Quit Tobacco Seminar:

Nov. 13, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fort Bragg Club. Trained counselors provide tools to tackle nicotine addiction. Topics include setting a quit date, coping with withdrawal and triggers, anticipating future challenges to avoid relapse, learning to deal with stressors and ways to prevent weight gain. Call Army Public Health Nursing at 907-9355 (WELL) to register.

Trail closed:

The All American Trail is closed for deer gun season from Sept. 28 to Jan. 2, 2014. Recreational use of the trail is prohibited during this period. For more information about hunting and fishing on Fort Bragg, visit http:www.bragg.army.mil/directorates/dpw/envdiv/wildlife.

RAPIDGate changed:

Beginning Nov. 15, the RAPIDGate system used to verify contractors and routine visitors to Fort Bragg, will no longer be accepted as a form of identification to gain access to Fort Bragg’s access control  points. All personnel possessing a current RAPIDGate Pass will be required to go to the All-American Visitor Center to exchange their current valid RAPIDGate Pass for an automated installation entry card at no cost. For more information on the AIE Card visit the Fort Bragg website http://www.bragg.army.mil/directorates/DES/pmo/Pages/AIE.aspx.

Casualty assistance training:

Class number Dates 

03-14: Nov. 12 to 14 04-14: Dec. 3 to 5

To attend this training personnel must be officer (captain or above), warrant officer (chief warrant 2 or above) or enlisted (sergeant first class or above). Personnel are slotted on a first-come, first-serve basis. All major commands must provide and attendance roster to Donell Bowser (Casualty Assistance Center) seven working days prior to class start date.  All Soldiers will report to Building 4-2843 (Soldier Support Center), Normandy Drive, Room B-A-1 (McArthur Lake Classroom). In-processing will start at 8:30 a.m.  Soldiers must be present through entire training and pass two written test to received CNO/CAO certification. For more information, contact the Casualty Assistance Center 432-7262 or email donell.bowser.civ@mail.mil.

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.

Other briefings are: 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.

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. Unless otherwise indicated, training is from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Leader and Workforce to Development Center, Building 2-2020, Woodruff St. Contact the EAP office at 396-5784 to reserve a seat. - Conflict resolution - this presentation addresses understanding conflict, types of conflict in the workplace, conflict styles, ways we respond to conflict, conflict in the workplace, communication guidelines and how to resolve conflict. - Stress during the holidays - this presentation addresses both normal holiday stressors and those that are specific to the military lifestyle and offers effective coping mechanisms to decrease stress and enjoy the holidays.