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Grafenwoehr Military Community

Welcome to the

21 March 2013 COMMUNITY HUDDLE NEXT COMMUNITY HUDDLE 23 May 13 (1130)

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Grafenwoehr Military Community AGENDA • • • • • •

Welcome Special Recognitions Garrison Commander’s Remarks Questions/Answers from audience (to include Facebook participants) Commander and CSM Time Community Information – – – – – – – – – –

Community Calendar (DPTMS) Safety (ISO) Directorate of Family and MWR (DFMWR) Dental Clinic Religious Services Office (RSO) Issue Tracker Updates (PAI) Directorate of Human Resources (DHR) Army Community Service (ACS) Community Bank AAFES

Closing Remarks

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Grafenwoehr Military Community

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Grafenwoehr Military Community

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Grafenwoehr Military Community CFC AWARDS Platinum Award- Achieving 85% participation and/or $200 per capita gift Gold Award- Achieving 60% participation and/or $120 per capita gift

Silver Award- Achieving 50% participation and/or $90 per capita gift Bronze Award- Achieving 40% participation and/or $60 per capita gift

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Grafenwoehr Military Community

Garrison Commander COL James Saenz

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Grafenwoehr Military Community

Questions & Discussion

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Commander/CSM Time

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Grafenwoehr Military Community COMMUNITY CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS  27 Mar – BOSS Community Council Meeting  29 Mar – Good Friday (German Holiday)  31 Mar – Easter Sunday  APR- Month of the Military Child, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month  4 Apr – End of 3rd School Quarter (BMC Wide)  5 Apr – No School Teacher Work Day (BMC Wide)  5-8 Apr – USAREUR Training Holiday  8-12 Apr – DODDS Spring Break  9 Apr – National Former P.O.W. Recognition Day  10 Apr – BOSS Community Council Meeting  12 Apr – (T) Vilseck Health Clinic Groundbreaking Ceremony  15 Apr – 2013 IMCOM-E Soldier and NCO of the Year (SNOY) Competition (Bamberg)  19 Apr – No School Parent Teacher Conference  21-27 Apr – National Volunteer Week  24 Apr – BOSS Community Council Meeting  26 Apr BOSS Community Council Meeting  MAY- Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month  1 May- Labor Day (German Holiday)  9 May- Ascension Day (German Holiday) DPTMS/49-964183-8236 (DSN 475)/ james.vanpatten.civ@mail.mil

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Grafenwoehr Military Community COMMUNITY CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS  8 May- BOSS Community Council Meeting  12 May- Mother’s Day  16 May- Student Acceleration/Early Withdrawal  19 May- Whit Sunday (German Holiday)  20 May- Whit Monday (German Holiday)  22 May- BOSS Community Council Meeting  23 May- Community Huddle  24 May- USAREUR Training Holiday  27 May- Memorial Day  29 May- Quarterly Retirement Ceremony  30 May- Corpus Christi (German Holiday)

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Installation Safety Office

2013 Motorcycle Safety Campaign: •

ERC 10 April Camp Kasserine (Register online)

BRC 15-16 April BLDG 539 ( Register online)

Developing a BMC Motorcycle Mentorship Program( MMP) . We currently have 7 organizations that are participating in this program.

Monthly Motorcycle Minutes will be published and posted on the marquee .

Specialty group rides are being planned ( ladies rides/ scenic river rides / new to Bavaria rides etc)

03 May BMC motorcycle day from 0800-1700 at Camp Kasserine

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Command Chaplain DATE 25 MAR 26 MAR 26 MAR 27 MAR 28 MAR 28 MAR 29 MAR 29 MAR 29 MAR 30 MAR 31 MAR 31 MAR 31 MAR 31 MAR 31 MAR 31 MAR 31 MAR 31 MAR

LOC East Camp Chapel Annex East Camp Chapel Annex East Camp Chapel Annex East Camp Chapel Annex Rose Barracks Chapel East Camp Chapel East Camp Chapel East Camp Chapel Rose Barracks Chapel Rose Barracks Chapel Rose Barracks Chapel East Camp Chapel Rose Barracks Chapel Rose Barracks Chapel East Camp Chapel Rose Barracks Chapel East Camp Chapel East Camp Chapel

TIME 1900 1230 2000 1230 1800 1800 1200 1800 1800 2000 0700 0900 0930 1030 1045 1130 1300 1530

EVENT PASSOVER Seder – First Night First Day PASSOVER Luncheon PASSOVER Seder – Second Night Second Day PASSOVER Luncheon Holy Thursday Mass Maundy Thursday – Christian Good Friday Service – Christian Good Friday – Protestant Good Friday- Catholic Easter Vigil – Catholic Easter Sunrise Service – Protestant Easter Service - Catholic Mass Easter Service – Protestant Easter Service - Protestant Liturgical Easter Service – Protestant Easter Service – Catholic Mass Easter Service – Gospel Easter Service – Church of Christ

•Watch care: • Due to new DOD guidelines, Watch-Care during worship services and PWOC weekday meetings is on a stand-by basis until our providers meet the new requirements. Please check the Garrison Website and Face Book for updates on the status of Watch-Care. • If you are interested in volunteering to assist with child care or religious education services, please contact the Garrison Chaplain office DSN 475-1370. DPTMS/49-964183-8236 (DSN 475)/ james.vanpatten.civ@mail.mil

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Grafenwoehr Military Community DHR-EDUCATION CENTERS Update • Services Consolidation: East Camp, Rose Barracks (RB) Educ Ctrs will consolidate early Apr at RB, Bldg 223. All services continue at RB with college classes/computer labs available both locations. (see next slide) • Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT) exam available since Jan for Soldiers who need to take for flight school applications (replaced AFAST) • GED Testing: Estimate National Test Center (NTC) @ RB Ed Ctr will be able to administer by mid March in computer based format. Until local options resolved, can advise on prep resources incl giving practice tests • For more info, • RB Educ Ctr: 476-2753, civ 09662-83-2753 • EC Educ Ctr: 475-6219, civ 09641-83-6219 or usarmy.grafenwoehr.imcom.mbx.usag-grafenwoehr-aces@mail.mil DPTMS/49-964183-8236 (DSN 475)/ james.vanpatten.civ@mail.mil

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Grafenwoehr Military Community DHR-EDUCATION CENTER Renovations/Services Consolidation • East Camp and Rose Barracks (RB) Educ Ctrs will consolidate most services early April at RB, Bldg 223 – To prepare for funding/personnel reductions, garrison can best leverage reduced resources by consolidating – Expanded RB Educ Ctr will accommodate all customers – Efficient use of resources means all programs/services continue

• Impact to customers: – Through mid-Mar; some services @ RB temporarily displaced/disrupted as Bldg 223 renovated prior to consolidation – Most services cease at East Camp Educ Ctr as of 29 Mar – College classes, Army Learning Ctr (computer lab) and Univ MD testing continue both locations – After consolidation, customers receive face-to-face office services at Rose Barracks – Will have additional options to use email, phone, and GoArmyEd portal help case system for routine actions

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Family and MWR • Fitness Center Towel Service Discontinuation – Effective 15 April – Endorsed by USAREUR Commander – Cost saving strategy allows us to focus resources on sustaining core programs and services

• Rosalia’s Replacing Tumbleweed – Tumbleweed will close on 30 April – Broad menu of delicious Italian classics, American breakfast and full coffee bar – Grand opening and Ribbon-cutting later this year

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Family and MWR • April is Month of the Military Child – Kinderfest – Friday, 26 April, 3-6 p.m. – Grafenwoehr Filed House, Bldg. 547

• Youth Sports Volunteers Needed – Changes to application process – Archery, Baton Twirling, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Health Clinics: Grafenwoehr & Vilseck • Vilseck Health Clinic MILCONGroundbreaking 12 April 1400, next to Clinic

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Health Clinics: Grafenwoehr & Vilseck • Vilseck Health Clinic MILCON Groundbreaking 12 April 1400, next to Clinic

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Bavaria Dental Activity • “Go First Class” – DENCOM initiative – Goal: Maximize number of personnel that are Dental Readiness Class 1 – Patients receive annual exam and annual cleaning in same visit

• Failed Appointment Rate – – – –

DENCOM Target: <4% Grafenwoehr Dental Clinic: 4.39% Vilseck Dental Clinic: 5.89 % Hohenfels Dental Clinic: 2.97%

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Grafenwoehr Military Community ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE • USA Jobs – 26 MAR 13, 1000, East Camp, USO – 09 APR 13, 1000, ACS Rose Barracks, Building 322 ACS offers help to members of our community to learn how to navigate thru the employment system.

• RESILIENCE Training – 19 APR 13, 0800-1200, ACS Rose Barracks, Building 322, Module I+2 – 17 MAY 13, 0800-1200, ACS Rose Barracks, Building 322, Module 3 – 14 JUN 13, 0800-1200, ACS Rose Barracks, Building 322, Module 4 ACS rolls out Resilience Training offered in four hour blocks of instructions once a month. DPTMS/49-964183-8236 (DSN 475)/ james.vanpatten.civ@mail.mil

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Grafenwoehr Military Community ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE • Job Fair – 25 APR 13, 0900-1400, Rose Barracks, Building 134 ACS in collaboration with installation agencies hosts a Job Fair for spouses and transitioning Soldiers.

• Volunteer Recognition Ceremony – 26 APR 13, 1100-1300, Rose Barracks, Building 134 All installation volunteers will be recognized for their invaluable service.

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Grafenwoehr Military Community Community Bank • The Grafenwoehr and Rose Barracks Community Bank renovation projects are ongoing. • Soldiers clearing: • • •

Do not wait until the last minute to clear the bank Do not wait until the last minute to turn in coins: we do provide resources Accountholders with accounts on 90-day extension: • Provide a good forwarding address and telephone number • Remember that charges are assessed when using non-Community Bank ATMs (to include balance inquiries) • Remember to stop all local bill payments in advance: ask providers like Telekom/TKS etc if any outstanding charges exist • Notify the bank within at least five business days of any Standard Payment Order (for example: rent) that needs to be stopped (NOTE: local garnishments are reportable on U.S. credit reports)

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Grafenwoehr Military Community â&#x20AC;˘ Graf Main Store is promoting the 2013 Unilever NCAA March Madness Sweepstakes. Six Grand Prize winners will receive a 60â&#x20AC;? LG television.

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Grafenwoehr Military Community EXCHANGE • Manchu Wok opened on 7 March 2013, located at the Grafenwoehr Burger King/Bowling Alley complex, Building 612. • Open Monday to Saturday 10:30 – 20:00, Sunday 11:00 – 19:00

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Closing Remarks

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Community Huddle 21 March 2013