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Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:30 am

Thursday

Baby Loves Disco “We Are Family” Tour

Across the country, the Baby Loves Disco “We Are Family” Tour is transforming clubs, community spaces and military bases into child-proof discos as toddlers, pre-scholars and parents looking for a break from the routine playground circuit let loose. Baby Loves Disco is an afternoon dance party, ideal for children ages 6 months to 7 years. It features classic disco tunes from the ’70s and ’80s, mixed by live DJs.

The Baby Loves Disco “We Are Family” Tour is from 4 to 7 p.m. at Comanche Youth Center, building 52019 on Tank Destroyer Boulevard. Fort Hood’s presentation is free and open to all. For more information, call Rebekah Brittsan at (254) 287-7438 or go to babylovesdisco.com.

Thursday

Military Spouse Emerging Leader Course

This course is designed to provide future or current military spouse unit leaders with the information, skills and tools he or she will need to take on the role of an informed, involved, productive and proactive member of the unit team.

Featured classes focusing on the unit level include:

Army Structure

Role of the Spouse in the Unit

Communication

Conflict Management

Courtesies and Protocol

Care Team Overview

This course is recommended for noncommissioned and officer spouses of platoon-level through company-level unit leaders. Class will be at the Lane Volunteer Center, building 16005 on the corner of TJ Mills Boulevard and Old Ironsides Avenue. All students must preregister. Call (254) 288-2794 to enroll.

Friday

Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspection

Sprocket Auto Craft Center, building 9138, will have certified technicians to educate participants on the many safety aspects and proper installation of child safety seats. Inspections are conducted each month. You must call (254) 287-6505 for an appointment. You must bring the vehicle, car seat(s) and child passenger(s) to the inspection.

Friday

My Military Hero Tour

Scotty Thurman and The Perfect Trouble Band, a Gainesville-based high energy country band (with a mix of some rock and roll), will be at the NCO Backbone Lounge from 5 to 7:30 p.m. They were nominated for three categories at the Texas Music Awards and won Album Of The Year. Opening for such headliners as Stoney Larue, Casey Donahew, The Turnpike Troubadors, John Anderson, Charlie Robison and Brandon Rhyder, the band is very determined to provide good music far and wide. The Backbone NCO Lounge is located inside the Phantom Warrior Center, building 194 on 37th Street. The event is free and open to noncommissioned officers, corporals or higher and their guests, as well as the civilian community 18 and older. For more information, call (254) 288-7835.

Every Friday

Preschool StoryTime at Casey Memorial Library

Come out and enjoy a great story from 10 to 11 a.m. For more information, call (254) 287-2716. The Casey Memorial Library is building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.

Every Friday

The Class Six will host a wine and spirit tasting after 4 p.m.

Now – Nov. 19

Army Family Action Plan Submissions

Through Army Family Action Plan, Army leaders hear your concerns and ideas and where possible, put them into an action plan for resolution. You have the opportunity to create an AFAP success story by submitting your issue(s) now. An AFAP issue is any problem that affects the readiness and the well-being of Fort Hood or the Army. Submit ideas online at www.myarmyonesource.com or contact the Fort Hood AFAP office. The deadline is Nov. 19. Call (254) 287-AFAP (2327) or email usarmy.hood.imcom-fmwrc.list.ACS.AFAP@mail.mil.

Sundays through Jan. 6

NFL Sunday Ticket

Come out to Backbone NCO Lounge every Sunday during football season to watch the games from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free shuffleboard, ping pong, pool and popcorn, as well as various snack foods and drinks available for purchase. Free and open to all, 18 years of age and older. Backbone NCO Lounge is inside Phantom Warrior Center, building 194 on 37th Street. For more information, call (254) 532-1534 or (254) 532-1560.

Nov. 8

The Military Child Education Coalition will host the “Tell Me A Story” early literacy event put on by Fort Hood’s Parent to Parent Program at 5:30 p.m. at Duncan Elementary School, building 52400 on Muskogee Drive. Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. and his wife, Ann Campbell, will read “The Dandelion Seed” by Joseph Anthony. The doors open at 5:30 and a pizza dinner will be provided. The reading will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a craft. Each family will take home a snack and activity, as well as a copy of the book. The event is sponsored by Toyota of Killeen. Admission is free, but due to limited space families must RSVP with the number of participants to PtoP.Hood@militarychild.org.

ACAP events

Fort Hood’s Army Career and Alumni Program presents the following scheduled employer visits:

Thursday

ATDS: Technical School.

UTI: Technical School.

Tuesday

GE: Various Positions

Oct. 31

Austin Police Department: police officers.

Atoms Energy: energy and support positions.

Nov. 1

Redstone: Technical School

Wyotech: Technical School

Upcoming Seminars at the ACAP Center starting at 1 p.m. are:

Today

Senior Resume: Executive Resume/Application.

Thursday

Own Your Own Business: Financing Your Business.

Monday

Advanced Resume: Resume/Application.

Job fairs

Today: Texas A&iM is hosting a Career Fair at Bernie Beck Lecture Hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday and Nov. 7: ACAP is hosting a Virtual Job Fair. Preregister at www.ACAPH2H.jobs. Multiple employers will be available. Early registration ends Oct. 24 for the Nov. 7 event.

Now to Dec. 13

Six Flags Logo Electric Guitar Sweepstakes

Win big by purchasing tickets to Six Flags Fiesta Texas from Leisure Travel Services, building 136 on 761st Tank Battalion, next to Military Clothing Sales through Dec. 13.

Purchaser will be entered into a drawing for a 39-inch electric guitar with a Six Flags logo on it. The drawing will be held Dec. 14.

Open to family and MWR patrons. You do not need to be present to win. For more information, call (254) 287-7310.

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