Meade Week, August 3, 2009


DFMWR Administrative Offices (bldg 4216), and all CYSS services will be closing at Noon on Friday, 7 Aug 09 for their Organizational Day.

The following Activities will be closing and reopening at the following times

Arts and Crafts – closing at 1145 and reopening on 10 Aug 09

Auto Skills – closed 1300-1600 and reopening 1600-2100

Gaffney – closing noon-1600 and reopening at 1630

Murphy will be closing at noon and reopening on 10 Aug 09

Pet Care Center – closing noon-1600 and reopening at 1600-1730

Post Library – closing at noon and reopening 1600-1800




**     The National Flag will be flown at half-staff on Fort George G. Meade on Tuesday, Aug. 4, in remembrance of Sgt. Maj. Harry Parrish of First Army Division East.  Sgt. Maj. Parrish, a 33-year veteran of both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps, served as the Division G-3 Sergeant Major. He died this weekend in a civilian skydiving accident in Virginia.     A memorial service for Sgt. Maj. Parrish is planned for Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 in the Post Chapel.

On this edition:  The Fort Meade Midway Commons Neighborhood Center grand opening, more on Feds Feed Families, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on Army troop strength.  These stories plus our Meade TV off-duty pick of the week.

**Other notes:  Some stats on the new Midway Commons Neighborhood Center:  9,440 Sq. ft. facility, 4,900 Sq. ft. swimming pool, All Picerne residents are eligible to use the center & pool.  Midway Commons is the 4th and final neighborhood Center.

***The soldier helping Col Thomas with the ribbon cutting is SSG Bonito Gene, his wife Shawna, and kids Allanah & Jaiden.


Golf Special


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