Truck Driver Course:

Seats are still available for the eight-week Fort Bragg Commercial Truck Driver course, aimed at getting transitioning servicemembers and spouses Commercial Driver Licenses and into good paying jobs in the trucking industry. Orientation for the course beginning Aug. 19 will be held Monday from 9 a.m. to noon in the Soldier Development Center, building 2-1728, room 308. For more information, call 800-691-2220 or email


Retirement ceremonies time change:

The times for all XVIII Airborne Corps monthly retirement ceremonies has changed to 3:30 p.m. Family members are encouraged to participate.

Special operations recruiting briefing:

Fort Bragg special operations recruiters provide weekly recruiting briefings on career opportunities available to privates first class through sergeants first class in all military occupational specialties and YG11 officers (DOR 2012/04/01-2013/03/31).

Special Forces briefings are every Wednesday, noon and 2 p.m., Building D-3022 on the corner of Ardennes and Merrill streets. ARSOF briefings are conducted at Building 2-1120, east end basement on Macomb Street.

Briefings are held: 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Mondays, 11 a.m.; explosive ordnance disposal, Mondays, 1 p.m.; psychological operations, Tuesdays, noon; warrant officer, Wednesdays, noon; civil affairs, Thursdays, 1 p.m.

Rank and MOS eligibility may vary between mission sets. Visit for more information and to see if you qualify.

Association holds events:

The Fort Bragg chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Association is announcing their upcoming community volunteer events.

Saturday, Fayetteville Veterans Hospital, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Sept. 28, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; uniform is ASU with medallion.

The next SAMA induction ceremony is Aug. 28, Pope Theater, 1:30 p.m.

SAMC physical fitness test:

In addition to normal board proceedings, all Sergeant Audie Murphy candidates will be required to take an APFT at 6 a.m., Aug. 29, at the XVIII Airborne Corps NCOA.

The XVIII Airborne Corps SAMC fourth quarter fiscal year 2013, board is schedule for Sept. 3, 9 a.m. in the 20th Engineer Brigade headquarters, Building H5834, Essayons St. Meetings occur bi-weekly. For more information, contact 1st Sgt. Terrance Miller, 908-5022, or, or Sgt. 1st Class Natasha Tsantles, 907-6581, or

Fort Bragg Clinics now enrolling patients:

This includes: Clark Health Clinic, Joel Health and Dental Clinic, Troop and Family Medical Clinic, Robinson Health Clinic and Womack Family Residency Clinic. This does not include Hope Mills Family Medical Clinic or the Fayetteville Medical Home. For more Information, please contact the TRICARE Service Center at 1-877-TRICARE or visit the TRICARE Service Center on the fifth floor of the Soldier Support Center.

Notice of estate:

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Capt. Benjamin R. Kommor, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact Capt. William Allsup, summary court martial officer, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, with all inquiries at (785) 320-1748 or e-mail

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Pvt. 2 James J. Nickel, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact 2nd Lt. Elliott M. Hughes, summary court martial officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, with all inquiries at (605) 201-7925.

Did you know:

The Fort Bragg Employee Assistance Program is available to support the work/life health and welfare needs of Department of Defense civilian employees, their Family members, and the entire Fort Bragg/Pope Field community. Basic EAP services are available on a voluntary basis with no out-of-pocket expense. These services are designed to help address any life issue(s) threatening well-being, such as stress, grief, Family difficulties, financial challenges and substance abuse. In partnership with the Military and Family Life Consultant Team, the EAP offers monthly work/life health training seminars.

Unless otherwise indicated, training is from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Leader and Workforce to Development Center, Building 2-2020, Woodruff Street. Contact the EAP office at 396-5784 reserve a seat.

Aug. 13 The three Cs of communication this presentation will elaborate on the three Cs of communication: to communicate, to collaborate and to commit. Participants will also learn about the different aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication.

Aug. 27 Cyber bullying cyber bullying is on the rise due to text messaging, my Space, emails, web pages and cell phones. Children can easily fall prey to cyber-bullies. This presentation offers tips for parents for staying in touch with their children and how to address cyber bullying if it hits home.