Fort Hood Calendar of Events
Sentinel StaffJune 21
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Paralympics Adaptive Experience
Fort Hood’s Child, Youth and School Age Services is sponsoring an opportunity for children to learn about adaptive sports 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at the Abrams Physical Fitness Center.
Besides exposing children to the adversities and athleticism displayed by paralympians, kids will be able to compete against each other in various adaptive sports.
For more information, call 288-2214.
Golf 4 Life
The Courses at Clear Creek offer clinics to help beginners learn the game of golf.
The next free session is Monday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 287-4130 to register.
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Club Hood will host the Murder Mystery Dinner Theater “The Murder of Mr. Noah Boddy” at 6 p.m. June 29.
Tickets costs $37 per person
and includes the show, dinner and a dessert. Main entrees
include London broil and mango chicken.
The dinner theater is open to everyone 18 years old and up. To make a reservation, call
through June 30
All-Army Arts & Crafts Contest
Enter the 2012 All-Army
Arts and Crafts Contest now through June 30 at Apache Arts and Crafts
Enter as a novice or accomplished artist in ceramics, drawings, fibers and textiles, glass, metals and
jewelry, mixed media 2-D, mixed media 3-D, oil base painting, prints, water base painting and wood working.
The contest is open to active-duty Soldiers, Airmen, Reservists, retirees, National Guard
Soldiers and Families, Gold Star Family members, Department of Defense civilian employees and their Families.
The deadline for submissions is June 30. Call Apache Arts and Crafts for rules and entry forms at
Freedom Fest prohibitions
Freedom Fest 2012, set for July 4 from 1-10 p.m. at Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field, is open to the public.
However, there are some items prohibited at the fest. These include: explosive weapons, firearms, knives, clubs, brass knuckles, glass containers (except baby bottles), pets, alcohol and fireworks.
Items permitted to bring into the fest grounds include: strollers, blankets, lawn chairs, small wagons, cameras and video recorder/camcorders. As a security precaution, items such as backpacks and handbags are subject to search.
Certified service animals are permitted.
through JuLY 20
Summer Reading Program
The Casey Memorial Library is hosting a Summer Reading Program through July 20.
Each Wednesday, children can enjoy stories, crafts, activities and snacks. For more information, call the library at 287-4921.
The library is located at the intersection of 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.
Emerging Leader Course
Unit leaders and their spouses fill many roles, such as supporter, adviser, mentor, organizer, communicator and role model. The Military Spouse Emerging Leader Course is designed to equip future or current spouse unit leaders with key information and resources to become a productive, proactive member of a unit team.
The next course is set for 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 25.
For course details or to register, call 288-2794.
Parent Advisory Council
The Child, Youth and School Services Parent Advisory Council welcomes all parents of children who are registered members
of CYSS to participate in the council.
The PAC meetings are held
the second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Rivers Building, Bldg. 121, on the corner of T.J. Mills Boulevard and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.
For details, call 288-0290 or email email@example.com.
CYSS Parent Participation
Parents may earn fee reductions for volunteering a minimum of 10 hours generally in their child’s program, or on behalf of Child, Youth and School Services. Points may be accumulated each month until parents earn 10 points to receive a 10-percent
reduction on one month’s fee for one child.
The goal of the program is to ensure consistency across all CYSS programs by cataloging meaningful participation opportunities, standardizing the point system based on participation, standardizing points required for fee reductions and the process to apply fee reductions to monthly payments.
For more information, call 288-3139.
Common Sense Parenting
All parents are invited to a free parenting class each Tuesday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center.
The class is a six-week program, but you may join the program at any point. The class is open to all Soldiers and Family members.
For more information, call
Thursday Music Mix
Check out the Backbone NCO Lounge every Thursday from 3-8 p.m., where a live disc jockey will spin your favorite tunes.
Besides the music mix, the lounge features popcorn and finger foods, a new covered patio, indoor and outdoor televisions.
The Backbone NCO Lounge is open to noncommissioned officers, corporal and above, their guests and the civilian community. The lounge is located inside the Phantom Warrior Center, Bldg. 194. on 37th Street. For more information, call 532-1534.
Officers and their guests are invited to check out Legends Pub from 3-8 p.m. every Thursday and 4:30-9 p.m. every
Friday. Call 287-5215 for more
Paintball Course closure
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area Paintball Course is temporarily closed until further notice, because of pending construction.
For additional information, call 287-2523.
Outdoor Recreation permits
All patrons engaging in authorized outdoor recreational activities in
Fort Hood training areas must obtain a Fort Hood Permit before patronage.
Authorized outdoor recreational activities include but are not limited to: hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, bird watching, utilizing the designated All-Terrain Vehicle Area and horseback riding.
For a complete list of authorized activities and requirements, call the Sportsmen’s Center at 532-4552.
In addition, customers utilizing Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area’s horseback riding and mountain biking are required to check-in at BLORA’s Administrative Office before use.
Their telephone number is 287-2523.
Parent Central Services
Parent Central Services, Bldg. 121, is open the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.-noon.
Walk-ins are accepted until 11:30 a.m. or appointments can be made by calling 287-8029.
Army Career and Alumni Program Calendar
The Army Career and Alumni Program center is in the Copeland Soldier Service Center, Bldg. 18010.
The office is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday.
Appointments are required for seminars and workshops.
For updates or scheduling,
call ACAP at 288-2227 or 288-5627.
ACAP’s Computer Lab is available to clients during afternoon hours only. The change in hours is due to a new Department of Defense procedural guidance expanding the pre-separation briefings.
The center is open on training holidays but closed for federal
holidays. For more information, visit the website at www.acap.army.mil
June 21: Wyotech (technical school); Subsea Robotics (technical school).
June 26: Standard Beverage Corp. (warehouse manager, drivers).
June 28: Airstream (technical school); Wyotech (technical school); UTI (technical school).
All seminars are conducted at the ACAP Center at 1 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
June 21: Own Your Own Business: SCORE/Franchising.
June 25: Senior Resume: Executive Level Resume Writing.
June 27: Federal Resume Writing.
Military Edge hosts a national job fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m., July 12 at Club Hood. Call 288-2227 for more information.
Attention WTB clients: Federal internship positions are available in conjunction with Operation War Fighter and Coming Home to Work programs.
Typical intern positions are with organizations such as: IRS, Corps of Engineers, TSA/Homeland Security, ICE/Immigration, Treasury Dept., Fish & Wildlife, AAFES, Army Material Command and other federal agencies. Find out if you qualify, contact your WTB Transition Coordinator at 553-4811.
For more information on resume formats and job descriptions, call an ACAP counselor at 288-9766 or 553-0972.
Pre-Separation Briefings: Presented at the center daily by appointment only, Monday through Friday.
This briefing must be completed prior to scheduling any seminars, workshops, or Veteran Affairs briefings and prior to clearing. Clients are required to have a current AKO user name and password to access ACAP computers. Space is limited. For appointments, call 288-2227 or 288-5627.
Veteran Healthcare: This briefing is offered at 1, 2 or 3 Yp.m. Fridays in Room B110 at the Copeland Center.
rs are encouraged to schedule this briefing with your ACAP Counselors at the SFAC, Bldg. 36042, phone# 254-288-9766. This Pre-Separation Counseling can be completed Online, for further information & instruction: call the Main Center or WTU may call 288-9766.
Other Scheduled events:
Veteran Affairs Disability Claims Briefings: 12:45 p.m. Mondays in room B110 at the Copeland Center.