In Brief April 24, 2014


Blood drive held:
The 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) is hosting a unit blood drive for all Fort Bragg Soldiers, civilians and Family members, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3rd Battalion classroom, Building E1743, 4100 Kuwait St.

The blood driving is being held to honor Memorial Day and to collect blood that will be distributed to special operations Soldiers across the globe.


Casualty assistance training:
The Fort Bragg casualty assistance officer and casualty notification officer training is as follows:

Class 13-13: Tuesday to Thursday. To attend this training, personnel must be officer (captain or above), warrant officer (chief warrant officer 2 or above) or enlisted (sergeant first class or above). Commands must provide an attendance roster to Donell Bowser seven working days before start date. Soldiers report to Building 4-2843 (SSC) Normandy Dr., Room BA-1 (McArthur Lake Classroom). In-processing starts at 8:30 a.m.  Soldiers must be present through entire training. For more information, email donell.bowser.civ@mail.mil.


Assistance training:
The Fort Bragg Employee Assistance Program is available to support the work/life health and welfare needs of Department of Defense civilian employees, their Families, and Fort Bragg/Pope Field community. Unless otherwise indicated, training is from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Leader and Workforce to Development Center, Building 2-2020, Woodruff St. Call 396-5784 to reserve a seat.

“Prime for Life” alcohol and drug abuse prevention training, May 20; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is required, call 396-5784 to reserve a seat. Work/Life Well-being Seminar, April 8, Working in teams; April 22, Controlling Anger


Notice of estate:
This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of 1st Lt. Robert F. Kelly, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact 2nd Lt. Karmi Rivera, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at, or email karmi.d.riverarivera.mil@mail.mil. 

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Spc. Blake C. Hagert, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact Capt. Amanda Miller, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 643-1833, or email Amanda.v.miller.mil@mail.mil. 

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Staff Sgt. Alfonso Molinar, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact Capt. Matthew Voller, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 584-9981, or email matthew.voller@us.army.mil. 

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Capt. Edward E. Chaffin, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact 1st Lt. Jorge Jimenez,  summary court martial officer, with all inquires at (217) 415-8867 or Jorge.a.jimenez.mil@mail.mil.

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Staff Sgt. Richard W. Langley Jr., as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact 1st Lt. Demetrius Threadgill, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 396-4085, or email Demetrius.L.Threadgill.mil@mail.mil. 

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Spc. Derek Painter, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact Capt. Amie Shomette, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 396-4085, or email amie.e.shomette@ahqb.soc.mil.


Clean out your medicine cabinet:
April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 18, 2014 TRICARE beneficiaries have a safe and easy way to dispose of expired prescription drugs. The Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-back Day is April 26. Sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for people to bring excess prescription drugs that otherwise could be abused or contaminate the environment.

Read more at: www.tricare.mil/CoveredServices/BenefitUpdates/Archives/4_18_14_NationalRxDrugTake-BackDay.


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