Dental Accreditation: The Commission on Dental Accreditation is conducting a review of the endodontic residency Sept. 14 at the United States Army Dental Activity, Fort Bragg. As part of the accreditation process, the program is required to solicit input from third parties pertaining to the standards for the program or policies and procedures used in the commissionís accreditation process. Comments must be received before July 14. To find out more about the commissionís policy on submitting comments, mail your questions or comments to the commission at 211 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60611, or call 800- 621-8099, ext. 4653.
Troops to Teachers: The North Carolina Troops to Teachers program coordinator is offering an information briefing 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, at the Bragg Training and Education Center. Military members, Guard members and Reservists are invited to learn about a unique opportunity to put military skills to use in public schools. Specifically, the briefing will inform participants about the teaching profession, the steps required to earn a teaching license and employment opportunities in public education. For more information, contact BTEC at 396-6721.
Scholarships available: The Brendan Looney Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for children under 17 who have a fallen parent/guardian or sibling or are a dependent of a deployed parent/guardian.
The scholarships provide financial support for academic, athletic, art, music or leadership/exploration camps. Other camps will also be considered. Awarded scholarships will consist of both partial and full scholarships. Payment will be made directly to the applicantís camp. Transportation is not included in scholarship awards.
Summer camp applications are available until May 31. Application forms are available at www.brendanlooneyfoundation.org/sag-scholarships-awards-grants.
Applicants should use the application that best fits their Familyís circumstances. Families will receive information regarding awarded scholarships within two to three weeks after receipt of application by the Foundation. For more information, contact Liz Parker or Erin Looney at contact@ brendanlooneyfoundation. org.
Education fair: The Bragg Training and Education Center will host the Bragg All American Week Education Fair, Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Iron Mike Conference Center. Service members, military Family members of all ages, retirees, veterans and Department of Defense civilians are all invited to explore the following educational topics:
Academic degree programs of all levels that are online, on base and in the community
Vocational and technical programs
Army commissioning programs, including medical options
Federal Financial Aid information for all people, including high school seniors entering college
Troops to Teachers program
Army ROTC program for interested high schoolers and enlisted Soldiers
More than 60 colleges and education-related programs will have information booths. For more information call the BTEC at 396- 6721 or follow the BTEC Facebook page at https:// www.facebook.com/BraggTrainingAndEducationCenter.
Veteran counseling offered: The Vet Center offers active-duty service members and veterans counseling services. These services are free and strictly confidential. The Fayetteville Vet Center is located at 2301 Robeson St., Suite 103, Fayetteville.
The center is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Counseling services are designed to assist eligible active duty service members and veterans in making a successful transition on and off the battlefield to civilian life. Services include individual counseling, group counseling, marital and Family counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, and referrals as needed.
Veterans and active-duty service members can call for an initial appointment or walk-in. For more information about the Vet Center program, visit www.vetcenter.va.gov/Vet_Center_Services.asp or contact Edward Clark, Director, Fayetteville Vet Center at 488-6252.
Soldierís transition facilitated: The Fort Bragg Transition Center conducts a Pre-Separation Services Program briefing for Soldiers (excluding retirees) that are within 180 days of separation from the Army.
The briefing is designed to give the Soldier and spouse relevant information in advance of separation to facilitate planning for a successful transition to civilian life. The briefing will take place the first Monday of every month, unless it is a holiday, then it will move to the second Monday, at 1 p.m. at the Pope Annex. No appointment is necessary to attend.
Volunteers needed: RTI International is conducting a study at Womack Army Medical Center for active-duty Soldiers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
The Stellate Ganglion Block for PTSD symptoms study is designed to evaluate whether injecting a local anesthetic into the Stellate Ganglion can reduce PTSD symptoms. Participants can receive up to $115 for the time they spend participating in the study. For more information, email sgb@rti. org, visit www.sgbstudy.rti. org or call 800-334-8571, extension 28359.
Notice of Estate:
This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Sgt. Jason Wiens, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Please contact 1st Lt. William Cox, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 432-9128 or email William.p.cox41.mil@mail. mil.
The notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Pfc. Jeremiah S. Holmes, as well as to the persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Please contact 1st Lt. David C. Wilson, the summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 540-907-9401 or email david.c.wilson80.mil@mail. mil.
This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of 1st Lt. Lee Weston, as well as to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Please contact 2nd Lt. Christopher Kenney, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 618-540-6600 or email Christopher.email@example.com.