January 17, 2013
Last Updated on March 18, 2013
NEW -- Road Work set to begin Monday outside Wright Gate to Route 110
Crews are scheduled to begin restoration of Marshall Drive between Wright Gate and Rt. 110 tomorrow, March 19 and are scheduled to finish by Friday, March 22 (weather permitting). Milling and paving activities from Wright Gate to the entrance into Iwo Jima Memorial will take place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Crews will only work in/near the Route 110 intersection from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to reduce the impact on traffic. During the road work one lane will remain closed with one-way traffic controlled by flagmen.
For more information call 703-696-0146.
Get the latest information and news on sequestration and how it will affect the Department of Defense by visiting the JBM-HH website at www.army.mil/article/96832/Sequestration_Resources/.
Get your news published in the JBM-HH Email Bulletin
Get your office's important information published in the weekly JBM-HH bulletin. To get it published email firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday at 4 p.m. The bulletin can be viewed 24 hours a day 7 days a week at www. army.mil/jbmhh under the JBM-HH Bulletin heading. For more information call 703-696-2976.
Email Bulletin now accessible on the JBM-HH website
This Email Bulletin is now accessible on the JBM-HH website. For information on News visit www.army.mil/article/94476/Installation_News/. For information on Family Readiness visit www.army.mil/article/94477/Family_Readiness/. For information on Traffic, Roads and Grounds visit www.army.mil/article/94481/Traffic__Roads_and_Grounds/. These websites will be your go-to locations to find out what's happening on JBM-HH and will be updated daily or as needed. In the near future we will be using email blasts/bulletins only for emergency or critical information.
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Tax Center open
The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Tax Center is open in Building 406 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH. All active-duty Servicemembers, their Families and Retirees are eligible. To make an appointment call 703-696-1040.
HQ U.S. Marine Corps Tax Center open
Get your fast and free tax preparation and electronic filing for federal and state tax returns at the HQ U.S. Marine Corps Tax Center. They are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are located on the Henderson Hall portion of JBM-HH in Building 29, room 105.
For information call 703-693-7001.
NEW -- The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" event schedule
Monday, March 20-23, day and evening programs
Fort Myer, VA
Eastern Trombone workshop open to the public! For more information on the workshop visit http://www.usarmyband.com/trombone/etw_schedule.html
Check Cashing to be Discontinued
Beginning today, the cash office in the Marine Corps Exchange will no longer cash checks. Patrons may continue to write checks for purchases and may write for $25 cash back over the purchase amount. Patrons may also utilize the two Navy Federal Credit Union ATMs, one in the breezeway and one in the second floor front vestibule; both ATMs accept checks for deposit to Navy Federal Credit Union member accounts. For more information, please call 571-483-1949.
Women's History Month celebration at JBM-HH Community Center
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will celebrate Women's History Month Wednesday, March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the JBM-HH Community Center, Building 405. Guest speaker is Ms. Shelly Row. This year's theme is Woman inspiring innovation through imagination. For more information call 703-696-2964.
Easter Brunch on JBM-HH
Lock your reservations in at one of three places on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for Easter brunch. For more information visit the following three links:
Fort Myer Officers' Club - www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013marchoclubreviseEasterflyer.pdf
Fort McNair Officers' Club - www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013March31McNairEasterflyer.pdf
Spates Community Club - www.jbmhhmwr.com/index/FMWR_Home/2013March31SpatesEasterFlyer.pdf
Mobile DMV coming back to Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH
The JBM-HH Army Career and Alumni Program will sponsor the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) mobile unit on Tuesday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot in front of the Bowling Center and Spates Community Club. They will provide all or most services provided at a regular DMV office. The mobile until provides JBM-HH Servicemembers, their Families, DoD civilians and retirees a different and convenient venue exclusively without having to go to a regular office. For more information call 703-696-9603.
NEW -- SAAM 5K run/1 mile Walk
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will host a 5K Run/1M Walk on April 12 at 6:30 a.m. at the Fort Myer Fitness Center in recognition and support of the men and women who work to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence.
Military Servicemembers, civilian DoD card holders, Family members and special guests are invited. For more information visit http://www.jbmhhmwr.com/.
NEW -- Annual Children's Fair
MCCS Henderson Hall holds the sixth annual Children's Fair Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. -- 2 p.m. Open to Department of Defense identification card holders, the fair takes place in the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gymnasium on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Events include free carnival games, face painting, a toddler climbing area, giveaways, and cotton candy; a family friendly lunch will be available for sale (cash only). Children are welcome to wear a favorite animal costume. For more information call 703-614-5666.
2013 National Capital Region/Military District of Washington Combatives Tournament
JBM-HH Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation is looking for the "Best Warriors" to compete in this year's 2013 NCR/MDW Combatives Tournament. The tournament is open to all Servicemembers and DoD Civilians from all installations and units within the NCR/MDW region. The Combatives Tournament will be held April 16-19 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Conmy Hall, Building 241. Combatives (military service members assigned or attached to an Army or Joint organization) participating in the tournament will also be competing for a spot on the 2013 NCR/MDW Combatives Team. This team will represent NCR/MDW at the United States Army Combatives Championships in July at Fort Carson, Colorado.
For details of the event check out www.jbmhhMWR.com or www.hqbn.belvoir.army.mil/tournament.asp
For questions contact Billy Cook (HQBN Operations & Training Officer) at email@example.com or at 703-806-5176/6446.
Spring Education & Career Fair
Prepare for your future and meet with local, national, and international educators and employers looking to connect with you! MCCS Henderson Hall announces their Spring Education & Career Fair on Thursday, April 18, 11 a.m. -- 2 p.m. in the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Educators and employees will be on hand to meet prospective students and employees, and breakfast and lunch refreshments will be served. Resume review and assistance services will be available during the fair, which is open to DoD ID card holders and the general public (with photo ID). To prepare for the fair, the Career Resource Management Center offers a "Career Fair Strategies Workshop" on Thursday, April 11, 10 - 11:30 a.m., in Building 29, Classroom 104 on the Henderson Hall portion of the joint base. For additional information, please call 703-614-6828.
Boots to Business Workshop
The Career Resource Management Center announces a new Small Business Administration "Boots to Business" workshop. Geared toward transitioning military service members, military spouses, and veterans, the workshop is designed to determine if starting a business is right for you. After the two-day workshop, each participant will have a Feasibility Analysis Deliverable that will serve as the basis for future business planning. The first session on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is May 13 and 14. Additional sessions are June 19 and 20 and Nov. 12 and 13. The workshop is free, and reservations must be made by calling 703-614-6828.