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									                      WEBSITE HELPFUL RESOURCES



NATIONAL NAVAL MEDICAL
CENTER (SPONSORSHIP LINK)
                              http://www.bethesda.med.navy.mil/careers/report%5Ffor%5Fduty/



                              http://www.dcmilitary.com/special_sections/sw/012610_NNMC.shtml
NATIONAL NAVAL MEDICAL
CENTER GUIDE
NAVY SERVICES FAMILY LINES    HTTP://WWW.LIFELINES2000.ORG
NAVY HOUSING HOME PAGE        WWW.HOUSING.NAVY.MIL
U.S. NAVY HOME PAGE           WWW.NAVY.MIL
NAVY LODGES WORLDWIDE         WWW.NAVY-LODGE.NAVY.COM
SITES                         WWW.DMDC.OSD.MIL/SITES
NAVYONESOURCE                 WWW.NAVYONESOURCE.COM
DEFENSE FINANCE AND
ACCOUNTING SERVICE            HTTP://WWW.DOD.MIL/DFAS
MILITARY SPOUSE CAREER
CENTER                        HTTP://WWW.MILITARY.COM/SPOUSE
NATIONAL MILITARY FAMILY
ASSOCIATION                   HTTP://WWW.NAFA.ORG
NAVY-MARINE CORP RELIEF
SOCIETY                       WWW.NMCRS.ORG


CHILDREN AND RELOCATING
MILITARY KIDS/TEENS ON THE
MOVE                          HTTP://DOD.MIL/MTOM
WASHINGTONPARENT              HTTP://WWW.WASHINGTONPARENT.COM
MILITARY ONE SOURCE FAMILY
WITH SPECIAL NEEDS            WWW.MILITARYONESOURCE.COM/SPECIALNEEDS
PUBLIC SCHOOLS INFORMATION:
MONTGOMERY COUNTY(MD)
PUBLIC SCHOOLS                HTTP://MCPS.K12.MD.US
PRINCE GEORGE(MD) COUNTY
PUBLIC SCHOOLS                HTTP://PGCPS.PG.K12.MD.US
ALEXANDRIA(VA) PUBLIC
SCHOOLS                       HTTP://ACPS.K12.VA.US
FAIRFAX COUNTY(VA) PUBLIC
SCHOOLS                       HTTP://WWW.FCPS.K12.VA.US.INDEX.SHTML

OTHER GENERALWEBSITS
INFORMATION
                              HTTP://WWW.GREATERWASHINGTON.ORG

                              HTTP://WASHINGTONPOST.COM
BETHESDA, MD                  HTTP://WWW.BETHESDA.ORG
BETHESDA/CHEVY CHASE
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE           HTTP://WWW.BBCCHAMBER.ORG
TRICARE MILITARY HEALTH CARE        HTTP://WWW.TRICARE.OSD.MIL
MILITARYONESOURCE.COM(GENERAL
INFORMATION                         WWW.MILITARYONESOURCE.COM

MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION
DIVISION (MWR)4                     WWW.MWR.NAVY.MIL
METRO RAIL/BUS SYSTEM               WWW.METROOPENSDOORS.COM
FLEET AND FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER     HTTP://www.cnic.navy.mil
MARYLAND STATE WEBSITE              WWW.VISITMARYLAND.ORG
NAVY SERVICES FAMILYLINE            WWW.LIFELINES.NAVY.MIL/FAMILYLINE
VA HOME LOAN GUARTANTEE             WWW.995HOPE.ORG
MILITARY SAVES                      HTTP://MILITARYSAVES.ORG//WWW.MILTIARYSAVES.ORG

                                    HTTP://WWW.FFSP.NAVY.MIL/FFSP/NEWPARENT.HTM
NEW PARENT SUPPORT
DEPLOYMENT INFORMATION:
THIS SITE CONTAINS INFORMATION ON
GETTING PREPARED,
COMMUNICATION WITH YOU SPOUSE
DURING DEPLOYMENT, PERSONAL
                                    WWW.FFSP.NAVY.MIL/FFSP/DEPLOYMENT.HTM
AND FINANCIAL READINESS, AND
STRATEGIES FOR HELPING CHILDREN.



                                    HTTP://WWW.MILSPOUSE.ORG
SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION
RESOURCE WEBSITE                    HTTP://WWW.FFSP.NAVY.MIL/SEAP/SEAP.HTM


COMMAND OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM           WWW.FFSP.NAVY.MIL/FFSP/OMBUDSMAN1/INDEX.HTM


                                    www.amimailers.com
PET OWNERS INFO

                                    www.aafes.com/HomeServices
NAVY XCHANGE WEBSITE
                TRANSPORTATION – HOUSEHOLDS GOOD
                MOVEMENT OFFICE INFORMATION
             (WWW.SMARTWEBMOVE.NAVSUP.NAVY.MIL)




INCOMING SHIPMENTS: CUSTOMER SERVICE: (703) 806-4900
                   TOLL FREE:       (800) 762-7186
                   FAX:             (703) 806-4550
                   FORT BELVOIR, 9325 DUNSTON ROAD
                   FORT BELVOIR, VA 22060-5580

OUTGOING SHIPMENT/GENERAL INFORMATION/”DITTY OR
PERSONNAL PROCUREMENT MOVE” CLAIMS:
                 CUSTOMER SERVICE: (202) 404-7767
                 CLAIMS:              (202) 767-8888
                 229 BROOKLEY AVE
                 BLDG. # 520, SUITE 101
                 WASHINGTON, DC 20032

OUTGOING SHIPMENTS: CUSTOMER SERVICE: (202) 782-3430
                 WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
                 BLDG# 11, ROOM 187
                 WASHINGTON, DC 20307

VEHICAL SHIPMENT: (800) 631-5751 (BALTIMORE, MD)

Here are some websites that list different types of housing to
rental, buying and selling.

                                   HELP FIND LINK(S) FOR HOME
WWW.MILITARYBYOWNER.COM            SALES/RENTALS
                                   THIS SITE WILL GIVE YOU A PASSWORD
                                   AND LOG-IN IF YOU’RE NOT ALREADY
                                   REGISTERED. ONCE YOU GET THAT, YOU
                                   ARE THE PROPERTY MANAGE (PM)
                                   UNLESS YOU HAVE SOMEONE ELSE
                                   DOING IT FOR YOU. THEY ALSO HAVE A
                                   TOLL FREE PHONE NUMBER AND WEB
WWW.AHRN.COM                       SUPPORT ADDRESS.
                                   ONCE IN THE WEBSITE, CLICK ON THE
                                   REAL ESTATE TAB AND PROCEED TO
WWW.OVERSTOCK.COM                  LIST YOU PROPERTY.
WWW.CRAIGSLIST.COM                 ONE OF THE MORE COMMON SITES.
                                   CLICK ON MAP OF US, FIND STATE THEN
                                   THE INSTALLATION, THEN CLICK ON
WWW.PCSAMERICA.NET                 LEFT SIDE OF SCREEN FOR “FREE
                                                CLASSIFIED” WERE YOU CAN DO TO LIST
                                                YOU HOME.
WWW.HOMES.COM

FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT INDIVIDUAL BELOW:
SHARON C. REYNOLDS
NNMC Housing Referral Office
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bldg. 4/6, Rm. 2282
Bethesda, MD 20889-0798
Phone (301) 295-1138/0798
Fax (301) 295-4850        Email: Sharon.Reynolds@med.navy.mil


        OVERVIEW OF NATIONAL NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER

Location

The National Naval medical center is located in Bethesda,
Maryland, as suburb of Washington, DC. It has it own metro
stop, “National Medical Center” on the red line. It is one of the
nation’s largest and most renowned military medical centers,
best known for its history of providing care to war heros and
presidents alike for the past 65 years. People come to heal, to
stay healthy, to help others, to teach the next generation, to
practice quality medicine, and take part in cutting-edge clinical
research.

 The National Naval Medical Center is comprised of nearly 4,500
professional who make it their daily mission to serve you. Each
may have varying jobs, yet all work together to accomplish the
vision of our medical center. That vision is to be the Flagship of
Force Health Protection and operational readiness; to deliver
outstanding customer service; maintain outstanding
opportunities in graduate medical and dental education and
research; and always deliver world-class health care within am
integrated system.


Mission

As the Flagship of Navy Medicine:

       We maximize our operational readiness and keep the
        Uniformed Services mission ready.
       We provide quality primary care and specialty services in a
        caring, patient-centered environment.
       We provide outstanding, customer-focused services for
        our Department of Defense family.
       We provide distinguished graduate medical and dental
        education, and endure professional development for all
        staff members.
       We develop and export innovations in health care,
        informatics and research.
       We actively collaborate in an integrated NCA Health
        System.
       We are the National Capital Regional Resource of
        homeland defense.
    We provide outstanding base operation support to tenant
     commands co-located on the NNMC compound.
    We care for the Nation’s leaders
    We are the President Hospital.




Sponsorship:

Many question about requesting a sponsor and arrival
information about the National Naval Medical Center can be
answered through the “Welcome aboard” web site.

Duty and Checking In:

Report to the office below for you specific command. After an
initial check in, you may be directed to the Personnel Support
Detachment (PSD) for processing of you personnel and pay
records. You will then return to your command to complete you
check-in procedures that include mandatory enrollment in
TRICARE PRIME. If you need assistance after hours, visit the
NNMC Command Duty Office in NNMC’s bldg. 10, 1st floor lobby
or call 301-295-4611.

National Naval Medical Center Manpower Management is
located in building 8, 2nd Floor, phone: 301-319-4900 or Naval
Medical Information Management Center, located in the
Administrative Office, building #27, phone: 301-319-1000 or
after hours 301-908-0319.

Housing Referral Office:

The Naval Support Activity Washington (NSA-W) Family Housing
(FH) office has a satellite office located at NNMC. This housing
office maintains extensive list of properties for sale or rent,
including single-family homes, town homes, condos and
apartments as well as shared rooms and local hotel
information. The Rental Partnership Program (RPP) allows
active duty service members to move into participating
apartment communities without paying a security deposit. In
most cases, the application fee is waived and rent is provided at
a discount price. Contact the housing office for additional
information and a list of participating communities. You may
also apply for on-base housing through the housing office.
Housing information can also be obtained on the Navy Housing
Web site.

There is no base housing available on the National Naval
Medical Center.

     Virginia –Woodbridge (approximately 35 miles from NNMC)
      600 apartment units for enlisted and commissioned
      personnel.
Assignment of Naval and Marine service members should be made
of a DOD Form 1746, and submitted with you PCS orders, a
current “Page 2” and the detachment endorsement from your
last duty station. The service member’s application package may
be faxed, mailed or hand-carried to the Navy FH office at NNMC;
or it may be provided directly to the Navy FH Welcome Center,
NSA-W, 2691 Mitscher Road, SW, Bldg# 313, Suite 100, Anacostia
Annex, DC 20373. The Anacostia Annex FH Welcome Center’s
fax number is 202-433-0587, and the toll-free phone number is 1-
800-210-0139.
The Navy FH Anacostia Annex Welcome Center office handles
all assignment to Navy FH quarters (on-base housing) in the NDW
region.

Housing information can also be obtained on the Navy Housing
web site. Once individual have accessed the website, double
click on the “Navy Housing One-Stop”. Navy Housing One-Stop is
the official website for sailors who need information about
Military Family Housing(MFH), Unaccompanied Personnel
Housing (UPH) and /or Community (Off Floor plans, photo tours,
policies and procedures, programs and services, waiting list
information, BAH forms, contact information, utilities, schools,
maps and much more! Contact the National Naval Medical
Center Housing Referral Office at (301) 295-0798 or (301)295-
1138/fax (301) 295-4850.

NNMC Bachelor Housing (BH) information is supplied by the
Combined Bachelor Quarters (CBQ),Building#61 upon check in.
E-1 to E-4 will be assigned to Building #61 and E-6 and above,
female enlisted and all visitors will be assigned to Building# 60.
Please call (301)295-5855/5288 for general information.

Fleet and Family Support Office (FFSO)

The FFSO is committed to supporting the National Naval Medical
Center leadership in achieving maximum mission readiness.
Single, Married and family members can access a wide range of
services and programs focused on adaptation to the special
demands of military careers, military family life, and the need
for rapid response to current word events. The FFSO provides a
myriad of support services such as transition assistance,
financial assistance, family employment assistance, relocation
assistance, and a loan closet were portable beds and dish packs
are available. Please call the FFSO at (301) 319-4088 for
availability, information and referral services and
single/family deployment assistance.

Support for Deploying Service Member

We currently have on staff a full time Work and Family Life
Coordinator whose main purpose is to offer and provide support
to family members of Individual Augmentees (IA) including
general information for FFSO services, coordination of the
program, establishes nationwide contact with employers,
veteran’s service organizations, and military associations in
support of IA Family members.
The IA Coordinator Facilitates Pre-Deployment briefs involving
Command leadership, Contingency, Ombudsman, Red Cross,
Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society, and others ensuring maximum
participation an information distribution to support the
deployed service members and their families. Quarterly pre-
deployment briefings are offered. New IA Spouse are entered
into Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS)
upon completion of monthly pre-deployment briefings or walk-
ins. A the family member’s request they are contacted every 30
days to assess their needs.

Child Development Center (CDC)

The Child Development Center, located at bldg #26 on Stokes
Road behind the Bowling Center, is a full-time child-care facility
for active duty military personnel assigned to the National
Naval Medical Center and its tenant commands, as well as
Washington metropolitan area. DOD civilians of NNMC and its
tenant commands are also eligible to use the facility on a space-
available basis. Care is provided for children ages 6 weeks to 5
years; Monday thru Friday from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. The Center is
accredited by the National Association for the Education of
Young Children and the Navy Child Development Programs.
Fees are based on total family income, and will not be pro-rated;
this includes weeks that include Federal holidays. A $35
registration fee must be paid in advance and is credited towards
first weekly payment. For waiting list or application
information, please call the CDC at (301) 295-0167.


Transportation

Transportation is available for patients, hospital staff and
visitors from the metro station, hospital parking lots and
clinics via shuttle. The hours of operation are 6:10 a.m. to 5:30
p.m. Monday through Friday.

There is also a NNMC-Walter Reed Army Medical Center
(WRAMC) shuttle which departs every half hour from Building
10 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Parking,
Shuttle and Clinic Maps are available on the NNMC website. For
more information regarding shuttle hours and routes, please
contact the Command Duty Office at (301) 295-4611.

As of 01 Oct 09 it is illegal to text and operate a motor vehicle
in Maryland.
Other Additional Contact information

Beneficiary Counseling Assistance     Chapels
Coordinator                           Pastoral Care
TRICARE/Health Benefits Advisor       8901 Wisconsin Ave
8901 Wisconsin Ave                    Building 3, 4th floor
Building 9, 1st Floor                 Bethesda, MD 20889
Bethesda, MD 20889                    Phone (310) 295-1510
Phone (301)295-5143/(301)295-5144     Mon – Fri 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone (DSN) (312)295-5143             Closed Sat and Sun
FAX (301) 295-4643

Child Development Centers             Commissary/Shoppette
Child Development Center              NNMC Shoppette
8901 Wisconsin Ave                    8901 Wisconsin Ave
Building 26                           Building 31
Bethesda, MD 20889                    Bethesda, MD 20889
Phone (202) 433-3055                  Phone (301) 295-6129

Dental Clinics                        Educational and Developmental
Dental Services                       Intervention Services (EDIS)
8901 Wisconsin Ave                    Educational and Development
Building 9                            Intervention Services (EDIS)
Bethesda, MD 20889                    8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Phone (301)295-4339 / (301)295-4340   Building 10, 7th floor
                                      Bethesda, MD 20889

Emergency Relief Services             Family Center
Navy-Marine Corp Relief Society       Fleet and Family Support Center
8901 Wisconsin Ave                    8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Building 8 2nd Floor                  Building 11, Room 148B, 1st Floor
Bethesda, MD 20889                    Bethesda, MD 20889
Phone (301) 295-1207                  Phone (301) 319-4087 / (301) 319-
                                      4086
                                      Fax (301) 319-8323
                                      Mon – Fri 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
                                      Federal Holiday - Closed

Exchange(s)                           Gymnasiums/Fitness Centers
Navy Exchange, Main Information       Fitness Center
8901 Wisconsin Ave                    8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Building 57                           Building 23
Bethesda, MD 20889                    Bethesda, MD 20889
Phone (301) 295-6363                  Phone (301) 295-2450

Financial Institutions                Hospital/Medical Treatment
Navy Federal Credit Avenue            Facility(s)
8901 Wisconsin Ave                    National Naval Medical Center
Main Street                           8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20889                    Bethesda, MD 20889
Phone (888) 842-6328                  Phone (310) 295-4611/(800) 526-
                                      7101


Non-appropriated Funds (NAF)          Personnel Support Office
Human                                 (PSD) Personnel Support
Resources                             Detachment
Navy Exchange Administrative          8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Office                                Building 8, 2nd Floor
8901 Wisconsin Avenue                 Bethesda, MD 20889
Building 12, 1st Floor                Phone (301) 295-2612
Bethesda, MD 20889
Phone (301) 295-2612

                                      Personnel Support Officer
Welcome/Visitor Center                Human Resources Office
Command Duty Officer                  8910 Wisconsin Avenue
8901 Wisconsin Avenue                 Building 1, 5th Floor
Building 10, 1st Floor Lobby          Bethesda, MD 20889
Bethesda, MD 20889                    Phone (301) 295-6800/(301) 295-
Phone (301) 295-4611                  6815
Non-appropriated Funds (NAF)          Temporary Lodging/Billeting
Human Resources                       Navy Lodge
Human Resources Office                8901 Wisconsin Avenue
8901 Wisconsin Avenue                 Building 52
Building 1, 5th Floor                 Bethesda, MD 20889
Bethesda, MD 20889                    Phone (301) 654-1795 /800-
Phone (301) 295-6800/(301) 295-6815   NAVYINN
NDW FLEET & FAMILY SUPPORT
CENTERS

NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY
WASHINGTON
(202) 433-6151
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY
ANNAPOLIS
(410) 293-2641
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT
RIVER
(301) 342-4911
NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY
DAHLGREN
(540) 653-1839
NIOC MARYLAND – FT MEADE
(301) 677-9014
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY
BETHESDA
(301) 319-4087
        WELCOME TO THE NAVY FAMILY!
As the wife or husband of a service member, you are eligible for
many benefits, including health care, shopping privileges on
base, and access to base facilities and programs. Once you
arrive at a military installation, visit the Fleet and Family
Support Center to find useful information on benefits and
services. You’ll find it helpful to attend orientations for
military spouses and to read all the information available to
you. In the meantime, here is a quick checklist to get you started.


The Basics

      Ask your spouse to enroll you in Defense Enrollment
      Eligiblity Reporting Systems (DEERS). All service member
      and their dependents must and should be enrolled in
      DEERS to receives medical benefits Check website for more
      information: http://www.tricare.osd.mil/deers/updated-
      info .cfm
     Obtain a military indentification card from the ID Card
      facility. To receive benefits as a military spouse, you will
      need and indemnification card. All family members,
      including children ages 10 and older, will need their own
      ID Cards. Your card will gain you admission to military
      hase, exchanges, and commissaries, and will allow you to
      receive medical card. You will need you marriage license,
      birth certificate, photo identification, and Department of
      Defense Form 1172 (application from ) to apply for an ID
      Card. To find the officer nearest you, go to
      (http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/rsl. To enroll, you will need
      certain documentation, such as a copy of your marriage
      license and the birth certificate and social security card
      of all dependents, including children.
     Register you car on base. You can do this through the
      Security Office on base. Check with them to see what
      documents you’ll need, but expect to bring you drivers
      license, Department of Motor Vehicles registration and
      proof of car insuranace.
     Ask you spouse to list you as a beneficiary on his or her
      Serviceman’s Group Life Insurance(SGLI) policy. This is the
      time for you service member to update his or her record of
      emergency data sheet. (DD Form 93).
     Determine whether you should change you state and
      federal income tax status to reflect you r marital status.
      Check with the legal office of the Volunteer Income Tax
      Assistance program (VITA) on base to ensure you are doing
      what s right for you situation.
     Memorize you spouse’s Social Security number. You will
      need it for all sorts of paperwork and forms. Until you
      memorize the number, you can always get I from the ID
      Card.
     Know you Sailor’s rate, rank, department or division, email,
      mailing address and full command name. Make sure you
      whole family has that information.
     Know who your Command Ombudsman is. The Ombudsman is
      a spouse of a member of the command who voluntarily
      serves as the official liaison between the command and it’s
      family. Ombudsman provide resource and referral,
      assistance during times of emergency and rapid
      communication between the families and the command. Ask
      your spouse for the name and phone number of your
      Ombudsman.
     Develop your own Family preparedness Plan. It is
      important to be prepared in advance of any disaster- either
      natural or manmade. Check out this website for further
      information.
      (http://taskforcenavyfamily.navy.mil/NavyFamilies)

Once you have the basics taken care of, you will
want to become familiar with all the other
benefits and services you are eligible for as a
military spouse. Here are some of the most
important once you will want to know about.




                            COMPASS

What is COMPASS?
Compass is a 12 hour Team mentoring program developed by
spouses for spouses. COMPASS is open to all Navy spouses and
is presented over three days(four hour per day)

What does COMPASS cover?
Using a standardized curriculum. COMPASS introduces
participants to many aspects of the Navy lifestyle: The Navy
mission, history, customs and traditions, rights and benefits, pay,
deployments, moving, interpersonal communication and
investing in self and the community.
COMPASS is also free of charge and provided babysitting for
participants and members. So please check on the link before
for more information.



      http://www.cnic.navy.mil/CNIC_HQ_Site/WhatWeDo/Fami
      lyLine/COMPASS/index.htm

								
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