August 2014 Familygram
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August 2014 Familygram
EODMU TWELVE Familygram
Good Afternoon EODMU TWELVE Friends and Family,
The Scholarship Foundation of the Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. awards up to 30 scholarships annually. The grants are presented with the knowledge that no repayment is expected from the recipient. Those eligible for the grants are the natural born, legally adopted or stepson or daughter of an Enlisted member of the Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard on active duty, or retired with pay or the son or daughter of a deceased member of these categories.
Applicants must have a valid dependent's I. D. card (United States Uniformed Services Identification and Privileges Card). Applicants must show basis of need for financial assistance, have a scholastic standing of at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA), and be a graduate of an accredited high school or its equivalent or will qualify for graduation prior to beginning eligibility for assistance. The grants may be used for tuition, room and board, fees and books. The grants are for tuition, room and board, fees and books. The deadline for scholarship applications is May 30th. Visit http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/scholarships/ for more information.
National Scholarship Foundation The Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. (NWCA) gives up to 30 scholarships annually. The grants are presented with the knowledge that no repayment is expected from the recipient. Scholarship Foundation of the Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. – up to 30 scholarships gra…
EODMU TWELVE's newest Senior Tech! Congratulations EOD2 Brenan!
EOD1 Scherbik Master Technician Pinning. Congratulations!
Congratulations to EOD3 Davis on his promotion to Second Class Petty Officer!
HQ deployment fy13 Bahrain
Tree of life 2013 Bahrain
Tree of life 2013 Bahrain
Tree of life 2013 Bahrain
We still have a couple more photos of the CPO pinning. Sorry for the delay.
Family News Letter
Fy13 CPO pinning
Please take a look at these pictures of Bahrain deployment 2013. More to follow.
Sets let you organize your photos on Flickr. Explore the 148 photos in this set.
Congrats to the QTR 4 SOY/JSOQ nominees!
Congrats to Scott Weaver for coming in first place at the 2012 Working Wounded Games. YOOYAAA!!!
Updated Command Website:
Congrats to all the new Chief Slectee's. We will be looking forward to those good Car Washes and other events you guys come up with.
Are there any first time mothers-to-be out there?
Ellen DeGeneres is again looking for first time moms to be guest audience members. One of our EOD spouses went last year and walked away with a lot of gifts including a VERY HIGH END Car seat and Stroller! Link to apply is below. It's well worth it!
If youre pregnant with your first child and live in the Los Angeles area or will be visiting the area on May 10 2012 wed like to hear from you!
SPOUSE DEPLOYED TELEPHONE SUPPORT PROGRAMS
For more information or to enroll, please call: (901) 577-7485 or (800) 636-8262, ext 7485 and ask about Spouse READI or Spouse Deployed - you can also email them at [email protected].
The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to develop two new Programs for military spouses.
Spouse READI (Resilience Education and Deployment Information) The long-term objective of this study is to develop the protocol and materials for Spouse READI groups that can be disseminated across the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Health Administration (VHA).The study will enroll 225 Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) spouses. Participants will be randomly placed in one of three groups. This study will implement telephone groups for spouses with service members who have returned from Iraq or Afghanistan. Spouses will receive payment of $25 for answering a series of questions during 3 interviews asking about themselves and the reintegration process, they will receive another $25 payment at the end if they decide to stay for the entire year in the program. This study will stop recruiting for candidates this August.
The long-term objective of this randomized clinical trial is to develop the protocol and materials for Spouse Deployed Telephone support groups that can be disseminated across the Department of Defense (DoD) to spouses across the country. The study will enroll 160 spouses/significant others of Service Members who are deployed overseas. Participants will be randomly placed in one of two groups. Spouses will receive $25 payments for answering a series of questions during 3 interviews asking about themselves and the reintegration process, and an additional payment at the end of the study for a total of $100 if they complete the entire year long program. This program will be recruiting for the next 12 months since it just started.
These programs are voluntary, free and all information will be kept confidential!
The website has a lot of information and points of contact numbers that those interested can call to get more information and to enroll in the program. Website: www.memphis.va.gov/spousesupport
This is the home page for the Spouse Support programs offered by the Memphis VAMC.
"FUNDING A COLLEGE EDUCATION" program—May & June 2012
The Virginia Tidewater Consortium’s Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) will conduct financial aid briefings, “Funding a College Education,” at JEB Little Creek and Naval Station Norfolk.
Dates, times, and locations are listed below.
This program’s focus is on grants & loans from the federal government, the timely application process for student aid, state aid programs, and information will be provided on scholarship searches. A question & answer session will follow each of these presentations. One-on-one appointments can be scheduled with an EOC counselor following the presentation.
Each session includes information that will assist rising high school JUNIORS & SENIORS, parents of all high school students, adult students opting to return to college later in life, plus all others who may be facing the rising expenses of college in the very near future. High school students are encouraged to attend with their parents.
“Funding a College Education” is provided as one of the EOC’s free services to help students and/or parents understand more about financial aid procedures, free FAFSA application processing services, and how to begin & survive the scholarship search.
Local scholarship representatives will be on hand to provide info on their awards, and they always plan to stay after for your specific questions on their program.
“Funding a College Education” briefs are hosted by the Navy College Offices at JEB Little Creek & Naval Station Norfolk. The upcoming schedule is as
J E B Little Creek: DATE: Tuesday 15 May 2012, START TIME: 1130,
LOCATION: Navy College, building 3016, Room 236 & 237
Naval Station Norfolk: DATE: Wednesday 13 June 2012, START TIME: 1130,
LOCATION: Navy College, building IE, Classroom # 15.
The attachment is a flyer about these briefings. Please take a minute to forward this email & post the flyers so the word gets to those who desire to attend and to those who “really need to attend”
“Funding a College Education” is open to all military personnel, retirees, family members, and other base employees/personnel. Normal access to each base is required; no special base pass arrangements will be made for this program by the Navy College Office or the VTC/EOC representative.
“Reserve your seat(s)” Please call or email in advance EOC point of contact: Darryl Greenwell
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 757-363-3944 or 757-489-3329
Navy College at JEB Little Creek = (757) 462-8279 Navy College at Naval Station Norfolk = (757) 444-7453 or (757) 444-7454
Naval Station Norfolk VTC/EOC office--(757) 489-3329 JEB Little Creek VTC/EOC office--(757) 363-3944 Voice Mail--(757) 552-1673
Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC) http://www.vtc.odu.edu/ http://www.edufind.org/
VTC's Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) 350 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 683-2312 or (757) 683-2313
Fax (757) 683-2315
- - - All EOC services are FREE! - - -
The Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC), was established in 1973 by the General Assembly of Virginia. VTC is a consortium of thirteen institutions of higher education, including four community colleges, four public colleges and universities, four private and a National Defense...
JOB FAIR!!! There will be a Job Fair on the Peninsula at the Hampton Roads Convention Center on 26 April from 8am to 2pm. Please pass the word! The Job Fair is open to active-duty or retired military members, veterans, reserves, dependents, and DoD civilians. There will also be seminars that provide tools to get hired… and employers looking to hire so come dressed for success!
MILITARY COMMUNITY AND FAMILY POLICY April 2012 edition (MC&FP) eMagazine!
to read about the latest MC&FP program updates and information.
The April issue honors children and youth during this Month of the Military Child, featuring articles on topics ranging from teen councils to preparing your child for a move. You will also read about new and improved resources for military families, including the Military Spouse Employment Partnership Career Portal and the Military Youth on the Move website.
Military Community and Family Policy
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Providing policy, tools, and resources to further enhance the quality of life of service members and their families.
The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy is directly responsible for programs and policies that support community quality of life for service members and their families worldwide.
* RUN FOR THE DREAM - benefitting the Achievable Dream & Wounded Warrior Project, 19 - 20 May 2012 in Williamsburg Events include: 8K, Kids Fun Run & Half Marathon. For further details visit:
* SESAME STREET/USO Experience for Military Families - FREE shows!
Sesame Street & USO are bringing the furry, fuzzy and friendly Muppets to military families around the world.
- Meet Katie, a military kid who is moving to a new place
- Free admission for military families and their children
- Mini-show and giveaways
Three shows are scheduled for the Hampton Roads area:
- NEB Little Creek, Gator Theater, Bldg 3104, Thu May 3 @ 6pm and Fri May 4 @ 6pm
- NAS Oceana, Aerotheater, Bldg 531, Sat May 5 @ 2 and 6 pm, Sun May 6 @ 2 pm
- Naval Station Norfolk, DeVary Hall, Bldg C-9, Wed May [email protected] 6pm and Thu May 10 @ 6pm
Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
For further information go to: or
Welcome to Sesame Street! Play games and watch videos to engage children with fun educational activities.
This is a partnership between Cox Communications and ACT Today!. They will be hosting a 2 week film camp which will be run by Joey Travolta on Inclusion Films. This is an amazing opportunity for children with autism between the ages of 9-21 to work with professional film makers, use their creativity and form new friendships. Cox will be building a major media plan around the program and we will also have a film premiere in September with viewing of the final film piece.
Here is the info and application link:
Important dates: Application Period: April 1 - April 30 (final dates will be extended in the event that all spots are not full) Grant Recipients will be notified by May 15 Upon approval of the grant, families will have until May 23 to reserve their spot with a $50 administrative fee and proof of...
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