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Command Channel Slides March 29 to April 5, 2013

  1. 1. Post Office New Hours of Operation The operation hours at the Camp ZamaMain Post Office have been revised as follows:Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Main Post Office is no longer open on weekends. Saturday mail service is available at the Naval Air Facility Atsugi Post Office.
  2. 2. SFHA Month of the Military Child EventsA Month of the Military Child kickoff paradeis scheduled to be held April 1 at 3:30 p.m. at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Center. Call 267-6564 for more information.
  3. 3. SFHA Month of the Military Child EventsA childrens bicycle rodeo is scheduled to be held April 10 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Center. Call 267-6564 for more information.
  4. 4. SFHA Month of the Military Child Events A Month of the Military Child Celebration Extravaganza is scheduled to be held April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Center. Call 267-6564 for more information.
  5. 5. Transition from Heating to Cooling Season (Spring 2013) “Intermittent” heating is in full swing! Intermittent heating is scheduled until mid-April. Heating will be provided based on following criteria:  68 degrees F or below (from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.)  55 degrees F or below (from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.)
  6. 6. Transition from Heating to Cooling Season (Spring 2013) Following the intermittent heating period, DPW will transition into the “No Heating / No Cooling” period, which will allow DPW to perform necessary preventive maintenance, checks and services required on air- conditioning systems throughout the installation prior to the cooling period.
  7. 7. Transition from Heating to Cooling Season (Spring 2013)During the “No Heating / No Cooling” period, thefollowing facilities will be provided a priority of acontrolled environment service without naturalventilation capability: DOD Schools, MEDDAC, Exchange, Camp Zama Community Club
  8. 8. Transition from Heating to Cooling Season (Spring 2013) Based on historical weather records, the intermittent cooling period is projected to begin on or around early June. Implementation of the cooling period is based on an outside heat index of 78 degrees Fahrenheit or higher for five consecutive days.
  9. 9. Transition from Heating to Cooling Season (Spring 2013) For more information: Mechanical Sanitation Branch: 263-4035 Electrical and Air Conditioning Branch: 263-3965
  10. 10. on Route 51 A portion of Route 51near the Odakyu Sagamihara train station - Machida-Atsugi Prefectural Road, or "Gyoko Street“ - will be closed from 11:30 a.m. on April 13 through 5 a.m. on April 14to install a pedestrian deck over the road.
  11. 11. on Route 51 This closure may cause traffic congestionduring the construction period, so motorists are encouraged to remain aware when driving in this area.
  12. 12. New Morale, Welfare and Recreation Japan Website The new Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Japan website can be found at www.ArmyMWRJapan.com Please visit this site for the most up-to-date information on MWR and MWR-coordinated and sponsored events.
  13. 13. We Welcome Your Feedback Like something you see? Hate it? Tell us what you really think. Send us your feedback.Use the Interactive Customer Evaluation system (ICE us), or use our web feedback form ICE us here: http://www.usagj.jp.pac.army.mil Web contact/feedback form: http://www.usagj.jp.pac.army.mil/contact/contact.aspx
  14. 14. Furlough Proposal Notices Delayed 2 Weeks The Office of the Secretary of Defense has delayed the release of furloughproposal notices to all civilian employees for approximately two weeks.
  15. 15. Furlough Proposal Notices Delayed 2 Weeks This delay will allow the Departmentto carefully analyze the impact of pending Continuing Resolution legislation on the Departments resources.
  16. 16. Furlough Proposal Notices Delayed 2 Weeks Pending legislation could impacton the overall number of furlough days required. At this time, the legislation has not been signed into law, since no decisions have yet been reached.
  17. 17. Furlough Proposal Notices Delayed 2 Weeks The number of furlough days at this point remains up to 22 for fiscal 2013. Although preparation and planning should continue, there will be no furlough notices issueduntil ordered to do so from the secretary ofthe Army as provided through ASA (M&RA).
  18. 18. Furlough Proposal Notices Delayed 2 Weeks Further information will be provided as it becomes available. Affected employees are encouragedto remain engaged with their headquarters for more detailed instructions.
  19. 19. Food Handling and Preparation Course Private organizations that are providing or selling food to the general public of Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area are required to attend a Safe Food Handling and Preparation Class, which lasts approximatelytwo hours, and includes a PowerPoint presentation immediately followed by a 20-question multiple-choice-format test.
  20. 20. Food Handling and Preparation Course This class is given by Preventive Medicine every third Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. in Bldg. 715, Classroom B. Call in advance to verify any changes in the time or location. Call 263-3748 for more information.
  21. 21. Overseas Military Services Coordinator at Camp Zama The Department of Veterans Affairs Overseas Military Services coordinator will be returning tothe Camp Zama Transition Service Center in Bldg. 102, Room M-107 on April 3.
  22. 22. Overseas Military Services Coordinator at Camp Zama If you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss veterans benefits you may be entitled to such as applying for disability compensation, education benefitssuch as the Montgomery and new Post 9/11 GI Bills, or the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program, call 263-3940 or 263-3513.
  23. 23. Jewish Services at Yokota AB East ChapelMarch 28: 6 p.m., Matzah Pizza and Parshah: Study of the TorahMarch 29: 6 p.m., Friday Evening Service with Seder DinnerMarch 30: 10 a.m., Shabbat Morning Service and Lunch For more information: 243-2010
  24. 24. Jewish Services at Yokota AB East ChapelApril 1: 10 a.m., Morning Prayer; 6 p.m., Evening ServiceApril 2: 10 a.m., Morning Prayer; 7 p.m., End the Feast of Matzah For more information: 243-2010
  25. 25. Protestant Services at Zama ChapelMarch 29: 7:30 p.m., Good Friday ServiceMarch 31: 6:30 a.m., Easter Sunrise Service at Camp Zama Golf Course 11 a.m., Easter Service For more information: 263-4898
  26. 26. SHA Chapel ServicesMarch 28: 7 p.m., Thursday ServiceMarch 29: 7 p.m., Good Friday ServiceMarch 31: 9 a.m., Easter Service For more information: 263-4898
  27. 27. Catholic Services at Zama ChapelMarch 28: 5 p.m., Holy ThursdayMarch 29: 5 p.m., Good Friday LiturgyMarch 30: 7:30 p.m., Easter VigilMarch 31: 9 a.m., Easter MassFor more information: 263-8322/263-4898
  28. 28. Household Goods PCS Tips Receive PCS orders Estimate your weight Plan pickup dates with flexibility Schedule pickups early Change dates as a last resort Dispose of unnecessary items Know your shipping entitlements
  29. 29. Household Goods Shipments You can schedule a household goods pickup from the privacy of your living room. Visit the website below to gain access to the Defense Personal Property System or contact the Area Transportation Office,Personal Property Section, at 263-3709 for details. www.move.mil
  30. 30. Household Goods Weight Allowance Change Effective Dec. 1, 2011,weight allowance to and from Japan was reduced for all Soldiers to 2,500 pounds (net) or 25 percent (net) of full weight allowance, or whichever is greater. All civilians are authorized 4,500 pounds (net). Unaccompanied baggage is inclusive. For more information: 263-3709
  31. 31. TV Outage on SFHA An outage of TV services for a portion of residentson Sagamihara Family Housing Area is scheduled to occur March 22 from noon to 1 p.m. due to a construction requirement.Call 263-7075 for more information.
  32. 32. at Bldg. 350, D streetPortions of the roads on the east side of Bldg. 350 andalso D Street on Camp Zama will be closed to installunderground steam piping as part of an ongoingconstruction initiative.The closure dates are as follows: Bldg. 350: Closed March 23 through April 28 D Street : Closed April 8 through May 31 Call 263-7073 for more information.
  33. 33. Bring Your Children to the Workplace Day A "Bring Your Children to Workplace" Day is scheduled to take place April 2 for U.S. Army Garrison Japan employees located in the Kanto area.
  34. 34. Bring Your Children to the Workplace Day Those eligible employees who have children who would like to participate can consult with their immediate supervisor to sign up for the event. The deadline to submitthe Hold Harmless Agreement and Liability Waiver is March 27.
  35. 35. Bring Your Children to the Workplace Day Read them both carefully and follow the correct procedures to ensure your child or children are able to participate. Employees respective directorate supervisors or office administrative personnel should be able to answer any further questions. Call 263-4866 for more information.
  36. 36. Of fice ClosureThe Central Issue Facility will be closed to conduct its required annual inventory. Date: April 1 to 5The facility will only operate for emergency issues and turn-ins during this period. For more information: 263-5880 ro263-7454
  37. 37. Notice of Suspension of Tuition Assistance Due to current fiscal challenges, the secretary of the Army has approved the suspension of Tuition Assistance effective March 8 at 5 p.m. The suspension applies to all components andwill remain effect until the fiscal situation matures. Soldiers will no longer be permitted to submit new requests for Tuition Assistance through the GoArmyEd portal.
  38. 38. Notice of Suspension of Tuition Assistance Soldiers currently enrolled and participating in courses approved for tuition assistance are not affected and will be allowed to complete current course enrollment. Soldiers can continue to access their GI Bill benefits, if applicable (either the Montgomery GI Bill or the Post 9/11 GI Bill); or use other funding sources(grants, scholarships or Army National Guard Soldiers using state Tuition Assistance).
  39. 39. Notice of Suspension of Tuition AssistanceSoldiers are encouraged to contact their localeducation centers for additional information: Camp Zama Education Center DSN: (315) 263-3015 COMM: 046-407-3015 Torii Station Education Center DSN: 315-644-4684 COMM: 098-911-5111 (then dial 644-4684)
  40. 40. Notice ofSuspension of Tuition AssistanceLocal Post 9/11 GI Bill point of contact isthe U.S. Army Japan career counselor at: DSN: 315-263-7387 COMM: 046-407-7387Updated information will also be posted to: www.goarmyed.com
  41. 41. Drug Take-Back Event A "Drug Take-Back" event is scheduled to be held April 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Main Exchange/Food Court area. The event allows community members to safely dispose of any expired, unused, unwanted, prescribed or over-the-counter medication.Call 263-8059 or 263-8047 for more information.
  42. 42. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life Training A number of training dates are scheduledto be held, in both English- and Japanese-language instruction, on shelf-life policy training to explain standard practice in the management and storage of shelf-life material at the managing activity and depot level. Call 263-4814 for more information.
  43. 43. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life Training Students will learn to properly apply mandatorystorage standards criteria in evaluating the condition of shelf-life material upon receipt, in storage, during surveillance, upon shipment, and when test or restorative actions are required to maintain or return stocks to a ready-for-issue status. Call 263-4814 for more information.
  44. 44. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life TrainingSagami Depot (English Session) Date: March 29 (Nomination deadline: March 22) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 164-S6, Maintenance Division ClassroomSagami Depot (Japanese Session) Date: April 5 (Nomination deadline: March 22) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 164-S6, Maintenance Division Classroom
  45. 45. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life TrainingCamp Zama (English Session) Date: May 16 (Nomination deadline: May 9) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: LRC-H, Bldg. 102, Conference RoomCamp Zama (Japanese Session) Date: May 17 (Nomination deadline: May 9) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: LRC-H, Bldg. 102, Conference Room
  46. 46. English-, Japanese-Language Shelf-Life TrainingYokohama North Dock (English Session) Date: Sept. 26 (Nomination deadline: Sept. 19) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 347, DPW Conference RoomYokohama North Dock (Japanese Session) Date: Sept. 27 (Nomination deadline: Sept. 19) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Bldg. 347, DPW Conference Room
  47. 47. 2013 Road Tax ProgramThe 2013 Road Tax Program, duringwhich vehicle owners can paytheir Japanese Road Tax and be issuedtheir 2013 USFJ vehicle decal,is scheduled to take place April 16 through 19at the Camp Zama Community ClubsFirelite Lounge.
  48. 48. 2013 Road Tax Program Issue times on each day are from 9 to 11 a.m. and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Customers should show up on their respectivedate based on the first letter of their last name: April 16: A through E April 17: F through K April 18: L through R April 19: S through Z; mini cars (yellow plates) and motorcycles
  49. 49. 2013 Road Tax ProgramCost for the renewal, all payments for whichmust be in yen, depends on vehicle type: Ordinary trucks : 32,000 yen Small trucks and vehicles : 7,500 yen (Sagami 5XX Y XXXX or Sagami 4XX Y XXXX plates) Vehicles : 19,000 or 22,000 yen (Sagami 3XX Y XXXX plates) Mini cars (yellow plates) : 3,000 yen Motorcycles : 500 or 1,000 yen
  50. 50. 2013 Road Tax ProgramThose who do not renew their road taxduring this period will be required to do so atthe off-post Sagami Land and Transportation Office.Renewal must be completed no later than May 31.Any vehicles without the updated USFJ decalwill not be allowed to be driven after June 1.Call 263-4337 for more information.
  51. 51. Change to Sponsorship Training Dates Monthly Sponsorship Training will now be held on the second Wednesday of each month.For the rest of 2013, the class dates are as follows: March 13 July 10 Nov. 13 April 10 Aug. 14 Dec. 11 May 8 Sept. 11 June 12 Oct. 9 Call 263-8091 for more information.
  52. 52. ZaCSA Community Grants Available The Zama Community Spouses Association is offering community grants from nowthrough April 22 to help eligible organizations fulfill their goals or needs. Visit www.zacsa.org or email grants.zacsa@gmail.com for more information.
  53. 53. ZaCSA Scholarship Information Zama Community Spouses Association scholarship applications are now available for Zama American High School seniors and non-traditional students, such as spouses and adult family members.Visit the ZaCSA website at http://www.zacsa.org to download applications and information concerning each individual scholarship.
  54. 54. ZaCSA Scholarship InformationScholarship Application Deadlines:Zama American High School Seniors: March 30Non-traditional Students : March 15(Spouse/Adult Family Member): All applications must be postmarked on or before these dates If you have any questions, please contact: scholarship@zacsa.org
  55. 55. Informational Telephone Services Effective April 1, the 78th Signal Battalions telephone operators will no longer provide "informational telephone services“ between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Calls placed to 0, 263-1110 and 113during these hours will be routed to the Regional Network Operations Support Center, whose operators have access to telephone information.
  56. 56. Good FridayMarch 29, 7:30 p.m.Camp Zama ChapelCamp Zama Protestant Worship ServiceContact: DSN 263-4898 for more information
  57. 57. Tama Hills EasterFestival An Easter Festival is scheduled to be held March 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tama Hills Recreation Center An egg hunt will begin at 1:30 p.m. Call 224-3421 for more information
  58. 58. Cat and Dog First AidCamp ZamaSaturday, April 209 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Pre-registration required: $45www.classes.redcross.org/Saba/Web/MainInfo: 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  59. 59. Volunteer Opportunities Disaster Trainers and Workers The Camp Zama Red Cross is looking for volunteerswilling to help the community prepare for disasters. DSN: 263-3166 / Commercial: 046-407-3166
  60. 60. Volunteer Opportunities Disaster Trainers and WorkersTake advanced training to support the education programs in our schools and our awareness campaigns in the community.A large number of volunteers is needed to support an earthquake exercise in July. DSN: 263-3166 / Commercial: 046-407-3166
  61. 61. Babysitter’s Training Pediatric First Aid / CPRCamp ZamaSaturday, June 19 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s not just for girls….Pre-registration required: $55www.classes.redcross.org/Saba/Web/MainInfo: 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  62. 62. Babysitter’s TrainingCamp ZamaSaturday, May 189 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Pre-registration required: $45www.classes.redcross.org/Saba/Web/MainInfo: 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  63. 63. Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Camp Zama Saturday, April 27 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Pre-registration required: $55www.classes.redcross.org/Saba/Web/MainInfo: 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  64. 64. Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Camp Zama Saturday, May 11 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Pre-registration required: $55www.classes.redcross.org/Saba/Web/MainInfo: 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  65. 65. Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Camp Zama Saturday, June 8 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Pre-registration required: $55www.classes.redcross.org/Saba/Web/MainInfo: 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  66. 66. CAT & DOG FIRST AIDCamp ZamaSaturday, April 209 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Pre-registration required: $45www.classes.redcross.org/Saba/Web/MainInfo: 046-407-3166 / DSN: 263-3166
  67. 67. Volunteer Opportunities Disaster Trainers and Workers The Camp Zama Red Cross is looking for volunteers willing to help the community prepare for disasters. Take advanced training to support our education programs in the schools and our awareness campaigns in the community. A large number of volunteers is needed to support the earthquake exercise in July 2013. DSN: 263-3166 / Commercial: 046-407-3166
  68. 68. Emergency Communication Messages The American Red Cross providesthe military community and their families with 24/7 access to an Emergency Communications Network to keep families connected in a crisis, provide case management services, and assist with emergency financial assistance. Find us on Facebook American Red Cross – Camp Zama Click on “Notes”
  69. 69. Emergency Communication MessagesTo start an American Red Cross message,the following information is needed: Service member’s or sponsors’ full name Branch of service Rank Social Security Number or date of birth Complete military unit address
  70. 70. SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.Phi Eta Zeta Chapter is sponsoring up to $1,000 scholarship(s) for graduating seniors. For additional information, gives us a call after 4 p.m.: 264-7664
  71. 71. Directorate of Human Resources New Consolidated Mail Room Grand OpeningMail Room is tentatively scheduled to open April 29.Combinations for boxes at the new Mail Room will beavailable for pickup at the current Mail Room location fromApril 1 through 26, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.Residual mail will be transferred from the current Mail RoomApril 26 after closing (6 p.m.), and mail will be processedand ready for pickup at the new location on April 29. Mailing addresses will not be affected
  72. 72. Directorate of Human Resources New Consolidated Mail Room New Hours of OperationThe Main Post Office, Finance Section, will remain openuntil 6 p.m. on Fridays effective March 15.The Main Post Office will close on weekends effectiveMarch 16.Saturday mail service is available at the Naval Air FacilityAtsugi Post Office.Main Post Office new hours of operation: Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  73. 73. Notice From Sams Health Clinic The USA MEDDAC-Japan will undergo major facility renovations starting in March, 2013 and extend through 2016 .These changes will affect the current parking layout for our community, requiring a shift of parking availability to outlying areas such as the commissary and Camp Zama Community Club.
  74. 74. Notice From Sams Health ClinicPlease watch the video for important information regarding these parking changes and how they will affect you.Please also visit the MEDDAC-Japan facebook page: http://facebook.com/MEDDACJ our website: http://www.usarj.army.mil/organization/meddac/
  75. 75. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting Soon.Starting in FebruaryThis project will be in phases and span almostthree years.During the construction, only a small part ofour parking lot will be availablefor special needs parking.
  76. 76. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting SoonPlease be patient as we work to provide an up-to-date, modern facility for your medical and dentalcare.The main entrance to the clinic will not change.Contact us at MEDDACJ-PAO@AMEDD.ARMY.MILwith any questions or concerns.
  77. 77. Off Site Parking Locations-Buildings Commissary MWR PHCR Temp Bldg Contractor Staging Area MEDDAC Camp Zama Community Club
  78. 78. Off Site Parking Locations DPW Housing Office (Staff Parking) New Patient Parking (Commissary Area) Special Need Parking (Current Parking Lot) BG Sams Health Clinic Bldg704 Additional Patient Parking (CZCC 48 Spots)
  79. 79. Motorcycle Safety Classes The Basic Rider Course (BRC) Experienced Rider Course (ERC) are now available on Camp Zama Access to a motorcycle is needed for the training Open to US military ID Card holders (Active duty retirees, family members, or civilianemployees)
  80. 80. Motorcycle Safety Classes The course is free The Safety Office is your point of contact for all motorcycle safety class information, Call 263-4464 or 8379 to sign up.There are no online web sign-ups for our classes.
  81. 81. Driving in Japan Classes Are you a newcomer to Japan? Need to obtain your local drivers permit?Then sign-up for the "Driving in Japan” class every Tuesday 8 a.m.Safety classroom building 102, room A108 on Camp Zama.
  82. 82. Driving in Japan Classes There is no sign-up or fees for thecourse. Please bring a valid US drivers license and your military ID card.The class is approximately 4 hours long.For more information, call the Safety Office at 263-4464
  83. 83. Remedial Drivers TrainingDo you require a remedial drivers class due to a revocation ofyour drivers privileges or an accident while driving a government vehicle?
  84. 84. Remedial Drivers Training The 4-hour class is taught QUARTERLY, and held in the safety classroom building 102 room A108 on Camp Zama.For more information call the Safety Office at 263-8379 to sign up, All classes are free!
  85. 85. Camp Zama ITT Travel OfficeNow is the time to plan your travel for the remainderof Winter as well as your Spring Travel.Zama ITT has a range of travel services available for you. Please contact them at 263-5273 or 046-254-8896 or travel@zamaitt.com. You can also check the web page at http://zamaitt.com.Just a few things to consider are listed on next slide.
  86. 86. Camp Zama ITT Travel Office Disneyland Discount Tickets valid until March 15 Snow Monkey Trips until end of March Ski and Snowboard Trips Great Wall Marathon Travel to Yap and Stay/Dive at Manta Ray Bay Resort Princess Cruises include a special departure from Japan in JulyContact: 263-5273 or 046-254-8896 or travel@zamaitt.com.
  87. 87. Emergency Communication Messages The American Red Cross providesthe military community and their families with 24/7 access to an Emergency Communications Network to keep families connected in a crisis, provide case management services, and assist with emergency financial assistance. Find us on Facebook American Red Cross – Camp Zama Click on “Notes”
  88. 88. Emergency Communication MessagesTo start an American Red Cross messagewe need this information: Service member’s or sponsors’ full name Branch of service Rank Social Security Number or date of birth Complete military unit address
  89. 89. Restroom Relocation Temporary location for customers to use the restrooms Feb. 1 to Aug. 1, 2013
  90. 90. Mar. 29, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Egg Drop Soup / Corn ChowderChicken ToccinoBaked Italian SausageMashed PotatoesSteamed RiceSeasoned Carrots 5 p.m.Seasoned Scandinavian to 6:30 p.m.
  91. 91. Mar. 30, 2013 Price : $5.25~Menu~Omelet / Boiled Egg / Pancakes / BiscuitsHominy Grits / Creamed Beef / BaconHashed Brown PotatoesVegetable SoupPotato Chowder with BaconHoney Ginger Chicken / Pork Stir FryMashed Potatoes / Steamed Rice 9 a.m.Calico Corn / Green Beans to Casserole 1 p.m.
  92. 92. Mar. 30, 2013 Price : $6.45~Menu~Vegetable Soup / Potato Chowder with BaconBraised Beef CubeBaked Fish with Sweet & Sour SauceFranconia PotatoesSteamed RiceSeasoned Peas 5 p.m.Cauliflower to 6 p.m.
  93. 93. Mar. 31, 2013 Price : $5.25~Menu~Omelet / Boiled Egg / French Toast / BiscuitsHominy Grits / Creamed Beef / BaconHashed Brown PotatoesBeef Rice SoupCream of Mushroom SoupSirloin Steak / Mustard Dill FishRoast Garlic Potatoes 9 a.m. / Steamed Rice toSautéed Onion & Mushroom 1 p.m. / Broccoli
  94. 94. Apr.1, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Tortilla Soup / Potato Chowder with BaconBeef Fajitas / Chicken FajitasSweet & Sour Pork / Refried BeansSpanish Rice / Franconia PotatoesSeasoned Green Beans 11:30 a.m.Mexican Corn to 1 p.m.
  95. 95. Apr.1, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Tortilla Soup / Potato Chowder with BaconKeema CurryHerbed Baked FishMashed PotatoesSteamed RicePeas & Onions 5 p.m.Succotash to 6:30 p.m.
  96. 96. Apr.2, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Minestrone Soup / Cream of Chicken SoupBaked Lasagna / Spinach LasagnaBaked ChickenSpaghetti with Meat Sauce / MarinaraLyonnais Potatoes / Steamed Rice 11:30 a.m.Seasoned Mixed OrientalSeasoned California Mix toToasted Garlic Bread 1 p.m.
  97. 97. Apr.2, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Minestrone Soup / Cream of Chicken SoupChicken Pot PieBraised Pork ChopsOven Browned PotatoesSteamed Brown RiceBroccoli Polonaise 5 p.m.Beets to 6:30 p.m.
  98. 98. Apr.3, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Cream of Tomato Soup / French Onion SoupBBQ Chicken / Fried Chicken / Baked ChickenBBQ Pork SpareribsSouthern Fried Catfish / Baked Macaroni& Cheese / Corn Muffin / Glazed Sweet 11:30 a.m.Potatoes / Brown Rice / Black Eyed PeasOkra & Tomato Combo toSouthern Style Greens / Fried Okra 1 p.m.
  99. 99. Apr.3, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Cream of Tomato Soup / French Onion SoupJaegerschnitzelLemon Baked FishMashed PotatoesSteamed RiceSeasoned Cauliflower 5 p.m.Antigua Blend Vegetables to 6:30 p.m.
  100. 100. Apr.4, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Miso Soup / Cream of BroccoliYankee Pot RoastKalua Pig & Cabbage / Teriyaki ChickenSteamed Rice / Steamed Brown RiceSavory Bread Dressing 11:30 a.m.Oven Glo PotatoesMixed Vegetables / Tangy Spinach to 1 p.m.
  101. 101. Apr.4, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Miso Soup / Cream of BroccoliBeef StewSpaghetti with Tuna Tomato SauceMashed PotatoesSteamed RiceWax Beans 5 p.m.Brussels Sprouts to 6:30 p.m.
  102. 102. Apr.5, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Beef Noodle Soup / Corn ChowderBaked Fish with Garlic SauceFried FishItalian Hamburger Steak with MushroomSauce 11:30 a.m.Baked ChickenSteamed Rice / Mashed Potatoes toBroccoli / Glazed Carrots 1 p.m.
  103. 103. Apr.5, 2013 Price : $4.60~Menu~Beef Noodle Soup / Corn ChowderBreaded Pork with Brown GravyMustard Dill FishSteamed RicePaprika PotatoesCalico Corn 5 p.m.Seasoned Scandinavian Mix to 6:30 p.m.
  104. 104. Apr.6, 2013 Price : $5.25~Menu~Omelet / Boiled Egg / Pancakes / BiscuitsHominy Grits / Creamed Beef / BaconHashed Brown PotatoesCream of Mushroom SoupMulligatawny Soup 9 a.m.Roast Beef / Fried Spicy ChickenSteamed Rice / Scalloped Potatoes toMixed Italian Blend / Stewed Tomatoes 1 p.m.
  105. 105. Apr.6, 2013 Price : $6.45~Menu~Cream of Mushroom Soup / Mulligatawny SoupSautéed Shrimp with Chili SauceCantonese PorkSteamed RiceMashed PotatoesMustard Greens 5 p.m.Peas & Carrots to 6 p.m.
  106. 106. Apr.7, 2013 Price : $5.25~Menu~Omelet / Boiled Egg / French Toast / BiscuitsHominy Grits / Creamed Beef / BaconHashed Brown PotatoesChicken Wild Rice Soup / Spanish SoupPrime Rib Steak with Au JusPork Adobo 9 a.m.Mashed Potatoes / Steamed Rice toBroccoli Polonaise 1 p.m.Sautéed Onions & Mushroom
  107. 107. Apr.7, 2013 Price : $6.45~Menu~Chicken Wild Rice Soup / Spanish SoupCajun Baked FishBaked Pork ChopsMashed PotatoesSteamed Brown RiceMexican Mixed Vegetables with Sauce 5 p.m.Sautéed Spinach with Bacon to 6 p.m.
  108. 108. Mar. 31, 2013 Price : $6.45~Menu~Beef Rice Soup / Cream of Mushroom SoupHam SteakAsian Pepper SteakSteamed RiceMashed PotatoesBrussels Sprouts 5 p.m.Beets to 6 p.m.
  109. 109. Effective Date: Jan. 31, 2013Every Thursday’s Breakfast Hourswill change from: 6 to 8 a.m.to the new hours: 7 to 9 a.m.
  110. 110. School Information Attention college- and career school-bound students!Apply now for Federal Student Aid (FSA). Applications are at the link below: Go to http://www.fafsa.gov
  111. 111. Home School Installation Registration Home schools are required to register with the installation through the School Liaison Officer for accountability purposes only.If you are currently home schooling or plan to in the future, please contact the School Liaison Officer at 263-5932/046-407-5932
  112. 112. What is Ready Army?Ready Army is the Army Emergency Management Program’s proactive campaign to increase theresilience of the Army community by informing of relevant hazards and encouraging Soldiers,their Families, Army Civilians and contractors to, “Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed.”
  113. 113. What is Ready Army?Through outreach and education Ready Army callsour Army community to action and aims to create a culture of preparedness that will save lives and strengthen the nation.
  114. 114. Get a Kit When disaster strikes, emergency responders address the most critical needs and may noteven be able to get to an area until it is deemed safe. While they work on behalf of the entire community, it is your responsibility to ensureyour family’s well-being during times of crisis. Emergency kits to sustain for 72 hours are an essential tool for meeting that challenge.
  115. 115. Make a Plan• Ensure everyone understands the plan, and practices.• How to communicate during an emergency.• Consider what to do, where to go, what to take.• Plan for members with disabilities or special needs.• Include pets in family plan.• Report status through ADPAAS.• Identify a continental U.S. contact.
  116. 116. Be informed• Chain of Command• www.ready.army.mil• www.usarj.army.mil (Local Conditions Page)•www.facebook.com/usagj•Mass Notification System• Command Channel 13• Eagle 810 radio• Family Assistance Center
  117. 117. Emergency Supply Kit• Food supply for all family members for five days (ready to eat; no preparation required)• Bottled water• Protective mask• 30-day supply of prescription medication• Over-the-counter medications• Baby toiletries (diapers, etc.) (five-day supply)• Toiletry articles (toothbrush, etc.)• Feminine hygiene articles
  118. 118. Emergency Supply Kit• Baby articles• First-Aid kit• Flashlight with extra batteries• Portable radio with extra batteries• Can opener• Backpack / luggage• Extra clothing (keep in mind baggage limits)• Blankets (seasonal)• $100 cash• Pet carrier (dog or cat only) with 10-day supply of pet foods
  119. 119. Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are now held at Camp Zama Dates: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Time: 7 to 8 p.m. Place: Bldg. 533, 2nd Floor For more information: 090-1771-4271
  120. 120. New Operation Hours Housing Management Division has newoperation hours effective May 3 as follows:Office closure every Thursday morning from 8 a.m. to noon for training time. For more information: 263-3441/046-407-3441
  121. 121. Zama Sportsmen’s Skeet Range Come and sharpen your shooting abilityat Camp Zama’s Sportsmen’s Club skeet range. The range is open for you every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information: 080-3203-4036
  122. 122. Sergeant Audie Murphy ClubDo you have what it takes to lead from the front? Requirements: Corporal to Sergeant first class in a Leadership Position. Current Army Physical Fitness Test (recommend 250 or above).
  123. 123. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Requirements:Meet the Army Height and Weight standards.Current Weapon Qualification (6 months).Recommendation from your Direct Leadership.
  124. 124. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club For more information 263-5673/046-407-5673 263-5003/046-407-5003
  125. 125. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Scarce funding and the reality of shrinking budgetshas become a fact of life for USAG-J. The applicationof LSS will enable us to find the most efficient ways toperform our current processes. It’s basically a tool kit that enables an organization to streamline business practices to make them more efficient and effective.
  126. 126. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) We need your assistance in helping the Garrisonidentify and eliminate wasteful practices to become a more efficient and effective Garrison. If you have some ideas for improvements in your area, or for more information, please contact 263-5178/ 046-407-5178
  127. 127. Household Good Shipments Made Easy You can schedule a household goods pick up from the privacy of your living room. Visit www.move.mil to gain access to the Defense Personal Property System (DPS) orcontact the Area Transportation Office, Personal Property Section at 263-3709/046-407-3709 for more information.
  128. 128. Household Goods PCS TIPS• Receive PCS orders• Estimate your weight• Plan pickup dates with flexibility• Schedule pickups early• Change dates as a last resort• Dispose of unnecessary items• Know your shipping entitlements
  129. 129. Road ClosureA portion of 1st Avenue near the Camp Zama gas station will be closed for the below date: March 2012 to October 2013This will require drivers wanting to go north or south past thisportion of the road to take a detour. A number of detour signswill be in place at different locations to properly direct drivers. For more information: 263-4907/046-407-4640
  130. 130. WORDS TO LIVE BYDo what is right … legally, ethically, and morally
  131. 131. WORDS TO LIVE BYPractice the “Golden Rule”
  132. 132. WORDS TO LIVE BYSpiritual, physical, and mental fitness is a must
  133. 133. WORDS TO LIVE BY Train your replacement;develop tomorrow’s leaders
  134. 134. WORDS TO LIVE BYEnsure your family is Army strong
  135. 135. Find us on FacebookThe Garrison Public Affairs Office is working tomake Facebook THE place to go for community information. We need your help! Like us on Facebook:http://facebook.com/USAGJ
  136. 136. Rising Sun on VimeoDid you know that your friends & family back in the States can see what life is like in Japan?Tell them to check out Monthly Rising Sun show on the HD video sharing site Vimeo: vimeo.com/usagj
  137. 137. Rising Sun on VimeoDid you know that your friends & family back in the States can see what life is like in Japan?Tell them to check out Monthly Rising Sun show on the HD video sharing site Vimeo: vimeo.com/usagj
  138. 138. New Channel 13 Slide Format If you or your organization would like to post slides to the Command Channel contact thegarrison Public Affairs Office for our new slide template Phone: 046-407-4640 / DSN: 263-4640 Email: usag.japan@gmail.com
  139. 139. Follow us on Twitter Are you on Twitter? So are we! Follow us:twitter.com/USAGJapan
  140. 140. Photos on FlickrVisit the garrison photo archive on the popular photo sharing site flickr: flickr.com/usagj

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