Go Youth - Fort Bliss Bugle



Go Youth - Fort Bliss Bugle
18B • October 3, 2013 • FORT BLISS BUGLE
to join the U.S. Air Force. A select number
of applicants will fall into direct duty with
no time in service requirements or retraining categories. Applicants not falling into
the first direct duty category should refer to
their local recruiter for the most recent Prior
Service Matrix to determine their tentative
eligibility. Members who do not qualify
for one of the direct duty positions may be
eligible to retrain (most common for sister
service candidates). For additional information, or to locate your local recruiter, visit
www.airforce.com/contact-us-/faq/priorservice/ or call 577-0449/0448.
Best Ranger Competition: Fort Bliss
will host the Best Ranger Competition Oct.
22 through 24. Top four finishers will represent Fort Bliss at the David E. Grange
Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.
Any Ranger qualified Soldier interested in
competing should email Capt. Steve Alquesta at [email protected]
Funded Legal Education Program:
Apply for the 2013 Judge Advocate General’s Funded Legal Education Program. Every
year the Army pays for up to 25 active duty
commissioned officers to attend law school.
This program is open to commissioned officers in the rank of second lieutenant through
captain. Applicants must have at least two,
but not more than six, years of total active
federal service at the time the legal training
begins. The application deadline is Nov.
1. Applicants must send their application
through command channels, to include the
officer’s branch manager at AHRC, with a
copy furnished to the Office of the Judge
Advocate General, ATTN: DAJA-PT (Yvonne
Caron, Room 2B517), 2200 Army Pentagon, Washington, D.C., 20310. Applicants
should immediately register for the earliest
offering of the local Law School Admission
Test. Interested officers should contact Maj.
Emilee Elbert at [email protected]
mil or 744-6965, to schedule an interview.
To learn more, visit https://www.jagcnet.
MWR Through the Years exhibit:
Take a walk down memory lane with Fort
Bliss Family and MWR. The Old Fort Bliss
Replica currently hosts the “MWR Through
the Years: Setting the Standard for Excellence” exhibit. The exhibit features photos
and memorabilia from the Anna Johnelle
Crimen collection, and other historic pieces
from the rich Fort Bliss Family and MWR history. The exhibit is only available for a short
time! Stop in before Oct. 18 to view and
relive Fort Bliss Family and MWR memories
through the years. Old Fort Bliss Replica is
located at the corner of Pershing and Pleasonton roads. 588-8482.
Massacre on Marshall Road Haunted House: The Massacre on Marshall
Road Haunted House is coming to the Trading Post on West Fort Bliss! The Massacre
on Marshall Road will be open on the following nights: Oct. 16 and 17, 7 to 10
p.m.; Oct. 18 and 19, 7 p.m.-midnight;
Oct. 21 through 24, 7 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 26,
7 p.m. to midnight; Oct. 27 through 30, 7
to 10 p.m.; Oct. 31, 7 p.m. to midnight.
Admission $5. The Trading Post is located
at 1717 Marshall Rd. 588-8247.
Make a Difference Day: See a need,
do a good deed! Get involved in the largest
national day of service and make a difference in your community by participating in
Fort Bliss Make a Difference Day. The service projects take place Oct. 26 throughout
the Fort Bliss and El Paso community. A list
of local Make a Difference Day projects
can be found at blissmwr.com/volunteer. To
learn more, call 569-4227 ext. 7
Desert ‘Oke Karaoke: Are you ready to
hit the stage with your best singing voice?
Desert Strike Lanes hosts Desert “Oke Karaoke every Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight. The event is open to all government
ID card holders 18 and older. Desert Strike
Lanes is located at 2949 Carter Rd. 5686272.
Experiencing financial challenges?:
The Financial Readiness Program at Army
Community Service offer free confidential
credit and debt management counseling.
To schedule an appointment with a certified
credit counselor, call 569-8376; walk-ins
are accepted after 1 p.m. Tuesday through
Friday. Army Community Service is located
at 2494 Ricker Rd. 569-8376.
Single parent group: Better Opportunities for Single Parents hosts meetings the
second Wednesday of every month at the
Combat Aviation Brigade Dining Facility,
Bldg. 11316 Staff Sgt. Sims St. Join the
group and help B.O.S.P. build a program
to enrich the lives of single parents. The program is open to active-duty military, DoD/
DA civilians and dual-military families who
are in a single-parent situation due to TDY,
deployment, separate duty stations or other
reasons. 569-5500.
Tower Day: Reach new heights during Tower Day at Biggs Park! Purchase a
morning or afternoon ticket for just $6 per
person, and enjoy a morning or afternoon
ticket for unlimited use of the tower Nov. 2
and Dec. 7. Tower Days run from 10 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. The Tango Tower is a 50-foot
tall, six-sided structure with over 20 different high elements, giving participants a
multitude of choices. Tower Day is open to
climbers ages 6 and older; no reservations
are required. All needed equipment is provided. 744-1532.
Spouse employment orientation: Are
you a military spouse looking for employment? Attend the Employment Orientation
at Army Community Service. The orientation will take approximately 1.5 hours and
a lot of good information will be provided
about free services available to you. Orientations are held from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
every Monday and Wednesday at ACS,
located in Bldg. 2494 Ricker Rd. Advance
registration is required. 569-5838.
Mystery shoppers wanted: Do you frequent Family and MWR facilities? How are
we doing? Let us know. You can earn extra
money just by taking surveys and making
observations of our facilities, and telling us
about your experience. Help us uphold our
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commitment to great customer service and
become a Family and MWR mystery shopper today! Approved shoppers who complete and return surveys will receive a $25
gift card. If you are interested, download
a mystery shopper application at www.
blissmwr.com/mysteryshopper and return it
to the Family and MWR Marketing office at
Bldg. 12 Pershing Road. You can also pick
up an application in person, from 8 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. To learn
more, call 568-6353.
Lounge specials: Head to Strike Lounge
inside Desert Strike Lanes for great end-ofweek lounge specials. Don’t miss Thirsty
Thursdays and Freaky Fridays - each night,
enjoy $2 well drinks or $1 12-ounce domestic drafts from 6 to 10 p.m. Desert Strike
Lanes is located at Bldg. 2949 Carter Road
on Fort Bliss. To learn more, call 568-6272.
Child care providers needed: Fort
Bliss Child, Youth and School Services seeks
child care providers to work from home as
part of the Family Child Care program.
FCC providers can earn $26,000-$40,000
per year. Earn income while staying home
and develop a long-lasting, portable career. FCC training and experience are
transferable to other installations and CYSS
programs. Take advantage of opportunities for professional growth. FCC providers
are supported by the FCC program in attaining their child development associate
(CDA) credential and National Association
for Family Child Care (NAFCC) accreditation. You can also earn monetary subsidies
linked to types of care offered while you receive support from Child, Youth and School
Services. To learn more, call the Fort Bliss
Family Child Care program at 568-4198.
Bunco at Pershing Pub: The Pershing
Pub will host Bunco nights on select Thursdays. For just $10, you get your Bunco buyin with theme snacks included. You’ll be
playing for great prizes, too! The pub will
host Bunco at 6 p.m. Oct. 10, Nov. 14 and
Dec. 12. Reservations are recommended.
Pershing Pub is located inside Pace Hall at
243 Club Rd. 781-6809.
Excess furniture: FMWR sells excess
furniture from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every
Friday at the Property Book Office warehouse in Bldg. 643 Taylor Rd. 568-3779
or 568-4501.
ALR unit funds: Active-duty units and mobilized Guard and Reserve units deployed
in support of Operation Enduring Freedom
(Afghanistan) or Operation Iraqi Freedom
(Iraq), or troops deployed to Haiti and in
support of homeland security while serving
in remote areas, are authorized unit funds
through the Army Level Requirements (ALR)
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation
unit fund program. Units will receive $2 per
Soldier per month beginning the month of
deployment. 568-4444.
Go Youth
Haunted house and movie night:
The Fort Bliss YouthPlex will host its annual
KLAQ Haunted House and movie night from
6 to 11 p.m. Saturday. The event is open to
the first 100 CYSS-registered sixth- through
12th-graders to sign up. Youth will meet at
the YouthPlex, then head out for a spooky
night of fun. The YouthPlex is located at 195
Chaffee Rd. 568-5437.
Teen Book Club: Do you have a teen who
loves to read? Mickelsen Library has just
the club for them! Starting at 4:30 p.m. on
the first Thursday of every month, teens will
head on over to the purple couch, nibble on
snacks and share their thoughts about the
various books read and how they played
into the month’s theme. The book club is
free and open to all teenage participants.
Mickelsen Library is located at 2E Sheridan
Rd. blissmwr.com/library, 568-6156.
Cheerleading with SKIES: SKIESUnlimited offers co-ed recreational and competition cheerleading for young athletes.
Beginner cheer is available for children
ages 4 and older, and intermediate cheer
is offered for children ages 8 and older.
Competition cheer is offered to children
ages 5 and older. Cheer students learn the
basic fundamentals of cheerleading: motions, jumps, tumbling, stunts and cheers.
Competition cheer students learn intricate
cheer routines as well as dance choreography, which includes complex floor skills,
jumps and challenging stunts to perform at
exhibitions and competitions. 568-5544,
Trunk or Treat at the Rod and Gun
Club: The Fort Bliss Rod and Gun Club will
host its annual Trunk or Treat event Oct. 18
Enjoy fun, free trick-or-treating from 6:30
to 9 p.m. Decorate your car trunk, stock it
with candy and head to the Rod and Gun
Club for a night of family fun. Put the kids
in their costumes and bring them along for
trick-or-treating. There will be prizes for the
best-decorated trunk and prizes for the best
kids’ costumes in age categories including
3 years and under, 4 to 10, and 11 to 15.
There will be music and face painting, and
food and beverage available for purchase.
The Rod and Gun Club is located at 3730
Roy Johnson Ln. 568-2983.
Harvest Festival: Join the Milam Youth
Activity Center from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 19
for face painting, cupcake decorating and
a spooky haunted house! This event is free
for everyone. Milam Youth Activity Center
is located at 10960 Haan Rd. 744-2452.
Monster Bash: Celebrate Halloween with
ghoulish family fun at Monster Bash, the area’s biggest and best Halloween party. This
year, Monster Bash is set for 5 to 9 p.m.
Oct. 25 at Biggs Park. We’ve got haunted
houses in three scare levels – barley scary,
pretty scary and very scary. While you’re
dodging ghosts and getting your scare
on, enjoy games and crafts presented by
Fort Bliss family readiness groups to raise
money for their unit funds. There will be free
carnival rides, a DJ, dancing and entertainment. Food and beverage vendors will be
on hand to tame your beastly hunger. Biggs
Park is located at 11388 Sergeant Major
Blvd. 588-8247.
Haunted Pumpkin Patch: Enjoy a
spooky good time at the Haunted Pumpkin
Patch! From 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26, head to
Old Fort Bliss for Halloween fun. The pumpkin patch opens at 5 p.m., and the ghost
stories begin at 6:30 p.m. Decorate pumpkins, available in exchange for donations
to the museum, on a first-come, first-served
basis. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and
cozy up by the fire pit, where there will be
ghost stories for the kids. There will be face
painting, food and beverages available for
purchase and more. 588-8482.
La Union Corn Maze: Sixth- through
12th-graders shake off your heebie jeebies, and conquer the La Union Corn Maze
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Electric bush trimmer $20; wheelbarrow $20; electric hand sander
$15. 757-9006.
Dining room set, table 38”x54” plus 2 leaves & 4 chairs, brown
wood, $125. 562-4362.
3 Kwikset ultra max left-handed door knob locks keyed alike $20
ea or all 3 for $55;
>> woodcraft router table $35; flourescent light
$45. All new. 821-1722.
Homes for sale or rent
10737 Onyxstone, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, all kitchen appl., 2 car garage,
pets ok w/pet dep, 5 min. to Ft. Bliss, new ceramic tile, $895 mth
+ dep. 269-9232.
NE, near Ft. Bliss, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, covered parking, oversized laundry room, shed for storage, near Dolphin Terrace Elementary, $875
mth. 269-4960.
NE, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, near Ft. Bliss, easy access to Ft. Bliss, McGregor
Range, Holloman AFB, White Sands Missile Range, schools, shopping, church, parks, pets ok, $950 mth + dep. 751-0600.
Eastside, 3 bdrm townhome, looks new, 2 ba, 1 car garage, yard,
2908-A Eaads, $800 mth, $600 dep. 588-8415.
NE, near Ft. Bliss, 3711 McConnell, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, spacious living
room, den with f/p, cathedral ceilings, single gar., storage shed,
close to stores, schools, $850 mth, $700 dep. 740-4983.
Eastside, near Rich Beem & Pebble Hills, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, lg master
suite, refrigerated a/c, several upgrades, @1700sqft, built 2010,
quick drive to Ft. Bliss, $130,000. 881-7591.
Duplex, 2 bdrm carpeted, 3rd rm with f/p & large closet, full ba, lg
liv rm, ceramic flrs, w/d connections, front yard grass, cov patio,
near post, 3628 Porter, water/maintenace by owner, $735 mth,
$725 dep, 1 year lease. 591-7699.
4 bdrm, 2 ba, in Pleasant Hills, $950 mth, $900 dep. 821-5309.
3341 Old Spanish Trail, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, near Ft. Bliss, WBAMC,
Chapin HS, 2 car gar, den, living rm, ref., washer & dryer, $1,400.
NE, 3 bdrm, 2 ba, 2 car gar, quiet neighborhood, storage shed,
washer & dryer, ref., about 10 min. to Ft. Bliss. 204-2011.
2 rooms for rent with private bath, $350, $400, includes laundry,
bbq, utlities, cable, great environment. 730-0969.
NE, 10832 Quartz St, 1275 sqft, 3 bdrm, 1.5 ba, single car gar,
$860 mth, $860 dep, plus $300 dep. per pet. 575-302-1776.
Vacant lot, 86’x120’, rockwall enclosed w/15’ rolling gate, WBAMC
area, 4 bearing pecan trees. 276-9415.
Critter Trail hamster cage w/extra parts $35; rare Xbox 360 Star
Wars w/320mb hard drive & Assassins Creed carrying case w/4
games,1 controller & rechargeable battery $350; leopard purse
set: handbag, makeup ,sunglasses, comestic, tote bag, all new in
wrapper $150. All items obo. 383-0767.
1966 Irwins pop up trailer $350 obo. 598-9468.
Male Pomeranian puppy & adult female. Also male & female guppies, free. 479-9125.
Male Bearded Dragon, juvenile perfect health, 20 gallon terrarium
w/food bowl & heat lamp, $100; 10 gallon fish tank $20. 405249-9301.
1 yr. old sister Chihuahuas (2), female dogs, brown, passive, good
w/kids. 740-8048.
Photo & electronics
Electric Yamaha piano, excellent cond., $65. 757-9006.
Sporting goods
Bikes, kids to adult, Trek specialized $39-$150. 731-9426.
‘03 Harley-Davidson Sportster XL 1200C Custom, 100th Anniversary, black & silver, windscreen, sissy bar w/backrest pad, Screamin’ Eagle II exhaust, excel running cond, 9k, $6,999. 433-4115.
‘10 Honda Civic LX-S cruise, A/C, CD player, tilt steering, ps/pw/pl,
auto, 47k, $12,795. 751-1662.
‘06 Yamaha Rhino, camo color, aluminum wheels, winch, aluminum top, runs great, make offer. 822-2387.
‘08 Honda TRX 250 ex, next to new condition, no mods, title in
hand. 714-833-3046.
‘05 Mustang GT convertible Premium Edition, torch red, immaculate cond, garage kept, $22,000. 240-3648.
‘08 31’ Starcraft Homestead travel tralier, $18,200. 713-3856394.
‘10 Honda Civic LX-S, like new, 1 owner, cruise, tilt steering, a/c,
pw, ps, pl, 47k, $12,795. 751-1662.
‘05 Chrysler Town & Country Limited, gold, excel. cond, loaded,
leather, heated seats, DVD, Nav, pwr everything, adj. steering &
pedals, 2 & 3 row stow n go, 122k, $7,200. 500-1854.
‘98 trailer, wells cargo mdl TW101, white, $2,500. 497-9142.
Set of four 22D’s five lug rims w/low profile tires, $500. 590-6932.
Formica countertops, $300 obo; child’s battery operated Jeep $30
obo. 449-5172.
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