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Lyster Army Health Clinic Education and Training Department will host the Advanced Regional Response Training Center Road Show Aug. 20 at The Landing from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration is available at www.ARRTC.com. According to organizers, ARRTC 2015 is designed for key administrators and staff at health care facilities, and seeks to provide a basic, core knowledge of their jobs in an emergency, how to do them, how to make the best decisions, how to communicate needs and offers of assistance, and what the roles and responsibilities of others are in disaster response. For more experienced attendees, it will provide a forum for knowledge exchange, reinforce lessons learned and share recent updates. The training is open to individuals charged with disaster response leadership for their organization, including hospital administration and staff, community health center administrators and staff, emergency medical services, public health professionals, nursing home administration and staff, assisted living administration and staff, and mental health administration and staff.
The Army commissioned REVPAR International to evaluate the development of a new recreational lodge, banquet facility and bowling center at Fort Rucker. People can ensure they have a voice in the process by taking a survey at http://www.revparintl.com/fortrucker.htm.
The Fort Rucker Thrift Shop is open Wednesdays - Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The thrift shop needs people’s unwanted items. People can drop off donations at any time in the shed behind the shop (former Armed Forces Bank building) located in front of the theater next door to the bowling alley. Donations are tax deductible. For more information, call 255-9595.
Corvias Military Living will host an open house Aug. 21 from 4-6 p.m., starting at the Allen Heights Community Center at 22470 Christian Road, to put the final product on display now that the contractor has finished its initial development period of on-post housing. For more information, call 503-3644.
The Defense Military Pay Office will close at noon Aug. 29 for off-site training. All DMPO customers are being asked to visit the office with their pay inquiries or clearance papers prior to the office closure. Soldiers with a military pay emergency or who need to clear DMPO during this time should call 379-4973 or 389-5970 for assistance. The office will reopen Sept. 2 at 7:30 a.m.
Marriage 101, a premarital seminar and training, will be held on the second and fourth Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each month from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Spiritual Life Center, Bldg. 8939. For more information, call 255-3447 or 255-3903.
People who need a common access card or military ID card who are in a hurry can make an appointment by calling (334) 255-2437 or (334) 255-2182. When people call for an appointment, they will be screened and advised of any documentation they need to bring. Walk-ins will continue to be served on a first-come, first-served basis. As a reminder, people may experience delays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Michael D. Lundy
Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker
Maj. Gen. Mike Lundy was commissioned as an Aviation second lieutenant in 1987 from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La. After completing the Aviation Officers Basic Course, Basic Rotary Wing Training and the OH-58D transition, he was assigned to Task Force 23, 3rd Infantry Division in Giebelstadt, Germany, where he served as a company executive officer and target acquisition and reconnaissance platoon leader. More
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