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Town Hall Meeting

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Town Hall Meeting

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  1. Town Hall Meeting Welcome to the 31st Fighter Wing Town Hall Meeting

  2. Rules of Engagement Raise your hand to ask a question and only one question at a time. Wait until you are given a microphone before asking a question. I will be available after the town hall meeting for additional questions once the live broadcast is completed. If you have additional questions after the meeting, please contact the Public Affairs Office at 632-7555 or drop your question off in the anonymous question box as you leave tonight. All questions and answers will be posted online.

  3. General Crime Trends • HN law enforcement indicate HN residents experience the same general percentile of break-ins/larcenies as US residents • For vehicle break-ins the main trend seems to be “thefts of opportunity” – usually involves valuables left in “plain sight” Note: 104 lost/stolen ID cards and Restricted Area Badges in CY08! We’re making it easy on the adversary!!!

  4. Suspicious Activity Reporting • Criminal Activity • 31 SFS Police Services Desk • 632-7200 or 0434-30-7200 • Eagle Eyes Program • Elicitation • Solicitation • Tests of Security • Not sure? Call 31 FW Antiterrorism Office • 632-8188 or 0434-30-8188

  5. No Smoking Rules • Many non-smokers concerned with conduct of smoking community • No smoking within 50 feet of facility entrances • Includes all AF, AAFES, DeCA, NAF, DoDDS facilities • Dispose of your cigarette butts properly

  6. Black Marketing • Sale or resale of AAFES merchandise to unauthorized customers • Applies to both customers and AAFES employees • Punishment • Exchange privileges suspended or revoked • Employee separation • Government prosecution--recent cases in Korea led to prison sentences and fines >$750K

  7. Motor Vehicle Accidents • Every motor vehicle accident is one too many • The leading causes of major accidents: • Speeding or driving too fast for road conditions • Inattention • Failure to Yield or Stop • If you are in an accident and need help call the Law Enforcement Desk • 0434-30-7200; written on the back of your Wingman Card

  8. Motorcycle Policy • Our motorcycle riding population is at greatest risk for fatality in an accident • Before you decide to purchase or operate a motorcycle get smart on additional requirements for riders • Motorcycle endorsement on your stateside license • EU certified helmet • Motorcycle safety foundation course • Mentorship ride • Award of AFI license with motorcycle authorization

  9. Fire Safety News • Keep Fire Extinguishers in working order • Monthly checks • Know how to use • If You Have A Fire: • Call Aviano Fire Dept at 0434-30-8911 or (on base 911) • Italian Fire Dept at 115 • Fire Issues • Cooking oil is a top 3 cause of fires • Don’t overload your electrical outlets/power strips • Lighted candles unattended = increased fire potential • Smoking in bed or while sleeping is deadly!! Renters Insurance is a must to reduce your risk of loss

  10. Tricare Dental Program (TDP) • TDP is for active duty family members, reserve component members and their families. • Cost: $11.58 for one family member, $28.95 for multiple family members. • Unique to OCONUS there are no cost shares for many covered services when visiting a participating provider. • Currently 10 providers practice in Roveredo/Pordenone • They meet standards set by the Department of Defense. • Please contact the 31st Dental Squadron @632-5060 for any questions

  11. Financial News • Banking Update: • Community Bank (Area 1): Online banking; Auto-payments for rent…not for utilities • Banca Popolareaccount still needed for a Telepass and utilities • W-2 available on MyPay; contact Finance for pin resets • All Allotments can be done on MyPay (except Banca Popolare) • Finance/MPS need to know if your dependent status changes…if you have a baby or your dependents leave. It affects your pay! • SGLI: Important considerations when not electing max amount • Finance backshop operations transferred to Ellsworth AFB • Delays may be experienced in processing • Further question E-mail…FSO@aviano.af.mil (24 hour turnaround)

  12. Large Vehicle Inspection Gate (Gate 8) Commercial vehicles only ECD: May 09 Main Gate (Gate 9) Province of Pordenone is building access road to gate and roundabouts ECD: May 09 Installation Entry Changes

  13. End of Runway Stop Lights Main Gate BX/COMM

  14. PAX Terminal • New terminal opening expected this summer • Closes north side flightline road

  15. New Consolidated Support Center • Effective Jan 2009, multiple base offices relocated to Bldg 1413, CSC (Consolidated Support Center), of note… Public Affairs Base Testing Passports/Soggornios IG TMO (SATO in Mar 2009) Wing Safety Transition Office • Customer service improvements • Co-located with majority of installation’s customer service functions • Customers save travel time • Sign in kiosk to reduce wait time and provide reminders about information required—launch date 27 Feb 09

  16. Area A1 Parking Parking Lot Closed Available Employee / Non timed Parking New Pedestrian Bridge

  17. Library • Temporary library will be in Bldg 168 for the duration of construction • Bldg 168 is located in Area A1 next to CDC 1 • Construction is planned for approximately two years • Estimated construction start date is in first quarter FY10; transition to the temporary building will be complete by Sep 09

  18. Volunteer Center (B224) • Consolidating volunteer organizations in Area 2 • Red Cross • Boy Scouts • Girls Scouts • Thrift Store • Airmen’s Attic • Officers’ Spouses Club • Enlisted Spouses Club • Target date 1 Apr 09

  19. Housing Improvements • Family Housing/Facilities • BTL - A/C Installations all completed, YOU can be comfortable this summer! • You asked for it and we’re listening! • A housing receptionist…Effective 1 Mar! • Coming Attraction: BTL school bus shelters programmed for FY09 & FY10 • Community Housing • Suitable units are good & plentiful, 4 BR units sometimes a problem • GPS available for use – sign out/return • Automated Housing Referral Network (AHRN) is planned for Aviano this year!

  20. Recycling/Bulk Item Disposal • Continuous problem throughout local communities • Bulk items should not be placed by dumpsters, refuse contractor will not pick items up and area becomes unsightly • Residents can call numbers listed in their respective town’s recycling brochures to schedule bulk item pick up. Brochures can be located on housing web-site • Note: Commune’s of Aviano and San Quirino do not offer this service • Items must be taken to the Ecological Platform • New battery and expired medicine containers located by the Area1 shoppette

  21. Flightline Dormitory ADSL • Service offered through Telecom Italia • On 1 Mar 09 Go To: Aviano Intranet and click on “Hot Items”– Click on “Telecom Forms” • Telephone Line (Number) Installation: € 96.00 (Cannot Have ADSL Without a Phone Line) • ADSL Installation is Free • Recurring Cost for Telephone Line a Month: € 14.57 • ADSL Recurring Cost a Month: € 20.00 (reminder: Telecom Italia bills every two months)

  22. Italian Requirements • Soggiorno: Required for all US civilian employees and dependents • Office has moved to the Consolidated Service Center • First floor, first office on right • Codice Fiscale is now required for Soggiornos • Housing office accomplishes for member and spouse • Dependent under 18 yrs old?... must accomplish in Pordenone • Application, directions and map can be found on housing web-site under “useful resources”

  23. Base Shuttle Schedule Change • Effective 15 Jan 09, base shuttle run times: • 0615 – 0815 • 1115 – 1215 • 1515 – 1715 • Effectively meets primary ridership demand across the base • Contact 31 LRS Vehicle Operations Dispatch at 632-7666

  24. Flat Screen TVs Less Than 60” • IAW HQ Surface Deployment & Distribution Command Directive, effective 28 Aug 08: • Crating will not be authorized for flat screen TVs with less than 60” diagonal! • Customers with flat-screen televisions must keep the original container for use in their next move • Contact 31 LRS Personal Property Section at 632-1709/5931/5844 for questions or further information

  25. Post Office • Zip +4 Program • Notifications in mail boxes for 09603 Patrons • Presorting possible when used • Improves delivery time by ONE DAY from CONUS • Start notifying and use the full zip +4 address

  26. DoDDS • Kindergarten Enrollment Change for next school year: • Must be Age 5 by 1 Sep for Kindergarten • Must be Age 6 by 1 Sep for 1st Grade • Youth Center -- Kindergarten before/after school care coincides with DoDDs age cutoff—must be 5 by 1 Sep • Baseball • Practice starts on 2 Mar 09 • European Championships are 23 May 09 • Home game against Vicenza 9 May 09 • Ball Field Renovations planned

  27. Fitness • Avoid gym peak hours • 0630-0830 and 1530-1700 • Kids corral in Area 2 gym enhances family fitness • Running Track expanded • New Showers Dragon Fitness Center virtually eliminate lines

  28. “Couple Connection”A time to reconnect with your loved one... A fun evening for couples! Focus is on enhancing communication & strengthening relationship 1845 hrs, La Belle Vista Club Drop off children at 1830 hrs No cost for meal & childcare Call A & FRC at 632-5407 to reserve Upcoming Dates: CMSgt & 1stSgts -- 20 March 09 Open To All -- 23 Apr, 15 May, 19 Jun, 24 Jul, 7 Aug

  29. FSS News • La Dolche Vita Dining Facility Grab N Go Open • Menu: Hot lunch/dinner items (from main menu) & healthy alternatives (to go sandwiches, salads, etc) • Hours: 1100 - 2100 • Ordering: Fax or Call-In (for 5+ orders) • Expanded library hours 25% - Now open 64 hours per week • Youth Baseball registration 7 Feb – 6 Mar 09 • Aviano Indoor pool free to all DOD ID card holders!!! • Hours of operation Mon – Fri 0600-0800, 1100-1400, & 1830-2000 and Sat 1000 – 1300. Swim cap and flip flops are mandatory! • Aviano Base Pool (Area 1): Opens 22 May; Pool parties, learn to swim lessons and lap swim available

  30. Upcoming Events • Navy Entertainment presents - Sugarland Concert: 6 Mar 09 • Country Music • Hangar 3 at 1800 • Armed Forces Entertainment - Steven Kellogg and Andrew Rigg : 18 Mar 09 • Alternative Rock • La Bella Vista Club at 1930

  31. Questions???

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