register online at www.wiregrassmuseum.org www.housing.army.mil
  2. 2. Page 2 USAACE Family Weekly Update Upcoming Did you Know? General Lyster received his medical degree from Training/Workshops the University of Michigan medical School in 1899. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, 20 August – Babysitter Course from 0800 – 1600 at Bowden entering the war as assistant surgeon in 1900, and Terrace Neighborhood Center. promoted through the various grades to that of To register call (334) 255-2958 Lieutenant Colonel in 1917; in 1919, he was retired with the rank of Colonel. By an Act of Congress in 23 & 30 August – Anger June, 1930, he was promoted to Brigadier General, Retired. He was Chief of Management Workshop from Aviation and Professional Services in The Surgeon Generals Office (1917- 0900 – 1130 at the Early 1918), for which he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award. It was by Childhood Activity Center. To War Department Special Order 207 (September 6, 1917) that Theodore Lyster register or for more information (LTC) became the first Chief Surgeon, Aviation Section, Signal Crops, United call (334) 255-3898. States Army - a position he had recommended as essential to fully realize the capability of Army aviation and provide adequate medical support to this 23 August – “A Whale of a Time” important element. His relentless efforts to create the new post and the at the Center Library from 3:30 outstanding manner in which he proved the importance of the position, as its pm – 5:00 pm for children ages first assignee, earned him the title of "Father of Aviation Medicine". 3-11. Call (334) 255-3885 to Although General Lysters most significant contribution was pioneering aviation register. EFMP friendly. medicine, he was instrumental in many other areas. He was primarily responsible for standardizing and expediting physical examinations (1917), and 30 August – TSP Workshop from organizing the Medical Research Board (1918). Following a visit to Europe in 1830 – 2030 at the Bowden 1918, Dr. Lyster conducted numerous research studies on the "Care of the Terrace Community Center. To Flyer" which led to substantial improvements in treatment and recovery. reserve your seat call (3340 255- 9631. Space is limited! 6 September – Stress Science, Math & Research for Management Workshop from 0900 – 1200 at the Early Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Childhood Activity Center. Call program The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for (334) 255-3898 to register. students pursuing an opportunity for students pursuing an 12 & 19th September – undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Divorce/Separation Co- Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full Parenting Workshop from 0900 scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. – 1200 at the Early Childhood Activity Center. To register call Students pursuing degrees related to the following are (334) 255-3898 encouraged to apply: Biosciences, Engineering (Aeronautical/Astronautical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Materials 14 September – “Using Credit Science, Industrial & Systems, Naval Architecture & Ocean, Wisely” from 1130 – 1230 in Nuclear, Mechanical), Cognitive/Neural/and Behavioral Sciences, Bldg. 5700, Rm 284. Call (334) Computer/Computational Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, 255-9631/2887 to register Oceanography, Chemistry, Biosciences, and Information Sciences. 16 September – Newcomer’s Welcome Applicants must be at least 18, currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university, and be eligible to receive and hold a 17 September – Library 101 security clearance. Visit http://smart.asee.org for more (Research Fundamentals for information and to apply. Deadline for applications is December. Students) at the Center Library. www.dothanmusicfest.com
  3. 3. USAACE Family Weekly Update Page 3 Open to all students in 6th – 12th grade 19 August from 7-10 pm in Spiritual Life Center Free popcorn and soda For more info call (850) 333-3039The FBI’s Child ID App – Putting Safety in Your Hands The first mobile application created by the FBI provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children so that it’s literally right at hand if you need it. You can show the pictures, provide physical identifiers such as height and weight to security or police officers on the spot. You can also quickly and easily email the information to authorities with a few clicks. The app includes tips on keeping children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missing. Right now, the Child ID app is only available for use on iPhones, with plans to expand this tool to other devices in the near future.Suicide Prevention Presentation – Crew & Casting callThe Fort Rucker Army Substance Abuse Program is working on a Suicide Prevention Presentation and is seeking interested military spouses who would be interested in auditioning or helping out backstage/ushering. Those interested in being partof the cast need not have any prior theatre or acting experience.There will be an orientation/auditioning meeting on 23 August from 1100 – 1300at the Post Theatre (bring a brown bag lunch). For more information call (334) 255-7806. Passionate. Creative. Determined to find solutions to the challenges we face in the 21st Century. Army Civilian Service provides worldwide opportunities. www.armycivilianservice.com
  4. 4. Page 4 USAACE Family Weekly Update