DDOT construction impact on Firth Sterling
The D.C. Department of Transportation began construction along the streetcar tracks on Firth Sterling Avenue and South Capitol Street Feb. 21. The work is expected to run until further notice.
Ending the Silence
Ending the Silence, a mental health education class for high school students will be held at the Youth Center, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. Students will learn what mental illness is, identify signs and symptoms, how to help themselves and others, and hear one person's story through mental illness to recovery. Pizza will be served. For more information call 202-404-1652 or 202-767-4003.
Naval Officers' Spouses' Club Spring Luncheon
All area Navy spouses of active duty, retired and reserve officers are invited to attend the Naval Officers' Spouses' Club (NOSC) Spring Luncheon - "It's All About You!" on Wednesday, May 23, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Bolling Club on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. The luncheon's guest speaker is Jane Pennewell, a color expert and image consultant. Reservations and payment for the luncheon must be received no later than May 18. NOSC membership is not required to attend the luncheon. For more information or a reservation form, please email springeventnosc dc.com.
AFOWC May event
The Air Force Officers' Wives' Club will host a "What's Trending D.C.!" event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 15 at the Bolling Officers' Club at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. The lunch menu will feature garden salad, choice of spinach quiche or quiche Lorraine, seasonal fruit, rolls, and strawberry sundaes. Cost is $20.
Summer Safety Stand Down
Attention JBAB Air Force Element Members: There will be a Summer Safety Stand Down event on May 15 and 17 at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m on both days at the Stewart Theater. This year's guest speaker will be Rickey Gadson, a world championship motorcycle drag racer.
COPS Burger Burn
The JBAB Security Services Division Unit Advisory Council will sponsor a burger burn from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 18 at the lawn between the BX and Pentagon Federal Credit Union. Half of the profits from the burger burn will benefit the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) District of Columbia Chapter.
In-service recruiter looks to retain qualified Airmen for Reserves
All Airmen preparing to separate from active duty due to the end of their enlistment are required to attend a Palace Front briefing to learn about opportunities in the Air Force Reserves as part of their out-processing check list. For more information or to schedule an appointment, send an e-mail to Darryl.Washington afncr.af.mil.
Political guidance during election season
Active duty personnel are prohibited by DoD Directive 1344.10 paragraph 18.104.22.168 from marching in a partisan political parade regardless of whether they are in uniform or civilian clothing. Reservists not on active duty and retirees may not march in uniform pursuant to paragraph 4.1.4. Reservists not on active duty and retirees may march in civilian clothes provided they do not otherwise act in a manner that could reasonably give rise to the inference or appearance of official sponsorship, approval, or endorsement. The directive is a lawful general regulation. Violations of paragraphs 4.1. through 4.5. of the Directive by persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice are punishable under Article 92, "Failure to Obey Order or Regulation.
Toastmasters Club seeks new members
The Bolling Toastmasters Club meets every Wednesday from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the JBAB Chapel Center. Participants can learn to hone their communication and leadership skills. Meetings are open to all services and anyone with base access. For more information call 301-452-6931 or e-mail james.quee nolg.com .
Call 433-3333 for on-base emergencies
For on-base emergencies, dial (202) 433-3333. Dialing 911 will delay response by alerting off-base responders who do not typically have access to the installation. To report suspicious activity at JBAB, dial (202) 767-5000. "If you see something, say something!"
Slip Inn open for business
While the Slip Inn is under construction, it is still open. For more information, call 202-767-5840.
Boys and Girls Club volunteer opportunity
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington needs four volunteer coaches for their youth baseball league for 10-year-olds and 12-year-olds. For more information or to sign up, call 512-560-5548 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. or e-mail Michael.mart inezafncr.af.mil.
Attention all personnel
Capt. Theresa Umipeg regretfully announces the death of Staff Sgt. Linwood Midgette, Jr. Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to the estate of Sergeant Midgette should contact the Summary Court Officer at 202-404-3548.
Track closed for construction
The base track is now closed for a construction project. For your safety, do not interfere with construction by disregarding fencing and posted signs. The new PT test route is at the end of Duncan Ave. near Stewart Theater until further notice. Drivers please use caution while using this portion of the road during testing.
JBAB Girl Scouts
Calling all Girls! JBAB Girl Scouts is currently preparing for the 2012- 2013 school year. Girls registered in Kindergarten - 12th grade this fall and interested in joining should contact JBABgirlscoutsyah oo.com. The troop meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the community center on Chappie James Blvd at 6 p.m. Girl Scouts; building girls with confidence, character and courage for 100 years.
Asian Pacific Heritage Month Luncheon
The Asian Pacific Heritage Month Luncheon will be May 29, 11:30 a.m. at the Bolling Club Tuskegee Room. The guest speaker is the Honorable Edward Chow Jr., Maryland Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The price for the luncheon is $14 for club members and $16 for non-club members. For more information call 202-404-7058.