IMCOM Pacific Region Director
Town Hall
A town hall hosted by the director
of Installation Management Command’s
Pacific Re...
IMCOM Pacific Region Director
Town Hall
This will be the place of duty for all personnel
assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Ja...
U.S. Postal Service’s
‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service
The U.S. Postal Service’s Click-N-Ship
online service can save custome...
U.S. Postal Service’s
‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service
At Click-N-Ship, customers can calculate
and compare postage,
pay via ...
U.S. Postal Service’s
‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service
Visit the USPS website at www.usps.com,
click “Ship Online Now,”
then ...
U.S. Postal Service’s
‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service
Secure the printed shipping label
onto your parcel and
bring it to you...
Price: $7.60

Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Menu
Shrimp Cocktail
Roast Turkey with Gravy
Prime Rib with Au Jus
Baked Ham
Corn...
Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Menu
Mashed Potatoes
Green Bean Casserole
Corn on the Cob
Dinner Rolls
Cranberry Sauce
Tossed S...
Price: $7.60

Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Menu
Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Pie
with Whipped Cream
Apple Pie à la Mode
Partial Information Center Shutdown
The Information Center
at Arnn Elementary School
is scheduled to undergo a partial shu...
Partial Information Center Shutdown
This is being done in order to upgrade
the school’s cataloging system.
The last day fo...
Partial Information Center Shutdown
Books will then be unavailable for checkout
from Dec. 2 through 20.
However, the table...
Congratulations to 2013 Yard of the Year Winners
Camp Zama (Qtrs. 965-C):
Sagamihara Fam. Hsg. Area (Qtrs. 306-A):
Sagami ...
Tree-Lighting Contest
for
Community Children
Tree-Lighting Contest
for Community Children

Tree-lighting ceremonies are scheduled
to be held
Dec. 3 at Camp Zama and
De...
Tree-Lighting Contest
for Community Children

But this year, the commander is looking for children
from the community to h...
Tree-Lighting Contest
for Community Children

Parents can nominate their children
by submitting a short essay explaining
w...
Tree-Lighting Contest
for Community Children

Two winners will be chosen to help
the Garrison commander light
the tree – o...
Tree-Lighting Contest
for Community Children

Submissions (no more than 200 words)
can be sent via email to
usag.japan@gma...
Tree-Lighting Contest
for Community Children

Include whether you live
on Camp Zama or SFHA,
and your email and phone numb...
Tree-Lighting Contest
for Community Children

Those who are selected as winners
are reminded to ensure
they and their chil...
LRC Honshu Maintenance
Division Office
The Logistics Readiness Center Honshu’s
Maintenance Division is scheduled to be clo...
Holiday Lighting Policy
The Directorate of Public Works
has a holiday lighting policy
that will be in effect
from Dec. 5 t...
Holiday Lighting Policy
During this time, holiday lights may be
turned on from 5 to 10 p.m.
On Christmas Eve, Christmas Da...
Holiday Lighting Policy
Illuminated displays are not allowed on roofs,
gutters or downspouts,
and no drilling of concrete ...
Holiday Hours for AAFES Facilities
Holiday Hours for AAFES Facilities
Holiday Hours for AAFES Facilities
Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Area
and Sagami General Depot
will hold holiday tree-lighting ceremonies
during the f...
The trees are located near the main gate
of each installation.
All community members are welcome
to attend each event.
Camp Zama’s ceremony is scheduled
to be held Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.
SFHA’s ceremony is scheduled
to be held Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.
Sag...
Camp Zama Exchange
Keeping ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving
With a quarter of its workforce comprised
of military family members,
...
Camp Zama Exchange
Keeping ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving
As such, the focus on Thanksgiving Day
will be on family. Customers wi...
Camp Zama Exchange
Keeping ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving
The Exchange will also open
at 7 a.m. on Nov. 29,
the day after Thanks...
Camp Zama Exchange
Keeping “Thanks” in Thanksgiving
Authorized shoppers can get a head start
on special promotions,
update...
Bldg. 124, 78th / Allied Telesis / CCTV
Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Bldg. 116, Chapel
Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m...
Purpose: To install an electrical meter to
monitor electrical consumption.
Those who work in these buildings
are urged to turn off all electronic equipment
prior to the outage.
Call 263-3965 for mo...
GoArmyEd is seeking Soldier nominations
to be featured in GoArmyEd’s Student Recognition,
a program that spotlights Soldie...
Soldiers can be nominated in the following
categories:
- Rising to the Challenge (Successfully
completed nine student hour...
Soldiers can be nominated in the following
categories:
- Making the Grade (Successfully completed
at least two courses wit...
Soldiers can be nominated in the following
categories:
- Crossing the Finish Line (A recently graduated
GoArmyEd Soldier)
Intermittent Heating Start Date
Heating setback temperatures
during unoccupied times shall be set at 55 degrees.
Daily tem...
Camp Zama Community Bank
Seeking Part-Time Teller
The Camp Zama Community Bank
is looking for motivated,
energetic people ...
Camp Zama Community Bank
Seeking Part-Time Teller
If you have what it takes to be part of
a world-class organization,
appl...
The “Great American Smoke Out” at Camp Zama
is scheduled to be observed Nov. 21.
The event is meant to encourage smokers
t...
It is sponsored by the installation’s Community
Health Promotion Council.
Classes and individual counseling are available....
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
The Command Channel and the
Morale, Welfare and Recreation channel
on Camp...
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
The listing for these HD channels is forthcoming
and will be announced as ...
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
The HD channels will require viewers
to re-scan the channels on their TVs
...
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
Each TV model has a slightly different
channel-scanning process,
but it ca...
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
1. Press the “Menu” button on your
converter
box, converter box remote, HD...
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
3. Go to “Installation,” “System” or
“Channels.”
4. Go to “Scan Channels,”...
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
5. Press “Select,” “Enter” or “OK”
to start the scan.
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
The channel formerly used for
the Pentagon Channel is scheduled to be used...
Command, MWR Channels
Switch to High Definition
Armed Forces Network channels
are scheduled to be available in HD
sometime...
Road Closure
at Ishinomaki, Sendai Intersection
A portion of the road at the intersections
of Ishinomaki Avenue and Sendai...
Change in
Custodial Cleaning Frequencies
Due to recent increased support of
in-house custodial cleaning tasks at new facil...
Change in
Custodial Cleaning Frequencies
- Morale, Welfare and Recreation “Community
Buildings” (Camp Zama Community Club,...
Change in
Custodial Cleaning Frequencies
- BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic
- Department of Defense Education Activity
scho...
Change in
Custodial Cleaning Frequencies
Community members are reminded
that while some cleaning task frequencies
may be r...
Guidance on Transition to Heating Season
Due to the forecasted low temperatures
and the budgetary cuts mandated by Congres...
Guidance on Transition to Heating Season
Heating will be provided based on
the following criteria for five consecutive day...
Guidance on Transition to Heating Season
Following the intermittent heating period,
DPW will transition into “No Heating/N...
Guidance on Transition to Heating Season
Based on historical weather records,
intermittent heating period is projected to ...
ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling
ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling
The Identification Card section
at C...
ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling
ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling
Visit the following link to schedule...
Directorate of Emergency Services
Bicycle Registration
All Status of Forces Agreement members,
to include children and spo...
Directorate of Emergency Services
Bicycle Registration
Bicycles can be registered
at the Vehicle Registration Office (Bldg...
Serial number locations are normally
found
on the below locations of any model
bicycle:

Seat tube

At rear wheel
mount

H...
Registrations stickers will be placed
visibly
on the seat tube area:
Seat tube
And Remind You To …
Mailing Deadline Dates (From Military Post Offices in Japan)
Destination

First Class
Priority SAM / PAL
Letters/Cards

Ex...
U.S. Postal Service Announces
New Postage Prices
The U.S. Postal Service announced
new postage prices that are scheduled
t...
U.S. Postal Service Announces
New Postage Prices
Letters (1 oz.): 3-cent increase to 49 cents
Letters, additional ounces: ...
Walk-in Flu Vaccines Available
at MEDDAC-J
Flu vaccines are available on a walk-in basis at
the BG Sams U.S. Army Health C...
“To Better Serve You ”
Effective Nov. 2,
Camp Zama’s Consolidated Mail Room
will open

on Saturdays
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Expanded Hours
at Camp Zama Consolidated Mail Room
Effective Nov. 2,
Camp Zama’s Consolidated Mail Room
will be open on Sa...
Online Resource
for General Furlough Guidance
An online resource is available
on the Defense Civilian Personnel
Advisory S...
Online Resource
for General Furlough Guidance
Visit
http://go.usa.gov/Dej9
for more information.
Employee Assistance Program
The Employees Assistance Program
is a free service available
to all Department of the Army civ...
Employee Assistance Program
The EAP program is designed to:
Promote personal growth, mental and
Physical health, and stren...
Employee Assistance Program
Provide individuals with confidential referrals
to agencies that can provide assistance
for pr...
Employee Assistance Program
Provide comprehensive short-term counseling
and referral services to help individuals achieve
...
Employee Assistance Program
The confidentiality of individuals using
the program is carefully protected.
No information is...
Employee Assistance Program
The EAP can provide tools to help deal with,
stress, relationships, financial issues,
conflict...
Employee Assistance Program
The EAP is available
Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
and is located in the R...
Zama ITT Travel Updates
for Fall, Winter
Columbus Day is coming soon;
this is your last chance to make
your trip arrangeme...
Notice for Smokers to Smoke
in Designated Areas
Smokers on U.S. military
installations are reminded
that if they are smoki...
Notice for Smokers to Smoke
in Designated Areas
they should do so only in
designated smoking areas
-- not near roads or
in...
Roads Between Bldgs. 101, 102
to be Re-paved
The road between Bldgs. 101 and 102
are scheduled to be will be re-paved
from...
Roads Between Bldgs. 101, 102
to be Re-paved
Critical junctions Construction
will be paved
on weekends
so that traffic flo...
New Operation Hours
at Sagami Depot Self-Help Store
The Sagami General Depot Self-Help Store
will only be open on Saturday...
South Entrance of BG Sams Clinic
to be Open
Effective immediately and throughout
Phase 1 renovations, the south entrance
t...
South Entrance of BG Sams Clinic
to be Open
Patients parking at the Camp Zama Community Club
are advised to use designated...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

New Narita Buses
Program Start Date: Sept. 1, 2013
36-Passenger Bus
Undercarriage storage
...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Departure Times and Locations
8:45 a.m.
9 a.m.
9:30 a.m.

– Army Lodging
– Camp Zama Commun...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Pets
No pets allowed on Narita Bus.
Pet limousine service available through Outdoor
Recreat...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Limousine Service
Reservations may be made dependant upon
availability of driver – prepayme...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Limousine Service
Pet owners may ride with their pet (seats are limited).
Only one receipt ...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Haneda Airport Service
Logistics Readiness Center will maintain Official
Travel services to...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

No Reservations
Guests without reservations may purchase spaceavailable seating. Payment mu...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

No Reservations
No money to pay (arrival without reservations):
 Transportation service wi...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Other Information
Sponsors provide location of the Department of
Defense Liaison Desk to in...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Other Information
No refunds will be provided to non-arrivals who
fail to properly communic...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Other Information
Refund consideration will be given to unscheduled
flight delays.
Personne...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Other Information
 Narita Limousine Service
Fees: One-Way – $215
Round Trip – $430
 Haned...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Narita Bus Alternatives
Taxi Company – Sagami Chuo Koutsu.
Phone: 0120-888-810 (on-post acc...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Narita Bus Alternatives
Sponsor Pick-up – Approximately 6,000 yen for tolls,
round trip.
Ou...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Official Travel Reimbursement
Reimbursement for bus fee for military/Department
of the Army...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Official Travel Reimbursement
Reimbursement for bus fee for master labor
contract/indirect ...
NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT

Official Travel Reimbursement
If person is going to Narita Airport without travel orders:
-...
“Salad Wednesdays”
at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants
“Salad Wednesdays” are
part of the Exchange’s Operation
BEFIT initiat...
“Salad Wednesdays”
at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants
Camp Zama Exchange restaurants
are open to anyone on the installation...
Mystery Shopper Program
at Camp Zama Exchange
The Camp Zama
Exchange Mystery Shopper program
is seeking a select group to ...
Mystery Shopper Program
at Camp Zama Exchange
Mystery shoppers are rewarded
for their participation
with a $30 Exchange gi...
Mystery Shopper Program
at Camp Zama Exchange
Authorized patrons can apply to become
Mystery Shoppers by registering
at ww...
Mystery Shopper Program
at Camp Zama Exchange
To apply,
visit www.shopmyexchange.com
and click the “Mystery Shopper – I wa...
Mystery Shopper Program
at Camp Zama Exchange
Exchange shoppers can also offer feedback
by visiting
www.shopmyexchange.com...
Water Yoga Classes at Yano Swimming Pool
Water Yoga classes are held every Thursday
at the Yano Fitness Center swimming po...
Water Yoga Classes at Yano Swimming Pool
The class is open to adult active-duty Soldiers,
Department of the Army civilians...
Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Friday

8 a.m. to noon; and 1 to 4 p.m.

Thursday

1 to 4 p.m.

Closed from...
Gatekeeper Professionals
Behavioral Health and ASAP Counselors
Sexual Assault Response and Victim
Advocates
Family Advocac...
An evening women’s bible fellowship
Date: First and third Wednesday of each month,
from September through December
Time: 6...
Contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 263-8255
or visit
SuicidePreventionLifeline.org
Japanese phones/cell:
Allied Telesis:
Vonage or Skype:

046-407-8255
98-263-8255
(800) 273-8255

Military and Family Life ...
Residents’ Responsibilities
During Leave and TDY
All Army family housing and unaccompanied
personnel housing residents mus...
Residents’ Responsibilities
During Leave and TDY
Provide a point of contact for
a responsible sponsor or adult
to perform ...
Residents’ Responsibilities
During Leave and TDY
In the event you do not assign
a point of contact during your absence,
th...
Residents’ Responsibilities
During Leave and TDY
Visit the Housing Management Division
at Bldg. 671
to request the Form fo...
Notification of
Absence from Quarters
On-post residents must notify
the Housing Management Division
for absences from quar...
Notification of
Absence from Quarters
Please provide a POC
who will have responsibility for your quarters
during your abse...
Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp Zama

The Directorate of Public Works
is in the process of replacing domestic hot wate...
Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp Zama
Temporary stock yard between Bldgs. 131 and 138
through Nov. 15
SHARP Hotline (English-speaking)

090-9395-8909 or
882# from a DSN phone
Call any time to include evenings,
weekends and h...
通話料無料 ホットライン (日本語)

0120-279-338
電話番号をお確かめの上、おかけ下
さい。休日祝日問わず 24 時間対応。
Posting Ads at Front of Bldg. 102
Not Authorized
All personnel are reminded
not to post advertisements
at the front entran...
Parking Reminder
for Family Quarters Residents
All personnel living in family quarters
on Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Hou...
Provide your input or feedback online at the
U.S. Army Garrison Japan ICE site
and enter to win a prize!

http://ice.disa....
Reminder of Pet Owners’ Responsibilities
The following list of responsibilities for pet owners
living on Camp Zama, Sagami...
Reminder of Pet Owners’ Responsibilities
- Owners must clean up waste left by their pet
during walks.
- Fecal droppings mu...
Reminder of Pet Owners’ Responsibilities
Violations can be reported to following email address:
usarmy.zama.imcom-pacific....
Notice From Sams Health Clinic
The USA MEDDAC-Japan
will undergo major facility renovations
starting in March, 2013 and ex...
Notice From Sams Health Clinic
Please watch the video for important information
regarding these parking changes
and how th...
B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic
Renovation Project Starting Soon.

Starting in February
This project will be in phases an...
B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic
Renovation Project Starting Soon

Please be patient as we work to provide an up-todate, m...
Off Site Parking Locations-Buildings
Commissary
MWR
PHCR
Temp Bldg
Contractor Staging Area

MEDDAC
Camp Zama Community
Clu...
Off Site Parking Locations
DPW Housing Office
(Staff Parking)
New Patient Parking
(Commissary Area)
Special Need Parking
(...
Driving in Japan Classes
Are you a newcomer to Japan?
Need to obtain your local drivers permit?
Then sign-up for the "Driv...
Driving in Japan Classes
There is no sign-up or fees for the
course.
Please bring a valid US drivers license
and your mili...
Remedial Drivers Training

Do you require a remedial drivers class
due to a revocation of
your drivers privileges or an ac...
Remedial Drivers Training
The 4-hour class is taught QUARTERLY,
and held in the safety classroom
building 102 room A108 on...
Camp Zama ITT Travel Office
Now is the time to plan your travel for the remainder
of Winter as well as your Spring Travel....
Camp Zama ITT Travel Office
Disneyland Discount Tickets valid until March 15
Snow Monkey Trips until end of March
Ski and ...
Nov. 22,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6:30
p.m .

Cream of Mushroom Soup / French Onion Soup
Beef Pie with Biscuit Topping
Baked...
Nov. 23,
~Menu~
2013

9 a.m. to 1 p.m .

Omelet / Boiled Eggs
Pancakes / Bacon / Hominy Grits
Creamed Beef / Biscuits / Ha...
Nov. 23,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6 p.m .

Green Pea Soup / Vegetable Beef Soup
Spaghetti with Meatballs
Chicken in Orange S...
Nov. 24,
~Menu~
2013

9 a.m. to 1 p.m .

Omelet / Boiled Eggs / French Toast / Bacon
Biscuits / Hominy Grits / Creamed Bee...
Nov. 24,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6 p.m .

Chicken Noodle Soup / Clam Chowder
Beef Stroganoff
Baked Fish with Garlic Butter
...
Nov. 25
2013
~Menu~

11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m .

Tortilla Chicken Soup / New England Fish Chowder
Chicken Enchiladas / Beef Faj...
Nov. 25,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6:30
p.m .

Tortilla Chicken Soup
New England Fish Chowder
Yankee Pot Roast
Herbed Baked F...
Nov. 26,
2013
~Menu~

11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m .

Tomato Rice Soup / Manhattan Clam Chowder
Baked Lasagna / Herbed Cornish Hen
...
Nov. 26,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6:30
p.m .

Tomato Rice Soup /
Manhattan Clam Chowder
Mustard Dill Baked Salmon
Turkey Ala...
Nov. 27,
~Menu~
2013

7 a.m. to 8 a.m .

Hard Boiled Eggs
Fried Bacon
Grilled Turkey Sausage
Hashed Brown Potatoes
Hominy ...
Nov. 27,
~Menu~
2013

11:00 a.m. to 15:00
p.m .

Manhattan Clam Chowder
Shrimp Cocktail / Roast Turkey w/Gravy
Prime Rib w...
Nov. 27,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6:30
p.m .

Manhattan Clam Chowder
Shrimp Cocktail / Roast Turkey w/Gravy
Prime Rib w/ Au ...
9 a.m. to 1 p.m .
Nov. 28,
~Menu~
2013
Omelet/Boiled Egg/Pancakes/Bacon
Hominy Grits/Creamed Beef/Biscuits
Hashed Brown Po...
Nov. 28,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6 p.m .

Manhattan Clam Chowder
Shrimp Cocktail / Roast Turkey w/Gravy
Prime Rib w/ Au Jus...
Nov. 29,
2013
~Menu~

11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m .

Cream of Chicken Soup / Mexican Onion Corn Soup
Sweet and Sour Spareribs
Roas...
Nov. 29,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6:30
p.m .

Cream of Chicken Soup /
Mexican Onion Corn Soup
Teriyaki Chicken
Fish Amandine...
Nov. 30,
~Menu~
2013

9 a.m. to 1 p.m .

Omelet / Boiled Eggs
Pancakes / Bacon / Hominy Grits
Creamed Beef / Biscuits / Ha...
Nov. 30,
2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6 p.m .

Bean Soup with Ham Hocks /
Tomato Noodle Soup
Fried Chicken / Baked Chicken
BBQ S...
Dec. 1, 2013
~Menu~

9 a.m. to 1 p.m .

Omelet / Boiled Eggs / French Toast / Bacon
Biscuits / Hominy Grits / Creamed Beef...
Dec. 1, 2013
~Menu~

5 p.m. to 6 p.m .

Chicken Mushroom Soup / Cream of Potato Soup
Cajun Baked Fish
Turkey Tenderloin Mi...
Effective Date: Jan. 31, 2013

Every Thursday’s Breakfast Hours
will change from: 6 to 8 a.m.
to the new hours: 7 to 9 a.m...
What is Ready Army?
Ready Army is the Army Emergency Management
Program’s proactive campaign to increase the
resilience of...
What is Ready Army?
Through outreach and education Ready Army calls
our Army community to action and aims to create a
cult...
Get a Kit
When disaster strikes, emergency responders
address the most critical needs and may not
even be able to get to a...
Make a Plan
• Ensure everyone understands the plan, and practices.
• How to communicate during an emergency.
• Consider wh...
Be informed
• Chain of Command
• www.ready.army.mil
• www.usarj.army.mil (Local Conditions Page)
•www.facebook.com/usagj
•...
Emergency Supply Kit
• Food supply for all family members for five days (ready to
eat; no preparation required)
• Bottled ...
Emergency Supply Kit
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

Baby articles
First-Aid kit
Flashlight with extra batteries
Portable radio with ...
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Command Channel Slides Week Between Nov. 22 to 28

  1. 1. IMCOM Pacific Region Director Town Hall A town hall hosted by the director of Installation Management Command’s Pacific Region is scheduled to be held Nov. 26 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Camp Zama Community Club.
  2. 2. IMCOM Pacific Region Director Town Hall This will be the place of duty for all personnel assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Japan. Attendance is mandatory for managers and supervisors; however, they must ensure proper staffing for continued operations.
  3. 3. U.S. Postal Service’s ‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service The U.S. Postal Service’s Click-N-Ship online service can save customers time and money – up to 16 percent for Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express parcels.
  4. 4. U.S. Postal Service’s ‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service At Click-N-Ship, customers can calculate and compare postage, pay via credit card, and print their shipping labels and customs forms from home.
  5. 5. U.S. Postal Service’s ‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service Visit the USPS website at www.usps.com, click “Ship Online Now,” then “Print a Shipping Label Now” and follow the instructions.
  6. 6. U.S. Postal Service’s ‘Click-N-Ship’ Online Service Secure the printed shipping label onto your parcel and bring it to your local post office for mailing. Call 263-8593 or visit the USPS website at www.usps.com for more information.
  7. 7. Price: $7.60 Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu Shrimp Cocktail Roast Turkey with Gravy Prime Rib with Au Jus Baked Ham Corn Bread Dressing Savory Bread Dressing Candied Glazed Sweet Potatoes
  8. 8. Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu Mashed Potatoes Green Bean Casserole Corn on the Cob Dinner Rolls Cranberry Sauce Tossed Salad Price: $7.60
  9. 9. Price: $7.60 Nov. 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream Apple Pie à la Mode
  10. 10. Partial Information Center Shutdown The Information Center at Arnn Elementary School is scheduled to undergo a partial shutdown from Nov. 27 through Dec. 20 that will affect book checkouts for all Arnn students with a library account there.
  11. 11. Partial Information Center Shutdown This is being done in order to upgrade the school’s cataloging system. The last day for book checkouts before the shutdown will be Nov. 27, and all books must be turned in by Dec. 6.
  12. 12. Partial Information Center Shutdown Books will then be unavailable for checkout from Dec. 2 through 20. However, the tables and computers in the Information Center will still be available for use throughout the shutdown.
  13. 13. Congratulations to 2013 Yard of the Year Winners Camp Zama (Qtrs. 965-C): Sagamihara Fam. Hsg. Area (Qtrs. 306-A): Sagami General Depot (Qtrs. 90-1): Espirit De Corps (Qtrs. 965 A/B/C/D): Gerald Brown Stephen Thomas Mary Fernandez Gerald Brown Krista McArtan Dino Alexander William Moore For more information: 263-3527/4843 or: 046-407-3527/4843
  14. 14. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children
  15. 15. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children Tree-lighting ceremonies are scheduled to be held Dec. 3 at Camp Zama and Dec. 4 at Sagamihara Family Housing Area. As is tradition, the lights will be turned on by the U.S. Army Garrison Japan commander.
  16. 16. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children But this year, the commander is looking for children from the community to help flip the switch for each tree – a “Cindy (or Charlie) Lou Who” to kick off the holiday season on “Zama-ville” and “SFHA-ville,” just like the young character from Dr. Seuss’ beloved Grinch book!
  17. 17. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children Parents can nominate their children by submitting a short essay explaining why they think their son or daughter would make a great “Cindy” or “Charlie Lou Who.”
  18. 18. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children Two winners will be chosen to help the Garrison commander light the tree – one at Camp Zama, one at SFHA.
  19. 19. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children Submissions (no more than 200 words) can be sent via email to usag.japan@gmail.com no later than Nov. 25. The eligible age for children being nominated is between 5 and 12 years old.
  20. 20. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children Include whether you live on Camp Zama or SFHA, and your email and phone number so you can be contacted if your child is the winner.
  21. 21. Tree-Lighting Contest for Community Children Those who are selected as winners are reminded to ensure they and their child will be available to be at the site of either the Camp Zama or SFHA tree prior to 6 p.m. (the ceremony time) on either Dec. 3 or 4.
  22. 22. LRC Honshu Maintenance Division Office The Logistics Readiness Center Honshu’s Maintenance Division is scheduled to be closed Nov. 29. It will reopen Dec. 2. Call the LRC Honshu Maintenance Division chief at 263-4200 for assistance.
  23. 23. Holiday Lighting Policy The Directorate of Public Works has a holiday lighting policy that will be in effect from Dec. 5 through Jan. 3, 2014, in an effort to conserve energy.
  24. 24. Holiday Lighting Policy During this time, holiday lights may be turned on from 5 to 10 p.m. On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, however, lights may be turned on from 5 p.m. to midnight.
  25. 25. Holiday Lighting Policy Illuminated displays are not allowed on roofs, gutters or downspouts, and no drilling of concrete or metal structures is permitted. All holiday decorations, including fasteners, must be removed after the holiday season.
  26. 26. Holiday Hours for AAFES Facilities
  27. 27. Holiday Hours for AAFES Facilities
  28. 28. Holiday Hours for AAFES Facilities
  29. 29. Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Area and Sagami General Depot will hold holiday tree-lighting ceremonies during the first week of December.
  30. 30. The trees are located near the main gate of each installation. All community members are welcome to attend each event.
  31. 31. Camp Zama’s ceremony is scheduled to be held Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. SFHA’s ceremony is scheduled to be held Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Sagami General Depot’s ceremony is scheduled to be held Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.
  32. 32. Camp Zama Exchange Keeping ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving With a quarter of its workforce comprised of military family members, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service is a true example of family serving family.
  33. 33. Camp Zama Exchange Keeping ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving As such, the focus on Thanksgiving Day will be on family. Customers will not have to wait long to start their holiday shopping. The Camp Zama Exchange will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  34. 34. Camp Zama Exchange Keeping ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving The Exchange will also open at 7 a.m. on Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving.
  35. 35. Camp Zama Exchange Keeping “Thanks” in Thanksgiving Authorized shoppers can get a head start on special promotions, updated throughout the holiday season, by visiting the Exchange’s “Sale Flyers” page at http://www.shopmyexchange.com /ExchangeStores/SalesFlyer.aspx
  36. 36. Bldg. 124, 78th / Allied Telesis / CCTV Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bldg. 116, Chapel Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  37. 37. Purpose: To install an electrical meter to monitor electrical consumption.
  38. 38. Those who work in these buildings are urged to turn off all electronic equipment prior to the outage. Call 263-3965 for more information:
  39. 39. GoArmyEd is seeking Soldier nominations to be featured in GoArmyEd’s Student Recognition, a program that spotlights Soldiers on their accomplishments and hard work. Nominations are now being accepted until Dec. 1.
  40. 40. Soldiers can be nominated in the following categories: - Rising to the Challenge (Successfully completed nine student hours with a grade point average of at least a 2.0 or higher)
  41. 41. Soldiers can be nominated in the following categories: - Making the Grade (Successfully completed at least two courses within a six-month period and maintained a GPA of 3.5 or higher)
  42. 42. Soldiers can be nominated in the following categories: - Crossing the Finish Line (A recently graduated GoArmyEd Soldier)
  43. 43. Intermittent Heating Start Date Heating setback temperatures during unoccupied times shall be set at 55 degrees. Daily temperature will be monitored hourly to effectively implement this energy-conservation initiative.
  44. 44. Camp Zama Community Bank Seeking Part-Time Teller The Camp Zama Community Bank is looking for motivated, energetic people to join its team.
  45. 45. Camp Zama Community Bank Seeking Part-Time Teller If you have what it takes to be part of a world-class organization, apply online at http://careers.dodcommunitybank.com The bank is currently looking to fill a part-time teller position.
  46. 46. The “Great American Smoke Out” at Camp Zama is scheduled to be observed Nov. 21. The event is meant to encourage smokers to quit for one day in hopes they will want to quit for good.
  47. 47. It is sponsored by the installation’s Community Health Promotion Council. Classes and individual counseling are available. Call 263-5050 for more information.
  48. 48. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition The Command Channel and the Morale, Welfare and Recreation channel on Camp Zama are now available in high definition. Sagamihara Family Housing Area will receive the HD upgrade at a later dater to be announced.
  49. 49. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition The listing for these HD channels is forthcoming and will be announced as soon as it is available.
  50. 50. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition The HD channels will require viewers to re-scan the channels on their TVs in order to view them.
  51. 51. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition Each TV model has a slightly different channel-scanning process, but it can generally be done by following these steps:
  52. 52. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition 1. Press the “Menu” button on your converter box, converter box remote, HDTV or HDTV remote. 2. Go to “Setup” or “Settings.”
  53. 53. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition 3. Go to “Installation,” “System” or “Channels.” 4. Go to “Scan Channels,” “Program Channels,” “Auto Scan,” “Auto Program” or “Auto Tuning.”
  54. 54. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition 5. Press “Select,” “Enter” or “OK” to start the scan.
  55. 55. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition The channel formerly used for the Pentagon Channel is scheduled to be used for broadcasts that are live-streamed, such as community information exchanges and town hall meetings.
  56. 56. Command, MWR Channels Switch to High Definition Armed Forces Network channels are scheduled to be available in HD sometime in December. More details will be announced as they become available.
  57. 57. Road Closure at Ishinomaki, Sendai Intersection A portion of the road at the intersections of Ishinomaki Avenue and Sendai Street on Camp Zama is scheduled to be closed to traffic from Dec. 2 through March 2015 due to construction.
  58. 58. Change in Custodial Cleaning Frequencies Due to recent increased support of in-house custodial cleaning tasks at new facilities, the Directorate of Public Works will be reducing its cleaning frequencies with the exception of the following buildings:
  59. 59. Change in Custodial Cleaning Frequencies - Morale, Welfare and Recreation “Community Buildings” (Camp Zama Community Club, Bowling Center, etc.) - Child, Youth and School Services facilities (Child Development Centers, Youth Centers, etc.)
  60. 60. Change in Custodial Cleaning Frequencies - BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic - Department of Defense Education Activity schools - Army and Air Force Exchange Services acilities - Commissaries
  61. 61. Change in Custodial Cleaning Frequencies Community members are reminded that while some cleaning task frequencies may be reduced, the tasks will still be performed. There is a possibility that once the adjustments are made and the workforce has shifted, some frequencies may be increased.
  62. 62. Guidance on Transition to Heating Season Due to the forecasted low temperatures and the budgetary cuts mandated by Congress, the Directorate of Public Works will provide intermittent heating through early November 2013.
  63. 63. Guidance on Transition to Heating Season Heating will be provided based on the following criteria for five consecutive days: - 68 degrees or below from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. - 55 degrees or below from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  64. 64. Guidance on Transition to Heating Season Following the intermittent heating period, DPW will transition into “No Heating/No Cooling” in order to perform the necessary preventive maintenance, checks and services required on the heating systems throughout U.S. Army Garrison Japan installations prior to the heating period.
  65. 65. Guidance on Transition to Heating Season Based on historical weather records, intermittent heating period is projected to begin on or around early November. Call 263-4035 or 263-3965 for more information.
  66. 66. ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling The Identification Card section at Camp Zama’s Military Personnel Division will begin using the online RAPIDS appointment scheduler.
  67. 67. ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling ID Card Section to Begin Online Scheduling Visit the following link to schedule an appointment: http://go.usa.gov/WrXQ Call 263-4449 or 046-407-4449 for same-day appointments or further guidance.
  68. 68. Directorate of Emergency Services Bicycle Registration All Status of Forces Agreement members, to include children and spouses, are required to register all privately owned bicycles. Sponsors need to prepare USAG-J Form 1349EJ in order to properly register all privately owned bicycles.
  69. 69. Directorate of Emergency Services Bicycle Registration Bicycles can be registered at the Vehicle Registration Office (Bldg. 227) or the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Pass and ID Office at Gate 1.
  70. 70. Serial number locations are normally found on the below locations of any model bicycle: Seat tube At rear wheel mount Head tube Under crank (bottom bracket) Common Serial Number Locations
  71. 71. Registrations stickers will be placed visibly on the seat tube area: Seat tube
  72. 72. And Remind You To …
  73. 73. Mailing Deadline Dates (From Military Post Offices in Japan) Destination First Class Priority SAM / PAL Letters/Cards Express Mail Continental U.S. Dec. 10 Dec. 10 Dec. 3 Dec. 17 APO/FPO, AP Dec. 10 Dec. 10 Dec. 3 N/A APO/FPO, AE (Except ZIPs 093) Dec. 10 Dec. 10 Dec. 3 N/A APO/FPO, AE ZIPs 093 Dec. 3 Dec. 3 Nov. 26 N/A APO/FPO, AA ZIPs 340 Dec. 10 Dec. 10 Dec. 3 Nov. 12* N/A *SAM parcels more than 15 pounds and 60 inches in combined length and girth
  74. 74. U.S. Postal Service Announces New Postage Prices The U.S. Postal Service announced new postage prices that are scheduled to go into effect Jan. 26, 2014. Highlights of the new single-piece First Class Mail pricing include:
  75. 75. U.S. Postal Service Announces New Postage Prices Letters (1 oz.): 3-cent increase to 49 cents Letters, additional ounces: 1-cent increase to 21 cents Letters to all international destinations (1 oz.): $1.15 Postcards: 1-cent increase to 34 cents Call 263-8587 for more information.
  76. 76. Walk-in Flu Vaccines Available at MEDDAC-J Flu vaccines are available on a walk-in basis at the BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic on Camp Zama. The vaccines are available: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m.
  77. 77. “To Better Serve You ” Effective Nov. 2, Camp Zama’s Consolidated Mail Room will open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  78. 78. Expanded Hours at Camp Zama Consolidated Mail Room Effective Nov. 2, Camp Zama’s Consolidated Mail Room will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  79. 79. Online Resource for General Furlough Guidance An online resource is available on the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service website to provide Department of Defense employees with general guidance and information regarding pay, leave, unemployment and other frequently asked questions in light of the government shutdown.
  80. 80. Online Resource for General Furlough Guidance Visit http://go.usa.gov/Dej9 for more information.
  81. 81. Employee Assistance Program The Employees Assistance Program is a free service available to all Department of the Army civilians on Camp Zama and their family members. The EAP is a confidential support service paid for by the government to assist employees.
  82. 82. Employee Assistance Program The EAP program is designed to: Promote personal growth, mental and Physical health, and strengthen individuals, Families and communities.
  83. 83. Employee Assistance Program Provide individuals with confidential referrals to agencies that can provide assistance for problems that can affect their performance. Individual problems can range from emotional, psychological, psychiatric, stress-related, substance dependence or other challenges.
  84. 84. Employee Assistance Program Provide comprehensive short-term counseling and referral services to help individuals achieve a balance between their work, family and other personal responsibilities.
  85. 85. Employee Assistance Program The confidentiality of individuals using the program is carefully protected. No information is furnished to employers, unions, or other individuals without the express, written permission of the participating client.
  86. 86. Employee Assistance Program The EAP can provide tools to help deal with, stress, relationships, financial issues, conflict, substance abuse, impulse control, assertiveness, anger and a variety of other adult living issues.
  87. 87. Employee Assistance Program The EAP is available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is located in the Resiliency and Restoration Center, Bldg. 534. To make an appointment, call 263-5309.
  88. 88. Zama ITT Travel Updates for Fall, Winter Columbus Day is coming soon; this is your last chance to make your trip arrangements. Call 263-4059 for more information.
  89. 89. Notice for Smokers to Smoke in Designated Areas Smokers on U.S. military installations are reminded that if they are smoking during business hours outside their office building or place of employment,
  90. 90. Notice for Smokers to Smoke in Designated Areas they should do so only in designated smoking areas -- not near roads or in parking lots. Smokers must be considerate of nonsmokers.
  91. 91. Roads Between Bldgs. 101, 102 to be Re-paved The road between Bldgs. 101 and 102 are scheduled to be will be re-paved from Oct. 7 through Dec. 7. Construction will be divided in order to allow vehicular traffic during this time.
  92. 92. Roads Between Bldgs. 101, 102 to be Re-paved Critical junctions Construction will be paved on weekends so that traffic flow will not be disrupted during work days. Bldg. 101 Bldg. 102
  93. 93. New Operation Hours at Sagami Depot Self-Help Store The Sagami General Depot Self-Help Store will only be open on Saturdays, effective Oct. 1. For more information: 263-5952 / 3441 or 046-407-5952 / 3441
  94. 94. South Entrance of BG Sams Clinic to be Open Effective immediately and throughout Phase 1 renovations, the south entrance to the BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic will be open during normal patient care hours.
  95. 95. South Entrance of BG Sams Clinic to be Open Patients parking at the Camp Zama Community Club are advised to use designated crosswalks to access this entrance. Drivers dropping off and picking up patients are advised to use caution when using the curbside entry area.
  96. 96. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT New Narita Buses Program Start Date: Sept. 1, 2013 36-Passenger Bus Undercarriage storage With toilet – no restroom breaks (30 minutes) Video package Two buses per day Fees: $30 or 3,000 yen per seat No pets (inquire about limousine service)
  97. 97. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Departure Times and Locations 8:45 a.m. 9 a.m. 9:30 a.m. – Army Lodging – Camp Zama Community Club – Sagamihara Family Housing Area 12:45 p.m. – Army Lodging 1 p.m. – Camp Zama Community Club 1:30 p.m. – Sagamihara Family Housing Area 4 p.m. 7 p.m. – Narita Airport Terminal No. 2 Parking Lot – Narita Airport Terminal No. 2 Parking Lot
  98. 98. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Pets No pets allowed on Narita Bus. Pet limousine service available through Outdoor Recreation. This service is dependant upon driver availability. Pet owners may ride with pet if space is available. Call 263-4671 or 046-407-4671 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily; closed on U.S. holidays.
  99. 99. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Limousine Service Reservations may be made dependant upon availability of driver – prepayment is required to obtain reservations. Limousine service will not be available during Narita Bus operations, except for pet transportation requirements. Use of the Narita Bus is encouraged. Service is available to Haneda Airport.
  100. 100. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Limousine Service Pet owners may ride with their pet (seats are limited). Only one receipt will be given per reservation. Hourly late fees will be assessed to guests for any delays to cover overtime or extended parking fees. Any communication required for changes of arrival or departure dates or times is the responsibility of the reservation holder.
  101. 101. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Haneda Airport Service Logistics Readiness Center will maintain Official Travel services to Haneda Airport. Please contact the Transportation Office at 263-3772 or 046-407-3772. Non-official passengers may utilize the limousine service (dependant upon availability). Local commercial transportation is available (train, bus).
  102. 102. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT No Reservations Guests without reservations may purchase spaceavailable seating. Payment must be made prior to departure. Space-available seating is first-come, first-serve. No money to pay (arrival without reservations): Passenger (incoming primary) will be required to fill out an promissory note to include name(s), unit and contact information.
  103. 103. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT No Reservations No money to pay (arrival without reservations):  Transportation service will be based on availability.  Payment must be made within 24 hours at Outdoor Recreation (open seven days a week).  Payments made after 24 hours will be assessed a $15 late-payment fee.  Promissory notes are considered as confirmed reservations.
  104. 104. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information Sponsors provide location of the Department of Defense Liaison Desk to incoming personnel. Bus will be available at Narita Airport 90 minutes prior to departure. Space-available seats at Narita will be sold first-come, first-serve. Bus will leave at scheduled times.
  105. 105. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information No refunds will be provided to non-arrivals who fail to properly communicate to a reservation agent. Refunds will be issued to all those who missed the bus due to unscheduled flight delays (flight documentation required). Rescheduling transportation is based on seating availability.
  106. 106. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information Refund consideration will be given to unscheduled flight delays. Personnel without confirmed reservations will not be allowed to ride the bus if seats are not available. Children who are required must be in child seats – not provided by MWR. Each seat occupied will be assessed a fee.
  107. 107. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Other Information  Narita Limousine Service Fees: One-Way – $215 Round Trip – $430  Haneda Limousine Service Fees: One-Way – $175 Round Trip – $350 Call 263-4671 for more information.
  108. 108. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Narita Bus Alternatives Taxi Company – Sagami Chuo Koutsu. Phone: 0120-888-810 (on-post access authorized) Local Limousine Bus – 3,500 yen (adults); 1,700 yen (Youth) (departs from Sagamiono Station) Train – Between 2,000 and 6,000 yen
  109. 109. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Narita Bus Alternatives Sponsor Pick-up – Approximately 6,000 yen for tolls, round trip. Outdoor Recreation Vehicle Rental – $60 Outdoor Recreation Limousine Service – 263-4671 Taxi – Not recommended; estimated cost is 40,000 yen
  110. 110. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Official Travel Reimbursement Reimbursement for bus fee for military/Department of the Army civilians/Nonappropriated fund personnel with travel orders will be made through traveler’s submission of a Travel Voucher (DD Form 1351, 1351-1, 1351-2, 1351-2C, or 1351-3, as applicable).
  111. 111. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Official Travel Reimbursement Reimbursement for bus fee for master labor contract/indirect hire agreement personnel with travel orders will be made through the submission of USFJ Form 356EJ. If person is going to Narita Airport without travel orders: - Military or DAC travelers will use DTS to request local travel funds.
  112. 112. NARITA BUS TRANSITION PROJECT Official Travel Reimbursement If person is going to Narita Airport without travel orders: - NAF travelers will use DD 1164 for approval and reimbursement of bus fee. - MLC travelers will use USFJ 356EJ to request approval for local travel and bus fee reimbursement. Official reimbursement is not issued through MWR.
  113. 113. “Salad Wednesdays” at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants “Salad Wednesdays” are part of the Exchange’s Operation BEFIT initiative to promote health and wellness through fitness and diet.
  114. 114. “Salad Wednesdays” at Camp Zama Exchange Restaurants Camp Zama Exchange restaurants are open to anyone on the installation – whether military, civil service, contractor or visitor – per Army Regulation 215-8. “Salad Wednesdays” occur every Wednesday at all participating Exchange restaurants.
  115. 115. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange The Camp Zama Exchange Mystery Shopper program is seeking a select group to go about their normal day-to-day shopping for a period of six months and detail their experience in a series of three survey sets.
  116. 116. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange Mystery shoppers are rewarded for their participation with a $30 Exchange gift card and, for sharing their movie-going experience, two free movie tickets along with popcorn and drinks.
  117. 117. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange Authorized patrons can apply to become Mystery Shoppers by registering at www.shopmyexchange.com. From this pool of applicants a new crop of participants is selected every six months.
  118. 118. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange To apply, visit www.shopmyexchange.com and click the “Mystery Shopper – I want to apply!” link under the “Exchange Locations” header at the bottom of the page.
  119. 119. Mystery Shopper Program at Camp Zama Exchange Exchange shoppers can also offer feedback by visiting www.shopmyexchange.com/CustomerService and clicking the “Catalog / Internet Feedback” and “Exchange Store Feedback” links on the right-hand side of the screen.
  120. 120. Water Yoga Classes at Yano Swimming Pool Water Yoga classes are held every Thursday at the Yano Fitness Center swimming pool from 4:30 to 5 p.m.
  121. 121. Water Yoga Classes at Yano Swimming Pool The class is open to adult active-duty Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians, spouses and all other Status of Forces Agreement personnel. Non-swimmers are welcome. Call 263-5050 or 263-2004 for more information.
  122. 122. Hours of Operation Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. to noon; and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday 1 to 4 p.m. Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
  123. 123. Gatekeeper Professionals Behavioral Health and ASAP Counselors Sexual Assault Response and Victim Advocates Family Advocacy Program Personnel and Military Family Life Counselors Army Emergency Relief Fund Counselors Emergency Room Medical Technicians Chaplains and Chaplain Assistants Gatekeeper Professionals Military Police Judge Advocate General Professionals and Legal Assistants Employee Assistance, EEO personnel and Inspectors General School Counselors Red Cross Workers First-Line Supervisors (military, civilian) Call 263-8049 for more information.
  124. 124. An evening women’s bible fellowship Date: First and third Wednesday of each month, from September through December Time: 6 to 7:50 p.m. Location: Multipurpose room, Tower Bldg. 743
  125. 125. Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 263-8255 or visit SuicidePreventionLifeline.org
  126. 126. Japanese phones/cell: Allied Telesis: Vonage or Skype: 046-407-8255 98-263-8255 (800) 273-8255 Military and Family Life Counselor 263-3638
  127. 127. Residents’ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY All Army family housing and unaccompanied personnel housing residents must notify the Housing Management Division for absences from their quarters of seven days or more.
  128. 128. Residents’ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY Provide a point of contact for a responsible sponsor or adult to perform periodic checks to ensure the home is safe, secure and free of incidents and unexpected circumstances, and maintain the yard as well, if applicable.
  129. 129. Residents’ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY In the event you do not assign a point of contact during your absence, the Housing Management Division will contact your organization or agency to request their support – especially when it comes to keeping up your yard maintenance.
  130. 130. Residents’ Responsibilities During Leave and TDY Visit the Housing Management Division at Bldg. 671 to request the Form for Periodic Absences. Call the Housing Office at 263-4135, 263-4843 or 263-5859 for questions or more information.
  131. 131. Notification of Absence from Quarters On-post residents must notify the Housing Management Division for absences from quarters extended more than seven days.
  132. 132. Notification of Absence from Quarters Please provide a POC who will have responsibility for your quarters during your absence. For more information: 263-4136/3890 046-407-4136/3890
  133. 133. Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp Zama The Directorate of Public Works is in the process of replacing domestic hot water and chilled/hot water lines on Camp Zama. The project began May 30 and is scheduled to continue through November. This project will require half-road closures during working hours at the following locations:
  134. 134. Multiple Half-Road Closures on Camp Zama Temporary stock yard between Bldgs. 131 and 138 through Nov. 15
  135. 135. SHARP Hotline (English-speaking) 090-9395-8909 or 882# from a DSN phone Call any time to include evenings, weekends and holidays.
  136. 136. 通話料無料 ホットライン (日本語) 0120-279-338 電話番号をお確かめの上、おかけ下 さい。休日祝日問わず 24 時間対応。
  137. 137. Posting Ads at Front of Bldg. 102 Not Authorized All personnel are reminded not to post advertisements at the front entrance of U.S. Army Garrison Japan headquarters, Bldg. 102. Call 263-3829 for more information.
  138. 138. Parking Reminder for Family Quarters Residents All personnel living in family quarters on Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Area and Sagami General Depot are reminded to park their personally owned vehicles in their respective assigned parking areas. Call 263-3829 for more information.
  139. 139. Provide your input or feedback online at the U.S. Army Garrison Japan ICE site and enter to win a prize! http://ice.disa.mil Good or bad, we’d like to know!
  140. 140. Reminder of Pet Owners’ Responsibilities The following list of responsibilities for pet owners living on Camp Zama, Sagamihara Family Housing Area and Sagami Depot was released by the Housing Management Division: - Sponsors are responsible for cleaning the areas used by their pets. - If kept outside, the pet’s area must be policed daily to prevent a buildup of trash and fecal material.
  141. 141. Reminder of Pet Owners’ Responsibilities - Owners must clean up waste left by their pet during walks. - Fecal droppings must be disposed of in sealed plastic bags (preferably double bags) and be placed in garbage receptacles. - Un-bagged waste must not be placed in garbage receptacles.
  142. 142. Reminder of Pet Owners’ Responsibilities Violations can be reported to following email address: usarmy.zama.imcom-pacific.mbx.usagj-dpw-housingofficer@mail.mil You may also report violations by calling the Housing Management Division at 263-3441 or 263-4503, or the Family Housing and Furnishing Management Branch at 263-3527 or 263-4136.
  143. 143. 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.
  144. 144. Notice From Sams Health Clinic Please 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/
  145. 145. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting Soon. Starting in February This project will be in phases and span almost three years. During the construction, only a small part of our parking lot will be available for special needs parking.
  146. 146. B.G. Sams Health & Dental Clinic Renovation Project Starting Soon Please be patient as we work to provide an up-todate, modern facility for your medical and dental care. The main entrance to the clinic will not change. Contact us at MEDDACJ-PAO@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL with any questions or concerns.
  147. 147. Off Site Parking Locations-Buildings Commissary MWR PHCR Temp Bldg Contractor Staging Area MEDDAC Camp Zama Community Club
  148. 148. 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)
  149. 149. 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.
  150. 150. Driving in Japan Classes There is no sign-up or fees for the course. 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
  151. 151. Remedial Drivers Training Do you require a remedial drivers class due to a revocation of your drivers privileges or an accident while driving a government vehicle?
  152. 152. 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!
  153. 153. Camp Zama ITT Travel Office Now is the time to plan your travel for the remainder of 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.
  154. 154. 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 July Contact: 263-5273 or 046-254-8896 or travel@zamaitt.com.
  155. 155. Nov. 22, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m . Cream of Mushroom Soup / French Onion Soup Beef Pie with Biscuit Topping Baked Salmon with Lemon and Dill Mashed Potatoes Steamed Rice / Pasta Mixed Oriental Seasoned Wax Beans Price : $4.60
  156. 156. Nov. 23, ~Menu~ 2013 9 a.m. to 1 p.m . Omelet / Boiled Eggs Pancakes / Bacon / Hominy Grits Creamed Beef / Biscuits / Hashed Brown Potatoes Green Pea Soup / Vegetable Beef Soup Roast Beef / Linguini with Clams Mashed Potatoes / Steamed Rice Seasoned Mustard Greens / Eggplant Tempura Price : $5.25
  157. 157. Nov. 23, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6 p.m . Green Pea Soup / Vegetable Beef Soup Spaghetti with Meatballs Chicken in Orange Sauce Fried Rice Mashed Potatoes Seasoned Scandinavian / Calico Corn Garlic Bread Price : $6.45
  158. 158. Nov. 24, ~Menu~ 2013 9 a.m. to 1 p.m . Omelet / Boiled Eggs / French Toast / Bacon Biscuits / Hominy Grits / Creamed Beef Hashed Brown Potatoes Chicken Noodle Soup / Clam Chowder Latin Roast Pork Loin / Sweet and Sour Baked Chicken Latin Style Pinto Beans / Noodles with Olive Oil Fried Rice / Carrots Almandine Mixed Mexican Vegetables Price : $5.25
  159. 159. Nov. 24, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6 p.m . Chicken Noodle Soup / Clam Chowder Beef Stroganoff Baked Fish with Garlic Butter Mashed Potatoes Steamed Rice Peas with Mushrooms Hot Spiced Beets Price : $6.45
  160. 160. Nov. 25 2013 ~Menu~ 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m . Tortilla Chicken Soup / New England Fish Chowder Chicken Enchiladas / Beef Fajitas Tacos / Baked Chicken O'Brien Potatoes / Spanish Rice Mexican Corn / Peas with Onions Price : $4.60
  161. 161. Nov. 25, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m . Tortilla Chicken Soup New England Fish Chowder Yankee Pot Roast Herbed Baked Fish Garlic Roasted Potatoes / Steamed Rice Seasoned Summer Squash Seasoned Mixed Vegetables Price : $4.60
  162. 162. Nov. 26, 2013 ~Menu~ 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m . Tomato Rice Soup / Manhattan Clam Chowder Baked Lasagna / Herbed Cornish Hen Spaghetti Meat Sauce / Marinara Italian Roasted Potatoes Steamed Brown Rice / Seasoned Italian Blend Eggplant Parmesan Toasted Garlic Bread Price : $4.60
  163. 163. Nov. 26, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m . Tomato Rice Soup / Manhattan Clam Chowder Mustard Dill Baked Salmon Turkey Ala King / Steamed Brown Rice Rissole Potatoes Herbed Broccoli Seasoned Corn Price : $4.60
  164. 164. Nov. 27, ~Menu~ 2013 7 a.m. to 8 a.m . Hard Boiled Eggs Fried Bacon Grilled Turkey Sausage Hashed Brown Potatoes Hominy Grits / Hot Rolled Oats French Toast / Fitness Bar Assorted Yogurts / Assorted Cereals Assorted Juices / Milk / Coffee The DFAC will only be open for one hour in preparation for Holiday Meal. Price : $2.50
  165. 165. Nov. 27, ~Menu~ 2013 11:00 a.m. to 15:00 p.m . Manhattan Clam Chowder Shrimp Cocktail / Roast Turkey w/Gravy Prime Rib w/ Au Jus / Baked Ham Corn Bread Dressing / Savory Bread Dressing Candied Glazed Sweet Potatoes Mashed Potatoes Green Bean Casserole / Corn on Cob / Dinner Rolls Cranberry Sauce / Tossed Salad Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Pie Holiday Cake Price : $7.60
  166. 166. Nov. 27, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m . Manhattan Clam Chowder Shrimp Cocktail / Roast Turkey w/Gravy Prime Rib w/ Au Jus / Baked Ham Corn Bread Dressing / Savory Bread Dressing Candied Glazed Sweet Potatoes Mashed Potatoes Green Bean Casserole / Corn on Cob / Dinner Rolls Cranberry Sauce / Tossed Salad Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Pie Price : Holiday Cake $4.60
  167. 167. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m . Nov. 28, ~Menu~ 2013 Omelet/Boiled Egg/Pancakes/Bacon Hominy Grits/Creamed Beef/Biscuits Hashed Brown Potatoes Manhattan Clam Chowder Shrimp Cocktail / Roast Turkey w/Gravy Prime Rib w/ Au Jus / Baked Ham Corn Bread Dressing / Savory Bread Dressing Candied Glazed Sweet Potatoes Mashed Potatoes / Green Bean Casserole Corn on Cob / Dinner Rolls / Cranberry Sauce Tossed Salad / Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Pie Price : $5.25
  168. 168. Nov. 28, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6 p.m . Manhattan Clam Chowder Shrimp Cocktail / Roast Turkey w/Gravy Prime Rib w/ Au Jus / Baked Ham Corn Bread Dressing / Savory Bread Dressing Candied Glazed Sweet Potatoes Mashed Potatoes / Green Bean Casserole Corn on Cob / Dinner Rolls / Cranberry Sauce Tossed Salad / Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Pie Price : $6.45
  169. 169. Nov. 29, 2013 ~Menu~ 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m . Cream of Chicken Soup / Mexican Onion Corn Soup Sweet and Sour Spareribs Roast Turkey / Baked Chicken Mashed Potatoes Steamed Rice / Steamed Brown Rice Corn Bread Dressing Seasoned Cauliflower / Seasoned Succotash Price : $4.60
  170. 170. Nov. 29, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m . Cream of Chicken Soup / Mexican Onion Corn Soup Teriyaki Chicken Fish Amandine / Rissole Potatoes Steamed Rice / Steamed Brown Rice Seasoned Mixed Vegetables Asparagus Seasoned with Lemon and Dill Price : $4.60
  171. 171. Nov. 30, ~Menu~ 2013 9 a.m. to 1 p.m . Omelet / Boiled Eggs Pancakes / Bacon / Hominy Grits Creamed Beef / Biscuits / Hashed Brown Potatoes Bean Soup with Ham Hocks / Tomato Noodle Soup Apple Glazed Corned Beef / Baked Stuffed Salmon Scalloped Potatoes / Pork Fried Rice Steamed Brown Rice / Seasoned Corn on the Cob Tangy Spinach Price : $5.25
  172. 172. Nov. 30, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6 p.m . Bean Soup with Ham Hocks / Tomato Noodle Soup Fried Chicken / Baked Chicken BBQ Spare Ribs / Hopping John Oven Roasted Potatoes / Seasoned Okra Chinese Mixed Vegetables Price : $6.45
  173. 173. Dec. 1, 2013 ~Menu~ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m . Omelet / Boiled Eggs / French Toast / Bacon Biscuits / Hominy Grits / Creamed Beef Hashed Brown Potatoes French Onion Soup / Clam Chowder Chicken Mushroom Soup / Cream of Potato Soup Steak Smothered with Onions / Shrimp Scampi Baked Potato / Buttered Noodles / Steamed Rice Glazed Carrots / Vegetable Stir Fry Price : $5.25
  174. 174. Dec. 1, 2013 ~Menu~ 5 p.m. to 6 p.m . Chicken Mushroom Soup / Cream of Potato Soup Cajun Baked Fish Turkey Tenderloin Mignon Mashed Potatoes Steamed Rice / Savory Bread Dressing Seasoned Green Beans Stewed Tomatoes with Croutons Price : $6.45
  175. 175. Effective Date: Jan. 31, 2013 Every Thursday’s Breakfast Hours will change from: 6 to 8 a.m. to the new hours: 7 to 9 a.m.
  176. 176. What is Ready Army? Ready Army is the Army Emergency Management Program’s proactive campaign to increase the resilience 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.”
  177. 177. What is Ready Army? Through outreach and education Ready Army calls our Army community to action and aims to create a culture of preparedness that will save lives and strengthen the nation.
  178. 178. Get a Kit When disaster strikes, emergency responders address the most critical needs and may not even 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 ensure your family’s well-being during times of crisis. Emergency kits to sustain for 72 hours are an essential tool for meeting that challenge.
  179. 179. 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.
  180. 180. 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
  181. 181. 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
  182. 182. 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

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