Army

June 14, 2012

ACS shares news, events of interest

Army Community Service

AER 2012 Campaign ends

The Fort Huachuca’s Army Emergency Relief Campaign officially ended on May 15. The AER Campaign contribution total reached $100,535.98. This total exceeds the 2011 Campaign end-of-year total of $94,524.44. Campaign contributions will continue to flow in until the end of year for tax deduction purposes.

Contributions are mailed out to AER Headquarters in Arlington, Va. These funds are consolidated into one fund for distribution to active duty service members, dependents, retirees and widows when faced with a financial emergency. AER and Fort Huachuca would like to thank those who contributed to this year’s campaign. Thank you for continuing to help the Army take care of its own. Soldiers Helping Soldiers! Army Strong!

 

ACS EFMP System Navigation Services available

EFMP System Navigation Services, available through ACS, is a community support component of the EFMP that connects families with special needs to available systems of care and resources both on and off the installation.

ACS can assist families in identifying resources and specific disability information and providing referrals to community agencies. Information materials focusing on local resources, program application processes, support groups and social activities is available. ACS has also expanded the Special Needs Resource Library and has a wide array of materials available for loan to Fort Huachuca’s military families.

ACS also assists inbound and outbound EFMP families with resource information geared toward their specific needs.

For further information, contact ACS EFMP Systems Navigator, Lois Sagmoe, 538.5899 or lois.r.sagmoe.civ@mail.mil.

 

Calendar of events

Financial Peace University – Today and June 21, 28 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Parent-Tot Playgroup – Wednesday and June 27 9:30 – 11 a.m.

SOS Support Group – June TBD 11:30 a.m. – UTC

Unit Sponsorship Training Monday 9 – 11 a.m.

Baby Boot Camp – Tuesday 3 – 4 p.m.

EFMP Support Group – Wednesday 5 – 6 p.m.

Volunteer Recognition Training – June 21 2 – 3 p.m.

Tot Story Time – June 22 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SOS Support Group – June TBD 3:30 p.m. – UTC

AFTB Level II – June 25 – 26 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.




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