Commissary holiday hours

The Clear Creek I Commissary will be closed on Feb. 19 in observance of Washington's Birthday.

The store will be open regular business hours Feb. 20.

ACAP

Clients need a current AKO login and password to complete the statutory ACAP pre-separation briefing and use ACAP computers.

Attention ACAP users effective immediately DA policy prohibits the use of privately-owned removable media such as thumb drives and personally owned floppy disks on ACAP computers.

Employer Visits

Schneider Trucking, tuck divers, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Feb. 15.

Primerica, financial advisers, 10 a.m. - 4p.m., Feb. 20.

Seminars

Job Fair

A job fair will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m., March 28, Killeen Conference Center on South W.S. Young.

Briefings

Transition Orientation - The next scheduled briefing is at Palmer Theater, Feb. 20, from 7:30 a.m.- 11:30.

Pre-Separation Briefings are conducted at 8:30 a.m. or 10 a.m. daily, Monday through Friday. Briefings are located on the third floor of Copeland Center, ACAP office. Clients are required to have a current AKO user name and password to access ACAP computers. For appointments call 288-2227 or 288-5627.

Veteran Affairs Disability Briefings are Mondays, 8:45 a.m. or 12:45 p.m., room B112 at the Copeland Center.

Workshops

The three-day workshop is offered 8 a.m.-5 p.m. every Tuesday-Thursday.

A scheduled appointment is required for seminars and workshops. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 288-2227 or 288-5627.

All New: The two-day Transition Assistance Program workshops are offered every Tuesday-Wednesday or Thursday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. These are a condensed version of the three-day workshop designed for the great numbers of returning Soldiers. Topics covered are negotiation, networking, interviewing, resumes, applications, etc.

The pre-separation briefing must be completed prior to scheduling a workshop appointment.

The workshops are presented free of charge to servicemembers and spouses every second and fourth Thursday at the ACAP Center.

ACAP is located in the Copeland Soldier Service Center at Hood Road and Battalion Avenue, third floor, Bldg. 18010. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday. ACAP is open training holidays, closed federal holidays. For more information, visit www.acap.army.mil.

RecruitMilitary, HireVets First job fair in Dallas

RecruitMilitary, LLC, in cooperation with a unit of the United States Department of Labor, will host a career fair for veterans Feb. 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas. Companies attending will include Raytheon, Military Sealift Command, Lowe's, Phelps Dodge Mining Company, DART, Sodexho, OldCastle, Allied Barton, Osmose Rail Road, and many others

For information, visit www.recruitmilitary.com.

Family Advocacy Program

There is no cost to participate in FAP activities. Child care is provided upon request.

The Army Community Service FAP is now located at West Fort Hood, Bldg. 76020, on Crockett Street in Montague Village. Call 286-6774 for more information.

For information on advocacy and prevention activities, call 286-6774 or visit the advocacy and prevention offices in Bldg. 76020.

To report child and/or spouse abuse, call 287-CARE (2273). To speak with a victim advocate, call 702-4953. To report sexual assault, call 702-4953.

ACS Employment

Readiness Branch

Come out to the Newcomers Employment Training Workshop and learn about services to assist ID card holders with job searches 1:15-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Employment leads, job search training workshops, career coaching and much more is offered.

Registration is required by calling 288-2089 or online at www.hoodmwr.com/acs/erb/html.

Resume and Application Development is held 8:30-10 a.m. every Tuesday at the Central Texas Workforce Commission in Killeen. Registration is required by calling 288-2089 or online, www.hood mwr.com/acs/erb.html.

Interview and Communication Techniques is held 8:30 a.m.-noon every Thursday at the Central Texas Workforce Commission in Killeen. Registration is required by calling 288-2089 or visiting www.hood mwr.com/acs/erb.html.

Job Search with Confidence is held every second and fourth Wednesday. This event is co-sponsored by the J4MF at Central Texas Workforce Commission in Killeen. Registration is required by calling 288-2089 or online at www.hoodmwr.com /acs/erb.html.

Deployment assistance

Sesame Workshop has launched “Talk, Listen, Connect: Helping Families During Military Deployment.”

“Talk, Listen, Connect” is designed to help children between the ages of 3 and 5, whose parents are members of the U.S. Armed Services, National Guard and reserves, cope with the challenges experienced during various phases of deployment.

Hard copies of the DVD are available by calling Military One Source toll free at (800) 730-3802 or by visiting www.militaryonesource.com.

Visit the “Talk, Listen, Connect” Web site at www.sesame workshop.org/tlc, where bilingual, multi-media outreach kits are available.

Local assistance may be obtained by calling the Fort Hood Army Community Service Information, Referral and Outreach branch at 287-2214.

Kits are not available at the ACS office.

FHAMFMSF applications

being accepted

Applications are being accepted through March 23 for the Fort Hood Area Military Family Member Scholarship Fund.

Dependent children and spouses of active duty military assigned to Fort Hood are eligible to receive the scholarships. Winners are selected by a committee headed by the III Corps Staff Judge Advocate.

Applications can be downloaded from the Fort Hood Officers’ Wives’ Club Web site at www.forthoodowc.org or the Fort Hood Education Services Division Web site at esd.hood.army .mil/finaid.htm.

Applications are also available at high school guidance offices and on Fort Hood at the Lane Volunteer Center, Casey Memorial Library, the Fort Hood Thrift Shop, the Main Education Center, and the 1st Cavalry Division and 4th Infantry Division Soldier and Family Readiness Centers.

Completed applications must be postmarked by March 23 and mailed to FHAMFMSF, P.O. Box 5299, Fort Hood, Texas, 76544.

For more information, call 286-2334. Leave a name and phone number and the call will be returned within 48 hours.

Fort Hood Women’s Conference March 1-2

The annual Fort Hood Women’s Conference, a two-day event dedicated to enriching the lives of the women who make Fort Hood “the great place,” is currently accepting registration forms. Scheduled to take place March 1 - 2 at the Comanche Chapel, the conference will host a variety of classes ranging from cooking and home decorating to self defense.

Registration forms can be downloaded from the conference Web site, www.fthoodwomensconference.com or picked up at the Lane Volunteer Center, the Courses of Clear Creek, the main gate welcome center or the Comanche Chapel.

For more information, call 699-5026.

Embarq/AUSA corporate members announce

scholarship program

Area high school and college students may submit an application for the 2007 Embarq/AUSA Corporate Members (Central Texas/Ft. Hood Chapter Association of the United States Army) Scholarship Program.

The application deadline is noon, April 27.

Applications are available at area high school, college and university counselor's offices and the Fort Hood Educational Center.

Applications are also available on the AUSA Chapter Web site: www.forthoodausa.org.

Awards are based upon academic achievement, community involvement, personal goals, letters of recommendation and a personal essay.

Recipients must be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university and enrolled or accepted by the school before the scholarship will be awarded.

Active duty, retired Army and dependents are eligible to apply.

Applications should be returned to Steve Hanik, Scholarship Coordinator, c/o Embarq, P.O. Box 1150, Killeen, 76540-1150.

Scholarships will be presented at a June awards luncheon at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center.

Corporate members or individuals wishing to contribute to the Scholarship program may contact Steve Hanik at the above address.