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USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Community Town Hall USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

COL G. Shawn Wells, Jr. Garrison Commander USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Innovative, committed professionals effectively delivering extraordinary services and facilities for our premiere U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Military Community

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Welcome USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Welcome by Mr. Nick Sifer

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Agenda USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

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Garrison Commander Opening Remarks Family & Morale, Welfare, & Recreation Department of Defense Dependent Schools Emergency Services Plans, Training, Mobilization, & Security Public Works Religious Services Office USO Questions and Answers Closing Remarks

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Back to School

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Opening Remarks USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Opening Remarks by COL G. Shawn Wells, Jr.

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Opening Remarks USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Garrison Command Group

CSM Edward J. Williams, III Command Sergeant Major

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Mrs. Deborah H. Reynolds COL G. Shawn Wells, Jr. Deputy to the Garrison Commander Commanding

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Opening Remarks USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

FULL SCALE EXERCISE 2015

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BAUMHOLDER STRATGEIC IMPORTANCE / OUTLOOK

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Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (FMWR) Mr. Steve Pelletier

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Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

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U.S. Holidays German Holidays Training Holidays

1-30 Sep 15

Library Card Sign-Up Month, all Army Libraries in Kaiserslautern & Baumholder

22 Sep 15

Parent Advisory Board Luncheon, 1200 at Rheinlander Convention Center

23 Sep 15

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz College Night, 18:00 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Building 237

25 Sep 15

Operation Rising Star Competition, 1900 at Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh

5-9 Oct 15

FMWR Customer Service appreciation Week at Baumholder

17 Oct 15

Red Ribbon Run Superhero 5K, 1130 at Sembach Fitness Center

23 Oct 15

ACS Purple Gala, 1800-2200 at Rheinlander Convention Center

23 Oct 15

CYS Parent’s Night Out, 1800-2200 at Smith Child Development Center

30 Oct 15

Monster Mash 5K Run/Walk, 09:00 at Baumholder Hall of Champions Fitness Center

31 Oct 15

Spooky Town Bash, 20:00 at Baumholder Rheinlander Convention Center

6-8 Nov 15

FMWR Holiday Bazaar, 10:00-19:00 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks

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Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

• Combined Federal Campaign • 21 September – 20 November • Donations made to ‘FSYP’ (Family Support & Youth Programs) help to fund our community’s facilities and programs

• www.cfcoverseas.org

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Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

• To find out more information about all of our programs and events, please visit: • rheinland-pfalz.armymwr.com • kaiserslautern.armymwr.com • baumholder.armymwr.com • Stay up to date with the latest information by liking our Facebook pages: •

facebook.com/RheinlandPfalzFMWR

facebook.com/BaumholderFMWR

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Department of Defense Dependent Schools USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS) Mr. Frank Simone - Acting Superintendent (Introduction) Mr. Joe Malloy – Principal Baumholder M/HS (Slide 1) Ms. Sue Morin – Smith Elementary School (Slide 2)

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Department of Defense Dependent Schools USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

What’s New in Grading at Baumholder High School • • • • •

Categories based on DoDEA standards/strands Semester exams will count as part of the quarter grade Student Behaviors will not be part of the academic grade Retake options will be available at teacher discretion Plagiarism will be handled as a disciplinary issue

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Club eCybermission Robotics Club Maker Space Continue to offer Video, Engineering, Computer, Digital Photography, and Applied Technology classes. Advanced Placement Math and Science classes available

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Department of Defense Dependent Schools USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

College & Career Readiness Team • What – A team providing college/career readiness learning opportunities for all students in our schools • Why – Provide rigorous challenges that extend, enrich and enhance learning experiences for success as a global citizen in the 21st Century. Activities are designed to promote School-Wide CSI, and Technology Goals, plus support AVID and Gifted Education. • Who – Teachers, Parents, Students, Administrators and Community Members • When – First Tuesday each month in the high school MultiPurpose Room at 1730

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Department of Defense Dependent Schools USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Baumholder Schools Closures & Delays • The USAG-RP Commander will determine the length of delay or whether a school closure is required based on the recommendations of the USAG-DES evaluation of the on and off post road conditions and weather forecast. • Any time there is a school delay, Child Development Centers (CDCs) and School Age Center (SAC) opening will be delayed until 0730 to allow staff to prepare for a safe opening of the facility and allow extra time for staff to arrive. • School Administrators will send an email to families notifying them of a school delay or cancellation. • Please monitor AFN Kaiserslautern or the IMCOM-Europe Road Conditions & School Closures.

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Department of Defense Dependent Schools USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Upcoming Events (Baumholder Military Community): Oct. 2 & Dec. 11 CCRSM Professional Development, Smith (S-) Elementary (No School for Students)

Oct. 9

Staff Development Day for High School & S-Elementary (No School for Students)

Nov. 5 Nov. 6

End of First Quarter Teacher Workday (No School for Students)

Nov. 16 Elementary ) Nov. 17

Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences (High School & SStudent/Parent/Teacher Conferences (S-Elementary)

Dec. 21 – Jan. 3 Winter Recess Reminders: • Inform schools when contact information changes • Call school if student will be absent USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Homepage http://www.rp.army.mil/

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Emergency Services USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) MSG Terry Dunlap

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School Safety Tips USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Bus Safety Off Post: •

Never cross the street in front of or behind the bus

Bus Safety On Post: •

Drivers must stop when approaching or following school buses that are stopped to allow passengers to get on or off

DRIVERS: • • •

Remember – Drive posted speed limits in School Zones SLOW DOWN – more pedestrians and bicyclists Exercise CAUTION in areas without sidewalks

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School Safety Tips USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

• DES support on traffic safety • Elementary School TCP. Patrols will establish a TCP at assigned intersections near schools from 0700 to 0800 and 1400 to 1500 hours on school days to ensure the smooth flow of traffic, giving school buses priority of movement.

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Walking and Bicycling to School USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Make walking and Bicycling safe

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Safety Tips USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

• PARENTS: – Choose safest route between home and school

– Ensure Kids have a reflective item on them when walking or bicycling such as book bag, clothes, reflective belt…. – Stranger Danger. Remember “Situations or actions which do not feel right; make us feel uncomfortable, sad, scared, or hurt us in any way = danger” – Kitchen Fires

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Winter Safety USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

INCLEMENT WEATHER INFORMATION SOURCES ON AFN TV AND ONLINE

AFN Kaiserslautern Online : http://afn360.afneurope.net/afne_ktn AFN Kaiserslautern through decoder Channel 192 AFN Kaiserslautern Facebook http://www.facebook.com/afnktown USAG Rheinland-Pfalz web page http://www.rp.army.mil (Winter Weather link goes to the IMCOM page)

Inclement Weather Information Sources

The KMC and Baumholder Military community's primary sources for Inclement Weather Information are: AFN television, radio broadcasts , Facebook, and the USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Web Site. AFN Radio broadcast reports three to four times per hour. People can turn to one of these broadcasts to receive the latest road condition, school and reporting information from the following Radio Stations: AREA

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Kaiserslautern Baumholder Pirmasens

RADIO FREQUENCIES 100.2 FM 106.1 FM 103.0 FM

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Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Director, Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security (DPTMS) AtHoc Installation Warning System-Alerts (AtHoc IWSAlerts)

Mr. Jeffrey Crisp USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Homepage http://www.rp.army.mil/

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AtHoc IWSAlerts System Capabilities USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

AtHoc IWSAlert is and Actionable Communication Unified Notification & Warning System Providing the Capabilities: 1. Networked Computer Desktop Notification. 2. Telephony Notification. 3. Email and SMS Text Notifications 4. Self-registration by enabled users and selfupdate to ensure contact information is current. 5. Mobile Alerting (Smart App)

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AtHoc IWSAlerts System Device Coverage Report USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

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AtHoc IWSAlerts Issues USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Self Self-registration by enabled users. •

Some personnel have not have not updated their Contact information

Reminders are sent through AtHoc every Monday ,Wednesday Friday

Family member acknowledge alert before Service Member AtHoc will stop alerting after one of the added devices is used to answer the alert

To fix this problem, we have added AtHoc 2. •

AtHoc2 can be accessed by Service Members via CAC Card at this Self Service Portal

https://warnings1.army.mil/SelfService/Entry.aspx?pid=2093976

To Access AtHoc •

Click on ‘Show Hidden Icons’ in bottom right of task bar on screen

Click on AtHoc Logo

Click on Access Self Service

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to obtain drop down menu box

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30 Day Outlook USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

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1 Sep-Nov 15

Rhine Ordnance Barracks Back Gate/ A6 Road Closure

17-20 Sep 15

Ramstein Bazaar @ Hangers 1&2 on Ramstein Air Base

18 Sep 15

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

22 Sep 15

SHARP annual training, 09:00; 10:30; 13:15 at Hercules Theater, Ramstein Air Base

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Casualty Notification Officer/Casualty Assistance Officer Training Baumholder

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Garrison Emergency Response Full Scale Exercise (Joint)

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2015 World Tour Tops in Blue @ KMCC, Ramstein Air Base

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Gold Star Mother’s Day

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Emergency Preparedness Awareness, 1000-1400 at the KMCC, Ramstein Air Base,

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30 Day Outlook USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

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U.S. Holidays German Holidays Training Holidays

3 Oct 15

Annual German-American Friendship Concert, 20:00 at Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern

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Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit) Holiday

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Fire Prevention Week

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FAP Silent Witness/Clothesline Project @ KMCC, Ramstein Air Base

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USAREUR Training Holiday

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Columbus Day Holiday

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Retiree Appreciation Day, 08:00-15:00 at Officers Club, Ramstein Air Base

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Winter Vehicle Safety Day at Baumholder Automotive Center

27 Oct 15

Volunteer of the Quarter, 11:30 at Armstrong’s Club at Vogelweh

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SHARP annual training, 08:30 & 13:30 sessions at Armstrong’s Club at Vogelweh

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Religious Support Office USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Religious Support Office (RSO) CH (MAJ) Everett Franklin

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Religious Support Office USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Religious Education • Baumholder • Protestant Community • Rock Chapel (Chapel 1) • KMC • Catholic Community • Vogelweh Elementary School Youth of the Chapel • Baumholder & KMC • Weekly Club Meetings • Winter & Summer Retreats For More Information • Baumholder: 06783-6-1570 • KMC: 0631-3406-4098

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United Service Organizations USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

United Service Organizations (USO) Colleen Lynch Kaiserslautern USO Area Operations Manager USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Homepage http://www.rp.army.mil/

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United Service Organizations USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Thursday, September 24, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Supporting Mass Casualty Exercise/LRMC USO Customer Appreciation Day by providing Mobile Canteen

Friday, September 25 Supporting quarterly USAG-RP Barracks Inspection by providing Pizza Party for winning barracks

Wednesday, October 14, at Ramstein Passenger Terminal Supporting USO Customer Appreciation event with Mobile Canteen

Friday, October 23, at Kaiserslautern High School Supporting Homecoming event with Mobile Canteen

Saturday, October 31, at Donnelly Park, Ramstein AFB Supporting Trunk or Treat family event for service members and families with food, snacks and drinks

Saturday, November 21, at Vogelweh Commissary Thanks for Thanksgiving event providing meals and gifts for junior enlisted military families nominated by their leadership

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Questions and Answers USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Questions and Answers

COL G. Shawn Wells, Jr. And Community

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Questions and Answers USAG RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Next Town Hall 19 November 2015 Armstrong’s Club Vogelweh

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Town hall sept 17, 2015