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“Hot Island Nights, Vol. 3” Live Music Event
No Furniture Delivery, Pick-Up Service From Housing Office March 13 Through 17
The Camp Zama Housing Office is scheduled to conduct its annual wall-to-wall inventory March 13 through 17.
No furniture delivery or pick-up service will be available during this term.
Runaway June Concert
Cherry Blossom Festival
Cherry Blossom 5K Fun Run
Rokin ATM Near Gate 1 to Be Removed
The Rokin ATM located next to the JED parking lot near Gate 1 is scheduled to be removed.
Service at the ATM will end March 31, and the machine will be removed
between April and June.
Trifecta Weightlifting Competition
SHARP “Kick Out Sexual Assault” Kickball Tournament
An intramural “Kick Out Sexual Assault” kickball tournament, in collaboration with Camp Zama’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program, will be held April 8 beginning at 9 a.m. at Rambler Field on Camp Zama.
The event is open to all military personnel, retirees, Department of the Army civilians, AAFES employees, SOFA family members who are 18 or older and not in high school, JGSDF members, and local-national employees.
This is a Commander’s Cup event, with awards going to the first- and second-place teams.
There is no fee to enter this event, and the deadline to register a team is April 6 at 9 p.m. You can register by visiting the front desk at Yano Fitness Center. Call 263-4664 or 046-407-4664 from your cellphone for more information.
Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza
All U.S. Army in Japan installations are “no-drone zones,” meaning all drone usage is prohibited. That includes the very popular toy drones.
Also be advised that Japan has strict drone usage laws and if you intend to fly one off post, you should ensure you understand those laws.
Time Change for Booking Space-Available Appointments
The BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic recently changed the time for space-available patients to call for scheduling a same-day appointment. The time has changed from 11 a.m. to 10 a.m., and calls can be made to DSN 262-4175 or 046-407-4175.
Additional information on space-available care can be found at https://bg-crawford.tricare.mil/Getting-Care/Space-Available-Care.
Pfizer Vaccine Available for Children Ages 5 to 11
MEDDAC-J now offers the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Appointments are available on Thursdays from 9 to 10 a.m. To schedule an appointment, please use this website: https://informatics-stage.health.mil/COVAX/.