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Speeding, pedestrian safety on the minds of JBAB brass BY PAUL BELLO JOINT BASE ANACOSTIABOLLING PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The welfare of those living and working on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling is a big responsibility for members of its command team. That same priority is also what’s driving an effort by senior leaders to remind the public on the importance of road safety -- whether driving a vehicle or crossing the street as a pedestrian. “I’ve seen too many close calls since I took command in April. We even had one incident where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle back in October. Thankfully, it wasn’t serious and that person was okay,” said Navy Capt. Anthony Calandra, JBAB commander. “Speeding is often the factor and it’s a constant problem. The next time we might not be so lucky. We want the public to understand that we find this kind of behavior intolerable and unprofessional. According to Calandra, there’s an estimated 17,000 people who work and live on JBAB. Because days are shorter and night comes quicker, Calandra believes drivers should be extra cautious this time of year when taking to the roads and be on the lookout for pedestrians stopped at a crosswalk. Individuals who are walking on base should also be wearing brightly colored, more visible clothing and, if possible, walking in groups when it starts to get dark out, he said. “Drivers need to be extra vigilant, especially in the housing developments where there are children. Be aware of poor visibility like

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Airmen use a crosswalk on McChord Street, Dec. 13, at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. JBAB leadership emphasize the proper use of a crosswalk for both pedestrians and drivers. fog or rain and follow the posted speed limits,” Calandra said. “Vigilance doesn’t stop when you leave your house, either. Let?s look out for one another. Buck the trend to make things safer for everyone.” Navy Lt. Cmdr. Steven James, J3 commander/Security Enforcement, also believes in policing your neigh-

bor. If someone is doing something wrong, James insists that people contact him or someone from his staff right away. After all, he said it takes a village to make things better. “I’ve lived on military bases before and most people understand the rules. I?ve also met people who were not shy about reminding their neighbors when they’ve

done something wrong,” James said. “JBAB is not unlike any other installation when it comes to concerns about speeding. Though, unlike some other places, we can be more proactive. That’s what we need here.” James stresses that individuals should slow down and drive more defensively to look out for pedestrians - not just those at the crosswalks.

He also said drivers should be aware of street signs in housing developments, such as Children at Play, and to observe posted speed limits at all times. Pedestrians should also look both ways before stepping out to cross any road, he said. As a means of deterring those from speeding on base, James said selective enforcement is just one approach

INSIDE D.C. youth enjoy a great start to the holiday season

Eagle Scout dedicates new Prayer Garden at Chapel

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that JBAB is utilizing. It requires radars to be set up in select areas on base to warn drivers how fast they’re going. These radars would then be replaced by patrol officers who issue tickets to those not obeying the posted speed limits. Currently, James said security forces are writing Washington, D.C., as well as federal tickets, for traffic infractions on JBAB.


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Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer greet children, Dec. 9, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Washington D.C. Coats, toys and food that were donated by local D.C. organizations were given to elementary school students during the 42nd Annual Metropolitan Police Department, 7th District, Christmas Party.

Airman 1st Class Julian Butler, U.S. Air Force Honor Guardsman, serves holiday cake to children, Dec. 9, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Washington D.C. Disadvantaged youth were given holiday gifts including food, winter clothing and toys at the annual Christmas party hosted by the Metropolitan Police and local D.C. organizations.

D.C. youth enjoy a great start to the holiday season BY PAUL BELLO JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Youths from Washington D.C.'s most impoverished areas received a party to remember Dec. 9 courtesy of the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District, service members from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and many other local organizations. The party was held at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Panorama Room and has become an annual staple of sunshine for disadvantaged children living in southeast D.C.'s toughest and most economically challenged areas since 1942.

Lendia Johnson was this year's community outreach coordinator. She has been involved with the annual party since joining the D.C. police in 2004. According to her, support from the local community, as well as the military community, is never in question. "Most of these kids don't have anything. To have a day just for them around the holidays is really special," Johnson said. "Individual and group donations are always on the rise. It makes it possible for these kids to have a Christmas to remember. It shows them there are people who care. That's important." Johnson said planning for this year's holiday party began a year

ago when the city's Seventh District Citizen Advisory Board started looking at ways to raise money to buy children new toys, as well as brand new winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves. Johnson said the board, along with the Metropolitan D.C. police, also garnered enough donations from local organizations that more than 100 children's bicycles could be raffled off to kids from elementary schools throughout Wards 7 and 8. "This is a great opportunity to give back and help young kids who have gone through some really tough times in their lives," said Air Force Staff Sgt. Les Myles, who works at the Pentagon. "I want them

to have a memorable holiday. If all they need me to do is spend some time with them and hand out Christmas gifts, I'm all for it." Joining Myles from JBAB were Airmen 1st Class Kevin House and Julian Butler, both members of the Air Force Honor Guard. House believes it couldn't have been a better day for his new young friends. "This is just great. To see them get excited is what it's all about," House said. "These kids need this. They haven't had it easy and this is the kind of thing that can lift their spirits." Members of JBAB's Air Force Band Clarinet Quartet were also present and helped set the mood

with some holiday music special for the occasion. Despite their very busy schedule this holiday season, the group of four was more than happy to stop by for a visit. "It's great to play for an enthusiastic crowd and these kids are certainly excited," said Master Sgt. Brooke Emery. "The band has a lot of functions this time of year, but we always enjoy performing for kids. It's a lot of fun for us." Sharing those same feelings was Courtney Ginty, one of many volunteers on hand from the United Way's National Capital Area chap-

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Eagle Scout dedicates new Prayer Garden at Chapel

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Clark Jones, 15, son of Major General Duane A. Jones, director of resource integration, was recently promoted to the rank of Eagle Scout. Jones is a member of Boy Scout Troop 343 and chose to build a Prayer Garden at Chapel Center 1 at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling as his Eagle Project. A dedication ceremony in honor of the Prayer Garden was held on Dec. 14. "I'm very proud of the way it turned out," Jones said. "I hope patrons of the church and Sunday school members enjoy the Prayer Garden and use it as a reflection place."

Dedication follows new J3 commander to Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling BY PAUL BELLO JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Steven James, J3 commander/Security Enforcement, arrived on Joint Base AnacostiaBolling Oct. 17 without a moment to spare. A morning meeting at the Pentagon had just ended and it was now time to commute to Washington, D.C. and embark on his new assignment at JBAB, as well as attend an early afternoon meeting with his new colleagues. He?s been off and running ever since. A native of Wallace, N.C., James has been in the Navy for 28 years. He is one of ten children, but the only one of his siblings to join the military. His father, Roy, had served a proud career in the Navy and was actually eyeing one of James? brothers to follow in his footsteps. As it turns out, it was James that decided to join America’s global force for good. “My interest in the Navy started about a year after high school. My plan was to learn a trade and get money for college,” James said. “I

had an interest in electronics and thought that would be a good field to pursue, so I did. ”After boot camp, I got my first assignment aboard the U.S.S. Lewis and Clark in Charleston, S.C. It was a very interesting assignment that led to many other fantastic assignments. That’s how things have gone for me. It’s been a great ride.” However, according to James, his decision to join the Navy didn’t always look like a good idea early on. As a matter of fact, he jokes that he spent half of his first enlistment just trying to get out. So what changed his mind? “There’s definitely camaraderie with the people you’re serving with, but things really clicked for me during the Cold War years when I got hooked up with some fantastic leaders,” James said. “Having good leadership is important. Being around those who lead by example played a big role in my career. That?s when I realized there’s no way I would ever dream of leaving the Navy.” James has been on five submarine assignments in his career. The first coming in 1984 and the last in 1997. Altogether, he spent 11 years at sea during that time - almost all

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of it coming before the Internet, Skype and social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. He?s been hands on in the security field since 2004 and was assigned to the Pentagon’s M46 Shore Readiness Division prior to joining JBAB. Based on his experience from writing and updating new policies and procedures, James has witnessed firsthand the nation’s vast expansion in the field of security over the years, as well as its role on the global community. He believes safety has clearly been taken to greater heights. “We were accepting a lot more risks on 9/11 than we should’ve been. Just from the Navy’s perspective, the masters arm rate now is ten times the size it was prior to the terrorist attacks,” James said. “We’ve taken things much more seriously and have spent a lot more on emergency training. Internal and external coordination has also gotten better. Things are still evolving that will make us even safer.” James would like other installations to take a page from JBAB’s book, which has consolidated its fire,

emergency management, safety, air operations and security functions all under one umbrella. He said that makes things much easier for someone in his position. Though, that’s not the only thing that impresses him about his new installation. “This is a beautiful place, but I’ve been particularly impressed with the airmen that are here. They are as dedicated and professional as anyone I’ve ever seen,” James said. “I’ve also been impressed with our senior command and their support. They are driven to excel. When you have that, there’s nothing you can’t do as a team.” There will be some challenges for James and his staff in the near future. More than 100 Air Force staff will be leaving Security Enforcement in 2012. James has been doing interviews all this month and expects to hire 50 new officers very soon to make up for that gap. He cites integrity and experience as important qualities for new recruits, but they’re not the only two things he’s looking for. “It’s important to find someone that interacts well with the community. You need to have that in order to

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Ace on Deck: Tech. Sgt. Natalie Noland What's your favorite color, and why? Pink because it's cheerful like me. What is your favorite movie quote? "Are you not entertained?!" by the character Maximus Desimus from Gladiator. If you could have any super power, what would it be and why? Flying, because it would get to me work faster than being stuck on Interstate 95 everyday. What would you do if you won $1 million? Purchase a new house for my mother with a big backyard so she could plant flowers in the garden. Give my sister money in order for her to open a dance studio. I would take a long vacation to an island, and invest in something safe. Who inspires you, and why? My grandmother inspires me; she's strong, hardworking, caring and always seems to know what to say when I'm having a bad day, even without me telling her.

What is your best military memory? Spending the day with U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, I rode along with them as they performed five funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. I gained a newfound appreciation for their duties. It was cold, raining and there is no shelter from the elements there; however they performed their duties proudly--with honor and distinction. They made me even more proud to be an American Airman. What do you want people to know about you? 16 years later and I'm still quite proud of my decision to join the Air Force. I am a big karaoke fan, I enjoy singing although I get nervous each time I perform. I'm quite the social butterfly I enjoy meeting and talking to new people, I love buying new shoes. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and although it's been 25 years since my father died there is not a day that goes by that I don't think about him and pray he's proud of my sister and I.

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Tech. Sgt. Natalie Noland, Defense Intelligence Agency Transactional Management non-commissioned officer in charge, is this week's Ace on Deck for Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Noland was chosen by her leadership and peers for her professionalism and positive attitude. She interacts with customers on a daily basis as a personnelist for DIA Airmen. Noland hails from Chicago, Ill.

Redskins: Close, but no cigar, New England wins, 34-27 Skins show promise for the future COMMENTARY BY KEN HARVEY FORMER WASHINGTON REDSKINS PLAYER SPECIAL TO JOINT BASE JOURNAL

I hate to say it, but I was watching the Denver game as they came back from behind with two minutes in the game to win in overtime. I found myself wishing that something like that would happen to the Redskins, but needless to say it didn't. The Redskins played a close game against New England - close but there were no miracles, no comebacks from behind, but at least we were in the game. You can only write about a loss before it gets old, so I will point out some of the good things about this game.

Redskins show signs for future success To start off, the game was close and that is a huge positive as everyone thought it might be the Tom Brady show. The Redskins outgained New England 463-431 yards. Roy Helu ran for 126 yards on 27 carries.

The Offensive line that was piecemealed together, played strong as a team. This is a huge plus as young guys are trying to win a starting position. The Redskins also had to play without two of their top players, Trent Williams and Fred Davis which could have had a much greater impact. A big surprise was that the Redskins used a trick play on a reverse, Grossman handed the ball off to Roy Helu who then pitched it back to Brandon Banks who then threw it to a wide open Santana Moss who ran it in for a touchdown. This bodes well for the future if the team can pull together and be successful. That's it, a good leader can't always be critical so I will stop here, before I am tempted to write about the devil in the details. The Redskins next play the Giants who have just come off a big victory against the Cowboys. Here are the keys to the game.

Keys to victory Redskins' keys to victory against the New York Giants:

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Be smart, be safe, enjoy this holiday season By Senior Airman Susan Davis Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Public Affairs

The message never changes, year after year. Don't drive under the influence this holiday season (or any time of the year for that matter), and be on your guard for others in your life or in your workplace who may be feeling depressed or suicidal. The holidays, while being a time for family and friends to convene and enjoy one another's company, can be very stressful, and oftentimes very lonely, especially for those who can't be with their families for whatever reason. Suicide rates have been known to peak during the holiday season, and JBAB members should know what to do in the event they're faced with a situation involving a suicidal person. The acronym ACT stands for Ask, Care and Treat. Get involved with the individual and find out how they're doing; be sincere and compassionate if they tell you they are thinking about hurting themselves; and finally, seek help for the person. Know what to look for: if the individual is abusing alcohol or other substances; feels purposeless, anxious, trapped or hopeless; if he or she demonstrates reckless behavior,

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ter. She helped children try on and decide what new winter coats to take home with them. "The best part of the holidays for me is giving back. This party means so much to these kids and I'm thrilled to be a part of it," Ginty said. "I get to spend time with some great kids and meet a lot of really nice people. You can't help but have a wonderful day when that happens." With a buffet of food, live music and special appearances from Santa and Mrs. Claus and several of their friends, the day clearly belonged to the children. Marlynn Dickson, a parent coordinator from Turner Elementary School in Ward 8, came to the holiday party

withdrawal, has frequent mood swings or is angry much of the time, get involved. For more information or for crisis intervention, log on to www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org, or call 1-800-273-TALK, or veterans call 1-800-273-TALK and press 1. Reckless and intoxicated driving, like suicide, often claims lives during the holiday season. The Naval Safety Center offers tips on how to spot intoxicated drivers on the road, and how to avoid them. They often have trouble staying in the right position in their lane of traffic; they don't brake or accelerate normally; they have a loss of situational awareness and they show poor judgment. Intoxicated drivers tend to weave and swerve in and out of their lanes, fail to signal, or signal and don't follow through, make illegal or improper turns, and may even drive in the wrong lane or drive going the wrong way on a one-way street. The Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) offers SoberRide, a free taxi ride program for impaired drivers during high-risk times of the year. The program operates during the December-January holiday season, St. Patrick's Day, Independence Day and Hal-

with 20 kids from her school. According to her, each year the party gets better and better. "It's absolutely wonderful to see the community rally around these kids and support them in this way," Dickson said. "Children look forward to this every year. You have no idea what this means to them." Kerry Parker, a behavioral technician at Ward 8's Leckie Elementary School, also knows firsthand of the annual party's value to kids. Toys and clothes are fantastic, but a warm cooked meal means just as much, she said. "Ward 8 is one of the largest wards in all of D.C. and it has the hardest of hardships. Kids don't have a lot and the city has closed many recreation centers because of budget constraints," Parker said. "Many needy children are walking out of here today with a nice cooked meal and some new clothes. You can't put a price tag on that."

loween. Taxi rides are free up to a $30 fare. Callers must be at least 21 to use the service, calls may not be made for future pick-ups (callers must call at the time they need a ride and allow for 30-60 minutes before pick-up), and if calling from a cell phone, the phone must have a D.C., Maryland or Virginia area code. Calls must originate from within the D.C. area, Montgomery or Prince George's

Counties, or Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William or eastern Loudon Counties. For more information on the SoberRide program, log on to www.soberride.com. When driving, the best way to stay safe is to exercise common sense-don't drink and drive, don't drive fatigued, always wear a seat belt and always obey the speed limit.


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Wreaths Across America

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Volunteers for Wreaths Across America laid wreaths on thousands of tombstones on Dec. 12 at Arlington National Cemetery in Va. Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman, Morrill Worcester, in 1992.

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Civil Air Patrol officers lay wreaths on tombstones on Dec. 12 while participating as volunteers at Arlington National Cemetery in Va. Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman, Morrill Worcester, in 1992.

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Thousands of wreaths are placed on grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery in Va. Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman, Morrill Worcester, in 1992. 1. No turnovers. The Redskins have turned the ball over 28 times this season. That's the 2nd most of any team in the league. For

them to have any chance against the Giants, they must do a great job of protecting the ball. The Giants have 23 takeaways on the year. That's 4th best in the NFL.

They'll need to take some shots downfield early against the Giants secondary to set the stage for a tough battle.

2. Protect Rex Grossman. In Sunday's loss to the Patriots, the Redskins did a pretty good job protecting Grossman, particularly on third down. However, he did fumble in the end zone and New England recovered the ball for a touchdown. That turned out to be the difference in the game. Going into Sunday's games, the Giants had 33 sacks on the year. That's the 5th most on the year. Look for the Redskins to put an extra blocker on passing downs to try to contain the Giants pass rush.

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3. Make some key plays in the passing game. The Giants give up an average of 260.3 yards per game through the air. That's 29th in the NFL. Washington did a great job of making plays in the air against New England.

Giants-28 Redskins-20

About Ken Harvey Ken Harvey played 11 seasons in the NFL, most recently with the Washington Redskins. His 89 quarterback sacks and four appearances in the Pro Bowl earned his place in history as one of the Redskins' greatest players of all time. He has also been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He embraces creativity and rejects "the box" and devotes his time, resources and energy to supporting many charities and philanthropic causes.


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Holiday Greetings! A message from the Commandant, Naval District Washington, Rear Adm. Patrick J. Lorge Special to Joint Base Journal

Greetings Naval District Washington family! It is once again the time of year when we pause from our daily workload to celebrate the holiday season and the beginning of another new year with our families and friends. Let's take a moment to reflect on the past year and how fortunate we are to continue serving this great nation. 2011 has been a magnificent year and I remain fortunate to serve the commandant of such a diverse and significant region. I cannot thank you enough for the service and support you have provided NDW and the Navy. Your dedication and the sacrifices you make in ensuring the safety of our nation is very much appreciated. The pride and professionalism you demonstrated each and every day was instrumental in carrying out our mission and making 2011 another successful year. As we bring closure to 2011, let our hearts not forget our fellow service members serving in harms way far away from their family and friends, and those wounded warriors just returning home who will be spending time in treatment facilities. Let us pray that they too experience the joy and hope that this festive season brings. And of course, let's be safe this holiday season. As you attend parties and celebrations and travel to spend time with loved ones do not forget to take time for safety. Do not drink and drive (even buzz driving can get you a DUI), get plenty of rest before venturing out on the highway and watch out for your friends and shipmates. A few moments of forethought can ensure we all have a happy holiday and return safely for the start of another great year. Please enjoy the holidays with your loved ones and friends. And as you ring in the New Year, please take every precaution to stay safe and take care of each other. May you and your family have a safe and joyful holiday season and a prosperous New Year. God bless each and every one of you and my very best wishes for 2012.

Wilson SHS seats available to JBAB families who act now By Senior Airman Susan L. Davis Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Public Affairs

The question of where Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling parents should send their children to school is one that is raised every year, but by the summer months-or even the spring months-it is simply too late. The D.C. Out-of-Boundary Lottery gives parents the option to send their school-age children to schools they may not necessarily be zoned for, but the lottery for the following school year takes place early-this year, the lottery begins Jan. 30 and runs through Feb. 27. More than half of D.C. Public School students attend schools outside of their own neighborhood boundaries. JBAB is zoned for Hart Middle School and Ballou Senior High School. However, through the lottery, parents whose children are in high school or transitioning to high school may wish to apply to Woodrow Wilson Senior High School, a neighborhood school located in D.C.'s Ward 3.

Out-of-boundary families interested in attending Wilson may either apply through the Out-of-Boundary Lottery, or to one of Wilson's academies: Academy of Finance; Humanities, Arts and Media Academy; Wilson International Studies Program; Academic and Athletic Achievement Academy; or the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Program. Applications are available online at http://www.wilsonhs.org/ and the Wilson High School Main Office. Applications are due by Jan. 25, and results will be announced by Feb. 29. For more information about applying to Wilson, families and students should contact the Woodrow Wilson High School Main Office at (202) 282-0120, or e-mail the Academy Coordinator at alex.wilson@dc.gov. To find out what high school your child is zoned for, download a copy of the D.C. Public Schools high school map by ward at the following website: http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/Le arn+About+Schools/Find+Yo ur+Assigned+Schools .

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MWR Calendar COSMIC BOWLING Dec. 17 | 8 - 11 p.m. | Potomac Lanes Bowling Center | Please call (202)563-1701/1702 for more information. CHAMPAGNE SUNDAY BRUNCH Dec. 18 | 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Bolling ClubWashington Dining Room | Please call (202)563-3800 for more information. HOLIDAY BAKING/COOKING- PROJECT 3- SUGAR COOKIES Dec. 16 | 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. | Ages 13 - 18 | Youth Center | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information. WINTER HOLIDAY PRETEEN LOCK IN Dec. 17 | 10:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. | Potomac Lanes Bowling Center | Ages 9 to 12 | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information. SEVEN SPRINGS MOUNTAIN DAY TRIP Dec. 17 | 5 a.m. - Midnight | ODR-Seven Springs, PA | Please call (202)767-9136/4227 for more information. SURVIVOR BENEFIT PLAN Dec. 21 | 10 - 11 a.m. | MFSC Bldg. 72 | Please call (202)433-6151 for more information. Dec. 21 | 2 - 3 p.m. | MFSC Bldg. 13 | Please call (202)767-0450 for more information. WINTER BREAK CARE Dec. 22 - 30 | 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Youth Center | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information. HOLIDAY COOKING/BAKING-PROJECT 5- MAKING SANTA SUNDAES Dec. 23 | Youth Center | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information. Ages 9 - 12 | 6 - 7 p.m. Ages 13 - 18 | 7 to 8 p.m.

HOLIDAY COOKING/BAKING-PROJECT 4- CREATE YOUR OWN BURGER Dec. 30 | Youth Center | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information. Ages 9 - 12 | 6 to 7 p.m. Ages 13 - 18 | 7 to 8 p.m. NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY Dec. 31 | 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. | Bolling Club | Please call (202)563-3800 for more information. NEW YEAR'S EVE BOWL Dec. 31 | 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. | Potomac Lanes Bowling Center | Please call (202)5631701/1702 for more information. JANUARY BLOODY MARY AND MIMOSA BAR/BRUNCH Jan. 2 | 9 - 11:30 a.m. | Potomac Lanes Bowling Center | Please call (202)5631701/1702 for more information. WEDNESDAY NIGHT SEAFOOD BUFFET Jan. 4 | 5 - 8 p.m. | Bolling Club-Washington Dining Room | Please call (202)563-3800 for more information. ANGER MANAGEMENT Jan. 4, 11, 18 & 25 | 9 - 11 a.m. | MFSC Bldg. 72 | Please call (202)433-6151 for more information. SUICIDE PREVENTION Jan. 5 | 10 - 11 a.m. | MFSC Bldg. 72 Jan. 10 | 8 - 9 a.m. | MFSC Bldg. 72 | Please call (202)433-6151 for more information. 2012 10 LB. CHALLENGE Jan. 5 | Fitness Center I & II | Please call (202)767-5895 or (202)433-2962 for more information.

Worship Guide Call 301-670-7106

FIRST FRIDAY Jan. 6 | 5 p.m. - Midnight | Bolling ClubWashington Dining Room | Please call (202)563-3800 for more information. IN HOUSE MOVIES Jan. 7 | Youth Center | Please call (202)7674003 for more information. Ages 9 - 12 | 6 to 8 p.m. Ages 13 - 18 | 8:30 - 10:30 p.m. COSMIC BOWLING Jan. 7, 14, 21 & 28 | 8 - 11 p.m. | Potomac Lanes Bowling Center Please call (202)563-1701/1702 for more information. YOUTH SPONSORSHIP AND MONTHLY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Jan. 14 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Ages 9 - 18 | Youth Center | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information. CHAMPAGNE SUNDAY BRUNCH Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29 | 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Bolling Club-Washington Dining Room Please call (202)563-3800 for more information. INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE Jan. 9 | 6 - 9 p.m. | Fitness Center I & II | Please call (202)767-5895 or (202)433-2962 for more information. BASIC AUTO CARE CLASS Jan. 11 | 5 to 7:30 p.m. | Auto Hobby Shop | Please call (202)767-4571 for more information. BIRTHDAY LUNCH Jan. 11 | 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. |Bolling ClubWashington Dining Room | Please call (202)563-8400 for more information.

Sunday: Sun. School 9:45am, Worship Services 11:00am & 6:00pm Wednesday: AWANA, Teen Clubs, Adult Prayer & Bible Study 7:00pm An Independent Bible Centered Church • In the Baptist Tradition - Missionary minded Affiliated with IFCA International • Nursery Available All Services

ROUNDTOP MOUNTAIN RESORT DAY TRIP Jan. 14 | 6 a.m. - 12 a.m. | ODR - Lewisberry, PA | Please call (202)767-9136/4227 for more information. TRX CORE CHALLENGE Jan. 17-20| 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Fitness Center I & II | Please call (202)767-5895 or (202)4332962 for more information. PAYING FOR COLLEGE Jan. 18 | 10 - 11 a.m. | MFSC Bldg. 72 | Please call (202)433-6151 for more information. Jan. 18| 2 - 3 p.m. | MFSC Bldg. 13 |Please call (202)767-0450 for more information. CAREER EXPLORATION FAIR Jan. 20 | 9 a.m. - Noon | Bolling ClubArnold Room | Please call (202)767-0450 or (202)433-6151 for more information. WINTER BLUES PRETEEN DANCE Jan. 21 | 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. | Ages 9 - 12 | Youth Center | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information. KEEPING YOUR MARRIAGE STRONG Jan. 23 |2 - 4 p.m. | MFSC Bldg.72 | Please call (202)433-6151 for more information.

Miscellaneous items related to your health, your career, your life and your community Holiday trees on sale at ODR

Transportation Survey

Holiday trees are now on sale at JBAB Outdoor Recreation. Hours of operation are ThursdayMonday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call Outdoor Rec at 202-767-9136.

The JBAB Commander asks your cooperation with a transportation survey given the growth policy in the surrounding area as parking availability may become scarce. It is the commander's intention to understand people's perceptions of on-base shuttle services and commuter options to improve the overall transportation system, health and welfare of the JBAB Community. The goal is to improve current transportation options on base and to and from work. Responses are completely anonymous and no attempt will be made to identify any individual or group. To take the survey visit: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JBAB_TRA NSP_SURVEY

The JBAB Chapel's Christmas Cantata this year, "The Promised Hope Starts with a Baby's First Cry," will be presented on Sunday, Dec. 18 at the Chapel Center at 11:30 a.m. during a Unity Protestant service. The service will be followed with a meal in the activity center. The Cantata Choir is comprised of members representing the diversity of JBAB Chapel's three congregations.

8040 Woodyard Rd., Clinton, MD • 301-868-3030 Dr. James Lowther, Pastor www.campspringschurch.com

MLK WINTER AEROBATHON Jan. 14 | 8 a.m. - Noon | Fitness Center I | Please call (202)767-5895 for more information.

J NOTES JBAB Christmas Cantata Performance

CAMP SPRINGS COMMUNITY CHURCH

CAPTURE THE FLAG TOURNAMENT Jan. 13 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Ages 9 to 12 | Youth Center | Please call (202)767-4003 for more information.

Chapel Schedule CATHOLIC SERVICES Daily Mass Monday-Friday.. 11:30 a.m ...Chapel Center Weekend Mass Saturday...5 p.m...Chapel Center Sunday.....9:30 a.m.......Chapel Center Reconciliation Saturday ...4:30 p.m....Chapel Center Sunday...........9 a.m......Chapel Center

PROTESTANT SERVICES Sunday Worship General Service ..11 a.m....Chapel Two Gospel Service..11:30 a.m...Chapel Center Sunday School 9:30-10:30 a.m. September-May.

Joint Base Journal, Vol. 2, No. 50  

This week's edition of Joint Base Journal brought to you by the JBAB PA office!

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