2019 BASE GUIDE JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL - FORT MYER HENDERSON HALL FORT MCNAIR - ARMY.MIL

 
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IMMERSIVE AND                                                TABLE OF CONTENTS
    INTERACTIVE
    exhibits surround visitors                                   6      WELCOME TO JOINT BASE
                                                                        MYER-HENDERSON HALL
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    with irreplaceable artifacts                                                                                            Joint Base Commander – Col. Kimberly Peeples
    and the sights and
    sounds of Marines                                            7      A LITTLE HISTORY                                             Command Sergeant Major -
                                                                                                                                  Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen M. Harris
    in action.
                                                                 10     MISSIONS, HEADQUARTERS,
                                                                        DEMOGRAPHICS
                                                                                                                              Public Affairs Director – Michael L. Howard

                                                                                                                                            Editor – Catrina Francis

                                                                 11     HEADQUARTERS COMMAND BATTALION,
                                                                        FORT MYER, VIRGINIA
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                                                                                                                                            Contributors –
                                                                 12     IN-PROCESSING                                         Jim Dresbach, Catrina Francis, Emily Mihalik,
                                                                                                                                   Leah Rubalcaba, and Emily Myers

                                                                 13     SERVICES
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                                                                                            A History of Innovation • A Future of Success
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WELCOME TO                                                                                                 A LITTLE HISTORY
JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL                                                                             Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is made up of Fort Myer and Henderson Hall in Virginia, and Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C.

                                                                                                           FORT MYER
                                                                                                           Fort Myer, Virginia, traces its origins to the
                                                                                                           Civil War and since then, has been a Signal
                                                                                                           Corps post, a showcase for Army cavalry
                                                                                                           and site of the first flight of an aircraft at a
                                                                                                           military installation.
                                                                                                           The acreage that is Fort Myer and Arlington
                                                                                                           National Cemetery was once called Arlington
                                                                                                           Heights when owned in the late 1850s by
                                                                                                           Mary Anna Randolph Custis, daughter of
                                                                                                           George Washington Parke Custis, Martha
                                                                                                           Washington’s grandson.
                                                                                                           Mary Anna married young Army Lt. Robert
                                                                                                           E. Lee in 1831. Lee, who had graduated
                                                                                                           second in his West Point class of 1829, later
                                                                                                           helped rescue the estate from financial ruin
                                                                                                           in 1860. The Lees left the area in the spring
                                                                                                           of 1861, and Lee became military advisor to
                                                                                                           Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and
                                                                                                           later, commander of the Army of Northern
                                                                                                           Virginia. He never returned to Arlington.          Soldiers of the 15th Cavalry raise their swords on Summerall Field for a photo. Fort Myer
                                                                                                           The government confiscated the land in 1864,       was a showcase for the U.S. Cavalry. With about 1,500 horses serving the field artillery and
                                                                                                           when Mrs. Lee did not pay her property taxes       the cavalry, there were once many stables on the post. The stable far back on the right is
                                                                                                           in person. Part of the estate became Arlington     where The Old Guard’s Caisson Platoon currently houses the horses which provide funeral
                                                                                                           National Cemetery. The remainder of the            services for veterans in Arlington National Cemetery.
                                                                                                           estate consisted of Fort Cass (named by the
                                                                                                           Union Army’s 9th Regiment Massachu-setts           become the nation’s cavalry showplace. Signal       Defense troops were stationed at Fort Myer
                                                                                                           Volunteer Infantry Soldiers for their com-         Corps personnel moved out and cavalrymen            during World War II, when it also served
                                                                                                           mander Col. Thomas Cass), built in 1861,           moved in, including the 3rd Cavalry Regiment        as a processing station for Soldiers entering
                                                                                                           where the Fort Myer Thrift Shop now stands;        between World Wars I and II, supported by           and leaving the Army. The U.S. Army Band
                                                                                                           and Fort Whipple – built in May 1863 – now         the 16th and 55th Field Artillery Battalions.       (Pershing’s Own) and the U.S. Army School
Look for details inside this guidebook, prepared to introduce you to the joint military environment in     Whipple Field. Fort Whipple was named in           Some 1,500 horses were stabled at Fort Myer         of Music moved to the post in 1942, joined
the National Capital Region, but also to acquaint you specifically with the services and facilities that   honor of Maj. Gen. Amiel Whipple, a West           in 1940, and Army horsemanship had become           later by the U.S. Army Chorus. The Army’s
                                                                                                           Point graduate of the class of 1841. A Union       an important part of Washington’s official          oldest infantry unit, the 3d U.S. Infantry
will make you feel at home.                                                                                officer, Whipple fought in the Civil War           and social life.                                    Regiment (The Old Guard) was reactivated
You are serving at the center of the nation’s treasure, wrapped in the history of yesterday and poised     battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville     Most of the buildings at the north end of Fort      in 1948, and assigned to Forts Myer and
                                                                                                           in Virginia. He died of wounds sustained at        Myer were built between 1892 and 1908.              McNair (D.C.) to become the Army’s official
for the innovations of tomorrow.                                                                           Chancellorsville in 1863.                                                                              ceremonial unit and security force in the
                                                                                                                                                              Quarters One was completed in 1899, as the
There are very few service-unique functions at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. If a function can be        Fort Whipple was one of the stronger for-          post commander’s house, but since 1908, it          Washington metropolitan area.
shared, and it is in the best interests of those served to do so, the function is shared.                  tifications built to defend the Union capital      has been the home of Army chiefs of staff,
                                                                                                           across the Potomac River. Units stationed          including Gens. George C. Marshall, Omar            FORT MCNAIR
Both services maintain the traditions and unique history that speak “Soldier” and “Marine.”                there lived in tents and temporary frame           N. Bradley, Douglas MacArthur and Dwight            Fort Lesley J. McNair, on the point of land
                                                                                                           structures. The fledgling post’s high elevation    D. Eisenhower.                                      where the Potomac and Anacostia rivers join
Again, welcome to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall located in Virginia and in Washington, District           made it ideal for visual communication, and        The first military test flight of an aircraft was   in Washington, D.C., has been an Army post
of Columbia.                                                                                               the Signal Corps took it over in the late 1860s.   made from the Fort Myer parade ground on            for more than 200 years, third only to West
                                                                                                           Brig. Gen. Albert J. Myer commanded Fort           Sept. 9, 1908, when Orville Wright kept the         Point and Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania,
                                                                                                           Whipple and, in 1866, he was appointed the         Wright Flyer in the air for a minute and 11         in length of service. The military reservation
                                                                                                           Army’s first chief signal officer, a post he       seconds. The 13th test flight ended in tragedy      was established in 1791, on about 28 acres
                                                                                                           held until his death in 1880. The post was
A HISTORY OF INNOVATION • A FUTURE OF SUCCESS                                                              renamed Fort Myer the next year in his honor.
                                                                                                                                                              when after three minutes aloft, the aircraft
                                                                                                                                                              crashed. Wright was severely injured, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of what then was called Greenleaf Point.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Maj. Pierre C. L’Enfant included it in his
                                                                                                           In 1886, Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, the Army’s       a passenger, Lt. Thomas Selfridge, became           plans for “Washington, the Federal City,”
                                                                                                           commanding general, directed Fort Myer to          the first powered aviation fatality.                as a major site for the defense of the capital.

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The Wright Military Flyer arrives at Fort Myer, Virginia, aboard a wagon, attracting the attention of children and adults, Sept. 1,
1908. In addition to military aviation trials, Fort Myer is also the home of U.S. Army Observation Balloon training from 1902-1927.
#HistoryOfInnovation

An arsenal first occupied the site in 1801;      A hospital was built next to the penitentiary    The post was renamed in 1948 to honor Lt.        Soldiers assemble on Fort Myer’s Summerall Field for Officer Training Camp in 1917.
earthen defenses had been there since 1791.      in 1857, and Civil War Soldiers who were         Gen. Lesley J. McNair, commander of Army
                                                 wounded were treated at what then was called     Ground Forces during World War II. McNair,
The fortifications did not halt the invading                                                                                                       Subsequently, the unit was designated            later presented with a jeweled sword by the     on the West Coast, Henderson adminis-
                                                 the Washington Arsenal. President Lincoln        who had been headquartered at the post, was
British in 1814. With the British coming                                                                                                           Headquarters Battalion on April 1, 1943. A       Commonwealth of Virginia.                       tered the affairs of the Marine Corps. The
                                                 was a frequent visitor to the arsenal, coming    killed in Normandy, France, July 25, 1944.
overland toward Bladensburg, Maryland,                                                                                                             section of Headquarters Battalion of Women                                                       success attained by the Corps during the
                                                 to observe ordnance tests on new weaponry.                                                                                                         During the years subsequent to the second
Soldiers at the arsenal evacuated north with
                                                 He also attended the funeral for 21 women        HENDERSON HALL                                   Marine Reserves was organized in September       war with Great Britain, until the year he       war, including its expansion and development
as much gunpowder as they could carry,                                                                                                             1943, to provide barracks for a portion of the
                                                 war workers who on June 17, 1864, were           Henderson Hall is located in Arlington,                                                           was appointed commandant, Brevet Maj.           from a small fighting force into a well-rec-
hiding the rest in a well as the Redcoats                                                                                                          2,658 women assigned to the Washington,
                                                 killed by the explosion of a bin of gunpowder    Virginia, directly across the Potomac River                                                       Henderson was on duty at such posts and         ognized and very formidable arm of the
approached from two directions. About 45                                                                                                           D.C., area. During August 1946, a substantial
                                                 in the room in which they were assembling        from the nation’s capital.                                                                        stations as Boston, Portsmouth, Headquarters,   nation’s military forces, was due in no small
British soldiers were killed and wounded                                                                                                           number of female Marines were released from
                                                 cartridge cases by hand. A spark ignited                                                                                                           U.S. Marine Corps; and at New Orleans.
from an accidental explosion when a spark                                                         Henderson Hall is situated on Southgate          active duty, making Henderson Hall barracks                                                      measure to the leadership and ability of
                                                 fireworks drying outside the building causing
ignited an open barrel of black powder.                                                           Road on the southern border of Arlington         available for billeting of male Marines.         On Oct. 17, 1820, at the age of 37, Lt. Col.    its commandant.
                                                 the explosion, one of the worst catastrophes
“A tremendous explosion ensued,” a doctor at     to occur in the city of Washington.              National Cemetery, next door to the Army’s                                                        Henderson was appointed as commandant of        In 1857, Marines were ordered at the request
                                                                                                                                                   Henderson Hall owes its name to Col.
the scene reported, “whereby the officers and                                                     Fort Myer. The Pentagon is a short distance                                                       the Marine Corps. He served in the position     of the mayor of Washington, D.C., to suppress
                                                 The arsenal was closed in 1881, and the                                                           (Brevet Brig. Gen.) Archibald Henderson,
about 30 of the men were killed and the rest                                                      to the east, with the Air Force Memorial                                                          for more than 38 years – the longest of any
                                                 post was transferred to the Quartermaster                                                         fifth commandant of the Marine Corps.                                                            an armed mob of “hired roughs and bullies”
most shockingly mangled.” The remaining                                                           immediately to the east.                                                                          officer to hold that position.
                                                 Corps. It was known by the name Washington                                                        Born in Colchester, Virginia, Jan. 21, 1783,                                                     that had been imported from Baltimore
British destroyed the arsenal buildings, but     Barracks. A general hospital was located at      Built on land acquired through deeds and other                                                    During the 1836-37 war with the Seminole
                                                                                                                                                   he was appointed a second lieutenant in the                                                      to take possession of the election booths.
the facilities were rebuilt after the war.       the post from 1898 until 1909. Maj. Walter                                                                                                         and Creek Indians in Georgia and Florida,
                                                                                                  actions between 1943 and 1952, Henderson         Marine Corps June 4,1806; promoted to first                                                      During the riot, when a cannon was put into
Land was purchased north of the arsenal in       Reed worked there and found the area’s           Hall officially became U.S. government           lieutenant March 6, 1807; to captain April 1,    in which the Marine Corps took an active
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    position by a large crowd who threatened the
1826, for the first federal penitentiary where   marshlands an excellent site for his research    property on February 15, 1954, when the          1811; and was appointed a major, by brevet,      part, Col. Henderson, as commandant, went
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Marines, Henderson deliberately placed his
the conspirators accused of assassinating        on malaria. The major died of peritonitis        governor of Virginia executed a Deed of          in the year 1814.                                in person into the field with his command
President Abraham Lincoln were imprisoned        after an emergency appendectomy operation                                                                                                          sharing in the dangers and exposures of that    body against the muzzle, thereby preventing
                                                                                                  Cession of Political Jurisdiction.               As a captain during the War of 1812,
in 1865; after a trial found them guilty, four   at the post in 1902.                                                                                                                               campaign. For his services in checking Indian   it from being aimed at the Marines, just at the
were executed there by hanging.                                                                   With the move of Headquarters Marine             Henderson participated in the engagements                                                        moment when it was about to be discharged.
                                                 The post dispensary now occupies the build-                                                       with the British war ships HMS Cyane and         hostilities, he was advanced to the brevet
                                                                                                  Corps to the Navy Annex in November 1941,
Among them was Mary Surratt, the first           ings where Reed worked and died.                                                                  HMS Levant on April 20, 1815. He received        rank of brigadier general.                      He died Jan. 6, 1859. His remains were interred
                                                                                                  and Marine Corps expansion following the
woman to be executed under federal orders.       About 90 percent of the present buildings on     outbreak of World War II, a Headquarters         a silver medal and was included in the thanks    During the Mexican War, which was preceded      in the Congressional Cemetery in southeast
The movie “The Conspirator,” recalling           the post’s 100 acres were built, reconstructed   and Service Company was organized at             of Congress to the officers and men of the       by much military activity on the part of the    Washington, D.C. The Navy transport the
these events, came out in 2011.                  or remodeled after 1903.                         Henderson Hall on March 1, 1942.                 USS Constitution for gallant service. He was     Marine Corps during the years 1845-46           USS Henderson, was named in his memory.

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MISSIONS, HEADQUARTERS,                                                                                                                           HEADQUARTERS COMMAND
DEMOGRAPHICS                                                                                                                                      BATTALION, FORT MYER, VIRGINIA
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall secures its      U.S. ARMY                                     portion of the joint base, provides admin-          Headquarters Command Battalion is the            predeployment training, deployment and            Headquarters Company, U.S. Army is the
joint community, sustains infrastructure and    INSTALLATION                                  istrative, operational, and logistical and          premier headquarters command unit in the         post-deployment support, mandatory Army           largest and most diverse company in the
supports installation partners and special                                                    quality of life services in support of over         U.S. Army, and its motto is “Leadership and      Warrior Training, Army Physical Fitness           Army with some 5,000 officers, noncommis-
events in order to support the Joint Force
                                                MANAGEMENT                                    2,000 Marines and civilians of Headquarters         Service.” It is the Army’s largest battalion     Tests, weapons qualification, and other           sioned officers, and Soldiers assigned and
Headquarters - National Capital Region and      COMMAND                                       Marine Corps. Additionally, Henderson Hall          with approximately 6,000 active duty and         training opportunities. The battalion runs        attached to more than 200 Department of
Military District of Washington mission         IMCOM is responsible for management of        serves to support all of the retired service        reserve component Soldiers serving in the        all NCO school order of merit lists and           Defense and Department of Army agencies
and contingency operations.                     73 installations worldwide. Army installa-    members and Family members who live                 National Capital Region and conducting           required counseling, operates a robust
                                                                                              in the National Capital Region.                                                                                                                        and staff elements within the National
                                                tions are communities that provide many of                                                        worldwide operations.                            NCO Mentorship Program and facilitates
On order, JBM-HH supports JFHQ-NCR/                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Capital Region and around the world. The
                                                the same types of services expected from                                                                                                           promotion boards, Soldier and NCO of the
MDW and JTF-NCR homeland defense,                                                             Some 450 Marines and civilians work in the          Headquarters Command Battalion’s primary                                                           company provides the necessary leadership,
                                                any small city. Fire, police, public works,
defense support of civil authorities, and                                                     confines of the joint base, and the remainder       mission is to:                                   Quarter Boards, and NCO professional
                                                housing, and child care are just some of                                                                                                                                                             command and control, administrative and
other contingency operations in the NCR.                                                      is spread throughout the Pentagon, Navy                                                              development.
                                                the things IMCOM does in Army com-                                                                Ensure the accountability, discipline and                                                          logistical support, UCMJ chain of command
                                                munities every day. The command focus         Yard, Crystal City, and other dispersed                                                              The Headquarters Command Battalion was
The joint base, headquartered at Fort Myer,                                                                                                       individual readiness of 6,300 assigned and                                                         authority, and training for its Soldiers.
                                                is on sustainability to address present and   locations in five counties surrounding                                                               activated as a provisional headquarters on
provides some 150,000 active duty, reserve                                                                                                        attached Soldiers serving in 64 agencies
                                                future needs while strengthening commu-       Washington, D.C.                                                                                     June 1, 1992 at Fort Myer, Virginia, with         Headquarters and Headquarters Company
component, and retired military personnel,                                                                                                        within the National Capital Region.
                                                nity partnerships that improve our support                                                                                                         four companies and over 1,000 Soldiers. In        was formed as a support company to the
Family members, and civilian workforce with
                                                capabilities to organize, equip, train, and   DEMOGRAPHICS AND                                    Other missions include supporting Joint Base
                                                                                                                                                                                                   October 1993, the battalion was activated as a    JBM-HH commander and his staff. In
modern, clean, safe facilitie,s and services.   deploy Soldiers as part of joint forces.      COMMUNITY FACTS                                     Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia and Fort
                                                                                                                                                                                                   permanent unit and aligned with the Military      1971, the company added the additional
Amid history and pageantry, JBM-HH              Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is one                                                             McNair in the District of Columbia. The                                                            mission of supporting the Military District of
                                                                                              • Assigned Active Duty Military Personnel – 2,020                                                    District of Washington. Under General
provides administrative, housing, recre-        of the 17 installations in the Installation                                                       Headquarters Command Battalion partners                                                            Washington. On June 1, 1992, the company
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Order No. 16, all forces in the National
ation, and support to active duty, reserve      Support Directorate Sustainment. The          • Attached Active Duty Military Personnel – 5,900   with the Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and Fort
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Capital Region are aligned under the              was realigned under the command and
component, retired military, and Department     Central and Atlantic Regions of IMCOM         • Civilian Workforce – 5,608                        Meade, Maryland, Headquarters Battalions
                                                                                                                                                                                                   command responsibility of the commanding          control of Headquarters Command Battalion,
of Defense civilian personnel stationed or      recently transformed to three Installation                                                        to provide unparalleled support to the more
                                                                                              • Military Family Members, Retirees,                                                                 general, Military District of Washington.         Fort Myer. Since 1992, the company has
living in the NCR.                              Support Directorates, each co-located                                                             than 11,000 Soldiers assigned and attached
                                                with the ACOM it supports: Readiness,           Spouses – 120,000                                 to the Military District of Washington.          Subsequently in 2006, 52 agencies, con-           transformed into one of the largest compa-
                                                Sustainment, and Training.                                                                                                                         sisting of 340 units and subunits were aligned    nies in the Army with over 1,400 assigned
ARMY                                                                                                                                              The battalion’s Soldiers and Families live       under the Headquarters Command Battalion          and attached Soldiers serving in more than
                                                This transformation improves integra-         TWO INSTALLATIONS                                   and work in a large geographic area which
The commanding general, U.S. Army                                                                                                                                                                  for command and control, accountability,          140 Department of Defense and Department
                                                tion of supported commanders and their        • Fort Myer and Henderson Hall portions             includes Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania,
Military District of Washington serves as                                                                                                                                                          discipline, and individual readiness in           of Army agency units and subunits within
                                                higher headquarters in the validation of        of JBM-HH – Arlington County, Virginia            West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
the senior commander for Joint Base Myer-       requirements. Final operating capability on                                                                                                        accordance with AR 600-20.                        the National Capital Region and around the
Henderson Hall providing for the care of                                                        – 270 acres.                                      For National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve
                                                this personnel and functional realignment                                                         Soldiers on temporary orders, their Families     Since 1993, the battalion has continually         world. The company provides the necessary
service members, Families, and civilians        process will be complete Oct. 1.              • Historic District – 74 acres in 182 buildings;                                                     transformed and grown into its present
                                                                                                                                                  are spread throughout the 50 states and                                                            leadership, command and control, adminis-
and enabling unit readiness.                                                                    one historic landmark (Quarters 1)                                                                 day configuration. The current battalion
                                                This new clarity in execution is proving                                                          numerous territories as well. This is a unique                                                     trative and logistical support, UCMJ chain
The CG, USAMDW, also serves as the              that IMCOM and the Army will benefit          • Fort Lesley J. McNair portion of JBM-HH –         challenge, and as the National Capital Region    consists of two companies – Headquarters          of command authority and training for its
commander of Joint Force Headquarters-          from the changes being implemented              Southwest Washington, D.C. – 108 acres.           transforms, the battalion provides a critical    Company, U.S. Army and Headquarters               Soldiers. The company is officially an
National Capital Region. JFHQ-NCR               while continuing to provide the Army with                                                         link in Soldier and Family readiness as we       and Headquarters Company, Joint Base              Installation Management Command asset
                                                training and power projection platforms       • Historic District – 89 acres in 66 buildings;
plans, partners, maintains situational                                                                                                            partner with numerous Army, joint, and           Myer-Henderson Hall at Fort Myer. The             and wears the IMCOM patch.
                                                and a common level of service delivery          one historic landmark (Roosevelt Hall, National
awareness, and as directed, employs                                                                                                               civilian service providers. As the single        battalion is unique in that it has two distinct
                                                for Soldiers, Families, and civilians on        War College)                                                                                                                                         The Headquarters Command Battalion is
forces as a joint task force conducting                                                                                                           most efficient integrator of services and        support channels – the Military District of
homeland defense and civil support oper-        our installations.                            • Joint Basing – Initial Operating Capability –                                                      Washington and the U.S. Army’s Installation       a unique unit with a challenging mission.
                                                                                                                                                  information, the battalion is an invaluable
ations to defend and secure the National        IMCOM’s mission: Installation Management        Jan. 31, 2009;                                    asset to the Army.                               Management Command. All Soldiers                  It takes pride in leading and serving the
Capital Region.                                 Command integrates and delivers base          • Joint Basing – Full Operating Capability –                                                         assigned official billets to the battalion wear   tens of thousands of Soldiers and Family
                                                support to enable readiness for a global-                                                         The battalion plays a critical role in the NCR
In its traditional service role, the                                                            Oct. 1, 2009.                                                                                      the Installation Management Command               members in the National Capital Region.
                                                ly-responsive Army                                                                                one-stop inprocessing of Soldiers, readi-
USAMDW provides executive, opera-                                                                                                                                                                  patch and uphold the motto of “Support            The Soldiers and civilians in the battalion
                                                                                              We have a history of partnering: Joint              ness tracking, Soldier and Family support
tional, ceremonial and musical support                We are the Army’s Home                                                                                                                       and Defend.”                                      fully understand that to accomplish the
                                                                                              services housing since 1987; gate removed           services and numerous family advocacy and
                                                    Serving the Rugged Professional                                                                                                                                                                  Army’s mission, we have two and only
across a full spectrum of worldwide                                                           between Henderson Hall and Fort Myer in             substance abuse programs. The battalion          Headquarters Company, U.S. Army, was
responsibilities to support our nation’s                                                      2005; consistent force protection – 2006;           assists the 52 agencies as the sole vested       established by Headquarters, Military             two tasks: to assist in training Soldiers
leaders, while also serving as the Army         MARINES                                       JBM-HH is the first Army-led joint base             Uniform Code of Military Justice chain of        District of Washington on May 10, 1955.           for any contingency operation, and to take
forces component to, and core staff             Headquarters and Service Battalion,           reaching full operating capability Oct. 1,          command authority for Soldier issues for         It is the only company in the Army autho-         care of the Soldiers and their Families.
element of, the Joint Force Headquarters-       Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson          2009, under Base Realignment and Closure            the commanding general, Military District        rized its own distinctive shoulder patch,         Everything they do supports one of those
National Capital Region.                        Hall, in Bldg. 29 on the Henderson Hall       2005, Section 146.                                  of Washington. The battalion provides            unit crest and guidon.                            two critical tasks.

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JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL

INPROCESSING                                                                                                                                       SERVICES
The first contact military, civilian                                                                       introduces key support staff and
personnel, and Families make at a                                                                          outlines programs and available
                                                                                                                                                   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
new duty station sets the tone for                                                                         resources. Appropriated and             DIVISION
the tour that follows. Joint Base                                                                          nonappropriated employees are           The Administrative Services Division, part
Myer-Henderson Hall personnel                                                                              welcome. For more information           of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Human
recognize this and seek to smooth
                                                                                                           and to sign up for the orientation,     Resources Directorate on the Fort Myer portion
the transition in numerous ways.
                                                                                                           call 703-696-3520.                      of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, is open
Here, under “Inprocessing,” is
                                                                                                                                                   Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4
a set of services you may need
                                                                                                                                                   p.m. ASD comprises the following programs
right away. An all-inclusive list                                                                          HOUSEHOLD ITEMS                         and services:
of services available follows this
section. See the center of this                                                                            TO GET YOU STARTED                      H HFreedom of Information/
guide for maps of JBM-HH and                                                                               The Army Community Service
the Washington, D.C., and Northern                                                                                                                 Privacy Act
                                                                                                           Lending Closet, Bldg. 201, Fort         Individuals wishing to request information
Virginia communities.
                                                                                                           Myer, and the Marine Corps              pertaining to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
                                                                                                           Community Services Lending              or Military District of Washington activities
SOLDIER                                         percent accurate on DA Form 31. Soldiers                   Locker, Bldg. 12, Henderson Hall,       may submit requests under the FOIA/PA
                                                experience delays in receiving military pay
INPROCESSING                                    when documents are not properly authen-
                                                                                                  provide temporary loan of household items        program. The JBM-HH home page has a link
                                                                                                  to permanent change of station Families —        to the FOIA reading room where procedures
JBM-HH Army personnel and finance               ticated and contain incorrect information.        arriving or departing personnel — who are        are outlined for submitting requests. For more
inprocessing is held daily from 8 to 11:15      The proper uniform is BDU, ACU, or Class
                                                                                                  without their household items.                   information, call 703-696-8516/7096.
a.m. in Bldg. 230, room 117, on the Fort        B uniform during inprocessing. For more
                                                                                                                                                   H HArmy Records Information
Myer portion of JBM-HH.                         information, call 703-696-0343.                   The Lending Closet offers basic essentials
                                                                                                  such as pots and pans, dishes, irons, sleeping
The installation level inprocessing program                                                                                                        Management System
                                                                                                  mats, folding tables, chairs, and baby items.
— also known as “Start Right” – is held         MARINE INPROCESSING                               Linens are not provided.                         The Installation Records Manager offers
every Thursday from 11:15 a.m. to 3:30                                                                                                             assistance in setting up ARIMS accounts;
p.m. in Bldg. 230, room 117.                    New-join personnel should report to
                                                                                                  The Lending Locker has futons, pots and          provides training on the use of ARIMS;
                                                Henderson Hall Consolidated Administrative
On Thursdays, all of the JBM-HH com-                                                              pans, ironing boards and irons, coffee           conducts staff assistance visits on request
                                                Center, Bldg. 29, 703-614-7171, during work
munity programs are presented to Soldiers       hours or to the duty officer at the Duty
                                                                                                  makers, plates with silverware, alarm clocks,    to help units properly set up and maintain         H HLocal Publications and                         703-696-4592.
and Family members. To save time and                                                              and vacuum cleaners.                             their ARIMS filing system; and conducts            Forms Preparation
frustration, personnel new to the JBM-HH
                                                Hut in Bldg. 29, 703-614-2014, after work
                                                hours. A “Welcome Aboard” Orientation             These items are available to active duty         triyearly inspections. For more information,       The local pubs/forms manager provides             H HJoint Base Copier
community and Pentagon agencies –               is mandatory for personnel O-3 and below.         military members and their Families; DOD         call 703-696-7096.                                 guidance and assistance to customers on the       Management Program
including military personnel and family         Family members are welcome and civilian           civilians with a CAC are also eligible.                                                             preparation and proper format of locally-gen-     ASD handles all procurement and mainte-
members – should attend this program            attire is recommended. The orientation is         Be sure to bring your military or Family         H HRecords Holding Area                            erated policy memorandums, regulations/           nance/supply issues for the joint base copiers.
that brings together inprocessing services,     from 8 to 11 a.m.; there is a free walking                                                         Operations                                         pamphlets, and forms (to include e-forms);        If your office is contemplating getting a copier,
                                                                                                  member ID card to check out items.                                                                                                                    ASD can help you in starting the process.
legal assistance, Child and Youth Services      tour of the Henderson Hall portion of the joint                                                    The installation records manager maintains a       assigns numbers to policies, regulations/
and Tricare.                                    base following the brief and a bus tour of the    For more information, for Marines call 703-                                                         pamphlets and forms; coordinates posting of       Call 703-696-7096. In addition, those offices
                                                                                                                                                   local records holding area for long-term records
                                                local area tour at 12:30 p.m. Call Marine and     614-7202 or 703-614-7200 at Henderson Hall                                                                                                            that already have copiers and need repairs or
Attendance at “Start Right” is not mandatory                                                                                                       storage under the ARIMS system for those           applicable locally-generated publications on
                                                Family Programs at 703-614-7200 or visit          for the Lending Locker; Army personnel                                                                                                                resupply can contact ASD to order the items
for general officers, colonels in command,                                                                                                         organizations to which we provide support.         the JBM-HH website. For more information,
                                                                                                  call 703-696-3510 for the Lending Closet                                                                                                              at 703-696-4592/8516/7096.
and equivalent command sergeants major          www.mccsHH.com.                                                                                    For more information, call 703-696-7096.           call 703-696-7096.
                                                                                                  at Fort Myer.
per local command policy. Colonels not in
                                                                                                                                                   H HPublications and Forms                                                                            H HOfficial Mail and
command and below are required to attend
                                                ARMY CIVILIAN                                                                                                                                         H HPrint Program
“Start Right.” Newly assigned Soldiers                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Distribution Management
                                                                                                                                                   Ordering/Stockroom
                                                NEWCOMERS ORIENTATION TEMPORARY LODGING
                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Print Control Program oversees all
should attend “Start Right” on the first                                                                                                                                                                                                                ASD operates two mail and distribution
                                                                                                                                                   The pubs/forms manager manages all requests        appropriated fund print jobs for JBM-HH
Thursday after their arrival.                                                                     There is temporary lodging at Joint Base                                                                                                              centers, one on the Fort Myer and one on
                                                A “Newcomers Orientation” specifically                                                             for publications accounts made on DA Form          and MDW activities; obtains cost estimates
                                                                                                  Myer-Henderson Hall’s Wainwright Hall,                                                                                                                the Fort McNair portion of JBM-HH. The
Soldiers are required to turn in military       for Army civilian employees is usually                                                             12-R; provides training to users on how to         and most cost-effective route for print jobs;     centers receive and sort all inbound official
personnel, medical and dental records,          held the second Wednesday of every other          on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH –             use the Army Publications website and the          assigns control numbers and transmits print       mail for the units on the installations; provide
permanent change of station orders, duty        month from 8 a.m. to noon in the Education        Intercontinental Hotels Group – open 24          Publications Product and Index Ordering            jobs to the Defense Automated Print System;       metering service for outbound official mail
memorandum, and DA Form 31 (leave               Center, Bldg. 417. This orientation introduces    hours, seven days a week. Phone them at          System to order publications and forms;            assists customers in obtaining support for        being sent through the U.S. Postal Service;
form signed by their incoming agency). It       new civilian employees to the JBM-HH              703-696-3576/3577, DSN 426-3576/3577.            assists users in locating hard-to-find items;      unusual or short-notice print jobs. The Print     provide waiver letters for the use of private
is critically important to make sure the date   community and provides information on             The website: www.IHG.com. Also, see the          maintains a stockpile of DD and DA certifi-        Control Program services are also available to    carriers such as UPS and FEDEX; maintain
signed out from losing organization and         the JBM-HH mission, functions, current            Marine Corps Community Services web              cates for customer use. For more information,      nonappropriated fund activities as requested      a stock of USPS mailing boxes and labels for
date signed in to new organization is 100       policies, and procedures. Additionally, it        page for “Relocation” at www.mccshh.com.         call 703-696-4592.                                 by those activities. For more information, call   customer use. In addition, the official mail

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JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SERVICES

manager conducts annual inspections of            solutions for successful living. Whether it’s          of community resources, such as, social           job search; and teen employment opportuni-        and support group resources and information.     and train all of the Army in knowledge,
unit mailrooms, conducts training for mail        essential household items from our lending                                                               ties. For more information, call 703-696-3510.    For more information, call 703-696-3512.         skills and behaviors designed to prepare
                                                                                                         services, food stamps, schools, elder care,
handlers, and assists units with deployment/      closet, post orientation, information about                                                                                                                                                                 Army Families to move successfully into
redeployment postal planning. For more            military or civilian agencies in the area, financial
                                                                                                         and much more. For more information, call
                                                                                                                                                           H HFinancial Readiness                            H HExceptional Family                            the future. AFTB contributes to the Army
                                                                                                         703-696-3510/2178.                                                                                                                                   mission by educating and training the Army
information, call 703-696-8516.                   planning, parenting and relationship skills, or                                                          Program                                           Member Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Family to be self-sufficient leaders within
                                                  information about employment opportunities,            H HRelocation Readiness                           The Financial Readiness Program promotes          To enhance readiness and Family resiliency,
H HOffice Symbol                                  ACS is available to assist you with your needs.
                                                                                                         Program
                                                                                                                                                           readiness by counseling and educating service     EFMP enrollment is required by AR 608-75         their communities. AFTB Level I focus on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the basic skills and knowledge needed to
                                                                                                                                                           members and their Families in all areas of        for all active duty Family members with
Management                                        The hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4
                                                                                                         This program helps to reduce the stress of        consumer and financial topics and ensures                                                          live the military life. Level II allows the
                                                  p.m., Monday through Friday. The main                                                                                                                      medical and/or educational special needs.
Organizations down to branch level submit                                                                change and moving with up-to-date infor-          that emergency assistance is available when                                                        participant to grow into a community leader.
                                                  telephone number is 703-696-3510, DSN: 426-                                                                                                                Updates are required at a minimum of every
requests for office symbols to the ASD. For                                                              mation on military installations worldwide,       needed. The mission of FRP is to reduce           three years or sooner, as changes occur, in      Finally, Level III goes into inspiring and
more information, call 703-696-7096.              3510, FAX: 703-696-0159. ACS programs                                                                                                                                                                       mentoring others into leadership positions.
                                                  and services are available to all single or            overseas orientations, a lending closet with      indebtedness and requests for emergency           order for Human Resources Command to
                                                                                                                                                           financial assistance and to prevent financial     consider all aspects of the Family member’s      For more information, call 703-696-3510.
H HUSPS Liaison for Military                      married, active duty, retired, reserve com-            basic household goods, welcome packets, mul-
                                                                                                                                                           difficulties before they arise. Contact 703-      special needs in the assignment process and
Personnel in Barracks
                                                  ponent service members, civilian employees
                                                  and all Family members, including sur-
                                                                                                         ticultural services and sponsorship training.
                                                                                                                                                           696-0163/3510 for more information.               avoid Family member travel to areas that         H HArmy Family Action Plan
                                                                                                         Contact the Relocation Program by calling                                                                                                            AFAP is a grassroots level forum for Soldiers,
The official mail manager and chief of ASD        viving Family members of military personnel                                                              Personal Financial Management Training is         cannot support their special needs. Medical
                                                                                                         703-696-0156/3510 or 1-800-477-9571.                                                                                                                 civilians, retirees, and Family members to
provide liaison functions between Soldiers        who died while on active duty, and Family                                                                an eight hour course providing tools neces-       treatment facility EFMP case coordinators
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              identify issues that affect quality of life and
and Marines in the barracks and the USPS, to
include participating in the planning phases
                                                  members of POW or MIA personnel. For                   H HEmployment Readiness                           sary to handle money wisely and to make           worldwide can assist Families with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                             enrollment process during its initial, update,   propose solutions that build self-reliance.
                                                  more information, go to www.jbmhhmwr.                                                                    informed purchasing decisions. The course
of new mailbox installation; assisting Soldiers   com/army-community-service-acs or www.                 Program                                           is mandatory for Army specialists/corporals       or disenrollment phases. Army Community          The AFAP process further unites Joint
whose mail is not deliverable as addressed.       facebook.com/jbmhhacs .                                The Employment Readiness Program                  (E-4) and below assigned to his or her first      Service EFMP managers navigate Families          Base Myer-Henderson Hall and keeps all
                                                                                                         assists job seekers with their employment         permanent duty station. PFMT is offered           through the maze of military and civilian        levels of the chain of command informed.
                                                  Army Community Service offers the fol-                 search strategy. Classes and services include                                                       local/national resources, and ensure a warm      Delegates from units on post and installation
                                                                                                                                                           weekly in one full-day session. Contact
ARMY COMMUNITY                                    lowing programs:                                       assessing career goals, interests and skills;     703-696-0163/3510 for more information.           transition during PCS. Let EFMP be the           Families represent America’s Army Family
                                                                                                         information on local employment opportuni-                                                                                                           by identifying, developing and prioritizing
SERVICE                                           H HInformation and Referral
                                                                                                                                                                                                             main conduit for accessing resources to
                                                  ACS maintains extensive resource listings
                                                                                                         ties; applying for federal jobs; in-house job     H HFamily Advocacy Program                        meet Family needs, such as, but limited to,      unit/community/ installation quality of life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              issues. To get involved in the AFAP process,
The ACS center, located in Bldg. 201 on the                                                              board; resources for job training through local   The Family Advocacy Program provides              respite care, support groups, information/
Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, offers a number      for the surrounding military and civilian              and DOD programs; job fairs; individual                                                             followup, and training during inprocessing,      call 703-696-3510.
                                                                                                                                                           services and education for Families in the pre-
of programs designed to provide real-life         communities. The resource files consist                resume consultations; access to computers for                                                       tour of duty, and outprocessing. For more
                                                                                                                                                           vention of domestic violence and child abuse
                                                                                                                                                           through community awareness campaigns,            information, call 703-696-3510.                  H HMobilization, Deployment
                                                                                                                                                           life skill education classes, professional edu-                                                    and Family Readiness
                                                                                                                                                           cation and troop and commander briefings.         H HArmy Emergency Relief                         The readiness group leaders, Family read-
                                                                                                                                                           FAP is divided into two areas: the enrichment     A Soldier must always be ready for whatever      iness support assistants provide command
                                                                                                                                                           program and support services, located at ACS      the mission requires. AER helps ensure           teams/rear detachment command teams,
                                                                                                                                                           – 703-696-3512 and intervention services          financial emergencies do not interfere with      and activated Guard and Reserve forces
                                                                                                                                                           (counseling), located at the Andrew Rader         readiness. The program helps to prevent          the necessary training and resources to
                                                                                                                                                           Clinic – 703-696-3457.                            lack of such basic needs as food, shelter        ensure mission readiness. Included are
                                                                                                                                                                                                             and utilities through loans, or in dire cir-     the tools for learning and preparing for
                                                                                                                                                           Topics offered in the enrichment program
                                                                                                                                                                                                             cumstances, grants. For more information,        stability and support operations (includes
                                                                                                                                                           include couple and parent-child commu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             call 703-696-3510/8435.                          mass casualties, evacuation and natural
                                                                                                                                                           nication skills; effective management of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              disasters) and all phases of the deploy-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             H HArmy Volunteer Corps
                                                                                                                                                           children’s behavior; conflict management;
                                                                                                                                                           and effective management of stress and                                                             ment cycle: predeployment, deployment
                                                                                                                                                           anger in relationships.                           Army Volunteer Corps links volunteers            and post-deployment. These tools and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             with programs and community agencies that        materials are designed to support unit
                                                                                                                                                           Special programs that fall under Family           offer volunteer opportunities. Volunteering      commanders in preparing service members,
                                                                                                                                                           Advocacy are the New Parent Support               provides an opportunity to experience new        civilian employees, and their Families for
                                                                                                                                                           Program and Victim Advocacy Program.              career fields, gain additional training and      ongoing military operations. Additionally,
                                                                                                                                                           NPSP assists parents in coping with demands       become involved in meaningful work expe-         the Mobilization, Deployment and Family
                                                                                                                                                           of parenthood while increasing their parenting    riences. Contact 703-696-3510 for more           Readiness Program provides support for
                                                                                                                                                           knowledge and skills, to enhance the lives        information.                                     Noncombatant Evacuation Operations and
                                                                                                                                                           of their children and reduce the occurrence                                                        Repatriation. For more information, training
                                                                                                                                                           of child abuse and neglect. For more infor-       H HArmy Family Team                              and support options, call 703-696-3510.
                                                                                                                                                           mation, call 703-696-6368.                        Building
                                                                                                                                                           The VAP mission is to protect the victims         AFTB is a volunteer-led organization with a      H HSurvivor Outreach
                                                                                                                                                           of abuse and provide services to ensure that      central tenet: Provide training and knowledge    Services
                                                                                                                                                           each person who is a victim of domestic           to spouses and Family members to support         Survivor Outreach Services demonstrates
                                                                                                                                                           violence, is provided support and assistance      the total Army Effort. Strong Families are       the Army’s commitment to Families of
                                                                                                                                                           with safety planning, emergency shelter,          the pillar of support behind strong service      the fallen by supporting them for as long
                                                                                                                                                           assistance with court and their legal rights,     personnel. It is AFTB’s mission to educate       as they desire. Our mission is to provide

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enhanced services to surviving Families by
delivering services that help them manage
                                                  CHILD, YOUTH and                                  For more information about any or all program
                                                                                                    offerings, please call Parent and Outreach
                                                                                                                                                         nity; and maintaining school transition support
                                                                                                                                                         for military children. For more information,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • School Age Care Center                         MILITARY CLOTHING SALES
                                                                                                                                                                                                              703-696-3712
their bereavement and financial needs by          SCHOOL SERVICES                                   Services at 703-696-0313/4942/5313. Parent           call 703-696-3712. The SLO is located in Bldg.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Youth Center (Middle School
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             – (ARMY AND AIR FORCE
using a holistic and multiagency approach.
Service delivery is provided closest to where     H HChild Care
                                                                                                    and Outreach is also located within the Cody
                                                                                                    Child Development Center in Bldg. 483 and
                                                                                                                                                         483 on the School Age side of the Cody facility.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Program & Teen Program                         EXCHANGE SERVICE)
the survivor resides or desires. Contact 703-     Child, Youth and School Services has a variety    is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.                      H HSKIES                                             703-696-7631                                   Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday;
696-8846/ 8847.                                   of options for meeting child care needs. The                                                           The name SKIES is an acronym for “School           • Sports and Fitness and                         Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed
                                                  Cody Child Development Center, Bldg. 483          H HYouth Services                                    of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and           SKIES Unlimited                                Sunday and holidays. The “Alterations” section
                                                  on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base,       Youth Services provides activities for JBM-HH        Skills,” and it is coupled with the word                                                            is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to
ARMY SUBSTANCE                                    provides educational programs to enhance and      youth in kindergarten to 12th grade. Activities      “Unlimited” for the unlimited possibilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                              703-696-3728
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • School Liaison Officer
ABUSE PROGRAM                                     support children’s physical, social, emotional,
                                                  and intellectual development and provides
                                                                                                    include camps, youth sports, social and leisure      this program can offer children and youth.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              703-696-7633
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Clothing Sales Store is in Bldg. 450, the
                                                                                                    activities, and youth development opportu-           SKIESUnlimited encompasses instructional                                                            Exchange on the Fort Myer side of JBM-HH.
The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Army           full day, hourly and instructional programs       nities. Youth Services is located in the Cody        programs for children and youth ranging                                                             Call 703-696-3515 for more information.
Substance Abuse Program provides classes,         as well as referral services through Parent       Child Development Center, Bldg. 483 on the
presentations, orientation briefings and infor-   and Outreach Services                             Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH. Phone 703-
                                                                                                                                                         from six weeks old to adolescence. Through
                                                                                                                                                         SKIESUnlimited, children and youth in
                                                                                                                                                                                                            CIVILIAN PERSONNEL
mation on substance abuse and its negative
                                                  The facility is open daily, Monday through        696-3712 for more details.                           Child Development Services, School Age             ADVISORY CENTER                                  CREDIT UNIONS
consequences.
                                                  Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with program specifics
                                                                                                    H HParent Feedback and
                                                                                                                                                         Services, Middle School Teen Center and            CPAC support services include appropriated       AND BANKS
JBM-HH ASAP also conducts assessments             listed below                                                                                           Parent Out-reach Services Programs, as well
                                                                                                                                                                                                            fund and nonappropriated fund recruitment,       Several banks and credit unions have offices
and makes referrals for civilian employees on     • Child Development Center full day –             Participation                                        as home schooled children have equal access
                                                                                                                                                                                                            staffing, position management, classification,
all personal problems and provides training                                                                                                              to opportunities that expand their knowledge,                                                       on base to serve military personnel, Family
                                                    6 a.m. to 6 p.m.                                Programs welcome parents through an open                                                                labor relations, management-employee rela-
on prevention of violence in the workplace.                                                                                                              inspire them and allow them to explore and                                                          members, and federal employees:
                                                                                                    door policy, and we believe that a strong                                                               tions, workforce planning and benefits and
                                                  • School Age Center before/after                                                                       acquire new skills.
The JBM-HH Army Substance Abuse Program             school – 6 to 9 a.m. and 2:30 to 6 p.m.
                                                                                                    partnership with Families is essential to a
                                                                                                    strong and successful program. Parents may
                                                                                                                                                                                                            entitlements.                                    H HArmed Forces Bank
is at Bldg. 230 on the Fort Myer portion of                                                                                                              SKIESUnlimited has a four-school system.
                                                  • Middle School/Teen – before/after               provide feedback through a variety of ways                                                              Appropriated fund support is provided by the     Bldg. 451, Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH.
JBM-HH. For more information, call 703-                                                                                                                  The four schools are: School of Sports, School
                                                    school – 6 to 8:30 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.         to include directly to the program managers                                                             Fort Belvoir CPAC located at 5800 Putnam         Main branch hours for lobby – Monday through
696-6860/3787/3901/3900/8773/7596/3446                                                                                                                   of Arts, School of Life Skills, and School of
                                                                                                    or by using one of the kiosks in the lobby to                                                           Rd., Bldg. 320, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060. They     Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; drive-through
fax 703-696-3609. Office hours are from 7         The program is closed weekends and federal                                                             Academic Skills.
                                                                                                    access the Interactive Customer Evaluation                                                              can be reached at 703-704-3010. Hours of         – Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4
a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.            holidays; and closed twice yearly for training.                                                        We are always looking for instructors to teach                                                      p.m.; lobby and drive-through – Saturday,
                                                                                                    system. This is also available online at www.                                                           operation are Monday through Friday from
                                                                                                    myermwr.com. All parents are also welcome            in any of the program areas. To register for                                                        open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 571-388-5190
                                                                                                                                                                                                            7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
                                                                                                    to attend monthly Parent Advisory Council            this class or find out more information, go to                                                      for more information.
                                                                                                    meetings that are generally held the first week      Parent Outreach Services 214 McNair Rd.,           Labor Management and Employee Relations
                                                                                                    of every month. Suggestions for agenda items         Bldg. 483, JBM-HH, Fort Myer, call 703-696-        is at Putnam Road, Bldg. 320, Fort Belvoir,      H HPentagon Federal Credit
                                                                                                    are welcome; please provide these in advance         0313/4942 and see www.jbmhhmwr.com and             VA 22060. Call them at 703-704-1979.             Union
                                                                                                    of the meeting when possible.                        https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nonappropriated fund support is provided         Bldg. 450, Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH. See
                                                                                                    Child Youth and School Services also has             H HSports and Fitness                              by the HQDA CPAC located at 2530 Crystal
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dr., Taylor Building/eighth floor, Crystal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             www.penfed.org for details. Call 1-800-247-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             5626 to bank online and get more information.
                                                                                                    a Parent Participation Program in which              The Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall Youth
                                                                                                    participants may earn points through volun-                                                             City, VA 22202, 703-545-6898. Hours of
                                                                                                    teering in program activities for which they
                                                                                                                                                         Sports and Fitness Program is dedicated to
                                                                                                                                                         providing quality sports and fitness activities    operation are Monday through Friday from         H HPentagon Federal Credit
                                                                                                    earn points toward an eventual 10 percent            for children ages 3-18.                            8 a.m. to 4 p.m. NAF is also available on the    Union, Pentagon Concourse
                                                                                                    discount off monthly tuition payments. Please                                                           Fort Myer portion of the joint base Tuesday      Room 2D103
                                                                                                    see program directors for details.                   Youth Sports and Fitness Program provides our      and Thursday, 101 Bloxon St., Bldg. 203,
                                                                                                                                                         youth with an environment that is appropriate                                                       See www.penfed.org for details. Call 1-800-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            room 310. Call them at 703-696-0774.
                                                                                                    H HSchool Liaison Services                           and consistent with basic growth and develop-                                                       247-5626 to bank online and get more
                                                                                                                                                         ment characteristics of youth. The program                                                          information.
                                                                                                    The school liaison officer serves as the liaison
                                                                                                                                                         emphasizes fun, maximum participation,             CENTRAL ISSUE FACILITY
                                                                                                    between the joint base commander, military
                                                                                                    agencies, and school organizations by providing      rules knowledge, and physical conditioning.                                                         H HState Department Credit
                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Central Issue Facility (military clothing)
                                                                                                    assistance in matters pertaining to student edu-     The Youth Sports and Fitness Program firmly
                                                                                                                                                                                                            is a Logistics Readiness Center branch of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Union, Fort McNair, D.C.
                                                                                                    cation and school operations and implements          supports the “Win-Win” philosophy of play,                                                          Fort McNair, D.C., portion of JBM-HH
                                                                                                                                                         established by the Department of the Army.         Supply and Services Division and also features
                                                                                                    the Strategic Planning for Education Advocacy                                                           clothing equipment repair and alterations.       Bldg. 41 – open Monday through Friday from
                                                                                                    recommendations in order to ensure a quality
                                                                                                    educational program for all military students.       H HCYSS Phone Numbers                              On the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH in Bldg.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday – open from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             9 a.m. to noon.
                                                                                                    The SLO is the focal point of contact between        • Child, Youth and School Services                 313, CIF hours are Monday-7:30 to 3 p.m.,
                                                                                                    the military installation, the local school admin-     Administration                                   Tuesday-7:30 a.m. to noon; Wednesday-closed      Call 703-706-5127 for more information.
                                                                                                    istration, parents and the community at large.         703-696-3712                                     except for new Old Guard Soldiers, Thursday-7
                                                                                                    Specific responsibilities include advising the                                                          a.m. to noon, and Friday-7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                                                                                    commander on all matters concerning student
                                                                                                                                                         • Cody Child Development Center                                                                     EDUCATION CENTER
                                                                                                                                                           703-696-3095                                     The CIF is closed from noon to 1 p.m.
                                                                                                    education and school operations; fostering a                                                                                                             The education division provides adult edu-
                                                                                                    responsive, cooperative relationship between         • Parent Central Services                          daily for lunch.                                 cation opportunities and services for active
                                                                                                    school representatives and the military commu-         703-696-0313/4942                                Call 703-696-3344 for more information           duty and reserve component Soldiers and

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2019 BASE GUIDE JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL - FORT MYER HENDERSON HALL FORT MCNAIR - ARMY.MIL
JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SERVICES

for others on a space-available basis.            Henderson Hall community, Arlington                 information requests.                                                                                                                                  Other health care options exist throughout the
Programs include Functional Academic              National Cemetery and the U.S. Army Military                                                                                                                                                               National Capital Region. Sponsors need to
Skills Training; college programs at the          District of Washington.                             H HPhysical Security                                                                                                                                   ensure Family members are enrolled in the
associate, baccalaureate and graduate level;      Fire and emergency services provides broad-         The JBM-HH Physical Security section is                                                                                                                Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting
Armed Personnel Testing; and Defense              based fire, rescue and emergency medical            dedicated to upholding the physical measures                                                                                                           System prior to contacting Tricare for enroll-
Activity for Non Traditional Education            services to those entrusted in our care, pre-       designed to safeguard personnel and to prevent                                                                                                         ment to a primary care manager within one
Support, end of course examinations, voca-        venting harm to people, government property         unauthorized access to the installation,                                                                                                               of our military treatment facilities. Please
tional and aptitude testing. Educational          and the environment through education,              equipment, material and documents. The                                                                                                                 contact Tricare at 877-Tricare (877-874-2273)
counseling, and academic advisement               training and prevention programs.                   physical security section strives to safeguard                                                                                                         to enroll to a PCM at Rader or McNair Clinic.
are available.                                                                                        the community against espionage, sabotage,
                                                  H HPolice Operations                                damage, and theft.                                                                                                                                     H HPerformance Triad
An Army learning center is available with                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Performance Triad is a comprehensive
a loan library of military publications,          The police operations section is responsible        The physical security section provides a
                                                  for the daily operations of law enforcement         number of services to include intrusion alarm                                                                                                          plan to improve readiness and increase resil-
microcomputers for in-house use, software                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ience through public health initiatives and
to assist in student loan and college searches,   patrols, emergency response dispatching and         coordination, key and lock control, security
                                                  the JBM-HH Police Station. These functions          surveys and inspections of facilities and                                                                                                              leadership engagement. The triad is the foun-
and numerous paper-based self-develop-                                                                                                                                                                                                                       dation for Army Medicine’s transformation
ment materials.                                   include police patrolling, desk operations,         restricted areas as well as reviewing con-
                                                  emergency 911 dispatching, traffic accident         struction and additional projects for security                                                                                                         to a system for health, a partnership among
The education center is located in the            investigations, criminal investigations, military   compliance.                                                                                                                                            Soldiers, Families, leaders, health teams, and
Combined Operations Facility, Fort Myer           working dog services, animal control assis-                                                                                                                                                                communities to promote readiness, resilience,
portion of JBM-HH, Bldg. 417, room                tance, specialized law enforcement requests,        H HPrivate Weapons                                                                                                                                     and responsibility.
216. Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday. Call them at
                                                  installation perimeter security, funds escort,      Registration                                                                                                                                           The system for health: MAINTAINS health
                                                  and community support.                              Individuals living on JBM-HH must register         motorcycle, the weapon must be cased and         JMB-HH and other U.S. Army Military                through fitness and illness/injury prevention,
703-696-3070.                                                                                                                                            may not be carried on the physical person in     District of Washington installations no longer     RESTORES health through patient-centered
                                                  These functions are completed by a staff            their privately-owned weapons with the
                                                                                                      Directorate of Emergency Services within           any manner. Commercially available trigger       issue decals or register vehicles. All privately   care, and IMPROVES health through informed
                                                  of Department of the Army Civilian Police                                                              locks and other security devices are strongly    owned vehicles must be licensed, registered,
DIRECTORATE                                       Officers, Department of the Army Security           72 hours after establishing residency on
                                                                                                                                                         recommended. All firearms or projectile          inspected, and insured according to state and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             choices in the lifespace.
                                                  Guards and military police Soldiers. The            JBM-HH. Proof of ownership is required                                                                                                                 The focus of the Performance Triad is on
OF EMERGENCY SERVICES                             Soldiers are from the 289th MP Company,             for registration. Proof of registration must       firing devices will be unloaded. Carrying        local laws.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             sleep, activity, and nutrition — key actions
                                                                                                      be provided to law enforcement personnel           a loaded firearm or other projectile firing
T he D i r e ctor at e of                         3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).                                                                                                             Call 703-696-8968 or 703-588-2803 for more         that influence health in the “Lifespace” of time
                                                                                                      upon request at any time the weapon is out         device is absolutely prohibited.
Emergency Services is                             Police patrols are responsible for enforcing                                                                                                            information.                                       that isn’t spent with a health care provider. As
made up of the Office                                                                                 of an approved storage location and being          Carrying concealed weapons, of any type,                                                            a result, the biggest impact on health is made
                                                  all laws, regulations and policies; deterring
of the Provost Marshal                            crime through patrolling; responding to calls
                                                                                                      transported on the installation. For addi-         on the installation is prohibited regardless     H HMotorcycles                                     by making better choices in our lifespace. For
and the JBM-HH Fire                                                                                   tional information regarding privately owned       of whether a state or county permit has          To register motorcycles, successful completion     more information, visit the Army Medicine
                                                  for assistance; assisting stranded motorists;       weapons or registration, call 703-588-2800.        been obtained.
Department.                                                                                                                                                                                               of a DOD Motorcycle Safety Foundation              Performance Triad website at: http://army-
                                                  and promoting a positive image of JBM-HH.
                                                                                                                                                         For additional information regarding physical                                                       medicine.mil/Pages/performance-triad.aspx.
The purpose of provost mar-
shal’s office is to provide law enforcement,
                                                   The police desk is responsible for receiving,      H HPrivate Weapons Storage                         security, call 703-696-8887.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Course is only required for all military
                                                                                                                                                                                                          members. Evidence of course completion
physical security, installation security and
                                                  coordinating and dispatching all emergency          Weapons and other projectile firing weapons
                                                                                                                                                                                                          from other areas will be accepted and must         H HAndrew Rader U.S. Army
ceremonial support to the Joint Base Myer-
                                                  responders to JBM-HH incidents. The police
                                                  desk also assists individuals with general
                                                                                                      stored in quarters will be unloaded and will       H HVisitor Control Center                        be carried at all times while operating a          Health Clinic
                                                                                                      be secured in a locked container (such as a
                                                                                                                                                         Located in Bldg. 415 on the Fort Myer portion    motorcycle on the installation. Telephone the      The mission of Andrew Rader U.S. Army
                                                                                                      gun cabinet, lockable closet, or gun case)
                                                                                                                                                         of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, the Visitor   JBM-HH Safety Office at 703-696-6996 for           Health Clinic is to promote health and build
                                                                                                      or have a trigger-locking or action-blocking
                                                                                                                                                         Control Center serves to accept and process      training class availability and more informa-      resilience for warriors, military Families, and
                                                                                                      device on the weapon. Weapons and projectile
                                                                                                                                                         automated installation entry pass applications   tion. Civilians only need to have the motorcycle   all those entrusted to our care. Our vision is to
                                                                                                      firing weapons that cannot be stored in this
                                                                                                                                                         for those visitors and contractors who do not    endorsement on their driver’s license.             provide you with a premier “Home” for your
                                                                                                      manner will be stored in the unit’s designated
                                                                                                                                                         qualify for a DOD ID card. Open Monday                                                              health as a patient centered medical home.
                                                                                                      arms room. Weapons and other projectile
                                                                                                                                                         through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the                                                        Our legendary customer service, delivered by
                                                                                                      firing devices will not be stored in barracks
                                                                                                      rooms. Ammunition will be stored separately
                                                                                                                                                         VCC is closed Saturday and Sunday.               HEALTH                                             exceptional providers and support staff make
                                                                                                                                                         Because of mandated security requirements,                                                          us the first choice for care. Here at Rader Clinic
                                                                                                      from the container in which the firearm or                                                          Primary health care needs are met by two
                                                                                                                                                         all non-DOD- and nonfederally-affiliated                                                            we value teamwork, transparency, account-
                                                                                                      weapon is stored. Lost or stolen weapons                                                            outpatient facilities: Andrew Rader U.S. Army
                                                                                                                                                         ID card holders and drivers of commercial                                                           ability, efficiency, evidence-base, compassion,
                                                                                                      should be reported to DES immediately at                                                            Health Clinic and the Fort Lesley J. McNair
                                                                                                                                                         delivery vehicles MUST use Hatfield Gate,                                                           empathy, customer-focus, and integrity.
                                                                                                      703-588-2800.                                                                                       Health Clinic. The Rader Clinic is the primary
                                                                                                                                                         located at 2nd Street, South, Fort Myer, V.A.    facility and located in Bldg. 525, Joint Base      Rader Clinic has a detachment of 41 Soldiers
                                                                                                      Privately owned weapons, firearms or pro-
                                                                                                                                                         22211 to access Fort Myer and Henderson Hall.    Myer-Henderson Hall. The main entrance             and more than 100 civilian personnel.
                                                                                                      jectile firing devices transported in a vehicle
                                                                                                      will be secured in the trunk. For vehicles         To view and print a pass application, see www.   for Rader Clinic faces the commissary on           Facility hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday
                                                                                                      without a trunk, weapons will be encased in a      army.mil/jbmhh and click on “Access control:     MacArthur Circle. The McNair Health Clinic         through Friday with one exception: Rader
                                                                                                      container other than the glove compartment/        Updates, questions, answers” in the center       supports those stationed on Fort McNair, and       Clinic, including the pharmacy, is closed for
                                                                                                      console or additional vehicle compartments         of the page above a photo of a Department        those enrolled War Colleges on Fort McNair.        staff training the first Wednesday of every
                                                                                                      and stored in such a manner that they will         of Army gate guard. Under Related Links          Effective June, 2014, beneficiaries other than     month (except in December and January).
                                                                                                      not be accessible to the driver or passenger(s).   choose Visitor Pass Application or Contractor    those specified may enroll for care at the         The clinic, including laboratory, radiology,
                                                                                                      If transporting a weapon while operating a         Pass Application.                                McNair Clinic on a space available basis.          immunizations, and other specialty services,

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