What's happening on base

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What's happening on base

by: Stripes Korea | .
published: October 29, 2012

Here's what's happening on the bases in Korea. We want to list all the events on all bases so if you know of any events, gatherings, classes, etc., that you want us to post here, let us know! (This was updated Oct. 29)


NOV. 9-12: The BOSS trip to Thailand is now open to all US ID card holders age 18 and above. Cost is $879 for double and $989 for single occupancy which includes airfare, hotel, some meals, historic sites, cultural shows, shopping and an English speaking tour guide.  For more information, contact the BOSS office at 753-8970 (031-690-8970). See the October Happenings for further details. 

ROBIN HOOD TICKETS -- Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Community Theatre production of “Robin Hood.” Tickets are $5 for Adults, $2.50 for military personnel E-4 and below and $2.50 for children. Show dates are 7 p.m. Nov. 2 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov 3. Tickets are available at the front desk of the Community Activity Center.

E-7 BOARD PHOTOS – Although the E-7 Promotion Boards won’t meet until January, Staff Sergeants who will be going before the board need to make an appointment now for their official photos in order to avoid the last minute rush. Go to www.vios-west.army.mil and schedule your appointment.

PHOTOGRAPHY 101 – Every second Saturday of each month. Free, 30 slots/class. Call 753-8825 for pre-registration and more information.

ATTENTION PARENTS OF SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN – Attached is information and the required form for Free or Reduced-Priced School Lunches. As the information points out, you can take the completed form to Parent Central with the required documentation and it will be processed by the School Liaison Office. Contact SLO Jonathan DeLong at 753-8069 (031-690-8069) or stop by Parent Central for further information.

ARMY ENTERTAINMENT Talent Wanted – Seeking performers and technicians for Army Entertainment programs. Nominations must be submitted by Nov. 1. A complete application form can be found at: http://www.armymwr.com/recleisure/entertainmentlapplication/. Check the Camp Humphreys or Suwon CACs for further information and assistance.

SCHOOL AGE SERVICES HAS SPACE AVAILABLE for both the Before-School and After-School programs. Contact Parent Central at 753-3413/5973 (031-690-3413/5973) for information.

Youth Sports is still in need of volunteer coaches for Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball, Cheerleading and Swimming. Contact Youth Sports Director Brad Ficek at 753-5601 (031-690-5601) or at Bradley.d.ficek.naf@mail.mil.

Please help improve future bus routes on Humphreys by taking the passenger survey online. It’s fast and easy to take and your opinion matters!
USFK Regulation 190-1 (Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision) has been revised with the following substantial changes: it eliminates the need for high-visibility outer upper-body garments, reflective vests or belts when riding motorcycles; all motorcycles/mopeds regardless of size of cubic centimeters (CC’s) must be registered at the Area VRO; handicap decals issued by USFK vehicle recorders are only valid on USFK installations. For more information or questions, contact Jeff Thomas at 753-3199 or email jeffery.m.thomas2.civ@mail.mil

Per the Garrison Commander’s directive, there will no longer be monthly Community Update Briefings (CUB). POC regarding any questions per this subject is Mr. Dave Satterfield at 753-8618, or via email at david.l.satterfield.civ@mail.mil.

The Family Readiness Center is temporarily closed because of a bad roof leak. Activities have been moved to the Main ACS as a result. The FRC should reopen next week. 

Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) is YOUR voice in the Army. If you have a quality of life issue or recommendations on how to reduce government spending please submit them to ACS or any drop box in the community. Issues can also be submitted on-line at www.myarmyonesource.com. Issue submission deadline is Oct 8. 753-8238 (031-690-8238)

Every Sunday (10 a.m.-7 p.m.) starting Sept. 2 – Back to School Laser Tag Special – 2-4-1 – Pay for one game, play two. Call 753-8031 (031-690-3013) for more information.

NOV. 1-2: Pyeongtaek Contracting Office’s Initial Contracting Officer Representative (COR) both days from 0830-1600, at the Distributed Learning System (DLS) facility (Bldg. S-302).  Slots are first come first serve.  Reservations may be made to Jack Banks, jack.d.banks.civ@mail.mil, 753-5518 or Pete Santana, agapito.santana.civ@mail.mil, 753-5514.

EFFECTIVE NOV 24 – All passengers on Korean public buses and taxis will be required to fasten seatbelts when traveling. According to the revised laws, all passengers taking public buses, including long distance intra-city (blue buses) and express intercity buses (red buses) and taxis must buckle up while the vehicles are in operation. Intra-city village buses (green buses) that travel a short distance in a particular region and small shuttle buses are excluded from the plan.


OCT. 31: Sign-up deadline for Thanksgiving Day Beijing Tour on Nov. 22-25. Adult (from 12 yrs) - $690 (double), $790 (single), child (under 11 yrs) - $590 (share twin), $500 (no bed). For more information, call 734-7003 Ext. 2.

NOV. 3: 2012 Fall Classic Natural Bodybuilding/Figure/Bikini Competition at R&R Bar and Grill from 5 p.m. For more information, call 736-3340.


OCT. 31: CASEY 5/10 KM RUN HALLOWEEN RUN AND 30 KM: HOVEY Fitness Center Registration 6 a.m. Race Time 6:30 a.m. 732-6276/6927

NOV. 10: CASEY 5/10 KM RUN AND 30 KM BIKE: CASEY Hanson Fitness Center (*Recognizing Military Family Appreciation Month) Registration 9 a.m. Race Time 10 a.m. 732-6276/6927

NOV. 17: RUN-A-THON 50 MILE CHALLENGE: CASEY Schoonover Registration 8 a.m. Race Time 9 a.m. 732-6276/6927


AUG. 8-DEC. 2012: Camp Red Cloud Mitchell’s Sports Grill closed for renovation. Outdoor lunch service available at the Camp Red Cloud Golf Course with limited menus and services. Hours of operation at the Camp Red Cloud Golf Course Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bar: Wed.-Fri., 5-10 p.m. For more info call 031-874-3013.

OCT. 30: Table Tennis Tournament at 2 p.m. Call Camp Stanley CAC at 732-5366 for more information.


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