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Stewart/Hunter Lifestyle
June 7, 2007 1B

Celebrating Asian Pacific heritage

Photos by Sgt. Tanya Polk

The Magical Fires of Polynesia, dressed in 110-pound costumes provided several traditional dances in cele-
bration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month at Club Stewart, May 30.

Above: Anchari Henry, of Thailand, dances out a story cele-

brating Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Henry was one of sev-
eral performers who entertained, as well as educated Soldiers
and civilians on Asian-Pacific cultures, May 30.

Left: Col. Todd Buchs, Stewart, Hunter garrison commander,

joins the fun on stage as he and Soldiers learn a rendition of
a Polynesian dance.

Stewart embraces cultural diversity, celebrates contributions

Sgt. Tanya Polk “Asian-Pacific Americans have played a vital role to the devel- Polynesia.
Editor opment of the United States,” said Capt. Jennifer Medley, 3rd Col. Todd Buchs, Fort Stewart, Hunter garrison commander, Lt.
Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, during the observance. Col. Paul B. Gale, 3rd Inf. Div. rear detachment commander and
Soldiers and civilians of Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield Honoring those vital roles and contributions to the development Command Sgt. Maj. Charles E. Durr, Stewart, Hunter garrison
gathered at Club Stewart to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage of our nation, the 3rd command sergeant major, joined Soldiers on stage and learned a
Month, May 30. Inf. Div. and all rendition of a Polynesian Dance.
Observed throughout the month of May, Asian Pacific Heritage other tenant units on Command Sgt. Maj. (retired) James Hussey, the guest speaker,
Month celebrates Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Stewart, Hunter put shared some of his culture’s traditions, as well as educated atten-
Honoring the heritage of the Asian Pacific Americans in the Armed their own spin on the dees on the obervance’s importance.
Forces, the Department of Defense selects a different theme every annual celebration as “I am very proud (of my heritage) because it is rich with diver-
year. they entertained and sity and culture,” said the Hawaiian-Japanese-English-Irish speak-
This year’s theme was “Pursuing Excellence through educated Soldiers er.
Leadership, Diversity and Unity.” and civilians with “Does it make me any less of an American? Absolutely not. In
Celebrating Asian Pacific heritage was introduced in 1977 when traditional Asian fact, the opposite is true.”
representatives Frank Horton of N.Y. and Norman Y. Mineta of Pacific dances, mar- “This nation began with many diverse groups with different cul-
Calif. requested the first 10 days in May as a week-long celebra- tial arts, food, and tures and different ethnic backgrounds,” said the now East Region
tion. cultural awareness. Georgia representative to Senator Saxby Chambliss. “All, who
In May 1990, former President George H. W. Bush, expanded Exhibitions were seeking a better life.”
the celebration from a week to a month. The month of May was included dances by Hussey told attendees of the many contributions Asian-Pacific
chosen commemorating the immigration of the first Japanese to the Sunny Rose, Val Americans have made to the U.S.
U.S., May 7, 1843 and also to mark the completion of the transcon- Prompalin, Anchari Col. James Parker, DENTAC, and Tom “We should never forget that those contributions make up the
tinental railroad on May 10, 1869. (Most of the workers who laid Henry and The Murphy,(Dr.), demontrate martial arts fabric of this country,” he said. “We must remember that no matter
the tracks were Chinese immigrants.) Magical Fires of during the Asian Pacific obervance. what our ethnic background, we are always Americans first.”

Singing sensations a success at Stewart Soldier Show

Pvt. Jerome Arp Division accepts application packets "Some Soldier entertainers sing,
4th BCT Public Affairs from talented Soldiers who'd like to some dance, some play instruments, and
become part of the show. There are some do it all," said Clemo.
The United States Army Family and opportunities for performers and techni- Clemo now serves behind the scenes
the Morale, Welfare and Recreation cians. as a director and helps with the technical
Command Soldier Show performed at "I heard about the Soldier Show dur- side of the show.
the Newman Fitness Center May 30 and ing a field training exercise," said Isaac. The production crew and cast of the
31. "My battle buddy saw the show and Soldier Show is made up of active,
The Soldier Show entertained Fort insisted that I apply." Reserve and National Guard Army
Stewart with musical productions Isaac is known to her unit as an enter- Soldiers.
reflecting the many reasons American tainer and a talented singer. During a Soldiers interested in more informa-
Soldiers choose to serve their country. memorial service for a fallen Soldier tion or in becoming an entertainer in the
Sgt. Patricia Isaac, a vocalist and a from her unit, Isaac was chosen to sing Soldier Show should visit www.armyen-
supply specialist who has served in the "The Star Spangled Banner." Also, Isaac, or write to The U.S.
Army Reserve for nine years and is sta- is always asked to entertain Soldiers dur- Army Entertainment Division at
tioned at Fort Stewart with the 188th ing their free time.
Infantry Brigade is one of the perform- "We hit all styles and genres of music Isaac advised that this isn't a chance
ers. during the show," said Sgt. David to be a rock star, the entertainers are their
“It's like being back at home here at Clemo, the assistant director and a signal own roadies and sometimes work 18-
Pvt. Jerome Arp Fort Stewart," said Isaac, who added that systems maintenance specialist from hour days.
Soldier entertainers show off scynchronized dance steps as they she hoped that Soldiers from her unit Fort Bragg, N.C. "Be ready to work and be ready to
perform a musical number at the MWR Command Soldier Show at would enjoy the show. Clemo joined the Soldier Show in perform the Army message from the
the Newman Fitness Center, May 30. The U.S. Army Entertainment 2004 as a vocalist and dance performer. heart," Issac said.
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June 7, 2007

Pets of the Week MWR Briefs

Have fun at Youth Fishing Derby Stewart or 315-2819 at Hunter.
Enjoy fishing, face painting, arts and crafts, games, prizes
and more 7 to 11 a.m., Saturday at Pond 30. The derby is Army Birthday Bash
open to participants ages 16 and under. Youth fishing Come celebrate the Army’s 232nd Birthday 10 a.m., June
licenses and post permits have been waived for the event. 14 at Club Stewart.
Interested participants can register at Pass and Permit, Bldg
8091. For more information, call 767-5145. Summer fun for youth
Join MWR for a summer fun. Stewart and Hunter youth
Get in shape with MWR’s Aqua Aerobics Class centers will be open from 2-8 p.m., daily. In addition, CYS is
MWR is offering water aerobics 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday providing transportation to summer activities. See page 8A
and Thursday. For more information, call 767-3034 at for details.

Vacancy his spirit can only watch as his mother and the police search
Today — 7 p.m. frantically for him, unaware that he is only hours away from
(Luke Wilson, Kate Beckinsale) truly perishing. Rated PG-13 (violence, criminality, sensual-

W illiam and Thelma, two five-month old

domestic short haired kittens and
Bandit, a mixed terrier, are some of the many
When David and Amy's car breaks down in the middle of
nowhere, they are forced to spend the night at the only
motel around, with only the TV to entertain them -until they
discover that the low-budget slasher movies they're watch-
ity, language) 95 minher stop the cataclysm. Rated PG-13
(violent action, language) 95

homeless pets at the Fort Stewart animal shel- ing were all filmed in the very room they're sitting in. With
hidden cameras now aimed at them, trapping them in
ter. The shelter has pets of all kinds, sizes, and rooms, crawlspaces, underground tunnels and filming their
Sunday – 6 p.m.
June 13 – 7 p.m.
breeds in their care. If you are interested in every move, David and Amy must struggle to get out alive
(Nicolas Cage, Julianne
adopting, call the Fort Stewart Veterinary before whomever is watching them can finish their latest
masterpiece. Rated R (brutal violence, terror, nudity, lan-
Clinic at 767-2842. Las Vegas showroom magi-
guage) 97 min
cian Cris Johnson has a secret
which is a gift and a curse
Disturbia which torments him: he can
Friday, Saturday — 6 p.m. see a few minutes into the
(Shia LaBeouf, Carrie-Anne Moss) future. Sick of the examina-
After his father's death, Kale becomes sullen, withdrawn, tions he underwent as a child
and troubled - so much so that he finds himself under a and the interest of the gov-
court-ordered sentence of house arrest. His mother works ernment and medical estab-
night and day to support herself and her son, only to be met lishment in his power, he lies
with indifference and lethargy. The walls of his house begin low under an assumed name
to close in on Kale. He becomes a voyeur as his interests turn in Vegas, performing cheap
outside the windows of his suburban home towards those of tricks and living off small- Free Showing
his neighbors, one of which Kale begins to suspect is a seri- time gambling "winnings." You are cordially invited
al killer. Rated PG-13 (terror, violence, sensuality) 100 min But when a terrorist group to attend a special free
threatens to detonate a screening at Woodruff Reel
The Invisible nuclear device in Los Angeles, Time theater, at 10 a.m.,
Friday, Saturday – 8:30 p.m. government agent Callie Saturday. There will be free
(Justin Chatwin, Margarita Levieva) Ferris must use all her wiles to popcorn and drink. Tickets
Nick, is a high school senior with a bright future until, in capture Cris and convince are available at AAFES Food
a tragic case of mistaken identity, he is brutally attacked by him to help her stop the cata- Court and Burger King. The
a troubled girl, Annie, and his body is left for dead. clysm. Rated PG-13 (violent film, rated PG is a Sony
Now in limbo, not quite dead but invisible to the living, action, language) 95 min Picture production.
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June 7, 2007

Winn Army Community Hospital

Prenatal care is available at Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield

Winn Public Affairs • Review nutrition and weight gain Health Center, to include, labor and delivery and the mother
• Obtain referrals and consults for any existing health care baby unit. As well as sign up for The Parent Review, our week-
The Women’s Health Center congratulates you on your issues. ly parenting e-mail.
pregnancy. Your pregnancy matters to us and we are here to The Tiny Toes Program is Winn’s exclusive series of educa- This free e-mail service includes customized information,
provide you with the best prenatal care around; the quality tional classes focused on giving you useful information at the news and resources - as well as announcements from our
care you deserve. Prenatal care has always been and contin- adequate time. These classes are free to our patients. Spouses parent education staff, access to hospital classes, and tour
ues to be available at Winn Army Community Hospital and and Family members are welcome to attend. Registration for information - all delivered to your inbox. Plus, it’s all free.
Tuttle Army Health Clinic. classes can be done at The Women’s Health Center or by call- Most importantly, it allows us to develop a richer, more sup-
After you find out you are pregnant, please call the ing 435-6633 or 1-800-652-9221 and following the prompts to portive relationship with our patients – you.
appointment line at 435-6633 or 1-800-652-9221 to set up the Department of OB/GYN. When you register for our weekly parenting e-mail, you’ll
your New OB Orientation. This one-on-one 45-minute inter- From Delivery to Parenthood receive information tailored to your week of pregnancy and
view with a nurse is to establish your prenatal records, obtain Three childbirth classes reviewing labor and delivery, post then the age of your newborn. This service is powered by The
blood labs, receive prenatal vitamins and review: partum and baby care. Registration starts at 28 weeks. Parent Review.
• First trimester of pregnancy Breastfeeding Class For more information, please call 435-6633 or 1-800-652-
• Clinic policies Get a head start in learning how to give your baby the best 9221 and talk with a staff member at the Department of
• Community resources a mother can offer; mother’s milk. Registration starting at 28 OB/GYN.
• Receive New OB Physical appointment with an appropri- weeks. The Women’s Health Center…One Heart….One Purpose…
ate provider based upon your individual needs. Tiny Toes Together One Team.
The New OB Physical is a 40-minute appointment at This sibling class is designed for children 3 to 12 years of
approximately 10 to 12 weeks gestation in order to: age. Spend some fun time learning how to be an “official big
• Review medical and genetic history brother or sister.”
• Provide a physical with screening PAP smear, cultures and More information and resources are also available on The
offer early fetal screening tests such as maternal serum- Women’s Health Center’s Web site Winn Army Briefs continued on page 8B
alpha-fetoprotein and cystic fibrosis screening. mil/obgyn.html.
• Hear fetal heart tones On the Web site you can take a virtual tour of The Women’s

May 16 • Gabriella Lois Feldman, a girl, 8 pounds, • Jayden Brently Greer, a boy, 8 pounds, 6
BIRTH • Leilani Grace Correa, a girl, 8 pounds, 1 14 ounces, born to Sgt. Jeffrey Feldman and ounces, born to Staff Sgt. Rodney and
ANNOUNCEMENTS ounce, born to Pfc. Andrew Correa and Mary Satizabal. Rhonda Greer.
Ashley Berkley.
Provided by Winn Army Community Hospital May 19 • Kaitlyn Michelle Knight, a girl, 5 pounds,
• Montrell Damond Frasier, a boy, 8 • Robert Michael Bonis, Jr., a boy, 6 7 ounces, born to Sgt. Gregory and Amanda
May 10 pounds, 4 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. pounds, 14 ounces, born to Sgt. Robert and Knight.
• Christian Jacob Turnquist, a boy, 8 Montaurius and Natasha Frasier. Monica Bonis.
pounds, 9 ounces, born to Capt. Jacob and • James Alexander Moore, a boy, 8 pounds,
Jennifer Turnquist. 9 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. James and Angela
• Nickolas Andrew Jacobs, a boy, 7 • Alina Maya Dady, a girl, 5 pounds, 4 Moore.
pounds, 14 ounces, born to Spc. Michael and ounces, born to Spc. Alessandro and Clara
May 13 Emily Jacobs. Dady. • Dakota Laverne Jenkins, a girl, 7 pounds,
• Aida Lynn Watson, a girl, 6 pounds, 14 8 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. David and
ounces, born to Spc. Jackie and Elizabeth • Essence Marie Reynolds, a girl, 8 pounds, • Joseph Wayne Wagner, a boy, 7 pounds, 6 Heather Jenkins.
Watson. 10 ounces, born to Spc. Damian and April ounces, born to Pfc. Matthew and Tara
Reynolds. Wagner. May 21
May 14 • Gabrielle Lane Fontenot, a girl, 7
• Lauren Grace Goldean, a girl, 8 pounds, May 17 • Lauren Emily Lewis, a girl, 8 pounds, 14 pounds, 4 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. Willis
3 ounces, born to Sgt. Tedd and Stacy • Torrence Marquez McKoy, a boy, 8 ounces, born to Scott Lewis and Spc. and Kimberly Fontenot.
Goldean. pounds, 4 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. Charles Heather Lewis.
and Shonda McKoy. • Tristan Tyee Moise, a boy, 8 pounds, 6
• Javonte Armad Howell, a boy, 6 pounds, • Elia Brianne Wilke, a girl, 6 pounds, 7 ounces, born to Spc. Toyan and Monique
9 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. Kem and Glenda • Dominick Lawrence O’Connor, a boy, 6 ounces, born to Spc. Ryan and Jacqlyn Wilke. Moise.
Howell. pounds 10 ounces, born to Pfc. Jason and
Tiffany O’Connor. May 22
May 15 • Elijah Joel Hernandez, a boy, 7 pounds, • Nasir Al Din Wallead Luqman, a boy, 7
• Hannah Aubrey Chaplin, a girl, 5 • Bella Magdalena Simmons, a girl, 8 11 ounces, born to Spc. Joel and Teddie pounds, 4 ounces, born to Spc. Wallead Yusuf
pounds, 8 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. Phillip pounds, born to Staff Sgt. Dexter and Orsolya Hernandez. Pitts Luqman and Jihan Abdifatah
and Michelle Chaplin. Simmons. Mohamed.
May 20
• Nicholas Alexander Hensel, a boy, 5 May 18 • Miranda Rae Chambers, a girl, 8 pounds, June 1
pounds, 3 ounces, born to Staff Sgt. Harold • Dean Ryan Bridges, a boy, 8 pounds, 12 7 ounces, born to Sgt. 1st Class Gunnar and • Jorden Camryn Steven, a boy, 7 pounds,
and Jennifer Hensel. ounces, born to Cpl. Ryan and Nikki Bridges. Melissa Chambers. 11 ounces, born to Spc. Denise Steven.

forget your
June 17th is
Father’s Day!
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The power of influence, God bless veterans

Chap. (Maj.) Milton Johnson how I think we were so inspired by my father’s hard in the face of odds and hang in there
Family Life Chaplain pride in being a veteran that we eagerly volun- until the end. After graduation they felt better
C HAPLAIN ’ S teered to serve God and country when we about themselves and had a story to tell others
Have you ever watched a movie or read a were old enough. Though my dad was shell who were coming behind them. A couple of
C ORNER book that kept you on the edge of your seat for
hours and ended before you were ready for
shocked during the war, like many veterans of
that era, he still talks about those days as if he
times I even invited several AIT graduates to
come back and give a word of encouragement
the end? would do it again given the opportunity. to new Soldiers during chapel service.
That’s the way I felt on Memorial Day talk- But isn’t it interesting how one person’s life I bet first time enlistment results would
ing to several veterans who served in the Army story can bring hope and inspiration to anoth- increase if the military employed veterans to
during WWII. Listening to their experiences er person or hundreds of people and influence talk to perspective Soldiers, airmen, sailors,
was a privilege, and I only wish we had more them to pursue a certain course in life? and Marines before they signed up.
time for fellowship and conversation. History is filled with examples: Moses, Thanks to all veterans for your service and
An afternoon talk with one veteran took me Mandella, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther thanks to those of you who are in uniform and
back to the days when I was much younger King, countless veterans, Jesus, and the list go especially those preparing to separate from
when my father would tell war stories after on. Family and friends for what we believe.
supper. At the end of every story my older The power of influence is strong and we
brothers would say – “when we get old enough should never underestimate what rubbing
we are going to join the Army and be like shoulders with some people will do. Protestant Women of the Chapel
Daddy,”- and they did. Five of seven boys in From June 1994 to November 1997 I served The PWOC holds a Summer
our Family proudly joined the Army after high as battalion chaplain for a basic training unit Bible Study 10 a.m. to Noon, Every
school and enjoyed every minute of it. at Fort Jackson. It never ceased to amaze me at Wednesday, through July 25 at
Recently, I went to see my parents, and how young recruits sat and talked about how
Marne Chapel.
hanging in their living room (you can’t miss they got through nine weeks of basic combat
them) are pictures of their five sons, wearing training. For more information call Sara
Army dress uniforms. Although it seemed Everybody had a hero who did or said Fisher at (616) 204-6519.
each of us couldn’t wait to be a Soldier, some something that inspired each one to press

Fort Stewart Chapel

Chapel Schedule Youth Ministry Kids Church
Junior and Senior High
Fort Stewart Students! Exciting Bible Lessons
Catholic Location Time with music, puppets, videos, crafts, games
Sunday Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. Join us for free games and pizza
Saturday Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 p.m.
6:30 - 8 p.m. Sunday,
Protestant 11 a.m. to Noon, Sunday
Contemporary Worship . . . . . . . . . . . .Marne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 a.m. at Vale Chapel in Bryan Village.
Gospel Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Victory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 a.m. at School Age Services
Traditional Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. For more information, (across from Diamond Elementary)
American Samoan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Vale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 a.m.
Liturgical Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 a.m.
call 877-7207.
Kids’ Church(K to 6th grade) . . . . . . . . .Across from Dia. Elem. . . . . . . . . .11 a.m.
PWOC (Wednesday) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 a.m. For all kids Grade K-6
Friday Jum’ah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 p.m.
Contact Staff Sgt. Aiken at 877-4053. Scheduled Bus Pick-up
Contact Sgt. 1st Class. Crowther at 332-2084.
Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11:30 a.m 10:15 a.m. - Liberty and Hendrich, Liberty and Sicily, Liberty
and Anzio, Liberty and Rome
Hunter Army Airfield 10:20 a.m. - Jasmine and Skyland Spruce, Jasmine and Liberty
Catholic Wood, Wild Fern and Golden Birch
Sunday Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chapel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - Schofield and Sansidro, Schofield and Hollandia,
Rogers and Argyle
Sunday Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chapel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. 10:40 a.m. - Naktong and New Guinea, Ormoc and New Guinea
10:50 a.m. - Marne Chapel

10:55 a.m. - Victory Chapel

Religious Education Contacts

Stewart and Hunter, Director of RE, Mike Iliff, call 767-9789. Questions?
Stewart Catholic RE coordinator, Beth Novak, call 767-6825. Contact Chaplain Ric Thompson at 767-6831
Hunter Catholic RE coordinator, Pamela Perez, call 315-5440.
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June 7, 2007

Savannah Cultural Events mation, call 767-8609. tion coordinator at Hunter Chapel at 315- UG Golf Camp starts Monday
Activities sponsored by the Savannah Also, if you’re into ballroom dancing and 5440. All campers in the Chris Haack Bulldog Golf
Department of Cultural Affairs include these don’t mind the drive, the Seaside Dance Camp live on campus in dorms with the
ongoing events: Association in St. Simons Island has dances at Colleges host summer band camps coaches and members of the golf team at the
Every first Friday of the month 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through Georgia College & State University, located University of Georgia. The camp runs from
Folk Music by Savannah Folk Music the summer at Blanche’s Courtyard starting. in Milledgeville, is the perfect place for sum- Friday through June 11, and June 12-15 for
Society, 7:30 p.m., free at Wesley Monumental The association also hosts a dance on the mer music camps. Perfect not only because ages 10 – 18. For more information, visit
United Methodist Church. last Sunday of each month at the Jekyll Island of its location in the heart of Georgia, but also online at
The Arts at City Market Center, Upstairs, Club Hotel, in the grand dining room. because of its beautiful 112-year-old campus, fo.asp.
Jefferson and West St. Julian Streets, free 6:30- Instruction starts at 5:15 p.m., and seating for great facilities, excellent residential halls and
8:30 p.m. Call 232-7731. the dinner and dance starts at 6 p.m. For exceptional food service. National computer camp slated
Every first Saturday of the month more information, call 634-9527 or e-mail to The GC and SU campus has a long history The curriculum consists of seven major
Adult and youth basic ballroom dance of hosting music events and summer work- areas: video game design, computer lan-
classes, by Moon River Dancers: 1-3 p.m. at shops. guages, Web page design, digital video pro-
W. Broad Street YMCA, 1110 May Street. Traveling Wall visits Savannah Go to duction, software applications, Network+
Admission is $3 per person. Call 925-7416 or The traveling version of the Vietnam camp.html. certification and A+ hardware certification.
visit Veteran’s Memorial will make its way to the • Symphonic Band Camp: For rising 9th - The camp runs June 10-15, July 8-13, and july
Every third Wednesday of the month Coastal Empire. Half the size of the original 12th graders, June 17-21. 15-20 at Atlanta Christian College.
Open Mic Poetry Night - sign up at 7:45 structure located in Washington, DC, “The • Drum Major/Leadership Academy: For Applications are accepted until each session
p.m., Gallery Espresso, 6 East Liberty St. Call Wall That Heals” is etched with the more than Rising 9th - 12th graders, June 17-21. is booked. Visit the Web site at www.
233-5348 for more information. 58,000 names of those who died in the war. • Jazz Band Camp: For rising 9th - 12th
Saturdays and Sundays Opening ceremonies are scheduled June graders, June 10-14.
Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home 14 at Emmet Park in Savannah and events • Middle School Band Camp: For rising 7th AASU Soccer Camp starts Monday
Foundation tours 1-5 p.m. every Saturday will wrap up the following Sunday, June 17. - 9th graders, June 24-28. Provides high quality instruction of techni-
and 1-4 p.m. on Sundays. Located at 207 E. Leisure Services City of Savannah is sponsor- The deadline to submit camp applications cal and tactical aspects of soccer at
Charlton St. on Lafayette Square. ing the event and it will be hosted by the is June 1. Armstrong Atlantic State University
Born in Savannah in 1925, writer, Mary Vietnam Veteran’s of America Chapter 671. (Savannah) this Monday and Tuesday for
Flannery O’Connor, lived in a Charlton Street Call 927-3356 or visit for more Marching Band Camp slated boys and girls ages 13 – 18 and June 25-28 for
house until 1938. information. Leadership, drum major, marching percus- boys and girls ages 8 – 12. For more informa-
Today, it is maintained partly as a memori- sion lessons for 9th - 12th graders; twirlers, tion, call 927-5336.
al to her and partly as a literary center for Visit the Healing Field dancers, and colorguard lessons for all ages,
Savannah. Literary activities are held at vari- The Raising Our Children Kindly group will June 10-15. Visit Visual, performing arts camp slated
ous times now through May, free. Call 233- host the second annual Memorial Healing mermarchingbandcamp/. The purpose of this camp is to involve
6014. Field Flag Display, June 22-24 at the National young people in an exploration of the arts in
Every Sunday Guard Armory in Savannah. A flag will be
All-Sports Academy offered a vibrant, creative atmosphere. Held on the
Oldie Goldies Sunday at the American flown for each child reported abused and
Combines summer fun and recreation with campus of AASU, the camp presents an excit-
Legion Post 500, 1716 Montgomery St., 4-8 neglected in Chatham County in 2006.
athletic and educational experiences. Two- ing chance for talented students to partici-
p.m. Call 925-7116. A new addition in 2007 is a Soldiers
week programs for ages 6 – 12 at Armstrong pate in a rich and rewarding two-week work-
The Reel Savannah Film Group presenta- Memorial Field at the center of the Healing
Atlantic State University. Call 927-5336, for shop with an energized faculty of studio
tions, 7 p.m., Sunday evenings at the Lucas Field. One flag will be placed for each Soldier
more information. artists/teachers and guest professional art
Theatre. Tickets, which are $6, are available from Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield that educators. The camp runs from June 11 – 22
an hour before showtime. has lost a life in the current conflict. Right
Don Eddy Basketball Camp slated for boys and girls ages 7 – 13. For more infor-
now that number is 326 of our troops. Each matin, call 927-5325.
Visit Armstrong Arboretum flag will have a yellow ribbon bearing the Features the shooting game and one-on-
Armstrong Atlantic State University has an Soldier’s name in addition to the name of an one game for boys and girls ages 8 to 18 by
Summer Cheerleading Camp starts
arboretum, which encompasses the 250 acre abused child on a blue ribbon. The Soldiers Georgia Southern University, July 8-13.
Sponsored by the City of Savannah, Leisure
campus and displays more than 100 species Memorial Field will be enhanced with white
Services, the camp is held at the Alee Temple
of trees and 200 species of shrubs and other fencing. Arena, located on Skidaway Road and
woody plants. Also new this year will be a Flag of Honor Basketball Camp by AASU coach Eisenburg Drive. Register now for one of six,
The Fern Collection, featuring 23 varieties and a Flag of Heroes Memorial. The Flag of AASU head coach Jeff Burkhamer conducts 4-day sessions: June 18-21, June 25-28, July 9-
of native and non-native ferns, is on the west Honor bears the names of each victim of clinics that emphasize basic basketball fun- 12, July 16-19, July 30-August 2, and August 6-
side of Jenkins Hall. The recently completed Sept. 11 attacks from all four planes, the pen- damentals that will help make players suc- 9. Sessions run from Monday through
Ginger Collection focuses on seven groups of tagon, and the twin towers. cessful at the high school level and beyond. Thursday, 9 a.m. until noon and are designed
ginger plants and is at the south end of Hawes In addition, individuals can purchase a flag Armstrong Atlantic State University, June for children ages 5-15.
Hall. For more information or to schedule an to be flown in the healing field in honor of, or 11 – 14, and June 11 – 14 for boys ages 6 – 14. Instructions include cheers, chants, pom-
educational tour, call AASU’s plant opera- in memory of, a loved one. August 6 – 9 for boys and girls ages 6 – 14. June pom routines, motions, crowd participation
tions at 921-5472. 25-29 for girls ages 8-17 (conducted by techniques and more. Lunches are provided
Camp at Tybee’s fresh air home AASU’s women’s basketball coach). For more by the Summer Lunch Program.
Free dance lessons offered Applications are now being accepted for information, call 927-5336. The second session (June 25-28) has a spe-
Free ballroom dancing lessons are being military children to attend one of four free cial Georgia Games emphasis which includes
offered at Club Stewart from 7 to 9 p.m., the sessions for the two-week camp (June 18-28, AASU Tennis Camp slated a Cheerleading Competition the last day of
first Wednesday of every month by the Moon July 2-13 and July 16-27) at Tybee Beach in Taught by AASU’s tennis coach, Simon camp.
River Dancers Association in Savannah. It is Savannah for children ages 4 to 11. Call 786- Earnshaw for all levels of play. Held at To find out how your child can participate in
for Soldiers and their Families. Couples and 4886 to get your application mailed to you. Armstrong Atlantic State University, August City Cheerleading, please call Betty Burns at
singles welcome. For additional information about the camp, 20 – 24 for ages 10 and older. For more infor- 351-3853 or stop by the Paulson Softball
No registration is required. For more infor- call Pam Perez, pastoral and religious educa- mation, call 927-5336. Complex located at 7171 Skidaway Rd.

Movie review: The Talented Mr. Brooks

Commentary by: erately in a handful of chick flicks, robs from a Casino it eventually His briefest of appearances 2005's
Sasha McBrayer including "Rumor Has It", which comes between Costner and Russell "A History of Violence" stole the
Fort Stewart Museum revealed decent chemistry with much as to who will walk away with the entire show.
younger co-star Jennifer Anniston. loot. He was nominated for Best
When asked what I did last week- For me, Costner's last really great But that's enough about past Supporting Actor at the Academy
end, many who I told about seeing films were "Open Range" and "3000 movies. "Mr. Brooks" is in theatres Awards following the film for his
Kevin Costner's latest flick had never Miles to Graceland". "…Range" is a now, and it is a remarkably fresh role astounding eight minutes of screen
heard of it before. This surprised me a decent film, full of interesting charac- for Costner to tackle. time. So, his devilish portrayal in this
little. Certainly Costner is on par with ters, that tries to revive the good old In it Costner is a man living a dou- movie was no surprise.
movie stars like Harrison Ford, Mel Western. Costner is a dream in the ble life. By day he wears suit and tie Also making a comeback of sorts,
Gibson, and Richard Gere. rugged, strong, quiet roles. and embodies the American dream. Demi Moore is the tough-as-nails cop
It has only been a year since the He may be typecast, even by his He owns a multi-million dollar com- on Brook's tail who has some prob-
California-born (funny, I always own doing, as Costner himself wrote, pany. He has a beautiful wife. But by lems of her own. Mr. Brooks is
thought he was Canadian) actor had a directed, and produced the film, but he night Mr. Brooks is tortured by his delightfully complex.
hit. That movie was "The Guardian", a can deliver and he knows it, so we can addiction to serial killing. Costner sells the character graceful-
picture about the Coast Guard in which hardly hold it against him. William Hurt sizzles as Mr. ly and coupled with the unique plot-
Costner shares the screen with an 'offi- "…Graceland" was no doubt a Brook's alter ego, a second personali- line, the film really is a good and
cer-and-a-gentleman-esque' Ashton departure for Costner at the time. This who thinks he's an illegitimate son of ty that only Brooks can see and hear. imaginative take on the age old serial
Kutcher. riotous, stylish, fast-paced action film Elvis Presley, against reluctant, not-so- Hurt is another one of those actors who killer action suspense drama.
Before that Costner performed mod- pits Costner, as a treacherous villain good-guy, Kurt Russell. After a team can do anything. Don't just stand there, go see it!

3rd Inf. Div. Volunteer Spotlight

Celebrates the Army Birthday June 14 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

S gt. 1st Class Karen Bell of

Detroit, Mich., is
American Red Cross volunteer

working in the Emergency

Department at Winn Army
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Dining Facilities are preparing a special Lunch menu for the Army Community Hospital.
Birthday June 14. The Birthday theme is “Call to Duty”. The menu includes a wide variety of items including:
Bell is volunteering because she
Barbecued Ribs Potato Salad Fried Chicken
wants to help others in her com-
Barbecued Chicken Cole Slaw Grilled Cheeseburgers munity. Her interests and hobbies
Baked Chicken Macaroni Salad Grilled Hamburgers include working with children,
Fried Catfish Jellied Fruit Salad Grilled Hotdogs
Grilled Steak Apple Pie Chili
walking and meeting people.
Baked Potatoes Sweet Potato Pie Grilled Cheese Sandwich If you’d like more information
Macaroni and Cheese Strawberry Short Cake Assorted Pizza about becoming a Red Cross vol-
Corn on the Cob Peanut Butter Cookies Buffalo Wings
Fried Cabbage French Fries
unteer at Winn, call Brigitte
Cornbread Meal Price: $ 6.05 Onion Rings Roberts at 435-6903.
Chicken Gravy Baked Beans
Brown Gravy
Family Members of E-4 & below: $ 5.15
8B The Frontline
June 7, 2007

Understanding TRICARE’s access standards

Winn Public Affairs for wellness care. a civilian provider. room or call 911 (or other local emergency
Urgent (Acute) Care: Urgent Care is Wellness and Health Promotion assistance number) for immediate medical
“I’m sorry, ma’am, all family practice defined as a non-emergency illness or Services: Wellness Care is defined as med- attention.
appointments for the month have been injury, while not life or limb threatening, ical care to promote health maintenance Access to care for our beneficiaries is a
filled. Please call on the first Tuesday of could become more serious if not treated. and prevention. An example of wellness top priority at Winn and Tuttle. Winn’s call
next month, between 7:30 a.m. and 10 Examples of urgent care include eye or ear care is a woman’s annual PAP examination. center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
a.m.” infections and suspected bladder infec- Patients will be given an appointment Monday thru Friday.
Frustrating messages like this should tions. within one month. If this appointment The call center books an average of 4,000
disappear under TRICARE, DoD’s Access to Treatment should take place within 24 cannot be provided at a military treatment appointments a month for approximately
Care Standards. hours of illness or injury to avoid further facility, the patient will be offered a referral 30 providers. A new automated call distrib-
Access to Care standards differ by the complications and unnecessary suffering. and authorization. ution system, commonly used by large cus-
level of care sought. To determine the level If this appointment cannot be provided at a Emergency Care: Emergency Care is tomer service organizations to route calls,
of care patients need, Winn Army military treatment facility, the patient will defined as a medical, maternity, or psychi- will be implemented by the end this
Community Hospital has a registered nurse be offered a referral and authorization to atric emergency that would lead a “prudent month. This will allow the call center to
in the Call Center to help determine if ben- seek urgent care with a civilian provider. layperson” (someone with average knowl- handle the daily phone traffic.
eficiaries need to see a doctor right away or Routine Care: Routine Care is defined as edge of health and medicine) to believe The new automated call distribution sys-
if the RN can take care of the problem. One non-emergency illness or injury for which that a serious medical condition existed, or tem is connected to DoD’s Composite
goal of the call center is to give the patients intervention is required, but not urgent. the absence of medical attention would Health Care System, a central data base of
the help they need and point them in the Examples of routine care include allergies, result in a threat to his or her life, limb, or worldwide patient information, which will
right direction to obtain that care. a cold or low back pain. Patients will be eye sight and require immediate medical provide the callers’ personal data such as
Winn and Tuttle Army Health Clinic offer given an appointment within seven days. If treatment, or which has painful symptoms home addresses and telephone numbers to
similar access to health care standards for routine care is limited at a military treat- requiring immediate attention to relieve the operators.
primary care: within 24 hours for urgent, ment facility, the patient will be offered a suffering. Patients seeking emergency care This should shorten the length of call to
seven days for routine care and one month referral and authorization to seek care with should proceed to the nearest emergency confirm appointments.

Winn Briefs Marne Television Schedule

Georgia New student? Troop Medical Clinic will be Channel 7 at Hunter Army Airfield
If you couldn’t make it to closed Wednesday, July 4.
the mass school health Full operations will resume Channel 16 at Fort Stewart
screening, all services Thursday, July 5.
except eye and ear screen- Time
ings are available on a walk- Physicals slated 6:30 a.m. National Anthem/ DogFace Soldier
in basis for school health School sports physicals 6:35 a.m. Daily Devotional
screenings. Children are available by appoint- 6:40 a.m. Audience
ages four and older entering ment during normal clinic 6:55 a.m. Daily Devotional
Georgia’s School system for hours Monday through 7 a.m. Marne Report
the first time must have the Friday at Winn’s Pediatrics 8 a.m. Marne Chat w/Dina McKain
Georgia Certificate of Eye, and Family Practice clinic. 8:30 a.m. AUDIENCE
Ear and Dental Screening Please bring the sports 9 a.m. Pentagon Channel Iraq briefings/Audience
form and the Georgia physical form from the 10 a.m. Audience
Certificate of Immunization school to your appoint- 10:30 a.m. Education Matters w/Kaytrina Sharp
completed. Dental screen- ment. To schedule a sports 11 a.m. 3rd ID in Iraq- DVIDS/Audience
ings are available Monday physical, call the appoint- 11:55 a.m. Daily Devotional
through Thursday from 3 to ment line, 435-6633. Noon Marne Chat w/Dina McKain
4 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 12:30 a.m. Marne Report
3 p.m. on a walk-in basis at Pregnant? Now what? 1 p.m. CG Stand Up
Dental Clinic 1. For more Congratulations on your 1:30 a.m. CGs NewComers Brief
information, call 767-8513. pregnancy. Prenatal care is 2 p.m. Pentagon Channel Iraq briefings
Immunization screenings available at both Winn Army 3 p.m. SMS video
are available on a walk-in Community Hospital at Fort 4 p.m. CG Stand Up or Audience
basis Monday, Tuesday, Stewart and Tuttle Army 5 p.m. Marne Chat w/Dina McKain
Wednesday and Friday from Health Clinic at Hunter 5:30 p.m. CG Stand Up or Audience
8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Army Airfield. Pregnancy 5:55 p.m. Daily Devotional
Thursday from 1- 3 p.m. For tests are available. Active 6 p.m. Marne Report
more information, call the duty Soldiers need a docu- 6:30 p.m. Education Matters w/Kaytrina Sharp
Allergy Immunization Clinic mented pregnancy from the 7 p.m. Marne Report
at 435-6633. To schedule an laboratory. 7:30 p.m. CG Stand Up or Audience
eye or ear screening, call the Civilian spouses may 8 p.m. Safety Concerns W/Kaytrina
appointment line, 435-6633. confirm pregnancy with a 8:30 p.m CG Stand Up or Audience
home test or by a hospital 9 p.m. Marne Report
July 4 services urine test. Please call 435- 9:30 p.m. Audience
Wednesday, July 4 is 6633 to schedule a new OB 10 p.m. Audience
Independence Day, a feder- nurse interview and an OB 10:30 p.m. Marne Report
al holiday. On July 4, ser- physical appointment. You 11 p.m. Marne Report
vices at Winn Army can also make appoint- 11:30 p.m. Education Matters w/Kaytrina Sharp
Community Hospital will be ments in person.
limited to inpatient care
and emergencies. Full oper- Join the Patient
ations will resume
Thursday, July 5. All services
Care Advisory
at Tuttle Army Health Clinic council.
and the Lloyd C. Hawks call 435-6225.