March 25, 2013
By JBM-HH PAO
Updated July 29, 2014
New -- H&S Battalion opens new forward office in Pentagon
The Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall has opened a new forward office in the Pentagon. The office is located in Rm. 4A524. Office numbers are:
Consolidated Admin- 703-693-5208
Supply Admin- 703-693-5192
S-3 Training- 703-693-5186
Family Readiness Officer- 703-693-5196
Relocation Assistance- 703-693-5197
New -- Virginia DMV to Go to visit JBM-HH Aug. 13
JBM-HH ACAP is sponsoring the DMV to Go mobile unit Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot across from the Bowling Center on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base. The service is open to all ID/CAC holders (to include active duty, family members, retirees, veterans with DD214, and DOD civilians). No appointments are needed. For more information, call 703-696-9603.
New -- Women's Equality Day 5K run/1 Mile walk
JBM-HH's Equal Opportunity Office will host a Women's Equality Day 5K Run/1 Mile walk Aug. 22 at 6:30 a.m. at the Fort Myer Fitness Center. The run is free and open to all military personnel, civilian employees, family members and retirees. To register, log onto http://conta.cc/1tiH8MM, or register the day of the run between 5:30 and 6:15 a.m.
For more information, call 703-696-2964 or 703-696-8729.
EEO Training scheduled for July 30 cancelled
The Equal Employment Opportunity training for the JBM-HH workforce scheduled for July 30 is cancelled due to the replacement of the air conditioning system in the Town Hall.
Fire safety reminder
The use of charcoal barbeque grills and gas fired grills on decks, balconies, covered parking areas, patios, or under any building overhang is prohibited by the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department. All grills must be used a minimum of 15 feet from any building structure and must not block any walk ways/pathways. The storage of fuel bottles from the gas fired grills inside any structure or on balconies is prohibited. Charcoal grills may be stored on porches; decks, balconies and patios provided the charcoal is completely extinguished and cold. For more information, call 703-696-3372/3483.
MCX Early Closing
The MCX and the Vineyard will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 18, for a private event.
Résumé Writing Class Offered
The Career Resource Management Center, in Bldg. 29 on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, offers "Résumé Writing 101: Private Sector Résumé Tips & Marketable Formats" Wednesday, August 6, 9 -- 11 a.m. This workshop will assist in drafting a private sector résumé. Learn how to draft targeted résumés and understand the key components needed to get selected for the right position. The following topics will be covered: acceptable formats and design, prioritizing and highlighting key skills, and creating marketable content. Please call 703-614-6828 to register.
JBM-HH Wet Bulb Globe Temperature updates available online
Check online for the latest JBM-HH WBGT updates at www.army.mil/article/129507. This webpage provides current WBGT conditions here, associated flag color status and work restrictions, as well as safety tips to prevent heat stroke and other conditions associated with warmer weather.
Note: The WBGT will be only updated in the event of a "red" or "black" flag WBGT reading.
Two civilian employees need annual leave assist
A Directorate of Public Works (planning division) employee, Myrtle Bowen, and a Directorate of Resource Management (budge office) employee, Mary Jones Williams, are approved recipients of the civilian personnel annual leave donor program. Due to medical issues, they have exhausted both sick and annual leave.
Department of the Army civilian employees who would like to donate annual leave to Williams must fill out Form OPM 630A, "Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (Within Agency)" at www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm630a.pdf.
If you are a federal government civilian employee outside the Department of the Army and want to donate annual leave to Williams, you must complete OPM 630B, "Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (Outside Agency)" at www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm630b.pdf or www.opm.gov/oca/leave/HTML/formindx.asp.
Contact Donna Belk-Stafford at 703-696-0275 for more information, and email completed forms directly to her at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax the form to 703-696-0879.
Zumba Returns to Smith Gym
Zumba classes have resumed at the Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gymnasium on the Henderson Hall portion of the joint base. Classes are held over lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday and Friday. Classes are held evenings, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. DoD identification card holders are welcome, and the classes are free of charge. For more information, please call 703-614-7214.
Civilian Wellness Program
Installation Management Command offers a Civilian Wellness Program for eligible JBM-HH employees to take part in. Participants who formally enroll in the program and have their supervisor's permission are able to take part in this six month wellness program. For more information or for a copy of the enrollment form, contact your supervisor or call the Human Resources office at 703-696-5779.
Job Fair slated Aug. 13
A job fair, open to all transitioning military, veterans and military family members, will be held Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 South Orme Street, Arlington, Va. 22204.
Pre-register at www.civilianjobs.com and get more information at 678-819-4153.
Overture Concert to be held Aug. 23
Come enjoy this end of summer concert spectacular on historic Summerall Field on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base. Complete with live cannon fire by The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Presidential Salute Battery, this favorite among Washingtonians of all ages is a must-see musical extravaganza. The audience will enjoy a program featuring classical, popular, and patriotic selections, with vocal highlights and dramatic fanfare. Don't miss it! Rain or shine! For more information, visit http://www.usarmyband.com/index.html.
ACAP Schedule updated for August
The JBM-HH Army Career and Alumni Program has been updated its seminars and workshops schedule for the month of August. To find out more information about the transitioning assistance courses, higher education opportunities and career resources workshops available, log onto www.jbmhh.army.mil/WEB/JBMHH/Services/ArmyCareerAlumni.html.
The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" upcoming events
For a list of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" upcoming events, log onto www.usarmyband.com/.
All of the performances are FREE and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. This schedule is subject to change without prior notice. All outdoor concerts are subject to cancellation due to weather considerations. Please call (703)696-3399 or visit www.usarmyband.com for up-to-date information on concert cancellations.
Education and Career Services
For ongoing tests given by Education & Career Services, Marines, phone 703-614-9104 or visit www.mccshh.com/learning.html.
DSTRESS available 24/7
The United States Marine Corps challenges Marines and members of all services: win your personal battles. Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling 24/7.
Online chat is at DSTRESSLINE.com or call 1-877-476-7734.
Need help? Know someone who does? Suicide is preventable
The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans and their loved ones in crisis with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255.
More folks care than you might think. See some leaders' public service announcements at www.armyg1.army.mil/hr/suicide/spmonth/leader_message_psa.asp.