Membership drive held:

The North Carolina Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association will be hosting a monthly membership luncheon at the Fort Bragg Club, Aug. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. During this month’s luncheon, several teachers from Cumberland, Harnett and surrounding counties will be presented AFCEA Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Educational grants. The grants are used to buy tools, equipment, or material for teaching STEM courses.  Join us as we celebrate and recognize our 2013 grant recipients. For additional information and luncheon registration, visit at http://afcea-nc.org or contact Georgia Popp at georgia.popp@gdc4s.com or 497-7900.

UNG to hold area gathering at Fort Bragg:

The University of North Georgia invites alumni and friends to an area gathering at Fort Bragg on Saturday. This is a great opportunity to visit with old friends and make new ones.

The event begins with a reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Dinner buffet and program will begin at 6 p.m. The gathering will be held at McKellar’s Lodge, 9127 Gruber Rd., Building O. Dress is casual and cost is $25 per person.

For more information, contact area coordinator Col. (ret.) Rich Crotty (‘80) at richard.c.crotty.ctr@mail.mil or 570-6588 or the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving: alumni@ung.edu or (706) -864-1562.

If you plan to attend, please register online at www.northgeorgia.org/fortbragg.

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 www.sorbrecruiting.com 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. Fayetteville Veterans Hospital, 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 Noncommissioned Officer Academy.

The XVIII Abn. 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 terrance.t.miller.mil@mail.mil, or Sgt. 1st Class Natasha Tsantles, 907-6581, or Natasha.m.tsantles.mil@mail.mil.

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 Staff Sgt. Thomas Edwards, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Contact Capt. Kornahrens, summary court martial officer, with all inquires at 243-3011 or kornahrens@jdi.socom.mil.

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 william.b.allsup.mil@mail.mil.

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.

Tuesday — 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.