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QM Leadership Visits Rigger Jump Training Page 3
Local Power Company Gives Back to Fort Lee Page 4
Virginia Offers Special Veterans ID Card Page 14 Army Birthday Invite......................Page 2 News Briefs.....................................Page 7 Off Duty in the Community ..........Page 8 Sgt. McGillicuddy’s Wordsearch ..Page 15 Kenner Connection ......................Page 16 Calendar of Events................Pages 18-20
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Fort Lee Hosts Army Birthday Celebration Fort Lee will celebrate the Armyâ€™s 237th birthday during a special June 14 event at the north entrance of the Combined Arms Support Command headquarters (adjacent to Seay Field). The festivities will include music by the 392nd Army Band, a wide variety of Army displays, a Bronze Star presentation and a cake-cutting ceremony featuring the oldest and youngest Soldiers on post. All are welcome to this Family friendly celebration, including the general public. Starting at 2 p.m., visitors can view a variety RIH[KLELWVDQGGLVSOD\VIURPRUJDQL]DWLRQV on and off post, including the Association of the United States Army, the U.S. Army Womenâ€™s Museum, the Quartermaster Museum, Kenner Army Health Clinic and the Family and MWR Directorate. At 3 p.m., the official ceremony begins. It will feature a mass reenlistment with 20 Soldiers renewing their service commitment
to the Army. Also planned is the cake cutting and the Bronze Star presentation to Michael A. Willis who served with the 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam. This event is a great opportunity for Soldiers and other Team Lee members to show their pride in being part of the Army Family. Itâ€™s also a chance for off-post community members to learn more about the installation and the Soldiers who serve the nation. Many generations of military troops have followed in the footsteps of those first colonists who left their homes and embraced our nationâ€™s call to duty. For 237 years, our Soldiers, their Families and Army Civilians around the world have been the strength of this great nation in peace and at war. Today, Americaâ€™s Army is engaged in nearly 150 countries, with more than 93,000 Soldiers currently deployed and
IRUZDUGVWDWLRQHG LQ$VLD (XURSH Africa, Central America and other regions of the world. In a recent message distributed servicewide, the Armyâ€™s senior leaders also acknowledged the many successes of U.S. forces in Iraq, to include the eventual drawdown of troops and departure from that theater of operation, and the continued service in Afghanistan. â€œWe remain vigilant as we prepare for the challenges of an uncertain future,â€? wrote Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Chief of Staff of the Army Raymond Odierno, and Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler III. â€œOur Army has always remained true to enduring professional values,â€? the service leaders also noted. â€œWe value the dignity and respect of all our Soldiers, Families and civilians. We honor the sacred trust our nation places with us, and we remain
Range Control Reminds Public of Safety Guidelines The Department of the Army requires that the public be informed on a regular basis that military ranges, impact areas and training areas are restricted to authorized personnel only. All non-authorized personnel must stay away from danger areas (range fans) for active ranges, areas known to contain XQH[SORGHG PXQLWLRQV DOVR NQRZQ DV ÂłGXGVÂ´ DQG FRPSO\ with range safety regulations. The true size and shape of an impact zone and danger areas may change daily, depending upon the training mission and type of weapon being fired. (QWU\ LQWR DQ\ UDQJH WUDLQLQJ DUHD RU LPSDFW ]RQH LV prohibited without prior coordination with Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, Range Control. Permission may be requested by calling (804) 765-2286 or
Commanding General ....................Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge Garrison Commander ............................ Col. Rodney D. Edge Public Affairs Officer ............................................ D.R. Bingham Command Information/Managing Editor ....... Patrick Buffett Senior Writer/Special Assignments ................ T. Anthony Bell Production/News Assistant Editor ........................Amy Perry Family/Community Life Reporter .............. Kimberly K. Fritz Production Assistant ................................... Kathryn C. Weigel
765-2287. The official Range Bulletin is published weekly. It includes the live fire schedule and activities, training area schedules and other pertinent information. The Range Bulletin is available in Fort Lee Public folders or by calling Range Control. 7KH SXEOLF LV UHPLQGHG WR EH DZDUH WKDW XQH[SORGHG ordnance and munitions may be present in areas other than the ranges. If a suspected ordnance is found it should not be touched. Report it immediately to the Range Control Office DWWKHQXPEHUSURYLGHGHDUOLHU(YHU\RQHLVDVNHGWRWUHDWWKH ranges with respect and remain vigilant while present on them.
our nationâ€™s loyal servants â€“ defending the principles upon which our Declaration of Independence and Constitution were established.â€? â€œFor 237 years, Americaâ€™s Army has answered the nationâ€™s call, and we always will,â€? they concluded. â€œ(In recognition of) the Armyâ€™s birthday, we thank every Soldier, civilian and Family member who has ever served in our ranks for your dedication to duty and the selfless service that have made us all Army Strong.â€? Fort Lee Army Birthday Celebration guests are reminded that all visitors 18 years of age and older must present a current stateor government-issued photo identification to gain access to the installation. A current vehicle registration and proof of insurance may be requested as well. - U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office
Correction In the May 24 issue, the Traveller misidentified one of the participants of a recent Ordnance Corps Honorary Colonel of the Regiment change of responsibility ceremony. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Steven McWilliams, honorary SGM of the Regiment, was pictured passing the command flag off to retired Lt. Gen. Richard A. Hack, the new HCOR. The outgoing honorary colonel, retired Gen. John G. Coburn, was not able to attend the ceremony.
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Pfc. Charity Miller, an AIT student from Victor Company, 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, plants D Ă€DJ DW D JUDYHVWRQH DW Blandford Cemetery. See Pages 12-13 for more photos DERXW)RUW/HHÂśVLQYROYHPHQW LQ0HPRULDO'D\HYHQWV Photo by Amy Perry To reach the Traveller Staff, call (804) 734-7147.
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QM School Leadership Visits Fort Pickett Commandant, Command Sergeant Major Visit Soldiers During Airborne Training by T. Anthony Bell Senior Writer/Special Projects
BLACKSTONE ARMY AIRFIELD – Leaders who empathize with Soldiers and their missions, will likely reap benefits far beyond a “feel-good moment,” said Command Sgt. Maj. James Sims, Quartermaster Corps regimental command sergeant major. That’s why he makes it a point to show his face in the schoolhouse and at training sites on a regular basis. “When you have presence from the leadership, it permeates across an organization,” he said. “It shows the leadership cares from the top all the way down.” Sims was showing his concern for Soldiers May 24 when he visited Fort Pickett to talk with students and participate in airborne operations there. The school’s Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department conducts airborne operations there twice a month for rigger advanced individual training and basic officer leader course students. Although he visits twice monthly to jump himself, the opportunity to connect with Soldiers is never taken for granted. “I’ve been doing this thing for more than 28 years,” he said, “so I can tell you that the greatest gift for me is to give back – that’s priceless – to give to someone else all that I’ve learned from mentors, battle buddies, bosses, commanders, warrant officers, noncommissioned officers and Soldiers alike.” On the Blackstone Army Airfield tarmac, the troops were inclined to keep their bearing as they awaited their lifts. They stood at a rigid parade rest as Sims made rounds to engage groups of Soldiers but softened their postures as the conversation evolved into banter. He was clearly enjoying himself. “It’s always a good day be out here among these young warriors,” he said. “To be a part of it, there’s no greater gift.” Not far from where Sims stood with the troops, his commander, the person whom he calls “battle buddy,” was busy getting instructions for a jump. Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham, the Quartermaster School commandant, was on her first visit to Blackstone in that capacity. Like Sims, she had also engaged the troops but was minutes away from making her first tandem jump, one in which an inexperienced jumper is attached to an experienced jumper via a harness. She joined about 77 other parachutists who were eventually dropped from the sky by a C-130 aircraft. Minutes after landing, she appeared charged, saying it was a thrill all of its own. “Now I know why my husband put his knees in the breeze 77 times,” she said, referring to her husband Patrick, a former airborne Soldier. “It is enjoyable. I’m
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(TOP) Command Sgt. Maj. James Sims jokes with Parachute Rigger Course students on the tarmac while they await the DLUFUDIW$%29( 6ROGLHUVERDUGD&DLUFUDIWIRURQHRI several training flights that dropped personnel and cargo on WKHGURS]RQH/()7 %ULJ*HQ*ZHQ%LQJKDPDQGKHULQ VWUXFWRU IORDW WRZDUG WKH ODQGLQJ WDUJHW DIWHU %LQJKDP SHU formed her first tandem jump. glad I did it. Now my husband and I have something to talk about.” She also has a better take on the parachute rigger course (military occupational specialty 92R) taught at the schoolhouse and the students who undergo the training. “I wanted to experience what our Soldiers experience,” said Bingham. “These are 92 romeos and I’m not an airborne Soldier, so I wanted the opportunity to feel like I was a part of their world for one day in the life of a quartermaster general. For one moment in time, I feel like I
was a part of their world.” The Quartermaster School graduates roughly 800 riggers annually. Riggers pack, maintain and repair parachutes for individuals as well as for equipment. The lack of roads and treacherous terrain make them a critical part of the logistical efforts in Afghanistan where airdropping supplies and equipment is commonplace. “What they do is phenomenal and God bless each and every one of them,” said Bingham.
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Dominion Volunteers â€˜Powerâ€™ Lee Projects repair mechanic, and Leanna Shiflett, who served four years as an Army petroleum system specialist, worked together planting hostas near the entrance to the USO. More than two dozen Dominion Virginia Washington is now a Dominion payroll Power employees participated in two projsupport specialist and Shiflett, an adminects at Fort Lee May 23 as part of the coristrative assistant. porationâ€™s early salute to Memorial Day, As other volunteers raked, planted and military personnel, veterans and their watered around the USO, a pair of vetFamilies. In a single day, power company erans built picnic tables with a commonvolunteers carried out projects at 26 sites in wealth of Virginia retiree who had tagged 10 states as part of its Dominion Energizing along with his girlfriend, a Dominion Communities program. worker. Dan Boch, a Navy submariner One group of volunteers working here imfor nine years, and Richard Burks, who proved the landscaping around the USO and served nearly 23 years in the Army and built two picnic tables for its visitors. The Army National Guard, helped Virginia other group supported a Whispers of Love retiree Robert Farley assemble the two project beside the Army Community Service PHOTO BY KATHRYN C. WEIGEL tables with attached benches. Boch now building on Mahone Avenue where they prepared a complimentary lunch for about Michelle Washington, left, digs a hole for a new hosta to be planted works at Dominion in nuclear quality as200 visitors and gave away phone cards and at the USO building May 23 as Leanna Shiflett open a bag of soil. The surance. Burks is a laborer for the utility books. A registered nurse was there to pro- Dominion employees, both of whom have served in the Army, were company. among about 20 volunteers beautifying the exterior of the USO. Virginia Byerson and her group of vide free blood pressure checks as well. Dominion volunteers provided a lunch of â€œWhat is special about this effort is that employees themselves selected the projects and recipi- of military support. The company employs 1,300 veterans hamburgers and hotdogs with seasonal side dishes for acent organizations,â€? said Thomas F. Farrell II, Dominionâ€™s in 14 states and for the third year in a row made the â€œBest tive duty personnel who wanted a change from dining fachairman, president and chief executive officer. â€œMany of for Vets 2012: Employersâ€? list at Military Times EDGE cility fare and for veterans, retirees and Family members who stopped by. our employees are veterans or friends and family of vet- magazine. Byerson is the founder and chief executive officer of erans, and they personally know the needs in their comEach of the 26 projects received $1,000 to provide supWhispers of Love, which she started in late 2007. Her munities and have chosen to help address them. plies for the dayâ€™s work. â€œThis is just one of the many ways Dominion thanks Veterans were plentiful among the volunteers at the non-profit organization has a special emphasis on helping those who have honorably served our country,â€? said USO last week. Michelle Washington, who retired from homeless veterans. Byerson is a contracting officer with Farrell. The utility company has a long-standing history the Army after 21 years as a truck driver and heavy wheel the Defense Logistics Agency. by Kathryn C. Weigel Production Assistant
Lee Integrates Enterprise System Technology by Anthony L. McKinnon SERP Military Operations Analyst
Supporting the Armyâ€™s No. 1 mission of Soldier readiness, the Scheduling Enterprise Resource Planning system simplifies unit and installation planning preparedness by integrating massive amounts of information into a common operating picture. With SERP military leaders can make more informed decisions to efficiently train, prepare and deploy troops. Enterprise systems are software applications that have cross-organizational capabilities as opposed to department or group-specific â€œstove-pipedâ€? programs. They allow for collaboration and communication across the installation through the collection of data that is accessible and usable by multiple organizations. Gone are the days when one or two individuals were
privy to information utilizing an Excel spreadsheet to hoard assets and resources. Team Lee has undergone major organizational changes resulting from the Base Realignment and Closure commissionâ€™s implementation. This is a true enterprise tool that can access and manage the necessary data to schedule daily activities and cross utilize limited resources. With the increase in students being trained annually and competition for training dollars, it is imperative that leaders have access to accurate data. This allows them to make prudent and responsible decisions that will benefit the entire Installation, not just one influential organization. Rodney Smith of the Quartermaster Schoolâ€™s Petroleum Water Department said, â€œThe application provides an organization with a common picture of all training being conducted.â€? HNTB Federal Inc. has progressively
upgraded the application based on the recommendations of end users â€“ a process which is very different from other commercial software providers. Delores Franklin, a scheduler at the Training Supply and Equipment Division, said, â€œWith the new upgrades, schedules can be produced in a fraction of the time.â€? Several organizations received commendable ratings during the recent TRADOC accreditation and evaluation inspection. Key observations pointed out by the team include the following: Â‡ 7KHV\VWHPDOORZVDQRUJDQL]DWLRQWR cross utilize assets and resources. Â‡ 8VHUVYLHZWKHDYDLODELOLW\RIDVVHWV and resources prior to the start of training. Â‡ &RQIOLFWV FDQ EH LGHQWLILHG DQG UHsolved before training begins. Â‡ &OLHQWVFDQORFNLQFODVVURRPVDXGLtoriums, training areas and other resources.
Â‡ 8VHUV KDYH WKH DELOLW\ WR UHTXHVW TMP support. Not only does SERP allow Team Lee users to schedule resources and facilities in a geospatially referenced environment, forecast demand and availability of resources and facilities, it unifies a diverse command structure under a common system. Jose Osorio from the Ordnance School, Training Management Organization called the system â€œa solid scheduling application, which allows users to produce the best product with the lowest amount of expenditure.â€? The system is free to all tenants of Fort Lee and requires only a signed system user form and a training session. For more information on available training sessions, contact Anthony McKinnon at (804) 765-7053 or Carl Lynch, BASE 4-D systems administrator, at 765-7054.
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AmericAn HeritAge AnnuAl PAss How can one day of fun last an entire year? Residents from Richmond to Virginia Beach can now visit Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center for one year for the price of one day â€” $20 for adults and $10 for ages 6-12 â€” available for a limited time. â€˘ Interactive gallery exhibits â€˘ Hand-on experiences in re-created living-history areas â€˘ Special events, exhibits and lectures â€˘ Free parking The history is so close â€“ youâ€™ll want to come again and again. Book online or visit your MWR office.
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Pharmacy Services at Kenner Army Health Clinic is installing a robotic prescription-filling system in its Refill Section in the main pharmacy. To complete the installation, the refill call-in system and the Refill Section is closed through June 6. Patients will experience delays and have to wait for refills to be processed at a window. However, once the new system is in place, it will automate 70 percent of the total prescription volume with 100 percent accuracy for drug and dose, according to Capt. Luis E. Colon. Address questions or concerns to Colon at (804) 734-9136 or luis. email@example.com.
The 2012 edition of the U.S. Army Soldier Show will be at MacLaughlin Fitness Center June 5-6. A 7 p.m. performance each day will be for advance individual training Soldiers only. A free public show is set for 2 p.m. June 6. Seating will be on a first-come, firstserved basis. The 90-minute song and dance production is centered on the advertising slogan, “Army Strong.”
Registration is under way for the Fort Lee Petroleum and Water Department’s biennial Liquid Logisticians Reunion, formerly known as the Old Timers Reunion. The reunion, slated for Sept. 7-8, is open to all petroleum and water career management field personnel (active duty, retired, Department of Defense Civilians and contractors) and Families. For details, call (804) 734-2810 or visit www.quartermaster.army.mil/pwd.
The American Red Cross and Kenner Army Health Clinic are teaming up to bring the Youth Volunteer Program back to KAHC this summer after a hiatus of about eight years. Military and Department of Defense teens, age 14-17, may apply for the lim-
ited number of positions available by June 15. Applications will be available at the post Red Cross office, building 9028-A beginning June 5. Completed applications must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation. Volunteers must be available June 26 - July 27. For details, email Christy.Carneal@ redcross.org.
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The Army Family and MWR Division is auditioning Soldiers in order to choose one performer to open a rock show at Fort Know, Ky., on June 23 as part of the Army Concert Tour. The Soldier selected will open the show for REO Speedwagon, Styx and Blue Oyster Cult. The winner and his or her guest will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Fort Knox, tickets to the concert, and a chance to meet the professional performers. Video auditions of solo performances are due by 2 p.m. Central time June 6 at www.ArmyMWR.com. Visit the website for details and a complete set of rules.
Registration for the Mid-Atlantic Region Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department’s annual all-military Wilderness Challenge is open to all members of the armed forces. The challenge will be Oct. 4-6 in the Appalachian Mountains. It will be hosted by ACE Adventure Resort in West Virginia. Each team must have four active duty military, including one female. The cost is $500 per team. For details on the event, sanctioned by the U.S. Adventure Racing Association, visit www.wildernesschallenge.net or call (757) 887-7256.
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Juneteenth Music, exhibits, historic re-enactors and more will help commemorate 147 years of emancipation from slavery at the Juneteenth Celebration at Petersburg National Battlefield in Hopewell on June 16. The celebration will begin with a moving libation ceremony beginning on the James River waterfront at 10 a.m. Activities will continue at Grant’s Headquarters Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield until 3 p.m. Presented by the Washington Cultural Foundation and the City of Hopewell, Juneteenth is a free family oriented event with musical performances, lectures, artillery demonstrations, children’s activities, exhibitions and tours of the house and grounds. Also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration to mark the partial end of slavery in the United States. Celebrated in more than 200 cities, Juneteenth’s origins are in Galveston, Texas, where on June 19, 1865, slaves were informed of their freedom by Union troops including the United States Colored Troops. The commemoration, in modern times, celebrates the continued quest for freedom while also acknowledging the achievements of African Americans. Another goal of Juneteenth is to promote mutual respect among diverse cultures in our community. The General Grant’s Headquarters Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield is located at 1001 Pecan Ave. in Hopewell and is open seven days a week, every day of the year except for major holidays. The grounds are open until dark and include numerous wayside exhibits on the lawn surrounding the home and on the James River waterfront. For information about Juneteenth National Freedom Day, call event organizer Rebecca Rose at (804) 541-2695 or Petersburg National Battlefield at 732-3531. Off Duty In the Community is a weekly feature of the Traveller offering descriptions of locales, events and volunteer opportunities of interest to Fort Lee Soldiers and Civilians.
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530th Gets New CSM The 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted a change of responsibility ceremony between outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Edward L. Johnson and incoming Command Sgt. Maj. James Jenkins May 18 at the Post Field House. Staff Sgt. Bryan Koritzer, color guard NCOIC, presented the battalion colors. Lt. Col. Austin Elliott, 530th CSSB commander, at right, handing the guidon to Jenkins, presided over the ceremony. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
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HONOr+REMEMBRANC CE Fort Lee Military Personnel, Local Communities Pay Tribute to Nation’s Fallen
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Pvt. Zacharia Nelson, an advanced individual training student from Victor Company, 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, plants a flag at a gravestone at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg Saturday. Each year, Fort Lee students team up with the J. Thompson Wyatt American Legion Post 2 to place flags at the gravesites of veterans in the cemetery. This year, they placed nearly 5,000 flags.
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(TOP) Soldiers from the 59th Ordnance Brigade stand at attention during the Memorial Day Ceremony at the War Memorial in Colonial Heights. (TOP, RIGHT) A citizen pays her respects during the playing of the national anthem during the Memorial Day Ceremony at the War Memorial in Colonial Heights. (ABOVE) Rifle team Soldiers from the 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, stand at parade rest during a Memorial Day ceremony at Peterburg’s Blandford Cemetery. More than 50 Fort Lee personnel participated in the observance.
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Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, CASCOM and Fort Lee commanding general, greets two World War II veterans at Monday's annual Memorial Day observance in Hopewell. Hodge was the keynote speaker.
Petersburg Mayor Brian Moore, Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Tatem and American Legion Post 2 Commander John McCrea lay a wreath at a Blandford Cemetery grave site.
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TLOG Graduates 27 Logisticians Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, deputy chief of staff of the Army, G-4 (Logistics), addresses graduating students in the Theater Logistics Planners Program on May 24 at the Army Logistics University. The 27 graduates included one civilian and eight foreign military students. They spent 19 weeks learning to become innovative logisticians. Through the course, the students developed their decision analysis skills and depth in operational knowledge that will assist them in solving complex operational logistic challenges.
Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham congratulates Fort Lee Family member Sean J. Burden of Chester on his Eagle Scout promotion during a May 21 Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at the Hopewell Moose Family Center. Bingham, the Quartermaster General, was guest speaker at the event. She complimented Burden for his "demonstrated leadership and hard work," which brought him to the highest Boy Scout rank. In recognition of his scouting achievements, Burden also received an American flag that had flown over the nation's Capitol from his uncle, Col. Patrick Burden. The Thomas Dale High School student is the son of Charles and Kathy Burden. Charles Burden is a civilian employee at CASCOM.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The deadline for the Traveller Calendar is Thursday at noon for publication in the following week’s edition. All submissions are edited for space and grammar. Email submissions to email@example.com. For details, call (804) 734-7147.
EVENTS Live at Five
Fort Lee’s Live at Five outdoor concert series starts June 1, 5 p.m., at the HideAway’s party area next to the Outdoor Recreation facility. The No Bounds Band will lead off the series. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Local deejays will provide music until 6 p.m. when the band takes the stage. A small playground is available for children. Concert-goers are encouraged to take lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Prohibited are pets, coolers, backpacks, fireworks and outside food and beverages. For details, call (804) 765-1523 or visit www.leemwr.com.
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by the Software Engineering Center – Lee, the free event is open to all military, civilian and contractor personnel. More than 25 exhibitors are expected to demonstrate the latest in networking products and services, secure data storage, video networks and other related areas. Complimentary refreshments and giveaways will be available while supplies last. For details, email Carolyn Clauss at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (443) 561-2460.
The Jessie J. Mayes Tri-Cities Chapter of the 555th Parachute Infantry Association Inc. will meet June 6, 6 p.m., at the Piccadilly Restaurant, 76 South Park Mall, Colonial Heights. Prior airborne experience is not a prerequisite for membership or attending. For details, call (804) 614-7886.
Reading is Sooooooo Delicious, the summer reading program at the FMWR Fort Lee Community Library, starts June 15 with challenges for children, teens and adults. Participants get a reading log from the circulation desk and win prizes for completing it.
The Community Library is located on the second floor of the Army Logistics University. The facility offers books, periodicals, audio books, DVDs, internet access and a children’s corner. It is open to active duty and retirees, dependent spouses and children, Department of Defense Civilians and permanent contractors. The library is open 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon - 5 p.m. Sundays. For details about the library and the summer reading program, call (804) 765-8095.
Legion Ride for Warriors
The American Legion Riders, Two Rivers Chapter 146 in Hopewell, is sponsoring a motorcycle ride on June 16 to benefit the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program. Registration will be 9-10:30 a.m. at 297 E. Poythress St., Hopewell, behind the legion building. The first bike will leave at 11 a.m. for the trip to the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond. The first 250 bikes registered will receive free ride pins. The cost is $15 per rider in advance and $20 on ride day. Passengers are $5. To pre-register, visit www.post146.com and click “Legion Rider Events” on the homepage. For details, email LR_Director@post146.com.
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The Petersburg Generals baseball team is offering 100 free tickets to active duty service members and their Families (with valid military identification cards) for games in June and July. June 9 and July 14 are Military Appreciation Nights. Game nights are June 8, 9, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29 and July 6, 8, 13, 14, 20 and 29. Friday and Saturday games will start at 7:05 p.m. except for the June 15 game, which is set to begin at 6:05 p.m. for a double-header. Sunday games will begin at 4:05 p.m. Service members are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes before game time. Those attending with a company or platoon should be in uniform. The Generals, a team of college students from across the nation, play at the Petersburg Sports Complex, 555 Birdsong Road For details, call Petersburg Parks and Leisure Services at (804) 733-2394.
A traditional job fair will be supplemented by new interactive tools during the upcoming Veterans Got Talent event at the Lee Club, June 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. It is open to military identification card holders and veterans only. The event is hosted by the Army Career and Alumni Program in partnership with Winning the Training Game . For pre-registration and information, visit www.veteransgottalent.com or call (800) 737-0277.
Community Yard Sale
The Friends of the Army Women’s Museum Association will host a community-wide yard sale on June 2, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., in the parking lot at the U.S. Army Women’s Museum. The association is accepting donations of items for the sale. Proceeds will support the museum. Unsold items will be donated to the Disabled American Veterans.
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Bean Bag Toss Tournaments are set for the Hideaway
(on 5th Street, just off C Avenue) on June 8, July 13, Aug. 3, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5. Each tournament will be double elimination. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. Each team must consist of two people. Participants may register at the HideAway, 5-6 p.m., on the day of the tournament. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Competition will start at 6 p.m. The cost is $10 per team. For details, call (804) 734-6106.
A self-care class for parents who would like to obtain over-the-counter medications for children from Kenner Army Health Clinic Pharmacy is offered on the first Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Preventive Medicine classroom on Kenner’s second floor. The next class is set for June 7. For details or registration, call (804) 734-9125. Parents may also register at the Wilkerson Pediatric Clinic.
FITNESS & SPORTS Boot Camp Fitness
The Family and MWR Sports Office is offering two boot camp-style fitness programs at MacLaughlin Fitness Center. Each costs $4 per class or $20 for 10 classes. Total Body Boot Camp meets Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. Lunch-time classes meet Wednesdays, noon - 12:45 p.m., and Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. All of the group exercise classes involve calisthenics such as push-ups, jumping jacks, crunches, squats and other body weight exercises. For details, call (804) 734-6198.
Summer basketball intramural competition is to start June 13. Companies interested in participating must register with the FMWR Sports Office, building 4320 by May 31 at 4 p.m. These intramurals are open to active duty, Family members and spouses only. There is no charge to
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participate. A pre-season tournament will be held June 6. For details, call (804) 765-3896.
Tai Chi Class
A Tai Chi class focusing on the Yang style and Qi Gong exercises meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon - 1 p.m., at MacLaughlin Fitness Center. The cost is $4 per class or $20 for 10 classes. For details, call (804) 734-6198.
Memorial Golf Tourney
The Cardinal Golf Club is hosting a Memorial Golf Tournament for Jack Franklin on June 30, beginning at 7:30 a.m. This event, a four-person scramble, is open to all players. The cost is $35 for members and $50 for others. The fee covers golf, cart, lunch, beverages and prizes. Registration is due June 27. For details, call (804) 734-2899.
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Family and MWR Sports will hold a Home Run Derby on June 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. It is open to active duty and reservists. There is no charge to participate. Any companies that want to join the fun must complete an entry form and return it to the Sports Office in building 4320 by June 14. Forms are at the MacLaughlin Fitness Center. For details, call (804) 765-3896.
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